Wilken Skurk

Born in Dresden in 1966
Resides in Berlin


education

1988-1989
Apprenticeship as Goldsmith | Quedlinburg/Arnstadt | DE

1989-2000
Study of Fine Arts | Humboldt-University and Academy of Fine Arts | Berlin

2001
"Meisterschüler" degree by Professor David Evison


awards | recognitions

2013
· Visiting Artist in November 2013
  GAPP - Guest Artist Pavilion Project | Toledo Museum of Arts | US-OH

2006
· Coburg Glass Prize | Alexander Tutsek Prize

2004
· Jutta Cuny-Franz Prize | Supporting Award

2003
· Scholarship - Bildhauerstipendium | Kunsthaus Meinersen | DE

2002
· Scholarship | Künstlerförderung Berlin
· Jutta Cuny-Franz Prize | Honorary Diploma


public collections

· Ernsting Foundation | Coesfeld-Lette | DE
· Kunstsammlungen der Veste Coburg | DE
· Alexander Tutsek-Foundation | Munich
· Glasmuseum Hentrich | museum kunst palast | Düsseldorf
· Glasmuseum Frauenau | DE
· Musée du Verre | Sars-Poteries | FR


work in urban context | projects | competitions

2010
· Gläserne Gärten | Frauenau | DE

2008
· Bombay Sapphire Prize - Final Exhibition | Milan

2004
· Town Planning Competition - City of Meinersen | DE

2000
· Corner | Sculptural Work for Memorial Koppenplatz 6 | Berlin


solo exhibitions

2014
· Pure Emotion (with Benjamin Bohnsack) | lorch+seidel | Berlin

2012
· What colour is the air? (with Benjamin Bohnsack) | lorch+seidel | Berlin

2011
· Giganten (with Benjamin Bohnsack) | lorch+seidel | Berlin

2009
· Incantato | Galerie Rossella Junck | Berlin
· Berliner Liste | Berlin

2008   
· Galerie Rossella Junck | Berlin

2007
· Galerie B | Baden-Baden | DE

2006
· Galerie Kunstbahnhof | Dresden

2005
· Galerie Breitengraser | Berlin
· Galerie Jacob Bach | Düsseldorf

2004
· Urban Design Project - City of Meinersen | Galerie Bongartz | Hannover

2003
· Galerie sphn | Berlin


participations

2014
· The Coburg Prize for Contemporary Glass
  Kunstsammlungen der Veste Coburg | DE
· That's what I want | lorch+seidel | Berlin

2012
· Preview Berlin Art Fair | with lorch+seidel
· Verriales | Galerie Serge Lechaczynski | Biot | FR

2011
· Verriales | Galerie Serge Lechaczynski | Biot | FR
· Inside - Outside | Glasmuseum Frauenau | DE
· Art Karlsruhe | with lorch+seidel
· New Acquisitions | Ernsting-Foundation | Coesfeld-Lette | DE

2010
· Frozen in Tension | Alexander Tutsek-Foundation | Munich
· A Gathering of the Tribes | Universität der Künste | Berlin
· Four In One | lorch+seidel galerie | Berlin
· Deutsch-Tschechische Freundschaft | Neues Rathaus | Weiden | DE
· Art Karlsruhe | with lorch+seidel

2009
· Kultursalon | Hyatt Regency Hotel | Mainz | DE

2008
· Bornholm Art Museum | Denmark
· Kunst am Strand | Island of Sylt | DE
· Berlin 2 | Kunstverein Regensburg | DE
· Bombay Sapphire Prize | Milan

2007
· Galerie Rossella Junck | Berlin and Venice

2006
· Coburg Glass Prize | Veste Coburg | DE
· Galerie Breitengraser | Berlin

2005
· Kunstverein Mainz | DE

2002
· Stockholm Art Fair

2001
· National Garden | Athens
· Skulptur/Skurk - Malerei/Zweig | Galerie sphn | Berlin

2000
· PIG 7 | Video with Annette Beisenherz | Berlin

1999
· verlassen sich | Galerie G7 | Berlin

1998
· Klasse Evison | Skulptur & Installation | Unter den Linden 10 | Berlin

1997
· Epidermis | Video with F. Pelka | Kultursommer Wittenberg | DE
· Neue Galerie | Berlin


publications

2014
· The Coburg Prize for Contemporary Glass | exhibition catalogue
  Kunstsammlungen der Veste Coburg | DE

2007
· Glastresor | Catalogue by Galerie B

2006
· The Coburg Prize for Contemporary Glass | exhibition catalogue
  Kunstsammlungen der Veste Coburg | DE

2005
· Kreisverkehr Meinersen | Catalogue by Galerie Jacob Bach

2002
· Unzerbrechlich | Catalogue by Galerie sphn