Thomas Lamprecht born in Warsaw, Poland is an artist, writer and musician. He spent his formative years at the boarding school in Edinburgh, Scotland and lived intermittently in London, Warsaw and Famagusta, Cyprus.
Lamprecht began to study painting in at the Warsaw’s Academy of Fine Arts under the wing of professor Aleksander Kobzdej. After moving to New York in 1973 he studied at the School of Visual Arts with several prominent New York artists including Joseph Kosuth, Sol Lewitt, Larry Zax and others. He graduated with Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) degree in 1976. That same year he started his graduate studies at the Columbia University, Graduate School of the Arts in New York where he received his Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) degree in 1978. His chosen graduate advisers were, Richard Artschwager, Ronald Bladen and Les Levine. Lamprecht continued his post-graduate studies at Columbia completing his PhD candidacy in philosophy.
Primarily a painter, Lamprecht produced work in many different media that include performance, music, installations, film/video and digital art. His work has been shown in a variety of major venues throughout U.S. and Europe, including: Kunsthalle, Basel, Switzerland; Pompidou Center, Paris; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Holland; 112 Green Street Gallery, New York; OK Harris Gallery, New York; Franklin Furnace, New York; Kitchen, New York; Carnegie Hall, New York and others. Lamprecht also released several recordings of his music including solo and collaborative albums. His writings on art theory, criticism and philosophy have been published internationally.
Lamprecht has served on faculty and lectured at several academic institutions: Parsons School of Design, New York; Breda College of Art and Design, Breda, Holland; Baruch College of the City University of New York; Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah and Academy of Art University, San Francisco among them. He is also a principal at creative firm Plume21, LLC, based in La Jolla, California.