CV

Kari Aasen
Georgernes Verft 12, 5011 Bergen, Norway

Membership of Norwegian Association for arts and crafts
Membership of Norwegian Association of Visual Artists

tel. +47 99533839
e-mail: karaasen@online.no
www.kariaasen.no

Education
1970-74National college of arts & design, Bergen
1999-01KhiB, Bergen, dept. Of fine arts, Master Ex, main subject ceramic

Solo exhibitions
2017 Møre and Romsdal Artcentre, Molde, Norway
2017 Amy Li Gallery, Beijing, China
2016 Konsthallen Lokstallet, Strömstad, Sweden
2015 Gallery Hvelvet, Grieg collecion, OSEANA, Os, Norway
2015 Visningsrommet USF, Bergen, Norway
2013 Gallery Svalbard, Spitsbergen
2013 Kabuso, Hardanger and Voss Museum, Norway
2012/08/05 Galleri Parken, Bergen, Norway
2011 Gallery Heike Arndt, Berlin, Germany
2011 Mandal Art Centre, Risøbank, Mandal, Norwat
2011 Borggården, USF Verftet, Bergen, Norway
2009 Bømlo Art Centre, Bremnes, Hordaland, Norway
2009 Kunstbanken, Hedmark Art Centre, Hamar, Norway
2007 Regional Art Centre, Namsos , Norway
2006 Gallery Pickled Art Centre, Beijing, China
2005 Gallery Voss, Voss, Norway
2005 Art Centre, Hå gamle prestegard, Norway
2005 Gallery Giga, Stord, Norway
2001 Gallery Format, Applied Art Gallery, Bergen, Norway
2000 Gallery Format, Applied Art Gallery, Bergen,Norway
1999 Regional Art Centre, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway
1998 Bergen Fine Art Gallery , Norway
1997 The Art Gallery of Haugesund , Norway
1997 Fjøsanger Collection, Bergen, Norway
1997 Regional Art Centre, Bergen, Norway
1997 Format, Applied Art Gallery, Oslo, Norway
1997 National Museum of Applied Art, Trondheim , Norway
1996 Regional Art Centre, Namsos, Norway 1994 Fine Art Gallery, Almenningen, Bergen, Norway

Group Exhibitions
2016 Visningsrommet USF, Bergen, Norway
2015/13 Gallery Vedholmen, Os, Norway
2015 NooSPHERE Gallery, New York, USA
2014 Gallery Puls, Nordheimsund, Norway
2014/12/11/09/08/06 Gallery Parken, Bergen, Norway
2014/10/09 Gallery Giga, Stord, Norway
2013 Izmir, Turky
2013 Gallery S12, Bergen, Norway
2013/09 Vevringexhibition, West Norway
2009 Collect, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
2008 Galleri Norsu, Helsinki, Finland
2008 A world of folk, Stavanger EU Artcity, Sandnes, Norway
2007/02 Radøy Art Centre, Hordaland, Norway
2006 798 Dashanzi, Beijing, China
2005 Acanthuspark, Risør , Norway
2005 Børglum Kloster, Hirtshals, Denmark
2004 Christiansand Fine Art Gallery, Kristiansand, Norway
2004 Gallery Langegården, Bergen, Norway
2004 GalleryFold, Vestfold , Norway
2003 Gallery Aphoteket, Stokmarknes, Norway
2003 Gallery Brevik,Tromsø, Norway
2003 Ceramic anno 2003, Gallery Format, Oslo, Norway
2003 MK Ciurlionis National Museum of Art, Kaunas, Lituania
2003 The Museum of Foreign Art, Riga, Latvia
2003 Burning Point, West Norway Museum of Art, Norway
2001 Kasus, West Norway Museum of Art, Norway
1998 Expo Lera, Västerås Museum of Art,Sweden
1998 Ceramic Tendenses, Gallery Roenland, Norway
1997 Regional Art Centre, Drammen, Buskerud, Norway
1990 OICS, Gallery Roenland, Norway
1990 OICS, Gallery Josefine, Oslo, Norway
1985-95 Bergen Gallery of Fine Arts, Norway

The national Norwegian Annual
Exhibition of Applied Arts, Oslo, Bergen and Trondheim from 1977 to 2000 and 2008,2012,2015, 2016

Flora Metamorphicae
2017 Flora Metamorphicae, Visningsrommet USF, Bergen, Norway
2016 Flora Metamorphicae, Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle, Washington, USA
2013 Flora Metamorphicae, Vesterheim Museum, Decora, Iowa, USA
2012 Flora Metamorphicae, UICA,Art Prize, Grand Rapid,Michigan, USA
2011 Flora Metamorphicae, GICBiennale, Silver prize at Icheon World Ceramic Center, South Korea
2011 Flora Metamorphicae, EU cultural capitol Turku 2011, Finland
2009 Flora Metamorphicae, Vevringutstillinga 09, Sogn and Fjordane, Norway
2009 Flora Metamorphicae, Eindhoven, Netherland
2009 Flora Metamorphicae, Archiology of the future, Li Edelkoort, Paris, France
2009 Flora Metamorphicae, The Museum of Foreign Art, Riga, Latvia
2008 Flora Metamorphicae, MK Ciurlionis National Museum of Art, Kaunas, Lituania
2008 Flora Metamorphicae, Korpostrøm, Korpo, Finland
2008 Flora Metamorphicae, Galleri Elverket, Ekenes, Finland
2008 Flora Metamorphicae, Konstmessan, Stockholm,Sweden
2007 Flora Metamorphicae,Gallery Blås&Knåda,Stockholm,Sweden
2007 Flora Metamorphicae, Art Centre Hå gamle presetegard, Norway
2007 Flora Metamorphicae, Porselens biennale, Porsgrunn, Norway
2007 Flora Metamorphicae, Regional Art center, Tønsberg , Norway
2006 Flora Metamorphicae, Vevringutstillinga 06, Sogn and Fjordane, Norway
2006 Flora Metamorphicae, Acanthuspark, Risør, Norway
2005 Flora Metamorphicae, HKS, Regional Art Centre, Bergen , Norway
2005 Flora Metamorphicae, land art project, Tyssøy, Bergen, Norway

Collected by
2011 Flora Metamorphicae, Toyaseum, Icheon, South Korea

Collected by:
Trondheim Council ,Norway 2005/07
Bergen Art Council, 2009/05/94
Norwegain dep.of health 2004
Norwegian dep. Foraign aff. 2003
Hamar Council, Norway 2003
MK Ciurlionis National Museum of Art, Kaunas, Lituania 2003
Statoil Art Collection, Norway 2000
The Norwegian Culture Ministeres office
North Norwegian Art Museum,Tromsø 1998
The National Swedish Art Council 1998
National Museum of Applied Art, Trondheim, Norway 1988/97
Regional Art Centre,Namsos , Norway 1996
The West Norway Museum of Applied Art and Craft,Bergen, Norway 1981/88/94
The Norwegian Council of Culture 1994/97
The National Museum of Applied Art,Oslo, Norway 1988

Commissions
2017 Nedre Korskirke Allmenning, City ornaments, Bergen, Norway
2016 Gartnermarken Healthcarecentre, Bergen
2015 Solli Hospital, DPS, Bergen, Norway
2014 Grieg Group, Bergen, Norway
2011 Haugesund, School, Norway
2011 Entra Realestate, Bergen , Norway
2011 Vestnes, Community Centre , Norway
2009 Per Gynt Healthcare Centre, Fredrikstad, Norway
2009 Leirvik, Pavement flooring, Stord , Norway
2007/06 Domkirkekvartalet, Pavement flooring, Bodø,Norway
2003 Haugaland, School, Haugesund , Norway
2002 Strandgaten, Pavement flooring, Bergen, Norway
2002 Arna Health centre, Bergen, Norway
2001 Vågsallmenningen, City ornaments, Bergen , Norway
1999 Rehab Centre, Stavanger , Norway
1998 The Cooperation centre North,Tromsø, Norway
1998 Odda Community Centre , Norway
1992 Maritime Research Centre,Bergen, Norway
1990 Statoil,Gullfaks A,B,C oil platforms
1989 Eidfjord Community Centre, Norway

Scholarships
Government issued artists’ scholarships 2002
3 year working scholarship 1997-00
Study and travel scholarship 1995/91
Various regional scholarships 1980/83/86/88

Critics in Art Magazines:
Norwegian Art and Craft Magazine, Still Life,
2015
Between Art and Science, by professor Gunnar Danbolt, 2015
Urban Landscapes, Arne Sælen 2012
Herbarium/Still Life, by art historian Mai Lahn-Johannessen, 2012
Norwegian Art History, by professor Gunnar Danbolt, 2009
View on colour og A world of Folk, by Li Edelkoort, Stavanger European Capitol City 2008
Norwegian Art and Craft Magazine/07, Art historian Robert Øfsti,
Norwegian Art and Craft Magazine/05, Art historian Mai Lahn-Johannessen,
Norwegian Art Yearbook 2001
European Landscape Architecture,
from 2000, Edition Topos
Art Magazine 3/00Art professor Gunnar Danbolt,
Norwegian Art and Craft Magazine 3/97 Art historian Siri Lexau,
Norwegian Art and Craft Magazine 3/00 av Art professor Jorunn Veiteberg
Meetingpoints 2000 Bergen European Capitol City 2000 «Eruption»Art professor Jorunn Veiteberg
Samtidskeramikk; Art professor Gunnar Danbolt/Randi Gaustad
Burningpoint Bergen 2002,professorNina Malterud/curatorAnne Britt Ylvisåker
Bonytt Magazine 7/97av critic/journalist Lars Elton,
Norwegian Art and Craft Magazine1/95av Art historien Siri Lexau,

Various grants for projects and travel;
fra Bergen Council, Hordaland County
Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Educational journey; Greece, Egypt, Mexico, London, Kina, Korea.

Membership of Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts since 1976
Diverse Art committee, national, regional og local fra 1977 til 2009.
Next to the chairman in NK. National board, 1994
Chairman of the board in Hordaland Art Center 1987/88
Member of the board in Galleri Format Oslo/Bergen 1995 – 2014

Member of the NorwegianAssosiation of Visual Artists