trained as a goldsmith at the State College for Glass and Jewellery in Neugablonz, Germany and studied within the jewellery department at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
She is a professor, travelling lecturer and professional artist.
In 2010, she was named the head of the jewellery department of the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
She has maintained an impressive list of activities – including being active on boards and juries for major awards, regular museum and gallery showings, and working on publications since she completed her master’s degree at the Sandberg Institute in 2000.
She lives and works in Hamburg and Amsterdam.
As an artist, her work revolves around various considerations and investigations.