Thomas Øvlisen

Thomas Øvlisen, See A Penny, installation at Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, 2017
Thomas Øvlisen, See A Penny, installation at Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, 2017
Thomas Øvlisen, This Is IT, 2017 polystyrene foam, fiberglass, epoxy resin, autolacquer 6.5 x 6.5 x 6.5 inches, 16.51 x 16.51 x 16.51 cm
Thomas Øvlisen, Egg 2, 2017 polystyrene foam, fiberglass, epoxy resin, autolacquer 8 inches ø 4 inches, 20.32 cm ø 10.16 cm
Thomas Øvlisen, Sunday, 2017 polystyrene foam, fiberglass, epoxy resin, autolacquer 2.5 inches ø 9 inches, 6.35 inches ø 22.86 cm
Thomas Øvlisen, Just Keeps on Giving, 2017 polystyrene foam, fiberglass, epoxy resin, autolacquer 3 inches ø 7 inches, 7.62cm ø 17.78 cm
Thomas Øvlisen, Portal 1, 2017 polystyrene foam, fiberglass, epoxy resin, autolacquer 2 inches ø 27 inches, 5.08 inches ø 68.58 cm
Thomas Øvlisen, Jorgen Larsen, Taarbaek, installation view, 2014
Thomas Øvlisen, Feels Like Falling, 2014 Polystyrene Foam, Fiberglass, Epoxy, Auto Paint 31.5 x 38 32 inches
Thomas Øvlisen, Feels Like Failing, 2014 Polystyrene Foam, Fiberglass, Epoxy, Auto Paint 32.5 x 38 x 32 inches
Thomas Øvlisen, Jorgen Larsen, Taarbaek, installation view, 2014
Thomas Øvlisen, GGRRTOY, 2012 epoxy resin, cotton sheets, auto lacquer 96.46 x 23.62x 1.97 inches, 245 x 60 x 5 cm
Installation view of Tomato, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, 2012,
installation view of Tomato, 2012 at Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery installation view of Tomato, 2012 at Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery,
Thomas Øvlisen, GGRRTOY, 2012 epoxy resin, cotton sheets, auto lacquer 96.46 x 23.62x 1.97 inches, 245 x 60 x 5 cm
Thomas Øvlisen, LGO, 2011 autolacquer and enamel on fiberglass and polystyrene foam 96.5 x 23.5 x 8.75 inches, 245.1 x 59.7 x 22.2 cm
Thomas Øvlisen, WIBNIWWO, 2011 autolacquer and enamel on fiberglass and polystyrene foam 96.5 x 23.5 x 8.75 inches, 245.1 x 59.7 x 22.2 cm
Thomas Øvlisen, TCABLAR, 2011 autolacquer and enamel on fiberglass and polystyrene foam 96.5 x 23.5 x 4 inches, 245.1 x 59.7 x 10.2 cm
Thomas Øvlisen, TCABLAR, 2011 autolacquer and enamel on fiberglass and polystyrene foam 96.5 x 23.5 x 4 inches, 245.1 x 59.7 x 10.2 cm
Thomas Øvlisen, TCABLAR, 2011 autolacquer and enamel on fiberglass and polystyrene foam 96.5 x 23.5 x 4 inches, 245.1 x 59.7 x 10.2 cm
Thomas Øvlisen, LWRBSTHAH, 2011 autolacquer and enamel on fiberglass and polystyrene foam 96.5 x 23.5 x 4 inches, 245.1 x 59.7 x 10.2 cm
Thomas Øvlisen, LWRBSTHAH, 2011 autolacquer and enamel on fiberglass and polystyrene foam 96.5 x 23.5 x 8.75 inches, 245.1 x 59.7 x 10.2 cm
Thomas Øvlisen, Hang On, 2009 autolacquer and enamel on sculpted polystyrene 60 x 23.5 x 2.75 inches, 152.4 x 59.7 x 7 cm
Thomas Øvlisen, 2006 autolacquer and enamel on MDF 32 x 48 inches, 81.3 x 121.9 cm
Thomas Øvlisen, 2006 autolacquer and enamel on MDF 48 X 48 inches, 121.9 X 121.9 cm

Biography

Lives and works in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Education

2001
BFA, Rhode Island School of Design

Solo Exhibitions

2017
See a Penny, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York, NY

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

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

2013
Grazing Blitz, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

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

2011
Jesus Christ Get Off My Back, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

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

2008
Uprock, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

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

2005
Void, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

2003
Stuff, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

Group Exhibitions

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

2013
Heerup in the Middle, Heerup Museum, Rodvore, Denmark
Xstraction, The Hole, New York

2012
Secret Garden
, Gammel Holtegård Museum, Denmark
The Quality of Presence
, curated by Dmitry Komis, Chelsea Hotel, New York

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

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
Winter Landscapes
, Riget Gallery, Copenhagen, Dk

Bibliography

2013
Johnson, Ken, Xstraction, New York Times, June 7, 2013

2012
Asfour, Nana, Thomas Ovlisen, “Tomato”, Time Out NY, February 14, 2012
Zhu, B., Thomas Ovlisen at Klaus von Nichtssagend, Continuum, January 30th, 2012

2006
Smith, Roberta, CRG Presents: Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York Times, July 14, 2006

Publications

2006
Dansk Kunst 2006, Forlaget Skriver, Copenhagen, Dk

2005
Void, Catalogue, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Dk
Diesel New Art 2005, Catalogue, Copenhagen, Dk
The 50 most Important Living Artists of Denmark, Magasinet Kunst, Dk

2003
The Un Declaration of Human Rights, Aschenboug, Copenhagen, Dk

2000
You Don’t Have to Like the Art…, Novo, Copenhagen, Dk

Corporate Collections

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

Press

Exhibitions