Born 1955 in Karmøy, Norway. Lives and works in Oslo

Education

1986 Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts (atelier P. Mattey), Paris, France

1981-85 Academy of Fine Arts, Bergen, Norway

1976-81 Bergen Academy of Art and Design, Bergen, Norway

Selected solo exhibitions

2019 Kunstvisitten, Akershus kunstsenter, Norway

2015 Haugesund Billedgalleri, Norway

2015 Lynx, Oslo, Norway

2010 Galleri LNM, Oslo, Norway

2004 Galleri JMS, Oslo, Norway

2002 Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo, Norway

2001 Oslo Kunstforening, Oslo, Norway

1999 Akershus Kunstsenter, Lillestrøm, Norway

1999 Stavanger kunstforening, Stavanger, Norway

1998 Galleri LNM, Oslo, Norway

1995 Unge Kunstneres Samfund, Oslo, Norway

1993 Stavanger kunstforening, Stavanger, Norway

1993 Ålesund kunstforening, Ålesund, Norway

1989 Haugesund kunstforening, Haugesund, Norway

Selected group exhibitions

2020 Fundacao D. Luis, Centro Cultural do Cascais, Portugal

2019 Trondheim Kunstforening, Trondheim, Norway

2019 Akershus kunstsenter, Akerhus, Norway

2018 Bærum kunsthall, Bærum, Norway  

2018 Open Space, Bryne kunstforening, Norway

2015 Mind and Matter, Lynx (curator Josefine Lyche), Oslo, Norway

2013 Haugesund kunstforening 100 år, jubileumsutstilling, Haugesund, Norway                

2012 Open Space, Tromsø Kunstforening, Tromsø, Norway

2012 Exit In, Open Space, Tromsø Center for Contemporary Art, Norway

2011 Open Space, Zoellner Arts Center, PA (curator Ricardo Viera), USA

2011 Tekstallianse 2011, Galleri 1857, Oslo, Norway

2010 Snowball Edition, website (curator Yngvar Larsen), Oslo, Norway

2010 GODDESSES, The National Museum of Art, Oslo, Norway

2010 True Color, Galleri LNM, Oslo, Norway

2008 -09 Kontakt Bratislava Slovakia, Rådhusgalleriet, Oslo, Norway

1996 -97 -98 -99 -08 Høstutstillingen, Oslo, Norway

2008 Flater – En utstilling om det monokrome maleriet, Galleri F15, Moss, Norway

2007 Kunst 4, The National Museum of Art, Oslo, Norway

2006 Akershus Kunstsenter, Jubileumsutstilling, Lillestrøm, Norway

2002 Konkret, Lillehammer, Trondheim og Bergen kunstmuseum, Norway

1998 Landsforening Norske Malere, 30 års-jubileum, Oslo, Norway

1997 Rum för aktuell konst, Gøteborg Konstmuseum, Gøteborg, Sweden

1996 -97 -98 Jeune peinture, Paris, France

1997 Curiositè, Espace Paul Ricard, Paris, France

1994 Northlands, Swanson Gallery, Thurso, Scotland (UKS)

1993 – 96 Østlandsutstillingen, Norway

1985 – 91 -96 – 97 – 98 Vestlandsutstillingen, Norway

Grants and residencies

Since 2008 Guaranteed income / garantiinntekt, Statens kunstnerstipend 


1996 - 00 – 01 - 02 – 03 – 04 – 05 – 06 – 07 Grants, BKV (Bildende Kunstneres Vederlagsfond)

1904 – 07 Grant, The Ingrid Lindbäk Langaard foundation

1999 Residency, Tallin, Estonia (NIFCA: Nordic Institute for Contempory Art)

1997 – 99 Grant, BHK (Bildene Kunstneres Hjelpefond). Three year working grant / treårig arbeidsstipend

1985 - 92 Based in Paris, France

1985 French travel grant

1983 Residency, Tuscany, Italy, Europareise (Academy of Fine Arts, Bergen)

1982 Residency, New York

1976 Residency, Warsaw (Academy of Fine Arts, Bergen)

Selected public collections/commissions

2018 MH2 University of Tromsø, Norway, Commission

2017 Ephemerality, Bergen Academy of Art and Design, Bergen, Norway, Commission

2014 Amalie Skrams VGS Bergen, Norway, Commission

2011 LUAG Collection, Lehigh University Art Galleries PA, USA, Collection

2009 Karmøy kommune, Norway, Commission

2007 University of Oslo, The Department of Psychology, Norway, Public installation

2002 The National Museum of Art, Oslo, Norway, Collection

2002 Bygdøy skole, Norway, Public installation

1997 Abildsø skole, Oslokommunes kunstsamling, Norway, Collection

1989 Aker Stord, Norway, Collection

1988 Statoil Gullfaks C, Norway, Collection

Curated projects

2008 Curator Jubileumsutstilling, LNM, Stenersenmuseet, Oslo, Norway

2005 Curator Vestlandsutstillingen VU 2006, Norway

Other

Since 2007 Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Associate Professor

2002-2018 Bergen School of Architecture, Guest Teacher

2004-07 Chairman, board member 00-02, LNM (Landsforeningen norske malere)

2007-08 Board member, Kunstnerisk, Pilotgalleriet, Akershus kunstsenter, Lillestrøm


2001 Nominated Carnegie Art Award

1989-99 Board member ABKF (Akershus Bildende Kunstneres Forenin