1977 born in Vilsbiburg, Germany.
1996 beginning of studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Düsseldorf, study course painting in the class of Prof. Dr. Markus Lüpertz.
2001 finished studies with the master of arts, passed with distinction
since 2001 working as a freelance artist.
from 2002 up to 2006 working as the personal assistant to Prof. Jörg Immendorff.