1943 born in Appenzell/Switzerland
1965-69 studied textile design at the Kunstgewerbeschule Basle & Zurich, (Diploma 1969)
since 1969 freelancing, living and working in Zurich

Solo exhibitions

1984 Gallery Maya Behn, Zurich
1985 Electrum Gallery, London
1987 Gallery RA, Amsterdam
1988 Gallery NØ, Lausanne
VØ-Gallery, Washington/DC
1989 U-Gallery, Zurich
1990 Gallery Herta Zaunschirm, Zollikon/Zurich
1993 Jewellery-Gallery B. Moser & Alice Oswald, Zug
Musée d'Art et d'Histoire, Geneva
1995 Gallery desinfarkt, Berne
Gallery NØ, Lausanne
U-Gallery, Zurich
1996 Jewellery Gallery A. Oswald, Zug
1998 Jewellery Gallery Hnoss, konstepidemin, Gothenburg, Sweden
1999 Gallery Hofmatt, Sarnen/CH
2008 Gallery RA, Amsterdam
2015 "verarbeitetes unverarbeitet - unverarbeitetes verarbeitet", Station Agathe Nisple, Appenzell/CH

Selected Group Exhibitions (since 1990)

1990 SchmuckForum, Zurich
"Triennale européenne du bijou", Musée de Luxembourg, Paris
1991 "Mehrwerte",, Kunstgewerbemuseum, Zurich
"Configura", Erfurt/D
"The Banqueting Table", Gallery RA, Amsterdam
"20th anniversary", Electrum Gallery, London
"Schmuckarsenale", Cologne/D
"Florilège - créations florales et végétales contemporaines", Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Lausanne
1992 "Sieraden", Centrum Beeldende Kunst, Groningen/NL
"Triennale européenne du bijou", Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris
1993 "The Art of Jewellery", Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo
"Lichter Schmuck, Holographie im Schmuckdesign", Museum fuer angewandte Kunst, Cologne/D
1995 "Art & Appenzell", Appenzell/CH
Gallery Herta Zaunschirm, Zollikon/Zurich
1996 "Women/Beyond Borders", Antikenmuseum, Basle
"Paper Road", Kobenhavn
"Sieraden - toen, nu en straks", Gallery RA, Amsterdam
Gallery Herta Zaunschirm, Zollikon/Zurich
Electrum Gallery, London
Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Lausanne
1997 Gallery Bob Gysin, Duebendorf/Zurich
Centre de cours, Ballenberg, Heimatwerk, Brienz/Berne
Gallery Raum fuer Schmuck, Cologne/D
"Made in Switzerland" (BAK), Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Lausanne
1998 Kunstforum, Kirchberg/Berne
Casino-Gesellschaft, Herisau/Appenzell/AR
Gallery Herta Zaunschirm, Zollikon/Zurich
"Jewellery Moves", National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh
"European Jewellery", (curated by Charon Kransen, New York), Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Montréal/CA
1999 Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz/A
SOFA NYC, sculpture, objects, functional art, New York
Gallery Piltzer, Paris
Slovenska narodna galeria, Bratislava/SK
Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Lausanne
International 20th century Arts Fair, New York
SOFA, Chicago
2000 Swiss General Consulate, (Galleria Marcologno, Padova), Venice
Objects of Desire Gallery, (Charon Kransen, N.Y.), Louisville, USA
"Kunst hautnah", Kuenstlerhaus, Vienna
"Das geschmueckte Ego - Kuenstlerschmuck im 20. Jahrhundert", Koningin Fabiolazaal, Antwerpen/BE
"Alles Schmuck", Museum fuer Gestaltung, Zurich
"Parures d'ailleurs, Parures d'ici - Incidences, Coïncidences", Musée de design et d'arts appliqués
contemporains, Lausanne
"Artist's Jewellery in Contemporary Europe: A Female Perspective?", Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum,
Athens
2001 Gallery V & V, Vienna
Gallery Tereza Seabra, Lisboa
"Maskerade", Gallery RA, Amsterdam
Atelier 7ici, Fribourg/CH
Gewerbemuseum, Winterthur/Zurich
2002 Kunst RAI, Gallery RA, Amsterdam
SOFA, (Charon Kransen), New York
SOFA, (J. L. Larsen), New York
Crafts Museum, (Donna Schneier), New York
Gallery K. Fischli, Basle
"At beauty's edge", soul-stirring works, Patina gallery, Santa Fe/NM/USA
"Le bijou en Suisse au 20e siècle", Musée d'Art et d'Histoire, Geneva
"Schweizer Schmuck", Schweizerisches Landesmuseum, Zurich
2003 "Recycling Design", Musée de design et d'arts appliqués contemporains, Lausanne
"Gioielli d'arte in Svizzera nel 20o secolo", Museo Vincenzo Vela, Ligornetto/CH
SOFA, Chicago
SOFA, New York
2004 "kunstSTOFFlich", Chaeslager Stans/NW/CH
"Appenzeller Frauenaufzug"", Teufen/AR/CH
SOFA, Chicago
SOFA, New York
2005 "Maker - Wearer - Viewer", the Glasgow School of art, Glasgow
"Collect", V & A Museum, (curated by Gallery RA, Amsterdam), London
"Swiss Art Recycling", Centro Culturale Svizzero (CCS), Milano
"<1000", Gallery Hofmatt, Sarnen/CH
"Benefiz-Auktion", Kunsthalle, Appenzell/CH
"Hut Tragen", Villa am Aabach, Uster/CH
2006 "Collect", V & A Museum, (curated by Gallery RA, Amsterdam and Gallery so, Solothurn/CH
"Parures", Nîmes/F
SOFA, Chicago
SOFA, New York
"Kunstrai", Gallery RA, Amsterdam
"Radiant", Gallery RA, Amsterdam
"Pracht en Kraal, van Madonna tot de Masai", Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam
2007 "Collect", (curated by Gallery so, Solothurn/CH), V & A Museum, London
"SIEBERSIEBER", Gallery Hofmatt, Sarnen/CH
"Kunst - Textil", Ligerz/CH
"Hnoss-jubilee-exhibition", Röhss Museum, Gothenburg/SE
"Kunstszene Zuerich", Toni-Areal, Zurich
2008 "Collect", (curated by Gallery so, Solothurn/CH), V & A Museum, London
KunstZeughaus, Rapperswil/CH
2009 "Alternatives of Textile Jewelery", Bratislava, Prag, Vienna
"Collect", (curated by Gallery RA, Amsterdam), Saatchi-Gallery, London
"Sommersalon bei Ewa und Stefan Rotzler", Gockhausen/Zurich
"leihgabe - lisi und peter bosshard / zwischen spannteppich und deckenweiss - aus dem mikrokosmos
eines sammlerpaares
2010 "Sperrgut", KunstZeughaus, Rapperswil/CH
2011 "Neue Masche - Gestrickt, Gestickt und anders", Museum Bellerive, Zurich
"Von Kopfputz bis Haarschmuck", Museum HAARUNDKAMM, Muemliswil/CH
"Kleiner Frühling", Agathe Nisple Station, 9050 Appenzell/Switzerland
"THE RING - jewel forever", Galleri Hnoss, Gothenburg/SE
"Verwandlungen - Metamorphosen", Galerie Handwerk, Munich
"35 Years RA Gallery", Galerie RA, Amsterdam
"Open Mind", SungkokArtMuseum, Seoul/KR
2012 "Entfesselt - Schmuck ohne Grenzen", Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Arnhem/NL -- Museum
Bellerive, Zurich
2013 "Wear it or NOT": Recent Jewelry Acquisitions, Museum of Arts and Design (MAD), New York
"COUP DE SAC. Art de design autour du sac en plastique", Musée de design et d'arts appliqués contem-
porains (mudac), Lausanne
"Design Bijou Suisse", Fondation Suisse - Pavillon Le Corbusier, Paris
"Beyond Precious...Contemporary Europeans jewellery (UK-Germany-Switzerland), galerie d'Hélène
Aziza, 19 Paul Fort, Paris
TO BE OR TO HAVE PRESENTS - small works and miniature objects, SEA Foundation, Tilburg/NL
Ausstellung im Hotel Hof Weissbad, Weihnachten 2013, Weissbad, AI/CH
2014 "MUSIC MAKERS", Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool, UK
Multiple Exposures - Jewelry and Photography, Museum of Arts and Design (MAD), New York
"The paper talk show", Joias em pampel e têxteis - paper and textile jewellery, Galeria Tereza Seabra, Lisboa/PT
2015 "NOIR ... comme BASALT", Nouvelle galerie de la Perle, AGDE/FR
"Alternatives of Textile Jewelry III.", Gallery X, Bratislava/SL, Vienna/A
"Jewellery Take Away", Galleria Johan S., Helsinki
"DER TEXTILE RAUM", Museum Bellerive, Zurich
2016 "Body Jewels - Textiler Schmuck aus den Niederlanden und der Schweiz", Textilmuseum St. Gallen/CH
"40 Years Ra", Gallery Ra, Amsterdam/NL
2017 "Schmuck. Material Handwerk Kunst", Schweiz. Nationalmuseum, Landesmuseum, Zürich
"MEDUSA - Bijoux et tabous", Musée d'Art moderne de la Ville de Paris (MAM), Paris

Awards

1967/68/69 Swiss government grant (3x!)
1973 Prize for the best textile design, Kunstgewerbeschule, Zurich
1985 Grand prize at the Tokyo international jewellery exhibition
1986 1st prize in textile design, Burgdorf/Berne
1988 Mención honorífica, Barcelona
1993 Prix Micheline et Jean-Jacques Brunschwig pour les arts appliqués, Geneva
1995 Design Prize Switzerland (recognition)
2002 Artist-in-Residence-Studio in Vienna
2007 "The Françoise Van Den Bosch Award, 2008" (2nd pl.)


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