Curriculum Vitae for Eli Benveniste


Born April 4, 1961 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
First Exhibition, Veksølund Sculpture Park 1988
Member of the Danish Artists’ Association “Koloristerne” since 1995.

Individual Exhibitions:

2013 ”The Shadows’ Shadow” Galerie Birch, Copenhagen
2012 ”Sightseeing Tourist”, Galeria Spazio 6, Verona, Italy
2011 ”Ego” Galerie Jacob Asbæk
2011 ”All the thing unsaid” Svanekegaarden, Bornholm
2010 Galleri Claus Christensen
2008 Galleri Profilen, Århus, together with sculptor Jørgen Haugen Sørensen
Art Centre Silkeborg Baths, t. w. photographer Kirsten Klein
2007 Sophienholm, t. w. photographer Kirsten Klein
2005 Galleri Veggerby, t. w. weaver Trine Ellitsgaard
2003 Brøndsalen at Frederiksberg and after that
Politikens Forhal, Copenhagen t. w. sculptor Jørgen Haugen Sørensen
2002 Museu da Água – Reservatório da Patriacal, Lisbon, Portugal.
2001 Rødovre Library, Denmark.
2001 Galerie Ægidius, Randers, Denmark.
2000 Holstebro Museum of Art, Denmark, in connection with award of prize –
The Astrid Noack Travelling Fellowship.
1997 “ The Replaceable” Galerie Anne Marie, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Collective Exhibitions:

2013 ”Lights over Lolland”, Pederstrup Manor, Lolland Falster
2013 Stokrosebanden, Pakhuset, Nykøbing Sjælland
2012 Koloristerne, Bornholm Kunstmuseum
2011 ”The open Mind” The Library Hall in the Round Tower
2010 “På Tværs” (Across the Divide), Ny Tap, Carlsberg Buildings, Valby
2009 Stokrosebanden, Pakhuset, Nykøbing Sjælland
2008 Exhibition of drawings in Verona, ”Cosa Guardi?” at Grafiche Aurora
2006 ”A Step in the Right Direction” Gl. Holtegaard
2005 ”Aurora Project” Una collezione d´Arte Contemporanea, Verona Italy
2005 ”Labyrinths – The Room of Art”, Charlottenborg Exhibition Centre, Copenhagen
2004 Stokrosebanden, Pakhuset, Nykøbing Sjælland

2002 Galleri Veggerby, Copenhagen, Denmark..
1996 Palazzo Ducale, Calabria, Italy.
1994 Pakhuset, Nykøbing Sjælland, Denmark.
1991 “The Idea takes Form”, Kunstmuseet Køge Skitsesamling, Denmark

1993-1995; 1997-1999; 2001; 2004; 2006; 2009-2010; 2012, 2013 Koloristerne at ”Den Frie” exhibition hall, Copenhagen, Denmark.
1988; 1991-1996; 1999 –2004; 2008, 2010, Veksølund Sculpture Park, Denmark.


2008 Commision in glass ”No Shadows without Light” at the
Lundsgaards Auditorium at Panuminstituttet.
2005 Commision in glass for The Maritime and Commercial Court, Copenhagen
2001 Bronze sculpture “The Fall” for Rødovre Townhall, Danmark.
1999 “Glass Sculpture”, purchased by the Danish Arts Foundation for The Muscular Atrophy Foundation, Korsør, Denmark.
1994 A brick sculpture “Hidden Memory” for the municipality of Broager, DK.
1993 Co-director of the film “An Experience Less”. A portrait of the sculptor
Jørgen Haugen Sørensen in co-operation with, The Danish Film Institute.
1992 Special open-air assignment for the Danish Arts Foundation: mounting of fountain sculpture “Open Doors” in Valby, Denmark. The sculpture was on
display for one year and subsequently purchased by the Nørgaard family.

Several works have been purchased by the Danish Arts Foundation and by the Swedish National Art Council.


2007 Work endowment from the Danish Arts Foundation
2006 Project support from The Danish Arts Council
2006 Work endowment from the Danish Arts Foundation
2005 Grant in memory of theBilledhuggerinden Agnes Lunn
2004 Work endowment from the Danish Arts Foundation
2001 Award by the Danish Arts Foundation in connection with “Koloristerne” exhibition, Copenhagen.
2001 Anne Marie Telmanyi born Carl Nielsens Foundation.
2000 The Astrid Noack Travelling Fellowship
2000 Henry Heerups Legat.
1999 Jeanne og Henry Nathansens Mindelegat.
1997 August og Theodora Hassels Familie og Kunstner Legat.
1996 Work endowment from the Danish Arts Foundation
1995 Konsul Georg Jorck’s Fond.
1992 Viggo Jarls Legat.


In Italy:
Villa Simi
Via Vitoio 3,
55040 Vallecchia LU, Italien.
Telephone: 39 0584 757003
Fax: 39 0584 75 68 97

In Denmark:
Mobile: +45 21 47 57 10

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