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"Vigtigheden af den direkte forbindelse ud i hænderne ..."

 

"The importance of direct contact through the hands ..."

Citat - Per Nørgård

Sigrid Hovmand 
Born in 1955
                         Awards
1997               Awarded the Arts and Crafts prize of 1879 – The Hetsch Medal, Bronze medal.  See more >>>
2014               Arts & Crafts Prize of 1879 – The Hetsch Medal, Travel Scholarship. Se more >>> 
                        Has sold to her Majesty the Queen of Denmark, the Cultural Historical Museum in Randers,
                        the County Authority of Århus (Dept. of Culture), The Art Society of August 14 and the Municipality of Samsø.
Her Majesty, the Queen of Denmark, visited the studio on the royal couple's official visit to Samsø, June 8 2010. Se more>>> TV Portrayal of Sigrid by TV2ØST:
Shown 27 March 2012:
– Short version >>>
Shown 29 March 2012: –
entire program >>> Dåbsstage til Kirkerne på Samsø. Se artikel fra Samsø Posten:Uge 28 9/7-15/7 2012 >>> Education 1977 Journeyman's test as potter, Kähler Ceramics, Næstved. See more >>> Work in spare time with Arne Bjørn, Historical Research Centre, Lejre. 1978 One year's study of art and ceramics at University of Oregon, USA. 1979 Starts of own studio in Nordby, Samsø, Denmark. 1982 Study trip to Germany. 1990 Glaze chemistry course. Study trip to England. 1992 "Clay Today" - Ceramic Event ´92. 1997 - 2000 Art Academy, Warsaw, Poland. Department for Painting and Drawing. 2005 Study trip to Malta. See more >>> 2006 Conference, NCECA, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A. 2011 Study trip to Spain. 2012 Study trip to USA.
                        Exhibitions
1980 - 90         Participated in a number of exhibitions at Maarup Gallery, Samsø, Denmark. See more >>>
1988                Cultural-Historical Museum, Randers, "Crafts for Everyday and Celebration".
                        Illums Bolighus, Copenhagen
                        Den Frie, Copenhagen, "The Artist's Fall Exhibition" (judged).
1990                Jahrhunderthalle Hoechst, Frankfurt, Germany.
1991                Århus Art Building, "The Artist's Easter Exhibition" (judged).
                        Gallery Gammel Strand, Copenhagen, "Stoneware - Textiles" exhibition with Elisabeth H. Petersen.   See more >>>
1992                Nikolaj Church, City of Copenhagen's Exhibition Building, solo exhibition "Sigrid Hovmand".  See more  >>>
                        Sønderborg House, "Candlesticks and Canisters"             
1993                Samsø Art Union, "Photo and Stoneware".  Exhibition with Ulrick Møllgaard. See more  See more >>>
1995                Skandinavien Haus, Hannover, Germany. Exhibition with Gunleif Grube 
                        Handwerksform, Hannover, , Germany
                        Galleri Babel, Landsmeer, Holland. 
1996                Samsø Association. 
                        Kobe Fashion Mart, Higashinada-ku, Kobe 658, Japan
                        International Furniture Fair Tokyo, Tokyo Big Sight, Japan
1997                Gallery Takatsuji, Aoyama, Tokyo, Japan
                        Wohn Form, Schwyz, Switzerland
                        Museum of Decorative Art, Copenhagen, in connection with the Art-Crafts Prize
1999                Wilanow Palace, Oranzeria Museum, Warsaw, Poland
1999 - 2000     End-study exhibition (judged) Art Academy, Warsaw,  Poland.
2001 +             Open Artist Studios - Kunst i Østjylland/Region Midt
2002                Århus Art Museum - Art Fair
2004                Museum of Decorative Art, Copenhagen - the Art society of August 14.
2006                Town hall of Skagen - the Municipal Art Society.
2008                Fussingø Castle.
2011                Pakhuset - Odder Art Association.
2010 – 2012    “Bread and Food Festival” Skærtoft Mølle on the island of Als.
2012 VisitDenmark - The Olympic Games, London, England 2014 Museumsbygningen i København, Kunsthåndværkerprisen Keramikmuseum Westerwald, Höhr-Grenzhausen, Tyskland “Westerwaldprize”
2016 Traveling exhibition “Change in your hand” - More clay less plasic.
“Kunstmaand Ameland” Art month. See more >>>
                        Other
1990                Grant from Samsø Fund  for exhibition.
1991                Shown in the Italian publication "Airone"
1996                In the television series "The Vikings", Public Broadcasting System, USA
2003                Participant in the book " Heltene fra Samsø".
2006                Visiting Artist, Baylor University, Waco, Texas, U.S.A.
                        Represented at IOTA Gallery, Dallas, Texas, U.S.A.

                        Commissions:
                        Mathematics Teachers Association; Blaagaard State Seminarium; Restaurant "Ved Kæret", Samsø;
                        Møllevangs Church, Århus; Samsø Tourist Association;  Churches of Samsø.