Petra Bittl

Group of Vessels

201785 cm height
Stoneware-clays, Porcelain-inlays, handbuilt and thrown

Petra Bittl

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Petra Bittl`s creative output has its origins in the intensive relationship between sketching, painting and clay. The aesthetic integration of sculpture and image transcend the pure form of the object. An alloy of form and content is forged within the ceramic sculpture itself, its porcelain epidermis a surrogate for canvas or paper. Drawings and pictorial elements define the sculptural form and detail both content and meaning with facet-rich autonomous stylistic idiom in each sculptural object.

Jutta Meyer zu Riemsloh, M.A.

CV

2017Master of Fine Arts, Alanus University
Since 2013teaching position at the State College for Ceramic Design, Hoehr-Grenzhausen
Since 2003working freelance as artist in own studio in Bonn
1998-2002University of Applied Sciences Diploma in Arts, Hoehr-Grenzhausen
1995-98State College for Ceramic Design, Hoehr-Grenzhausen
1991-94State Vocational School for Ceramics, Landshut

awards

2020Special price, Danner Foundation, Munich
2015"PRESIDENT DE LA GENERALITAT VALENCIANA" AWARD, International Ceramics Biennal, Manises, Spain
2006International Saltglaze Competition, Koblenz, Germany
2005State Prize, North-Rhine-Westfalia

collections

The Design Museum, Munich

Grassi Museum, Leipzig

Ceramics Museum Taipei, Taiwan

Ceramics Museum Manises, Spain

Tsinghua University Art Museum, Bejing, China