Biography
1965

Born in Arnsberg

1984-90

Studies at the Kunstakademie (Academy of Arts) Düsseldorf with Prof. Franz Eggenschwiler

1989

Meisterschüler (master student)

1990-92

Studies at the Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste (Public Academy of Fine Arts) Stuttgart with Prof. Rudolf Schoofs

1992-94

Lectureship at the Fachhochchule (college of higher education) Dortmund

since 1995

Artist group “Die Weissenhofer” with Jörg Mandernach and Uwe Schäfer (until 2001 with Sebastian Rogler, until 2003 with Thomas Raschke)

2000/01

Lectureship at the Universität Dortmund

2001-02

Stand-in professorship at the Fachhochchule (college of higher education) Darmstadt

 

Lives and works in Berlin

 

Grants and awards

1990

Joseph-Fassbender-Award drawing and graphic-design, Brühl

1996

Grant Künstlerdorf Schöppingen; grant for graduated students by the federal state Baden-Württemberg; GWK-Award for supporting art, Münster

1998

Grant of the Kunstfonds e.V., Bonn

1999

Casa Baldi Grant, Olevano Romano; Barkenhoff-Grant, Worpswede

2001

Foreign exchange scholarship for a stay in Paris by the federal state Nordrhein-Westfalen

2010

Albert Stuwe-Award for drawing