1973
born in Delmenhorst, Germany
1991-94
Education as a window dresser
1996-98
Fine Art course College Ottersberg, Germany
1999-04
University of the Arts Bremen class of Karin Kneffel and Katharina Grosse
2003
Fine Art course Iceland Academy of the Arts
2004-05
Masterclass of Karin Kneffel, University of the Arts Bremen, Germany
2006
work stay in New York, USA
2017
lectureship at Hochschule für Künste im Sozialen, Ottersberg

scholarships, awards

2011
Scholarship Stiftung Kunstfonds Bonn
2009
Second place „1. Nordseekunstpreis Spiekeroog“, Künstlerhaus Spiekeroog
2008
Second place, art at buildings competition, ministry for agriculture, nutrition and consumer protection, Berlin
2007
German Academic Exchange Service scholarship for travelling in Iceland
Artist in residence, SIM association, Korpulfstadir, Reykjavik, Island
2006
Artist in residence in Berlin, Senator for culture, Bremen
2004-05
Artist in residence scholarship, Künstlerstätte Stuhr-Heiligenrode
2001-05
Scholarship of the Cusanuswerk, Bonn
2001
First prize „Nordwestkunst 2001“ Kunsthalle Wilhelmshaven