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Helene Callesen

Born in 1981. Living and working in Copenhagen, Denmark

2007 – 2010 The Danish Design School, Bornholm, Department of Ceramics
2006 – 2007 Aarhus Art Academy, Department of Ceramics

Other experience
2015 Volunteer in the ceramic workshop at Museum Ovartaci, Denmark
2014 Guest teacher at Ribe Youth Folk High School
2012-2013  “Existence and Christianity” – Followed part-time studies in Theology and History of Ideas, Aarhus University, Denmark
2011 “Project Network” at Guldagergaard – International Ceramic Research Center, Denmark
2009 Internship at ceramic artist Mariko Wada, Denmark
2005 Windhoek College of Education
2004-2006 Aarhus College of Education
2003 The School of Art and Design, Aarhus, Denmark
2002 The Art Folk High School in Holbæk, Denmark
2001-2002 Living in Paris
Study tours
2012 Turkey. Studies in the Neolithic society Catalhoyük. Studies in the first civilizations use of clay – housebuilding, wall painting, the container and the sculpture.
2013 Iceland. Study in the forces in nature/ earth. Study of the volcano island Surtsey – how new land is created.


2019 John Olsen og alle de andre, Galleri Klejn, Allinge                                                                2018 Tracks of Clay, Galleri Klejn, Allinge
2016 cont{R}act earth —First Central China International Ceramics Biennale, Henan Museum, Zhengzhou City, China, curated by Wendy Gers
2013 Definition, Gallery Johan S, Helsinki, Finland
2012 MECHANIC PICNIC, Lunchmoney Gallery, Aarhus, Denmark
2012 of Clay and Sand, Holmegaard Park, Næstved, Denmark
2012 Friends and Firemates, Danmarks Keramikmuseum Grimmerhus, Denmark
2011 Network 2011, Danmarks Keramikmuseum Grimmerhus, Middelfart, Denmark
2011 Membrane, m. Stefan Rotvit, Svanekegaarden, Denmark

2010 Made By Me, Danmarks Keramikmuseum Grimmerhus, Middelfart, Denmark
2010 Made By Me, Form Designcenter, Malmø, Sweden
2010 Made By Me, Svanekegaarden, Bornholm, Denmark
2010 Made By Me, DesignerZoo, Copenhagen, Denmark
2010 Made By Me, Bornholms Kunstmuseum, Bornholm, Denmark
2010 Summer Exhibition, Masnedø Fort, Denmark
2010 After Dark, Grønbechsgaard, Bornholm, Denmark
2009 Af sløring, Viby bibliotek, Viby J., Denmark
2009 Links, Grønbechsgaard, Bornholm, Denmark
2008 Big Vessels, Grønbechsgaard, Bornholm, Denmark
2008 Needs, Grønbechsgaard, Bornholm, Denmark
2007 Spring Exhibition, Århus Kunstakademi, Århus, Denmark

2016 Grosserer L. F. Foghts fond
2013 The Danish National Bank Jubilee Foundation of 1968
2013 Grosserer L. F. Foghts fond
2013 Danish Arts Foundation, travel grant
2011 Kulturudviklingspuljen, Aarhus Municipality
2010 De Bielkeske legater
2010 Grosserer L. F. Foghts fond