The goldsmith Sibylle Umlauf sees her work as a metamorphosis, as a dynamic principle: She contrasts dark and hard iron with soft, shining and warm gold. By using forging, chasing, etching and inlaying techniques she gives each individual object its own unique signature.
Born in Stettin, in that time Germany, today Poland.
Sibylle Umlauf lives and works in Berlin and Italy. She studied goldsmithing at the “Fachschule für das Edelmetall Schwaebisch Gmünd and Fine Arts” at the Hochschule für Bildende Künste Berlin from 1964 – 1970.
She taught Arts at the Fachhochschule für Sozialpädagogik Berlin until 1990.
First Award 1999 for applied Arts Berlin – Brandenburg
Exhibitions in Germany and foreign countries.
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