Biography
1960

Born in Daun/Germany

1982

Apprenticeship to become baker and military service, study of fine arts and Catholic theology in Mainz with Prof. Jürgen-Fischer and Prof. Brembs

1986/87

Studies at the School of Fine Arts in Montpellier (France) with Prof. D. Gauthier

1989

Examination in Catholic Theology

1990

Examination in Fine Arts with Prof. Brembs

1990-96

Studies of philosophy and art history at the Freie Universität Berlin, Master of Arts

1999/00

Lecturer in the department of Creative Arts at the Fachhochschule für Gestaltung (School of Design) Wiesbaden

2000

Lecturer in the Department of Fine Arts at the Universität Mainz

 

Lives and works in Daun and Cologne

 

Awards

1984

Salzburg-Scholarship of the City of Mainz, study with Wolf Vostell

1985

Prize of the Cultural Fund of Industry in Mainz

1987

Lincoln-Scholarship of the state of Rheinland-Pfalz

1989

1st Prize, Art and Artists from Rheinland-Pfalz

1990

Emmy-Roeder-Prize (1st Prize)

1991

Scholarship of the state of Berlin

1992

„European Union Artist in Residence – Scholarship, residence in Belfast

1994

German Art Prize of the Volks- und Raiffeisenbanken, (2nd Prize)

1998/89

Scholarship of the international artists residence Villa Concordia, Bamberg

2000

Art Prize of the Sport Toto GmbH Rheinland-Pfalz (1st Prize)

2001

Scholarship Schloß Wiepersdorf; Residence Villa Romana, Florence

2014

Kaiser Lothar Prize of the European Association of Visual Artists from the Eifel and Ardennes (EVBK)