Born 1955 in Schwaigern, Germany
Studied painting and graphics at the State Academy
of the Fine Arts Karlsruhe, master student with Gerd van Dülmen
Teacher of etching and screenprinting at the Kunstakademie Karlsruhe
Member of the artist federation Baden-Wuerttemberg






2021   Winner of the OPT Okanagan Print Triennial, Vernon/Canada

2018   Artist in residence in the Guanlan Orginal Printmaking Base, Shenzhen/China        

2017   Prize of the Jury, First International Print Biennale Yerevan/Armenia

2017   Specialaward of 8th Splitgraphic International Graphic Art Biennial Split/Croatia

2015   Grande Prize of Guanlan International Print Biennial Guanlan/China

2006   Karlheinz Knoedler-Preis Ellwangen/Germany

2004   Kunst Forum Forst Kunstpreis Forst/Germany

2000   Heinrich von Zügel Kunstpreis of the City of Wörth/Germany

1993   Bronze Medal of 1st Egyptian International Print Triennale, Kairo/Egyptian

Selected Group Exhibitions

Vernon Public Art Gallery- OPT Okanagan Print Trienniale, International Printmaking Exhibition, Vernon/Canada
International Triennial for Contemporary Printmaking Liège, Liège Art Museum/Belgium
International Academic Printmaking Alliance, 3rd Printmaking Biennale, Beijing/China
Second International Print Biennale Yerevan 2019, Yerevan/Armenien 
The Second Xuyuan International Print Biennial Beijing, China
“Wohin das Auge reicht“ New insights into the Würth Collection
, Kunsthalle Würth, Schwäbisch Hall
8th Splitgraphic International Graphic Art Biennial Split (award winner), Croatia

First International Print Biennale Yerevan 2017(award winner), Yerevan/Armenia
1st International Triennial of Graphic Arts Livono, Bosnia-Herzegovina
International Print Triennial Krakow-Falun/Sweden, Dalarnas Museum Falun, Sweden
International Print Biennial Guanlan 2015 China, (award winner), Printmaker Museum/China
Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis/USA
XII Baltic States Biennale of Graphic Art "Kaliningrad“ Kaliningrad Art Gallery,Kaliningrad/Russia
VIII L’arte e il Tochio - Art and the Printing Press Cremona/Italy
The Book of Seven Sisters" Coimbria Library University of Coimbria /Portugal
2nd International Printmaking Symposium "Out of the Studio" Abbey of Bentlage, Germany
Estampadura: European Print Triennal, Toulouse/France
Prints-without-Frontiers: International Print Network 2010 Krakow/Poland, Oldenburg, Vienna
Masterpieces of Art Printing, Gallery of the City of Karlsruhe/Germany
1th. Internationale Print Biennal, Maastrich/Netherlands
12th Internationale Triennale of  Graphic Art, Grenchen/Switzerland
4th Graphik Biennale, Wakayama/Japan
Art Cologne, Gallery Dreiseitel, Köln (1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1999)


Participation at more than 240 national and international exhibitions for graphics and art exhibitions

e.g. in Egypt, Argentina, Armenia, Belgium, Brazil, China, Canada, Croatia, Finland, France, Germany, the Netherlands,
Italy, Japan, Morocco, Macedonia, Poland, Russia, Switzerland, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Austria, United States.


Selected Personal Exhibitions

LebensWelten, Städtischen Galerie Tuttlingen, Tuttlingen/Germany
tin and paint, Gallery Knecht and Burster, Karlsruhe / Germany 
UnikatRadierung Drawing Sculpture,(with I. Ronkholz), Gallery Knecht and Burster, Karlsruhe / Germany 

The Beauty of the Profane, Gallery Josef Nisters, Speyer/Germany
Graphic Faculty Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, Krakow/Poland
Art Karlsruhe 2014 "One artist show", Gallery Knecht and Burster, Karlsruhe/Germany
TownPerson, Gallery Knecht and Burster, Karlsruhe/Germany
Painting and Unicum Etching, Gallery Julia Dorsch, Berlin/Germany
TownPerson, Gallery Luther, Dinslaken/Germany
Galerie Klinger, (mit E. Chillida) Görlitz/Germany
Galerie Helmut Dreiseitel, Cologne/Germany
Unikatradierungen und Bildobjekte, Galerie Königsblau, Stuttgart/Germany
Aiguaforts 1990-1994 Galeria Joan Gaspar, Barcelona/Spain
Color Etching, Museum Moderner Kunst, Passau/Germany
Etchings, Galeria Britta Prinz, Madrid/Spain
SPOTS, Gallery Helmut Dreiseite, Cologne/Germany
Two Length, Pictures and etchings, Galerie Netuschil, Darmstadt/Germany
Picture etchings, Galerie Ruppert, Landau/Germany