Lecturer at the Protestant University of Applied Sciences RWL, Bochum since 2015, Head of Art Department at Ruhrakademie Schwerte 2010 – 2016.

Member of the Federal Association of German Art Historians, board member of the Association of German Kunstvereine ADKV 2009 – 2010, board member of the Artothekenverband NRW 2005 – 2010. Jury member of the Peter Mertes Scholarship 2005 and 2010, 33rd Bremen Prize for Fine Arts 2010, Audi Art Award 2010, Peill Prize / Peill Scholarship 2010, Art in Architecture Competition for the UN Campus Bonn 2010.

Studied art history, philosophy, classical archaeology and economics in Bochum, Dublin and Cologne. PhD thesis on "Capitalist Realism. Object and Criticism in the Art of the 60s" at the University of Cologne, 2010. Held a doctoral scholarship of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia 2003 – 2005.