SUSANNE HAMMER, lives and works in Vienna

EDUCATION:

2004-06 Studies at University of Applied Arts - Studies of Art Education (arts with professors Erwin Wurm; Michael Kienzer, handicrafts with professors Ernst Beranek; James Skone), Vienna;
2006 University graduation
1986-93 Studies at University of Applied Arts Metal Product Design (Carl Auböck), Vienna;
1993 University graduation
1986 Master craftsman’s diploma in goldsmithery, Pforzheim

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

2020 SCHMUCKsolo, Showroom Huber, Kißlegg (solo)
2019 Budapest Jewelry Week, Budapest, Rath György Villa
2019 International Jewelry Art Exhibition, Beijing, Institute of Fashion Technology
2019 GIOIELLI IN FERMENTO, Piacenza, Livorno
2018 DESIGN WITHOUT BORDERS, New Budapest Gallery, Budapest
2017 Small series & editions, MAK-Museum for Applied Arts, Vienna
2017 Walking the Line between Craft and Tech, me collectors room/Stiftung Olbricht, Berlin
2016 reFashioning Austria, Shanghai Art Museum Liu Haisu, Shanghai
2015 Schmuck 1975 - 2015, MAK-Museum for Applied Arts, Vienna
2013 Loot – MAD about Jewelry, Museum of Arts & Design, New York
2013 Eligius-Preis, Traklhaus, Salzburg/MAK-Museum for Applied Arts, Vienna
2012 Fault lines, V&V Gallery, Vienna (solo)
2012 Die Sammlung Schullin, Graz
2011 Fremde Federn, kunst.wirt.schaft, Graz, Vienna, Munich
2009 Graphit, Keramik, Stein, Metall, Zauner Gallery, Linz
2009 Festival for fashion&photography, Guerilla Store curated by Robin Schulié, Vienna
2008 In addition, Schlossmuseum, Linz
2007 Eligius-Preis, Traklhaus, Salzburg/MAK-Museum for Applied Arts, Vienna
2006 Short Storys, MAK-Museum for Applied Arts, Vienna (solo)
2003-04 Valuable links, Museum für Volkskunde, Vienna, Centre Céramique, Maastricht
2003 Re-view, Wako Hall, Tokio
2002 Über kurz oder lang (with Andrea Halmschlager), V&V Gallery, Vienna (solo)
2001 Very Austrian, Galerie Hippotesi, Barcelona, Lesley Craze Gallery, London
2001 Schmuck & Fotografie, Linder Gallery, Kißlegg (solo)
2000 Designmensch – Körper, Hüllen, Oberflächen in der Gestaltung der Gegenwart,
Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg
2000 Kunst hautnah, Künstlerhaus, Vienna
2000 Jewellery from Austria, Designcenter Osaka, Ueno Mori Museum Tokio, Designcenter Nagoya
1999 Jewellery beyond Borders, Siena Gallery, Lenox
1999 Schmuck 99, IHM Munich
1999 Orientierungshilfen, Friederike Glück Gallery, Stuttgart (solo)
1998 Recent European Jewellery, De novo, Palo Alto
1998 Orientierungshilfen, V&V Gallery, Vienna (solo)
1997 In neuer Reihung, Schwäb. Gmünd, Hanau, Pforzheim
1996 Schmuck, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart
1994 Rings, Galerie Helene Poree, Paris
1993 Reihungen, V&V Gallery, Vienna (solo)
1993 A Sparkling Party, Antwerpen
1993 Schmuck, Friederike Glück Gallery, Stuttgart (solo)
1991 Ausstrahlungen Schmuck 1936 – 1991, travelling exhibition/Austria

GRANTS, AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES:

2018 DESIGN WITHOUT BORDERS Award, Budapest
2015 Artist residency at Suzhou Art & Design Technology Institute Suzhou, China
2005 1st Prize of the Eligius Jewelry Award of the Provincial Government, Salzburg
1997 Honorable Mention/Schmiedt Prize 97, Vienna
1997 Laudatory Mention/F.-Wilhelm-Müller Contest: "In neuer Reihung", Sch. Gmünd
1995 Artist residency at the Solitude Castle Academy, Stuttgart
1992 1st Prize of the Chamber of Commerce / Exportable Quality Product, Vienna
1986 Young Designers Award of the International Craft Show, Munich

COLLECTIONS AND ACQUISITIONS:

Provinciaal Veiligheidinstituut, Antwerpen
Bundeskanzleramt/ Kunstsektion, Vienna
Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg
Schmuckmuseum, Pforzheim
MAK-Museum for Applied Arts/metal collection, Vienna
Private collections (i.a.: Bollmann Collection, Hans Schullin Collection)

ARTISTS TALKS AND LECTURES:

2016 Lecture at V&V Gallery Vienna
2015 Lecture at Art & Design Technology Institute, Suzhou
2002 Lecture at the Millennium Galleries, Sheffield
2001 Lectures at the Department of Handicrafts Education/Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna
2000 Lecture at the Jewelry Symposium Zimmerberg

COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS:

2016 100 Ways To Wear A Necklace V&V Gallery, Vienna
2015 20 Ways To Wear A Necklace Suzhou
2008 Schmucktauschbörse, MAK – Museum for Applied Arts/Contemporary Art, Vienna
2006 Schmucktauschbörse MAK – Museum for Applied Arts/Contemporary Art, Vienna
1996 Walking Gallery, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart

CURATORIAL PROJECTS:

2019 Exhibition "10 Years Kolleg SchmuckDesign Herbststrasse", MAK Vienna, together with
Petra Zimmermann, Elisabeth Drude, Sonja Bischur: Concept & Organization
2017 Jury Member for the "Precious Plastics- 3D Printed Jewelry Competition", Vienna
2010 Jury member for the "Eligius Jewelry Award" of the Provincial Government, Salzburg
2000 Jury member for the "Jewelry and Gems Award", Idar Oberstein
1999/00 Exhibition "Turning-Point - Jewelry from Austria", together with Fritz Maierhofer, exhibition and catalogue, St. Pölten, Klagenfurt, Vienna, Sheffield: Concept & Organization (travelling exhibition and catalogue)

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENTS:

2015 Workshop Jewelry out of the Unexpected, Art & Design Technology Institute, Suzhou
2009-20 Teacher of Jewellery Design at Secondary School of Applied Arts and Fashion Design, Herbststrasse Vienna
2008 Workshop Ill and Isolated Children Connected at Wilhelminenspital, Vienna
2007-14 Head of the Jewellery Department at Secondary School of Applied Art and Fashion Design Herbststrasse, Vienna
2000 Short-term teaching assignment at the Universitiy of Applied Sciences, Düsseldorf
1996-20 Teacher of scultural design and metalwork at Secondary School of Applied Arts and Fashion Design Herbststrasse, Vienna
1996 Flora, Project for Hans Schullin, Graz
1995 Design Workshop Graz, together with Fritz Maierhofer, Graz
SUSANNE HAMMER
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