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IBEN HØJ

CURRICULUM VITAE

IBEN HØJ

CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION

2018 STOLL training center of knitting and programming, M1plus Fully Fashion and Special
2016 STOLL training center of knitting and programming, M1plus Handling and Pattern Designing
1999 – 2001 Københavns Tilskærerakademi, Certificate in pattern making, modules I & II
1993 – 1997 University of Brighton, BA (Hons) Fashion Textiles Design with Business Studies
1992 – 1993 University of Westminster, Harrow School of Art, Foundation Course in Art & Design

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JURIED EXHIBITIONS

2017 Is this Knit, Enigma, Copenhagen
2017 miniTEX17, Nicolai, Kolding & Galleri Krebsen, Copenhagen
2016 The Spring Exhibition 2016, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
2015 The Biennale of Craft and Design 2015, Copenhagen

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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017 CHROMA, Toldboden, Kerteminde
2014 Iben Høj & Randi Samsonsen, The Nordic House, Faroese Islands
2014 Iben Høj & Jes Fomsgaard, Toldboden, Kerteminde
2013 Unravelled, booklaunch and exhibition, Trapholt
2012 Scenography Nana Jacobi, Copenhagen Jazzhouse
2009 Kraka’s Dresses – nearly nude, Designmuseum Danmark

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GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018 FAN OUT #4, Maison du Danemark, Paris
2018 FAN OUT #4, Copenhagen Fashion Week
2018 MINDCRAFT 18, Milan Designweek
2017 FOMO, Aarhus Culturecapital 2017
2017 Ultimate Impact, Rundetårn, Copenhagen
2016 FAN OUT #3, Copenhagen Fashion Week
2015, 2014 The Time is Always Now, Museumsbygningen, Copenhagen
2015 Fashion & Textiles, Designmuseum Danmark
2014 21st Century Visionary Knitwear, Fashion & Textile Museum, London
2012 LABORATORIUM 12, Officinet, Copenhagen & Grønbechs Gård, Bornholm
2011 – 2012 Unravel – Knitwear in Fashion, TwentseWelle, Enschede, Holland
2011 Unravel – Knitwear in Fashion, MoMu, Antwerp, Belgium
2009 – 2011 DK:KNIT, The Nordic House, Faroese Islands
2006 – 2009 Tranoï, Paris Fashion Week
1998 The New Knitting Exhibition, travelling exhibition, U.K.

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COLLECTIONS

2017 Kunstforeningen af 14. august
2009 Designmuseum Danmark
2009 Kunstforeningen af 14. august

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GRANTS & AWARDS

2018 Danmarks Nationalbanks Jubilæumsfond, Mindcraft18
2017 Danmarks Nationalbanks Jubilæumsfond, Work grant
2017 The Danish Arts Foundation, project grant CHROMA
2016 Danmarks Nationalbanks Jubilæumsfond, Work grant
2015 The Danish Arts Foundation, project grant
2015 Nominated Best Craftsperson at Design Awards 2015
2013 Danmarks Nationalbanks Jubilæumsfond, Danish Crafts and Grosserer L. F. Foghts Fond
2013, 12, 11 The Danish Arts Foundation, work grant
2010 Sammlung Modebild, Berlin, Lookbooks 2007 – 2011, the permanent Collection
2007 Selected to represent Denmark at Denmark at D&A during Market Week in New York
2005 Who’s Next, Paris, sponsored exhibitionstand
2005 Inside White, Milan, sponsored exhibitionstand
2002 The Danish Arts Foundation, business development grant
1997 TexSelect Annual Design Exhibition for Industry, Indigo, Premier Vision, Paris
1997 University of Brighton/Burt Brill & Cardens Student Awards, Best Body of Work
1997 University of Brighton, First Class Honours Degree
1993 Harrow School of Art, Distinction

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POSITIONS OF TRUST

2018 – 2022 Appointed member of The Committee for Crafts, Danish Art Workshops
2018 – 2022 Appointed censor of artistic education under the Ministry of Higher Education and Science
2016 – 2020 Appointed member of The Danish Arts Foundation, Crafts & Design

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BIBLIOGRAPHY

2018 MINDCRAFT 18, exhibition catalogue
2018 FOMO, exhibition catalogue
2016 The Spring Exhibition, Charlottenborg, exhibition catalogue
2015 The Biennale of Craft and Design, exhibition catalogue
2013 Unravelled – a decade of fine threads
2013 Knitwear in Fashion, Carol Brown, Laurence King, England
2011 Unravel – Knitwear in Fashion, exhibition catalogue, Lannoo Publ.
2010 Fashion Illustrator, Bethan Morris, Laurence King Publ., England
2009 DK:KNIT, exhibition catalogue
2002 Knitwear in Fashion, Thames & Hudson, England

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WORK EXPERIENCE

2015 – now Designschool Kolding, workshop manager and teacher, knit
2014 – 2015 SpinExpo, Shanghai and New York, Knit trend forecast
2009 – 2013 Sziggy Copenhagen, Freelance Knit Consultant
2002 – now Iben Høj, owm eponymous collection
1998 – 2002 Bruuns Bazaar, Senior Knitdeisgner – all collections and drops
2003 Message, Senior Knit, Light woven and Jersey Designer – womenswear, (maternity cover)
1998 – 2003 Studio Fiona Colquhoun, Freelance knitdesigner, swatches sold to ex. Marni and Kenzo
1997 – 1998 Knit 1, Full-time knitdesigner, swatches sold to ex. Calvin Klein, The Gap and Marc Jacobs
1996 Marc Jacobs, New York, Assisting Head Designer Sarah Hough – work placement
1996 Steve Fabrikant, New York, Assistant Knitwear Designer – work placement
1995 – 1996 Studio Christina Tontini, Milan, Trend Designer – work placement

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WORKSHOPS, LECTURING AND TEACHING

2017, 2018 Skals Folk Highschool of Craft & Design, Summer workshop
2015 – now Designschool Kolding, workshopmanager and teacher, knit
2015, 2016 Skals Folk Highschool of Craft & Design, Summer workshop and scheduled Designcourse
2014 The Nordic House, Faroese Islands, workshop
2013 – 2014 VIA Design, guest lecturer and tutor
2002 – 2012 Designschool Kolding and KADK, external teacher, censor and consultant
2010 The Nordic House, Faroese Islands, workshop

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