1964  Born in Freiberg, Saxony

1980 – 83  Apprenticeship in papermaking at the “VEB Papier – u. Kartonwerke” Schwedt / Oder
1983 – 88  Degree in Paper Process Engineering and Pulp Technology, Dresden University of Technology
1988 – 89  Research engineer at the Heidenau Institute for Pulp and Paper, Saxony
1990 – 91  Studies in Library Science, Art History, and Pre- and Early History, Free University of Berlin
1991 – 92  Assistant in the papermaking studio of John Gerard, Berlin
1992  Working visit to the Moulin du Verger, Angouleme (France)

Since September 1992 self-employed with a papermaking studio in the Kunstquartier Bethanien (part of the print studio of the Kulturwerkes des BBK – Professional Association of Berlin Visual Artists)