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Hanne Behrens

1950 Born in Denmark.

1968 - 72  Apprenticed as goldsmith in Tønder Denmark.

1973  Studied at Fachhochschule, Schwäbisch-Gmünd, Germany.

1975 - 77  Goldsmith's High School, Copenhagen Denmark.

1978  Studied at San Diego State University, Art (Prof. Arline M. Fisch) California, USA.

1978  Studie Tour Mexico and Guatamala.

1985  Began own studio.

1987 - 96 Instructer on Skals Håndarbejds Højskole.

1989 Study tour to Mexico and USA.

1997  Studied at University of Washington, Art (Prof. Mary Lee Hu), Washington, USA.

1999  Study tour New Zealand, Maory weaving.

2007  Part of Vrå – exhibition

 

Sold to:

2011 Museum of Fine Arts Boston, MA, USA

 

Awards:

1977  Handelsbanken's Travel Grant.

1979  Bronze Medal, Danish Craftman-designer Prize of 1879.

1980  Silver Medal, Danish Craft-designer Prize of 1879.

1982  The design competition of the goldsmith proffession: Two medals.

1986  The States Fund for the endowment of fine arts, working scholarship.

1988 K. A. Larsen og Hustrus Grant.

Højskolernes Håndarbejde Fund.

1992 Denmarks Nationalbank's Jubilæumsfond of 1968.

1992  Thrige's Fund.

1992  The States Fund for the endowment of fine arts, working scholarship.

1996  The States Fund for endowment of fine arts, Travel Grants.

1996  Design Fund, Travel Grants.

1996  Dalhoff Larsen's Fund, Travel Grants.

1998  The States Fund for endowment of fine arts, working scholarship.

1998  Gold Medal, VIII Biennale Internazionale del Merletto, Sansepolcro, Italy.

1999  Denmarks Nationalbanks Jubilæumsfond of 1968, Travel Grants.

1999  Place 9 in Internationaler Bernstein - Kunsthandwerkerpreis der Ostsee, Ribnitz-Damgarten, Tyskland.

2001  Dalhoff Larsen´s Fund, Travel Grants.

2003  Denmarks Nationalbanks Jubilæumsfond of 1968, Travel Grants.

2004  The States Fund for the endowment of fine art, Travel grants (Santa Fe Symposium NM, Solo show at Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge MA and SOFA New Yourk) USA.

 

Collections:

1985 The States Fund for endowment of fine arts, DK

1988  The Art Fund of 14. August, Copenhagen, DK

1989  Vendsyssel Art Museum, Hjoerring, DK

1992  The States Fund for endowment of fine arts, DK

1992  The Art Fund of 14. August, Copenhagen, DK

1993  The Art Fund of 14. August, Copenhagen, DK

1996  Schleswig-Holsteins Landesmuseum, Gottorf Castel, DE

1998  The Art Fund of 14. August, Copenhagen, DK

2000  Ravmuseet i Oksbøl (Ambermuseum), DK

2003  Koch´s Ring Collection, Switzerland

2004  The Sparta Teapot Museum, NC, USA

2005  Ravmuseet i Oksbøl (Ambermuseum), DK

2005  Museum Für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Dortmund, DE

2007  Museum Soendejylland, Toender, DK

2008  New Carlsberg Fund, DK

 

Official works:

2000  Nordjyllands Amts gift to H.M. Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, 60 birthday (lace brooch).

2000  Løgstør Kommunes gift to H.M. Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, 100 years City birthday (brooch and earclips in gold and amber).

 

Censor exhibitions:

1978   "The Silver Guild" New York City, NY, USA.

1983   Kunstnernes sommerudstilling, Tistrup.

1984,1986  Charlottenborgs Forårsudstilling, Copenhagen.

1994   "VI Biennale Internazionale del Merletto" Sansepolcro, Italy.

1995   "Biennalen" Kunstindustrimuseet, Copenhagen.

1996   "VII Biennale Internazionale del Merletto" Sansepolcro, Italy.

1998   "VIII Biennale Internazionale del Merletto" Sansepolcro, Italy (Gold Medal).

2000   "Euro-Fire in the Land of Liege" Liege, Belgium.

2000   "IX Biennale International del Merletto" Sansepolcro, Italy.

2001   "Jewellery" International Craft Exhibition, Itami, Japan and Osaka Municipal Craft Park, Osaka Japan.

2002   X Biennale Internazionale Del Merletto, Sansepolcro, Italy.

2002   Jewelry from painting Mobilia, Cambridge MA. USA

 

Solo exhibitions:

1992  Tønder Museum, Tønder, Denmark.

1992  Galleri 2 RN, Åkirkeby, Denmark.

1993  Gallerie Art So-To, Aalborg, Denmark.

1999  Dowse Artmuseum, Upper Hutt, Wellengton, New Zealand.

2000  Galleri 2 RN, Åkirkeby, Denmark.

2003  Aalborg Kunstpavillon, Aalborg, Denmark.

2004  Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA, USA.

2005  "Spitzen Stücke", Museum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Dortmund, Germany.

2007  Metal / Tekstilt – Hanne Behrens – 30 years`play with wire. Museum Søndejylland, Tønder, DK.

2008  Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA, USA.

2010  Galerie Beeld & Aambeeld, Enschede, Holland

2010  Galleri New Form, Trelleborg, Sverige

2010  Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA, USA

 

Group exhibitions from 1995:

1995   "School of Fisch", Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum, Aalborg, Denmark / DesignYard, Dublin Ireland / Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, USA.

1995  "Forms in Progression" The Danish Institut in Athen, Greece.

1996  "Textile Techniques in Metal" Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA, USA.

1996  "Hollyday with Arline Fisch" Gallery Eight, La Jolla, CA, USA.

1996  "Den Danske Broche" Marienlyst Slot, Helsingør, Denmark

1996  "Eksperimenter i smykker" Center for Dansk Kunsthåndværk, Herning, Denmark.

1996  "Kunsthandwerk aus Schleswig-Holstein und Dänemark" Schleswig-Holsteins

Repræsentation in Bonn, Germany.

1997   "The Teapot Redefined" Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, USA.

1998   "Forms in Progression" Skovgaard Museet, Viborg, Denmark.

1998  "Souvenir - Out of Denmark" DesignYard, Dublin, Ireland.

1998  "Artifacts and Archetypes" Mobilaia Gallery, Cambridge, MA, USA.

1998  "Kunsthandwerk aus Schleswig-Holstein und Dänemark" Wenzel-Halblik-Museum, Itzehoe, Germany

1999  "Vrå-Udstillingen 99" guest, Vrå, Denmark.

1999  "Kunsthandwerk aus Schleswig-Holstein und Dänemark". Dithmarscher Landesmuseum, Meldorf, Germany.

2000  "Amber, finery and use" Ravmuseet, Oksbøl. Denmark.

2000  "Kunsthandwerk aus Schleswig-Holstein und Dänemark" Ostholstein-Museum, Eutin, Germany.

2001  "The Ring" Mobilia Gallery, Cambrigde, MA, USA.

2001  "Braid" Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum, Aalborg and Tønder Museum. Denmark.

2002  SOFA, Chicago, USA.

2002  SOFA, New York, USA.

2002  "Textile Techniques in Metal" Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA, USA.

2003  "The Ring" Ruthin Gallery, Ruthin, Wales, United Kingdom.

2003  SOFA New York, USA.

2003  "Earrings" Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA, USA.

2003  "Smykker i lys" Århus Kunstbygning, Århus, Denmark.

2003  SOFA, Chikago, USA.

2004  SOFA New York and Chicago, USA

2004  "Blue" Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA, USA

2005  SOFA new York og Chicago, Mobilia Gallery, USA

2005  "Amber, finery and use", Ravmuseet Oksbøl.

2005  "Necklace", Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA, USA.

2006  SOFA, New York and Chicago, Mobilia Gallery USA.

2007  SOFA N.Y., Gallery Mobilia.

2007  “Vrå-udstillingen 07” Vrå, DK

2007  “Form,farve og fællesskab” Dronninglund Kunstcenter, DK.

2007  ”Design Collection Winther 2007” Roger Bilcliffe Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland.

2008  SOFA N.Y., Gallery Mobilia.

2008  YUFUKU Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.

2008  "Remember-ring" Galerie Beeld & Aambeeld, Enschede, Holland.

2009  SOFA N.Y., Gallery Mobilia, USA

2009  "Remember-ring"

National Craft Gallery

Kilkenny, Ireland

Galerie Cebra, Düsseldorf, Germany

"Smycke-atelje" Lindköbing, Sweden

Gallery Expo-Arte, Norway

2009  "Vraa-udstillingen" Kunstbygningen Vraa, Denmark.

2009 "Textils Arts 2009" Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA, USA.

2010  Vrå-udstilling, Kunstbygningen, Vrå

2010  East meet West, Yufuku Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2010  Du textile au bijou, Pôle Bijou galerie, Baccart, Frankrig

2011  Biennalen for Kunsthåndværk og Design 2011, Museet på Koldinghus

2011  Ravmuseet i Kaliningrad, Rusland

2011  Knipling udstilling, Putin Museet, Moskva, Rusland

2011  Vrå-udstillingen, Kunstbygningen, Vrå.

 

Books:

Kraks Blå Bog.

1996  Textile Techniques in Metal, Arline M. Fisch, ISBN 0-937274-933.

2000  Jewelry Design The artisan's Reference, Elizabeth Olver ISBN 1-58180-094-0.

2001  Dansk smykkekunst, Lise Funder, ISBN 87-17-06996-3.

2001  Textile Techniques in Metal. Arline M. Fisch. ISBN 1-57990-256-1

2006  Chrocheted wire jewelry, Arline M. Fisch

 

Gallery's:

Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA, USA.

Beeld & Aambeeld. Enschede Netherland.

YUFUKU Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

 

CONTACT

 

Hanne Behrens

Goldsmith

Noerregaardsvej 5, Koelby

DK-9240 Nibe

Denmark

Tlf. +45 9868 6452

Email: guldsmed@hannebehrens.dk