1963 born in Iserlohn
1985-1991 studied at the Academy of Fine Arts Münster, Master Student
1991 studied under Prof. Dieter Appelt in Salzburg and Berlin
1997 awarded the Karl Hofer Prize
1998-2005 lecturer in Photography at the Academy of Fine Arts Münster and other universities
Thomas Wrede lives in Münster and works in the USA and Europe.