Rudolf Bott

1956 Born in Stockstadt am Main
1972–1975 Trains as a goldsmith with G. A. Korff, Hanau
1976–1978 Works in the workshop of Hermann Kunkler in Raesfeld
1978–1980 Studies under Hans-Ulrich Bullermann at the Hanau State Drawing Academy; Master craftsman certificate
1980–1983 Works in the studio of Max Pollinger in Munich
1983–1989 Studies under Professor Hermann Jünger and Professor Erwin Sattler at the Academy of Fine Arts, Munich, class for jewelry and utensils; Diplom
1989 Residency studying and working in the workshop of Giampaolo Babetto in Aqua Petrarca
1989–1997 Works independently
1997–1999 Professorship at the Pforzheim University School of Design
Since 1999

Works independently


Awards (Selection)

1982 "The Chain" Society of Goldsmiths, prizewinner
1989 Sponsorship Prize for Applied Art of the State Capital of Munich
1990 Prize of Honor of the Danner Foundation
1991 Johann Michael Maucher Competition, Schwäbisch Gmünd, prizewinner
1992 Hessian State Prize
Tenth Silver Triennial, prizewinner
Bavarian State Prize
1997 Herbert Hofmann Prize
1999 Friedrich Becker Prize
2001 Bavarian State Prize
2005 Goldsmith of the City of Hanau
2011 Kunstpreis der DG - Gebhard Fugel Preis



Works in Public Collections

  Baden State Museum, Karlsruhe
  Collection of the Goldschmiedehaus, Hanau
  Danner Foundation, Munich
  Jewelry Museum, Pforzheim
  Museé des Arts Décoratifs de la Ville, Lausanne
  Museum of Applied Art, Frankfurt am Main
  Museum for Art and Industry, Hamburg
  Museum im Prediger, Schwäbisch Gmünd
  The New Collection, State Museum of Applied Arts and Design, Munich
  Victoria and Albert Museum, London