1961  
Born in Frederiksberg, Denmark


Education

1982-86        
Kolding Design School, Kolding Denmark

1985 
Exchange student at Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem

 

Employments and other activities

2012-            
Co-manager of Copenhagen Ceramics, Smallegade 46 Frederiksberg,   Copenhagen

2011  
Co-founder of the exhibition platform Copenhagen Ceramics
?10 Days? International ceramics workshop at the GICBiennale 2011, Icheon, South Korea
Co-initiator of ?SuperFormLab?, the new ceramics department at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Design

2009-11
?Traces of the Jutland cattle?, Art along the ancient road Hærvejen in Jutland, a project by the Danish Arts Foundation.

2009  
ISCAEE Symposium - the International Symposium of Ceramics Education and Exchange, South Korea

2006-08        
Member of the board, International Ceramic Research Center - Guldagergaard, Skælskør, DK

2006  
Co-founder of the exhibition group ?Lux Lab?

2005-          
Lecturer at the department of ceramics at the Danish Design School, Copenhagen

2002-03        
Crafts Collection 6 and 7, Danish Crafts, Ambiente, Frankfurt Germany

2001-02     
Jury member at Charlottenborg Spring Exhibition

2001  
Co-founder of the exhibition group ?New Danish Ceramics?

1999-00     
Joint owner of Udstillingssted for Ny Keramik (The Exhibition Room for New Ceramics), Kompagnistræde 25, Copenhagen

1994-05     
Visiting teacher, Kolding Design School and The Danish Design School, Copenhagen

1986-90     
Artist at the Royal Danish Porcelain Factories Bing & Grøndahl and Royal Copenhagen

             

Selected Solo Shows

2012  
Bodil Manz and Bente Skjøttgaard: ?Cuts and interventions?, Copenhagen Ceramics, Frederiksberg DK

2011  
?Fokus on Traces? Vejen Art Museum, Vejen DK

2010           
?Dans le nuages?, Galerie Maria Lund, Paris
?Cumulus?, Ann Linnemann studio gallery, Copenhagen

2008  
Blås & Knåda, Stockholm
?Elements in white?, Galerie Maria Lund, Paris
Køppe gallery, Copenhagen

2005
"Interglacial Period", Galleri Norby, Copenhagen

2004  
Galerie Maria Lund - La Galerie Danoise, Paris

2003  
?Glazed items with ramifications?,Holstebro Kunstmuseum, Holstebro DK
Puls contempory ceramics, Bruxelles
?Bente Skjøttgaard 2001-2003?, Grimmerhus - Museum of International Ceramic Art, Middelfart DK

2001  
Puls-contemporary ceramics, Bruxelles

2000  
?Glasurstykker? (Glazed items), Galleri Nørby, Copenhagen

1998  
?i blomst - i vase? (in bloom ? in vase) with Anne Tophøj, Udstillingssted for Ny Keramik, Copenhagen

1997  
?Håndvask? (washbasin), Udstillingssted for Ny Keramik, Copenhagen

1990  
Solo at the Royal Copenhagen Porcelain Shop, Amagertorv, Copenhagen


Selected Group Shows

2013  
Design Miami, Galerie Pierre Marie Giraud, Miami Beach, USA
Design Miami/Basel, Galerie Pierre Marie Giraud, Basel, Switzerland
?Copenhagen Ceramics invites? Galerie Maria Lund, Paris
?We would be delighted to see?, Art Center Silkeborg Bad, Silkeborg, DK

2012  
?Glasurglæder? (Glaze Joys) Vejen Art Museum, Vejen DK
UNDERVÆRKER ? masterpiece from Danish private collections, KUNSTEN-   Museum of Modern Art Aalborg, DK
?Fra Sans til Samling?. New donation from Erik Veistrup, Grimmerhus-Museum of International Ceramic Art, Middelfart DK
PERTURBATIONS Musée Fabre, Montpellier, France
MINDCRAFT 12, Danish Crafts, Ventura Lambrate, Milano, Italy

2011 
16ème biennale internationale de céramique de Châteauroux, France
Biennalen for Kunsthåndværk og Design 2011, Koldinghus, Kolding DK
The 6th International Competition, GICBiennale 2011, Icheon, South Korea
KIAF 2011, Korea International Art Fair, Galerie Maria Lund, Seoul, South Korea
MINDCRAFT 11,Danish Crafts, Ventura Lambrate, Milano. Italy

2010
Biennale international de Vallauris, Musée Magnelli, Vallauris, France

KIAF 2010, Galerie Maria Lund, Seoul, South Korea
?Across?, Carlsberg Ny Tap, Copenhagen

2009  
Collect, Køppe Gallery, Saatchi Gallery, London
The Invitational World Contemporary Ceramics Exhibition: ?Adventures of the fire?, South Korea
KIAF 2009, Galerie Maria Lund, South Korea
15éme Biennale international de céramique, Châteauroux, France

?Room 141? Gallery Contemporary Ceramics, Victoria & Albert Museum, London

2008           
?Statistics><Ceramics?, New Danish Ceramics, Röhsska Museet, Göteborg SE and Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg GE
?Lux-Lab?, Gimsinghoved, Struer DK
KIAF 2008, Galerie Maria Lund, South Korea

2007  
Collect, Galleri Nørby, V&A London
?Biennalen 2007?, Trapholt Art Museum, Kolding DK
?Everything is flux?, Drud & Køppe gallery, Copenhagen

2006  
?Bjerge i dansk kunst? (Mountains in Danish Art), Herning Museum of Contemporary Art, Herning DK
?European Ceramic Context 2006?, Bornholm Art Museum, Gudhjem DK

2005  
SOFA, Chicago, Galleri Nørby, Chicago USA
?The Carsten Løvbjerg Collection?, Horsens Art Museum, Horsens DK

2004  
SOFA, Chicago, Galleri Nørby, Chicago USA
?Corner 2004?, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
?Biennalen 2004?, Trapholt Art Museum, Kolding and Museum of Modern Art Aalborg, DK

2003  
SOFA Chicago, Galleri Nørby, Chicago USA
?New Danish Ceramics? The Danish Museum of Art & Design, Copenhagen

2002  
?From the Kilns of Denmark: Contemporary Danish Ceramics?, The Museum of Art and Design, New York, Fitchburg, San Diego, Sacaramento, Racine, Paris and Berlin
?Mellem rum?, (In between Spaces) Udstillingssted for Ny Keramik at Galleri Nørby, Copenhagen

2000  
?Keramik uden fortilfælde? (Ceramics of no Precedent), Udstillingssted for Ny Keramik Copenhagen
?DANSK FORM - design vom Nachbarn?, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, GE

1999  
?Keramik aus Dänemark?, Galleri Handwerk, Munich, GE

1996  
?DUPLIKA - Danish applied art 1996?, The Danish Architecture Centre, Gl. Dok, Copenhagen

1995  
?En Badeværelseshistorie? (A Bathroom story), Galleri Nørby, Copenhagen
?Dansk Design proces - produkt?, The Danish Architecture Centre, Gl. Dok, Copenhagen

1994  
?Rooms and Rituals of Everyday Life?, Den Frie, Copenhagen
?The Ceramic Jug?, Marienlyst Castle, Helsingør DK
?The Danish Ceramics Triennial 1?, Trapholt Art Museum, Kolding DK

1993  
The Arts and Crafts Prize of 1879, The Danish Museum of Art & Design, Copenhagen

1991  
?Never Compromise on Quality?, Spøttrup Castle Museum, Skive DK
Charlottenborg Spring Exhibition, Copenhagen
Charlottenborg Autumn Exhibition, Copenhagen


Art in public space

2011  
?Traces of the Jutland cattle?, Art along the ancient road Hærvejen in Jutland,      a project by the Danish Arts Foundation


 

Awards and grants

The Danish Art Foundation 3-year grant

Annie & Otto Johs. DetlefsCeramics Award

The Danish Art Foundation

Danmarks Nationalbank's Anniversary Foundation of 1968

The Danish Art Workshops, Ministry of Culture, Denmark

Ole Haslunds Artist Foundation  

Danish Crafts

Det Reiersenske Fond

Grosserer L.F. Foghts Fond

The Arts and Crafts Price of 1879

The Exhibition Award of Charlottenborg

The Design Foundation


Collections, a selection

Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Musée National de Céramique de Sévres, France

Fond National d?Art Contemporain, France

Designmuseum Danmark, Copenhagen

Holstebro Kunstmuseum, Holstebro DK

Grimmerhus, Museum of International Ceramic Art, Middelfart DK

Vejen Art Museum, Vejen DK

Trapholt Art Museum, Kolding DK

The Danish Art Foundation

Copenhagen Culturel Foundation

Kunstforeningen af 14. August, Copenhagen

Annie & Otto Johs. Detlefs Collection

Erik Veistrup Collection, Museum of International Ceramic Art, DK

Carsten Løvbjerg Collection