CV

2003 Diploma
2002 Master student of Thomas Ruff
2000 Studies in the class of Thomas Ruff
1995 Studies in the class of Bernd Becher
1966 Born in Duesseldorf

Soloshow

2017 Soloshow TZR Gallery Kai Brückner, Duesseldorf, Germany
2016 NRW FORUM, Duesseldorf, Germany
2012 "DISTORTION THREE", so what gallery, Duesseldorf, Germany
2011 "DISTORTION TWO", Kunstverein Duisburg, Duisburg, Germany
2011 "DISTORTION", Gallery Muelhaupt, Cologne, Germany
2009 „Ich liebe Amerika und Amerika liebt mich", Gallery Muelhaupt, Cologne, Germany
2009 "betonbar", Mannheim, Germany
2009 "pain is weakness leaving the body", the bakery, Munich, Germany
2009 "w", Gallery aplanat, Hamburg, Germany
2009 "the good times are killing me", Gallery Pitrowski, Berlin, Germany
2008 "que onda guero", galerie januar ev., Bochum, Germany
2006 "...im Ernst", Rheinisches Landesmuseum Bonn, Germany
2006 "diaschau", theminibar, Duesseldorf, Germany
2006 "Finnland 2", tr1, Tampere, Finland
2006 "Finnland 1" Goethe Institut Helsinki, Finland
2005 NVV scholarship end-exhibition, Moenchengladbach, Germany
2000 Kunstverein Arnsberg, Germany

Group show

2017  Princehouse Gallery, Mannheim, Germany
2014 "BLOG RE-BLOG", Austin Center for Photography, Austin TX
2013 "BLOG RE-BLOG", Signal Gallery, New York NY
2013 "Kunstmeile Wangen", Wangen, Germany
2012 "Rethinking Reality", Kuckei + Kuckei, Berlin
2012 „PopUp“, sowhatgallery, Duesseldorf, Germany
2012 "connected – verbunden", Villa1912, Kröpelin, Germany
2010 "2010 / 2010" Organhaus Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, Chongqing, China
2010 "Vier Wasserturmstipendiaten", Sparkasse Moenchengladbach, Moenchengladbach, Germany
2009 "SISU", Atelier am Eck, Duesseldorf, Germany
2009 "3x3", Zentrifuge, Nuremberg, Germany
2008 "Die Angst reist immer mit", Neues Problem, Berlin
2007 "Die Tuer fuer eine andere Zukunft aufmachen", Neues Problem, Berlin
2007 "room X room", James Harris Gallery, Seattle, USA
2006 "Maerkisches Stipendium 2007", City Gallery Iserlohn, Germany
2006 Gallery Felix Ringel, Duesseldorf, Germany
2005 "Trendwaende", city artspace gallery Duesseldorf, Germany
2005 Voies Off Festival, Arles, France
2005 "Via Senese", 37 Villa Romana prizeshipholder, Fuhrwerkswaage, Cologne, Germany
2004 "Prizeshipholder of the Villa-Romana Grant", Florence, Italy
2004 "c/ontraste", Altes Museum, Moenchengladbach, Germany
2003 "concerning mg", Altes Museum, Moenchengladbach, Germany
2003 "Prizeshipholder of the Villa-Romana Grant",Karl Ernst Osthaus Museum, Hagen, Germany
2002 "....from the Ruff class" Galerie Haus Schneider, Karlsruhe, Germany
2001 "54. Bergische Kunstaustellung", Museum Baden, Solingen, Germany
2000 "53. Bergische Kunstaustellung", Museum Baden, Solingen, Germany
1998 "Sonderschau SK-Kultur",  Art Cologne, Cologne, Germany
1997 "tongues of fire", Art Academies Duesseldorf, Gent und Arnheim, Dusseldorf, Germany
1996 "12 cm", Art Academy Duesseldorf, Germany

Collections

Thomas Ruff Collection
Candida Hoefer Collection
Alison and Peter Klein Collection
Abtei Kornelimuenster, Aachen, Germany

Prizes and Awards

2010 Organhaus Art Space Residency together with Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, Chongqing, China
2010 Tapiola Studio Foundation residency, Espoo, Finland
2010 Thyll-Duerr-Foundation residency, Elba, Italy
2009 Transfer Project, Kulturbuero NRW, Germany
2008 StiftungKunstfonds e.v. Bonn, Germany
2005 Artist residency program Tampere, Finland
2004 Villa Romana grant, Florence, Italy
2003 NVV studio grant, Moenchengladbach, Germany
2002 Lovells art promotion prize, Germany
2001 Leo Breuer-Foerderpreis, Rheinisches Landesmuseum Bonn, Germany