PETTER SOLBERG | petsolb (at) |

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


2008-2010 Master of Fine Arts (MFA) – Edinburgh College of Art, Skottland
2003-2007 BA (Hons) Sculpture, 1st class – Edinburgh College or Art, Skottland

2013-2014 Creative Writing 2 (Forfatterstudiet 2) – University of Tromsø, Norway
2007-2008 Creative Writing Studies (Forfatterstudiet i Bø) – Telemark University College, Norway


NBK Norwegian Association of Visual Artists
NBF The Association of Norwegian Sculptors
LNM The Association of Norwegian Fine Art Painters


upcoming solo shows
2018 TIMER (Galleri K4, Oslo, Norway)
2018 Back and Forth (site-specific, Kristiansand, Norway) (supported by Kristiansand City Council)
TBA Poetic Sculptures (Scottish Poetry Library, Edinburgh, Scotland)

upcoming duo shows/collaborations
2019 Imaginary Landscapes I (Lindh/Letho/Thea/Solberg) (Korsør Kunstforening, Korsør, Denmark)
2019 Imaginary Landscapes II (Lindh/Letho/Thea/Solberg) (Utstillingshall Hässleholm, Sweden)
2019 Imaginary Landscapes III (working title) (Lindh/Letho/Thea/Solberg) (Paimio City Hall, Finland)
2019 Imaginary Landscapes IV (working title) (Lindh/Letho/Thea/Solberg) (Ås Kulturhus, Norway)

recent solo shows (2015/16)
2016 Mekaniske Skoger (Ski Kunstforening, Norway)
2015 Ritual Spaces (Babel Art Space, Norway)
2015 Understrømmer (Galleri Ask, Norway)


2018 Sørlandsutstillingen 2018 (Arendal Kunstforening, Arendal, Norway)
2017 HATCH 10 År (Agder Kunstsenter, Kristiansand, Norway)
2016 Strange Loop (with Captain Lightfoot) (Babel Art Space, Trondheim, Norway)
2016 Trøndelagsutstillingen (Kunstmuseet Nord-Trøndelag, Namsos, Norway)
2016 Trøndelagsutstillingen (Galleri KiT, Trondheim, Norway)
2016 Young Arctic Artists (Gallery Napa/ Mustanapa, Rovaniemi, Finland)
2016 Vivid (Aladdin, Kristiansand, Norway)
2015/6 The City and Me (Palazzo Ducale, Genoa, Italy)
2015 The City and Me (Atelierhaus Salzamt, Linz, Austria)
2015 The City and Me (City gallery Pardubice, Pardubice, Czech Republic)
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)

PUBLICATIONS (selection)

POETRY/ PROSE (English and Norwegian)
2019 Pardise Hotel (Anthology, Lik Forlag, Norway)
2019 Plutselig utilgivelig (poetry)
2017 Årets Dager 2018 (Anthology, Den Norske Bokklubben)
2016 Splittet Kjerne (Anthology, Norway)
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 in Norwegian or English available upon request.


2017 Cultiva Ekspress Kunst (NO)
2016 Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond (BKV) – Arbeidsstipend (NO)
2016 Scandinavia-Japan Sasakawa Foundation (NO)
2016 The Henry Moore Foundation Grant (UK) (Captain Lightfoot)
2015 Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond (BKV) – Prosjektstøtte (NO)
2015 Cultiva Ekspress Kunst (NO)
2014 Kristiansand Kommune (prosjektstøtte) (NO)
2011 Vest-Agder Fylkeskommunes Kunstnerstipend (NO)
2011 G9alt Talentstipend (NO)
2009 Cultiva Ekspress Kunst (NO)
2008 Kristiansand Kommunes Kunstnerstipend (NO)
2007 Andrew Grant Bequest (UK)


2018 Cultiva Ekspress Writing Residency – Metochi, Lesvos, Greece (Aug)
2015 Lademoen Kunstnerverksteder – Trondheim, Norway (Sep-Oct)
2015 Sula Artist Residency – Trondheim, 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, Denmark (Apr – Dec)


2014 Gražutė Regional Park (LT)
2012 Korsør Kunstforening (DK)
2009 NDLA (NO)
2004 Arts Council Norway (NO)