Karen Pontoppidan

Karen Pontoppidan lives and works in Germany and Sweden.
After a technical training at the Berufskolleg für Formgebung, Schmuck und Gerät, Schwäbisch Gmünd / Germany, she studied for 6 years at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich under the leadership of prof. Otto Künzli, where she also worked as assistant professor from 2000 – 06. Since 2006 Karen Pontoppidan has been appointed professor of ÄDELLAB at Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm.
Karen Pontoppidan is exhibiting her work in galleries and museums worldwide, in recent years the list includes exhibitions, workshops and lectures in Austria, Denmark, Finland, Israel, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland and the USA. She has been working as curator and member of the jury for several international boards.