Artist grant from Vestland County Municipality 2023

I have been awarded an artist grant for 2023 from Vestland County Municipality. I thank politicians, bureaucrats and artists’ organizations for creating a grant  for visual arts that artists can apply for. Artist grants should give creative and practicing artists the opportunity to develop their artistic expressions or experiment with new expressions through, for example, […]

Members’ exhibition 2023, Sunnfjord Kunstlag

‹All my pencils 1› and ‹All my pencils 2› have been part of the member exhibition of Sunnfjord Kunstlag and which has been organized in Førdehuset, Sunnfjord municipality from 18 November to 3 December 2023. These are the first two pieces with my pencils that I could find in my house. This is part of […]

My very first art rental!

My very first rental of art! ‹Broderi/Embroidery› is now rented out through the website LEIGA.NO; a website where you can buy and rent curated art online. More leiga.no VISP

Leiga launch exhibition 12 May 2023, CM7, Bergen

Lanseringsutstilling

In connection with the launch of the website Leiga.no, VISP organized an exhibition in which several of LEIGA’s artists participated. LEIGA is a website where you can buy and rent curated art online. Leiga.no is a trial project and is supported by the Norwegian Directorate of Culture, Vestland County Council and Bergen Municipality. My works […]

‹Textile block› in the artshop at Sogn og Fjordane Art Museum

‹Tekstilkloss›, varierande storleik innafor ca 10x10x4 cm, ullbroderi, korssting på stramei, montert på trekloss.

In work with one work come ideas of how I can use the leftovers in the next work, either as inspiration or specific clear up work. This is one of my many aspects of work processes. I alternate between textile art, design and craft. I like to analyze situations and think for the relationship between technique, material and the situation. I work with art full-time. I have also worked with the theme of public art that has a sound absorbing effect.

MEMBER-EXHIBITION 2021, SUNNFJORD KUNSTLAG

In work with one work come ideas of how I can use the leftovers in the next work, either as inspiration or specific clear up work. This is one of my many aspects of work processes. I alternate between textile art, design and craft. I like to analyze situations and think for the relationship between technique, material and the situation. I have also worked with the theme of public art that has a sound absorbing effect.

MØNSTRING 2021, SOGN OG FJORDANE KUNSTMUSEUM

MØNSTRING is a member exhibition for the two artist organizations in Sogn og Fjordane: Biletkunstnarane i Sogn og Fjordane (BKSF) and Norske Kunsthandverkarar Vest-Norge, department Sogn og Fjordane (NKVN). 35 artists have signed up for this exhibition. From the submitted material, the curator has put together the exhibition. The exhibition time: March 13, 2021 to […]

Member Exhibition 2020, Sunnfjord kunstlag

‹Small growth› 2020, 25x15 cm, woodprinting/drawing.

Medlemsutstillingane i Sunnfjord Kunstlag er ei årleg utstilling for medlemmer i kunstlaget. Det er fri innsending med avgrensingar i antal verk i ulike katagoriar. Utstillinga er vanlegvis i utstillingssalen, Førdehuset, Sunnfjord kommune.

CORONA-EXPOSED TEXTILE FESTIVAL IN LEIDEN ‚ NETHERLANDS

At this time, my textile, “Kvit Condition” / “From the beginning to the end” was to be exhibited at “TEXTILE FESTIVAL 2020 X LEIDEN” in the Netherlands. The festival is exposed to 2021 due to the corona pandemic and will be conducted in 2021, with the same artworks and art projects. All the work to […]

Member Exhibition 2019, Sunnfjord Kunstlag

Every year, Sunnfjord Kunstlag organizes a member exhibition for members of Sunnfjord Kunstlag, as the last exhibition of the exhibition year. The exhibition is open to both professionals and amateurs. In 2019, the exhibition was held in Førdehuset from 28 November to 8 December.I participated this year with 4 work; 2 Embroidery ‹Red Forest› 2 […]

Medlemsutstilling 2018, Sunnfjord kunstlag

‹Thread III› a,b og c, textileprint, ca 36×36 cm i ramme 42×42 cm, pigment printing on cotton satin.

Sunnfjord Art Assosiation invites all members of the association to exhibit once a year. This year the exhibition was held from 24 November to 2 December in the exhibition hall, Førdehuset.

MØNSTRING 2018, Sogn og Fjordane Art Museum

‹Red fence›

Art Exhibition of organized Kunstnarar with ties to Sogn og Fjordane. Free submission for all professional artists in the county. Jury Vilde Jensen Hjetland (artist) and Arild Bergstrøm (artist) Exhibition time 10. november 2018 – 3. februar 2019 Opening by author Sivert Nesbø. Musical performances by Kaare Sandvik. Catalog More

Heimyrkeskulen og Kunsten (Handicrafts School and Art)

Sunnfjord Kunstlag organizes a larger group exhibition of professional artists. All participating artists have started their artist career at Heimyrkeskulen in Jølster. The school was located at Vassenden in Jølster, but no moved to Førde and Nordfjordeid and the school facility in Vassenden has been closed. Artists Britt Smelvær, Magni Jensen, Audgunn Naustdal Holsen, Aud Sissel […]

ART SHOP at SFKM, FØRDE

Textile Image, 2017, 8,5 x 8,5 cm mounted on 12 x 12 cm cards, linen fabric, textile printing, embroidery, cotton yarn.

In the art shop at Sogn og Fjordane Art Museum I have delivered new textile cards. The cards in 2017 are red. Some left from last year is blue. Art shop is well worth a visit. Large selection of crafts- and fine art by local artists. I also sell other works in the shop.

Members Exhibition 2017, Sunnfjord Art Association

‹Moss› 2014, 15×21 cm og ‹Straw› 2012, 18×20 cm, pencil drawing Sunnfjord Art assosiation annual membership exhibition in Førdehuset from Thursday 30 November to 10 December 2017. This is the one time a year all members of the art association are invited to exhibit and show their work. Here you will meet both amateurs and […]

Documentation of the 5-year project ‹Art without Roome› (KUR)

Art witout a room (KUR), documentation booklet

KUNST UTAN ROM (KUR) – Art without a room, was an independent group of artists, active from 2011 until 2016. The aim was to develop a non-bureaucratic and artist-run alternative to the professional art scene in Sogn og Fjordane. Through various projects, we wished to make artistic activity visible, and create an arena for experimentation […]

The large soft moments in Finnskogen 2017

‹Rosa variosa› 2017, ca 40x40x70 cm, detail og ‹My streaks› 1993, 197×180 cm

The large soft moments in Finnskogen March 10 – March 12, 2017. Norwegian Textile Artists (NTK) is celebrating its 40th anniversary during the whole 2017 with several exhibitions and events around the country. All members of the NTK are invited to submit images of both new and older work. The response was great and the […]

RECONSTRUCTION OF NATIONAL COSTUME FABRIC

Maljestykke

This reconstructed pattern is constructed from two small pieces of fabric, found in a folk costume from Jølster, Norway. When you have only one little piece of a larger fabric you have to find how the whole pattern looks. This work did I a years ago (1997). The fabric is printed on cotton canvas. There […]

Reconstruction of national costume fabric

A few years ago I reconstructed this national costume fabric for an old national costume from Jølster. When you try to reconstruct a pattern from a garment, it is not certain that you have the entire pattern. And maybe you do not find the report either. Then you have to imagine what is in between […]

Artist Grant 2016 from Sogn og Fjordane County

May 23, I received a letter saying that I was assigned a grant from Sogn og Fjordane County. The grant is worth kr 30,000 and is intended, according to my application, study tours, training courses and updating.

Face to Face, Bratislava

18th international exhibition of textile miniatures FACE TO FACE More info Organised by: TXT Slovak Textile Artists Association Jury: Prof. Marga Persson – Textile artist, Austria Linda Brassington – Textile artist, researcher, UK Prof. Miroslav Brooš – Academy of Arts in Banska Bystrica, SK Mgr. Adriena Pekárová – Art historian, SK Erika Gregušová –president of […]

‹40 years – 40 artists›, anniversary exhibition Sunnfjord Kunstlag

Pixel embroidery

17. – 25. oktober 2015 Sunnfjord Kunstlag has invited 40 artists associated with the Sogn og Fjordane county to celebrate 40 years as Art Association. My contribution to the exhibition is 5 stk embroidered wall object in size ca 16X23 cm: ‹Red forest 1-4› and ‹Grey horizon›. More info

MØNSTRING 2015 – ART SOGN OG FJORDANE MUSEUM OF FINE ART

26. sept. 2015 – 17. jan. 2016 ‹MØNSTRING 2015 – Art Sogn og Fjordane› is a member exhibition for professional artists in the county of Sogn og Fjordane. The Sogn og Fjordane Museum of Fine Art is a Norwegian regional art museum which primary purpose is to generate interest for, and increase knowledge about, the […]

MEMORY OF TEXTILE, 2015, Prague

1. – 24. juli 2015 The 17th International Mini-Textile Exhibition in Bratislava og Praha. The textile ‹Into my mothers head› 2012, is participate to this exhibition. Slovak Textile Artists Association TxT Jury: Prof. Marga Persson – Textile artist, Austria Linda Brassington – Textile artist, researcher, UK Prof. Miroslav Brooš – Academy of Arts in Banska […]

7th International Biennal of Mini Textile Art ‹SCYTHIA›

  16th – 27th June 2015 Exhibition in Kherson, Ukraine, 16th – 27th June 2015. International juried exhibition on mini textile (30x30x30 cm). 60 artists from Belgium, Brazil, China, France, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, Uruguay, USA were selected for the exhibition. The jury selected ‹Small talk› (2014) and ‹The […]

Memory of Textile, 2015, Bratislava

3. – 21. juni og 1. – 24. juli 2015 The 17th International Mini-Textile Exhibition in Bratislava; ‹Memory of Textile› Tekstilen ‹Into my mothers head› skal stillast ut på denne utstillinga ‹Memory of Textile›. Utstillinga opnar i Gallery Umelka, Bratislava, 3. juni og varer til 21. juni. Deretter vandrar utstillinga vidare til Gallery Diamant i Praha, Tsjekkia […]

KUR 14; CHRISTMAS MARKET

KUR (Art without room) arranges its own Christmas market and the market is open from Friday 5th to Sunday 7th December, Forde downtown.

KUR (Art without room) arranges its own Christmas market and the market is open from Friday 5th to Sunday 7th December, Forde downtown.

KUR 12; STING

KUR 12; ‹Sting›, vindaugeinstallasjon, strips og fiskenot Collaborative project of the artist group KUR (Art without space), 1. juli – 1. september 2014, Førde downtown, Norway

KUR 11; Window 1 ‹March 8 2014›

KUR 11; 8. march installasjon, the completed installation …KUR 11; March 8 installation in Forde downtown, Norway, at the International Women’s Day.Collaborative project of the artist group KUR (Art without space), 8. mars – 31. mai 2014.

New website, 2014

A year thinking and planning and two months of intensive (100%) work to add text and photos are now over. There still remains work to adjust and proofreading. Time will tell what form the texts should have and what is relevant information to give about my work as an artist. I have used GROM design […]

Autumn exhibition, Flora kunstlag, Coastal Museum

Friday 8 November, 2013, Flora Art Association opens its autumn exhibition. I exhibit my work ‹Textile Shapes›, cross stitch embroidery ‹Thread› and ‹Threadknotting›. The other artists who exhibits are Merethe Hol Tefre, Vidar Koksvik, Kari Haakonsen and Aase Skrivervik. The exhibition ends Sunday 1 December.

The Vevring Exhibition 2013

On “Vevring Exhibition 2013” participates I with a textile called “Rest”. This is the absolute last rest of other textile art work that is glued together. As if the remains have been messed up as dust or other dirt in a corner … On this textile has the remains attached themselves together on a long […]

The 8th International Biennial of Textile Miniatures, 2013

The 8th International Biennial of Textile Miniatures “Thoughts – that is…” Exhibition in Vilnius, Lithuania from 9. to 27. july 2013. It is a textile work entitled “Into my mothers head” that were juried into the exhibition. The textile exhibition will go to Telsiai, VDA exhibition hall, a branch of Vilnius Art Academy, 10. October – […]