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Ceramist
Karen-Lisbeth Rasmussen
Boelskilde 44
7120 Vejæe Øst.

Tel:+45 2344 0843
Mail: klir@klir.dk
Web: www.klir.dk

Education:

Teacher's College 1962-1967
Ceramist (Kolding School of Design) 1984-1985

2013-17

  • ART-work, exibitions and markets
  • developing salt-glasing kilns together whith other ceramic colleges
  • develloping new bricks for Egernsund Brickyard( https://youtube.com/watch?v=AB2SC3Xdi1g )
  • Biennalen for Craft and Design 2017  whith brickworks

2012

  • ART-work and Exibition
  • Commissioned work
  • New -Bricks - symposium
  • Severel markets
  • Exibition at Trapholt Art Museum
  • Exibition at Catrinesminde Brick Museum

2011

  • Experimental work (tiles,patterns,glazes)
  • Tile project co-operating in collaboration with painter Agnete Bjørneboe
  • Markets (Christmas and Easter)

2010

  • Glass decoration for Kirkebakke School” in Vejle.
  • Instruction and teaching (Creative Brick-work at Syddansk Technical College in Vejle)
  • Teaching design at Syddansk Technical College in Vejle.
  • Project "ART-BUILT" and project "ANDELEN" at Spinderihallerne i Vejle. www.spinderihallerne.dk

2009

  • Move my ceramic workshop from Spinderihallernein Vejle to Boelskilde 44,Vejle.
  • Developing teaching materials for Syddansk Technical College in Vejle.
  • Teaching at Syddansk technical College in Vejle / creative brick-work and design.
  • Developing relief-bricks in co-operation with Vedstårup Teglværk.
  • Exhibitions

2008

  • Developing new bricks in co-operation whith “Egernsund Tegl”
  • Projekt "Bricklaying on the Move” in co-operation with EUC-Hjørring, and Petersen Tegl.
  • Promotor and coordinator at project ART-BUILT in Spinderihallerne i Vejle. www.spinderihallerne.dk (2007-2010)
  • Ceramic decoration of the Odense Employment Services.

2004-2007

  • Project manager / Developing a new education for artists intended to enable them to better co-operate with business, industry and cultural organisations. (EU funded project)

2002-2003

  • Ceramic decoration of the Music School in Vejle.
  • Ceramic elements for inner courtyard (sit-down- stones and big bowls for flowers).
    Made for the cooperative housing society BSB, Vejle.
  • Different co-operating projects, a.o. Art og Psyche with PSYC-info in Vejle.

1999-2001

  • Developing decorative og flexible ceramic elements to be used i several ways for decoration inside and outside buildings.
    Made for builder “Egebjerg” in Brande .
  • Various exhibitions

1996-1999

  • Teacher and leader of an ART-school in “Spinderihallerne” in Vejle.

1993-2007

  • Promoter and president for the ”Spinderihallerne” art commune.
    The purpose was to construct a professional workplace for artists.
    The project was financially supported by the ministry of labour and EU.
    I received Vejle County’s cultural award for this work.

1992-1997

  • Promotor and manager for creative young people in "The Culture Gang ".
    "The Culture Gang " was a project which was supported by the ministry of culture.
    I received UNI-Danmarks Cultural award for this work.

1989 - 1992

  • Leader of creative workshops and courses in community centre in Vejle.

1989

  • Teacher (art-matters) at The Royal Danish School of Educational Studies.

1985-1989

  • Educated as ceramic artist in “Kolding School of Arts and Crafts”. (now Kolding School of Design).

1967-1985

  • Teaching in public schools, highschools and in at The Royal Danish School of Educational Studies.

Activites in the art-political area.

  • 1998-2001Was hired to develop better possibilities for artists in the project "The Regional Culture Experiment" in Vejle Amt.
  • 1998-2005:President for the art-advisory board for Vejle Amts .
  • 1998-2002:Member of the council for development in Vejle Amt.
  • 1999- 2002:In charge of conferences and projects about complex problems between ART and economic/business worlds.
  • 1994-2006Promotor and president for the arts commune ”Spinderihallerne”.
    The purpose was to construct a professional workplace for artists.
    The project was financially supported by the Ministry of Labour and the EU. (www.spinderihallerne.dk )
    I recieved Vejle Amts Cultural award for this work.
  • 2004-2007:Promotor and project manager of a new education “ART-Innovator”, for artists to be better to co-operate with business, industry and cultural organisations. (EU funded project)
  • 2007-?:Member of project Bizz-Art (creative business) in Vejle
  • 2007-2010Promotor and coordinator at project ART-BUILT in Spinderihallerne i Vejle. www.spinderihallerne.dk
    A platform for co-operation between ART and architecture.
  • 2008-2014:Member of the committee for the ART- and Music Highscool ”Engelsholm”.
  • 2016-     member of the committee of "Danish Crafts and Designers"

WORK-SHOPS (most importent)

  • Workshop with 15 international artists in Brande, 1994.(3 weeks)
  • Workshop "Clay Today": 14 days international kiln-seminar 1998 aat the International Ceramic Center ”Guldagergård”
  • Ceramic Print. International Ceramic Center ”Guldagergård”. 2001(10 days)
  • Forms in plaster at International Ceramic Center ”Guldagergård” 2011 (6 days)
  • Building saltglaze kiln

STUDY trawell (most significant)

  • Andalusia (south of Spain), 1988, 3 weeks (ceramic decorations)
  • Rome, 1991, 14 days (facades and buildings)
  • Island, 1993, 10 days (structure in lava and landscape)
  • Tuscany, Italy, 1996, 20 days (inspiration, drawing)
  • U.S.A. 1999, 3 weeks (looking for galleries,)
  • Island 2000, 4 weeks (a grant for further studying structures in lava and landscapes)

Adviser at:

  • Ceramic decoration for children and young people.
  • Several projects a.o. Art og Psyche with PSYC-info i Vejle
  • The County of Vejle in art matters

Teaching:

  • Children/Folk High School
  • The Danish Teachers University
  • The Local Art School of Vejle
  • Promotor and project manager of a new education “ART-Innovator”, for artists to be better to co-operate with economic life and cultural organisations. (EU-project)

Awards:

  • Promotor and leader for creative young people in "The Culture Gang ".
    "The Culture Gang ". was a project which was supported by the ministry of culture.
    I received UNI-Danmark’s Cultural award for this work. (1995)
  • Promoter and president for the art commune ”Spinderihallerne”.
    The purpose was to construct a professional workplace for artists.
    The project was financially supported by the ministry of labour and EU.
    I received Vejle Amts Cultural award for this work.

Designed prizes for:

  • Labour's Union of Vejle - 1 st of May Prize, 1996-2000.
  • Nordic Association of School Librarians' Prize, 1991-1998.
  • The Entrepreneur Prize for Vejle County, 1998 and 2002.

Professional Organisations:

  • Danish Association of Designers in Arts and Crafts
  • Exhibition group: AVANA 1992-1996
  • Workshop together with other artists in the association ”Spinderihallerne”.
    , Vejle.1993-2006
  • Exhibition group "SLOW ART", 1999.
  • ART.built. 2006-2010
  • Exhibition group "SPIN-OFF" 2010-2012
  • Projekt "ANDELEN" (www.designandelen.dk) 2010- 2012

Sold to (most significant): The Art Institute of Chicago, USA,
LEGO,Billund, Denmark
Aller Press (decoration),
The Municipality of Vejle
The County Authority, Vejle
Georg Jensen (Damask).
The municipality of Hillerød.
The municipality of Brædstrup.
Ceramic elements for inner courtyard (sit-down- stones and big bowls for flowers).
Made for the cooperative housing society BSB, Vejle.
Ceramic decoration of the Music-school in Vejle
Ceramic decoration of Odense`s Employment Service
Glass decoration in the Kirkebakke School” in Vejle.

Some Exhibitions

  • Koldinghus, Kolding, 1989
  • "Filosofgangen", Odense, 1989
  • "Skovhuset", Ballerup, 1989
  • Kunstnernes Hus, Århus, 1990
  • Haderslev Museum, 1990
  • Galleri 8, Grindsted, 1991
  • Vejlefjord Center, Stouby, 1991
  • Amtscentralen, Vejle, 1992
  • Amtsgården, Vejle, 1992
  • Kunstmuseet Trapholt, Kolding, 1992
  • Esbjerg Museum, 1993
  • Kunstbrænderiet, Vejle, 1994
  • Børkop Vandmølle, 1994
  • Sønderjyllands Kunstmuseum, Tønder, 1994
  • Vejle Kommune, 1994
  • Jelling Kunstforening, 1994
  • Brillegalleriet, Århus, 1995
  • Galleri Babette, Knebelsbro, 1995
  • "Skovhuset", Ballerup, 1995
  • The Art Society of Horsens and Its Environs, 1996
  • Ulstrup Castle, 1996
  • Brande Town Hall, 1996
  • Horsens Kunstmuseum, 1997
  • "Stengalleriet", Horsens, 1997
  • Galleri Vedersø, 1999
  • “Stengalleriet”, 2000
  • Vejle ARTmuseun (event) 2003
  • Exibition stop 2004 - 2009 (developing new educations for artistsl)
  • "Skovhuset" i Værløse-gruppeudstilling "SPIN-OFF" 2009.
  • "Spinderihallerne"i Vejle Gruppen "SPIN-OFF" 2010
  • ”Nicolaj” in Kolding. DK ”VASES”  2011

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Boelskilde 44
7120 Vejle Øst
Tlf.: 2344 0843
Mail: klir@klir.dk