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Emerita Pansowová
Object description

* 22 April 1946 in Vrakún (Czechoslovakia), lives in Prenden
Slovak sculptress
From 1962 to 1955, Emerita Pansowova studies wood sculpture at the college of applied arts in Bratislava. In 1966 she moves to Berlin, where she from 1967 to 1972 continues her studies at the Berlin-Weißensee art academy, under the sculptors Karl-Heinz Schamal and Arnd Wittig. After obtaining her diploma, the artist already successfully realises numerous commissioned works. From 1974 to 1977 she is a master-class student of Ludwig Engelhardt at the GDR academy of arts. Later she works as a freelance sculptress in Berlin and Prenden (Brandenburg). Her sculptures are to be found in private and public collections as well as in various public places in Berlin. The sculptress takes part in major exhibitions, in Germany and abroad, and has obtained numerous awards, i.a. the Gustav-Weidanz-Preis of the college for industrial design in Halle, in 1975, and in 1985 the Will-Lammert-Preis of the GDR academy of arts.
Emerita Pansowová is a member of the Verein der Berliner Künstlerinnen 1867 e.V.