Vitae

kraisser portrait mit Bronzeplastik  2014

Biography

1977  Born in Rosenheim, Germany 
1994 - 1997 Education as woodcarver, Munich, Germany
1998 - 1999 Working as woodcarver, Sweden 
2003  Named master student 
2006 Graduation "Akademiebrief" with excellence
2006 - 2008 Study at Art University, Bremen, Germany, Professor Bernd Altenstein
2007 Graduation with excellenc
2008 Master student of Professor Bernd Altenstein

Lives and works in Bad Belzig near Berlin since 2006.


Awards / Scholarships

1994 - 1997  Annual placing at Dannerwettbewerb, Munich 
1998 Scholarship Leonardo da Vinci
1997 - 2000 'Begabtenfoerderung' of Bavarian Government (scholarship for talented artist)
2001/2002 First Award, sculpture class of Christian Hoepfner, Academy of Fine Arts, Nuremberg
2004 Scholarship "Oskar-Karl-Forster" of Bavarian Department of Culture
2004 Art Award Hollfeld
2006 First Award, design of medal for competition Firmengärten, Bremen, Germany
2006  First Award, coin design, German Government, Bundesamt Berlin, Germany
2012 First Award, medal competition International Red Cross sesquicentennial, Buderus Casting


Works in public area

2007 fountain design, city of Bad Belzig
2008 bronze sculpture "Sitting Woman (longing), Isle of Wangerooge
2008 bronze sculptures „Dancing on the edge", SWB Bremerhaven
2009 wood sculpture „Sitting Girl", cultural park Tutti Kiesi, Rheinfelden near Basel
2010 wood sculpture "Sitting Woman", A + O Worpswede
2012 bronze sculptures, manor of Klein Glien
2013 bronze sculpture „Sitting Woman", Castle of Laubach