Curriculum Vitae


  • Since the mid 80´s I have participated in a number of group-exibitions in and around Sweden. I have also during the same period had a number of solo-performaces at various galleries. Currently involved with an exibition/installation-project ”the Choir-boy – a musical work in four movements for soprano and ceramic choir” .

Public Work

  • Farmers cooperative Bank, Lidköping 1992
  • Borås County hospital, 1992
  • The new County museum, Skara 1994
  • The Lage Lindell-hall, Umeå university, 1995
  • The County Art Museum, Skövde, 1995
  • The Mariestads theatre, 1995
  • University of Gothenburg, 1996
  • The lake Vänern museum, 1996
  • Lidköpings hospital, 2002
  • Gösslunda skola, 2002

Scholarships, Grants

  • Sweden-America Foundation 1977
  • Fulbright Travel grant 1978
  • Municipal Culture stipend, Lidköping 1986
  • County government stipend 1987, 1998, 2000, 2001
  • The Arts foundation of Sweden 1995, 1996, 1999, 2004


  • I started my ceramic career as an apprentice to Gunnar Nylund, a ceramic designer and sculptor.
  • I recieved my formal ceramic training in England at the North Staffordshire Polytechnic, Stoke-on-Trent (71-75) and in the US at MIT, Boston and Rutgers Univesity, New Brunswick (77-79). I worked in the laboratory and studiodepartments of Rörstrand Ltd, the largest Scandinavian tableware-manufacturer for ten years before I set up my own studio with Suzanne Öhlén in 1986.
  • Most of my work is wood-fired/saltglazed stoneware; utilitarian ware, tiles for floors, walls and murals but also sculptural work.
  • Take on consultancy jobs as teaching, course-administrator and leader, text-book writing, etc to make ends meet; both economically and socially.
  • I´m a member of a number of professional institutions and cooperatives; Lerverk (a craft-potters cooperative in Gothenburg), Center for Art & Craft in Stockholm, The Swedish Ceramic Society.
  • “To work in clay will touch the heart of life, for both are centred at the start and best in fire refined… ”