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BEATE LEONARDS

 

1967 born in Konstanz (Germany)

1987-91

Staatliche Zeichenakademie Hanau (Germany), apprenticeship as a silversmith

1991-94

Silversmith under Georg Jensen and Allan Scharff in Copenhagen (Denmark)

1994-99

Academy of Fine Arts Nürnberg (Germany), class for jewelry and holloware

(1997 appointed “Meisterschüler”)

since 1999

own studio in Lübeck (Germany)

2004

Visiting Artist in the Gold- and Silversmithing Workshop at the School of Art, Canberra (Australia)

AWARDS

1996

Award of the Academy of Fine Arts, Nürnberg

1998

“Bayerischer Staatspreis” (honorary prize of the german federal state of Bavaria for young designers)

1999

Award of the “Justus Brinkmann Society”, Hamburg

2000

Award from the “Paul Brockhaus Foundation”, Lübeck

2001

“2. Hessischer Staatspreis” (state prize of the german federal state of Hessen for german arts and crafts)

2002

“Bayerischer Staatspreis” (state prize of the german federal state of Bavaria)

2007

2. Prize Cutlery, 15. Silvertriennal

COLLECTIONS

Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe (Museum for Applied Art), Hamburg

Kunstgewerbemuseum (Museum for Applied Art), Berlin

St. Annen – Museum, Lübeck

Museum für angewandte Kunst (Museum for Applied Art), Frankfurt

Silver Museum Sterckshof, Antwerpen (Vic Janssens Collection)

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selection)

1992

“10. Silbertriennale”, Hanau

1996

“Tischgerät”, Artcollection of the city of Limburg

1997

“Kannen Kessel Kasserollen”, Crafts Galery, Munich

“Wertsachen”, Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nürnberg

1998

“Babettes Fest”, Crafts Galery, Munich

“Tischgerät”, Galery Metallum, Stockholm

1999

Galery “im Kelterhaus”, Hocheim(Main)

2000

“Contemporary Arts and Crafts from Germany”, India

Galery Marzee, Nijmegen(Netherlands)

“Triennale of Northern German Arts and Crafts”, Schleswig

2001

“Metallgerät”, Galery for Applied Art, Munich

“Schlaraffenland”, Crafts Galery, Munich

“Contemporary Silversmiths in Lübeck”, St. Annen Museum, Lübeck

2002

“Candlesticks”, Galery for Applied Art, Munich

“Spoons”, Galery ”im Kelterhaus”, Hochheim(Main)

“Gruss aus Lübeck”, Galery Metallum, Stockholm

“Grassimesse”, Grassimuseum Leipzig

2003

Galery “im Kelterhaus”, Hochheim (Main), (with Dörte Behn and Anja Schönmeyer)

“Metallformen”, Crafts Galery, Munich

“Triennale of Northern German Arts and Crafts”, Cismar

2004

“Beakers”, Galery ”im Kelterhaus”, Hochheim(Main)

„German Silver after Bauhaus: the Vic Janssens Collection“ , Silvermuseum Sterckshof, Antwerpen

“Container” , Galery Bilk, Canberra

2005

“COLLECT”, Victoria and Albert Museum, London

“Werkkunst 2005”, museum Eckernförde

“Teapots”, Espace Art & Objets, Lausanne

Museum für das Fürstentum Lüneburg, Lüneburg

2006

Espace Art et Objets, Lausanne (with Berthold Hoffmann)

“Nürnberger Silber “, Zeughausmesse, Berlin

“COLLECT”, Victoria and Albert Museum, London

2007

“15. Silvertriennal”

“Danske Sølvsmede“, Museet på Koldinghus, Kolding(DK)

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