Margrit Linder

LEBENSLAUF

CV

1947 born in Zürich
1963 - 1966 apprenticeship as window-dresser
1966 - 1969 Worked as window-dresser in Switzerland
1970 Emigration to Australia, work as a window-dresser in Sydney, Australia
1971 - 1973 Shop «Nigels Birthday» for arts and crafts in Sydney
1972 - 1975 Training in jewellery with Wal van Heekeren in Sydney
1976 - 1979 Studies in jewellery at the HGKZ, University for Art and Craft, Fachklasse für Schmuck und Gerät, Zürich
1980 - 2000 Family, one child
1990 - 2008 further formations: masterclasses by Rian de Jong, NL, Onno Boekhoudt, NL, Ilya und Emilia Kabakov, USA, Boris Groys, D/USA, and others.
2009 - 2012 Consultant, Community Development, with rattan and bamboo weaving groups in North Kalimantan, Indonesia
2020 January and February, Research and Documantation about Lundayeh and Agabag plaiters in North Kalimantan, Indonesia, and Murut plaiters in South Sabah, Malaysia


Selection of Exhibitions

2019/2020 «Werkstatt Alpen», Alpines Museum, Bern
2018 «Prix Jumelles», Freilichtmuseum Ballenberg, CH
2017 «Schmuck, Material, Handwerk Kunst» Schweizerisches National Museum, Zürich
2015 Beijing International Jewelry Art Exhibition, China
2014 wasserfunken-feuertropfen, site specific installation, Biel, Switzerland, with B. Thüler, E. Marti
2013 Beijing Internationale Jewelry Art Exhibition, China
2013 Flora and Fauna, Bundanon, NSW, Australia
2009 «ringvormen», Steunpunt Beeldende Kunst Zwevegem, Belgien
2009 «multiplay», Gallery Friends of Carlotta, Zürich
2008 «Mutter Erde, Schwester Wasser», Festival RebelArte, Intervention with B. Thüler, Rote Fabrik, Zürich
2008 Atelierpresentation, Bundanon Trust, NSW, Australia
2008 Atelier presentation, Zürich, Switzerland
2008 «Horror Vacui» Gallery Friends of Carlotta, Zürich
2008 «Iris Sibirica»,Installation in the clinic Südhang, Bern
2008 «Recreation», Bern, with Barbara Thüler and Els Marti
2006 «iris siberica», Kutscherhaus südhang, Kirchlindach, Bern Switzerland
2006 «preview» in the Swiss National Museum, Zürich
2006 «At home», Gallery Annick Zuffery, Carouge, Geneva
2005 «Schmuckinterventionen» in the Swiss National Museum, Zürich
2004/2005 «Balztool», Gallery Friends of Carlotta, Zürich
2004 «FLUX Design Biennale», Luzern
2004/2005 «200 Rings», Travelling exhibition, Velvet da Vinci Gallery, San Francisco, Obsidian Gallery, Tuscon, Gallery M, Cleveland, Sam Shaw Gallery, Northeast Harbor, Facere Gallery, Seattle
2004 «Im Durchzug», lightinstallation in the projekt «Pro Fuge», Zürich
2004 «le Sentier du Recyclage», Gallery Annick Zufferey, Carouge, Geneva
2002/2003 «Schweizerschmuck im 20. Jahrhundert», Genf, Zürich, Ligornetto
2003 Performances in the Swiss National Museum Schmunzelschmuck during the exhibition «Schweizerschmuck im 20. Jahrhundert»
2003 «Si, quiero», Gallery Forum Ferlandina, Barcelona
2002 «Broches», Gallery Forum Ferlandina, Barcelona
2002 «Recycling», Gallery Contacto Directo, Lisbon
2002 «Echt Kunst-Stoff», Gallery V&V, Vienna
2001 «Handmirror», Museum Villa am Aabach, Uster
2001 «Kunst hautnah» Künstlerhaus, Wien
2000 «Im Garten und von anderswo», Gallery V&V, Vienna
2000 «Präsent» Gewerbemuseum, Winterthur


Distinctions

2020 Acquisition of jewellery for the Swiss Federal Collection, BAK
2018 Nominated for Prix Jumelles 2018, "Le transfer du savoir-faire"
2016 Acquisition of rings for the Alice und Louis Koch Ring Collection, CH
2008 Acquisition for the Collection of the Bundanon Trust, NSW, Australia
2008 April, Artist in residence at Bundanon Trust, NSW, Australia
2006 Jan. to March, Artist in residence in the clinic «Südhang», Kirchlindach, Bern
2004 + 2005 Acquisition of jewellery for the Collection of the Swiss National Museum, Zürich
2003 Acquisition of ring for the Alice und Louis Koch Ring Collection, GB
1998 1. Price, Ikea-Foundation, for «Handmirror», Switzerland
1997 Jewellery purchase, Berner Design Stiftung, Switzerland
1996 1. Price, Ikea-Foundation, (Coproduction with Barbara Thüler), Switzerland
1994 Acquisition of jewellery for the Berner Design Stiftung Collection, Switzerland
1993 Grant from the Berner Design Stiftung, Switzerland
1988 Acquisition of jewellery for the Berner Design Stiftung Collection, Switzerland


Teachings:

Jewellery:
2017 Guest lecturer, Jewellery XS, HSLU, Lucerne
2009+2013/14/18 Guest lecturer, Metal module, IAC, Zürich
2005-2009 Naturzentrum Sihlwald
2005-2008 Schule für Ergotherapie, Zürich
2004-2006 Migros Clubschule, Zürich
2000-2009 in my studio

Grass hand broom:
2020 Ballenberg
2017 Meisterschwanden
2016 Wildhaus
2013/14/15/16 Habkern (with Hedy Zenger)


Publications in

2019 RINGS of the 20th and 21st Centuries, the Alice and Louis Koch collection
2018 «Zeitpunkt 157», Vom Gras zum Handbesen
2018 «Ballenberg Handwerk 2/2018»
2006 «500 Necklaces», Lark Jewelry Book, Marthe LeVan
2003 «1000 Rings», Lark Jewelry Book
2002 «Schweizerschmuck im 20. Jahrhundert», F. X. Sturm + E. Brinkmann
1999 «Schmuckzeichen Schweiz 20. Jahrhundert», Antoinette Riklin-Schellbert
1999 «Design Sourcebook Jewellery», David Watkins
1996 «Schmucke Zeiten», Werkspuren, Fachzeitschrift