Elly Prestegård

Living in Bergen, Norway, where I have my own printmaking studio.

Education: Bergen Academy of Art and Design/UIB, 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.

 

 

Artist CV

Exhibitions: Solo exhibitions all over Norway, including Bergen Kunstforening, 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, “SHANGHAI International Paper Art Biennale” 2019, “International Print Biennial Varna” – Bulgaria 2019, “Hit Festivalen” – tresnittfestival Haugesund 2019, “9th Bienal do Douro 2018” – grafikkbiennale Portugal

ICPNY New York – “Multilayers” summer 2018, “Dicarta/papermade” Schio-Vicenza – Italia 2017-18,  “GLOBAL PRINT” 2017 og 2019 – Douro Portugal, “Estampadura”-European Contemp. Print Triennial Toulouse 2010,  “Portræt nu” – Brygger Jacobsens portrait award Fredriksborg slott – Danmark 2009, “Mirror for the 21st Century”- BECA gallery – New Orleans 2008, Museet for Samtidskunst – “Latterens uttrykk” 2003

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, Åsane Videregående Skole.

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.

Membership: NBK, BKFH, Norske grafikere, IAPMA