1951 born in Hamburg
1973 to 1980 studies at the Hochschule für bildende Künste, Hamburg
1977 co-founder of the Künstlerhaus Hamburg e.V.
numerous voyages to the Orient, especially to India
foreign exchange scholarships in Egypt, Paris and Rome (Villa Massimo, 1985); scholarships in Hamburg; Gastprofessuren in Hamburg
numerous prizes; public and private collections: among others: Hamburger Kunsthalle, Falckenberg collection, Artothek Köln and Qingdao Municipal Museum, China
lives and works in Hamburg