Marie Janssen (b. 1988 in Munich) is a ceramicist and sculptor. Originally from a small village in Bavaria, she moved to Vienna to study painting at the University of Applied Arts, receiving her diploma in 2014. Marie travels throughout Europe for commissions and projects. Her workshop is based in Vienna, where she lives with her partner and their young son.

She exhibited her works at FONDAZIONE ARNALDO POMODORO (Milan 2016), MUSEUM FOR APPLIED ARTS VIENNA (2017), LONDON DESIGN MUSEUM (2018) at the finalists’ exhibition of LOEWE CRAFT PRIZE 2018, WERKRAUM BREGENZERWALD (Vorarlberg, 2018), GALERIE RAUMINHALT (Vienna, 2019), SCHALLABURG (Niederösterreich, 2019), VIENNA DESIGN WEEK (2019), MUSEUM FÜR KUNST UND GEWERBE (Hamburg 2019), DESIGN MUSEUM GENT (2020), LILLE300 (Lille, 2021), SCHLOSS HOLLENEGG FOR DESIGN (Steiermark, 2021) BERGBAU UND GOTIKMUSEUM LEOGANG (Tirol, 2024)


Residences and work experiences

2021 Schloss Hollenegg for Design (Steiermark)
2018 Workshop Matthias Schawerda (Niederösterreich)
2016 La fornace di Cunardo (Milan)
2016 Kartause Mauerbach (Niederösterreich)
2014 Peggy Guggenheim Collection (Venice)
2011 Sculpture Symposium Olsby (Norway)


17.12.2016 Museum for Applied Arts Vienna, MAK Forum Presentation of Tuchofen-project by Marie Janssen

24.11.2019 Design Talk with Tulga Beyerle in Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg


2023 Bergbau und Gotik Museum Leogang

2021 Schloss Hollenegg for Design „Earth and Fire“

2021 Le Tripostale Lille, „World Design Capital 2020“

2021 Design Museum Gent, „Kleureyck. Van Eyck Colours in Design“

2019 MKG fair, arts and crafts in Kunst und Gewerbe Museum, Hamburg

2019 Vienna Design Week

2019 Schallaburg “Der Hände Werk”

2019 Galerie Rauminhalt Vienna, space&content, “Marie Filippa Janssen – Tuchofen-Projekt”

2018 Werkraum Bregenzerwald, contest Handwerk+Form, “Feuertruhe 1” in cooperation with Matthias Schawerda

2018 Design Museum London, Exhibition of finalists’ works of the Loewe Craft Prize amongst them “Tuchofen 5”

2018 Mentoring program with Tulga Beyerle, director of the Museum for Crafts and Arts, Dresden and founder of Vienna Design Week

2017 Scholarship for Design and Architecture from Federal Chancellery of Austria

2017 work residence in the ceramics workshop of Matthias Schawerda, Niederösterreich

2017  MAK-Forum, Austrian Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna, “Das Tuchofen-Project by Marie Janssen”,

2016-2017 Austrian Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna, “HANDICRAFT. Traditional skills in the digital age”

2016 work residence in the ceramics workshop “La Fornace degli Artisti di Cunardo”, Cunardo, Milan

2016 work residence at Charterhouse Mauerbach, Training Center for Traditional Handicraft Techniques of the Cultural Heritage Agency of Austria

2016  Fondazione Arnaldo Pomodoro, Milan “The Matrix of all Secrets” together with Andrea and Stefano Cozzi

2015-2016 work residence in the ceramics studio of the University of Applied Arts, Vienna.

2014 Internship at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice

2014 Diploma with honours in Fine Arts, Painting, at the University of Applied Arts, Vienna

2009-2014 studies of Fine Arts, Painting at the University of Applied Arts, Vienna, with residencies at Alanuns University, Norway and at Accademia delle belle Arti di Firenze, Italy