CV

Karen-Lisbeth Rasmussen

Ceramic artist/teacher/consultant/project manager

Boelskilde 44, 7120 Vejle Øst

T: 23 44 08 43

E: klir@klir.dk

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

After my education as a craftsman, my working life has been a combination of:

  • Work at your own workshop and exhibitions
  • Teaching in the creative field
  • Development projects of different nature
  • Consultant on ceramic projects
Karen-Lisbeth Rasmussen CV

CV - My years of experience:

2013-2017
  • ART-work, exibitions and markets
  • Developing salt-glasing kilns together whith other ceramic colleges
  • Develloping new bricks for Egernsund Brickyard ( Watch the movie here )
  • 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.

Activities in the field of art politics.

Participated in "The Regional Cultural Experiment" 1998 - 2001 in Vejle County
with the theme "THE NECESSITY OF ART", which helped to improve the working conditions of the artists (Workshops) in the County of Vejle.

  • Chairman of Vejle County Arts Council 1998 - 2005.
  • From 1998 - 2002 member of Vejle County Development Council.
  • Contributed to the organization of conferences and projects on arts/business depletion protocol. (1999 - 2002) under the auspices of Vejle County.
  • From 1994 - 2006: initiator and chairman of the association "Spinderihallerne". An artist workplace in Vejle. This project is the precursor to Vejle Municipality's commitment to the creative industries in the big project SPINDERIHALLERNE www.spinderihallerne.dk
  • From 2004 - 2007: Initiator and project manager for a new continuing education for artists "ART-Innovator".
  • From 2007: Participates in Vejle Municipality's project "BIZ-Art" for creative professions (www.biz-art.dk). Including the initiator and employee of the ART-BuilT Innovation Platform. A platform for collaboration between art and construction.
  • From 2008: Member of the board of the Engelsholm College of Art.
Work-Shops
  • 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 tours
  • 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