Born in Upper Austria, studies of economics in Salzburg and Vienna, decorator trainee, language studies during lengthy stays in Paris, London, Spain and Switzerland.


After several years of employment in the commercial field, Executive Director of the German branch of an international welfare organization (Tolstoy Foundation, Russian Library, social and cultural program) in Munich.

During all that time, I dedicated my leasure time to outdoor activities, sports, travelling, painting and sculpturing (several years of art studies with Earn Kollar - painting, Karel Fron - drawing and sculpturing, Sabine Stellmann - abstract painting, in Munich). Travel photography during numerous journeys in Europe and abroad. Since 2007, intense occupation with digital photography.

I am living and working in Munich.