CV MARIA KIRK MIKKELSEN

EDUCATION
Proces consultant, GoProces and VIA Århus, 2015-2016
Projectmanagement, IBC Kolding, 2009
Designskolen Kolding, Textile department, 1999-2004
Guest student at Design Academy Eindhoven, department for Man & Well-being, 2002-2003
Seminariet for Kunst og Håndværk, Art department, 1996-1999

DESIGN WORK
Interior and graphic identity for Fugldal Daycare, 2016
Patterns for ceramic climbing wall in Odense, 2016
Interior and graphic identity for restaurant Gestus at Sundhedscenter Skanderborg, 2015
Interior and decoration of shop Nøjsom, Skanderborg 2013
Decoration of Spiloppen Daycare, Århus 2011
’Jungle wallpaper’ for Crafts Collection 2010-2011
Concept development for E-trans, 2009
Furniture Flora Gum for Covo, 2008
Ranch Royale, wallpaper patterns for Scandie, 2008
Wallpaper Collection for Make up the wall, 2006
Graphic design for Thilda, 2006
Pattern for Arla and Leo Burnett, 2006
Graphic design for Ø.Jølby Autoværksted, 2006
Decoration of Deli-cious, København, 2006
Superman, Dansk Firma Idrætsforbund in collaboration with Line Dyrholm and Pernille Nielsen, 2003

TEACHING AND COMMUNICATION
Lecturer at Designskolen Kolding
Since April 2009 permanent position as lecturer teaching design methods, colour theory and supervising exam projects.
From 2007 to 2009: Part time; supervisor for MA students at the textile department

Paper: Colour Combos. Methods in design education. Presented at CCS – Colour-Culture-Science Conference 2016
Lecture Design and Didactics for applicants for Statens Kunstfonds Huskunstnerordning 2016
Paper: Cultural Diversity – a strong didactic design tool? In collaboration with Mette Mikkelsen, presented at Cumulus Association International Conference 2016
Teaching the use of design methods for problem solving at Faculdade de Arquitetura e Urbanismo da Universidade de São Paulo 2015
Artistic research project: A colour palette methodology for designers, Designskolen Kolding 2014-2015
Lectures and seminars at Design Management, MA Syddansk Universitet, 2008-2015
Contribution to professor Finn Thorbjørn Hansen’s research project: Wonders without words? 2009-2012
Member of advisory group for the research project: Craftsmanship and Design – new school subject, new didactics. Professionshøjskolen UCC, 2009-2012
Member of working group for developing Diploma Degree in Teaching Design and Architecture for Children in collaboration with Aarch and Kadk, 2009-2012
Article Hella og historierne, Kunstuff 2009
Lectures about design methods for headmasters from public schools in Kolding, 2009
Lectures and courses at Den Skandinaviske Designhøjskole, 2006-2009
Workshop From Megatrend to Print for Nokia Denmark, 2006
Article Legepladsen Jubilæumskatalog Dansk Stoftryk- og væverlaug 2006
Teacher at Kerteminde højskole, 2005

MANAGEMENT
Owner of Studio Gemakker
Institute coordinator, Designskolen Kolding 2011-2013
Appointed Head of development ad interim, Designskolen Kolding 2009
Project manager of Vision 2020 International design camp 2009
Building the company Make up the wall 2007
Head of Fashion Accessories at Den Skandinaviske Designhøjskole, 2005-2006

MEMBERSHIPS
Member of Danske Kunsthåndværkere, since 2004
Substitute member of Charlottenborg Fondens bestyrelse, 2009-2012
Member of Advisory Board for House of Design Kolding, 2009-2013
Member of Dansk Netværk for Kunstbaseret Forskning, 2009-2011
Member of Danish Designers, 2005-2010

AWARDS
Statens Kunstfond 2016
Nominated for Best Upcoming Designer, Boligmagasinet 2011
Biennaleprisen, Biennalen for Kunsthåndværk og Design 2009
Nationalbankens Jubilæumsfond, 2009
Statens Kunstfond 2007
Nominated for Elle Deco International Design Award 2007
International Travel Souvenir Design Competition, Honorable mention, 2005
Gudrun og Erik Kauffeldts Fond 2004
Sagfører Niels Ovesens Legat 2002
Lægefrøken Else Mogensens Fond 2002

LITERATURE
Design work featured in:
101 kunstnere, Editor Tom Jørgensen 2009
Tekstilkunst i Danmark 1998-2008, Publisher Borgen 2009
DK:KNIT, Publisher Designskolen Kolding 2008
Idea Searching, AVA publishing 2008
Simply Pattern, Victionary Publishing 2007
Striber til krop og stol, 2006

EXHIBITIONS
Geometri, Antik Museet, Århus, 2018
At landskabe, Officinet, Copenhagen, 2016
Pink, Pop, Polykrom, Nikolai Udstillingsbygning, Kolding 2014
Crafts, Byens Hus, 2014
KS14, Janusbygningen 2014
KP14, Århus Kunsthal 2014
Skolekunstforningen Midt-Vest, 2011-2012
Det Danske Kultur Institut, Edinburgh 2010
Crafts Collection, Maison&Objet, Paris 2010
Design Biennale, Leige 2010
Maison du design, Mons, Belgien 2010
Collection of Applied Folk Art, Kecskemét, Ungarn 2010
Det Danske Kultur Institut, Bruxelles 2009
Galerij Theaxus, Belgien 2009
Fondazione Cosmit Eventi Permanent Design Collection, New York Design Week, 2009
Biennalen for Kunsthåndværk og Design, Trapholt 2009
Salone Del Mobile, Milan, Presented by Covo, 2009
Nordens hus, Færøerne, 2009
DK:KNIT, Designskolen Kolding, 2009
Salone Del Mobile, Milan, Presented by Covo, 2008
Future Living, Designens Hus, Stockholm, 2008
Maison & object, Paris, Presented by Covo, 2008
Dutch Design Center, Utrecht, NL, 2008
Art Nhow, Milan, 2007
Lift-off, Dutch Design Week Eindhoven, NL, 2007
Inside Design Amsterdam, 2007
Designer’s Catalog 13, Tokyo, 2007
Ranch Royale, Salone Satellite, Milan, 2007
Textile illusion, Galleri Crafts2eu, Hamburg, 2007
Runas Hus, Officinet, Copenhagen, 2007
Honey Im Home, Dansk Design Center, 2006
Striber til krop og stol, Rundetårn, Sønderborg Slot, Textilforum Herning, 2006
Passionsdage, Øksnehallen, Copenhagen, 2006
Korea International Exhibition Center, 2005
Charlottenborg Forårsudstilling, Copenhagen, 2005
Textiel Plus, Netherlands, 2004
Nationale Vlechtmuseum, Netherlands, 2003
Charlottenborgs Forårsudstilling, 2003
Designer Upside Down, Tsinghua Universitet, Beijing, 2002
Kunstforeningen Toldboden, Kerteminde, 2002