Markus Vater (b. 1970, Dusseldorf, Germany. Lives and works in London) Vater works in a plethora of painterly styles and genres from cartoons to graphic portraiture. He studied at the Kunstakademie Dusseldorf and the Royal College of Art, London. Since graduating in 2000 he has had solo exhibitions at SITE, Sies + Hoeke Galerie and Escale, all in Dusseldorf, as well as numerous group exhibitions at TimothyTaylor, London; Essor, London; and London Print Studio. He is also a founding member of the collaborative group hobbypopMuseum.