born in Höchstädt, Germany

studies of Paedagogics, and Specialist Teachers, Munich

1977- 89
teaching at FAKS Dillingen

since 1990
artwork and craft in the own studio

Master of bookbinding

since 1997
studio for bookbinding and papermaking

2005 - 2011
president of IAPMA
International Association of Hand Paper makers and Paper Artists

Editor of paper art books and paper art catalogues, curator of paper art exhibitions, juror of craft and paper art exhibitions, publications in professional journals for paper art, convenor for IAPMA congresses. Lectures and workshops about paper and paper art.
Paper art Prizes and Awards, purchases of museums, galleries and universities

Solo and Group Exhibitions, symposiums

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, P.R. China, Croatian, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Israel, Japan, Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, The Netherlands, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland, Spain, Taiwan, Turkey, UK, Ukraine, USA