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1977
           Born in Moenchengladbach, NRW, Germany

1998
           Commenced the course on Experimental Visual Design,
           University of Art & Design, Linz, Austria

2001
           One year of study at the College of Architecture and Fine Arts,
           University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

2006
           M.F.A (diploma) at the University of Art & Design, Linz, Austria

2007
           Member of the Artists’ Association, MAERZ, Linz, Austria

2010
           Postgraduate Program at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne (KHM)

2012
           Artist in Residence @ ZK/U, Berlin (Sept. - Feb.)

2013
           M.F.A (diploma) at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne

2014
           Exhibition Organisation PARASIT. Plattform Medienkunst

2015
           Commenced the M.A Study Art Therapy at the University of Arts & Social Sciences

 

 

Exhibitons (selection)

2014
           
POZOR! Kalte Grenze, Art Collection Upper Austria, Linz
           Kölner Design Preis 2014, Museum of Applied Arts, Cologne
           Summer Exhibition, Academy of Media Arts, Cologne
           Eden Was Never So Close, KHM Booth, Art Cologne, Cologne

2014
           Summer Exhibition, Academy of Media Arts, Cologne
           
Eden Was Never So Close, KHM Booth, Art Cologne, Cologne

2013
          
supersummativ,
Artists’ Association MAERZ, Linz
           Notions of Home,
Museumsnacht Köln, Glasmoog, Cologne (Solo)
           Double Feature: Artist Talk,
Gold + Beton, Cologne
           Summer Exhibition,
Academy of Media Arts, Cologne
          
Videonale Parcours,
Bonn
           final show, ZK/U - Center for Art and Urbanistics, Berlin

2012
           
open studios, Opening of ZK/U - Center for Art and Urbanistics, Berlin
           
Summer Exhibition, Academy of Media Arts, Cologne
          
Im Keller brennt noch Licht, Exhibition of students under the direction of Prof. Beate Gütschow, Cologne
           powerplay - vom Zeigen und Ausstellen, OFF Space #3, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe

2011
           
Transformations, ECHORAUM, Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn
          
STROM, Artfestival Rhenania, Cologne
          
Summer Exhibition, Academy of Media Arts, Cologne
           Quartier am Hafen, Exhibition & open studios, Cologne
           So Low Up, Sommerloch, Wuppertal
           The 20th century in Upper Austria: Cultural history and Arts, Schlossmuseum Linz (permanent collection)  

2010
           Pen and Paper, the augemented concept of drawing, Kuenstlerhaus Dortmund
           Things we never did, Artists’ Association MAERZ, Linz
           That´s new!, Neuankäufe des Landes, Art Collection Upper Austria, Linz

2009
           One-Night-Stand, State Gallery Linz (Solo)
           Soho Ottakring, Art Festival, Vienna
           THE PEOPLES’ PARK – the park of diversity, public space (Volksgarten), Linz 

2008
           Take off, OK Center for Contemporary Art, Linz
           emotion, G.A.S. Station, Berlin
           Ich Für Meinen Teil, Artists’ Association MAERZ, Linz (Curator)
           Ich habe nicht genug ihr matten Augen, Universal Cube, alte Baumwollspinnerei, Leipzig

2007
           Ich gegenüber, Austrian Culture Forum, Berlin
           Alles in Ordnung, Artists’ Association MAERZ, Linz
           friends, foes and collaborators, IG Bildende Kunst, Vienna
           NEU IM MAERZ, Artists’ Association MAERZ, Linz
           pfingstArt, Kulturkeller Weiz (Solo)
           _logbuch, Gallery 5020, Salzburg
           The.Maerz.Show, Forum Stadtpark, Graz
           Gezeitenwechsel, Architecture Forum Upper Austria, Linz (Solo)

2006
           AK-Kunstpreisträgerinnen (Art award), Jägermayrhof, Linz
           Die Deutschen kommen!, KunstRaum Goethestrasse, Linz (Solo)
           Flexart, Gallery at Hauptplatz, Linz

2005
           Play it again, Gallery 5020, Salzburg
           BEST OFF 05, KunstRaum Goethestrasse, Linz

 

 

Awards / Scholarships

 

2014
           Nomination for the Design Award Cologne

           Nomination for the Peter Mertes Scholarship

2009
           project grant LINZimPULS by Linz Kultur (Culture) of the city of Linz

2007
           Scholarship “Talent Promotion Award” of Upper Austria
           in the branch of inter-disciplinary Art Forms

2006
           Forum Scholarship
           of the Friends and Alumnus of the University for Art & Design / Salinen AG, Linz

           Art Award of the official representation of employees, Upper Austria

           1st Prize in the Design Competition “Exploited”
           for the reuse of the old meat market premises in Linz
           (jointly with A. Barth, G. Graf, L. Potocnik and G. Wilhelm)

2004
           Project Grant by Linz Kultur (Culture) of the city of Linz

2002
           Scholarship of the University for Art & Design, Linz

 

 

Acquisitions / Collections

2010
           Art acquisition by "the Kunstsammlung Art Collection", Land OÖ
           ("Hoamatgsang - a folk song" C-Print, Audio CD)

2008
           Art acquisition by the Art Forum of the Linz AG
           (“Alter Markt Linz”, C-Print, 30x40cm)

           Art acquisition by Linz Kultur (Culture) of the city of Linz
           („Die Deutschen kommen!“ 10 photographs out of 35)

2007
           Art acquisition by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Art & Culture
           („Die Deutschen kommen!“ 10 photographs out of 35)