Born 1974 in Stavanger, Norway
Lives and works in Stavanger, Norway and Brooklyn, NY

Co-director and co-founder of the artist-run project space Prosjektrom Normanns in Stavanger, Norway.
Co-founder of the creative co-working space Elefant, Stavanger, Norway.


Continuation and/or Duration, Abingdon Studios, Blackpool, UK, duo with Elin Melberg, 2019
MOCA London Web Exhibitions, MOCA London, UK, solo, 2019
Residency Unlimited, New York, 3 months artist in residency (May -July), 2020
Artist book project in collaboration with Shine Portrait Studio Press, Newark, NJ, 2020

Solo exhibitions:

Frail Mighty, Kunsthall Stavanger, Norway (duo), 2018
Locus Mien, Torrance Shipman Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Meaghan Kent, 2015
Hither/Thereat, Dimensions Variable, Miami, FL, residency and solo exhibition, 2015
Herein, Open Source Gallery, New York, NY, 2013
Light Breaking, Prosjektrom Normanns, Stavanger, Norway, 2011

Group & duo exhibitions / Art Fairs:

Vestkyst, Interface Gallery, Oakland, California (G), 2019
Vi er stedene, Vestlandsutstillingen 2019, Norway (G), Kunstmuseet Kube, Ålesund; Haugesund Billedgalleri; Kunsthuset Kabuso, Øystese; Kunsthall Stavanger; Sogn og Fjordane Kunstmuseum, Førde; Kunstgarasjen, Bergen, curated by Marte D. Jølbo, 2019
Velvet Rope, Galleri Golsa, Oslo, Norway, 2018
UNTITLED. Art Fair, San Francisco, USA, with Prosjektrom Normanns, 2018 / 2017
Got It For Cheap (GIFC), Rod Bianco, Oslo, Norway, 2017
Moving Keeping / Find Your Eyes, Kulturøya Sølyst (duo), Stavanger, Norway, land art project curated by Monika Wuhrer (USA), 2017
UNTITLED. Art Fair, San Francisco, USA, with Prosjektrom Normanns, curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud, Christophe Boutin and Melanie Scarciglia, 2017
The Rest is History, Dimensions Variable, Miami, FL, curated by Leyden Rodriguez-Casanova and Frances Trombly, 2016 (G)
En Kollektiv Psykogeografisk Guide til Oslo / Tegnebiennalen 2016,  Landbrukets Hus, Oslo, Norway, initiated by Ottar Karlsen, Eirik Senje and Ida Madsen Følling, 2016 (G)
Whistle in The Shadow, Prosjektrom Normanns, Stavanger, Norway, 2016
Transcendental Tactility, Open Source Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Prosjektrom Normanns, 2016
UNTITLED. Art fair, Miami, USA, with Prosjektrom Normanns, curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud, Christophe Boutin and Melanie Scarciglia, 2015
Goddag Mann! Kunstsamling., Curator & Director Geir Haraldseths´s Art Collection, Rogaland Kunstsenter, Stavanger, Norway, 2015
Feather Your Nest / Redefined Home Boutique, Studio 17, Stavanger, Norway, 2015
Self-Storage - Another Space, Copenhagen Art Week, with Another Space, Copenhagen, 2015
We all have good taste (Miami), TUB gallery, Miami, FL, group, Curated by Alexis Callado Estefania, 2015
Endless Chinatown, R. Jampol Projects, New York, NY, curated by Endless Editions (NY), 2015
80WSE gallery / Printed Matter Inc., NYU, NY-launch of artist-book No Service......., hosted by Endless Editions (NY), 2015
L.A. Art Book Fair, CA, Premiere of artist-book No Service…. by Endless Editions (NY), 2015
UNTITLED. Art Fair, Miami, FL, with Prosjektrom Normanns (NO), curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud, Christophe Boutin and Melanie Scarciglia, 2014
ee/aa, Another Space, Copenhagen, Denmark, duo with Eugenio Espinoza, 2014
Pulse Art Fair, Miami, FL with Dimensions Variable, Miami, FL, 2013
Quattro, Interno4, Bologna, Italy, 2013
Utopia, Galería Des Pacio de la Cruz, San Jose, Costa Rica, curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud, 2013
Inngang / Åpen dør, Rogaland Kunstsenter, Stavanger, Norway, Curated by Geir Haraldseth, 2013
UNTITLED. Art fair, Miami, USA, solo, Prosjektrom Normanns (NO), curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud, 2012
Utmark, Kunstgalleriet, Stavanger, Norway, duo with Jørund Aase Falkenberg, 2012
Between Mountain, interventions and events in Brooklyn and Manhattan + group show at Open Source Gallery, New York, Curated by Marte D. Jølbo, Nick Kline, Monika Wuhrer, 2012
The Meeting – on the life and work of Karl Spörk, ISCP gallery space, New York, Curated by Nick Kline and Monika Wuhrer, 2012
Posters for Japan, Tokyo Graphic Passport, Tokyo, Japan, 2011
Høstutstillingen / The 124. National Art Exhibition, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway, 2011
Base Camp, Tou Scene, Stavanger, Norway, 2011
Posters for Japan, DogA, Oslo, Norway, 2011
Next Door Second Floor, Prosjektrom Normanns, Stavanger, Norway, 2010
I think I remember it clearly, Hordaland Kunstsenter, Bergen, Norway, co-production Lucky Bar, 2003
REAL, event, Intermedialt rom, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway, co-production, Lucky Bar, 2003   
And it slipped across the room, Galleri Sølvberget, Stavanger, Norway, co-production Lucky Bar, 2003

Commissioned projects / Collections:

Private company, Stavanger, Norway, 2017
"Norway: Cold Current", Imago Mundi, Luciano Benetton Collection, curated by Guja Mabellini, and co-curated by Lars Nordby and Grethe Marstein, 2017
University of Stavanger, Faculty for Science & Technology, Kjølv Egelands Hus, consultant ArtSync/Kjartan Lindland, Stavanger, Norway, 2016
Gosen kindergarten, Stavanger City Municipality, with Elin Melberg, consultant Daniela Arriado, Norway, 2016
British Petroleum Norway, initiated by Kulturkompaniet, Stavanger, Norway, 2014-16
Private commission, Kari Halvorsen Sivilarkitekt MNAL, Stavanger, Norway, 2014/15
Sandvigå 24 Conference Center, Stavanger City Municipality, Norway, 2012
Deloitte Norway, curated by Gunhild Moe, 2011
Resept café, Stavanger, Norway, 2010


Artist Run Spaces and Residencies in Norway, talk moderated by director Suzanne L’Heureux, Interface gallery, Oakland, CA, 2019 (Prosjektrom Normanns)
The Monster Network meets Frail Mighty, panel moderated by Aino-Kaisa Koistinen, Kunsthall Stavanger, 2018
Curators Talk, Frail Mighty, Kunsthall Stavanger, 2018
Balancing Act, Untitled Art Fair San Francisco, live-radio moderated by Marte D. Jølbo/CAS, The Palace of Fine Arts, 2018 (on Prosjektrom Normanns)
Revisiting Between Mountain, New York 2012, moderated by Marte D. Jølbo, ISCP, Brooklyn, NY, 2017
Kunstsnakk #8, in conversation with Sabrina van der Ley at Mellomstasjonen, National Museum of Art, Oslo, Norway, 2017 (on Prosjektrom Normanns and own practice)
Spectra, Aberdeeen, Scotland, 2017 (on Prosjektrom Normanns and Elefant)
Common Field, Miami, FL, 2016 (on Prosjektrom Normanns)
Rogaland School of Art, Stavanger, Norway, 2016 (artist talk)
Transcendental tactility, cHURCH OF MONIKA, Open Source Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2016
Rogaland Art Center, Stavanger, Norway, 2014 (artist talk)
Rogaland School of Art, Stavanger, Norway, 2014 (artist talk)

Publications, artist-books and editions:

"Ribbon I and II", Kunsthall Stavanger Special Edition, silk prints, limited edition, 2015
No Service 15:11 77% Prague Cloudy 41º Sunday Today 43 34, in collaboration with Nick Kline and Amy Goldrich, published by Endless Editions (NY), 2015
Quattro, published by Interno 4, Bologna, Italy, 2013
Between Mountain, text by co-curator Nick Kline. Availble at Printed Matter Inc., in the permanent collection of MoMA Library & Paul D. Fleck Library and Archives, Banff Centre Library, Banff, Alberta, Canada, 2012

Stipends and grants:

Rogaland County Municipality, Culture Grant for Visual Artists, 2018
Stavanger City Municipality, Grant for Visual Artists, 2018
Arts Council Norway, Exhibition stipend, 2018
OCA (Office of Contemporary Art), International Support for Galleries and Independent Exhibition Spaces, 2018/2017/2015/2014
American Scandinavian Foundation, 2016
Royal Consulate General New York, travel support 2015
OCA (Office of Contemporary Art), international project support, 2012
Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond stipend, 1 year, 2015 / 2012 / 2011
Rogaland County Municipality, project support, 2017 / 2016 / 2015 / 2014
Stavanger City Municipality, international project support, 2019 / 2017 / 2016 / 2015 / 2014 / 2013 / 2012 / 2011
The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, international project support, 2014
Norwegian Art Council, project support, 2012
Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond, project support, 2011
Stavanger City Municipality, Art Grant, 2011
Innovasjon Norge, Inkubatorstipend, 2010


Norske Billedkunstnere (Visual Artists Association, Norway), 2011-
BKFR (Visual Artists Association, Rogaland), 2011 -    
Tegnerforbundet (The Norwegian Drawing Association), 2011 -   

Essays and publications:

Vi er stedene Vestlandsutstillingen 2019, Norway, catalogue text by curator Marte D. Jølbo
The undercurrents of things and history
, by Kjetil Røed, essay for Frail Might at Kunsthall Stavanger, Norway, 2018
Cold Current, Contemporary Artists from Norway, 
Imago Mundi, Luciano Benetton Collection, published by Antiga Edizioni, Italy, 2017
ee/aa, text by Nicola Louise Markhus and Marte Danielsen Jølbo, Another Space, Copenhagen, 2014
Shopping for ideas: Text by Geir Haraldseth for the exhibition UTMARK, Kunstgalleriet, 2012
The Meeting, published by Schlebrugge Publisher, Vienna, Austria. Texts by curator Nick Kline, Andreas Stadler, Annette Sübeck and Fran Bartkowski, 2012
Kunstverk, BKFR (Visual Artists Assosiation, Rogaland ) 80 Years Anniversary book, published by Pelikanen Forlag, Stavanger, Norway, 2012
Deloitte Calendar, interview with curator Gunhild Moe, 2011


Jury member, Open Call for Residency Velferden Center for Contemporary Art, Norway, 2019
Advisory Board, Open Source Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2019 - today
Consultant, KORO (Public Art Norway), 2017 - today
Vice-President, Supervisory Board, Rogaland School of Art, 2017-19
Supervisory Board, Rogaland School of Art, 2015-17
Advisory Board, Kunsthall Stavanger, 2014 - today
Co-founder/Owner/Board Member, ELEFANT (former Erfjordgt. 8), 2014 - today
Norwegian Art Council Exhibition Grant, vara, 2014-16
Supervisory Board, Rogaland Kunstsenter, 2014-18
Board member Kunsthall Stavanger, 2013-14
Board member, R-open (Rogaland Open), 2011
Co-Founder/ Board Member, Prosjektrom Normanns, 2010 - today
Co-Founder/ Board Member, Atelier Normanns, 2010-13
Board member, Tou Scene, Stavanger, 2002-03
Co-Founder//Board Member artist- and curator group Lucky Bar, 2000-2003

Curating / Producing for Prosjektrom Normanns (For full list of exhibitions please see

Jon Benjamin Tallerås (NO), Nov. 2019
Tegneklubben (NO), curated by Monica Holmen (NO), Dec. 2019

True Nature - A Still Life & Death Drawing Meditation, curated by Heather Jones (USA), May, 2019
Terms and Conditions: A Sonata for Two Women, curated by Amanda Schmitt (USA), April, 2019
Vestkyst, Interface gallery, Oakland, CA, Feb. 2019
Fossil Beds, Sofia Eliasson (SE), Dec. 2018
Frail Mighty, Nathlie Provosty (US), AK Dolven (NO), Vibeke Tandberg (NO), Ane Graff (NO), Mattias Härenstam (NO), Kunsthall Stavanger, Norway, Nov. 2018, Kunsthall Stavanger, Norway (G), Nov. 2018
Gratrix & Buskov, Marie Buskov (NO) & Garth Gratrix (UK), May 2018
Helpless As Tortoises, Constance Tenvik (NO), solo, March 2018
Untitled Art Fair, San Francisco, SF, Jan 2018
Wonders of The Volcano, Per Christian Brown (NO) solo, Dec. 2017
Tide Follows, Ann Iren Buan (NO) solo, 2017
CosMoscow Art Fair, Moscow, Russia, 2017
One of those days, Jacob Ciocci (USA) solo, curator Cory Arcangel (USA/NO), 2017
Impart, Julie Schenkelberg (USA) solo, 2017
Dios, Union, Libertad, The Fire Theory (El Salvador), curator Omar Lopez-Chahoud (USA), 2017
That´s Why I´m Here, Jordan Rathus (NY), 2017
Untitled Art Fair, San Francisco, SF, Jan 2017
A Window is Also A Door, Sky Glabush (CAN), 2016
Whistle in The Shadow, summer exhibition,  2016 (G)
Transcendental Tactility, Open Source Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2016
Untitled Art Fair, Miami, FL, 2015
Tag Team Open call, Bergen, Jury with Prosjektrom Normanns, 2015    
spreadsheetspace, Franklin Evans (NY), Sep. 2015
… other land - an in the other, our own, curator Ian Cofré (NY), Mai 2015
Untitled Art Fair, Miami, FL, 2014
Textures of Place, Frances Trombly & Leyden Rodriguez-Casanova (Miami), 2014
Project Space, Alice Browne (UK), 2014
Six Women, curator Eric Heist (NY), 2013
Untitled Art Fair, Miami, FL, 2012
Sorry You´re Here, Nick Kline (NY), 2012
An Endless Searching for Substance, Siv Bugge Vatne (NO), 2012

Other curatorial projects

Humletunnelen, Rogaland School of Art, Degree Exhibition, TOU, Stavanger, Norway, 2019
Art Consultant, Buøy Primary School, Stavanger City County, 2019
REAL release, Kunstnernes Hus, Intermedialt Rom, Oslo, Norway, co-production, Lucky Bar, 2003
REAL, Art book curated by Lucky Bar, Westmoreland Publishers, 2003
I live by the ocean, Nuart 2003, curated by Lucky Bar, Tou Scene, Stavanger, Norway, 2003
Water falls, Internasjonalt Hus, Stavanger. Artist: Alexander Steig (G), 2003
Nuart 2002, curated by Lucky Bar /co-curator: Nick Kline (USA), Tou Scene, Stavanger, Norway, 2002
#1, Art book curated by Lucky Bar as part of Nuart 2002, Westmoreland Publishers, 2002
Twins, Tou Scene, Stavanger, Norway. With Bjørn Melhus, Christoph Girardet, 2002
Co-curator for Site Suspicious, Art program at Tou Scene, Stavanger, Norway, 2002
Back to the future 04, Nuart 01, co-production Lucky Bar, Tou Scene, Stavanger, Norway, 2001
Precent Certain, Tou Scene, Stavanger, Norway, 2001
Precent Certain, Society of Control / White Cube, Art Academy, Bergen, Norway, With Nick Kline and Karl Spörk, 2001

Participant in Art Business Programs:

Kunst som levebrød / Kulturinkubator, iPark, Stavanger, 2012-13
Kulturinkubator, iPark, Stavanger, 2009-10
FRAM, iPark, Stavanger, 2008-09

Relevant positions:

Teacher, Master in Visual Arts, Agder University, Kristiansand, Norway, spring 2019
Educator, Kids' Art Club and Family Days, Kunsthall Stavanger, Norway, spring 2019
Guest Teacher Rogaland School of Arts, Stavanger, Tutorials, 2019 / 2018 / 2017 / 2016
Den kulturelle skolesekken, Junior High School, City of Stavanger, 2019 / 2018/ 2017 /2016
Workshops at Kunsthall Stavanger, art/sculpture for kids, 2017/2015/2014
Guest Teacher Rogaland School of Arts, Stavanger, Life Drawing Course, 2014
Teacher, Sandnes Municipality, Junior High School, Arts and Crafts, 2013-14
Founder of Pearl Design, graphic design / freelancer, 2007 - 
Teacher Rogaland School of Arts, Design Course, 2008
Teacher Rogaland Upper Secondary School, Art- and Cultural History, Drawing, Art and Design, 2001-11
Administrative Assistant, International Studio and Curatorial Program, ISCP, New York, USA, 2001


Pedagogikk for undervisnings- og læringsarbeid i fagskolen, OsloMet, Norway, 2018-2019
BA, Art History and Cultural Studies, University of Stavanger, Norway, 1997-00
Higher Education Entrance Qualification, Rogaland Council, 1995 - 97
Rogaland School of Arts, Stavanger, Norway, 1993 - 95
Graphic Design, Advanced Course 2 years, 1991 -93
Drawing, Foundation Course, 1 year, 1990 - 91