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works by Grethe Wittrock

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Grethe Wittrock
Fiber and Textile Artist
Currently living in Washington DC
Born in Denmark 1964

1915 Kalorama Rd NW Apt 601
Washington DC 20009
USA
grethe.wittrock@post.tele.dk
www.grethewittrock.com
phone 202-602 9350


Education
Weaving apprentice at weaver Anette Juel, 1986
The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Institute of Industrial Design,1992
1 year textile-studies at Kyoto Seika University, College of Fine Art 1990/91

Awards and Grants
The Arts and Crafts Prize of 1879, Silvermedal 1992
The Biennale Prize 1995
The Danish Design Prize 1995
The Talente Prize, The Bavarian State Goldmedal 1996


3 year Grant from The Danish State Art Foundation 2001
Ole Haslund Grant of Honour 2007
Solarfonden travelgrant
San Cataldo Stipend, Artist in residence, Italy
Nominated for the Nordic Textile Award 2008
Kraks Blå Bog, Whos who, 2009
Artist Residency in New York 2007-09
Halcyon Art Lab Studio Program Washington DC
2016-2017

Selected Exhibitions
Artboom, Brown Grotta Arts, Connecticut,USA 2016
Grethe Wittrock:Nordic Currents. Solo exhibition at the Fuller Craft Museum, MA, USA 2015-2016
International Fiber Biennal, Snyderman Works Galleries, Philadelphia, USA 2014
Of Two Minds:Artists Who Do More Than One of a Kind, Brown Grotta Arts, Connecticut, USA 2014
Retro/Prospective:25+Years of Art textiles and Sculpture, Brown Grotta Arts, Connecticut, USA 2013
Soloshow, Gronbechgard, Bornholm, 2012
Paperworks;Material as medium, Greenwich Public Library, USA 2012
International Fiber Biennial, Snyderman Works Galleries, USA, 2012
Bispegarden, Kalundborg 2011
I traed med tiden.Weave 2011, Mariagerfjord
Kunstforening 2011
Falten-Pleats-Plissee,Galerie Handwerk, Munich, 2010
Second Nature, Rundetaarn, Copenhagen 2009
New Knotting, Soloshow, Gallery Drud & Køppe-Contemporary Objects, Copenhagen 2007
Fiber Art Now, Galerie Handwerk, Munich 2007
Collect, Gallery Drud & Køppe, Victoria & Albert Museum, London 2007
United Colours of Drud & Koppe, Copenhagen 2006
Between penpals, Hudson Opera House, New York 2006
Nordic 5 Arts, New Nordic Design, San Fransisco 2006
Cheongju Biennale, Korea 2005
SOFA/Chicago 2003/2004/2006/2008
SOFA/New York 2008
Textile Art, Kjarvalsstadir Museum, Reykjavik, Island 2004
STUFF Superdanish Culture, Toronto, Canada 2004
Biennalen for Kunsthåndværk og Design, 1995, 2004
Nordic Cool; Hot Women Designers, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington 2004
Small Works in Fiber, Long House Reserve, Jack Lenor Larsen, New York + Issey Miyake Design Studio, Tokyo
Projekt Papermoon, Textilforum, Herning, 2000
Masters of the Modern Age, Galerie Handwerk, Munich, Germany

Artist at Work; New Technology in Textile and Fiber Art, Museo del Tessuto, Italy
Jeune Couture, The Danish House, Paris, 1999
URBAN Biennaleprize exhibition Kunstindustrimuseet Copenhagen 1997, Gallerie Maronie Kyoto 1999, Bispegården Kalundborg Denmark 2000
Charlottenborgs Efterårsudstilling 1997
Challenge of New Materials Gallery, The National Museum of Science and Industry, London 1997
Fio 2 Brazil Museum of Art, Sao Paulo, Brazil 1997
Paper-Art-Fashion: Badishes Landesmuseum Karlsruhe, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, Galaria Awangarda Wroclaw Poland, The Whitworth Art Gallery Manchester 1996
Postulater-fremtidens Kunsthåndværk og Design, Runde Tårn, Copenhagen 1996
Dansk Design Aktuel, Sophienholm, Lyngby, Denmark 1995
Kunsthåndværk, Lyngby Nordre Mølle, Lyngby, Denmark 1994
The International Textile Competition `89, Kyoto, Japan 1989


Collection / Commission

Museum of Decorative Art, Copenhagen
The Marc Grainer Collection, Maryland, USA
Private collections USA
The Danish Art Foundation´s Collection
Commission for Bank Pension, Copenhagen
Commission for Lundbeck A/S, Denmark
Commission at Foundation Realdania, Copenhagen
1.prize in competition, decorating Hospice Soholm, Aarhus, Denmark 2013

Represented by

Snyderman Works Galleries, Philadelphia, USA www.snyderman-works.com

Brown Grotta Arts, Connecticut, USA
www,browngrotta.com

Manks ltd. Hong Kong,
Scandinavian Modern Design
www.manks.com