Born: Stord, Norway

Installations, Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions


La MaMa Galleria, Will to Power, New York, USA

Gallerie Susan Nielsen, Paris, France

Johansson Projects, Oakland, USA

Hanes Gallery at Wake Forest University, curator Victor Faccinto, NC, USA

2008 - permanent
Museum of Sex, The Sex Life of Animals, New York, USA

Samson Projects, Rune Olsen, Boston, USA

Red Saw Gallery, Escaping Freedom, Newark, USA

Samson Projects, The Urge That Binds, Boston, USA

Islip Art Museum, Auto Parts, Project '02,
Carriage House installation, New York, USA

Bronx Museum of Arts, CAP, SuperVention,
New York, USA

Unge Kunstneres Samfund (UKS), Leap of Faith,
installation, Oslo, Norway

Selected Group Exhibitions

Marisa Newman Projects, You Go Girl!, New York, USA

La MaMa Galleria, fetch fiddle fidget: Adriana Farmiga, Daphne Fitzpatrick, Rune Olsen, curated by Dr. Ksenia M. Soboleva, New York, USA

End of The Season by Soft Network at S&S Corner Shop, East Hampton, USA

Opalka Gallery, Sage College of Albany, EFFECTS THAT AREN'T SPECIAL curated by Tim Davis, Albany, USA

Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art (HVCCA,) Threads That Connect, USA

Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville, Material Transformations, curator Jennifer Jankauskas, USA

Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Material Transformations, curator Jennifer Jankauskas, USA
RM Gallery & Projects, Drift of Summer, curator Richard Maloy, Auckland, New Zealand

Galerie Susan Nielsen, Disturbed, Paris, France

.NO gallery, Blue, White, and Red, USA

Southern New Hampshire University, McIninch Gallery, Traversing Gender, USA    

Judi Rotenberg Gallery, Man Up, curator Kristen Dodge, USA

Arin Contemporary Art, Back to the Drawing Board, Laguna Beach, USA

Galerie Susan Nielsen, ROCK PAPER SCISSORS - NEW ART FROM NORWAY, Paris, France

VoltaNY, Solo project w/Samson Projects, New York, USA

Darkness Descends, curator M. Sellinger and C. Vassallo, USA (Traveling)
Exhibition places: Chasama, Lafayette College, and University of New Haven

Exit Art, Labyrinth, New York, USA

The Sherman Gallery - Boston University, The Exquisite Line, curated by Lynne Cooney, Boston, USA

Governors Island, In-Site, public project w/Sculptors Guild, New York, USA

Kunstnernes Hus, Drawing Biennial, curated by Tegnerforbundet, Oslo, Norway

Moti Hasson Gallery, Untitled (On Paper), New York, USA

Volta4, Special Project, Basel, Switzerland

Eyewash, Art-Walk, New York, USA

Western Michigan University, Keeping it Real, curated by Jerry Kearns, USA

Barbara Gillman Gallery, Head to Head, Miami, USA

Trygve Lie Gallery, Norwegian Artists in New York II, curated by Anki King, USA

Rupert Ravens Contemporary, Sanctuary, curated by Rupert Ravens, USA

The Art Lab @ Robert Smiths Hotel, Cabinet of Curious Ties, curated by Koan Jeff Baysa, USA

Judi Rotenberg Gallery, Human Eyes, curated by Kristen Dodge, USA

Volitant Gallery, Take me to bed or lose me forever, curated by Leona Scull-Hons, TX, USA

Gallery 744, Newark between Us, curated by Rupert Ravens, USA

Cuchifritos Gallery, Working Space 06, curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud and Zeina Assaf

3rd Ward, Nature More, curated by Peter Dudek, New York, USA

Hillwood Art Museum, Archival to Contemporary: Six Decades of the Sculptors Guild, curated by Jerelyn Hanrahan, New York, USA

MACO méxico arte contemporáneo, Samson Projects,
Mexico City, Mexico

ARCO’06, Samson Projects. Madrid, Spain

New Art Dealers Association (NADA) Art Fair, Samson Projects, Miami, USA

Office of the Manhattan Borough President, Artists Alliance Inc, New York, USA

Istanbul Biennial, Waterways, artSUMER, curated by Renee Vara, Istanbul, Turkey

Venice Biennial, Waterways, curated by Renee Vara, Venice, Italy

Exit Art, Homomuseum, New York, USA

Smack Mellon, T-Zone,
curated by Peter Dudek, New York, USA

Scope New York, Samson Projects, New York, USA

Arthouse at The Jones Center, New American Talent,
curated by Jerry Saltz, Austin, TX, USA

Aljira, A Center for Contemporary Art, Timeless/Timeliness, curated by Dominique Nahas, Newark, USA

Samson Projects, Super Salon, Boston, USA

Dining Haul: Unpacked no.4,
curated by Alisoun Meehan, New York, USA

G-Module, Perfect Plastic, Paris, France

Danielle Arnaud Gallery, Brussels Art Fair, London, UK

Goldsmith College Degree Show, London, UK

Kunstnernes Hus, Høstutstillingen, Oslo, Norway

Atelier G9, Geniale I, litt likt og litt forskjellig, Oslo, Norway

G.U.N., Gnu Nug-Nug, Oslo, Norway

Atlerier G9, Klar, Freidig, Gå, Oslo, Norway

Coventry University Degree show, Coventry, UK

Arcade Center, The Blind Spot,
curated by Dave Sowerby, Birmingham, UK

Grants and Awards

Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris - Artist Residency awarded by
Ingrid Lindbäck Langaards stiftelse, Norway

Headlands Center for the Arts, Artist in Residence, San Francisco, USA

New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Sculpture Fellowship 2009 New York, USA

Sculpture Space Artists-in-Residence, Utica, USA

Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond, Prosjektstøtte, Norway

Art Omi International Artists Residency, New York, USA

Statens Kunstnerstipend, Work Grant for
Younger/Newly Established Artists 2006
, Norway

Artists Alliance Inc.’s (AAI)
LES-RSP Residency Program, New York, USA

Statens Kunstnerstipend, Work Grant for
Younger/Newly Established Artists 2005
, Norway

New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship, sculpture, USA

Office for Contemporary Art, Exhibition support, Norway

Creative Capital, Professional Development Workshop,
New York, USA

Statens Kunstnerstipend, Work Grant for
Younger/Newly Established Artists 2003
, Norway

Aljira Emerge 2003, Professional Development for
Emerging Artists
, Newark, USA

Office for Contemporary Art, Exhibition support, Norway

Royal Norwegian Consulate General,
Exhibition support, New York, USA

Statens Kunstnerstipend, Etableringsstipend, Norway

Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond, Prosjektstøtte, Norway

Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond,
Prosjektstøtte to Atelier G9, Norway

Norsk Kultur Fond, Debutant støtte, Norway

Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond,
Prosjektstøtte to Atelier G9, Norway

Teaching experience

Pont-Aven School of Contemporary Art (PASCA,) France
Visiting Faculty in Art - Fall Semester

California College of Art, San Francisco
Graduate advisor

2007 – 2011
Cooper Union, Saturday Outreach Program, New York
Teaching classes in drawing and sculpture

John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York
Teaching classes in drawing and sculpture

Part-time/substitute teaching:
• School of Visual Art
• Hunter College
• New York University
• New Jersey City University

2004 – 2009
Visiting Lecturer/Artist
• Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA)
• University of California, Berkeley
• Corcoran College of Art and Design
• Boston University
• Montclair State University
• New York Studio Program
(Parsons The New School for Design)
• University of Oklahoma
• University of Massachusetts Amherst
• Brandeis University
• New York University
• School of Visual Art,
• Hunter College

1996 – 1998
National College of Art and Design, Norway
Manager of the Printmaking Department
Responsible for the departments daily operation, including teaching printmaking classes and advising undergraduate and graduate students.


98-99 Goldsmith College, MFA (Postgraduate Diploma), London, UK

93-96 Coventry University, Bachelor of Arts (Honors), Coventry, UK

90-93 Visual Communication, Voss v.d.g. Norway

Panels, Lectures and other

International Sculpture Center (ISC), Crossroads Cincinnati 2006 conference speaker discussing Human and Animal Forms in Contemporary Sculpture, moderated by Glenn Harper, Ohio, USA

Jersey City Museum, Slide presentation, Jersey City, USA

Bronx Museum of The Arts,
Collaborative Arts Project-panel, New York, USA

Bergen Kunst Skole, Visiting Artist in USA

1 of 6 Founding members of the coop studio/gallery
Atelier G9, Oslo, Norway