(1955 Switzerland) Lives and works in Geneva, Switzerland. Since 1989, he has been Head of the Ceramic Department and professor at the Art and Design University in Geneva. Barde has been invited as artist and teacher to Japan, China, USA, Cuba, Sri Lanka, and New Zealand. His work is well represented in numerous museums and major private collections around the world. Grand Prize winner at the 3rd World Ceramic Biennale 2005 Korea for Human Bowl Faces.