Elisabet Norseng

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Elisabet Norseng (portrait)

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Elisabet Norseng is born in Oslo 1959
She works and lives in Paris and Oslo since 1994


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One-Man Exhibitions 

1985 A Berlin travel Forge Gallery Oslo

1986 UKS Oslo

1987 Osservazione Askim Fine Art Society Askim

1988 Invisible lines Holst Halvorsen Gallery Oslo,
1988 UNM Oslo,
1988 Riise Gallery Bergen,
1988 Garmer Gallery Gothenburg

1989 Scarabé Gallery Oslo,
1989 Århus Art Building Århus

1990 Wadköping’s Art Hall Örebro

1991 Holst Halvorsen Gallery Oslo

1992 Sølvberget Gallery Stavanger

1993 The Living Art Museum Reykjavik

1994 The Artist’s Center Gallery Malmo,
1994 Nordic Council of Ministers Gallery Copenhagen,
1994 Wang Gallery Oslo

1999 EFTA Gallery Brussels,
1999 "Fuggevole come la neve" Salon Privé Gallery Rome

2003 Cité Internationale des Arts Paris

2004 Nikki Diana Marquardt Gallery Paris,
2004 Oslo Fine Art Society Oslo,
2004 Dale Biennale Dale in Sunnfjord

2005 Nikki Diana Marquardt Gallery Paris
2005 "Aria e vento" Salon Privé Gallery Rome

2006 "O drink the morning breezes until you are opened up and name what you see before you" Nordic Art Info Oslo,
2006 Ecnanosér Gallery Jarnac        

2007 "Air and water through our hands like greenness into our hearts" Nikki Diana Marquardt Gallery Paris,
2007 "When time stops and time is never ending" Ask Gallery Åsgårdstrand

2008 "Before the beginning and after the end" Project room Nikki Diana Marquardt Gallery Paris,
2008 "Invisible dots" 1997/2008 Tage für neue music Zürich,
2008 "Fleuve et cascade du present comme un seul battement de coeur" Tou Stavanger

2009 "At the still point of the turning world" BOA gallery Oslo.
2009 "Sudden in a shaft of sunlight" Project room Nikki Diana Marquardt Gallery Paris,
2009 Oslo Open W17 Studio Kunstnernes Hus Oslo,
2009 BKH Program W17 Studio Kunstnernes Hus Oslo

2010 Semmingsen Gallery Oslo

2011 "Arabian Nights" The Drawing Center of Norway Oslo,
2011 "Tocchi" Salon Privé Gallery Rome

2012 "laurel, a little darker than all the surrounding green, with tiny waves on the border of every leaf (like the smile of a wind)" Soundofmu Gallery Oslo,
2012 "Silence the simple miracle And slowly but surely Everything has blossomed" Project room Nikki Diana Marquardt Gallery Paris
2012 "Pick up the pine cones dropped by the wind. Pasteller" Sandnes Kunstforening

 
 

Group Exhibitions

1985 Scoletta San Zaccaria Gallery Venice,
1985 Castello di Stenico Trento

1986 The National Annual Autumn Exhibition Oslo

1987 The National Annual Autumn Exhibition Oslo

1988 Førde Cultural Center Førde

1989 Christiansand Library Christiansand

1990 The Drawing Center of Norway Oslo,
1990 The Eastern Norway Annual Exhibition

1990 Persons and Lindell Gallery Helsinki

1991 Tunsberg Gallery Tunsberg,
1991 The Drawing Center of Norway Oslo

1992 The National Annual Autumn Exhibition Oslo,
1992 Fischmarkt Gallery Erfurt

1993 South Schlesvig Fine Art Society Flensburg

1994 Stavanger Fine Art Society Stavanger,
1994 Rogaland Arts Center Stavanger,
1994 Grand Prix Palé des Sports Nice

1995 Cité Internationale des Arts Paris,
1995 Tromsø Fine Art Society Tromsø

1997 (Un)blind Lillehammer Art Museum Lillehammer,
1997 (Un)blind Bergen International Fine Arts Center Bergen,
1997 (Un)blind Henie Onstad Arts Center Høvikodden,
1997 (Un)blind Haugar, Vestfold Art Museum Tunsberg,
1997 (Un)blind The Municipal Art Museum of Akureyri Akureyri,
1997 (Un)blind Overgaden, Institute of Contemporary Art Copenhagen

1998 (Un)blind Strandkasernen Gallery Sveaborg

2000 Reykjavik Art Museum Reykjavik,
2000 The Drawing Art Center of Norway Oslo,
2000 Sparresholm Gallery Holme-Olstrup

2002 The Drawing Center of Norway Oslo,
2002 Cercle Norvégien de Paris Paris

2003 Cité Internationale des Arts Paris

2004 Nordic Arts Center Dalsåsen Dale in Sunnfjord,
2004 Oslo Fine Art Society Oslo

2005 The National Annual Autumn Exhibition Oslo

2006 Art Madrid Art Fair Madrid,
2006 Jubilee exhibition The Drawing Center of Norway Oslo,
2006 Chateau d’Orion Poitou-Charentes Saumurois,
2006 Haugesund Fine Art Society Haugesund

2007 Oslo Open Oslo20

2008 Carla Brew Gallery Stockholm,
2008 The Annual Spring Exhibition The Drawing Center of Norway Oslo,
2008 Lnm Oslo              

2009 Artists books The Drawing Center of Norway Oslo

2010 Goddesses The Museum of Contemporary Art Oslo

2010 The Drawing Center of Norway Oslo           

2011 The Drawing Center of Norway Oslo

2012  Museet Midt, Nord Trøndelag Fylkesgalleri Namsos 


 

Future One-Man Exhibitions

2014
Gasfestivalen Göteborg

2013
Nikki Diana Marquardt Gallery Paris  (2014, 2015, 2016…)

 


Public Collections

The National Museum of Contemporary Art Oslo
Bohus County Council Bohuslän
Enskilda Banken Gothenburg
Skandia Gothenburg
Gothenburg City Art Committee Gothenburg
ISCM Oslo
Århus Art Building Århus
National Fondation for Art in Public Buildings Oslo
South Schlesvig Fine Art Society Flensburg
Nordic Council of Ministers Oslo
Norwegian Council of Cultural Affairs Oslo
EFTA Brussels

 
 

Artist in Residence

1986 Else Kitty Kielland Residence Jæren
1987, 1996 Circolo Scandinavo per Artisti e Scienziati Rome
1989, 2007, 2008, 2011 Haukeland Residence Tenerife
1992 Emanuel Nunes Residence L´ Oise
1992-93 Nordic Arts Center Sveaborg Helsinki
1994-95 I.L.L.F. Cité International des Arts Paris
1996 Paul Gaugin Residence DRAC Bretagne Pont Aven
1997-99 Circolo Scandinavo per Artisti e Scienziati Rome
2001 Geitungen Lighthous Karmoy
2002-03 Ville de Paris. Cité International des Arts Paris
2004 Nordic Arts Center Dalsåsen Dale i Sunnfjord
2006 ARAj Gondeville
2007 Kings Bay Svalbard
2007-2010 Curt Asker Residence Paris
2008 Frida Hansen Residence Stavanger
2009 W17 Kunstnernes Hus Oslo

 
 

Grants and Awards

1987 The Legacy of Christian Lorch Shive and his wife
1988 The Legacy of Conrad Mohr
1989 BKH Material grant
1989 Norwegian Visual Artists Remuneration Fund Project support
1989 ILLF
1992 DAAD Travelling grant
1992 Norwegian Visual Artists Remuneration Fund
1993 Norwegian Visual Artists Remuneration Fund  
1995 Norwegian Visual Artists Remuneration Fund Project support
1996-98 BKH Working grant                                                                                         
1999 Norwegian Visual Artists Remuneration Fund
2000 Norwegian Visual Artists Remuneration Project support
2001 Arts Council Norway Exhibition grant
2003 Norwegian Visual Artists Remuneration Fund
2004  The Drawing Center of Norway Travelling grant
2005 The Cultural Award of Oslo City
2006 Norwegian Visual Artists Remuneration Fund
2006 Arts Council Norway Exhibition grant
2007 OCA Teheran support
2007 Norwegian Visual Artists Remuneration Fund
2008 Norwegian Visual Artists Remuneration Fund
2009 Granted permanent artist scholarship from the Arts Council Norway, awarded by an autonomous artistic jury. Guaranteed Income
2010 Norwegian Visual Artists Remuneration Fund Project support
2010 Illustrasjonsfondet Project support
2011 Norwegian Visual Artists Remuneration Fund Project support

 

Recommendations

1994 Jan Brockmann  Former director of The Museum of Contemporary Art Oslo
1994 Michael Casey  Art Historian and Art Critic Helsinki
1994 Haldór B. Runölvsson  Former director of The Nordic Art Center Helsinki 
1994 Mårten Castenfors  Art Critic and Director of Culture Svenska Dagbladet Stockholm
1996 Haraldur Ingi Haradsson  Director of The Municipal Art Museum of Akureyri
1999 Matti Kujasalo  Former professor of The Helsinki Art Academy Helsinki
2000 Ole Henrik Moe sr.  Former Director of The Henie Onstad Arts Center Høvikodden, Oslo
2004 Caroline Ugelstad  Art Historian, Art Curator at The Henie Onstad Arts Center Høvikodden, Former Intendant of Oslo Fine Art Society Oslo
2004 Nikki Diana Marquardt Art historian and Director of The Nikki Diana Marquardt Gallery Paris
2007 Stein Rønning Former Professor at The Oslo Art Academy

 

Verbal Recommandations

Bård Breivik Former professor at the Stockholm Art Academy
Per Hess Art Consulent in KORO
Bente Sætrang Former professor at The Bergen Art Academy
Heddy Lotherington Artist of visual fine art
Kari Greve Conservator of paper at The National Museum  of Norway
Hanne Holm Johnssen Art historian at The Preuss Fine Art Museum of Photo Horten
Siggen Stinesen Artist of visual fine art
Karin Granquist Artist of visual fine art
Einar Pettersson Art historian at The Oslo University
Jytte Høy Former director of The Jydske Art Academy

 
 

Memberships and Other Activitites

1984 UKS, The Assosiation of Young Artists
1984 NBK, The Assosiation of Norwegian Visual Artists
1985 TF, The Assosiation of Visual Artists that works on paper
2004 LNM, The Assosiation of Norwegian Painters
1986-87 UKS, Member of the board. The Assosiation of Young Artists
1987-89 UKS, Chairman of the board
1988 BKS (NBK), Member of the board. The Assosiation of Norwegian Visual Artists
1988 IAA, Member of the board. International Assosiation of Artists
1989 Founder of  ”The Foundation Myren Art Studios”, Oslo (”Stiftelsen Myren Kunstverksteder”)
1990 Founder of  ”The Foundation for Making New Art Studios”, Oslo (”Stiftelsen for opprettelse av nye kunstverksteder”)
1993-98 Curator of the Nordic Art Group ”Crew Cut” with the travelling exhibition ”(Un)blind shown in all the Nordic Countries..: Heini Hólltä FIN, Jytte Høy DK, Petur Magnüsson ISL, Elisabet Norseng N, and Gudrún Hrönn ISL. A new quest for each exhibition.: Per Berntsen N, Matti Kujasalo FIN, Karin Granqvist S, Lisbeth Norshus N, Kristin Ytreberg N.
1997-99 Director of Circolo Scandinavo per Artisti e Scienziati in Rome. (Nordic Institute for Visual Artists, composers and writers.)

 

Decorations 

1990
The State Foundation for Art Decorations in Public Buildings
State Commission. Permanent wall decoration
Place: The meeting room at the National State Archives Tromsø
Title: ”Day and Night”
Sizes: 2 x (1.23 x 7.50) metres
Technique Day wall: 1) Ink and fluid acrylique on canvas, permanent mounted on a special constructed wall.
Technique Night wall: 2) Ink and fluid acrylique on an existing glass fibre covered wall.

 

Prizes

1996
Artist of the year
Norwegian Council for Cultural Affairs.

Norwegian Council for Cultural Affairs, Oslo, State Commission.
Decorations of 3 different printed matters, including more than 60 original art works, 12 vignettes also just electronically and 2 coloured lithoraphies: intended for honoural occasions.

 

Illustrations

1988
Catalogue, poster and folder for the UNM Young Nordic Contemporary Music Festival Oslo.

1991
Concert poster for a contemporary music concert at The Henie-Onstad Art Centre, Høvikodden. Produced by the Norwegian Section of ISCM.

1992
10 illustrations for a Short Film by Ellen Thrap Meyer. Produced by Zebra film. 

1993
Vagant Literary Magazine 4/93
7 illustrations for an article by Alf Van Der Hagen on the author and poet Tor Ulven.

1996
Norwegian Council for Cultural Affairs
60 illustrations. Commission.
For The Annual Book of Culture 1997, The Annual Report 1996, Culture in Norway 1997-98. Invitation card for their seminars on Multicultural Colaborations 1997.

1997-99
Norwegian Council for Cultural Affairs
12 vignettes. Commission separately for their home pages at Internet. 

1999
Passing like the snow by Elisabet Norseng. Salon Privé edition.
7 poems and 24 illustrations. 

2005
Air and wind by Elisabet Norseng. Salon Privé edition. 42 illustrations.  

2009
Dew Sparrows Breath by Sven Lyder Kahrs, Aurora edition. 7 illustr.
CD-cover 

2011
Tocchi by Elisabet Norseng. Salon Privé edition. 1 poem and 77 illustr.

2000-13
and the rest is silence by Elisabet Norseng
7 poems and 23 illustrations (an artist book)

 

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