Manuela Mordhorst was born and raised in Bonn, Germany in 1970. From 2009 on she was working as an independent artist.
Since the early 1980's she is interested in arts, culture and music. Early musical training by the pianist and conductress Chean See Ooi.
Mordhorst is strongly influenced by her italian and Sylt island roots, and by her father who is artistically very talented in painting,
mottle and gild. The artist is married, lives and works close to Hamburg, Germany. Regularly she participates in national exhibitions.
Manuela Mordhorst worked as a documentation assistant for sociological and political literature in Bonn after high school education
During the apprenticeship Manuela Mordhorst was always training by private art teachers and seminars / workshops in Bonn and
Manuela Mordhorst learned different technical processes, taking into account various painting grounds and materials, with a focus on
still lifes and landscapes
1995 Further training in charcoal and graphite drawing, with a focus on still lifes, sketches and portraits
1996 Further education in acrylic and tempera painting, focus on abstraction
1997 Further education in Indian ink, watercolor, gouache, pigments, production of own materials
2002 - 2017 Freelance photographer, focus on lifestyle, people, events & landscapes, art
2006 Relocation from Cologne to Handeloh near Buchholz in der Nordheide, Lower Saxony
2009 - ongoing Freelance artist
Since 2012 Various exhibitions and trade fair presentations
2014 Further training in gilding
2015 Autodidactic examination of stone flour and chalk
2018 Studio community in Maschen Factory, Hittfeld / Maschen
2019 Board member of the art association Art Projekt, Bruchhausen-Vilsen
Manuela Mordhorst is married, lives and works in Handeloh near Hamburg
Her works are represented in regional, national and international private collections.
Her art is represented by:
Saatchi Art, New York