Selected Solo Shows

Shoot Gallery 2022, Tungt Vann og Dype Daler

Shoot Gallery 2021, Vinterlys
Shoot Gallery, 2020, Palladio Songs
Shoot Gallery, 2018
Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, 2018
Galleri F15, 2016
Solbergfoss Power Plant, 2015
Gallery Brandstrup, 2015
Nasjonalbiblioteket, 2015
Haugar Museum, 2013
Drammens Museum, 2012
Galleri Brandstrup, 2012
Drøbak Kunstforening, 2011
Nordic Light, Kristiansund, 2011
Benedito Calixto Museum, Santos 2009
Caixa de Economia Galeria da Paulista, Sao Paulo 2009
Deborah Bell Photographs, New York 2008
Blomqvist, Oslo 2007
Gallery Brandstrup, Oslo 2003
Deborah Bell Photographs, New York 2003
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo 2001
Sprengel Museum Hannover, Germany, 2001
The Gallery of the Center of Modern Art, Warsaw 2000
Gallery Fotografia, Oslo 1998
Portland School of Art, USA 1994
Henie Onstad Art Center, Høvikodden 1994
Gallery Riis, Oslo1993
Holly Solomon Gallery, New York, USA 1993
The Photogallery, Oslo 1991
Opsis Gallery, New York 1989
The Museum for Photography, Odense, Danmark 1988
Preus Photomuseum, Horten 1987
Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo 1986
Gallery Wang, Oslo 1985
The Art Gallery, Trondheim 1983
Preus Photomuseum, Horten 1982
Gallery KT, Kongsberg 1981
Sandvika Kino 1980
Gallery 7, Club 7, Oslo 1979
Galleri 1, Bergen 1979
The Photogallery, Oslo 1979

 

 

Education
Trent Polytechnic, Nottingham, England 1976-1977
Student of Medicine Oslo, 73-76

Grants
Support from NBK and FFF 2011
Exhibiton Grant, The Council of Cultural Affairs, 2003, 2010 and 2011
Ingrid Lindbäck Langaards Legat 2000, 2002 and 2011
GMI from 1983
Study and travelling grant, 1980 and 2003
Statens etableringsstipend 1979

 

Bibliography
«Still and blurred- Spaces Bodies Time», 2009
«Bank of America almanac», 2009
«First doubt- Optical Confusion in Modern Photography», Yale university art gallery 2008
«Pieces of energy», Statoil Hydro 2008
«Nordiske stemninger- Vor tids landskabsfotografi», Arken museum 2008
«80 millioner bilder», 2008
«Norske kunstfotografier 1970-2007», 2007
«Stillness and time- Photography and the moving image», 2006
«Norwegian art yearbook», 2001 and 2007
«Kunstfotografi i Norge», Forbundet frie fotografer 2000
«Konstruksjon eller virkelighet», Preus fotomuseum 1999
«The great outdoors» 1998 appinontment calendar, MOMA 1998
«D.A.P.» Distributed art publishers, 1995
«Verden er- Internasjonalt samtidsfotografi», 1994
«Silver bibeln», 1990
«Verftet i Solheimsviken», 1990
«Nordisk fotokunst», Brandts klædefabrikk Odense 1985
«Photography as art», Nordic Arts Centre 1984
«Kunststykke», Ola Enstad 1983

Selected Public Collections
New York Public Library, USA
The Hasselblad Center, Göteborg, Sweden
Yale University Art Gallery, USA
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
Sprengelmuseum, Hannover, Germany
Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
Biblioteheque Nationale, Paris, France
Stedeljik Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway
Henie-Onstad Art Center, Høvikodden, Norway
Museum for Photography, Odense, Denmark
The National Museum of Photography - Preus Photomuseum, Norway
The Art Collection of the City of Oslo, Stenersenmuseet, Norway
The Art Collection of The Norwegian Council of Cultural Affairs, Norway 

Selected Private Collections
Norsk Hydro, Norway
Statoil, Norway
Bank of America, USA
Howard Stein/Cameraworks, inc. (now called The Joy of Giving Something)
The Allan Chasanoff Collection, NY
The Reader's Digest Collection, Plesantville, NY
The Henry Buhl Collection, NY
The Joshua Smith Collection, Washington, D.C.
Joseph T. Baio, Esq., NY
The Marion Greene Collection, St. Helena, CA
The David Mixer Collection, Warwick, RI (Rhode Island)
The Holly Solomon Collection, NY
Tha SAS Collection, Stockholm, Sweden
Storebrand Art Collection, Norway
Robert Meyer Collection, Norway
Olav Løkke Collection, Norway
ABG Sundal Collier, Norway 

 

 

Video Work
Arena, in cooperation with Kjell Askildsen, 1998

Performance
Various performances, Rudskogen Motorsenter and Vålerbanen 2008 - 2011
The Photographer Shoots Himself, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo 2001
DPT3 «Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo 1983

 

 

Selected Group Shows

«WHAT A STORY! ARLES TURNS 50, THE RENCONTRES COLLECTION» Arles 2019
«The Photography Show, presented by AIPAD», New York, 2017
«LUCIA», Blomqvist Kunsthandel, Oslo, 2017
«SNAP», Museet for samtidskunst, Oslo, 2017
«Land meets Water», Artipelag, Stockholm, 2015
«Nordic B&W», Gallery Shoot, Oslo, 2015
The Kennedy Center, 2013
New York Public Library, USA, 2011
«Facing the Lens: Portraits of Photographers», Minneapolis Institute of Arts, USA, 2011
«Fall Review», Deborah Bell, New York 2009
«Agua Grande: os mapas alterados», Curitiba, Brazil, 2009
«FERMO&MOSSO/SPAZI CORPI TEMPI Orizzonti freddi/Cold Horizons», Musei di Nervi, Italy, 2009
«First Doubt - Optical Confusion in Modern Photography», Yale University Art Gallery,
USA, 2008
«Urban Life», Haugar Vestfold Kunstmuseum, Tønsberg 2008
«Nordic Moods - Landscape Photography of Our Time», Arken MOMA, Ishøj 2008
«Modern Norwegian Art Photography», Stenersenmuseet, Oslo, 2007-2008
«One Shot Each», Museet for Fotokunst Brandts, Odense, 2007
«Summer Show», Deborah Bell, New York, 2007
«Sett og registrert», Museet for samtidskunst, Oslo, 2007
«Kunst 2», Museet for samtidskunst, Oslo, 2006
«Robert Meyers Samling», Museet for samtidskunst, Oslo, 2005-2006
«Summertime is children's time», Deborah Bell, New York 2005
«Dialog», Museum of Modern Art,Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2003
«Faking Real», LeRoy Neiman Gallery at Columbia University, New York 2003
«Norske Bilder», The City Hall, Oslo 2001, 2002 and 2003
Galleri Brandstrup 2001
«Inaugural show»,The National Norwegian Museum of Photography, travelling, 2000
«Momentum», Moss 2000
«Erotisk kunst», Trondhjem Kunstforening 2000
«Samfunnsengasjement, politikk og hverdag 1970-90», Museet for samtidskunst, Oslo, 1999
«Jubileumsutstillingen», FFF, Fotogalleriet,Oslo 1999
«Scene from Behind», Sarah Mortland Gallery, New York 1998
Holly Solomon Gallery, New York 1997
«Posisjoner 1», The Photogallery, Oslo 1993
«Gallery Riis, Oslo 1993
«Gallery Wang, Oslo 1993
«Z & Z», Wang Kunsthandel, Oslo 1989
«Norwegian Photography», Houston Photo Fest, USA 1988
«Norwegian Prospects», The Photogallery, Oslo 1988
«Scandinavian Photography», Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf, Germany 1986
«Art as Photography-Photography as Art», Sveaborg, Finland 1985
«Koks», Art Gallery of Trodheim, 1984
«Sesjon '83», Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo 1983
«20 norske fotografer», Galleri Daguerre, Oslo 1982
«The Frozen image- Scandinavian Photography», travelling show, USA 1982
Bienalle internazionale della Fotografia, Caserta, Italy 1982
«Northern Lights», The Photography Gallery, Cardiff, England 1981
«Ni norske fotografer», Camera Obscura, Stockholm, Sweden 1981
«DTP-3», Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo 1983
«DPT-4», Bergens Art Gallery, Norway 1981
«Scandinavian Photography», Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris 1981
«FFF-medlemsutstilling», Lithuania 1980
«Nyere Norsk Fotografi II», The Photogallery, Oslo 1980
«1001 Bild», The Museum of Modern Art, Stockholm Sweden 1979
«Fotografi her og nå», Henie-Onstad Kunstsenter, Høvikodden 1978
Norwegian Photography», Sakunta Museum, Pori, Finland 1978
«Høstutstillingen», Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo 1983, 83, 81, 80
«Fotografisk Vårutstilling», Oslo 1982, 80, 78, 76

Selected Public Commissions
Prime Minister's Office, Oslo Norway 2011
Entra Eiendom, Oslo Norway 2011
Svea Finans, Oslo Norway 2011
Gyldendal Forlag, Oslo Norway 2011
Minister of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs, Oslo Norway 2001
The National Hospital, Oslo Norway 1998
Lilleborg nursing home, Oslo Norway 1983

 

 

Awards
The Photography Prize, Norges Fotografforbund 1998
Young Photographers Prize Arles 1983

Selected Curatorial Work
«Photographs from the Real World», International Photograhy at the Lillehammer Olympics, Lillehammer Art Museum, travelling to the Bergen Art Gallery,Norway,
The Hasselblad Foundation, Sweden
The National Museum of Photography, Odense, Denmark, 1994-96
«The Collection - selected photographs», The Henie-Onstad Art Centre, 1989

 

Also
Guest lecturer, Columbia University, New York, USA 2008, 2004
Guest lecturer, Kunstakademiet i Oslo, 2006
Guest lecturer, Montclair University, New Jersey, USA2001
Guest lecturer, Vestlandet Art Academy, Bergen, Norway1982
Guest lecturer, The Art School at Trondheim, Norway 1986
Co- Founder of The Photogallery, Oslo 1977