Born in Andernach, district of Mayen-Koblenz, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. Studied Advertising Graphics & Design, SGD Darmstadt, Diploma. Since 1986 own studio for painting, graphics, design, text. Education in etching, master classes with Jens Rusch, Olaf Gropp et al. Woodcut Paul Klemens u.a, (classical and Asian woodcut). Continuing education at art schools and summer academies(For example, Altmannstein, Schloss Grünau Neuburg, fka Gerlingen, Hohenaschau, Bottega del Tintoretto Venice). Lecturer in adult education (for example VHS Reutlingen). Painting and drawing. Lives and works in Reutlingen and Löffingen. Always curious and knowledgeable – especially in the field of print graphics.