valeur@tdcadsl.dk

Mikala Valeur, Born 1972

Live in Copenhagen. Atelier in Denmark and Hellas


Statement

Artist Mikala Valeur, born 1972, raised in a artistic family. Art for Valeur is as natural as breathing the air. Valeur`s art has a twisted humor with a serious background. The artworks can be consumed in different ways, some by being watched, others for the public to be an active part of. Materials are the inspiration for the constructions, who inspires different angles of shapes, contents and structures.  Valeur works with Installations, collages, sculptures and light objects. Exhibited at biennales and museums. Participated in several Sculpture by the sea, Denmark and Australia. Exhibited in solo and Group exhibitions in England, France, Holland, New York and Denmark. Installations at City hall, Culture harbor, etc. Received several funds over the years, and won in Australia The Spinifix Thrust Artist Subsidy, The Crowe Horwath Artist Subsidy and The Kids Choice Prize, and won in Denmark The Founding Directors Award to an invitation to Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe and Bondi.

The Valeur-price is consisting of a Valeur art piece, who is given once a year, rewarding a social effort.

2016

Group-exhibition, Photo Festival at kbh kunst, DK
Book- relase, Plastik Fantastic, at publisher North, DK
Solo-exhibition, Plastik at kbh kunst, DK
Installations, Plastikos spread around Copenhagen, DK
Group-exhibition, Award Exhibition at Galleri Oxholm, DK

2015

Book- relase, Salon Jargon at publisher North, DK
Solo-exhibition, Salon Jargon at Lacey Contemporary Gallery, UK
Solo-exhibition, Out Of Reach, at Galleri LABR, DK
Group-exhibition at Kunsthal Ulys, DK
Solo-exhibition, Mikala Valeur By Mikala Valeur at Galleri Brantebjerg, DK
Solo-exhibition, Salon Jargon at Galleri Lisse Bruun, DK
Group-exhibition at Greenpoint Galleri, Brooklyn, NY
Group-exhibition at Kbh Kunst, DK
Group-exhibition at Gallery Van den Doel & Van Dun, NL
Group-exhibition at Galleri Lisse Bruun, DK

2014

Grant from L.F. Foghts Fond

Recieved prizes:
The Spinifix Trust Artist Subsidy, Sculpture by the Sea Cottesloe 2014, AUS
The Crowe Horwath Artist Subsidy, Sculpture by the Sea Bondi 2014, AUS
The Kids` Choice Prize, Sculpture by the Sea Bondi 2014, AUS

Bienalle, Sculpture by the sea, Bondi, AUS
Instatallation Input, Culture Harbour 2014, DK
Group-exhibition at Gallery Van den Doel & Van Dun- NL
Group- Exhibition at Refleksioner, Dragør, DK
Group-exhibition at Gallery Van den Doel & Van Dun- NL
Bienalle, Sculpture by the sea, Cottesloe AUS
Group-exhibition at Galleri Lisse Bruun, DK
Group-exhibition at Kbh Kunst, DK

2013

Grant from Byens Hegn

Recieved Prize from the Bienallle, Sculpture By The Sea:
Founding Director`s Award to Sculpture By The Sea Aarhus of an invitation two SxS Cottesloe and Bondi, AUS

Group-exhibition at Galleri Lisse Bruun, Cph., DK
Gruop- exhibition, What`s Bring`s You Here, at Esbjerg Art Museum, DK
Installation, Art meassures the temperature of Cph., Byens Hegn, Metro project, DK
Solo-exhibition, Wall Constructions at Galleri LABR, Roskilde, DK
Group-exhibition at Galleri Lisse Bruun, Cph., DK
Installation, Darkroom, Photo festival at Kbh.Kunst, Cph., DK
Installation, A Spacious affair. From the outside to the insideSculpture by the sea, Århus, DK,
Solo-exhibition, Street view, Cph., DK

2012

Grant from L.F Foghts foundation, DK

Group-exhibition at Galleri LABR, DK
Group-exhibition at Galleri Lisse Bruun, DK
Group-exhibition at Galleri Brantebjerg, DK
Group-exhibition at Kbh Kunst, DK
Group-exhibition at Galleri Lisse Bruun, DK

2011

Group-exhibition at Herlev city hall, DK
Group-exhibition at Galleri Bunch, DK
Group-exhibition at Helsinge cultural center, DK
Group-exhibition at Langes Magasin, DK
Group-exhibition at Galerie Gerly, DK
Group-exhibition at KBH Kunst, DK

2010

Grant from L.F Foghts foundation, DK

Group-exhibition at Art Expo, Århus, DK
Solo-exhibition, Photo- Collage at Roskilde City Hall, DK
Group-exhibition at Galerie Gerly 30 years jubilee, DK
Group-exhibition at Galerie Gerly, DK
Solo-exhibition, Canvas, at Kirkehavegård, DK
Group-exhibition at KBH Kunst, DK
Solo-exhibition, Mixed Media, at Galerie Gerly, DK

2009

Group-exhibition at Galerie Gerly, DK
Solo-exhibition, Driftwoods, at Galleri Bunch, DK
Guest exhibition at Kbh.Kunst, Cph., DK
Group-exhibition Kulturfestivalen multi culture at Skulpturhaven, DK
Group-exhibition Valeur+ Andersen= 110% at Gallerie Brantebjerg, DK
Group-exhibition at Galerie Thuillier, FR

2008

Grant from L.F Foghts foundation, DK

Group-exhibition at Galleri Bunch, DK
Group-exhibition at Galleri Cobra, DK
Group-exhibition at Strand Galleriet, DK
Group-exhibition at Art Expo, DK
Group-exhibition for Andersen Art, DK             
Group-exhibition, 5 years jubilee-exhibition at Galleri Jarsbo, DK
Guest-exhibition at Kbh.Kunst, DK
Solo-exhibition, Canvas, at Galleri Zenit, DK

2007

Group-exhibition at galleri M. Kalhøj, DK
Group-exhibition at galleri Art Zone, DK

2006

15 series of Sculptural picture-art exhibited in Øksnehallen -
Titled "Passions dagene", auctioned at Lauritz.com, DK

1998

Anonymous placing of sculpture at Israels plads in the waterbassin, DK

1993- 98

The Royal Danish Akademy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture Design and Conservation


Valeur-price

2015 Christina Nielsen, Racin Woman Of The Year

2014
Pharfar, a continuous rolling talent, and for producing other stars high quality works.

2013
Bodil Jørgensen, an exellent personal humor with great talent.

2012 Mads Mikkelsen, many years of talent.

2011
Manu sareen, the man of the year.

2010 Hella Joof, the finest and kindest satire woman of the year.

2009 Clovn, The best satire serie of many years, price was give to, Frank Hvam, Mia Lyhne, Casper Christensen and Iben Hjejle.