Giampaolo Babetto

1947

born in Padova, Italy

1963–1966

studied at the Istituto Statale d'Arte Pietro Selvatico, Padova, diploma

1966–1968

studied at the Accademia di Belle Arti, Venice

1969–1983

lecturer at the Istituto Statale d'Arte Pietro Selvatico, Padova

1979–1980
und 1983

visiting lecturer at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL

1984

architectural concept for the exhibition "Gioiello, Arte Contemporanea d‘Austria", Biennale di Venezia

1985

professor at the Fachhochschule Düsseldorf

1987

visiting lecturer at the San Diego University, San Diego, USA

1989

lecturer at the Istituto Europeo di Designo, Mailand, IT

1990

professor at the Royal College of Art, London, UK

1993

lecturer at the Summer Academy, Graz, AT

1994

visiting lecturer at the Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, US

1995

attended the National Conference of Jewellers and Metalsmith Group of Australia, Melbourne, AU

 

professor at the Summer Academy, Salzburg, AT

1996

visiting lecturer at the Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, US

1998

professor at the Summer Academy, Salzburg, AT

2000–2003

professor at the Contemporary Jewelry School Alchimia, Florenz, IT

2002

Marunouchi Building project for Mitsubishi Estate Co. Ltd, Tokio, JP

2004

collaboration  with Pastoe, Utrecht, planning the  "Quadro table series"

 

Medallion for the Comune die Arquà Petrarca commemorating the  700th birthday of Francesco Petrarca

2006

liturgical vessels for St. Michael’s Church, Munich

2007 und 2008

workshop at Le Arti Orafe, Jewellery School & Academy, Florence, IT

2008

monstrance for St. Michael’s Church, Munich

 

New display case fort the Sacro Cingolo Mariano, Prato, IT

2009

workshop at Le Arti Orafe, Jewellery School & Academy, Florence, IT

   
   
 

Awards

1975

Herbert Hofmann Prize, Munich

1983

International Jewellery Art Gand Prize, Tokio, JP

1985

Herbert Hofmann Prize, Munich

1991

Bavarian State Prize

1998

Golden Ring of Honour of the Association for Goldsmiths’ Art, Hanau

2003

RISD New York Athena Awards for "excellent carrier", Providence, US

   
   
 

Works in Public Collections

 

Museu Textil d'Indumentària, Barcelona, ES

 

Kunstgewerbemuseum, Berlin

 

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, AU

 

National Museums of Scotland, Edinburgh, UK

 

Museo degli Argenti, Florenz, IT

 

Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt a.M.

  Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg
  Museum für Konkrete Kunst, Ingolstadt
  GRASSI Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Leipzig
  Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK
  Die Neue Samlung – The International Design Museum Munich, Dauerleihgabe der Danner-Stiftung, München
  Musée d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain, Nizza, FR
  Museo d'Arte. Arti Applicate e Decorative. Museo Bottacin, Palazzo Zuckermann, Padua, IT
  Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, FR
  Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, AU
  Schmuckmuseum im Reuchlinhaus, Pforzheim
  Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, US
  Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustrimuseum, Trondheim, NO