Katherine Scrivens of English and Anglo-Indian heritage was born in 1964 Bristol, England to David William Scrivens and Pamela Angelina Todd.

Inspired by the Danish lifestyle and nature Katherine moved to Denmark in 1984. Katherine works and resides on the island, Als in Denmark where she has her own Gallery.

Previous Exhibitons

Illums Bolighus

Gråsten Palace

Amalienborg Palace, Copenhagen

TV 2 Film Headquarters

“Delicate Silhouettes featured in her paintings” Lars Lykke Rasmussen, Former Prime Minister of Denmark

“Beautiful portrait of HM Queen Margrethe II” Paul Burrell, Former Butler to HM Queen Elizabeth II and Diana, Princess of Wales

“I love Katherine’s paintings!” Peter Schmeichel, Manchester United Goalkeeper, Broadcaster, Motivational speaker, Global Ambassador for Carlsberg

“Katherine’s paintings give the soul, hope and peace” Victor Rivers, Actor Blood in Blood Out, Zorro and US Spokesperson for the National Network to End Domestic Violence

katherine, the silhouette artist

Self taught artist Katherine Scrivens (Eje) was born in 1964 Bristol, England. Now works and resides in Denmark.

Katherine’s elegant Silhouettes are inspired by early cave paintings and Scandinavian minimalism. In 2022 an exhibition of her minimalistic Silhouettes was held at the prestigious Illums Bolighus – in Copenhagen.

Her Silhouettes are often featured as book covers for Saqi Books – a leading independent publisher of trade and academic books on the Middle East and North Africa

Katherine is married to popular Danish Artist & Entertainer, Thomas Eje.

Leonard Lauder, son of Joseph and Estée Lauder, Chairman Emeritus , Estée Lauder Companies and Art Collecter with a Katherine Scrivens Silhouette in his NY apartment.


Katherine, the PORTRAIT artist

Aside from her Silhouette paintings Katherine enjoys the discipline of portrait painting. She debuted with a series of 20 portraits of famous Danes at Gallery Eje in 2009-2011. The exhibition was a success and launched her career as a serious portrait painter. 

Katherine in her studio working on a portrait in oil on the Danish island of Als with her husband Thomas Eje standing by.


The White Queen Portrait

Katherine with her portrait of HM Queen Margrethe II of Denmark

The portrait was commissioned by the town of Gråsten.

Katherine presented it to Her Majesty at the Queen’s Summer residence, Gråsten Palace on 31.07.2019

“Beautiful portrait of HM Queen Margrethe II”

Paul Burrell, Former Butler to HM Queen Elizabeth II and Diana, Princess of Wales

The Pregnancy Portrait

Katherine’s portrait of the HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark pregnant with her first child.

The portrait was included in the censured exhibition:

‘From The Danish Lofts & Cellars’

Amalienborg Palace, Copenhagen 2016/17.

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  1. Tak for at I åbnede dørene til jeres galleri for os, Guri, Kurt, Leonard og jeg. Det var en fantastisk oplevelse for os alle og jeg blev oprigtig inspireret af din stilart, din måde at male på. Love your work.

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