lives and works in Berlin since 1994.

He had studios in New York from1989 to 1994, and in Paris at the Cité des Arts in 1988

From 1986-1987 he studied at St. Martins School of Art, London (Advanced Course in Painting)

In 1984 he finished his studies in Karlsruhe with 1. Staatsexamen and established a studio in Berlin.

From 1981 to 1984 he studied art history at Universität Karlsruhe

In 1978 he began to study painting with Georg Baselitz und Markus Lüpertz at Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste Karlsruhe.

He was born in Ravensburg in 1958.