I was born in Germany, and grew up in Lausanne, Switzerland and later in Uelzen Germany. After my studies of Fine Arts, I lived in Greece, Santorini for 14 years, where I had my own gallery (Gallery Kastelli) . Since 2004 I live and work in Melbourne.
2011 Group show ‘Eros the Eternal Muse’ at Three Ravens Gallery Philadelphia and Washington, USA
2010 Finalist at Stanthorpe Art Festival, Queensland. / Participant at the ‘Melbourne Affordable Art Show’ / 'zwischen den zeilen- between the lines' exhibition at 69 Smith Street Gallery, Australia.
2009 Participant at the ‘Melbourne Affordable Art Show’ / Final exhibition at Gallery Kastelli , Santorini, Greece .
2008 Finalist at the Maritime Art Prize, Melbourne. / 'The Travel' exhibition at 69 Smith Street Gallery, Fitzroy, Australia / 'Collection of Thoughts' exhibition at Easey Street Studio-Gallery, Melbourne. / Working at 69 Smith Street Gallery as exhibition Co-ordinator
2007 Exhibition 'impression' at Easey Street Studio, Collingwood, Australia
2005 Working in “Art Studio Complex” Collingwood with new theme: 'The Travel'
2004 Relocation to Melbourne
2001 Commencement of Art Classes about “the freedom of art”
2000 Group exhibition at ‘Olympic Airways Santorini'
1998 Establishment of Gallery/Studio “Gallery Kastelli” Sale of work to private collectors around the world (New York, New Orleans, Athens, Berlin, London & Paris)
1995 Foundation of “Palmara” artist group studio in Santorini. Theme of work: Architecture-landscape
Genesis - human beings
1993-1995 Several exhibitions in Santorini and Hamburg under the Sponsorship of Dr.Nagel.
1993 Completion of Free Artist degree at Free International University Hamburg majoring in Art, Sculpture, Philosophy and Art History. / Move to Santorini to complete work on “Greek Mythology” and “Cycladic Light"
1991Professional study year abroad in Santorini (Greece)
1988-1993 Studies in Fine Art at the Free International University (FIU) in Hamburg, under the guidance and supervision of Karin and Wolfgang Genoux (sculpture/painting) both were Master Students of Joseph Beuys.
Specific studies undertaken:
1986-1988 Fachoberschule Gestaltung Hamburg (graphic-design school) with final degree in graphic- design