MIE OLISE KJÆRGAARD b. 1974 in Denmark / works New York and COPENHAGEN.

2007

Master Fine Art (dist.) Central. St. Martins School of Art, London, UK

2001

Master Architecture, Aarhus School of Architecture, DK/The Bartlett, UCL, London

2009

Skowhegan School of Sculpture and Painting, ME, US

2010

ISCP, International Studio and Curatorial Programme, New York
Solo Shows:

2017

Bastard Monuments, Samuel Freeman Gallery, Los Angeles(US)
Through The Portal of The Pineapple, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, Texas (US)
Exotic Maximum Croma, Y Gallery, New York (US)

 

2016

Discontinued Monuments, MAAA, Museo de Arte Acarigua, (VZLA)
Stratum – on top of eachother, Politikens Hus, Copenhagen (DK)
Dishonest Constructions, Himmerlands Kunstmuseum (DK) + Morsø Kunstforening (DK)

 

2015

Allusions on Place, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston Texas (US)

2014

NOPLACIA, Samuel Freeman (solo), Los Angeles(US) okt 2014
MUPO (solo), Museo de los Pintores Oaxaqueños, Oaxaca, Mexico
BETWEEN STRATUM AND THE UNSTABLE, DuveBerlin (D)

2013

Crystal Bites of Dust, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, US
Elapsed Intoxications, The Rotary (Art above Fanellis), New York.
ABC, Art fair, Berlin (D)
Dilapidated Constructions, Kunsthalle Philara, Dusseldorf (November)

2012

Crystal Bites of Dust, Barbara Davis Gallery,Houston Texas (US)
The Silent Station, Kunsthallen Nikolaj/Nikolaj Copenhagen Contemporary Art Center (DK) catalogue

2011

Shipsearching, Honor Fraser Gallery, Los Angeles (US)
Afflicted Fallout, DUVEBerlin, Berlin (D)

2010

A Fugitive Crosses his Tracks – DEPARTURE, Barbara Davis Gallery (US)

2009

The Exquisite Capabilities of The flying Carpet, Skive Ny Kunstmuseum(SNYK) /Skive
New Museum of Contemporary Art, Denmark. Catalogue (DK)
The Dreadful Sound when the Fish went Fishing, Duve Berlin (D)

2008

Penetrating Pores of Construction, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston,TX (US)

2007

Mutated Small Town Limbo, Roskilde Gasworks, Roskilde (DK)

2006

On top of the whole Situation is Mutation, Morsø Kunstforening (DK) catalogue
Selected Group Shows:

2016

Frederikshavn Kunstmuseum (DK)
How to Build a Foghorn, Samuel Freeman Gallery, LA (US)
Y-Gallery, New York(US)

2015

Galleri Kirk(DK)
Galleri Egelund (DK)

2014

Bikuben, UTAH Museum of Contemporary Art, Utah (US)
Selections from the collection, Museum of Fine Art Houston, Texas (US)
Zona Maco, Art Fair, Mexico City
Houston Art Fair, TX (US)
Verge, Munch Gallery, New York (US)

2013

ICWDD, Torrance Art Museum, Los Angeles (US) (upcoming)
Zona Maco Mexico City

2012

CAF, Copenhagen Art Festival, ILOVIT, (DK)
Wanderings, Y- Gallery, NYC (US)
Papay Gyro Nights Art Festival, Scotland (UK)
Flowers, Galleri Mikael Andersen, Kbh (DK)
Vrå Udstillingen, sommerudstilling (DK)
Papay Gyro Night, Hong Kong, Cattle Depot Artist Village. Hong Kong, China.
Mixed Greens, New York (US)
Vibeke Slyngstad og Mie Olise, Marianne Friis Gallery, Kbh (DK)
Lars Olsen Galleri, Kbh (DK)
Houston Art Fair, Houston, TX (US)
Art Copenhagen, Kbh (DK)
Papay Gyro Nights, Bergen Kjøtt. Bergen (N)

2011

Sines Contemporary Art Center, Portugal.
FONLAD Video Arts Festival// Bernardo’s House Caldas da Rainha – Portugal
JOE DAVIDSON – DONALD LIPSKI – MIE OLISE New Works Barbara Davis Gallery
Athens Video Art Festival (G), curated by Enrico Tomaselli
Damascus video art festival, curated by Enrico, Tomaselli
BEERS 3 – Drunk VS Stoned, Byens Kro (DK)
Painterly Delight, Ystad Museum of Art, (S). (forthcoming) Catalogue
Magmart, International videofestival (I), shortlisted with the video, Playing Ship
Plentitude, Barbara Davis Gallery, w. Julie Mehretu a.o

2010

Whistable Biennale, curated by Brian Dillon (UK)
Painterly Delight, Silkeborg Bad (DK) catalogue
I Know what you did last summer, Skowhegan Groupshow, Brooklyn, NYC
Beacon and Belle of The Ball, Park Central Hotel, NYC, curated by Jacob Gossett
Elevated, Rottet Studio, Los Angeles, curated by Barbara Davis
Picture Parlor ‘OUT OF THE BLUE’, ISCP; NYC, curated by Helga Christoffersen and Natasha Llorens, catalogue
Painterly Delight, Silkeborg Bad (DK) catalogue

2009

Ovengaden, Institute for Contemporary Art, RYK IND (DK)
HypersurfaceFX, Massa, (I) curated by Michael Stubbs
Art Brussels, DUVE Berlin
Barbara Davis, Houston Texas(US)
Art Brussels, DUVE Berlin

2008

Liverpool Biennale, John Moores 25th, Liverpool Museums, juried by a.o
Jake and Dinos Chapman (UK)
Winter Salon, Temple Bar and Gallery + Studios, Dublin (I)
The Ruins of the Future, Standpoint Gallery, London. curated by Fiona MacDonald, w.
Mary Mattingly (UK)
Overkill, WAS, Wonderland Art Space (DK)
ARTfutures, Bloomberg Space, London (UK)
Alexia Goethe Gallery, w. Bernd Behr, curated by Anabelle de Gersigny, London (UK)
Art Brussels, DUVE Berlin
Tipping Point, Purdy Hicks Gallery, curated by Sarah Douglas (UK)

2007

4 New Sensations” Saatchi Gallery competition for graduates in the UK.
Channel 4, 3 minute wonder. One of the 4 Finalist. Juried by a.o. Anthony Gormley.
”Lost Boys”, Rod Barton, London (UK)
Istanbul Biennale, “The Triangle Project”, Turkey (TUR)
EXIT/MA Degree Show at Byam Shaw 2007 London (UK)
Celeste Art prize 2007, Truman Brewery, London, (UK) Finalist
Celeste art prize 2007, Turnmill, Edinburgh, Scotland (UK) Finalist
L`EST, drawings, curated by L`EST, 2007 London (UK)

2006

Kunstnernes Efterårsudstilling 2006, yearly juried exhibition (DK)
A-huset. curated by Christian Fogmar (DK)
Diamond Dog, curated by Mikkel Olaf Eskildsen, 2006 (DK)

2004

KunstRaum Kreutzberg. Urban Narratives, curated by Ane Løkken, Berlin (D)
Nikolaj Kirke, MutationsLABORATORIUM, curated by Rasmus Nordquist (DK)

2003

Charlottenborgs Forårsudstilling, yearly juried exhibition (DK)

2001

Transcultural Exchange, curated by Mary Sherman, Boston, USA, 2001 (USA)
Awards and funding:

2017

Danish Art Council Working Grant.

2013

Danish Art Council for solo show Discontinued Monuments, Museo de Arte Acarigua, VZLA.

2012

Danish Art Council

2011

Danish Art Council
Danish Art Workshop, 3 months workspace + apartment (DK)
BKF apartment, Berlin

2010

Danish Art Council for A fugitive Crosses his Tracks Project at Nikolaj Kunsthal
Ole Haslunds Travel Grant

2009

Danish Art Council for Skive Museum of Art show “The Exquisite Capabilities of the Flying Carpet”
Danish Arts Council, 2009 working grant
NES Residency, ICELAND
JP Residency, Berlin (D)
Skowhegan Residency (US)

2008

Artist of the Year, Rockwool Foundation
Danish Art Council. Statens Kunstond. 2008 working grant
Niels Wessel Bagges Art Foundation, 2008 grant
Nominated for The Sovereign Art Prize by Rebecca Wilson, Saatchi Gallery

2007

South Square Trust Scholarship, University of the Arts, MA Degree Fee

2005

Danish Art Council, Travel grant to New York

2004

Danish Arts Council, Travel grant to Berlin

2002

JP Kunstfonds, Artist residence in Berlin

2001

Danish Art Council, 2 year talent grant
Margot og Thorvald Dreyers Fond

2001

Knud Højgaards Fond

2001

Artist residency, The Box Factory, San Fransisco, 2001
Bibliography:

2013 – present

Imageblogger for Huffington Post

2013

Art News, May

2013

Huffington Post, February

2013

The Brooklyn Paper, February

2013

Houston Cronicle, January

2011

LA Weekly, November

2010

Flash Magazine, May – June

2010

Houston Chronicle

2010

Magazinet Kunst, cover + 6 pages, January

2008

Art Forum, critics picks, August, online

2008

Art World, October, p.17

2008

Art Review, September, p.160

2008

Blueprint Magazine, oct, opening shot

2008

Børsen newspaper, 11. dec, Front page of Pleasure + p.22-23

2008

Living Design, dec, , p.21-22 and 82

2009

RUM magazine, p.36, February

2009

RUM magazine, January

2008

Citadel magazine, mid-pages, December

2008

Eurowoman magazine, p.44, December

2005

Politiken Newspaper

2003

Berlingske Tidende, 3. Apr., front page + cover of ”Magasin”

2003

Berlingske Tidende, 17. Oct, p.4, 4. Sektion

2003

Ekstra Bladet 5. April p.4-5

2003

Jyllandsposten 3. April, front of ”Brunch”
Catalouges/books:

2010

Painterly Delight, Silkeborg Bad // Ystad Kunstmuseum, 2010//2011

2009

The exquisite Capabilities of The Flying Carpet, Mie Olise Kjærgaard, Skive New Museum of Contemporary Art

2008

Kjærgaard/Behr, Alexia Goethe Gallery

2007

“Works by Mie Olise Kjærgaard, 2007”. WAY TOO SCHOOL project, book published by magasinet KUNST
Internships:

1999

Zaha Hadid, architects, London (UK)

1999

FAT(fashion+architecture +taste), London (UK)
Other education:

1993

Highschool, Morsø Gymnasium, Art + Mathematics, DK

1993

Ærø Kunsthøjskole, 1992. (Ærø Art School), DK

1994

Langelands Kunsthøjskole. (Langeland Art School), DK

1994

Billedskolen, Kbh. (Art School, Copenhagen)