27 & 28 April 2019

Oslo Opens Reference group
Astrup Fearnley Museum for Moderne Art
Atelier Nord
Billedkunstnerne i Oslo og Akershus (BOA)
Forbundet Frie Fotografer (FFF)
Kunstnernes Hus
The National Museum of Art, Archtecture and Design
Norsk Billedhoggerforening (NBF)
Norske Kunsthåndverkere Oslo og Akershus (NKOA)
Norsk senter for teknologi i musikk og kunst (NOTAM)
Norske tekstilkuntnere/SOFT
Tegnerforbundet (TF)
Young Artists Society (UKS)

Norwegian Crafts

Supported by
Adam Mickiewicz Institute
Arts Council Norway
City of Oslo, Agency for Cultural Affairs
The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Ladegård, Charlotte


My work branches out in two: I work with ceramic design and utilitarian ceramicware, but also with conceptual, political art in a variety of materials. After a period of two years where I have mainly worked conceptually, I have during the spring of 2017 returned to producing pottery and focusing on developing my technical skills.

My pottery carries both organic and industrial forms of expression; they are a mix of eastern and western contrasts. Sharp lines and forms combined with the use of irregular and diverse glazes characterizes my work. I am currently in a phase where I’m working on expanding my visual expressions through the use of several techniques: both handbuilding, throwing and slipcasting, and experimentations with new claytypes and glazes.

Member of NK

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Assorterte objekter (2017) - Sort og brun stengods, glasur
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Skåler og fat (2017) - Sort stengods, glasur
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Rock Carvings (2016) - Sort og hvit stengods
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Korall (2013) - Porselen, glasur

Planned projects and exhibitions

Webshop launch at www.charlotteladegaard.com winter/spring of 2018.


2012-2015 BFA in Medium and materialbased arts
Oslo National Academy of the Arts
Specialization in ceramic art

2010-2012 Two year study in visual art disciplines
Einar Granum School of fine art
Specialization in three-dimensional techniques

2017 One is not born a woman, Bærum Kunsthåndverk

2015 Graduation show, Group exhibition at Oslo National Academy of the Arts
2015 NK’s Grant application exhibition, Group exhibition at Rådhusgalleriet, Oslo
2014 Raku firing with an audience, Elvelangs i fakkellys, Oslo
2014 Raku results, Group exhibition at Oslo National Academy of the Arts
2014 The Ceramic Object, Group exhibition at Oslo National Academy of the Arts
2014 New Figurines, Group exhibition at Oslo National Academy of the Arts
2012 Paper Kilns, Collaboration with KhiO and AHO, Elvelangs i fakkellys
2011 Young Art for a Good Cause, Exhibition at Scandic Hotel Vulkan, Oslo
2011 Finnmark, Light installation, Elvelangs i fakkellys, Oslo

2013 Production of porcelain cups and candle holders
Work period in Fjällbacka, Sweden in ceramicist Tone Ladegård Thidemans studio

2016 Miscellaneous grant for emerging artists, Arts Council Norway
2015 Studio M20, Funding for shared workshop, Arts Council Norway

2017 Maren Kvamme Hagen, «Rosarevolusjon», NRK
2016 Reiulf Grønnevik, «Satser på et liv som kunstner», Altaposten
2013 Hanne Kjærland Olsen, «Formet sin egen sommerjobb», Altaposten

Sculptures and pottery sold to private collectors in Norway, Sweden, Finland and USA.
«Finnmark», light installation, sold at exhibition auction Young Art for a Good Cause.

2014 Course instructor at Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Raku techniques

Norske kunsthåndverkere

Open on: Saturday


Studio M20

Mosseveien 20, 0193 Oslo
Oslo Hospital