University Cooperation Trip Finland "Textile Studies, Makerspaces and Craft-Education".


Archive research, dissertation project "The Beiderwand weaving mill Meldorf as a textile place of remembrance".

Since 2019

Research assistant/PhD position University of Osnabrück/Textile design

Collection development for the Historische Beiderwandweberei of the Stiftung Mensch in Meldorf


At second glance - Bauhaus fabrics as inspiration
Cooperation project Textile Design/University of Osnabrück - Tuchmacher Museum Bramsche
Coordination of the technical realization at the museum jacquard, selection of archive fragments of the Bauhaus master Gunta Stölzl, development of a wool blanket collection with students, documentation, support of the exhibition preparation, public relations and publication

Academic scarf for the doctoral students of the University of Osnabrück
Cooperation Project Textile Design - Presidium University of Osnabrück
Research, student design development, coordination,
Production support Historische Weberei Egelkraut/Udo van der Kolk, documentation, editing of accompanying publication

A dress for the table
Design cooperation with jacquard weaving mill Seegers
Design development, coordination of technical implementation, documentation,
Editing of the accompanying publication


Source of inspiration Sri Lanka
Three-week textile excursion Sri Lanka/University of Osnabrück Prof. Dr. Bärbel Schmidt
Design development of the students for the "Woman Weave Project" in the former Tamil war zone, workshop with Tamil women, visit of NGO's, production sites, universities, cultural institutes and museums

Tufting workshop Sweden
Two-week textile excursion Sweden: Visit to universities, museums and factories,
Tufting workshop in preparation for commissioning of the tufting plant in Osnabrück

Restructuring of the workshop area in textile design at the University of Osnabrück

Restoration of punched card jacquard with card punching machine, procurement and commissioning of digital jacquard/TC2, research and documentation, material, showcases

Surface and structure - pattern and material
Lectureship Kunsthochschule Kassel/Design of textile products Kunsthochschule Kassel

2015 – 2017

Advanced training at the Digital Jacquard/Digital Programs
Workshops at Digital Weaving Norway/Vibeke Vestby at Digitaljacquard TC2
Workshops at Fondacione Lisio Florence/Eva Basile on punch card and digital jacquard

Small batch production at the Industrial Jacquard Textiles Center Haslach/Austria
Jacquard Course Fondacione Lisio, Florence Italy

International Postgraduate Shuttle/Textile, University of Art Linz/Austria

Prototype production at Industriejacquard, TextilLab Tilburg/Netherlands

since 2012
Teaching position Textile Design, University of Osnabrück

In-service master class weaving, master examination

since 2001

Self-employed in the field of design development/weaving, series/unique pieces, teaching assignments and cooperations

Textile Design Study Hanover University
Guest Semester Somerset College of Art and Design Taunton/Great Britain

Professional years in journalism: public relations, TV editing, traineeship

Journalism studies in Munich

Prizes and awards
2016 2nd prize for applied art Zeughausmesse, Dt. Hist. Museum Berlin
2015 Nomination German Design Award for the jacquard table linen
2014 Nomination Auguste Papendieck Prize Bremen
2014 German Design Award nomination for a series of crêpe fabrics
2013 Lower Saxony State Prize for the Designing Crafts
2013 Honorable Mention Cheongju International Craft Biennale, Korea
2012 Nomination Auguste Papendieck Prize Bremen
2011 2nd prize Designpreis Braunschweig, category Fashion & Textile
1994 Heinrich Böll Fellowship

Work in public space
2018 Antependium in purple St. Michael Church Ronnenberg

2016 Grassimusem Leipzig, purchase of a silk stole, hand-woven over 24 shafts.
2014 Grassimuseum Leipzig, purchase of a jacquard runner
2013 Antependium in green for St. Jürgen Church Heuerßen
2002 Antependium for the Expo Church at the Kronsberg Hanover

Lotte Hofmann textile art exhibition, Handwerksform Hannover
Collection development for Beiderwandweberei Meldorf, Gallery Stichpunkt Osnabrück
Bavarian Arts and Crafts Association, Gallery
Bauhaus fabrics as inspiration, Tuchmacher Museum Bramsche
Gallery Kathrin Sättele Hildesheim
Museum August Kestner Hanover, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg/Jahresmesse, Handwerksform Hanover
Grass Fair, Grass Museum Leipzig
Grassimuseum Leipzig, "Fabrics that touch" Bayerischer Kunstgewerbeverein Munich, IHM Munich, Zeughausmesse German Historical Museum Berlin, Museum August Kestner Hanover
Grassimuseum Leipzig, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, Textile and Industry Museum Augsburg, Heimtextil Frankfurt
Textile and Industry Museum Augsburg, Grassimuseum Leipzig, Slowcraft Designcenter Stuttgart, Heimtextil Frankfurt
Lower Saxony State Prize Hanover, competition works for the Auguste Papendieck Prize Bremen, Cheongju International Craft Biennale/German Arts and Craft Korea
Handweavers Studio & Gallery London "Weaving Textiles "London, Grassimesse Leipzig
Texile Kultur Haslach Austria, Textilmuseum Neumünster, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg
Zeughausmesse Berlin, Grassimesse Leipzig, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg
Museum of Arts and Crafts Hamburg
Triennale of North German Arts and Crafts, Gottorf Castle Schleswig (thus 2006)