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Alix Manon

art jewellery
visual art

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Alix lives & works in Antwerp (BE)                      

Education
2017  MFA Art education, Luca School of Arts, Ghent (BE)
2015

MFA Visual Arts - Jewellery design & silversmithing, Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp (BE)
2013

BFA Visual Arts - Jewellery design & silversmithing, Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp (BE)
2012

Stoneware & jewellery design, SAIMAA University of Applied Sciences, Imatra (FI), Erasmus programme
 
Advanced professional development 
2018 Blacksmithing
2017-18 Welding methods and techniques                                
 
Workshops
2018 The Body Political: Wearable Objects as Social Tools | Lauren Kalman
  Electroforming | Gaston Rois
2017 Two sides, one story | Daniela Malev
2014 Family | Helena Lehtinen
2013 Discovering journey | Design Camp, Shenzhen (CN)
  Crossing lines | Estela Saez Vilanova
  Me and you and us | Timothy Carson
  Gold | Giovanni Corvaja
2012 Afflatus | Ruudt Peters & Evert Nijland
  Is it mine, or is it yours? | Helen Britton & David Bielander
2011 Collection of the Present | Tabea Reulecke
  The Sound of Silver | Gisbert Stach
2010 Textile | Anita Evenepoel

 

Group exhibitions
2018 Nothing to declare | Telšiy art gallery, Telsiai (LT)
  Rocking stones | Gallery Beyond, Antwerp (BE)
  Nothing to declare | Ramybès Gallery, Palanga (LT)
  Ruw & Rauw | CODA Museum, Apeldoorn (NL)
  Nothing to declare | Amberforum, Svetlogorsk, Kaliningrad (RU)
  Nothing to declare | Satyrykon Gallery, Legnica (PL)
  Nothing to declare ARgenTum Gallery, Vilnius (LT)
  Nothing to declare | Amberif Jewellery Show | Gdansk (PL)
  Nothing to declare | Litexpo, Vilnius (LT)
2017

Union & Concurrence, Beijing International Jewelry Art Exhibition | BIFTPARK, Beijing (CN)
  Not only an exhibition | Alja & Friends, Vienna (AT)
  Empreintes 2017 | Galeria Lalabeyou, Madrid (ES)
  Empreintes 2017 | Alliages, Lille (FR)
2016 JOYA 2016 | Santa Monica Arts Centre | Barcelona (ES)
  Miasto-City | Galeria Sztuki - Gallery of Art, Legnica (PL)
  Empreintes 2016 | Alliages, Lille (FR)
2015

Boundless, Beijing International Jewelry Art Exhibition | BIFTPARK, Beijing (CN)
  Showcase 2015 | Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp (BE)
  And remember, an elephant never forgets! | Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp (BE)
2014 Art Vilnius | Litexpo, Vilnius (LT)
  La Frontera | Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston TX (US) 
  Integration | College of Art & Design, Shenzhen (CN)
  Aproximaciones | EASD, Valencia (ES)
  A l'état sauvage | Maison d'Art et anciennes forges, Tronçais (FR)
  It's good to be a Jewel! | Academy, Antwerp (BE)
  Marry Ted Noten | Jekyll & Hyde Photography, München (DE)
  La Frontera | Indiana University Kokomo Art Gallery, Kokomo IN (US)
  Materiality | J-Tour Gallery, Shanghai (CN)
2013 Discovering journey | Shenzhen Design Forum, Shenzhen (CN)
  Materiality | Ame Gallery, Hong Kong (HK)
  SIERAAD Jewellery Art Fair | Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam (NL)
  La Frontera | Velvet da Vinci Gallery, San Francisco CA (US)
  CODA Paper Art | CODA Museum, Apeldoorn (NL)
  La Frontera | Museo Franz Mayer, Mexico City (MX)
  To tie or not to tie | Fotostudio Adrian Greiter, München (DE)
2012 Operation CHIRURGIAE handwork | Imatra Art Museum, Imatra (FI)
  Operation CHIRURGIAE handwork | Galleria Kanava, Imatra (FI)
  SIERAAD Jewellery Art Fair | Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam (NL)
  The Sound of Silver | Galerie Elsa Barenyi, München (DE)
2011 SIERAAD Jewellery Art Fair | Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam (NL)
  The Sound of Silver | Zilvermuseum Sterckshof, Antwerp (BE)

Residencies
2018  SAIMAA University of Applied Sciences | AUG-SEP | Imatra (FI)
2014  Forges de Tronçais | MAR | Tronçais (FR)




Honors & awards
2018

Nothing to declare - Amber Trip International Jewellery Contest, Vilnius (LT) | Honorable mention
2015 The Royal Academy Graduate Award Jewellery Design & Silversmithing 
 
Lectures/Public presentations
2018  Artist presentation | SAIMAA University of Applied Sciences, Imatra (FI)
2014  Artist presentation | Schmucksymposium Zimmerhof, Bad Rappenau (DE)
2013  La Frontera Artist talk | Museo Franz Mayer, Mexico City (MX)

 

 
 


Other projects
2015  Silent Circle, film by master graduates | Cinema Zuid, Antwerp (BE)
 

 

Professional practice
since 2017 Lecturer jewellery design, Royal Academy Fine Arts DKO, Antwerp
2018 External examiner jewellery design, IKA Institute, Mechelen (BE)
2017-18 Art gallery intern, Gallery Beyond, Antwerp (BE)
2017 External examiner jewellery design, IKA Institute, Mechelen (BE)
  External examiner jewellery, Royal Academy Fine Arts DKO, Antwerp
2016 External examiner jewellery design, IKA Institute, Mechelen (BE)
 
Publications
2017 Not Only Blah Blah, the Magazine volume 1
2016 Miasto-City, XXV Legnica International Jewellery Competition, catalogue
2015 Boundless - Beijing International Jewelry Biennial 2015, book
  Silent Circle, book 
  A l'état sauvage, book 
2013 Materiality, exhibition catalogue
  La Frontera, exhibition catalogue
  CODA Paper Art, exhibition catalogue
2011

SIERAAD Jewellery Art Fair Amsterdam, exhibition catalogue

Artwork in collection
CODA Museum, Apeldoorn (NL)
Library corner, Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp (BE)
Private collections