CV ...in English
I was born in the city of Brande in Jutland, Denmark 6 decades ago.
Brande is renowned for its gable paintings – in 1990s I painted one on a city square gable myself.
I was raised in a boat on the Vejle Fjord in a small town on the northern shore.
I became a soccer star at the age of 15.
I graduated from Vejle Gymnasium in the flower power years.
I was educated Software Engineer by IBM and Danfoss from 1970.
People from IBM’s Palo Alto Development Centre, California, US went to Denmark to study some software that I made. I solved an IT problem that they doubted could be solved. I told them about the software - and they did not doubt anymore.
I was manager of the Medical IT Department for all Hospitals in the County of Vejle, Denmark.
I was CEO in my own IT Company, which developed software to IBM computers.
My company became renowned for software development strategies and HR-policies.
I had 2 offers that I refused.
I had a 3rd offer that I could not refuse - I sold my IT-company in 1985.
I became an artist on 1 April 1986 at 2 p.m.
I have been an artist, designer, and fairy tale writer since. I have done art, design, fairy tale writing for several companies, municipalities, and governments like: Mondale Art and Culture in Rome, Italy - UNICEF in Geneva, Switzerland - NOKIA, Finland - Chicago Athenaeum, Chicago, US - CLAAS of America, US, Landis & Gyr, Switzerland - KLM, Royal Dutch Airlines, The Netherlands - Ernest & Young - AT&T - Siemens Technology Services – Siemens Wind power - Lego - Bang & Olufsen - DR, The Danish Radio - DI, Danish Industry - Hans Christian Andersen Festival Plays - Hans Christian Andersen Museum - Odense Municipality - Ministry of Environment and Energy…
I have travelled in many countries and I have visited cities like:
New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Washington, Dallas, Grand Canyon, Phoenix, Flagstaff, Las Vegas, Santa Monica, Los Angeles, San Diego, Fresno, Yosemite, San Francisco, Atlanta, New Orleans, Fort Lauderdale, Everglades, Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal, Québec, Calgary, Banff, Lake Louise, Jasper, Kamloops, Vancouver, London, Dover, Brighton, Oxford, Dublin, Castle bar, Westport, Galway, Limerick, Killarney, Tipperary, Kinnitty Castle - Belfast, Londonderry, Bushmills, Colerain, Giant Causeway, Hamburg, Bremen, Köln, Bonn, The Rheine, Frankfurt, Goslar, Munich, Haag, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Groningen, Eindhoven, Arnhem, Brussels, Antwerp, Oostende, Liege, Luxembourg, Paris, Calais, Lyon, Marseilles, Orange, Avignon, Strasbourg, Pyrenees, Barcelona, Costa Brava, Rome, Tivoli, L’Aquila, Sulmona, Roccaraso, Saepinum, Termoli, Vieste, Monte Sant’Angelo, Manfredonia, Trani, Castel del Monte, Bari, Martina Franco, Alberobello, Locorotondo, Matera, Potenza, Paestum, Salerno, Napoli, Pompeii, Siena, Florence, Venice, Ravenna, Perugia, Assisi, Spoleto, Istanbul, Antalya, Alanya, Pamukkale, Anamur, Bangkok, Singapore, Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne, Adelaide, Alice Springs, Cairns, Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Fujiyama, Yokohama, Tokyo, Peking, Xian, Shanghai…
I live in “Lille Fejringhus”, in the city of Hedensted in Jutland, Denmark with my family. “Lille Fejringhus” is an architectural gem with my studio, gallery and private dwelling: