curriculum


Born in Attendorn, Germany, in 1961, lives and works in Sintra, Portugal.


EDUCATION


2008 

Master in Multimedia Art – FBAUP, University of Porto

2004 

Grant from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation – new technologies, in Berlin

2000 

Virtual drawing – Architecture Faculty, University of Lisbon

1992/93 

Scholarship from the Portuguese Foreign Office

1982-89 

Sculpture and Etching (BA) at the Bremen Arts University
 


SOLO EXHIBITIONS (selection since 1986)


2009 

Municipal Museum of Horta, Madeira, Portugal
Cine-Teatro de Serpa, Serpa, Portugal
Municipal Gallery, Seixal, Portugal

2008 

Habitat,Arthobler Gallery, Porto, Portugal
Habitat, BlackBox, Montemor-o-Novo, Portugal

2007 

Metamorphosis, Cooperativa Árvore, Porto, Portugal

2007 

Mo-numentos, Centro Cultural de Alcains, Castelo Branco, Portugal
Mo-numentos, Museu da Pedra, Cantanhede, Portugal

2006 

Centro Cultural, Macedo de Cavaleiros, Portugal
Zeichensetzung, IHK Galerie, Siegen, Germany

2005 

Brandzeichen, Arthobler Gallery, Porto, Portugal

2002 

Bielefeld , Landeskirchenamt, Westfalen
Gallery Claudia Böer, Hannover, Germany

2001 

Gallery Mani , Berlim, Germany
Museu da Electricidade, Lisbon, Portugal

2000 

Verein zur Förderung von Kunst und Kultur, Attendorn, Germany
Santiago Church/ Palmela’s Castle, Palmela, Portugal

1997 

Municipal Museum, Bad Berleburg, Germany
Archeology Municipal Museum and Castel, Silves, Portugal

1995 

Kunstverein, Ganderkesee, Germany

1993 

Kunstverein Südsauerland, Attendorn, Germany
Gallery Cornelius Hertz, Bremen, Germany

1992 

Gallery Monumental (Goethe-Institut Lisbon), Lisbon, Portugal
 


GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selection)


2009 

Sculpture Symposium, Felgueiras, Portugal
Sculpture Symposium, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal

2008 

ARTELISBOA – International Contemporary Art Fair, Lisbon, with Arthobler Gallery
Raumschleife, DST Braga, Portugal

2006 

ARTELISBOA – International Contemporary Art Fair, Lisbon, with Arthobler Gallery

2004 

“Figur zwischen Fundament und Fundamentalismus”, Gerhard Marcks Haus, Bremen, Germany

2002 

Arte Pública I, Sintra, Portugal

“10 Jahre BöerArtigkeiten”, Kubus, Hannover, Germany

2000 

“Lusografias”, Igreja de São Vicente, Évora, Portugal
“Zwischenraum”, Hoeschhallen, Attendorn, Germany

1998 

“Mo-nu-mentos” , Städtische Galerie Buntentor, Sveio, Norwey
Galeria Ryvarden, Bremen, Germany

1997 

“Naturezas Mortas”, Galeria Municipal, Lisbon, Portugal
Quinta de Corvo, Colares, Portugal
International Art Biennial of Vila Nova de Cerveira, V. N. Cerveira, Portugal
5ª. Mostra de Escultura no Ar Livre da Amadora, Portugal

1996 

Sculpture no Ar Livre, Cascais, Portugal

1995 

Galeria Municipal - Christinenhaus (com Marianne Klein), Zeven, Germany
"An einem anderen Ort", Galeria Municipal Buntentor, Bremen, Germany

1994 

Sculpture Portuguesa, Cascais, Portugal
Nave, Padrão dos Descobrimentos / Espelho d'Água, Lisbon, Portugal
Quinta do Corvo, Colares, Portugal

1993 

Mostra de Sculpture, Amadora, Portugal
Quinta do Corvo, Colares, Portugal

1992 

Zehn Jahre Galerie Waller, Galeria Waller, Bremen, Germany
Skulptur im Stadtpark, Cloppenburg, Germany

1991 

Künstlerbund Südsauerland, Sauerlandmuseum, Arnsberg, Germany
Biennial of sculpture and drawing, Caldas da Rainha , Portugal
Junge Kunst aus Bremen, Kunstverein, Marburg, Germany
Distanz und Nähe, Kunstverein, Hameln, Germany
Distanz und Nähe, Municipal Gallery of Viersen, Germany

1990 

Germinations V, Lyon (France), Breda (Netherlands) and Bon (Germany)

1988 

Kunsthalle (with Arne Bernd Rhaue and Robert Schmidt), Bielefeld, Germany
Galerie Steinbrecher, Bremen, Germany
Bremer Bildhauer, Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen, Germany
Skulptur im Freien, Schlosspark, Oldenburg, Germany
Vilter, Galerie der HfbK, Braunschweig, Germany
Figurativ - Konstruktiv, Kunstverein, Ganderkesee, Germany

1987 

6x2 Bildhauer, Galerie Cafe Gruppe Grün, Bremen, Germany

1986 

Junge Kunst aus dem Kreis Olpe, Finnentrop, Germany
Atelier Weserburg, Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen, Germany

AWARDS

1999 

Culture Award, Olpe, Germany

1997 

1 st. Prize “Versammlungsplatz Hilbeck”, Werl, Germany
Acquisition Award – 5 th Sculpture Show, Amadora

1989 

2 nd. Prize, "Arster Steinsetzer", Bremen, Germany

1986 

3 rd. Prize, "Monument for Obernheide Concentration Camp", Stuhr, Germany
 



PUBLIC INTERVENTIONS (selection)


2009 

Padrão do Mar, Horta, Portugal

2005 

Die unendliche Leichtigkeit des Steins, Vale de Lobo, Almancil, Portugal

2004 

Mamarrosa, Oliveira do Bairro, Portugal
Pórtico, Monte Mouzinho, Penafiel, Portugal
Transporte em Rede, Câmara de Lobos, Portugal

2003 

Nascente, Alfandega da Fé, Portugal
Escada Monólitica, Lagos, Portugal

2002 

Pórtico do Sol II, Évora, Portugal

2001 

Eckstein, Departamento da Igreja de Westfalia, Bielefeld, Germany
Eckstein II, Igreja do Salvador, Attendorn, Germany

1999 

Tor II, Cascais, Portugal

1998 

Contraforte, Werl-Hilbeck, Germany
Tor I”, Cascais, Portugal
Porta do Sol, Casa do Alto, Maia, Portugal

1997 

Fortaleza, Amadora, Portugal
Pedras Cruzadas, Cascais, Portugal
Torre, Aveiro, Portugal

1996 

Caldeirão, Amadora, Portugal

1995

Aproximação, Cascais, Portugal
Cascata, Algés / Lisbon, Portugal

1991 

Übereinander geschlagene Steine, Knoopspark, Bremen, Germany 

Der Steinsetzer, University of Bremen, Germany

Kruzifix, Friedenskirche, Attendorn-Petersburg, Germany


He is represented in private collections: in Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Portugal and USA.