Vita

1972 born 1972 in Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
   
2000-2005 Undergraduate studies of Fine Art with Prof. Arno Rink, Academy of Visual Arts, Leipzig
2005 Diploma in Fine Art, Academy of Visual Arts, Leipzig
2005-2008 Postgraduate studies in Fine Art with Prof. Neo Rauch
2008 Postgraduate diploma (Meisterschüler degree), Academy of Visual Arts, Leipzig
since 2008 lives and works in Leipzig (and Catania/Sicily)


Grants / Support / Travels

2007 Recipient of a Free State of Saxony Postgraduate Study Grant
2008 Nomination for the Karl-Schmidt-Rottluff-Preis
2009 Purchase of work by the Cultural Foundation of the Free State of Saxony
2011 Recipient of the Free State of Saxony Artist-in-residence Grant at the International Studio and Curatorial Program (ISCP) New York City
2013 Three-month educational trip to Catania, Sicily
2014 Artist-in-residence at the Beijing XZCH Cultural Development Co. Ltd., China