bio

EDUCATION

2011–2014
BA in Contemporary Art, Academy of Contemporary Art, Tromsø

Fall 2013
Visiting student, Fine Arts, Parsons The New School for Design, NYC

2010–2011
2nd/final year, Painting, Einar Granum Kunstfagskole, Oslo

2000
Acrylics, Oslo Tegne- og Maleskole, Oslo

1989–1991
HND in Fashion Designing, University of the Arts, London

1988
Pattern Construction/Tech. Drawing, Tillskärarakademin, Stockholm

1995-1998
Apprentice, Fashion Designing, Oslo

ART RESIDENCY / PRAXIS

January–February 2018
Art residency, Mothership, Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NYC

March–June 2015
Art residency, The Land Foundation, Sanpatong, Chiangmai, Thailand

Fall 2012
Praxis, gallery handler/communication director, NOoSphere Arts, LES, NYC

Fall 2012
Volunteer, charity event, Haunch of Venison, Chelsea, NYC

1996–1998
Gallery assistant, Klesgalleriet, Oslo

ART SHOWS

2018
«Beak and Claw», solo show, Ugla book bar, Oslo

2018
«Unweaving the Spectrum», group show, Contra Galleries, Chelsea, NYC

2015
«M S. H. M.», solo show, Gallery KITCH in Steen & Strøm, Oslo

2015
«One Season Project», group show, Sanpatong, Chiang Mai, Thailand

2015
«Contraposition II», solo show, S9 Galleri, Oslo

2014
«Mzungu», solo show, Galleri Schaeffers Gate 5, Oslo

2014
«No Guts No Galaxy», group show, Gallery Snerk, Tromsø

2014
«Anniversary Show», group show, NOoSphere Arts, New York

2013
«NYC, Past, Present, Future», group show, Fourth Arts Block, New York

2011–2013
Group/site-specific shows, Academy of Contemporary Art, Tromsø

2012
«The Gallery Assistant», screening, Verdensteatret Cinema, Tromsø

2012
«Bakgården Galleri 2012», group show, Bakgården Galleri, Risør

2011/12
«Transformation» & «Luondu», group shows, Kurant, Tromsø

2011
«Gender Now!», group show, Galleri KiT, Trondheim

2002
«Populuxe», Helleviktangen Kunstgalleri, solo show, Nesodden

2001
«»Populuxe», Tamara Art Cafe, Oslo

1999
«Customized», group show, Galleri G9, Oslo

SITE & EVENT

2015–2018 Network advicor/curator; projects by the Royal Thai Embassy, Oslo

2018 Artist talk; «Tuesday Salon», Brooklyn, NYC

2017 Action-art for professor in Storytelling during festival in Oslo

2016 «Lifebuoy», Save the Children campaign, traveling exhibition in Norway

2016 «Uncontaminated», fashion and art festival, Oslo

2016 «Presence is the New Loud», Internationalen, Oslo

2016 Permanent mural for cultural collective, Stavanger

2015 Pop-up at Gypsywagon, Oslo

2015 Pop-up at Illums Royal Danish dept. store, Oslo

2014 International music festival Øyafestivalen, Oslo

2013 «Scream», group video with Marina Abramovic, Oslo

2012 «Arctic Cargo», Assistant for Ilya Mukosey, Kirkenes

2010 Norwegian Center for Design & Architecture (DogA), Oslo

2010 Artist Talk with Evarda Aslaksen Braanaas, Galleri A, Oslo

2010 Kunstnernes Hus Restaurant, Oslo

2010 The Nighthawk Diner, Oslo

2008 Aku-Aku Tikibar, Oslo

2005 «Art for Tsunami Victims», Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo

2003 Hotel Havana, Oslo

2003 Muddy Waters Music Hall, Oslo

2002 Oslo Konserthus, Oslo

2000 Original Levi’s Store, Oslo

2000 Los Lobos, Oslo

1998 Rockefeller Music Hall, Oslo

1990 Igedo Fashion Fair, Düsseldorf

1989 Savoy Hotel, London

PUBLICATIONS / CRITIQUE

From 2013 and still
Freelance Art journalist and Critic
for Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts, Norway

From 1996 and still
Freelance journalist designer and illustrator for a number of book publications, national newspapers and national and international magazines.

2017
Freelance Art Critic for the independent newspaper «Modern Times», Norway

2014
“The Sun Only Shines to Consume Itself”
Co-production with four other students at the Academy of Contemporary Art, Presented at the New York Art Book fair 2014. Mentioned by the Village Voice 2014.

2006-2010
“Snitt, magazine for visual communication”
Editor in Chief. Winner of National trade magazine prices in 2008