Corinna was born in Hamburg, Germany, in 1942. She attended 1949-61 Rudolf-Steiner School and studied with her father, the visual artist Pit von Frihling.
In 1966 she became journeyman in ceramics, 1966-68 she studied ceramics, graphics and general education in Kiel.
She moved in 1968 to the island of Foehr and in 1972 together with her husband Walter Schroeder they founded a Painting School and in 1989 an international gallery.
Corinna worked also as a curator and lecturer and was co-organizer of "Kleinkunstveranstaltungen" (Readings and small performances) and Irish Nights, as well as many exhibitions on the isle of Foehr and other parts of Germany. Her own work has been shown at numerous solo and group exhibitions in Europe and Canada. They are held in many private collections as well as in "The American Biennial Exhibition Research Archives", Iowa, USA.
In 2011 Corinna published 'APHORISMS - Aphorisms and Woodengravings', Doolin, Clare, Ireland, in 2016 'ES WAR ALS HAETT DER HIMMEL (It Was Like Heavens Glimmer) 32 Engel Collagen von Pit von Frihling' at "tredition.de", Hamburg, Germany, in 2017 'Sketches by Walter Schroeder from sessions at The Roadside Tavern Lisdoonvarna 1998-2003', at "tredition.de/uk".
Since 1997 Corinna lives and works in Doolin, Clare, Ireland. She is a member of 'Visual Artists Ireland', was a member of 'Doolin Artists' (2000-2005) and became a member of 'Lismorahaun Singers' in 2004.