Biography

My journey began in 1958. Since 2013 I create my life in three parts: as an artist, coach and as the private individual that I am.

I playfully dedicate about one third of my time to each aspect. The «private individual» is the one who does not make a living.

Artist

Figural works made exclusively with the chainsaw from whole trunks. Coloured with pigments.

1982 – 1984

Video class of the Schule für Gestaltung Basel

2002 – 2004

Evening class drawing, painting, sculptural forming HdKZ, Zurich

2009 – 2011

Wood sculpting with Daniel Eggli, Scuola di Marmo Peccia

Solo Exhibitions

2017/2018 «Between Man and Mask» Sigristenkeller Foundation and Church Hill Bulach
2017 «Vis-a-vis» kuk! Gallery Winterthur
2016 «Urban Life Zürich London» Spirgarten Residence Zurich
2016 «Transit» art clavo Savognin
2015/2016 Park Art Klus Zurich «Wondering me»

Group Exhibitions

2017 «Werkfest» Open Studios Herrenwis
2016 Sculpture path «Art at Zwicky» Fällanden
2016 «Art Wassberg» Maur/Forch
2016 «Kings & Queens» Bülach
2015 openArt Roveredo «Gravitation»
2014 «Attention: Art» Zürcher Unterland
2014 OpenArt Ottenbach
2013 «Hommage à la vache» Gallery Macelleria d’Arte, St. Gall
2013 openArt Roveredo «Arte»
2012 openArt Roveredo «Autofocus»

Aqkuisitions

2016 Group of four «Arte», Klus Park City of Zürich

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Coach

Individual sessions, Workshops and Seminars, Counselling strategy and communication, mandates as a member of the board.

1979 – 1982

Bachelor of Business Administration FHSG

1991 – 2013

Owner of Bernet Relations, working for SMEs and big companies like IBM, Google, Die Post, Swiss Re, SBB, Swisscom, Microsoft, Migros or Raiffeisen. Sold the agency to the management.

Author of books and studies on online communication, blogging pioneer, also for the Neue Zurcher Zeitung NZZ. Lecturer for strategy and online communication at SPRI, maz, HWZ, ZHAW.

1999 – 2008

Co-founder of Speakers Agency speakers.ch, brokering people for events, sold to investors.

2002 – now

Continuous education in personality development: Creating Space for Change with Marc Häberlin, Shamanism a.o. with Maria Kaluza, Daan van Kampenhout, Trauma Integration and Systemic Work with Johannes B. Schmidt, Systemic Business Consultancy, Money- and Source Work with Peter König.

2016

Member of the board at Feinheit AG, Zürich

Languages

German, English, French, Italian, Spanish.

Private individual

Honorary work for the Swiss Mountain Aid, the Tibet Institute at Rikon and the Foundation Colour the World. Ongoing exploration of new insights in digital, analogue and systemic worlds.

Father of three adult children, husband, friend. Snowboard freeriding, dancing, playing the double bass with the Protones Latin Jazz Combo.