Born in Munich in 1967.
From 1985 on, 5 years in Lausanne, Western Switzerland: 3 years of commerce and tourism school,
then Swiss Federal Matura in 4 modern languages and literature.
Various working experiences in Switzerland and Germany.
Coming from a theater and artist’s family, my path then leads me towards my own artistic direction.
Beginning of the 90’s:
several workshops and study visits in Italy and Austria with painter Elizabeth Lyons and sculptor
Annette Rowdon from London.
Internship at stone sculptor company Schlegel in Oberhaching near Munich, nude studies drawing
and modelling with Emesy Zavory in Munich.
3 years of classical marble sculpting education with maestro Alessandro Ricci in Pietrasanta, Italy.
Copies of classical plaster models in marble with pointing system, traditional as well as modern
sculpting techniques. At the same time, first own works.
4 years studies at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Carrara (I) and in 2001, sculptor diploma. Among
others, stage and costume design, painting techniques and design.
At the same time, creation of own marble, bronze and alabaster sculptures at Studio Ricci in
Pietrasanta, later at Studio Leonardi in Querceta.
All in all, 9 good years stay in Italy, enriched by further inspiring travels, study-and-work stays:
4 week’s study visit for painting and drawing in Venice (I).
10 months nude studies drawing and modelling at the Acad mie des Beaux-Arts de Gen ve (CH).
3 month’s work stay/commission work in Virginia, USA, with sculptor Malcolm Harlow.
Repeated work stays/commission works on Mallorca and in Zurich.
Repeated study travels to Argentina.
Collaboration behind the scenes for several theater projects of drama troup „Schauspieltruppe
Zürich“, two stage designs in the late 90s.
1998: first single exhibition in Munich.
1999: return to Grünwald/Munich with a profound technical and artistic formation. Birth of a son.
Since then, international activity as a free sculptor and art tutor, commission works and regular
exhibitions in Germany, Mallorca and Switzerland.