Therese Hilbert was born 1948 in Zurich. She trained as a Goldsmith at the Schule für Gestaltung, Zurich. Following this she worked for several jewellers in Zurich, Bern and Munich in the early seventies before studing for six years under Professor Hermann Jünger at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich. She has been recognised with prestigous prizes: the Federal Stipend of Switzerland in 1972/74/75, the Herbert Hofmann - Prize IHM, Munich 1974, the Prinz Luitpold Prize 1985, the Munich sponsor ship award for the applied arts of the city of Munich 1986 and the Bavarian Stateprize in 2001. Since 1969 she exhibits internationally. Here works are in public collections in Amsterdam, Berlin, Bern, Boston, Dallas, Frankfurt, Hanau, Houston, Jerusalem, Melbourne, Munich, New York, Pforzheim, Tokyo and Vienna. She lives and works in Munich.
StatementEssentially I work for myself.
It is like standing up and being counted.
Created with passion.
Sometimes I need jewelry-making to live, like eating and drinking.
I often get suggestions from without, but the voice in my gut is louder.
It is this voice that carries me on; I trust it.
Exhibition 05 Jun 2021 - 17 Jul 2021 Rings !.
Exhibition 17 Nov 2020 - 08 Jan 2021 Two of a Kind.
Exhibition 23 Nov 2019 - 21 Dec 2019 Final Parade.
Exhibition 14 Nov 2018 - 12 Dec 2018 Day and Night by Otto Künzli and Therese Hilbert.
Exhibition 17 Oct 2018 - 17 Nov 2018 50 years Galerie Handwerk Munchen.
Exhibition 12 May 2018 - 23 Jun 2018 Eruption by Therese Hilbert.
Exhibition 23 Feb 2018 - 24 Mar 2018 Aus der Tiefe by Therese Hilbert.
Exhibition 20 Sep 2017 - 24 Sep 2017 Galerie Rosemarie Jäger at TRESOR Basel 2017.
Exhibition 30 Apr 2017 - 21 May 2017 Nukleus by Therese Hilbert and Otto Künzli.
Exhibition 15 Oct 2016 - 10 Dec 2016 Ra Now.
Exhibition 11 Oct 2016 - 12 Nov 2016 Evil & I by Otto Künzli & Therese Hilbert.
Exhibition 05 Jun 2016 - 11 Dec 2016 &: Hilbert & Künzli.
Exhibition 17 Feb 2016 - 26 Mar 2016 From A to Z.
Exhibition 06 Oct 2015 - 31 Oct 2015 20/20: Gallery Funaki 20th Anniversary.
Exhibition 05 Oct 2010 - 30 Oct 2010 Therese Hilbert and Otto Künzli: Leonids and Fumerols.
Exhibition 05 Dec 2009 - 24 Dec 2009 Therese Hilbert: durch den Sinn gefahren.
Exhibition 18 Jan 2007 - 24 Feb 2007 Wie du mir so Ich dir: ein Intermezzo.
Yukiko KakimotoKyoto, Japan
Julia deVilleMelbourne, Australia
Kim NogueiraSaint John, United States
Karin van PaassenHook of Holland, Netherlands
Lorena LazardMexico City, Mexico
Sílvia Serra AlbaladejoBarcelona, Spain
Fumiko GotôBasel, Switzerland
Maria KiialainenBerlin, Germany
Lydia HirteDresden, Germany
Jieyi SunLoughborough, United Kingdom
Helen Clara HemsleyCopenhagen, Denmark
Letizia MaggioFontanafredda, Italy
Vania RuizViña del Mar, Chile
Julie DecubberAllex, France
Katia RabeyMoscow, Russian Federation