Gugger Petter
PLACE OF BIRTH

Copenhagen, Denmark
1949-70 Denmark
1970-73 Italy
1973-83 Mexico
1983-86 Belgium
1986- USA

EDUCATION

1967-68 Den Frie og Merkantile Kunstskole, Copenhagen, Denmark
1970-73 Academy of Fine Art, Rome, Italy

SELECTED PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

COMMISSIONS/ PERMANENT INSTALLATIONS

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015 "Portrait", Tansey Contemporary Art Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2014 "Reversal of Interest" Andrea Schwartz Gallery, San Francisco,California
2012-13 Royal Danish Embassy, Washington DC,
2012 Frederiksborg Castle, The Museum of National History, Denmark
2010 Jane Sauer Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2009 Andrea Schwartz Gallery, San Francisco, California
2008 Jane Sauer Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2007 Andrea Schwartz Gallery, San Francisco, Caliifornia
2006 Jane Sauer Thirteen Moons Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2004 Andrea Schwartz Gallery, San Francisco, California
2003 Thirteen Moons Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2003 Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge ,Massachusetts
2001 News Works", Robert Berman Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, California
2000 "The Daily News": Newspaper Art by Gugger Petter, San Francisco Craft and Folk Art Museum, San Francisco, California
1998 "New Work by Gugger Petter", Virginia Breier Gallery, San Francisco, California
1997 Matrix Gallery, Sacramento, California
1997 Claudia Chapline Gallery, Stinson Beach, California
1996 Newspaper Weavings", Virginia Breier Gallery, San Francisco, California
1986 "Wandtapijten", Textile Art Gallery, Leuven, Belgium
1980 Grupo Polifil, Mexico City, Mexico

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2012 Anonymous: The Contemporary Portrait, Strohl Art Center, Chautauqua, NY
2011 Sleight of Hand, Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado
2011 Cheongju International Craft Biennale 2011, South Korea
2010 Visions of Paradise, Sonoma Valley Museum, Sonoma, California
2008/12 Palm Beach/3, SOFA-NY, SOFA-WEST, SOFA-Chicago, Jane Sauer Gallery
2008 2008 Beijing Art Salon, Jane Sauer Gallery
2007-08 "The Wornick Collection", Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts 2007/08 Red Dot Art Expo, Miami, Andrea Schwartz Gallery
2007-10 "Pulp Function", Fuller Craft Museum, Massachusetts
Nicolaysen Art Museum, Wyoming
Plains Art Museum, Fargo, North Dakota
James A. Michener Art Museum, Pennsylvania
2007 "Creatures of Magic & Myth", Sonoma Valley Museum, Sonoma, California
2006 "Menagerie", Museum of Craft and Folk Art, San Francisco, California
2005/6 "Beyond the Weave", Oakland Museum of California/ Oakland International Airport, Oakland, California
2004 Robert Berman Gallery, Santa Monica, California
2004 AAF Contemporary Art Fair, Andrea Schwartz Gallery, New York
1999-2003 "San Francisco International Art Exposition", Robert Berman Gallery, San Francisco, California
2001-2003 SOFA Chicago, Mobilia Gallery, Navy Pier, Chicago, Illinois
2001-2003 SOFA New York, Mobilia Gallery, Seventh Regiment Armory, New York
2002 Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts
2002 "Intersection", Herbst International Exhibition Hall, The Presidio, San Francisco, California
"Looming Large", Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, California
2002 Santa Cruz Museum of Art, Santa Cruz, California
2002 "Figurative", Virginia Breier Gallery, San Francisco, California
2001 Andrea Schwartz Gallery, San Francisco, California
2001 "Dorn, Petter, Schulman", Baylor University, Waco, Texas
2001 'Fabrication", Mendocino College Art Gallery, Ukiah, California
2001 "Shoes", Virginia Breier Gallery, San Francisco, California
2000 Gwenda Jay Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
1999/2000 "Bow Wow, a Dogs Life", Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, California
1999/2000 "California Craft", Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California
1999/2000 "Animals in Art", Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Alaska
1998/1999 "Toys in Contemporary Art II" d.p. Fong Galleies, San Jose, California
1998 "Individual Artist Grants" Falkirk Cultural Center, San Rafael, California
1998-2001 "Art Herning '98", Galleri Torso, Herning Kongrescenter, Denmark
1998 "Nordic 5 Arts", Claudia Chapline Gallery, Stinson Beach, California
1997 "Fiberart International '97" Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pennsylvania
1997 "4th International Betonac Prize" Odder Museum, Odder, Denmark
1997 "4th International Betonac Prize" Museum of Decorative Arts, Prague, Czechoslovakia
1997 "4th International Betonac Prize" Textilmuseum, St. Gallen, Switzerland
1996 "4th International Betonac Prize", Sint-Truiden, Belgium
1996 Galleri Torso, Odense, Denmark
1996 Works Gallery, Sonoma. California
1995 "Materials: Hard & Soft", Denton Arts Council, Denton, Texas
1995 "The Strong Clear Line", Timothy Higbee Gallery, San Francisco, California
1995 "Paper/Fiber XVIII", The Art Center & Gallery, Iowa City, Iowa
1995 "International 95", Matrix Gallery,Sacramento, California
1995 "Downtown Partnership", Matrix Gallery, Sacramento, California
1994 "Northern Lights Exhibit", San Francisco Contract Design Center, San Francisco, California
1993 Marin Arts Council Grantees 2'nd Annual Artist Exhibition Town Center Hall, Corte Madera, Ca.
1993 "1992 Individual Artist Grant Recipients", Claudia Chapline Galley, Stinson Beach, California
1993 "1992 Individual Atrist Grant Recipients", Summer House Gallery, Mill Valley, California
1991 "Levity Allowed", Artisans, Mill Valley, California
1991 Arthemis, Mexico City, Mexico
1989 Gloria Ferrer, Sonora, California
1986 "Belgische Wandtapijt en Tekstilelsculptuur", Asput Kunstcentrum, Halle, Belgium
1986 "Small Expressions", Convergence '86, Toronto, Canada
1986 "Den Permanemte", Copenhagen, Denmark
1985 "Terre, Feu, Laine et Fibres", Salle des Metiers D'Art, Brussels, Belgium
1985 "Keramieken, Brons en wandtapijten" Provinciemuseum Van Humbeeck- M. Piron, Leuven, Belgium

AWARDS/ GRANTS

1999 Juror's Award, "Fiber Art", Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, California
1999 First Place in Sculpture- Best Entry by a California Artist, -Award of Distinction, "1999 Art Show at the Dog Show", Wichita, Kansas
1998 First Place, "Toys in Contemporary Art II", d.p. Fong Galleries, San Jose, California
1998 Buck Foundation Art Grant, Marin Art Council, San Rafael, California
1997 Juror's Choice Award. "Fiberart International '97", Center for the Arts, Pennsylvania
1995 Second Place, Fine Art & Craft Show, Marin County Fair, San Rafael, California
1995 Honorable Mention, 27th Annual Textile Exhibit, Olive Hyde Art Galleries, Fremont, California
1995 Honorable Mention,"International '95" Matrix Gallery, Sacramento, California
1992 Buck Foundation Art Grant, Marin Arts Council, San Rafael, California
1992 Honorable Mention, Fine Art & Craft Show, Marin County Fair, California
1991 Second Award, Fine Art & Craft Show, Marin County Fair, San Rafael, California
1990 Best in Show, "Celebration of Sight" Redlands Host Lions Club, Orange County, California
1989 Merit Award, Conference of Northern California Handweawers, Santa Rosa, California
1987 Merit Award, Conference of Northern California Handweavers, Chico, California
1987 Honorable Mention, Fine Art & Craft Show, San Rafael, California

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