Biography

NILS ERIK GJERDEVIK
Biography
 
 

Born                     1962 in Oslo, NO.

                            Died in 2016 in Copenhagen, DK

                           Lived and worked in Copenhagen, DK

 

Studies                1984-85, Academy of Fine Art, Prague, CZ

 
 
Selected Solo Shows
 
2013

Sculptures, Nils Stærk Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, DK

 

Anne Mosseri-Marlio Galerie, Basel, CH

 

Nils Erik Gjerdevik, Utzon Center, Ålborg, DK

2012
Nils Stærk Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, DK
 
Kunsthallen Brandts, Odense, DK
2009

Papirarbejder og Skulptur, Museet Holmen, Løgumkloster, DK

 

Seiler + Mosseri-Marlio Galerie, Zurich, CH

2007

Nils Erik Gjerdevik, Kunstforeningen Gl. Strand, Copenhagen, DK

 

Collaborative Works, with Claus Carstensen Christopher Cutts Gallery, Toronto, CA

2006
New Paintings, Nils Stærk Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, DK
2005

Fælles Malerier, with Claus Carstensen, Galleri Tom Christoffersen, Copenhagen, DK

 
Envoy Gallery, New York, US
 

Nordenhake Gallery, Stockholm, SE

2004
Rønnebæksholm, Næstved, DK
 

One painting · One sculpture, Nils Stærk Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, DK

2003

Sandnes Kunstforening, Stavanger, NO

 
Galleri Sølvberget, Stavanger, NO
 

X-Rummet, Natinal Gallery (Statens Museum for Kunst), Copenhagen, DK

 
Nils Stærk Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, DK
2001
Galleri MGM, Oslo, NO
2000

Galleri Tommy Lund, Copenhagen, DK

 
Rostock Kunsthalle, Rostock, DE
 

Claudia Gian Ferrari Arte Contemporanea, Milano, IT

1999

Galerie Annette de Keyser, Antwerpen, BE

 
Hales Gallery, London, UK
 

Galerie Anita Beckers, Frankfurt am Main, DE

1998
Schaper Sundberg Gallery, w/ Frans Jacobi, Stockholm, SE
1997
Liste 98, Basel, CH
 

Art Forum Berlin, with Frans Jacobi, Berlin, DE

1996
Stockholm Art Fair, SE
 
Stalke Galleri, Copenhagen, DK
1995

Galleri Tommy Lund, Odense, DK

 

Galerie Annette de Keyser, Antwerpen, BE

1994
Stalke Galleri, w/ Hans Petersson, Copenhagen, DK
1992
Art Hotel, Galleri Tommy Lund, Amsterdam, NL
 

Galleri Tommy Lund, Odense, DK

1991
Hollerups Kunsthandel, Copenhagen, DK
1989
Galleri Ægidius, Randers, DK
1988
Niels Borch Værksted for Kobbertryk, Copenhagen, DK
1987
Galleri Stadshil, Copenhagen, DK
 
Galleri Heer, Oslo, NO
 
Selected Group Shows

2015

Forårsudstillingen, Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen, DK

 

//HOP, Superobjekt, Copenhagen, DK

2014

Shaped, Gallery Tom Christoffersen, Copenhagen, DK

 

100 x Forår, Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen, DK

 

REEL to REAL, Frise Künstlerhaus Hamburg, D

 

Untitled – New Ceramic Works, Copenhagen Ceramics, Copenhagen, DK

2013

20 years for a better world, Galerie Anette De Keyser, Antwerpen, BE

 

Jørn Utzon Architecture for People Part II, Utzon Center, Ålborg, DK

 

Baltic Sea Record, Stadtgalerie, Kiel, DE (7.2013)

2012

Forårsudstillingen 2012, Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, DK

2011

Spencer Finch, Mads Gamdrup, Nils Erik Gjerdevik, Jone Kvie, Nils Stærk, Copenhagen, DK

 
Time, Anne Mosseri-Marlio Galerie, Zurich, CH
2010

Litos Grafera, Stavanger Kunstmuseum, Stavanger, NO

 

Mellemrummet, Nils Stærk, Copenhagen, DK (with Claus Carstensen)

2009
Deformities of Speed, Sophienholm, Copenhagen, DK
 
Dark Side of the Moon, Nils Stærk, Copenhagen, DK
 

New Presentation of the Collection, Bergen Kunstmuseum, NO

 

Dynamisk Abstraktion, Skovgaard Museet, Viborg, DK

 

Til vægs, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, DK

 
Works on paper, Nils Stærk, Copenhagen, DK
2008
Group Show, Elastic, Malmö, SE
 
Teaching An Old Dog New Tricks, Den Frie, Copenhagen, DK
2007
Norske Bilder, Oslo Rådhus, Oslo, NO
 
Lost in Translation, Yalu River Art Museum, Dandong, CN
 

Den Frie, Den Frie, Copenhagen, DK

2006
Exportable Goods, Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna, AT
 
The Thaw, Mehr Gallery, New York, US
 

Maleri uden grænser, Esbjerg Art Museum, Esbjerg, DK

 

Abstract Athletics - New Positions in Painting, Kunsthallen Brænderigården, Viborg, DK

 

Nu her og aldrig mere, Den Frie, Copenhagen, DK

 
Krydsfelt, Trapholt Art Museum, Kolding, DK
 
Ordsprog, Portalen, Greve, DK
2005

Exceeding Paint/Expanding Painting, Pratt Manhattan Gallery, New York, US

 

Highlights, National Gallery (Statens Museum for Kunst), Copenhagen, DK

 
Colours, Galerie Annette De Keyser, Antwerp, NL
2004

Den Frie Udstilling, Den Frie, Copenhagen, DK

2003
Twisted, Bohusläns Museum, Uddevalla, SE
 

Wild Strawberries and Familiar Haunts, Suite 106, New York, USA

 
Puzzle Parade, White Box, New York, US
 
Nostalgic Real, Müllerdechiara Gallerie, Berlin, DE
2002

Abstract Tendencies, Selections Fall 2002, The Drawing Center, New York, US

 

Carnegie Art Award, touring: Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik, IS, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, NO; Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen, DK, Victoria Miro Warehouse, London, UK

 
On A Clear Day, Sophienholm, Lyngby, DK
 
Grace Nordic, Samling Saltarvet, Fiskebäckskil, SE
 

Baroque, Christianssands Kunstforening, Kristianssand, NO

 
Necessary Fictions, De Chiara Gallery, New York, USA
 
Galleri MGM, Oslo, NO
2001

Against the Wall: Painting Against the Grid, Surface and Frame, ICA, Philadelphia, USA

 

Patterns! - between object and arabesque, Brandts Klædefabrik, Odense, DK

 
M Art In (n), Helsingborg, SE
 
Quality Street, Galleri Tommy Lund, Copenhagen, DK
2000
Premio Michetti, Museo Michetti, Pescara, IT
 

L’intelligenzia della mano, Palazzo di Gorizia, Friaul, IT

 

Die Intelligenz der Hand, Rupertinum, Salzburg, AT

 
Embassy, Körners Kontor, Copenhagen, DK
 

Come in and find out, Podewil Center For Contemporary Arts, Berlin, DE

 

Soft Parade, Skövde Konsthall, Skövde, SE

 

Colour me Blind, touring: Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, Scotland, UK; Städtischer Ausstellungshalle Am Hawerkamp, Münster, DE

 
Formelle Forgreninger, Toldkammeret, Helsingør, DK
1999

Colour me Blind, Würtembergisher Kunstverein, Stuttgart, DE

 
Superiride, Galleria Raucci / Santamaria, Napoli, IT
 
Drawings, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, US
 
On paper, Stalke Galleri, Copenhagen, DK
 

An exhibition of drawings, Galerie Annette de Keyser, Antwerpen, BE

1998
ISP (International Studio Program), New York, USA
 

Five years together, Galerie Annette de Keyser, Antwerpen, BE

 
ACME, Los Angeles, US
 
Save, Sveaborg, Helsinki, FI
 

Den Frie Udstilling, Den Frie, Copenhagen, DK

1997

Louisiana Exhibition, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, DK

 

De Skjulte Billeder, Arken Museum of Modern Art, Copenhagen, DK

 
Danish Ceramics for 150 years, Sophienholm, Lyngby, DK
1996

Disneyland After Dark, Kunstamt Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, DE

 

Den Frie Udstilling, Den Frie, Copenhagen, DK

 
Smile Now, Cry Later, Turbinehallen, Copenhagen, DK
1995

Made in Denmark, Collection of Prints and Drawings, National Gallery (Statens Museum for Kunst), Copenhagen, DK

 
Drawings, Galleri Campbells Occasionally, Copenhagen, DK
1994

Kunst, kunst, kunst, Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen, DK

1992

Kitch blir Kunst, touring: Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen; Herning Kunstmuseum, DK

1991

Den Dansk-Baltiske Udstilling - Min tid som pilot, Den Frie, Copenhagen, DK

 

Ceramic Art, touring: Brandts Klædefabrik, Odense, Esbjerg Kunstmuseum, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, DK

1990

Kitch & Konkret, Den Frie, Copenhagen, DK

 

Min anden tid som pilot, touring: Riga, LAT; Vilnius, LT; Tallin, EST; Saint Petersburg, RU

 

Rockens Billeder, touring: Brandts Klædefabrik Odense, DK; Göteborgs Konstmuseum, SE

1987

Modern Art, Overgaden, Copenhagen, DK

1984
Konfrontace, Praha, CZ

Public Commissions
 

2014/15

Scientific Society/Carlsberg Foundation Copenhagen, DK2014

 

”Vores Kunst”, Trekantsområdet, Frederecia, DK

 

Grøndalsvej, Århus Kommune, DK

 
Novo Nordisk, Bagsværd, DK
 
Kunsthallen Brandts, Odense, DK
2013

Erhvervsarkivet, Århus, DK

 

House of Culture, Hamar, NO

2011

University of Odense, Odense, DK

2010

The National Parliament of Denmark, Copenhagen, DK Rambøll, Copenhagen, DK

2009
TrygVesta, Bergen, NO
2008

PricewaterhouseCoopers, Oslo, NO

 
Københavns Elforsyning, Kløvermarken, Copenhagen, DK
2007

Dong, Københavns Energi, Copenhagen,DK

2006 Himmerlands elforsyning, Ålborg, DK
  2004   Main Library, Næstved, DK
    Park Skolen, Ballerup, DK
    Copenhagen Opera House, Copenhagen, DK
  2003-04   FIELD’S, Copenhagen, DK
  2002   Copenhagen University Amager, DK
    Bygdøy Skole, Oslo Municipalicy, NO
  2001   Østre Landsret (Courthouse), Copenhagen, DK
  2000   Enskilda Securities, Copenhagen, DK
    Odense Courthouse, Odense, DK
  1999   Musholm Bugt Feriecenter, Korsør, DK
  1998   Roskilde Courthouse, Roskilde, DK
  1992   Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, DK
  1988   Elektronik Centralen, Hørsholm, DK
  1987   Panum Instituttet, Copenhagen, DK


 
 
Museum and Public Collections:
 

Aros – Århus Kunstmuseum, Århus, DK
Bergen Art Museum, Bergen, NO
Esbjerg Kunstmuseum, Esbjerg, DK
Göteborgs Konstmuseum, SE
Horsens Kunstmuseum, Horsens, DK
Kiel Kunstverein, Kiel, DE
Kobberstiksamlingen, National Gallery of Denmark, Copenhagen, DK
Kunstmuseet Trapholt, Kolding, DK
Kunstindustrimuseet, Copenhagen, DK
Malmö Konstmuseum, SE
Nationalgalleriet, kobberstikk- og håndtegningsamlingen (prints and drawing collection), Oslo, NO
National Gallery of Denmark, Copenhagen, DK
The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, NO
Norsk Kulturråd / Art Council, NO
Ny Carlsbergfondet, DK
Soro Kunstmuseum, DK
Statens Konstnämd / Arts Council SE
Statens Kunstfond / Arts Council DK
Vejle Kunstmuseum, Vejle, DK

 
 
Awards

2004

Sven Hols Legat

2002

Eckersberg Medallien, DK

2001

Jens Søndergaard og Hustrus Mindelegat, DK

 
Poul Pedersens Legat, DK
 
Jeanne og Henri Nathansens Mindelegat, DK
1999

Niels Larsen Stevns Legat, DK

1995

Jyllandspostens Jubilæumslegat, Årets Kunstner (Artist of the Year), DK

 

Silkeborg Kunstlegat, Årets Kunstner (Artist of the Year), DK

  1988   Statens Kunstfonds 3 årige arbejdslegat (Arts Council Denmark), DK

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