Education
1985-1987Westerdals School of Communication, Oslo
1983-1984Parsons School of Design, New York
1982-1983Strykejernet Maleskole, art school, Oslo, Norway
1981-1982Manger folkehøgskole, art school, Norway
Solo show
2017"Survival and the Pursuit of Happiness" Galleri Semmingsen
2017"Color Exteriors" Galleri Svae
2014"Made in Hong Kong" Gallery Semmingsen, Norway
2014"Insight Outsight" Kunstgalleriet, Stavanger, Norway
2011"Fotografier" Galleri Allmenningen, Bergen Norway
2011"Øyeblikkets kvalitet" Bærum Kulturhus
2010"Speed Pulse/City Pulse" Galleri Trafo, Norway
2009"Something Between" Art Museum KUBE, Ålesund, Norway
2009"Abstractions" Kunstgalleriet, Stavanger, Norway
2009"Breath in – Breath out" Galleri Semmingsen, Oslo, Norway
2008"Toki" Molde International Jazzfestival, festival artist
2005"Elevator" Henie Onstad Art Center, Norway
2003Gallery BOA, Oslo, Norway
2001Molde Art Society, Norway
2000Fotohuset, Gøteborg, Sweden
2000Tønsberg Art Society, Norway
1999Galleri NK, Lillehammer and Oslo, Norway
Juried group shows
2008,04Statens Høstutstilling
2016,13,10,09,07,06,01,98Østlandsutstillingen
2004,01Vestlandsutstillingen
Group shows
2016"Every Thing Else is too Narrow". Bærum Kunsthall with AK Senstad and AM Staurset
2016"Sun Light/Star Light", Louisiana Art&Science Museum, USA
2015"Traveling SUN" Arctic Circle Assembly, Reykjavik, Iceland
2014International ArtExpo at Museo de Almería, Spain
2014’Winter Anti Depression Show’ Marres Maastricht, The Nederlands
2013Liquid Borders, International ArtExpo, Bari, italy
2013'LNM uten maling' gruppeutstilling
2012"Exit In" by Open Space at Tromsø Center for Contemporary Art, Tromsø
2012"Lost Garden", Henie Onstad Art Center
2012"Rommet mellom" Open Space, Nord-Trøndelag Fylkesgalleri, Namsos
2011"Open Space" at Main Art Gallery, Zoellner Arts Center, PA, USA
2013,12,09,08,07,05,04Bærum Art Society, Norway
2009"Art Video Exhange" Raulandsutstillinga 2009
2009”Frozen Landscape” Igreja de São Vicente, Évora, Portugal
2008"Frozen Landscape" Henie Onstad Art Center, Norway
2010,07,04,02Galleri Semmingsen, Oslo, Norway
2005"Identitet", KUBE Art Museum, Ålesund, Norway
2004"Video 2004" Bergen Kunsthall, Landmark
2004Oslo Fine Art Society, Norway
2004Regional Art Center, Møre og Romsdal, Norway
2001Tønsberg Art Society, Norway
1999Telemark Fylkesgalleri, Notodden, Norway
1998Regional Art Center, Møre og Romsdal, Norway
Studies
2006-2009Culture and language studies in Japan. 6 travels including a Pilgrimage at Shikoku Island for 6 weeks. With support from The National Work Grants for artists, 3 years.
Grants
2016Ingrid Lindbäck Langgaard Stiftelse
2014Work Grant for artists, NBK, 1 year
2012Art Council Norway, Exhibition Grant, Kulturrådet, Open Space
2011Project Grant, Ingrid Lindbäck Langaard stiftelse
2010Open Space, grant from NBK - Norwegian Visual Artists Association
2010Art Council Norway, project DeFence
2010Art Council Norway
2010Grant from NBK - Norwegian Visual Artists Association
2009Japan Sasakawa Foundation, travel grant
2007Art Council Norway, Exhibition Grant, Kulturrådet
2007Project Support, Norwegian Photography Fund, FFF
2006The National Work Grants for artists, 3 years
2005Grant from NBK - Norwegian Visual Artists Association
2002Art Council Norway
2001Minestry of Culture and Church Affairs
Collections
2014Gjensidige, Norway
2013University of Oslo, Norway
2013Bærum Idrettspark
2012The Ministry of Education, SuperOffice, Antibac, Kluge Attorneys at law.
2011The Norwegian Prime Minister's Office
2011Bærum Kommunes Art Collection
2011LUAG Collection, Lehigh University Art Galleries/Museum Operation, PA, USA
2010Moldebadet, Public Building and Rica Seilet Hotel, Molde, Norway
2010,09KUBE Art Museum, Ålesund, Norway
2009Stokke Møbler
2008REC Group
2007Statistisk Sentralbyrå, BW Offshore and Gjøvik Videregående Skole
2004KORO, National Foundation for Art in Public Buildings
2003Klaveness A. F. & Co, Verdipapirsentralen and Domstolsadministrasjonen
2002Bærum Kommunes Art Collection
1998Molde Stadion
Commission work
2016"Traveling SUN" KORO at National Library in Mo i Rana, Norway
2016Norges Bank, London. 3 photographs
2016Kronarb Eiendom AS, Vika Oslo, via Merete Beyer
2016Norges Bank, 2 photographs
2015Oslo Kommune, Jarbakken barnehage
2014Norges Varemesse
2014St. Olavs Hospital KORO, Trondheim, Norway
2012SuperOffice, Oslo Norway
Articles
2012Rom for kunst 2001-2011, Kulturbyrådet Mesén
2011"KUNST", av Mona Vaagen
2010"KunstForum" av André Gali
2005"Prisma" Henie Onstad Art Center, by curator Benedicte Sunde
2000"Fotografi" and "Kunst for Alle" by Morten Løberg
Projects
2016-2017"Fornebu - Traces of Time", 100 meter art in public space at Fornebu. Kulturbyrådet Mesén.
2012-2016"Traveling SUN", road movie and site specific light sculpture by IstadPacini.
2015Opening of Kunst rett Vest at Henie Onstad Art Center, Norway
2013-2012'DeFence' Sørenga Oslo, Istad/Storsveen
2011"TIME", video at Oslo Central Station, Rom for Kunst
2010Fornebu International Flag Project
2008"505050" Outdoor art project at Henie Onstad Art Center
2006-2009"Fusion East West" 6 study trips to Japan
2003-2005"Elevator" Henie Onstad Art Center, Norway
1998-1999"Virgin Mary" video installation, Regional Art Center KMR and Telemark Fylkesgalleri, Norway
Awards
2016Bærum Kommunes Kulturstipend
2011Award from The Scandinavian American Foundation
2009,04Bærum Art Society Art Award
2009Kunst rett Vest "Artist of the year"
Work experience
2011-2012Curator. Video art at Galleri Svae, Gjøvik
1988-2012 Art Director
Member of
NBK, FFF, LNM, BOA, BKiB, BONO