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ÅSIL BØTHUN
born in Stavanger, from Bodø, lives and works in Akershus, Norway

 


asilbothun@hotmail.com
www.asilbothun.com

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EDUCATION
2000-2002                  MA Fine Art, Oslo National Academy of The Arts
1996-2000                  BA Fine Art, Oslo National Academy of The Arts  
2000                           Winchester College of Art and Design, England
1994-1996                  Oslo University College, Department of Fine Art and Drama, teachers training

 

 

SOLO SHOWS
2015                           Trafo kunsthall, Asker Norway
2014                           Intentional Objects, Nordnorsk kunstnersenter, Svolvær, Norway
2014                           Intentional Objects,Haugesund Billedgalleri, Norway
2014                           The Rabbit Hole, Akershus kunstsenter, Norway
2013                           Intentional Objects, Tegnerforbundet, Oslo, Norway
2013                           For The Small People,  Bodø kunstforening, Norway
2013                           Intentional Objects, Buskerud kunstnersenter, Norway
2013                           For The Small People Galleri Nils Berslien, Eidfjord, Norway
2011                           Domesticated Minimalist Painting, Vestfold Kunstnersenter, Norway
2011                           I Always Wanted To Be Like You, Agder Kunstnersenter,  Norway
2010                           Neadalen Kunstforening, Norway
2009                           Controlled Chaos, -the complexity of middleclass, USF Verftet, Bergen, Norway
2008                           Deluxe Family, Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo, Norway
2007                           Home Affairs, Kunstnersenteret Møre og Romsdal, Norway
2007                           Nordnorsk Kunstnersenter, Svolvær, Norway
2006                           Aberrations, Bomuldsfabriken kunsthall, Arendal, Norway
2005                           Something, Rogaland Kunstnersenter, Norway
2005                           Accommodating, Galleri LNM, Oslo, Norway
2004                           Nettverk, Akershus Kunstnersenter, Lillestrøm, Norway
2003                           Century Gallery, London UK
2003                           Arendal kunstforening, Norway
1999                           Almost Wall to Wall, Galleri 21-25, Oslo, Norway

 

GROUPSHOWS
2015                           Vigeland Museum Oslo
2015                           This Years Models, Forum Box, Helsinki, Finland
2015                           Spring Depot, Gallery Tenthouse, Oslo, Norway
2014                           This Years Models, Porsgrunn kunsthall, Norway
2013                           Skulptur NÅ, Skien, Norway
2013/12/04/03/02/99  Statens Høstutstilling, The annual national exhibition of the visual arts, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo , Norway
2012-2014                  Multipler, vandreutstilling, i regi av Nasjonalmuseet formidling, Norway
2011                           Blue .NO Gallery New York, USA
2011                           Le Choix de Paris, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France
2010/94                      Den nordnorske kunstutstilling, Norway
2010                           Fyrstikkfabrikken Stavern, Norway
2009                           Papermagic The National Museum of Art, Bangkok, Thailand
2009                           Tempo som tanke Vestfold kunstnersenter, Norway
2009/97                      Trøndelagsutstillingen, Norway
2009                           Brød for kunsten Galleri BOA, Norway
2008                           Real ung norsk realisme, Haugar Vestfold Kunstmuseum, Norway
2008                           Tegnerforbundets Vårutstilling Oslo, Norway
2008                           Tempo Skien, Norway
2008                           Tilbake til start!, Galleri Prosjekt0047, Norway
2007                           Oral Action Studio 27, San Francisco, USA
2007                           Nært og kjært, Østfold kunstnersenter, Norway
2007                           Nært og kjært, Dalsland Museum, Ørje Konsthall, Sweden
2006                           Akershus kunstnersenter, jubileumsutstilling, Norway
2006                           Manual 25 kunstverk i bokform, Norway
2006                           Ny vår, Bodø kunstforening, Norway
2005/01                      Østlandsutstillingen, Norway
2005                           Zesmos98 eight  edition, international videofestival, Barcelona, Spain
2005                           Island Artfilm & Videofestival, Prenelle Gallery, London, UK
2004                           Visning, Lychepaviljongen, Drammen Museum, Norway
2004                           Lionel Wendt Art Gallery, Colombo, Sri Lanka
2003                           Norsk Skulpturbiennale, Haugar Vestfold Kunstmuseum, Tønsberg og Vigeland museet, Oslo, Norway
2003                           Videoex, international experimental film and video festival, Zurich, Switzerland
2003                           Videoex, PLAY Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2002                           Norsk Nærværformidling, Galleri UKS, Oslo, Norway
2002                           Akershus Kunstnersenter, Lillestrøm, Norway
2002                           Tendenser, Galleri JMS, Oslo, Norway
2002                           Kunstindustri Museet, mastershow, Oslo, Norway
2002                           Akershus kunstnersenter, mastershow, Lillestrøm, Norway
2001                           Et annet sted, Hordaland kunstsenter, Bergen, Norway
2000                           Nordisk Kunstsalong, Gøteborg, Sweden
1999                           Vestlandsutstillingen, Norway

 

PRIZES AND COMISSIONS
2013    The Artist prizewinner, Høstutstillingen, The annual national exhibition of the visual arts, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway
2010    Museale forstyrrelser, Selbu Bygdemuseum, temporary commission  initiated by Norske Kunstforeninger, Norway
2007    Winner of temporary commission Kunst i det offentlige rom, Oslo Sentralstasjon, initiated by Oslo Open and Kunst på arbeidsplassen, Norway
2003    Prizewinner, the juries special prize, Videoex  international Experimental film and  video festival, Zurich, Switzerland
2002    Prizewinner Nuuk international  snowsculpture festival, Greenland
2000    Winner of sculpture project Tigere Oslos  1000 years jubilee, Norway
2000    Temporary comission by Institutt for ROM kunst, Momentum, Moss, Norway

 

 

COLLECTIONS
KODE Museum Bergen
Nordenfjeldske kunstindustri museum, Trondheim

                                                              

PUBLICATIONS (selection)
2014    Aftenposten, En bedre designkritikk, Bjerke, Strøm and Disen
2014    Kunst, Materialisten by Helene Brotkamp nr 4/2014
2014    Nrk.no by Mona Phale critic Kunstig og kulørt
2014    Magasinet K Aftenposten Direkte Objekt by Hanna Stoltenberg nr1/2014
2013    Paragone, Statusspillet, Kunsten og Luksusindustrien, by Nicholas Norton
2013    Nasjonalgalleriet Nrk2 10/2013 (tv)
2013    ARTFORUM.com, critics pick, by Kjetil Røed
2013    Morgenbladet, critic, Intentional Objects by Ingvild Krogvig
2013    Kunstforum critic Intentional Objects by Ann Lisbeth Hemmingsen
2013    Aftenposten K, Intentional Objects by Kjetil Røed
2012    NUMER, critic of Høstutstillingen by Anne Szefer Karlsen
2012    Kunstforum, soloshow  Intentional Objects
2011    Critic of soloshow Domesticated Minimalist Painting, Tønsberg blad
2011    Kunsthåndverk 2/11, critic I Always Wanted  To Be Like You
2011    Domesticated Minimalist Painting, critic Tønsberg blad
2011    Persona Magasin  2/11, I Always Wanted  To Be Like You
2010    KUNST + Museale forstyrrelser, Selbu Bygdemuseum
2010    KUNST + , artist presentation
2009    Arne Skaug Olsen, Controlled Chaos, -the complexity of middleclass, USF Verftet, Bergen, catalogue
2009    Kunstforum, Trøndelagsutstilligen, critic by Daniel Slåttnes
2008    Anne Szefer Karlsen Tempo Skien,  catalogue
2008    Daniel Østvold, Real, Haugar Vestfold kunstmuseum, catalogue
2006    Artist book MANUAL Line Bøhmer Løkken og Tine Aamodt
2006    Mangesidig Manual, Dagbladet, critic by Harald Flor
2005    Aftenposten, Accommodating Galleri LNM
2005    Stavanger Aftenblad, Something Rogaland kunstnersenter  critic by Trond Borgen
2005    Billedkunst, Something Rogaland kunstnersenter critic by Truls Ramberg
2004    Thomas Hervard  Nettverk, Akershus kunstnersenter, catalogue
2004    Tone Lyngstad Nyaas Visning, Drammen museum, catalogue
2003    Ian Damerell, Norsk skulpturbinenale, catalogue
2003    Billedkunst, Norsk Skulpturbiennalle, critic by Anders Eiebakke

 

GRANTS
2014-18     5-year Government Grants for Artists/Statens arbeidsstipend
2014          Grant Fergerstens stiftelse
2014          Grant  Ingrid Lindbäck Langaards stiftelse
2014          Exhibition grant Arts Council Norway
2013          Exhibition grant Arts Council Norway
2013          Workgrant  Billedkunstnernes  vederlagsfond
2012          Grant Blom stipendet Kunstnerforeningen
2012          Exhibition grant Arts Council Norway
2012          Project support, Arts Council Norway
2012          Project support Billedkunstnernes vederlagsfond
2011          OCA international support, Le Choix de Paris, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
2011          OCA international support, .NO Gallery, New York, Blue
2010          Exhibition grant Arts Council Norway
2010          Project support, Arts Council Norway
2009          Exhibition grant Arts Council Norway
2008          Exhibition grant Arts Council Norway
2008          Grant  Ingrid Lindbäck Langaards stiftelse
2007-11     5-year Government Grants for Artists/Statens arbeidsstipend
2006          Grant Arts Council Norway
2006          Exhibition grant Arts Council Norway
2006          Grant Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfondet
2005          Project support Billedkunstnernes vederlagsfond
2004-05     2-year Government Grants for young Artists/Statens arbeidsstipend
2004          Exhibition grant Arts Council Norway
2004          Debut grant  Arts Council Norway
2003          Establishing grant Government Grants for Artists
2003          Exhibition grant Arts Council Norway

 

RESIDENCIES
2015          Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
2012          Eidfjord kommunes gjesteatelier, Norway
2011          Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
2007          Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
2006          Nordisk kunstnarsenter Dalsåsen, Norway
2004          George Keyts Artistcamp, Colombo, Sri Lanka

 

PROFESSIONAL COMMITTEE PARTICIPATION
2015-2017    Member of the nomination committee NBF, The Norwegian Association of Sculptors
2013-2014    Jury member  Skulpturarena øst, The Norwegian Association of Sculptors
2012-2014    Boardmember  NBF, The Norwegian Association of Sculptors
2012-2015    Deputy boardmember KORO
2010             Jury member Nordland, Troms og Finnmark, Norwegain Goverments exhibitiongrant
2010-2011    Deputy boardmember Nordland Kunst og Filmfagskole
2009-            Artist consultant commission work (Kunstkonsulent) KORO
2009             Member of the committee allocating artists’ grants [stipendkomité], Norwegian Visual Artists Association, NBK
2008-10        Deputy boardmember Tilsynsrådet Kunstnernes Hus
2008             Curator, 40/40 Stenersen museet Oslo
2008             Jury member artist prize, Buskerud utstillingen
2006-2008    Boardmember LNM, Norwegian Painters Association
2005-2009    Deputy boardmember NBK,  Norwegian Visual Artists Association
2003             Jury member Romeriksutstillingen

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATION
2015             Full Professor
2014-2015    Course holder MA Art and Craft, Oslo National Academy of The Arts
2014-2003    Guest lecturer, Art and Craft, Oslo National Academy of The Arts
2009-2012    Head of the Art Department, Nordland Kunst og Filmfagskole
2002             Course holder Oslo University College, Faculty of Art and Design

 

MEMBERSHIPS
Member of NBK (Norwegian Visual Artists Association), LNM (Norwegian Painters Association), NBF (Norwegian Sculptors Association), Kunstnerforeningen (Norwegian Society of Artists)