Bio

Exhibitions in Museums since 2009

  • Danner-Preis 2017. Villa Stuck, München, DE, 2016-2017 (C)
  • Les Confluences. Ramon Casas i la joieria contemporània, Museu del Modernisme de Barcelona, Spain, 2016 (C)
  • Asia - Europe II. Fiber Art (traveling exhibition) (C)
  • Janina-Monkute Marks Museum Kediainiai, LT, 2015
  • Museé Jean Lurcat et de la Tapisserie Contemporaine Angers, FR, 2014/2015
  • Deutsches Textilmuseum Krefeld, DE, 2014
  • Danner-Preis, Museum Schloss Johannisburg, Aschaffenburg, DE, 2014/2015 (C)
  • JUST PAPER (special exhibition), EUNIQUE, Karlsruhe, DE, 2014
  • CODA PAPER ART, CODA Museum Apeldoorn, the Netherlands, 2013
  • Premio Fondazione Cominelli, Palazzo Cominelli, Cisano de San Felice del Benaco, Italy 2012 (C); 2010 (C)
  • Santorini Biennale of Arts, Santorini, Greece, 2012
  • Papier global 2 - Paper global 2 (International Triennale of Paper Art), Museen der Stadt Deggendorf, Germany, 2012 (C)
  • Small Size Works (Fiber Art from Asia and Europe), Janina Monkute-Marks Museum, Kedainiai, Lithuania, 2012 (C on CD)
  • Open Mind (International Contemporary Metal Craft: Trend and Vision), Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul, South Korea 2011 (C)
  • 7e Triennale Internationale du papier, Musée de Charmey, Switzerland 2011 (C)
  • Holland Paper Bienniale 2010, Rijswijk Museum, Rijswijk, the Netherlands 2010 (C)
  • Selected works of the Holland Paper Biennale, Knitting and Stitching Show, London, UK, 2010
  • Gioielli di carta (Paper Jewellery: poor jewellery), Triennale Design Museum, Milano, Italy 2009 (C)

 

Exhibitions in museums and special exhibitions: 1996-2008

  • Danner-Award 2008, Museum für Gegenwartskunst ‘Glaspalast’, Augsburg (Augusta), 2008 (C)
  • Schmuck 2005, special exhibition of the International Crafts Fair (IHM), Munich, 2005 (C); Schmuck, 1999 (C); Schmuck 1998 (C)
  • International Jewellery Arts - 15 Years Gallery Slavik’, Gallery Slavik, Vienna, 2005
  • Special exhibition of the Passione International Frankfurt Fair, Frankfurt, 2004
  • 4. Inhorgenta Design Podium, Munich, Germany, 2003
  • Extract: Young Jewelry Designers in Germany, Bauhaus-Archiv Museum für Gestaltung, Berlin, 2002 (C)
  • International Paper Art, selected by Hilde Leiss, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, 2000
  • Form Tendence, Frankfurt, 2000
  • Grassi-Museum: Grassi ‘98, selected works of the Grassi-Fair, Leipzig, 1998
  • The Art of Adornment, Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim and Gallery Marzeé, Njimwegen, 1996 (C)

 

Galleries until 2004

Solo exhibitions

  • Gallery Profil, Regensburg, Germany, 2001 (solo exhibition)
  • Gallery of the BBK (Association of Fine Artists), Ingolstadt, Germany, 1999 (solo exhibition)
  • Gallery Lous Martin, Delft, the Netherlands, 1997 (solo exhibition)
  • Gallery Hertha Zaunschirm, Zurich, Switzerland, 1992 (with Viola Schwalm and Maximilian Miller).

 

Galleries until 2004

  • Gallery Alternatives, Rome, Italy, 2004
  • expo arte smykkdesign, Oslo, Norway, 2003
  • Gallery Hilde Leiss, Hamburg, Germany, 2001, 2003
  • Gallery Handwerk, Koblenz, Germany, 1994, 2003
  • Gallery Sculptures to wear, Los Angeles, 2001 Gallery Helga Malten, Dortmund, Germany, 2001
  • Gallery Brodhag & Wörn, Berlin, Germany, 1999
  • Gallery Slavik, Vienna, Austria, 1994, 1997, 1999
  • Gallery Michéle Zeller, Bern, Switzerland, 1996, 1997, 1998

 

Others

  • SOFA New York 2002-2008 (with The Davids Collection)
  • SOFA Chicago 2002-2008 (with The Davids Collection)
  • REDES/NETS: International Exhibition of Small Format Textile Works, Madrid 1999
  • Ars ornata, Straßbourg 1997

Biography

Born in Baar near Augsburg/Augusta (Germany),

lives and works in Dresden, Germany

 

Education

  • 1986-1992: Jewelry design at the University of Applied Sciences Schwäbisch-Gmünd and the University of Applied Sciences (FHG) Pforzheim by Jens-Rüdiger Lorenzen and Johanna Dahm
  • 1990 Field works with John Gèrard (paper artist) Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
  • 1986 Field works with Waldemar Artmann (Silversmith), Regensburg

 

Awards

Young Artist Award of the Johann-Michael-Maucher-Competition, Schwäbisch Gmünd, 1991

Arts & Crafts Design Award - Certificate of Excellence, 2016

 

Exhibitions

Bibliography

 

Portraits

  • Vision Magazine October 2016: Lydia Hirte
  • Kirsten Jäschke: Dynamisches Fließen. Papierschmuck von Lydia Hirte, in: Kunsthandwerk & Design, September/Oktober, 05/2010, pp. 20-27 (cover image + 17 images).
  • Frank van der Ploeg: Lydia Hirte. Resistance, in: Anna Klosterboer & Frank van der Ploeg: Holland Paper Biennale 2010. Catalogue of the exhibition at the Museum Rijswijk and Coda Museum Appeldoorn, 08.06.-12.09.2010, Rijswijk: Museum Rijswijk, 2010, pp. 52-55 (5 images).
  • Claudia Heitzler: Lydia Hirte - Fächergeschichten, in: Schmuck Magazin, 1/1997, p. 89 (6 images).

 

Books

  • Paper Art II. Berkeley: Gingko-Press and Guangzhou: Artpower, pp. 2-5 (14 images).
  • Art Jewelry Today: Europe. Catherine Mallet (ed.), Schiffer Publishing, 2014 (front cover, 8 images).
  • Paper Play. Berkeley: Gingko-Press 2014, pp. 104-105 (5 Images).
  • 500 Paper Objects. Gene McHugh (ed.), Ashville: Lark Books, 2013 (back cover + introduction, 7 images).
  • Jewel Book. International Annual of Contemporary Jewel Art 12/13. Oostkamp: stichting kunstboek. 2012 (2 images).
  • Paper Works. Berkeley: Gingko-Press and Guangzhou: Sandu Publishing, pp. 194-195 (9 images).
  • Papercraft 2. Design and Art with Paper. Robert Klanten & Birga Meyer (eds.), Berlin: Gestalten, 2011. (p. 142, 7 images)
  • et cetera pp. Oder wie man anfängt kleine Dinge zu tun. Jens Rüdiger Lorenzen. Christina Pauls & Caroline Weiss (eds.), Pforzheim: Pro Business digital printing Deutschland GmbH, 2010.
  • Paper Jewellery (Design and Make). Sarah Kelly (ed.), London: A&C Black, 2011 (p. 115, 1 image).

 

Catalogues

  • Nichka Marobin (ed).: Les Confluences. Ramon Casas and contemporary jewellery. Catalogue of the exhibition at the Museu del Modernisme de Barcelona, 22. September - 16. October, Barcelona (1 image)
  • Francoise de Loisy (ed.): Asie Europe 2. Art Textile Contemporain . Catalogue of the exhibition at museé Jean-Lurcat et de la tapisserie contemporaine d'Angers, 20. May - 16. September 2012 (1 image).
  • Brigitta Petschek-Sommer & Ulrike Schwarz (eds.): Papier Global 2. Catalogue of the exhibition at the two Museum of the City of Deggendorf, Germany, 28. June 2014 - 04. September 2015 (2 images).
  • Rosanne Padrinni & Maria Rosa Franzin & Rosella Tornquist (eds.): Premio per il gioiello contemporaneo Fondazione Cominelli. Catalogue of the exhibition at Palazzo Cominelli, Cisano de San Felice/Brescia, 01.09.-30.09.2012. Brescia: Fondazione Raffaelo Cominelli and AGC Associazione Gioiello Contemporaneo, 2010. (1 image).
  • Sungkok Art Museum: Open Mind. (International Contemporary Metal Craft: Trend and Vision).Catalogue of the exhbition at the Sungkok Art Museum 10.11.-25.12.2011, Seoul (2 images).
  • Musée Charmey: 7e Triennale Internationale du papier. Viviane Fontaine. Catalogue of the exhibition at the Musée Charmey, Switzerland, 08.05.-02.10. 2011.(4 images).
  • Rosanne Padrinni & Maria Rosa Franzin & Rosella Tornquist (eds.):Premio per il gioiello contemporaneo Fondazione Cominelli. Catalogue of the exhibition at Palazzo Cominelli, Cisano de San Felice/Brescia, 11.09.-03.10.2010. Brescia: Fondazione Raffaelo Cominelli and AGC Associazione Gioiello Contemporaneo, 2010. (1 image).
  • Alba Cappellieri & Bianca Cappello (eds.): Gioielli di carta. Paper Jewellery. Catalogue of the exhibition, Triennale Design Museum of Milano, 15.09.-25.10.2009, Milano: Electa, 2009 (2 images).
  • Gert Bruckner (ed.): Danner-Preis 2008 / Danner Award 2008, Ausstellungskatalog, Augsburg, H2 - Zentrum für Gegenwartskunst Glaspalast, 17.10.2008 - 06.01.2009, München, Berlin: Danner Stiftung und Deutscher Kunstverlag, 2008 (3 images).
  • Eva Maria Hoyer (ed.): Grassimesse Leipzig 2008, Internationales Forum für Angewandte Kunst und Design, Ausstellungskatalog, Leipzig, GRASSI Museum für Angewandte Kunst, 23.-25.10.2008, Leipzig: GRASSI Museum für Angewandte Kunst, 2008 (1 image).
  • Wolfgang Lösche (ed.): Schmuck 2005 / Jewellery 2005, Sonderausstellung IHM, Ausstellungskatalog, München, 10.03.-16.03.2005, München: Gesellschaft für Handwerksmessen GmbH, 2005 (1 image).
  • Karsten Hintz (ed.):extrakt : junge schmuckdesigner in deutschland, Ausstellungskatalog, Berlin, BauhausArchiv, 14.05.-02.06.2002, Berlin: Bauhaus-Archiv GmbH, 2002 (3 images).
  • Peter Nickl (ed.): Schmuck ´99, Sonderausstellung IHM, Katalog, München, 18.03.-24.03.1999, München: Bayerischer Handwerkstag e.V., 1999 (1 image).
  • Peter Nickl (ed.): Schmuck ´98, Sonderausstellung IHM, Katalog, München, 07.03.-13.03.1998,
  • München: Bayerischer Handwerkstag e.V., 1998 (pp.56-57, (1 image).
  • Ars Ornata Europeana, 3éme symposium international du bijou contemporain, Straßburg, 1997 (1 image).
  • Fritz Falk & Jens-Rüdiger Lorenzen (eds.): Schmücken. Art of adornment, Hochschule für Gestaltung.
  • Fachhochschule Pforzheim, Studiengang Schmuck und Gerät 1965-1995, Katalog zur Wanderausstellung, Pforzheim, Schmuckmuseum 1995, Stuttgart: Arnoldsche Verlagsanstalt, 1995 (3 images).
  • Museum für Natur & Stadtkultur (ed.): Johann-Michael-Maucher-Wettbewerb der Landesgirokasse und der Stadt Schwäbisch Gmünd Kunsthandwerk. Katalog, Schwäbisch Gmünd, Museum für Natur & Stadtkultur, 1991 (1 image).

 

Articles

  • Lina Wang: "Lydia Hirte", Vision Magazin 2016 (8 images)
  • Brigitta Petschek-Sommer: Paper Global 2. Internationale Papierkunst Triennale Deggendorf 2012, in: Kunsthandwerk & Design 3/2012, pp. 12-19 (1 image).
  • Triennale du Paper, in: rivierart, no. 1 08/2011, p. 29 (1 image).
  • Cultuurrijk Rijswijk, in: LEVEN 07, vol. 03 no 07, 2010, p.31 (1 image).
  • Papier Biennale 2010: Kunst & Knipwerkin, in: Eigen huisinterieur kunst, June 2010, p. 45-46 (1 image).
  • Antonio Nieto: The Luxe Ephemere, in: Le Temps Hors Serie, supplement to Le Temps, 2nd December 2009, pp. 52-54 (1 image).
  • Alberto Cavalli: Giochi di Carte, in: Artigianato - tra arte et design, no. 75, Ott/Sett/Nov/2009, pp. 1, 42-47 (cover image, 3 images).
  • Uta M. Klotz: Danner-Preis 2008, in: Kunsthandwerk & Design 6/2008, p. 6 (1 image).
  • Schmuck Magazin, no. 3, October 2005 (1 image).
  • Botschaften des Besonderen. Aktueller Desingschmuck auf der Inhorgenta Europe 2003, in: GZ Goldschmiede Zeitung, 1/2003, pp. 40-55 (1 image).
  • Peter Henselder: Colors, Forms, Materials -- in Munich, the design scene backs original ideas, in: GZ Art + Design, 2, spring 2003, pp. 40-51 (1 image).
  • Bauhaus-Archiv: Extrakt - Junge Schmuckdesigner in Deutschland, in: Kultura extra. Das online-Magazin. Oktober 2004 (1 image),
  • Tendence 2000. Kreative Überraschungen auf der Fachmesse Carat, in: GZ Goldschmiede Zeitung, 8/2000, p.2-61 (p.50, 1 image).Les Confluences. Ramon Casas i la joieria contemporània , Museu del Modernisme de Barcelona, Spain, September 22 - October 16, 2016

 

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