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Angela Glajcar

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Angela Glajcar (*1970 in Mainz is a German sculptor. She is known for her partly monumental paper staggerings ("terforations"), into which a room is torn.[1]


Angela Glajcar studied sculpture at the Academy of Fine Arts Nuremberg from 1991 to 1998 with Tim Scott, since 1996 in his master class. From 1998 to 2004 she held teaching assignments at the Academy of Fine Arts in Nuremberg, at the University of Applied Sciences Mainz and the Universities of Giessen and Dortmund. 2007 and 2008 guest professorship at the University of Giessen.[2]

Catalogue Raisonné[edit]

In 2013, the head of the studio, Sasa Hanten-Schmidt, published the first edition (German/English) of Angela Glajcar's catalogue raisonné, which includes all works up to the beginning of 2013. Scientific advice was provided by Renate Petzinger. Essays are by Andreas Beitin and Sasa Hanten-Schmidt in the print version.[3] The second edition is in preparation and is scheduled to be published in 2023.[4]


Angela Glajcar is represented by galleries worldwide. Her works are exhibited in numerous museums. In 2020, she was part of the exhibition "Paper Routes" at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, and in 2019 she exhibited at the Powerlong Museum Shanghai. The Museum Wiesbaden has a walk-in Terforation in its permanent exhibition since 2017. Other exhibition venues include South Korea, United Arab Emirates, Spain and Italy.[5]


Angela Glajcar's works are in numerous collections: Landessammlung Rheinland-Pfalz Mainz, Museum Wiesbaden, Kunstmuseum Bochum, MOCA Jacksonville, National Museum of Women in the Arts Washington, and many private collections worldwide.[5]

Grants and Scholarships[edit]

• 1998 Werkstattpreis der Erich-Hauser-Kunststiftung
• 1999–2000 „Astersteinstipendium“ des Kultusministeriums Rhineland-Palatinate
• 2001 working scholarship for the „9. Bildhauerinnen-Werkstatt Prösitz“
• 2001–2002 project scholarship „Korrespondenz im Raum“, bavarian ministry of education and cultural affairs
• 2002 ZONTA Kunstpreis, Mainz
• 2004 Vordemberge-Gildewart scholarship
• 2005 Emy-Roeder-Preis
• 2006 ZVAB-Phönix-Kunstpreis
• 2010 Publikumspreis, Regionale
• 2014 Mainzer Stadtdruckerin
• 2021 PaperArtAward, Haus des Papiers [6]

Exhibitions (selection)[edit]

• 2022 Torn Spaces (E), Friedrichs Pontone Gallery New York (USA)
• 2022 Faszination Papier (G), Gustav Lübcke Museum (DE)
• 2022 Torn Spaces (E), Bluerider Art Shanghai (CHN)
• 2021 Lunar Sonata (G), Jeonbuk Art Museum (KOR)
• 2020 Paper Routes (G), National Museum of Women in the Arts Washington (USA)
• 2020 Künstlerinnen in der Bochumer Kunstsammlung (G), Kunstmuseum Bochum (DE)
• 2020 Terforation (E), Bluerider ART Gallery Taipeh (TWN)
• 2019 One if by land (G), Powerlong Museum Shanghai (CHN)
• 2019 Cheongju Craft Biennale (G), Cheongju (KOR)
• 2019 Prospect (G), Sharjah Art Museum (U.A.E.)
• 2019 Torn Spaces (E), Galerie Utermann Dortmund (DE)
• 2019 Snowblind (E), Galerie Nanna Preußners Hamburg (DE)
• 2018 Carte Blanche (E), Château Châteaugiron (FR)
• 2017 Terforation 2.0 (E), Museum Wiesbaden (DE)
• 2017 in the absence of color (G), Hollis Taggart Galleries New York (USA)
• 2017 CODA PAPER ART (G), Coda Museum Apeldoorn (NL)
• 2016 shifting surfaces (G), Karin Weber Gallery Hong Kong (CHN)
• 2016 Terra Incognita (E), Kunstverein Coburg (DE)
• 2015 Terforation (E), MOCA Jacksonville (USA)
• 2015 Papier ist für die Ewigkeit (E), Gutenberg Museum Mainz (DE)
• 2015 white glass (E), Diana Lowenstein Gallery Miami (USA)
• 2015 Konkret mehr Raum! (G), Kunsthalle Osnabrück (DE)
• 2015 white (E), Andipa Gallery London (GB)
• 2014 Escultura (E), Espacio Micus Arte Contemporáneo, Ibiza (ES)
• 2014 weiss (E), Kunsthalle Kiel (DE)
• 2014 Impressioni Astratta, Museion Bozen (IT)
• 2013 in between (G), Museum Kasteel van Gaasbeek (BE)
• 2013 Angela Glajcar (E), Galerie Löhrl Mönchengladbach (DE)
• 2013 Angela Glajcar (E), Andipa Gallery London (GB)
• 2013 Angela Glajcar (E), Antonella Cattani Gallery Bozen (IT)
• 2012 pure paper (E), Kunstverein Münsterland (DE)
• 2012 light and paper (E), Diana Lowenstein Gallery Miami (USA)
• 2011 the light within (E), KunstKulturKirche Allerheiligen Frankfurt (DE)
• 2011 Curalium (E), Holy Cross Collage Worcester (USA)
• 2011 Terra Incognita (G), ALTANA Galerie Dresden (DE)
• 2010 Carta Spaziale (E), Grossetti Arte Contemporanea Milano (IT)
• 2010 Regionale (G), Wilhelm-Hack-Museum Ludwigshafen (DE) [7]


  1. "Terforationen – komplexe Gebilde aus Papier, Raum und Zeit" (PDF).
  2. "CV".
  3. Sasa Hanten-Schmidt (Hrsg.): Angela Glajcar. Wieland Verlag, Köln 2013, ISBN 978-3-86832-146-3
  4. "Angela Glajcar".
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Ausstellungen".
  6. "Curriculum Vitae". Retrieved 29 July 2022.
  7. "Exhibitions". Retrieved 29 July 2022.

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