Hans Stofer

In order for a thing to become interesting, one has only to look at it for a long time.

Gustav Flaubert

1981-1984 MA Jewellery and Design, Zurich School of Art
1972-1976 Precision Engineering degree, Brown Boveri Technical College Baden, Switzerland

1995 Herbert Hoffmann Prize
1994/91/89 Swiss Applied Arts Prize
1987 Zurich Applied Arts Prize

2009 ‘Our Objects’, Mackintosh Gallery,The Glasgow School of Art
‘Collect 09’, Galerie SO, Saachi Gallery, London
2008 ‘Tea’s Up’, CAA, London
Top Ten @ work Gallery, London
‘Small Things’, Gallery Detail3, Duesseldorf
‘The Secret Life In The Office (Uncanny2)’ - Art & Business, London
‘Sassoniers’, Raum, Bern
‘Schmuck 08’, Munich (Touring; School of Jewellery Birmingham, Gallery  Willa Lodz)
‘In response to…’, The Foundry, Munich
‘Ten Years Innit’, Barrett Marsden Gallery, London
‘Collect’ 08, V&A London ( with Galerie SO )
2007  ‘RE:collection (of making)’, Gallery Marzee, NL
‘Domestic Things’ –The HUB, Sleaford
‘It Starts From Here’, with Jair Straschnow (as part of 57:65),
De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill
‘Hidden Treasures: Metal’, The HUB, Sleaford
‘Domestic Things’, Gallery FLOW London, as Curator and participant;
International Contemporary Design Show
2007 ‘Collect’, @ V&A London, Represented by Galerie SO, Switzerland
‘Think Tank’, Contemporary Applied Arts, London
2006 ‘Hans Stofer’s Design Wilderness’, Galerie SO, ‘Switzerland Breakers’, contemporary ceramic, PM museum and house, London
‘KORU2’, contemporary jewellery, South Karelia Art Museum
Lappeenranta, Finnland
‘Collect’ 06, represented by; Galerie SO, Switzerland, V&A Museum, London  

Public Collections
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Birmingham Museums and
Art Gallery, Birmingham
The Crafts Council Collection, London
Nottingham Castle Museum, Nottingham
Danner Stiftung, Munich
Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
The Potteries Museum, Stoke on Trent, UK
Schweizerisches Landesmuseum, Zurich, Switzerland
Louis Koch Collection, Switzerland






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