1968              Born in Stuttgart (Germany)



1987 - 1994   Studies of Sculpture, Stage Design at National Art University Stuttgart

2001 - 2002   Teaching at the Sculpture Department at Musashino Art University in Tokyo/ Japan

2002 - 2005    Assistant-Professor for Media Art and Sculpture at

                       California State University Long Beach in California/USA

2008 - 2012    Assistant-Professor at Sculpture Department at Tama Art University /Japan


Lives in Japan and Germany


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Solo Exhibitions:


1991              Gallery  Kinter  (Geradstetten /Germany)

1994              Museum Murrhardt (Germany)

1998              Inax Gallery Ginza (Tokyo/Japan)

2000              "Feierlich und sehr langsam"  Röntgen Kunstraum (Aoyama/Japan)

2001              "Sinfonia Antarctica" Röntgen Kunstraum (Aoyama/Japan)

2001              "Generations"  Röntgen Kunstraum (Aoyama/Japan)

2001              "Solaris" Artium Fukuoka (Japan)

2002              "Recent Excavations" Röntgen Kunstraum (Kichijoji/Japan)

2006              “Solaris - Second Chamber” Weißfeld (Tokyo/Japan)

2007              “The Micro-cosmos of Florian Claar” Museum of Art (Aomori/Japan)

2008              “The Vessel-Project Part I - The Flying Dutchman (Yokohama/Japan)

2008              “The Vessel-Project Part III - Nostromo (G-Fal Gallery Kodaira/Japan)

2009              “Apollo” Hermes Ginza (Tokyo/ Japan)

2010              “The Vessel-Project Part V - Frankenstein und Mahler (OAG-Tokyo/ Japan)

2011              “Behind the Stage: (Daan District Art Gallery Taipei/ Taiwan)

2013              “3 Short Operas” Iriya Gallery (Tokyo/ Japan)

2014              “The Wanderers Cinema” Iriya Gallery (Tokyo/ Japan)


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Group Exhibitions:


1989              "Kunst im Hagenbucher" (Heilbronn /Germany)

1989              Gallery Kinter  (Geradstetten /Germany)

1990              "Kunst im Freien" Museum Kirchheim (Germany)

1991              "Stuttgart-Düsseldorf" Stadtmuseum (Düsseldorf/ Germany)

1994              Arakawa River Art Project (Tokyo/Japan)

1995              Shinobazu Art Festival (Ueno/Japan)

1996              Odawara Art Forum 1996 (Odawara/Japan)

1997              Concrete Art Museum (Nagoya/Japan)

1997              5th. Japan Art Exhibition at Spiral Garden (Tokyo/Japan)

1998              5th. Kajima Sculpture Competition (Tokyo/Japan)

1998              6th. Exhibition of Tokyo Outdoor Contemporary Sculpture

                     (Setagaya/Japan)

1999              "G9" Spiral Garden (Aoyama/Japan)

1999              "Tanagokoro 5"  Röntgen Kunstraum (Aoyama/ Japan)

1999              Tachikawa International Art Festival (Tachikawa/ Japan)         

2000              NCAF  (Nagoya, Japan)

2000              Pusan Yong-du-san Art Festival (Pusan/ Korea)

2000              Changwon International Sculpture Symposium (Changwon/ Korea)

2000              "Grosse Kunstaustellung" (Muenchen/ Germany)

2001              "Tanagokoro 6" Röntgen Kunstraum (Aoyama/ Japan)

2001              Yokohama Triennial (Japan)

2001              "Bio-Shuffle" The Photographers Gallery (Saskatoon/ Canada)

2002              Werby Gallery  (Long Beach/ USA)

2002              Cypress Fine Arts Gallery (Los Angeles/ USA)

2003              "Un-scenery" Raid-Projects (Los Angeles/ USA)

2004              South-Station Public Art Exhibition (Shanghai/ China)

2006             "Freeing the Mind” Kyoto Art Center (Kyoto/ Japan)

2007              Toyamura International Sculpture Biennale 2007 (Toyamura/Japan)

2007              Kobe Biennale 2007 (Kobe/ Japan)

2007              Tamagawa Art Line Project (Tokyo/ Japan)

2008              “The Vessel-Project Part II - Fafnir (Art Line Project Tamagawa /Japan) 

2009              “Postcard from Eden” (Sculpture Gallery Hashimoto/ Japan) 

2010              “Places 9/16” (Sculpture Gallery Hashimoto/ Japan)

2011              “The Vessel-Project Part IV - Molly Aida (Hualien /Taiwan)

2011              “Ima mono gataru”  Sagamihara Exhibition Hall (Tokyo/Japan)

2014             “The Mirror”  (Ginza/ Japan)

2014              “Luminosity” Kamloops Art Gallery (Kamloops/Canada)

2015              “Shibuya Egg” Shibuya City Hall (Tokyo/Japan)

2016              “Alloy & Peace” Spiral Garden (Tokyo/Japan)

2017              Horizon 2017 “Arts Nature en Sancy” (Sancy/ France)



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Public Art Commissions:


1991              Stadtpark Killesberg (Stuttgart/ Germany)

1996              Towa House (Kokubunji/ Japan

2000              Minami-Yukigaya (Tokyo/ Japan)

2001              Changwon Museum of Modern Art (Changwon/ Korea)

2002              Bunri University (Kawagoe/ Japan)

2003              Muza Kawasaki Concert Hall (Kawasaki/Japan)

2004              Kanazawa Contemporary Art Museum (Kanazawa/Japan)

2005              Morioka Cultural Center (Morioka/ Japan)

2006              Midtown-Project Roppongi (Tokyo/Japan)

2007              Benesse Headquarters (Tokyo/ Japan)

2008              Nagoya Mode Gakuen (Nagoya/ Japan)

2009              Novotel - Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (Taipei/Taiwan)

2010              Daan Park Project (Taipei/Taiwan)

2011             Hangzhou Grand Canal Project (Hangzhou /China)

2014              ISF Sculpture Garden (Chengdu /China)

2015              MRT Station Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (Taipei/Taiwan)

2015              Taichung Airport (Taichung/Taiwan)

2017              Wei Wu Ying Center for the Arts (Kaohisung /Taiwan)

          


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Prizes:


1991              Public Art Competition Bad Canstatt (1st. Prize)

1994              Arakawa River Art Contest

1995              Shinobazu Art Festival  (1st. Prize)

1997              5th. Japan Art Scholarship Competition

1997              Concrete Art Museum Nagoya (3rd. Prize)

1998              5th. Kajima Sculpture Competition (1st. Prize)

1998              6th. Tokyo Outdoor Contemporary Sculpture (1st. Prize)

2005              Benesse Sculpture Competition (1st. Prize)

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