2015: Winner of the "Art Business News“ Top Artists to Watch for 2015"
2011: Publication in „International Contemporary Masters, Vol. V“
2010: Guest lecture at the American University of Paris (AUP) on the interdependences of colors, shapes, emotions (Global Communications Department)
2009: Neurobiological research on the interdependences of colors, shapes, emotions
2007: Postgraduate studies in Art and Education at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Germany
2005-2006: Winner of the 2005 MotorCities Challenge Grant: Artwork for General Motors world headquarters, Detroit (permanent display)
2005: Publication of „Images in Stone“ - artbook with pen&ink drawings on Art Deco architecture in Detroit
2004-2005: Winner of the 2004 MotorCities Challenge Grant "Images in Stone. Detroit"
1999: Immigration to the US
1998: Year of travel through the Netherlands, France, Austria, England, US to undertake art studies and a variety of art-related projects.
1996-1998: continued studies in Fine Art
1996: BA (German „Grundstudium“) in Fine Art
1992: High School diploma with major in Fine Art
Born 1972 in Siegen, Germany into a family of artists in the third generation.


Odilia Avellaneda, Detroit, MI
Automotive Center Südwestfalen, Attendorn, Germany
Jo Buttiglieri, Grosse Pointe, MI
Ron Cohen, Washington, DC
Richard Crawford, Naples, FL
Yumana Dubaisi, Dearborn, MI
General Motors, World Headquarters, Detroit, MI
Greg Hacias, Southfield, MI
Prof. Dr. Arifa Javed, Ann Arbor, MI
Katja Joint, Grosse Pointe,. MI
Ruthie Kaminskas, San Diego, CA
Alleyne Kelly, Roseville, MI
Heide Korn, Vienna, Austria
Lenny Kravitz, Brooklyn, NY
Thom Moore, Grosse Pointe, MI
Dr. Frank Nesi, Southfield, MI
Setsuko, Grosse Pointe, MI
Smile Train , New York, NY
Prof. Dr. Julie Thomas, Paris, France
Corinna Walters, Derby, England
Prof. Dr. Verena Winkler, Vienna, Austria


2016 - Gallerie Steiner, Vienna, Austria (solo)

2015 Mitchell Contemporary (Solo Painting Exhibition ) Aspen Colorado US. Summer Season.
2015 - Automotive Center Suedwestfalen, Attendorn, Germany (solo)

2010 - "Contemporary German Art" (Group Exhibition), NY

2008 - "Through the Eyes of Love", in honor of the World AIDS Day, Fort Lauderdale; FL (Group Exhibition)
- "Faces of Immigration" : travelling permanent group exhibition Detroit and other locations

2007 - Furnishing of Dictrict Courtroom, Cadillac Place, Detroit (solo)
- Charity Art Auction at Bagley Housing, Detroit (solo)
- Revelation of 4 canvases for GM headquarters, Renaissance Center, Detroit, MI (solo)

2006 - ''Now and Then'', Bagley Housing, Detroit, MI (Group Exhibition)

2004 - Exhibition at the ''International Institute of Metropolitan Detroit'' Café, Detroit; MI (solo)

2003 - P.L.A.C.E.S.-The Gallery, Detroit, MI (solo)
- Annual Fine Art Exhibition, Detroit Club, Detroit, MI (Group Exhibition)

2002: - Bagley Housing, Detroit, MI (Group Exhibition)

2001: - Exhibition at NOVUS Art Gallery, Grosse Pointe, MI to coinside with Detroit's Tricentennial Celebration (solo)

Mitchell Contemporary

Spring Aspens
Acrlic,Sand and Plaster on Canvas
60"X 48"