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2008 – 2010 MA, Academy of Art, Architecture and design (VSUP), Praha Visual Art/Glass department, under the tutorage of Milena Dopitova and Rony Pleisl
2006 – 2008 Graduate Studies, Academy of Art, Architecture and design (VSUP), Praha
Glass department under the tutorage of Professor Vladimir Copecky
1996 – 1999 BA (hons) Edinburgh College of Art, Architectural glass, Edinburgh
1986 – 1989 Central School of Speech and Drama, London, Diploma, acting course

Work experience
2015 Head of Administration, the Bjørnson Academy
2015 Lecture tour, own project on the Sacred space, high school level
2014 Lecture tour, art project on Edvard Munch curated by the National Museum of Art, high school level
2013 Lecture tour, design project curated by Kube, the county art museum of Møre og Romsdal, high school level
2012 Lecture tour, art project curated by the National Museum of Art, high school level
2011 – 2012 Manager for Molde Art Foundation, a privately run commercial gallery
2010 – 2011 Freelance Art Critic for Romsdal Budstikke, Molde
2003 – 2006 Teaching in the state school of culture, part time
2000 Theatre critic for Romsdals Budstikke, Molde
1996 – 2012 Coordinator for the Bjørnsonfestivalen, international festival of literature
1993 – 1996 Administrator of the Bjørnsonfestival, international festival of literature
1989 – 1992 Freelance actress

Public grants/scholarships/stipends
2017 The Norwegian Art Councils work stipendium, 10 years
2014 Møre and Romsdal stipend for artists
2014 Research stipend, from the Norwegian Organisation of Applied Art
2012 Møre and Romsdal stipend for artists
2012 1 year working stipend from the National Union of Applied Artists
2011 The Norwegian Art Council, exhibition grant
2010 The Norwegian Art Council, exhibition grant
2002 The Norwegian Council of Culture, equipment support
2001 The Norwegian Union of Fine Artists, project grant

Artist in residence
2014 AiR, Kanaal 10, Plantagedoc, Amsterdam
2013 AiR Gallery S12, Bergen

Upcoming exhibitions
2018 Eksiccatae, solo project at Kabuso, Hardanger
2018 Scandinavian Glass now, The Finnish Glass Museum & The Glass Museum in Ebeltoft, Denmark

Solo exhibitions
2016 Folly of the Impure, Bærum kunsthall
2014 Elsewhere Revisited, Østfold Artcenter
2013 A room of my own, version III Gallery S12, Bergen, continuated
2011 A room of my own, version II, M&R Art Center, Molde, enlarged and revised
2010 A room of my own, version I, Gallery 35m2, Praha
2005 Oh Dear, M&R Art Center
2004 Lux Gratiae, The Church Music Festival in Surna, festivalartist
2004 Lux Gratiae, The Cathedral of Molde,
2003 Lux Gratiae, The Glass Cathedral of Hamar, Hamar Diocese 850th anniversary
2002 Memento Mori, Nidarosdomen, the National Cathedral of Norway,
2002 Memento Mori, Drammen Theatre and Art Center
2001 Memento Mori, A project in co operation with M&R Art Center and MoldeJazz
2000 Fragments, M&R Art Center, festival exhibition, the Bjørnsonfestival

Group exhibitions
2017 Scandinavian Glass now, The Glass Factory Sweden
2015 NK’s 40th anniversary celebration, Ålesund
2015 The Vevring exhibition
2014 In a lonely place, Curated theme exhibition, Kube, county art museum of Møre and Romsdal
2012 The Winter Exhibition, Rauland Art Association
2011 Kaledoscope, Bjerkager farm, Oppdal
2009 Zoom in, the students of Milena Dopitova, Gallery VSUP, Praha
2008 The Copecky Studio, Jablonece, CZ
2008 VSUP, term exhibitions, Praha
2007 VSUP, term exhibitions, Praha
2007 The Norwegian Mountain festival, Land Art Symposium
2006 Galleri Maertz, Molde
2005 The Norwegian Mountain festival, Land Art Symposium
2004 The Norwegian Mountain festival, Land Art Symposium
2003 M&R Art Center, Molde
2002 Kristiansund Art Association, Kristiansund
2001 Galleri Dobag, Kristiansund
2001 Olsvik Church, Bergen
2000 Galleri Cylindra, Tusvik
2000 Ålesund Art Association
2000 M&R Art Center, Molde
2000 Kirkelig Kulturverksted, Oslo
1999 Edinburgh College of Art, Degree show

Public commissions
2011 Public room for bereavement, Glomstua, Molde
2005 Julsundet School, Aukra
2005 The Military camp, Setnesmoen, Rauma
2004 Veksthuset, rehabilitation center, Molde
2004 The Train Chapel, Åndalsnes
2004 Råkhaugen, institution for the elderly
2003 The Chapel, Angvika
2002 Silent Room, Rica hotel Seilet, Molde
2002 Molde kunnskapspark
2001 The County Hospital of Ålesund

Art Consultant
2014-2017 Consultant of public commissions, Romsdal upper secondary school
2013-2014 Consultant of public commissions, Kristiansund upper secondary school

Elected positions
2014 Re-elected as the chairwoman of Møre and Romsdal Art Center
2013-2014 Member of the artistic board, Bjørnsonfestivalen
2011-2014 Chairwoman of Møre and Romsdal Art Center, gallery of non-commercial art
2003-2006 Leader of the Fine Art Association, the county of Møre and Romsdal

Other commissions
2003 The official gift for the Royal Family’s visit to the West Coast
2003 The Baptist Font at Herøy Church
2003 The prizes for The Norwegian National Skiing Shampionship
2002 Travelling exhibition for the schools in M&R
2000 The Festival Artist of the Bjørnsonfestival, illustrations, scenografi etc
2000 Sculpture project at Hjertøya in the memory of Kurt Schwitters
1999 Edinburgh Fund Managers, Edinburgh

2017 Jury of the North Norwegian Art Exhibition
2014 The project “In a mirror dimly” bought by Kube, county art museum of Møre and Romsdal
2012 The Memento Mori project permanently housed in the cemetery chapel, Molde
2002 Film: Documentary, Norwegian national television on the Memento Mori project, also shown in Sweden/Denmark

Member of the Norwegian Union of Fine Artists and The Norwegian Union of Applied Artists