PETER BAUHUIS, born in Friedrichshafen, Lake Constance, Germany; lives and works in Munich
1986-1990Staatliche Zeichenakademie Hanau, School for Jewellery Design
1993-1999Academy of Fine Arts, Munich, Class for Jewellery and Hollow-Ware
since 1999studio in Munich

Competitions, Awards, Invitations

2018“Schoonhoven Silver Award“ 1st prize, Schoonhoven NL
2017“Athens Jewellery week”, guest artist, key note speaker, Athens, Greece
2015“EdgesBorderGaps“, keynote speaker, 16th JMGA Conference, Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group Sydney, AUS
2014appointed “City Goldsmith“ Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany
201317th Silver Triennal, Hanau, Main Prize (Robbe&Berking Prize)
2011Bavarian State Award, Munich
2008Danner Competition, Prize of Honour, Munich
2005Friedrich Becker Award, Dusseldorf
2001“Förderpreis“ Award, City of Munich
“Förderpreis“ Award, City Friedrichshafen
2000“Debutant Prize“, Academy of Fine Arts, Munich
1996“International Granulation Competition“ Pforzheim, 3rd Prize
1989German Jewellery and Gemstone Award, Ida-Oberstein, Prize of honour

Recent personal exhibitions (selection)

2019“Venus von Z“, smac - State Museum of Archaeology Chemnitz, D
“Policast“, Galerie RA, Amsterdam, NL
“Policast“, Gallerie Sebastian Schildt, Stockholm, Sweden
2018“You Are Here!“, The National, Christchurch, NZ
“Trans_material“, Hansen House, Jerusalem, IL
Gallery Chang Chang, Taipeh, Taiwan
2017Galerie Birò, München
ATTA Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand
2015Gallery Funaki, Melbourne
Design Miami/Basel, Galleria Antonella Villanova
2014Gallery SO, London
Bayrischer Kunstgewerbeverein, Munich
Museu Nacional de Ceramica y Artes, Valencia, Spain
2012Deutsches Goldschmiedehaus, Hanau
2011“The Gallium Treasure of Obertraun“, Archeological State Collection, Munich


Lectures and teaching at various universities and institutions in Germany, Great Britain, Denmark, Australia, Italy, Sweden, France, Netherlands, Spain, Belgium, USA, New Zealand. Taught for 10 years at Alchimia Contemporary Jewellery School in Florence.

Since 2017 guest lecturer at HSLU - XSSchmuck, Luzern, CH

Latest Lecture: You are here (lecture series in New Zealand)


Work in public collections

Deutsches Goldschmiedehaus Hanau, D
Museum fuer Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, D
KODE Art Museum, Bergen, Norway
National Museum, Oslo, Norway
Museum im Prediger, Schwäb. Gmünd, D
Okresni muzeum Ceskeho raje Turnov, Czech Republic
Swiss National Museum, Alice and Louis Koch Collection, Zurich, CH
Pforzheim Jewellery Museum, D
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, GB
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, AUS
Fonds national d’art contemporain, Paris, F
Rotasa Foundation, Mill Valley, CA, USA
Te Papa Tongarewa - Museum of New Zealand, Wellington, NZ