Biography
1937

Born in Großschönau/Lausitz

1951

Apprenticeship as a chemigrapher in Dresden

1953

Attending an adult education centre’s painting class with Jürgen Böttcher-Strawalde, fellow students and friends are Peter Graf, Wienfried Dierske, Peter Makolies and Ralf Winkler/A. R. Penck

since 1971

Working as a freelance painter

1977

Co-Founder of Obergraben Press in Dresden

1984

Emigration to Hamburg

1985

Stay at A. R. Penck’s in London

since 1986

Move to West-Berlin

1998

Villa Romana-Prize, Florence

2001

Fred-Thieler-Award

 

Lives and works in Berlin