Born in Munich, Germany. Studied German, English and American literature at German universities.Received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pittsburgh in 1975 and a Master of Fine Arts in printmaking at the Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh PA, USA in 1978. American citizenship. Has been living in Amsterdam since 1983.Her work has repeatedly been awarded a prize and is represented in the print collections of the Bibliothèque Nationale de Paris, France, The Museum of Art, Philadelphia PA, USA the De Cordova and Dana Museum and Park, Lincoln MA, USA,The Museum of Contemporary Art, Barcelona, Spain and The City of Amsterdam, among others.

Selected Exhibitions (since 1993):
1993 Museum Waterland, Purmerend, Netherlands (solo)
Beek in Beeld (River Re-formed), invitational site-specific exhibition along the river
Ruiten A, province of Groningen, Netherlands
1994 2nd Sapporo Print Biennial, Japan, Sponsor's Prize
1996 Traces, Salve Regina Gallery, The Catholic University of America,Washington, DC
1998 Tradition and Transition, The California Society of Printmakers, Fetterly Gallery,
Vallejo Ca, USA
Grote Unica, Museum Waterland, Purmerend, Netherlands
Copy Culture, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Agart- World Print Festival, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Galerie Josine Bokhoven, Amsterdam, Netherlands (solo)
Kunstcentrum Aemstelle, Amstelveen, Netherlands (solo)
1999- 2000Watermarks/ Faultlines: Amsterdam/ California, traveling exhibition by members of the Amsterdams Grafisch Atelier and the C Netherlands; The Atrium at 600 Townsend, San Francisco; the Fetterly Gallery, Vallejo CA
2000- 01 Continental Drift, Fellowship Awards Exhibition (withMarci Tackett and Hee Jae Suh), Kala Art Institute, Berkeley CA,USA
NL- JP. Printmaking Today, traveling exhibition with members of the Amsterdams
Grafisch Atelier and Printsaurus, Japan: The Dutch Trading Post, Nagasaki; Gallery
Saoh Tomos, Ginza District, Tokyo; Exhibition Center Aemstelle, Amstelveen;
Voerman Museum, Hattem; Galleries of TNO, Apeldoorn and Delft, Netherlands
Radical Printmaking, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco CA
2002-03 Grafiek Nu, Singer Museum, Laren, Netherlands
Jubileumtentoonstelling, Frans Masereel Centrum, Kasterlee , Belgium
Radical Printmakers , Thatcher Gallery, USF, San Francisco CA
Grafiek NU, Singer Museum, Laren NH, Netherlands
Tegenstellingen, Galerie de Lawei. Drachten, Netherlands
2004 Links!, Museum Kranenburgh and Kunstcentrum Bergen, Bergen NH, Netherlands
2005,'Re-imagined Landscapes". Collegium Budapest, Budapest ,Hungary (solo)
2005, 'In Images We Speak', Gravura Brasileira, Sao Paolo, Brazil and Amsterdams Grafisch Atelier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Gallery Representation:
Artotheek and Gallery , Art 4You, Amsterdam, Netherlands
SBK Amstelveen, The Netherlands
SBK Bergen, Bergen, Netherlands
Galerie Josine Bokhoven, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Galerie Clement, Amsterdam, Netherlands
The Kala Art Institute, Berkeley CA
Kunstuitleen Museum Waterland, Purmerend, Netherlands