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1945born in Bad Elster/Vogtland, Germany
1962–65apprenticeship as a merchandising designer at Oelsnitz/Vogtland, Germany
1967–72study at the Academy of Graphics & Book Art in Leipzig, at Prof. Wolfgang Mattheuer and Prof. Werner Tübke
1972Diploma as painter of art and graphics
member in the Association of Visual Artist (GDR)
1973–74Teaching at the Professional School for Applied Art in Schneeberg/Ore Mountains
1974–75senior assistant at the Academy for Visual Art Berlin/Weißensee—master class student at Prof. Werner Tübke
since 1976freelance as painter of art and graphic artist in Karl-Marx-Stadt/Chemnitz
1990member in Federal Association of Artists of Fine Art
1997relocation to Niederlichtenau (near Chemnitz, Germany)