EDUCATION

1975 – 78: Øystese secondary school – Natural subject
1979 – 80: Suldal secondary School – Decorating Painting of Art
1982 – 83: Voss Secondary school – Home crafts, drawing, shape and colour.
1987 – 88: Rauland – Apprenticed to Artist Ellen Øygarden.
1988 – 89: Notodden Teachers`s training College – Art Subject
1989 – 91: Oslo – Apprenticed to painter and decorator Ole Klavenes – Specialist in old Classical Painting technices.
* Oslo – Apprenticed to Artist Marianne Selsjord – Master of Academy of art.
* Biletkunstnar og konservator ved kunstakademiet.
* Self Study into many different museum, Churches, Palaces and Cathedrales in many Norwegian and European Countries.
1996 – 97: Denmark, Copenhagen – Special courses – Fredriksberg Technical Classic Art Painting School.

SEPARAT EXHIBITION

1996 – Galleri Bærums Verk
1997 – Hardanger Folkemuseum, Ingrid og Bernhard Greve samlinger Skredhaugen.
1997 – Scandinavian festival – USA, Georgia, Atlanta.
1998 – Pacific Lutheran University – USA, Tacoma, Washington.
2000 – Bergen, Akantus.
2002 – Engvik Gaard, Fusa.
2008 – Galleri Skaret, Molde.
2009 – Galleri Ekspedisjonen, Ullensvang
2010 – Galleri Rosenlund, Fusa
2012 – Hardanger Kulturgalleri
2012 – Hardanger Fartøyvernsenter, Kvam
2013 – Galleri Askøy, Askøy

COLLECTIVE / GROUP EXHIBITION (SELECTION)

1987 – Hardangerutstillinga, Utne.
1991 – Møbel – interiørutstillinga Possibility, Bergen.
1992 – Informa kunsthåndverksmessa, Oslo.
1993 – Hardangerutstillinga, Kvam.
1993 – Oslo Konserthus.
1993 – Cavour exibition, Italia.
1993 – Cardiff exibition, Wales.
1994 – Festival Des Metiers D’ Art Reviers, Frankrike.
1994 – Galleri Rosendal.
1994 – Norwegian Folkemuseum 100 year – Art / industry-museum – Jubilation exhibition in Oslo.
1995 – Norwegian Folkemuseum 100 year – Art/ industry-museum – Jubilation exhibition in Bergen.
1995 – Galeri Aga-tunet – Summerexibition
1996 – Eidfjord Kommune – Summerexhibition
1996 – Hardangerutstillinga – Ullensvang Kommune.
1996 – Ivar Aasen jubileumsexhibition – Rådhusgalleriet, Oslo Rådhus.
1996 – Kivanis – Fjell Rådhus høstutstilling.
1997 – Kivanis – Fjell Rådhus høstutstilling.
1998 – Galleri Ryvarden – Hardingpuls.
1999 – Hardanger folkemuseum – Hardingpuls.
2000 – Galleri Barbara – Molde, Sundal.
2000 – Hardanger folkemuseum – Hardingpuls. ”Spor”.
2003 – Sommerutstilling i Norheimsund – ”Puls – Vind – Augo”.
2003 – Hardanger folkemuseum – Hardingpuls, ”Hardingroser”.
2004 – Galleri Texas – Ås kunstforening, Ås.
2004 – Galleri Athene – Drammen.
2004 – Hardanger folkemuseum.
2004 – Galleri N. Bergslien – Eidfjord.
2005 – Fjord-born, Vandreutstilling i USA – Markering av 100 års jubileet for Noreg 2005.
2005 – Nordic Heritage Museum – Seattle, USA.
2005 – Flaten Art Museum – Minneapolis, USA.
2005 – Hardanger kultursenter – sommerutstilling.
2005 – Fjord – Born, Nordic heritage museum – Seattle, USA.
2005 – Fjord – Born, Flaten Art Museum V/st Olaf College – Northfield, Minnesota, USA.
2006 – Rosendal – Mat og kunst festival.
2006 – Galleri Trallala – Kvam
2007 – Galleri Syningen – Ål
2008 – Olav H. Hauge / Geirr Tveitt – 100 år jubileet 2008 – ”Inspirert”
2009 – Belgia Encounters Hardanger – Hardanger Kulturgallery, Herand.
2010 – Ulvik Poem festival – «Kvardag», Ulvik.
2010 – Gallery Oz – «Tradition and Creete», Os.
2010 – Gallery Rallaren – Tyssedal, Hardanger Open.
2011 – Art sanctuary – «The enchanted Garden» – Jodoigne, Belgia.
2011 – Gallery Puls – Kvam
2012 – Art sanctuary – «The enchanted Garden» «Dance» – Jodoigne, Belgia.
2012 – Voss Artorg – «PulsNETT no» Banksmidjo, Voss.
2012 – Gallery Puls – Kvam

PURCHASE

1994 – Norsk Folkemuseum, Oslo.
1993 – 1997: Odd Nerdrum private collection – 6 work.
2000 – Smithsonian Institute of Museum – Washington D.C., USA.

COMMISSIONS

1993 – Ulvik Rural District – Society-house.
1995 – Norsk Hydro AS – Troll oil platform.
2003 – 2005: Shade-card for Fusa Church and decorating in the church.
2003 – Sundvor Church – Design of a table-cloth for the alter.
2005 – Sundvor Church – Ornament and decorating.

STUDY-TOUR AND WORKSHOPS

1983 – Teneriffe – With the State of Gardenerschool of Hjeltnes – Botany/Art – Influence of Spanish and Maurish ornament and Art – 2 weeks.
1989 – Spania, Barcelona, Granada, Sevilla – Arabish og Maurish influence of ornament in Spanish architecture. The State academy of art. – 3 weeks.
1993 – Wales, Cardiff, Bath – Celtisk ornament. Romanium ornament. – 3 weeks.
1994 – Frankrike – Normandie, Honfleur, Caen, Mont Saint Michel, Musee des Beaux – Arts, Paris: Notre Dame, Sacre Coeur de Montmartre – 2 weeks.
1995 – Sverige, Stockholm – Influense of European styles influence of Nordic architecture – 1 week.
1996 – Danmark, København – Old painting technics, Nordic ornament and colors. Celtisk – Roman ornament. – 4 weeks.
1997 – USA – Georgia, Atlanta, California, San Diago, Los Angeles, The Westcoast, St. Barbara, Carnel, Montery, San Fransisco – 8 weeks.
1998 – Danmark – Church Architecture, Ornament and different styles. – 2 weeks.
1999 – Danmark – Fyn, Jylland – Lords houses / Castle and Palaces. Architecture, Ornament and different styles. – 1 week.
2002 – Polen – Art of Churches and architecture in Krakow.
2003 – Polen – Art of Churches and architecture in Krakow and To’ds.
2006 – Vietnam – Oriental tradition Ornament, Handicraft and Art.
2007 – Latvia
2011 – Belgium
2012 – Poland
2012 – Belgium

PRIZE / SCHOLARSHIP

1989 – 1. prize Seljord Telemark – Decorative Painting.
1992 – 4. prize Establish competition in Hardanger.
1992 – The Norwegian State Etablish Scholarship.
1995 – The Ulvik Rural District – Establish Scholarship.
1995 – The Norwegian State Material and Study Scholarship for Fine Art.
1997 – Ulvik Rural District – Scholarship.
1997 – American Scandinavian Foundation New York – Scholarship of Art.
1997 – Haldor O. Opedal – Fondation.
1998 – The Norwegian State Art Scholarship and Traveling aid for Fine Art.
1998 – Art Scholarship Brussel – Leonardo Da Vinci Scholarship.

ARTICLES / LITERATURE

1995 – Represent in the book: ”Norwegian Woodturning” by Lars Stana.
1995 – Magazine Skogeieren – Articles.
1996 – Represent in the book: ”Norwegian Decorative Painting” by Lars Stana.
1996 – Magazine Norsk Husflid – Articles.
1996 – Magazine Bonytt / Hjem og fritid Nr. 4 – Articles.
2005 – Magazine Norsk husflid.

MEMBERSHIP

Hardingpuls – Organization for Artists in Hardanger – Internet address: www.hardingpuls.no.
Framfus – Organization for Artists in Fusa – Internet address: www.framfus.blogspot.no.

Nettstad levert av Fusit.