TRANEVÅR 2017 UDSTILLING 20. MARTS – 17. APRIL KL. 10:30 – 17:00 VELKOMMEN! LUKKET MANDAG 27. EFTERMIDDAG!

ABOUT


Carl Christian Tofte
birdillustrator, fine artist, field ornithologist, musician


Carl Christian is working on a crane water color in his studio.
View of Pulken in the background.

















CV

Education
1994-2000     Danish School of Design, Department of Visual Communication.

Publications
2011     Tranedans (Dance of the cranes), Koustrup & Co, author and illustrator
2007     Rovfugle i Felten, Politikens Forlag, field guide to the birds of prey
             of Europe, in collaboration with Klaus Malling Olsen
2006     Fugle i Farver, Politkens Forlag, illustrations for a field guide to
             the birds of Scandinavia
2006     Fuglene på foderbrættet, Politkens Forlag, illustrations for a field guide to
             birds in the garden
2006-    Fieldguide to the birds of the Yungas, WWF Bolivia,
             co illustrator (in progress)
2004     Politikens Store Fuglebog, Politkens Forlag, illustrations for a field guide to
             the birds of Scandinavia
2004-    Birds of the Cerrado region, Brazil, project coordinator and illustrator
             (in progress)
2002     Familiens Naturbog, Politikens Forlag, illustrations
2001     Politikens Jagtbog, Politikens Forlag, illustrations
2000     Die dänische Nordseeküste, Crex, illustrations, photos and graphic design
1991     Grønlands Natur - en rejseguide, GEC Gad, illustrations

Illustration assignments (selection)
2006+   Obs Natur and Birdlife Denmark, Den store vinterfugletælling,
             annual posters 2006-2010
2005     WWF World Wildlife Fund, Stamp series 2005, Coral reef  
2004     Post Danmark stamps, 4 Dansih birds of prey, released 5 November 2004
1991     WWF World Wildlife Fund, Stamp series 1991, Nature of Balticum
2004-    "Fugle og Natur," Birdlife Denmark-magazine, article illustrations
             (ongoing)
2003     Pernambuco Pygmyowl (Glaucidium mooreorum), illustration for the
             publication article by JMC da Silva
2000-    "Fugle i Felten," Birdlife Denmark-magazine, article incl. illustrations
             about the Lanius (excubitor) meridionalis complex

Nature interpretations assignments (selection)
2011     Furesø Kommune, illustrations for 6 interpretation boards
2000-    Fugleværnsfonden and Birdlife Denmark, illustrations for various
             interpretationboards and folders (ongoing)
2007     Grøn Sydhavn, Tippens Natur, illustrations for
             interpretation boards and folder

TV
2001     "New Zealands fugleliv", TV presenter in a series of nature programs
             about the birdlife of New Zealand, TV Belle og Danmarks Radio

Exhibitions (selection)
2008-    Pulken open house, annual spring exhibition during the crane migration
             season in Pulken
2007     Natur Bornholm (group)
2006     Birdlife Denmark, Copenhagen (solo)
2006     Munkerup Hus, Munkerup (group)
2006     Forskningscentret, Risø (solo)
2005     Kunstmuseét Arken, Ishøj (solo)
2005     Zoologisk Museum, Copenhagen (solo)
2004     Sønderho Museum, Sønderho, arr. Dane (group)
2004     Den Store Kunstsal, Fredericia, arr. Fredericia Kunstforening(solo)
2003     Galleri En formsak, Malmö (group)
2002     Galleri Arleth, Horbelev (solo)
2001     Kongernes Jelling, Jelling, arr. Dane (group)
2000     Zoologisk Museum, Copenhagen (solo)
2000     Janusbygningen Vestjysk Kunstforening, Tistrup (group)
1998     Charlottenborg, Forårsudstillingen (Spring Exhibition)

Funds
2007     Hans Kongelige Højhed Kronprins Frederiks Fond /
             His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik's Fund
2005     Statens Kunstfond
2005     Svend Grams Mindelegat
2005     HK/Privats Ophavsretsfond        
2004     Svend Grams Mindelegat
2004     HK/Privats Ophavsretsfond   

Research and fieldwork
2007     New Guinea (Waigeo and Vogelkop Peninsula), Jun
2006     Turkey (Bosporus), Sep
2006     Spain (Estremadura, Andalucia etc.), Jun
2005     Brazil (Bahía, Ceará, and São Paulo), Nov-Dec
2005     Brazil (São Paulo and Goiás), Mar-Apr
2004     Brazil (Rio de Janeiro, Minas Gerais, Espiritou Santo, and Pará), Jun-Sep
2004     New York, Jun
2004     China (Beidaihe and Happy island), May
2003     Scandinavia (Varanger, Skåne etc.)
2002     Scandinavia (Varanger, Finland etc.)
2001     New York, Nov-Dec
2001     New Zealand, Jan-Mar
1998     India (Rahjastan, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh), Jan
1996     Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, Mar-Jun
1996     New York, Jun
1995     Greenland, Jul-Aug
1995     Lapland, Jun-Jul
1991     Southern Europe (Greece, Spain, Portugal), Jan-Apr
1992     Turkey (Anatolia, Kurdistan), Jun
1990     South America (Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Paraguay, Brazil),
             Dec 89-Mar 90