* 1971 Mainz
Stages • 1994-1998 training in design and sculpture at the Johann-Friedrich Böttger Institute in Selb, Bavaria, graduated as a state-certified designer, 1998-2001 studied design and stage design in Bayreuth, 2001-2005 studied free painting and graphics at the Nuremberg Art Academy, graduated as a master student, 2006-2009 guest student at the Berlin Academy of the Arts, lives as a freelance artist in Berlin since 2006
Awards • 1994 first prize in the design competition Dall Opera Munich, 2000 Grand Prize of the Sparkasse Foundation for Young Art Nuremberg, 2000 Prize of the Fair for Young Art Leipzig, 2004 Prize of the Art Association Bayreuth
Exhibitions • Since 1994 exhibitions and exhibition participations worldwide, among others 1998 Kunstverein Hof, solo show, 2010 Galerie für junge Kunst, Leipzig, solo show, 2011 C.A.R. Contemporary Art Ruhr, Essen, 2015 Scope New York, solo show; Knight Webb Gallery, London, solo show; Context Miami, Florida, solo show, Knight Webb Gallery, 2016 Volta Solo Show New York, Knight Webb Gallery, 2017 Macadam Gallery, Brussels, solo show, 2018 Pulse Miami, Florida, solo show, 2019 Scope New York, solo show; James Wright Gallery, Los Angeles, solo show; Scope Miami, Art Basel Miami Beach, solo show, 2021 Kunst Museum Villa Roth, Burgrieden, "Anderswelten," 2023 Kunstmuseum Heidenheim, "Fantastische Tierwelten"; Ostrale Biennale Dresden; Städtische Galerie Ehingen, solo show "Theatre of Life"; Estyle Art Gallery, Taiwan, First Asia solo show "Fairy Tales"