Wednesday, April 29: Anders Ruhwald | MFA AC+D Visiting Artist Lecture

Anders Ruhwald lives and works at Cranbrook Academy of Art outside of Detroit, USA. He graduated from the Royal College of Art in London in 2005.Ruhwald has had more than 20 solo exhibitions for the last 10 years in museums and galleries around the world including Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (UK), The Museum of Art and Design (Denmark) and the Saarinen House (USA). During the this time his work has also been shown in more than 80 group shows at venues like Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (San Francisco), Fondation d’entreprise Richard (Paris), Pinakotek der Moderne (Munich), Taipei Yingge Museum (Taiwan) and Kunsthal Charlottenborg (Copenhagen) His work is represented in over 20 public museum collections including The Victoria and Albert Museum (UK), The Denver Art Museum (USA), The Detroit Institute of Art (USA), Musée des Arts Décoratifs (France), The National Museum (Sweden), The Museum of Art and Design (Denmark) and Taipei Yingge Museum (Taiwan).

In 2011 he was awarded the Gold Prize at the Icheon International Biennial in South
Korea. He also received a Danish Art Foundation three-year work-stipend in 2010 and the Sotheby’s Prize (UK) at the Victoria and Albert Museum in 2007. Reviews include publications like the Guardian (UK), Wallpaper (UK), Artforum.com (US), Financial Times (UK) and Avenuel (Rep. of S. Korea).

Ruhwald has lectured and taught at universities and colleges around Europe and North-America since 2006 and has held an associate professorship at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Currently he is the Artist-in-Residence and Head of the Ceramics Department at Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan, USA.

Co-Sponsor Mudshark Studios

Lectures are free + open to the public.

April 29, 2015
AC+D STUDIOS | 421 NE 10TH AVENUE
6:30-8:30pm

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