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Biography

Peggy Berghaeuser-Rottler

1946 Born in Trier, West Germany

1962 Vocational training as gold + silversmith with father Fritz Rottler, Jeweler + Master Goldsmith, Trier
Study of Plastic Arts at the Academy of Applied Arts, Trier

1966 Official Journeyman Jeweler Examination
Award as state-wide winner in the Competition for Applied Arts of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

1967 Own art studio for contemporary jewelry and jewelry objects

1972 - 1977 Sines / Portugal

1977 - 1981 Montserrat / West Indies
Excavation and restauration of pre-Columbian and British-colonial artifacts with the Montserrat Archeological Society

1981 - 1994 Kigali / Rwanda
Founding member of the group „Africa“ (Association des Fenmmes
pour Recontres Intellectuelles, Culturelles et Artistiques)
Workshop leader for gold + silversmithing, Art studio Kinyinya

1995 - 2002 Sines / Portugal Various sculpture studies at the European Academy of Fine Arts Trier
Set-up of art studio for sculpting

2003-2005 Kigali / Rwanda
Workshop leader for contemporary sculpture, art studio Kinyinya
Workshop leader for silversmithing, art studio Kinyinya

2006 Quinta do Cerroverde, Cercal do Alentejo, Portugal
Construction of new art studio

2008 -2009 Workshop leader for contemporary sculpture, Colégio São José,
Santiago do Caçem, Portugal

Interests

sculpture, teaching, wall jewellery