Born in Bavaria      

1990 – 1994  
Studies of science of religion and social system in Eichstätt and Freiburg

1994 – 1997  
Studies of wood sculpting at the college of carving and carpenter in Berchtesgaden, Germany

2000 – 2006  
Studies of fine art at the State Academy of Fine Art in Karlsruhe with Prof Hiromi Akiyama, Prof Franka Hörnschemeyer, Prof Sabine Hornig and Prof John Bock

2005 – 2006
Master student with Prof John Bock, Master's degree

Nomination for the Marianne-Werefkin-Award
Scholarship of the EnBW, Energie Baden-Württemberg AG

2009 – 2010
Scholarship from the Else-Heiliger-Fond of the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation

2009 – 2010
Work and study stay in Imperia, Italy

Member of the Munich Secession

Nomination for Phönix Art Award

2013 – 2014
Work and study stay in Melbourne AUS


Member of the Association of Sculptors of Victoria

Ilona Herreiner lives and works in Melbourne, Berlin and Augsburg