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Biography

1953
born in Hasslach/Kronach, Germany
1973
A-Levels
1973 - 75
Pottery apprenticeship, Journeyman Certificate
1975 - 80
University of Applied Science Munich, Degree in Industrial Design (Dipl.Des. FH)
1980 - 83
Royal College of Art, London, Department of Ceramics and Glass, Master of Arts of the Royal College of Art (MA RCA)
1981 - 95
Design for Hutschenreuther AG, Selb, Germany
1982
International Summer Academy of Fine Arts, Salzburg, with Eduardo Paolozzi
1983 - 85
Production Designer for Theresienthaler Krystallglas- and Porzellanmanufaktur, Zwiesel, Germany
1984
Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, USA, with Bertil Vallien
since 1986
own studio
1992 - 93
Guest Lecturer at the University of Arts (HdK), Berlin