Vita / Biography


1959 geboren in Freiburg
1982 – 87 Studium der Malerei an der Freien Kunstschule Nürtingen
1987 – 2002 Berlin
1994 – 1995 New York
Seit 2002 Berlin / Lahr Schwarzwald
   
1959

born in Freiburg, high school graduation in Freiburg, Germany

1982

first stay in the USA, first formative confrontation with American Art and especially with the

Abstract Expressionism in New York City and San Francisco

1982 - 1987

studies of painting at the Freie Kunstschule Nürtingen, Germany

1985/86

formative work meetings with Emilio Vedova in Venice, Italy

1987 - 2002

lives and works in Berlin, Germany, supported by a scholarship from the Berlin Senate

and the Berlin Artists' Fund, Germany

1988

scholarship and residency in Civitella d`Agliano, Italy

1994 - 1995

scholarship from the Käthe-Dorsch Foundation Berlin, Germany for further artistic

development in New York City

since 2002

living and working in Lahr, Black Forest, Germany

2018/2019

Artist in Residence in Iceland, supported by the Artist-in-Residence Program, Herhusid,

Siglufjördur, Iceland and the Morat-Institute for Art and Art Science Freiburg, Germany

   
Solo Exhibitions  
   
2019-21

Morat-Institute for Art and Art Science, Freiburg, Germany

2020

Galerie im Tor, Emmendingen, Germany

2018

Gallery Thomas Menzel, Kenzingen, Germany

Scholarship exhibition, Herhusid, Siglufjördur, Iceland

2017

Podium Kunst, Schramberg, Germany

2015-16

Morat-Institute for Art and Art Science, Freiburg, Germany

2015

Municipal Gallery, Nürtingen, Germany

Art Gallery Altdorf, Germany

2014

Medical Center Giessen, Germany

Lorraine Ogilvie Gallery, Marburg, Germany

2013

Municipal Gallery Speyer, Germany

BBK Karlsruhe, Germany

2012

Municipal Gallery Lahr, Germany

2010

Lorraine Ogilvie Gallery, Marburg, Germany

2008

Georg Scholz House, Waldkirch, GermanyMorat-Institute for Art and Art Science, Freiburg, Germany

2007

Heart Center Bad Krozingen, Germany Owens Gallery, Renchen, Germany

2006

BBBank Mannheim, Germany

Municipal Gallery Erstein, France

2005

Paderborn Art Association, Germany

Art association Mittleres Kinzigtal, Hausach, Germany

Former Synagogue Kippenheim, Germany

2004

AKAD-art, Stuttgart, Germany

Gallery Messao Wrede, Hamburg, Germany

2003

Gallery Espace Suisse, Strasbourg, France

2002

Gallery Messao Wrede, Hamburg

Art Chicago, June Kelly Gallery, USA

2001

June Kelly Gallery, New York City

1999

Gallery Espace Suisse, Strasbourg, France

1998

Gallery Wolf, Berlin, Germany

June Kelly Gallery, New York City

1994

June Kelly Gallery, New York City

Gallery Wolf, Berlin, Germany

1992

Gallery im Körnerpark, Berlin, Germany

Gallery in fonte, Berlin, Germany

1989

Gallery in fonte, Berlin, Germany

   
Group Exhibitions  
2019

WHAT IS TRUE, Archdiocese of Freiburg, Germany

What IS TRUE, Art Museum Singen, Germany

WHAT IS TRUE; St.Bonifatius-Church and exhibition room, Mannheim, Germany

NordArt artwork Carlshütte, Büdelsdorf, Germany

2018

KunstBuchAktion, modo-verlag, Freiburg, Germany

KONVOLUTION, KunstBuchAktion, Osthaus Museum, Hagen, Germany

Anniversary Exhibition, Podium Kunst Schramberg, Germany

2017

Nature (n), New Art Association Giessen, Germany

Psychiatric Day Medical Center Lahr, Germany

2013

Municipal Gallery Offenburg, Germany

2011

NordArt artwork Carlshütte, Büdelsdorf, Germany

2009

Art Association Villa Streccius, Landau, Germany

 
2008

Medical Center Offenburg, Germany

2005

Kunstwerke Konstanz, Germany

1999

Villingen-Schwenningen Art Association, Germany

1998

Civitella d‘Agliano scholarship exhibition, Italy

 
   
Scholarships an Grants
 
2019

Scholarship, Artist-in-Residence, part 2, Herhusid, Siglufjördur Iceland and Morat-Institut for Art and Art Science Freiburg, Germany

2018

Scholarship, Artist-in-Residence, part 1, Herhusid, Siglufjördur, Iceland and Morat-Institut forArt and Art Science Freiburg, Germany

2008

Scholarship of the E-Werk Mittelbaden, electricity company Mittelbaden, Germany

1994/95

Scholarship from the Käthe-Dorsch Foundation Berlin, Germany for further artisticdevelopment in New York City

1989 - 2000

Work Contract Program, Berlin Artist Funding, Germany

1988

Corpo”, Scholarship from the Progetto Civitella d‘Angliano, Italy and the Kunstfonds Bonn, Germany

1987

Scholarship Berlin Senate, Germany

   

Collections and Institutions

Morat-Institute for Art and Art Science, Freiburg, Germany

New Berlin Art Association, Germany

Landesbank Berlin, Germany

Deutsche Bank Berlin, Germany

Central and State Library Berlin - American Memorial Library, Germany

Collection of the SPD, Willy Brandt House Berlin, Germany

BBBank Mannheim, Germany

Gouvernment Bureau Freiburg, Germany

Psychiatric Day Medical Center Lahr, Germany

City Administration Lahr, Germany

Municipal Art Collection Lahr, Germany

Municipal Art Collection Nürtingen, Germany

Medical Center Offenburg, Germany

Medical Center (Heart) Bad Krozingen, Germany

   
Public Art Commission
2012

window design Evangelical Church Langenwinkel, Lahr, Germany

 
2009

window design in Lahr Town Hall, Germany

 
2008

window design New Apostolic Church, Lahr, Germany

 
1995

wall design at Sport Center Neukölln, Berlin, Germany