Visiting artist activities

Sat 09.09.2017 11:30 – 12:30

Artists Michael Markwick and Tessa Verder in conversation with Jurriaan Benschop, curator, and Carolina Mojto, founder of BOX Freiraum, about their upcoming exhibition.

In “Re:Imagining Europe” 12 artists will offer a panorama of European imagination in times of migration, mobility, and political turbulence. For more information on the exhibition and BOX Freiraum, please visit

Gespräch / EN / Stage

July 10th, 2017

Artist talk (IFCEAS) Universität Würzburg

Poet climbing out of the earth (2017) 180 x 150 cm Pigment, binder and mixed media on linen Michael Markwick

Part of the Environmental Humanities talks

18-20 Uhr, Am Hubland, Zentrales Hörsaal- und Seminargebäude Z6, Raum 1.006

Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, Germany

Vorträge am Interdisziplinären Forum für

Cultural Environmental and Animal Studies


2016 OCT. 27 @ Université Libre de Bruxelles
Discordant Harmonies and Imagined Wildness: A Painter’s Open Creative Space

Thursday 16.30-18.00 pm.

Room K.4.401

A lecture about the artists paintings and its relationship to the dissonance in urban and natural environments will take place on Panel 8 “‘Imagined Wilderness: Poetry, Painting, Place in Entanglement and Dissonance”

Hosted by the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) and its Department of Languages and Literatures, in association with the Benelux Association for the Study of Art, Culture and the Environment (BASCE)

Register for the event here:



2016 June 14th. PANEL DISCUSSION:

Bundesakademie für Sicherheitspolitik BAKS


Guest Panelist

A panel discussion over transatlantic relations regarding politics, business, and culture at the Federal Academy of Security Policy in Berlin.  

Panelists: Mr Oliver Owcza of the German Foreign Office and Ms Stormy-Annika Mildner of the German Business Association, and artist Michael Markwick. This was part of the course module “Power Shifts in a Polycentric World.”

Formal invitation

Haus Berlin

Ossietzkystraße 44/45, 13187 Berlin

When: June 14th, from 14:30 to 16:00


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SEPTEMBER 22, 2015 –19:30 Kunstverein Steyr, Austria 


Public Interview with gallery director Dr. Enrico Savio


2013  September 28th A+D Visiting Artist Lecture: Michael Markwick @ The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign

Public Lecture; MFA and BFA Studio Visits


July 26th, 2014 – Artist Talk


Public Lecture The Hong Kong Open Printshop The Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre

30 Pak Tin St
Hong Kong
Made possible with support from the Mondrian Fund and the Hong Kong Open Print Shop.


2013 Oct 10th Visiting Artist Lecture: Michael Markwick @The University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC Public Lecture; MFA and BFA Studio Visits in Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture and New Media ////////////////

2013 Oct 16th  Visiting Artist Lecture: Michael Markwick @Lyon College, Batesville, Arkansas


Public Lecture; MFA and BFA Studio Visits


2013, September 21st, Panel Discussion Geist und Form: Ten painters from Berlin.

Mark Lammert, Michael Markwick , Adriana Molder, Jorge Queiroz, and Valérie Farvre
Mark Lammert, Michael Markwick , Adriana Molder, Jorge Queiroz, and Valérie Farvre

A public discussion with Berlin artists Mark Lammert, Michael Markwick, Adriana Molder,Jorge Queiroz, and Valérie Farvre, will be conducted with writer, and curator Jurriaan Benschop on the exhibition and current issues of painting.


2013  October 1st Visiting Artist Lecture: Michael Markwick @ Calvin College, Grand Rapids Michigan Public Lecture;  BFA Studio Visits Location: Room 150 (Art History classroom in the Department of Art and Art History)


2013 Visiting Artist Lecture: September 19, LECTURE: Geist und Form: Michael Markwick  Public Lecture; MFA Painting, Printmaking and BFA Painting and Printmaking Studio Visits Made possible by support from The College Arts and Humanities Institute and Themester at Indiana University Bloomington, and Germany’s Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen. ////////////////

2010 Autocenter Berlin. Public Interview moderated by Dr. Heinz Stahlhut (Leiter der Sammlung Bildende Kunst an der Berlinische Galerie) Autocenter, Berlin

A View Without End, Dutch Artists in Berlin. Autocenter. Curator: Jurriaan Benschop. Berlin (DE) [cat]
BLICK OHNE ENDE Autocenter Berlin. 2010



Dordrechts Museum Lecture  February, 7, 2009 13:00 – 14:30 The artist will present a talk about his work after his 6 month residency at the Dordrechts Museum, The Netherlands. ////////////////


2013   Kunstgut School of Art, Academy of Fine Arts, Berlin

2009   “Collisions” Gallery Cluster, Berlin, Germany

2009   “Collisions” Gallery Invorm, Hasselt, Belgium 2008   Frans Masereel Center, Kasterlee, Belgium

2007  “Historia” Public Lecture, Pictura, The Netherlands September 16th, 2007

2006   “The Berlin Factor” Lecture/ Interview with Erik Beenker, Volkskrant, Netherlands May 17th  2006

2005   Scuola Internazionale di Grafica Venice Italy / 2005

2004  “Transmissions” Centrum Beeldende Kunst, Dordrecht, the Netherlands

2004  Willem De Kooning Academie, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Drawing Instructor/ Visiting Artist. Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Indiana University Fine Arts Department Bloomington, IN, U.S.A., Associate Instructor of drawing /2000 – 2002

2002  “Event Horizon” Dordrecht, PICTURA, the Netherlands