Studies: Christian Albrechts University, Cologne, 1973–1975; School of Artistic Craft, Jurva (Finland), 1975–1981. Studies In the field of sculpture under Prof Berndt Altensteint, Bremen (Germany), 1982–1987; Academia Bellas Artes, Madrid, 1988. Stipends of: Evangelisches Studienwerk Villigst (1981–1988); Otto Niemeyer-Holstein (2002). Since 1991 he has lived and worked in Berlin and Glashütte, Front Pomerania. Laureate of the Research Award of Council ‘Kulturalsenat Berlin’ (1993).