Born on January 14th, 1959 in Scheibbs / Lower Austria
|1965-74||Primary school / gymnasium in Wieselburg / Lower Austria|
|1974/75||TGM in Vienna|
|1983||Examination at the end of an apprenticeship of carpenter and cabinetmaker|
|1987||Examination in mastery in the trade of carpenter and cabinetmaker|
|1981–1989||Restoration of art nouveau furniture for the Galerie Metropol Inc. Vienna – New York – Commissions for the Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Historisches Museum der Stadt Wien, Museum Moderner Kunst, Collection Schmidt, Collection Leopold, …
Works for the following Exhibitions:
|1986–1989||Permanent stay in the United States of America
Atelier Violet – Brooklyn – NewYork / USA
SFA (Swiss French American) – Brooklyn – NewYork / USA
Galerie Metropol – Manhattan – NewYork / USA
|1990||Establishing of the KUNSTWERKSTATT
Design and manufacturing of exquisite one off furniture pieces at Wolfsgraben in Lower Austria
– Möbeltischlerei, Kunsthandwerk, Filmrequisiten
|since 1995||Senior Artist at the University of Applied Art
Artistic and technical one-to-one lessons in the department of wood technology.
Alternating workshops with main emphasis on wooden connections traditional (European-Asian) and modern CNC-Technics. Tools and machinery, bending wood, building with lightweight materials.
Profound knowledge in transferring ideas and concepts of art projects, industrial- and design prototypes into realisation with the means of perfect and secure handling tools and machinery for working with wood and composite materials.
Research on involving new materials to implement art and design projects.
|2014–2016||Project employee Robotic woodcraft FWF Project AR 238
Preparing and selecting different materials and wood processing technics in order to search how to combine these procedures with standardised robots to gain new experience in design processing and Artistic expression.