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

Work Experience/ Workshops

2018 Art consultant for DKS, Lørenskog, Norway
2018 Artist in residency stay 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, Norway
2017 Sculpture workshop with Eli Beneviste, Bornholms Kunstmuseum/Art museum, DK
2016 Artist talk/lecture, Gallery of Czech Glass, Prague, Czech Republic
2016 Arctic ekspedition/artist in residency,Svalbard,NO. The Farm Inc, USA
2016- 17 Curator for the culture house and gallery Kunstsalen, Lørenskog hus, Norway
2016 Sculpture workshop with Eli Beneviste, Bornholms Kunstmuseum/Art museum, DK
2016 Art consultant for DKS, Lørenskog, Norway
2015 Jury member Stanislav Libensky Award 2015, Prague, Czech Republic
2015 Sculpture workshop with Eli Beneviste, Bornholms Kunstmuseum/Art museum, DK 2014-15 Art consultant for the National museum/Lørenskog hus, NO
2014 Sculpture workshop with Eli Beneviste, Bornholms Kunstmuseum/Art museum, DK
2013-2014 In 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 worked 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

Group Exhibitions

2017-19 Handmade Scndinavian 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, NO
2017 Modern Masters, Munchen, Tyskland
2015 Gruppeutstilling BRUDD, Oslo, Norge
2015 GLASS 2015, Gallery Ten, Edinburgh, Scotland
2015 SOFA Chicago, exhibition and artist talk with Gallery Format, US.
2015 Group exhibition BRUDD, Oslo, Norway
2015 GLASS 2015, Gallery Ten, Edinburgh, Scotland
2015 COLLECT 2015, with Gallery Format at Saatchi Gallery, London, England
2015 Oslo Rådhus/Oslo Town Hall, Rådhusgalleriet, Stipendutstilling/scholarship exhibition, Norway
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
2014, Oslo Rådhus/Oslo Town Hall, Rådhusgalleriet, Stipendutstilling/scholarship exhibition
2013 The National Museum, Norwegian Crafts 2013, Oslo, Norway
2013 Grønbechs Gård, ACAB Arts and Crafts Association Bornholm, Denmark
2013 Oslo Rådhus/Oslo Town Hall, Rådhusgalleriet, Stipendutstilling/scholarship exhibition
2012 Gudhjem Museum, Bornholmske Glaskunstnere.
2012 Gudhjem Museum, Bornholmske Glaskunstnere.
2012.Glassexhibition “Balance” at Cassius Clay in Gudhjem, Bornholm.
2012 Bornholm Skulpturpark. 15 national and international sculptors/artists.
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

Separate exhibitions

2018 «Arctic Glass», Gallery Svalbard Norway
2017 «Arctic Explorations», Gallery Format, Oslo Norway
2014 «Unique/Blackroom», “Unique 2011-2014″, Grønbechs Gård, Bornholm, Denmark
2013 «Lene Tangen- Unique». Grønbechs Gård, Bornholm, Denmark

Grants

2018 Norwegian Crafts Association travelgrant, «Fragile Latitudes», USA
2017 Project-grant, Arts Council Norway
2016 The Norwegian governmental grant for the exhibition at Gallery Format, ”Arctic Explorations”
2016 2013 The Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts (NK), grant for «The Arctic Circle», Svalbard, NO
2016 Three years working grant, The Norwegian governmental grant for artists
2015 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Culture, STIKK, SOFA, US
2015 The Norwaegian Art and crafts association, travelgrant SOFA, US
2015 The Norwaegian Art and crafts association, travelgrant Collect, England
2013 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Culture and NK. STIKK
2013 The Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts (NK), grant for Coburg Glass price 2014
2013 The Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts (NK), 1 year grant for specialization, Norway
2010 Lørenskog Cultural Grant, Norway

Nominations/Awards

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

Svalbard Museum
Svalbard Lokalstyre
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
ACAB- Arts and Crafts Association Bornholm, member of the Board of Directors since 2013.
BRUDD, Arts and crafts association, Oslo, Norway
Stone carving association, Bornholm, Denmark
Lørenskog Art association, member of the exhibiton commiteé, Norway
SAS Art association, Norway