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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 work was shown at Saatchi Gallery and Fold Gallery in London. Previously her work has been shown in curated contexts at Kunsthal Charlottenborg (Copenhagen), Lunds Konsthall (Lund, SE), 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. 

2021                Groupshow at Carl Freedman Gallery (Margate, UK)
                        Groupshow at It’s Kind of Hard To Explain (London, UK)
                        Residency at DIA (Danish Institute Athens) (Athens, GR)
                        Duoshow at Ergo Collective (Athens, GR)
                        Residency at The Danish Art Workshops (Copenhagen, DK) 


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

2020               London Grads Now, Saatchi Gallery (London, UK)
                        50/50, Fold Gallery (London, UK)
                        14,8x21, Gallery Tom Christoffersen (Copenhagen, DK)
                        Spring Exhibition, Kunsthal Charlottenborg (Copenhagen, DK)
                        RCA Graduation show, Kristin Hellegjerde Gallery (London, UK)
                        Alas, Sirin Gallery (Copenhagen, DK) duoshow
                        Kite Five, A Fish You Have Already Caught (Online/London, UK)

2019                Soft, Strong, Slow, Dyson Gallery (London, UK)
                        Close Call, Kunstscenen (Copenhagen, DK)
                        Final Exhibition, Axel Towers (Copenhagen, DK)
                        HQ, Udstillingstedet Sydhavn Station (Copenhagen, DK)

2018               WIP show, RCA, London (London, UK)
                       Strata, Obra (Malmö, SE)
                       Vi tager intet ansvar, Warehouse 9 (Copenhagen, DK)

2017                Contemporary Grazing, H/F Enghaven (Odense, DK)
                        Tendency, Rendevouz Artspace (Copenhagen, DK)

2016                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)

2015                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

2020               Award-nominee (student of exceptional promise), Royal College of Art

2019               Distinction award MA Thesis
                       Working grant from Den Hielmstierne-Rosencroneske Stiftelse
                       Grant from Aage og Johanne Louis-Hansens Fond

2018               Grant from Vohlerts Legatfond
                       Grant from Henry Shaws Legat
                       Grant from Ib Henriksens Fond
                       Grant from Sigurd Jacobsens Mindelegat

2016              Artist presentation at Malmö Kunsthall


2020             Artist presentation and teaching at Cardiff School of Art & Design /
                      Ysgol Gelf a Dylunio Caerdydd

2019             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: www.tacetpress.com