Kristine Kern new rector at Funen Art Academy

Funen Art Academy appoints Kristine Kern as new rector starting 1 September, 2021, taking over from Lars Bent Petersen, who will take up the position of rector at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen.

Kristine Kern, who holds a Master’s degree in art history with a minor in philosophy as well as a diploma in cultural leadership, has managerial, organisational and administrative experience from museums and boards and a breadth of experience within curation, teaching and editorial work. She joins the Academy from the position of director at Fotografisk Center in Copenhagen.

Kristine Kern states, ‘I will work for a continued local anchoring and international outlook. Our focus will be on openness, inclusion and collaboration.’

We look forward to welcoming Kristine to Funen Art Academy, a renowned, well-run and well-consolidated institution in rapid development with growing numbers of qualified applicants for its programme.

Kurt Klaudi Klausen
Chairman of the board, Funen Art Acade

Press photo; Kristine Kern.
Photo: Søren Rønholt