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Bettina Speckner will be giving a lecture Sunday Afternoon, August 16th at 3pm In the Gallery at Brooklyn Metal Works. Speckner is giving this talk in support of “Things of This World Keeping Their Difficult Balance” an exhibition of new work on view at Sienna Patti.

Bettina Speckner was born in 1962 in Offenburg/Germany. From 1984 to 1992 she studied at the Academy of Fine Art in Munich, first studying Painting with Prof. H. Sauerbruch until 1986 when she began to study Jewellery in the department of Prof. H. Jünger and in 1991 with Prof. O. Künzli.

Since 1995, Speckner has worked as a freelance artist. She exhibits and gives lectures and workshops in different countries, such as Japan, Finland, Estonia, France, Australia, and the US amongst others. She has received many awards and accolades for her work including the prestigious Herbert Hoffmann Prize, the Prize of the State of Bavaria and commendations for the Danner Prize. Her work is in numerous international private and public collections.