Karen Kitani Harsbo, born 28.10.1963, Japan. Lives and work in Denmark.

Artist, ceramist, associate professor at Royal Danish Academy of Fine Art.

 

Education:

1982-87        Danish Design School, ceramics and glass.

 

Exhibitions (selected):

2016             Galleri Houcon, “KælderKællinger”

2016             Huset I Asnæs, Udstilling med Morten Modin og Anne Mette Schultz

2016             Skovhuset, “Pathways”

2015             Silkeborg Bad Artcenter, ”Sanatorium”.

2014             Copenhagen Ceramics, ”Out and Back” with Marianne Krumbach

2014             Bornholms Art Museum, ”European Ceramic Context”.

2014             Ceramic House Gallery, UK, ”Contemporary Danish Ceramics”,

2014             Gammelgaard, ”EKKO”.

2013             Vejen Art Museum, ”Betroet Tvivl”.

2013             British Ceramic Bienniel, Stoke on Trent, UK

2013             Galleri Ann Linnemann, “Entropisk Topologi”. Award by Danish Arts Foundation.

2012             SAK, Svendborg, “Roommates”

2011             Guldagergaard, “Fire-friends”.

2010             Galleri Ann Linnemann, “Happenstance” with Neil Brownsword.

2009             The Japanese Embassy “Japan Rejse”.

2008             Bispegården, Kalundborg.

2008             Sculpture Bienale. Kgs.Have, Kbh.

2008             Inner Mongolia Art Museum, Hohot, China.

2007             Yalu River Art Museum in Dandong, China

2005             Marienlyst Castle, Helsingor, ”Once upon a time…”

2005             Rundetårn, Kbh. “Reflections”.

2004             Grønbechsgaard, Hassle, Bornholm. ”Porcelain”.

2003             Vejen Art Museum, ”Bageværk”.

2003             Royal Copenhagen Porcelain and Marienlyst Castle,”The White Gold”.

2003             The Danish Ceramic Museum,Grimmerhus, ”Network”

2003             Marienlyst Castle,” Øjeblikkets Rum”

2000             Trapholt Museum, Keramiktrienial

1999             Charlottenborg, Spring Exhibition

1998             Charlottenborg, Spring Exhibition, Den Frie;KE, and VK-exhibition

1997             Den Frie; Artists Autum exhibition og VK-, price-winner.

 

Curated

2013             ”Betroet Tvivl”, Vejen Kunstmuseum.

2011             “Magic of Clay – Ceramics in Int. Contemporary Art “, Gl.Holtegård, co-curated.

2005             ”Once upon a time…”, Marienlyst Slot, Helsingør,

2003             ”The White Gold”, Royal Copenhagen and ”Bageværk”, Vejen Art Museum

 

Public work (selected)

2009             Urban-planen, Amager, ” CrossOver” .

2006             Østerhøj, Ballerup. “Udsigtstrappen, Promenade rampen og Stenhavestien.”

2005             Eggerslevmagle School, projekt by group K+, Skælskør.

 

Grants

2013-15         Award by the Danish Arts Foundation.

2003              Anne Marie Telmanyi født Carl-Nielsens Fond

1991              DKs Nationalbanks Jubilæumsfond af 1968.Ellen & Knud Dalhoff Larsens Fond