contemporary artist Björn Nonhoff

photo – calligraphy – word art – modern art – video

born    1 9 6 9

Long before studying computer science, Nonhoff started as a musician. He plays saxophone, sings and developed songwriter skills in several bands. From writing songs & lyrics it was a larger journey to poetry and storybooks. 

After finishing his studies he started his first solo show. He created his own poetry based comedy show and performances as comedian and storyteller. He won several awards and performed his shows worldwide. The show “a star was Björn” was directed in cooperation with well-known clown Django Edwards. He was invited to the Shenzen Comedy Festival in 2004, where he performed as main act as the only European artist invited.

Nonhoff published and designed several books. As an IT architect and agile coach, he is driving digitalisation in a dax30 company. He is a self-taught artist with an workspace near Munich.  His art was selected into several exhibitions by professional juries. Nonhoff started to work in the Kunstverein Ebersberg to learn about the backstage processes of displaying art.

In 2019 with some friends he founded the Vortex Sculpture Gallery near Ebersberg.

His besides printable art books published a limited edition of books with original works and wnt into video production. Both formats were chosen to become part of group gallery exhibitions

Some of his work you can collect here or int the online contemporary paper art shop of artist Björn Nonhoff



The Art I do exists to inspire, bore and awake. It puts the viewer on its own journey, invites him to reflect and develop new views on life. Seeding an inner momentum for a movement beyond habits and borders.

Art is an experiment of communication, a combination of direction and impact. It starts deep down from inside, as an inner seed waiting for the right moment to come to surface. It is connected with time and space and often the lines reflect our movements towards growth and happiness in our curriculum of facing our contemporary life time and death. Art should reach as far and near as possible, build bridges between people and their hearts and invite to enjoy the beauty and mystery of this world, which in its diversity is mostly hard to cope with. 

prices and selections

comedy award shenzhen

augsburger kleinkunstpreis

Finalist – best comedian of munich

Finalist – Wiener Kleinkunstnagel


see the exhibition section of this page


Liebend gerne Liebend – Poetry and fairytales (2001)

freedom (2015)

Teddy (2017)

Punkt (2018)


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