Born August 14, 1972, Heidelberg, Germany

Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York and Leipzig, Germany

EDUCATION

 

2001 - 2003

MFA in Sculpture, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

1994 - 2000

Civic and Public Service Examination in Art Education and Physical Education (equivalent to M.Ed.) University of Leipzig, Germany

1997 - 1998

Fine Arts Scholarship, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2007

Michael Steinberg Gallery (Project Room), New York, New York 

2006

“Das muss gefeiert werden! Mit Krokant, Kandiszucker, Kremhuetchen, Kokosflocken und Konfekt!”, Galerie Schuster, Frankfurt, Germany

“Oh, do let me help to undo it”, PH Gallery, New York, New York 

2005

“Ene mene miny mo”, Kiehle Gallery, St. Cloud State University, Saint Cloud, Minnesota

2004

“ When the green frog changed into a happy prince, the nearby well — splish, splash — turned into sweetened lemonade…”, PH Gallery, New York, New York

2003

“Beneath such dreamy weather”, SPACELab, SPACES, Cleveland, Ohio

“It had, in fact, a sort of mixed flavour of cherry-tart, custard, pine-apple, roast turkey, toffy, and hot buttered toast“, Sherman Studio Art Center, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 

“What a blissful time we had…”, Sculpture Center, Cleveland, Ohio

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2006

“Peace King Mother Nature”, Second Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts

“Every day is different”, Michael Steinberg Gallery, New York, New York

“Paramnesiac Landscape”, NYCAMS, New York, New York

2005

“Dear Bubble Tea”, Nurture Art, Brooklyn, New York

“Point of View”, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Scope New York 2005 – PH Gallery, New York, New York at Flatotel, New York, New York

“Project Diversity – a Multi-Venue Exhibition of 200 Brooklyn Artist”, “Under the Rainbow”, Tastes Like Chicken Art Space, Brooklyn, New York

2004

“Look Closer…”, AG Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

“9x”, Smack Mellon Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

“Emerging Artists New Work”, Fireland Association for the Visual Arts, Oberlin, Ohio (in collaboration with the Ohio Arts Council)

“Back from SPACELab:10 years of innovation – Bathing, blooming, and waddling in the rain...”, SPACES, Cleveland, Ohio

2003

“Wet”, S1 Art Space, Brooklyn, New York

“Crossing Borders”, Goldfarb Center for the Arts, York University, Toronto, Canada

2002

“Outstanding Student Achievement In Contemporary Sculpture Awards”, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, New Jersey, juried by Valerie Fletcher, Donald Kuspit, Tom Eccles

 

AWARDS / FELLOWSHIPS / RESIDENCIES

2004

Studio Program, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, New York 

Smack Mellon Emerging Artist Fellowship, New York Community Trust, New York, New York

2003

Residence at the MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, New Hampshire

Edith Fergus Gilmore Material Award, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2002

Outstanding Student Achievement In Contemporary Sculpture Awards, International Sculpture Center, Publisher of Sculpture Magazine, Hamilton, New Jersey

Edith Fergus Gilmore Art Travel Award, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2001/02

Ohio State University Fellowship, Columbus, Ohio

1997/98

Scholarship for Kent State University, Ohio, Akademisches Auslandsamt, Leipzig, Germany

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2006

Jonathan Goodman, Review on “Oh do let me help to undo it!”, PH Gallery, NewYork, New York, SCULPTURE Magazine (up coming)

Florian Balke, Review on “Das muss gefeiert werden! Mit Krokant, Kandiszucker, Kremhuetchen, Kokosflocken und Konfekt!”, Galerie Schuster, Frankfurt, Germany, FRANKFURTER ALLGEMEINE ZEITUNG, Vol. 190, Thursday, August 17th, p.48

David Cohen, Artworld Digest – “Unambiguous” – an Annual New Artist Survey (curated printed exhibition featuring 99 artists from around the world,) Vol. 1, March 2006, p. 38

2005

William Powhida, Review on “Under the Rainbow”, Tastes Like Chicken Art Space, Brooklyn, New York, THE BROOKLYN RAIL, Vol. June 2005, p. 19

2004

Jeffrey Kastner, Review on “ When the green frog changed into a happy prince, the nearby well — splish, splash — turned into sweetened lemonade…”, PH Gallery, New York, New York, ARTFORUM, Vol. Nov. 2004, p.227-228

Lyz Bly, “Invented Worlds – a decade of experimentation at Spacelab”, FREE TIMES, Vol. 12, No. 21, September 15 - 21, 2004, p. 47

“Back from SPACELab: 10 years of innovation”, exhibition catalogue, Spaces, Cleveland, Ohio

2002

“2002 Outstanding Student Achievement In Contemporary Sculpture Awards”, SCULPTURE Magazine”, Oct. 2002, p. 56-61

“Fall/Winter 2002/03 Exhibition” exhibition catalogue, Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton, New Jersey

 

TEACHING AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2005 - 2007

Visiting Instructor, Pratt Institute, Associate Degree Program, New York, New York

2005

Guest Lecturer/Critic, Kiehle Gallery, St. Cloud State University, Saint Cloud, Minnesota

2004

Guest Lecturer/Critic, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio

2003

Graduate Teaching Associate, Foundation Program, Department of Art, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2002

Teaching Assistant for Todd Slaughter, Foundation Program, Department of Art, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

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