Artistic education


2019                 Masterclass  Professionalisation as artist with  Rainer Kaiser Freie Akademie für Malerei –  Augsburg

2017 – 2019     Masterclass in Painting with  Leiko Ikemura  (professor at Freie Akademie der Künste Berlin) Kunstakademie Bad Reichenhall

2017 – 2018      Studied chinese inkdrawing with Qi Yang  (professor at East China University Shanghai/Düsseldorf

2016 – 2017     Studied painting with Prof. Leiko Ikemura Kunstakademie – Bad Reichenhall

2015 – 2018     studied painting with Jens Kilian an der Freien Akademie für Malerei – Düsseldorf

since 1975        studied painting with Frances Dupierry (Hamburg), Paloma González (Madrid), Nimura Sensei (Kamakura), Andrea Roessler, Bettina Noak, Andrea Ridder (Bielefeld), Katrin Drebes (Hiddenhausen)


Education and professional development


2010 – 2014    Training in Tara Rokpa Group Therapy – Edinburgh

2007 – 2009     Training as systemic coach and supervisor  – Bielefeld

2004                 Non-medical practitioner in psychotherapy – Hamburg

1999 – 2003    Training in Integrative Art and Creativity Therapy at the Fritz Perls Institut – Hückeswagen

1975 – 1982     studied romance languages, psychology and Protestant theology Hamburg / Madrid. 


Work experience


Since2003        self-employed as art therapist and psychotherapist/coach in Bielefeld

Earlier:             Protestant minister for 25 years (1 year of studies and research in Buddhist/Christian dialogue in Japan)