Thomas Fuchs

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Thomas Fuchs
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Born (1969-01-27) January 27, 1969 (age 48)
Nationality German
Education Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste Stuttgart
Known for Illustration, Graphic Design
Website www.thomasfuchs.com

Thomas Fuchs (born January 27, 1969 in Aalen, West Germany) is an award-winning illustrator and graphic designer.

Fuchs studied graphic design and illustration with the illustrious Heinz Edelmann at the State Academy of Fine Arts in Stuttgart. After completing his studies with an MFA in '97, he moved to New York in November of the same year.[1] His work has appeared in most publications in the US,[2] including The New York Times, The New Yorker, Time, Rolling Stone, GQ, Scientific American, Texas Monthly, The Wall Street Journal, Mother Jones and Esquire. He's a regular contributor to Wirtschaftswoche and Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung in Germany.[3] He has worked on numerous projects in design and advertising, for clients as varied as Landor, Enterprise IG, Hasbro and SpotCo. His work has received numerous awards from The Society of Illustrators (Gold Medal), American Illustration, SPD,[4] Print, the Art Directors Club of New York and Germany (of which he is a member) among others.

Apart from his commercial work, he regularly creates image series as visual commentaries[5] in response to political and societal tendencies.[6] In 2004 he released GOP 100: Deconstructing Dumbo, 100 reinterpretations of the GOP logo with fellow designer Felix Sockwell. He frequently lectures at art schools such as the Academy of Fine Arts in Stuttgart and holds illustration workshops for various institutions like the Art Directors Club of Germany[7] After fifteen years in New York City, Fuchs moved to Berlin in 2012 where he currently lives and works.[8]

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