EDUCATION
2014-2015                    Master in Contemporary Art, Tromsø Academy of Contemporary Art (NO)
2014-2015                    Nordic Sound Art, Joint Study programme (NO, SE, DK, FI)
2014-2015                    Med joik som utgangspunkt, HINT - 15 Study points (NO)
2012-2013                    Social Anthropology at the University of Bergen - 65 Study Points (NO)
2009 -2012                   Bachelor in Fine Arts, Ceramic, Bergen National Academy of the Arts (NO)
2011(autumn)           Semester exchange, Academy of Fine Arts//KUVA, Sculpture dep., Helsinki (FI)
2007-2009                    Preparatory Ed., Dep. of Art, Nordland kunst- og filmfagskole, Kabelvåg (NO

MEMBERSHIPS, ASSIGMENTS & INITIATIVES
Nord Norske Bildende-Kunstnere board member 2018/2019
NBK, NNBK og UKS (Norwegian artist associations )
Open Out (artist intiative organizing the Open Out Festival in Tromsø 04/06-10/06 2018)
Tromsø Open, board member 2018-
Tromsø Tegneklubb (artist group) https://tromsotegneklubb.tumblr.com  
Queer Ecologies Network (group across professions) http://www.queerecologiesnetwork.com/

STIPENDS
2018 Sveriges Konstföreningar/utställningsersättning for participation in Mark My Words, Not Quite, Dals Långed (SE)
2018 Nordic Culture Point/ Mobilitetstøtte to participate in exhibition Mark my words, Not Quite, Dals Långed (SE)
2018 Tromsø Kommune/ funding to Open Out Festival Tromsø 04/06-10/06 2018
2018 Fritt Ord/ funding for Seminar at Open Out Festival Tromsø 04/06-10/06 2018
2018 Nordnorsk Kunstsenter/ Mentorordningen for yngre kunstnere 2018 (mentor Åsa Sonjasdottir) reisestøtte
2018 Nordnorsk Kunstsenter/ Prosjektsstøtte til kunstverket „Seagull Signals“
2018 Barentskult/ stipend for travel with NORK to St. Petersburg in September 2018
2018 Barentskult/ funding for Russian Artists participation at Open Out Festival Tromsø 04/06-10/06 2018
2018 Frifond/ support to Open Out Festival in Tromsø 04/06 – 10/06 2018
2017 Barentskult/ travel and stay ,“Barents Nomadic Artists, Arkhangelsk Artist in Residency and St. Petersburg (RUS)
2017 Tvibit/ Tvibitstigen for making Open Out Festival in Tromsø 04/06 – 10/06 2018
2017 Sparebankstiftelsen Sparebank 1 Nord-Norge/ Talentstipend to 3 months Mangacourse at KUDAN, Tokyo (JP)
2015 UiT/ Travel Grant for „Med joik som utgangspunkt“ studies at HINT
2014 KUNO/ Scholarship for traveling and stay during Nordic Sound Art programme
2012 Kulturrådet/ Diversestipend for nyutdannede kunstnere

SOLO SHOWS
2019 (upcoming) Seagull Signals, Mondo Books, Tromsø Kunstforening (NO)
2018 (upcoming) Ett av livets fem riker, Prosjektrommet ved Kysten Tromsøs Fylkeskultursenter, Tromsø (NO)
2015 To dare to be a corvidae, Small Projects, Tromsø (November) (NO)  
2015 Joyous Elixir of Art, Beates Black Box, Tromsø (April) (NO)
2012 Bokboden blir klesbod, Bokboden galleri, Bergen (NO)

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2019 (upcoming) Performance (collaboration with Ingeborg Blom Anderskog and Sebastion Acosta in Malmø (SE)
2018 (Autumn upcoming) Saturn, group exhibition curated by Andre Enger Aas
2018 (September upcoming) Listening Lounge, Lofoten Sound Art Symposium (NO)
2018 Mark my words, Not Quite, Dals Långed (SE)
2018 Open Out Festival, part of organizing group Open Out, Tromsø (NO) 
2017 Tromsø Tegneklubb, Galleri Snerk, Tromsø (NO)
2017 Ritual Remedy and Måsekasse artbooks, as part of MONDO BOOKS, LIAF (NO)
2016 Dei Viltlevande Marine Ressursane Ligg Til Felleskapet, Kurant (NO)  
2016 Small Projects booth (book publications), Stockholm Supermarket Independent Art Fair (SE)
2015 MA degree show, Tromsø Kunstforening (NO)
2015 Seal awe, Nordic Sound Art group-exhibition, HIAP Gallery Augusta, Helsinki  (FI)
2015 Cocktail guest Artist during “Six Ribbons of Light”, Small Projects Gallery, Tromsø (NO)
2015 8.mars, Beates Black Box, Tromsø (NO)
2014 Ferskt Kjøtt, Kurant, Tromsø (NO)
2014 I’ve Shared An Item With You, Kunstakademiet Galleri, Tromsø (NO)
2013 Prøverommet, as part of artist group “Wind Ensemble” Landmark, Bergen (NO)
2012 Jónsvika, Kaldbak, Husavik (IS)
2012 Bachelorutstillingen, Bergen National Academy of the Arts, Bergen gamle kretsfengsel (NO)
2012 Avdeling konteiner, festplassen, Bergen (NO)
2011Forskjellige likheter, Nord Norsk Kunstnersenters Black box, Svolvær (NO)
2011 Taidetori/art agora, next to occupy Helsinki camp and Finnish Parliament, Helsinki (FI)
2011 Draper dean, Kaikugalleri, Helsinki, (FI)
2011 Habitat, Salon Gallery, Warsaw, (PO)
2011 Abstraction of the body, Kaikugalleri, Helsinki (FI)
2011 The great fisk show! Galleri fisk, Bergen (NO)
2009 Langt inn i skauen erre bare mer skau, kurator Anders Hultgren, Viul, Hønefoss (NO)
2009 Tuttugu Starálfar – Galleri Lille, Kabelvåg (NO) 
2009 Icebreaker Festival, Lilandgården, Kabelvåg (NO)

RESIDENCIES
2018 (okt. -des. upcoming) “KUDAN-institute of Japanese language and culture”, funded by Sparebankstiftelsen SNNs talentstipend for 2017, Tokyo (JP)
2015Queer Ecologies seminar, “Røst AiR”, Skomvær Fyrstasjon (NO)
2016 Queer Ecologies seminar, “Røst AiR”, Skomvær Fyrstasjon (NO)
2012 “Jónsvika - Art residency and festival”, Kaldbakur, Húsavík (IS)
2011“Down on the Farm”, Site specific project, Pure Art Project 2010-2011, Dluzew (PO)
2003 “UMOJA - The Cultural Flying Carpet“, Maputo, (MZ)
PUBLICATIONS
2018/2019 (Upcoming)NORK #4 TIFF documentary film review and cartoon
2018Dei Viltlevande Marine Ressursane Ligg Til Felleskapet (text and photo), Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo (NO)
2017 NORK #3 illustrations
2017 NORK #2 illustrations
2017 ”Kjøtt” Tromsø Tegneklubb, release at Galleri Snerk, Tromsø (NO)
2015 “Nordic Sound Art” cassette and catalogue, Helsinki (FI)

VIDEO SCREENINGS
2015 Strangers in the Night // Fremmede i natten (collaboration with Calder Harben)In Your Pocket: After Midnight, Inside Out Filmfestival, Toronto (CA)
2008 Grimstad Kortfilmfestival, Ilsas anatomitime (Collaboration with Toni Nordli and Andreas Moss)
2008 Fredrikstad Animasjon Festival, Ilsas anatomitime (Collaboration with Toni Nordli and Andreas Moss)
2008 Forfilm, Tromsø Filmklubb, Ilsas anatomitime, (Collaboration with Toni Nordli and Andreas Moss)
2008 Amandus filmfestival, Flyktsoda (Collaboration with Emma F. Skåret)   

ART-RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE
Gallery work
Tromsø KunstforeningSkrankevakt og rigging, Tromsø                                        August 2014 – now
Galleri 2, Medarbeider, Stamsund                                                     June – August 2011, 2010, 2009, 2007 
Galleri Fisk, Kontakt/galleriansvarlig, studentgalleri, Bergen              September 2010 – September 2011
Liv Sundal atelierEkstrahjelp, Bergen                                                             September – December 2010

Teaching
«Tegneserieverksted», Visuell Kunst for 7.Trinn                                                                      Schoolyear 2017/2018

«Keramikk 12-16 år»                                                                                                                 Schoolyear 2017/2018
Teacher, Culture School, Dep. Visuell Art, Kysten, Troms Fylkeskultursenter                      

«Keramikk 9-12 år»                                                                                                                   Spring 2017 og
Teacher, Culture School, Dep. Visuell Art, Kysten, Troms Fylkeskultursenter                       Schoolyear 2017/2018

«Tegn, Mal og Collage 10-12 år»                                                                                             Schoolyear 2016/2017
Teacher, Culture School, Dep. Visuell Art, Kysten, Troms Fylkeskultursenter                                           2017/2018

«Speedinkludering gjennom Kulturverksteder»                                                                     22-23. Oct. 2016
Teacher, Hålogaland Amatørteaterselskap (HATS)                                                                            

«Tegn, Mal og Collage 6-8 år»                                                                                                 Autumn 2016
                                                     
Den Kulturelle skolesekken Tromsø
«Potetial architecture» Visuell Kunst for 7. bestiller-nummer 6010 0077                     Oct.2016                        
Omvisning i utstilling, Tromsø Kunstforening,                                                                         

«Skulpturelle teknikker» Courseholder in plastermould making, Kunstpausen, Stamsund     1 week in July 2012
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