biography

Biography
Linda Bjørnskov
Born 1973 in Bryrup, Denmark
Lives and works in Copenhagen

Represented by:
Galerie Moderne Silkeborg
Galleri Bie & Vadstrup, Copenhagen

Education:
Graduated at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts , Copenhagen, 2006
The Basic Studium in Art History, Copenhagen University, 2007
Stories, Myths and tales in a cultural theoretical perspective, anthropology, Copenhagen University, 2011
The practice of Tracey Rose in post-apartheid era. Bachelor thesis in Art history, Copenhagen University, 2012

Selected solo exhibitions:
2012  `Shakespeare in the Bush´, Vierraumladen, Berlin
2011  ON HER OWN, ONLY WITH  WANGARI MAATHAI IN HER THOUGHTS, Køge Kunstforeing, Køge
2010  THE TECHNIQUE OF SILENCE, Bie & Vadstrup, Copenhagen
2010    ‘Pero aun así, lo único que nos salva es el pensamiento’, ARCOmadrid, Bie & Vadstrup, Spain,
2009    FRAGMENTARY SUMMER, Galerie Moderne, Silkeborg
2009 ‘Notice board – Western European in Eastern Europe, Eastern European in Western Europe’, Traneudstillingen, Gentofte Central Library
2003    `Sover med åbne øjne’ with Mie Mørkeberg and Maria Wæhrens, Copenhagen Project Room, Copenhagen
2003 `Vand og spejl´ with Mie Mørkeberg and Maria Wæhrens, Galleri Q, showroom of The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts , Copenhagen
2003    `Som du råber i skoven får du svar´ med Lise Blomberg, Under Dybbølsbro, København
2000    `At blive taget ind´ with Lise Blomberg, Galleri Die Werkstatt, Copenhagen

Selected group exhibitions:
2012 `Sten i skoen´, curated by Lise Blomberg and Tomas Lagerman
Lundme , Bispegården, Kalundborg
2011  UNG KUNST, Kunstforeningen Pakhuset, Nykøbing Sjælland
2011  `Påskeudstillingen´, Galerie Moderne, Silkeborg
2011  HEDE, Kunstpakhuset, Ikast
2010  `ARTS and ends´, Mwimbi Fine Art Gallery, Sydafrika
2010  `Påskeudstillingen, Galerie Moderne, Silkeborg
2009    COPENHAGEN SPIRIT, Clausens Kunsthandel, Copenhagen
2009    GULD OG GRØNNE SKOVE, curated by Cecilie Bepler, Galleri Bie & Vadstrup, Copenhagen
2009    `Påskeudstillingen´, Galerie Moderne, Silkeborg
2009    `Palles børnebørn´ curated by Peter Brandt and Tomas Lagerman Lundme, Clausens Kunsthandel, Copenhagen
2008 GRÆNSELAND, Sydslesvigske Danske Kunstforening with the basis group from Randers Museum of Contemporary Art, Flensborg
2008    `Two-faced´, curated by Gitte Bach, Maria Wæhrens og Linda Bjørnskov, Galleri Rebecca Kormind, Copenhagen
2008    `Påskeudstillingen´, Galerie Moderne, Silkeborg
2008 `Repressive Tolerance 4 Ever?´, curated by Orsolya Bagala Larsen, Backyard Gallery, Copenhagen
2007 `Tales of Reality and Beyond´, LARMgalleri, Valby
2007 `Fora – andre fortællinger fra det uvisse´, Randers Museum of Contemporary Art
2007 `Påskeudstillingen´, Galerie Moderne, Silkeborg
2006 `Artist’s choice´, Mogadishni,CPH, Copenhagen
2006 `Sygdommens ansigt´, curated by Huskegruppen, Medicinsk Museion, Copenhagen
2006 `Kolonihaveudstillingen´, Islands Brygge, Copenhagen
2006 `Exit 06´, Gl. Strand, Copenhagen
2006 `Fortællinger fra det uvisse´, Galleri Tom Christoffersen, Copenhagen
2005 `Britney Spears, andre hellige kvinder og deres sønner´, curated by Mie Mørkeberg and Orsolya Bagala Larsen, an appartment exhibition on Amager, Copenhagen
2004    `Du lærer at falde og lade som om du slås med spark og slag´, COBRA room at     Sophienholm, Kgs.Lyngby
2004  `Her story is her story is  , Copenhagen
2000  `Pigen med kniven´, Stephen Gang Gallery, Chelsea, New York
1999  Censored exhibition, Palos Verdes Art Center, Los Angeles
1998    `Kunstnernes Efterårsudstilling´, Den Frie, Copenhagen

Forthcoming exhibitions:
2013 `GLUCKMANS ZULULAND,´, Galerie Moderne, Silkeborg (solo exhibition, january)
2013 `Cityspace´, SAK, Svendborg

Public decoration / represented:
1999  ´Sommerfuglebjerget’, painting on wall and on canvas at Statens Veterinære Serumlaboratorium (now called Danmarks Fødevareforskning), Copenhagen.
Ordered by Ministry of Agriculture, Denmark
Approved by The Danish Arts Foundation
2011    Decoration at Cafe Den Blå Time, Store Kongensgade, Copenhagen
2012    Municipality of Hvidovre

Grants and funding
2012 The Danish Arts Council
2009 The Danish Arts Council
2008 The Danish Arts Council
2007 The Danish Arts Council
2006 The Danish Arts Council
2003 Grant of Ebba Celinder
2000 The Danish Ministry of Culture
2000 Grant of Marie Langhoff

Artist of the Year:
2009    Artist of The Year, SCA, Skovlunde
2010 Artist of The Year, Art Association of Danmarks Nationalbank (National Bank of Denmark), Copenhagen

Censor and Arts Councils:
2012-14 Member of The Arts Councils of Hvidovre
2012-13 Procurement of Arts at The Municipality of Gladsaxe
2012    Censor at VK, Holbæk
2011    Censor at VK, Holbæk
2011-13 Member of The Arts Councils of Albertslund
2011    Censor at Kunsternes Påskeudstilling, Århus Kunstbygning : Centre of Contemporary Art

Catalogs:
2010 Pero aun así, lo único que nos salva es el pensamiento,
(text by Maja Egelund)for the solo exhibition at Galleri Bie & Vadstrup, ARCOmadrid, Madrid
2009    FRAGMENTARY SUMMER (text by Teresa Østergaard Pedersen) for the solo exhibition at Galerie Moderne Silkeborg
2009    Billeder til tiden (text by Malene Vest Hansen)
2006    Linda Bjørnskov (text by Mikkel Bruun Zangenberg)

THE TRUTH BEHIND SMALL
(Maya Peitersen og Linda Bjørnskov):
2013    ‘Sydhavns Anker’, Mikro kulturhus as a city installation, Municipality of Copenhagen