*1977                              in Leipzig, Germany

 

E D U C A T I O N

 

09.2006 – 07.2011         Graduate Product and Jewellery Designer, FH Düsseldorf, University of Applied Sciences, Germany

09.2001 – 01.2003         Apprenticeship, Jewellers Heinekamp, Düsseldorf, Germany

09.1999 – 07.2001         Apprenticeship, Goldsmiths School Pforzheim, Germany

10.1997 – 09.1998         Studies of Political Science, Sociology and Journalism, University of Leipzig, Germany

06.1995                          Graduation from Secondary School

 

W O R K

 

12.2011 – to date           Freelance work in various disciplines

05.2015 – 09.2015         Freelance work for Niessing Company, Vreden, Germany

05.2012 – 04.2015         Freelance work for Ingo Maurer Company, Munich, Germany

12.2011 – 03.2012         Freelance work for Niessing Company, Vreden, Germany

03.2011 – 04.2011         Freelance work for Ingo Maurer Company, Munich, Germany

03.2010 – 04.2010         Freelance work for Ingo Maurer Company, Munich, Germany

06.2004 – 08.2006         Work as a goldsmith, Jewellery Designer Monika Seitter, Düsseldorf, Germany

08.2003 – 04.2012         Work as a goldsmith, Werkstatt für Schmuck, Michael Karl Köchling, Cologne, Germany

07.2003 – 06.2004         Work as a goldsmith, Goldsmith Kohlhaas, Bergisch-Gladbach, Germany

 

B E Y O N D

 

04.2009 – 08.2009         Internship at Ingo Maurer Company (lighting design), Munich, Germany

02.2003 – 06.2003         Internship at silversmiths Diaz-Roncéro, Córdoba, Spain

08.1996 – 08.1997         Civilian Service

 

E X H I B I T I O N S,  A W A R D S,  L E C T U R E S

 

2016                             Lecture, Industrial Revolution 4.0 – 60 Years AdK Hamburg, Chamber Of Crafts Hamburg, Germany

2016                             Nominee, Förderpreise der Stadt München, Lothringer13 Halle, Munich, Germany

2016                             form.frei: Keramik Europas, Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte Schloss Gottorf, Schleßwig, Germany

2015                             OFF Munich (experimental open art festival), Munich, Germany

2014                             International Amber Workshop, Gdansk, Poland

2014                             Lecture, 13. Westerwaldpreis „Keramik Europas“, Keramikmuseum Höhr-Grenzhausen, Germany

2014                             Grand Prix and Award of Six Group, Festival of Silver „Classic“, Legnica, Poland

2014                             Contemporary Jewellery, Büro Allemand, Nantes, France

2014                             Maquina, Schmuck 2014, Munich, Germany

2013                             Nominee, Newcomer, German Design Award 2014

2012                             3D Printshow, The Brewery, London, Great Britain

2012                             Lecture, Sperk Stret 2012, Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Bratislava, Slovakia

2012                             What´s in a Frame?, Schmuck, Munich, Germany

2012                             Passagen 2012, Design Parcours Ehrenfeld, Cologne, Germany

2011                             „Material Conversion“, Grimmuseum, Node Center for Curatorial Studies, Berlin, Germany

2011                             „AAD – Konzepte, Projekte, Forschung“, Stadtmuseum Düsseldorf, Germany

2011                             2nd prize, Niessing, packaging project

2011                             „Neun“, Gallery V+V, Vienna, Austria

2011                             Talente, IHM, Munich, Germany

2011                             IRAA symposium, Übergangsobjekte- experimental object strategies, FH Düsseldorf, Germany

2010                             DAVD- Digital Analog Vortrag Ding, FH Düsseldorf, Germany

2010                             Nominee, „True Colours“, Sieraad trade fair, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2010                             EcoDesign Award, Helsinki, Finland

2010                             Dormitory_Bauleitung_Laboratorio, Schmuck, Munich, Germany

2009                             Festival of Silver, Legnica, Poland

2009                             Videosalon, Damen und Herren, Düsseldorf, Germany

2009                             DMY Festival, Berlin, Germany

2008                             Nominee, „Intimacy“, Sieraad trade fair, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2007                             Nominee, „Symbols of Faith“, Sieraad trade fair, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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