Lene Charlotte Tangen


Born 1971, Lørenskog, Norway
Glassworkshop at KunstSkanse, 1925 Blaker
Glassartist Lene C. Tangen, org: 916 324 553

Phone: +47 450 25 555
Mail: mail@lenetangen.com


Education

2006-11 The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts
Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation, Department for Glass, Denmark
2005 Bornholm Folks School, Denmark, glass and ceramics
2003-2005 Arts and crafts education, Lørenskog vgs, Norway
2004-2004 Ayurveda, adminstrator of school in Sri Lanka, 3 months
2002 Skælskør Folks School, glass, metal and ceramics
1989-2000 Lørenskog vgs, Oslo Handelsgym, Næringsakademiet, Centre Culturel Francais, Philosophy at Oslo University

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019 The 4th China- Heijan industrial Glass Design Innovation Competition, Heijan China
2019 The 8th Beijing International Art Biennale, Beijing China
2019 «BRAVO» Guestexhibitor with Karen Klim at Kunsthåndverkerne i Kongensgate, Oslo, Norway
2019 «Spor i Tid» the artists at Blaker Skanse, Ullensaker kunstforening, Norway
2019 «Collect» with Vessel Gallery, International Art fair for Modern Craft and Design, Saatchi Gallery, London, United Kingdom
2018 «Scandinavian Glass», Vessel Gallery, London, United Kingdom
2018 «Spor i Tid», Galleri Blaker Skanse, the artists at Blaker Skanse, Norway
2018 «Fragile Latitudes», Step Gallery, Arizona, United States of America
2017-18 «Handmade Scandinavian Glass starting all over», The Finnish Glass Museum, Riihimäki (FI), The Glass Factory, Boda (SE) and Glasmuseet Ebeltoft (DK)
2018 «Konglomerat», the artists at Blaker Skanse, Lørenskog hus, Norway
2017 «Modern Masters», München, Germany
2015 «BRUDD», Arts and crafts association, Oslo, Norway
2015 «GLASS 2015», Gallery Ten, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
2015 «SOFA Chicago», exhibition and artist talk with Gallery Format, United States of America
2015 Group exhibition «BRUDD», Oslo, Norway
2015 «GLASS 2015», Gallery Ten, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
2015 «Collect 2015» with Gallery Format, International Art fair for Modern Craft and Design, Saatchi Gallery, London, United Kingdom
2014 «Anarcistic Christmas exhibition», Akershus Kunstsenter, Lillestrøm, Norway
2014 Galleri Format, «Norwegian Glass Now», Oslo, Norway
2014 S12, «Young and loving», Bergen, Norway
2014 International Messe fur Angewandte Kunst und Design, ”Eunique”, ACAB, Exhibition ”Havet”, Karlsruhe, Germany
2014 European Museum of Modern Glass, “The Coburg Prize for contemporary glass 2014”, Kunstsammlungen der Veste Coburg, Germany
2014 Grønbechs Gård, Hasle Denmark, «ACAB Arts and Crafts Association Bornholm», Denmark
2013 The National Museum, «Norwegian Crafts 2013», Oslo, Norway
2013 Grønbechs Gård, «ACAB Arts and Crafts Association Bornholm», Denmark
2012 Gudhjem Museum, «Bornholmske Glaskunstnere», Denmark
2012 Glassexhibition “Balance” at Cassius Clay in Gudhjem, Denmark
2012 Bornholm Sculpturepark, outdoor exhibition, Denmark
2012 Holmegaard Park, «af ler og sand», Næstved, Denmark
2012 Prague Gallery of Czech Glass, glass design exhibition, Czech Republic
2012 Europäisches Museum für Modernes Glas, «crash & burn», Coburg, Germany
2011 Glass Design exhibition in the Imperial Building at Prague Castle, Czech Republic
2011 Form/Design Center, «crash & burn», Malmø, Sweden
2011 Designer Zoo, «crash & burn», Copenhagen, Denmark
2011 Holmen, «crash & burn», Copenhagen, Denmark
2011 Bornholms Kunstmuseum, «crash & burn», Rø, Denmark
2010 Grønbechs gård, «Working together», Denmark
2010 Grønbechs Gård, «Coming home», Denmark
2005 Lørenskog Vgs, Norway
2005 Bornholm Folks school, Denmark
2002 Skælskør Folks school, Denmark

WORK EXPERIENCE/ WORKSHOPS

2019 Artist talk with Karen Klim at Kunsthåndverkerne i Kongensgate, Oslo, NO
2019 Sculpture workshop with Eli Benveniste, Bornholms Art museum, DK
2019 Art consultant for DKS, Lørenskog, NO
2018 Glassdemo at Mesa Glass-studio, Arizona, US
2018 Guest artist at ASU, Herberger Art and Design Institute, Sculpture department, US
2018 Artist talks/lectures at ASU, Herberger Art and Design Institute, US
2018 Art consultant for DKS, Lørenskog, NO
2018 Artist in residency, Gallery Svalbard, NO
2017 Arranging and assiting kilncast-workshop in my studio, members of Norwegian Crafts association, instuctor Colin Reid from UK
2017 Art consultant for DKS, Lørenskog, NO
2017 Sculpture workshop with Eli Benveniste, Bornholms Kunstmuseum/Art museum, DK
2016 Artist talk/lecture, Gallery of Czech Glass, Prague, CZ
2016 Arctic expedition/artist in residency,Svalbard,NO. The Farm Inc, USA
2016- 17 Curator for the culture house and gallery Kunstsalen, Lørenskog hus, NO
2016 Sculpture workshop with Eli Benveniste Bornholms Kunstmuseum/Art museum, DK
2016 Art consultant for DKS, Lørenskog, NO
2015 Jury member Stanislav Libensky Award 2015, Prague, CZ
2015 Sculpture workshop with Eli Benveniste, Bornholms Kunstmuseum/Art museum, DK
2014-15 Art consultant for the National museum/Lørenskog hus, NO
2014 Sculpture workshop with Eli Benveniste, Bornholms Kunstmuseum/Art museum, DK
2013-2014 On the board of directors Arts and crafts association Bornholm. DK
2013-2014 Working period at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation in Nexø, Bornholm, Rent of facilities. DK
2012-2013 The Glass workshop at Bright Park Bornholm/Møbelfabrikken. Responsible for the workshop and project with art and integration for children. DK
2011-2012 Working period at The School of Design, Rent of facilities, Bornholm, DK
2010 Apprentice at Lene Bødker, Roskilde, DK
2005,07-09 Workshop, ceramics, ”Liv i Leire”, Oslo, NO
2007 Ceramic workshop, Geir Tokle, Oslo, NO
2005 Glass workshop, Jack Wax, Bærums Verk, NO
2003-04 Assistant for Sally Exenia Christensen, Glass studio, Oslo, NO
2001 Workshop, ceramics, Kulturhuset Bispebjerg, Copenhagen, DK

GRANTS

2018 Norwegian Crafts Association travelgrant, «Fragile Latitudes», US
2017 Project-grant, Arts Council Norway, NO
2017 Norwegian Crafts Association travelgrant, «Arctic Glass», NO
2016 The Norwegian governmental grant for «Arctic Explorations», NO
2016 The Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts (NK), grant for «The Arctic Circle», Svalbard, NO
2016 Three years working grant, The Norwegian government grant for artists, NO
2015 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Culture, STIKK, SOFA, US
2015 The Norwegian Art and crafts association, travelgrant SOFA, US
2015 The Norwegian Art and crafts association, travelgrant Collect, UK
2014 Sørum kommune/Kunstskansen grant for establishing my glass studio
2013 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Culture and NK. STIKK. NO
2013 The Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts (NK), travelgrant for Coburg Glass prize
2013 The Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts (NK), 1 year specialization scholarships
2010 Lørenskog Cultural Grant, NO

NOMINATIONS/AWARDS

2019 Excellent Work Award 2019 ; The 4th China- Heijan industrial Glass Design Innovation Competition
2014 Nominated for the Coburg Glass Prize 2014, Germany.
2013 Nominated for Norwegian Crafts, The National Museum, Oslo, Norway
2011 Nominated for Stanislav Libensky Award 2011, Imperial Building at Prague Castle, Czech Republic

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Hejian City Museum, China
The Organizing Committee of Beijing Biennale
KODE Museum, Bergen, Norway
Svalbard Museum, Norway
Svalbard Lokalstyre, Norway
The National Museum, Oslo, Norway
New Holland Cruiseline
Viking Sun Cruiseline
Viking Sky Cruiseline
TUI Cruises
Glassprizes for Norwegian championship in Litterature (yearly)
Scandinavian Airlines System, art foundation
European Museum of Modern Glass, Germany
Telenor Art Collection, Oslo, Norway
Lørenskog kommune, Lørenskog Hus, Norway
Private Collections

MEMBERSHIPS

NK- The Norwegian Arts and Crafts association
DK- The Danish Arts and Crafts association
Stone carving association, Bornholm, Denmark
Lørenskog Art association, member of the exhibiton commiteé, Norway
SAS Art association, Norway