Curriculum Vitae

1971: Born in Düsseldorf, Germany

1990: "Abitur" in Düsseldorf, Germany

1990 - 91: Half-year of practical training in the printing works "Tiefdruck Schwann-Bagel" in Düsseldorf and Mönchengladbach, Germany

1991 - 92: Compulsory community service

1992 - 99: Photography studies at the "Folkwangschule"
(University GHS Essen, Germany)

During study period practical training at the "Rheinisches Bildarchiv Köln", the photographer Wim Cox in Cologne and activities as assistant with various photographers in Germany

October 1999: Graduation with distinction
(Prof. Osswald and Prof. Wippermann)

from 1999: Freelance artist and photographer

2001: Residence in Barcelona, Spain
("Villa Massimo"-scholarship)