Artist

Born 1954 in Uedem, Germany.1969 to 1973 apprenticeship as glass and porcelain painter with Hein Derix in Kevelaer. 1973 to 1981 travelled through Asia, South and Central America and the Middle East. 1988 exams for master’s certificate. 1989 Own studio in Kleve.

ARTIST STATEMENT

With my glass painting I fill transparent, geometric spaces whose visual explorations produce .....

Born 1954 in Uedem, Germany.1969 to 1973 apprenticeship as glass and porcelain painter with Hein Derix in Kevelaer. 1973 to 1981 travelled through Asia, South and Central America and the Middle East. 1988 exams for master’s certificate. 1989 Own studio in Kleve.

ARTIST STATEMENT

With my glass painting I fill transparent, geometric spaces whose visual explorations produce surprising variations in forms. Different perspectives on apparent spherical floating built-up forms of linear brush strokes, reveal to the viewer new perspectives within the object’s space. 

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AWARDS

1991 Second prize in the glass competition of the Galerie Ewers at Gross St. Martin.

2003 Second prize Immenhäuser Glass Prize

2009 Third prize Immenhäuser Glass Prize

2010 Second prize Glasveredlerpreis zur Glasstec 2010.

2011 State prize NRW

2011 Third prize TGK international competition 2011

2013 Third prize ‘Fun with colours’  TGK international competition 2013

2015 Ford Wayne Museum of Art Award

2015 Second prize Immenhäuser Glass Prize

2015 Public prize Immenhäuser Glass Prize

2016 Collectors Award at  Habatat Galleries International Glass Exhibition.

2016 First price Glass finishing price Glasstec 2016 Düsseldorf

2017 Ford Wayne Museum of Art Award

2019 Ford Wayne Museum of Art Award

2022 Award of Exelllence during the 2022 Glass International at Habatat Gallery Royal Oak.

Works in public spaces:

Kleve, Sparkasse Kellen.D.

21 Fenster der St. Willibroardkapelle in Kleve Kellen.D.

Rabo-Bank Millingen/ an de Rijn NL.

Ernsting Stiftung Alter Hof Herding. D.

Portalfenster St. Anna Materborn.D.

Kunstsammlungen der Veste Coburg. D.

Glasmuseum Immenhausen. D.

Imagine Museum St Petersburg. USA Florida

Europäisches Museum für Modernes Glas, Rödental Bayern /D..

Glasmuseum Immenhausen.D.

Flint Institut of Arts, Flint MI. USA.

Ford Wayne Museum of Art IN. USA.

Glass Light Hotel & Gallery, Autograph Collections Norfolk VA 23529 USA

Barry Art Museum Norfolk VA 23529 USA

Museum of Glass Tacoma WA. USA

Glass Museum Charleroi/6001 Charleroi Belgien

Achilles-Stiftung Hamburg

EXHIBITIONS (SELECTED)

2022

Coburger Glaspreis 2022 D

Glasstec Düsseldorf D

Immenhäuser Glaspreis 2022 D

Art Market San Francisco USA

2021

InterRegional LWL-Industriemuseum , Gernheim  +

Glasmuseum Frauenau /Glasheimat Bayern& GKV/NRW  D

Galerie Spiegel Minden D/ Solo

Museum Linnich /Glas hat uns/D

Habatat Gallery Royal Oak USA/Solo

2020

Montague Gallery San Francisco USA/Solo

Schiepers Gallery  Belgien / Solo

2019

Habatat Galleries 4th Annual Glass Coast Weekend 2019 St. Peter&Sarasota Florida

2018

Continuum Gallery – In the heat of the night Königswinter

PAN Amsterdam with Etienne Gallery

Sofa Chicago with Habatat Gallery

Glasrijk Tubbergen 2018 International Glass Art Event

Art Toronto with Sandra Ainsley Gallery

Glastec Düsseldorf mit der GKV NRW e.V.

Galerie Handwerk München Alles Rund – Punkt , Kreis, Kugel

Art Breda with Etienne Galerie

46. International Glass Invitational Award Exhibition        Habatat Gallery Rojal Oak

Best of Glasspreis Preisträger 2000 – 2015 Glasmuseum Immernhausen / D

Schiepers Gallery M. Behrens & W. Grootens Hasselt Belgium 

Sarasota Glass Weekend 2018 Habatat Gallerys

2017

Iglass LevantArt Gallery Shanghai C.

Pan Amsterdam with Etienne Gallery

45th Glass International Award Exhibition Royal Oak. Habatat Gallery.USA

Art Palm Beach USA

Longboat Key Center for the Arts / Sarasota Florida USA

Exempla 2017 IHM München D

2016

ART/TO Art Toronto Sandra Ainsley Gallery

SOFA Chicago USA

“Glass now” Galerie Handwerk  München D

Fort Wayne Museum of Art ” Summer of Glass” USA

The International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa    Japan.

Notojima Glass ArtMuseum, Notojima, Japan

Solo Etienne Gallery NL

“Ornament” Glasmuseet Ebeltoft DK

Europäisches Museum für Modernes Glas Coburg D
2015

SOFA Chicago 2015 USA

„manu factum „Museum für angewandte Kunst Köln D

Glasmuseum Immenhausen 6. Immenhäuser Glaspreis D

Ford Wayne Museum of Art USA

2014
SOFA Chicago 2014 USA 

Coburger Glaspreis 2014

2013
The International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa 2013

SOFA Chicago 2013

Exhibitions: D. NL. GB. USA.  J. PL. CZ. A.  CA. DK.

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