Anders Herwald Ruhwald (born 1974 in Denmark) is a sculptor and installation artist whose practice is grounded in ceramics. He lives and works between Detroit and Chicago and received his MFA from the Royal College of Art in London in 2005. Solo exhibitions include Century Garden, Indianapolis Museum of Art, USA (2020); The Anatomy of a Home at Saarinen House in Michigan (2012), You in Between at Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art in the UK (2008) and more than 30 gallery and museum solo-shows as well as more than 100 group-exhibitions around the world.
His work is represented in over 25 public collections internationally including The Victoria and Albert Museum (UK), Musée des Arts décoratifs (France), The Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Detroit Institute of Arts, The Denver Art Museum, The National Museum (Sweden) and The Museum of Art and Design (Denmark). His work has been featured in publications like Vitamin C published by Phaidon as well as the New York Times Magazine, Guardian (UK), Forbes Magazine, The Architects Newspaper, Frieze, Hyperallergic and Avenuel (Rep. of S. Korea). Ruhwald has lectured and taught at universities around Europe and North America and has held an associate professorship at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. From 2008-2017 he was the Head of the Ceramics Department at Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan, USA. He was a visiting professor at the National Academy of Arts in Oslo, Norway from 2018-2022.
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