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katja@chora.dk
+45 40727059

Katja Bjørn lives and works in Aarhus, Denmark. 
Visual artist, Master of Arts (MA) in Religion and Art History. 

Collections
ARoS, Randers Art Museum, Horsens Art Museum, The Women’s Museum Aarhus, The Danish Arts Foundation, Aarhus Municipality.

Selected grants
Marie and Haagen-Müllers Fond, Jens Ejner and Johanne Larsen’s Foundation for Young Artists, Danish Centre for Culture and Development, The Danish Arts Council, The Danish Arts Foundation.

Selected committee memberships
Member of BKF; Member of Grønningen since 2020; Chairwoman of Aarhus Art Council 2018-2022; Board Member of Den Frie Udstillingsbygning since 2018; Chairwoman of DJK since 2019; Board Member of DJK since 2016; Chairwoman, Aarhus Think Tank for Art 2015-16; Member of the Danish Art Foundation 2014-16; Censor at KP, Artist Easter exhibition 2012, Aarhus Art Building; Member of Committee for Artist’s Easter Exhibition 2007- 2009; Member of Committee for Kunsten.nu 2006-2008; Curator and member of artist run exhibition space, Spanien 19C Aarhus since 2005

Upcoming exhibitions 
Charlotte Fogh Gallery, February 6th
Art Herning, Messecenter Herning, May 13-15th
Grønningen, Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, September

Solo exhibitions
2019 Involved, Horsens Art Museum
2018 A Ride On The River, Contemporary Art Centre Viborg
2017 Involved, Charlotte Fogh Gallery, Aarhus
2017 Envy my Love/The Pleasure of Envy, The Seven Death Sins, Skive Art Museum
2016 Gargoyle Room, V1 Gallery, Aarhus
2016 AS/ IS længselslinier, BETON art space
2014 Honey solo display, ARoS, Aarhus
2014 Sov Min Elskede, Horsens Art Museum
2014 The Source, Charlotte Fogh Gallery, Aarhus
2013 Unspoken Stories,The Women’s Museum, Aarhus 
2011 Still Walking, Charlotte Fogh Contemporary 
2010 Canned Mermaid, Randers Art Museum 

Group exhibitions
2020
Burned out umbrella, Charlotte Fogh Gallery, Aarhus
Historier om mødre, Nivaagaards Malerisamling
The Process of Becomming, Viborg Kunsthal
Sådan er der så meget, Gimsinghoved
Grønningen, Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen

2019
Terrain, C4 Projects, Copenhagen
The Process of Becoming, Könerpark, Berlin
Taletid, Rønnebæksholm, Næstved
Tærskler, Tom Christoffersen Gallery, Copenhagen

2018
Decolage, Ringsted Gallery
En Duft af Evighed, Nivågaard Malerisamling

2017
Circus circus, CIRCUS EINS - Aktuelle Kunst, Putbus, Germany
Sticky Business, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Schiedam, Netherlands 
Mødet, Skulpturlandsby Selde
EAT ME, Trapholt Art museum, Kolding 

2016
Everyday Images, Randers Art Museum
Itch under the skin, Charlotte Fogh Gallery, Aarhus
UNKNOWN LANDSCAPE, Nordkystens Kunst Triennale
On the Eage, Samvirke Gallery, Veierholmen Tronhjem 

2015
Rebound, Contemporary Art Centre Læsø
Dejavu, Skagen Odde Nature Center, Skagen
Casablanca Billboard Festival, Casablanca, Morocco 
Nude, Charlotte Fogh Gallery, Aarhus 

2014
Something ...in The State of Denmark, Galleri SE, Bergen, Norway 
Reflex, Dragør 
Jorn Lab, Art Centre Silkeborg Bad
Overwhelmingly Ordinary, The Neurosis of Everyday life, Museum Bärengasse, Zürich
Focus, curated solo program, Contemporary Art Centre Nikolaj, Copenhagen 

2013
Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus 
Malmoe Nordic 2013, Art Union Skåne, Malmö

2012
Written Room 2012, Contemporary Art Centre Brænderigården, Viborg
The intimate AUTUMN: Behind the Façade, Contemporary Art Centre Nikolaj, Aarhus
Honey, Tom Chistoffersen Gallery, CUBE, Copenhagen
Not in my backyard, Charlotte Fogh Gallery, Aarhus 
The geography of the wilderness, SKULPTURI, Copenhagen
Grand Opening of Charlotte Fogh Gallery, Aarhus

2011
Living, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk
From Andy Warhol to Katja Bjørn, Randers Art Museum
Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus 
Focus, Contemporary Art Centre Nikolaj, Copenhagen, program curated by Jesper Elg

2010
Absolute Winter 2010, Charlotte Fogh Contemporary
Water, Randers Art Museum
Mitä meri? – What’s up Sea? Rauma Biennale Balticum 2010, Rauma Museum, Finland
Cosmos, Art Centre Silkeborg Bad

2009
Milk and Honey, Gent, Belgium 
The Haven, Kurs, KØS Museum of Art in Public Spaces, collaboration with Hartmut Stocker 
Haven Gowana Canal, Brooklyn New York, collaboration with Hartmut Stocker 
Human Nature, Charlotte Fogh Contemporary, Aarhus
Charlottenborg Spring Exhibition 2009, Contemporary Art Centre Nikolaj, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen

2008
Catharsis, Kabine, Copenhagen
Mummy’s Desire, In-Site: Governors Island, New York
Flemings’ House and Garden, Gallery MachWerket, Aarhus
Anna M, Gallery nittenunder, Copenhagen

2007
Artists Fall Exhibition 2007, Den Fri Centre of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen
India in Motion: Grand Theatre, in Motion collaboration with Iben West
Kraplak, Aarhus Festival Week 2007
Manifest07, Contemporary Art Centre Aarhus, co-initiator for Manifest07
POP-UP Art, C-Sam, Centre for Contemporary Art, Aarhus Art Building

2006
Øjeblik, Gallery Image, Centre for photography D-rum
Women. m.m.m.m.m, Festival Week, Spanien 19B 
Quarantine. Preparing chaos, before making order, Exhibition Space Spanien 19C, Aarhus
Parallelrum:murlellaraP, Byggeriets Hus, Frederiksberg, Copenhagen

2005
Indenforudenfor2005, KelleR Centre for Experimental Art
Hidden statements, Fredes Flyvende Tallerken, Aarhus
Let’s Share, double exhibition, Exhibition Space Spanien 19C / Bruun’s Gallery, Aarhus

2004
Transit2004, Copenhagen Airport (www.transit2004.dk) 
Charlottenborg Spring Exhibition 2004, Contemporary Art Centre Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Culture House, Grenaa 
Kulturspinderiet,
Silkeborg 
Film City Århus, Aarhus  
Nakedness In Denmark,
Copenhagen 

2003
Fabrik2003, Knabstrup Kulturfabrik 
Karima studio, Holstebro
Diakonhøjskolen, Aarhus