Curriculum Vitae

Pia Andersen was born in Frederikshavn, Denmark.
Today she shares her life between Extremadura, Spain and Copenhagen, Denmark.
She has studied at The Art Academy of Cracow, Poland and the School of Arts and Crafts, Kolding, Denmark.
Her work is represented in numerous collections and institutions, among others The National Gallery of Denmark; The New Carlsberg Foundation, DK; Oaxaca Museum, Mexico; Museum Vendsyssel, Hjørring, DK and Leopold Hoesch Museum, Düren, Germany.
Her work is based on the impressions from endless journeys in Europe and South America. On the travels she uses the camera as her sketchbook, material to work on in the studio later on.

 

1960

  • Pia Andersen, born in Frederikshavn, Denmark

1981-1983 and 1985-1986

  • School of Arts and Crafts, Kolding

1983-1985

  • The Academy of Fine Arts, Craków, Poland

Individual Exhibitions

2022

  • La Siesta del Gato – Brøndsalen, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • New paintings – Galerie Provence, Vadum, Denmark

2021

  • The Journey of the Blue Salmon – Kastrupgårdsamlingen, Denmark
  • The Journey of the Blue Salmon – Art Center Silkeborg Bad, Denmark

2019

  • Sonnenduft – White Square Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2018

  • Avannaannguarpoq – Brøndsalen, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • New works – Galerie Provence, Vadum, Denmark

2017

  • Al sur de Gredos, color by color – Galeri Heer, Oslo, Norway
  • Nye oliemalerier og stentøjskrukker – Galerie Provence, Vadum, Denmark

2016

  • Behind the color – Bispegården, Kalundborg, Denmark

2015

  • El Aroma de la Luz – Brøndsalen, Copenhagen, Denmark

2014

  • „Des Lebens Pulse…“ – White Square Gallery in cooperation with Berliner Sparkasse, Berlin, Germany

2013

  • Sol y sombra – White Square Gallery, Berlin, Germany
  • Las Cuatro Estaciones – Brøndsalen, Copenhagen, Denmark

2012

  • Metamorphosen – White Square Gallery in cooperation with Berliner Sparkasse, Berlin, Germany
  • Galleri Heer, Oslo, Norway

2011

  • Galerie Provence, Vadum, Denmark
  • White Square Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2010

  • Lys i Lanskab – Brøndsalen, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Pia Andersen – Galleri Heer, Oslo, Norway

2009

  • Mirage – Biblioteca Alexandrina, Egypt
  • Dialog (with Osman Dinc) – Galerie Provence, Vadum, Denmark
  • Kunstetagerne, Hobro, Denmark

2008

  • Pia Andersen – Galería Vértice, Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Striber i Landskab – Brøndsalen, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Pinturas – Museo de Bellas Artes, Guadalajara, Mexico

2007

  • Farver i Landskab – Olivia Holm Møller Museum, Holstebro, Denmark

2006

  • Spanske billeder – Galerie Provence, Vadum, Denmark
  • Linier i Landskab – Galleri Heer, Oslo, Norway

2005

  • Atelierudstilling, Copenhagen, Denmark

2004

  • Skitser i papir og keramik – Museum of the Fine Arts, Ålborg, Denmark
  • Keramik og maleri – Galleri Heer, Oslo, Norway
  • Bispegården, Kalundborg, Denmark
  • Hadsund Cityhall, Hadsund, Denmark

2003

  • Summerlightning – DCA Gallery, New York City, USA
  • Kornmod – Galerie Moderne, Silkeborg, Denmark
  • Luces Septentrionales – Museo Antiguo Collegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico City
  • Pia Andersen – Galeria Alejandro Gallo, Guadalajara, Mexico

2002

  • Wetterleuchten – Galerie Michael Schultz, Berlin, Germany

2001

  • La Vera – Galerie Edition Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Himmel  Hav  Ager – Galleri Heer, Oslo, Norway

2000

  • Galerie Müller, Schütz und Rohs, Colon, Germany

1999

  • Visto de Campo San Fantin – Galerie Mikael Schultz, Berlin, Germany
  • Cultus Hortorum – Galleri Heer, Oslo, Norway
  • Galerie Moderne, Silkeborg, Denmark

1998

  • Paysage – D.C.A. Gallery, New York, USA
  • Caminos – Kunsthallen, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Terra Incognita – Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund, Germany
  • Plaza Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
  • Galleri Rohs, Düren, Germany
  • Edition Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

1997

  • Politikens Hus, Copenhagen, Denmark

1996

  • Wechselbeziehungen –  Galerie Müller, Schütz und Rohs, Cologne, Germany
  • Galerie Provence, Ålborg, Denmark
  • Siyah / Beyaz Gallery, Ankara, Turkey

1995

  • Galleri Rohs, Düren, Germany
  • Galleri Brantebjerg, Nakke Nord, Denmark

1994

  • Galleri Weinberger, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Flecha Azul – Storstrøm Museum of Fine Arts, Maribo, Denmark
  • Flecha Azul – Hjørring Museum of Fine Arts, Hjørring, Denmark
  • Flecha Azul – Kunsthaus Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany

1993

  • Galleri Rohs, Düren, Germany
  • Skejten sten – Galerie Moderne, Silkeborg, Denmark

1991

  • Galeri Deco, Ålborg, Denmark
  • Sfærer af lys og rum – Leopold Hoesch Museum, Düren, Germany
  • 21. Int. Biennale, Sao Paulo, Brasil
  • Galleri Weinberger, Copenhagen, Denmark

1990

  • Galeri ASP, Craków, Poland
  • Galerie Treppe, Düren, Germany
  • Sfærer af lys og rum – Nikolaj Exhibitionhall, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Galleri 11, DR-television, Denmark

1989

  • Galerie Høghsberg, Århus, Denmark
  • Galeri Deco, Ålborg, Denmark
  • Galerie Treppe, Düren, Germany
  • Oaxaca Museum, Oaxaca, Mexico

1987

  • Koldinghus ( med Ida Guldhammer), Kolding, Denmark
  • Danish Center of Architecture (med Ida Guldhammer), Copenhagen, Denmark

Videos

 

2021

2018

2017

2017

2017

2016

2015


Prices and Grants

 

  • Erna Hamilton´s Travel Grant, 2015
  • L.F.Foghts Fond 2010
  • Nordic Ministerial Council
  • Ragnvald og Ida Blix Foundation
  • Silkeborg Artistprice 1992
  • Irgens-Bergh´s  Artists´ Grant
  • Knud Højgård´s Foundation
  • Queen Ingrid´s Foundation
  • The Danish National Bank´s Jubilee Foundation
  • Ministry of Education´s bilateral Grant 1983-85
  • The Danish Art Foundation

Collections

 

  • The National Museum of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Museum Kastrupgaard, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Leopold Hoesch Museum, Düren, Germany
  • Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund, Germany
  • Szombathely Museum, Szombathely, Hungary
  • Musée de Petit Format, Couvin, Belgium
  • The New Carlsberg Foundation, Denmark
  • The House of Parliament, Christiansborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Hjørring Museum of Fine Arts, Denmark
  • Oaxaca Museum, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • Drangedahl County, Telemark, Norway
  • Private collections in Germany, USA, Mexico, Japan, Brasil, Turkey, England, Norway and Denmark.

Commissions

 

  • Ceramic jar, Kalundborg, Denmark – 2017
  • Jin Shin Restaurant, Ålborg, Denmark – 2012
  • Mug of the year 2013 for Royal Copenhagen, Denmark – 2012
  • Malko Prizes for Royal Copenhagen, Denmark – 2012
  • Årets Harald for Royal Copenhagen, Denmark – 2011
  • MMM Prize for Royal Copenhagen, Denmark – 2011
  • The church Kirke Stilling by Korsør, Denmark  – 2009
  • The Parliament, Christiansborg, meetingroom, Copenhagen, Denmark – 2007
  • The Musicians´ Lounge at the Opera, Copenhagen, Denmark – 2004
  • Terra Group a/s, Oslo, Norway – 2004
  • Danish Industry, Copenhagen, Denmark – 2004
  • Office of the president of the Danish Council of The Legal Profession, Cph. – 2004
  • Ålborg Congress and Culture Center, Denmark– 2004
  • Vordingborg College of Education, Denmark – 2000
  • Microsoft, Hellerup, Denmark – 2002
  • The Bishop´s  Meeting-room, Haderslev , Denmark– 2002
  • The Royal Danish Embassy, Berlin, Germany – 2000
  • Zürich RE, Colon, Germany – 2000
  • Velux Foundation, Copenhagen, Denmark – 1999
  • Evangelische und Johanniter Klinikum, Duisburg, Germany – 1999
  • Hotel Louisiana, Silkeborg, Denmark – 1997
  • Restaurant M.S. Amerika, Copenhagen, Denmark – 1995
  • Pfarmacy Triangelen, Copenhagen, Denmark – 1991
  • House of Counties, Copenhagen, Denmark – 1994
  • School of Forestry, Nøddebo, Denmark – 1994
  • IC3-train “Stygge Krumpen”, Denmark
  • The Royal Danish Embassy, Mexico City
  • Skejby Hospital, Århus, Denmark

Litterature

 

2021

  • The Journey of The Blue Salmon
    By dr. Elena Sadykova
    ISBN: 978-87-90475-28-4
    © Kastrupgårdsamlingen and Art Center Silkeborg Bad
    Publication for the exhibition The Journey of The Blue Salmon at Kastrupgårdsamlingen and Art Center Silkeborg Bad

2013

  • Art in Parliament – art as a political scenography
    By Jens Chr. Jacobsen
    ISBN: 978-87-87678-11-7
    © Forlaget Permild & Rosengreen, 2013

2010

  • Glæden ved at gå her, mens man går her80 hilsener til Hans Edvard Nørregård-Nielsen
    ISBN-978-87-02-08930-1                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   © Bidagyderne og Gyldendal

2010

  • Dagen står høj /Amplioz horisontes / Wide horizons
    By Torben Weirup, art critic at the daily paper Berlingske Tidende
    ISBN: 978978-87-993015-3-9
    © NORTH editorial and Galerie Provence

2008

  • Mirage – Pia Andersen in Alexandria
    By Mostafa El-Razzaz
    Landscape revisited, – an introduction to Pia Anderen
    By Torben Weirup, art critic at the daily newspaper Berlingske Tidende
    Publication for the exhibition Mirage, Biblioteca Alexandrina, Egypt

2006

  • Linier i landskab
    By Øystein Hjort, professor emeritus, dr.phil.,Copenhagen University
    Publication for the exhibition at Galleri Heer, Oslo, Norway

2005

  • Operaen – The Opera
    ISBN 87-11-23172-6 |

    © Aschehoug Dansk Forlag A/S og A.P.Møller og Hustru Chastine Mc-Kinney Møllers Fond til almene Formål

2004

  • Farbe als Farbe
    By dr. Rosemarie E.Pahlke, inspector at Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund, Germany
    ISBN: 3-937390-23-5
    Publication for the exhibition Bilder der Werner Richard-Dr. Carl Dörre Stiftung

2003

  • Stedets Ånd – et kunstnermøde (p.51-52)
    By Ole Villadsen
    ISBN: 87-989900-04
    © Vordingborg Seminarium

2003

  • Summerlightning
    By Allis Helleland, director at The Danish National Museum of Fine Arts, Copenhagen
    Publication for the exhibition at DCA Gallery in New York, USA

2002

  • Pia Andersen – Bilder zwischen Intention und Intuition
    By dr. Rosemarie E. Pahlke, inspector at Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund, Germany
    © Galerie Edition Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

2002

  • Ny Carlsberg Fondet 1-3 (volume 3, p 446-447)
    By Hans Edvard Nørregaard-Nielsen, director of Ny Carlsbergfondet
    ISBN: 87-02-00711-8 (volume 3)
    © Gyldendalske Boghandel, Nordisk Forlag A/S, København og forfatteren

2001

  • Pia Andersen
    By Svein Thorud, director at Krestiansand Art-Association, Norway
    Publication for the exhibition at Galleri Heer, Oslo, Norway

1999

  • About the painting of Pia Andersen
    By Per Hovdenakk, former director at Museum Hoevikodden, Oslo, Norway
    Publication for the exhibition at Galleri Heer, Oslo, Norway

1998

  • Into the Landscape
    By Torben Weirup, art critic at the daily newspaper Berlingske Tidende
    Publication for the exhibition at DCA Gallery, New York, USA

1996

  • Wechselbeziehungen
    By Pia Andersen
    Publication for the exhibition at Galerie Müller, Schütz und Rohs, Cologne, Germany

1994

  • Farvens liv
    By Øystein Hjort, professor, dr.phil.,Copenhagen University
    Om den evighedsblå
    By Niels Ohrt, director at Storstrøm Museum of Fine Arts, Maribo, Denmark
    Publication for the exhibition at:
    Hjørring Museum of Fine Arts
    Storstrøm Museum of Fine Arts
    Kunsthaus Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany

1993

  • At skildre verden som farve
    By Peter Michael Hornung, art critic at the daily newspaper Politiken, Denmark
    Publication for the exhibition Skejten sten at Galerie Moderne, Silkeborg, Denmark

1990

  • Sfærer af lys og rum
    By Dorothea Eimert, director at Leopold Hoesch Museum, Düren, Germany
    Fra Struktur til opløsning
    By Torben Weirup, art critic at the daily newspaper Berlingske Tidende
    Publication for the exhibition at Nikolaj Exhibitionshall, Copenhagen, Denmark and
    Leopold Hoesch Museum, Düren, Germany