The Hans Christensen Sterling Silversmith's Award
2002 Award Winner: Fred Fenster


Photo: Jeff Miller

Fred Fenster


1960: M.F.A., Cranbrook Academy of Art
1956: B.S. in Education, The City College of New York


Professor, University of Wisconsin, Madison


Detroit Institute, of Art
Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield, MI
Milwaukee Art Museum
Skirball Museum of Judaica, Cincinnati, OH
Yale University Art Museum
Smithsonian Museum, Renwick Gallery, Washington, D.C.
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul Korea
St. Paul Art Center, MN
Wustum Art Museum, Racine WI
Georgia State University, Atlanta GA
State University of Wisconsin, La Crosse
State University of Illinois, Normal


1998: "Skilled Work" Kenneth Trapp, Smithsonian Institution
1995: Special Honors, Named a Fellow of the American Craft Council
"Silver Institute Newsletter," American Silver Museum
1986: "Metalsmith Magazine," feature article
1978: "Tradition and Change," Julie Hall
1977: "The Container Book," Newman
1969: "Gold Schmide Zeitung"
1964: "Decorative Arts"
"One of a Kind, American Art Jewelry Today," Susan Lewin
"Modern Silver," Graham Hughes
"Silversmithing & Art Metal," Murray Bovin
"Jewelry Making," Murray Bovin
"Lost Wax Casting," Murray Bovin
"Art That Works," Lloyd Herman, University of Washington Press
"Contemporary Jewelry," Phillip Morton
"Skilled Work," Smithsonian Press

Professional Organizations

Juried Artisan, Society of American Silversmiths
American Craftsmans Council
Society of North American Goldsmiths
Pewter Collectors Club of America
Artists Blacksmith's Association of North America

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