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Catherine Zibo - CV

I create jewelry that is contemporary and at the same time respectful of the techniques and images that belong to the past. I actively explore the themes of European cultures and archaeology, symbolic and poetic visions, and diverse urban environments.

 

Languages of communication: 

French, English (fluent)

Dutch (intermediate)

German (pre-intermediate)

Education

2023

MASieraad SPRINGSCHOOL - Magnitude

The Netherlands

The initiative of a private Belgian jewellery design education institution MASieraad for students / graduates of art academies, artists, designers and teachers. (Ruudt Peters, Liesbeth den Besten, Ted Noten, Aldo Bakker)

2022

Two sides - one story

École de Joaillerie de Montréal, Canada

Mastering course: Pin mechanism and brooch back design (Daniela Malev)

2019-2022
College Studies Diploma - Jewelry (full time)

Cégep du Vieux Montréal / École de Joaillerie de Montréal, Canada

2019

Mastering courses - Vitreous Enamel

École de Joaillerie de Montréal, Canada
Enamel on copper (introduction) - Enamelling techniques - Cloisonné
(Aurélie Guillaume)

2018

Mastering course - Basic jewelry techniques

École de Joaillerie de Montréal, Canada

Introduction into jewelry making: work in metal, chain, lost wax

(Aurélie Guillaume)

Group Exhibitions and Events

NOMAD EXHIBITION: opening 2023, November 19

Dream and Reality

Enschede, the Netherlands - going to Spain, Switzerland, Greece, Italy ...

International juried expo, curated by Luis Acosta.
The steel-and-pearl collection of brooches on show.

2023, April 6 - June 23

Printemps de la relève (Spring of Succession)

Les Boutiques Métiers d'Art, Québec, Canada

Young Québec artists' and artisans' juried expo-sale.
The Historic collection rings and small series pieces on show

2022, May 31 - June 5

Poussière d'Or (Gold Dust)

Galérie Noel Guyomarc'h, Montréal, Canada

Graduates' expo with OOAK and small series jewelry conceived during the third year of Montreal Jewelry School studies.
The Patrimony and The Urban Collection on show

2022, May 20 - July 7

Transforming the prototype

Baltimore Jewelry Center, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.

Juried group exhibition with unique rings created from vintage ring waxes.

My Fair Charlotte ring on show

2022, May 31 - June 30

Earring Show

CCBC Gallery & online, Vancouver, Canada

Juried group online and gallery exhibition for designers making contemporary wearable art

Curly Bubbly Belle earrings on show

2022, February 11 - March 26

A Word After A Word

Les Boutiques Métiers d'Art, Québec, Canada

Juried group exhibition with unique pieces conceived around the theme of language.
The Foreign Word WIll Be My Sheath necklace on show

Publications

2022

Catherine Zibo: feeling the city

UPPERCASE magazine #52, p.18

Canada

Prizes

2022

Excellence award for research and development

École de Joaillerie de Montréal

The Patrimony graduation project

2021

Excellence award in jewelry drawing

École de Joaillerie de Montréal

(With Catherine Villeneuve)

2021

Excellence award, 2nd year

École de Joaillerie de Montréal

2021

Excellence award, 1st year

École de Joaillerie de Montréal

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