Born 1957 in Oslo, raised in Bærum.
Lives and works on Sundvollen in Hole, Norway.
Education and Research
2009/2013 The Interdisciplinary School of Creative Arts in Bærum (DTK), Norway.
1976/1983 Internship at sculptor Arne N. Vigeland's studio at Ekely, Norway. Private tutor, mentor and supervisor.
Periodic work as an assistent with larger projects.
1977/1978 The Art Institute of Kankaanpää. Finland. Sculpture with professor Ossi Somma.
1976/1977 Freehanddrawing. SHKS.(Norwegian National Academy of Crafts and Art Industry)
1975/1976 Bærum Vocational Secondary School, Program "Design, shape, colour."
1975/1976 Study under Arne Nilsen, Ceramic artist/pottery Kirkeristen, Oslo, Norway.
1972/1975 Magne Kvilstad's School of Ceramics, Bærum,Norway.
News and upcoming projects
2018 Hå gamle prestegard. Jæren, Norway. 13.10 - 11.11
2018 Longlisted for the Aesthetica Art Prize. York Art Gallery, York, United Kingdom. 17.05 - 30.09
Selected Solo Exhibitions
2018 Innover. KRAFT. Bergen, Norway.
2018 Aning. Lørenskog Kunstforening, Norway.
2017 Kjerne og Skall. Det Gule Huset, Holmen, Norway.
2016 Asker Kunstforening, Norway.
2015 Vandring. Buskerud Kunstsenter, Drammen, Norway.
2012 Exhibition in «Glassmontrene i Sandvika» at Bærum kulturhus, Norway.
1990 Hole Herredshus. Vik, Norway.
1984 Sel kommune, Otta, Norway.
Selected Group Exhibitions
2018 Stipendutstilling. Buskerud Kunstsenter, Drammen, Norway.
2018 ART Äkäslompolo 2018. SOUND OF FOREST - METSÄN ÄÄNI. Community- and environmental art festival. Kolari, Finland.
2018 Royal Society of Britsh Artists Annual Exhibition 2018. Mall Galleries, London, United Kingdom.
2017/15/14/13/12/10 Novemberutstillingen. The Drammen Museum for Art and Cultural History, Norway.
2017 The Royal Glasgow Institute of The Fine Arts 154th Open Annual Exhibition 2017. Glasgow, United Kingdom.
2017 Syklus, Bærumsutstillingen. Bærum Kunsthall, Fornebu, Norway.
2017 Når Nåtid Møter Fortid. The Drammen Museum for Art and Cultural History, Norway.
2017 What Wood Would. Stories Told in Wood. National Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, Trondheim, Norway.
2017 Vendepunkt. Buskerud Kunstsenter, Drammen, Norway.
2017 Stipendutstilling. Buskerud Kunstsenter, Drammen, Norway.
2016-18 I Craft. I Travel Light. Arkhangelsk Regional Fine Arts Museum, Murmansk Regional Art Museum, Northern Norway Art Museum, Sami Center for Contemporary Art, Karasjok.
2016 Kunst rett vest. 10th anniversary exhibition at Dikemark Psychiatric Hospital. Group exhibition in "Kulturstiftelsen Fengselet." Hønefoss, Norway.
2016 OPPLAND ÅPEN,30th anniversary exhibition. Oppland Kunstsenter, Lillehammer, Norway.
2016 Innlandsutstillingen. Galleri Hamar Kulturhus, Norway.
2016 Mountain map. Ice-art project with the group "Kald Kunst" outside Lillehammer Art Museum in connection with the Youth Olympic Games.
2015 Åpen Dør. Bærum municipality, Norway.
2015 Kunst rett vest.Open studios and group exhibition in Henie Onstad Art Centre, Norway.
2015 Lysende is-skog. Ice-art project with the group "Kald Kunst". Lillehammer, Norway.
2014 OPPLAND NÅ. Oppland kunstsenter, Lillehammer, Norway.
2014 Kust rett vest. Open studios and group exhibition in Fossekleiva kultursenter, Norway.
2014 Around You. OSTRALE´14. Biennale for zeitgenössische Kunst. Dresden, Germany.
2014 The Juried Exhibition 2014. Galleri Ramfjord, Oslo.
2014 Pust, Bærumsutstillingen. Bærum Kunstforening, Norway.
2014 1814 – to perspektiv. Bærum municipality, Norway.
2013 Norsk Skulpturbiennale. The Gustav Vigeland Museum,Oslo, Norway.
2013 Kunst rett vest. Open studios and group exhibition in Arena Vestfossen, Norway.
2012 1001 natt. Bærum Kunstforening, Norway.
2012 Kunst rett vest.. Open studios and group exhibition in Galleri Trafo, Asker, Norway.
2012 Store Format. Buskerud Kunstsenter. Drammen, Norway
2012 Group exhibition. Galleri Gamle Eidsfos, Norway.
2011 Labyrint. Bærum Kulturhus, Norway.
2011 Kunst rett vest. Open studios and group exhibition in Sundland, Drammen, Norway.
2011 Gallery in Ice Cathedral. Hunderfossen, Lillehammer, Norway.
2010 Midtvintersutstilling. Buskerud Kunstsenter, Drammen, Norway.
1987 Nye medlemmer, UKS. Oslo, Norway.
1984 Sommerutstilling. Galleri HH, Lillehammer, Norway.
1982 Opplandsutstillingen. Lillehammer, Norway.
1982 Group exhibition. Nord-Fron Library, Vinstra, Norway.
1981/82/83 Peer-Gynt -utstillinga. Vinstra, Norway.
1981 Tverrpolitisk 8.mars. Otta, Norway.
2018 Exhibition support. Visual Artists Assistance Fund / Bildende Kunstneres Hjelpefond.
2018 Travel support abroad. The Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts, NK. 2018 Visual Artists Assistance Funds Grant for Senior Artists, 1 year. /Bildende Kunstneres Hjelpefond.
2018 Travel support abroad. The Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts, NK.
2017 Travel support abroad. The Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts, NK. 2017 Governments diverse grant. Arts Council Norway.
2017 Production grant. Visual Artists Assistance Fund / Bildende Kunstneres Hjelpefond.
2015 Governments diverse grant. Arts Council Norway. 2014 Governments exhibition grant. Arts Council Norway.
2014 Travel support abroad. The Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts, NK.
2014 Work Grant, 3 years. The Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts Fund , NK.
2018 Aesthetica Art Prize. Longlisted.
2015 «This years most significant work», Novemberutstillingen. Drammens Museum.
2014 «The Juried Exhibition 2014", 2nd prize. Galleri Ramfjord, Oslo.
2014 Bærumsutstillingen 2014, "Pust/Breath". 1.prize, Bærum Municipality's Arts Award 2014.
2018 Interview in Magasinet KUNST by Ina Gravem Johansen.
2018 Longlisted work selected for The Aesthetica Art Prize Anthology 2018; "Future Now: 100 Contemporary Artists 2018".
2017 Contributer as a participating artist in the book about the project I Craft, I Travel Light.
2014 Works presented in «The State of Art» - book series, titled «Sculpture and 3D"
2014 Works presented in «The State of Art» - book series, titled «Installation and Site Specific»
2013/2014 Works included in the December/January edition of «Aesthetica, The Art and Culture Magazine»
Purchase and Commission
Persaunet Health and Wellfare Centre. Trondheim, Norway. Bærum municipality art collection. Rådhuset i Sandvika, Norway.
Klones Landbruksskole. Vågå, Norway.
Purchased by Sel Senterparti
NK The Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts.
RBS The Royal Society of Sculptors.
NBF The Association of Norwegian Sculptors.
NBK Association of Norwegian Visual Artists.
BBK Buskerud Artist Association.
BKO Visual Artists in Oppland.
BKiB Visual Artists in Bærum.
BONO Norwegian Visual Artists Copyright Society