biography

Linda Bjørnskov
Born 1973
Lives and works in 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

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

Private decoration
2020 “The last painting from this place”, Rubak, Nibe

Selected solo exhibitions
2020 “Chains, codes, locks”, Glostrup Kunstforening
2018 “Remover of Shadows”, Galerie modern Silkeborg
2014 “Fina Kamara’s story and me”, Vendsyssel Kunstmuseum
2013 “The whispering of Max Gluckman’s bridge paper”, Galerie modern Silkeborg
2012 `Shakespeare in the Bush´, Vierraumladen, Berlin
2011 “On her own, only with Wangari Maathai in her thoughts”, Køge Kunstforening, 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

Selected group exhibitions
2021 Corner, Sophienholm
2019 Corner, Sophienholm
2017 ‘Between us’, Dansk Folkekunst, Lviv National Art Gallery, Lviv, Ukraine
2017 ‘Beers -100 Women at a Pub’, Carlsberg Byens Galleri og Kunstsalon, Copenhagen
2017 ‘Art Amoy Fair’, Corner, Xiamen, Kina
2017 ‘Easter exhibition’, Galerie Moderne, Silkeborg
2017 ‘Corner 2017’, Sophienholm, Lyngby
2016 ‘New chapter, Svends Bibliotek’, Museumsbygningen, Copenhagen
2016 ‘Transfer’, Dansk Folkekunst, The Hungarian National Museum, Museum Rondella Gallery, Ungarn
2016 ‘Shouting over the fence’, Kunsthal Nord, Aalborg (Råberi over Hegnet: Anne Marie Ploug, Maria Wæhrens, Melou Vanggaard, Pernille Kløvedal Helweg og Linda Bjørnskov)
2016 ‘Corner & Rylen’, Det Ny Kastet, Thisted
2016 ‘Easter exhibition’, Galerie Moderne, Silkeborg
2016 Guest at Corner, Sophienholm, Lyngby
2016 ‘100 Women at a Pub’, Huset for Kunst og Design, Holstebro
2015 ‘Corner & Rylen’, Johannes Larsen Museet, Kerteminde
2015 ‘The Time is Always Now’, Råberi Over Hegnet, Museumsbygningen, Copenhagen
2015 ‘Easter exhibition’, Galerie Moderne, Silkeborg
2015 ‘100 Women at a Pub’, Byens Kro, Copenhagen
2015 ‘Shouting over the fence’, Det Ny Kastet, Thisted
2014 ‘We don’t take responsibility’, Q, Peder Skrams Gade 2, Copenhagen
2014 ‘Sleeping with the African Pillow’, Baunhøj Mølle, Grenå
2014 ‘Memory of violence ‘The Truth Behind Small’, Vejen Kunstmuseum (The Truth Behind Small: Maya Peitersen og Linda Bjørnskov)
2014 ‘Easter exhibition’, Galerie Moderne, Silkeborg
2014 Guest at Corner, Sophienholm, Lyngby
2013 ‘Amorphous’ Galleri Jytte Arntzen, Copenhagen
2013 ‘Cityscape’ SAK, Svendborg
2013 ‘Sydhavns Anker at a colony’, The Truth Behind Small, Skovsnogen, Kibæk
2013 ‘Sydhavns Anker’, The Truth Behind Small, Sydhavnen, Copenhagen
2007 `Fora – other tales from the unknown ´, Randers Museum of Contemporary Art
2006 `Exit 06´, Gl. Strand, Copenhagen
2006 `Tales from the unknown´, Galleri Tom Christoffersen, Copenhagen
2003 `Artists Autumn Exhibition´, Den Frie, Copenhagen

Grants and funding
2018 Honorary Scholarship, Foreningen for Dansk Kunst
2016, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006 The Danish Arts Council
2000 The Danish Ministry of Culture
2000 Grant of Marie Langhoff

Art Teaching/Lecture
2011- Kunsthøjskolen på Ærø
2017 BGK Art & Design Talent School, Næstved
2017-21 AOF Lyngby
2016-21 FOF Copenhagen
2016-17 Fontana, Copenhagen
2014-16 Hvidovre School of the Youth
2012 Kunsthøjskolen i Holbæk
2010 Herning Painting School
2010 BGK NORD, Aalborg
2010 – Private courses