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Born: 26.02.1959

Education

National Academy of the Arts, Oslo, Norway, Diploma in Textile Arts

1982-1986

Apprenticeship with Synnøve Anker Aurdal

1981

Assistant to Else Marie Jakobsen

1987

Certificate Program in Teaching Art, Notodden

1987-1988

Examen philosophicum, UiO

2008

Teaching Artist, Høgskulen i Volda 2014


Grants

Sasakawa Fund Travel Grant

2017

Chunichi-Inadomi Fund Grant

2017

Arts Council of Norway, Exhibition Grant

2015

Specialization grants from the Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts

2015

Travel grants from the Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts

2007

Arts and Crafts Project Travel grant

2005

Work Grant for Artists from the Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts, 3 years

2004-2007

Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Exhibition Grant

2002

National Travel and Study Grant for Artists

2002

Government grant for materials

2000

Arts Council of Norway, Exhibition Grant

2000

Norwegian-Finnish Culture Fund

1999

Nordic Institute for Contemporary Art Residency Program

1997-1998

Arts Council of Norway, Exhibition Grant

1996

National Travel and Study Grant for Artists

1995

Chunichi-Inadomi Fund Grant

1993

National Grant to Establish Young Artists

1992

Sasakawa Fund Travel Grant

1990



Projects

Utendørs III at Rulleboden, Tveten gård

2017

Unika-work, poster/post card for the 40th anniversary of Oslo Teatersenter

2015

Panels from Outdoors III on a short visit in Palmehuset in Botanical garden, Oslo

2013

"House project" Nida, Lithauenia

2010

"Outdoors III" at Oslo School of Architecture

2009

"Outdoors II" at Oslo School of Architecture

2007

"Outdoors I" at Oslo School of Architecture

2005


Individual Exhibitions (Excerpt)

Boat rugs and paper collages, The Coast Museum, Florø

2016

Textile and paper, Dagali, Hallingdal Museum

2016

Boat rugs and paper collages, Sunnfjord Museum, Movika

2016

Liudvikas Reza Cultural Centre, Litauen

2007

Window Exhibition, Norwegian Association of Textile Artists, Oslo

2004

UNESCO Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania

2002

Telemark Regional Art Center, Porsgrunn, Norway

2001

National Museum of Decorative Arts, Trondheim, Norway

1998

Gallery Villvin, Risør, Norway

1996


Group or Collective Exhibitions (Excerpt)

"Det store mjuke øyeblikk på Finnskogen", Soft Moments

2017

Paper web, presented at Oslo Open

2014-17

Project Gullhår, presented at Oslo Culture Night

2011

The Vevring Exhibition

2009

"55° north - modern nordic crafts" exhibition in Rundetaarn, Copenhagen

2008

Norwegian Church Cultural Centre, Cardiff Bay, Wales

2006

International Textile Exhibition, Lithuania

2003

Sandefjord Art League, Norway

2002

International Tekstile Exhibition, National Museum in Kaunas, Lithuania

2001

Bærum Art League, Bærum, Norway

1999

Arts and Crafts on Kongensgate, Oslo, Norway

1998

Vevring Gallery, Norway

1998

Eikaas Gallery, Jølster, Norway

1998

”Høstutstillingens utvalgte”, Sandefjord Kunstforening, Norway

1996

North Trøndelag Regional Gallery, Namsos, Norway

1996

”ReBella 15 years”, The Norwegian Theater, Oslo, Norway

1994

International Art Festival, Frankenberg Eder, Germany

1994

”New Members”, Hordaland Regional Art Center, Bergen, Norway

1991

”Jewelry, jewelry”, Galleri ReBella, Oslo, Norway

1990


Annual and National Exhibitions

Eastern Norwegian Regional Exhibition

2003

Fall Exhibition

1995

Annual Arts and Crafts Exhibition, Textile and Fiber

1991


Collections (Excerpt)

Sandefjord Community, Norway

Eksport Finans, Oslo, Norway

The Art Museum of Northern Norway, Tromsø, Norway


Public Commissions (Excerpt)

Orelund Chapel, Sandefjord, Norway

2000


Artistic Consultations

Vinderen Health Center, Oslo, Norway

2001-2003


Teaching

National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway

1995-2001


Additional

Events management of National exhibition ”Svingninger”, 1999

”Room in a Room”, art project at Dingemoen school, Dale, Sunnfjord, Norway, 1998

”Sensorial observation of the city”, workshop, Oslo, 1998

”Room and landscap”, course in Kjærringøy, Norway, 1997

”The Thinking Eye”, researcher for 18 program on Norwegian arts and crafts, NRK (National Norwegian Television Company) , 1997

Events management and lecturer of arts and crafts for National Touring Exhibitions, 1995-1997

Consultant for Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts exhibition department, 1990-1997

Exhibition educator for ”Us Flowers”: National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design’s drawing competition for several kindergartens in Oslo, Norway 1994

Artist Workshop in Textile, Frankenberg Eder, Germany, 1994

Freelance educator and studio consultant for children’s studio at the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway, from 2001

Museum Educator, National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway, from 2003

Guide at the Norwegian Opera and Ballet, 2008-16


Memberships

Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts, Oslo Regional Branch

Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts

Norwegian Association of Fine Arts

Norwegian Textile Artists