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Ria Lins

Jeweller
Published: 15.06.2020

Intro
Ria Lins is a Belgian based artist, with training in the St Lucas University College of Art & Design Antwerp and several workshops with masters in jewellery. The artist was awarded among others prizes with the "HRD Awards, Trompe l'oeil" and "1st Prize Wim Ibens Award". Her work can be seen in international exhibitions and several publications. Ria Lins is inspired by the adaptability to the diversity of our society and reflects this curiosity in her body of work.

Statement

The wonder of interpersonal relationships and the adaptability to the diversity of our society has always been the guiding through my work.

Unexpected colours appear, changing over time as metals oxidise, be it through impureness, mixing, contamination or pollution.  As these changes emerge so does each items individuality …

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2020:
Exhibition  30 Sep 2020 - 15 Dec 2020  METALLOphone: Museum.
Exhibition  09 May 2020 - 31 May 2020  Retrospection.
2019:
Exhibition  28 Nov 2019 - 05 Jan 2020  Wonders of Work by Ria Lins and Els Vansteelandt.
Exhibition  28 Nov 2019 - 05 Jan 2020  WoW. Wonders of Work by Ria Lins and Els Vansteelandt.
Exhibition  20 Oct 2019 - 01 Mar 2020  Interplay.
Pforzheim Gallery, Pforzheim, Germany.
Exhibition  08 Oct 2019 - 11 Oct 2019  L.I.E.ES.
French Institute, OFF Joya, Barcelona, Spain.
Exhibition  08 Oct 2019 - 11 Oct 2019  Lié.e.s in Barcelona.
Exhibition  13 Sep 2019 - 20 Oct 2019  Material Movement.
Exhibition  05 Jun 2019 - 29 Jun 2019  Lié.e.s.
Exhibition  14 Mar 2019 - 17 Mar 2019  The Sacred and The Profane.
2018:
Award  25 Aug 2018 - 07 Oct 2018  Cominelli Foundation Award 2018.
2017:
Exhibition  04 Nov 2017 - 05 Nov 2017  Touching.
Ilse De Keulenaer, Antwerp, Belgium
Exhibition  04 Oct 2017 - 07 Oct 2017  Gioielli in Fermento 2017 Master Collection at JOYA 2017.
Exhibition  03 Jul 2017 - 30 Jul 2017  Galerie Cebra 30 years.
Düsseldorf, Germany
Exhibition  29 Jun 2017 - 27 Aug 2017  About Volumes. Contemporary Art Jewelry Exhibition.
Exhibition  16 May 2017 - 03 Sep 2017  Black to the future.
Het Labo, C-Mine Genk, Belgium
Exhibition  07 May 2017 - 17 May 2017  Gioiello in Fermento.
Master Collection, Torre Fornello, Italy
Exhibition  07 May 2017 - 17 May 2017  Gioielli in Fermento 2017 Master Collection.
Exhibition  21 Apr 2017 - 23 Apr 2017  Movements.
Gallery Els Vansteelandt, MAD, Brussels, Belgium
Exhibition  04 Apr 2017 - 09 Apr 2017  Adornment at Milano Design Week 2017.
Exhibition  04 Apr 2017 - 09 Apr 2017  A/dornment.
Milan Design Week, Casa dello Zecchiere, Via del Bollo 3, Milano, Italy
Open call  22 Jan 2017 - 05 Apr 2017  Identity: Legnica International Jewellery Competition 2017.
2016:
Exhibition  18 Dec 2016 - 22 Jan 2017  FR(AG)MENTED FR(AG)ILITY.
Ria Lins (BE), Gésine Hackenberg (DE-NL), Brian Weismann (USA) 
Exhibition  25 Nov 2016 - 14 Jan 2016  I will carry you.
Galerie Artefakt
Fair  10 Nov 2016 - 13 Nov 2016  SIERAAD 2016.
Exhibition  20 Oct 2016 - 27 Nov 2016  Highlights from Gioielli in Fermento in New York.
Exhibition  05 Oct 2016 - 26 Oct 2016  METALLOphone: Bonds.
Exhibition  11 Sep 2016 - 22 Oct 2016  Galerie Güthschmidt, solo ‘Are you connected?’.
The Hague, The Netherlands
Exhibition  08 Sep 2016 - 30 Aug 2016  Design September Brussels / Design Vlaanderen.
Brussels
Fair  27 Aug 2016 - 30 Aug 2016  TENDENCE/Talents.
Frankfurt, Germany
Exhibition  08 May 2016 - 22 May 2016  Gioielli In ...Fermento 2016.
Exhibition  17 Mar 2016 - 26 Apr 2016  Sobriety by Ria Lins.
2015:
Fair  05 Nov 2015 - 08 Nov 2015  SIERAAD 2015.
Exhibition  23 Oct 2015 - 17 Jan 2016  European Prize for Applied Arts Exhibition 2015.
Exhibition  08 Oct 2015 - 10 Oct 2015  The Legacy Award by Alliages at Joya Barcelona.
Exhibition  06 Oct 2015 - 10 Oct 2015  Gioielli in Fermento #gallery 2015.
Open call  02 Oct 2015 - 16 Oct 2015  Beijing International Jewelry Art Biennial 2015.
Award  29 Aug 2015 - 04 Oct 2015  Cominelli Foundation Award 2015.
Exhibition  01 Aug 2015 - 31 Oct 2015  Brooched.
Diana Porter Gallery, Bristol, UK
Exhibition  13 Jun 2015 - 19 Jul 2015  Gioielli in Fermento 2015 at Museo del Bijou.
Exhibition  03 May 2015 - 20 May 2015  Gioielli In ...Fermento 2015.
Award  15 Feb 2015 - 10 Jan 2016  European Prize for Applied Arts 2015.
2014:
Exhibition  09 Oct 2014 - 12 Oct 2014  Shanghai Design Week: Metalsmithing & Jewelry Art Exhibition.
2013:
Fair  17 Oct 2013 - 19 Oct 2013  JOYA Barcelona Art Jewellery Fair 2013.
Exhibition  06 Sep 2013 - 06 Oct 2013  Play for Display.
Exhibition  14 Aug 2013 - 15 Sep 2013  La Frontera.
Open call  26 Jun 2013 - 01 Sep 2013  Beijing International Jewelry Art Biennial 2013.
Exhibition  30 Apr 2013 - 23 Jun 2013  REVOLT: Legnica International Jewellery Competition.
Exhibition  07 Mar 2013 - 11 Mar 2013  Suspend.ed in Pink.
Open call  27 Jan 2013 - 30 Jan 2013  Call for Entries: La Frontera.
Exhibition  07 Jan 2013 - 28 Jan 2013  Suspend.ed in Pink.
2012:
Exhibition  24 Jun 2012 - 24 Oct 2012  Patro(o)n and Wim Ibensprijs 2012.
2011:
Exhibition  15 Dec 2011 - 24 Dec 2011  GIFTED, small gifts, great presents.
Exhibition  26 Nov 2011 - 31 Dec 2011  Sophie Heymans, Els Vansteelandt & Ria Lins.
Exhibition  20 Mar 2011 - 29 Apr 2011  Ria Lins: Connection.

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Book:  Silver Meetings 2. Contemporary Jewellery in Legnica 2012 - 2019. Gallery of Art in LegnicaGallery of Art in Legnica:  Legnica,  2019
Book:  Suspended In Pink. Laura Bradshaw- Heap:  Dublin,  2013
Book:  Showcase 500 Rings. New Directions in Art Jewelry. Metcalf, Bruce; Le Van, MartheLark Crafts:  Asheville,  2012
Book:  Jewelbook. International Annual of Contemporary Jewel Art 12/13. Van Damme, JaakStichting Kunstboek:  Oostkamp,  2012
Book:  The Compendium Finale of Contemporary Jewellery Makers. Darling Publications:  Cologne,  2009
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