Curriculum Vitae

Born in Germany, lives and works in Toronto, Canada

Education:

‘Meisterschülerin’ of Prof. Udo Scheel, Academy of Fine Arts, Münster, Germany

Master of Fine Arts (graduated with distinction), Master of Art Education

Professional Experience:

Art teacher (grades 5-12), Christian-Dietrich-Grabbe-High School Detmold, Germany

Program Director for Art Studies and Instructor for art teachers, ZfsL Paderborn, Germany

Other: director of gifted specialized program classes in visual arts

Curator of art exhibitions

Curriculum development for art programs in schools, museums, public art projects, workshops

Guest speaker at conferences on professional development for art teachers, e.g. Paderborn University, Germany

2013 relocation to Toronto

Artist in residence with studio in Toronto

currently at the Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto with AKIN Studio Program (until September 2019)

Selected Group and Solo Exhibitions up to 2018:

Canada:

Rana Khaled Real Estate, Toronto

Open house Studio Tour, Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA),Toronto

Desire Lines, Akin Group Show at Steamwhistle Brewery, Toronto

The Painting Show, Gerrard Art Square, Toronto

A New Experience (solo), Cobalt Gallery, Toronto

Kingston Road Art Walk, Toronto

Open Studio, Lyall Avenue, Toronto

Europe:

Mindmapping, Winter Gallery Grabbe-Gymnasium, Detmold, Germany

Bilder-Reise, Cultural-Centre Hasselt, Belgium (catalogue)

Offene Ateliers, Studio Gallery, Mühlenstraße, Detmold

Verdichtungen, VHS-Gallery, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany

Echt Scheel?, Burg Vondern, Oberhausen, Germany

Gallery Fischer, Minden, Germany

Gallery Artefakt (solo), Bad Oeynhausen, Germany

Gallery Ms (solo), Münster, Germany

Dresdner Bank, Leverkusen, Germany

Konfigurationen, City Hall Gallery Everswinkel, Germany

Forum Liesborn, Museum Abtei Liesborn, Germany (curated by Dr. Bennie Priddy) (catalogue)

Gallery Leisten und Thiesen, Münster, Germany

Art for Europe, European Community, Brussels, Belgium (catalogue)

Collections:

Contemporary Art Collection, European Community, Brussels, Belgium

Private Collection, Detmold, Germany

Munich Reinsurance Company of Canada (Munich Re), Toronto, Corporate Art

Awards and Grants:

Residency in Liguria/ Italy (artist-in-residence-program), Academy of Fine Arts, Münster, Germany)

First Place Award Art for Europe (art award European Community, Brussels, Belgium)

AKIN Studio Program: selected for studio at the Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto (2018/19)