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ANE KATRINE VON BÜLOW

Born 1952.

Graduated from Danmarks Designskole 1980. Studied Sumié brush painting in Japan.

Teacher at The Danish Design School 1983 – 2005 in ceramics decoration and serigraphy.

An interdisciplinary development has lead to a teaching-compendium ” serigraphy on ceramics and glass,” as well as decorations as a unified whole – serigraphy printed or transferred by projected light on the dobbelcurved form.

In her ceramic Studio, her work of art expands from very large bowls to small porcelain vessels, geometrical and simple shapes. The silk-screen print is used as a technique for an artistic expression of ornamentation where the repeated pattern encircles the vessel shape as texture.

GROUP AND SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

Solo exhibition:

2005

Galleri Nørby in DK

Gallery Puls in Brussels BE

2006

ST. Joseph Galerie NL

Grønbechs gård Bornholm DK

2007

Galleri Jytte Møller DK

Group exhibition:

1997

“Gallery 12” Danish Television”

“vases”

1999/2004

“Ceramic Europas Westerwaldpreis DE“

2001

“The world competition of Art and Crafts” Kanazawa Japan

2001/2005

“The world Ceramic Biennale” Korea

2001/2006

“The International Ceramics Contest” l´Alcora Spain

2002

Damhuset`s Gallery

2003

“ Hjerteblod og Guldkorn“Marienlyst Castle”

2004

Gallery Carlin Rue Dé Seine Paris

2004/2007

“The Biennial of Craft and Design” Dk

2005

“ Fri Form” Rundetårn

“Danish Crafts collection 09” Frankfurt Ambiente

“conversationpieces”

“Time for Tea” Kronborg Museum for Trading and Shipping, The Art Center Silkeborg Bad DK

2006

TeeMuseum Sammlung Oswaldv.diepholz DE – “Porcelæn” Huset i Asnæs DK

” Salzbrand Keramik

“ Galerie Handwerk Koblenz DE – “Zwerge” Keramikmuseum Westerwald DE an unusual exhibition of dwarphs decorated by individuelle known artists

“Table manners” British Crafts Council London, Museum & Art Gallery, Castle Street Carlisle, Bilston Craft Gallery, Mount Pleasant Bilston Wolver hampton, Aberystwyth Arts Center Penglais Aberystwyth Ceredigion UK

“Porcelain” The Yard Nijmegen NL – “International Mathematical Ceramic” Mondrian House Amersfoort & ST. Joseph Galerie Leeuwarden NL

2007

“ Summer exhibition” Galleri Nørby DK

Schnuppe von Gwinner craft2eu Gallery for European Craft & Design – “Porcelain – Thread – Iron – Paper” Skovhuset ved Søndersø DK

“Northern Lights” Collyer Bristow Gallery London UK

“Keramik aus Denemark” Gallerie für Angewante Kunst, München DE

Ab OVO Gallery Umbria Italia

“Collect in The Country” Barn Galllery UK

AWARDS:

2004

Awarded with a prize fore “ Serially produced Ceramic, Ceramic Europe’s -Westerwaldpreis”

2005

Represented at Danish Craft Collection 09, where the collection in the USA`s leading Design and Furniture Fair ICFF in New York, was awarded the prize ”Best Craftsmanship”. Especially noted, among others, were the porcelain bowls ” Circles” by Ane -Katrine von Bülow

2006

On The International Salt Glaze Competition, Handwerkskammer Koblenz in Germany has three objects been awarded.

WORKS IN PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:

“World Ceramic Exposition Korea”

“Keramikmuseum Westerwald”

“Danish Craft” collection 2004/05

“Cooper – Hewitt” National Design Museum New York USA

“The Danish State Art Foundation”

“The artist union of 14. of August”

BIBLIOGRAPHY (BOOKS AND ARTICLES):

“Serigraphy on Ceramics and Glass” by Ørnulf Opheim and Ane-Katrine von Bülow 2002

“Ceramic surface: Contemporary approaches and techniques” by Matthias Ostermann 2003

“Ceramics and Prints” by Paul Scott 2004

“Contrasts and harmony” Interview in crafts Collection 09/05 DK 2005

“Contrast and Harmony” Article in Neue Keramik 04/05 DE

JURY:

Ane-katrine von Bülow was awarded the international Westerwaldpreis 2004 – Ceramic Europas, for her thin porcelain bowls ornamented in black and white. A work of art, which represents a meeting of fine traditional artisanship and new computer techniques.

Statement of the jury:

Perfection in the realisation of the creative idea,in form and dimension, faultless choice of decor and the lightness of touch in its execution on groups of vessels are just as convincing as the minute playful variations in form and decoration.

The repeated correspondences of the decor are not so purific but awaken instead a ludic pleasure which creates an eagerness to combine all the pieces in an endless variety of ways.

The realisation of serial design potential in its reduction to a pure black-and white made a deep impression on the judges, as did the lightness of the nevertheless severe form and colour variations, at the same time revealing a maximum of craft skills and everyday usability.

The sound produced by the large, paper-thin vessels is a masterly bonus and a pleasant surprise.

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