• Karen Ozmec
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  • Ralf Mabillon
  • Jette Bækgaard
  • Mette Skriver
  • Ola Juliussen
  • Herdis Jensen
  • Inge Ørntoft
  • Bjørn Kromann-Andersen
  • Karen Ozmec
  • Søren Taaning
  • Inge-Lise Ravn
  • Ole Gjermandsen
  • Søren Taaning
  • Pia Græsbøll Ottesen
  • Karin Munk
  • WINNIE MEISLER
  • Jens Chr Jensen
  • Trine Bach
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  • Johanne Petersen
  • Iben West
  • Henning Christensen
  • Lone-Lotte Janns
  • Lone-Lotte Janns
  • WINNIE MEISLER
  • Mette Skriver
  • Karin Munk
  • Inge Ørntoft
  • Sanne Ransby
  • Anne Dyhr
  • Nurith Miryam Lumer-Klabbers
  • Anne Brodersen
  • Mona Dam
  • Astrid Gjesing
  • Inge-Lise Ravn
  • Hans Clausen
  • Niels Frank
  • Anja Christensen
  • Lene Abildgaard Knudsen
  • Kim T. Grønborg
  • Nurith Miryam Lumer-Klabbers
  • Helle Bang
  • Lis Rejnert Jensen
  • Sanne Ransby
  • Helle Nørby
  • Jette Bækgaard
  • Jette Gejl
  • Ann-Dorte Nielsen
  • Anne Dyhr
  • Marianne Thingholm
  • Ole C. Hansen
  • Kim T. Grønborg
  • Verner Brems
  • Hardy Brix
  • Gudrun Steen-Andersen
  • Anders Gjerding Geertsen
  • Marianne Tønnesen
  • Jørgen Hansen
  • Hanne Matthiesen
  • Ralf Mabillon
  • Hans Clausen
  • Johanne Petersen
  • Pia Möller-Light
  • Frode Steinicke
  • Helle Nørby
  • Anne-Marie Pedersen
  • Helle Skydt
  • Ole Gjermandsen
  • Gudrun Steen-Andersen
  • Inge Trautner
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  • Mona Dam
  • Ole C. Hansen
  • Helga Thagaard
  • Erik Styrbjørn Pedersen
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  • Anne Brodersen
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  • Pia Möller-Light
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  • Steen A. Hovmand
  • Lene Abildgaard Knudsen
  • Helga Thagaard
  • Marianne Tønnesen
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  • Frode Steinicke
  • Inge Dahl
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  • Helle Skydt
  • Hardy Brix
  • Inge Dahl
  • Finn Have
  • Iben West
  • Maya Stefania
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  • Elin Josefina Smith
  • Lone Penstoft
  • Herdis Jensen
  • Lis Gram
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  • Helle Bang
  • Astrid Gjesing
  • Lis Rejnert Jensen
  • Inge Trautner
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The Danish Association of Visual Artists

FAQ about Billedkunstnernes Forbund - 
The Danish Association of Visual Artists

Billedkunstnernes Forbund
Vingårdsstræde 21
1070 Copenhagen K
Denmark
Tel: +45 33 12 81 70
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Year of etablishment:
 1969. 
Billedkunstnernes Forbund was established as a fusion between a number of different organisations for visual artists, i.e. sculptors, painters, graphic designers etc.

Aim:
 To influence current policies in a way that enhances economical and social security for visual artists. To enhance the use of - and respect for - visual art in as many ways as possible, and to protect artistic freedom in general.
Services - a few examples: 
Billedkunstnernes Forbund offers its members legal advise in economic and social matters, practical help in transporting artwork to exhibitions (members can borrow a minibus in connection with exhibitions), exposure of artworks and individual contact-info at Billedkunstnernes Forbund's website www.bkf.dk, use of a number of different artist-residencies inside and outside Denmark at very low costs, free access to many Danish museums and cultural institutions. 

Furthermore, Billedkunstnernes Forbund is continuously involved in political lobbying at both national and international levels and has on several occasions been succesful in influencing legal grounds of cultural policies.
Number of members:
Approximately 1200. 
Billedkunstnernes Forbund is the largest association for acknowledged visual artists in Denmark.

Organisational structure:
 Billedkunstnernes Forbund has a board of nine members, elected by all the members of the organization, who also elect the association's chairman (he or she is a member of the board). Furthermore, the association has eleven regional bodies throughout the country, that primarily work to influence local politicians and establish artists' workshops and co-operation with local museums and exhibition halls.

Cooperation:
 Billedkunstnernes Forbund cooperates with all relevant national cultural institutions and authorities. Internationally the organisation is represented in i.a. International Artists Association (IAA).

Entry qualifications:
 Billedkunstnernes Forbund has a detailed set of entry qualifications - to become a member you must be able to document a serious amount of acknowledged artistic activity, or you must have a graduate degree from an acknowledged art school/art academy.

Communication with members:
 Newsmails, news and debate on the website www.bkf.dk, and "Billedkunstneren", a critical, quarterly magazine on current artpolitics and artistic trends in and outside of Denmark.

Means of representation:
 Billedkunstnernes Forbund is represented in local and governmental funding committees and organizational structures, in several boards at museums and cultural institutions on a national level, and in the umbrella-organisation for all Danish artists' organisations, Dansk Kunstnerråd (Danish Artists Committee).
Bkf's Hovedkontor: Vingårdsstræde 21 - 1070 København K - bkf@bkf.dk - Tlf 33 12 91 70