CURRICULUM

BORN 1943 · 27 OCTOBER IN COPENHAGEN

1958-61

Apprenticed in different potters studios, Denmark 

​​1961

Workshop in Ring, later Rettestrup and Vordingborg, DK.​​

1972

Marries and establishes a studio in Copenhagen with Peder Rasmussen.

1974

Studio and home moves to Bregentved near Haslev.

​​1980-85 

Forms the group MULTI MUD with colleges Heidi Birck, Aage Birck, Lene Regius, Gunnar Palander and Peder Rasmussen​​

1993-95

Member of the Committee for Craft and Design, The Danish Art Foundation​​

1994-02

Tutor at The Danish School of Design in Copenhagen ​​

1996-97

Tutor at The Jutland Academy of fine Arts, Århus ​​

2001-07

Member of the Committee for The Danish National Bank Jubilee Foundation ​​

2001-07

Member of the Committee for Gallery Nørby, Copenhagen ​​

2007

Forms the group END with colleges Martin Smith, Richard Slee, Alison Britton, Marit Tingleff, Martin Bodilsen Kaldahl and Peder Rasmussen.
Member of Billedkundtnernes Forbund, BKF
Member of Kunstnersamfundet

SELECTED SOLO AND DUO-EXHIBITIONS

1980

Galerie de Glene Riepe, Groningen, NL, with Peder Rasmussen

​​1981

Galerie Vendsborg, Copenhagen, with Peder Rasmussen.

​​1982

Den Permanente, Copenhagen, with Peder Rasmussen. ​​

1983

Galerie Vendsborg, with Swedish painter Oscar Reutersward. ​​

1985

Galerie Maghi Bettini, Amsterdam, with Peder Rasmussen. ​​

1986

Kunstmuseet Køge Skitsesamling, Koege DK. with Peder Rasmusssen
Konsthandverkarna, Stockholm, with Peder Rasmussen
Galerie MR, Venlo, NL. with Peder Rasmussen.​​

1987

Haderslev Museum, Haderslev, DK, with Peder Rasmussen. ​

1988

Galerie Umbra, Lund, Sweden
Horsen Art Museum, Lunden, Horsens, DK. with Peder Rasmussen.

​​1989

Galerie Böwig Hannover, D. with Peder Rasmussen.
Næstved Museum, Boderne, Naestved, DK. with Peder Rasmussen.
Galerie Anderwereld, Groningen, NL. with Peder Rasmussen.

1990

Galerie Maghi Bettini, Amsterdam, with Peder Rasmussen.
Galerie L. Hamburg, with Peder Rasmussen.
Galerie Umbra 2, Malmö, S. ​​1991Galerie S.C.A.G. Copenhagen ​​

1992

Galerie Anderwereld, Groningen, NL. with Peder Rasmussen

​​1993

Galerie Nørby, Copenhagen, with Norwegian artist Fritz Harstrup. ​

1994

Ribe Museum of Art. ​

​1995

"Tilbageblik 1957- 95", Næstved Museum, Naestved, DK. ​​

1996

Clara Scremini Gallery, Paris, with Martin Bodilsen Kaldahl.

​​1997

Galerie Ramakers, Den Haag, NL, with painter Signe Jaïs.

Kunstnernes Hus, Århus, DK, with painter Signe Jaïs. ​​

1998

"Thema", Galerie Nøby, Copenhagen.
Galerie Andersen & Jul, Aalborg, DK, with painter Signe Jaïs. ​​

1999

Galerie Björnen, Stockholm,Sweden.
"Persona", Udstillingssted for ny keramik, Copenhagen.
Galerie Møller Witt, Århus, DK, with painter Signe Jaïs. ​​2000Galerie Ramakers, Den Haag, NL, with painter Signe Jaïs.​​

2001

"STATUS", a Retrospective. Galerie Nørby, Copenhagen and

CLAY, Museum of Ceramic Art, Middelfart DK
Puls Contemporary Ceramics, Brussels, Belgium.
Janusbygningen, Tistrup, DK, with painter Signe Jaïs. ​​

2003

Galerie Clara Scremini, Paris
Galerie Nørby, Copenhagen - with Nicolas Rena, (UK) ​​

2004

Puls Contemporary Ceramics, Bruxelles - with Nicolas Rena ​​

2005

"Action Archictectones", Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York ​​

2008

50 års jubilæumsudstilling, Næstved Museum.

​​2009

"Indfald – Udsagn", Kultur Arkaden, Vordingborg. ​​

2010

"Diamonds are... ", Ann Linnemann Studie Galleri, Copenhagen ​​

2012

"Geometrical Evolution", w. Steen Ibsen. Copenhagen Ceramics, Copenhagen, DK. ​​

2016

"Urban Complex", Banja Rathnov Galleri og Kunsthandel, Copenhagen

2017

​"Urban Complex - part II", Banja Rathnov Galleri og Kunsthandel, Copenhagen

​"Sære historier og stram struktur", Køge Kunstforening, DK. s.m. Peder Rasmussen

2018

Karen Bennicke, "Visions Spatiales", Maison du Danemark, Paris

SELECTED GROUP-EXHIBITIONS

1974

Exempla, München, Germany ​​

1977

Dansk Kunsthåndværk, Museum of dec. arts, DK ​

1982

Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen, Germany ​​

1983 

Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen 

​​1984

De Danske, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden 

​​1985

Rhöss Museum of fine Arts, Göteborg, Sweden​​

1987

Galerie Charlotte Hennig, Darmstadt, Germany 

​​1988

New Danish Ceramics, Alden Biesen, Belgium 

​​1989

Galerie Böwig, Hannover, Germany 

​​1990

New Danish Ceramics, Singer Museum, Laren, Holland 

​​1992

North, Edmonton, Canada 

​​1994

Kunstmuseet Trapholt, Kolding, DK 

​​1995

Nordens Hus, Reykjavik, Island 

​​1996

Unika, Museum of Decorative Arts, Copenhagen ​

​1999

Galerie Møller Witt, Århus, DK - with painter Signe Jais 

​​2000

Galerie Ramakers, Den Haag, Holland with painter Signe Jais 

​​2001

Dansk Keramik, Sigtuna Museum, Sweden 

​​2002

From the kilns of Denmark, Contemporary Danish Ceramics,
Museum of Art and Design, New York. 

​​2003

The Legacy of Modern Ceramic Art, part 2, Museum of Modern Ceramic Art, Gifu, Japan ​

​2004

Scandinavian Design Beyond the myth, Palazzo Triennale, Milano
Keramiske Veje, Den Frie, Copenhagen
Biennalen, Kunstmuseet Trapholt, Kolding ​​

2005

Deense klei, keramisten uit Denemarken, Museum De Tiendschuur, Tegelen, Holland ​​

2006

Museum of Decorative Art and Design, Latvia - with IAC. 

​​2007

Biennalen for Kunsthåndværk og Design, Trapholt Museum of Art, Kolding DK
END - Museum of Art and Design, Copenhagen
END - Bomuldsfabriken, Arendal, Norway ​

​2008Sculptural Ceramics, St. Joseph Galerie, Leeuwarden
Gefäss/Skulptur, Deutsche und Internationale Keramik seit 1946. Grassi Museum, Leipzig. 

​​2009

Dansk Keramik, Kunstetagerne, Hobro.
Sommer i Nyboder, Ann Lindemann studie galleri, Copenhagen
Sommerudstillingen, Borreby Slot, Skelskør. 

​​2010

Création contemporaine et Céramique, Paris. Frankrig.
60 keramiske arbejder, Skanderborg Museum.
Spinn-off, Keramikmuseum Grimmerhus, Middelfart.
European Ceramic Context 

2010

Bornholms Kunstmuseum, Bornholm.
Colour, Secret Relationship between Ceramics and Colours,
Museum of Modern Ceramic Art, Gifu, Japan
Across, Tap 1, Carlsberg, Copenhagen ​

​2011

Puls Contemporary Ceramics, Bruxelles, Belgium.
"Keramik - Indkig/Kig ind", Galleri Pagter, Kolding, DK.​​

2012

"Arkitektonisk Stuegang", KunstCenter Silkeborg Bad, Silkeborg, DK.
Danish Arts, Justus Lipsius, Bruxelles, Belgium. Related to the Danish EU-Chairmanship.​​

2013

"Arkitektonisk Stuegang" Designmuseum Danmark, Copenhagen, DK.

"Med leret som gissel", Vestjyllands Kunstpavillon, Videbæk, DK.
"TERRES, Copenhagen Ceramics Invites", Galerie Maria Lund, Paris, France
"Fra Ramme til Rum", Nivaagaard Malerisamling, Nivå, DK
"De arbejder i ler", Galleri Profilen, Århus, DK.
"Danish Design at the House" Sidney Opera House, Australia. Arranged by the Ministry of Forreign Affairs, DK.​​

2014

"Fremsynet tilbageblik" Kunstetagerne, Hobro, DK
"The time is always now", Banja Rathnov Galleri og Kunsthandel, Copenhagen, DK​​2015"Random Growth", Sarah Myerschough Gallery, London, GB.
"Many a Slip", Marsden Woo Gallery, London, GB

​​2017

"Sære historier og stram struktur". Køge Kunstforening, DK s.m. Peder Rasmussen.

MUSEUMS AND COLLECTIONS

  • Designmuseum Denmark, Copenhagen
  • Trapholt, Museum of Modern Art and Design, Kolding DK
  • BRANDTS, Odense, DK
  • KØS, Museum of Art in public spaces, Koege DK
  • Naestved Museum, Boderne, Naestved DK
  • CLAY, Museum of Ceramic Art, Middelfart, DK
  • The Rhöss Museum of fine Arts, Gothenborg, Sweden
  • The National Museum, Stockholm. Sweden
  • Höganäs Museum, Höganäs, Sweden
  • Nordenfjeldske Museum of fine Art, Trondheim, Norway
  • Keramion, Frechen, Germany
  • Schleswig - Holsteinisches Landesmuseum, Germany
  • Würtembergisches Landesmuseum, Stuttgart, Germany
  • Keramikmuseum Westerwald, Höhr-Grenzhausen, Germany
  • Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany
  • Grassi Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Leipzig, Germany
  • Gifu Museum of Modern Ceramic Art, Japan
  • Museum of Applied Art, Riga, Latvia.
  • Victoria & Albert Museum, London.
  • The New Carlsberg Foundation.DK
  • The Danish Arts Foundation, DK
  • Public Art Agency, Sweden.
  • Københavns Billedkunstudvalg,DK
  • Private collections in DK and abroad.

ARCHITECTUAL COMMISSIONS

1982

SDS, Haslev, with Peder Rasmussen. ​​

1984

Haslev Hospital.​​

1984-86

Nordskovskolen, Haslev.​​

1985

Rønnede Repro, Rønnede. 

​​1987

Flensborg Grafisk Produktion A/S, Ringsted. 

​​1988

Andersvænge, Slagelse. 

​​1990-91

Haslev Library, Haslev, with Peder Rasmussen. 

​​1992

Tale- hørecentralen, Slagelse County Hospital, Slagelse​​

1993

Street tower, Haslev, with Peder Rasmussen. ​​

1994

Håndværkerhøjskolen, Haslev. 

​​1996-97

Mid Sweden University, Sundsvall, Sweden.
(for The Public Art Agency, Sweden)​

2001

The Danish Parliament, Copenhagen. 

​​2002

Ådalsskolen, Ringsted, with Peder Rasmussen ​​

2009

Main entrance, Hvidovre Hospital, Hvidovre ​​

2013

Mogens Dahl Koncertsal, Copenhagen, DK.
(For The New Carlsberg Foundation)​​

AWARDS​​​

Ole Haslunds Kunstnerlegat, 1992

​​​CDK-Prisen, 1995​​​

Danish Arts Foundation - The 3- year Working Grant, 1997-99​​​

Crafts Person of the Year, 2001 - West Zealand County, DK​​​

Danish Arts Foundation - The life long honorary Grant, 2016​​​

Inga og Ejvind Kold Christens Hæderspris, 2008​​​

Danish Arts Foundation - Project Award, 2009​​​

Annie og Otto Johs. Detlefs Keramikpris, 2010​​​

Thorvald Bindesbøll medaljen, 2017​

Danish Arts Foundation - Life long achievements award, 2016

​​GRANTS​​​

Overretssagfører L. Zeuthens Mindelegat​

Danish Arts Foundation - Working grants ​

Danish Arts Foundation - Project funding from the Committee for Visual Arts​ Augustinusfonden​

Danmarks Nationalbank´s Anniversary Foundation of 1968​

Center for Dansk Billedkunst​

The Danish Mimistry of Culture - The New York Grant​

Grosserer L.F. Foghts Fond​

Danish Crafts