General education and working life

 

  • born November 30, 1975 in Davos, Switzerland

  • 1981 - 1988 kindergarden and elementary school

  • 1988 - 1996 secondary school: Matura Typus B (general qualification for university entrance)

  • 1996 -1997 studies in education and psychology at the University of Zurich

  • 1997 - 2000 various jobs within the free economy

  • 2000 - 2003 studies in elementary school teaching at the Educational College of Zurich: bachelor in education

  • 2003 - 2005 classroom teaching

  • 2005 - 2006 sabbatical in Boulder CO, USA

  • 2006 birth of daughter

  • since 2006 embroidery as a hobby

  • 2006 - 2010 studies in German linguistics, language development and teaching at the Goether Institut, Munich: teaching diploma

  • 2006 - 2012 German as foreign language teacher in Winterthur, Switzerland

  • 2010 birth of son

  • 2012 - 2016 early musical education teacher

  • since 2014 free lance embroidery artist

  • 2017 - 2019 language therapist at local elementary school

  • since 2019 special education teacher at local elementary school

  • since 2017 owner and special education teacher at Neurodivers Teaching Services

  • since 2018 owner and maker at Claudia Jäggi Textile Art

Education in arts and handicrafts

  • 1978 - 1982: informal fiber arts training by my two grandmothers (one was arts and crafts teacher, the other couture dressmaker) 

  • 2000 - 2003: methodology and practice training of teaching arts in elementary schools at College of Education, Zurich

  • 2004: beginners icon painting training at Migros Klubschule, Zurich

  • 2006 -2007: goldsmith trainings (beginners and advanced) by Bruce Zieler at Migros Klubschule, Zurich

  • 2014: online training course "Lange Leine" by Anne Lange of Atelier Lange Nadel in Mainz, Germany: contemporary embroidery techniques

  • 2015: online training course "Lange Schritte" by Anne Lange of Atelier Lange Nadel in Mainz, Germany: surface design and advanced embroidery techniques

  • 2018: workshop "oxidation processes for fine arts" by Arti Lemon in Oberdorf, Switzerland

Memberships

            S.E.W. - Society for Embroidered Work

            TAFA - The Textile and Fiber Art List

            SDA - Surface Design Association

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