Theunert was born on April 9th 1963
in Borna/Leipzig where he grew up.
In the age of six he copied hundreds of times
the portrait of an Indian which was printed
on a wigwam.
A few years later his artistic career
began with first solo exhibitions
right after high school.
In the early 80‘s Theunert was a member of the
Fördergruppe Malerei/Grafik in Leipzig, he
finished Abendakademie @ Hochschule für
Grafik & Buchkunst (HGB) Leipzig (with Eberhard
After testing different styles in a new artistic
climate (once he moved to Karlsruhe - West
Germany) he returned to his roots:
telling private stories with an apparent easy
access for the audience.
His work is a poetic nexus of past
memories, experience and imagination.
The paintings are part of my Sardinian Series. A special island with special people...and animals (which became friends of me).