English In Short

I live and work in Copenhagen.
I am a painter and composer.

Bio ultra short
Bjørn Eriksen, born 1957 in Nyborg
Included in Weilbachs Artistlexicon
Member of BKF (Danish Artist Societe) and KODA (Composers Rights in Denmark)
Danmarks Designskole, drawing, 1984-86

Juried exhibitions, soloshows and groupshows
Denmark and abroad: Berlin, Cologne, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Torshavn, New York and London

Grants/Awards:
2017 – Statens Kunstfond
2009 – Statens Kunstråd
2006 – Oticon Fonden
2006 – Toyota Fonden
2005 – Art Now 05, (Honorable Award)
1996 – Akademiets rejselegat

Litterature, TV, radio etc.
Dansk Kunst (bl.a. 1989, s. 95) – Weilbachs Kunstnerleksikon – Berl. Tid. 20.12.1991 (Henrik Wivel) – Pol. 11.1.1992 (Hellen Lassen) – Jyll.p. 22.11.1993 (H.P. Jensen) – Kunstavisen (Alex Steen) – Kunstavisen 2004/5/6/7/8 (Leo Tandrup) – URBAN, april 2005 – Berlingske Tidende, april 2005 – MetroXpress, april 2005, maj 2007 – Canvas Art Guide. juni 2005 – AOK, maj 2007 – DET RIGTIGE BILLEDE – Bjørn Eriksen og Virkeligheden – af Ole Lindboe / forlaget ArtPage – FAMOUS 100 Contemporary Artists – Magasinet Kunst, sept. 2006 – Valbybladet, 2004/5/8 – Frederiksbergbladet 2004/5 – Barcelona TV sept. 2006 – Barcelona Metropolitan, sept. 2006 – ZONAsec No 54 octubre 06 – Information – Venstre Bladet – Lyngby Bladet – Radio Mølleå – Rødovre Avis – Rødovre Lokal Nyt – Vestegnen – Bo Bedre – TV2 Lorry 2007 – Rødovre Lokal TV 2008/09 – P4 2009 – Rødovrekanalen 2018

Public representation:
Odense Universitetshospital – Vester Vamdrup Skole – Frede-riksberg Rådhus – Kolding Rådhus – Synoptik – Odsherred Kommune – Udenrigsministeriet


Music – 
Upcomming releases / musicals:
2019 – ”Albas drømmeverden” musical for børn, Teater Vestvolden
2018 – ”Sov mit barn” 12 godnatsange /  release 28. september
2018 – ”Spurven falder” 12 ballader /  release 28. september

Music – Realeased:
2018 – ”Min Sangfugl” 12 ballader
2018 – ”The 7 Elements. Symphony no 2”
2017 – ”The Death of a Sparrow. Modern Classic Music Bouquet”
2017 – ”Requiem”
2017 – ”Zim Zim. Symphony no 1”
2017 – ”Sov lille barn” featuring bl.a. Karsten Vogel, Jacob Speake, Niels Bugge, Christine Clancy
2016 – “Lillepigen og dukken”, ”Lille barn” og ”Gammel som Metusalem”

Examples of music:

Listen on: Spotify, iTunes, Deezer, Klicktrack Music Store