Thomas Brezing

Thomas Brezing is a multi-disciplinary artist. He was born in Germany in 1969, moved to Ireland in the early 1990’s and is based in Co. Dublin. Previous solo exhibitions include This Dark Storehouse at Ardgillan Castle Gallery 2023, The Loneliness of being German, at the Limerick City Gallery (2021, with Vera Klute), Perhaps our Awakening is our Deeper Dream at the Golden Thread Gallery Belfast (2020), Anvil Dust at the Molesworth Gallery Dublin, 2018, Father, Lapua Art Museum, Finland, Linenhall Arts Centre, Mayo (2015) Highlanes Municipal Gallery Drogheda (2011), The Lab, Dublin (2007) and the Ashford Gallery, RHA, Dublin (2005). Group shows include 7.42 at Lapua Art Museum, Finland and Cable Factory, Helsinki (2012/13) & Altered Images at the Crawford Art Gallery Cork and Irish Museum Of Modern Art, Dublin 2010/11.Brezing has been on residencies at the Heinrich Boll Cottage, Co.Mayo (2018), Creative Spark, Dundalk (2017), Boathouse Studios Loughshinny (2015 & 2017), Lapua Arts Museum Finland & the Tyrone Guthrie Centre. He has been the recipient of an Arts Council Professional Development Award, three Agility Awards, Arts Council Visual Bursary Award and Fingal Artists Support Scheme Awards. His work is included in the collections of the National Portrait Collection Ireland, Permanent Collection Limerick City Gallery of Art, Fingal County Council Collection, Lapua Art Museum Collection Finland, Highlanes Municipal Collection, Mayo County Council, Contemporary Irish Art Society, Boyle Civic Collection and the Office of Public Works. Brezing has also been writing poetry for a number of years and his first collection Anvil Dust was published by Scotus Press in 2022.