Life

Silvia Klöde
  • 1956 Born in Kleinmachnow
  • 1973 - 1977 Apprenticeship at the State Porcelain Manufactory in Meissen
  • 1978 Works created during my career
  • 1975-1978 Evening course at the Academy of Fine Arts in Dresden
  • 1978-1983 Full-time course at the Academy of Fine Arts in Dresden, sculpture department, degree obtained under Professor Gert Jäger
  • 1983 Degree in sculpture
  • 1986 Admitted to the Association of Visual Artists in East Germany
  • 1983-2011 Work at the State Porcelain Manufactory in Meissen in the "new artistic development" department
    • Fields of work: product development, murals, jewellery, spatial sculptures, figure developments for tables, medal development work, unique items, work on service complexes like "Fabula" and the "Wellenspiel" pool
  • 1993 Member of the German Society of Medal Design
  • Working as a free-lance graduate sculptor since 2012

FIDEM participation (Fédération Internationale de la Médailles d'Art)

  • 1990 Helsinki (Finnland)
  • 1992 London (England)
  • 1994 Den Haag (Niederlande)
  • 1996 Neuchâtel (Schweiz)
  • 1998 Budapest (Ungarn)
  • 2000 Weimar (Deutschland)
  • 2002 Paris (Frankreich)
  • 2004 Seixal (Portugal)
  • 2007 Colorado Springs (USA)
  • 2010 Tampere (Finnland)
  • 2012 Glasgow (England)
  • 2014 Sofia (Bulgaria)

Awards

  • 1989 3rd prize in the "Saxonia Numismatica" competition
  • 1999 1st prize in the "Arche 2000" competition for the medal at the XXVII FIDEM Congress in Weimar 2000
  • 2000 3rd prize in the "10 Jahre Deutsche Einheit" competition
  • 2001 2nd prize in the "Museumsinsel Berlin" competition
  • 2010 3rd prize in the "20 Jahre Deutsche Einheit" competition
  • 2012 4th prize in the "Schneewittchen" competition
  • 2013 4th prize in the "Dornröschen" competition

Works and Exhibitions

  • Exhibitions with the State Porcelain Manufactory in Meissen as part of joint exhibitions and solo exhibitions - in Berlin, Cologne, Zurich, Salzburg, Taiwan and Japan etc.
  • Participation at exhibitions in Berlin, Halle, Meissen, Dresden, Nürnberg, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt/Main
  • Works owned by:
    • British Museum London
    • Municipal Museum Meissen
    • State Numismatic Collection Halle Moritzburg
    • State Numismatic Collection Berlin
    • State Porcelain Manufactory Meissen
    • State Museum Schwerin
    • State Porcelain Collection Dresden
    • State Numismatic Collection Dresden
    • wall painting at new townhall Leipzig
    • wall painting at company "Technisches Glas Ilmenau"