Biography

1962: born in Santiago, Chile

1968: move to Germany

1983-85: study at the Free Art School in Nürtingen (Germany)

1985-90: study at the Academy of Fine Arts in Karlsruhe (Germany) under Professors O.H. Hajek, K. Fritsch, W. Pokorny, E. Wagner, and H. Klingelhöller

1990: Diploma and Master’s Degree

1993: DAAD-scholarship, Ghent, Belgium

1995: One-year scholarship, Columbia College, Chicago, USA

1999: Scholarship Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France

2002: Art award of the Werner Stober Foundation

2002-04: Lecturer for sculpture at the University of Applied Science, Pforzheim, Germany

2003-04, 2007: Lecturer at the University of Cologne, Institute for Art and Art History, Department of Textile Art

2016: Lecturer at the University of Osnabrück, Institute for Cultural Studies and Social Sience, Department Textile Studies and Research.

2016: Artist in Residence, Shanghai, China

She lives and works in Berlin, Germany.




Exhibitions (Selection)

Solo Exhibitions

2016At the circus, Kunstverein Speyer, Germany

The violent needle, Shirley´s Temple Art, Shanghai, China

The show must go on, Kunsthaus Alte Mühle, Schmallenberg, Germany

2015At the Circus, Gallery Deschler, Berlin, Germany (brochure pdf)

Broken Heroes, Gallery Tobias Schrade, Ulm, Germany

At the circus, Kunstverein Nürtingen, Germany

2012Broken Heroes, Gallery Deschler, Berlin, Germany

Bad Luck, Gallery Tobias Schrade, Ulm, Germany

2011Follow the thread, BWA Galeria, Zielona Góra, Poland

Follow the thread, Museum junge Kunst, Frankfurt Oder, Germany

2009Bad Luck, Kunsthalle Osnabrück, Germany

Bad Luck, Gallery Deschler, Berlin, Germany

Needles and Pins, Gallery Tobias Schrade, Ulm, Germany

2007About life and other little things, Kunstverein für den Rhein-Sieg-Kreis, Siegburg

crossing wonderland, Gallery Deschler, Berlin, Germany

2005nightmares, Gallery Deschler, Berlin, Germany

Kunst-Genuss" Galerie Pro Arte, Freiburg (with Horst Sobotta), Germany

Art Delights, Ego Gallery, Barcelona, Spain

2004ZOOM, Gallery Haus Schneider, Ettlingen, Germany

Sailor´s Yarn, Gallery Tobias Schrade, Ulm, Germany

Atelier 340 / Museum, Brussels, Belgium

2003Needleworks, Artforum Rheinhessen, Essenheim, Germany

Sailor´s Yarn, Gallery Marcus Schmitz, Cologne, Germany

2002Handmade, Gallery Metropolitana, Barcelona, Spain

Scene of Crime Museum, Gallery Deschler, Berlin, Germany

Skin, Municipal Museum, Jena, Germany

Handmade, EnBW Energie AG, Sonycenter, Berlin, Germany

2001Art Delights, Publiekscentrum voor Beeldende Kunst M17, Enschede, Netherlands
2000Le Buffet, Centre Culturel Français Karlsruhe, Germany

Wolllust, Kunsthalle Dominikanerkirche Osnabrück, Germany

1999Aliens, Gallery Haus Schneider, Karlsruhe, Germany 

Needleworks, Gallery Deschler, Berlin, Germany 

1998

Highlights – Karlsruher Ateliers, Badischer Kunstverein Karlsruhe, Germany

1997Needleworks, Studioexhibition, Municipal Museum Heilbronn, Germany

Technical Devices, Gallery Knoll, Vienna, Austria

Technical Devices, Gallery Knoll, Budapest, Hungary

Women and Technology, Zeppelin Museum Friedrichshafen, Germany

1996Interference and Computer Games, Gallery Haus Schneider, Ettlingen,Germany
1995Ver(w)irrt, Hokin Annex in the Works Gallery, Chicago, USA
1994Don´t Kill Your Idols, Gallery Hartmut Beck, Erlangen, Germany

Group Exhibitions

2016My Hero! Bedford Gallery, Lesher Center for the Arts, CA, USA, and California Center of the Arts, Escondido, CA, USA
2015Girls, Girls, Girls, Gallery Deschler, Berlin, Germany
2014Mensch und Maschine, Skulpturentriennale Bingen, Bingen am Rhein, Germany

Alle Tiere sind gleich, Pforzheim Galerie, Germany

Animalisch!, Ulmer Museum, Ulm, Germany

Am Anfang ist das Spiel – Künsterlische Positionen zum freien Spiel, Künstlerverein Walkmühle, Wiesbaden, Germany

Topf und Deckel, Kunstmuseum Villa Zanders, Bergisch Gladbach, Germany

2013Kunstmeile Wangen, Wangen im Allgäu, Germany 

Global Warming, Mannheimer Kunstverein, Germany

2012Aus Film, Funk und Fernsehen / In the Pictures, Gallery Deschler, Berlin, Germany

In the woods, Gallery Deschler, Berlin, Germany

Berlin 1.0, Gallery Reitz, Cologne, Germany

2011Neue Masche, Museum Bellerive, Museum für Gestaltung, Zurich, Switzerland

In the Pictures, Gallery Deschler, Berlin, Germany

Woven World, Internationale Triennial Textile Arts, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Tournai, Belgium

Hundesalon, Gallery Bengelsträter, Düsseldorf, Germany

Textiles Unbehagen, Städtische Galerie „die Färberei“, und Gallery Stephan Stumpf, Munich, Germany

Girls don´t cry, Galerie Tobias Schrade, Ulm, Germany

Entlang des Fadens - das Textile als Medium in der zeitgenössischen Kunst, Kunst Archiv Darmstadt, Germany

Kunst - Stoff, Textilen in der Kunst seit 1960, Städtische Galerie Karlsruhe, Germany

Extrem süß!, Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, Junge Kunsthalle, Germany

2010Vorreiterin, Gabriele Münter Preis Ausstellung, Berlin and Bonn, Germany

Trouble set me free, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

Loops, Nordic house, Reykjavik, Iceland

Ten years hunting, Parker´s Box, New York, USA

Walking the dog, Kunsthalle Dominikaner, Osnabrück, Germany

2009Dritto Rovescio, Triannale Design Museum, Milan, Italy
2008Glück-Welches Glück, Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden, Germany

International fiber biennial, Snyderman-Works Gallery, Philadelphia, USA

Woher kommen wir? Was sind wir? Wohin gehen wir?. Gallery Arteversum, Düsseldorf, Germany 

TT-Textile Texturen – Stofftier, Galerie des Westens, Bremen, Germany

2007Curious, Gallery Deschler, Berlin, Germany

Textile transporter, arttransponder, Berlin, Gemany

Thread, Koroška Gallery of Fine Arts, Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia

Stopover, Gallery Samuelis Baumgarte, Bielefeld, Germany

Technical Matters, Gallery Deschler, Berlin, Germany

2006Dassollkunstsein, Kunstverein Freiburg, Germany

"Winter Setting", Gallery Deschler, Berlin, Germany

Auf leisen Pfoten, die Katze in der Kunst, Städtische Galerie Karlsruhe, Germany

Play with technology, Deutsches Technikmuseum Berlin, Germany

Bon appétit, Galerie Lisi Hämmerle, Bregenz, Austria

Skulptur im Dialog, Städtische Museen Heilbronn, Germany

Der gedeckte Tisch, Gallery Netuschil, Darmstadt, Germany

Guide Waldthausen, Schloß Waldthausen, Mainz, Germany

This ball is square, Gallery Deschler, Berlin, Germany

Risk & Allure, Haus für Kunst Uri, Switzerland

2005D-Haus..D-Street, Executive Commitee German Year 2005/6 in Japan, Tokyo, Japan

Roboter, Opelvillen Rüsselsheim, Germany

Reflections, Art Center Berlin, Germany

219 km, Berlin – Rostock sculpture and drawings from 9 Berlin Galleries, Kunsthalle Rostock, Germany

2004Nature All Art, Museum for Arts and Crafts, Hamburg, Germany

All About..., Sculpture, Whitebox in the Kultfactory, Munich, Germany

Bon Voyage! Art on Four Wheels, 8th Rischart-Project, Munich, Germany

On the Needle, Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden, Germany

2003Back from Paris, EnBW , Centre Culturel Franco-Allemand, Karlsruhe, Germany

Heroes, Gallery Reiner Wehr, Stuttgart, Germany

Relationships, E-Werk, Hallen für Kunst, Freiburg, Germany

Curious, Gallery Deschler, Berlin, Germany

Snack Bars – Food without Borders, open air exhibition Domäne Dahlem, Berlin, Germany

Left Hand, Right Hand, 798 Space, Beijing, China

2002Karlsruhe-Leibzig 1:1, artspace B/2, Leibzig, Germany

Smullen von Kunst, municipalmuseum, Helmond, Netherlands

Sculpture, Galerie Rhenus, Cologne, Germany

Black Forest , Current art in Baden-Württemberg, art Gallery Baden-Baden, Germany

2001The Erotocism Show, Gallery Rainer Wehr, Stuttgart, Germany

Housework – Everyday Life, Municipal Gallery Nordhorn, Germany

Sculpture! Sculpture?, E-Werk, hall for art, Freiburg, Germany

Don’t Speak with Your Mouth Full, Gallery of the artists, Munich, Germany

2000Girls, Gallery Brigitte Weiss and Gallery Art Magazine, Zurich, Switzerland

Kitchnapping II, Gallery for Contemporary Art, Bamberg, Germany

1999La Mano, Municipal Museum Heilbronn, Germany

Le Buffet, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France

1998Experimentelle 10, Schloss Randegg, Germany

Time Symbols, Kulturregion Heilbronn, Germany

1996Begreifungskräfte, Female Artists Today, Stadthaus Ulm, Germany
1995Text – Image - Symbol, Gallery von Witzleben, Karlsruhe, Germany

Collage, 10th floor Gallery Columbia College, Chicago, USA

Begreifungskräfte, Female Artists Today, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany

1994The Object of Desire, Galerie Artaque, Karlsruhe, Germany

Clean a Way, Glasganggalerie, Academy of Art, Berlin, Germany

1993Free for Age 18 and Above, Installation at KX Kampnagel, Hamburg, Germany

The Magazine, society "friends of young art", Baden-Baden, Germany

1992Maria, Oberrheinisches Dichtermuseum, Karlsruhe, Germany

Money of Life, Gallery von Witzleben, Karlsruhe, Germany

Initiale 92, Young European Art, monastery Haydau, Germany

Sculpture Park Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

1991Art at the Police Department, Karlsruhe, Germany

Open air exhibition, Ludwigsburg, Germany

1990Installation in the Organ Factory, Karlsruhe, Germany

Art for Karlsruhe, Installation in the Ciy, Karlsruhe, Germany

1989Finish 89, Gallery Art Contact, Karlsruhe, Germany

Annual exhibition of the society “friends of young art“, Baden-Baden, Germany

1988Art All Over, Symposium Salzgitter, Germany