Biography
1937

Born in Bad Doberan

since 1945

Lives in Berlin

1956-60

Studies at the Hochschule für bildende Künste (College of the Visual Arts) in Berlin

1961

Master’s student under Professor Schrieber

1967

Member of the Deutscher Künstlerbund (Association of German Artists)

1971

Professor at the Hochschule der Künste (College of the Arts), Berlin

1972

Founding member of the group Aspekt

2002

Emeritus status

 

Distinctions

1966

1st Prize for Sculpture („Das Bildnis“) from the Karl Hofer Society in cooperation with the Kulturkreises im Bundesverband der deutschen Industrie Gruppe Berlin (Cultural Group of the Federal Association of German Industry), Berlin

1969

Villa Romana Prize, Florence

1970/71

Villa Massimo Prize, Rome

1971

Medaglia d’Oro, Premio del Fiorino, Florence

1977

Großer Berliner Kunstpreis (Great Berlin Art Prize), Berlin

1978

Premio Fiorino, Florence

1980

Düsseldorfer Kunstpreis (Düsseldorf Art Prize), Düsseldorf