Born in Oslo 1964, Lives and works in Oslo, Norway.  Member of NBK (Norwegian Visual Artists Association) and the Drawing Center in Oslo and The Drawing Center, New York, Viewing Program

Upcoming projects

2024 Solo show, Gallery Semmingsen, Oslo

One man shows

2020 Solo show, Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo

2021 Solo show, Tegnerforbundet, Oslo

2018 Exhibition Silent Sounding, Gallery BOA, Oslo with Siri Austeen

2015 Exhibition with artist Nils Olav Bøe, Gallery Semmingsen, Oslo

2012 Flexible Motion with Øyvind Jørgensen, Galleri Trafo, Asker

2008 zone, Gallery Semmingsen, Oslo

2008 areas, Stillscape, Esviken, Norway (Landart project)

2007 White Noise, Kunstbanken, Hedmark Kunstsenter, Norway

2006 White Noise, Art Leauge, Houston, USA

2006 Unmediated Recognition, Galleri Gathe, Bergen

2006 Galleri Semmingsen, Oslo

2002 Between the Lines, Galleri MGM, Oslo

1996 Drawing, Galleri Nebb-X, Oslo

Selected group shows

2022 Sekvence, Gallery Semmingsen, Oslo

2018 Guilt by Association, Bærum Kunsthall, Norway

2017 Konstruktiv Tendens,  Tomarps Kungsgård, Kvidinge, Sweden

2016 Nonfigurativ reality – different strategies, Kunstbanken Hedmark Artcenter, Norway

2015 Presence -Stillness-Moment-Reflection, Trafo Kunsthall, Asker, Norway

2015 Construction, Bærum Communitiy Art Collection, Bærum Kunsthall.

2014 Spring Exhibition, Charlottenborg Kunsthall, Copenhagen

2014 Gallery Semmingsen, Oslo, Norway

2012 Silence, Gallery Masters & Pelavin, New York

2012 Non Figuration, Edsvik Kunsthall, Stockholm

2011 Extended Drawing, Gallery Tegnerforbundet, Oslo, Norway

2010 Drawing Biennial, Lines on the move, Momentum Kunsthall, Norway

2010 Konstruktive Tendenser, Gallery LNM, Oslo

2009 Apparently Invisible: Spring Selections Show, The Drawing Center, New York

2009 Group show, The Constructivist Tendency Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

2008 Abstraktion XXVII, The Constructivist Tendency Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

2008 Gallery F15, Jeløy

2008 Kunst1

2007 Gallery Semmingsen, Oslo

2006 Spring Exhibition, The Drawing Center, Oslo

2005 Gallery Semmingsen, Oslo

2002 Galleri MGM, Oslo

2001 Tendencies, Galleri JMS, Oslo

2001 Presented in Slideshow, Reykjavik Art Museum

2000 Tendencies, Galleri JMS, Oslo

1999 The Annual Art Exhibition, Høstutstillingen, Oslo

1999 Spring Exhibition, The Drawing Center, Oslo

1998 Drawing Exhibition, The Peder Balke Center, Toten

1996 The Annual Art Exhibition, Høstutstillingen

1995 Sjokoladefabrikken, Oslo

1993 Østlandsutstillingen

Working experience

2014- 17  Chairleader, The Norwegian Drawing Association

2011       Curator for the exhibition Extended Drawing, Tegnerforbundet, Oslo, which builds freely on Apparently Invisible. I arranged a seminar on issues in contemporary drawing and in particular focused upon concepts presented in Extended Drawing. Nina Katchadourian, curator of The Viewing Program at The Drawing Center in NYC, and Sabrina van der Lay, curator at the Oslo Museum of Contemporary Art lead the discussion, and presented work from their curatorial practice as context.

2003-     Drawing teacher, Art school, Oslo

1994-98 Galleri Wang, assistant

1994-95 Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, illustration for classical and modern music


The Artists Consideration Foundation; 2002,2003,2006,2007,2008,2009,2010-2012, 2014,2015. State grant 2016, State grant 2017-2019.


Art Award from the Ministry of Local Government, Baerum, Norway, 2008


1993-94 The National College of Art and Design, Oslo, Norway

1992-93 Parson School of Design, Paris

1990-92 The National College of Art and Design, Oslo, Norway

1989-90 Asker Art School, Norway

1986-87 University of Colorado, Boulder, Fine Art

1984-86 The School of Computer Science, Oslo


Ministry of Local Government, Baerum, Norway

The Norwegian Council of Cultural Affairs, Oslo

HM Queen Sonja´s Collection

Terra Finans, Oslo


When emptyness holds meaning,

Janicke Iversen, catalog white noise, 2006

Text by Henning L. Mortensen to the catalogue zone, 2008