CV

Born in Hamburg, Germany

 

Education

2015 –  Jewellery Assessor for Vocational Achievements, Focus Professionals, Stoke on Trent, UK

2009 – 2011 Master of Fine Arts / Jewellery, Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm, Sweden

2001 – 2006 Jewellery Design Diploma Studies, HAWK University, Hildesheim, Germany

1995 – 1998 Apprenticeship as a goldsmith, Hamburg, Germany

 

Awards and Scholarships

Marzee Graduation Price, Gallery Marzee, Nijmegen, Netherlands, 2011

Graduate Award, Vasakronan Scholarship, KonstfackUniversity, Stockholm, 2011

Graduate Award, Konstfack Scholarship, Rektor Ake Stavenows Stipendienstiftelse, Stockholm, 2011

GEDOK Form ART, Klaus Oschmann Preis, 2009

First Prize for Applied Art, Zeughausmesse Berlin, 2007

Landessiegerin im Goldschmiedehandwerk, Hamburg, 1997

 

Teaching Experience

2008 – 2009 Teaching jewellery courses at Lange & Sleeboom jewellery school, Hamburg, Germany

20011 – 2012 Teaching jewellery design courses at Studio Oelkersallee, Janine Arnold, Hamburg Germany

2014 – 2017 – Teaching jewellery courses at School of Jewellery Design, Vanetta Seecharran, London UK

2016 – to date: Hourly paid Jewellery Tutor at City Literary Institute, London

2017 – to date: Teaching of specialist jewellery and Diploma courses at K2 Academy of Contemporary Jewellery, founded and directed together with Kelvin Birk, Cockpit Arts, London