1953 Born in Herzberg. 1977–1982 Studies at Academy of Art Berlin Weißensee. 1982–1988 Designer for womenswear and artistic, concept development work in the Public Relations department at VHB Exquisit, Berlin. 1988/89 Teacher on the Fashion Design course at Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design Halle. Since 1992 Professor at BURG, Design Faculty.