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Curriculum Vitae

Peter Bremers

Born 1957, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

Education

1976-1980 University of Fine Arts, Sculpture Department, Maastricht, NL.
1986-1988 Jan van Eyck Akademie, Post Academic Institute for Art & Design, Maastricht.

Activities

1998/ – Guest designer, Royal Leerdam Crystal, Ver. Glasfabrieken, NL.
1999/2006 Tutor Design, Department of Fine Arts, Maastricht University, NL.
2003 Guest tutor and lecturer, Ausglass Conference, workshop with Neil Wilkin, Perth, Australia.
2004 PUM representative expert, Ethiopian Reflections Company, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Guest speaker Rufford Glass Symposium, Newark, England.
2005-2009 PUM representative expert, Ngwenya Glass Company, Mbabane, Swaziland.
2008 Guest speaker London Glassblowing Symposium, England.
2009 Guest tutor Tshwane University, Pretoria, South-Africa.
2009 Guest tutor Tshingua University of Beijing, China.
2010 PUM rep. at Happy Unique Ceramics centre, Accra, Ghana.
Guest tutor at Anadolu University, Eskisehir, Turky.
Member of the Jury, International Ceramiques and Glass Art Film festival, Montpellier, France.
2013 Guest Tutor Espace Verre, Montreal, Canada.

Collections selection

1991 Den Haag, Gemeentemuseum, NL.
1992 A.B.P., Heerlen, NL.
1993 National Glassmuseum Leerdam, NL. 1997 Boymans van Beuningen Museum, Rotterdam, NL.
1998 National Glassmuseum Leerdam, NL. Nationale Nederlanden Assurantien, Rotterdam, NL.
1999 National Glassmuseum Leerdam, NL. D.S.M., Heerlen, NL. Telfort International, NL.
2000 Den Haag, Gemeentemuseum, NL. 2001 National Glassmuseum Leerdam, NL.
2002 AON, London, England. Dutch Ministry of Justice, NL. Glasmuseum Alter Hof Herding, Coesfeld Lette, Germany. 2003 Kunstgewerbe Museum, Berlin, Germany. Glasmuseet Ebeltoft, Denmark.
2004 Mobile Museum, Mobile, U.S.A. D.S.M. collection, Delft, NL. Kunst und Gewerbe Museum Hamburg, Germany. 2005 Museum Jan van der Togt, Amstelveen, NL.
2008 Museo de Arte en Vidrio MAVA, Madrid, Spain. Glasmuseum Alter Hof Herding, Coesfeld Lette, Germany.
2009 Glasmuseet Ebeltoft, Denmark.
2010 Den Haag, Gemeentemuseum, NL. Palm Springs Art Museum, USA.
2011 National Liberty Museum Philadelphia, USA.
2012 Seven Bridges Foundation, Greenwich, USA.

Solo exhibitions selection since 2002

2002 Leon Salet Arte & Moda, Maastricht, NL.
Riley Hawk Galleries, Cleveland, U.S.A.
* Art Rai Amsterdam with Etienne & van den Doel Expressive Glass Art, Den Haag.
Gal. L`Eclat du Verre, Paris, France.

2003 Gal. LaForet, Verbiers, CH.
Etienne & van den Doel Expressive Glass Art, Den Haag, NL.
Galerie Splinter, Berlin, Germany.
Jacob Bach galerie, Dusseldorf, Germany.

2004 Etienne & van den Doel Expressive Glass Art, Oisterwijk, NL.
Rosenthal Studio Haus, Hamburg, Germany.
Galerie Le Manoir du Mad, with Bruce Thurman, Nancy, France.
* PAN, Etienne & van den Doel Expressive Glass Art, Oisterwijk, NL.

2005 Jan van der Toght Museum, Amstelveen, NL.
Glass Inspiration, Burgdorf, Switzerland.

2006 Retrospective. Etienne & van den Doel Expressive Glass Art, Oisterwijk, NL.
Lee Freed Gallery, Lincoln City, OR, U.S.A.
Raglan Gallery, Manly, Australia.
Gallery Luniverre, Paris, France.

2007 Etienne & van den Doel Expressive Glass Art, Oisterwijk, NL.
Salet Arte & Moda, Maastricht, NL.
Gal. LaForet, Verbiers, Switzerland.

2008 Kuivato Gallery, Sedona, U.S.A.
* Museum Ernsting, Coesfeld-Lette, Germany.
* Museo de Arte Contemporaneo en Vidrio de Alcorcon, Madrid, Spain.
* Glasmuseet Ebeltoft, Danmark.

2009 Etienne Gallery, Oisterwijk.

2010 Gal. LaForet, Verbiers, Switzerland.
Gallery of Modern Masters, Sedona, AZ, USA.

2011 Etienne Gallery, Oisterwijk, NL.
* Litvak Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel. LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, U.S.A.
Gallery of Modern Masters, Sedona, AZ, USA.

2012 Pismo Gallery, Aspen, USA.

2013 Stewart Fine Art, Boca Raton, USA.

2014 Etienne Gallery, Oisterwijk, NL.
* Fort Wayne Museum of Art, USA.

*= catalogue.

Group exhibitions selection since 2002

2002 Cowdy Gallery, Newent, England.
* Boulevard des Sculptures, Kijkduin, with Etienne & van den Doel, NL.
* Glasmovement, GAS Conference, Amsterdam, NL.
Jan van der Toght Museum, Amstelveen, NL.
Riley Hawk Galleries, Seattle, Cleveland, Columbus, U.S.A.
* Glazen Glorie, Haags Gemeentemuseum, NL.
Galleria Marina Barovier, Venice, Italy.
* PAN Amsterdam, with Etienne & van den Doel, NL.
Galerie L`Eclat du Verre, Paris, France.

2003 Aussglass conference Exhibition, Perth, Australia.
Glasmuseum Alter Hof Herding, Coesfeld Lette, Germany.
Kunstgewerbe Museum, Berlin, Germany.
* La Maison du Verre, Puy-Guillaume, France.
Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, U.S.A.
* COLLECT, with Hannah Pesschar, V&A London, England.
* Museum Het Domein, Sittard, NL.
* Glasmuseum Leerdam, Estafette Siem van de Marel, NL.

2004 Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden, Ockley, England
* La puissance du verre dans l`Art Contemporain, Troyes, France.
* SOFA New York, with Thomas R.Riley Gallery, U.S.A.
* SOFA Chicago, with Thomas R.Riley Gallery, U.S.A.

2005 Gal. LaForet, Verbiers, Switzerland.
* Palm Beach3, with Thomas R.Riley Gallery, U.S.A.
* Veste Coburg, Coburg, Germany.
* Art Fair Den Bosch, with Etienne & van den Doel, NL.

2006 SOFA Chicago, with Thomas R.Riley Gallery, U.S.A.
* Oisterwijk Sculpture, with Etienne & van den Doel, NL.
* “Siem and Friends”, Royal Leerdam Glass Factory., NL.
* Museum Jan van der Togt, Amstelveen, NL.
* Leerdam Glass at Gorcum`s Museum, Gorinchem, NL.
Sandra Ainsley Gallery, Toronto, Canada.
* Art London, with Contemporary Art Gallery, Laren, NL.

2007 Hilton Art Gallery, Dubai, U.E. Hilton Art Gallery, Abu Dhabi, U.E.
* Collect in the V&A, with Plateaux Gallery, London, G.B.
* Oisterwijk Sculpture, with Etienne & van den Doel, NL.
Rosenthal Studio Haus, Hamburg, Germany.

2008 Modern Masters, Munchen, Germany.
* International Ceramiques and Glass Art Film festival, Montpellier, France.
Quest Gallery, Bath, England.
* Art Fair Den Bosch, with Etienne & van den Doel,NL.
Oisterwijk Sculpture, with Etienne & van den Doel, NL
Salet Gallery, Maastricht, NL.
* Stedelijk Museum Roermond, NL.
* The Czech Museum of Fine Arts, Prague, CZ.
SOFA Chicago with Micaela Gallery, USA.
Micaela Gallery, San Fransisco, USA.

2009 Habatat Galleries, Royal Oak, USA.
Arleccina Gallery, Las Vegas, USA.
Gallery of Modern Masters, Sedona, USA.
* Art Fair Den Bosch, with Etienne Gallery.
Micaela Gallery, San Fransisco, USA.
Gal. LaForet, Verbiers, Switzerland.
* Litvak Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel.
* SOFA Chicago with Litvak Gallery, USA.
* PAN Amsterdam with Etienne Gallery.
* Galerie Handwerk, Munchen, Germany.

2010 Art Palm Beach with Litvak Gallery, USA.
* SOFA Chicago with Litvak Gallery, USA.
* Art Antique Utrecht with Etienne gallery.
* Habatat Galleries, Royal Oak, USA.
* Museum Ernsting, Coesfeld-Lette, Germany.
LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, USA.
Micaela Gallery, San Fransisco, USA.
Den Haag, Gemeentemuseum, NL.
* SOFA Santa Fe with Habatat Galleries, USA.
Glass Inspiration, Burgdorff, Switzerland.
Palm Springs Art Museum, USA.

2011 Art Palm Beach with Habatat Galleries, USA.
* SOFA New York with Litvak Gallery, USA.
Salet Arte & Moda, Maastricht, NL
* SOFA Chicago with Litvak Gallery, USA.
SeaFair Sarasota with Habatat Galleries, USA.
Wheaton Arts with Litvak Gallery, USA.
Schantz Galleries, Stockbridge, USA.
* Habatat Galleries, Royal Oak, USA.
Pismo Gallery, Denver, USA.
* Glasmuseet Ebeltoft, Danmark.

2012 Habatat Galleries, Royal Oak, USA.
* Art Palm Beach with Habatat Galleries, USA.
* Art Naples with Habatat Galleries, USA.
* SOFA Chicago with Litvak Gallery, USA.
* SOFA New York with Litvak Gallery, USA.
* Oisterwijk Sculptuur, Etienne gallery.
London Glassblowing, G.B. Maastricht Art Gallery.
Continuum Gallery, Bonn, Germany.
* Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, USA.
* Seven Bridges Foundation, Greenwich, USA.
* PAN Amsterdam with Etienne Gallery.
* Köln Art Fair with Continuum Gallery, Germany.

2013 Sandra Ainsley Gallery, Toronto, Canada.
* Art Palm Beach with Habatat Galleries, USA.
* Eunique Fair, Karlsruhe, Germany.
* Collect, London, with Plateaux Gallery, G.B.
* Habatat Galleries, International invitational, Royal Oak, USA.
* Köln Art Fair with Continuum Gallery, Germany.
* Litvak Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israël.
* Art Antique Utrecht with Etienne Gallery.
* Le Clos de Lutaine, with Bruce Thurman, Cour Cheverny, France.
* Art Beijing with Litvak Gallery, China.
Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Summer of Glass, USA.
* PAN Amsterdam with Etienne Gallery.
* SOFA Chicago with Litvak Gallery, USA.
* Frederik Meijers Gardens and Sculpture Park, Shattered:Contemporary Sculpture in Glass, USA.
Continuum Gallery, Bonn, Germany.

2014 Art Palm Beach with Habatat Galleries, USA.
* SOFA Chicago with Litvak Gallery, USA.
* Art 2014 Breda with Etienne gallery.
* Habatat Galleries, International invitational, Royal Oak, USA.
* New Britain Museum of American Art, USA.
* Hsinchu Glass Museum, Taiwan.

*= catalogue.

Commissions selection since 2002

2002 Onderneming en Kunst, 14 glass objects, Queen Mary II., NL.
Holland America Line, VFD Architecten, glass installation, NL.
Janshen Hahnraets B.V., Kerkrade, 3 glass sculptures, NL.
* Community of Bernisse, outdoor fountain glass and stainless steel sculpture, with Han de Kluijver Architect, NL.

2003 SGL, Sittard, Antarctic Splendour installation, glass and prints, NL.
University of Amsterdam, glass-light installation, optical glass and stainless steel.
DSM, Delft, large fused glass wall, NL.

2004 Winkelcentrum Evertsenplein, Hellevoetsluis, outdoor arch with glass and optic elements, NL.
SGL, Venlo, large outdoor wall structure, glass and stainless steel, NL.
* Ruine project, Heenvliet, outdoor glass sculpture, NL.
DSM, Delft, large hanging sculpture with optical glass elements, NL.

2005 Zes Kernen Real Estate, outdoor glass sculpture, Bernisse, NL.
Tilburg, memorial monument, glass & wood, NL.

2006 Rabo bank Westvoorne, Installation of Tubes, Westvoorne, NL.

2007 “Murano” Glass Hotel, Cast glass sculpture, Tacoma, Seattle, USA.

2008-2009 SGL, Geulle, large outdoor sculpture, glass and stainless steel, NL.

2009 Freaylemaborg Gasunie, Slochteren, large outdoor glass sculpture, NL.

2013 Adessium Foundation, Reewijk, life size glass figure, NL.
* Royal Leerdam Crystal, Coronation Orange Vases, NL.

*= catalogue.

Bibliography selection

Peter Bremers Metamorphosis, a.o. Prof. Dr. T.M.Eliens, Drs. A.v.d. Burght, R.v.d.Doel. 2000
Refracting light/ Brekend licht, Peter Bremers, Han de Kluijver & Jan Horstink.
Icebergs & paraphernalia Peter Bremers, Dan Klein, Titus Eliens, Angela v.d. Burght, Matisse Etienne and Leo Steuns, 2007
The Contemporary Glass Art of the World, Wang Jin Zhong,2006
Het Huis van de Raven, o.a. Han de Kluijver 2005.
20th Century Glass, Judith Miller.
International Design Yearbook 1987, edition P. Starck.
Les Styles des Annees 80, A.S. Anagyros.
80`s Style, Designs of the Decade, A. Bangert.
The Design Encyclopedia, M. Byars.
Lexicon Moderne Nederlandse Glaskunst, M. Singelenberg & T. Eliens.
Leerdam glas, A. Van der Kley-Blekxtoon.
Transparencies, Mit Ingelaere-Brandt.
Art,Industry and Landscape, Museum het Domein, Community Sittard-Geleen.
La puissance du verre dans l`Art Contemporain, P. Toumarkine/ D. Naert.
GLASStecture, Han de Kluijver. 2009 GAS in GLASS, Titus Eliens. 2009
25 jaar Ledenobjecten, Vereniging Vrienden van Modern Glas. 2010
Contemporary kiln-formed glass, Keith Cummings.
Glasbewerking, Martine Knoppert. 2011
De monumenten van de watersnood 1953, Watersnood Museum Ouwerkerk 2010
Glassified, Glasmuseet Ebeltoft, Neils Houkjaer, 2011
Video The making of a metamorphosis, 2000.
DVD Icebergs and Paraphernalia, Peter Bremers New Work, 2004.