David John Flynn

biography

1952

Born in Manchester, Connecticut USA to Jean Isabel Flynn, née Robinson, and Lieutenant Colonel  William Francis Flynn

1970

Graduated from Annandale High School, Annandale, Virginia USA, Elective courses in painting, art  history and theory.

1970 – 1975

Attended Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia USA, Major in Painting, additional  courses in lithography, sculpture, weaving and performance

1972

Summer Academy  “Edinburgh Arts ’72“ with Magdalena Abankanowicz, at the Richard DeMarco Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

1973

Summer Academy “Edinburgh Arts ’73“ with Josef Beuys, at the Richard DeMarco Gallery, Edinburgh,  Scotland

1974

Studio assistant for Professor Gerald Donato, lithography, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia USA

1975

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia USA

from 1975

Independent Artist

1980

Moved to Munich, Germany

1992  – 2002

Founded and directed Werk19, studio project in Munich, Germany

2003

Documentary film, Bayerischer Rundfunk, “Atelierbesuche: Schönheit als Maske“, Director Jochen Richter, (aired on 01 January 2003)

2008

Co-founder of  KunstWohnWerke eG, a co-operative to secure  living and working space for artists in Munich, Germany