Biography
1937

Born in Hamburg, Germany

1957

Studies at the Academy of Arts (Hochschule für bildende Künste), Hamburg under Heinz Trökes

1958

Grant of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes

1959

Grant of the Cultural Circle of the Federation of German Industries

1961

Graduating as master student (Meisterschüler) of Hann Trier

1963

Teaching assignment at the Kölner Werkschule (art college of Cologne), member of the Deutscher Künstlerbund

1972

Grant of the Cité des Arts, Paris

1973

Professorship at the Fachhochschule Cologne, faculty for art

1974

Grant of the culture group of the BDI

1973

Art Prize of Villa Massimo, Rome; Professorship at the Cologne University of Applied Sciences, Painting, Department of Art and Design

1980

Art Prize Villa Romana, Florence

1993-2003

Professorship for painting at the Kunsthochschule für Medien (Academy of Media Arts), Cologne

 

Lives and works in Cologne