1964 born in Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany
1987 journeyman’s examination as a goldsmith at the State Vocational School for Glass and Jewellery, Neugablonz
1988 journeyman’s examination as silversmith at the State Vocational School for Glass and Jewellery, Neugablonz
1989-1996 studies with Prof. Hermann Jünger, Prof. Otto Künzli and Prof. Horst Sauerbruch at the Academy of Fine Arts, Munich
1993 Study visit to Japan
1992 Winner of the design competition “Jewellery and objects made of plastic”.
1995 Study Scholarships Foundation of the City of Munich
1996 Honorary prize at the Danner competition. Debutante Prize of the Academy of Fine Arts, Munich.
1998 Award of the City of Munich
Participation in numerous international exhibitions