Foto: Marianne Rønnow

Born 1955 in Norway

 

EDUCATION 

Art History, University of Bergen 1982-86 

Vestlandets Kunstakademi, Bergen 1979-82

Ecole des Beaux Arts, Angers, France 1977-79

 

SOLO AND DUO EXHIBITIONS (a selection)

"White Compositions" with Mirjam Raen Thomassen, Risør kunstpark (N) 2019

«Fan» with Marianne Rønnow, TCG Nordica, Kunming, China 2016

Ljosland Fjellhage (Vest-Agder County, Norway) 2016

Festival exhibitor «Ibsen- and Hamsun Days», Reimanngården, Grimstad 2015

Budsjord Pilegrimsgården, Dovre (N) 2015

«Plantasi II» with Marianne Rønnow, Søgne Gamle Prestegård (N) 2015

«Seed Objects», Museum of Archaeology, University of Stavanger 2012-2013

Galleri Grand, Arendal 2012-2013

«Plantasi» with Marianne Rønnow, Kirsten Kjærs museum, Frøstrup (DK) 2012

«Gastspiel Kunst und Kirche». The installation «From Ash» in St. Markus, Munich 2012

«From Ash», installation in Vågsbygd Frikirke, Kristiansand 2009

RAM Gallery, Oslo 2007

Agatunet, Hardanger 2007

«Far within a green sound». Travelling exhibition for Primary School in Telemark 2005-2006, Vest-Agder 2008-2009, and Aust-Agder 2010

Agder Art Centre, Kristiansand 2005

«Samen und fliegende Teppiche» with Ingrid Juell Moe, Inselgalerie, Berlin 2005

Bomuldsfabriken Kunsthall, Arendal 1999, 2003

Allmenningen Galleri og Kunsthandel, Bergen 2001

Søgne Gamle Prestegård, with Elena Károva, 1999-2000

Hå Gamle Prestegard 1999

Seljord Art Society 1998

Schuvalov Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia 1998

Bohusgalleriet, Uddevalla, with Stefan Ceder, Sweden 1996

Lillesand Art Society 1992, 1995, 2014

Gallery Lista Lighthouse 1993, 2001, 2004

Oslo Art Society 1989

Tromsø Art Society 1986

Galleri Langegården, Bergen 1985

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (a selection)

"Personal Structures", European Cultural Centre Biennial Exhibition, Venice 2019

​"Matter Matters. What do we care about?". Eco traveling exhibition with 21 artists. Czech China Contemporary in Beijing Song Zhuang, Horizon Art Museum in Hefei and TCG Nordica Gallery in Kunming 2019

"You See the Drawing?" Drawing exhibition, Sørlandets Art Museum 2019

Norwegian Sculptors Society´s Summer Exhibitions 2017, -18, 19

Sørlandets Kunstmuseum´s Travelling Exhibition in Primary Schools Autumn 2016

Jubilee Exhibition Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand 2015-2016

Guest exhibitor Sørlandsutstillingen, Bomuldfabriken Kunsthall, Arendal 2015

«RART», Kunsthal Nord, Aalborg (DK) 2014

«Art as vote and voice», Arendal Art Society 2013

«The Art of Drawing», Agder Art Centre, Kristiansand 2010

«Artist`s Book», Tegnerforbundet, Oslo 2009

«Sculpture and Object XIII», Bratislava 2008

«Der er Gud» with Rønnow and Refsum, Rundetaarn, Copenhagen 2008

«God is there» with Rønnow and Refsum, Trygve Lie Gallery, New York 2007

«Room by room», Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand 2005-2006

«New Works», Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand 2004-2005

«Pensieri Paralleli», 1st International Alabaster Symposium, Volterra, Italy 2004

Toyamura International Sculpture Biennale, Japan 1999, 2003

Bomuldsfabriken Kunsthall, Arendal 2002

«Ikon 2001», Næs Jernverksmuseum 2001 

Gallerihuset, Stavanger 2001

Linya Art, Gallery of Contemporary Art, Moscow 2000

Bohusgalleriet, Uddevalla, with Kari Stiansen and Alfred Vaagsvold, Sweden 2000

Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand 2000

Millenium Exhibition, Christiansands Kunstforening, Kristiansand 1999-2000

The First International Drawing Competition, Wroclaw 1999-2000 

Aalborg Kunstpavillon, with Kari Stiansen and Alfred Vaagsvold, Denmark 1999

«Norwegische Kunst», Galerie Norderforum, Flensburg, Germany 1999

Künstlergemeinschaft Schanze, Stadthausgalerie, Münster 1998 

4th International Biennial of Drawing and Graphic Arts, Györ, Hungary 1997

Mail Art Exhibition, Hanstholm, Denmark 1997

4th International Sculptural Drawing Biennial, Budapest 1996

Nordic Drawing Triennial, Sweden and Norway 1995

Udstillingsbygningen Kastet, Thisted, Denmark 1995

St. Peter`s Church, Riga 1995

"Women Light Up the Night", open-air slide show, Tacheles Kunsthof, Berlin 1994

Bispegården, Kalundborg, Denmark 1994

«Five from Norway», Galeria Gerulata, Bratislava 1994

Heltborg Museum, Denmark 1993

Hå gamle Prestegård, 1992

Agder Art Centre, Kristiansand 1990, -97

International Small Sculpture Trinnial of Budapest 1990

The National Annual Autumn Exhibitions, Oslo 1989, -96

Rogaland Art Centre, Stavanger 1987

Southern Country Exhibitions, Norway 1987, -88, -89,-90, -91,-92,-93, -96,-97, -98, - 00, -15, -19

Bryggens Museum, Bergen 1985

Western Country Exhibitions, Norway 1982, -83

 

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS

Seed Object – sculpture for the new City Garden in Grimstad 2019

Sculpture for pedestrian precinct in Vennesla 2018

Grasham Rural Museum, Birkenes 2018

The Chapel at Sandom Retreat Centre, Garmo 2013

The Chapel at Viken Folkehøyskole, Gjøvik 2013

Museum of Archaeology, University of Stavanger 2012

Haugenparken in Songdalen 2012

Bøler church, Oslo 2011

The chapel at Prestegården, Vigmostad 2011

Birkenes Church 2008

Konow`s Centre for Deaf and Deafblind, Bergen 2003

Sørlandet Hospital, Arendal 2002

Valhalla Sykehjem, Kristiansand 1998 

Arendal Police Station 1996 

Engehaugen Church, Gjøvik 1995

The A-clinic, Kristiansand 1989

The Chapel at Sørlandet Hospital, Kristiansand 1987

 

LAND ART

«Horizons and Fragments», Sculpture Trail at Bru, Stavanger 2008

«Metamorphoses», Land Art Symposium, Kirsten Kjærs Museum, Frøstrup, (DK) 2004 

«Genius Loci», Søgne Gamle Prestegård, Norway 2000 

«Bunker-95», Gallery Lista Lighthouse 1995

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Museum of Archaeology, University of Stavanger 2014

Bergen Museum 2007

Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand 2002, 2003

Norsk Skogbruksmuseum, Elverum 2000

City of Toyamura, Japan 1999

Bohuslandstinget, Sweden 1996

Viborg Amt`s Art Collection, Denmark 1993

The Art Museum of Northern Norway, Tromsø 1989

Arts Council Norway 1989

Mandal Art Society 1987

 

PRIZES

Honorary Diploma, 4th International Biennial of Drawing and Graphic Arts, Györ, Hungary 1997

 

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

Kardowsky House, Pereslavl Saliesky, Russia 2000

TCG Nordica, Kunming, China 2009 and 2016