Steffen Dam C.V.

Born

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

Awards and foundations, selected

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

Public collections

Chazen Museum of Art. Madison, WI, USA.
Toyama Glass Art Museum. Japan
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.
Henry Ford Museum. Dearborn, MI, USA.
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.
Museum of Glass. Tacoma, WA, 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.
Ulster Museum Ireland

Solo exhibitions, selected

2017The Structure of Everything. With Micha Karlslund. Heller Gallery. NY, USA.
2011Captured in Glass - Fact or Fiction? Presented by Joanna Bird at Browse & Darby. London, UK.
Mechanical Organics and Other Matters. Heller Gallery. NY, USA.
2010Nature Transfigured. Traver Gallery, Seattle, USA.
2009End of my Garden. Heller Gallery. New York, NY, USA.
2008The two Faces of Steffen Dam. Pismo Glass. Aspen, CO, USA.
2007In Dialogue with Nature. Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA, USA.
2001Galleri Grønlund. Copenhagen, Denmark.
1999Galleri Glas Ett. Stockholm, Sweden. With M.K.
1997Glas i Dronningesalen. Glasmuseet Ebeltoft , Denmark.
1994Dam & Karlslund Glas. Karlshamns Konsthall. Sweden. With M.K.

Group exhibitions, selected

2018Shortlisted artist at LOEWE Craft Prize 2018. The Design Museum, London, UK.
Scandinavian Glass – starting all over. Glasmuseet Ebeltoft. Denmark.
2017Sea Life. Glimpses of the Wonderful. Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery, Exeter, UK
Scandinavian Glass – starting all over. The Glass Factory, Boda, Sverige and Suomen Lasi Museo, Riihimäki, Finland
2016Great Danes. Glazenhuis, Lommel, Belgium
2015DG15 - 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.
2014SOFA 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 Galler).
Re: Collection. Museum of Art and Design. New York, NY, USA.
GLASSS. Sophienholm, Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark.
2013GLASSS. 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.
2012Playing 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. Presented by Heller Gallery.
Collect. Saatchi Gallery. London, UK. Presented by Joanna Bird Gallery.
European Glass Context. Bornholms Kunstmuseum, Gudhjem, Danmark.
Art Palm Beach. Palm Beach, Florida. USA. Presented by Heller Gallery.
Under the Sea. Millenium Gallery, Museums Sheffield, Sheffield, UK.
FUSION: A New Century of Glass. Oklahoma City Museum of Art. OK, USA.
2011Collect. Saatchi Gallery. London, UK. Presented by Joanna Bird Gallery.
2010Litvak Gallery Grand Opening. Litvak Gallery. Tel Aviv, Israel.
In Focus. Heller Gallery, New York, USA.
Collect. Saatchi Gallery. London, UK. Presented by Joanna Bird Gallery.
SOFA. Chicago, USA. Presented by Heller Gallery.
2009Collect. Saatchi Gallery. London, UK. Presented by Joanna Bird Gallery.
SOFA. New York, Santa Fe and Chicago, USA. Presented by Heller Gallery.
Modern glass art - Hempel glass prize winners. Anneberg Collections, Nykøbing S. DK.
2008Transparency – Contemporary Glass Works from Denmark.
Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou and A4 Gallery, Chengdu, China.
SOFA. New York, USA. Presented by Heller Gallery.
Beyond Representation. Jenkins Johnson Gallery. San Francisco, CA, USA.
2007Biennalen 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. Presentet by Heller Gallery.
SOFA. Chicago, USA. Presentet by Galleri Grønlund, DK.
2006Coburg Glaspreis, Germany.
The Danes - Contemporary Glass at Heller Gallery. New York, USA.
Innerst Inne. Smålands Museum, Växjö, Sweden.
SOFA New York and Chicago, USA. Presentet by Galleri Grønlund, DK.
2005Måske Sort. Galleri Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Danish Studio Glass. Hawk Galleries, Ohio, USA.
Habatat Galleries, Michigan, USA
SOFA. New York and Chicago, USA. Presentet by Galleri Grønlund, DK.
2004GLASSS. Holstebro Museum of Art and Sophienholm, Lyngby-Taarbæk, Denmark.
Collect. Victoria & Albert Museum,  London, UK. Presentet by Galleri Grønlund, DK.
Pilgrim. Vadstena Castle. Sweden.
New Glass from Denmark. Traver Gallery. Seattle, USA.
SOFA. Chicago, USA. Presentet by Galleri Grønlund, DK.
2003The 31st Glass Invitational. Habatat Galleries, Michigan, USA.
Contemporary Danish Glass. W.D.O. Contemporary craft gallery. Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.
SOFA. Chicago, USA. Presentet by Galleri Grønlund, DK.
2002Reflektioner - 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.
2001Contemporary 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.
2000Contemporary crystal and glass sculptures. Général de Banque, Liège, Belgium.
Contemporary decorative arts 2000. Sotheby’s. London, UK.
1999Exhibition of Art Glass 1999. Steninge Slot. Stockholm, Sweden.
1998New Danish Glass. National Glass Centre. Sunderland, UK.
1997Skulpturelt Glas. Aarhus Kunstbygning, Denmark.
En Verden i Glass. Hadeland Glassverk. Norway.
1996Glas i Stensalen. The Danish Museum of Decorative Art. Copenhagen, Denmark.
1995Kunsthåndværkerprisen af 1879. The Danish Museum of Decorative Art. Copenhagen, Denmark.
Glasmuseum Frauenau. Frauenau, Germany.
Dansk Design Aktuelt. Sophienholm, Lyngby-Taarbæk, Denmark.