• Runggaldier Hermann Josef

*Ortisei 1948, lives and works in Ortisei (BZ)
First exhibition in Ortisei in 1971, more exhibitions follow:

1990: Fiè (BZ), Castel "Presule"

2018: Bolzano, Gallery Antonella Cattani contemporaryart
          San Gimignano, Art Gallery iSculpture
2017: Gallery "Galleria Civica /Mart" Trento
          Luzern CH, Gallery regula brun 
2016: Bologna, ARTEFIERA, Galleria Antonella Cattani contemporaryart
          Art Verona 2016, Gallery Antonella Cattani  contemporary art

2015: Bolzano, Galleria Antonella Cattani contemporary art
          Lichtenstein FL, Galleria Altesse;
          Luzern CH, gallery regula brun;
2014: art cologne 2014  and  art verona 2014

2013: Selva - Gardena, Center "Tubla da Nives"

2012: Riva on the Gardalake, city artgallery   
          The Hague at the European Patent Office "different similarities" 

2011: Figura, Forte di Fortezza – Una storia della scultura in Alto Adige, Tirolo e Trentino dopo il 1945
2010: Verona Galleria SPAZIOARTE Pisanello and inferior Church of S. Fermo; 
          S. Zenone, Brescia e Concesio "Oltre l'attesa"        
2009: Museo civico Chiusa, curatore: Peter Weiermair      
2008: Bologna, cycle "Not so private", museo d’arte moderna, Villa Delle Rose 
          Verona Museo diocesano in S. Fermo
2007: Bologna "ARTE FIERA"

2006: Bologna, Gallery Stefano Forni;  
          Bressanone: Palazzo Vescovile “Arte &Tempio”; 
          Lichtenstein FL, Gallery  Altesse  
          Art Verona 2006   
2005: Bolzano, Gallery Prisma

2003: Verona , Galleria d’Arte Giorgio Ghelfi

2000: Bressanone, Castel S. Angelo di Novacella   


Various competitions and prices:

  • 1983: gold medal of the state of Bavaria, Munich
  • silver medal in Merano – “Pavillon des Fleurs”
  • 1990: 1° prize 43° Fiera Campionaria di Bolzano
  • 1991: 1° prize 44° Fiera Campionaria di Bolzano
  • 1996: 1° prize and realization of a bronze sculpture on the fountain on piazza S. Antonio, Ortisei
  • 1997: 1° prize and realization of a bronze statue in honour of: “ 100 anni Cassa Rurale di Selva”
  • 1999: realization of the sculpture “Monumento ai Caduti” for the cemetery in Siusi (BZ)
    2001: Niscemi, portals of bronze
    2006: sculpture in memoriam of Pope Giovanni Paolo II. in Lorenzago
  • 2008: wins a competition for an artwork in Memoriam of the bishop Arbeo of Mais (Merano)
  • 2009: chosen for the realization of  artworks "concorso opere iconografiche Chiesa Beata Vergine Maria" – Borgo Nuovo Verona
  • 2011: wins a contest for the realization of a sculpture for the Primary School in Peio (TN)
  • 2013: realization of objets d' art in bronze for the bishops Mausoleum in the cathedral of Verona
  • 2013: chosen for the realization of a sculpture in walnut for the school of music in Ortisei
  • 2014: 1°prize and realization of altar and font in the parish church Saint Peter close to Gardena

Bibliography:

  • Josef Gasteiger, Clara Lotti, Hermann Josef, 1998
  • Danila Serafini, Georg Demetz, Vijo Pitscheider, Hermann Josef Runggaldier, „Plagen der Menschheit , 2000
  • Max Siller, „Gedanken zu Leid und Tod des Menschen“, 2001
  • Giorgio Segato, Ilse Thuile, Georg Demetz, Clara Lotti, Hermann Josef Runggaldier, 2003
  • Danila Serafini, Hermann Josef Runggaldier, PORTE IN BRONZO, 2004
  • Letizia Ragaglia, Georg Demetz, Hermann Josef Runggaldier, 2005
  • Letizia Ragaglia, lazzeri – runggaldier, Galleria d’Arte Stefano Forni, 2006
  • Henning K. Frhr. Vogelsang, “Aus der Tradition für die Zukunft geschöpft”,vernissage 258/ 2006
  • Peter Weiermair (Hg.), Marco Forni, Hermann Josef Runggaldier, 2009
  • Bernhard Kirchgessner, KünstlerSeelsorger, „Der Weg“, 2009
  • Carmela Perucchetti, Marco Forni, “Oltre l’attesa”, 2010
  • Carmela Perucchetti, PICCOLO RAGGIO, 59/2010
  • Giampietro Guiotto “Runggaldier alla ricerca dell’Assoluto” Brescia – Concesio, XI Settimana Montiniana”, 2010
  • Gabriele Crepaz, Figura, 2011
  • Cristiana Coletti, "The suspended figures of Hermann Josef Runggaldier", 2012
  • Georg Demetz, "Monumenc al essenziel", 2013
  • Georg Mair, "Figuren, die wir sind" FF-Media, 2015
  • Nadia Marconi, "Ecco l'uomo contemporaneo, L'esistenza di Runggaldier", 2015
  • Edith Heidegger Moroder, "Tradition als Startbasis", 2015
  • Heinrich Schwazer, "Suche nach dem Unverfügbaren", 2015
    Katharina Moling, "Le mie radici", 2017
    Georg Demetz, "Lessenziel for inó", 2017
    Luca Palermo, "Il sentiero plastico di Hermann Josef Runggaldier", 2017
    Heinrich Schwazer, "Der Moment der Leere ist der Moment der Wahrheit", 2018
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