Biography

 

     

Born 1974, Oslo
Lives and works in Rollag and Oslo, Norway


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EDUCATION
1996-2001 Bergen National Academy of Arts, Master`s Degree
1998 Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weissensee
1995 Einar Granum School of Art, Oslo
1994 Usko-Ayar Escuela de pintura Amazonica, Peru

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018 Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo
2018 Kongsberg kunstforening, Kongsberg
2017 For all tid uforanderlig, House of Foundation, H//O//F, Moss
2015/2016 The Poetry of Hybrids/Hybridenes Poesi, The Nordic Award in Textiles, Textilmuseet, Borås, Sweden
2013 Tidlige bilder/Early Pictures, Akershus Kunstnersenter, Lillestrøm
2013 Spring Burial, Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo
2012 Lillesand Kunstforening, Lillesand
2012 Bodø Kunstforening, Bodø
2012 Kristiansund Kunstforening, Kristiansund
2012 Trondjems Kunstforening, Trondheim
2011 Selvportrett uten briller, Larvik Kunstforening, Larvik
2011 Utsikt fra hemmelig sted, Oddmundhuset (Nore), Rollag stasjon, Dåsettunet (Flesberg)
2011 One night only, UKS, Oslo
2010 MALEREI.STICKEREI., Hå Gamle Prestegård, Jæren
2010 Polyphonic Immobility, Soft galleri, Oslo
2010 MALEREI.STICKEREI., Dortmund Bodega, Oslo
2010 HV Galleri, Stockholm, Sweden
2008 Galleri Gathe, Bergen
2008 Galleri Åkern, Kongsberg
2007 Vestfold Kunstnersenter, Tønsberg
2006 Antinomies, Galleri Format, Bergen
2005 Promiseful, Østfold Kunstnersenter
2004 Threads of Transgression, Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo
2003 Kunstnersenteret i Oppland, Lillehammer

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018 Kunsthall Grenland, Porsgrunn
2017 Ode til en vaskeklut, hymne til en tiger, Kunsthall Stavanger, Oslo
2017 Høstutstillingen/The annual national exhibition of the visual arts, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
2017 Hvitsten salong, Hvitsten, Akershus
2017 Present, Bomuldsfabriken Kunsthall, Arendal
2017 Wildlife, Sculptural Park Nesodden. Curators: NIKOTIN
2017 Ode til en vaskeklut, hymne til en tiger, Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo
2016 Årsutstillingen, Hydrogenfabrikken, Fredrikstad
2015 Norsk Skulpturbiennale, Vigelandsmuseet, Oslo
2015 Myke monumenter. Monumental tekstil, KODE, Kunstmuseene i Bergen, Bergen
2014/2015 Nålens øye. Brodert kunst, KODE, Kunstmuseene i Bergen, Bergen/Nasjonalmuseet, Kunstindustrimuseet Oslo
2014 Gaavhtan / p.g.a. (because of), Møre og Romsdal kunstsenter
2014 Go! Figure!, Telemark kunstnersenter, Skien
2013/2014 Tusen tråder - en historiefortelling i tekstil, Lillehammer Kunstmuseum/Maihaugen, Lillehammer
2013 The Gadering, former Gallery GAD, Oslo
2013 Sammen om naturen, (with Frode Markhus), Grünerløkka kunsthall, Oslo
2013 Stereo. Not Mono, Østlandsutstillingen, Stadtgalerie im Elbeforum Brunsbüttel, Brunsbüttel, Germany
2012 Stereo. Not Mono, Østlandsutstillingen, Galleri F 15, Moss
2012 Open studios at W17, BKH Studio program, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
2012 Nyinnkjøp 2006-2011, Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustrimuseum, Trondheim
2012 SLUMP, Gustavsbergs Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
2011 SLUMP, Bomuldsfabiken Kunsthall, Arendal
2011 Høstutstillingen/The annual national exhibition of the visual arts, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
2011 Tendenser 2011, Galleri F15, Jeløya, Moss; Trøndelag Senter for Samtidskunt, Trondheim
2011 Forårsudstillingen 2011/The Spring Exhibition 2011, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
2010 Høstutstillingen/The annual national exhibition of the visual arts, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
2010 X-tension, (with Espen Gudevold), Ål kulturhus, Ål
2010 Essens, Kunstbanken Hamar, Hamar
2009 Sketches of Heaven and Hell, Galleri Trafo, Asker
2008 Raulandsutstillinga, Telemark
2008 Moss Kunstforening, Moss
2007 Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo
2007 Galleri Trafo, Asker
2007 Norske Bilder, Oslo Rådhus/Brandstrup, Oslo
2007 Høstutstillingen, Christianssands Kunstforening, Kristiansand
2007 Ord tek form, Seljord Kunstforening, Seljord
2007 In/Between, Stamsund International Theater Festival, Stamsund
2007 12th International Triennial of Tapestry, Lodz, Poland
2006 Norske Bilder, Oslo Rådhus/Brandstrup, Oslo
2005 Tendenser, Galleri F15, Moss
2005 Kunstnersenteret i Buskerud, Drammen
2005 Kunstnerne i Rådhusatelierene 2003-2004, Rådhusgalleriet, Oslo
2005 Sandnes Kunstforening, Sandnes
2003 4th Textile Triennial, Uniunea Artistilor Plastici, Bucharest, Romania
2003 Kunsthåndverk 03, Drammen Museum, Drammen
2003 Sogn og Fjordane Kunstnarsenter, Førde
2002 Triennale tekstil, Kunstindustrimuseet, Oslo
2002 Ny norsk tekstil, Sjølingstad Uldvarefabrik, Mandal; Salhus Trikotasjemuseum, Bergen
2002 NTK 25 år, Telemark Fylkesgalleri, Notodden
2002 Nordnorsk Kunstnersenter, Svolvær
2001 Art of the Stitch, Embroiders Guild International Exhibition, London; Birkenhead, UK
2001 3Xt, Galleri Lista Fyr, Lista

PRIZES/
RECIDENCIES
2015 The Nordic Award in Textiles, Stiftelsen Fokus Borås, SE
2015 Residency Berlin Mitte, Berlin, DE, Office for Contemporary Art Norway (OCA)
2012/2013 Studio Residency, Citè Internationale des Arts, Paris, France/The Ingrid Lindbäck Langaard Foundation
2012 W17, BKH Studio program, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
2010 Debutant prize/Norske Kunstforeningers prize, Høstutstillingen/The annual national exhibition of the visual arts
2003-2004 Oslo City Hall Residency for young artists

COLLECTIONS/PURCHASES
Kunst på arbeidsplassen, Oslo
Textilmuseet, Borås, Sverige
Østfold Fylkeskommune/Punkt Ø AS, Galleri F15, Moss
KODE 1, Vestlandske Kunstindustrimuseum, Kunstmuseene i Bergen
Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustrimuseum/The National Museum of Decorative Arts, Trondheim
Nasjonalmuseet for kunst, arkitektur og design/The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo
Nordland fylkeskommune, Bodø
NorgesGruppen ASA, Oslo
Finanstilsynet/The Financial Supervisory Authority of Norway, Oslo
Utenriksdepartementet/Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Astana, Kazhakstan
Utenriksdepartementet/Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Beijing, China
Norges Banks Kunstsamling/Norways Central Bank Art Collection, Oslo
Forlagsentralen, Ski
Norsk Kulturråd/Arts Council Norway, Oslo

Represented in private collections

COMMISSIONS
2009-2010 Våler Secondary School, Hedmark, Våler kommune/KORO
2004 A-pressen ASA, Lillestrøm

CATALOGUES AND BOOKS
2017 Reisen, bookcollaboration with author Hans Petter Blad, published by H//O//F, Moss
2016 Tidlige bilder, Book published by the artist / Multipress Forlag, Oslo
2013 Spring Burial, exhibition catalogue published by the artist / Multipress Forlag, Oslo
2013 Poems for my poets II, catalogue published by the artist / Multipress Forlag, Oslo
2012 Poems for my poets, webcatalogue published by the artist / Multipress Forlag, Oslo

GRANTS
Work grant for established Artists, Government Grants for Artists/Statens arbeidsstipend
Project support, Norwegian Visual Artists Remuneration Fund/Vederlagfondet
Work grant, Norwegian Visual Artists Remuneration Fund/Vederlagfondet
Publication support, Arts Council Norway/Norsk Kulturråd
Project support, Arts Council Norway/Norsk Kulturråd
Work grant, The Relief Fund for Visual Artists/Bildende Kunstneres Hjelpefond
Work grant, Government Grants for Artists/Statens arbeidsstipend
Exhibition grant, Arts Council Norway/Norsk Kulturråd
Equipment support, Arts Council Norway/Norsk Kulturråd
Work grant for younger, newly establ. Artists, Government Grants for Artists/Statens arbeidsstipend

TEACHING, PRESENTATIONS AND WORKSHOPS
2017 Workshop and lecturing: Bergen Academy of Art and Design (KHiB); Oslo National Academy of the Arts (KHiO)
2016-2018 Founding and running Barnas kunstverksted Rollag
2016 Performative readings: Academy of Design and Crafts/University of Gothenburg, Sweden; Nordic Textile Meeting, KHiB; Textilkonst manifestation, Textilmuseet i Borås, Sweden
2016 Examiner for Master of Arts (MA) students in Art and Craft, KHiO
2016 Advisor for Master of Arts (MA) students in Fine Art, KHiB
2013 Examiner for Bachelor of Arts (BA) students in Fine Art, KHiB
2013 View from Granheim: Development of touring art workshop for primary and middle school, produced for Den kulturelle skolesekken/Hedmark County
2013 Public presentations of artistic practice: Academy of Design and Crafts/University of Gothenburg, Sweden; Agder Art Centre Kristiansand, Norway
2013 Guide for Norway’s 126th annual Autumn Exhibition, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
2013 Lecture for M.A. writing workshop, KHiO
2012 Examiner for Bachelor of Arts (BA) students in Fine Art, KHiB and KHiO
2012 Public presentations of artistic practice, Kunstskolen i Kabelvåg; KHiB; KHiO
2011 View from Granheim: Development of touring art workshop for primary and middle school, produced for Den kulturelle skolesekken/Hedmark County
2011 DRAW!: Development of touring art workshop for primary and middle school, produced for Den kulturelle skolesekken/Hedmark

PROFESSIONAL COMMITTEE PARTICIPATION
2015-2017 Deputy committee member, nominating committee (nominasjonskomité), Norwegian Visual Artists Association, NBK
2013-2015 Chairman, the council (Rådet), Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
2013-2014 Nominating committee (nominasjonskomité), Norwegian Textile Artists, NTK
2012-2013 Member of national jury for Høstutstillingen, Norwegian Visual Artists Association, NBK
2011-2013 Member of the council (Rådet), Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
2009-2013 Deputy board member, Office for Contemporary Art Norway, OCA
2011-2012 Deputy committee member, nominating committee (nominasjonskomité), Norwegian Visual Artists Association, NBK
2008-2009 Member of the committee allocating artists’ grants (stipendkomité), Norwegian Visual Artists Association, NBK
2006-2009 Collaborative partner in founding and running SOFT Gallery, Oslo
2006-2009 Chairman of the board, Norwegian Textile Artists, NTK
2005-2006 Board member, Norwegian Textile Artists, NTK

MEMBERSHIPS
Member of NTK (Norwegian Textile Artists), NBF (The Association of Norwegian Sculptors), NBK (Norwegian Visual Artists Association), and UKS (The young artists society)