Markus Jentes is a Manila-based contemporary artist / photographer known for using vibrant lines and shapes in subtle yet mesmerizing paintings. A Bachelor of Fine Arts graduate of Pepperdine University and sporting an unnerving ensemble of artistic talent in fields such as music and architecture, he developed a distinctive style that blends sharp geometric minimalism with bold colors. While much of his career focused on photography, graphic design and advertising, he learned to capitalize on his creative experiences, channeling and informing his latest wave of personal artwork.
Since 2017, it has been a welcome return to basics for Markus. With reinvigorated drive to pursue his artistic instincts, he’s launched new pieces that push for new frontiers - experimenting with abstract patterns, implementing dot designs, and mixing mediums. His driving goals remain simple and straightforward: to continuously create art that elevates consciousness (both his and the audience's), art that always seeks to inspire.



On-going Exhibitions

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Upcoming Exhibitions

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Exhibition History

2019 - MIAMI | Altro Mondo Arte Contemporanea | Makati City, Manila, Philippines
2019 - OUVERTURE | Altro Mondo Creative Space | Makati City, Manila, Philippines
2015 - Pineapple Lab | Makati City, Manila, Philippines

2007 - Museum Cafe | Makati City, Manila, Philippines
2007 - Habitat Showroom | Makati City, Manila, Philippines
2002 - Royal + Budji Showroom | Makati City, Manila, Philippines
1999 - Fredrick R. Weismann Museum of Art | Malibu, CA U.S.A.
1999 - Howard A. White Center | Malibu, CA U.S.A.
1994 - Institut Auf dem Rosenberg | St. Gallen, Switzerland

Artist Talks
2015 - Pineapple Lab | Manila, Philippines

Education

Platt College | Los Angeles CA, U.S.A. - AA Graphic Design & Multimedia

Pepperdine University | Malibu CA, U.S.A. - BA Fine Arts
Studied Western / Non-Western Art History, Sculpture, Ceramics, Painting & Drawing under Professors Joseph Piaentin, Avery Faulkner, Bob Privitt, Sonia Sorrell & Leonard Skuro. 


Institut Auf Dem Rosenberg | St. Gallen, Switzerland - High School Diploma
Art studies under Professor Catherine Yeoman


Brent International School | Manila, Philippines - Elementary (Grades 3 to 9)
Art studies under Professor Omeng Masalunga
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