Born in 1947, Copenhagen, Denmark

Residing in New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA

 

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

Master of Arts in Art History, Tufts University, 1986

Graduate level courses in Art History, Harvard University Extension, 1980-82

Undergraduate and graduate courses in Art History, Copenhagen University, 1976-80

ART BACKGROUND

Holbæk Kunsthøjskole, Holbæk, 1964-65 

Studied poetry with Inger Christensen and Poul Borum

Den Experimenterende Kunstskole, Copenhagen, 1963-64 

Studied with Poul Gernes, Per Kirkeby and Troels Andersen

 

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

Gallery Director, University Art Gallery, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, 1987-2012

One-person exhibitions include: Ilya Kabakov, Ana Mendieta, Frank Stella, Nancy Spero, George Segal, Mark Dion, Per Kirkeby, Pedro Cabrita Reis, Ernst Haeckel, Karl Blossfelt, Richard Winther, Henrik Drescher, Josef Sudek, Karel Tuma    

 

Curator, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, Massachusetts, 1985-87

One-person exhibitions include: Paula Modersohn-Becker, Kathe Kollwitz, Alberto Giacometti, Henri Michaux, Mary Miss

 

Researcher, ICA, Boston, 1984-85

Worked with Elisabeth Sussman and David Ross

 

ACADEMIC TEACHING

Graduate Seminars at Massachusetts College of Art, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, and

Rhode Island School of Design.

Undergraduate courses taught at School of the Museum of Fine Arts, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, and Rhode Island School of Design

PUBLICATIONS

“Per Kirkeby: The 1960s,” Michael Werner Gallery, New York and Cologne, 1994

Reviews and articles in Harvard Review, Sculpture, Speculum, Fiber Art Now

 

Essays in exhibition catalogs for the Danforth Art Museums and University Art Gallery, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

RESIDENCIES

Assens Artist in Residence Program, Fyn, Denmark, 2018

One-Sided Story at Halle 14, the Spinnerei, Leipzig, Germany, 2012-13

Stone Quarry Hill Art Park, Cazenovia, New York, 2006  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photograph by Bhakti Ziek

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