born in Zurich, Switzerland, on 2nd April 1961
1980 Maturity Type B, Winterthur, Switzerland
1981/82 Various jobs and internships in social work, gastronomy and administration
1982/83 and
Studies in Pedagogics, Anthropological Psychology and Civil Law at Zurich University with graduation 1989
1984/85 Foundation Studies at the art and design college Kunstgewerbeschule Zurich
1987 Certificate in commerce at the school for language and trade Winterthur
1990-92 Field missions for the International Committe of the Red Cross in Angola and Sri Lanka
1993 Social work at the hostel for apprentices Lehrlingshaus Eidmatt, Zurich
1994-96 Fine Art studies (painting) with graduation (Bachelor of Fine Arts) at Whitecliffe College of Art and Design, Auckland, New Zealand
1997-99 MA (Master of Arts) in Textile Design (print), Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London
1999/2000 Eco fashion collection project
2000/01 Membership GSBK (society of Swiss visual women artists)
since 2000 Studio work (painting) at the art studio community Schleife, Winterthur, Stiftung Sulzberg Winterthur www.villastraeuli.ch
2001/02 Part-time work in cultural project organisation for ARIAS Industrial Culture and SGTI, the Swiss society for the History of Technology and Industrial Culture (SGTI), Winterthur, CH
2003-06 Studies in Nutritional Therapy and Ayurvedic Nutrition and Health Care
since 2006 Own practice for nutritional counseling at Winterthur
Member of Künstlergruppe Winterthur