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