1954 born in Zams/Tyrol 1974-1979 studied in the Master Class of Professor Maximilian Melcher at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna 1976 Scholarship for gifted students by the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna 1977 Golden Füger Award, Vienna 1979 Uitgeverij Danthe Award, Belgium 1979 Master Class Award, Vienna 1979 Diplom. Warded a foreign scholarship in Luxembourg by Austria’s Federal Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts. Maison des Artistes scholarship. Guest student of Professor Tetsuya Noda at Tokyo N Read Moreational University of Fine Arts and Music (GEIDAI),Faculty of Fine Arts, Tokyo. Master Class for traditional and contemporary japanese woodblock print. 1980 Polish National Museum Award at the 8th International Biennial of Graphic Art in Krakow 1981 1st Prize at the 11th International Biennial of Graphic Art in Sint Niklaas, Belgium 1982 1st Prize in the City of Innsbruck Art Award, Innsbruck 1984 Young Talent Award at the International Biennial of Graphic Art "Intergraphik 84", Berlin 1984 1st Prize at the II. European Triennial of Graphic Art, Grado 1989 Creditanstalt Award at "Fingerprints ‘89", Vienna 1992 IWA Foundation Award at the Biennial of Graphic Art in Ostrava-Havirov 1992 and 1993 Award winner at the International Exhibition of Graphic Art in the Napa Art Center, Napa, California 1995 Gold Medal Winner at the 2nd International Exhibition of Graphic Art in Stockholm 2002 1st Prize at the IV. SACHA 2002, Chavantes, Sao Paulo 2004 1st Prize at the 3rd Biennial "Lilla Europa 2004", Hallsberg and Örebro, Sweden 2005 Special Award at the 4th LESSEDRA WORLD ART PRINT EXHIBITION 2005, Sofia 2006 Decoration of Honour in Gold for services to the Republic of Austria 2008 Prize at the International Print Exhibition Yunnan 2008, Kunming, China 2009 Guanlan International Print Prize at the 2nd Guanlan International Print Biennial 2009, Guanlan- Shenzhen/Hongkong 2010,2012, 2015 Participations in the Beijing International Art Biennale, National Art Museum of China, China 2013 Decoration of Honour from the Federal State of Tyrol Lives in Imst, Austria.
Skills: etching woodblock-print
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