BIOGRAPHY

 

Anders Kjellesvik

Born 1980, on the island Stord, Norway.
E-mail: a.kjellesvik (at) gmail.com
Phone: +47 976 00 993

EDUCATION
2003 – 2005                The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark
2003                           Academy of Fine Arts Helsinki / Kuvataideakatemia, Finland
2002                           Art Academy of Sarajevo, exchange project October 2002, Bosnia and Herzegovina
2001 – 2004                The National Collage of Art, Bergen, Norway
2000 – 2001                Bergen Art School, Norway

BOARD POSITION

2017 – 2019                Member of the advisory board of Kunstnernes Hus
2014 – 2017
                Chairman of the Association of Norwegian Printmakers (Norske Grafikere)

MEMBERSHIP           Norske Billedkunstnere (NBK)
                                   Norske Grafikere (NG)
                                   Unge Kunstneres Samfunn (UKS),
                                   Landsforeningen Norske Malere (LNM)

ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCIES
2013                           Askeaton Contemporary Arts, Limerick, Ireland *
2011                           Lyset i Varanger, Finnmark Fylkeskommune, Vadsø, Norway
2011                           Nordisk Kunstnersenter Dalsåsen, NKD, AIR Dalsåsen, Norway
2009                           Kloster Bentlage, Rheine, Germany
2009                           W17, BKH Studio Program, Kunstnernes Hus, Norway
2008                           Bundanon Trust, Bundanon, Australia *
2006                           Advanced Course in Visual Arts, FAR, Como, Italy


TEACHING and EXAMINER
2015                           Guest teacher: UiT, Tromsø Academy of Contemporary Art, Norway
2014                           Examiner, MA / BA, Kunsthøgskolen i Oslo (KHiO), Norway
2012                           Examiner, MA / BA, Kunsthøgskolen i Oslo (KHiO), Norway
2012                           Guest lecturer: Kunsthøgskolen i Oslo, (KHiO), Norway
2010                           Guest lecturer: Bilde i Rom, Kunsthøgskolen i Bergen (KHiB), Norway
2009                           Guest artist / lecturer: Thematic Residency ‘The Wanderer’, The Banff Centre, Alberta, Canada *
2006 – 2010                Guest lecturer: Prosjektskolen (Oslo) og Strykejernet (Oslo), Norway *
2012                           Den Kulturelle Skolesekken: Øyets Gymnastikk, Sandved Skole, Sandnes Kommune , Norway
2011                           Den Kulturelle Skolesekken: Rapport, Turneorganisasjonen Hedmark / Kunstbanken, Hamar, Norway
2007                           Den Kulturelle Skolesekken: Rainbow Warriors, Inndyr Skole, Gildeskål Kommune, Norway


CURATING
2014                            How Green Was My Valley, KORO (Uro) – Outdoor project for Vevringutstillinga’s 35 years anniversary.
                                   Naustdal, Norway *
                                   Invited artists: Sean Lynch (IR), Lisa Torell (SE), Egill Sæbjörnsson (IS), Michael
                                   Fliri (IT), Liv Strand (SE), Freek Wambacq (B), Laura Solari (CH)
2011                            Free Poems, with Jorunn Hancke Øgstad (N), group exhibition, Podium, Oslo, Norway
                                   Invited artists: Sue Tompkins (UK), Sarah Lannan (US), Simon Evans (UK), Kirstine Roepstorff (DK),
                                   Sofie Bird Møller (DK), Gustav Oppland (N)
2010                            Glogauer Dreieck, with Jorunn Hancke Øgstad (N) and Ivan Andersen (DK), Berlin, Germany
2005                            Oslo Mobile Kunsthall, in collaboration with Helga Marie Nordby, Oslo Kunsthall, Norge *
                                   Invited artists:: Fillippo Filliger (CH), Parfyme (DK), Blunderbuss, Michael
                                   Fliri (I), John Mäkinen (FI), Jérôme Leuba (CH), Rakett (N), AK 28 (S), Systerfilm (S)

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS AND PROJECTS:
2017                            Poteten, KORO (Uro), Mjøsa, Norway *
2016                            Blind Bow Breakup, Galleri LNM, Oslo, Norway
                                   Dead and Potato Man, St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Askeaton Contemporary Arts, Limerick, Ireland *
2015                            Über ende und Anfang, Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin, Germany
                                   Found and Lost, Haugesund Billedgalleri, Norway
2013                            Anders Kjellesvik / Monique van Genderen / J. A. Pramuhendra, Gallerie Michael Janssen, Berlin, Germany
                                   Untitled (New Prints), Trykkeriet, Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Bergen, Norway
2011                            Varmrøkt Vernissage, Nordisk Kunstnarsenter, NKD, Dale, Norway
2010                            Leila, Hordaland Kunstsenter, Bergen, Norway *
                                   Tour of the British Isles, United Kingdom *
                                   Boomerang Boat Museum, South Shields, England *
                                   Cabaret, UKS Sommerfest, Ringsveen, Lillehammer, Norway *
                                   In lack of a better name, Snowball Editions, Oslo, Norway *
                                   Lyset i Varanger, Finnmark Fylkeskommune, Norway
                                   Half-Way – at Stord, so late a lonely shore, Giga, Stord, Norway
                                   Besichtigung Vol. 2, Håvard Arnhoff Portrait Gallery, Oslo, Norway
2009                            Smeden og Vandreren, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway *
                                   The Smith and the Wanderer, Campers / Norsk Billedhoggerforening, Markveien, Oslo, Norway *
                                   Bermuda Triangle / Call of the Wild, The Overlooked Space, Plug In ICA, Winnipeg, Canada *
                                   Dérive, Galleri Hartwich, Sellin, Rügen, Germany
                                   Bermuda Triangle / Journey to the Underworld”, Gallery Volt, Bergen, Norway *
                                   Porträits, Landschaften und Kartoffeln, Münsterlandfestival 2009, Münster, Germany
                                   Wanderlust, GAD, Oslo, Norway
2008                            Bermuda Triangle / Lolita”, France Fiction, Paris, France *
                                   Rock Island, Gallerinatten, Unten Drunter, Malmö, Sweden *
2007                            Sagatìmi, Dwarf Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland *
                                   Flag Monument, Sørfinnset, Norway *
                                   A Voyage on the North Sea, Unorossodue, Milano, Italy *
2006                            Sky High, Bastard, Oslo, Norway *
                                   Rainbow Warriors, Inndyr, Norway *
                                   Collective Shovel,og Kaffe, Seilduksgata 25a, Oslo, Norway *
                                   Moving In, GAD, Oslo, Norway
2005                            Loffere / Tramps, Tou Kunsthall / Tou Scene, a 700 km walk from Oslo to Stavanger, Norway *
                                   Dagens Nyheter, Studentenes Roklubb, Kalvøya, Norway *
                                   Polar Expedition, a series of public projects and concerts in the north of Norway *
                                   Hotel Dansk Pige,  Bergen Kunsthall, Norway *
                                   Liberty Monument, Galleri Festiviteten, Eidsvoll Verk, Norway *
                                   Oslo Mobile Kunsthall, Oslo Kunsthall, Norway *
2004                            Mixmaster / Peep Show, Galleri Q, Kæbenhavn, Denmark *
                                   Wish I was a young or a dead artist, Danske Grafikeres Hus, København, Denmark
                                   100 nye portretter, Det Kongelige Danske Kunstakademi, Denmark
                                   Round in Circles, sammen med Tim Bennett(UK). Kuvataideakatemian Galleria, Helsinki, Finland
2004/2005                   Tour of Europe: *
                                   Malmö Kunsthall, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Stedelijk Museum, Kunsthal Rotterdam, K21
                                   Düsseldorf, Kunsthalle Basel, Kunsthalle Zürich, PAC Milano, Villa Croce (Genova),
                                   Musee d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain Nice, Musèe d’Art Contemporain de Marseille,
                                   Centre Pompidou (Paris), Palais de Tokyo (Paris), Museum für Moderne Kunst (Frankfurt),
                                   Neue Nationalgalerie (Berlin), Hamburger Bahnhof (Berlin), Kunsthallen Nikolaj (København)

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS AND PROJECTS:
2017                            Statens 130. Kunstutstilling, Høstutstillingen, The National Art Exhibition, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway
                                   Birds
, Nørrekærbiennalen, Danmark *
                                   Poteten, Lomsjøen, Kunstland, Norge *
2015                            By Products, curated by Zoë Claire Miller – Ausstellungsraum IG Metall, Berlin, Germany
                                   Imagining Commons, Volt, Bergen, Norway *
                                   Art Brussel, Galerie Michael Janssen, Belgium
                                   Positions Berlin, Galerie Michael Janssen, Germany
2014                            Desert Island, The Museum of Longing and Failure, avTaggart and Lewis, RAKE Visningsrom,
                                   Trondheim, Norway*
                                   How Green Was My Valley, Vevringutstillinga, Norway *
2013                            7th Norwegian Sculpture Biennial 2013, Over bekken etter vann, The Vigeland Museum, Oslo, Norway
                                   Undercover: a Dialect, VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art, currated by Michele Horrigan, Carlow, Ireland
                                   aiPotu at Landmark, Volt´s symposium on collectivity and collaboration in art. Bergen Kunsthall, Norway *
                                   Welcome to the Neighbourhood, ASKEATON CONTEMPORARY ARTS, Limerick, Ireland *
                                   Vestlandsutstillingen 2013, , Norway
                                   drawNEARFAR, Winchester Gallery, England
                                   The Circle and the Square, Gruneløkka Kunsthall, Oslo, Norge *
                                   10 year anniversary exhibition, the nord land / Sørfinnset Skole, Gildeskål, Norway *
2012                            Unknown (Paintings), Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin, Germany
                                   Beacons and Cairns, NKD Pavillion, Bristol Biennial 2012, England
                                   Bruk auga før du går inn i kott og krok, VU 2012, Haugesund Billedgalleri, Norway
                                   Vevringutstillinga, Vevring, Norway
                                   Preparation for an expedition, TorinOver 012, MAO – Museo d’Arte Orientale, Torino, Italy *
                                   Five thousand generations of birds, Fitjar, Norway *
                                   Potato Man and Death, A Ship Called She, Metro Arts Galleries, Brisbane, Australia *
                                   Kome til deg i Tidende, Musea i Sogn og Fjordane, Norway *
2011                            Statens 124. Kunstutstilling, Høstutstillingen, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway
                                   Concentrate on the Devil – Stop concentrating on the Devil, Wildenbruchestr 81, Berlin, Germany
                                   Neukölln Norwegen, Galerie im Körnerpark, Berlin, Germany
                                   Spår, Malmø Kunstmuseum, Malmø, Sweden
                                   November, Festiviteten, Eidsvoll Verk, Norway
                                   Practice for a Sunset, Tidens Krav, Oslo, Norway
                                   WunderbaumWanderlustWunderkammer, Harpefoss Hotell, Harpefoss, Norway *
                                   Til Salgs, Østlandsutstillingen, Akershus Kunstsenter, Lillestrøm, Norway *
2010                            You can find me in the garden if you want to, unless it’s poring down with rain, Bar 25, Berlin, Germany *
                                   Svarteste natta i manns minne, Podium, Oslo, Norway
                                   Endless Boogie, Forgotten Bar, Berlin, Germany
                                   Salong 2010, Rod Bianco, Oslo, Norway
                                   Tegnebiannalen 2010, Momentumhallen Moss, Norway
                                   Nye medlemmer utstilling, Norske Grafikere, Oslo, Norway
                                   A formal figure, Forgotten Bar, Berlin, Germany
                                   Ayran & Yoga – The 1st Berlin Kreuzberg Biennal 2010, Germany
2009                            Tempo som tanke – byrom som skisse, Telemark Kunstnersenter, Skien, Norway *
                                   Performance Festival, Kunstbanken, Hamar, Norway *
                                   Dark Matters, Peder Balke Senteret, Toten, Norway
                                   Rote Licht, Ung Norsk Samtidsgrafikk, Norske Grafikere, Oslo, Norway
2008                            Battle of Herdla”, Mellom Himmel og Hav 2, Performance Festival, Herdla, Norway *
                                   Boomerang Boat, Revolutions forms that turn, Biennale of Sydney 2008, Sydney, Australia *
                                   If you don´t like the weather, wait 15 minutes., Revolutions forms that turn, Biennale of Sydney
                                   2008, Sydney, Australia *
                                   Been there, done that, Echo, Transpalette, Bourges, France *
                                   Out. Cold., Pavillon 7, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France *
                                   The Tempest, Tegnebiennalen 2008, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway *
                                   Reality Bliss, Kunstverket, Oslo, Norway
                                   Scandinavian Indie, Kunstverein Rüegen, Putbus, Germany
2007                            4. Grafikk-Triennale, Holbæk, Denmark
                                   Gul och Blå, BotnikStudios, Hamburgsund, Sweden *
                                   The Sinking Boat Tent Project, The Tent Show, Nikolaj Kunsthall, København, Denmark *
                                   Two men record everything that happens in a square, L´Evolution de l´art, SPACE Projects,  Slovakia *
                                   Eggs and Castles, MiArt, galleri Unorossodue, Milano, Italy *
2006                            Happy Mountain Circus, Fragmented Show, Via Farini, Milano, Italy *
                                   Travel Book, Momentum, Nordic Biennale for Contemporary Art, Moss, Norway *
                                   Warm-Up, Corso Aperto, CASV,  Antonio Ratti Foundation, Como, Italy *
                                   Noise Killer, Secret sounds from the underground, Radio(www.surinternet.org), Paris, France *
                                   Scandinavian Driftwood, Nucleo de Arte, Maputo, Mosambique
2005                            The Recycling Show, Stockholm Art Fair, Sweden *
                                   Tutkia Suomi, an expedition to Finland with Parfyme (DK) *
2004                            Fremtidens Kontor, w/ N55 and Parfyme, København, Denmark
                                   Wanderlust, Danske Grafikeres Hus, København, Denmark
                                   Chrysalis, Stord Kunstforening, Norway
                                   HOHOT, Inner Mongolian Art Museum
                                   Mellom bakkar og berg, USF, Bergen, Norway
                                   Grafikk, Helsingör Libary, Denmark
2003                            Art in Architecture, Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland
                                   Artist contribute society, Academy Gallery Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS
2016                           Fjuk 161 m.o.h / Skystudier, Fjuk Oppvekstsenter, Sørum, Norway
2015                           Den høgreiste og havet, Leirvik Torg and Vidsteenparken, commissioned by Stord Kommune, Norway
2012 – 2014                Or (fletting), temporary outdoor sculpture. In collaboration with architect Håvard Arnhoff, Vevring exhibition
                                  and Sogn og Fjordane county, Vevring, Norge
2011                           Øyets Gymnastikk, public commission for Sandneshallen, Sandnes Kommune / Rogaland Fylke, Norge *

PUBLICATONS (selected)
2013                           Undercover: a Dialect, VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art, Carlow, Irland, 2013 *
2013                           Tegnebiennalen 2013
2011                           NuDa, WunderbaumWanderlustWunderkammer, Harpefoss Hotell 16 siders sort/hvitt tabloid avis, 2011 *
2011                           Øyets gymnastikk, katalog for offentlig utsmykning, Sandneshallen, Sandnes Kommune. 2011
2010                           Norsk Kunstårbok 2010
2010                           Tegnebiennalen 2010
2009                           Snow blind Homer; Notes on Utopia | aiPotu,  forfatter Zachary Cahill (US)
2008                           2008 Biennale of Sydney, Revolutions – Forms That Turn, red. Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Thames and Hudson, London *
2008                           If you don´t like the weather, wait 15 minutes, aiPotu, 48 s. storformat avis i 4 farger, Biennale of Sydney *
2008                           Shimaguni, aiPotu, 40 fanziner distribuert fra Japan *
2007                           Bande Dessiné, Éditions Dasein, Éditions Dasein *
2006                           aiPotu, Travel Book, Éditions Dasein*
2006                           Sur Papier, Radio, Dasein, Paris *
2006                           Fragmented Book, Nero Publishing *
2006                           Try again, Fail again, Fail better, Festival Program, Momentum Festival of Contemporary Art *
2006                           Surpapier, Éditions Dasein*


COLLECTIONS
        Malmö Konstmuseum, Statoil, Stord Kommune and various private collections.

PRESS AND REVIEW (selected)
Contemporary Magazien (Issue 2, Annual 2007), Sydney Morning Herald (AUS), Scene4 (USA),
Exibart (IT), Fyrdabladid (IS), Grapevine (IS), Kaupukilehti Pohjois (FI), Kunstkritikk.no, Bergens Tidende, Aftenposten, Jærbladet, Eidsvoll Blad, Klassekampen, Meløyavisa, Parisart (FR), Rogalands Avis,
Teknemedia (IT), Romerikes Blad, Hamar Arbeiderblad, , Stockholm City and Metro, Storhaug Bydelsavis, TV Hordaland, Natt og Dag og NRK.

ARTIST GRANTS
2017 – 2018                Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond, working grant
2016                           Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond, working grant
2015                           Norske Grafikeres Fond, project support
2014                           Arbeidsstipend fra Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond, 1 year working grant
2013                           Arbeidsstipend fra Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond, 1 year working grant
2010 – 2012                Statens Kunstnerstipend for yngre Kunstnere (ASY), 3 years working grant
2011                           Kathinka og Olaf Mejdells Legat
2009                           Billedkunstnernes Hjelpefond, 1 year working grant
2008                           Stipend fra Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond
2007                           Statens Kunstnerstipend, Chr. Lorch Schives og hustrus legat
2007                           Kunstnerstipend, Sparebanken Vest
2007                           Norske Grafikeres Fond
2005                           Statens Kunstnerstipend – Materialstipend
2004                           Norske Grafikeres Fond

PROJECT FUNDING (selected)
                                   KORO – URO (Uteromsordning)
                                   OCA – Office for Contemporary Art Norway
                                   Norsk Kulturråd, Prosjektstøtte
                                   NBK Vederlagsfondet
                                   Nordic Council of Ministers, NIFCA – Sleipnir Grants
                                   Bergen Kommune

Anders Kjellesvik works as a solo artist and in the artist collaboration aiPotu with Andreas Siqueland (N) *. For more information please visit the web site www.aipotu.org