Biography

 

1946              Born in Bern, Switzerland

1962 - 73       Teachers college

                      Teacher in a school for handicapet children

1969 - 71       Intensive course at the Institut of puppetry in Bochum

                      School of arts-and-crafts in Bern

                      Fondation of the puppet theatre „Lorgnon„

                      Production of a puppet theatre for adults „Das schöne Gesicht (the beautiful face ) after Leszek Kolakowski (Polish philosopher), Performances in Bern, Freiburg, Biel, Lucerne

1972 -77        Working with metal, figurative, movable sculptures

1976 - 79       Birth of our two children Jonas and Nora

1982-87         Introduction to the art of gravure printing, training in the print studio Ernst Schär and in advanced training courses at the school of art-and-crafts in Bern

                      Study of the catathymic image perception

1987              Establishment and operation of my own printing studio in Bern

                      Courses in intaglio printing and courses in sculpturing for children and adolescents at various schools

                      Creativity courses at the adult education center for people with mental disabilities

1997-2005     Member of the Board of SGBK (Swiss Society of Women Artist in the Visual Arts), section Bern

2001 - 2014   Vice President of the Foundation „Frauenkunstpreis"

2007 - 2014   Co-gallerist of the gallery Archivarte, Bern, Switzerland

2009              Member of Visarte Section Bern