Simone ten Hompel
1960 Born in Bocholt. 1975-1979 Trained as a locksmith. 1979-1985 Studied at the Fachhochschule Düsseldorf, diploma. 1987-1989 Studied at the Royal College of Art, London, Metalwork, MA, GB. Since 1990 Workshop in London, GB.

Teaching activities
1989 Visiting Lecturer at City of London Polytechnic, London Guildhall University, GB. 1990-2006 Visiting Lecturer at Camberwell College of Arts, London, GB. 2001-2007 Senior Lecturer at London Guildhall University, London, GB. Since 2007 Reader at London Metropolitan University, London, GB. 2012-2013 Visiting Professor at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste Nuremberg, class for gold- and silversmithing.

1990 “Crafts Setting Up Grant”-scholarship, Crafts Council, GB. 2005 Jerwood Applied Arts Prize: Metal, Winner, London, GB. 2012 Bayerischer Staatspreis, Munich.