Vocational Education, Training and Work Experience:
Since 1992 self employed sculptor
1989 master craftsman
1979 – 1982 training for stonemasonry and sculpting with emphasis on sculpting
Guest student at:
L’Accademia di Belle Arti di Firenze, 1999.
Kunsthochschule Mainz, 2002.
Artistic further education through various seminars, workshops, symposia and collaboration with Albert Weissenberger (D), Sunil Kumar Agawal (IND) and the intensive exploration of forming languages in various materials such as stone, wood, bronze, steel.
Since 2002 work in his own studio in Sohren, Hunsrueck.
-studies of Afro-Cuban percussion with Christoph Kissel (GER) and with Juergen Schuld (GER)
-studies of Konnakol (indian, syllable-based rhytmic language) with Bernhard Schimpelsberger (UK)
-studies of Arabic rhythm with Darabuka and Riqq with Rhani Krija (MAR)
Guest musician at Dhalia’s Lane, Grünspan, Menino, Junodori.
-initiator and organizer of the experimental music festival “Make Noise” in Sohren
-establishing my own music studio in Sohren
-realisation of the rhythm- and sound-inspired sculptures in wood and stone
2019 KM570 | Koblenz
2019 Kunst im Garten | Reich
2019 Kunst im Kaff | Altlay
2017 Fine Arts Kloster Eberbach
2017 art pu:l | Walzwerk Pulheim
2017 FormArt Glinde | Hamburg
2016 Fine Arts Kloster Eberbach
2016 Nassau-Sporkenburger Hof Lahnstein
2016 Kunst Direkt Mainz
2015 Lichterwerkstatt – Sohren
2015 Perkussiv – Sohren
2015 Galerie Wilmsen | Rheineck (CH)
2014 Galerie Interart | Heeswijk-Dinther (NL)
2002 Rathaus Kirchberg – KunstGestalten
2002 Stadthalle Kirchberg |Laender, Menschen, Situationen in der VG Kirchberg
1996 Mann+Partner, Buchholz -Für die Sinne II
1992 Galerie Mues, Oersfeld – Erotisches
Art in Architecture:
Primary School Riesweiler | Drachenbank
Villa Burgeff | Hochheim
G. u. M. Fischer | Karlsruhe
Kirchberger Kunstpreis Kreiskulturtage 2002
1997 – 2002 Vice chairman and committee member in the examination board of the Chamber of Crafts in Koblenz for stonemasons and sculptors
1992 – 2002 Lecturer for the examination of the master’s certificate at the Chamber of Crafts for stonemasons and sculptors with focus on fonts, symbols, conception and freehand drawing
Arena 13 Kulturverein Region Kirchberg e.V.
KM570 Kunstverein Mittelrhein e.V.