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;
LNM – The Association of Norwegian Painters
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UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS
upcoming solo shows
2018 Fram og Tilbake (site-specific project supported by Kristiansand City Council)
Ghost Structures (Galleri Snerk, Tromsø)
2018 Poetic Sculptures (Scottish Poetry Library)

upcoming group shows/collaborations
2017 HATCH (Jubileumsutstilling) (Agder Kunstsenter, Kristiansand, Norway)

recent solo shows (2015/16)
2016 Mekaniske Skoger (Ski Kunstforening, Norway)
2015 Ritual Spaces (Babel Art Space, Norway)
2015 Understrømmer (Galleri Ask, Norway )
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PREVIOUS EXHIBITIONS (selected)
2016 Strange Loop (with Captain Lightfoot)(Babel Art Space, Trondheim, Norway)
2016 Trøndelagsutstillingen (Galleri KiT, Trondheim, Norway; Kunstmuseet Nord-Trøndelag, Namsos, Norway)
2016 Young Arctic Artists (Gallery Napa/ Mustanapa, Rovaniemi, Finland)
2016 Vivid (Aladdin, Kristiansand, Norway)
2015/16 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)
2017 Årets Dager 2018 (Anthology)
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 available upon request.
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GRANTS (selected)
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)
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RESIDENCIES
2015 Lademoen Kunstnerverksteder – Trondheim, Norway (Sep-Oct)
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)
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