1980, Villingen

Education

2008 - 2009
MA Jewellery, Silversmithing and Related Products (with distinction)
Birmingham City University

2004 - 2005
Exchange Semester BA (hons) Jewellery and Silversmithing
Birmingham City University

since 2002
Self-employed as an artist
Creation of one-off pieces

1999 – 2002
Apprenticeship
Goldsmithing Studio Probst / Professional school, Pforzheim

2002 – 2008
Full Education as a Teacher (Art and English)
Freiburg University

Awards

2009

Young Talent Prize – WCC Europe
Special commendation

Louisa Anne Ryland Scholarship

British Jewellers’ Association
Stonesetting Award

2008

Arts and Humanities Research Council
Postgraduate award

Leonardo da Vinci Programm
Study bursary

2002

Awarded 1st place chamber of crafs

Selected exhibitions

2014

Suspended in Green
V&V Gallery, Vienna (AT)
Studio Gabi Green, Munich (DE)
Studio 20/17, Sydney (AU)
Lesley Craze Gallery, London (GB)

La Frontera
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston (US)

2013

Naturalienkabinette
Bayrische Staatssammlung für Paläontologie und Geologie, Munich (DE)

Magic City
Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco (US)

Suspended in Pink
The Atrium - School of Jewellery, Birmingham (GB)
Studio Gabi Green, Munich (DE)
Heidi Lowe Gallery, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware (US)
Viaduc des Arts, Paris (FR)

La Frontera
Franz Mayer Museum, Mexico City (MX)
Velvet da Vinci Gallery, San Francisco (US)

Gioielli in Fermento 2013
Torre Fornello Vineyard, Fornello di Ziano Piacentino (IT)

Schmuck Show 2013
Goldbergstudios, Munich (DE)

Guck ins Schmuckloch - Schmuck im Guckloch
Galerie im Raum, Munich (DE)

2012

Cominelli Foundation Award Exhibition
Fondazione Cominelli, Cisano di San Felice del Benaco (IT)

Die Renaissance des Emaillierens
Galerie Handwerk, Munich (DE)

“Life is bench: meddle”
Galerie im Raum, Munich (DE)

2011

European Triennial for Contemporary Jewellery
Anciens Abattoirs, Mons (BE)

Mediterraneo International Competition of Contemporary Jewelry
Livorno (IT)

“In der Südsee”
friends of carlotta, Zurich (CH)

“Life is a bench II”
Studio K162, Munich (DE)

2010

Forming Ideas Language and Craft
Birmingham City University (GB)

Eunique, Internationale Messe für Angewandte Kunst und Design
Karlsruhe (DE)

“Talente 2010” Special show of the IHM Munich
Handwerksmesse, Munich (DE)

“Live is a bench”
Studio K162, Munich (DE)

European Prize for Applied Arts Exhibition
Anciens Abattoirs, Mons (BE)

2009

“Taking Time Craft and the Slow Revolution”
“Badgingham”
“Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery” (GB)

“Life’s a bench”
Birmingham City University (GB)

Autumn Leaves Installation
Sting of Passion Symposium in Manchester (GB)

Publications

2015

Artist in Residence Collection
Idar Oberstein: Jakob Bengel Stiftung
ISBN:978-3-9815256-3-2

2014

Suspended in Green
exhibition catalogue

2013

Gioielli in Fermento
exhibition catalogue

Suspended in Pink
exhibition catalogue

La Frontera
exhibition catalogue

2012

Suspended in Pink
exhibition catalogue

Jewel Book
International annual of contemporary jewel art 12/13
Belgium: Stichting Kunstboek bvba
ISBN978-90-5856-410-8

Premio Fondazione Cominelli per il gioiello contemporaneo
exhibition catalogue

2011

European Triennial for contemporary Jewellery 2011
exhibition catalogue
Belgium: World Craft Council-Belgique francophone, asbl
ISBN 978-2-87536-008-3

All Golds
exhibition catalogue
ISBN 978-1-904839-48-4

Mediterraneo
exhibition catalogue
Livorno: Media Print S.r.l Livorno

Art Aurea, Heft 1
Angewandte Kunst, Schmuck und Design
Reference p. 15

2010

Talente 2010
exhibition catalogue

Art Aurea, Heft 2
Angewandte Kunst, Schmuck und Design
Reference p. 83

Eunique
exhibition catalogue

European Prize of Applied Arts
exhibition catalogue
Belgium: World Craft Council-Belgique francophone, asbl
ISBN 978-2-87536-000-7

2009

“Life’s a bench”
exhibition catalogue
ISBN 978-1-904839-35-4