Born 1960 in Stuttgart, grew up in southern and northern Germany

Traineeship at a press agency in Northern Germany

Studied Sinology and Korean Studies at the Universities of Hamburg and Tübingen
and  abroad at the Language Institute Beijing/ PR China and at Yonsei University Seoul/ South Korea
Master's degree at SOAS (University of London) in Chinese Studies (Chinese art, politics and history)

Since 2010 continuous training in various techniques of artistic expression, especially Asian woodblock printing, etching, linoleum printing, monotype, experimental ink, nude drawing, etc. in workshops and courses, as well as independent work in the studio

Participation in various regional group exhibitions

Lives and works in Stuttgart