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Maria Sundby  Born:1977, Oslo
Lives and works in Oslo, Norway and Värmskog, Sweden.

Education:

2006-2008 Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Master of the Art.     
2002-2006 Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Bachelor Visual Art

2000-2001 Oslo University College, Faculty of Art and Design 1-year program

1998-1999 Telemark University College, Drawing, 1-year program
1997 Oslo University- Exphil (Examen Philosophicum)

Exchange/study trips:
2003 Beijing Art Academy, Art Academy Hangzhou, Xian Art Academy, China

2003 Bård Breivik, XiangXIang Hulang, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China

Solo and Duo exhibitions:

2019 Rotsystem AVTRYKK, Haugesund Internasjonale Tresnittfestival

2019 Kunst og Kaos, med Christer Tronsmed, Røros

2016 Moving Forward Backwards. Soloshow Kunstplass 10, Oslo, Norway
2016 More is More, Bærum Art Society, Soloshow, Sandvika, Norway
2016 Rosene I magen, Dragen I Hagen, Galleri Henrik Gerner, duo show w/Astri Tonoian, Moss, Norway

2015 Prikkedøden, Bærum Kulturhus, Soloshow, Sandvika, Norway
2013 Unbalancing The Chaos. Soloshow, Kunstplass 5, Soloshow, Grunerløkka, Oslo, Norway
2012 The Rest in Pieces, Nord Trøndelag Fylkesgalleri-soloshow-Namsos, Norway
2012 DARNOK  Galleri Espolin, Kabelvåg, Norway
2010 Synchronicity-starting at the last page, Soloshow, GAD, Oslo, Norway
2009 Herremenn, Young Artist Society (UKS) Oslo, Norway
2009 Siste Mote- Outdoor screening- at Olaf Ryesplass, Oslo, Norway
2009 Skedsmo Art Society (with Cecilie Lind) Lillestrøm, Norway
2007 Uten filter, Galleri Ask, Åsgardstrand, Norway

 

Selcted Groupshows:

2022 Hvitsten Salong, Vestby (5-7.August)

2022 Norske Grafikere, Oslo (opening 14th July)

2021 De Te Fabula Narratur,  -samarbeid med Kunstplass 2, Historisk Museum, Oslo TBA

2020 A Call for Boycott as an Invisible Memorial

2020 Signalfeil Atelier Nord ANX, visning av filmen Siste Mote/Hallén-gården, Oslo

2019 Juleutstillingen Kunstnerfrbundet, Oslo

2019 Qui Vive! Kunstplass, Oslo

2019 Part of WDLND Skateboards/Lars Kjemphols "Social sculpture" @Høstutstillingen

2018 XI Open video and exhibiton, Galleri Dikermark, Asker

2018 Rød Resept, Trosterud villaen, Oslo Kommune, Oslo

2016 Open Video IV via Skogul Gondul, Papay Gyro Nights 2016, Hong Kong, China

2016 Skyggens Tale, Prosjekt Ekely, Munchs Atelier, Oslo
2016 350 Mysterier, Øya, Kragerø
2016 Wer is two wer? Was ist wo was? Østlandutstillingen, Kiel, Germany
2016 Orp2/PRAKSIS- Atelier Nord, ANX, Oslo
2015 Desemberutstillingen, Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo
2015 ORP2 utstilling, curated by Janne Talstad, Atelier Nord, ANX, Oslo
2015 Spring Depot, curated by Rachel Dagnall, TENTHAUS, Oslo
2015 Østlandsutstillingen, Tegnerforbundet, Oslo, Norway
2015 Open Video program, kuratert av Janne Talstad, Space 4235, Genova, Ilalia

2014 Sliperiet Konsthall, Borgvik, Värmland, Sweden
2014 UPcycle- Galleri Sult, Stavanger, Norway
2013 HIT (Telemark University College) Jubileumsutstilling- Notodden, Norway
2013 En Ny Soloppgang-gruopshow-Brusfabrikken øya- Kragerø, Norway
2013 P.O.P in PROGRESS, 215 Bowery B, New York, US
2013 Paa kanten-Filosofifestivalen i Kragerø, Norway
2013 THE GADERING former gallery GAD (Curator and Exhibitor) Oslo, Norway

2012 Winter Solstice, curated by Hanan Ben Amar, ANX, Orp2, Oslo, Norway
2012 The Drawing Biennale, Tegnerforbundet, Oslo, Norway
2012 ”Gerceklik Teroru” (Reality Terror) curated by Alper T Ince ,DEPO, Istanbul, Turkey
2012 “Bobler til Folket” Kragerø , Norway
2011”Stedet du går inn når du går ut”-Gamle Centralen- Kragerø , Norway
2011 The Printmaking event 3 > Relief Print, Bund Bildender Künstler, Leipzig, Germany
2011 The Annual exhibition in North-Norway, presentation of works by Lasse Sjøvold(1933-2009) One year touring exhibition in North-Norway
2010 The Annual Trøndelag exhibition, DORA, Trondheim and the ArtMuseum Namsos, Norway
2010 Qui Vive! Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, MMoMA, Moscow, Russia
2008 The Annual Spring Exhibition, Tegnerforbundet, Oslo, Norway
2008 The december exhibition, Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo, Norway
2008 Masterminds MA-finalshow, Oslo kunstforening, Oslo, Norway
2008 5 Printers, Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo, Norway
2008 MA, KHIB, KIT, KHIO, Norwegian Graphic Printers Society, Oslo, Norway
2008 Rykk tilbake til start#4 , Gallery 0047 Oslo, Norway
2007 Anonyme zeichner 4, Bluetenweiss, Berlin, Germany
2006 “Young printers” Norwegian Graphic Printers Society, Oslo, Norway
2006 BA-final show, Gallery Seilduken, Oslo, Norway
2006 Gol Art Society, Gol, Norway
2006 Galleri Henrik Gerner, Moss, Norway
2005 Galleri OS, Sandnes, Norway
2004 Gallery K16, Ålesund, Norway
2002 Digital Design, Oslo, Norway

Grants/Awards:

2022 Norwegian Visual artist fond- one year working grant

2022 Norwegian Visual artist fond-project grant

2018 Norwegian Visual artist fond- one year working grant

2017 Norwegian Visual artist fond-project grant/ collaboration with Nina Bang

2016 Norwegian Art Council- exhibition grant

2015 Norwegian Visual artist fond-project grant
2014 Norwegian Visual artist fond-1 year working grant
2014 Norwegian Visual artist fond-project grant
2013 Norwegian Visual artist fond-project grant
2012 Norwegian Art Council- exhibition grant
2011 Oslo kommunes Kunstnerpris for 2010 (The City of Oslo ́s Artist Prize)

2011 The Jury ́s Prize- Nordnorsken
2009 Norwegian Visual artist fond-project grant
2006 Norwegian Art Council- exhibition grant

Public Decoration/Commissions:

2022 Outdoor sculpture/installation at Langøyene in the Oslofjord, Oslo Municipality

2019 Ulsrud Videregående skole, Mural paintings, Collaboration with Lillian Støa/Rita R.Nyhus/Jannik Abel

2019 SKUP Art-project with Oslo Handelsgymnasium

2018 Zinken Hopp Childrens school, Bergen Municipality

2017/18 Larvik Municipality, Valmueveien Carecenter, indoor wall reliefs, Larvik

2015 Gartnermarken Carecenter, Wallrelief 5 walls indoor, Bergen Municipality/KORO
2014 Sofienberg secondary school, indoor wall reliefs, Oslo Municipality/KORO, Norway
2014 Closed competition Haukeland Hospital, Bergen KORO
2010-Fantoft station, Bybanen Light Rail. 47 meter wall painting, Bergen, Norway
2009-2016 Project leader outdoor light sculptures with children from The Ragna Ringdal Foundation, at Elvelangs, Oslo

Public Collections:

Norges Bank

Kunstmuseet Midt Norge
Molde Kommune (Molde Municipiality)

Norse Securities

Haugaland A-senter
Ungt Entreprenørskap

Oslo Brann-og redningsetat

Member of:

UKS

Norske Grafikere

NBK

BONO

Engagements

2014-2017 Jurymember Oslo Kommunes tildelingsutvalg for Atelierer  
2014-2016 Supervisor Østlandutstillingen, Vara
2014-2018   Oslo Open, Vara.

2015 3 Seminars with Green Artist Norway på ANX - theme Art&Ecology

2013-2014 Member of the Board BOA.
2013 Nomination Committee Fellesverkstedet, workgroup 2012-2014

2014  Atelierpool (initiated by OsloOpen) for establishment of Artist Studios Oslo.

2006-2010 Chairman and initiator of  UV5 and ORP2-Establishing studios / Arts in Ullevålsveien 5 and Olaf Ryes Plass 2.

Bibliography

PLNTY Annicken Dedkam Råde, Maria Sundbys Psykedeliske snurredrops runder 10 år. Nov 2020

Tove Østby,Kunstnerisk møte mellom Christer Tronsmed, Maria Sundby Rørosnytt 21.11.19

Ingrid Tellefsen Kunst som Aktivisme Subjekt.no 02.09.19

Martine Myhre Festivaldager i Trosterudvillaen Groruddalen 30/5-18 

Kaja Meljbo Fargerik pop-kunst i Sandvika Budstikka 04/3-16

Kunsthåndverk Ekfrase 2016

Kulturrådet Utfordrer sannheter om barn og kunst forside DKS 05/2017

Kulturrådet Fremtiden i feltet Kunst for unge forside 2016

Arne Guttormsen Kunstnere i grønn bakevje Vårt Land 2/6-2015

Kjetil Røed Halvhjertet om identitet Aftenposten 2015

Tor Sandberg «Skattene som søppelplassen skjulte» Dagsavisen 12/12-13

 

Vera Kvaal” Under overflaten” Radiofront NRK P2 8/9-2013 

Vibeke Høili Johansen “Lager spennende kunst av avfall” Namdalsavisa 18/8-2012
Edd Meby “Det Ligger I Detaljene” Våganavisa 18/4-2012
Hedda Hiller Elvestad Tytje rart og spennende» Rana Blad 18/10-11

“Gjensyn med Lasse” Lofotposten-18/2-2011
Hans Trygve Holm “Ukjent kunstdebut”-Lofotposten-15/1-2011
NRK/Nordland-Distrikstnyheteter-28/1-2011 kl 18.40 http://www.nrk.no/nett-tv/klipp/706835/
Edd Meby “Fant kunstskatt i bananeske” Våganavisa 19.01.2011
Pål Guttormsen"Åpnet den 65.Nordnorsken" Avisa Nordland 13.01.2011
Bjørn Tore Pedersen “Den 65. Nordnorske kunstutstilling åpnet” NRKNordland, 13.01.2011
Tom Hjertholm “Psykedeliske snurredrops” Bergensavisen 13.09.10
Trude Haug “Absurd og Figurativt på Fantoft” Bergens Tidene 09.09.10
Edd Medby ”Et kunstnersinn” Våganavisa 19.01.2011.
Pål Guttormsen ”Åpnet Nordnorsken” Avisa Nordland, 13.01.2011.
Bjørn Tore Pedersen “Den 65. Nordnorske kunstutstilling åpnet” NrK Nordland, 13.01.2011
Olga Danikin “II Biennale for Young Art:”Liberty” and “WIll” THE SPOT.RU, 04.07.10
Mona Larsen “En kunstens Askeladden” Dagsavisen 21.01.10
Bjørn Brøymer “Det er så fristende å reise dit” Aftenposten 30.01.10
Mona Larsen “Byoriginaler i fredete hus” Dagsavisen 23.10.09 
Maren Thorsen Bleskestad “Halléns hemmelighet”_.Øskantavisa 22.10.09
Gabrielle Graatrud “Aksjon for gården”_ Aftenposten 21.10.09
Jan Rudolf Pettersen “Kunstnere med fargesterke uttrykk” Romerikes blad. 27.09.09
Gullik M.Pedersen “Fant “lik” på kaia” Lofotposten 19.07.08 

Jo Straube “Drapsmennene” Lofotposten 22.07.08 

NTB “Liket på kaien var kunst”, Aftenpsten, Adressavisen, TB, Tv2 nyhetene, Bergens tidene etc. 23.07.08 

Tommy Olsson “To serve 10 000 masters” Billedkunst 04-08 

Filip Roshauw “Villa Troldmyr” Universitas 28.05.08 

Øyvind Storm Bjerke “Fra mester til master” Klassekampen 21.06.08 

Mona Larsen “Masterlig avgang” 06.06.08 Dagsavisen
Filip Roshauw “Avgangsutstillingene” Plan B 06-08 

Cecilie Asker “Kunsten å redde Grünerløkka” Aftenposten 13.09.07 

Grethe Hald “Grafiske sprang”28.07.07 Tønsberg Blad

 Siv El. Limkjær, ”Motiver som andre glemmer”Gjengangeren 20.07.07.