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  • 1968 born in Salzburg, Austria
  • 1987-90 student at the College of Education, Salzburg,
  • completed with a diploma
  • 1992-94 training as gold- and silversmith at the Institut Drobny Linz, Austria 
  • 2001-05 University of Art and Design, Textile Department, Linz, Austria, Bakk.art
  • 2003 Studio Himbeer with Beatrix Kaufmann (www.himbeer.la)
  • 2007-09 University of Art and Design, Textile Department, Linz, Austria, Master of Arts
  • 2006 Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam
  • since 2000 own studio in Linz

  • Curator of the exhibition LOVE & LOSS Fashion and Mortality, Kunstmuseum LENTOS Linz, Austria, 2015, Catalog
  • Curator of the exhibition in addition zeitgenössisch-angewandt-textil, Schlossmuseum Linz 2008

  • Recent lectures und workshops:
  • Workshopleader Fabrika 12, Valencia, 2016,
  •               http://talleresfabrika12.blogspot.co.at/p/w.html
  • Workshopleader ESCAL Alcora 2015,
  • Workshopleader "body and space" EASD Valencia, ES, 2014

  • Design of Handbags for EZA Austria produced FAIRTRADE in India, Kolkata, since 2008 until now S/S 2017

  • exhibitions, projects internationally
  • Awards

  • Award of the Arts of the City of Linz, Austria, 2001
  • Judge´s Award, Museum of Arts and Crafts Itami, Japan, 2003
  • Scholarship of the Federal Chancellor, Vienna, 2003
  • Prize of the Gallery of Art in Lignitz, Poland, 2004
  • 3rd Prize, International Competition in Jewelry, Refinded Abundance, USA, 2008
  • 2nd Prize Installation Botanica, Flower Expo, Austria 2009
  • Exhibitions

  • 2018

  • Talk/Tour Jewellery/Fashion/Design during Wiener Schmucktage
  • Galeria X, Bratislava
  • Curatorial Art Project and Symposium with c/o:K Mantova, I
  • 2017

  • Curator Take Festival Exhibition Underworld Journeys, Alte Post Wien
  • Galerie im Traklhaus Jewellery Art from Salzburg at AFA during Wiener Schmucktage 2017
  • 2016

  • ELIGIUS SCHMUCKPREIS, MAK Vienna
  • LTR _ RTL Curatorial Art Project 30 artists from Iran and Austria, Wels, Galerie artmark Wien, Tehran, Isfahan
  • 2015

  • Exhibition´s curator of LOVE & LOSS Fashion and Mortality, Kunstmuseum LENTOS Linz
  • Austria March - June 2015, catalog

    2014

  • Trophaeen (New Works in the Collection, City of Linz), Museum Nordico, Linz
  • UNKNOWN CONTENT Monika Pichler and Ursula Guttmann, Galerie Pro Arte Hallein
  • Melting Point Exhibition Centro del Carmen (Ursula Guttmann, Jorge Manilla, Rose Stach, Gisbert Stach), Valencia, Spain
  • Volkslust Kulturhaus Stelzhamermuseum, together with c/o:K, Pramet, Austria
  • 2013

  • Trophaeen (New Works in the Collection, City of Linz), Museum Nordico, Linz
  • Galerie Hilde Leiss (Li Trieb, Ernst Gamperl, Ursula Guttmann), Hamburg
  • Corpo e Potere (together with co:K), Museo Vela, Ligornetto, Switzerland
  • UNKNOWN CONTENT (Monika Pichler, Ursula Guttmann), Kunstverein Paradigma, Linz
  • ArtFair Linz (Kunstverein Paradigma), Landesgalerie Linz
  • Die Neue Webermappe 2013, together with co:k, Wernstein am Inn, Austria
  • 2012

  • Schmuck Sonderschau 2012, Munich
  • TransXtend, (Ursula Guttmann, Elisabeth Grebe), Gallery V+V, Vienna
  • ROMALE 2012, Reclaiming Identity, in collaboration with Akademie Graz and Steirischer Herbst, Graz
  • Kunstwirtschaft Graz in collaboration with Literaturhaus Graz, "fremde federn" after a text by Clemens J. Setz, Graz und gallery V+V Vienna
  • What s in a frame, during Schmuck 2012, with Gisbert Stach, Jorge Manilla, Nedda El-Asmar... Munich
  • 2011

  • Galerie Helene Poree, Paris
  • Jeune Creation Europeenne, Barcelona und Porto
  • MAK Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Eligius Schmuckpreis, Vienna, Austria
  • Galerie Schloss Parz, Project with c/o:k, Nackt
  • Lecture at the Schmucksymposium Zimmerhof, Bad Rappenau, D
  • Textiles Unbehagen, kuratiert von Stephanie Mueller und Klaus Dietl, Galerie Stephan Stumpf, München D
  • Galerie X, Sperk, Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Galerie Zauner, Dreaming Jewelry together with Estela Saez, Sonja Bischur, Hanna Hedman, Linz, A
  • Kunstwirtschaft Graz, Fremde Federn, Wortschmuck, after a text by Clemens J. Setz, Graz, A
  • 2010

  • Galerie Helene Poree, Paris
  • Schmuck Sonderschau HWK München, D
  • Stadtgalerie Traun, "Ein Nachmittag in Traun" together with Enrique Tomás, Austria
  • Burg Gmünd, together with c/o:K, Kaernten, Austria
  • MAK Museum for Applied Arts, Contemporary Jewellery Award Eligius, Vienna, Austria
  • Cafe de Jaren, Bside Jewellery Festival, Amsterdam
  • 2009

  • Galerie V+V, The Extension Impulse (Solo), Vienna, A
  • Galerie X, Alternatives of Textile Jewellery and Zoom, Bratislava
  • Modepalast Wien, Screenprinting-Performance, Vienna
  • Presentation xtension Pixel Hotel Linz,
  • Botanica Flower Expo, Installation, Linz, A
  • Fantasmarama during Ars Electronica Linz
  • Design for Bags for Company EZA, Salzburg
  • RAIR, Expo in Rotterdam
  • Galerie Helene Poree,Paris
  • 2008

  • Texas National Gallery, Refinded Abundance, Nacogdoches, USA
  • CODA Museum, New Traditional Jewellery, Apeldoorn, NL
  • Galerie V+V, Eligius Schmuckpreis, Vienna, A
  • Galerie Zauner, Blossom, Linz, A
  • ThinkTank, Symposium for the Applied Arts, Gmunden, A
  • Galerie Pro Arte, Local Heros, Hallein, A
  • Galerie Zauner, screenprinting performance,
  • ausziehen-drucken-schmücken, A
  • Social Impact, Souvenirs by austrian Artists for the Cultural City of Linz, A
  • 2007

  • Galerie V+V, Leibtaschen, Vienna
  • Galerie Schloss Mondsee, ...u.a. weiße hemden
  • Galerie X, Bratislava
  • The Gallery of Art in Legnica, Beauty, Poland
  • Ars Ornata, Thread of Silk, Manchester, GB
  • Lentos Kunstmuseum, Linz,
  • Modezone Kunst Rai, NewTraditional Jewellery, Amsterdam
  • Galerie Trakl, Eligius Schmuckpreis, Salzburg
  • 2006

  • Sonderschau Schmuck´06, HWK Muenchen
  • Ecite Moment, Performance with dancer Larysa Venediktova, Haslach
  • Galerie Pro Arte, Atelier Himbeer & Gäste, Hallein
  • 2005

  • Botanical Garden, Installation, Linz Inhorgenta Muenchen,
  • Ursprung University of Art & Design, ziel_start, Linz Austria
  • Art Linz, Galerie Zauner
  • 2004

  • Galeria Sztuki, SMS Silver, Legnica
  • Cagliari, Sardinien, Exhibition with Sardinian Artists
  • Handwerksmuseum Deggendorf,
  • Ursprung Landesgalerie Linz,
  • Projekt Sehnsucht nach Kultur
  • 2003

  • Museum of Arts Crafts, Itami, Japan
  • Osaka Municipal Craft Park, Osaka, Japan
  • Linz AG, Austria Award of the Arts Exhibition
  • Galerie V+V, Echt Kunst-Stoff, Vienna
  • Velvet Da Vinci Gallery, Eleven Austrian Jewelers (Der Superschmuck), San Fransisco, USA
  • 2002

  • Galerie im Ursulinenhof, Textiles, Linz
  • University of Art & Design, Best Off, Linz
  • Galerie Zauner, Ursula Guttmann, Paula Paul, Helga Hofer, Linz
  • 2001

  • Art Vienna, Vienna
  • University of Art & Design, Tex- Mas Shopping Event, Linz
  • 2000

  • Künstlerhaus, Close to the body, Vienna
  • 1999

  • Talente ´99, Sonderschau, Handwerksmesse Munich
  • Publications:

  • Schmuck 2012, D
  • Schmuck 2010, D
  • Kunsthandwerk & Design, "hautnah" by Susanne Längle, D, 2011
  • Dreaming Jewellery, Monsa Publications, Barcelona, 2011
  • Spotsz, Austria, 2010
  • Local Heroes, Galerie Pro Arte, A, 2008
  • Refinded Abundance, Texas National Gallery, USA, 2008
  • Thread of Silk, Katalog British Library, Manchester, 2007
  • Identity, Gallery of Legnica, Polen, 2007
  • Schmuck 2006,
  • Katalog Handwerkskammer München D, 2006 _
  • SMS, Short Message Silver, Gallery of Legnica, Polen, 2004
  • Made in Upper Austria, textile art & design, Katalog Kiwanis Club Linz,2004
  • Itami International Craft Exhibition, Katalog Craft Association, Japan 2003
  • Project: Textile Design – Fashion Design, Katalog University of Art & Design Linz, 2003
  • Kunst Hautnah, Katalog Künstlerhaus Wien, 2000
  • Aigner, Claudia, Quer durch Galerien. Wer spendet einen Sündenfall. in: Wiener Zeitung, Wien,1999
  • Talente 1999, Katalog Handwerkskammer München, 1999