Born in W-Germany.
Before her training - working in a museum, organizing exhibitions and archiving lithographic prints such as Kaethe Kollwitz´s lithographic prints, prints bei Gabriele Münter or Rembrandt edgings.
Then - studying Educational Sciences and art semesters at the universities Essen and Münster, Germany; including an auditorium scholarly debate with Joseph Beuys.
Many trips to museums and galleries in European cities and Israel and to events like the DOCUMENTA in Kassel as well as additional intensifying workshops in lithographic printing, nude and water color techniques.
Sold many water color paintings regularly to an art dealer in order to partly finance her academical training.
1983 - M.A in Educational Sciences from the Westf. Wilhems University, Muenster, Germany
1985 - 1997: private and public commissions, exhibitions, sales and publications before immigrating with her young family to
1993 - member of the Berufsverband Bildender Kuenstler Westf. e.V. (BBK), Germany
( Association of Professional Artists - The Plastic Arts); still active participations in juried exhibitions abroad.
Many national and international juried group shows as well as solo exhibitions and commissions.
2010 - 2015 AFCA member of the Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver.
2010 - Elected Member of the Society of Canadian Artists, Toronto, Canada.
2019 - Member of the CV Writers Society
Lives and works in British Columbia, Canada.
Paintings have been sold to ( selection): Berlin, Frankfurt, Dresden, Amsterdam,
London, Jacksonville(Florida), NY/Manhattan, Chicago, Calgary, Victoria(BC, Canada)
Author of the children's / youth book: "Of Bears at Fridges, drinking Planes and Cinderella's Shoe"
(also see BLOG)
Association of Professional Artists - The Plastic Arts ( Berufsverband Bildender Kuenstler Westf. e.V = BBK ), Germany
Society of Canadian Artists, Toronto, Canada
CV Writers Society, Canada
AWARDS and Wins ::
2008 "Eureka" was chosen for the Saatchi online gallery TOP TEN of the week, Sept 1 - 7, 2008, by
Rebecca Wilson, London
2009 OPUS Bronce Award / Art Visions, Kelowna, BC/Canada
2009 Award of Excellence / FCA, Vancouver , Canada
2013 Won with three large paintings for the permanent online exhibition "Vulnerability vs Strength", LINUS gallery, Pasadena, California