biography:
1966   born in Frauenau, Germany
1985   Fachoberschule, Deggendorf, Fachabitur
1987 to 1990   apprenticeship as a cutter at the Staatliche Fachschule für Glas, Zwiesel
1991   established and founding member of the glass artists`group Atelier Männerhaut, Frauenau, Germany
since 1991   member of the art association BBK Niederbayern
1999   transferal of Atelier Männerhaut from Frauenau to Lichtenthal, Zwiesel
since 2004   teaches regularly at the summer art academy, Bild-Werk, Frauenau


co-operation with exposition:
1992   Passau, Kulturmodell Bräugasse, Heimatglocken
1993   Potsdam, Schloss Sanssouci, Rokoko-Positionen einer ungewöhnlichen Zeit
1994   Frauenau, Glasmuseum, Atelier Männerhaut
1999   Rudersberg, Weru Glaskunstpreis
2001   Ebeltoft, DK, glasmuseum, Religiöse Glaskunst
2001   Kanazawa, J, International Exhibition of Glass
2002   Uelzen, Schloss Holdenstedt, Internationaler Glaskunstpreis Caspar Lehman
2003   Immenhausen, glasmuseum, glasaward
2006   Coesfeld, glasmuseum Alter Hof Herding, Ernsting Stiftung


honours:
1999   1st prizeholder Weru-Glaskunstpreis
2001   special prize Weru-Glaskunstpreis
2002   1st prizeholder competition Bezirks-Panther, Kultur- und Heimatpflege Niederbayern
2003   1st prizeholder Immenhäuser Glaspreis


Works in public and private collections:
Glasmuseum Alter Hof Herding, Ernsting Stiftung
Glasmuseum Frauenau