Friday, July 25, 2008

Shortlisted for the 25th JOHN MOORES PAINTING PRIZE.

MIE OLISE KJÆRGAARD shortlisted for the John Moores Painting Prize in Liverpool.
Juried by a.o. Jake and Dinos Chapman John Moores Painting Prize is the biggest and most influential Painting competition in the UK. 40 people of 3500 applicants got through to the exhibition that opens 20. september at Liverpool Museums´ Walker Art Centre.

180x170 cm "watchtower with a green stick".

Berlin Residency from the JP Foundation.

Mie Olise Kjærgaard receives the JP residency in may 2009.
Live-work Space in one of Europes greatest art centres.
Mie Olise will study the History and Art of Berlin, and draw a little.

NES Residency at ICELAND.

Mie Olise Kjærgaard has been rewarded the NES Residency at Iceland. The residency will take place february-march 2009. It is situated at the seaside at a fish plant! Kjærgaard will be reading, writing, painting and filming at the residency.