JKR KROMAREK aka „RECONQ“ is a german painter & illustrator.
He works/ lives in Mülheim / Ruhr, Germany where he was born in 1972.
Educated at FH Düsseldorf and Düsseldorf Art Academy his work has won several awards and has been exhibited in Germany, Europe, the US, Asia and Australia.
For the last 2 decades JKR`s been fascinated with all kinds of urban structures and architecture as well as highways, gymfloors and cargo containers. Not to forget mountains, bizarre animals, trees, forests, people he likes & people he hates and – actually- lots of other things this amazing world consists of.
Exibitions( a selection)
„Park of the future“, Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam
Galerie Januar/ Kunstverein, Bochum
Urballoon, City Hall Park, New York
Butter Factory, Singapore
j3fm Gallery, Hannover
NIU, Barcelona, Spain
Art Essen, Essen
ImyGrate, Anteism, Vancouver, Canada
25th International Festival of Comics, Lodz, Poland
Red Dot, Zeche Zollverein, Essen
Achterbahn, Binnenhafen, Köln
Supanova Pop Culture Expo, Melbourne, Australia
Interdisciplinary Festival of Arts „City of Stars“ in Zyrardow, Poland
„Revierkunst“- Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund
„Kuboshow“, Flottmannhallen, Herne
Extraschicht / “ 50 Künstler auf Ewald, Zeche Ewald, Herten
„Red Dot Award“, 1. Preis DSGV Arno, Lace Magazine, Zeixs, Feierabend Books, Novum/Magazin für angewandtes Design, „Pieces“Book, Bak Magazin, Illustrophile, Impracabeza Magazine, etc.