Biography

Now…

…and then.

Born in Germany
Studied medicine, graduating in 1978
Worked as a medical doctor in Germany, 1978 – 1983
Emigrated to Canada in 1983

Art Education
1980
Art Students’ League, New York

Solo Exhibitions
2013
‘The Miracle of Flight’ – Graven Feather, Toronto
2006
‘A Snail, Loose in the Press Room’ – The Porcupine’s Quill, Erin
2003
Elizagoth, Stratford
2002
Lost Gallery, Dunedin
2000
‘Walk on the Wild Side’ – Painted City, Toronto

Selected Group Exhibitions
2016, 2017
The Red Canoe Gallery, Port Carling
2016
Oxtongue Craft Cabin and Gallery, Dwight / Algonquin
The Artist Project, Toronto
2015
Classic Childrens’ Illustrations, Renascent, Toronto (fundraising auction)
2012
Lucia Douglas Gallery, Bellingham WA
2007, 2008
Pentimento Gallery, Toronto
2006
Book Fairs, Frankfurt and Leipzig
2005, 2007
Toronto Art Expo
2004
Current 2004 – Lieutenant Governor’s Suite, Toronto
Gallery House Sol, Georgetown
2000
Into Body – Varley Gallery, Markham
2000 – 2009
Headwaters Arts Festival, Alton
1997
Ontario Society of Artists 125th Anniversary Travelling Exhibition
1994 – 2005
Circle Arts, Tobermory
1990 – 2006
One of a Kind Show, Toronto
1988 – 2009
Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition

Illustrated Books
2008
Sound of Hungry Animals
poems by A. F. Moritz – Rufus Books, Toronto
2006
An Illustrated Alphabet for the Illiterate
illustrations; written with Elizabeth Kurz – The Porcupine’s Quill, Erin
2004
Looking for Snails on a Sunday Afternoon
etchings and stories – The Porcupine’s Quill, Erin
1999
Die Ratten sind wieder da
illustrations – Kinderbuch Verlag, Berlin
1995
The Rats Came Back / Le Retour des Rats
illustrations; story by Ross Seidel – Annick Press, Toronto
1990
Mimicry
limited edition picture book
1983 / 84
Schach fuer Jedermann 2 and 3
illustrations; written by Eugen Kurz and Helmut Pfleger

Mural Commissions
2010,1999,1996
Headwaters Health Care Centre, Orangeville
2004
The Country Day School, King City
2001
Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto
1989
Dufferin County Board of Education, Orangeville
1989
Ontario Hydro, Mono
1987
Zehrs, Orangeville
1985
BIA Orangeville
1984,1987
Orangeville retail businesses

Grants and Awards
2006
Die schoensten Buecher aus aller Welt, Frankfurt – shortlisted (Snails)
2005
Alcuin Award – honourable mention (Snails)
1996
Mr. Christie’ Book Award – finalist (Rats)

Now: The studio in the Muskokas

Then: The studio in the Hockley Valley