Bente Elisabeth Finserås, billedkunstner, artist
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Bente Elisabeth Finserås

 


EDUCATION, selection

1983-88
1982-83
1978-81
1982-83

-MA: The National College of Art and Design ( SHKD)
-Teachers college: drama and handcraft
-Teachers college
-Private pupil at an artist studio, printing

AWARDS

2015
2013
2008
2002
2000

-Certificate of Excellence, Art Domain, Germany
-Palm Art Merit Award
, Leipzig, Germany
-2nd prize winner in Palm Art Award, Leipzig, Germany
-2nd prize winner in 4.th Triennale Internationale de Papier in Charmey, Switzerland
-Trondheimsprisen, Natt og Dag

JURYED EXHIBITIONS

2014
2013
2008
2007
2007
2005
2002
2000
1999

-Musée du Pays et Val de Charmey, Switzerland
-Art Domain Gallery, Leipzig
-Musée du Pays et Val de Charmey
, Switzerland
-Art Domain Gallery, Leipzig, Germany
-The Florenze Biennale, Italy
-Musée du Pays et Val de Charmey, Switzerland
-Musée du Pays et Val de Charmey, Switzerland
-Gallery Steen, Oslo
-Gallery Steen, Oslo

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016
2016
2014
2014
2013
2013
2013
2010
2007
2005
2004
2003
2001
2000
1999
1999
1998
1988
1998
1996
1995

-Gallery Nobel, Oslo
-Moss Art Society-Galleri
-Kampen Church, Oslo
-Kunstrommet, Trondheim
-Oslo International Church Music Festival, Oslo Cathedral
-Gallery Nobel, Oslo
-Smöga Kammarmusikfestival
-Kristiansund Art Society,Kristiansund
-Gallery Nobel, Oslo
-Galleri Ryvarden, Sveio
-Gallery Kjeldaas, Oslo
-Galleri Storö, Svalbard
-Gustav Vigeland museum, Oslo
-Tröndelag Center for Modern Art, Trondheim
-The Arch Bichop´s Palace Museum, Trondheim
-Fjoesangersamlingene, during The Bergen Music Festival
-Norwegian modern music consert with bassbaritone Njaal Sparbo, Oslo
-Vestbanevarieté, arranged by New Music, Oslo
-Nordland Musicfestival, Bodö
-Cafe Opera, Bergen
-Seamen´s church, The United Arab Emirates

GROUP EXHIBITIONS, selection

2016
2015
2015
2011
2008
2006
2003
2002
2002
2001
2001
1999
1997
1996
1995
1985

-The Art Society´s group exhibition, Rådhusgalleriet i Oslo
-Christmas exhibition, Gallery BOA, Oslo
-Galleri Nobel, anniversary exhibition
-Rådhusgalleriet, Oslo
-Galerie Gora, Montréal, Canada
-Gallery Skaara, Fredrikstad
-Ringve Museum, Trondheim
-Gallery Skaara, Fredrikstad
-The Yellow House Gallery, Oslo
-The Art Society Verdens Ende, Tjöme
-Ringve Museum, Trondheim
-Galleri Grafill, Oslo
-UMOE, Bergen, -Sandsli Drift, Bergen
-Ringve Museum, Trondheim
-MA exhibition, SHKD
-Glomdalsmuseum, Elverum

WORK PRACTICE, selection

2010-
2005
2003
1999
1999-09
1998
1996-03
1997
1991-93
1989-90
1989

-Webdesigner in Quattro Records
-"Colours in music" Lecture for Kjeldaas Gallery´s customers
-Digital workshop, The Munch Museum, Oslo
-"Can you hear colours?" Lecture and concert for MI Bergen
-Webdesigner in Quattro Records
-Lecturer in colour theory for Jotun, The United Arab Emirates
-Lecturer at Merkantilt Institutt in Bergen and Oslo
-Lecturer in handcraft for teachers in Bergen
-Lecturer and students´consultant at SHKD
-Consultant in the national oil company Statoil
-Research fellow and lecturer in colour theory at SHKD

GRANTS

2015
2000
1997
1985
1984

-The Art Society, Oslo
-Norwegian Cultural Fund
-The government´s establishing grant
-King Haakon´s educational grant
-King Haakon´s educational grant

MEMBER

-The International Association of Hand Papermakers and Paper Artists (IAPMA)
-Norske Billedkunstnere ( NBK)
-Soprano in The Oslo Philharmonic Choir
-Saatchi online gallery