Biography  Grethe Sørensen

 

Education

1968-72 Kolding Kunsthåndværkerskole

1977-78 Studied gobelin weaving in Suisse & France 1977-78

1973 - Studio in Vamdrup, Denmark

 

Represented by

2012 - Gallerie Maria Wettergren

2001 - BrownGrotta Arts, CT. USA

 

Design

2014 - Freelance designer for Wolf Gordon, NY, USA

2001 - Freelance designer for Kvadrat, Denmark

1984 - 2000 Freelance designer for Georg Jensen Damask

 

Professional positions

1993 - 96 Member of ‘3-mandsudvalget for Kunsthåndværk og Design’ The Danish Arts Foundation

1997 ’Den indiske sari’ Trapholt Museet, Kolding

1984 Member of Kunstnersam­fundet

1973 -77 / 1983 - 90 Visiting professor at the Design School Kolding, Denmark

 

Public collections

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York, USA

21st Century Museum Hotel, USA

Textile Museum of Sweden, Borås

Designmuseum Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark

Trapholt museum of modern art and design,, Kolding Denmark

The Danish Arts Foundation

New Carlsberg Foundation, Copenhagen, Denmark

Ribe Amts Kunstfond

Design School Kolding, Denmark

 

Public commissions

2016 Frederiksbjerg Skole, Aarhus

2015 Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Ås, Norway/ koro.no

2014 National Archive, Viborg

2014 Rådhuskvartalet Kristiansand, Norway/ koro.no

2013 Vonsild Kirke

2013 Nøtterøy Kommune Helsecenter, Norway/ koro.no

2012 Børn og Unge Psykiatrien, Roskilde

2011 Tronrud Engineering, Hønefoss, Norway

1997 Tinghuset, St. Heddinge

1995 Menighedshuset, Sdr. Stenderup

1993 Herning Sygehus

1992 Dronningens Ferieby, Grenå/ Danish Arts Foundation

1990 Vejle Rådhus

1983 / 1993 Amtscentralen, Esbjerg

 

Awards and grants

2017 'Nordic Award in Textiles 2017'

2012 Lis Ahlmanns legat

2011  Ole Haslunds Kunstnerlegat

2009 Finalist ’Nordic Selected Award, best design 00-09

2007 +1 Award - best new product at Cph. Furniture Fair

2007 Honorary Mention, 12th Int. Tapestry, Lodz, Polen

1992 Rejselegat for en væver, awarded by the Solarfondet

1991 The Danish Arts Foundations 3-years grant

1983 Thomas L. Jørgensens mindelegat

1973 award by ’Akade­mi rådets Jury’

Nationalbankens Jubilæumsfond

The Danish Arts Foundation

Danish Crafts

Augustinus Fonden

Dalhoff Larsens Fond

Vejle Amts Kunstnerlegat

L. F. Foghts Fond

Finks Fond