Marianne Skaarup (1985, Denmark)
Received her MFA from Malmö Art Academy, Sweden, 2015. Based in Lisbon since 2016. Studied philosophy at the University of Copenhagen as well as fine arts at Gerriet Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam. Marianne Skaarup works in sculpture, drawing and video. After graduating she has been participating in residencies at The Danish Institute at Athens (DIA), Greece, and at European Ceramic Work Centre (EKWC), Holland. Her works has been shown in group- and solo exhibitions amongst others: 2016 | Water / Sótão / Lisbon, Portugal. 2015 | Filosofen (Curated by Christine Ödlund and Frederik Söderberg) / Gallery Riis / Stockholm, Sweden. 2015 | We will push the ship from shore and let it drift toward the darkest of oceans (Curated by Joachim Koester and Emily Wardill) / Malmö Konstmuseum / Sweden. 2015 | Structures, Melting, Falling, Frozen / KHM Gallery / Malmö, Sweden. She has received grants from The Danish Art Council and Sparbanksstiftelsens Stipendium.