Biography

A summary CV. For further information, please explore our website. [PDF]


Curriculum Vitae

Monica Guggisberg     1955, Bern
Philip Baldwin              1947, New York

Monica Guggisberg and Philip Baldwin have been working as a team since 1980. For twenty years their studio was in Switzerland, then in 2001 they moved to Paris. In 2015 they moved to rural Wales, with a view over the hills; a third act in a long nomadic journey.

Solo Museum Exhibitions
2012 'Au delà du verre', Museum für angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt (cat.)      
2011 'Au delà du verre', Musée Ariana, Geneva (cat.)
2004 'Cirque de Spheres', Mudac Museum, Lausanne (cat.)
2002 'Battuto 2002', Ebeltoft Glasmuseum, Ebeltoft, Denmark (cat.)     
2001 Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel (cat.)

Installations
Installations in numerous public and private spaces across Europe and USA.

Design Collaborations
Best & Lloyd, London
Hergiswil Glas, Hergiswil, Switzerland
Nestlé, Vevey
Nouvelstudio, Mexico City
Rosenthal Glas & Porzellan AG, Selb
Steuben Glass, Corning/NY, USA
Venini, Venice

Public Collections 
Alexander Tutsek Stiftung, München; American Craft Museum, New York; Berner Design Stiftung; Carnegie Museum of Art, PA; Chrysler Museum; Norfolk VA; Corning Museum of Glass, Corning; Denver Art Museum; Die Neue Sammlung, München; Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv; Ernsting Stiftung Alter Hof, Coesfeld-Lette; Fond Cantonal de Beaux Arts, Lausanne; Fond Cantonal de Décoration, Genève; Gewerbemuseum Winterthur; Glasmuseum Ebeltoft; Glasmuseum Hentrich, Kunstpalast Düsseldorf; Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo; Houston Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; Houston Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, USA; IMA, Indianapolis Museum of Art; Kunstsammlungen der Veste Coburg; Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile Alabama; Mudac, Lausanne; Musée Ariana, Genève; Musée des arts décoratifs, Paris; Musée du Verre, Sars Poteries; Museo del vetro Murano; Museum Bellerive, Zürich; Museum für Kunsthandwerk Berlin; Museum für Kunsthandwerk, Hamburg; Museum of Fine Arts Boston, MA; Palm Springs Art Museum; Swiss National Collection of Applied Art; The Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH; Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, WI

Selected Publications
In Search of Clear Lines, Benteli Verlag, Bern, 1998, 178 pages
Hot Glass Cold Glass, Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv, 2001, 84 pages
Battuto 2002, Ebeltoft Glass Museum, 2002, 60 pages
Circus of Spheres, Mudac, 5 Continents, 2004, 88 pages
L’Arche de Verre, Ceramique et Verre, 2011, 96 pages
Au delà du Verre/Beyond Glass, 5 Continents, 2011, 192 pages

Awards
Bavarian State Prize
Grand Prix des Arts Appliqués, Lausanne

Grants
Commission for Applied Art, Canton of Bern
Federal Commission for Applied Arts
Ikea Foundation
National Endowment of the Arts

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