Nicole Lehmann

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Nicole Lehmann


1974 in Springe/Germany

Training / Education:

  • 2003 - 2008 University of Art and Design Burg Giebichenstein Halle/Germany, Professor Daniel Kruger
  • 2000 - 2003 Technical College for Design of Jewelry and Objects Pforzheim/Germany

Work Experience:

  • freelance artist since 2008

Exhibitions (Solo & Group Shows):

  • 2010
    • IHM with Bayrischer Kunstverein, Munich Germany
    • Art Palm Beach, repr. by Charon Kransen Arts Palm Beach USA
    • Miami Int. Art Fair, repr. by Charon Kransen Arts, Miami USA
    • SOFA New York, repr. by Charon Kransen Arts NY USA
    • SOFA WEST, repr. by Charon Kransen Arts Santa Fe, USA
  • 2009
    • "on stock", Amsterdam Netherlands
    • BKV-Award, exhibition of winners and finalists, Munich Germany
    • "Annual International Graduation Show" Gallery Marzee, Netherlands
    • "Multiplay - Schmuckvariationen" Gallery 'Friends of Carlotta', Zurich/Swizerland
    • SOFA New York, Santa Fe and Chicago, repr. by Charon Kransen Arts, NY USA
    • Design Podium, Inhorgenta Europe, Munich/Germany
    • "Brand New" – Inhorgenta Europe, Munich/Germany
    • "As we like it" Deutsches Goldschmiedehaus Hanau/Germany
  • 2008
    • 2008 "Tokyo-Halle-Tielrode" works of teachers and students: Gallery Sophie Lachert Tielrode/Belgium, Volkspark Halle, Hiko Mizuno College Tokyo/Japan
    • 2008 "Siamo qui - we are here" exhibition for 10 years Alchimia,
      Pagliere di Porta Romana, Florence/Italy
    • Grassi Fair Leipzig/Germany
  • 2007
    • "Ruth-Reisert-Hafner-scholarship", Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim/Germany
  • 2006
    • German Amber Museum, Riebnitz-Damgarten, Germany International Amber-Art-Award
    • City Museum Halle, jewelry and objects made in Halle/Germany
    • Grassi Fair Leipzig/Germany
  • 2005
    • Grassi Fair Leipzig/Germany
  • 2004
    • Frankfurt Airport-Forum / Germany young jewelers competition, Gesellschaft für Goldschmiedekunst e.V. Hanau und Bertha Heraeus + Kathinka Platzhoff Stiftung Germany

Awards / Grants:

  • 2009 Award for emerging craftsmen, BKV, Munich Germany
  • 2009 Schmuck-Förder award Gallery Friends of Carlotta, Zurich/Swizerland
  • 2006 International Amber-Art-Award, 9. place
  • 2002 1. prize, competition of Provita Cultured Pearls, Pforzheim/Germany

Collections (Private & Museum):

  • 2008 Acquisition of Grassi Museum, Leipzig, Germany
  • 2005 Acquisition of Museum August Kestner, Hannover, Germany


  • 2004 "Thema Stahl" Kolloquium Nordrhein-Westfahlen
  • 2004 Nachwuchswettbewerb der Gesellschaft für Goldschmiedekunst e.V. Hanau u. Bertha Heraeus + Kathinka Platzhoff Foundation
  • 2007 Burg Giebichenstein - Die Schmuckklasse Germany
  • 2009 "The Compendium of contemporary Jewelers 2008" Darling Publications, Cologne Gremany
  • 2009 "500 plastics jewelry designs", Lark Books, NC USA
  • 2010 "500 Gemstone Jewels" Lark Books, NC USA

Artist Statement:

Junk yards and streets are my sources of inspiration. Detached from the original idea each of my jewels reveals its own expression. They generate special atmospheres which extend into their environment and join with the personality of their wearer.