Portrait of the artist
Photo: Jochen Taube, Eisenach


biography

born in Berlin
lives and works in Munich and Fiefbergen/ Schleswig-Holstein

Hochschule für Bildende Kuenste Hamburg, Prof. Seitz u. Michael Lingner
University of Kiel, Literature and Philology
Muthesius-Kunsthochschule Kiel, Prof. Koblasa

1986
Founding of artist's gallery Prima Kunst e.V. in Kiel.
Granted by Kunstfonds Bonn e.V.
1989
Norfolk Institute of Art & Design, Norwich/ UK, German Academic Exchange Service, Erasmus Program
1991
United States Scholarship by the Ministry of Culture Schleswig-Holstein
Visiting artist/ guest lecture, University of South Florida, Tampa/ USA
1992
Organisation of an international "Symposium Moor 1992" (w. Insa Winkler)
supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, Washington and the Ministry of Culture Niedersachsen, Hannover
1993
One-year-scholarship of the Ministry of Culture Schleswig-Holstein, Kuenstlerhaus Lauenburg/ Elbe
1994
Art award of Landesschau Schleswig-Holstein
1997
ArtPace, San Antonio, USA
Award winner, Mercedes-Benz, Kiel
1998
Villa Massimo nomination,
2000
Move to Munich
2004
1st prize, Art in public space competition,
Escheburg/ Hamburg
2007
Bavarian Studio Grant
2016
Founding of melange.network
Supported by the Stiftung Kulturwerk der VG Bildkunst, Bonn
2019
1st prize Art in public space competition,
Meldorf, North Sea
2021
1st prize Pinneberg Memorial competition


as curator

Haus der Kunst, Munich, Große Kunstausstellung 2011
Skulpturenpark Bissee
Stadtmuseum Oldenburg, Symposium Moor
Prima Kunst Artists Gallery, Kiel (1986-1989)


works in public space and collections

Stadt Meldorf, Schleswig-Holstein
Kunstverein Aichach
Lenbachhaus, Munich, Sammlung Muenchener Secession
Kunsthalle Kiel, Graphische Sammlung
Staatskanzlei Schleswig-Holstein
Sammlung MEA Meisinger, Aichach
Sammlung ACO Severin Ahlmann, Rendsburg-Büdelsdorf
Schloßpark Neuenburg
Artothek Oldenburg
Strodehne, Havelland, Brandenburg
Berliner Volksbank, Berlin
Stromovka Skulpturenpark, České Budejovice, CZ
Deštna v Orlicke Horách, CZ
Vicelin-Kirche, Norderstedt
Grueppental-Schule, Escheburg