Vita / Biography

1958 Born in Plön, Germany
1964 – 1972 Moved with family to Istanbul, Turkey
Attended German School in Istanbul, Turkey
1977 Abitur (Germanschool leaving examination) in Plön, Germany
1977 – 1984 Studied and completet study in Fine Arts at the Berlin Academy of the Arts
under Orof. Hoelzmann, Prof. Schmettau and Prof. Bachmann
1983 Master student with Prof. Bachmann
1986 – 1987 DAAD Grant, Paris, France
1986 – 1988 Karl-Hofer Society Grant, Berlin, Germany
2000 – 2001 Gustav Kettel Foundation Grant
2003 – 2006 Instructor, Universität of the Arts, Berlin,Germany
2013 Project funding by the city of Berlin
1. awardee of the Mete Eksi prize
2014 1. awardee if the competition "Kinder zum Olymp"

lives and works in Berlin

numerous exhibitions both nationally and internationally

works ind private and public ownership