Finn Juhl Architecture Prize

On May 13, 2014, Maria Wettergren received as the first gallery owner ever the prestigious Finn Juhl Architecture Prize




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Power 100

In December 2013, Maria Wettergren was included in the « POWER 100 » selection of the 100 most important personalities from the art world by the American magazine ART+AUCTION

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Best Contemporary Design Piece

In March 2013, Galerie Maria Wettergren won the PAD Prize for the best Contemporary Design Piece with Mikko Paaakanen’s « Big Stool »



PAD/London Best Stand 2012

In October 2012, Galerie Maria Wettergren won the PAD Prize for the best stand from the jury composed among others by Jean-Michel Wilmotte, Zaha Hadid and Tom Dixon.





PAD/Paris Best Stand 2012

In March 2012, Galerie Maria Wettergren won the PAD Prize for the best stand from the jury composed among others by Jean-Michel Wilmotte, Jacques Grange and India Mahdavi.




Maria Wettergren was born in Lemvig, Denmark, in 1971. She has a Bachelor degree in Art History from the University of Copenhagen (1995). While subsequently preparing a Master degree, Maria Wettergren lived in Paris where she worked simultaneously for several art galleries such as Flux by Cyril Putman, while he was representing Fabrice Hyber and Huang Yong Ping at the Venice Biennale (1997 – 1999). In 2002, she decided to interrupt her studies to become the director of the Parisian branch of the Dansk Moebelkunst Gallery. She ran DMK until 2010, when she decided to open a gallery specialized in contemporary Scandinavian art design.

Maria Wettergren received the Finn Juhl Architecture Prize in 2014. Maria Wettergren is assigned as an expert in contemporary design at the Art Genève Fair, and she is a board member of the gallery association Art Saint Germain-des-Près. She was a member of the Audi Award 2014 Jury together with Daniel Buren, Jean de Loisy and Emmanuel Perrotin. Maria Wettergren was included in the American Magazine Art + Auction’s Power 100 of the 100 most important personalities of the art world (December 2013).


Founded in 2010, Galerie Maria Wettergren represents a selection of critically acclaimed contemporary artists and designers working with different media. Interdisciplinary dialogues between art, design, architecture and crafts are central to the artistic direction of the gallery, with a strong focus on textile art by pioneering women artists, boundary breaking art-design and kinetic photography. The gallery organizes monographic exhibitions, edits catalogues and prides itself on important museum collaborations and sales, including to the Centre Pompidou, Paris; Smithsonian Cooper Hewitt Museum, New York; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, and mudac, Lausanne, among others. Galerie Maria Wettergren regularly participates in international art fairs such as TEFAF New York & TEFAF Maastricht; FIAC Hors les Murs; Design Miami/Basel; The Salon ART + Design, Park Armory New York; PAD Paris/London and Art Genève.

Galerie Maria Wettergren was founded by Maria Wettergren in 2010 in the Saint Germain district of Paris. In 2020, the gallery moved to a bigger space located at 121 rue Vieille-du-Temple in the Marais. Maria Wettergren has been included in the Power 100 of Art + Auction and has received the Finn Juhl Architecture Prize for the promotion of Scandinavian artists on the international art scene.