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 East Kalimantan, Indonesia


Since 1984 exhibitions in Switzerland, France, USA, Spain, Austria, Portugal, China

Selection
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

2016 Purchase rings, Alice und Louis Koch, Ring Collection, CH
2008 Collection Bundanon Trust, NSW, Australia
2008 April, Artist in residence at Bundanon Trust, Australia NSW
2007 Site specific intervention in the garden of the clinic Südhang
2006 Jan. to March, Artist in residence in the clinic «Südhang», Kirchlindach, Bern
2004 + 2005 Purchase jewellery, Swiss National Museum, Zürich
2003 Purchase rings, Alice und Louis Koch, Ringcollection, GB
1998 1. Price, Ikea-Foundation, for «Handmirror», (competition)
1997 Purchase jewellery, Commission Cantonale for Arts and Crafts, Bern
1996 1. Price, Ikea-Foundation, (Competition, Coproduction with Barbara Thüler)
1994 Purchase jewellery, Commission Cantonale for Arts and Crafts, Bern
1993 Bourse from the Commission Cantonale for Arts and Crafts, Bern
1988 Purchase jewellery, Commission Cantonale for Arts and Crafts, Bern


Publications in

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