Short artist CV:

http://www.londonbiennale.co.uk/artist/lisbeth-lark

 

Longer art divided CV for multifaceted artist Lisbet Lark / Lisbet Lærke:

1965: Born in Frederikberg, Copenhagen. 1981: Graduating Danish Highschool, Language line.

 

1998-2009: Taught myself to paint abstract without the white painting, which often contained a preservative called Kathon CG. I´m allergic to that preservative. Self-taught own invented paper art medium “Woven Heart Art” done and self-taught at 2 music instruments, the piano and the accordion. Taught myself to read and write notes and to compose music and write lyrics. Inborn skills. 

 Nov. 2009-March 2012: 10 well-visited paper art-, painting- and music/ lyrics exhibitions in Northern Jutland.  From 2012: Exhibitions at museums, permanent exhibitions, travelling exhibitions biennales and other international juried exhibitions.

2012: Moved back to Northern Zealand.

2013: Moved back to the Copenhagen area.

 

2015: Developed myself from being an abstract artist to becoming a naturalistisc drawer and painter. 

  • Arts and Crafts 2017

    Moving my entire artistically universe from Tisvildeleje , DK to Copenhagen. Galleri Octopus Art becomes an online, mail order gallery again.

    Feb 18th 2017: Conferment of the International Art award; Christoforo Colombo in Genova, Italy. Merit- and Honour of Award. Award show in Genova Aquarium.

    Oct- Nov 2017: Workshop, gallery and 2 exhibitions at Tivoli, Copenhagen: Miniatureværkstedet: Exhibitions: "Med Lup og Blyant" (Miniature Art Exhibition) and ""Blood Moon" (Halloween paper art exhibition).

    Nov 26th- Dec 10th 2017:
    The New Museum Of Networked Art, Buenos Airos, Argentina. Theme exhibition.
    Name of artworks: "No!1" and "No!2"
    Media: ink on watercolor cardboard. "Abandoned Illustration Line."
    Miniature art 10cm x 12 cm.

    Dec1st- Dec 30th 2017:
    Juried theme exhibition: "Small works Holiday" at Limner Gallery, Manhattan New York, USA. Selected artworks: 2 miniatures: "Weekend With Dad" and "Taste Of Sunset" showed in 2 handmade furniture wood craft frames.
    Media: Colorpencil and ink on watercolor cardboard.

  • Film, TV, modelling, theatre, talks in 2017:

  • Design, authoring and Publications 2017:

    Jan: Design By Lisbet Lark:
    2 new miniature decoration design for small Christmas Trees developed and put into production for her 2017 Collection. Sale from Valentine´s Day Card Publication.

    Writing /Author jobs:
    Jan-May 2017: Professional writer, selling articles /texts to a German publishing house about sights, museums, cottages and other holliday destinations / experiences for German / French /Niederlandic tourist booking web-sites and catalouques for 5 different international rental cottages platforms.

    Text orders 800 words written: 3 big text orders written by Lisbet Lark till now in 2017 about holliday destinations in Italy.

    Text orders 600 words: 16 big text orders written till now about holliday destinations in: Belgium (2) , Italy (8), France (3) , Spain (2), Germnay (1) and Austria (1)

    Text orders 340 words:
    12 orders written and published till now in 2017 about holliday destinations in Italy (3), Croatia (3), Germany (1), Bulgaria (1), Switzerland (1) and Austria (3) ........Translated by editors and published in 10 different languages in 2017. She is working on a confidential contract.

    Nov 14th 2017: My old travelling diary and an English poem of mine is included in book publication: "Modern Love in 203 Everyday Objects" by Olinka Vištica and Dražen Grubišić. Publicher: "The Museum of Broken Relationships."

  • Art & Crafts 2016

    Jan: Italy: Travelling museum exhibition "Pompei: L´Archeologia e il Vesuvio" started. Miniature Old ancient history artwork "Panico Pompei1" on journey in Italy.

    April 28th: Museum exhibition at the Regional Goriska Museum at Kromberk Castle, where 3 artworks are in permanent Collection: "Recycling At Town specialist 1-3." Theme exhibition about garbage handling in Europe.

    Medio May 2016:
    Galleri Octopus Art re-opens after 3 years as a webgallery in Tisvildeleje, DK with the exhibition: "Galleri Octopus Art, - Meet a Current Master." galleri Octopus Art will be open each year from April to Sept.


    Museum Exhibition:
    "Art and Science Award 2016" at Museo Scienza e Tecnologia Milano, Leonardo da Vinci Museum. From May 3rd to May 18th as a selected artist. Lisbet Lark was given "The Art- and Science Award 2016" in Milano, Italy.


    June 2016: Lisbet Lark is severely ill and decides to have a break of 1 1/2 year in her international artistically career, until her health is sorted out, health troubles has been solved and she has got her energy back on top, as she needs to stay near hospitals in Copenhagen for medically treatment in that period. Break in international artistically exhibtions, career and so on will be until end of 2017.
    Still having a national career in Denmark during her international break.

    June14th: Lisbet Lark went into an anaphylactic shock during a medically test at a hospital.

    Aug: Diagnosed with the severe illness primary hyperparathyroidism.
    Oct: Surgery.
    Nov: Declared fresh healthy and fit for fight Again, 3-4 Months of convalensence untill March 2017, where her injuries of permanent character will be defined.

    Oct-nov: 1 skirmish artwork "Saved1" exhibited at Art Museum Castle Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, DK.

    Nov.- 2016- Jan 2017: Museum of Broken Relationaships, Croatia, exhibition Place: Round Tower (Rundetårn) in Copenhagen. Media: Hand created bounded Sealed travelling dairy from 1988, early author-, art and poetry work. Owner: The permanent Collection of Museum of Broken Relationships.

    Oct-Dec: Exhbition at The Woven Heart Art Museum, Julehjertemuseet in Tisvildeleje for the 3rd year in a row. Unique paper art media. She is the only woven heart artist in the world.

  • Film, TV, modelling, theatre, talks in 2016

    Main charactor as 75 y.o Cecilia Grünwald, Empress Dagmar´s / Zarina Maria Fjodorovna´s Lady-in-waiting in museum film "Min Barndom med Kiki," to be shown permanently in Kulturcentret Assistens in Copenhagen.

  • Music, book publications, lyrics, design, writing and other publications in 2016

    New Design for Design By Lisbet Lark:
    February:
    -A Little white decoration bird.
    - German and Greenlandic mini flag guiarlands with flags in 1, 2 cm x 1,8 cms.


    Jan- May and Aug - Dec 2016: Professional writer, selling articles /texts to a German publishing house about Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Greman, Swiss, Austrian, Nederlandic, French, Croatian, English, Croatia, European, Italian, Australian and North- and South American and South African sights, museums, cottages and other experiences for German tourist web-sites and catalouques for 3 different internatinal rental cottages platforms. 124 text orders written, translated by editors and published in 10 different languages in 2016.

    July 2016:
    Lisbet Lark and her whole artistically universe from this webs-site gallerioctopusart.dk with her development from abstract to naturalistic painter and illustrator is portraited and included in world-wide American artbook publication "Current Masters, vol2." from WWA piblishing house. Author: Despina Turnberg.

    July 2016: Design By Lisbet Lark invited to open a profile at American Furniture and home decorator platform houzz.com. She is registered as a Simple Living Decor expert within small apartmens.

    Dec: 2016: New hanging decoration Miniature Designs.
    Dec 28th. Valentine Day Card release with Lark´s Woven Heart Art "The Sweinherd"


  • Art & Crafts 2015

    The London Art Biennale, 2 artworks:
    -My very first naturalistic painting of a nude person, a self-portrait: "Nude in the 21st Century". (2014)
    -Woven Heart Art (julehjertekunst) My invention, One of my very first 6 stripped woven paper Hearts: "Sherlock Holmes Portrait" (2010) and my own renovated antique showcase and frame for them both.

    March- April 2015: "Det Store Maskefald 1, 2 & 3" my 3 big theme paintings from my music art exhibition wearing the same name is on show at Galleri Marzia Frozen, Neumagener Strasse, Berlin, Germany.

    April 24th: My new naturalistic illustration line published in a blak/White and a coloured edition.

    June 2015: Debut exhibition as a naturalistic illustrator at Museo Archeologico di Olbia, Sardinia, Italy, as an ancient history illustrator, Black / White line. One of my artworks on show, "Etruscan Chariot" was my life´s very first horse-drawing.

    Oct: Exhibition at Tampa Museum of Art, Florida, Californien, USA. Close-up illustration Line.

    Oct: Exhibition at Pallazio de Fusco, Pompei, Italy. Ancient History Colored Illustration Line. Artwork "Panico Pompei1"

  • Film, TV, modelling, theatre, talk 2015.

    March- August 2015: film preparations and recordings for the Leading part in a museum film about Cecilia Grünwald, " Kiki" , the Lady in waitress of Danish Princess Dagmar, when she became the wife, Maria Fjodorovna Romanof, the wife of the Russian Zar, and had to get away from Russia dued to the revolution in 1918-1920, and went back to Denmark with all of her Court. When finished the film has to be shown permanently at the Kulturcentret Assistens in Copenhagen. The film "My life with Kiki" will have a premiere Winter 2015-2016.

    Oct-Dec: Cop 21- pollusion mask model.

  • Music, books, lyrics, design, writing and other publications, 2015

    Feb; Box blog reaches 70.000 readers.

    March: this web-site reaches 400.000 visitors.

    Sept. 27th: web-site: Design By Lisbet Lark started.

    Oct: Designing the smallest flag bunches in the World for the miniature business line. Flags in size 0,3cm x 0,5 cm.
    In a Danish, Swedish and Norwegian version.
    Oct 31st: Miniature flag bunch at 1st design fair with design dealer dukkehusbutikkken.dk At Odense Miniaturemarked.

    Oct. 18th: New miniature design of hanging decoration for small trees: Miniature angel producted and ready supporting The Woven Heart Art Museum

  • Arts and Crafts 2014:

    Opening of the Kulturhulen (Culture Cave) in Tisvilde:
    www.kulturhulen.dk.

    Participation in Paris Prix COAL 2014.


    1st juried exhibition in Denmark at the Storm P.- museum in Copenhagen. (satire drawing, humor drawing)


    Permanent exhibition at the Julehjertemuseet is opening: www.julehjertemuseet.dk with my invention: The 4-6 stripped woven paper Heart with different front- and reverse. Open each year from Oct-Dec.

    Dec. 11 2014: Finishing a new paper art invention: A pcs of woven Heart art, "The Little match girl" created from 9 pcs of woven thin glozzy paper at the Julehjertemuseet and for the woven Heart art museum.

  • Theatre modelling, film 2014


    My body odeur exhibited at the Medical Museion in Copenhagen as a part of an installation created by another artist for sience
    and study of creativity, homones and odeur. (Medicine Museum. "Krops dufte på glas."

    Small TV-series part as a mother of one of the main charactors, Ragnars mor, in DR´s "Julekalender 2014 "Tidsrejsen. Denmark´s Radios television Christmas calendar.

    Guest at Bo Lillesøe Talkshow in TV Copenhagen Dec. 29th 2014 reading a bit from my short story "68ér" published at lisbetlark.dk (over 30 000 readers in less than 2 years):

    Dec14th: Artist and manager for The Woven Heart Art Museum in a TV program at TV2/ LORRY, Copenhagen:

    http://www.tv2lorry.dk/artikel/246142?autoplay=1&video_id=98454

  • Music, book, lyrics, writing, design and other publications 2014:

    Made an illustration for "Save the Artic Campaign", which is published on different effects, like T-shirts.

    Several designs and grafically designs of postcards for the woven Heart art museum. (Julehjertemuseet).

    Several designs of new hanging decorating for small Christmas trees, sold from the special shop (Museumshop) for small trees decoration..

  • Arts & Crafts 2013:

    JAN: My very 1st juried exhibition as a painter and optical illusionist is "The London Art Biennale 2013" ... 2 of my paintings, my own invented optically illusions, my very 2st half-aside paintings, has been selected for the show................................. JAN-DEC: Travelling exhibition in Germany:
    "Beginning-Goodbye-End-beginnig". Handdrawn sketch, Black ink on cardboard, art name: "Abandoned"...................
    MARCH - APRIL: My very first WASHI paper Art "Magic Carpet" selected for juried exhibition: "The Art and Soul of Paper", March 11th.- April 6th 2013, Mandell´s Gallery, Elm Hill, Norwich NR3 1Hn, UK
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    May 2013 My artwork "Magic Carpet is selected for the Nordic Paper Art at Sofia Paper Art Biennale 2013 in Bulgaira.
    JUNE:2013: Nordic Art Insight Competition, the internet exhibition before selection for the finale. My installation: "Luch Planet"...............
    September 2013: "YOLO!" street exhibition in Munich, Germany. Moving to Herlev / Copenhagen.

  • Theatre, modelling Film 2013

    January: Statistrolle in some recordings for the coming TV-series "Rita2"..............................March: Actress in a QR-coded short film about Soren Kierkegaard, permanently shown at his grave in Copenhagen ........................March: Participating in a film: "En du elsker" (Zentropa Productions2)...................... April: Statistrolle in "Arvingerne" TV-series DR Fiktion.................................................................. May- July: I´m a photo model at the juried exhibition "Portrait NOW 2013" (Brewer Jacobsens portrait ex) at the Castle of Frederiskborg, The National Historical Museum. The photo portrait Artwork "Get OUT!" created by Bent Voldby.....................
    .................................. Medio July: Caught in by CPH -casting, as a model and actress.
    ................................. Sept: Character model for a photographer creating photo series for a psycotheraphist clinique for helping mentally disabled people to treatment....................................
    Sept.- Oct: The "Get Out portrait" exhibited at "Portrait NOW2013" at the Ljungberg Museum in Sweden.... Dec. 2013: Statistrolle in Susanne Biers film "En Chance til" sand Photo model / small character part in DR Fiktions "Julekalenderen 2014" TV-series.

  • Music, books, lyrics, shortstories,writing a.s.o. 2013

    July-August:
    I´m in the new artbook publication: "Paper Art / 261 international artists". Woven hert Art, Paper installation, paper design, paper collage, paper cut, papyrus art..........

    December:
    I´m in a new Danish artbook and poetry Collection publication about love: "Ordbilleder Om Kærlighed". 2 poems and 2 book illustrations, (Paper art: Woven Heart Art and paper cut)

  • Art´s & Craft, 2012

    MAY-JUNE: "Ømme Dupper" (Tender buttons)A 48 hours total theatre performance, a new development between theatre performance and installation art exhibition. Inspired by the prose collection of Gertrude Stein.) My jobs: Live installation artist and a living part of installations, that other artists made............................. MAY-SEPT: Moved from Northern Jutland to Tisvildeleje in Northern Zealand, Denmark and further on to Frederiksborg. Now having 2 ateliers / working studios and Galleri Octopus Art becomes an internet Gallery. Discovering that Kathon CG is no longer used for preservation of white acryllic painting, developing new black / white painting techniques, a.o.t. Optically illusions: "Half-aside paintings.........................
    AUG-SEPT. 1st International juried paper art exhibition ( international censureret udstilling), “9x12, Budapest, part2, 2012”, arranged by The Hungarian Multi Cultural Centre In Budapest with head office in Texas , USA. 1D cardboard collages......................... OCT-NOV: Juried paper art exhibition "WATER MARKS, member´s show" (Censureret udstilling) in CLEVELAND, OHIO, USA:. 3D piece of cardboard-installation art...............
    DECEMBER: Opening permanent exhibition on a new Paper- and Bookart Museum in Izmir Turkey as the inventor of the 4-6 screded woven paper heart.







  • Theatre & Film, 2012

    MAY -JUNE: "Ømme Dupper" (Tender Buttons) Theatreperformance / installation art exhibition on Ovengaden Samtidskunst (Institute of contemporary art) in Copenhagen: Performer jobs during "Ømme Dupper": Statist, monologue performer, actress, living part of installations...............................................................
    FEBRUARY: Silent Actor (statist) in the recordings of the theatre film "Dreyer den danske Tyran", made for The International Film Festival in Copenhagen April 2012. A Lynch production / Nordisk Film Production......................

    JUNE- AUGUST: Short feature shootings for awarded animation film director Anders Michael´s 1st short feature with living actors. I was castet for a charactor part, the role as the mom, Søs, that experience a heavy traume. The leading charactor is played by Danish actress Karen- Lise Münster.....................................................................
    SEPT-DECEMBER: I participated in several Danish TV-productions, which will be shown in 2013 and 2014. A short film, named "Far til 104", which is to find on youtube, where she plays the mom. I´ve also been used for some TV-spots for "Danmarksindsamlingen" (Denmark collection for Africa) which will be shown on Danish television Feb. 2013)

  • Music Lyrics, short story writing, 2012

    MAY-JUNE: "Ømme Dupper" (Tender Buttons, inspired by the prose collection of Gertrude Stein.) Some manuscript writing activities: Wrote my own absurd monologue, whitch took place for 4x 1 hours during the 48 hour long performance....................................................... FEBRUARY: 4 short story releases as publications on the internet in Danish. MARCH: Admission in the Danish National Bibliography as a writer. Admision in Copydan, the administraion organisation of intellectual rights for book illustrators and authors..... APRIL: Admission in Danish Publishers Association (Bliver medlem af Forlæggerfreningen)..............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................DECEMBER: My woven heart artwork (paper art) "The Swan grove" i an Turkish artbook publication concerning the permanent exhibition in Izmir, Tyrkey.

  • Arts & Crafts 2011

    APRIL: Admission in international Association of Paper Makers and paper artists, IAPMA......

    MAY: Visiting the Papyrus Institute of Cairo. travelling and staying in Mountains in the desert of Sinai, finishing some paintings. Studying papyrus production and - art. SEPTEMBER : 1st. International Paper art exhibition taking place in Hamburg International Airport. Paper art installation... OKTOBER: October: “SILVER” International travelling paper art Exhibition. Starting Oct. 19th 2011 I Victoria Australia, ending in Ohio Oct. 2012 in Cleveland , Ohio, USA. Advanced Woven Hart art.

  • Theatre & film 2011

    NOVEMBER : Story Master Class Course in Script Writing with the American scriptor Barbara Slade as a lecturer on Viborg International Animation School, Denmark.

  • Music Lyrics, short story writing, 2011

    JAN-FEB: Recording tracks in Norway for release................... SEPTEMBER: Admission in GRAMEX, the organisation, that administrate the intellectual property rights of composers work in the public medias. OKTOBER: 2 music releases, “Ikk´for sent …. Not too late” and “Rigdommens Poes-i”.

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  • Arts & Crafts 2009-2010

    -2009: Became the only artist (professional) in the smallest combined galleri and working studio until 2012, Galleri Octopus Art in Hjørring, Northern Jutland.
    End of 2009: Invention of the very 1st 6 stripped woven paper heart.

    2010, april: I invented, constructed, cut and wove the very 1st. 4- 6 stripped woven Christmas Heart in the world in thin glossy paper with different design on the front and reverse.

  • Theatre, & film 2009-2010

  • Music, lyrics, shortstory writing. 2009-2010

    2009: Admission in KODA, the Danish org. protecting composer- / lyricists intellectuel properties.