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Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018

Clay Stories, Erskine, Hall & Coe, London, UK

From Imperial brick kiln to Kaufmann, Baoku Art Center, Shanghai Tower, China

2016

Terres / Earth, Galerie Episodique, Paris, France

2015

Jacques Kaufmann, Qi, Gimhae Clayarch Museum, Gimhae, South Korea

A blend of civilization, China National Museum of Art, Beijing, China (an exhibition shared with three other artists)

2014

An, peace/earth garden, Yingge Ceramic Museum, Taiwan

Looking for Light, GAFA City Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China

Autumn Leaves, Xintiandi Park, Shanghai Biennale, China

2013

Loading for Cythera, Châtaignière d'Yvoire, France

With one brick, to build a world, Zhaoqing University Museum, Zhaoqing, China

Year of the snake, homage to DDM, Musée Baur, Geneva, Switzerland

Precious boxes, Galerie Hélène Aziza, Paris, France

2012

To raise the veil, installation at Vieux four, Gradignan, France

2009

Fragments of memory of the world, Galerie Hélène Porée, Paris, France

Scene of the World, Musée Baur, Geneva, Switzerland

2008

Residence's Works, Shigaraki Museum, Japan

2007

Floating heads, Abbaye d'Arthous, France

2006

To be done, to be followed, Musée d'art et d'histoire, Neuchâtel, Switzerland

The flight of the fly, Biennale of Design, St Etienne, France

Take, throw away & Strong roots, Chapelle de la miséricorde, Chapelle Picasso, Vallauris, France

2005

China feelings 2, Fine Arts College Gallery, Shanghai University, China

2004

China feelings 1, Museum of Cantonese Art, China

2003

Homage to the little spoon, Musée de Carouge, Geneva, Switzerland

2001

The dance of ice and fire, Savitaipale, Finland

Mineral memories, mud structure, Forum de Meyrin and Halles de l'Ile, Geneva, Switzerland

Site's memories, Musée de Sarreguemines, France

Different, logics, objects, Pernet Design showroom, Crissier, Switzerland

2000

Mud Structure 2, Kunsthalle Wil, Switzerland

1998

Mud Structure 1, Galerie Andata/Ritorno, Geneva, Switzerland

1997

Material for thinking, Galerie M. L. Wirth, Zurich, Switzerland

Project Room, Galerie M. Gass, Bâle, Switzerland

1996

Musée Bellerive, Zurich, Switzerland

Musée d'Art Contemporain de Dunkerque, France

1995

Nowhere-Now Here, Maison de la Céramique, Mulhouse, France

1993

Opening Night, Centre d'Art en l'Ile, Geneva, Switzerland

1991

Hymen & Metamorphoses, Salle Crosnier, Palais de l'Athénée, Geneva, Switzerland

Public Collections

Art Ichol, Maihar, Madhya Pradesh, India

Auckland Museum for Applied Art, Auckland, New Zealand

Baoku Art Center, Shanghai Tower, China

Beersheba Town Collection, Beersheba, Israel

Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery, Waterloo, Canada

Centre National d’Art Contemporain (CNAC), Paris, France

China Academy of Art, Center for Urban Visual Studies, Shanghai, China

China ASFIM Ceramic Art Museum, Beijing, China

China National Museum of Art, Beijing, China

City Museum of Tangshan, Tangshan, China

Clayarch Gimhae Museum, Gimhae, South Korea

Collection BVDE, Villeurbanne, Lyon, France

Commune of Saint Cergues, Vaud, Switzerland

Everson Museum, Syracuse, New York, USA

Fonds Cantonal de Décoration et d'Arts Visuels, Geneva, Switzerland

Frac Alsace, Sélestat, France

Han Yang Lim Ceramic Museum, South Korea

Hu Garden, Yixing, China

International Museum of Applied Arts, Turin, Italy

Itonuki Town Office, Gifu Prefecture, Japan

Kunsthalle Wil, Wil, Switzerland

Kunsthandwerkmuseum, Berlin, Germany

Musée Bellerive, Zurich, Switzerland

Musée d'Art Contemporain de Dunkerque, Dunkerque, France

Musée de Carouge, Geneva, Switzerland

Musée de l'Ariana, Geneva, Switzerland

Musée de la Céramique, Sarreguemines, France

Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Lausanne, Switzerland

Musée Historique et des Porcelaines de Nyon, Nyon, Switzerland

Musée Magnelli, Vallauris, France

Musée National de Céramique de Sèvres, Paris, France

Museum of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia

Museu Nacional do Azulejo, Lisbon, Portugal

Nau Gaudí Museum, Mataró, Spain

Port of Savona, Savona, Italy

Porvoo Town International Contemporary Collection, Porvoo, Finland

Saga Prefecture AIC Collection, Saga, Japan

Shigaraki Contemporary Ceramic Museum Collection, Shigaraki, Japan

Total Museum for Contemporary Arts, Seoul, Korea

World Ceramic Exposition Foundation, Korea

Yingge Ceramic Museum, New Taipei City, Taiwan

Zhaoqing University Museum, Zhaoqing, China

Ziegelei Museum, Ziegelhütte, Switzerland

Awards

2000

Sacred Fire prize, Biennale of Swiss Ceramicists, Lucerne, Switzerland

1993

Prize at the 4th Triennial of Small Ceramics, Zagreb, Croatia

1st Prize, 4th International Biennial of Carouge, Carouge, Switzerland

Grand Prize, 1st International Biennial of Ceramics, Sarreguemines, France

1992

Honorable Mention, 3rd International Triennial of Ceramics, Mino, Japan

1991

Beauty Prize, International Competition of the city of Carouge, Carouge, Switzerland

Honorary Diploma, Triennial of Small Ceramics, Zagreb, Croatia

1990

Prize, Orlandi Competition, Geneva, Switzerland

1984

Gold metal, Exhibition of the International Academy of Ceramics, Seattle, USA

1983

Sculpture prize, Biennial of Swiss Ceramicists, Winterthur, Switzerland

1982

Prize, International Exhibition of Furniture, Monza, Italy

1st Prize, 2nd International Exhibition of Crafts, Burgdorf, Switzerland

Small plaque, 8th International Biennial of Ceramics, Vallauris, France

Federal award funding for the applied arts, Bern, Switzerland

1981

Lissignol scholarship, Geneva, Switzerland

1979

Young Swiss Ceramicist Award, Lucerne, Switzerland

Federal award funding for the applied arts, Bern, Switzerland

Lissignol scholarship, Geneva, Switzerland

1978

Federal award funding for the applied arts, Bern, Switzerland

Selected Residencies

2018

Jaipur Ceramic Triennial, India

Fiskars, Finland

2017

Art Ichol, Madhya Pradesh, India

2016

Hu Garden, Yixing, China

Art Ichol, Madhya Pradesh, India

Bangkok University Ceramic Symposium

2014

Yingge Ceramic Museum, New Taipei City, Taiwan

Guangdong Academy of Fine Art Museum, Guangdong, China

Clayarch Gimhae Museum, Gimhae, South Korea

2013

Zhaoqing University, Zhaoqing, China

2011

Waba brick residency in Sonderborg, Peterson Factory, Denmark

2009-10

Arctic Clay, Pentik factory, Posio, Laponie, Finland

2008

Clayarch Gimhae Museum, Gimhae, South Korea

2007-08

Shigaraki ceramic cultural park, Japan

2005

FMR, Ville d'Annecy, France

White Gold, Ymeris, Cornwall, UK

2001

La vague, Port de Savona, Italy

Mémoires du lieu, Musée de Sarreguemines, France

Ice & fire, Lac de Saivipaitale, Finland

Wir bauen eine Stadt, Ville d'Oldenburg, Germany

2000

Ferrada, Valle del Ardesia, Italy

1999-2005

Residencies in China

1999

Yellow Brick Road, Iron Bridge, Wolverhampton, UK

1998

Sri Lanka

1997

Adobe sculpture, Beersheva, Israel

Castellamonte, Italy

1994

Porvoo, Finland

Guest Professor Seminars, Workshops and Lectures

2nd Ceramic Education Conference (2015), Çanakkale, Turkey

Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China

Ad Art Academy, Tehran, Iran

Akdeniz University, Turkey

Anderson Ranch, Colorado, USA

Art University, Shanghai, China

Australian Triennial, Canberra, Australia

Bangkok University, Thailand

Central Academy of Art and Design, Beijing, China

Ceramix, World Ceramic Biennale 2011, Korea

ENSAD, Limoges, France

Experimentation, exploration, examination, Habitat, Delhi

GAFA, Guangdong Academy of Fine Arts, China

Henan Museum, China

IUFM Montpellier, France

Kookmin University, Seoul, South Korea

Royal College of Art, London, UK

Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park, Japan

Soutomaior Castle, Spain

Tainan University, Taiwan

Taiwan Biennale 2012, Taiwan

Tangshan Vocational School, China

University of Architecture and Design, Xi'an, China

University of Art and Design, Helsinki, Finland

USP University São Paolo, Brazil

Zhaoqing University, China

International Jury

2016

President of the Jury FIFMA, International Film Festival for Applied Arts, Paris, France

2015

Liling China Ceramic Association Competition

2014

International Biennale, Vallauris, France

Anderson Ranch, Colorado, USA

Hangzhou International Biennale Committee

Member of the International Committee of the Biennale, Kocef, Icheon, South Korea

2012

President of the Jury, Taiwan Biennale

1999

Sarreguemines Ceramic International Competition, France

Lectures Linked to China

Lectures given at the following universities and art schools in China: Beijing, Hangzhou, Jingdezhen, Xi'an, Ixing, Guangzhou, Tangshan, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Zhaoqing.

Lectures also given in:

Andenne, Belgium

Baur Museum, Geneva, Switzerland

Musée Cernuschi, Paris, France

Société d'études de la céramique orientale (SFECO), France

Solothurn, Switzerland

Sorbonne University, Paris, France

Vallauris, France