Frederick Olsen has been a ceramic artist, author, kiln builder for over 55 years. Olsen founded Olsen Kiln Kits Company (1968) and has been designing and building specialty kilns around the world since the 1970’s. He is the author of THE KILN BOOK (1973) which is in its fourth edition now.
Olsen’s ceramic works have been in one man exhibitions and group exhibitions around the world as well as his fired in place ceramic sculptures. Olsen has collaborated with the late Nina Hole on two of her major pieces, the Charlottenhus piece (1998) in Copenhagen and I.A.C. Commemorative H in Athens piece (2002). For ICF 2017, he will be collaborating with Alexandra Engelfriet.
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