Attai Chen
1979 Born in Jerusalem, IL. 2002-2006 Studied at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design Jerusalem, IL, Department of Jewelry, Accessories and Object, B.F.A. 2006 Founded the Ziggurat Gallery for Contemporary Jewelry, Jerusalem, IL. 2007-2012 Studied at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Munich, class for jewellery and objects under Prof. Otto Künzli. 2011 Master student. 2012 Diploma. Since 2012 own workshop in Munich.

Awards
2005 Award for Judaica, Romi Shapira Fund, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, IL. 2006 Schneidinger Foundation Grant, 1st prize. Lokman Award for Applied Arts, 1st prize. 2008-2010 DAAD scholarship. 2011 Herbert-Hofmann-Preis, Munich. 2012 Oberbayerischer Förderpreis für Angewandte Kunst. 2014 Andy Prize, The Andrea M. Bronfman Prize for the Arts, IL. AJF Award – Finalist, Art Jewelry Forum, US. 2017 Artist-in-Residence at Konstepidemin Gothenburg, SE. 2017 Kunstpreis des Landkreises Fürstenfeldbruck.

Works in public collections
Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arkansas, US. CODA Museum, Apeldoorn, NL. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, US. Helen Drutt Collection, Philadelphia, US. Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, US. Museum of Arts and Design, New York, US. Die Neue Sammlung – The Design Museum, Munich. Israel Museum, Jerusalem, IL. Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim. Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York, US. Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, IL.