STEFFEN DAM C.V.

1961 Born in Denmark.
1982  Qualified toolmaker.
1985 First glass studio.


Awards and foundations, selected:

2013 Silver Prize. The International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa. Japan
2012 The Rakow Commission. Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY, USA.
2005 Award of Excellence - Museum of Art and Design on the occasion of the International Glass Invitational at Habatat Gallery. USA.
2002 The Hempel Glass Prize, honorary award. Denmark.
1999,-05 The Danish Arts Foundation.
1998 The Ole Haslund Art Price.
1996 Denmarks Design Foundation.
1995 The Crafts Prize of 1879.

                                                            
Public collections:

      Chazen Museum of Art. Madison, WI, USA.
  Collection of City of Toyama, Japan. (Toyama Glass Art Museum 2015)
  Corning Mueum of Glass. Corning, NY, USA.
  D'Arcy Thompson Zoology Museum - Art Collection. Dundee, UK.
  Ernsting-Stiftung Alter Hof Herding Coesfeld-Lette, Germany.
  Glasmuseet Ebeltoft. Ebeltoft, Denmark.
  Hotel Murano. Tacoma WA, USA.
  Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Los Angeles, CA, USA.
  Mobile Museum of Art. Mobile, AL, USA.
  Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe. Hamburg, Germany.
  Museum of Art and Design. New York, NY, USA.
  National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, UK.
  National Museum Wales, Cardiff, UK
  Nesrin Esirtgen Collection, Beyoğlu, Turkey.
  Palm Springs Art Museum. Palm Springs, CA, USA.
  Royal Albert Memorial Museum. Exeter, Devon, UK.
  Seven Bridges Foundation. Greenwich, CT, USA.
  The Anneberg Collections. Nykøbing S., Denmark.
  The Danish Museum of Decorative Art. Copenhagen, Denmark.
  The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design. Oslo, Norway.
  The Victoria and Albert Museum. London, UK.


Solo exhibitions, selected:

2011 Captured in Glass - Fact or Fiction? Presented by Joanna Bird at Browse & Darby. London, UK.
  Mechanical Organics and Other Matters. Heller Gallery. NY, USA.
2010 Nature Transfigured. Traver Gallery, Seattle, USA.
2009     End of my Garden. Heller Gallery. New York, NY, USA.
2008 The two Faces of Steffen Dam. Pismo Glass. Aspen, CO, USA.
2007 In Dialogue with Nature. Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA, USA.
2001 Galleri Grønlund. Copenhagen, Denmark.
1999 Galleri Glas Ett. Stockholm, Sweden. With M.K.
1997 Glas i Dronningesalen. Glasmuseet Ebeltoft , Denmark.
1994 Dam & Karlslund Glas. Karlshamns Konsthall. Sweden. With M.K.

 
Group exhibitions, selected:

2015
DG15 - 40 years of contemporary glass in Denmark. Glasmuseet Ebeltoft. DK
 
What is Luxury? Victoria & Albert Museum. London, UK
 
Collect. Saatchi Gallery. London, UK.  (Presented by Joanna Bird Gallery).
 
Art Miami NY. New York, NY, USA. (Presented by Heller Gallery).
 
Art Southhampton. Southampton, NY, USA. (Presented by Heller Gallery).
2014
SOFA Chicago. Chicago, IL, USA. (Presented by Heller Gallery)
 
Art Southhampton. Southampton, NY, USA. (Presented by Heller Gallery).
 
Collect. Saatchi Gallery. London, UK.  (Presented by Joanna Bird Gallery).
 
Re: Collection. Museum of Art and Design. New York, NY, USA.
 
GLASSS. Sophienholm, Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark.
2013
GLASSS. Holstebro Kunstmuseum. Denmark.
 
OCEAN. Glasmuseet Ebeltoft. Denmark.
 
Art of the curious. Colnaghi. London UK
 
The International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa 2013. Notojima Glass Art Museum, Japan.
2012
Playing with Fire - 50 Years of Contemporary Glass. Museum of Art and Design. New York, NY, USA.
  Contemporary Glass Sculpture - Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Studio Glass.
Orlando Museum of Art. FL, USA.
  SOFA. New York, NY, USA. (Represented by Heller Gallery, New York, USA.)
  Collect. Saatchi Gallery. London, UK. (Represented by Joanna Bird Pottery, London, UK.)
  European Glass Context. Bornholms Kunstmuseum, Gudhjem, Danmark.
  Art Palm Beach. Palm Beach, Florida. USA. (Represented by Heller Gallery. NY, USA.)
  Under the Sea. Millenium Gallery, Museums Sheffield, Sheffield, UK.
  FUSION: A New Century of Glass. Oklahoma City Museum of Art. OK, USA.
2011 Collect. Saatchi Gallery. London, UK. (Represented by Joanna Bird Pottery, London, UK.)
2010              Litvak Gallery Grand Opening. Litvak Gallery. Tel Aviv, Israel.
      In Focus. Heller Gallery, New York, USA.
  Collect. Saatchi Gallery. London, UK.(Represented by Joanna Bird Pottery, London, UK.)
  SOFA. Chicago, USA. (Represented by Heller Gallery, New York, USA.)
2009 Collect. Saatchi Gallery. London, UK. Represented by Joanna Bird Pottery, London, UK.
  SOFA. New York, Santa Fe and Chicago, USA. Represented by Heller Gallery, NY, USA.
  Modern glass art - Hempel glass prize winners. Anneberg Collections, Nykøbing S. DK.
2008 Transparency – Contemporary Glass Works from Denmark.
  Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou and A4 Gallery, Chengdu, China.
  SOFA. New York, USA. Represented by Heller Gallery, NY, USA.
  Beyond Representation. Jenkins Johnson Gallery. San Francisco, CA, USA.
2007 Biennalen for Kunsthåndværk og Design, Trapholt Museum, Kolding. DK.
  Transparency - Contemporary Glass Works from Denmark. Gana Art Gallery, Seoul, 
and Museum of Art, Seoul International University, South Corea.
  SOFA. New York, USA. Representet by Heller Gallery, NY, USA.
  SOFA. Chicago, USA. Representet by Galleri Grønlund, DK.
2006 Coburg Glaspreis, Germany.
  The Danes - Contemporary Glass at Heller Gallery. New York, USA.
  Innerst Inne. Smålands Museum, Växjö, Sweden.
  SOFA New York and Chicago, USA.
2005 Måske Sort. Galleri Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark. 
  Danish Studio Glass. Hawk Galleries, Ohio, USA.
  Habatat Galleries, Michigan, USA
  SOFA. New York and Chicago, USA.
2004 GLASSS. Holstebro Museum of Art and Sophienholm, Lyngby-Taarbæk, Denmark.
  Collect. Victoria & Albert Museum,  London, UK.
  Pilgrim. Vadstena Castle. Sweden.
  New Glass from Denmark. Traver Gallery. Seattle, USA.
  SOFA. Chicago, USA.
2003 The 31st Glass Invitational. Habatat Galleries, Michigan, USA.
  Contemporary Danish Glass. W.D.O. Contemporary craft gallery. Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.
  SOFA. Chicago, USA.
2002 Reflektioner - glas på Ribe Kunstmuseum, Ribe Museum of Art, Denmark
  The 30th Glass Invitational. Habatat Galleries, Michigan, USA.
  La tradition de demain, innovation au quotidien. Maison du Danemark, Paris, France.
2001 Contemporary decorative arts 2001. Sotheby’s. London, UK.
  The 29th Glass Invitational. Habatat Galleries, Michigan, USA.
  Artspace 2001. Barn Galleries, Oxford, UK.
  International Glass Exhibion. Millenium Museum. Beijing and Shanghai Fine Arts Museum, Kina.
  Hsinchu Municipal Glassmuseum, Taiwan.
2000 Contemporary crystal and glass sculptures. Général de Banque, Liège, Belgium.
  Contemporary decorative arts 2000. Sotheby’s. London, UK.
1999 Exhibition of Art Glass 1999. Steninge Slot. Stockholm, Sweden.
1998 New Danish Glass. National Glass Centre. Sunderland, UK.
1997 Skulpturelt Glas. Aarhus Kunstbygning, Denmark.
  En Verden i Glass. Hadeland Glassverk. Norway.
1996 Glas i Stensalen. The Danish Museum of Decorative Art. Copenhagen, Denmark. 
1995 Kunsthåndværkerprisen af 1879. The Danish Museum of Decorative Art. Copenhagen, Denmark. 
  Glasmuseum Frauenau. Frauenau, Germany.
  Dansk Design Aktuelt. Sophienholm, Lyngby-Taarbæk, Denmark.
1989 Kunstnernes Påskeudstilling. Aarhus, Denmark.
1988 Glaskunst Heute. Hamburg, Germany.