Vita

"To remain self-critical and authentic, patient and focused.
Put all your knowledge and skills in one piece, and then give birth to a unique, new figure that you can be proud of in retrospect.
Like a father about his firstborn!"

1958

  • born
    in Leuven, Belgium

1980

  • to 1981

    Studies of sculpting
    at the Academy of Fine Arts Leuven, Belgium
    with Prof. Yves Duchene

1982

  • Travel by bicycle through Europe

1983

  • to 1985

    Studies for teaching
    in Heverlee, Belgium

1985

  • to 1986

    Work as teacher
    in Tervüren, Belgium

1986

  • Relocation to Hesse, Germany
  • to 1990

    Work as docent
    at Sommerakademie Marburg, Germany
  • since 1986

    self-employed artist

1988

  • Exhibition
    Rathaus Mainz
    (group exhibition)
  • Public acquisition
    Staatsbauamt Marburg
  • Travel to Algeria

1989

  • Award
    Artist's scholarship of the city Bad Münster am Stein
    in Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
  • Exhibition
    Galerie Pro Arte Christiana
    in Leuven, Belgium
  • Public acquisition
    Kultusministerium Rheinland-Pfalz
  • Public acquisition
    Staatsbauamt Marburg
  • Public acquisition
    Stadt Bad Münster a. Stein
  • Travel to India

1990

  • Exhibition
    Software AG
    in Darmstadt, Germany
  • Travel to Senegal

1991

  • Travel to Senegal

1994

  • Exhibition
    Galerie Christiane Cloots
    in Brussels, Belgium

1996

  • Exhibition
    Arbeitsgericht Marburg
    Germany

1997

  • Public acquisition
    Stadt Marburg
  • Travel to Venice

1998

  • Award
    Otto Ubbelohde-Preis
  • Public acquisition
    Landratsamt Marburg-Biedenkopf
  • Travel to Venice

2000

  • Exhibition
    Galerie Büchnerhaus
    in Riedstadt, Germany
  • Exhibition
    Galerie des Landtags Thüringen
    in Erfurt, Germany

2001

  • Exhibition
    Stadthaus Stadtallendorf
    Germany
  • Public acquisition
    Kunstverein Stadtallendorf
  • Travel to Venice

2002

  • Public acquisition
    Investitionsbank Hessen, Frankfurt am Main
  • Public acquisition
    Sculptures by order of the city Marburg
  • Travel to Andalusia

2003

  • Exhibition
    Gewogalerie
    in Marburg, Germany
  • Public acquisition
    Gewobau Marburg
  • Travel to Venice

2004

  • Public acquisition
    Euro-Bilder, Kostrewa Sammlung, Hannover

2005

  • Exhibition
    Galerie Kathrein Weinhold
    in Berlin, Germany
  • Work as docent
    for the company Schmincke, Feinste Künstlerfarben, Dusseldorf, Germany

2006

  • Exhibition
    Galerie Belle Arte
    in Dillenburg, Germany

2007

  • Public acquisition
    Weiss Umwelttechnik, Reiskirchen

2008

  • Exhibition
    Galerie Esschius
    in Diest, Belgium
  • Exhibition
    Stadthaus am Dom
    in Wetzlar, Germany
  • Founding of "Atelier am See"
    in Bischoffen, Germany
  • Public acquisition
    Stadt Wetzlar

2009

  • Exhibition
    Galerie Mensch und Natur
    in Ghent, Belgium

2010

  • Exhibition
    WIBank Hessen
    in Wetzlar, Germany

2011

  • Exhibition
    Künstlerhaus Lenz
    in Gladenbach, Germany
  • Exhibition
    Messmer Foundation
    in Riegel am Kaiserstuhl, Germany

2013

  • Exhibition
    Kerckhoff-Klinik
    in Bad Nauheim, Germany
  • Exhibition
    Landratsamt Marburg-Biedenkopf
    in Marburg, Germany
  • Public acquisition
    Kerckhoff-Klinik, Bad Nauheim
  • Public acquisition
    Landratsamt Marburg-Biedenkopf

2014

  • Exhibition
    Rathaus und Autohaus Jackwerth
    in Bischoffen, Germany

2015

  • Exhibition
    Alte Kirche
    in Weimar/Lahn, Germany
  • Exhibition
    Galerie Ahlert & Friends
    in Gießen, Germany
  • Exhibition
    Kulturstation
    in Wetzlar, Germany
  • Exhibition
    Uniklinikum Gießen
    Germany
  • since 2015

    Kunst in Licher Scheunen
    in Lich, Germany

2016

  • Exhibition
    Galerie auf dem Schiffenberg
    in Gießen, Germany
  • Exhibition
    Haus Heckenmühle
    in Bad Endbach, Germany
  • Exhibition
    Kanzlei Kleymann, Karpenstein und Partner (KKP)
    in Wetzlar, Germany
  • Exhibition
    Zentrum für interkulturelle Begegnung und Bildung (ZIBB)
    in Gießen, Germany
  • since 2016

    Rauschenale
    in Rauschenberg, Germany
  • since 2016

    Work as docent
    for Art & Friends in Bochum, Germany

2017

  • Exhibition
    Alte Färberei (Haus der Vereine)
    in Herborn, Germany
  • Public acquisition
    Kanzlei Kleymann, Karpenstein und Partner (KKP), Wetzlar
    of two paintings

2018

  • Exhibition
    Between Impressionism und Expressionism
    Kunst- und Kulturforum in Laubach, Germany
  • since 2018

    Relaunch of the website