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Born in 1972 in Erlangen, Germany. Lives and works as an illustration artist and graphic printer in Erlangen. Studied Media Illustration in Hamburg, followed by Printmaking at the University of Applied Art in Vienna. In 1999, he won 1st prize at the International Comix Competition Fumetto (Luzern, Switzerland); in 2002 he was a UNESCO scholarship holder at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Since 2003 he is part of the artist group TONTO from Graz, which was honored with the outstanding artist award 2012 of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture. From 2008 to 2010 he taught Illustration at the Academy of Art and Design Offenbach. From 2013 to 2014 and 2020 he taught Drawing and Printmaking at Middlebury College, Vermont USA. In 2017 he was Styria Artist-in-Residence in Graz, Austria.