Anders Ruhwald

Three Pillars, 2017
Glazed earthenware
57.75 x 16.5 x 16 inches


b. 1974, Randers, Denmark
Lives and works in Detroit, MI


2005 Royal College of Art, London, United Kingdom

2000 The Glass and Ceramics School on Bornholm, Denmark


The Thing in Your Mind, Curated by Luca Bochicchio, Officine Saffi, Milan, Italy

The Hand is the Mind is the Bomb that Blows, Moran Bondaroff, Los Angeles, CA
Glasur Stykke, Volume Gallery, Chicago, IL

Unit 1: 3583 Dubois, MOCA Cleveland, Cleveland, OH

The Charred Room, Volume Gallery, Chicago, IL

The View from the Sides of my Nose, Galleri Format, Oslo, Norway
You in between, Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo, Norway
One Thing Follows Another (and you make it happen), The Agnes Varis Art Center, UrbanGlass, Brooklyn, NY
Almost everything, Harrison Gallery, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

The View from the Sides of my Nose, Galerie NeC, Hong Kong
One thing follows the other (and you make it happen), The David Ousley Museum of Art, Ball State University, Muncie, IA
The Anatomy of a Home, Saarinen House, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI

Borderline, Galerie NeC, Paris France
You will see, Copenhagen Ceramics, Copenhagen, Denmark

You will see, Lemberg Gallery, Ferndale, MI

Temperance!, Miyako Yoshinaga Art Prospects, New York

Almost nothing, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Nästan Allting, Galleri IngerMolin, Stockholm, Sweden.

You in between, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, UK
Anders Ruhwald 2004-07, Espace Grandjean, Vallauris, France
One is never so close to change when life seems unbearable in even the smallest and most everyday things, Rowlandcontenporary, Chicago, IL
Form & Function, Sixpm Project Space, London, United Kingdom

We Float in space and cannot perceive the new order, M.Y. Artprospects, New York
Form & Function, Gallery IngerMolin, Stockholm, Sweden
If all mans products were well designed, joy and harmony would emerge eternally triumphant, Drud & Koppe Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

Frictions, John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI

Frictions, Rowlandcontemporary, Chicago, IL

The State of Things, Galleri Inger Molin, Stockholm, Sweden
The State of Things, The Museum of Art and Design, Copenhagen, Denmark

Galleri Puls, Bruxelles, Belgium
Galleri Nørby, Copenhagen, Denmark


Hill People, Darrow Contemporary, Aspen, CO
Danish Design Now, Design Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark
Mindnight Special, Volume Gallery, Chicago, IL
Mindcraft, San Simpliciano, Milan, Italy

Copenhagen Ceramics, Galleria Salvatore Lanteri, Milan, Italy
War Games, Moran Bondaroff, Detroit, MI

Showing off: Recent Acquisitions, Denver Art Museum, CO
Fusion: Three Views/One Collection, ASU Art Museum, Tempe, AZ

Material Matters, Cave Gallery, Detroit, MI
The Crystal Chain, Volume Gallery, Chicago, IL
Crafting a continuum, Boise Art Museum, ID
Things about things, Two person show with Stephen Reber, Three Walls, Chicago, IL
Nocturnal Labyrinth, Miyako Yoshinaga Art Prospects, New York, NY

Crafting a continuum, ASU Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
Summer show, Wasserman Projects, Birmingham, MI
Group Show d’ete, Gallerie Nillson et Chiglien, Paris, France

Metadomestic, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, UK
Biennale Internationale de Vallauris, France
Scanceram, Vendsyssel Kunstmuseum, Hjørring, Denmark
Decade, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Here and there, The Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle, WA
No object is an island, Cranbrook Art Museum, Detroit, MI
Forty for Forty, Lemberg Gallery, Ferndale, MI

Echo Chamber, Schein-Joseph International Museum, Alfred, NY
Metadomestic, Landesgalerie Linz, Austria
Gyeonggi International Biennale 2011, Icheon Ceramic Center, Icheon City, South Korea
Graft, Galleri Format, Oslo, Norway
Overthrown, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
Fortællespor, Grimmerhus, Middelfart, Denmark
The Shape of Things to Come, Vertigo Gallery, Denver, CO
Interiors, Miyako Yoshinga Art Prospects, New York, NY
WANI, Fondation d’entreprise Ricard, Paris, France
You will see, Gahlberg Gallery, McAninch Arts Center, Glen Ellyn, IL

Kabinett 3, Devening Projects, Chicago, IL
På tværs, St. Hof, Ny Tap- Carlsberg, Copenhagen, Denmark
Korero, Taipei Yingge Ceramics Museum, Taiwan
Spark!, Butter Projects, Royal Oak, MI

Homewreckage, Devening Editions and projects, Chicago, IL
The illusion of reality, Bomuldfabrikkens Kunsthall, Norway
That was then, Hordaland Kunstsenter, Bergen, Norway
Our Objects, Wedgwood Institute, Burslem, UK
Summer Action 1, Favardin & de Verneuil, Paris, France
Dissolving views, The Cheongju Biennale, Korea
Prospection and perspectives, Favadin & de Verneuil, Paris
Irreverant, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Maxmultiple, Devening Projects & Editions, Chicago, IL
65th Scripps College Annual, Claremont, CA
The Margins, The Icehouse, Phoenix, AZ
Down to earth, Cultuurcentrum Stroembeek, Grimbergen
Our Objects, Machintosh Gallery, Glasgow School of Art, Scotland

Summermix, Lemberg Gallery, Ferndale, MI
Everyday, Galleri Nordsu, Helsinki, Finland
Mindcraft, FuoriSalone, Milan Furniture Fair, Milano, Italy

Everyday, National Museum of Decorative Art, Trondheim, Norway
RCA, Bank of America, Canary Warf, London, United Kingdom
Func Art, Drud & Køppe Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Places, University of Art and Design, Halle Burg, Germany
Facts and Figures, Westerpark, Amsterdam, Holland
Places, Contemporary Applied Art, London, United Kingdom
Present 2007, Bomuldfabrikens Kunsthall, Arndal, Norway

Facts and Figures, Westerpark, Amsterdam, Holland
How to Love Juicy Jam and Jacks, Drud & Køppe Gallery, Denmark
Places, Oberösterreichischen Landesmuseum, Linz, Austria
40 European Ceramic Artists, Cassius Clay, Bornholm, Denmark
Salon d’Hiver, Galleri Inger Molin, Stockholm, Sweden
Danish- Framing the future of Design, The Nordic Embassies, Berlin
Keramik under jorden – över Jord, Blås og Knåda, Stockholm, Sweden

54th Premio Faenza, Faenza, Italy
Danish- Framing the future of design , DDC, Copenhagen, Denmark
New Danish Ceramics, Museum De Tiendschuu, Tegelen, Holland
The Autumn Exhibition, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
My Room, Sophienholm, Copenhagen, Denmark
Conversation Pieces, Galleri Nørby, Copenhagen, Denmark
Strata, Skulpturen Hus, Stockholm, Sweden
Contain Memory, The Crypt, St. Pancras Church, London, United Kingdom
Like Nowhere Else, Royal College of Art, London, United Kingdom

Generations, Rosenthal, Pinakotek der Moderne, Munich, Germany
Made in Scandinavia, Rikutstillingerne, Norway
Stuff. Ingenuity and Critique, Harbour Front Center, Toronto, Canada
Ceramics Underground, Bunker nr. 73, Copenhagen, Denmark
Pays invité Le Danemark, La Borne, France
Keramiske veje, Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen, Denmark

Scandinavian Design Beyond The Myth, Museums in Berlin, Budapest, Milan, Prague, and Genz
The 1st International Taiwan Ceramics Biennial, Taipei County, Yingge Ceramics Museum, Taiwan
The 6th International Ceramics Biennial, Museo De Manises, Spain
The 2nd World Ceramics Biennial, Icheon, Korea
Derfor, Paustian, Copenhagen, Denmark
Bare Boundaries, Museum of Decorative Arts, Tallinn, Estonia
Talente, Handwerkskammer Munich, Germany

DK/SA Project, Claymuseum, Capetown, Gallery Thompson, Johannesburg, Rep. of South Africa
Made in Scandinavia, Hordaland Kunstsenter, Bergen, Norway
The 2002 Biennial, The Danish Museum of Decorative Art, Copenhagen
The XIV Panevezys Ceramics Symposium, Civic Art Gallery, Panevezys, Lithuania
Nordic Network, Gallery Reykjavik, Iceland and Grimmerhus Museum, Middelfart, Denmark

On The Birthpot, Ruhwaldruhwald, Copenhagen, Denmark
Finery and Embellishment, Ruhwaldruhwald, Copenhagen, Denmark,
The Boleslawiec International Sculpture Symposium, Miesen in Germany, and Boleslawiec, Legnica, Wroclaw in Poland

Possession, The Applied Art Triennial, Tallinn, Estonia
The Altec Ceramics Biennale, Johannesburg, Rep. of South Africa

K.E., Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen, Denmark

Poly-arte, Rungstedgaard, Rungsted, Denmark


The Detroit Institute of Art
The Philadelphia Museum of Art
The Denver Art Museum
The Cranbrook Art Museum
The Arizona State University Art Museum
The David Ousley Museum
The John Michael Kohler Art Center, Wisconsin
The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
The Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, UK
The British Crafts Council
Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris, France
Collection de Sèvres – Cité de la céramique, Paris, France
Musee Magnelli, Vallauris, France
The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway
The National Museum of Decorative Art, Trondheim, Norway
The Swedish National Museum
The Swedish Council for the Arts
The Röhsska Museum, Sweden
The Art Museum of Bornholm, Denmark
The Danish Museum of Decorative Arts
The Danish Arts Council
The Artcoucil of Westerpark, Holland
The Danish Ceramicsmuseum, Guldagergård
The Association of Potters of South Africa
Yingge Ceramics Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
Icheon World Ceramic Center, South Korea


Gold prize, Gyeonggi International Biennale, South Korea, 2011
The Sotheby Prize, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, United
Kingdom, 2007
The Anni and Otto Johs. Detlefs’ award for young experimental
ceramic artists, 2005
1st. Prize, The Biennial, The Danish Museum of Decorative Arts,
Copenhagen, 2002


Graham Foundation, 2016
Knight Foundation, 2015
The Danish Art Foundation, 2014
The Danish Art Foundation’s three-year working stipend, 2010
The Ole Haslunds Artist Fund, 2009
The Danish Art Foundation, 2009
The Henry Moore Foundation, 2008
Danish Art Foundation, 2008
The Danish National Bank’s Anniversary Foundation of 1968, 2008
Danish Art Foundation, 2007
Danish Crafts, 2007
The Danish Swedish Foundation, 2006
Danish Cultural Ministry Travelgrant, 2006
Danish Art Foundation, Travelgrant, 2005
Roblon Foundation, 2004
The Danish National Bank’s Anniversary Foundation of 1968, 2004
Annie & Otto Johs. Detlefs’ Fond, 2004
Knud Højgaards Fond, 2004
Oticon Fonden, 2004
Aalborg Fonden, 2003
The Danish National Bank’s Anniversary Foundation of 1968, 2003
Knud Højgaards Fond, 2003
Oticon Fonden, 2003
L. F. Foghts Fond, 2003
The Danish Art Foundation, 2003
Nordic Institute for Contemporary Art, Sleipnir, 2003
Glashandler Johan Rohges Fond, 2002
Letterstedska Föreningen, 2003
Det Reiersenske Fond, 2003
Nordic Institute for Contemporary Art, Sleipnir, 2003
C.W. Obels Fond, 2002
The Danish National Bank’s Anniversary Foundation of 1968, 2000
NOJ-Fonden, 1999
C.W. Obels Fond, 1998


National Workshops for Art and Craft, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2006
Art/industry, John Michael Kohler Art Center/Kohler Co., USA, 2005
National Workshops for Arts and Crafts, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2004
The Panevezys International Ceramics Symposium, Lithuania, 2002
International Ceramics Center, Denmark, 2001
The Boleslawiec International Sculpture Symposium, Poland, 2000