European Ceramic Context 2014

Engelsholm Folkehøjskole

AiR - Engelsholm

Venue: Engelsholm Folk High School, Engelsholmvej 6, 7182 Bredsten

Dates: 1. – 30. September. 2014

Application: Deadline 1. May 2014

Two residencies available.


Engelsholm Folk High School offers residence for professionals and students in the fields of art, design, craft, architecture and music. Engelsholm is an old Renaissance castle from 1593 placed in the beautiful countryside of mid-Jutland. There for it is the perfect place for you to develop and create your art in peaceful and scenic surroundings. Engelsholm has workshops for making jewelry, glass (blowing, fusing, casting), painting, photo, screen printing and ceramics, enabling projects of a multidisciplinary nature. The stay is four weeks, where in addition to studio facilities and ceramic materials for up to 1.000 DDK you get meals and accommodation for free.  


Technical facilities:

  • 215 l electric kiln. Max temp. 1280°C
  • 330 l electric kiln. Max temp. 1280°C
  • Wood fired raku kiln
  • Gas fired raku kiln
  • Two electric wheels and two kick wheels
  • Spray booth
  • Extruder 10x20 cm
  • Slap roller
  • Two wheels for throwing plaster


Practical information

As a resident you will work in the workshop side by side with our students. You will have your own working space provided.
The workshop is open 24 hours a day
Materials can be bought at the school
Electricity and gas for the firings are included in the price for the materials. Materials can be bought at the school
The workshop’s technical equipment is covered by the general insurance terms and conditions, but this does not cover materials brought in by the artist, or the works of art by the artist


Other information

Engelsholm is placed between the train station in Vejle and the international airport in Billund with 15 km to both. Pick up can be arranged.

Engelsholm is one of the leading schools when it comes to preparing students for art and music academies. The teachers are all professional artists. 


Questions regarding Engelsholm and workshop facilities:
Viceprincipal and ceramic teacher Claus Domine Hansen

Engelsholm Castle
Folk High School for Arts & Music
Engelsholmvej 6
7182 Bredsten