CV

Born in Kalundborg, Denmark 1964

Lives and works in Copenhagen
Studio in the countryside of Denmark

 

Education

1986-87
Weaving apprentice at weaver Anette Juel, Copenhagen, Denmark

1986-92
Denmarks Design School, Copenhagen, Denmark
1990-91 Kyoto Seika University, College of Fine Art, Kyoto, Japan

 

Public and Private collections/commissions

The Danish Arts Foundation
The Danish Design Museum Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
Private Collections in Denmark and USA
Kunstforeningen af 14 Aug.
Hospice Søholm, Aarhus, Denmark
The Realdania Foundation, Copenhagen, Denmark
Bank Pension, Valby, Denmark
Lundbeck A/S, Nykøbing Sj. Denmark
Liberty Harbour East, Baltimore, USA
Kimpton Overland Hotel, Atlanta, USA
The Northatlantic Lighthouse, Hanstholm, Denmark
The Danish Embassy in Washington DC, USA
The Danish Embassy in Singapore

 

Awards

1992
The Art and Crafts Prize of 1879, silvermedal, Denmark

1995
The Biennale Prize, Denmark
The Danish Design Prize, Demark

1996
The Talente Prize, Munich, Germany
The Bavarian State Gold Medal, Munich, Germany

2007
Ole Haslunds Grant of Honor, Denmark
Solarfoundation Travelgrant

2008
Nominated to the Nordic Award in Textiles

2009
Kraks Blå Bog, Whos who

 

Grants

3-year grant from the Danish Art Foundation 2001-03
Gerda Hennings Mindelegat
The Danish Nationalbank Jubilee Foundation of 1968
Grosserer L.F.Foghts Fond
Statens Kunstfond
Designfonden
Kong Frederik og Dronning Ingrids Fond
Konsul Georg Jorck og Hustru Emma Jorcks Fond
overretssagfører L.Zeuthens Mindelegat
Unidanmark-fonden
C-L.Davids legat for slægt og venner
Illum Fondet
Kvadrat Boligtekstiler A/S
Danish Crafts
Dalhoff Larsens Fond
The National Endowment for the Arts, USA

 

Residencies

San Cataldo Artist in Residence Stipend 1998, Italy
Artist in Residence in New York 2007-09, USA
The Danish Art Workshop Residences 2000-2018, Denmark
Halcyon Arts Lab Studio Program, Washington DC 2016-17,USA
The Northatlantic Lighthouse Residency, Hanstholm, Denmark
Guest Artist 2019/2020, Dyrehavehuset, Gunderslevholm Gods, Denmark

 

Solo Exhibitions

2021
At slå rødder, Bruunshåb Gl. Papfabrik, Viborg, Denmark

2020
Skovbad, Dyehavehuset, Denmark

2017
Nordic Currents, Tenri Gallery New York USA
Nordic Cool, Transformer Gallery Auction Night, American University Washington DC, USA

2015
Grethe Wittrock-Nordic Currents Fuller Craft Museum MA. USA

2013
Sail, Galleri Liisberg, Hundested, Denmark

2012
Sail, Grønbeckgård, Bornholm, Denmark

2011
Sail, Bispegården, Kalundborg, Denmark

2007
New Knotting, Gallery Drud & Køppe, Contemporary Objects, Copenhagn, Denmark

2000
Project Papermoon, Textilforum, Herning,

 

Group Exhibitions

2021
GGUULLDD DLUG-DLOG, Udstillingssted for Tekstil, Copenhagen
How artists adapt: Transformation in Response to change, Brown Grotta Gallery, Connecticut
KRANSE, Midsommer udstilling, Dyrehavehuset, Denmark

2020
Cross Currents: Water/Art/influence, Browngrotta Gallery, USA
Bispegårdsgruppen 2020, Bispegården, Kalundborg, Denmark
Ærø Kunsthal Artist Exhibition, Ærøskøbing, Denmark

2019
Weaving Lab, Copenhagen Contemporary, Denmark

2018
Northern Exposure, New Nordic Museum Seattle, USA
Blue/Green, Art in the Barn exhibit, Browngrotta Gallery Connecticut, USA
Nordic Symphony, Gallery Liisberg, Hundested, Denmark

2017
Still Crazy After All These Years, 30 years in art exhibition, browngrotta arts gallery, USA
Plunge: explorations from above and below, New Bedford Art Museum, MA, USA
Everyday Matter-the value of textile Art, Textile Museum, Borås, Sweden
Nature as Prototype, McLean Project for the Arts Gallery, Virginia USA

2016
Ward12 ,S&R Foundation Studios Program Exhibition, Halcyon House, Washington DC
Artboom, browngrotta Arts Conneticut, USA

2015
Art on Paper, Art fair at Pier 36 in New York, browngrotta arts gallery, New York

2014
Of Two Minds: Artists Who Create More than One of a Kind, browngrotta arts, USA
9th International Fiber Biennial, Snyderman Works galleries, USA

2013
Modern Masters, Munich, Germany

2012
Retro/prospective 25 years of Art Textiles and Sculpture, browngrotta Arts Gallery,USA
Paperworks; Material as Medium, Greenwich Public Library Flinn Gallery, USA
8th International Fiber Biennial, 2012, Snyderman Works Galleries, USA 2012

2011
I tråd med tiden.VÆV 2011, Mariager Fjord Kunstforening, Holstebro

2010
Falten Pleats Plissé, Galerie Handwerk, Münich
7th International Fiber Biennial, Snyderman Works Galleries, Philidelphia

2009
Second Nature, Dansk Japansk udstilling, Runde Tårn, København

2008
SOFA New York

2007
Fibre Art Now, Galerie Handwerk, Münich
Collect, Gallery Drud & Køppe, Victoria & Albert Museum, London

2006
United Colours of Drud & Køppe, Copnhagen
Between Penpals, Hudson Opera House, New York
Nordic 5 Arts, New Nordic Design, San Fransisco
SOFA, Chicago

2005
Cheongju Biennale, Seoul, Korea
SOFA/Chicago 2003/2004/2006

2004
Textile Art. Kjarvalsstadir, Reykjavik, Island
STUFF, Superdanish Culture, Toronto, Canada
Biennalen for Kunsthåndværk og Design, Kunstindustrimuseet og Trapholt
Nordic Cool; Hot Women Designers, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington DC
SOFA, Chicago

2003
Artist at Work; New Technology in Textile and Fiber Art, Museo del Tessuto, Italien
Small Works in Fiber, Long House Reserve, Jack Lenor Larsen, New York + Issey Miyake Design Studio, Tokyo, Japan
SOFA, Chicago

1999
Jeune Couture,The Danish House in Paris,, invited by The Royal Danish Embassy in Paris
URBAN, Kunstindustrimuseet 1997 Gallerie Maronie, Kyoto 1999

1997
Charlottenborgs Efterårsudstilling *
Challenge of New Materials Gallery, The National Museum of Science and Industry, London
URBAN, prize winning exhibition, Kunstindustrimuseet, Copenhagen

1996
Paper-Art-Fashion, Badisches Landesmuseum, Karlsruhe, Germany
and Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany
Talente, Münich, Germany
Flexible 2, Pan European Art, Nederlands Textilemuseum, Tilburg, Holland
Galaria Awangarda, Wroclaw, Poland & The Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, England
Postulater-fremtidens kunsthåndværk og design Rundetårn, Copenhagen

1995
Dansk Design Aktuel, Sophienholm, Lyngby
Biennalen 1995, Kunstindustrmuseet, Copenhagen
Papier Couture, Galerie Handwerk, Münich

1994
Kunsthåndværk 1994, Lyngby Nordre Mølle, Lyngby

1993
Start of Project Papermoon

1989
International Textile Competition, Kyoto, Japan