Artistic statement and CV

 

The surface has always been interesting to mankind. It may be seductive, treacherous, cold, warm, or have almost any character. Underneath it processes are going on that creates tensions on the surface. They are our only possibilities to understand what  is happening behind the surface. Is it by studying a surface possible to have a glimpse of, or understand what is going on behind it? How do we project our own experiences to the interpretation of a surface?

I am especially interested in materials and techniques, and continuously try out new techniques and surface possibilities. My own work in ceramics is much about surfaces applied on form.

Whether I make abstract forms or human figures, the hidden messages behind the surface are open to interpretations for the viewer.

CV

SOLO SHOWS:

Galleri Zink, Lillehammer , Norway, March 2020

Galleri Bergman, Stockholm, 2018

Galleri Bergman, Karlstad 2016

Värmlands Museum, Karlstad, 2013

Galleri Zink, Lillehammer, 2012

Värmlands Konsthantverkare, Karlstad 2003 , 2009

Galleri Stockselius, Skövde 2003

Galleri Falkum, Skien, Norge 1999

Kaolin, Stockholm 1998

Galleri Bergman, Karlstad 1996

Galler Roenland, Norge 1996

Lillehammer Kunstforening 1986, -88

Galleri Albin Upp, Oslo 1987

Galleri Tyr, Asker 1986

Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustrimuseum, Trondheim 1985

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

Coming up March 2020: International academy of ceramics, New members exhibition, Guozhong Ceramic Art Museum, Beijing, China, next travelling to IAC congress 2020 in Rovanjemi, Finland

Edinburgh Art Fair, UK 2019

Amsterdam Affordable Art, Netherlands 2019

Stockholm Affordable Art, Sweden 2019

Kristin Andreassen and Bertil Bengtsson, Kristinehamns konstförening, Sweden 2019

”Ytspänningar”(Surface tensions), Rackstadmuseet, Arvika, Kristin Andreassen och Bertil Bengtsson, 2018

Värmlands konstförenings vårsalong at Galleri Konst I Karlstad, Sweden 2018

Summer exhibition Arvika konsthall, Sweden 2017

100-years jubilee, Institutt for produktdesign ved Högskolen i Oslo og

Akershus, DogA, Oslo, 2017

3D-print i lera, Galleri Bergman, Karlstad 2017

Åmål konsthall, Kristin Andreassen andBertil Bengtsson, 2017

Modern Classics, 8th Naspapreis Fokus Vessel, Keramikmuseum Westerwald,

Germany 2016-2017

Piteå Konstförening, Kristin Andreassen and Bertil Bengtsson, 2016

”Waterproof”, Juryert vandringsutställning i regi av NKØ, 2015

Galleri Natthagen, Løten, Norway 2014

4th.International Triennale of Silicate arts, Kecskemet, Ungarn, 2014

Høstutstilling Ilsetra, Øyer, Norway 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Höstsalongen, Värmlands Museum, Sweden 2014

Jubileumsutstilling Galleri Zink, Lillehammer, Norway 2014

1001 kopp, Eidsvoll, Norway 2013

Konstfrämjandet, Karlstad, Sweden 2012

Galleri Konst i Karlstad, Sweden 2011

Galleri Se, Falun, Sweden 2011

Värmlands Konstförenings juryed Höstsalong, Sweden 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Hagfors Kunstförening, Sweden 2009

Konsthantverkarna, Karlstad, Sweden 2009

Värmlands Konstnärsförbund 90 år, Värmlands museum, Sweden 2009

Galleri Fengselet, Hönefoss, Norway 2009

Grassi Museum,Leipzig, Germany 2008

International Tsung-Yeh Ceramics Festival, Tainan,Taiwan 2008

Galleri Roenland, Norway 2006

Atelier Askhult, Hammarö, Sweden2005

Arvika Konsthall, Sweden 2004

Galleri Roenland, Norway 2004

Konstfrämjandet, Örebro, Sweden 2004

Galleri Roenland , Norway 2003

Sundsbergs Gård, Sunne, Sweden 2003

Norwegian Alternatives, American Developement bank, Washington DC 1999

Galerie Marianne Heller, Heidelberg, Germany 1998

Triennale de la Porcelaine, Nyon, Switzerland 1998

Faenza International Competition of Contemporary Ceramics, Italy 1997

Post-Pak Exhibition, Canberra, Australia 1996

Borreby Galleri, Denmark 1996

Nordens hus, Reykjavik, Island 1996

Galleri Argile, Brussel, Belgien 1995

Galerie Debras-Bical, Brussel, Belgium 1995

Galerie SiO2, Nederlands 1992

Fletcher Challenge, New Zealand 1992

Keramiksmuseum Westerwald, Tyskland 1991

Rosenthal Studiohaus, Hamburg, Tyskland 1991

Museum of Applied Arts in Oslo, Norway 1990

Hövikodden Fjord Project, Henie-Onstad senter, Oslo , Norway 1990

Iris International Ceramics, Finland 1988, -90

Victoria & Albert Museum, London 1989

Jeroen Bechtold Galerie, Amsterdam 1989

Galerie der Kunsthandverker, Hamburg 1988

Internationale Keramikbiennalen i Valleauris, Frankrike 1988

Jugend Gestaltet, Munchen 1987

EDUCATION:

Norwegian National College of Arts and Design, ceramics department 1980-84

Diploma with distinction, Norwegian National College of Arts and Design 1984

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago 1987

Gothenburg University, Pedagogy for university educations in Arts, Crafts, Design and Architecture

TEACHING:

OsloMet Universitet , Produktdesign, Associated professor 2015-

Universitety of Agder, Kunstfag, 2014-2015

University of Karlstad, assistant professor 2010-2014

Folkuniversitetets Gymnasium i Karlstad,, teacher of design and crafts 2006-2014

Kyrkeruds Folkhögskola, Årjäng 1995,-96 och 2000-2006

Kurser vid Statens Lærerskole i Forming, Blaker 1989

Kurser vid Nybu videregående skole, Lillehammer 1989

Norwegian National College of Arts and Design, 1987,-88,-89

WORKSHOPS AND LECTURES:

Norwegian Contemporary Ceramics, Dumlupinar University, Kutahya, Turkey, 2018

Slip transfer on porcelain. Estonian academy of art 2018

International Tsung-Yeh Ceramics Festival, Tainan Taiwan 2008

The 8th. National Ceramics Conference, Canberra, Australia 1996

Guldagergaard International Ceramics Center, Skælskør, Danmark 1996

Keramikkhøyskolen i Höhr-Grenzhausen, Tyskland 1991

Oslo Internationale Ceramics Symposium, 1990

Iris International Ceramics Seminar, Borgå, Finland 1988,-90

Contemporary Approaches to pottery decoration, Cork Potters, Irland 1988

ART IN PUBLIC SPACES:

Karlstads Bostads AB, 2020 (in progress)

Karlstads Bostads AB, 2016

Sole Sykehjem, Stokke Kommune, Norge 1994

Askim Postgård , Norge 1992

Oppland Distriktshøgskole, Lillehammer 1992

Statens Klinikk for Narkomane, Hov i Land, Norge 1990

Art consultant for the Kulturhuset Banken, Lillehammer

1991-92

PRIZES AND HONORARY MENTIONS:

Bayerska Statspris , gold medal at Internationale

Håantverksmesse, Munchen 1987

Honorary mention , 2nd.World Triennale of Small Ceramics, Zagreb 1987

TEXTS IN BOOKS AND MAGAZINES:

Ceramics Arts and Perception

Konsthantverk

Peter Lane: Contemporary Porcelain

Danbolt&Gaustad: Samtidskeramikk

Jan-Lauritz Opstad: Norsk Kunsthåndverk

Fredrik Wildhagen: Norge i Form

Arne Åse: Metode og teknikk

Värmlands kultur

REPRESENTED IN COLLECTIONS:

Victoria&Albert Museum, London 1989

Museum fur Kunst & Gewerbe , Hamburg, Tyskland 1987

Badisches Landesmuseum, Karlsruhe, Tyskland, 1987

Australian National University, Canberra 1996

IRIS Collection of Contemporary Ceramics, Finland 1988,-90

International Collection of Contemporary Ceramics, Zagreb,Kroatien, 1987

Museum of applied arts in Oslo 1987

Museum of applied arts inBergen (KODE), 1990

Nordenfjeldske Museum of applied arts, Trondheim 1985

Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum, Tromsø, 1987

Norsk Kulturråd 1984,-85,-92

Västra Götalands Län 2003

Karlstads Kommun 2003, 2011, 2016

Landstinget i Värmland 2003, 2009, 2012, 2016

Värmlands Museum 2009

GRANTS:

Åke Lekmans resestipendium, Värmlands konstförening 2017

Thor Fagerkvist stipendium 2011

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 The Art Council of Norway, 3 year grant, Norge 1997-99

Kunsthåndverkernes fond 1996

Visningsvederlagets stipend 1996

Statens reise-og studiestipend 1987,-92

Etableringsstipend, Distriktenes utbyggingsfond 1990

Jansons legat 1987

Statens materialstipend 1986

Norsk Kulturråds Debutantstötte 1986

BOARDS:

KKV workshop kommutity, Konstnärernas kollektivverkstad, Värmland 2019-

Värmlands Konstnärsförbund 2011-2015

SHKS / Statens Håndverks-og Kunstindustriskole

1987-91

SHKS, fagutvalg, institutt for keramikk 1987-91

Norwegian Crafts Association, district Oppland, suppleant 1987-91

Galleri F 15, vara 1987-90

Norwegian Crafts Association, Østfold district, board 1987-89

MEMBER OF:

The International Academy of Ceramics

Norwegian Crafts Association

Värmland association of artists

Konstnärernas Kollektivverkstad KKV

Konsthandverkscentrum