ABOUT

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In my workshop I create vessels made of silver, bronze, aluminium and the brass alloy tombac. Playing with forms, aesthetics, simplicity and functionality are an essential part of my work.


By request of customers I design and manufacture church silver, trophies and silverware. All objects are made in my workshop with high quality craftsmanship.

CV

 

2011-2019 Cooporation with Koch & Bergfeld Corpus, Bremen (D), 2016 Lecture and silversmithing workshop at Leksands Folkhögskola, Leksand (S), 2009 Artist in Residence in Vallauris (F), 2004 Visiting Artist in the Gold- and Silversmithing Class at Canberra School of Art, (AUS), since 1999 studio in Lübeck (D), 1997 appointed as “Meisterschüler”, 1994-99 Academy of Fine Arts Nürnberg (D), class for Gold- and Silversmithing,1991-94 Silversmith at Georg Jensen and Allan Scharff in Copenhagen (DK), 1987-1991 Staatliche Zeichenakademie Hanau (D), apprenticeship as silversmith, 1967 born in Konstanz (D)

AWARDS

2018 HammerClub Award, first prize, 2015 “Bayerischer Staatspreis” (bavarian state award), 2007 2. Prize Cutlery, 15. Silvertriennal, 2002 “Bayerischer Staatspreis” (bavarian state award), 2001 2. Hessischer Staatspreis (hessian state award), 2000 Award of the “Paul Brockhaus Foundation”, Lübeck (D), 1999 Award of the “Justus Brinkmann Society” Hamburg (D) 1998 “Bayerischer Staatspreis” bavarian state award for young designers) 1996 Award of the Academy of Fine Arts, Nürnberg (D)

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS


Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg (DE), Kunstgewerbemuseum, Berlin
St. Annen-Museum, Lübeck(DE), Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt (DE), Zilver-Museum Sterckshof, Antwerpen (B) (Vic Janssens Sammlung), Museum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Dortmund (DE), Die Neue Sammlung, München (DE), Kolumba, Art museum of the Archdiocese of Cologne (DE)

EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)

2022 Collectible Design Fair Brussels, with Valcke Art Gallery, Brussels 2021 Galerie AC Noffke Dependance (with Otto Beckmann), Lübeck (DE) -  Craft at its best, Annual Exhibition BAK-SH, Ostholstein-Museum, Eutin (DE)
2020 Kunstschaffen, Robbe&Berking Classics Shipyard, Flensburg, 2019 Lighting, Vases, Containers, Soloexhobition at Uta Götze u. Sassa Held, Schmuck, Munich (DE) 2018 Favorites, HammerClub, Goldschmiedehaus, Hanau (DE) - Die Kanne, BKV, Munich (DE), 2017 Friedrich-Becker-Award, Goldschmiedehaus, Hanau (DE) - Geschmiedet, Galerie Handwerk, Munich (DE) - Danner Award, Villa Stuck, Munich, 2015 Auguste Papendieck Award, Focke Museum, Bremen (DE), 2014 Soloexhibition, Galeri LOD, Stockholm (S), 2011 Die Kultur des Trinkens, Galerie Handwerk, Munich (DE), 2010 Corpus, Soloexhibition Galeria Reverso, Lisbon (P), 2009 Stillife, Galerie Handwerk, Munich, 2008 East meets West (with Jan Wege u. Bohhyung Koh), Galerie Rosemarie Jäger, Hochheim(DE), 2007 15. Silver Triennal - Danske Sølvsmede, Museet på Koldinghus, Kolding(DK), 2006 Espace Art et Objets, Lausanne (with Berthold Hoffmann), 2004 Beakers, Galerie Rosemarie Jäger, Hochheim (DE) - German Silver after Bauhaus, Vic Janssens
Collection, Zilvermuseum Sterckshof, Antwerpen - Container, Bilk Gallery, Canberra (AUS), 2003 Galerie Rosemarie Jäger (with Anja Schönmeyer and Dörte Behn), Hochheim (DE) - Metallformen, Galerie Handwerk, Munich (DE), 2002 Gruß aus Lübeck, Galeri Metallum, Stockholm - Spoons, Galerie Rosemarie Jäger, Hochheim(DE)