1953 Born in Reichenbach/Vogtland. 1973–1979 Design course in the industrial design and vessel design areas at the University for Industrial Design Halle – Burg Giebichenstein. 1980–1983 Designer at Vereinigten Porzellanwerken Colditz, Lettin plant. 1983–1986 Assistant at Academy of Art Berlin Weißensee, Ceramics Faculty. 1986 Chief assistant at Burg Giebichenstein, Vessel Design Faculty. 1994-2016 Professor at BURG, Design Faculty, Head of Ceramic/Glass Design course. Work in the fields of product design (porcelain, ceramics and glass) and barrier-free design. Exhibition designer, publicist and curator.
Selected exhibition projects: SCHOTT und die BURG. Burg Giebichensteiner Entwürfe für Jenaer Glas 1925–2000 (SCHOTT and BURG. Burg Giebichensteiner Designs for Jena Glass 1925–2000, Jena, 2006) with Walter Scheiffele; 300+X-Experimental Porcelain. Design From European Art & Design Universities (with Claudia Zachow, Steffen Leuschner, Selb, 2010).