Biography
1938

Born in Bad Kösen/Saale, Germany

1958-65

Studies art pedagogy and manual training at the Hochschule für Bildende Künste (Academy of Fine Arts) Berlin and German language and literature at the Freie Universität Berlin

1962-63

Grant of the Stresemann-Stiftung for the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris

1964

Student of the masterclass of Prof. Volkert; founder member of the Galerie Großgörschen 35, Berlin

1968-70

Academic at the Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste (Academy of Fine Arts), Braunschweig

1972

Founder member of the group Aspekt, Berlin

1975

Studio in the Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin

1980-81

Grant for the PS 1, New York

1984

Otto-Nagel-Award of the Berliner Sparkasse

1986

Visiting professor at the Hochschule der Künste (Academy of Fine Arts), Berlin

since 1987

Professorship for painting and art in public space at the Fachhochschule (college of higher education) Hannover, faculty of fine arts

1997

Study visit in the „Villa Aurora“, Los Angeles

2001

Art-award of the SPD-faction in the Landtag of Lower Saxony

 

Lives and works in Berlin