Born 1955 in Kalkar/Lower Rhine,
lives in Düsseldorf. 1991 Beginning of artistic activity. Painter and writer. Since 1993 exhibitions, since 2008 publications.
Studied German language and literature and philosophy at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelm-Universität in Bonn. Graduation: first and second state examination.
From 1983 to 1991 language teacher and freelance journalist. 3 years abroad in Davos / Switzerland.
Further training by Peter Rosei in Vienna (narration),
Wilfrid Polke in Düsseldorf (sculpture),
Azade Köker in Berlin (sculpture),
Oskar Pastior in Wolfenbüttel (poetry)
and Marina Abramovic in Wolfenbüttel (performance).
Member of Gedok Cologne, the Association of Women Authors and the Association of Düsseldorf Artists, vddk1844,
Gedok A 46 e.V. Düsseldorf.
Since 2013 co-editor of the literary magazine WORTSCHAU.
2001-2006 Member of the performance group cox-orangebcup.
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Prizes and scholarships
2022 Working Scholarship of the Ministry of Science and Culture NRW
2021 Working scholarship of the Ministry of Science and Culture of the State of NRW
2020 Working scholarship of the Ministry of Science and Culture of the State of NRW
2019 Prize winner in the Postpoetry Poetry Competition NRW
2018 writer's residency at the Writers' House Ventspils, Latvia
2012 artist window "Childhood Heroes"
2013 poetry prize of the Kultursalon
"Madame Schoscha", Berlin