LISA WALKER
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Lisa Walker
Lisa Walker, born 1967 in Wellington, New Zealand. Studied Craft and Design at Otago Polytech Art School, Dunedin, New Zealand & with Professor Otto Künzli, jewellery class, Munich Arts Acadamy, Germany. Her work is featured in private and public collections: Auckland Museum, Auckland, New Zealand | Te Papa Museum, Wellington, New Zealand | Dowse Art Museum, Wellington, New Zealand | Scmuck Museum, Pforzheim, Germany | Danner Stiftung, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany | Die Neue Sammlung, Munich, Germany | Francoise Van Den Bosch Collection, Amsterdam, Holland among others. She has been recipient of the Förderpreis der Stadt München and in 2010 the Francoise van den Bosch Award, Amsterdam, Holland as representative awards.


Lisa on her work:
Perhaps I should start making sculpture? Na, I’m too lazy and don’t have enough time – too much work researching all that sculpture history and stuff, jewellery is enough.

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Collections:
Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin, New Zealand.
Auckland Museum, Auckland, New Zealand.
Te Papa Museum, Wellington, New Zealand.
Dowse Art Museum, Wellington, New Zealand.
Schmuck Museum, Pforzheim, Germany.
Danner Stiftung, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany.
Die Neue Sammlung, Munich, Germany.
Francoise Van Den Bosch Collection, Amsterdam, Holland.
Stedelijk Museum’s Hertogenbosch, Holland.
Musée Arts Décoratifs/Museum of Decorative Arts, Paris, France.
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia.
Middleborough Institute of Modern Art, Middleborough, England.
Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, Australia.
David Walsh collection, MONA, Hobart, Australia.
Röhsska Museum, Stockholm, Sweden.
Coda Museum, Apeldoorn, Holland.
City of Cagnes-sur-Mer Collection, France.

Awards:
1992 New Zealand Arts Council grant
1995 Creative New Zealand grant
1997 Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst scholarship
1996-2001Scholarship for foreign students, State Ministry of Science, Research, and Art, Germany
2001 Awarded Meisterschülerin (Head Student) by Professor Otto Künzli
2003 HSP Nachfolgestipendium – scholarship, State Ministry of Culture, Germany
2005 Creative New Zealand grant | Studio Support – Arts Council Munich, grant
2006 Steiner Stiftung Munich - grant
2007 Förderpreis der Stadt München (City of Munich scholarship)
2008 Darling Publications Award – Best Jeweller of the Year
2010 Francoise van den Bosch Award, Amsterdam, Holland | Creative New Zealand grant
2011 Creative New Zealand grant
2013 Creative New Zealand grant
2015 New Zealand Arts Foundation Laureate Award
2016 Diagonal Jewellery "Nobel" Prize, Sweden
2016 Distinguished Alumni Award, Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin
2017 Creative New Zealand grant


Solo Exhibitions (selection):
2005 Kunstrai with Galerie Ra, Amsterdam, Glued, Bashed, Sewn, Squashed, Chucked, Painted, Soldered, Licked | Galerie Biro, Munich, Neue Arbeiten | Quoil, Wellington, New Zealand, Diamonds, together with Karl Fritsch
2006 Gallery Funaki, Melbourne, Australia, Zerfügt, together with Henrietta Schuster
2007 Jewelerswerk Galerie, Washington, USA, Unwearable | Fingers Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand, Lisa Walker and Karl Fritsch
2008 Galerie Goethe, Munich, Gold and Bones | Galerie S O, Solothurn, Switzerland, Sometimes | Platina Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden, Sometimes | Objectspace, Auckland, New Zealand, Unwearable
2009 Craft Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, Unwearable | Caroline Van Hoek Gallery, Gent, Belgium, Sometimes | Inform Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand, Lisa Walker and Karl Fritsch | Nürnberg Museum of Art and Design, Germany, Her Last Show Made In Munich | Arthothek, Munich, Germany, with Helen Britton, Dekorationswut, and, Her Last
Show Made In Munich
2010 Masterworks, Auckland, New Zealand, Winner of the Francoise van den Bosch | Millenium Gallery, Blenheim, New Zealand, Unwearable | Design Miami, USA, together with Jon Stam, with Caroline Van Hoek Gallery | Objectspace, Auckland, New Zealand, Untitled
2011 Galerie S O, London, Wearable | Bartley Company & Art, Wellington, New Zealand, Wearable, book launch and exhibition | Galerie Ra, Amsterdam, Wearable | Christchurch Art Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand, Wearable | Cobra Museum of Modern Art, Amstelveen, Holland, Wearable.
2012  Entrepot Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, Some Interesting Pieces of Jewellery, with Karl Fritsch | Klimt02 Gallery, Barcelona, Spain, Powderly | Gallery Funaki, Melbourne, Australia, Seep.
2014 The Young, Wellington, New Zealand, The Universe
2015 The National, Christcurch, New Zealand - Anna's Best Friend is Russian Bobs Mother
2016 Galerie Biro, Munich, Germany - The End
2017 Christchurch Art Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand - 0 + 0 = 0
2018 Te Papa Museum, Wellington, New Zealand - I want to go to my bedroom but I can't be bothered a 30 year retrospective exhibition.

Publications (selection):
2002
Lepels/Spoons, Galerie Ra, Amsterdam, catalogue
2006 New Directions in Jewellery 2, Black Dog Publishing, London, book
2007 Jewelleries/Schmuck, own catalogue, Förderpreis der Stadt München
2008 Unwearable, Darling Publications, Cologne and New York, own book | Precious Design , Pierre Berge, Auction, Brussels, Belgium, catalogue
2009 Unwearable 2. Edition, Darling Publications, Cologne and New York, own book | Design and Make: Mixed Media Jewellery A&C Black Publishers, London, England, book | Article written by Roseanne Bartley, Australia, online for Klimt02.net
2010 Dreaming Jewellery, Monsa Publications, Barcelona, Spain
2011 Wearable, Braunbook Publications, Wellington/Munich, own book
2012 Unexpected Pleasures, London Design Museum and National Gallery of  Victoria, Australia
2013 Contemporary Jewellery Limited Edition, Monsa, Spain
2013 Aftermath of Art Jewellery, Arnoldsche Publications
2014 Wunderruma, New Zealand, curated by Warwick Freeman and Karl Fritsch
2014 Contemporary Jewellery in Perspective, edited by Damian Skinner, Art Jewelery Forum, USA
2014 Jewellery Hyperreal, edited by Susan Pietsch, Japan
2018 Schmuck 2018, Handwerksmesse, Munich
 

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JEWELS by LISA WALKER

 Necklace  by Lisa Walker
Lisa Walker.
Necklace: Necklace, 2015.
Wood, string.
Price: 3600 €.

Work designed for Klimt02 Gallery for the exhibition To Recover in 2015.
 Brooch  by Lisa Walker
Lisa Walker.
Brooch: Brooch, 2012.
9ct gold, fresh water pearls.
8.2 x 2 x 1 cm.
Price: 1080 €.
 Brooch  by Lisa Walker
Lisa Walker.
Brooch: Brooch, 2012.
Silver, Pounamu (New Zealand greenstone), lacquer.
7 x 8 x 1 cm.
Price: 1800 €.
 Earrings  by Lisa Walker
Lisa Walker.
Earrings: Earrings, 2012.
9ct gold.
7 x 1.5 cm.
Price: 800 €.
 Brooch  by Lisa Walker
Lisa Walker.
Brooch: Brooch, 2012.
Wood, lacquer, steel.
10 x 5.5 x 4 cm.
Price: 1400 €.
 Brooch  by Lisa Walker
Lisa Walker.
Brooch: Brooch, 2012.
Wood, lacquer.
13 x 11 x 1.3 cm.
Price: 1200 €.
 Pendant  by Lisa Walker
Lisa Walker.
Pendant: Pendant, 2012.
Deer horn, thread.
7 x 5 x 1.7 cm.
Price: 1400 €.
 Playmobile  by Lisa Walker
Lisa Walker.
Necklace: Playmobile, 2012.
Plastic, silk thread.
60 cm.
Price: 1400 €.
 Brooch  by Lisa Walker
Lisa Walker.
Brooch: Brooch, 2012.
Plastic, lacquer.
19 x 4 x 3 cm.
Price: 1400 €.
 In Here is a Fart and a Pearl  by Lisa Walker
Lisa Walker.
Pendant: In Here is a Fart and a Pearl, 2011.
Plastic, pearl, ink, aluminium, fart.
16 x 5 cm.
Price: 1200 €.
 Pendant  by Lisa Walker
Lisa Walker.
Pendant: Pendant, 2011.
Wood, Thread, acrylic paint, metal.
12 x 8 x 4 cm.
 Pendant  by Lisa Walker
Lisa Walker.
Pendant: Pendant, 2011.
Plastic, thread.
13 x 13 x 5.5 cm.
 Ring  by Lisa Walker
Lisa Walker.
Ring: Ring, 2012.
Silver, Pounamu (New Zealand greenstone).
6 x 3.5 x 2 cm.
Price: 1200 €.
 Necklace  by Lisa Walker
Lisa Walker.
Necklace: Necklace, 2012.
Plastic, ebony, 22k gold coin, glue, fabric, thread..
76 cm.
Price: 3800 €.