1980 he got a scholarship of the DAAD at the department for motion pictures of the "New York University" USA. Since 1981 he writes and produces films for television and cinema. 1996 he arranged himself a studio in Lüchow-Dannenberg and since then he intensively applies himself to painting.
The artist himself: „At first place I am a painter. A Painting with one view can realize so many things, where usually many words are needed.“