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HELLE RASK CRAWFORD

Education
Sculpting: Keld Moseholm Jørgensen, Tove Elmquist Nielsen
Croquis, drawing , watercolour: Eskil Hauchrog
Painting: Troll Bille, Ulrik Hoff
Preparatory course: The Danish Design School
Dry Pastel course: Melbourne, Australia
Sculpting course: Melbourne, Australia

Other
Medical Degree, University of Copenhagen, USA and Australia
Italian Diploma, Erice, Italy, University of Copenhagen

Prizes
The Ottillie Helen McLaren Wallace prize for a work by a female Sculptor of any Age at the Royal Scottish Academy of Art
Selected for Portrait commissions, Society for Art of Imagination, UK/US
1st prize for Sculpture, Peace exhibition, [KUN:ST] International, Germany 2017

Publications
Imaginaire IV-IX. Contemporary Magic Realism 2011-2017 (ed. Claus Brusen)
101 Kunstnere 2010 (ed. Tom Jørgensen)
Choses a Savoir Art. Artiste à Découvrir: Helle Rask Crawford v. Gallerist og kurator Louis Guillaume, Frankrig, USA, Podcast
How does the brain perceive Art, lecture integrating art history, neurology and neuroaesthetics

Censored and Museum Exhibitions

2019 Greve Museum, Sculpture EXTRA
2019 Danish National Museum, workshop, Start’19 with Sculpture Network
Sculpture at Dronninglund with Danish Sculptor’s Society
2017 Royal Scottish Academy of Art Summer Exhibition
2017 Ljungberg Museum, Sweden: The Carlsberg Foundation’s Portrait Competition: Portait Now!
2017 Frederiksborg Castle: The Carlsberg Foundation’s Portrait Competition: Portait Now!
2015 SAK, Svendborg, K2
2014 Museum of the Shenandoa Valley, VA, USA, The hubcap as Art
2014 Frederikshavn Museum of Art
2011 Frederiksborg Castle: The Carlsberg Foundation’s Portrait Competition: Portait Now!
2009 KS 09

Exhibitions

2019

The Horse in Art. Sally Mitchell Fine Arts, UK

Sculpture in Kjellerup, Danish Sculptors Society
Homo Migrans, international Sculpture Exhibition at Ølgod, Danish Sculptors Society
Sculpture in Give, Danish Sculptors Society
Sculpture INTRA, Portalen, Greve, Danish Sculptors Society
Egedal Town Hall, Danish Sculptors Society
ART EXPO New York
ARTe Art Fair, Stuttgart, Germany
Fantastic figurations, Galleri Knud Grothe
AbbVie Art Society
HK Art Society

2018

Humourism at Gallery Knud Grothe
Egeskov Castle SculpturePark
Exhibition: Europa in Europa House. Austria
Gallery Elander with Carsten Nash, Tisvilde
Gallery Night, Katarinenhof, Bad Godesberg, Bonn, Germany
Discovery Art Fair, Cologne, Germany
ARTe Art Fair, Stuttgart, Germany
Start’18, Sculpture Network international event, Kronborg, Elsinore
Fantastic figurations, Galleri Knud Grothe

2017

Synthesis 4, Galleri X, Rungsted
Jørgen Nash and Helle Crawford, Galleri Elander, Tisvilde
Royal Scottish Academy of Art Summer Exhoibition , Edinburgh, Scotland
Peacemaking, Elizabethtown College, Pennsylvania, USA
Vita Tua. Vita Mea. Contemporary 7 , Venice, Italy
Portrait Now! The Carlsberg Foundation’s Portrait Competition. Ljungberg Museum, Ljungby, Sweden
Portrait Now! Biannual Nordic Portrait competition, Frederiksborg Castle, Hillerød, Denmark
Peace, theme exhibition and competition, Galerienhaus, Stuttgart, Germany
Host for  International Sculpture Day / International Sculpture Center, US
Shortlisted, Royal Academy of Art, London
Cowi Art circle
Sculpture Festival, ArtParks, Sausmarez Manor, Guernsey UK
Fantastic Figurationes, Galleri Knud Grothe, Charlottenlund
Dialogues. Danish-German exhibition. [KUN:ST] International and K2 in Helligåndshuset, Copenhagen.
Holbæk Art circle w Galleri V58
Kunst und Antik Messe, Stuttgart, Germany
Winther Exhibition, Galleri V58

2016

Galleri V58 Vinterudstilling
Christmas Exhibition, Galerienhaus, Stuttgart/Galerie Forum Türk, Nürtingen
[KUN:ST] International in Kunstraum der Ringstrassen, Vienna, Austria
Carsten Nash and Helle Rask Crawford, Gallery Elander, Tisvilde
Metamorphosis. Tribute to Kafka, Dedalus Studi, Ripattoni, Italy
Marienlyst Castle, Elsinore with Art Circle North Zealand
Art-Sylt Messe with Galerie Kerstan
Fantastic Figurations, Gallery Knud Grothe, Charlottenlund
Kunst und Antik Messe, Sindelfingen, Stuttgart with Galerie Kerstan
Best Friends, Friend’s Best, Galerie Kerstan, Galerienhaus, Stuttgart
Winterexhibition, Gallery V58, Århus

2015

Berliner Liste 2015, Berlin, Germany
Radisson Blu, Helsingborg, Sweden
Dark Surrealism, Palazzo Saliceti, Ripattoni, Italy
Viggo Bentzon & Helle Rask Crawford, Galleri Elander, Tisvilde
K2, SAK, Svendborg
HR Giger, tribute, Teramo, Italy
Slow Art, Limner Gallery, Hudson, NY, USA
Sculpture festival, Galleri X, Rungsted
Fantastiske Figurationer, Galleri Knud Grothe, Charlottenlund
Deloitte & Touche

2014

Imaginaire: The Magic Seven. Lindholm Castle
Second Time Around. The Hubcap as art, Museum of the Shenandoa Valley, Winchester, VA, USA
K2 Københavnske Kunstnere, Copenhagen Town Hall
Passion and Naturalisme. w/ Thomas Kolding. Galleri X, Rungsted
REmantics, Galleri V58, Århus
Galleri Gamla Staden W/ Britta Westhausen og Linda Lildholdt, Landskrona, Sweden
Fantastiske Figurationer, Galleri Knud Grothe, Charlottenlund
Magical Realism,  Frederikshavn Art Museum w/ Claus Brusen, Tegner Bruno, Ole Flyv, Peter Vilhelm Nielsen

2013

Defiance Gallery, Sculpture Park, Gate Gallery, Wollombi, Australia
Chrysalis. The Symbol of Transformation. PrimoPianoGallery. Lecce, Italy
Human. Galleri V58, Århus with Gary Cain, Thomas Kolding, Fadavi
Fantastic Figurations, Gallery Knud Grothe, Charlottenlund
Res Extensa. PrimoPianoGallery. Lecce, Italy

2012

Fantasmus Erotic Christmas, Galler Fantasmus, Copenhagen
Imaginarium. Urban Myths, Fables, Allegories and Legends in the internet Age. PrimoPianoGallery. Lecce, Italy
I Syv Sind, Bjørn Brammer, Susanne Helveg, Malene Hedetoft, Per Christoffersen, Søren Knudtzon, Helle Rask Crawford, Kedelrummet, Gilleleje
Fantastic Figuration/Surrealism, curatered by Claus Brusen, Gribskov Art Community
Small Works, Exhibition, Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
Artquake, curated by Alberto Agazzani, Vice president of Bolognas Art Academy, San Domenico Convent, Reggio Aemilia, Italien
Mail Art, E.Art, CivitaNova, Italien
Summer Exhibition, Galleri V58, Århus
Summer Exhibition, Galleri X, Rungsted
Jubilee sculpture Festival, Sausmarez ArtParks, Guernsey, UK
Freak Show, curated by  Claus Brusen, Hillerød Main Library
Gallery Elander, Tisvilde
Fantastic Figurations, Knud Grothe, Charlottenlund
Bittes Gallery, Ribe

2011

Erotic Dreams, Gallery Fantasmus, Copenhagen
Mini Majors, Annual Sculpture Show, Defiance Gallery, Sydney, Australien
Society for Art of Imagination, Annual Show, La Galleria, Pall Mall, London, UK
Hillerød Main Library
Compelling Realism from 5 Viewpoints, Gallery V58 w/ Elin Engelsen, Daniel Goldenberg, Michael Schuh, Henrik Uldalen
Shortlisted for Royal Academy of Art, Summer Exhibition, London, UK
Uffe Elander, Tisvilde w/ Lasse Bæhring, Viggo Bentzon, Søren Keil
Gallery Fantasmus
Brewer J.C.Jacobsen’s Portrait Price, Contemporary Portraiture in Scandinavia, Frederiksborg Castle
Gallery V58, Århus
Brewer J.C.Jacobsen’s Portrait Award, Fredriksborg Castle
Gallery V58
Small Sculpture, BSG, Melbourne, Australia


2010

Small Works 10, BSG, Australia
Galleri Elander, Tisvilde W/  Viggo Drachmann Benzon, Mads Henum
Oticon, Smørum
Gallery V58, Århus
Gallery Elander, Tisvilde w. Ulrik Hoff
Orbicon, Roskilde
Widex, Lynge
Fifty Years fantastic art Exhibition, La Galleria, Pall Mall, London
Art Foundation, Skovbo w. Ulrk Hoff
Tap Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Tisvilde Vin- og Kunstgalleri

2009

The Pyramid, Gilleleje. Nature and Myth w/ Ulrik Hoff
Northern Jutland Censored Exhibition, Dronninglund Arttcenter, Dronninglund
Tisvilde Wine- and ArtGalleri, The Artist’s Models
Art Tour, The Kings’ Northern Zealand
Art Foundation, Frederiksberg City Hall w/ Jørn Henrik Olsen
Artists Summer Exhibition, Tistrup (censored)
Modern Portraiture, Copenhart Gallery, Copenhagen
Censored Spring Exhibition, Tranum Strandgaard, Brovst
Fantastic Figurations, Gallery Knud Grothe, Charlottenlund
Folketeatret (Peoples Theatre), Copenhagen

2008

The Pyramid, Gilleleje with Kate Aamund and Bjørn Brammer
Helligåndshuset, Strøget, Copenhagen with Doctors’ Art Association
The Censored Art Exhibition of Western Zealand
Atelier Bro Art Gallery, Copenhagen w/ Jørn Henrik Olsen
2007 The Pyramid, Gilleleje, Bjørn Brammer and Friends
Psychiatric Hospital, Risskov with Doctors’ Art Association
2007-2009 The censored Spring Art Exhibition, Hillerød
2006 Christmas Show, Munkeruphus, Gilleleje
2005 Brøndsalen, Frederiksberg with Doctors’ Art Association
2005-2009 Kunst i Filét’en, Gilleleje

Publications

Imaginaire. Contemporary Magic Realism IV-XI 2011-2019
101 Artists 2010, ed. Tom Jørgensen
Guia del’Arte Leonardo 2010, Spain

Prizes

The Ottillie Helen McLaren Wallace price for a work by a female sculptor of any age, Royal Scottish Academy of Art, Edinburgh, Scotland
Chosen to represent portraiture in the US by Society for Art of Imagination

 

Representation

Galerie Kerstan, Stuttgart, Germany

Galerie Pfundt, Berlin, Germany

Uffe Elander, A House of Books and Modern Art, Tisvilde

Galleri V58, Århus. Dk
Galleri X, Rungsted Kyst, Dk
Sausmarez ArtParks, Guernsey, UK
Gate Gallery, Wollombi, NSW, Australien
Danish Postermuseum, Dk

Gallerique, Chicago, USA

Memberships
Danish Sculptor’s Guild
[KUN:ST] International
K2
Art Circle, The Kings’ North Zealand
Society for Art of Imagination
ArtsConnect
International Sculpture Center
Sculpture Network

Society of Equestrian Artists. UK