“Like music or smells colour triggers memories. Certain colours are often connected to a person or experience. I collect colours and colour combinations like other people collect stones, flowers or little objects.” - Konstanze Prechtl

Colour plays an important role for Viennese artist Konstanze Prechtl. Either as inspiration or as material for her works. An ever growing collection of colour impressions is applied to wood or textiles through painting, printing or dyeing. In dialogue with the material’s grain or texture it brings out vivid and subtle characteristics of the colours. The derived unique colour palette is the foundation for  Konstanze Prechtl’s works - where every piece is a mixture of intention and chance.


2013 - 2017 :: BA Applied Art and Design, HS Düsseldorf, Germany
2015 - 2016 :: Semester abroad Sint Lucas Antwerpen, Belgium
2009 - 2012 :: Abendkolleg Schmuck-Design Herbststrasse, Vienna, Austria


Solo Exhibitions

2020 :: “folded fields”, Galerie V&V, Vienna, AT
2019 :: “i colori dell’ozio”, Galeria Cult, Alghero, IT

2019 :: “Colourama”, Studio Elisabeth Habig, Vienna, AT
2019 :: “Konstanze Prechtl”, Hödlmoser-Atelier Festung Hohensalzburg / Galerie im Traklhaus, Salzburg, AT

Selected Group Exhibitions

2024 :: "Beyond Adornment", Seoul Museum of Craft Art, KOR
2023 :: "Wearing RED, Ignite the fire", Charon Kransen, NY, USA
2023 :: MAD about Jewellery, MAD Museum, NY, USA
2023 :: C_ AND THE ARTIST, Christian Hoedl, Munich, DE
2022 :: "Mit Eigensinn* Schmuck aus Österreich", Museum Angerlehner, Wels, AT
2022 :: “Eligius Preis 2022 - Präsentation der Finalisten”, Galerie im Traklhaus, Salzburg, AT
2019 :: “NCOD in LIS”, Galerie Reverso, Lissabon, PRT
2019 :: “Eligius Preis 2019 - Präsentation der Finalisten”, Galerie im Traklhaus, Salzburg, AT
2019 :: “BKV Preis 2019 - Präsentation der Finalisten”,Bayerischer Kunstgewerbeverein, Munich, DE
2019 :: “Herman Hermsen and University of Applied Sciences Alumni, Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen, NL
2019 :: “Clear Curves: Student and Alumni of the Applied Art and Design Department, HSD Düsseldorf ”, Galerie Schlegelschmuck, Munich, DE
2019 :: “Eligius Preis 2019 - Schmuckkunst in Österreich” MAK, Vienna, AT
2018 :: “Tragbare Technologie”, Alja&friends, Vienna, AT
2019 :: “Triple Parade Biennial: Dialogue across the past, the present, the future…”, HOW Art Museum, Shanghai, CHN
2018 :: “Formschön”, Kunstverein ArtP, Perchtoldsdorf, AT
2018 :: “24+4”, Galerie V&V, Vienna, AT
2017 :: “Vielfalt - Neun Schmuckpositionen aus Salzburg”, Kunst im Traklhaus, AFA, Vienna, AT
2017 :: “Not Only Decoration”, Alja&friends, Vienna, AT
2017 :: “Union & Concurrence”, Beijing International Jewelry Art Biennial 2017, CHN
2017 :: “Wearable Expressions”, Palos Verdes Art Center, CA
2016 :: “Eligius Preis 2016 - Schmuck in Österreich”, MAK, Vienna, AT
2016 :: “Eligius Schmuckpreis 2016”, Galerie im Traklhaus, Salzburg, AT
2015 :: “Jewelry Boundless”, Beijing International Jewelry Art Biennial 2015, CHN
2015 :: “Ausgezeichnet - Schmuck für Helden”, Chemnitz, DE
2014 :: “Design Showcase”, Austrian Cultural Forum London, UK


2019 :: Artist in Residence, Bosa Sardinia, IT, Land Salzburg
2018 :: MISUI Award - Enjoia't Contemporary Jewellery Awards
2017 :: Sommerakademie Salzburg, “Lines of Nature” bei Marc Monzó


MAK - Museum für angewandte Kunst, Wien, AT
Dallas Museum of Art, Texas, USA

Photo co Philipp Hartberger