CV

Born 1948 Finnøy, Romsdal, Norway
Education:
1971-72 SLFN, degree in Art Education
1975-77 SLFO, degree in Art Education
1986-87 Art Academy, Trondheim
Solo Exhibitions:
2017 DET GULE HUSET,Asker
2015 Galerie Maria Wettergren, Paris
2015 Bærum Art Hall, Bærum
2014 Himmerland Art Museum, Aars,Denmark
2014 Kube Art Museum, Ålesund
2012 Gallery RAM, Oslo
2011 Rauland Art Association
2011 Molde International Jazz Festival, Festival Artist
2010 Ode to the roots, KMR, Molde
2008 Kube Art Museum, Ålesund
2008 Norwegian Forest Museum, Elverum
2007 Vadsø Art Association, Vadsø
2006 Gallery Heer, Oslo
2005 Gallery Svalbard, Longyearbyen
2005 Gallery HAV, Hustad
2004 Gallery Heer, Oslo
2003 Gallery III, Oslo
2002 Trondheim Art Museum, Trondheim
2000 Gallery Elvetun, Sykkylven
2000 Nils Aas Art Studio, Straumen
1999 Gallery Barbara, Sunndalsøra
1999 The Bjørnson Festival, Festival of International Literature, Molde
1998 Aukra Art Association, Aukra
1994 Gallery Åkern, Kongsberg
1991 Levanger Art Association, Levanger
1990 North Norwegian Art Center, Svolvær
1989 Gallery Wang, Oslo
1988 Molde International Jazz Festival, Festival Artist
1988 Shæffergården, Copenhagen
1988 Gallery F15, Moss
1985 Møre og Romsdal Art Center, Molde
Group Exhibitions, selected:
2017 Fiberfeber. Museum of Decorative Art, Trondheim
2016 The Salon: Art+Design NY, Galerie MW
2016 Åpent Rom. Nils Aas Art Studio, Straumen
2016 PAD Paris Galerie MW
2016 Art Genéve, Galerie MW
2015 Päivitetty pitsi(modern lace art). Hankasalmi, Finland
2015 The Salon: Art+Design NY, Galerie MW
2015 PAD Paris, Galerie MW
2015 Herfra. Kube Art Museum, Ålesund
2015 Interwoven. Merzbau Gallery, Miami
2015 Art in Nature. Landart in Vengedalen, Romsdal
2015 Fattig kunst-rik arv. National Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo
2015 Art Genéve. Galerie MW
2014 The Salon: Art+Design NY, Galerie MW
2014 PAD London Art+Design, Galerie MW
2014 The Vevring Exhibition, Vevring
2014 Design Miami/Basel Galerie Maria Wettergren
2014 Stavanger Art Museum, Stavanger
2012 Lost Garden, Høvikodden
2012 Moving. Ålesund
2011 Art in Nature. Landart in Vengedalen, Romsdal
2011 Paper Art Exhibition, Seitenstetten, Austria
2010 Goddesses II. the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo
2010 Knitting and Stitching Shows, London
2010 The Holland Paper Art Biennial 2010, Apeldoorn and Rijswijk
2009 Art in Nature. Landart in Vengedalen, Romsdal
2008 Duolque. Gallery Brevik, Tromsø
2008 Vinjeutstillinga, Vinje
2007 Art in Nature. Landart in Vengedalen, Romsdal
2005 Identity. Kube Art Museum, Ålesund
2003 Modern Masters. Munich
2002 Masterpieces –Capolavori. Turin
2002 Norwegian Textile Artists 25 years, Notodden
2001 S0FA-Sculpture Object and Functional Art, New York
2000 International Art Festival – Art 21, Palm Spring
1998 Cellulose. International Touring Exhibition in The Nordic Countries
1998 9th Triennial of Tapestry, Lódz
1998 The Annual Exhibition for Trøndelag
1997 Shelter. International Art Exhibition, Trondheim
1997 International Triennial of Tapestry and Textile Art, Tournai
1997 Norwegian Textile Artists 20 years, Oslo
1997 Blue. Haugar Art Museum, Tønsberg
1996 Flax and Linnen Biennial, Rouen and Paris
1996 The Annual Exhibition for Northern Norway
1995 Art -Material. Brandts Klædefabrik, Odense
1995 International Touring Exhibition in Scandinavia and Spain
1994 Paper Art. Gemeente Amstelveen Museum, Amsterdam
1994 Norwegian Art. Gallery Brandstrup, Oslo
1994 Heimdal Art Exhibition, Trondheim
1992 Gallery Kunst und Handwerk, Munich
1992 Ode de la coupe. Museum of Decorative Art, Lausanne
1992 3. Basketry Invitational, Michigan
1992 Kryss-Crossing Borders. Regional Art Center, Hordaland
1991 European Craft, Stuttgart
1991 Crossing Borders. Gallery F15, Moss
1991 Configura. Art in Europe, Erfurt
1990 Nordform. Malmö
1990 Gallery Ram, Oslo
1990 International Biennial of Paper Art, Düren
1989 Splendid Forms. Bellas Artes Gallery, Santa Fe and New York
1989 Nordic Textile Triennial
1989 New Norwegian Textile Art. Museum of Decorative Art, Trondheim
1989 ITF International Textile Competition`89, Kyoto
1989 Perspective on Paper. Maihaugen,  Lillehammer
1988 Neo Tradition. Museum of Decorative Art, Trondheim
1988 The Tactile Vessel. Touring Exhibition in USA
1988 Textile Art 88. Maihaugen, Lillehammer
1988 The National Annual Exhibition (Høstutstillingen)
1988 Metro Art´s International Art Competition, New York
1987 The National Annual Exhibition
1986 The Annual Exhibition for Western Norway (Vestlandsutstillingen)
1984 The National Annual Exhibition
1984 The Annual Exhibition for Western Norway
1984 The 3.Michoacan Int. Exhibition of Miniature Textiles, Mexico
1984 5th Int. Biennial of Miniature Textiles, Ungarn
1984 The Annual Exhibition for Trøndelag
1983 The National Annual Exhibition
1983 The Annual Exhibition for Western Norway
1982 The National Annual Exhibition
1982 Nordic Textile Triennial
1981 The Annual Exhibition for Western Norway
1980 The National Annual Exhibition
1980 The Annual Exhibition for Western Norway
1980 The UKS Spring Exhibition
1980 Art and Church. Trondheim
1979 The Annual Exhibition for Western Norway
1979 The UKS Spring Exhibition Oslo
1979 The Annual Exhibition for Eastern Norway
1975 Norwegian Contemporary Textile, Oslo Art Association, Oslo
Commissions:
2014 Kristiansund College
2013 NGLMS, Otta
2012 Teatret Vårt, Møre og Romsdal
2009 Molde District Psychiatric Centre, Knausen
2006 Shell Administration Building, Aukra
2004 Stabekk School, Bærum
2002 Bjørnson Consert House, Molde
2002 Rica Seilet Hotel, Molde
1998 Aker Stadion, Molde
1998 Julsundet School, Aukra
1997 Statoil Administration Building, Tjeldbergodden
1994 Molde University College, Molde
1994 Frostating Court of Appeal, Molde
1993 Brage Oil Platform
1992 Draugen Oil Platform
1987 Molde Church, Molde
1987 Nord-Heggdal Chapel, Misund
1986 Fræna College, Elnesvågen
1986 Kleive Nursing Home, Molde
1985 Kirkelandet Chapel, Kristiansund
1984 Sunndal Nursing Home, Sunndal
1983 Ulsteinvik Day Nursery Home, Ulsteinvik
1981 Ørsta Nursing Home, Ørsta
Collections, selected:
Kube Art Museum, Ålesund
Museum Bellerive, Zurich
Museum of Decorative Art, Lausanne
American Craft Museum, New York
Erie Art Museum, Pennsylvania
Leopold-Hoesch Museum, Düren
The National Museum of Contemporary  Art, Oslo
The National Museum of Decorative Arts, Trondheim
Arts Council Norway
Bob Kelly Gallery, Gothenborg
Sør-Trøndelag County Art Collection
Nord-Trøndelag County Art Collection
Møre og Romsdal County Art Collection
Finnmark County Art Collection
Bærum Municipal Art Collection
Oslo Municipal Art Collection
Aukra Municipal Art Collection
Daiichishiko Co. Ltd. Kyoto
Aker Stadion Art Collection, Molde
Fjord 1, MRF
KS, The Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities
The County Hospital, Molde
Molde University College
Ergan Coastal Defences ( World War 2 Museum), Bud
Awards:
2002 Bærum Municipal Art Prize
1989 Grand Prix, International Textile Competition`89, Kyoto
1987 1.Prize, Metro Arts Intern. Art Competition, New York
Grants:
2014 BKH Exhibition Grant
2011 BKH Exhibition Grant
2010 Arts Councils Exhibition Grant
2008 BKH Exhibition Grant
2007 Arts Councils Exhibition Grant
2004 Arts Councils Exhibition Grant
2000 Arts Councils Exhibition Grant
1998 Ingrid Linbäk Langaard Foundation
1998 The Inadomi Foundation
1997 The National  Guarantee Income for Artists(1997-2016)
1992 The National Work Grant for Artists (3 years)
1991 Rune Brynestad Memorial Legacy
1990 Vederlagsfondet Grant
1989 Sasakawa Foundation
1989 Vederlagsfondet Grant
1988 Ingrid Linbäk Langaard Foundation
1986 Norwegian Artists Legacy
1984 National Grant
1981 UKS (Young Artists Association) Grant
Publications, selected: Under construction

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