Curriculum Vitae

1965
Born in NŸstved, Denmark
1968
Migrated to Austalia
1975
Spent one year T¿nder, Denmark
1984 – 1993
Merchant banking, Sydney NSW
1994
Graduated Sturt School for Wood, Mittagong NSW
1996
Established bespoke furniture studio in Brisbane designing and making one off pieces in solid timber utilising traditional joinery techniques in a contemporary context.
1998
Established the Brisbane School of Fine Woodwork conducting private tuition to mature aged students.
2007 – 2010
Commissioned to produce the Council Chambers tables for the Emerald Shire Council in conjunction with the Architectural Practice Academy.
2008
Contracted to teach the 12 week Sturt School for Wood Winter programme.
2006 – 2009
Secretary of the Danish Association Heimdal Queensland.
2009
Honorary member of the Danish Furniture Makers Association (MSF) creating cross-cultural collaboration.

Exhibitions

2011
MADE For You, Brisbane
2010
My Precious Copenhagen
MADE With Love, Brisbane
2009
MADE Meet Your Maker, Brisbane
2008
Studio Furniture Bungendore
Redcliffe Regional Art Awards
2007
The Shape of Things Bungendore NSW
2006
21 Years at the Sturt School for Wood
2005
Collectables (Craft Queensland)
2004
Contemporary Furniture Exhibition (Cooroy)
It’s All About The Food (The Gunshop Cafe, West End)
2003
Crate Expectations (Murwillumbah)
On The Threshold (joint exhibition, Sturt Craft Centre)
2002
Cultural Exchange Exhibition (Fukuoka, Japan)
Surface Paradise (Gold Coast Arts Centre)
Woodworkers Guild of Queensland
2001
Woodworkers Guild of Queensland
Cultural Exchange Exhibition (OZ Creative Ability Exchange Assn)
Rings Of History Touring Exhibition (Craft ACT and including artist talk in NSW & Qld)
2000
Cooroy Butter Factory Contemporary Furniture Exhibition
1999
Degrees of Latitude (Brisbane City Gallery)
1998
Forming (Emerging Artists Exhibition, Craft Queensland)
1997
Cooroy Butter Factory Contemporary Furniture Exhibition
1994
Sturt School for Wood End-of-Year Exhibition

Awards

2004
Australian Wood Review Fine Woodwork awards
2002
The Woodcraft Guild of Queensland
—Best Overall Entry
—1st prize Cabinet Making
—2nd prize, Cabinet Making
—People’s Choice, Cabinet Making
—1st prize, Tables
2001
Awarded Special Merit Award by the Woodworkers Guild of Queensland
1997
Awarded “Excellence in Craftsmanship” by Cooroy Butter Factory

Other

2011
Guest speaker at Design Institute Australia Bubble and Speak forum
Member of the Studio Woodworkers Association Steering Committee
Courier Mail Q Weekend Queensland Top 50 High Achievers List
Accredited Member of Studio Woodworkers Australia Ltd
2010
Guest speaker at Shinrin Takumi Jyuku School in Takayama (Oak Village)
Published works in 500 Cabinets (Lark Crafts: Sterling Publications)
2006
Published article in Australian Wood Review, issues 52 & 53.
Judged Inner Space Awards for Australian Wood Review
2005
Sentinels piece featured on the front cover of 100th issue of Furniture & Cabinet Making, an English publication.
Opened Sturt School For Wood End-of-Year Exhibition
2004
Guest speaker, Australian School of Fine Furniture
2000 – 2005
Guest speaker, Sturt School For Wood
2001 – 2002
Guest speaker, Cooloola and Lismore Regional Galleries, Rings Of History Exhibition
1998 – 2000
Judge—Wood section, Dame Mary Durack Outback Awards