Tanja Friedrichs was born in Duisburg in 1971. After vocational training in Düsseldorf and jobs as a goldsmith in Hamburg and Berlin, she studied at the Düsseldorf University of Applied Sciences where she graduated as Product and Jewellery Designer in 2006. She, then, founded her own studio in Duisburg. Since 2007, she is regularly showing her collections at the »inhorgenta munich« and participating in national and international exhibitions.
Participation in national and international exhibitions (selection):
“INVENT” Berlin; “Tendence” Messe Frankfurt; “Blickfang” Stuttgart; “Entry 2006” Zeche Zollverein, Essen; “Passione” Messe Frankfurt; “D-SIGN” Galerie Bröhan, Berlin; “FH Düsseldorf” Grassimesse, Leipzig; “nicht ohne” Kestner Museum, Hanover; “Neck-Lust and the Chocolatier” Florida Craftsmen, Inc., St. Petersburg, Florida; “Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500–2005” Cooper-Hewitt, New York; “Lepels/Spoons” Galerie Ra, Amsterdam