born Halle an der Saale, 1934
died Nürnberg, 2013
Apprenticeship as a lithographer at the age of 14
1954 penniless in the Federal Republic of Germany
from 1955 permanently in Nuremberg
1966 Marriage to Jo Niklaus / see: Jo Niklaus
works as an intaglio retoucher until 1991, then freelances
1956 -1964 pupil of Dürer prize winner Georg Weidenbacher
painted constantly alongside his profession
2009 included in the encyclopaedia of "Fantastic Artists" (Prof. Gerhard Habarta)
Since 15 January 2011 with the painting "Rabus" in the PHANTASTENMUSEUM WIEN.
2015 Sunday speeches - on exhibitions and about artists (Prof. Gerhard Habarta).
2021 Mention in KUNSTHERZ (Prof. Gerhard Habarta)
Exhibitions and participations at home and abroad, among others:
2007 Old Town Museum - Fembo House, Nuremberg
2011 Palais Palffy, Vienna
2013 Trierenber Art, Traun, Austria
2016 Natural History Museum Nuremberg E
Works with painted conchylia (snails) in harmony with specimens in V showcases from the "Conchyliensammlung Hans Niklaus".
2016 Kunsthaus-Reitbahn, Ansbach
2017 City Theatre Fürth
2017 Kulturscheune / Friends of the Old Town, Nuremberg
2018 Schwabach Municipal Gallery E