Artist Statement

I am an abstract painter. I was born and live in Norway, but for the time being I am in London where I will finish my MA in Fine Art January 2020.
My interests are colour and geometry, but also architecture and sculpture interest me.

I often paint feelings and compare my paintings to composing music. I like to construct pictures little by little. For a while I have been engaged with landscape, not the one I see,
but the one I saw and felt, my inner landscape. It is exciting and sometimes difficult.
I paint because I cannot live without it, it is the only way for me to comfort myself and the only way I can see understand and grow. It is my language. (April 2019).

CV

Utdannelse / Education:

2018-2020 MA Fine Art, University of the Arts (UAL), Chelsea College of Art, London
2015-18 Ba Fine Art , Universitetet i Wales, Trinity St. David

Solo Exhibitions / Separatutstillinger:

2013 E. Fremin Gallery, Chelsea, New York City
2003 Galleri G, Sandnes, Norway
1999 Monumental Art Factory, Sykkelfabrikken, Sandnes, Norway

Group exhibitions / Gruppe utstillinger:

2019 MA Fine Art, Degree Show, Chelsea College of Art, London, together with Late at Tate Britain.
2018-2019 Cookhouse Gallery, Chelsea College of Art:
Gone with the water
Obsession,
MA FA International Art Festival,
Pigs can get Sunburnt,
Wicked Game,
Off Grid,
One night Stand
2019 Highgate Contemporary Gallery, Highgate, London
2018 BA Fine Art, Degree Show, Trinity St. David, Swansea, Wales, UK
2017 Glenn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea, Wales, UK
2011 Silent Voice, Esbjerg, Danmark
2005 Art Project, Suldal, Norway
2004 – 2007 Autumn and Spring Exhibitions, Stasjon K, Sandnes

2003 Summer Exhibition, Flørli Powerstation, The
Lysefjord, Norway, together with Frank Aasnes

Competitions / Awards:

2020 Shortlisted for Clifford Chance Award, London
2020 Swansea University, Music Award made together with John Anthony, Tomos Sparnon, Elliot Chapman
2003 Stavanger Aftenblad (The Art Association)
2004 The county of Sandnes

Study trips / Studieturer:

2010–2020 New York x 5, London x 6, Paris, Munich, Leipzig,
Nice, Roma, St. Petersburg, Moscow,
Barcelona, Amsterdam.

Professional Membership / Organizations:

NBK (The Norwegian Association of Visual Artists).
LNM (The Association of Norwegian Painters

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