Born in Leverkusen, Germany 1985. Lives in Sarasota, Florida. Dustin has a MA, from Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, UK with a Major in Fine Arts. He has a BFA with Honors from Ringling College of Art and Design, in Sarasota, FL. Courses in Social Sciences, Sociology, Anthropology, Natural Science, Oceanography, Ear and Space Science, Environmental Science; photography. He has worked as an artist, designer, Art To Walk On, Sarasota, FL. Responsible for all design work including advertisements, website, new rug designs. Hanging new rug exhibitions and adjusting the lighting. He has been an Assistant, Artist, Designer for Galleria Silecchia, Sarasota, FL. He has worked as a Freelance Illustrator/Graphic Designer for various clients in Sarasota and Cologne, Germany. He has worked with traditional drawing and painting mediums, 2D graphics, layouts, traditional sculpture materials, photography and video. He has received the President’s List RCAD 2003-05, Florida Bright Futures Scholarship, Coaches Award and MVP Award Trace and Field St. Stephen’s Episcopal Scool. He has been in many exhibitions starting in 2005 Best of Ringling, Collective Exhibition; 2008 All Is In Ordnung? A two person show at the Crossley Gallery; 2010 MA Fine Art Midterm Show, Collective Exhibition Triangle Space, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London; 2010 Going Postal, Collective Exhibition, ICA Institute for Contemporary Art, London; 2010 MA Graduation Show, Collective Exhibition, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London; 2012 Trespassing on New Frontiers, Four Person Show, Willis Smith Gallery, Ringling College of Art and Design; 2012 Leichte Wildnis Solo Show, Kleine Rathaus Gallerie, Odenthal, Germany; 2012 Might Light Flight, Two Person Show, Longboat Key Center for the Arts.