Grew up in the dramatic mountain world of Åndalsnes, Norway.
Living in Bergen, Norway, where I have my own studio.
Education: Bergen Academy of Art and Design, Slade school of Fine Art, University College of London.
Teaching: 1990-1996; Professor at the National College of Art and Design, Bergen, Norway, 1989-1990: lecturer at the National College of Art and Design, Bergen, Norway
Courses in different printmaking techniques.
Exhibitions: Solo exhibitions all over Norway, including Kunsthall Bergen, Kunstnerforbundet Oslo, Hå Gamle Prestegård-Hå, The art societies of Trondheim, Stavanger, Tromsø, Ålesund, Haugesund among others.
Juried and curated exhibitions in Norway and internationally: Høstutstillingen Oslo, Vestlandsutstillingen, The Museum of Modern Art Oslo, Norwegian printmakers in USA and the Scandinavian countries.
Represented in public and private collections: the National Museum Oslo, Bergen Art Museum – Kode, The Norwegian Cultural Council, Art Collections of Oslo City, Art Collections of Bergen City.
Competitions/awards: “Brügger Jacobsens portrait prize” – Nordic portraitcompetition 2. Prize. Sony World Photography Awards/ WPO 2014, Nordic National Award 2. Prize.
Commisions: KLP- Bjørvika, Norske Shell – Draugen platform, Norsk Hydro – Gullfaks platform, Åsane Nursery home – Bergen, Voss Nursery Home – Voss, Kongsvinger crises centre – Kongsvinger.
Design: Norwegian Design Award for a collection of knitwear for Soria Moria/ childrens wear. Diploma for illustration – Gullblyanten (Norwegian awards for graphic Design and illustration 1991.