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Karin Johansson

Published: 02.09.2016
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The Studio of the artist.
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Karin Johansson. Necklace: Happy, 2016. Gold, anodized aluminium, acrylic. 90 cm. Photo by: elStudio. From series: Soundtrack. Karin Johansson
Necklace: Happy, 2016
Gold, anodized aluminium, acrylic
90 cm
Photo by: elStudio
From series: Soundtrack
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Karin Johansson. Necklace: Sooki, 2015. Anodized aluminium, gold, acrylic. 78 cm. Photo by: elStudio. From series: Soundtrack. Karin Johansson
Necklace: Sooki, 2015
Anodized aluminium, gold, acrylic
78 cm
Photo by: elStudio
From series: Soundtrack
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Karin Johansson. Necklace: Lova, 2015. Gold, anodized aluminium, acrylic. 88 cm. Photo by: elStudio. From series: Soundtrack. Karin Johansson
Necklace: Lova, 2015
Gold, anodized aluminium, acrylic
88 cm
Photo by: elStudio
From series: Soundtrack
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Karin Johansson. Necklace: April, 2016. Gold, aluminium, acrylic. 86 cm. Photo by: elStudio. From series: Soundtrack. Karin Johansson
Necklace: April, 2016
Gold, aluminium, acrylic
86 cm
Photo by: elStudio
From series: Soundtrack
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Karin Johansson. Necklace: Gustaf, 2015. Aluminium, gold, acrylic. 78 cm. Photo by: elStudio. From series: Soundtrack. Karin Johansson
Necklace: Gustaf, 2015
Aluminium, gold, acrylic
78 cm
Photo by: elStudio
From series: Soundtrack
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Karin Johansson. Necklace: Ellen, 2016. Gold, silver, aluminium, acrylic. 80 cm. Photo by: elStudio. From series: Soundtrack. Karin Johansson
Necklace: Ellen, 2016
Gold, silver, aluminium, acrylic
80 cm
Photo by: elStudio
From series: Soundtrack
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Karin Johansson. Necklace: Didrik, 2015. Aluminium, gold, silver, acrylic. 84 cm. Photo by: elStudio. From series: Soundtrack. Karin Johansson
Necklace: Didrik, 2015
Aluminium, gold, silver, acrylic
84 cm
Photo by: elStudio
From series: Soundtrack
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Karin Johansson. Necklace: John, 2015. Aluminium, gold, acrylic. 85 cm. Photo by: elStudio. From series: Soundtrack. Karin Johansson
Necklace: John, 2015
Aluminium, gold, acrylic
85 cm
Photo by: elStudio
From series: Soundtrack
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Karin Johansson. Necklace: Hamlet, 2015. Gold, acrylic. 85 cm. Photo by: elStudio. From series: Soundtrack. Karin Johansson
Necklace: Hamlet, 2015
Gold, acrylic
85 cm
Photo by: elStudio
From series: Soundtrack
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Karin Johansson. Necklace: Ammeli, 2015. Anodized aluminium, gold, acrylic, rhodinated silver. 90 cm. Photo by: elStudio. From series: Soundtrack. Karin Johansson
Necklace: Ammeli, 2015
Anodized aluminium, gold, acrylic, rhodinated silver
90 cm
Photo by: elStudio
From series: Soundtrack
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Karin Johansson. Necklace: David, 2015. Gold, acrylic. 84 cm. Photo by: elStudio. From series: Soundtrack. Karin Johansson
Necklace: David, 2015
Gold, acrylic
84 cm
Photo by: elStudio
From series: Soundtrack
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Karin Johansson. Necklace: Alva, 2015. Anodized aluminium, gold, acrylic. 86 cm. Photo by: elStudio. From series: Soundtrack. Karin Johansson
Necklace: Alva, 2015
Anodized aluminium, gold, acrylic
86 cm
Photo by: elStudio
From series: Soundtrack
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Karin Johansson. Necklace: Sara, 2015. Anodized aluminium, gold, acrylic. 78 cm. Photo by: elStudio. From series: Soundtrack. Karin Johansson
Necklace: Sara, 2015
Anodized aluminium, gold, acrylic
78 cm
Photo by: elStudio
From series: Soundtrack
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Karin Johansson. Necklace: Monday April, 2013. Gold, enamel, reconstructed onyx, acrylic. 85 cm. Part of the Designed for Klimt02 Collection 
. photo by Johan Hörnestam. Karin Johansson
Necklace: Monday April, 2013
Gold, enamel, reconstructed onyx, acrylic
85 cm
Part of the Designed for Klimt02 Collection
photo by Johan Hörnestam

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Karin, JohanssonNecklace: New Places - End of the Street, 2011Gold, oxidized silver, enamel, reconstructed jade, reconstructed onyx, reconstructed white coral80 cm.

Karin, Johansson
Necklace: New Places - End of the Street, 2011
Gold, oxidized silver, enamel, reconstructed jade, reconstructed onyx, reconstructed white coral
80 cm

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Karin, JohanssonNecklace: from above, 2013Gold, enamel, reconstructed jade, reconstructed white coral, acrylic100 cm.

Karin, Johansson
Necklace: from above, 2013
Gold, enamel, reconstructed jade, reconstructed white coral, acrylic
100 cm

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Karin Johansson. Necklace: White Corner, 2013. Gold, oxidized silver, enamel, reconstructed pink coral, acrylic. 70 cm. photo by Johan Hörnestam. Karin Johansson
Necklace: White Corner, 2013
Gold, oxidized silver, enamel, reconstructed pink coral, acrylic
70 cm
photo by Johan Hörnestam
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Karin Johansson. Necklace: After The Rain, 2013. Gold, enamel, reconstructed jade, acrylic. 90 cm. photo by Johan Hörnestam. Karin Johansson
Necklace: After The Rain, 2013
Gold, enamel, reconstructed jade, acrylic
90 cm
photo by Johan Hörnestam
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Karin Johansson. Necklace: Backyard, 2013. Gold, oxidized silver, enamel, reconstructed pink coral, reconstructed onyx, acrylic. 79 cm. photo by Johan Hörnestam. Karin Johansson
Necklace: Backyard, 2013
Gold, oxidized silver, enamel, reconstructed pink coral, reconstructed onyx, acrylic
79 cm
photo by Johan Hörnestam
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Karin Johansson. Necklace: Sunny Spot, 2012. Gold, enamel, reconstructed white coral, reconstructed pink coral, acrylic. 94 cm. photo by Johan Hörnestam. Karin Johansson
Necklace: Sunny Spot, 2012
Gold, enamel, reconstructed white coral, reconstructed pink coral, acrylic
94 cm
photo by Johan Hörnestam
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Karin Johansson. Necklace: The Hidden Garden, 2012. Gold, oxidized silver, enamel, reconstructed onyx, reconstructed white coral. 90 cm. photo by Johan Hörnestam. Karin Johansson
Necklace: The Hidden Garden, 2012
Gold, oxidized silver, enamel, reconstructed onyx, reconstructed white coral
90 cm
photo by Johan Hörnestam
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Karin Johansson. Necklace: Shortcut, 2012. Gold, enamel, reconstructed white coral, reconstructed pink coral, reconstructed jade, acrylic. 88 cm. photo by Johan Hörnestam. Karin Johansson
Necklace: Shortcut, 2012
Gold, enamel, reconstructed white coral, reconstructed pink coral, reconstructed jade, acrylic
88 cm
photo by Johan Hörnestam
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Karin Johansson. Necklace: New Places - Market, 2012. Gold, oxidized silver, enamel, reconstructed turquoise, reconstructed jade, reconstructed onyx, reconstructed white coral, reconstructed pink coral. 104 cm. Karin Johansson
Necklace: New Places - Market, 2012
Gold, oxidized silver, enamel, reconstructed turquoise, reconstructed jade, reconstructed onyx, reconstructed white coral, reconstructed pink coral
104 cm
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Karin Johansson. Necklace: New Places - Friday Afternoon, 2012. Gold, enamel, reconstructed turquoise, reconstructed jade, reconstructed onyx, reconstructed white coral, reconstructed pink coral. 105 cm. Karin Johansson
Necklace: New Places - Friday Afternoon, 2012
Gold, enamel, reconstructed turquoise, reconstructed jade, reconstructed onyx, reconstructed white coral, reconstructed pink coral
105 cm
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Karin Johansson. Necklace: New Places - June 18, 2011. Gold, enamel, reconstructed turquoise, reconstructed jade, reconstructed white coral. 89 cm. Karin Johansson
Necklace: New Places - June 18, 2011
Gold, enamel, reconstructed turquoise, reconstructed jade, reconstructed white coral
89 cm
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Karin Johansson. Necklace: New Places - Neighbours, 2012. Gold, oxidized silver, enamel, reconstructed onyx, reconstructed white coral, reconstructed pink coral. 82 cm. Karin Johansson
Necklace: New Places - Neighbours, 2012
Gold, oxidized silver, enamel, reconstructed onyx, reconstructed white coral, reconstructed pink coral
82 cm
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Karin Johansson. Necklace: New Places - Meeting Point, 2011. Gold, enamel, reconstructed onyx, reconstructed white coral, reconstructed pink coral. 107 cm. Karin Johansson
Necklace: New Places - Meeting Point, 2011
Gold, enamel, reconstructed onyx, reconstructed white coral, reconstructed pink coral
107 cm
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Karin Johansson. Necklace: New Places - Surrounded, 2011. Oxidized silver, enamel, reconstructed jade, reconstructed onyx. 105 cm. Karin Johansson
Necklace: New Places - Surrounded, 2011
Oxidized silver, enamel, reconstructed jade, reconstructed onyx
105 cm
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Karin Johansson. Brooch: Untitled, 2012. Reconstructed pink coral, gold. 3 x 1,3 cm. Karin Johansson
Brooch: Untitled, 2012
Reconstructed pink coral, gold
3 x 1,3 cm
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Karin Johansson. Brooch: Untitled, 2008-2012. Oxidized silver, gold, reconstructed turquoise, reconstructed pink coral. various sizes. Karin Johansson
Brooch: Untitled, 2008-2012
Oxidized silver, gold, reconstructed turquoise, reconstructed pink coral
various sizes
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Karin Johansson. Ring: Gold Carpet, 2011. Gold. 3,8 cm. Karin Johansson
Ring: Gold Carpet, 2011
Gold
3,8 cm
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Karin Johansson. Brooch: Untitled, 2010. Oxidized silver. 7,5 cm. Karin Johansson
Brooch: Untitled, 2010
Oxidized silver
7,5 cm
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Karin Johansson. Brooch: Untitled, 2010. Oxidized silver, gold dust. 10 cm. Karin Johansson
Brooch: Untitled, 2010
Oxidized silver, gold dust
10 cm
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Karin Johansson. Brooch: Faces, 2009. Silver, enamel. 2,5 - 4 cm. Karin Johansson
Brooch: Faces, 2009
Silver, enamel
2,5 - 4 cm
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Karin Johansson. Brooch: The Butterly Collection, 2008 - ongoing. Gold, oxidized silver, enamel. various sizes. Karin Johansson
Brooch: The Butterly Collection, 2008 - ongoing
Gold, oxidized silver, enamel
various sizes
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Karin Johansson. Brooch: The Butterfly Collection, 2008 - ongoing. Silver, enamel. 3,9 cm. Karin Johansson
Brooch: The Butterfly Collection, 2008 - ongoing
Silver, enamel
3,9 cm
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Karin Johansson. Brooch: Butterfly, 2011. Oxidized silver. 5,1 cm. Karin Johansson
Brooch: Butterfly, 2011
Oxidized silver
5,1 cm
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Karin Johansson. Earrings: Kalahari, 2006. Gold, black diamonds. 4 - 5,5 cm. Karin Johansson
Earrings: Kalahari, 2006
Gold, black diamonds
4 - 5,5 cm
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Karin Johansson. Earrings: Kalahari, 2006. Gold, black diamonds. 4,5 cm. Karin Johansson
Earrings: Kalahari, 2006
Gold, black diamonds
4,5 cm
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Karin Johansson. Necklace: Untitled, 2006. Wood, silver, enamel. 74 cm. Karin Johansson
Necklace: Untitled, 2006
Wood, silver, enamel
74 cm
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Karin Johansson. Brooch: Time, 2005. Gold, silver, enamel, wood. Ø 5 x 0,6 cm. photo by Johan Hörnestam. Karin Johansson
Brooch: Time, 2005
Gold, silver, enamel, wood
Ø 5 x 0,6 cm
photo by Johan Hörnestam
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Karin Johansson. Brooch: Time, 2005. Gold, silver, enamel, wood. Ø 4-5 cm. photo by Johan Hörnestam. Karin Johansson
Brooch: Time, 2005
Gold, silver, enamel, wood
Ø 4-5 cm
photo by Johan Hörnestam
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Karin Johansson. Necklace: Untitled, 2003. Oxidized silver. 90 cm. Karin Johansson
Necklace: Untitled, 2003
Oxidized silver
90 cm
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Karin Johansson. Brooch: Box, 2001. Oxidized silver. 6,5 x 4 x 1,2 cm. Karin Johansson
Brooch: Box, 2001
Oxidized silver
6,5 x 4 x 1,2 cm
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Intro
Karin Johansson, born 1964, in Värnamo, Sweden. Graduated at HDK School of Design and Crafts at the University of Gothenburg. Her work is features in private and public collections: Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, the Röhsska Museum for Fashion, Design and Decorative Arts in Gothenburg, the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design in Oslo. She is the recipient of several major grants and awards, among them the five-year working grant of the Swedish Arts Grants Committee.

Statement

I collect real objects and images, seized from my daily surroundings. In fact, my studio is an endlessly growing collection of bits and pieces, both visible and invisible, that become parts of a map I keep updating and revising.
My work is a treasure hunt among things and ideas finally fashioning into pieces of jewellery made to be desired, worn, questioned, or loved. 

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2016:
Meeting  10 Nov 2016 - 16 Jan 2017  Triple Parade 2016.
Exhibition  10 Nov 2016 - 17 Jan 2017  Triple Parade exhibitions in Tianjin & Beijing.
Meeting  08 Oct 2016 - 08 Oct 2016  CODE C.
Exhibition  22 Sep 2016 - 16 Oct 2016  Les Confluences. Ramón Casas and Contemporary Jewellery.
Exhibition  16 Sep 2016 - 23 Oct 2016  6th Anniversary Exhibition.
Exhibition  02 Apr 2016 - 23 Apr 2016  Soundtrack by Karin Johansson at Jewelers Werk Galerie.
Exhibition  12 Mar 2016 - 20 Mar 2016  21st century jewels at Hallwylska Palatset.
Exhibition  12 Mar 2016 - 20 Mar 2016  21st century jewels at Hallwylska Palatset.
Exhibition  12 Mar 2016 - 20 Mar 2016  21st century jewels at Hallwylska Palatset.
Fair  24 Feb 2016 - 01 Mar 2016  Schmuck 2016.
Fair  24 Feb 2016 - 01 Mar 2016  Schmuck 2016.
2015:
Exhibition  07 Oct 2015 - 07 Nov 2015  To Recover.
Exhibition  17 Sep 2015 - 08 Nov 2015  ROOTED. Swedish Art Jewellery.
Kath Libbert Jewellery Gallery, Bradford (UK)
Exhibition  20 Jun 2015 - 09 Oct 2015  Black on Black.
Exhibition  15 Apr 2015 - 22 May 2015  Soundtrack by Karin Johansson.
Exhibition  15 Apr 2015 - 22 May 2015  Soundtrack by Karin Johansson.
Exhibition  05 Mar 2015 - 18 Apr 2015  From the Coolest Corner: Nordic Jewellery.
2014:
Exhibition  19 Sep 2014 - 21 Sep 2014  Move.
Exhibition  03 Jun 2014 - 21 Sep 2014  From the Coolest Corner: Nordic Jewellery.
Exhibition  10 May 2014 - 09 Nov 2014  New Adventures in Jewellery.
Fair  12 Mar 2014 - 18 Mar 2014  Schmuck 2014.
2013:
Exhibition  14 Nov 2013 - 07 Dec 2013  Contemporary Swedish Art Jewellery.
Exhibition  10 Nov 2013 - 22 Dec 2013  Repetitions Repeat Repeated.
Exhibition  04 Nov 2013 - 15 Nov 2013  Pushing Boundaries & Chasing Challenges.
Fair  17 Oct 2013 - 19 Oct 2013  JOYA: Barcelona Art Jewellery Fair 2013.
Exhibition  28 Jun 2013 - 15 Sep 2013  From the Coolest Corner.
Exhibition  12 Jun 2013 - 14 Jul 2013  Collecting Butterflies by Karin Johansson.
Exhibition  21 Mar 2013 - 13 Apr 2013  Karin Johansson: New Places - Abstractions of a City.
Exhibition  07 Mar 2013 - 16 Mar 2013  Questions in Borderline Areas.
Fair  06 Mar 2013 - 12 Mar 2013  Schmuck 2013.
Meeting  14 Jan 2013 - 18 Jan 2013  From the Coolest Corner.
2012:
Meeting  17 Oct 2012 - 17 Oct 2012  Karin Johansson: Artist Talk.
Exhibition  13 Oct 2012 - 03 Nov 2012  Karin Johansson: NEW PLACES - Abstractions of a City.
Exhibition  02 Oct 2012 - 09 Dec 2012  ALLA.
Exhibition  21 Jun 2012 - 21 Jul 2012  Solstice.
Exhibition  11 May 2012 - 14 May 2012  Galerie Marzee at Collect 2012.
Exhibition  22 Feb 2012 - 23 Mar 2012  Karin Johansson: New Places - Abstractions of a City.
Exhibition  05 Feb 2012 - 08 Apr 2012  Mirrors and Candles.
2011:
Exhibition  15 Oct 2011 - 13 Nov 2011  Platina for Pleasure.
Exhibition  06 Oct 2011 - 05 Nov 2011  Surface and Substance.
Exhibition  09 Sep 2011 - 09 Oct 2011  THE RING - jewel forever.
Exhibition  21 May 2011 - 28 Aug 2011  Schmuck in Ville de Cagnes-sur-Mer.
2010:
Exhibition  11 Sep 2010 - 27 Sep 2010  Inte bara bling-bling. Contemporary swedish jewellellery.
Exhibition  23 Apr 2010 - 29 May 2010  Karin Johansson at Galerie Sofie Lachaert.
Exhibition  17 Jan 2010 - 14 Mar 2010  Lingam.
2009:
Exhibition  09 Nov 2009 - 28 Nov 2009  KORU 3 Exhibition.
Exhibition  07 Sep 2009 - 12 Sep 2009  Lingam.
Exhibition  14 May 2009 - 13 Jun 2009  There is no place like home.
Exhibition  26 Mar 2009 - 02 May 2009  Karin Johansson: Goodbye blue sky.
Exhibition  11 Feb 2009 - 01 Mar 2009  NANO STOCKHOLM.
2008:
Award  03 Jun 2008 - 28 Jun 2008  Gallery Funaki Winners 2008.
2007:
Exhibition  22 Sep 2007 - 25 Nov 2007  Hnoss depended.

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Book:  New Necklaces: 400+ Contemporary Designs. Estrada, Nicolas.  Promopress:  United Kingdom,  2016
Book:  From the Coolest Corner. Nordic Jewellery. den Besten, Liesbeth; Veiteberg, Jorunn; Jönsson, Love; Ruutiainen, Päivi.  Arnoldsche Art Publishers:  Stuttgart,  2013
Book:  Contemporary Jewelry in Perspective. Lark Books, an imprint of Sterling Publishing, Inc.:  New York,  2013
Book:  Contemporary Swedish Art Jewellery. Arvinius + Orfeus Publishing:  Stockholm,  2013
Book:  Collecting Butterflies Art Edition. Johansson, Karin.  Karin Johansson:  Gothenburg,  2013
Book:  Collecting Butterflies. Johansson, Karin.  Karin Johansson:  Gothenburg,  2011
Book:  LINGAM. Fertility Now. van den Hout, Guus.  Arnoldsche Art Publisher:  Stuttgart,  2010
Book:  The Compendium Finale of Contemporary Jewellery Makers. Darling Publications:  Cologne,  2009
Book:  Hnoss depended. Galleri hnoss:  Gotheborg,  2008
Book:  Jewellery, Schiedam's choice. Galerie Marzee:  Nijmegen,  2006
Book:  Jewellery, Roermond's choice. van den Hout, Marie-Josè.  Galerie Marzee:  Nijmegen,  2006
Book:  Schmuck 2003. Bayerischer Handwerkstag e.V.:  Munich,  2003
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