Dörte Behn

1952 Born in Hamburg
1972–1983 Studies medicine, philosophy, and sinology at the University of Hamburg, state examination in medicine; works as an artist and designer of textile products
   
 

Awards

1993 Hessian State Prize
Swiss Design Prize, Honorable Mention
1994 New Exhibitors Prize, Chelsea Crafts Fair
1995 Stipend of the State of Schleswig-Holstein
Swiss Design Prize, Honorable Mention
Sponsorship Prize of the Erdwin Amsinck Foundation
1996 Prize for the Best Single Work, Hamburg Chamber of Skilled Crafts and Small Businesses
1998 Project sponsorship, Hamburg Ministry of Culture
European Prize for Applied Arts, World Crafts Council, Europe
Justus Brinckmann Prize, Museum for Art and Industry, Hamburg
2002 Project sponsorship, Hamburg Ministry of Culture
2003 Prize of the State of Berlin
2009 Prize of the State of Berlin

 

 

Works in Public Collections

  Austrian Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna
  Grassi Museum of Applied Art, Leipzig
  Museum of Applied Art, Frankfurt am Main
  Museum for Art and Industry, Hamburg
  Victoria and Albert Museum, London