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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. 

Residency at Danish Art Workshops (Copenhagen, DK)
Groupshow at It’s Kind Of Hard To Explain (London, UK)
Residency at PADA Studios (Lisbon, PO)
Residency at the Danish Institute in Athens (Athens, GR)
Duo-show at Ergo Collective (Athens, GR)


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

London Grads Now, Saatchi Gallery (London, UK)
50/50, Fold Gallery (London, UK)
14.8x21, Gallery Tom Christoffersen (Copenhagen, DK)
RCA Graduation Show, Kristin Hellegjerde Gallery (London, UK) Chapter 6, Solo show (London/online, UK)
Spring Exhibition, Kunsthal Charlottenborg (Copenhagen, DK)
Alas, Sirin Gallery (Copenhagen, DK) duoshow

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)
A Sentimental Group Show, Private apartment (Copenhagen, DK) curated by Alberte H. Westergaard
I am thinking that I might be an object, René Holms Atelier (Esbjerg, DK) curated by Christina René

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)

Slowly moving body of light, Wadström Tönnheim Gallery (Skanör, SE) soloshow              
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)

Grants and awards

Research/production grant (In a thin Voice/Ergo Collective), Kulturstyrelsen

Award-nominee (student of exceptional promise), Royal College of Art
Residency grant, Den Hielmstierne-Rosencroneske Stiftelse

2019 - 2017           
Distinction award MA Thesis (White Ink), Royal College of Art
Royal College of Art (MFA), Grants from Soransk Samfund, Henry Shaws Legat, Vohlerts Legatfond, Dansk Tennis Fond, Overretssagfører Sigurd Jacobsens Mindelegat, Oticon Fonden, Direktør Ib Henriksens Fond, Augustinus Fonden, Den Hielmstierne-Rosencroneske Stiftelse, Glashofs legat, Aage og Johanne Louis-Hansens Fond    


Mentoring w. curator Helene Nyborg Bay (Nikolaj Kunsthal)

Assistant for artist Tove Storch (DK)
Salzburg Summer Academy (Art Writing) w. Writer Louisa Elderton & Klaus Speidel
Artist talk and guest teaching at Cardiff School of Art & Design /Ysgol Gelf a Dylunio Caerdydd (Cardiff, Wales, UK)

Co-curator of a solo show w. artist Marianne Skaarup Jakobsen at SixtyEight Art Institute (Copenhagen, DK)
Weather Writing, SixtyEight Art Institute w. curator Miriam Wistreichand writer Ida Marie Hede

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) in 2019.

Artisttalk, Malmö Kunsthall (Malmö, SE)
Københavns Kunstskole (Art Writing) w. poet Glenn Christian

Publications & press 

(upcoming)Artists’ Books – Essays by Thomas Millroth, published by Ellerströms/Tragus (2021)
(upcoming) Dreamworks, exhibition catalogue It’s Kind of Hard to Explain (London, UK)

Review of Spring Exhibition with particular mention by Linda Fagerström in Sydsvenskan, “Charlottenborgs vårsalong inspirerar till att sia om samtidskonstens framtid”, 23.02.2020
Chapter 6, online publication, Solo show (London, UK) (http://soloshow.online/chapter6.html)
Forårsudstillingen, exhibition catalogue, Kunsthal Charlottenborg (København, DK)

2016    Review of Malmö Art Academy’s yearly exhibition with particular mention by art critic Thomas Millroth in Sydsvenskan, “Allt är som det brukar”, 13.05.2016               
White Ink, MFA thesis, Royal College of Art (London, UK)
Untitled (Thames drawings), artist book, self published  
Konstnärsgjorda böcker, exhibition booklet, Lunds Konsthall (Lund, SE)
Untitled (Blå tid, blåt sted) II, artist book, self published
Everything is falling, BFA essay in Malmö Art Academy Year Book 
(Malmö, SE)
Untitled (Blå tid, blåt sted) I, artist book, self published