Mie Olise Kjærgaard
Mie Olise – b. 1974 in Denmark, lives in Copenhagen and New York. Olise works as a painter, sculptor and film/soundmaker. Since graduating with an MFA (distinction) from Central St. Martins, London in 2007, Olise has been awarded residencies at Skowhegan and The ISCP in New York. She additionally holds an MA in Architecture. Solo shows include: Samuel Freeman, Los Angeles; Nikolaj Copenhagen Contemporary Art Centre; Honor Fraser Gallery, Los Angeles; SNYK, Skive New Museum of Art, Denmark; Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, Texas; Duve, Berlin. Group shows Athens Video Art Festival 2011, 10th Istanbul Biennale, The Liverpool Biennale 08, Damascus Video Art Festival 2011, Fonlad Video Arts Festival 2011, The Whistable Biennale 2010(UK), Torrance Art Museum, LA; Museum of Contemporary Art, UTAH and Philara Sammlung e.V.,Dusseldorf. She was a finalist in the Saatchi competition “4 New Sensations” in London as well as the Celeste Art Prize.