Artist Statement

In my work color and space has the main focus.

 

My approach to painting has a mathematical likeness. For me painting is like solving a problem.

 

I have been working with space for years. During the last years my work has become more and more abstract. I have focused on the layers, which are the lines in the painting.  And together with the colors created new spaces within the painting.

 

The repetition and the forced slowness of the many layers of paint and the fact that I use oil, makes the process and the material a large part of the work. I work on several paintings at the same time and in different stage of the process. I study  how the colors interact and how I can change perspective of space.

 

This is a constant exploration of color and space.

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BIO

 

Born 1976, Lives and Works in Copenhagen, Denmark

Member of the Danish Visual Artists

 

2016-2018, Has founded an run the very successful exhibition space Røm in Valby,

together with Jeanette Hillig, Jakob Hunosoe, Anne Torpe

and Elisabeth Anker-Møller. www.roem.dk

 

2020 CCA Andratx, Artist-in-Resindency

 

Education
 

2006 The Royal Danish Academy, School of Design.
1999 Drawing School by Lis Nogel
1996 Holbæk Art School

2000 - 2014 apprenticeship at Lis Nogel
2000 - 2006 apprenticeship at Niels Erik Gjerdevik
2014 - 2014 apprenticeship at Jesper Christiansen


Exhibitions

 

January 2021 LIST , SALOON, DK

 

2019 Winter Show, Christoffer Egelund, DK

2019 Summer Show, Christoffer Egelund, DK

2018 Winter Show, Christoffer Egelund, DK

2018 250th Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London UK

2018 Show up, RØM, Valby, DK

2017 Frederiksbergsalonen, DK

2017 The Devil is in the Detail, VÆG Gallery, Aalborg, DK

2017 Constructions, Vrå Kunsthal. Vrå, DK

2016 Røm, Walking The Gap, Solo Show, DK

2015 0601-0603, Copenhagen, Denmark, DK

2015 Nordahl & Nissen Contemporary, Summer Exhibition, DK

2015 Nordahl & Nissen Contemporary, Grand Opening, DK

2015 Saatchi Art's Showdown Prize top 30, Ace Hotel, Los Angeles, USA

2014 Hanover Project, In the city, Preston, UK

2013 Galleri KIRK, DK

2013 Galleri KIRK, Double art in Double A, DK
2013 Kunstnernes Easter Exhibition, Kunsthal Aarhus, DK
2012 Bischoff, Untitled, Holbæk, DK
2010 Nakke Hage, KE, Copenhagen, DK
2009 Kunstnernes Efterårsudstilling, Gl. Holtegaard;DK
2008 Møstings Hus, Space In Between, DK
2007 Kunstnernes Efterårsudstilling, Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen, DK
2007 Grimmerhus, Network Europa, DK
2007 Turf Gallery, London,UK

2006 Network Europe, Guldagergaard, DK
2006 Nakke Hage, Copenhagen, DK
2005 Kunstnerens Efterårsudstilling, Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, DK
2004 Illums Bolighus, DK
2003 Det Ny Kastet, Thisted, DK
2002 Det Ny Kastet, Thisted,Dk
2002 Springexhibition , Charlottenborg , Copenhagen, DK
 

Scholarships.


2008  Work Scholarships at the Danish Art Workshops.

2006  Network Europe; The National Bank of Denmark Jubilee foundation of 1968, Augustinus Foundation, Oticon Foundation, Ellen og Knud Dalhoff Larsens Foundation