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About Julie Sass

Julie Sass (b.1971) studied visual art at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen and at New York University in New York City (MFA), where she specialized in painting. Later she received her MA in Theory & Mediation from The Royal Danish Art Academy in Copenhagen. She works with www.pierogi2000.com / Flat file among others. Sass has worked for Yoko Ono and Gilbert and Lila Silverman’s’ Fluxus Collection as an assistant to Jon Hendricks, New York. She has also worked as assistant to Narelle Sissons producing set design for theater (Julliard, Shakespeare in the Park, etc.), New York.
Focusing on Abstraction (painting) in its diverse forms and how visual art can be embedded in various contexts, Sass has taken several initiatives to exhibitions, solo and collaborating with: Milena Høgsberg, Tomas Lagermand Lundme, Courtney J Martin, Bodil Nielsen, Anna Fro Vodder

Contact

Julie Sass
mail: julie_sass@hotmail.com
studio/værksted: Værkstedvej 24, 2500 Valby, dk

Curriculum Vitae

Education

2006
Art Theory and Mediation, M.A., The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts
2000
Graduated from both New York University, M.F.A., and The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts.
1993-94
Social Studies at Roskilde University, RUC, DK

Upcoming

2018
A short history of Abstraction, Rønnesbækholm. http://roennebaeksholm.dk/events/kort-historie-abstraktion/
+ publication with JS interview by Daniela Ferretti, Museo Fortuny, Venedig and Erika Hoffmann/Sammlung Hoffmann Berlin.
SIZE MATTERS more or less CCA, Mallorca. Curated by Julie Sass
Solo show, Politikens Forhal
Solo show, STEINPRENT, Tórshavn

Solo exhibitions (selected)

2017
VOLUME RHYTHM MATTER dialogues. Solo show and book launch, Danish National Art Library. LINK
2015
Be-Bop Your Visual Acts (Shared Space), Third Space, Copenhagen. LINK
Be-Bop Your Visual Acts Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts, Miami, USA
2014
ID-Visual Identity ÁREA- lugar de proyectos, Puerto Rico
2013
Untitled Untitled, Miami, USA
2012
ALL OUT Lars Olsen Gallery, Copenhagen
2009
SPILLOVER Gallery Thomassen, Gothenburg, Sweden
2008
MATTERS LARM galleri, Copenhagen 
2006
Parallel Lines Galleri Thomassen, Gothenburg, Sweden
Sense of Direction LARM galleri, Copenhagen, catalogue available (text by Pernille Albrethsen)
2005
MO NU MENT Galleri Udengaard, Aarhus, Denmark, catalogue available (text by AmandaChurch)
2001
INSIDE WHITE Susanne Højriis Gallery, Cph. catalogue available (text by Shirley Kaneda)

Group exhibitions (selected)

2017
Billedstorm, Steinprent, Tóshavn, with among others: Hansina Iversen, Silja Ström, Hanni Julius Bjartalid, Bardur Jakobson, Tóroddur Poulsen
Abstract Summer, Steinprent, Tórshavn LINK
2016
Holbæk ART, vægmalerier, Holbæk. LINK
Vrå-udstillingen Vrå (gæster: Trine Søndergaard, JS)
Bevæbnet med vinger   Strunge-udstilling, Hillerød Bibliotek, Hillerød. Kurateret af Tomas Lagermand Lundme LINK
2015
Våbenhvile. 100 Års Forestillinger Overgaden, cph, LINK
Færøske Forbindelser Kastrupgårdsamlingen, dk LINK
Be-bop Your Visual Acts Diana Lowenstein, Miami LINK
2014
Lithographic connections, group show of litho prints, arranged by STEINPRENT and Kinna Povelsen, Vendsyssel Artmuseum, Dk
Drawing on Difference: An Ambition, curated by Saul Ostrow and Lidija Slavkovic, Studio Vendome, New York LINK
Polyfoni II, Galleri Thomas Wallner, Simris, Sweden
Minimal Baroque, group show curated with Bodil Nielsen and Courtney J Martin, Rønnebæksholm, Dk.
In the Closet, Svends Library, featuring artist’s books, Nivågaard Museum, Dk. LINK
2013
Unhinged Pierogi 2000, Brooklyn, NY
Catwalk Art Institute, open studio show, Hudson, NY
2012
Peep Shows: Purple, Purple Light, Green Light, Green. Small scale shows in various locations in Copenhagen. LOKAL, LINK
SHAPED BY TIME – contemporary art embedded in prehistory, The National Museum, Copenhagen, group show in the Prehistoric section (24 rooms), curated by Milena Høgsberg & Julie Sass
2011
ENTER II, Kunsthallen Brandts, Odense, Dk
2009
TIL VÆGS, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, group show, all wall paintings, curated by Maria Gadegaard, Copenhagen (catalogue)
2008
Handl Lokalt (Act Local), group show, with Lise Harlev, Anna Fro Vodder og Mette Winckelmann, Verdens Mindste Kaffebar, Cph
2006
Constructivismo, group show, CVS Center, with Fernando Colon, Ivelisse Jimenez, Claudia Joscowizs etc., New York
2005
Suggestion, Belief, Emptiness, group show, Jessica Murray Gallery, with Dana Frankfort, Ivelisse Jimenez, Ann Pibal, Lisa Sigal etc., New York
2004
SUNRISE SUNSET, curated by Amanda Church and Courtney J Martin, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, New York
2002
Hungry Eyes, curated by Monica Tap, Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax, Canada. With Jane Fine, Elisabeth McIntosh, Dan Walsh etc.
2001
A Way of Thinking - Paintings and objects, Featuring: John Torreano, Amanda Church, Kristofer Hultenberg, Ivlisse Jimenéz, Bodil Nielsen. Curated by Julie Sass, Susanne Højriis Gallery, Cph
Maleri I Foerändring/ Painting In Transformation, Helsingborg, Contemporary Art Museum, curated by Magnus Jensner, Vikingsberg Konstmuseum, Sweden 
2000
Painting: The Current Surprise, with Ivelisse Jimenez (PR), Elizabeth McIntosh (CA), Eric Glavin(CA), Jennifer Nelson (USA), JS, Galerie Susanne Højriis, Cph.
Something About Painting DCA Gallery, New York
1996
Explore Europe, documentary video, Arken, Museum of Contemporary Art, Ishøj, DK

Bibliography

2018
”Volume Rhytm Matter dialogues, # 165/199”. Årets Bedste Bogarbejde 2018. The Danish Royal Library, Copenhagen.
2017
Upcoming artist book: VOLUME RHYTHM MATEER dialogues. May 5th 2017
2015
Publication on Minimal Baroque, book launch at Kunsthal Charlottenborg, MOTTO, Copenhagen
Publication by Tine Wessel. On embroidery. Featuring various artists, designers, etc. JS work + text. The needle has a point. 
2013
JS II LINK
Co-author Forhistorien og kunsten, Nationalmuseets Arbejdsmark, Lene Floris Poul Otto Nielsen: LINK
2012
SHAPED BY TIME, LINK
JS, LINK

Art Fairs

2018
Art Herning
2017
CODE Art Fair

Permanent collections

2018
Danish Arts council
2016
Holbæk Art
2013
Danish Arts Counsil, Denmark
2009
Collection Vastra Götaland, Sweden
2006
Collection Vastra Götaland, Sweden
Statens Konstråd, Sweden
2002
Private collection of HKH Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark
2001
Dunkers Kulturhus, Helsingborg, Contemporary Art Museum, Sweden
1995-...
Various permanent private and public collections in Denmark, Sweden, US and the Carribean.

Flat files

2000- ...
Drawings in the Flatfile, Pierogi 2000, Brooklyn, NY LINK

Selected press (only articles in english listed)

2014
Hyperallergic: LINK
The Glass Magazine: LINK
2013
Mention in Whitechapel: Documents of Contemporary Art LINK
2012
November, Artdaily.org: LINK
October, Frieze Masters, This Is So Contemporary! by Amelia Groom (mention and full page of poster from the SHAPED BY TIME show, Nationalmuseet, Copenhagen LINK

Grants

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Fulbright, Glashofs Legat, Knud Højgaards Fond, JL-Fondet, Koefoeds Legat, IhrgensBerghs Legat, Kunst Akademiets Internationaliserings Pulje, etc.
2014
Awarded support for ID-Visual Identity by The state Counsil of The Arts, Denmark
2013
Awarded an International stipend, The state Counsil of The Arts, Denmark
2012
Awarded Preben Siigers Fond, Akademiraadet (counsil of The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Art)
Awarded a work stipend of The state Counsil of The Arts, Denmark
2011
Awarded a work stipend of The state Counsil of The Arts, Denmark
2008
Awarded travel grant, by the painter Karl Mogesens Fond
2007
Awarded a work stipend by The state Counsil of The Arts 
2003
Awarded Aage and Yelva Nimbs Fond, in recognition of my art work
2003-04
Awarded Artist’s Working Stipend, stipend for emerging artists, Denmark

Residencies

2015
Steinprent, residency (William Heinesens hus) Faroe Islands.
2014
ÀREA-lugar de proyectos, Puerto Rico
2013
Steinprent, residency (William Heinesens hus) Faroe Islands.
CATWALK INSTITUTE, Hudson, NY LINK

Art fairs (selected)

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Untitled (Miami (2013), Preview Berlin (2007), Art Copenhagen (2012, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005), Art Chicago (2006), Miami/Basel (2005), Art Stockholm (2005)

Kommende

2018
En kort historie om Abstraktion, Rønnebæksholm. http://roennebaeksholm.dk/events/kort-historie-abstraktion/
+ publication med JS interview af Daniela Ferretti, Museo Fortuny, Venedig og Erika Hoffmann/Sammlung Hoffmann Berlin.
LEMON MOOD, boglancering af ny artist book/ book launch of new artist book. JS debut på 7 helt korte tekster + 18 nye heliografier, lille oplag.
SIZE MATTERS more or less CCA, Mallorca. Kurateret af Julie Sass
Soloudstilling, Politikens Forhal
Soloudstilling, STEINPRENT, Tórshavn

Soloudstillinger (udvalg)

2017
VOLUME RHYTHM MATTER dialogues. Solopræsentation og boglancering Danmarks Kunstbibliotek. LINK
2015
Be-bop Your Visual Acts (Shared Space) Third Space cph
Be-bop Your Visual Acts Diana Lowenstein Miami
2014
ID- Visual Identity ÁREA-lugar de proyectos, Caguas, Puerto Rico
2013
UNTITLED Untitled, Miami, USA. Lancering af publication JS II, Revolver Publishing, tekst: Ditte Vilstrup Holm, JS, Saul Ostrow
2012
ALL OUT Galleri Lars Olsen, Kbh.
2009
New Ground Traneudstilling, Gentofte Hovedbibliotek, Hellerup
SPILLOVER Galleri Thomassen, Göteborg
2008
MATTERS soloudstilling, Larm galleri, Valby
2006
Parallel Lines soloudstilling, Galleri Thomassen, Göteborg, Sverige
Sense of Direction, LARM galleri, Kbh. Katalog, tekst: Pernille Albretchen
2005
Mo nu ment Galleri Udengaard, Aarhus, Dk. Katalog, tekst: Amanda Church
2001
Inside White Gallerie Susanne Højriis, Kbh. Katalog, tekst: Shirly Kaneda

Gruppeudstillinger (udvalg)

2017
Billedstorm, Steinprent, Tóshavn, med blandt andet: Hansina Iversen, Silja Ström, Hanni Julius Bjartalid, Bardur Jakobson, Tóroddur Poulsen
Abstract Summer, Steinprent, Tórshavn LINK
2016
Holbæk Art. Vægmalerier Holbæk LINK
Vrå-udstillingen. Vrå. JS gæst
Bevæbnet med vinger. Strunge-udstilling, Hillerød Bibliotek, Hillerød LINK
2015
Mørkekammer – en lyrisk fremkaldelse af Karen Blixen, Hillerødbibliotek og Rungstedlund, Rungsted
Våbenhvile. 100 års forestillinger
, Overgaden, kbh 
Færøske Forbindelser gruppeudstilling med fokus på litografi. Arrangeret af STEINPRENT, Kinna Poulsen og Jonas Hvid Søndergaard. Kastrupgårdsamlingen. Dk. Katalog, tekst: Kinna Pouelsen
THE HOUSE IS A NEST FOR DREAMING - B-HUSET RIVES NED, kbh
Ind i skabet Svends Bibliotek, kunstnerbøger, Bakkehusmuseet, kbh
2015
Færøske Forbindelser, gruppeudstilling med fokus på litografi. Arrangeret af STEINPRENT, Kinna Poulsen og Jonas Hvid Søndergaard. Nordens Hus, Færøerne
2014
Færøske Forbindelser gruppeudstilling med fokus på litografi. Arrangeret af STEINPRENT, Kinna Poulsen og Jonas Hvid Søndergaard. Vendsyssel Kunstmuseum, Dk. Katalog, tekst: Kinna Pouelsen
Lige i skabet Svends Bibliotek, gruppeudstilling med kunstnerbøger, Nivågaards Malerisamling LINK, Nivå
Minimal Baroque: Post-Minimalism and Contemporary Art. International sammensat 
udstilling. Kurateret af Bodil Nielsen, Courtney J Martin, JS, Rønnebæksholm, Næstved, DK
Publikation, tekst: Dina Vester Fielberg, Cora Fisher, Magnus Jensner, Courtney J Martin, Bodil Nielsen, JS
Polyfoni II Galleri Thomas Wallner, Simris, SE
Drawing on Differance: An Ambition kurateret af Saul Ostrow og Lidija Slavkovic, Studio Vendome, New York. LINK
2013
Unhinged Pierogi 2000, Brooklyn, New York
Studio show, Catwalk Art Institute, Hudson, New York
Polyfoni Galleri Thomas Wallner, Simris, Sverige
2012
Peep Shows: Green, Purple, Green Light, Purple Light kurateret med Tomas Lagermand Lundme, kbh V 
SKABT AF TIDEN gruppeudstilling kurateret af JS i samarbejde med Milena Høgsberg, Nationalmuseet, Kbh (publikation + artists book JS)
2011
ENTER II Kunsthallen Brandts, www.brandts.dk
KUNST PÅ ARBEJDE Køge Skitsesamling, Køge
THIEMERS MAGASIN Lokal, Tullinsgade, Vesterbro, www.lokalet.info
2010
A FLAG FOR EVERY OCCASION WAS, Wonderland Artspace, gruppeudstilling med flag, kurateret af Matthias Kryger og Tomas Lagermand Lundme,  Kbh 
POWER TO THE PEOPLE gruppeudstilling/event, Feature Inc., New York
2009
VOYAGE D’AUTOMNE gruppeudstilling, Marianne Grønnow, Dorte Jelstrup, Al Masson, Bispegaarden, Kalundborg 
TIL VÆGS Charlottenborg Kunstbygning, kurateret af Maria Gadegaard
2008
Handl Lokalt gruppeudstilling med Anna Fro Vodder, Lise Harlev og Mette Winckelmann, Verdens Mindste Kaffebar, Kbh
2006
Constructivismo gruppeudstilling, CVS Center, New York
2005
Suggestion, Belief and Emptyness Jessica Murray Projects, New York
2004
Sunrise Sunset, gruppeudstilling, Smack Mellon, Dumbo, kurateret af Amanda Church og Courtney J Martin, New York
Momenta Art Benefit show, Momenta, Williamsburg,  også vist på White Collumns, New York
2003
Kunst til tiden, Københavns Bymuseum, vandreudstilling, med katalog, DK
Rally for Triple Candie, gruppeudstilling med skilte, Triple Candie Gallery, New York
2002
Small Works, Washington Square East Galleries, New York, kurateret af Barbara Millstein 
Momenta Art Benefit Show, Momenta Art, også vist på White Columns, New York
Hungry Eyes, gruppeudstilling med Dan Walsh, Elisabeth McIntosh m. fl.. Kurateret af Monica Tap, Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax, CA
A Way Of Thinking, Maleri og Objekter. Amanda Church (US), Kristofer Hultenberg (SE), Ivelisse Jiménez (PR), John Torreano (US), Bodil Nielsen, JS. Kurateret af J S. Galerie Susanne Højriis, Kbh.
2001
Måleri i förnädring, Vikingsberg Konstmuseum, kurateret af Magnus Jensner, Helsingborg
2000
Group Show (MFA New York Area), Hunter College Gallery, New York
Something About Painting, DCA Gallery, New York
Painting: The Current Surprise, kurateret af Julie Sass, Gallerie Susanne Højriis, Kbh.
1999
Layers, Overgaden, Thyra Hilden, JS, Kbh.
Given Circumstances, Rosenberg Gallery, NYU, New York
A Night of a Thousand Drawings, Artists Space, New York
1998
Clear Cut, Under Dybbølsbro, med Per Mølgaard og Judith Ström, Kbh.
Afledte Rum, Thyra Hilden, JS, Gallerie Susanne Højriis, Kbh.
1996
Explore Europe, dokumentarfilm projekt med Thyra Hilden, Rasmus og Viviana Iversen, Nanna Frank Møller, m.fl., Pakhus 11, Kbh.
Explore Europe, Arken, Museet for Samtidskunst, Ishøj

Udgivelser

2018
Sten under fornyet pres - kunsten.nu. LINK
2018
”Volume Rhytm Matter dialogues, # 165/199”. Årets Bedste Bogarbejde 2018. Det Kgl. Bibliotek, Den Sorte Diamant, København.
2017
Snart, artist book: VOLUME RHYTHM MATEER dialogues. 5. maj 2017

Kuratering

2014
MINIMAL BAROQUE, i samarbejde med Rønnebæksholm, Bodil Nielsen og Courtney J Martin
2012
Peep Show’s, Green, NHLspace, Kbh, Green Light, Blomsterskuret, Værnedamsvej, Purple, HannemannLund, Værnedamsvej, Purple Light, Thiemers Magasin, Tullinsgade, Kbh V. med Tomas Lagermand Lundme
SKABT AF TIDEN -oldtiden udfordrer nutidskunsten, med Milena Høgsberg, gruppeudstilling, Nationalmuseet
2008
Handl Lokalt, kurateret med Anna Fro Vodder, Verdens Mindste Kaffebar, Kbh V
2002
A way of Thinking, maleri og objekter, Galerie Susanne Højriis, Kbh
2000
Painting: The Current Surprise, Galleri Susanne Højriis

Kunstmesser

2018
Art Herning
2017
CODE Art Fair

Permanente samlinger

2018
Permanent samling, Statens Kunstfond
2016
Holbæk Art
1995-...
Forskellige private og offentlige samlinger i Danmark, Sverige, USA og Caribien.

Arbejdsophold

2014
ARÈA-lugar de proyectos, Caguas, Puerto Rico
2013
Catwalk Institute, artist residency, Hudson, New York

Andet

2015
Minimal Barok, Boglancering, MOTTO, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, dk
2014
Censor, Det Kongelige Danske Kunstakademi, Billedkunstskolerne
2013
Nomineret til Carnegie Art Award
Donation af værk til Kunstauktionen til fordel for bevarelse af Astrid Noacks atelier
2000-01
Assistent for John Hendricks (/ Yoko Ono Lennon), Gilbert & Lila Silverman Fluxus Collection, NYC
Scenografi (teater), for Narelle Sissons Design, New York