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UFFE CHRISTOFFERSEN

Born: 13.10.1947.

 

Education:

1968-73 – student at Royal Danish Academy of Art in Copenhagen, under Professor Harald Leth and Professor Egill Jacobsen.

1973-75 – attends 2-year course at Art Teaching Department of Academy of Art, under Professor Helge Bertram.

1975-83 – employed in the Laboratory for Paint Science.

1983-87 – teacher at the Jutland Academy of Art in Århus.

1990-     -  moves to South of France.

 

Study Grants:

1988 – Study grant from Danish state Art Fund.

1992 – 3-year study grant from Danish state Art Fund.

 

Travels and Study trips:

1954-58 – resident in East Africa.

1958-65 – several journeys with father’s merchant ship to Mediterranean and the Atlantic seaboard of North and South America.

1968      - study journey to Holland and Spain.

1971      - study journey to Tunis.

1973      - study journey to Southern spain and Marocco.

1975      - study journey to Spain.

1977      - study journey to Cave paintings in South of France.

1979      - study journey to ochre-pits at Rousillon in South of France.

1980      - study journey to umber-pits at Larnaca on Cyprus.

1981      - study journey to Florence in Italy.

1982      - 2 months working at Nordic Centre of Art at Sveaborg in Sweden.

1983      - study journey to Paris and cave paintings in South of France.

1984      - study journey to Greece.

1986      - study journey to Corsica.

1987      - study journey to New York.

1988      - study journey to Crete.

1990      - resident in South of France.

from then on study journey every year to Denmark.

 

Individual exhibitions:

2002 – Galerie Birch, Copenhagen

2000 – Galerie Torso, Odense

2000 – Randers Museum of Art

2000 – Galleri Gammel Lejre, Central Zealand

2000 – Galleriet, Ikast

1997 – Galerie Birch, Copenhagen

1997 - Galerie Torso, Odense

1995 - Galerie Birch, Copenhagen

1995 - Galleri Gammel Lejre, Central Zealand

1995 – Enrico Trizio, Bari, Italy

1993 – Galerie Nord, Randers

1993 – Trapholt Museum of Art, Kolding

1992 – Galerie Asbæk, Copenhagen

1991 - Galerie Torso, Odense

1990 - Galleri Gammel Lejre, Central Zealand

1990 - Galerie Nord, Randers

1990 – Annette Birch’s Art Store, Copenhagen

1989 – Galerie Edeling, Copenhagen

1986 - Galerie Edeling, Copenhagen

1984 - Galerie Edeling, Copenhagen

1977 – Galerie Birkdam, Copenhagen

1973 – Henning Larsen’s Art Store, Copenhagen

 

Group and Collective Exhibitions:

2002 – ”Artists who have worked in Copenhagen’s Zoologigal Gardens” at Johannes Larsen’s Museum in Kerteminde and Sophieholm, Kongens Lyngby, near Copnhagen

2001 – ARTéNîM 2001, France

1997 – “Tidal water”, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen

1994 onwards – Artists’ Society CORNER

1994 – La Galerie, French Cultural Centre, Oslo

1991 – “Art without Frontiers”, The Free Exhibition

1988 – “Art in Housing Areas” Køge Museum of Art’s Sketch Collection

1988 – Graphics Biennale in BadenBaden in Germany

1984 – “The Danish” Stockholm Cultural Centre in Sweden

1983 – Sveaborg, Finland

1982 – “The Art of Painting…How..?” Vejle Museum of Art and Himmerland’s Museum of Art in Års, Esbjerg Pavillion of Art and Århus Museum of art

1982 – XIV Internation Festival of Painting, Cagnes-sur-Mer, France

1980 – “Young Danish Art” Charlottenborg, Copenhagen

1980-81 – “VIOLET SUN” Lapilax Art Centre, Jacobstad’s Museum, Bjørneborg’s Museum of Art in Sveaborg, all in Finland, and Västerås Museum of Art, Sweden. Royal Gallery, Oslo, Norway

1978 – “Art and Animals” Hannover, Germany

1974-1988 – Artists’ Society “Violet Sun”

1973 – The Artists’ Autumn Exhibition, The Free Exhibition Hall

1972-73 – Charlottenborg’s Spring Exhibition, Copenhagen

 

Membership:

1994-1988 – Violet Sun

1994-        - CORNER

BKF

Society of artists

 

Sold to:

Danish State Art Fund

New Carlsberg Fund

Copenhagen City Council Art Fund

Funen’s Art Fund

 

Represented in Museums:

Randers Museum of Art

Trapholt Museum of Art

 

Decorations and similar:

2002 – Århus Theatre Café, Café Hack, Århus

1997 – House gable, Vesterbrogade, Copenhagen

1995 – Science Park, Funen

1990 – Portrait of Alderman of Social Affairs, Pelle Jarner, Copenhagen

1989 – Subway in Albertslund, Copenhagen

1989 – 3 paintings for Weimans Fund, Denmark’s Scientific and Medical Library

1988 – DMK Leasing, Tåstrup, Copenhagen

1987 – Copenhagen’s Social Centre on Nørrebro

1987 – “Tiger bus” Copenhagens Public Transport system

1986 – “Marco Polo” restaurant, Hotel Globetrotter, SAS

1986 – Poster for Natural History Museum, Hillerød

1986 – Poster for World Wildlife Fund (WWF)

1985 – Cafeteria in Magasin department store, Copenhagen

1984 – Land registry office, Copenhagen’s City Courthouse

1982 – Poster of black panther for Copenhagen’s Zoological Gardens

 

Literature:

2000 – “Ochre Reflections” by Head of Randers Museum, Finn Terman Frederiksen in magazine “Expressions” published by Randers Museum of Art

1997 – “Tiger Sun” by Uffe Christoffersen

1995 – “Trivia” exhibition catalogue for Galerie Gammel Lejre, with preface by Head of Trapholt Museum, Sven Jørn Andersen. Text by Uffe Christoffersen. “Trivia, 3 ways – 3 colours”

1993 – Preface by Head of Trapholt Museum, Sven Jørn Andersen to the catalogue for “Uffe Christoffersen” exhibition, Trapholt

1980 – “An Ochre Experience” by Uffe Christoffersen

1982 – “On the Colour Umber” by Uffe Christoffersen for the catalogue “The Art of Painting…How?..”

1993 – “CARNIVORA” by Thomas Kappel. About the artist Uffe Christoffersen