Gerda FLÖCKINGER

Biography

Gender Female
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1927-12-08
Education Maidstone Girls' GS, Dorchester Co HS, S Hampstead HS, St Martin's Sch of Art (NDD), Central Sch of Art
Publications N/A
Recreations gardening (hybridising Iris Germanica), growing camellias, Siamese cats, pistol shooting
Clubs N/A
Style Gerda Flöckinger, CBE
Career artist, jewellery designer/maker, lectr and photographer; emigrated from Innsbruck to London 1938, naturalised British subject 1946; fndr course in modern experimental jewellery Hornsey Coll of Art 1962-68; work featured in more than 49 books, numerous pubns, articles, leaflets and catalogues, public lectures and book Pioneers of Modern Craft Crafts Cncl 1995; Goldsmiths' Hall Travel Award 1956; Freeman Worshipful Co of Goldsmiths 1998; hon fell Univ of the Arts 2006; >ir< Crafts Centre London 1968, V&A 1971, City of Bristol Museum and Art Gallery 1971, Dartington Cider Press Gallery 1977, V&A 1986, Solo Showcase Exhbn Crafts Cncl Shop at V&A 1991, Electrum Gallery London 2007; >ir< incl: Philadelphia Museum of Art, Norway, Tokyo, Expo Osaka, Ashmolean Museum, Künstlerhaus Vienna, Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim, Nat Museum of Wales, The Netherlands, ICA 1954-64, Arnolfini Gallery Bristol 1962-73, The Observer Jewellery Exhbn (Welsh Arts Cncl touring) 1973-74, Treasures of London (Goldsmiths' Hall London) 1976-77, Diamond Story (Electrum Gallery) 1977, Objects The V&A Collects (V&A) 1978, British Women's Art (House of Commons) 1981, Sotheby's Craft Exhbn (Sotheby's London) 1988, Ornamenta (Pforzheim Germany) 1989, British Jewellery (Crafts Cncl London) 1989, Christie's Amsterdam 1990, 20th Anniversary Exhbn (Electrum Gallery) 1991, What Is Jewellery? (Crafts Cncl) 1994, British Jewellery Exhbn (Mainz) 1995, British Master Goldsmiths (Goldsmiths' Hall London) 1997, Introducing Contemporary British Jewellery (Soc of Arts & Crafts Boston) 1998, Made to Wear: Creativity in Contemporary Jewellery (Central St Martins) 1998, 50th Anniversary Exhibition (Contemporary Applied Arts) 1998, British Gold - Italian Gold (Scottish Gallery and Graziella Grasetto Gallery Studio Milan) 1998, Jewellery Moves (Royal Scottish Museum Edinburgh) 1998, Sofa (USA) 1998-2009, The Pleasures of Peace: Craft Art and Design in Britain 1939-68 (Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts) 1999, 25 Years of Contemporary British Craft (Crafts Cncl) 1999, Treasures of the 20th Century (Goldsmiths' Hall London) 2000, Het Versierde Ego - Het Kunstjuweel in de 20ste EEUW (Antwerp) 2000, Paper Plastics Palladium and Pearls (Lesley Craze Gallery) 2000, The Ring (Mobilia Gallery Cambridge MA, Wustum Museum Racine WI and tour) 2001-, Int Art and Design Fair NY 2003, Love Story (Goldsmiths' Hall London) 2003, Collect (V&A) 2003-09, trio exbhn with Wendy Ramshaw and David Watkins (V&A) 2006, Jewelry by Artists: The Daphne Farago Collection (Boston Museum of Fine Art), Past, Present and Future (Electrum Gallery London 40th anniversary exhbn) 2011; >ir< City of Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, Royal Museum of Scotland Edinburgh, Goldsmiths' Hall London, Crafts Cncl London, V&A, Castle Museum Nottingham, Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim Germany, Centre Pompidou Paris (slides), Boston Museum of Fine Art; work also in many private collections internationally; >ir< Electrum Gallery London, Mobilia Gallery Cambridge MA USA
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