„Shoot for the moon, because even if you miss, you’ll land in the stars“ Les Brown
What happens when two artists , who like to discover new approaches to making art, meet and discover that they complement each others work perfectly?
They start a joint project and create an online gallery of their artwork.
Jakob Marek was born in Reichenau ( Poland ) in 1983 and he grew up near Munich . His interest for photography began as a child and as of 1997 he began extensively focusing on on the theory and practise of photography.
After graduating from high school he completed a degree in guitar studies from 2002 to 2006, and then worked as a guitar instructor. From 2006 to 2013 he worked in Munich as a freelance photographer in advertising (e.g. for Bacardi , Siemens , Bosch , P1 Club ) as well as for musicians / bands and modeling agencies . In 2013 he established, along with Florian Beier the “ I AM Studio “ , Munich´s Number 1. portrait photography. In 2015 he opened the online art gallery “ Masei “ with Ursula Seitz.
Ursula Seitz was born in Kaiselauten in 1953. After completeing a Master of German philology und theater studies she did freelance work in the film industry in Berlin. Prolonged lengths of stay in Italy intensified her contact with art and design. In 1987 she began creating exclusive fashion for children under the label “Karli“ in Berlin. From 1991 to 2010 she lived on the Canary Islands and in Barcelona. She designed unique textile pieces that were sold in her gallery “ unico “ in Spain and abroad. Since 2011 her focus has shifted to creating unique jewellery made of plastic and mixed media and as of 2014 she has started making hand made sculptures using the same material. In 2015 she opened the online art gallery “ Masei“ with Jacob Marek. Ursula Seitz now lives in Munich.