katherine, the silhouette artist
Self taught artist Katherine Scrivens was born in 1964 Bristol, England. She works and resides on the island, Als in Denmark where she has her own Gallery.
Katherine’s elegant Silhouettes are inspired by early cave paintings and Scandinavian minimalism. Sometimes she expresses with a limited palette and at other times with vibrant colours.
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.
“Delicate Silhouettes featured in her paintings” Lars Lykke Rasmussen, Prime Minister of Denmark 2015–2019
“Beautiful portrait of HM Queen Margrethe II” Paul Burrell, Former Butler to HM Queen Elizabeth II and Diana, Princess of Wales
“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
“I love Katherine’s paintings!” Peter Schmeichel, Manchester United Goalkeeper, Broadcaster, Motivational speaker, Global Ambassador for Carlsberg
“Katherine’s paintings move me every time I see them…” Carmen Rizzo , Two-time Grammy nominee
“Artist who paints with her heart and soul” Maria Aristidou, Fashion Designer