Biography

1977Born in Cologne, Germany
   
2002-2004 Stichting De Ateliers Amsterdam, two-years studio program supported by a grant from the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science
1997-2002 Kunstakademie Düsseldorf
2002 Meisterschüler of Prof. Jan Dibbets (Master), Akademiebrief (Diploma), 2004
2000-2002 class of Jan Dibbets
1998-1999class of Joerg Immendorff
   
2013 Artist Residency Where Where Art Space 哪里哪里 艺术 空间, Beijing, China
2010Two-month exchange, Brooklyn, New York
2004 Buning Brongers Prijzen (Painting Award)


Solo shows

  (click on the bold titles to see the links)
   
2015 Electric Shadow, Freiraum Galerie, Köln
2013 北京 夜晚的 天空, Der Himmel über Beijing, Where Where Art Space Beijing, China
  fernsehen, Punt WG, Amsterdam
2012 Abwesen, Koffer, Berlin
  Urban Idols II, Deutscher Städtetag, Köln
2011 Aerials, Aschenbach&Hofland Galleries, Amsterdam
  Bluemoon, Cussler, Berlin
2009 Aerospace, DadaPost, Berlin
2008 Urban Idols, Autocenter, Berlin
2007 Prospect, Aschenbach&Hofland Galleries, Amsterdam
2006 City Oddity, De Kabinetten van de Vleeshal, Middelburg
Walking on Air, Aschenbach&Hofland Galleries, Amsterdam
2005 Paintings, Galerie Michael Cosar, Düsseldorf
Revealing Revels with Rebels, Galerie Van Wijngaarden Hakkens, Amsterdam
2004 Julia Münstermann - Christian Forsen, Galerie Michael Cosar, Düsseldorf
toshi-saikousoku-syoujyo yulica ga, fuji-park building, Tokyo, together with Mineo Kato, Japan
Paintings, de Ateliers, Amsterdam


Group shows

2015 HIDDEN IMAGES, 51 Zattere, Venice
  Memories of the Digital Age, Rosalux, Berlin
 

Hidden Images second edition, 51 Zattere, Venedig

  Trinkets for the Rich, nationalmuseum, Berlin
  Recrodless Release, Echo Berlin
2014 Koffer-Konzentrat, Koffer, Berlin
  Show me (Your Idols), Kreuzberg Pavillion, Berlin
  UTA, ART WEISSENSEE, KUNSTHALLE am Hamburger Platz, Berlin
2012 Choses vues à Droite et à Gauche (sans lunettes), l’oiseau presente..., Ballhaus Ost, Berlin
  Miniature by Serendipity, Kosmetiksalon Babette, Berlin
2011 The Raising of Lazarus, Projectspace nationalmusem, Berlin
2010 Traveling without moving, CosarHMT, Düsseldorf
  Girloverkill, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
2008 Koninklijke Prijs voor vrije Schilderkunst 2008, Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag
  Precurse, Projectspace nationalmuseum, Berlin
  Our Project Presents Our Project, AiB, Brooklyn, New York
2007Fullnelson, WestGermany, Berlin
DK, Edition, Pro qm, Berlin
2006 Spooky, Stanley Brown Huis, Utrecht
2005 Koninklijke Prijs voor vrije Schilderkunst 2005, Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag
2004 Buning Brongers Prijzen 2004, Arti et Amicitae, Amsterdam
Koninklijke Prijs voor vrije Schilderkunst 2004, Koninklijke Palais te Amsterdam
When dreams come true, Van Wijngaarden Hakkens, Amsterdam
Group show 86, Amsterdam
2002 Menschenbilder, Wissenschaftszentrum Gelsenkirchen
Kunsthalle Koblenz
Cabinet with outfit, Galerie Andreas Bruening, Düsseldorf
2000 real, Bittweg, Düsseldorf