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Vibeke Fischer

Ceramicist, living in Espergærde, Denmark.

Education 1962-1968: Loughboro Collage of Art, England, Edinburgh Collage of Art, Scotland, Camberwell College of Art and Crafts, London and Royal Academy of Arts, sculpture department, Copenhagen.

In England she first had David Leach as a teacher. He conveyed the Japanese and Eastern style ideals with simplicity as a guiding principle. In the Camberwell School of Art and Craft, she had two of the new ceramics' most influential potters as teachers, Lucie Rie and Hans Coper. They are among the pioneers of modern ceramics. Vibeke Fischer herself has come to belong to the Danish ceramics elite and thus to the top at the international level.

From the David Leach school, Vibeke Fischer has retained the simplicity of form and decoration and from the years at the Camberwell School of Art and Craft imagination and innovation. Vibeke adheres to the age-old bowl shape as the basis for shape, color and pattern.

Vibeke has had solo exhibitions at, among others, the Åbenrå Museum, the Ceramic Museum in Laholm, Galleri Rasmus in Copenhagen and Odense and Galleri Jørgen Østergård, Århus - and juried exhibitions at the Art and Craft Museum in Copenhagen, Odense Kunstmuseum, "Scandinavian Design" in Japan and "Danish-Baltic Crafts Exhibition" in Copenhagen, Riga, Vilnius and Tallinn.

She has been invited to exhibitions in Formland, Herning, "New Glass, Ceramics and Enamels from Scandinavia" in London (1989) Bonhams Contemporary Ceramics, London, M C Galleri in Vienna, Handverksform in Hannover (1995), Gallery Lærken in Hazerswoude in Holland , Marienlyst Castle, Helsingør, Andrew Gold Gallery in Edinburgh and Art Space, Barn Galleries, Aston in England.

Works by Vibeke Fischer are purchased by, among others, Den Danske Bank, Ny Kredit, Denmark, Crown Prince Frederik, Athens and Helsingør municipalities and the Danish Theater Society.

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