Thomas Thiede (b.1967, Germany) is a German artist who lives and works in Munich and Hamburg.
He studied art history, philosophy and theatre studies at Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich. Further, he studied restoration/conservation at the Art Academy of Dresden and painting at the Art Academy of Düsseldorf. Thiede’s work is focused on two key aspects. The first field of activity is drawings and drawing based installations. Some of these space related drawing installations are site specific and are also named after their appearance. The second field of activity is an international artist exchange project called Collaboration, which he launched in 2008. Since then, the project has made over 10 stops, for instance in Great Britain, Serbia, Iceland, Slovakia, China and Finland.