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Curriculum Vitae – Maria Dubin

Born 1963 in Gentofte, Denmark, grew up in L.A and Stubbekøbing.

Lives and works presently in Vanløse.

 

Education

Student of Professor Erling Frederiksen and Christian Magle, Glyptoteket, Copenhagen

Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux Arts, Paris, 1983 - 1987

Studied and worked with ceramics, mosaic and tapestry during a five-year stay in Tunisia. 1996 – 2001

 

At the present Maria is also working on “Seahorse Symphony” Five videos in collaboration with the composer Frederik Magle, created in five different countries, where each film is a movement of the Seahorse Symphony.

The first video/movement is completed in Nis, Serbia

Maria is the founder of the art movement ARTUNITE, uniting artists in all disciplines in creating work for people in difficult life situations.

 

Maria has lived in France (10 years), USA (14 years), Belgium (1 year), Bulgaria (1 year), and Tunisia (5 years) is now based in Denmark, and continues to work worldwide.

 

Selected Solo exhibitions – site specific works, *with publication

 

2020 “Take a walk in the Park” Det Fynske Kunstakadami, Denmark

 

2019/20 “Tania Blixen´s Blumen” Kunst im Kapellengang, Uniklinikum, Giessen, Germany *

“The Secret Garden”, gesamtkonstwerk, site specific work, Rigshospitalet, Denmark,

“Les Fleur de Karen Blixen”, Librairie galerie Fahrenheit 451, Tunisia *

“The Marsa Mural” private collection, Tunisia.

“Træet” site-specific painting Støvring library, Denmark

 

2018 “Microscopic Feast” commission painting, CEA, Science center and University Paris

 

2017 “Karen Blixens Blomster”, Karen Blixen Museum, Rungsted, Denmark*

“La Arbre Rouge de ma Mere”, Clean Earth Capital, Serbia

 

2016, Retrospective of public works painted in schools in Northern Jutland, during a 10-year period. Dronninglund Kunstcenter, DK*,

Mural, Inflectional dicease department,Rigshospital,Copenhagen,DK

 

2015 Mural, Oncologic Institute, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

2014 ”The Message of the Flower – is the flower” Galleri Hegnhøj and Blyme, Copenhagen, Denmark

”The Message of the Seahorse – is the seahorse”, Litera, Nis, Serbia

 

2013 “Seahorse Symphony – Why Fish never cease to Inspire” keynote speaker and exhibition, Copenhagen University

“Seahorse Symphony” at Centro de las Artes de San Augustin, Oaxaca, Mexico

 

2012 “World in Denmark – City Plantastic” keynote speaker and exhibition, Copenhagen University

“Life Paintings” at Hospice Djursland, Denmark*

 

2011 “The Haeckel Paintings” where included in the Rambøll collection

Completion of “The Wall”, 1000m2 calligraphic wall painting, Rambøll, Aarhus, Denmark*

 

2009 “Akvarium” CCA Center, Andratx – Mallorca, Spain

“The Erotic Garden” mural, private home Luxembourg

“Respecting Mother Earth” mural, Novozymes, Bostad – Sweden

 

2008 “The Fungus Paintings” Belgrade Museum of Natural history, Belgrade – Serbia

“The Organic Paintings” Novozymes, Curitiba – Brazil

“The Glass Wall”, Athens, private collection – Greece

“Elskovshaven”, mural, private collection, Luxembourg

“Urania Paintings” Kunsten, North Jutlands Art Museum, Aalborg

 

2007 “Science Paintings” Novozymes, North Carolina – USA

“Belgrade Pillars – the Garden with in” Belgrade – Serbia

Drawings for the Bulowsvej mural, Life, Copenhagen University

 

2006 “Feed more Geese and get Rich”,Novozymes, Beijing – China

“The African Paintings” Aalborg Zoo, Aalborg

“Dialogue in the Dark – The Paintings” Experimentarium-Science Centre, Copenhagen – Denmark

“The Bacteria Mural”, Novozymes, Bagsværd, DK

“The Paul Paintings” Tivoli, Copenhagen – Denmark

 

2005 “The Fungus Paintings” Botanical Garden, Copenhagen – Denmark

“Animals” ink drawings, Copenhagen Zoo, Denmark

Ink Drawings & Paintings Museum of Natural History, Copenhagen

 

2004 “Greek Gods and Myths”, Olympic Games, Athens – Greece*

 

2003 “And the Dragons follow me around” Mungopark Theater, Allerød  “Manhattan, Marsa, Marseille” Parkart Gallery, Marseille – France

 

2001 “Måleri, Textil, Mosaik” National Museum of History, Stockholm*

 

2000 “Bateau Espoir” Belverdere Museum, Tunis – Tunisia*

“Petits Bateaux”, Cherif Fine Arts Gallery, Sidi Bou Said – Tunisia

 

1999 “Les Dragons de la Marsa” Mille Feuilles Gallery, La Marsa Tunisia*

 

1998 “La Madone, le Poisson et le Dragon” Museum of Sidi Bou Said Tunisia

 

1997 “Mabrouka” Latexco, Tielt – Belgium

“1001 Nuits” Wijnhoven Gallery, Brugge – Belgium

 

1996 “Circles in Circles” Cirque Romanes, Paris – France

 

1995 “Portraits- People I know” Art Senal, Issy – les Moulineaux – France

 

1994 Europe Factory Montreuil – Frankrig

1992 Politikens Art collection Copenhagen – Denmark

 

1990 “Ingen vej fra Vallingby” Gallery Plaisiren, Stockholm – Sweden

“Portraets’ Gallery Projekt Copenhagen – Denmark

 

1989 “The Mermaid” Praia Culture Center, Cap Verde

 

1988 “Hyldest til Alfred”, Gallery Marius, Copenhagen – Denmark

Maleri og Musik Collaboration with the pianist Tove Jakobsen,

Dronninglund Castle,  Fuglsang, Lolland – Denmark

1987 Tuborg Art Collection Copenhagen – Denmark

 

Selection of group shows;

2018 workshop and exhibition, Kairoun,Tunisa

2017 workshop and exhibiton, Gafsa, Tunisia

Film premiere of the ARTUNITE movement’s first collaboration, Vanlose kulturcenter, Denmark

2016 The first ARTUNITE event, Kongelunden refugee camp, Denmark

2007 “The Apple Paintings”, Kunsten-i-Maden Festival, Aros, Aarhus

2004 – 2002 The Fabels of Jean de la Fontaine

Meyerhoff Gallery, Maryland Institute of Art, Baltimore – USA;

The Jacob Lawrence Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle – USA;

Temple University, Rom – Italy;

American University Gallery, Aix en Provence – France

2002 Le Sept La Maison de Quaregnon, Belgium

2000 Terra Moretti Sculpture Award Bresica – Italy

1999 “Morir Sonando” Varick Str. Gallery, New York – USA

1998 Ceramique Galleri Sargadelas, Milano – Italy

1997 Salon de Paris Cairo – Egypt

1996 Àrt in Containers Brugge – Belgium

1994 Fantastic Wanderings New York Painters, Cummings Art Center, Connecticut – USA

1992 Group Show Test Site Gallery, Brooklyn, NewYork – USA

1991 Scandinaves Contemporain Albi – France

1989 Stenninge Gruppen Bonneluches Pakhus, Nysted – Denmark

1989 Stenninge Gruppen Mjallby Konstgård, Mjallby – Sveden

1988 Forårsudstillingen Charlottenborg, Copenhagen – Denmark

1987 Scandinaves a Paris Galleri de l´Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris –France

1986 Fuglsang, Lolland – Denmark

1984 Cite Universitaire Paris – France

 

Selection of murals and public works:

“The Wall” 1000m2 calligraphy wall in the Ramboll main office in Aarhus, Denmark

“Curiosity Cabinet” large ink drawings on the walls of Skørping School, Denmark

“The Whale” oil on canvas, 2 x 5 m, Copenhagen University, Denmark

The Science Paintings”, 2 x 5 m, North Carolina, USA

“Noah’s Ark”, oil on canvas, 4 x 8 m, Aalborg Hospital, Denmark

“Feed more Geese and get Rich” oil on canvas, 2 x 5 m, Novozymes, Beijing, China

“Dialog in the Dark”, oil on canvas 4 x 8 m, Science Center, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Brazilian Paintings” Novozymes, Curitiba, Brazil

“The International Alphabet and the Sea”, Glas, cobber, painting, stone and light The Main Building, Business Park Sofia, Bulgaria

“The Glass Wall” Laminated painted glass, Somers Collection, Belgium

“The Brugge painting” The Maes Family Collection, Brugge, Tielt – Belgium

“Bruges et la Mer” Ceramic relief, The Maes Family Collection, Brugge – Belgium

“Manhattan” Painting, Philip H. Bay private collection, earlier Radio City New York, Sofia – Bulgaria

 

Art Direction for theater and film:

2014 Woman in Red – Seahorse Aria”, Nis, Serbia

1996 The Ballet, “Handle with care, life inside” Dallas, Texas – USA

1994 Collaboration with students in the dance department at the Juilliard School, New York – USA

1993 La mere d’Icar Theatre Espace Acteur, Paris – France

1992 “Quartier Mozart” Motion picture, Cameroun

1990 “Want me not” Motion picture, England

1989 Collaboration with the students at London International Film School

1987 “Antigone” Theatre Internationale Cite Universitaire, Paris – France

1984 Ørbæk Revyen, Ørbæk – Denmark