biography of Bertil VALLIEN (1938)

Personal data


Birth : 1938 - Stockholm, Sweden
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : Sweden

Education

1957 – 1961 : KONSTFACK – University college of arts, crafts and design – Stockholm, Sweden

Professional data


Work and Life

1963:Begins to work for Kosta Boda


Prizes

1995

1995 : Outstanding Achievement in Glass – Urban Glass Award – Brooklyn, New York NY, United States

1991

1991 : Formland Prize – Denmark

1985

1985 : Zweiter Coburger Glaspreis , 2ème prix – Coburg, Germany

1984

1984 : Excellent Swedish Design Prize – Sweden

Work


Categorie and medium


Sculpture-Volume : Sculpture, glass

Works

Janus
Date of creation : 2001
Medium : Sculpture, glass
Materials : glass
Size : 22 x 23 cm
 
Circle III
Date of creation : 1999
Medium : Sculpture, glass
Size : 52 cm
 
Resting Head II
Date of creation : 1999
Medium : Sculpture, glass
Size : 38 x 22 x 29 cm
 
Circle II
Date of creation : 1999
Medium : Sculpture, glass
Size : 57 cm
 
Resting Head
Date of creation : 1999
Medium : Sculpture, glass
Size : 20 x 12 cm
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

1998

William Traver Gallery – Seattle WA, United States
1998

1997

Heller Gallery – New York NY, United States
1997

1996

Ken Done Gallery – Sydney NSW, Australia
1996

1995

Yokohama Museum of Art – Yokohama, Japan
1995

Ikaros Gallery – Gothenburg, Sweden
1995

1994

Glasmuseum – Ebeltoft, Denmark
1994

Betsy Rosenfield Gallery – Chicago IL, United States
1994

1993

Galerie Leger – Malmo, Sweden
1993

1992

Azabu Museum of Arts and Crafts – Tokyo, Japan
1992

1991

Borgward Gallery – Bremen, Germany
1991

1987

Gallery Malen – Helsingborg, Sweden
1987

Heller Gallery – New York NY, United States
1987

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2001

SOFA New York, n°4
Seventh Regiment Armory – New York NY, United States
05/31/2001 – 06/04/2001
Represented by : Heller Gallery – 420 West 14th Street – New York NY, United States

Art Miami, n° 11
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
01/18/2001 – 01/22/2001
Represented by : Marx-Saunders Gallery Limited – 230 West Superior Street – Chicago IL, United States

Artpalmbeach – 4th Modern & Contemporary Art Fair
International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches – West Palm Beach FL, United States
01/10/2001 – 01/15/2001
Represented by : Marx-Saunders Gallery Limited – 230 West Superior Street – Chicago IL, United States

1999

Artpalmbeach – Modern & Contemporary Art Fair
International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches – West Palm Beach FL, United States
03/10/1999 – 03/15/1999
Represented by : Marx-Saunders Gallery Limited – 230 West Superior Street – Chicago IL, United States


Group exhibitions

1997

Masters of Contemporary Glass
Indianapolis Museum of Art – Indianapolis IN, United States
1997

Four Acts in Glass: Installations by Chihuly, Morris, Powers and Vallien
American Craft Museum – New York NY, United States
11/11/1997 – 01/18/1998

1992

Life Between Artifact and Nature – XVII Triennale di Milano
Milan MI, Italy
1992

1991

Europe 91
Germany
1991

New Glass in Europe
Kunstmuseum – Düsseldorf, Germany
1991

Legals