Trine Struwe (b. 1988) is a Danish artist based in London (UK) and Copenhagen (DK). She graduated with an MA in Painting 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. In 2020/2021 Trine will continue working as artist-in-residence at DIA, The Danish Institute at Athens.


Groupshow at It’s Kind of Hard To Explain (London, UK) 
Groupshow at Carl Freedman Gallery (Margate, UK)
Residency at DIA, Danish Institute at Athens


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

Selected exhibitions


London Grads Now at Saatchi Gallery (London, UK)
50/50, Groupshow at Fold Gallery (London, UK)
Spring Exhibition, Kunsthal Charlottenborg (Copenhagen, DK)
RCA Graduation show, Kristin Hellegjerde Gallery (London, UK)
Beacon, Josh Lilley Gallery (London, UK)
Alas, Sirin Gallery (Copenhagen, DK) duoshow
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 

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


Artist presentation and teaching at Cardiff School of Art & Design / Ysgol Gelf a Dylunio Caerdydd

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: