Marc Monzó lives and works in Spain. He studied jewellery, engraving and sculpture at the Massana School in Barcelona and his work has been represented internationally since 1997. Working directly with materials such as gold, silver, steel and plastics, he explores a fascination with everyday objects and their interconnecting relationships.
Marc Monzó won the Ciutat de Barcelona Award (Design category) in Spain in 2019 and the Francoise van den Bosch Award in 2016. His work is held in public collections worldwide, including the Stedelijk Museum ’s–Hertogenbosh, Netherlands, Museum of Decorative Arts, Barcelona, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, and CODA Museum, Apeldoorn.
“The craft provides a base. Jewels are the tool, the larger project lies in the attempt to understand. Pieces appear according to the most immediate needs, which turn the manipulated matter into a map of reality.” Marc Monzó