1986 - 1989    MFA University of Washington, Seattle, USA

1982 - 1986    BA  Montana State University, Bozeman, USA

1981 - 1982    Rogaland Distriktshøgskole/ Rogaland College, Stavanger


Upcoming exhibitions in 2016 and 2017:

Bryne kunstforening, Bryne, Norway, 2016

Galleri GGuddal, Norway, 2017


Solo exhibitions:

2016  Kunstgalleriet, Stavanger, Norway

2016  Project room Normanns, Stavanger, Norway

2015  Gallery Briskeby, Oslo, Norway

2014  Ingenstedsfra, Det Gule Huset, Asker, Norway

2013  Shadows are Quiet, Gallery Sult, Stavanger, Norway

2013  I AM I AM I AM, Trykk 17, Stavanger, Norway

2012  I vatn - I jord,  Galleri G Guddal, Rosendal, Norway

1997  Galleri Sting, Stavanger, Norway

1993  Blake Gallery, Seattle, USA

1989  Kvinnherad Art Assosiation, Husnes, Norway


Group exhibitions:

2015  Aimpe, Miniprint Exhibition, Japan

2015  Manhattan Graphics Center, miniature print show, NY, USA

2015  LandscapeX, Aava, Raahe, Finland

2012  Rosendal mat og kunst festival, Rosendal Food and Art Festival,

          installation "A Place in the Forest", Norway

2011  Base Camp,"All My Fears" installation, Tou Scene, Stavanger, Norway

2010  R-Open Stavanger, Norway

2005  “Vesker”, Galleri G Guddal, Rosendal, Norway

1999  “Portraits 150 years after”, 150 years jubilee for the author Kielland,

          House of Culture, Sølvberget, Stavanger, Norway

1996  “Crossing Sea” Aberdeen Arts Center, Scotland

1996  Småbildebiennalen, Small Pictures Biennial, Stavanger Kunstforening, Norway

1995  Høstutstillingen,  Annual Norwegian Art Exhibition, Oslo, Norway

1995  Galleri F15, Moss, Norway

1993  Galleri Snikkeriet, Rosendal, Norway

1992  “Crossing Sea”, Warehouse Gallery, Banff, Scotland

1991  Printmaking triennale, Chamalieres, France

1990  Barony exhibition, Rosendal, Norway

1990  Stavanger Kunstforening, Stavanger Art Assosiation, Norway

1989  “Washington to Washington”, Smithsonian Museum Washington DC and traveling in Washington State, USA

1989  MFA Show, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, USA

1989, 1988 Vestlandsutstillingen (Annual Norwegian District Art Exhibition)

1987  La Escuela Nacional des Artes Plasticas, Mexico City

1987  Tashkent Ostrovski Ins. of Art, Tashkent, Russia

1987  Tyler School of Art, Temple Univ., Philadelphia, USA

1985  Beall Park Art Center, Montana, USA

1985  “Small Works”, Rhode Island, USA


Art in Public Spaces:

2012  Kyrkjevegen botilbud, "Air" sculpture in outdoor area, Sandnes County, Norway

2012  Sunnhordland Energy, large silkscreens for cafeteria, Kvinnherad County, Norway


Art projects:

2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

          "The Cultural Rucksack" (Den kulturelle skolesekken)

          National program for art and culture provided by professional artists in Norwegian schools.

          Touring with «RISS» in 2013, 2014 and 2015.

2009  "Freeride", bicycle project at Nytorget, Stavanger.

          Collaboration with other artists and Rogaland Artcenter.

2008  "Grasroot", building a park at Nytorget, Stavanger. 2008 Collaboration with other artists and Rogaland Artcenter.

          Made planters for apple trees by the entrance to Rogaland Artcenter.

2007  “600 Blue Fish” Public Art on a residential area in Stavanger. Collaboration with students at Storhaug School.

1999  “A view at Kielland” Curator. 10 artist in storefront windows in down town Stavanger. The Kielland Anniversary.



2016  Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond 1 year workstipend

2015  Internasjonal collaboration of culture, Stavanger county

2014  Norwegian Artist Association, project grant

2012  Visual Artist Help Grant

1997  Stavanger County culture stipend

1993  Norwegian Gov stipend for young artists

1989  Kvinnherad County culture stipend



2015  The Norwegian Embassy in Beirut, Libanon

2015  Riska boenhet, County of Sandnes

2014  Nordic Herritage Museum, Seattle, USA

2012  Sunnhordland Energy Company

1995  County of Kvinnherad


Curator for Art in Public Spaces:

1999  Norsk Oljemuseum, Stavanger 2000, Norwegian Petroleum Museum

1998  Universitetssykehuset i Stavanger, Stavanger University Hospital

1996  Stokka og Solstrålen barnehager, (kindergartens)


Residencies and travels:

2016  Visiting artist Cornell university, NY, USA

2015  Utsira Lighthouse residency, Rogaland County, Norway

2015  Iceland SIM residency, Reykjavik, may 2015

2014  USA, New York and Montana

2013  Iceland

2012  Berlin, Stavanger county AiR

2000  Seychelles

1998  Mexico



Norwegian Visual Artists Association, Rogaland

Norwegian Visual Artists Association

UKS, The Young Artists Society

NG, The Association of Norwegian Printmakers



2014 - 2016 Board member, The Association of Norwegian Printmakers

1998 - 2000 Board member, Rogaland Artcenter

1996 - 1998 Board member, Rogaland Artschool

1996 - 1997 Board member Norwegian Visual Artists Association, Rogaland


Manager of the printshop at Tou Trykk Stavanger,  2006 - present.


2011- 2012 Trykk 17 - gallery for contemporary printmaking and project based art, Stavanger. The space opened in 2011.

                   Mona Orstad Hansen and myself were curators for the 2012 program