21 & 22 April 2018

Oslo Opens Reference group
Astrup Fearnley Museum for Moderne Art
Atelier Nord
Billedkunstnerne i Oslo og Akershus (BOA)
Forbundet Frie Fotografer (FFF)
Fotogalleriet
Fellesverkstedet
Kunstnernes Hus
The National Museum of Art, Archtecture and Design
Norsk Billedhoggerforening (NBF)
Norske Kunsthåndverkere Oslo og Akershus (NKOA)
Norsk senter for teknologi i musikk og kunst (NOTAM)
Norske tekstilkuntnere/SOFT
Tegnerforbundet (TF)
Young Artists Society (UKS)


Partners
Norwegian Crafts
Atelier
B-Open
OCA
Plot
Subjekt


Supported by
Adam Mickiewicz Institute
Arts Council Norway
City of Oslo, Agency for Cultural Affairs
The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Johansson, Robert

Sculpture, drawing, photo collage, print

I work with matters in relation to the wheel of nature a.k.a. lemniskate. Wood as material and theme is reoccuring in most of my works. I work with sculpture, drawing, photo collage and print.

Previous shows include outdoor project in Mo i Rana for North Norwegian Art Centre, NO (2017), Oslo utmark, NO (2015), The Drawing Museum in Laholm, SE (2015), North Norwegian Art Centre (2013), Nils Aas kunstverksted, NO (2013), Värmland museum, SE (2012), Boston Harbor Arts, US (2011), Trøndelag Centre for Contemporary Art, NO (2010), Alma Löv Museum, SE (2010), The Drawing Association, Oslo, NO (2009), 3rd Beijing International Art Biennale (2008) and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki, FI (2006).

Member of NBK, UKS, TF

2017 11 09 21.34.27
Mikado, 2017, Mo i Rana, for Nordnorsk kunstnersenter
2017 11 20 12.08.59
Mikado, 2017, Mo i Rana, for Nordnorsk kunstnersenter
2017 11 20 09.08.19
Mikado, 2017, Mo i Rana, for Nordnorsk kunstnersenter
2017 11 20 11.28.51
Mikado, 2017, Mo i Rana, for Nordnorsk kunstnersenter

Planned projects and exhibitions

2018: Dark Drawn, group show, Vilnius, Litauen
2018: Kongsvinger junior high school, public commission for Kongsvinger municipality
2014-2021: Campus Ås, art consultant for KORO- Public Art Norway
2015-2018: Nedre Foss park, art consultant for Oslo municipality

CV

Current and upcoming projects:
2018: Dark Drawn*, Nida Art Colony, Vilnius, Litauen, curator Rasa Antanavičiūtė
2018: Public commission at Kongsvinger junior high school for the municipality
2017: Mikado, outdoor art project in Mo i Rana for North Norwegian Art Centre

Exhibitions (=group show):
2015: Bergsdikt, Oslo Utmark, with Jan Hakon Erichsen
2015: Träd, The Drawing Museum in Laholm
, SE
2013 Swarm, North Norwegian Art Centre, Svolvær, NO, with Jan Hakon Erichsen
2012 Pine Pitch Aether, Kunstbanken, Hamar, NO
2012 Solo show, Värmlands Museum, Karlstad, SE
2010 Trøndelag Senter for Samtidskunst, Trondheim, NO, with Jan Hakon Erichsen
2010 Hotch Potch*, LX Factory, Lisbon, Portugal
2010 Kunstnersentret Møre og Romsdal, NO, with Jan Hakon Erichsen
2010 Taking Down Heaven, Alma Löv Museum, SE
2010 Nos fables, Susanne Pettersson Gallery, Stockholm, SE
2009 Tromsø kunstforening, NO, with Jan Hakon Erichsen
2009 Volta, Falkenberg museum*, SE
2009 Fly, Tegnerforbundet, Oslo, NO
2008 Tou Works 2, Tou Scene, Stavanger, NO
2008 The Body´s Thin Shell, 3rd Beijing International Art Biennale, CH, with Vanna Bowles
2007 New Zealand Film Archive, Wellington, NZ, with Vanna Bowles
2006 Nuevo Estocolmo*, Södertälje Konsthall, SE
2006 The Physics Room, Christchurch, NZ, with Vanna Bowles
2006 Te Tuhi – The Mark, Auckland, NZ, with Vanna Bowles
2006 ARS 06, Kiasma, Helsinki, FI, with Vanna Bowles
2005 NORWYDEO*, ATA, San Fransisco, USA, with Vanna Bowles
2002 PUGNAE SPECTACULUM, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, NO, with Vanna Bowles

Collections:
Landstinget i Värmland, SE, Falkenberg municipality,SE, Lørenskog municipality, NO, Södertälje municipality, SE, Akershus Kunstnersenter, NO, Gothenburg municipality, SE

Public art commissions
2016: Cambia imago, Senja vgs avd. Finnfjordbotn, for Troms fylkeskommune
2016: Stratum, Nytt operationshus, Karlstad, SE, for Landstinget i Värmland
2011: Inaugura, Harbor Arts, Boston, MA, USA, supported by Urban Arts Institute
2009: In situ, Våler ungdomsskole, Hedmark, for KORO-Public Art Norway
Art consultant
2014-2021: Campus Ås for KORO-Public Art Norway
2015-2018Nedre Foss park, for Oslo municipiality
2015-2018: Researcher sculptures by Siri Anker Aurdal, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo 2014-2015: Sydhavna for Oslo havn KF og Statens vegvesen 2013-2014: Godlia skole, for Oslo municipiality
2013-2014 Bok og blueshuset Notodden for KORO-Public Art Norway

Grants and awards:
2016: Diverse grant, Government Grants for Artists, NO
2014, 2011 BKV 1 year grant, NO
2013, 2011 Project grant, BKV, NO
2012, 2010, 2009, 2007, 2004 Exhibition grant, Arts Council Norway
2011, 2010 Mobility grant, Nordic Culture Point
2008 Best work prize, 3rd Beijing International Art Biennale, CH
2005 2 years working grant, Government Grants for Artists, NO
2005 NIFCA, 2 months residency, Helsinki, FI
2004, 2005 International support, Office for Contemporary Art, NO

Education:
2000- 2004 The National Academy of Fine Arts, Oslo, NO
2003 Akademie der bildenden Künste, Vienna, AU
1998-2000: Nordic Art School, Kokkola, FI
1996-1998: Falkenberg Art School, SE

Publications:
2013: Norrøn romantikk, Erik Friis Reitan Artscenetrondheim.com, 2 Feb, NO
2012: Tyst skog, Rolf Zandén, Tidningen Kulturen, 31 March, SE
2010: Myter och hot, Niels Hebert, omkonst.com, 23 Jan, SE
2009: Lys i mørket, Hanne Hammer Stien, Billedkunst no. 7, SE
2008: What is olympic art? Melinda Liu, Newsweek, U.S. Edition, 16 July
2007: Everything is connected, Mark Amery, Dominion Post, New Zealand, 23 Feb
2006: ARS 06, Kiasma, Helsingfors, Finland, katalogtekst, Per Brunskog
2005: Interaktioner i tre verk av Vanna Bowles och Robert Johansson,
Per Brunskog, 60 points BA, Lund University, SE
2004: Djuriskt på gymmet, Joar Tiberg, Aftonbladet, SE, 13 June
2003: Instant Performance, Ingunn Knudsen, Kunst no.4, NO
2002: Knock en illustrasjon på modernismen, Christer Dynna, Billedkunst no.4, NO

Membership:
NBK, UKS, Tegnerforbundet, Värmlands konstnärsförbund

Open on: Saturday

Address

Bogerudveien 13, 0692 Oslo
Bogerud metro station

www.robertjohansson.net/