Curriculum Vitae           

                        Born in Weimar
1982—1988  studied at the Hochschule der Künste Berlin (Berlin University of Art)
1987               Scholarship from the state of Schleswig-Holstein in Rendsburg
1988               Pupil in a master class with Prof. Oppermann
1991               Studio scholarship in Schloss Salzau in Schleswig-Holstein
1991—1993  Karl-Hofer scholarship
1992               Work scholarship in San Sebastian, Spain
1994               Studio scholarship from the city of Dinan, France
1995               Work scholarship, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Colorado, USA;
                       International symposium on arts and politics, AspenInstitute, Berlin
1999               Guest scholarship from the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Cadenabbia, Italy
2001               Teaching job at the Ragamangala Institute of Technology, Department of Fine Arts,
                        Bangkok, Thailand
2002               Studio scholarship of the Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
2003               As the Detlev Rohwedder Preis, the painting “Berlin1” of Frank Rödel was awarded to
                       Vicente Fox, President of the Republic of Mexico, by the German Minister of Economy
2005               Artistic design of the personal Buddy-Bear sculpture of the President of the Federal Republic
                       of  Germany, Horst Köhler, and trip to Tokyo with the president for the signing of the bear
                       sculpture by himself and the Japanese Prime Minister, Junichiro Koizumi, at the opening of
                       the  “Germany in Japan 2005 / 2006” year in Tokyo;
                       Work and study stay in the guesthouse of the (OAG) in Kobe, Japan, by invitation of the
                       German Society of Natural Sciences and Ethnology in East Asia;
                       The picture “Eagle V” is presented to US President George W. Bush as the official gift from
                       the German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder on the occasion of his state visit to the USA;
                       Invitation from Thailand’s Ministry of Culture and the German Embassy in Bangkok
                       on the occasion of the “International Art on the Beach Project”, Phuket, Thailand
2006               Study trip to the Künstlerhaus am See  (House of Artists) by invitation of the European
                       Forum  Lucerne and the German Embassy, Lucerne, Switzerland.
2007               “Artist in Residence” studio scholarship, awarded by the Upernarvik Museum,
                       Upernarvik, Greenland;
                       Stage design for the “Quadriga Prize Awards Ceremony 2007” in the Komische Oper, Berlin,
                       and  creation of a painting for each prize-winner, amongst them Queen Silvia of Sweden
                       and former Chancellor Gerhard Schröder
                       The painting entitled “Vision Berlin” is presented as the official gift of the Federal
                       Government to the President of the Republic of Mozambique, Armando Emilio Guebuza,
                       on the occasion of his state visit to Berlin. Others to the President of Brazil, da Silva Lula,
                       and the President of Ireland Mary Patricia McAleese
2009               Scholarship from the Fundación Valparaíso“, Spain;
                       “Artist in Residence” studio scholarship, awarded by the Bear Art Center, Iceland
2010               Special Award of the 5th Biennale Taschkent, Uzbekistan                      
2012               Studio Grant from „Samband Íslenskra Myndlistarmanna Sím,” Reykjavik, Iceland 
                       The painting entitled “Kaleidoskop Berlin” is presented as the official gift of the Federal
                       Government to the President of the Republic of Italy, Georgio Napolitano, on the occasion of
                       his state visit to Berlin.

  • At very young age with sisters Bettina and Jutta (from the left to the right)

  • Compulsory course of study in „Real Socialism“ at the end of the 1970s in Bautzen 2 prison ...

  • 1985 Interested women visiting the studio at "Hochschule der Künste" in Berlin

  • 1994 During the "International Symposium of arts and politics" at Aspen Institute, ...

  • 2000 Exibition opening at "Galerie der Bayerischen Landesbank", Munich (from the left ...

  • 2001 With students during a special teaching post at "Ragamangala Institute of Technology", ...

  • 2002 Working on pictures of the "bullfight" series at "Umbrella Making Center" ...

  • 2002 Exhibition opening at "German House Gallery", United Nations Plaza, New York, ...

  • 2003 With Students at "Chiang Mai University", Thailand

  • 2003 Together with director Curtis L. Carter during the exhibition opening at "Haggerty ...

  • 2003 Awarding of the painting "Berlin 1" as "Detlev Rohwedder Award" of "Economic ...

  • 2003 Exhibition opening at "National Gallery" Bangkok, Thailand by German ambassador ...

  • 2005 Signing of the “Buddy-Bear” sculpture, designed by Frank Rödel for the President of ...

  • „International Art on the Beach Project“, Phuket, Thailand , September 2005, (from left to ...

  • Launch of the book entitled “Art in the Federal Chancellery” by the Federal Chancellor Gerhard ...

  • 2007 Exhibition opening at „Hyogo Museum of Art“, Kobe, Japan

  • Stage design for the Quadriga Prize Awards Ceremony 2007 in the “Komische Oper”, Berlin, ...

  • Special Award of the 5th Biennale Taschkent, Uzbekistan 2010