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Curriculum Vitae


Member of IAC - International Academy of Ceramics



Vita
  • 1958
    Born in Umeå, Sweden.
  • 1979-82
    Art Education. Clackamas Community College, Oregon, USA.
  • 1983
    Assistant for potter Susan Steinman, Berkely, California, USA.
  • 1984-85
    Art School in Uppsala, Sweden.
  • 1986-88
    The School of Arts and Crafts in Kolding, Denmark.
  • 1990/92
    Clay Today. Workshops at Hollufgård and Sønderborg, Denmark.
  • 1994
    Paper Clay. Workshop with Rosette Gault, Denmark.
  • 2000
    Sandcasting. Workshop with Kari Brovold-Hagen, Norway.
  • 2002
    Large Scale Ceramics. Workshop with Jim Robison, UK.
  • 2007
    Member of IAC- International Academy of Ceramics.
  • 2012
    Inclusion in Kraks Blå Bog (Krak´s Blue Book), Denmark.



Guest teacher and lecturer at
  • The Designschool in Kolding, Denmark
  • Aarhus Art Academy, Denmark.
  • American River College, USA
  • Keramisch centrum, Nederlands
  • Konstfack, Sweden
  • International Ceramic Center,Guldagergård, Denmark.
  • ICAF – International Ceramic Art Festival, Sasama, Japan
  • International Ceramic Center – Guldagergård, Denmark.



Juried exhibitions
  • 2007
    KIC- Aarhus, Denmark.
  • 2006
    KIC- Aarhus, Denmark.
  • 2004
    La Biennale de la Sculpture en Céramique, Mamer, Luxembourg.
  • 1993
    Artists Easter Exhibition in Aarhus, Denmark.
  • 1993
    Fletcher Challenge Ceramics Award. New Zealand.
  • 1991
    Charlottenborgs Spring Exhibition, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 1990
    Artists Easter Exhibition in Aarhus. Denmark.
  • 1989
    Artists Easter Exhibition in Aarhus, Denmark.
  • 1988
    Artists Summer Exhibition in Tistrup, Denmark.



Selected solo exhibitions
  • 2003
    Traces of Time, Galleri Blås&Knåda, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • 2004
    Galleri Jytte Møller, Fredericia, Denmark.
  • 2005
    Thoughts about Time, Galleri Nørby, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • 2007
    Galleri Jytte Møller, Fredericia, Denmark.
  • 2008
    Keramisch Centrum Nederlands, Haarlem, Holland.
  • 2008
    Galleri Grønlund, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • 2010
    Galleri Jytte Møller. Denmark.
  • 2010
    Galerie Hélène Porée. Paris, France.
  • 2011-2012
    Recollection and Recognition, International Museum of Ceramic Art - Denmark.
  • 2013
    Galerie Tiramisu, Carouge, Switzerland, in connection with the Biennale Parcours Céramique Carougeois 2013.
  • 2014
    Correlations, Galleri Lerverk, Gothenburg, Sweden.
  • 2015
    Sammenfiltringer, Galleri Pagter, Kolding, Denmark.
  • 2016
    Ann Linnemann Studie Galleri, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • 2016
    Potential Spaces, Kaolin, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • 2017
    Höganäs Museum och Konsthall, Sweden.



Selected two-person shows
  • 2012
    Danish Clay, Lacoste Gallery, USA - with Hans Vangsø.
  • 2006
    PULS, Bruxelles, Belgium – with Jonathan Keep.
  • 2005
    Carlin Gallery, Paris, France - with Thiébaut Chagué.
  • 2003
    Galleri Pagter, Kolding, Denmark - with Lis Wuisman.
  • 1998
    Thisted Museum, Denmark - with Anne Vilsbøl.



Selected group exhibitions
  • 2017
    Kunstetagerne Hobro.
  • 2016
    Design Hub Barcelona. IAC member's exhibition.
  • 2015
    Na-Tur/Retur, Det Ny Kastet, with Inge Ørntoft, Steen Rasmussen and Thomas Andersson.
  • 2014
    Lystens Strukturer, Galleri R2, Bornholm, Denmark.
  • 2013
    Masterpieces – Miniature, Ann Linnemann Studie Galleri, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • 2012
    Drawing the Empty Space. A curated exhibition during The XXIInd Internationale Biennale of Vallauris, France 2012.
  • 2012
    Gallery Hu, Nagoya, Japan.
  • 2011
    Verkehr Museum, Japan.
  • 2008
    The View from Denmark – Contemporary Danish Ceramics, Lacoste Gallery, USA.
  • 2007
    Mathematical Ceramics. St. Joseph Gallery, Leuwarden, Holland.
  • 2007
    Keramik i Kolding – Keramisk afdeling 1968 - 2007, Designskolen Kolding, Denmark.
  • 2005
    Meister der Moderne, Handwerkskammer of München, Germany.
  • 2004
    Céramiques Contemporaines Danoises, Carlin Gallery, Paris, France.
  • 2003
    From the Kilns of Denmark, Fitchburg Art Museum, Mingei Art Museum, Crocker Art Museum, Racine Art Museum, USA.
  • 2001
    Sculptural Form and Image, Grimmerhus. Denmark.
  • 2000
    Standpunkte, International Ceramic Museum Grimmerhus, Denmark
  • 1999
    Standpunkte, Keramion in Frechen, Germany.
  • 1998
    New Works. International Ceramic Museum Grimmerhus, Denmark
  • 1997
    The Ceramic Triannual Exhibition,Trapholt, Denmark.
  • 1996
    UNIKA, Danish Museum of Decorative Art, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • 1995
    Nordic Ceramics, Galleri Nørby-DK, Galleri Lejonet, Sweden.
  • GIFU – Museum of Ceramic Art, Japan.
  • Sasama International Ceramic Festival, Japan.
  • The Works Gallery, Philadelphia, USA.
  • From the Kilns of Denmark, Maison du Danemark, Paris & Fælleshuset, Berlin.
  • Keramik aus Dänemark, Galerie Hilde Holstein, Bremen, Germany.
  • Interludium. Dronninglund Art Center, Denmark.
  • Metamorphose, International Biennual,Kapfenberg, Austria.
  • Gug Kirke, Aalborg. DenmarkK.
  • Material:Earth - Size: Small. Kunstforum Kirchberg, Switzerland.
  • Art Copenhagen. Denmark.
  • Global Ceramics”. Galerie Babel, Holland.
  • Danish Ceramics,1850-1997. Sophienholm, DK.
  • Fyns Museum of Art. DK.



Fairs
  • 2018
    The New York Ceramics and Glass Fair, New York. Represented by Lacoste Gallery.
  • 2017
    Salon Art + Design, New York. Represented by Maison Gerard.
  • 2015
    The International Fine Art & Antiques Show - represented by Maison Gerard.
  • 2014
    The International Fine Art & Antiques Show - represented by Maison Gerard.
  • 2014
    Collect, London - represented by Cultural Connections.
  • 2012
    SOFA New York 2012 - represented by Lacoste Gallery.
  • 2011
    SOFA New York - represented by Lacoste Gallery.
  • 2010
    SOFA Chicago - represented by Lacoste Gallery.
  • 2009
    SOFA Chicago - represented by Lacoste Gallery.
  • 2009
    SOFA New York - represented by Lacoste Gallery.
  • 2008
    SOFA New York - represented by Lacoste Gallery.
  • 2007
    SOFA Chicago - represented by Snyderman - The Works Gallery.
  • 2006
    SOFA Chicago – represented by Galleri Nørby.



A selection of Grants and Awards
  • Ole Haslunds Honorary Reward
  • The Danish Arts Comittee for Craft and Design Projects.
  • Prix du Public during the ceramic biennale Le 13e Parcours Céramique Carougeois in Switzerland., 2013.
  • The Danish Art Foundation,
  • Danmarks Nationalbanks Jubilæumsfond af 1968.
  • Esther og Jep Finks Mindefond for arkitecture and crafts.
  • Danish Crafts.
  • Ellen og Knud Dalhoff Larsens Fond.
  • Augustinusfonden.
  • Grosserer L.F. Foghts Fond.
  • Koefoeds Legat.
  • Anna E. Munchs Legat.
  • Frimodt-Heineke Fonden.
  • Politikenfondet.
  • Højesteretssagfører Davids legat for slægt og venner.
  • Letterstedtska Föreningen.
  • Knud Højgards Fond.
  • • Billedhuggeren professor Gottfred Eickhoff og hustrus, maleren Gerda Eickhoffs Fond.



Public Collections
  • Aarhus City Counsil, Denmark.
  • Danish Arts Foundation.
  • GIFU – Museum of Modern Ceramic Art, Japan.
  • Höganäs Museum och Konsthall, Sweden.
  • International Ceramic Center - Guldagergård, Denmark.
  • Kunstforeningen af 14 august, Denmark.
  • Musée de Carouge, Switzerland.
  • Museum of International Ceramic Art - Grimmerhus, Denmark.
  • Ry City Counsil, Denmark.
  • The Danish Museum of Art and Design, Copenhagen, DK.
  • The National Public Art Council, Sweden.
  • The New Carlsberg Foundation, Denmark.



Publications
  • 2. Danish Ceramic Triannual. Trapholt Kunstmuseum. Catalogue. 1997.
  • Additions to Clay Bodies by Kate Standen, published by A & C Black. 2012.
  • BARBRO ÅBERG - The Intuitive Scientist by Lise Seisbøll. Dao Clayform, 2011. No. 1, p. 30-35.
  • BARBRO ÅBERG - The intuitive scientist by Lise Seisbøll. Dao Clayform, China..
  • BARBRO ÅBERG - The Intuitive Scientist by Lise Seisbøll. Neue Keramik/New Ceramics. 2012. p. 45
  • BARBRO ÅBERG - The intuitive scientist”by Lise Seisbøll. Neue Keramik /New Ceramics 2011.
  • Barbro Åberg, terre de corail. Article in La Revue de la Céramique et Du Verre by Angélique Escandell, 2010. p. 24-25.
  • Catalogus Dense Klei, keramisten uit Denemarken. KLEI, nr. 4, July 2005. Cover + p. 31. 2005.
  • Ceramic Review. Issue 256, 2012 p. 23.
  • Ceramics Art and Perception. Kilns of Denmark by Paul F. Dauer. No. 52/2003.
  • Ceramics Art and Perception. Puls Gallery, Barbro Åberg & Jonathan Keep, p. 91-94, issue 67, 2007.
  • Ceramics Monthly. Barbro Åberg by Ulla Munch Jørgensen. March 2006, p. 51-54.
  • Ceramics Monthly. The View From Denmark. December issue 2008. p. 17.
  • Contemporary Ceramics by Emmanuel Cooper. p.81, 2009. (Thames &Hudson)
  • Fletcher Challenge Ceramics Award 1993". New Zealand. Catalogue.
  • From The Kilns of Denmark: Contemporary Danish Ceramics. Catalogue. 2002.
  • Fynske Kunsthåndværkere og Keramiske Gæster. Fyns Kunstmuseum. Catalogue. 1995.
  • Galerie Magazine issue No 7 2017 p.3.
  • Huset Fuldt af Kunst. Erik Veistrups Privatsamling. Kastrupgård. Catalogue. 1995.
  • Interludium – Musikken i Billeder, Dronninglund Kunstcenter. Catalogue, 2003.
  • Kerameiki Techni. Article by Lisbeth Tolstrup, nr. 46, April 2004, p. 4-7.
  • Keramikkens Underskov. Catalogue. 1993
  • Klei cahier, image of Time Yarn, p. 10, 2012.
  • KLEI. Tijdsporen. January, 2004, p. 9 - 11
  • KLEI.. De voortdurende staat van wording by Yna van der Meulen. Cover and p.4 – 7. issue no. 2, 2008.
  • La revue de la céramique et du verre. Céramistes Danois by Marielle Ernould-Gandouet. No.134, 2004, p. 45+47.
  • La revue de la céramique et verre. Thiébaut Chagué/ Barbro Åberg by Carole Andreani.
  • Material: Earth/Size:Small. Kunstforum Kirchberg, Switzerland. Catalogue. 2000.
  • Metamorphose. 2. Internationale Keramik-Biennale der Stadt Kapfenberg, Østrig. Catalogue. 2001.
  • Neue Keramik. Zeitspuren by Bernd Pfannkuche, no. 1, Jan/Feb 2003, p. 22-25.
  • Recollection and Recognition. Catalogue for solo exhibition at Museum of International Ceramic Art – Denmark 2011-2012.
  • Review of exhibition at Carlin Gallery, no. 146, Jan/Feb 2006, p. 61.
  • SOFA Chicago 2009. Catalogue, p. 149. Image of “Tulip Bowl”.
  • SOFA New York 2008. Catalogue. Image of ”Momentum”.
  • Spår av liv – Spår av Tid. Article by Johanna Uddén in the Swedish magazine BiZart November 2010.
  • The Art of Paperclay by Rosette Gault, published by A & C Black. 2012. Cover image.
  • Traces of Time – The Work of Barbro Åberg. Article in Ceramics Art and Perception by Trudy Golley, p. 52-54, issue 81, 2010.
  • UNIKA. Kunstindustrimuseet. Catalogue. 1996.