Studio Five Denis
Ängelholm, Munka Ljungby, Skane, Sweden
About Studio Five Denis
Born in the UK -Denis has spent the greater part of his artists life working and living in Greece and Sweden. He was enrolled at the Manchester High School of Art at the age of eleven years old. After a career in Art and Design (1979 to 1986) he opened an art studio in Manchester (1988) along with a winter studio in Greece on Aegina island, (1990). He had his first one man exhibition in the UK in 1989 (Greenhall Whiteley Exposé) and was featured in the Avant Art Magazine (North West England) in the same year. 1994 saw him exhibiting his Greek series of work in Stockholm, organised and arranged by Marianne Arnberg whom the artist had met in Greece in 1993. By 1996 Denis had mounted three exhibitions in Sweden (Eden Centre, Augeli Gallery and the Vaxholm Castle Gallery) and also exhibited at Souvala Town Community Art and The Firenza Gallery, Aegina Town, Greece. He was a founder member of the Waxholm Organisation för Reformerandet av Konst (w.o.r.k) for who he participated in a number of w.o.r.k exhibitions including; "Art Work Now" (Vaxholm Castle Krut Gallery-1996). "Kliver UT" Rindö Gallery, and Trygg Hansa HQ Stockholm, 1998."Konst 4 Walls" Tornvilla Vaxholm, Sweden 1999, 'Music School Benefit' Skandia Futures Centre, Vaxholm, 1999, 'Godot 45' Vaxholm Theartre' 2000 & 2002, The artist participated, designed and curated the "Heart 2 Art" Exhibition at the Steninge Palace Kultur Center, (Swedish Government Estonia Trust Fund, 2002) followed by the Mulberry Gallery, Weymouth UK exhibition of the Blue Path in 2005, and "this is not a chair" at Space 23, Wellington House, New Islington, Manchester UK 2007. His recent shows include; International Studio Gallery, Åsjunga, Sweden, 2014 and "UT och IN" - Studio 5, Ekeröd, Skåne 2014. He recently participated in the "Konst På Stan" (Art in Town) Helsingborg Art Association event (September to October 2014). Public works include several wall, ceiling, glass and enamel paintings in Sweden, with murals in the UK which also includes the paintings for Manchester Rehersal and Recording Studios, "The Green Rooms" Denis was married to Marianne Arnberg in 1998. In 2010 Denis became 'Resident Artist' at Studio 5, Sweden.
High School of Art - Manchester UK.
Studio 5 Sweden
other studios - S4- Manchester UK
S3- Stockholm Sweden
S2- Aegina Greece
S1- Manchester UK
2015 - new personal website:
2014 Helsinborg Art in Town,TV 4 Building, Helsinborg City, Skåne, Sweden
2014- International Studio Gallery- Sweden
2014- Konst Ut och In (Art inside out) Studio 5
2007- "this is Not a chair" Manchester,UK
2005. Mulberry Gallery UK (2005 the blue path)
2002- Swedish Government Estonia Trust Fund
Stockholm City Exhibition Sweden- 1993-1994-1995-1996-1998-1999-2002.