History

Born : Cologne, Germany 2/4/1957

 
  • Education
  • Tyler School of Art, Bachelor of Fine Art Degree 1979 Temple University, Philadelphia, Pa
  • National Academy of Design, 1989-1992 New York, NY : studio school for artist’s; academic program of instruction in drawing and Painting techniques and materials practiced in still life, live model and landscape.
  • Exhibitions And Workshops
  • International Art Book Symposium, December 15-20 2008 El Nafeza Hand Made Paper Center Fustat Cairo;
  • Exhibition; Cairo Atelier Dec.21-Jan 1 2009
  • Rowaq Al-Balqaa Art Gallery, Aqaba Jordan, September 2008 WORKSHOP commissioned series of mixed media paintings on paper produced on site.
  • “Insight Inside”, Exhibition of paintings on collage. Holistic Health Center Insight Inside, Maadi Cairo Egypt, March 2007
  • DiF Gallerie-Artotheque, Montbrison France, Exhibition of collage, painting and drawing April 2006
  • “Imagining the Book II” International Biennale Workshop and Exhibition; Alexandria Library April 2005
  • “Jifna Spring” International Artists Workshop ministry of culture Palestine (Ramallah) April 20- May 5 2005
  • “First International Biennale for Hand-Printed Artists Book”, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, April 2004
  • “Form Throught Light”Art Forum, Ramadan 2004 and 2005, Palace of Art Opera House, Gezira Cairo.  Mohamed Abou El Naga, commissioner
  • “Contemporary Book Art of the Arab World” Frankfurt Book Fair October 2004, Museum Der Arbeit, Hamburg Germany January 2005, Casa Croci Municipio di Mendrisio, Switzerland, September 2005
  • “3rd Book Art Triennale “Sin” International Exhibition. Contemporary Art Center Vilnius Lithuania, May 2003. Traveling to venues in Germany, Belgium and France.
  • “International Book Arts Exhibition“, Wexford Art Center Ireland, 2003
  • “Imagining the Book” International Biennale Workshop and Exhibition inaugurating the opening ceremony of the Alexandria Library, September 2002
  • ”Attalaki City Without Frontiers”, International Exhibition, Alexandria Atelier, funded by the Foundation for Hellenic Culture, January 2001
  • “3 Foreign Artists in Cairo”, Exhibition of mixed media drawings. Hanagar Art Center Cairo Opera House Giza Cairo, September 2000