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Artist: Faith Copeland

Artist Statement:

My work is mainly influenced by the beauty I find in "Nature" mainly from "the Sea" also plants and animals. It is a celebration of life in joyous colors, influenced by Nordic landscape from The Faroe Islands and Iceland with bird life (puffins) other motives are inspired by charming Danish villages and coast lines etc. I have also made a series of tropical paintings. Influenced by visits to Florida ,Spanish and Italy


Faith is working in watercolors and making orignal paintings on silk which are quite unique some large and as wall hangings,other mediums: guache , oils, acrylic, egg tempera ,collage and graphics
Expression is Colorful Imaginative ,Decorative often Naivistic,Narrative expressing Joy.

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Selected Exhibitions:

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  • The Armory Art Museum,West Palm Beach Florida
  • Schacknow Museum of Fine Arts,Plantation(Ft.Lauderdale)Florida USA
  • Modern Museum of Art,Selfoss,Iceland
  • Carlsberg Museum, Copenhagen
  • Kirsten Kjær´s Museum, Frøstrup, Jutland ,Denmark
  • BonnetHouse Museum,Fort Lauderdale Florida
  • Bournonville Villa.Fredensborg,Denmark
  • Fuglsanghus.Hørsholm,Denmark
  • Gallery Gammelstrand,Copenhagen
  • Gallery Astel,Copenhagen
  • Hotel Oceania,Brest, France
  • Notingham University,England
  • Soho Gallery,West Palm Beach Florida,USA
  • Jannette Hare Gallery,West Palm Beach Florida>
  • Bethesde Health Center,Delray Beach,Florida
  • Italian Culture Center,Copehagen,Denmark
  • Icelandic Culture House,Copenhagen
  • Faroese Culture Center,Copenhagen
  • Gallery Astel,Copenhagen
  • Villa Bornonville.Fredensborg,Denmark
  • Bonnet Hóuse Museum,Fort Lauderdale.Florida
  • Gallery Smedjen,Torshavn Faroe Islands
  • Gallery Astel,Copenhagen
  • Tranhuset,Christianshavn,Copenhagen
  • Fuglesanghuse,Horsholm.copenhagen
  • Tranhuset,Christianshavn,Copenhagen
  • Pilegaarden,Copenhagen,Bronshoj
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  • Armory Museum,West Palm Beach Florids
  • Soho Gallery,West Palm Beach Florida
  • Shaknow Museum,Plantation,Florida
  • Nordens Hus,Torshaven Faroe Islands
  • Helligandshus, Copenhagen
  • Slagelse Music Hus,Denmark
  • Birkerød Musikhus "MantziusGård"
  • Slagelse Theatre, Denmark
  • Mostingshus,Frederiksberg ,Copenhagen
  • Brøndsalen,Frederiksberg ,Copenhagen
  • Gallery LB,Copenhagen 2002
  • Gallery Witva,Delray Beach Florida 2002
  • Jeannette Hare Gallery,West Palm Beach Florida,2002
  • The Royal Opera House,Copenhagen2002
  • The Americn Embassy,Copenhagen
  • Illums Department Store,Copenhagen
  • Artium Boutique,Copenhagen
  • Heligåndshuset, Copenhagen
  • Jyllands Post(jutlandpost,newspaperhouse, Copenhagen
  • Miljø Ministery ,Copenhagen
  • Energy Ministery ,Copenhagen
  • Vedbaek Cultural Center, Denmark
  • Gallery Europa,Rungstedkyst, Denmark
  • Gallery Gammelstrand, Copenhagen
  • Gallery Shambala,Copenhagen
  • Cape Cod Art Association,Mass.USA
  • "The Artists Guild",Falmouth Mass.USA
  • Creations Gallery, Osterville MA USA
  • The Barn, Haynnis MA USA
  • Delray City Hall,Delray Florida(group,Delray Art League)


  • Nordic Watercolor Society,Stockholm
  • Montmartre,Copenhagen
  • Delray Art League(Delray Beach Florida)
  • Women in the Visual Arts,Delray Florida
  • The Artist Guild of the Palm Beaches(West Palm Beach Florida)
  • The Lake Worth Artists League,Florida
  • Lake Worth Art League(group),Lake,Worth Florida,USA
  • Falmouth Artist Guild,Cape Code Massachusetts,USA

Grants Received

  • "The Paul Becket Art Fund"(Spain)1998
  • "The Hasselund Art Fund ,1998,1999,2000,2001" (Denmark)1998,99,00

Prizes Won

  • "The Cultural Award" from The American Womens Club of Copenhagen
    • "The Jurers Recognition" at the Armory Museum,West Palm beach Sept 2003
    • "Excellence in Watercolors" 1st prize at the Artists Guild Falmouth Mass.Annual Juried Exhibition
    • "Peoples Choice Award",Ist Prize: for Silk Painting "Surfer" Barnstable Annual Juried Show


    • B.A.Degree,Modern Language German-French, Vanderbilt University,Nashville,Tennesee USA
    • Teaching Degree,modern language,Miami University USA
    • Phil.Cand.Art History Lund University, Sweden
    • Ærø Kunsthøhjskole,Art School Denmark
    • Samsø,Kunsthojskole, Art School,Denmark


    Faith Copeland is an American artist from Massachusetts,who has lived most of her life in Europe:Austria, France,Spain,Sweden and has settled in Denmark

    Originally educated as a language teacher speaking 8 languages. Phil. Cand. degree in Art history from Lund´s University Sweden.At present She is living in Copenhagen Denmark and has established her Studio in the heart of town in "Nyboder" the old Seaman`s Quarters built in the 1600`s by the Danish builder king Christian lV and still quite a charming area

    She has done many paintings from Faroe Islands and Iceland and exhibited in Iceland l at the Museum of Art in Selfoss and in the Faroe Islands in Gallery Smedjan and Nordenshus

    She exhibited her Tropical Paiantings on Silk in West Palm Beach at the Soho Gallery West Palm Beach Florida 2001.

    Faith is known for her paintings with the "Playing Puffins",mainly from The Faroe Islands and Iceland.

    Her style is impressionistic,expressionist,naivistic,coloristic,decorative,narrative;filled with fantasy and love of Nature,joy of life,plants ,animals,cafes,coastal towns, "The Sea" and all related to it is a recurring motive.

    Resent Exhibitions

    • Astel Gallery Copenhagen,December 2006
    • Tranhuset,Christianshavn, 100 Strandgade, copenhagen ,continual"2005-06
    • Fuglesanghuse,Hørsholm Copenhagen Denmark
    • Pilegarden,Music house,medborgerhuse,Brønshój,Denmark
    • Hudson Gallery,Warren Ohio,USA ,continual 2005-06
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