BIO

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

David Huycke is professor at the PXL-MAD School of Arts Hasselt http://www.pxl-mad.beand at the Faculty of Architecture and Arts of the Hasselt University http://www.uhasselt.be. He studied jewellery design and silversmithing at the Sint-Lucas University College in Antwerp, and graduated in 1989. Since 1993 he works as an independent artist in the field of the sculptural art-object.

His work is shown in galleries and museums worldwide, and can be seen in permanent collections such as in the Designmuseum in Ghent, the Röhsska Museum in Gothenburg, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris and others.

In 2007 he received the Bavarian State Prize for Contemporary Crafts, awarded by the IHM, Munich. In 2010 he acquired his Ph.D. in Arts from the Hasselt University and the K.U.Leuven with the project The Metamorphic Ornament: Re-Thinking Granulation, a practice based research on the contemporary artistic relevance of the ancient technique of granulation.

In his current research David Huycke is mainly focussing on the meaning of material-surface in the contemporary silver object.

His work is represented by Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen http://www.modernartjewelry.org, galerie Caroline Van Hoek, Brussels http://www.carolinevanhoek.be and gallery Adrian Sassoon, London http://www.adriansassoon.com

 

 

PERSONALIA


 David Huycke lives and works in Sint-Niklaas, Hasselt and Düsseldorf

+32 477 805 482

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EDUCATION


PhD in Arts, Hasselt University and KU Leuven, 2005-2010

MFA, Sint-Lucas University College, Antwerpen, 1985-1989

 

 

TEACHING/ RESEARCH


Docent PXL-MAD School of Arts Hasselt 

       http://www.pxl-mad.be

Coordinator studio Object & Jewellery PXL-MAD Hasselt 

       http://www.pxl-mad.be/juweelontwerp-edelsmeedkunst

       http://www.pxl-mad.be/en/object-jewellery

Hoofddocent Faculty of Architecture and Arts, Hasselt University

       http://www.uhasselt.be/fac-architectuur-en-kunst

Coordinator Research Group MANUFrACTURE

       http://www.pxl-mad.be/content/manufracture

 

 

VISITING LECTURER


Akademie für Gestaltung und Design, München, 2012

KHIO, Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Oslo, 2008

HDK, School of Design and Crafts at Göteborg University, Göteborg, 2008

RISD, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, 2004, 2007

Konstfack, University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm, 2005

ESAD, Escola Superior de Artes e Design, Porto, 2005

Sint-Lucas University College, Karel de Grote-Hogeschool, Antwerpen, 2004

RCA, Royal College of Art, Londen, 2001

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS (selection since 2000, for complete list see 'RESEARCH > PORTFOLIO')


 

David Huycke & Students: Best of 10 years PXL-MAD, Deutsches Goldschmiedehaus, Hanau, 2015

SchmuckDenken10, Idar-Oberstein, 2014

Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen, 2012

Galerie Sofie Lachaert, Tielrode, 2011

Z33, Hasselt, 2010

Galerie Sofie Lachaert, Tielrode, 2007

Waas Zilver, SASK, Stedelijke Academie voor Schone Kunsten, Sint-Niklaas, 2007

Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh, 2007

Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen, 2006

Carlin Gallery, Paris, 2006

Gallery Orfèo, Luxembourg, 2006

Musée Départemental du Compagnonnage, Romanèche-Thorins, 2005

The Danish Museum of Decorative Arts, Copenhagen, 2004

Korpus, Röhsska Museum, Gothenburg, 2003

Korpus, Carlin Gallery, Paris, 2003

Korpus, Design Museum, Gent, 2003

Galerie Sofie Lachaert, Tielrode, 2002

Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen, 2002

Carlin Gallery, Paris, 2001

Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen, 2000

 

 

WORK IN PERMANENT COLLECTIONS


Aberdeen Museum & Art Gallery, Aberdeen

Alice and Louis Koch Collection, Basel

Contemporary Arts Society, London

Danish Museum of Decorative Arts, Copenhagen

Deutsches Goldschmiedehaus, Hanau

Design museum Gent, Gent

Galerie Sofie Lachaert, Tielrode

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis

International Museum of Contemporary Applied Arts, Turin

Marzee Collection, Nijmegen

Musée Mandet, Riom

Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris

Museum für Kunst & Gewerbe, Hamburg

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Museum of Contemporary Art of CAA, Hangzhou (2015)

Röhsska Museum, Gothenburg

Royal College of Art, London

Silver Museum Sterckshof, Antwerpen

Victoria & Albertmuseum, V&A, London, 2015

 

 

 

AWARDS


Bavarian State Prize for Contemporary Crafts, Gold Medal, IHM, Munich, 2007

European Prize for Contemporary Art- and Design-led Crafts, younger than 35 years, WCC-Europe, Vienna, 1998

Design Flanders Award “Henry Van De Velde”, Young Talent prize, Brussels, 1994

Design Flanders Award “Henry Van De Velde”, Prize of the Public, Brussels, 1994

Prize of the Talentbörse Handwerk, Metal, IHM, Munich, 1992

Province of East-Flanders’ Provincial Prize for Applied Arts, Ghent, 1990

 

 

MONOGRAPHS


Game, A. & R. Van De Vyver, David Huycke, Sint-Niklaas: Stad Sint-Niklaas, 2007

Daenens, L., David Huycke, Romanèche-Thorins: Musée Départemental du Compagnonnage, 2005.

Nanfeldt, M., David Huycke, Korpus, Götheborg: Röhsska Museum, 2003.

De Decker, H., David Huycke, Sint-Niklaas: David Huycke, 2000.

De Ren, L., “David Huycke”, Sterckshof Studies 5, Antwerpen-Deurne: Zilvermuseum Sterckshof, 1996.