vita mirjam hiller

curriculum:
since 2008 workshop in Potsdam, Germany
2003 - 2008 studies at Pforzheim University, jewelry and everyday objects programm, faculty of design,
                       Pforzheim, Germany (Diplom FH)
2005 - 2006 Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, Canada
1999 - 2002 Goldschmiedeschule Pforzheim, Germany
1996 - 1999 Juweller Hunke, Ludwigsburg, Germany

awards (selection):
2011 European Triennial of Contemporary Jewellery, Mons, Belgium (special commendation of the jury)
2010 19th Legnica International Jewellery Competition, Legnica, Polen (mention)
2010 Cheongju International Craft Biennale, Cheongju, South-Korea (honorable mention)
2009 Grassi award of the Galerie Slavik/Vienna, Leipzig, Germany
2009 inhorgenta europe innovation award, Munich, Germany
2008 newcomer subsidy award for jewelry and everyday objects of “Bertha Heraeus und Kathinka Platzhoff Stiftung”
          and ”Gesellschaft für Goldschmiedekunst e.V.”, Hanau, Germany
2008 BKV-prize for young applied arts, Munich, Germany
2008 subsidy award for young applied arts, “Handwerksmuseum”, Deggendorf, Germany
2008 Friends of Carlotta jewelry and subsidy award, Zurich, Switzerland (honorable mention)
2008 ISSP subsidy award, Schmuckmuseum, Pforzheim, Germany
2000 newcomer award for gemstone and jewelry design, Idar-Oberstein, Germany

work in public collections:
CODA Museum, Apeldoorn, Netherlands
Newark Museum, Newark NJ, USA
Grassi Museum, Leipzig, Germany
Schmuckmuseum, Pforzheim, Germany
Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (mima), Middlesbrough, Great Britain
Mint Museum of Art and Design, Charlotte NC, USA
Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany
Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence KS, USA
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles CA, USA
Birmingham Museum, Birmingham, Great Britain
Kolumba Museum, Cologne, Germany

exhibitions (selection):
2014 Handwerkmuseum Deggendorf, Germany, “Blütenzauber”
2014 Design Center Stuttgart, Germany, “Slowcraft”
2014 Galerie Hilde Leiss, Hamburg, Germany
2014 Berlin Dubai Festival, Dubai, UAE, “global places, local signs”
2013 Galeria Reverso, Lisboa, Portugal, “Even the trees are dreams”
2013 Galerie Hélène Aziza, Paris, France, “Beyond precious”
2013 Two Cities Gallery, Shanghai, China, “Naturally Jewelry”
2013 Cheongju International Craft Biennale, Cheongju, South Korea
2013 Handwerksform Hannover, Germany, “Fünfzig”
2013 Paleontologic Museum Munich, Germany, “Naturalienkabinette”
2013 Handwerksform Hannover, Germany, “Total Stahl”
2013 Galerie Isabella Hund, Munich, Germany, (exhibition together with Michael Becker)
2013 Galerie Slavik, Vienna, Austria, “Schmuck-Kraft-Wärme”
2012 L'Espace le Carré, Lille, France, “The Beauty Chase”
2012 Galerie für Kunst & Design, Pforzheim, Germany, “Ansteckend”
2012 Galerie Brigitte Bernd, Regensburg, Germany, “Die 3. Dimension” (exhibition together with Birgit Hagmann)
2012 Wasserschloß Klaffenbach, Chemnitz, Germany, “Total Stahl”
2012 Galerie Pilartz, Cologne, Germany (solo exhibition)
2012 Museum Bellerive, Zurich, Switzerland, “entfesselt!”
2012 Galerie Slavik, Vienna, Austria, “Schmucke Frühlingsbilder”
2011 Galerie Hélène Porée, Paris, France (exhibition together with Birgit Hagmann)
2011 Museum of Modern Art Arnheim, Netherlands, “On Jewellery”
2011 Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany, “Materials Revisited”
2011 European Triennial of Contemporary Jewellery, Mons, Belgium
2011 HAWK Hildesheim, Kolloquium Nordrhein-Westfalen, Hildesheim, Germany “Total Stahl”
2011 Galerie Rosemarie Jäger, Hochheim, Germany, “Ich lieb Dich nur aus Narretei”
2011 Galeria Reverso, Lisboa, Portugal, “backyard” (solo exhibition)
2011 Special Jewellery Show 62nd International Trade Fair, Munich, Germany
2010 Deutsches Goldschmiedehaus Hanau, Germany, “Silbertriennale”
2010 Galerie Hilde Leiss, Hamburg, Germany, (exhibition together with Hiawatha Seiffert)
2010 Galerie Pilartz, Cologne, Germany, “The graphic to her Jewellery”
2010 Galerie Legnica, Legnica Jewellery Festival Silver, Legnica, Poland, “minimum”
2010 Galerie Pilartz, Cologne, Germany, “arttogo”
2010 Galerie Slavik, Vienna, Österreich, “Schmuckkunst im Wandel der Zeit”
2010 Galerie Stühler, Munich and Berlin, Germany, “Peter Müller, Dagmar Stühler, Mirjam Hiller”
2009 Cheongju International Craft Biennale, Cheongju, South Korea “Outside the Box”
2009 viceversa, Lausanne, Switzerland, “geballt” (solo exhibition)
2009 Galerie Hermsen, Wiesbaden, Germany (exhibition together with Tabea Reulecke)
2008 Galerie Ra, Amsterdam, Netherlands, “The Magic of Emotion” (solo exhibition)
2008 Gallery Funaki, Melbourne, Australia, “Transformation”
2008 Friends of Carlotta, Zurich, Switzerland, “Horror Vacui”
2008 Lucca Preziosa Young, Lucca, Italy
2008 Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim, Germany, “graduation show”
2007 SoFA Gallery, Indiana IN, USA, “Field of Vision”
2006 Patina Gallery, Santa Fe NM, USA, “From Beauty’s Edge”
2005 Galerie Hermsen, Wiesbaden, Germany (exhibition together with Rudolf Kocea)
2004 Galerie Sofie Lachaert, Tielrode, Belgium, “1001 Ringe”
2004 Galerie Ra, Amsterdam, Netherlands, “1001 Ringe”
2004 Schmuckmuseum, Pforzheim, Germany, “1001 Ringe”
2002 Deutsches Goldschmiedehaus, Hanau, Germany, “Natur und Zeit”

fairs (selection):
2012 Messe Kunst und Handwerk, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany
2010 / 2009 Grassi Fair, Leipzig, Germany
2014 / 2013 / 2012 / 2011 / 2010 / 2009 Collect, London, Great Britain
2015 / 2014 / 2013 / 2012 / 2011 / 2010 / 2009 Internationale Handwerksmesse, Munich, Germany
2013 / 2012 / 2011 / 2010 / 2009 Object, Rotterdam, Netherlands
2014 / 2013 Kunst Rai, Amsterdam, Netherlands 2011 / 2010 / 2009 inhorgenta europe, Munich, Germany
2011 / 2010 / 2009 SOFA West, Santa Fe NM, USA
2013 / 2012 / 2011 / 2010/ 2009 / 2008 / 2007 / 2006 / 2005 SOFA, New York NY, USA
2014 / 2013 / 2012 / 2011 / 2010/ 2009 / 2008 / 2007 / 2006 / 2005 SOFA, Chicago IL, USA
2015 / 2014 / 2013 / 2012 / 2011 / 2010 artpalmbeach, Palm Beach FL, USA
2009 / 2008 / 2007 / 2006 / 2005 Palm Beach 3 SOFA Art Fair, Palm Beach FL, USA
2015 / 2014 AD20/21, Boston, USA

publications (selection):
2012 “Push Jewelry”, Lark Books
2011 “On Jewellery”, Liesbeth den Besten, Arnoldsche Art Publishers
2011 “Materials Revisited”, Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt, jovis Verlag
2011 “Total Stahl”, Stahlschmuckpreis IV, Arnoldsche Art Publishers
2011 “Schmuck 2011” (Catalogue/ Special Jewellery Show 62nd International Trade Fair, Munich, Germany)
2010 “Art Meets Jewellery”, 20 Years Gallery Slavik Vienna, Arnoldsche Art Publishers
2010 “Silbertriennale International”, Gesellschaft für Goldschmiedekunst, Arnoldsche Art Publishers
2010 “Art Aurea”, (Journal, Issue 3) “Gefühl für den Moment”
2009 “The Compendium Finale of contemporary jewellers 2008”, Darling Publications
2009 “500 Enamelled Objects”, Lark Books
2008 “500 Pendants and Lockets”, Lark Books
2007 “Kunst treibt Blüten / Art is Flowering”, Arnoldsche Art Publishers
2002 “Talente” (catalogue/ Internationale Handwerksmesse Munich, Germany)

lectures:
2014 SNAG Conference, Minneapolis, USA, “25,000 Millimeters to Atrosanea”
2009 SOFA Chicago, Chicago, USA, “Simplicity, Intensity and Jewelry”

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