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Jörg Plickatwww.plickat.com

Curriculum Vitae.


Born 1954 in Hamburg
1976-80 Studies of sculpture Muthesiushochschule Kiel
1980 Diploma of sculpture Educational activities and intern culture management

2008 Elected as Consultant and member of the China Sculpture Institute
2011 First foreign guest teacher at the Sculpture Department of the Academy of Arts and Desig Tsinghua University Beijing Guest teacher at the China Academy of Arts Hangzhou
2013 Guest lecturer at the China Academy of Arts Hangzhou
2014 Guest lecturer Faculty of Fine Arts Universidad Complutense Madrid Spain
2015 Guest lecturer Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (URJC) Madrid Spain
2015 Master workshop with students and professors from CAA Hangzhou and URJC Madrid in Germany
2016, 2017 Guest lecturer Universidad Rey Juan Carlos Madrid Spain
2016, 2017
Director of the 6th and 7th National Seminar of Abstract Sculpture of China Sculpture Magazine
Director of the URJC Madrid marble class in Carrara Italy
Director of marble workshop with the sculpture class of CAA Hangzhou in Carrara Italy (July)
Director of the 8th Seminar of National Advanced Abstract Sculpture of the China Sculpture Magazine (planned for August)

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Jörg Plickat has participated in more than 320 exhibitions worldwide. He has realized more than 90 monuments in public area in 10 countries and four continents. He has got several prizes national and international. He was the first foreign teacher at the Sculpture Department of Tsinghua University. He is teaching frequently in China, Spain and Italy.
See in the following a selection of new projects, recent exhibitions, works and awards.

    • 2018
      7.Triennial of Sculpture Schwitzerland and Liechtenstein
      Nordart 2018 Art Festival Germany – recipient of the NORDART MAJOR PRIZE 2017/2018
      Sculpture Line 2018 – 2 monumental sculptures on the major places of Prague / Czech Republic


    • 2017
      Sculpture by the Sea Sydney Australia
      Sculpture by the Sea Cottesloe Aus
      Nordart 2017 Germany NORDART MAJOR PRIZE 2017/2018
      Chateau Saint Maur St.Tropez/ Grimaud F


    • 2016
      Sculpture by the Sea Cottesloe 2016, Perth Australia
      Sculpture by the Sea Bondi 2016, Sydney Australia
      Kunstmeile Kampen Falkenstern Fine Art Sylt Germany
      Nordart 2016


    • 2015
      6. Internl. Triennial of Sculpture Switzerland and Liechtenstein
      Sculpture by the Sea Aarhus 2015, Denmark,
      Deichtorhallen Hamburg/Sammlung Falkenberg,
      Nordart 2015, Germany
      Sculpture by the Sea, Sydney Australia, Major Prize of Sculpture in Australia – Mac Quarie Award
    • 2015
      One man show at the Drostei Pinneberg Hamburg Germany + Catalogue


    • 2012
      One man show in the Schleswig-Holstein State Art Museum Gottorf Castle + Catalogue


  • 2011
    One man show Yisnu 8 Gallery Beijing China; One man show Hanyang Art center Hangzhou China
    • 2018
      Ecologic sculpture for Suzhou (Anhui ) Ecologic Sculpture Park China ( to be unveiled in Sep)
      8 m corten Sculpture for Wuhu sculpture park China ( to be unveiled in Sep)
      3,6 m Sculpture for Ningbo Hangzhouwan China


    • 2017
      6m Sculpture for Tai’an Shandong China


    • 2016
      5,5 m corten sculpture for Quingdao Shandong China
      4,5 m corten steel sculpture for Yiwu China
      Marble sculpture for the city of Schleswig Germany
      4,5 m Corten sculpture for West Australia.
      5 m Corten sculpture for Canberra Australia
      6 m Corten sculpture für Kangaroo Valley near Sydney Australia
      2  Portrait busts of Nobel awarded scientist of the Kiel University , Centre Kiel Germany


    • 2015
      Busts of the 4 Nobel awarded scientists of the Christian-Albrechts University, Centre Kiel, Germany
      SXS Bondi winning sculpture installed at Middelhead, Sydney


    • 2014
      4m Corten Steel Memorial for a poet, Heide North Germany
      6,4 m Monumental sculpture for Changsha China
      6 m sculpture for Brisbane Australia


    • 2013
      6m Granite Sculpture for Lübeck Germany
      4m Granite Fountain for a Hospital Hamburg
      5,5 m corten sculpture for the European walk of Modern Art Potsdam (Capital of the province of Brandenburg) Germany
      Opening of the personal Jörg Plickat Sculpture park in Bredenbek Germany


    • 2012
      4,5 m Corten Steel sculpture New Orleans, USA


    • 2011
      5m Steel sculpture for the Tsinghua University China
      5m Granite sculpture for Sorrento, Maine, USA
      5m Steel sculpture for Wuhu, China
      4m Steel sculpture on campus of the Tulane University Lousiana, USA


    • 2010
      Corten steel entrance architecture for the national archive of the State of Schleswig-Holstein Germany
      3 sculptures in the park of the Lousiana Art Museum of New Orleans New Orleans USA
      Swimming sculpture Lake of Constance (Switzerland)
      15 m steel sculpture for Tangshan China
      100 ton Stone sculpture for Taizhou China
      Stone and Corten sculpture for Sant’ Ippolito Italy


    • 2009
      4,5 m granite sculpture for Ordos Inner Mongolia China


    • 2008
      Olympic sculpture National Stadium Beijing CHINA
      Swimming sculpture in the New Port Area Hamburg Germany
      Granite sculpture for the Culture center of Valladares, Vigo, Spain


    • 2007
      Marble Sculpture for the EJE, Monterrey, Mexico


  • 2006
    Awarded Reconstruction of South Side of the former mainbridge Brooksbrücke with 2 monumental Bronze Figures, connecting Centre and Loft town of Hamburg Germany
    Awarded Reconstruction of destroyed parts of a medivial building as architectonical sculpture + 2 monumental sculptures, all from Corten steel, Cultural Foundation Jakob-Kemenate Braunschweig
  • 2018
    Director of the 8th Seminar of Advanced Abstract Sculpture of the China Sculpture Magazine
    (planned for August) Invited lecturer Tsinghua University Beijing planned for Autumn


  • 2017
    Nordart Major prize 2017/2018 Germany


  • 2016
    Invited lecturer Universidad Rey Juan Juan Carlos Madrid Spain 2016
    First foreign director of 6th and 7th masters’ workshop of China Sculpture Magazine


  • 2015
    Mac Quarie Major Prize for Sculpture Sydney (Australia’s highest sculpture award)


  • 2015
    Grant from Cultural Foundation of Schleswig-Holstein + Catalogue
    Grant from the SH Savings banks Foundation


  • 2015
    Invited professor Universidad Rey Juan Juan Carlos Madrid Spain


  • 2014
    Invited professor Faculty of Fine Arts II Aranjuez Universidad Complutense Madrid Spain


  • 2013
    Australia Grant from the Ministry of Culture Justice and Europe Schleswig-Holstein Germany


  • 2012
    One of the 2 finalists in intern. competition for the National Monument Albania
    North German Art Award 2012 donated by the Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein Industries, Germany


  • 2011
    China grant of the ministry of Culture of Schleswig – Holstein, Germany
    Finalist International Liu Kaiqu award Wuhu Anhui China ( Excellence award)
    Guest teacher at the China National Academy of Arts Hangzhou China
    First foreign guest teacher at the Sculpture Department of the Academy of Arts Tsinghua University Beijing China


  • 2010
    One of the finalists in the International Tsinghua University Centannial sculpture contest, Beijing China


  • 2009
    Grant for Switzerland from the State of Schleswig-Holstein
    One of the finalists of the competition for the internl. Ordos sculpture park, Inner Mongolia China


  • 2008
    IF Design Gold Award corporate Architecture for the Jakobkemenate Brauschweig( Plickat + OM Architects) Heritage Protection Gold Award of the Province of Niedersachsen for the Jakobkemenate Brauschweig( Plickat+ OM Architects)
    Consultant of the China Sculpture Institute


  • 2007
    One of the final winners in the Olympic sculpture competition Beijing China

Mentioned by German Goethe Institute (Germany’s Federal Institute of Vulture)

„[..] Jörg Plickat (b. 1954) creates sculpture in stone, steel, and bronze. He lives in Hamburg and Bredenbek (Schleswig-Holstein), and studied at the Muthesius School in Kiel. The intellectual aspect of Plickat’s sculpture involves the impact of relationships between volume, material, situation, and light and shade. His simplified geometrical formal language is comprehensible worldwide, unifying both intimacy and monumentality – as in the 25 ton work made from Chinese marble, which was chosen, after a two-year selection process, for presentation in Beijing’s Olympic Park where the 2008 Summer Olympics are being held.“


By Dr. Barbara Aust-Wegemund

Project pictures