Brigette is a dual citizen of the U.S. and Germany as she was born in Paderborn, Germany, and now lives in York, Maine, where she has resided since 1991. Brigette completed her studies in Fine Arts and Art Education at the University of Paderborn in Germany. She continued her studies at the Berlin Academy Der Kuenste in Germany, the Arts Students League of New York, New York University, and the School of Museum of Fine Art In Boston. 


Brigette has had exhibitions in the U.S., Germany, Italy, and Japan.