CURRICULUM

BORN 1948 · 2 NOVEMBER IN NÆSTVED DK

1966-70

Apprenticed as a potter by Herman A. Kähler in Næstved​​

1970-71 

Istitutto Statale per la Porcellana, Sesto Fiorentino and Accademia di Belle Arti, Florence, Italy ​​

1972

Marries and establishes a studio with Karen Bennicke (K.B.) in Copenhagen. ​​

1974

Studio and home in Bregentved 

​​1980-85 

Forms the group MULTI MUD with colleagues Heidi Birck, Aage Birck, Lene Regius, Gunnar Palander and Karen Bennicke. ​​

1983-99 

Regular guest teacher at School og Design, Kolding, DK ​

1991-95 

Guest teacher at the School og Design, Copenhagen. ​

1992

Guest teacher at Banff Arts Center and Red Deer College, Canada. 

​​1992-95

Forms the group LER with colleagues Bente Hansen and Karen Bennicke ​

1994

Co curator of Den Keramiske Kande (jugs) Marienlyst Slot, Helsingør, DK. 

​​1994-97 

Member of the exhibition committee at CLAY, Ceramic Museum, DK ​

1998

Crafts artist of the year, Vestsjællands Amt. 

Danish Arts Foundation. Life long achievement award.

​​1999

Jury member by the Biennale of Arts and Crafts, Trapholt Museum of Art, Kolding. 

​​2002

Curates the exhibition, Kähler Keramik, at Museum of Art and Design, Copenhagen. ​​

2007

Forms the group END with colleagues Alison Britton, Martn Smith, Richard Slee, Martin Bodilsen Kaldahl, Marit Tingleff and Karen Bennicke. 

​​2011-13

Chairman of the Crafts and Design section at The National Arts Foundation, DK

SELECTED SOLO AND DUO-EXHIBITIONS

1981

Galerie de Sluis, Leidschendam, NL. with French painter Gui de Luissigny.

​​1982

Galerie Vendsborg, Copenhagen, with K.B.
Den Permanente, Copenhagen, with K.B.

​​1983

Galerie de Glene Riepe, Groningen, NL. with K.B. ​​

1985

Museum für Moderne Keramik, Deidesheim, Germany
Maghi Bettini Gallery, Amsterdam, with K.B.

​​1986

Køge Skitsesamling, Køge DK, with K.B.
Galerie M.R. Venlo, NL. with K.B.
Kunsthandverkarna, Stockholm, S. with K.B.

​​1988

Horsens Kunstmuseum, Horsens, DK with K.B. ​

1989

Museum of Arts and Crafts, Oslo, Norway
Galerie Böwig, Hannover, D. with K.B.
Galerie Anderwereld, Groningen, NL. with K.B. ​

1990

Galerie Magghi Bettini, Amsterdam with K.B.
Galerie L. Hamburg, with K.B.

​​1991

Galerie S.C.A.G. Copenhagen ​

1992

Galerie Anderwereld, Groningen, NL. with K.B.

​​1994

Galerie Nørby, Copenhagen

​​1996

Hordalands Kunstner Sentrum, Bergen, Norway
Ribe Kunstmuseum. Ribe, Denmark

​​1997

Skovgaard Museet, Viborg, Denmark
Galerie Clara Scremini, Paris. France
Galleri Björnen, Stockholm, Sweden ​

​1998

Galerie Nørby, Copenhagen, Denmark
Næstved Museum, Næstved Denmark ​

1999

CLAY, Ceramics Art Museum, Middelfart, Denmark

​​2000

Galerie Droysen, Berlin, Germany ​​

2001

Galerie Nørby, Copenhagen ​​

2002

Nollhaga Slott, Alingsås, Sweden ​​

2003

Galerie Nørby, Copenhagen
Sjællands Keramikmuseum, Roskilde, DK. with Karen Bennicke ​

2004

Galerie Pagter, Kolding, Denmark ​​

2006

Holstebro Kunstmuseum, Denmark
Keramion, Frechen, Germany

​​2007

Galerie Nørby, Copenhagen ​

2009

Det Glaserede Teater, Koldinghus Museum, Kolding, Denmark

​​2010

Fra et andet sted, Hiorts Fabrik, Bornholms Keramikmuseum ​​

2011

Ude i Skoven, Ann Linnemann Galerie, Copenhagen

​​2012

Oh, la la, Majolica. With Michael Geertsen. Copenhagen Ceramics ​​

2017

Sære historier og stram struktur, Køge Kunstforening, DK. s.m. Karen Bennicke​​

KUZA NAMA - Hvad Krukkerne fortalte. Clausens Kunsthandel, Copenhagen

SELECTED GROUP-EXHIBITIONS

1974

Exempla, München, D. ​​

1977

Danish Arts and Crafts, Museum of Art and Design, Copenhagen, ​​

1979

LER, Helligåndshuset, Copenhagen with Gunnar Palander and K.B. 

​​1980

Young Danish Art, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen ​​

1982

MULTI MUD at the Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen, D. ​​

1983

MULTI MUD, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen
Contemporary Scandinavian Arts and Crafts. Touring Japan. ​​

1984

The Danes, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden
MULTI MUD: Neue Dänische Keramik, Keramikmuseum, Westerwald, 

Höhr-Grenzhausen, D.
MULTI MUD, Keramik Studio, Wien, A. ​​

1985

MULTI MUD in Scandinavia -Touring exhibition, Södertajle Kunsthall, S.
Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustrimuseum, Trondheim,
Röhsska Kunstindustrimuseum, Götheborg, S, and
Fyns Kunstmuseum, Odense, DK. ​​

1987

Aspekte Zeitgenössische Keramik aus Europa. Touring
Galerie Unter´m Turm, Stuttgart and
Badisches Landesmuseum, Karlsruhe. 

​​1987

Aspects of Modern Danish Design. Museum of Art and Design, Copenhagen. ​​

1988

New Danish Ceramics, Alden Biesen, Belgium

​​1990

Nordisk Keramikk, Galerie F 15, Moss, Norway ​​

1991

Configura 1, Erfurt, Germany.
Danish Ceramics, Århus Kunstbygning, Århus, Denmark
Arts Danois, Tutesall, Luxemburg. 

​​1992

Marienlyst Slot, Helsingør, with Bente Hansen and K.B.​​

1993

Gothland Museum of Art, Visby,S, with Bente Hansen and K.B. ​​

1994

Unikat, Neue Keramik aus Dänemark, Keramion, Köln
LER, Trapholt Museum af Art, Kolding with Bente Hansen and K.B.
In Touch - Lillehammer, N.
Den Keramiske Kande (Jugs) Marienlyst Slot, Helsingør, DK. ​​

1995

LER, with Karen Bennicke og Bente Hansen Touring:
Nordens hus, Reykjavik. Iceland,
Nordenfjeldske Museum, Trondheim, N. and
Designmuseum Danmark, Copenhagen
Danish Design Now, Sophienholm, Copenhagen
Danish Ceramics in the 20Th Century, National Museum, Stockholm.S. ​​

1996

Unica, Designmuseum Danmark, Copenhagen
Gestaltendes Handwerk, Sonderschau Internationales Handwerk, München, D. ​​

1997

Danish Ceramics 1850 - 1997, Sophienholm, Copenhagen
Ceramic Triannual 1997, Trapholt Museum of Art, Kolding, Denmark 

​​1998

Keramik aus Dänemark, Galerie Handwerk, München ​​

2001

Dansk keramik, Sigtuna Museum, Sweden
Galerie Marianne Heller, Heidelberg ​​

2002

From the kilns of Denmark, Museum of Art and Design, New York - and five other venues in USA an Europe. 

​​2003

Clara Scremini, Paris
Keramik til vægs, Galerie Nørby, Copenhagen ​​

2004

Biennalen for Kunsthåndværk, Kunstmuseet Trapholt og
Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum, Aalborg, Denmark ​​

2005

Konversationsstykker, Galerie Nørby, Copenhagen
Kunstforeningen af 14. august - Kunstindustrimuseet, Copenhagen ​​

2007

Biennalen for Kunsthåndværk, Kunstmuseet Trapholt, Kolding
END - Designmuseum Danmark, København
END - Bomuldsfabriken, Arendal, Norway ​​

2008

Nothing to display, Køppe Gallery, Copenhagen
The Danish Wessel, Køppe Gallery, Copenhagen ​​

2009

Unica keramik, Mariagerfjord Kunstforening, Hobro ​​2010

De levende ord, Rønnebæksholm Kunstcenter, Næstved
På Tværs, Tap 1, Carlsberg, Copenhagen ​​

2013

Fra Ramme til Rum - Motiviske forvandlinger og muterende intentioner
Med Thomas Bang, Ellen Hyllemose og Karen Bennicke. Nivaagaard Malerisamling, Nivå, DK

2014

Many a Slip. Marsden Woo Gallery, London

2016

Willumsens Familievase, Designmuseum Danmark, Copenhagen

Kunstgreb. Ann Linnemann Gallerie, Copenhagen.

2017

Kleischilders, Tindeschur Museum, Tegelen, NL

MUSEUMS AND COLLECTIONS

  • Designmuseum Denmark, Copenhagen
  • BRANDTS, Museum of Art, Odense, Denmark
  • KØS, Museum of Art in Public Spaces, Koege, Denmark
  • Trapholt Museum of Art, Kolding, Denmark
  • The Danish Arts Foundation
  • Næstved Museum, Boderne Denmark
  • CLAY, Museum of Ceramic Art, Middelfart, DK
  • Victoria & Albert Museum, London
  • Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Röhss Museum of Decorative Art. Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Malmö Museum, Sweden
  • Borås Museum, Borås, Sweden
  • Höganäs Museum, Höganäs. Sweden
  • The National Arts Council, Sweden
  • National Museum of Arts and Crafts, Oslo, Norway
  • Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustrimuseum, Trondheim. Norway
  • Keramion, Frechen v. Köln. Germany
  • Hetjens Museum, Düsseldorf. Germany
  • Schleswig-Holsteinisches Landesmuseum. Germany
  • Würtembergisches Landesmuseum, Stuttgart. Germany
  • Museum für Moderne Keramik, Deidesheim. Germany
  • Keramikmuseum Westerwald, Höhr - Grenzhausen.
  • Stadtmuseum Oldenburg. Germany
  • Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany