BIOGRAPHICAL

1952
born in Chicago 16 November 1952

1970-75
University study (Psychology, Film, Painting) at Northwestern U., Harvard (SS 1972),
Cornell (SS 1973)

1976-78
Work and study at Art Institute of Chicago (Painting, Photography, Film)

1978-80
International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House, Rochester,
NY (Picture Research, Travelling Exhibitions, Auction)

1981-85
Study at Hochschule für Bildende Kunst GHK Universität - Kassel (Photography under Floris Neusüss, Klaus Honnef) work at Rudolf Kicken Galerie, Cologne

1985-90
free-lance creative artist and consultant in Cologne

1991
move to Prague, Director and Co-founder of Prague House of Photography (curatorial, publishing, workshops, etc) birth of daughter Phila

1992
birth of daughter Odessa

1996-99
Board of Directors, Prague House of Photography;
founding of ODEPHIL EDITIONS (publishing house)

EXHIBITIONS / PUBLICATIONS

1981
 "Dia-logue" (slide performance) Kassel, Arles (1982), Berlin (1984) (one-person)

1982
Bahnhof Rolandseck, Bad Honnef (group) Galerie Foto Art, Frankfurt (one-person)
Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie,
Arles Billboard Exhib. (Photo-Action for Documenta 7, Kassel

1983
Rheinisches Landesmuseum, Bonn (group); Parc Chanot, Marseilles (group);
Otto Steinert Prize (Honorable Mention), Germany

1984
Fotografie Forum Frankfurt "Stilleben" (group); Werkstatt für Photographie, VHS-Kreuzberg, Berlin (Presentation und Workshop); Fotografie Forum Frankfurt "Das kleine Bild" (group)

1986
Chromacom Art '86 (Portfolio of digital images); Elektronischer Bildverarbeitung,
Kiel International Cultureel Centrum Antwerpen, Colloquium (slide presentation)

1987
PPS. Galerie Hamburg, "Menschen im Wasser"

1988
Gallery f.32, Amsterdam (one-person); “Bodies of Water” Burden Gallery, New York City

1989
Art Basel "150 Years of Photography" (group) Aperture (USA) "Swimmers" (travelling group exhibibition and book) Frankfurter Kunstverein "Frauen Sehen Männer/Women See Men" (travelling group exhibition and book)

1992
Amerika Haus, Stuttgart "A Pastoral Life" (one-person)

1994
Galerie 4, Cheb, Czech Rep. "Jinak a Jinde/Elsewhere and Otherwise" (one-person) Galerie mladżch, Prague "Next Door" (group) Galerie am Hesingforserplatz, Berlin "Der molussische Torso" (travelling group exhibition and book)

1995-96
Ambrosiana Galerie, Brunn, Czech Republic (one-person);

1997
Galerie u bķlého jednorozce, Klatovy, CZ (one-person)

1998
Salmovskż Palace, Prague Castle "Body and Photography" Galerie Objektief, Enschede, Holland "Glass Books and other things" (one-person); Fotobienale Enschede (group)

1999
Eli Lemberger Museum of Photography, Tel Hai, Galilee, Israel "Glass Books and other things" Prague House of Photography, Prague Humprecht Castle, Sobotka, Czech Republic “Glass Books” (with Vlasta Krahulcovį) Palais Jalta, Frankfurt (with Pavel Odvody) “Glass Books”

2000
Bratislava FotoFest artist book competition

2001
Prague Congress Center Gallery (one-person) "Glass Books and Photographs" with feature publication in September issue of "Playboy"

2002
Jan van der Donk Gallery, NYC (one-person) "Glass Books + other things" Galerie Podkova, Olomouc (with Jindra Vikova) Chicago Art; Art Frankfurt Galerie v Kapli, Bruntal (one-person) "Glass Books, The Address Book"

2003
Kassel Fotoforum (group) "Floris Neususs students" (with publication)

2004
Galerie Jan Smok, Graphic School, Jihlava (one-person) "Elsewhere and Otherwise" - fotografie, kolį˛e, objekty Galerie Česky plastiky, Prague "Eros," "Animale," "Andele/Angels" (all group exhibitions)

2005
Israel Museum, Jerusalem (group) "Artists' Books" Jubilaeum Exhibition

COLLECTIONS

Museum Ludwig, Cologne; Berlinische Galerie, Berlin; Charles University, Prague; Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY; Myslbek Palace, Prague; Moravian Gallery, Brno; Musee Reattu, Arles; Eli Lemberger Museum of Photography, Israel; Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago; National Museum of Photography, Jindrichuv Hradec; Joan Flasch Special Collection, School of the Art Institute of Chicago; Bratislava FotoFest; Polaroid Corporation Europe and numerous private collections. She won first prize at the Bratislava Fotofestival for Best Artist Book 2000 in Central and Eastern Europe.