Andreas Tobias is a German artist and photographer. The basis of his art work is light.
He was born in Garmisch-Partenkirchen in the Winter of 1984. At the age of 16 he left his hometown, in order to shoot a television series as an actor. After that he was very determined to get on stage and was promptly given a main part in a classical play at the Deutsches Schauspielhaus Hamburg. Simultaneously he also accomplished to pass his Abitur. After some time at the honorable Schauspielhaus he switched over to the Münchner Volkstheater as a permanent member of their ensemble. There he was given the chance to fully try out his potential, he also was in charge of directing the youth group at this theater and accepted further parts in film, radio and television.
During this time he began to organize smaller exhibitions with his art creations. After wrapping up the shooting of the mountaineer drama »Nanga Parbat« where he played the part of the younger brother of Reinhold Messner, he moved to Brussels in order to study French there. It was then that he started to occupy himself intensely with the craft of photography and to develop his first light objects worth being shown.
When his studies were finished he moved to Berlin Kreuzberg and had his first major art exhibitions. At the same time he was writing for a foundation for matters of sustainability.
On a regular basis he lends his voice to audio dramas, he organizes exhibitions for other artists, he creates books as well as podcasts and occupies himself with video art. Andreas Tobias is entirely self-taught and very inquisitive.