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Peter Bremers
Born 1957, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

Education
Activities
Public Collections
Solo Exhibitions
Group Exhibitions
Commissions
Bibliography Selection
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

  • 1998/2020 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.
  • 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 Tsinghua University of Beijing, China.
  • 2010 PUM rep. at Happy Unique Ceramics centre, Accra, Ghana.
    • Guest tutor at Anadolu University, Eskisehir, Turkey.
    • Member of the Jury, International Ceramics and Glass Art Film festival, Montpellier, France.
  • 2018 Guest speaker at Ringling School of Arts, Sarasota, FL. USA.
  • 2019 Guest tutor at Toyama Institute of Glass Art, Japan.
    • Guest tutor Osaka University of Arts, Japan.
    • Guest tutor Seto, Center for Ceramics and Glass, Japan.
    • Guest tutor TAMA University, Tokyo, Japan.
    • Guest tutor Tokyo Glass Art Institute, Japan.

Public Collections

selection

  • Kunstmuseum Den Haag, NL.
  • A.B.P. Heerlen, NL.
  • National Glassmuseum Leerdam, NL.
  • Boymans van Beuningen Museum, Rotterdam, NL.
  • Nationale Nederlanden Assurantien, Rotterdam, NL.
  • D.S.M., Heerlen, NL.
  • Telfort International, NL.
  • AON, London, England.
  • Dutch Ministry of Justice, NL.
  • Glasmuseum Alter Hof Herding, Coesfeld Lette, Germany.
  • Kunstgewerbe Museum, Berlin, Germany.
  • Glasmuseet Ebeltoft, Denmark.
  • Mobile Museum, Mobile, U.S.A.
  • D.S.M. collection, Delft, NL.
  • Kunst und Gewerbe Museum Hamburg, Germany.
  • Barbara Achilles Stiftung Hamburg, Duitsland.
  • Museum Jan van der Togt, Amstelveen, NL.
  • Museo de Arte en Vidrio MAVA, Madrid, Spain.
  • Palm Springs Art Museum, USA.
  • Eskisehir Metropolitan Contemporary Glass Arts Museum, Turkey.
  • National Liberty Museum Philadelphia, USA.
  • Seven Bridges Foundation, Greenwich, USA.
  • Ringling School of Art and Design, Basch Gallery, Sarasota, FL, USA.
  • Imagine Museum, St. Petersburg, FL, USA.
  • Grassi Museum Leipzig, Germany.
  • Collection De Heus-Zomer, Barneveld, NL.
  • Glass and Light Hotel & Gallery, Norfolk, VA. 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, USA.
  • 2012 Pismo Gallery, Aspen, USA.
  • 2013 Stewart Fine Art, Boca Raton, USA.
  • 2014 Etienne Gallery, Oisterwijk, NL.
    • * Fort Wayne Museum of Art, USA.
  • 2015 Continuum Gallery, Bonn, Germany.
    • LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, USA.
    • Hawk Gallery, Columbus, USA.
  • 2016 Sandra Ainsley Gallery, Toronto, Canada.
    • * Schantz Galleries, Stockbridge, USA.
    • 2017 Etienne Gallery, Oisterwijk, NL.
    • * Fort Wayne Museum of Art, USA.
    • Schiepers Gallery, Hasselt, België.
  • 2018 Gallery Stolting, Hamburg, Germany.
    • Hawk Gallery, Columbus, USA.
  • 2019 LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, USA.
    • Sandra Ainsley Gallery, Toronto, Canada.
    • Hampson Galleries, St Petersburg, FL, USA.
  • 2020 Etienne Gallery, Oisterwijk, NL.
    • Habatat Galleries on Artsy, USA.
  • 2021 Continuum Gallery, Bonn, Germany.
    • * Schantz Galleries, Stockbridge, USA.
    • * Imagine Museum St. Petersburg, FL. USA.

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.
  • 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.
    • * PAN Amsterdam with Etienne Gallery.
  • 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.
    • * PAN Amsterdam with Etienne Gallery.
  • 2012 Habatat Galleries, Royal Oak, USA.
    • Chazen Musem of Art, Madison, 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.
    • Plateaux Gallery, London, G.B.
    • * Seven Bridges Foundation, Greenwich, USA.
    • * PAN Amsterdam with Etienne Gallery.
    • * Köln Art Fair with Continuum Gallery, Germany.
  • 2013 Sandra Ainsley Gallery, Toronto, Canada.
    • Litvak Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel.
    • * 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.
    • * Art 2013 Utrecht with Etienne gallery.
    • * PAN Amsterdam with Etienne Gallery.
    • * Köln Art Fair with Continuum Gallery, Germany.
    • * Art Beijing with Litvak Gallery, China.
    • * SOFA Chicago with Litvak Gallery, USA.
    • * Le Clos de Lutaine, with Bruce Thurman paintings, Cour Cheverny, France.
    • * Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Summer of Glass, USA.
    • Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, 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.
    • * PAN Amsterdam with Etienne Gallery.
    • Continuum Gallery, Bonn, Germany.
    • * Zendai Himalayas Art Museum Shanghai, China.
  • 2015 Art Palm Beach with Habatat Galleries, USA.
    • * Habatat Galleries, International invitational, Royal Oak, USA.
    • Long Boat Key, Sarasota, Center for the Arts, with Habatat Galleries, FL. USA.
    • * SOFA Chicago with Habatat Galleries, USA.
    • * Art 2015 Breda with Etienne gallery.
    • * PAN Amsterdam with Etienne Gallery.
    • * Fort Wayne Museum of Art, USA.
    • * Köln Art Fair with Continuum Gallery, Germany.
    • Sikabonyi Gallery, Vienna, Austria.
    • * Art South Hampton with Habatat Galleries, USA.
    • * European Glass Festival “LOVE”, Wroclaw, Poland.
  • 2016 Art Palm Beach with Habatat Galleries, USA.
    • * Habatat Galleries, International invitational, Royal Oak, USA.
    • Long Boat Key, Sarasota, Center for the Arts, with Habatat Galleries, FL. USA.
    • * SOFA Chicago with Habatat Galleries, USA.
    • * Art 2015 Breda with Etienne gallery.
    • * PAN Amsterdam with Etienne Gallery.
    • * Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, USA.
    • * Köln Art Fair with Continuum Gallery, Germany.
    • * Chesterwood, Stockbridge, USA.
    • Fort Wayne Museum of Art, USA.
    • * Glasmuseum Alter Hof Herding , Germany.
    • LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, USA.
    • Habatat pop-up exhibit. Sarasota, USA.
  • 2017 Art Palm Beach with Habatat Galleries, USA.
    • * Habatat Galleries, International invitational, Royal Oak, USA.
    • Long Boat Key, Sarasota, Center for the Arts, with Habatat Galleries, FL. USA.
    • * SOFA Chicago with Habatat Galleries, USA.
    • ; FORM Miami, with Habatat Galleries, USA.
    • * PAN Amsterdam with Etienne Gallery, NL.
  • 2018 Glasmuseum Alter Hof Herding , Germany.
    • Habatat Galleries, International invitational, Royal Oak, USA.
    • Richard and Barbara Basch Gallery, Ringling School, Sarasota, FL. USA.
    • * SOFA Chicago with Habatat Galleries, USA.
    • * PAN Amsterdam with Etienne Gallery, NL.
    • Long Boat Key, Sarasota, Center for the Arts, with Habatat Galleries, FL. USA.
    • * Schantz Galleries, Stockbridge, USA.
    • * Art &Antique Hofburg, with Sikabonyi Gallery, Vienna, Austria.
    • * “Blue” Glasmuseet Ebeltoft, Denmark.
    • Barbara Achilles Stiftung, Hamburg, Germany.
  • 2019 Glass Coast Weekend, with Habatat Galleries, St. Petersburg, FL. USA.
    • * Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary, with Hawk Galleries, FL. USA.
    • * SOFA Chicago with Habatat Galleries, USA.
    • * PAN Amsterdam with Etienne Gallery, NL.
    • * Schantz Galleries, Stockbridge, USA.
    • * Doppio Firma, Villa Mozart, Milano, Italy.
    • * Révélations, la Biennale Internationale Métiers d'Art et de Création, Paris, France.
    • * Scottsdale Contemporary Art Museum, AZ. USA.
    • Imagine Museum St. Peterburg, FL. USA.
    • * Contemporaneo Asheville, NC. USA.
    • * Art Toronto with Sandra Ainsley Gallery, Toronto, Canada.
  • 2019 Glass Coast Weekend, with Habatat Galleries, St. Petersburg, FL. USA.
    • * Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary, with Hawk Galleries, FL. USA.
    • Giardino Galerie en Beeldentuin, Berg en Terblijt, NL.
    • Imagine Museum St. Peterburg, FL. USA.
    • * Habatat Galleries, International Invitational, Royal Oak, USA.
  • 2020 Habatat Galleries, International Invitational, Royal Oak, USA.
    • Etienne Gallery, Oisterwijk, NL.
    • * Museum of Glass and Jewelry in Jablonec nad Nisou, CZ.

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.
  • 2018 SOHO MYRIAD, 2 glass objects, Norwegian Cruise liner, USA.
  • 2019 SOHO MYRIAD, 6 glass objects, Regent Cruise liner, USA.
  • 2020 Glass & Light Hotel, Two Bunnies, Norfolk, VA, USA.

Bibliography Selection

  • Peter Bremers Metamorphosis,2000. Prof. Dr. T.M.Eliens, Drs. A.v.d. Burght, R.v.d.Doel.
  • Refracting light/ Brekend licht, 2003. Peter Bremers, Han de Kluijver & Jan Horstink.
  • Icebergs & paraphernalia, 2007. Peter Bremers, Prof. Dan Klein, Prf. Dr. Titus Eliens, Drs.Angela v.d. Burght, Matisse Etienne and Leo Steuns.
  • An artist`s Journey, 2014, Peter Bremers, Drs. Joshua Rose, Prof. Charles Sheppard III, Dr. Sven Hauschke.
  • 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.
  • Internationale Kunst Heute 2016, M.Kolle, I.Gardill.

  • Video The making of a metamorphosis, 2000.
  • DVD Iceberghs and Paraphernalia, Peter Bremers New Work, 2004.
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