Resume

     

1964 

 

born in Hamburg, Germany

1984

 

graduated from secondary school with an Abitur diploma

1984 – 1987

 

Florenz, Istituto per l'Arte e il Restauro, Palazzo Spinelli

1987 – 1991

 

trained as a goldsmith at the State Academy of Hanau, Germany

1992 – 1995

 

worked freelance in her own atelier in Berlin

1992 – 1999

 

has been a member of "Kunsthandwerk Berlin e.V."

since 1995

 

has been working freelance in Augsburg in the atelier she shares with Erich Zimmermann

1996

 

attended the Summer Academy held by Peter Skubic in Salzburg, Austria

1997

 

attended a workshop held by Georg Dobler

1998

 

attended a workshop held by Hans Stofer

seit 1999

 

has been a member of the Bavarian Crafts Association

     
     

Trade fairs

     

seit 1992

 

has regularly participated in the "Tendence" and "Ambiente" fairs in Frankfurt as well as the "Inhorgenta" fair in Munich

1995 – 1996

 

participated in the New York International Gift Fair and the SOFA exposition in Chicago

2001

 

took part in the Grassi fair in Leipzig's Grassi Museum

2009

 

presented at the Interior Lifestyle fair in Tokyo

     
     

Teaching assignment

     

2009/2010

 

taught sculpting at the Puchheim elementary school

     
     

Museum acquisition

     

2001

 

a flower necklace was purchased by Leipzig's Grassi Museum

     
     

Exhibitions and Awards

     

1990

 

"Schmuck den ich zum Fressen liebe" (Jewelry Loved Enough to Eat) exhibition, Hamburg

1992

 

exhibition in Werkstattgalerie, Berlin

1993 – 2000

 

participated five times in the special "FORM“ exhibition in Frankfurt

1994

 

"Dinner for Two", shown first at the Museum for Nature and Urban Culture, Schwäbisch Gmünd, and then in Karlsruhe and Bonn

1994

 

participated in the competition for the "Landespreis Berlin" (Berlin State Prize for Creative Handicrafts)

1995

 

participated in the competition for the Berlin State Prize for Creative Handicrafts; the pieces submitted were exhibited at the city's Museum of Decorative Arts

1995

 

"Email International 3" enamel exhibition held by the Coburg Kunstverein (Art Society)

1996

 

enamel exhibition in Tokyo

1997

 

participated in the competition entitled "In neuer Reihung" (New Sequences) whose pieces were shown first at the Museum for Nature and Urban Culture, Schwäbisch Gmünd, and then at the Goldsmiths' House in Hanau and in Bonn

2002

 

participated in the "Natur und Zeit" (Nature and Time) competition held by the Goldsmiths' House in Hanau

2004 – 2005

 

"Natur ganz Kunst" (Nature Highly Artificial) exhibition at the Design Forum of Hamburg's Museum of Arts and Crafts

2005

 

"Monatsringe und Tagesformen" (Rings for Each Month and the Mood of the Day) exhibition shown first at the Gallery for Applied Arts in Munich and then in Florence and Frankfurt

2005

 

"O Tannenbaum" Christmas exhibition, Gallery for Applied Arts, Munich

2007

 

"Glücksbringer" (Lucky Charm) exhibition, Gallery for Applied Arts, Munich

2009

 

"Blütenzauber" (Enchanting Blossoms), Handwerksforum (Crafts Forum) Hannover

2009

 

"Luxus" (Luxury) exhibition held by the Bavarian Crafts Council, Munich

2010

 

Expo 2010 Shanghai: exhibition within the framework of the special "German Living" event

2011

 

Winner and admittance MODERN JEWELRY COLLECTION 2011 of ART AUREA

2011

 

"Glanz" Gallery for Applied Arts, Munich

2012

 

"Achtung" Gallery for Applied Arts, Munich

2013

 

"Indische Juwelen in Augsburger Fassungen" Schaezlerpalais Augsburg

     
     

Her pieces have also been included in a number of catalogs and journals as well as in several specialized reference books such as "Schmuck-Design der Moderne / Modern Jewellery Design" (Reinhold Ludwig, 2008), "1000 Rings" (2004) and "500 Gemstone Jewels" (2010), „Showcase 500 Rings“ (2012)