Born in Hamburg, Germany


Childhood and youth: a keen maker of puppets and dolls, drawings, paintings and prints



1974 - 76   studied Jewellery Design at the Fachhochschule Schwaebisch Gmuend;

1976 - 78   qualified as Journeyman Goldsmith at the Zeichenakademie Hanau


1978   settled in the UK


Principal Commissions:

1997   aumbry and light for St Peter-at-Gowts

1999   aumbry for Trinity Hospital, Retford

2000   frieze of the 'Banksia Genus' for the Joseph Banks Memorial, Lincoln Cathedral

2001   altar sculpture for Diocesan Retreat House, Southwell

2002   'Seraph' sculpture incorporating aumbry and light for St Laurence Convent, Southwell


Postgraduate studies:

2007   MA Design with distinction at Lincoln University



1998   St Hugh's Foundation Millenium Arts Award

2006   Lincolnshire Artists' Society's Tony Bartl Prize

2008   Heslam Trust's First Annual Award

2011   Lincolnshire Artists' Society's Maggie Dean Prize