26th of April 2022: This week Torunn and I travel to Ålesund to start our commission work: Bilder fra en flytende verden (Images from a floating world), at the library at Kolvikbakken junior high school.
15th of March 2021: I am very happy to have several exciting projects to work on this year and the next:
-This week I am sending over paintings to Nordhordland Health Center in Bergen. The project is entitled Diorama.
-Last year I received a direct commisson work at Kalfaret kindergarten in Bergen and am currently working on sketches that will be shown there in early May.
-Torunn Skjelland and I have received two commision works together this year. Last week, we had the first workshop for our project at Gvarv school in Central Telemark. We are in good spirits, and look forward to presenting the sketches to the committee in June 2021. The work will be carried out during the summer and autumn of 2021.
-Our second other exciting assignment is in the library at Kolvikbakken school in Ålesund, and will be carried out during 2022.
6th of July 2020: New commission work in progress at Lusetjern school at Holmlia in Oslo. Torunn Skjelland and I will be working at our so far largest work, (700 square meter of concrete walls), all summer. Some photos from the prosess after tree weeks:
New documentation of the exhibition of photographer Pål Hoff:
Opening of show at Christinegaard gallery in Bergen Thursday 13.02.2020:
Upcoming show in Bergen in February 2020 at Christinegaard gallery:
2th of December: in process at Bufetat, Toppe:
25th of November, 2019:
Looking forward to start up my new commission work at Bufetat Toppe, Bergen, this week!
Just finished my comission work at The University in Agder!
I am proud to be making a new commision work for the University in Agder, UiA, in Kristiansand this August. Images of the new murals are coming on the website early autumn.
I have recently received a new commission by KORO at BuF-etat in Toppe, Bergen. I am looking forward to make new murals there during this Desember.
Torunn and I just finished our workshops with the pupils of Lusetjern school at Holmlia. One year with rewarding experiences!
We just received generous support for a new planned commision work at Lusetjern school from Sparebankstiftelsen and Kulturetaten; thank you! The work will be executed by Torunn and myself during the summer of 2020.
20th of August 2018:
Just finished my commission work at Julsundet school in Aukra!
5th of April 2018:
Receiving a grant from Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond, -Thank you!
3th of April 2018:
Finished my commission work at Sandfjæra kindergarden:
February 2018: Invitation to a commission for art project at Julsundet secondary School in Aukra.
28th of February 2018: Submitting proposal in competition for art prosject at OTIUM, Health– and welfare house in Tromsø.
20th of October 2017: Presenting schetches for art prosject at Sandfjæra kindergarden, Malvik municipality. The project will be realized in March- April 2018.
October 2017: Participating with a work in this collection: Ephemerality -A Permanent Collection at University in Bergen( Faculty og Fine Art, Music and Design).
working on the mural, Out of Place, to Vevringutstillinga 2017 in Vevring, Naustdal, with Torunn Skjelland these days. Opening on Friday 15th of September.
Article by Laura Rote in the gb&dmagazine(Green Building & Design) based in Chicago about Futurebuilt and Brynseng School where our comission work is mentioned:
Finished my work at Bryne secondary school:
July 2017: Working on a new commison work at Bryne secondary school in Rogaland these days. Making an outdoor mural,- 15 meter long by 5 meter tall, with great help from my assistant and colleague Hilde Kjønniksen. Title: MED VIND MOT VIND. From the early process:
Opening of exhibition at Kulturhuset in Suldal 3 of May.
Our work continues at Brynseng Elementary school:
The work has started at Brynseng Elementary school with Torunn Skjelland. We will be painting nine floors of murals in two stairways during the next weeks. From our startup:
Commission work at Bryne secondary school, Rogaland.
Commission work at Sandfjæra kindergarden, Malvik, outside Trondheim
Partisioant in course in Fresco painting at the Mural working space at Lilleborg, lead by Astrid Nondal.
Commison work at Brynseng Elementary school by Kulturetaten. Collaboration with Torunn Skjelland.
My work at Ila prison in Bærum, five large-scale wall paintings, is completed.
Just came home from Graniti in Sicilia where Torunn Skjelland and I made the mural Interferenza.
Juli- September 2016:
Utførelse av kunsprosjekt på Ila fengsel. Direkteoppdraget fra KORO vil bestå av veggmalereier i to lange kulverter samt en fondvegg i sikkerhetsrommet i det nye portbygget til fengselet.
Mai- Juni 2016:
Residency på Sicilia med Torunn Skjelland. Vi er invitert til gjøre veggmalerier i den lille byen Graniti i provinsen Messina av organisasjonen Graniti Murales.
Verket Mare Nostrum på Fredsveggen ved Nobel fredssenter tas ned. Maleriene går videre til den italienske ambassaden i Oslo som ønsker og overta verket.
Velkommen til åpning av separatutstillingen Unheimlich på galleri LNM
Vernissage torsdag 5. november kl 18.00.
Galleri LNM, Kongensgt. 2, Oslo
Se facebookevent: https://www.facebook.com/events/411223205744399/411226269077426/
Utstillingen står fra 5.-29. november 2015 og er støttet av Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond og Norsk Kulturråd
Informasjonsfilm om verket MARE NOSTRUM i regi av Nobel Fredssenter:
View MARE NOSTRUM at the tv channel Arte Metropolis, Berlin, 12.7.2015
MARE NOSTRUM, Vårt Hav
Torunn Skjelland og jeg har laget et 60 meter langt veggmaleri på Fredsveggen ved Nobels Fredssenter, Rådhusplassen i Oslo i mai/juni 2015. Verket vil stå til 3. april 2016. Produsent: Kulturbyrået Mesén
Torunn Skjelland and I have made a 60 meter long wall painting at the Peace Wall at Nobel Peace Center in May/June 2015. It will be there until 3 April 2016. Producer: Art Agency Mesén
ARTSBEAT in New York Times wrote about it May 20:
Separatutstilling på galleri LNM i Oslo, november 2015.
Solo show at Gallery LNM in Oslo, November 2015.
April 2014: lager et veggmaleri over tre etasjer i vestibylen og monterer malerier på Lade Allé 80, Helse-og velferdshus i Trondheim.
April 2014: making a wall painting in the foyer and mounts paintings at Lade Allé 80, Health– and welfare house in Trondheim
Separatutstillingen Prospekter på kunstplass 5 i Oslo fra 1.- 29. Mars 2014.
Åpning lørdag 1.mars kl. 15.00. www.kunstplass5.no
Solo show Prospects at kunstplass 5 in Oslo from 1.-29 of March 2014. Opening Saturday 1 of March at 3 p.m.
Januar 2014: mottar stipend fra stiftelsen Ingrid Lindbäck Langaard under seremoni på Bristol hotell.
January 2014: receive grant from the Foundation of Ingrid Lindbäck Langaard during ceremony at Bristol Hotel.