EDDA

VARDIMON- GUDNASON

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Edda Vardimon- Gudnason
vargud@internet-zahav.net
Born: 1956, Denmark

Education:
1993 Advanced studies, Gold and Silversmithing, from Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, Israel; 1984 Graphic Design, from Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, Israel; 1976 Design studies at the Danish Design School, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Selected Group Exhibitions:
2012 'Alter Ego' 6. Israeli Jewelry Biennale; 2012 'Transit' Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim, Germany; 2012 'What's in a frame' Munich, Germany; 2011 'Israeli Jewelry' Hop Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia; 2011 'B-Side' Inianim Group, Amsterdam; 2011 'Neo - Gemo', The Geological museum, Ramat Ha Sharon; 2011 ‘From There to Here’ Gallery Complete, Tel Aviv; 2011 'Periscope' Modern Israeli Jewelry, Artist's House, Tel Aviv; 2010 ‘Le Rouge’- Chateau de Bonaguil, France; 2010 'Sequences; Identities, 5. Israeli jewelry biennale; 2010 ’No Problem’, Inianim group, Gallery Loupe, New Jersey U.S.A; 2009 '2, International exhibition at Vlak-en-emailekunst', Holland; 2009 "AIDA’s Gems- Israel’s Jewelers", AIDA, SOFA CHICAGO; 2008 "Open File" Tel Aviv Artists’ House, Tel-Aviv, Israel; 2007 "Heaven and Earth", Third Israeli Jewelry Biennale, Eretz Israel Museum, Tel-Aviv, Israel; 2005 "Beaten Gold", Eretz Israel Museum, Tel-Aviv, Israel; 2003 "Six Individual Voices", Galerie V & V Vienna, Austria; 2002 "Chain Reaction", Eretz Israel Museum, Tel-Aviv, Israel; 2001 "Flowers", Gallery Ra, Amsterdam, Holland; 2000 Okresni Museum Turnov, The Czeck Republic; 1999 First Israeli Jewelry Biennale, Eretz Israel Museum, Tel-Aviv, Israel; 1998 "Jewelry+", Periscope Gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel; 1997 "Pocket Gallery", Tel-Aviv and Jerusalem, Israel; 1996 "Schmuckszene 96", Internationalen Handvek messe, Munich, Germany; 1994 "Sign of Mind", Museum fur Angewandte Kunst, Koln, Germany.
Participant in AIDA's Special Exhibit at SOFA Chicago 2009

Born and raised in Denmark, Edda moved to Israel to experience life on a Kibbutz. She received a degree in Graphic Design at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem and worked for a time as a freelance illustrator and 3D design consultant. In 1991 Edda returned to Bezalel to study jewelry. Since completing her studies her work has exhibited in galleries and museums throughout Israel and Europe.