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Education

Guest  Lecturer,  Academy of Architecture, Aarhus University, Denmark,  2008 – 2009
Public Art Project & Lighting Design Projects since 2001
Working Fulltime as an Artist since 1987
Preparing for the Teachers Profession, Via University, 1976 – 81
Political Science, Aarhus University, 1971- 74
Studies in English & Canadian History, Toronto, Canada, 1967- 68

Artists Retreats

The Azores, Kenya, Normandy, Greenland, 2000 – 2009
Finland & the Faroe Islands, Mexico, 1998 – 2000
Györ, Hungary, Lascaux, France, 1996 – 1997
Sicily, Spain, United States, 1990 – 1995
Sweden, Italy (San Cataldo) l987 – 1989

Juried Exhibitions – Selected

The 8th Cheonggju International Craft Competition, Korea,   – 2013
World of Threads Art Festival, Oakville, Ontario, Canada – 2012
Art Expo, Venice, Finalist to Arte Laguna Prize, Venice – 2012
Shortlisted in International Competition, Celeste Prize, Italy – 2011
Biennale for Craft & Design, Kolding, Denmark – 2007
KP, Artist Easter Exhibition, Aarhus, Denmark – 1994 &1995
Juried Exhibition, Sønderjyllands Artcenter, Denmark – 1993

Solo Exhibitions – Selected

Gallery Else Marie Jensen, Kolding, Denmark – 2010
Gallery Plan Ett, Stockholm, Danisco, Aarhus, Denmark – 2004
Øksnehallen, Copenhagen, Denmark – 2002
Louis Poulsen Lighting, Copenhagen, Denmark – 2004
“VARIA”: Aaland Museum, Faroe Islands (Nordic House), Greenland (Cultural House) – 1998 – 2000

Group Exhibitions – Selected

Grand Opening – Gallery V58, Aarhus, Denmark – 2013
The 8th Cheonggju International Craft Competition, Korea,  Creative Rising, New York – 2013
Scoletta of St. John the Babtist, Venice, Arte Laguna Prize/Arsenale, Venice – 2012
World of Threads Art Festival, Oakville, Canada – 2012
Gallery V58, Aarhus, Denmark – 2011
Biennale for Craft & Design, Kolding, Denmark – 2007

Commissioned Public Art – Selected

2010 – Plastic Surgery Clinic, Aarhus, Denmark
2009 – Old Townhall in Thisted, Denmark
2006 – “LOFTET” – The Region Meeting Hall, Region Council, Viborg, Denmark
2002 & 1998 – The City Council of Aarhus, Denmark
1998 – Solbakken, Institution for Handicaped Children, Aarhus, Denmark
1996 – Skejby University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
1995 – “FLORES” – Testrup Højskole, Aarhus, Denmark. Exterior Public Sculpture
1995 – “PAPER-PROJECT” – The City Council of Aarhus, Denmark
1994 – The Danish Ministry of Finance, Copenhagen, Denmark
1990 – The Council of Aarhus, Sculpture, placed at Graphic School, Aarhus, Denmark

Commissioned Corporate Art – Selected

2010, 2004, 2002 – Vipp A/S Copenhagen, Denmark
2009 – Dinesen Floor A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark
2008, 2005, 1992 – Lindberg Optician A/S, Aarhus, Denmark
2008 – Lett Law Firm A/S, Aarhus, Denmark
2005 – “SIGN” Danisco A/S, Aarhus, Denmark
2002 – Egmont Foundation, Copenhagen, Denmark
2000 – Frandsen Lighting A/S, Brædstrup, Denmark. Design Project
1996 – Design of Packaging to Aarhuus Stiftsbogtrykkerie, Denmark
1991 – Dan-Web A/S,  Aarhus, Denmark

Foundations & Public Grants – Selected

2005, 2000, 1999, 1993, 1988 – Danish National Banks Foundation for Crafts
1999 – Nordic House (the Faroe Islands), Nordic Institute ( Finland), Nordic Cultural Foundation
1999 – N.A.P.A.  (Nordic Institute of Greenland)
1998 – Danish Ministry for Cultural Affairs
1998, 1996, 1995 – Krista & Viggo Pedersens Travel Foundation for Young Artists
1998 – Augustinus  Fund – Travel Foundation
1996, 1995, 1994 – Beckett Foundation. Working Grants
1993 – The City Council of Aarhus – Trade & Cultural Pool