ABOUT METTE TOMMERUP Mette Tommerup is a painter based in Miami. Originally from Denmark, Tommerup has held numerous solo exhibitions in Copenhagen as well as group shows in Berlin and Basel. Tommerup relocated to Miami in the late 90’s after living and studying in New York City for many years. Tommerup has exhibited at The Chelsea Art Museum, Exit Art and the American Acdemy of Arts and Letters in New York City. In Miami, Tommerup has exhibited at The Bass, PAMM and The Frost Museum and has work in many private collections including work in the permanent collection of PAMM. Ocean Loop will be Tommerup’s 3rd solo show at Emerson Dorsch Gallery.
Honors include acquisition of work through the Art Purchase Program at The American Academy of Arts and Letters in NYC. Publications include Miami Contemporary Artists, Miami Arts Explosion,100 Degrees in the Shade and Man as Object: Reversing the Gaze and exhibitions have been reviewed in Art in America, Artnet.com and the Miami Herald among other journals. Tommerup received a MFA at School of Visual Arts in New York City in 1995.