Sissel Johansen

Sissel can be visited saturday april 18th 12:00—18:00
The address to Sissel's studio is Schweigaardsgate 34 A, 0185 Oslo

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You can use public transit! The nearest stop is: Grønland subway

I am interested in the spontanious action of drawing and painting. I have a process based approach where being present in the moment is vital. The ever changing impulses floating through mind and body are translated and materialised as spontanous signs and traces.

I leave much open space in my work as I am interested in the concept of emptiness and how this can have different values and meanings. In my work I look at dualities related to emptiness, such as presence-absence, calmness-chaos, noice-silence, said-unsaid.

Painting, drawing

Sisseljohansen tilblivelser og sammenstyrtninger 2019
Sissel Johansen, 2019, Tilblivelser og sammenstyrtninger, blandet teknikk på mdf
sissel johansen, 2019, Valse/french waltz, blandet teknikk på mdf, A4
Sissel Johansen, 2019, Nymphaea, blandet teknikk på mdf, A4
Uten tittel
Sissel Johansen, Uten tittel, 2019, blandet teknikk på mdf, A4


Juried/curated exhibitions
2019 Romeriksutstillingen
2019 Artilleriverkstedet, Horten
2019 Galleri Golsa, Oslo, Velvet Ropes
2019 DORA, Trondheim, Velvet Ropes
2019 Bærumsutstillingen
2018 Romeriksutstillingen
2017 Romeriksutstillingen
2014 Nordic water colour painters, annual exhibition

Group exhibitions
2019 Open studios at Oslo Prosjektrom og Atelierfellesskap
2019 Juste Gallery, Stockholm, duo exhibition with Bente Tømmerås
2018 Galleri Kunstgjødsel, Oslo, duo exhibition with Camilla Gåre
2018 Galleri DC3, Bærum
2018 Oslo Prosjektrom
2018 “Take off”, Bærum Kunsthall
2017 S9 Galleri, Oslo

Scholarships and workshops
2017 Exhibition scholarship from Frifond
2017 Drawing workshop for children at S9 Galleri

Artist residency
2002/2003 Can Serrat artist residency, Spain, 6 months

2019-dd The Ode To, Stockholm

Board member
2018- d.d. Leader of “Salong!”, alumni organisation, Den Tverrfaglige Kunstskolen i Bærum

2019 Art history, KHiO
2015-2018 Den Tverrfaglige Kunstskolen i Bærum

Selected workshops: Drawing: Lara Soares, Isabel Baraona, Tatiana Amaral, Goncalo Pena Prints: Marisa Ferreira, Marianne Karlsen At history: Julio da Silva, Hilde Hernes, Sculpture, installations: Juan Milanes, Mariann Heyerdahl Text: Anne Thomassen, Vigdis Storsveen

2014-2015 Den Tverrfaglige Kunsskolen, workshops
2013 Gerlesborgskolan, summer workshop, contemporary water colour
2012 Gerlesborgskolan, summer workshop, contemporary water colour
2011/2012 Christiania Kunstakademi, workshops portrait drawing

Other education
2011 Ph.d. social psychology, NTNU