CV

CV | PETTER SOLBERG | petsolb@gmail.com – www.petter-solberg.com

f. 1986 Kristiansand, Norway. Work includes sculpture, painting, poetry, and animation.

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EDUCATION

VISUAL ART

2008-2010 Master of Fine Arts (MFA) – Edinburgh  College of Art, Scotland

2003-2007 BA (Hons) Sculpture, 1st class – Edinburgh College or Art, Scotland

CREATIVE WRITING

2013-2014  Creative Writing 2 (Forfatterstudiet 2) – University of Tromsø, Norway

2007-2008 Creative Writing Studies (Forfatterstudiet i Bø) – Telemark University College, Norway

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MEMBERSHIPS

 

NBK – Norwegian Association of Visual Artists

NBF – The Association of Norwegian Sculptors

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UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS

upcoming solo shows

2016            Forskyvninger (Kristiansand, Norway)

2016            Mekaniske Skoger (Ski Kunstforening)

 

recent solo shows (2015)

2015            Ritual Spaces (Babel Art Space, Norway)

2015            Understrømmer (Galleri Ask, Norway )

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PREVIOUS EXHIBITIONS (selected)

2015            The City and Me (2015: City gallery Pardubice, Pardubice, Czech Republic; Salzamt, Linz, Austria; 2015/2016: Palazzo Ducale, Genoa, Italy)

2015            Wade In: Formalism Refreshed (Eastern Edge Gallery, NL, Canada)

2014            CreArt Air Exhibition (Vilnius Town Hall, Lithuania)

2014            Menas senuosiuose Lietuvos dvaruose (Communications History Museum, Kaunas, Lithuania)

2014            Kieler Frieden (Flandernbunker, Kiel, Germany)

2014            Creanature (Gražutė Regional Park, Salake, Lithuania)

2013            Eventyr (Galleri Geitodden, Kristiansand, Norway)

2013            POTZBLITZ (Spinnerei, Leipzig, Germany)

2012            FILTER (Korsør Kunstforening, Korsør, Denmark)

2010            Fade (with Roja Aslani) (KinoKino, Sandnes, Norway)

2010            The Thrill and the Dread (Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland)

2010            HATCH (Agder Kunstsenter, Kristiansand)

2010            MFA Degree Show (Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland)

2009            The Third Wheel (Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland)

2009            Wanderlust (ECA, Edinburgh, Scotland)

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PUBLICATIONS (selected)

Poetry and prose – Selected publications (English and Norwegian)

2014             Det innerste rommet i andre etasje (Anthology, Norway)

2013             SOANYWAY Magazine (Issue 17; UK)

2011              Trafo.txt (Anthology; Norway)

2009             Nasjonal Digital Læringsarena (Poetry commissioned for public high school education)

2008             Hvedekorn (2/2008; Poetry Magazine; Denmark)

2008             I dag hvis jeg står her (Anthology; Norway)

2008             Klassekampen (5. april 2008; Norway)

2006             Anything Anymore Anywhere (Issue 1; UK)

2006             Dikt Underveis 10 år (Anthology; Den norske lyrikklubben, Arts Council Norway)

2004             Stimuli (art and culture magazine; Norway)

2004              Dikt Underveis (‘Poetry on the go’, public buses/trams in Oslo; Arts Council Norway)

 

Several poetry readings since 2003. Text samples available upon request.

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GRANTS

2016              Norwegian Visual Artists Remuneration Fund (BKV) – 1 year work grant (NO)

2015              Norwegian Visual Artists Remuneration Fund (BKV) – Project Grant (NO)

2015              Cultiva Ekspress Kunst (NO)

2014              Kristiansand Kommune (project grant) (NO)

2011              Vest-Agder County Council Arts Grant (NO)

2011              G9alt Talentstipend (NO)

2009             Cultiva Ekspress Kunst (NO)

2008             Kristiansand City Council Arts Grant (NO)

2007             Andrew Grant Bequest (UK)

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RESIDENCIES

2015             Lademoen Kunstnerverksteder – Trondheim, Norway (Sep-Oct)

2015             Sula Artist in residence – Frøya Kommune, Norway (Aug)

2014             CreArt Kaunas AIR – Kaunas, Lithuania (May – Jul)

2013             Troms Fylkeskultursenter – Tromsø, Norway (Jul)

2012             Pilotenkueche Artist Residency – Leipzig, Germany (Oct 2012 – Jan 2013)

2011              Kongegaarden Center for billedkunst og musik – Korsør, Denm