Philip BARFRED
né a Copenhaque, Danemark
Autodidacte
site internet: http://barfred.eu

contact: pb@barfred.eu


Visual artist Philip Barfred has held exhibitions and participated in art events worldwide.
Originally educated as a plant chemist he dropped out of academia to to live as an artist. As a painter he is rooted in symbolism and expressionism and has been active as an artist since the late eighties as part of the Copenhagen avantgarde. His early works included conceptual installations and philosophical writings as well as painting.


2012: French Art Day, Copenhagen. FOKUS2012 Videofestival, Copenhagen."Lettre et l'image", Arinthod, France, Kunstnere mod Social Skævhed, helligånsdhuset Kbh.

2011: Bruit de L'esprit, video projection, BYOB Copenhagen, Galleri GAL, Fr.V¾rk. "canards" videoprojection,"Mouvements" Arinthod,France."Au fil des ateliers" porte ouverte; St Julien, France. Dong Energy, Copenhagen.
2010: Mill Gallery, Nyíracsád, Hungary: Flying: International mail art. Fenêtres, Arinthod, France. Bruit de L'esprit, videoinstallation, Arinthod, France.
2009: Galleri Folio, Copenhague. Contraste, Arinthod, France.
2008: Galleri Folio, Copenhague. Næstved International Exhibition of Mini Prints, Danemark, Traces, Arinthod, France.
2007: Rencontres, Arinthod, France.
2005: Galerie Geste, Besancon. J-Kie Cards, Copenhague
2004: Galerie Geste, Besancon.
2004: St.John's Research Centre, Oxford.
2003: Galerie K, Besancon.
2001: Société des Arts Téchnologiques (SAT), Montréal ;  Mondo, Paris.
2000: Musée Kirsten Kjær, Frøstrup, Danemark.
1999: Galerie du Manoir, La Chaux-de-Fonds ;  Galerie Nelly L`Eplattenier, Lausanne ;  Pakhuset, Nykøbing Sjælland, Danemark.
1998: Grange de Dorigny, Lausanne ;  Galerie du Manoir, La Chaux-de-Fonds ;  Galerie Nelly L`Eplattenier, Lausanne.
1997: Pôle Universitaire Européen, Nancy.
1996: Nemunaitis, Lituanie.
1995: Galerie Europa, Paris ;  Art Copenhagen 95 ;  Galerie Vartai, Vilnius.
1994: Salon des Peintres-Sculpteurs D'hier et D'aujourd'hui,Paris ;  Galerie Knabro, Copenhague ;  Galerie Vartai, Vilnius.
1993: Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris ;  Galerie Marius, Copenhague.
1992: Ujpest Galerie, Budapest ;  Kanagawa préfectorale Galerie, Yokohama ;  Galerie Kongo, Copenhague.
1990: Galerie Gurk, Copenhague.
1989: Union-Sovietique (10 villes) ; Galerie Gurk; Copenhague.
1987: Galerie Zatz, Copenhague.

Bourses etc :
Awarded "Work of Distinction" by the jury at "The Americas Biennial" for contemporary prints, USA 2008
Résidence de production: Société des Arts Téchnologiques (SAT), Montréal 2001.
Premier prix de peinture au concours de la Galerie Nelly L`Eplattenier à La Chaux-De-Fonds et Lausanne 1998.
Conseil de l'Académie de Beaux Arts du Danemark 1994.
Bikubenfond 1994.
Ministère de la Culture du Danemark 1992.
Fondation Carlsberg 1984.