Beate Leonards

1967 Born in Konstanz
1987–1991 Trains as a silversmith at the Hanau State Drawing Academy
1991–1994 Silversmith with Georg Jensen and Allan Scharff in Copenhagen
1994–1999 Studies at the Academy of Fine Arts, Nuremberg, class for goldsmithing and silversmithing
1997 Appointed Master class student
Since 1999 Independent workshop in Lübeck
2004 Guest lecturer in the class for goldsmithing and silversmithing at the School of Art, Canberra
2009 Artist in Residence, Vallauris
   
 

Awards

1996 Academy Prize
1998 Bavarian State Prize for Young Designers, Honorable Mention
1999 Justus Brinkmann Sponsorship Prize
2000 Grant from the Paul Brockhaus Foundation, Lübeck
2001 Hessian State Prize
2002 Bavarian State Prize
2007 Fifteenth Silver Triennial, second place for flatware
   
 

Works in Public Collections

  Museum of Applied Arts, Berlin
  Museum of Applied Art, Frankfurt am Main
  Museum for Art and Industry, Hamburg
  Museum for Art and Cultural History, Dortmund
  The New Collection, State Museum of Applied Arts and Design, Munich
  St. Annen-Museum, Lübeck
  Zilver Museum Sterckshof, Vic Janssens Collection, Antwerp