b.1972 Osaka, Japan.  Lives in Denmark since 1998

Member of : Danish Arts and Crafts Association / Artist group VERSUS


  • Education

2001-2006    Kolding School of Design, Department for Ceramics, Denmark

1991-1995   Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan. Aesthetics and Art theory. BA.

 

  • Solo show

2017  PLADS artspace, Aarhus, DK

2011  Borderland. International Ceramic Museum, Middelfart, DK

          Room with a view. The Institute of Ceramic Studies, The Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park, Japan

2009  Terra-Morphologia. Grønbechs Gaard. Bornholm, DK

2008  Terra-Morphologia. Officinet, Copenhagen, DK

          Sensitive You. Embassy of Japan, Copenhagen, DK

          Sensuality and Ceramics. Kaolin, Stockholm, Sweden

 

  • Juried exhibitions

2015  The Biennale for Craft and Design, Copenhagen, DK

2009  Europea Prize for Applied Arts 2009, Mons, Belgium

          9th International Biennal of Ceramics. Museu de Cerámica de Manises, Spain

          56° PREMIO FAENZA, International museum of ceramics in Faenza, Italy

          Kunsthåndværkerprisen af 1879. Danish Museum of Art & Design, Copenhagen, DK

2008  Taiwan Ceramics Biennale, Taipei County Yingge Ceramics Museum, Taiwan

2007  3rd. Triennial of Trophy Cups, International ceramics exhibition, Zagreb, Croatia

          ICMEA Emerging Artists Competition, FuLe International Ceramic Art Museum, China

          27th. L’Alcora International Ceramic Competition. Ceramic Museum, L’Alcora, Spain

          55th. Premio Faenza. Museum of ceramics in Faenza, Italy

          Artist’s Sommer Exhibition in Tistrup, DK

 

  • Selected group exhibitions

2017   VERSUS. TALISMAN - Magic Objects, CLAY Museum of Ceramic Art Denmark, Middelfart, DK

           Japanes Contemporary Crafts, Hjorths fabrik, Rønne, DK

2016   Tid og Rum, Gallery Pagter, Kolding, DK

           Ritual Voids, Officine Saffi, Milano, IT

           Store småting, KIKshh, Roskilde, DK

           clay- body 2.16, Stadtgalerie, Brunsbüttel, DE

           Secrets and Drones. Gallery VÆG, Aalborg, DK

2015   Aquarium. Ann Linemann Studio Galleri, Copenhagen, DK

2014   VERSUS. hun, Udstillingsstedet Spanien 19C. Aarhus, DK / Officinet, Copenhagen, DK

           VERSUS. Meditations on a Hobby Horse.  Galleri Kraft. Bergen. Norway

           Til ingen verdens nytte?, Officinet. Copenhagen, DK

2013   Hemmeligheder, Galleri Pagter. Kolding, DK

           Danish Arts and Crafts Association. Officinet. Copenhagen, DK

           VERSUS- Meditations on a Hobby Horse. Nicolai Kunst og Design. Kolding, DK

2012   New Nordic Ceramics. Vendsyssel Art Museum. Hjørring, DK

           VERSUS- Meditations on a Hobby Horse. 68 Square Meters Art Space. Copenhagen, DK

2011   Ceramics Now! Parcours ceramique Carougeois. Carouge, Switzerland

2010   Across. Ny Tap, Carlsberg, Copenhagen, DK

           Nature Morte - Ceramics as Images. Munkeruphus, Dronningmølle, DK

2009   Body House. Maison et Objet, Paris, France

           23th. Harbin International Ice Sculpture Competition. Harbin, China

2008   Danish Crafts Collection 12, ICFF, New York, USA / Maison et Objet, Paris, France

           Clay 08, SAK Kunstbygning, Svendborg, DK

           Pulse. Lobby, Aarhus, DK

2007   Network Europe, Turf gallery, England / Museum of International Ceramic Art, DK

           Danish Crafts Collection 11, ICFF, New York, USA / Ambiente, Frankfurt, Germany

2006   Network Europe, Guldagergaard, International Ceramic Research Centre, DK

 

  • Awards

2016   Annie & Otto Johs. Detlefs' Ceramic Prize, travel grant (group VERSUS)

2013   National Arts Foundation. Exhibition Meditations on a Hobby Horse (group VERSUS)

2009  56th. PREMIO FAENZA, 2nd. Prize. International Competition of Contemporary Ceramic Art, Italy

          Arts and Crafts Award of 1879, bronze medal, DK

2006  Ceramic objects for Danish Women’s Society’s ‘Mathildeprisen’, DK

2005  Ceramic trophy for ATP tennis tournament: ‘Købstædernes ATP Challenger’, DK

 

  • Grants

Danish Arts Foundation, 3 years working grant

Danish Arts Foundation, working- and travel grant

Danmarks Nationalbank’s Anniversary Foundation of 1968   

Annie & Otto Johs. Detlefs' Almennyttige Fond

Danish Crafts

Esther and Jep Fink’s Memorial Foundation for Architecture and Arts and Crafts

De Bielkeske Legater

Jens Ejnar & Johanne Larsen’s Foundation, travel grant

Knud Højgaards Fond

L.F. Foghts Fond

Municipality of Aarhus, Denmark

Municipality of Kolding, Denmark

Sundaymorning@ekwc grant

Scandinavia – Japan Sasakawa Foundation

 

  • Publications

2017  TALISMAN - Magic Objects (VERSUS)

2014   She. Catalogue (VERSUS)

2012   Meditations on a Hobby Horse. Catalogue (VERSUS)

2011  Borderland. Catalogue

         The Universal Language of Clay. New Ceramics no. 1, 2011. Article

2010  Across. Catalogue

         Nature Morte, Ceramics as Images. Catalogue (VERSUS)

2009  The Universal Language of Clay. Kunstuff no. 23. Article

          European Prize for Applied Arts 2009. Catalogue

          56th. Premio Faenza, International Competition of Centemporary Ceramic Art. Catalogue

2008  Taiwan Ceramics Biennale. Catalogue

          Clay 08. Catalogue

2007  27th. L’Alcora International Ceramic Competition. Catalogue

          55th. Premio Faenza, International Competition of Centemporary Ceramic Art. Catalogue

2006  Network Europe 2006. Catalogue

 

  • Residencies/Workshops

2015, 2017  Residency. European Ceramic Work Centre, The Netherlands

2012  Symposium. Scanceram. Hjørring, Denmark

2011  Residency. Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park, Japan

2008  Workshop. Taipei County Yingge Ceramics Museum, Taiwan

2006  Residency. International Ceramic Research Centre - Denmark

2002  Workshop. Consorzio Per La Formazione Professionele, Faenza, Italy



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