Emil Westman Hertz
 
Emil Westman Hertz was born in 1978 and lives and works in Gudhjem and Copenhagen, Denmark. He studied at the Institute of Eskimology at the University of Copenhagen (1999-2000) and recieved his MA from The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts (2008). Major solo exhibitions include Holstebro Kunstmuseum, Holstebro (2013) and Horsens Kunstmuseum, Horsens (2014). Among awards he has received The Danish Art Foundation's 3 Year Work Grant (2012) and Niels Wessel Bagge's Art Grant (2013). In 2014 he was rewarded Horsens Kunstmuseums Venners Kunstnerpris (Horsens's Art museum's Friends' Art Prize). In 2014 he received ARKENs Rejselegat (ARKEN's travel grant).
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EDUCATION

2002-2008 The Royal Danish Art Academy, Copenhagen, Denmark

2007 MauMaus School of Fine Arts, Lisbon, Portugal

1999-2000 Student at the Institute of Eskimology, Copenhagen University, Copenhagen, Denmark


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016
UNDER BJERGET, Bornholms Kunstmuseum, Bornholm, Denmark

2015
NINE OF WANDS, ANNAELLEGALLERY, Stockholm, Sweden

2014
alt hvad der var er nu væk, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Denmark
Chambres des pleurs, Oluf Høst Museet i Gudhjem, Bornholm, Denmark
Prinsens Have, Horsens Kunstmuseum, Horsens, Denmark

2013
De smukke drømmes lagune, Holstebro Kunsmuseum, Holstebro, Denmark
Sømandens grav, AnnaElleGallery, Stockholm, Sweden

2011
The Gathering, Lothringer 13, München, Germany
Forever Altered, Space of Drawings, Copenhagen, Denmark
Feber, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, Denmark

2007
Velcronesien (with Søren Petersen og Christian Bretton-Meyer), Henry Heerup Museet, Copenhagen, Denmark

2006
Café Bissau, Fung Sway, Valby, Denmark
White Man’s Milk, Siffoe Kafu Farm, Gambia


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016
Force of Nature ,galerie valérie Bach, Brussels, Belgium
Sommerudstilling - Skulptur fra Ib Braase til Nanna Abell at Horsens Kunstmuseum, Denmark
Sketch for a new world, Sorø Kunstmuseum, Sorø, Denmark
Good fortune, no blame - til minde om Emil Westman Hertz, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, Denmark

2015
FORÅRSUDSTILLINGEN, Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
STAFETTEN, Kunstforeningen Gl Strand, Denmark
Sommerophængning, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Idea, R2, Svaneke, Bornholm, Denmark
Like A Prayer, Magasin III, Stockholm, Sweden
Vrå-udstillingen, Kunstbygningen i Vrå, Vrå, Denmark.
Group Show at ANNAELLEGALLERY, Stockholm, Sweden
Out of Use: Interior, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, Denmark

2014
NO. 27, ANNAELLEGALLERY, Stockholm, Sweden
100 x Forår, Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen, Denmark
Wonderful things to believe in, Galerie Christian Ehrentraut, Berlin, Germany
Drømmeland , KUNSTEN - Museum of Modern Art, Aalborg, Denmark

2013
Emerging, Galerie Anhava, Helsinki, Finland
Alles Wasser, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Copenhagen, Denmark
The House of Death Floats By, Svaneke Gaarden, Bornholm, Denmark
Holkahesten, Gudhjem Museum, Bornholm, Denmark
Kingdom of Dirt, Martin Erik Andersen + Special Guest Stars, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, Denmark
New Garden City, Traneudstillingen, Gentofte Hovedbibliotek, Denmark
Koldt vand i blodet, Bornholms Kunstmuseum, Gudhjem, Bornholm, Denmark

2012
Erindringens Arkæologi, Sorø Kunstmuseum, Sorø, Denmark
GRØNNINGEN på Docken, Nordhavn, Copenhagen, Denmark
Nordic Focus, The Armory Show, New York, USA
Multimarked, Skulpturi, Copenhagen, Denmark
Sommerophængning, Copenhagen, Denmark
Den Stolte By, Frederiksberg, Denmark

2011
The Gathering, Lothringen 13, Munich, Germany
Galerie Patrick Ebensperger, Berlin, Germany
Folklore Now. Old New Forms, 44 Møen, Askeby, Møn, Denmark
WAX. Sensation in Contemporary Sculpture, Kunstforeningen Gl. Strand, Copenhagen, and KUNSTEN Museum of Modern Art, Aalborg, Denmark

2010
Det andets ansigt, Galerie Stephanie Beder, München, Germany
Nordic Art Triennial 2010, Eskilstuna Konstmuseum, Eskilstuna, Sweden
tegningikketegning, Modtar Projects, Copenhagen, Denmark

2009
Landscape, Bornholms Kunstmuseum, Gudhjem, Denmark
Cut & Paste, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Til vægs, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark

2008
ArtSpace, TanMark, Art Space Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
EXIT 08, Kunstforeningen Gl.Strand, Copenhagen, Denmark
Carambolage, Co-Lab, Copenhagen, Denmark

2007
SUPERNUMERAL, Marstal Søfartsmuseum, Marstal, Denmark

2006
Kraftlinien, Galleri Bravo, Düsseldorf, Germany
Daries, Gallery, Damascus, Syria
Vrå Udstillingen, Vrå Kunstmuseum, Vrå, Denmark

2005
Baltis Raw Tower, Hamburg Biennale, Hamburg, Germany
Forårsudstillingen, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark

2004
Isarukitsoq, Sisimiut, Greenland
Fingers, Gallery, Prejedor, Bosnia
Forårsudstillingen, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark

2003
KE, Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen, Denmark
Blomster og Bier, Sønderjyllands Kunstmuseum, Tønder, Denmark


SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Magasin 3, Stockholm, Sweden
Arken Museum of Modern Art, Ishøj, Denmark
Horsens Kunstmuseum, Horsens, Denmark
Kunstmuseet i Tønder, Tønder, Denmark
Bornholms Kunstmuseum, Bornholm, Denmark


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