b. 1974, DK
Lives and works in Copenhagen, DK

 

EDUCATION

2001, BFA, Rhode Island School of Design
1995, Kreativ Basis, Reklameskolen, Copenhagen, DK
1994, Studentereksamen, Holte Gymnasium, Holte, DK

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBTIONS

2016
Techno Fossil Tumbleweed, Eighteen, Copenhagen, DK
Knud, Sade LA, Los Angeles, CA

2015
New Decks, Street Machine, Copenhagen, DK

2014
Jørgen Larsen, Taarbæk, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York, NY

2013
Grazing Blitz, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, DK

2012
Tomato, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York, NY

2011
Jesus Christ Get of My Back, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, DK

2009
(Perfect) Invisible for Ever Changing, Klaus Von Nichtssagend Gallery, Brooklyn, NYC, USA

2008
UPROCK, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, DK

2006
Nothing Stays the Same, Klaus Von Nichtssagend Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA

2005
Void, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, DK

2003
Stuff, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, DK

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBTIONS

2016
New Thoughts, New Visions, Hearst Corporation, New York, NY

2015
13, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, DK

2014
CHART Art Fair, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, DK
Art Cologne, V1 Gallery, Cologne, Germany
Market Art Fair, V1 Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
Dallas Art Fair, Klaus Von Nichtssagend Gallery, Dallas, USA

2013
Heerup i Midten, Heerup Museum, Rødovre, DK
Industrious Abstraction, V1 Gallery – Chart Art Fair, Copenhagen, DK
ZEIGEN. An Audio Tour through Copenhagen by Karin Sander, Nikolaj Kunsthal, Copenhagen, DK
Secret Garden II, Contemporary Danish Sculpture in the baroque garden, Museum Gl. Holtegaard, Holte, DK
Xstraction, The Hole, New York, USA

2012
Secret Garden Contemporary art in the Baroque Garden, Museum Gl. Holtegaard, Holte, DK
The Quality of Presence, curated by Dmitry Komis, Chelsea Hotel, New York, USA
Art Copenhagen, 2012, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, DK
Volta 8, V1 Gallery, Basel, Switzerland

2011
Status – Somewhere Between Position and Condition, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, DK
Insurgencies, curated by Shane Bradford & Peter Lamb
OneShot, Kunstpakhuset, Ikast, DK

2010
Weight Perception, Curated by Andrew Schoultz, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2007
Paper Trails, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, DK

2006
There is U in Us, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, DK
CRG Gallery Presents: Klaus Von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York, USA

2005
Diesel New Art 2005, Gallery Edition, Copenhagen, DK (jury selection from Diesel New Art competition 2005)
Framed, V1 Gallery + Turbine Hallerne, Copenhagen, DK
Gallerie Asbaek Summer Show, Gallerie Asbaek, Copenhagen, DK

2004
V1 Group Show, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, DK

2003
Jules Show, Gallerie Asbaek, Copenhagen, DK

2002
Group Show, Centro Cultural Andratx, Mallorca, Spain
Winter Landscapes, Riget Gallery, Copenhagen, DK

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Zing Magazine 23, 2013
Johnson, Ken, Xstraction, New York Times, June 7, 2013
Asfour, Nana: Thomas Ovlisen, “Tomato”, Time Out NY, February 14, 2012
Zhu, B: Thomas Ovlisen at Klaus von Nichtssagend, Continuum, January 30th, 2012
Smith, Roberta: CRG Presents: Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery’, New York Times, July 14, 2006
Dansk Kunst 2006, Forlaget Skriver, 2006, Copenhagen, DK
Void, Catalogue, 2005, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, DK
Diesel New Art 2005, Catalogue, Copenhagen, DK
The 50 most Important Living Artists of Denmark, Magasinet Kunst, 2005, DK
The Un Declaration of Human Rights���, Aschenboug, 2003, Copenhagen, DK
You Don’t Have to Like the Art . . ., Novo, 2000, Copenhagen, DK

 

CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

2011
NNIT, DK

2009
Novo A/S, Bagsvaerd, DK

2005
Novo A/S, Bagsvaerd, DK

2004
PriceWaterHouseCoopers, Hellerup, DK

2003
Haldor Topsaee A/S, Lyngby, DK
Novozymes, Bagsvaerd, DK

2000
Novo Nordisk A/S, Bagsvaerd, DK

1998
Damgaerd Data (now Microsoft), Copenhagen, DK

 

AWARDS 

2001

Andrew Mellon Fellowship, The Museum of the Rhode Island School of Design


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