Bettina Speckner

1962 Born in Offenburg
1984 Studies under Professor H. Sauerbruch at the Academy of Fine Arts, Munich,
class for painting
1986 Transfers to the class for jewelry and implements and studies under Professor Hermann Jünger
1991 Studies under Professor Otto Künzli
1992 First state examination
1993 Diplom
Since 1992 Independent workshop in Munich; international teaching positions, workshops, and lectures; currently overseas


1990 Prize of Honor of the Danner Foundation
1997 Project Grant from the Deutsches Museum, Munich
1998 Herbert Hofmann Prize
1999 Sponsorship Prize for Applied Art of the State Capital of Munich
Prize of Honor of the Danner Foundation
2000 Project Grant of the City of Munich
2001 Bavarian State Prize
2003 Artist in Residence Grant, Goethe-Institut, Tallinn
2005 Prize of Honor of the Danner Foundation
2006 Grant from the Erwin and Gisela von Steiner Foundation

Works in Public Collections (Selection)

  Baden State Museum, Karlsruhe
  Danner Foundation, Munich
  Design Museum, Helsinki
  Deutsches Goldschmiedehaus, Hanau
  Jewelry Museum, Pforzheim
  Mint Museum of Craft and Design, Charlotte, N.C.
  Musée de l’Horlogerie et de l’Emaillerie, Geneva
  Museum for Art and Industry, Berlin
  Museum for Art and Industry, Hamburg
  Museum of Art and Design, Chicago
  Muzeum Českého ráje, Turnov
  National Gallery, Canberra
  Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustrimuseum, Trondheim
  Röhsska Museum of Decorative Arts, Gothenburg
  Royal College of Art Collection, London
  Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
  The New Collection, State Museum of Applied Arts and Design, Munich