Trine Struwe Hansen (b. 1988) is a Danish artist based in London (UK) and Copenhagen (DK). She graduated with an MA from Royal College of Art in London in 2020 and with a BFA from Malmö Art Academy (SE) in 2016. She also participated in a foreign exchange program at The Cooper Union in New York (US) in 2015.

Recently her solo-exhibition Soft, Strong, Slow was shown at the Dyson Gallery in London. Previously her work has been shown in curated contexts at Kunsthal Charlottenborg (Copenhagen), Lunds Konsthall (Lund, SE), Sirin Gallery (Copenhagen), Obra (Malmö, SE) and the Center of Photography (Stockholm, SE). Trine co-founded the small press Tacet in 2017 focusing on artist books, with work exhibited at Wiels Art Book Fair (Bruxelles, BE) and SixtyEight Art Institute (Copenhagen) in 2019.


2018-2020: Royal College of Art, London UK (MA Painting)
2015: The Cooper Union School of Art, New York, US (Fine Art)
2013-2016: Malmö Art Academy, Malmö, Sweden (BA Fine Art)

Selected exhibitions

RCA2020, Royal College of Art (Online/London, UK)
Spring Exhibition, Kunsthal Charlottenborg (Copenhagen, DK)
Alas, Sirin Gallery (Copenhagen, DK) duoshow
Snapshot, Hockney Gallery (London, UK)
Kite Five, A Fish You Have Already Caught (Online/London, UK)

Soft, Strong, Slow, Dyson Gallery (London, UK)
Close Call, Kunstscenen (Copenhagen, DK)
Final Exhibition, Axel Towers (Copenhagen, DK)
HQ, Udstillingstedet Sydhavn Station (Copenhagen, DK)

WIP show, RCA, London (London, UK)
Strata, Obra (Malmö, SE)
Vi tager intet ansvar, Warehouse 9 (Copenhagen, DK)

Contemporary Grazing, H/F Enghaven (Odense, DK)
Tendency, Rendevouz Artspace (Copenhagen, DK)

Artists’ books, Lunds Konsthall (Lund, SE)
Flyktpunkt - ny svensk fotografi, Centrum För Fotografi (Stockholm, SE)
October, Obra (Malmö, SE)
Margarita, Pavillion no. 11 (Copenhagen, DK)
BFA exam show, KHM Gallery (Malmö, SE)

Art of the book, Cooper Union School of Art (New York, US)
212, Cooper Square (New York, US)
Sweden’s Emerging Art, No Picnic (Stockholm, SE)
Slowly moving body of light, Wadström Tönnheim Gallery (Skanör, SE) soloshow

Grants and awards

Award-nominee (student of exceptional promise), Royal College of Art
Artist presentation at Cardiff School of Art & Design / Ysgol Gelf a Dylunio Caerdydd

Distinction award MA Thesis
Working grant from Den Hielmstierne-Rosencroneske Stiftelse
Grant from Aage og Johanne Louis-Hansens Fond

Grant from Vohlerts Legatfond
Grant from Henry Shaws Legat
Grant from Ib Henriksens Fond
Grant from Sigurd Jacobsens Mindelegat

Artist presentation at Malmö Kunsthall


Co-founder of Tacet, a small press focusing on artist books, exhibited at Wiels Art Book Fair (Bruxelles, BE) and SixtyEight Art Institute (Copenhagen, DK). Please see: