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Flora Vagi CV

Flora Vagi - portraitFLORA VAGI

Born

1978, Budapest, Hungary

Education

2006.2008  Royal College of Art, London, UK

MA degree in Goldsmithing Silversmithing, Jewellery and Metalwork

2002-2005  Alchimia Contemporary Jewellery School, Florence, Italy

2000-2001  Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Taxco, Mexico

Awards

2014  Premio Cominelli/Cominelli Awards – Special Mention, Saló, Italy

2012  World Craft Council – Young Talent Prize, Belgium

2008  Bakri Yehia Memorial Award, Royal College of Art

Waddesdon Manor, National Trust commission

Prize for postcard design

2004  Talente – 1st  Prize for Design,

International Craft Fair, Munich, Germany

 Marzee Prize, Marzee Graduation Show, NL

Lectures/work/teaching

2015  Lecturer at University of Applied Sciences, Budapest, Hungary

2014  Program co-organizer of Zimmerhof Schmucksymposium, Germany

2011-12  Quaternitas Tutor, Alchimia, Florence, Italy

2010  Lecture at ‘Sperk Stret’ Jewellery symposium, Bratislava, Slovakia

2009-10  Salzburg Summer Academy of Fine Arts, Austria

Assistant of course leader Prof. Manuel Vilhena

2009 ‘Making Sense’ jewellery exhibition,

Co- Curator w/Leonie Philpot , London, UK

2009  Lecture at the Oslo Academy of Applied Arts, Norway

Public Collections

CODA Museum, Apeldoorn, Netherlands

Grassi Museum, Leipzig, Germany

Marzee collection, Nijmegen, Netherland

Exhibitions (selected)

2015  ‘NOT TOO PRECIOUS’, Ruthin Craft Centre, Wales, UK

‘ A Journey Through Time’, Mobilia Gallery, Boston, USA

‘Other delights’, exhibiton during Schmuck, Munich, Germany

2014  Cominelli Awards, Saló, Italy

2014 ‘Tales from the North’, The Scottish Gallery, UK

Collect 2014 – Sarah Myerscough Gallery, UK

‘Realm of Reversals’, Jewellery and photography, Munich

2013 ‘ PAPER ART’, CODA Museum, Appeldoorn, NL

‘ SCHMUCK YOU!’, Galerie Biro Junior, Munich, Gernany

‘ News from the Permian, Museum of Natural History Chemnitz, Germany

2012 ‘Out on a Limb’,Racine Art Museum, USA

‘ Jewellery Unleashed’, Museum Bellerive, Switzerland

‘Ishikawa_Maljojoki_Steinau-von Steinruck_Vagi’

‘ Schmuck Salon’, Kunstlerhaus Vien, Austria

‘Sweet, Sour, Bitter, Salty’, Sur Hornstull, Stockholm, Sweden

Barbara Paganin & Flora Vagi Jewellery, Galerie Orfeo, Luxembourg

‘ WOOD’, Velvet da Vinci Gallery, USA

Karola Torkos & Flora Vagi Jewellery, Gallery Marzee, NL

2011 ‘Ontketend/ Jewellery Unleashed’,CODA Museuem, NL

Galerie Louise Smit 25th Anniversary Exhibtion, Amsterdam, NL

‘On Repeat’ – Flow Gallery, London, UK