ANTON MICHAEL BADER
1950 Born in Munich.
Until 1954 lives in Kiel (Schleswig-Holstein), then Munich and Chiemgau (Upper Bavaria).
1970–76 Studies art education, drawing, printmaking and painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich (AdBK).
1977–2015 Works as an art teacher at various advanced secondary schools in Bavaria. Simultaneously pursues his own work as artist, primarily in the areas of painting, drawing and printmaking.
Stylistically, the works have developed from a photorealism in the 1970s to expressive and sometimes non-objective compositions.
2018 - 2023 Living abroad in Ljubljana (Slovenia).
Exhibitions and Performances
1980 Public performances “Eingriff in den Straßenverkehr” (Street-traffic intervention) in Chiemgau.
2010–18 Participation in various group exhibitions in Chiemgau.
2013–18 Regular participation in the exhibition “Künstlerlandschaft Chiemsee – Kunst im Chiemgau” (Artists’ region of Chiemsee – art in Chiemgau) in Prien am Chiemsee.
2010 Munich, Verein für Originalradierung: participation in the exhibition “Die Grammatik des Buches” (The grammar of the book). Printmaking-based artist’s book “20 LITRA HREINN APPELSINUSAFI / SKETCHES OF ICELAND” with 20 tetraprint images related to some trips to Iceland.
Since 2018 Working as an artist in Ljubljana and Marquartstein in Chiemgau.
2018–20 Multiple works on loan to the Goethe-Institut in Ljubljana.
2020–21 Work on loan to the German Embassy in Ljubljana.
2022 Solo Exhibition at the tower gallery 'Galerija Stolp' in Bled, Slovenia.