2021 RSPB award, NATURAL EYE
2019 Birdwatch Artist of the Year
2019 Bornholm Culture Award, TV2
ERTHOLMENE. book about trip around Christiansø in 2021
KYST (NaturBornholm, 2019) Book about my tour around Bornholm in 2018
THE SWEETGUM PROJECT (DOGU, Turkey, 2017) SWLA project with several other artists
RED SIXTY SEVEN (BTO, 2020) Collaboration between artists and writers highlighting threatened birds in the UK

Selected exhibitions

annually, October 2012 to October 2021-  ‘The Natural Eye’, SWLA exhibition at Mall Galleries, London, UK (censured exhibition)
JUNE 2022, FIRKANTET, svanekegaarden, bornholm, dk
august 2021, høstudstilling, Galleri visby, Jylland (with Mette maya gregersen)
juni 2021, ertholmeme, Galleri palivaren, christiansø, dk
October 2020, Døde Fugle, Galleri ESK, Jylland (with Marco Brodde)
september 2020 – Earthbound III, Gudhjem, Bornholm (group Show)
june 2020 – corona billeder, Galleriet, Snogebæk, Bornholm
October 2019 – KYST 4, Allerød Kunstforening, Denmark
September 2019 – KYST 3, Birdscapes Gallery, Norfolk, UK
August 2019 – KYST 2, Aberlady, Edinburgh, UK,
June 2019 – KYST 1, Svanekegaarden, Bornholm, Denmark
December 2018 – Aakirkeby Library, project with school children, wall murals
September 2018 – Helleristninger, Sandvig (seaweed beach installation with teenage school group)
July to August 2018 – Nordic Watercolours, Kunsthuset, Annaborg, Denmark and Malmø, Sweden (group exhibition)
May to June 2018 – Earthbound, Gudhjem, Denmark (group exhibition)
Winter and Spring 2017/18 – Livets Træ, Bornholm, Denmark (art project with pre-school children)
September to December 2017 – Galleri Visby, Lønstrup, Denmark (group exhibition)
September 2017 – ‘Rum’, Rønne Storv Torv (installation)
Maj 2017 – ‘Bornholm’ Tjustbygdens Kunstforening, Sweden (group exhibition)
April 2017 – ‘Birds in Art’, Birdscapes Gallery, Holt, Norfolk, UK (group exhibition)
November 2016 – Engholms Brændpunkt, Bornholm, Denmark (group exhibition)
October 2016 – COWI Kunstforening, Denmark
September – November 2016 – ‘The Sweetgum Project‘ Trafo, Bodrum, Turkey – Marmaris Art House, Turkey, Koycegiz Art House, Turkey, Galleri Cankaya, Ankara (travelling group exhibition)
September 2016 – ‘Brud I Gennem‘, Galleri Rasch, Rønne Denmark (installation)
Maj 2016 – ‘Earthbound‘, Gudhjem Museum, Bornholm, Denmark (group exhibition)
December 2015 – ‘Lene Stevns og Ben Woodhams på Kirkehavegaard‘, Allerød Kunstforening, Allerød, Denmark
June 2015 – ‘Fuglemalerier‘, solo exhibition at Galleri Vang, Bornholm, Denmark
April 2015 – ‘Den Censurende Forårs Udstilling 2013’, Svanekegården, Bornholm, Denmark (censured exhibition)
September 2014 – ‘The Mottisfont Open’, Mottisfont Abbey, Hampshire UK (censured exhibition)
August 2014 – ‘Vandrefalke i Vangbruddet’, at Palivaren Gallery, Christiansø, Denmark
February 2014 – ‘The Winter Season’, at Cheng – Kim Loke Gallery, Slimbridge, UK (group show)
August 2013 – ‘Tasty Birds’, Svanekegården, Bornholm, Denmark
July 2013 – ‘Ben Woodhams, Nye Værker (New works)’, Galleri Huz 16‘ Bornholm, Denmark
May 2013 – ‘Spring’, Avocet Gallery, Rye Harbour, UK (group show)
April 2013 – ‘Den Censurende Forårs Udstilling 2013’, Svanekegården, Bornholm, Denmark (censured exhibition)
September 2012 – ‘Ude af Balance’,  (installation), Galleri Rasch, Bornholm, Denmark
August 2012 – ‘Fugle’, Galleri Rasch, Bornholm, Denmark (group show)
February 2012 – ‘En Rasch Udstilling’, Galleri Rasch, Bornholm, Denmark (group show)
September 2011 – ‘Tryk 2 Værksted’, Galleri 2rn, Bornholm, Denmark (group show)
July 2011 – ‘Observation Interpretation’, Marine Studios, Margate, UK (group show)
September 2010 – ‘Jagt i Bella’, Copenhagen, Denmark (group show)
July 2010 – ‘Fuglemalerier’, NaturBornholm, Denmark
March 2010 – ‘Naturligvis’, Galleri Rasch, Denmark (with Hans Henning Pedersen)

Other stuff

The Wadden Sea project with other SWLA artists, October 2019 and May 2020
Linjer i Landskab – illustration project with NaturBornholm, 2018
Land Art days with Bornholms Kommandant Højen
‘Villads fra Valby‘ art project for all of Bornholm’s school starters, 2017
Freelance illustration for various clients, including danmarks naturstyrelsen, Bornholms Regions Kommune and NaturBornholm, 2008 – present
Teacher at Bornholms Art school (Bornholm Billedskole) 2010 – present
Teach summer courses at Bornholms højskole (Bornholms højskole) 2010 – present
Teach various courses in life drawing, watercolour, drawing – and English – for ‘Lejrskoler’, AOF, Bornholm, and other clients including Bornholms RegionskommuneBeck Pack, Hans Rømer Skole, Stammershalle Badehotel 2009 – present (see ‘teaching’ section on website)
Member and later, Chair for Bornholm Arts’ Council (formand i Bornholms Kunstrådet) 2011 – 2015


April 2000 – August 2002 – MA in Museum Studies, Leicester University
September 1994 – May 1998 – BA in South East Asian Art & Architecture with Indonesian Studies – First Class Honours. SOAS, London University
September 1989 – July 1990 – Foundation Art & Design, Brighton Art College