Thomas Gronle – legron is an Berlin based freelance illustrator and comic artist
Diplom Comic Artist
Thomas Gronle (Legron) was born in 1970 near Stuttgart. From 1991 until 1998 he studied at the University of Arts in Saarbrücken, Germany, and at the Comic Institute St. Luc in Brussels, Belgium.
After his studies he moved to Berlin and joined the artist group MOGA MOBO in 1999. Together with Titus Ackermann and Jonas Greulich he works as freelance illustrator and comic artist for advertising agencies and clients across Germany in their shared MOGA MOBO STUDIO. He designs animated series for Television and online games for the web.
His online-comic The Adventures of Dr. Nordten won the GOLDEN AVATAR at the Frankfurt book fair (2003).
2nd place by fast forward science Webvideo-Competition in the categorie Vision (2016)
Max and Moritz award at the international Comic Salon Erlangen for Moga Mobo / best german publication (2002)
ADC bronze medal / illustration (1998)
Illustration, Comic, Character Design, Game Design, Animation Design, Info Graphic, Comic Book Publishing, Teaching and Workshops
2019 MOGA MOBOs DAS EWIGE FLEISCH, Deutsches Fleischermuseum – Böblingen
2016 MGMB + EPI COMIC CULTURE CLASH, Comic Salon – Erlangen and Galerie Knoth & Krueger – Berlin
2014 20 JAHRE MOGA MOBO, Inter. Comic Salon – Erlangen
2013 MOGA MOBOs MORGENSTADT, Comic Festival – Helsinki
2012 MOGA MOBOs MORGENSTADT, TIBE Book Fair – Taipei,
Artsonje Center – Seoul, The Federal Ministry of Education
and Research ( BMBF ) – Berlin
MONDO MOGA MOBO, AID – Berlin
2009 MONDO MOGA MOBO Galerie Knoth & Krueger – Berlin
2007 Dr. NORDTEN, SICAF – Seoul
MICRO MACHINE, DESIGNMAI – Berlin
2006 MOGA MOBOs KUGELBLITZ, Germany Tour
Depart. of foreign Affairs Berlin, Erlangen, Stuttgart, Cologne
2005 MOGA MOBOs KUGELBLITZ, Japan – Hillside Gallery Tokyo
Adidas, AOK, Berliner Zeitung, Bertelsmann AG, Bode Museum Berlin, Boston Consulting Group, Brot für die Welt, B.Z., Cornelsen Verlag, Daimler Chrysler, DDB, Die Bahn DB, Deutscher Bundestag, ebay magazin, EDEKA, Electronic Arts, Europcar, GQ Magazine, Gelbe Seiten, Goethe Institut, Greenpeace, Japan Foundation, KI.KA, mobile.de, Maksimovic & Partners, Mori Art Museum Tokyo, Neue Digitale, Persil, Scholz & Friends, Spiegel, tausche Taschen, Vectornator, yam! Magazin