BIOGRAPHY

Born 1972, Copenhagen, Denmark
1996-2001 The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark
1994-96 The Academy of Fine Arts, Fyn, Odense, Denmark
Lives in Copenhagen, Denmark

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015
’Red Noise Meditation II’, Viborg Kunsthal, Denmark
2014

‘Red Noise Meditation’, Kunstforeningen Gl Strand, Copenhagen, Denmark
2013

‘The Memory Palace’, Munch Gallery, New York, USA
‘Morten Schelde’, Galleri Arnstedt, Östra Karup, Sweden
2012
‘Leap of Faith: Children of Suburbia IV’, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, Denmark
2011
‘Pink Lady’, DOCK56, Hamburg, Germany
2010
‘Alchemy in Reverse’, Arnstedt Galleri, Östra Karup, Sweden
‘Morten Schelde’, Rønnebæksholm, Åbningstider, Denmark (catalogue)
2009
In the woods’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne and Sandford Goudie Gallery, Customs House Arts Centre, South Shields (catalogue)
2008
‘Journey to the End of History’, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, Denmark
‘Diaries from the Plastic Vortex’, Galerie Ilka Bree, Bordeaux, France
2007
‘The Great Fiction of Science’, Vestsjællands Kunstmuseum, Sorø, Denmark (catalogue)
2006
‘Treasure Island, dear Tiger!’, Museum der bildenden Künste, Leipzig, Germany (catalogue)
‘Self portrait as Seven Pirates’, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, Denmark
2005
‘Morten Schelde’, Arnstedt & Kullgren, Östra Karup, Sweden
2004
‘The Voyage of the Beagle’, solo presentation with GIMM EIS at ArtForum Berlin, Germany
2003
‘The End of Dinosaurs’, Overgaden, Copenhagen, Denmark
‘Shadows dream of Light’, griedervonputtkamer, Berlin, Germany
2002
‘Children of Suburbia III’, Gustaf Gimm, Copenhagen, Denmark
2001
‘Doppel 7’ with Gabriela Albergaria, Galerie Kamm, Berlin, Germany
Psychic Arms/Into the Void, Kunstakademiet, Copenhagen, Denmark
2000
‘Children of Suburbia’, Kunstakademiet, Copenhagen, Denmark
‘Children of Suburbia II’, Niels Juelsgade 8, Aarhus, Denmark

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015
Ten’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
2014
‘New Works’, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, Denmark
In and out of windows’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
Between fact and fiction’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
2013

‘Luminous Language’, Launch F18, New York, USA
‘Efter Surrealismen’, Rønnebæksholm, Næstved, Denmark
2011
‘Edition Dansk’, Munch Gallery, New York, USA
‘3rd Party’, Beaver Projects, Copenhagen, Denmark
Winter Show, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Group Show, Pakhuset, Nykøbing Sj., Denmark
2010
‘Kunst Til De Kongelige – om udsmykningen af Kronprinseparrets Amalienborg’, ARoS Århus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark
Summer Show, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, Denmark
‘Kunst til de kongelige – en udstilling om udsmykningen i kronprinseparrets palæ’, KØS – museum of art in public space, Køge, Denmark
‘Etwas viele, bißchen langweilige, ganz kleine Radierungen’, Galerie Niels Borch Jensen, Berlin, Germany
2009
‘Havnen’, Kunstmuseet Køge Skitsesamling, Køge, Denmark
‘KURS’, KØS museum for kunst, Køge, Denmark
Summershow, Galleri Britt Arnstedt, Östra Karup, Sweden
A room inside them’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘Rotate’, Contemporary Art Society, London
‘Close Encounters’, Blokhuispoort, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
‘HUMAN/NATURE/MACHINE’, Wonderland Art Space, Copenhagen, Denmark
‘Til Vægs’, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
2008
‘Samlingspunkt’, Vestsjællands Kunstmuseum, Sorø, Denmark
‘Journey to the End of History’, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, Denmark
‘Storyline’, Galerie Susan Nielsen, Paris, France
‘Danskdjävlar – a Swedish declaration of love’, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
2007
Vane Shorts 4’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘Dessine-moi un Mouton!’, Kunstmuseum des Kantons, Thurgau, Switzerland
2006
‘I Tell You Weird Tales’, Kim Bendixen Contemporary, Copenhagen, Denmark
‘Exportable Goods’, Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna, Austria
‘DK-Berlin’, Galleri MøllerWitt, Århus, Denmark
‘Artist Migration Project’, Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg, Germany
‘The Diamond Dog’, +laboratorium, Copenhagen, Denmark
‘The Safe Place’, Roarsvej 6, Copenhagen, Denmark
2005
They call us lonely when we’re really just alone’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘Beate Gütschow/Morten Schelde’, Kunstbank, Berlin, Germany
‘Milk’, DCA Gallery, New York, USA
‘Saturday Morning’, Josee Bienvenu Gallery, New York, USA
‘On Line’, Louisiana Contemporary, Humlebæk, Denmark
2004
‘Das Böse’, Guardini Stiftung, Berlin, Germany
‘Idyll-anti idyll’ collaborative works with Gabriela Albergaria, Subspace, Berlin, Germany
‘Papierarbeiten von Männern’, Oliver Croy’s apartment in Berlin, Germany
‘Zwischenwelten’, Haus Esters, Krefelder Kunstmuseen, Krefeld, Germany
‘Ind imellem’, galleri Tom Christoffersen, Copenhagen, Denmark
‘Ballroom-blitz’, GIMM EIS, Copenhagen, Denmark
2003
‘60 artists’, Pugh-Pugh, Berlin, Germany
‘Drawings in Kopenhagenshop’, Copenhagen, Denmark
Presentation of collaborative works with Gabriela Albergaria, Museumsbygningen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Berlin Artfair/Griedervonputtkamer, Berlin, Germany
‘Three reasons to be Cheerful’, Secret West, Berlin, Germany
‘Maus Habitos’, collaborative works with Gabriela Albergaria, Casa das Artes, Porto, Portugal
2002
‘Let’s crystallize’, collaborative work with Gabriela Albergaria, Sparwasser HQ, Berlin, Germany
‘20 aar i Dansk Kunst’, Stalke Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
‘Copenhagen/Kopenhagen’, Galerie Asbaek, Copenhagen, Denmark
‘Broel’, Zoo, Copenhagen, Denmark
‘Esplanaden 2002’, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
2001
‘Neverending Story’, public spaces in Vesterbro, Copenhagen, Denmark
‘24th International Graphics Biennial’, Ljubljana, Slovenia
‘Stalke out of Space – projekt # 30’, Stalke Galleri, Copenhagen, Denmark
‘EXIT 2001’, Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen, Denmark
‘Esplanaden 2001’, Copenhagen, Denmark
2000
‘Inden Alting Slutter’, North Udstillingssted, Copenhagen, Denmark
1999
Works on paper/opening show of Nam Nam Beauty, Copenhagen, Denmark
‘Efteraarsudstillingen’, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
‘Foraarsudstillingen’, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
‘19992’, Albertslund Raadhus, Copenhagen, Denmark

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

2010
Artist's Grant, Niels Wessel Bagge Foundation for the Arts, Denmark
Working Scholarship, The Danish Art Foundation
2009

Permanent site-specific installation (for the Crown Prince of Denmark), Royal Palace Amalienborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
2006
Artist in residence, Galathea 3 naval expedition sailing from Nuuk, Greenland to Cape Town, South Africa
2005
Grant, Danish Arts Council
2004
Grant, Berliner Senatsstipendien & Danish Arts Council
2003
Akademiet Praemielegat
2002
Statens Kunstfonds 2-aarige igangsaetterlegat (Danish Arts Council)
2001
Frk Gerda Jensens Kunstnerlegat
2000
De Bielkeske Legater, Marie Langhofs Legat, HC Koefoeds Legat, Irgens-Berghs Legat, Glashandler Ronges Fond, Kunsthandler Wilstrup og hustru Franciskas Legat
1999
Arkitekt Borups Legat

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2013
‘Exploring an Alternate Universe’, interview, DAHSE (online magazine), www.dahsemagazine.com/artist-morten-schelde/ (New York), 9 September
2010

‘Morten Schelde’, catalogue, essay, Dina Vester Feilberg, published by Rønnebæksholm (Denmark)
2009
‘Rotate’, review, Martin Herbert, Time Out (London), 3 September
‘A room inside them’, review, Christopher Collett, Metro Newspaper (London), 16 July
‘In the woods’, review, Accent Magazine, (Newcastle upon Tyne), March
‘In the woods’, review, Christopher Collett, Metro Newspaper (London), 27 February
‘In the woods’, review, Paul Clifford, The Journal (Newcastle upon Tyne), 25 February
‘In the woods’, review, Leah Strug, The Shields Gazette website, www.shieldsgazette.com (South Shields), February
‘In the woods’, review, Rebecca Hunter, The Crack (Newcastle upon Tyne), February
‘In the woods’, catalogue, essay, Mike Golding, published by Vane & The Customs House (Newcastle upon Tyne), February
2008
‘Morten Schelde’, review, Fake Magazine, MUSAC, Frieze Projects (London)
2007
‘The Great Fiction of Science’, exhibition catalogue, essay, Camilla Jalving, published by Vestsjællands Kunstmuseum (Denmark)
2005
They call us lonely when we’re really just alone’, essay, Sally O’Reilly, Vane
2004
‘The end of dinosaurs’, exhibition catalogue, published by Space Poetry (Denmark)

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS

Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark
Arken Museum, Ishøj, Denmark
Museum der bildenden Künste, Leipzig, Germany
Roskilde Universitets Center, Denmark
Birkerød Gymnasium, Denmark
Vestsjællands Kunstmuseum, Sorø, Denmark







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