Juan Harnie is a 28-year old jewellery designer/maker from Hasselt, Belgium. He studied architectural and interior arts in Brussels but the scale of the things he had to design troubled him. He liked to work on a small scale and where the smallest detail had a big influence on the piece. This is why he studied jewellery design at the MAD-faculty in Hasselt, Belgium where he could do his bachelors and masters degree. The use of materials, which aren’t normally associated with jewellery, is what fascinates him most.
-2014-2016: PXL/MAD-faculty, Hasselt (BE)
Master of Fine Arts: Object & Jewellery
-2015-2016: Syntra, Tongeren (BE)
Goldsmithing and jewellery design
-2011-2015: PXL/MAD-faculty, Hasselt (BE)
Bachelor of Fine Arts: Object & Jewellery
-2007-2011: Sint-Lukas Art School, Brussels (BE)
Architectural & Interior Arts
-2015: Beyond Fashion, Antwerp (BE)
-Honorable mention Triple Parade 2016.
Exhibitions & Fairs
- Until Death do us part, Alliages
Brussels Jewellery Week (29/04-08/05)
Munich Jewellery Week (04/07-10/07)
- Linked Connection @ Culture Lab LIC, New York (US)
-Internal Expression by Splopdesign. Curated by Lauren Kalman.
-Wolibo & Co group exhibition @ gallery Pont & Plas. Ghent, (BE).
-Painful Hope by Alliages @ Lalabeyou. Madrid, (ES).
-Linked Connection @ New York City Jewelry Week.
-Precious Collective Online Jewellery Week.
-Design september 2021, ART and craft. BE WELCOME. Pont & Plas gallery invited by Isabelle Azais. Brussels (BE)
-Precious things in times of uncertainty, Alliages, Lille (FR)
-Precious things in times of uncertainty, virtual exhibition at Radiant Pavilion, Melbourne (AU).
-Persona, virtual exhibition by The Holy Art gallery, 03/2021 London (UK)
-Painful Hope @ Alliages, Lille (FR)
-Broken Beauty virtual exhibition by Alliages @ Lalabeyou, Madrid (ES)
-Broken Beauty @ Alliages, Lille (FR)
-MAD about INHORGENTA, Munich (DE)
-Not Only Decoration @ Alliages, Lille (FR)
-Not Only Decoration @ Cbijoux's Gallery, Monthey (CH)
-MAD about INHORGENTA, Munich (DE)
-Smaak Makers, Modemuseum (Fashion Museum) Hasselt (BE)
-Beijing International Jewelry Art Exhibition, Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology Park (CN)
-Smitten Collective expo, Gitschotellei 82, Antwerp (BE)
-Exhibition In Print: Repair and renewal: Making things whole again, Metalsmith Magazine vol 37 N°4
-Selection Exhibition In print repair and renewal, Contemporary Craft, Pitsburg (US)
-Alliages Permanent Collection 2017, Lille (FR)
-Alliages: Empreintes 2017, Lalabeyou, Madrid (ES)
-Your eyes burn like wildfire, Regina Mundi monastary, Genk (BE)
-Triple Parade Central Exhibition:
Shengxi Museum of Fine Arts, Tianjin (CN)
Gauguin Gallery, Beijing, Wangjing SOHO (CN)
-12th Jewelry Award Expo:
DiamondLand, Antwerp (BE)
Tour & Taxis, Brussels (BE)
Diamond Museum, Bruges (BE)
-Alliages Permanent Collection 2016, Lille (FR)
-Unlikely Beauty, Duo expo, Galerie Beyond, Antwerp (BE)
-Joya Barcelona (ES):
Alliages Permanent Selection
Alliages Legacy Award
-Handmade in Belgium, CC Hasselt (BE)
-Myths - Test drive, Munich Jewellery Week (DE)
-MADexhibitionists, Sieraad 2015, Amsterdam (NL)
-Medical Pavilion, Sieraad 2015, Amsterdam (NL)
-Marzee Graduate Show 2015, Marzee, Nijmegen (NL)
-Time Related, Beyond Fashion, Antwerp (BE)
-EXIT Extended, Graduation show, Multiple, Hasselt (BE)
-EXIT, Graduation show, Hasselt (BE)
-MADexhibitionists, Munich Jewellery Week (DE)
-Meet your MADch, PXL, Hasselt (BE)
-Eco-Jewel Fair, Houthalen (BE)
-Randgeval, Merlijn, Wezembeek-Oppem (BE)
-MAD-Multiple, Multiple, Hasselt (BE)
-MAD-Valentine, Galleriet, Genk (BE)96j