Amsterdam / Netherlands
Born in 1950
From 1970 to 1974 Ruudt Peters studied jewelry design at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam.
By 1990 he was the head of their Jewelry Department. Peters taught there until 2000. He then became professor at Adellab Konstfack in Stockholm, Sweden. Currently he is a professor in at the Alchimia Contemporary Jewelry School in Florence, Italy. In addition to his professorships, Peters also teaches week-long intensive workshops from his summer studio in Ravenstein, the Netherlands.
Peters has had numerous exhibitions of his sculpture, objects and jewelry in museums and galleries in Europe and the United States. His work is included in the collections of the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, the CODA Museum in Apeldoorn, the Schmuckmuseum in Pforzheim, the Danner Stiftung in Munich, the MAD Museum in New York, the Mint Museum in Charlotte and the Corning Museum of Glass.