education

1993-
1996
Academy of Fine Arts in Nuremberg/ Germany
Painting, Object Art and Free Graphic
1997 Chelsea College of Art and Design London
1996-
2000
 
Academy of Fine Arts Vienna/ Austria
Masterschool for Sculpture
Prof. Bruno Gironcoli
2000 Master of Arts
2002-
2003
Union Institute New York (DAAD)
Vermont College



grants


2011 „artist in Residence", Uni Witten/ Herdecke
2003 „DAAD-one year grant for New York”
2002 „Volker Hinniger Price“,  Bamberg
  "sponsorship for studio fees from the Bavarian State"
2000 „Debutantprice“, Bavarian State
1999 „Absolventpreis“, Academy of Fine Arts in Nuremberg
1998 „classprice”, Academy of Fine Arts in Nuremberg
1997 „grant of the Bavarian State/International Summeracademy Salzburg"
  „Socrates grant Chelsea School of Art and Design London"
1995 „Academyprice”, Academy of Fine Arts in Nuremberg



solo shows

2011 "Splaces 21" University Witten/Herdecke
2009 "Dürer Ahoi" at Albrecht-Dürer-Haus Nuremberg
  "pop up" Zimmerstrasse, Berlin
2008 "hazardous" Zumikon, Nuremberg
  "homework", Academy gallery, Nuremberg
2003 „pink“, Dabora gallery, New York
2002 „homegame II“ museum Old Cityhall, Bamberg
„New Level“, gallery art A.T.O.M, Vienna/ Austria
1997 „form without content“, gallery Alcatraz, Salzburg/ Austria
„Wolfgang May“, Academy of Fine Arts in Nürnberg



group shows (selection)

2014
"Slalom" Kunstkirche St. Egidien, Nüürnberg
 
"70 Jahre Befreiung Auschwitz" Performance mit Ulrike Distler, Nürnberg
2012 "und der Gewinner ist ..." Kunsthaus, Nürnberg
  "Immaginäre Reisen", Amerika Haus, Berlin
  "Colours Go Lightly - a homage to colour" Bridgehampton, New York
2010 "When a tree falls in the forest" Pastiche, Sølyst Artist Center Denmark
  "anniversary show" Invaliden 1, Berlin
2009 "90 Jahre Baumhaus" ACC Galerie, Weimar
  "celebrations" Kunstverein Stadt Deggendorf
  "Land Kunst - Kunst Land" Kulturpalast, Anwanden
  "die unendliche Schleife" Zumikon Nuernberg
  "art for the next hard winter" Penn State, USA
2008 „wunderlust", Kopeikin gallery, Los Angeles
  „wunderlust", gallery Invaliden1, Berlin
2007 „esperanto", brick 5, Vienna/ Austria
2006 „dormArt”, Depot, Dortmund (Jan Hoet, Peter Friese)
2004 „in himmlischen Höhen” Egidienkirche, Nuremberg
2003 „more light“, Goethe Institut, New York
„night stand“, Williamsburg artspace, New York
2002 „treehouse-exhibition“, Kochstrasse 21, Nuremberg
„blue“, gallery for Contemporary art, Bamberg
2001 „blue night“, Videoperformance, Katharinen Ruine, Nuremberg   
„Debutants-exhibition“, New Exhibitionhall Academy Nuremberg
„Artspace Frankonia“, Arthouse, Nuremberg
 Albrecht Dürer society, Kunstverein Nuremberg
2000 „No block“ Nantes, France
„homegame“ gallery for contemporary art, Bamberg
„MFA-show“, masterclass Gironcoli, Vienna/ Austria
„Young artgeneration“, Gallery17, Vienna/ Austria
„I spy“, gallery 1997 - 1999, London
„block“, gallery apex art, New York (curated by Ute Meta Bauer)
„Young Art 2000“, Palais Dorotheum, Vienna/ Austria
„Incarnation“, Munich, Ansbach, Würzburg, Regensburg,
Augsburg, Bayreuth, Nuremberg
 
1999 „trade-mark“, final show, Nuremberg
„movie night“, Communicationcenter, Nuremberg
„now“-Ausstellung, Nürbanum, Nuremberg
„artstudents exhibit“, Exhibitionhall of Germany, Bonn
1994 -
1998
„artprice economy“, AEG, Nuremberg
„Rough House“, (with Andreas Oehlert), former toyshop, Nuremberg
„six artists“, Projektspace, Nuremberg
„class Dienst“ Academy of Fine Arts in Nuremberg