I paint with passion and love. My goal as a painter is to leave an impression with the viewer.
I naturally gravitate to painting the human and I often choose to focus on the female. I aim to express feelings through face, eyes or body posture. I only paint in oil as I see that to be the purest medium that gives most freedom to convey what I want to portray. Painting in oil naturally demand more time and a focused engagement. I experiment merging this strict figurative focus with a spontaneous, abstract expression, Where I go from fine, structured brushstrokes to using a quick, rough palette knife technique, bringing forth textures. I also like to join the outer limits in my colour use. From strong, primary colours to soft pastel tones, looking to find alluring combinations.
I have education in Illustration and completed courses in drawing and painting both from Oslo, Norway and London. In 2016 a spent a little time learning with former professor and master painter, Jan Valentin Sæter. Mostly regarding painting in oils, I am self-taught.
EXHIBITIONS AND SHOWINGS
Outdoor Day Exhibition, MAJORSTUEN, OSLO, NORWAY
“Vision” Solo exhibition, GALLERI IMAGINE. VULKAN, OSLO, NORWAY
“Hauge & Wikstrøm”, GALLERI IMAGINE, VULKAN NORWAY
“En Hyllest til Kvinnene” GALLERI NOBEL
Christmas Exhibition GALLERI NOBEL
«Annonymous» GLASTONBURY GALLERY
“Diversions” Opening Gallery Exhibition, August 31. 2020. Gallery Heart Of The Tribe, Glastonbury Somerset.
2016: Painting showing in main window at Galleri J2, Majorstuen Oslo
2017:Painting showing in main window Galleri 69 Grader Nord
2020:Painting showing in main window at Galleri Nobel
Chosen to be one of twenty core artists out of several hundred applicants, to the new contemporary art” Gallery Heart Of The Tribe” Glastonbury, Somerset, UK.
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