CURRICULUM VITAE
MARTHE ELISE STRAMRUD



Born 1984, Kristiansand, Norway
Lives and works in Oslo, Norway


EDUCATION
2016 - 2018 MFA, Oslo National Academy of the Arts
2012 - 2013 Bergen School of Architecture
2008-2011 BFA, Bergen National Academy of the Arts, Norway
2009-2010 HFF, School of Photography, Gothenburg, Sweden
2007-2008 OFKS, Oslo Fotokunstskole, Oslo.
2006-2007 Prosjektskolen, Oslo


SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2014  Tag Team Studio, Bergen
          Sponge Relief, MELK, Oslo
          Crooked Trinkets, Fotogalleriet, Oslo
          Crooked Trinkets Levanger Kunstforening
          Crooked Trinkets Svolvær Kunstforening
          Crooked Trinkets Voss Kunstlag
2013  Crooked Trinkets, Kunsthall Stavanger
          Crooked Trinkets, Kristiansand Kunsthall
          All the things - And the Life That goes with Them, Duoexhibition with Audar Kantun, Percival Space, Oslo, Norway
          Stage, duoexhibition with Megan Hays, Sadie Halie Projects, New York, US


GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017  THEN ONE THING LED TO ANOTHER, Fotogalleriet, Oslo, Norway
          Drill 2, Monradsgate 13, Oslo, Norway
          WILDLIFE, Nesoddparken, Nesodden, Norway (upcoming)
2016  Got It For Cheap, David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
          Fading Forms, Entrèe, Bergen, Norway
          Sakte Bilder, Lillehammer Kunstmuseum, Lillehammer, Norway
          Got It For Cheap, Steinsland Berliner, Stockholm, Sweden
          Got It For Cheap, Agnes B’s Gallerie du Jour, Paris, France
          HISTORICODE: Scarcity and Supply, Nanjing International Art Festival, Baijia Lake Museum, Nanjing, China
2015  Hestvold, Stramrud, Wyller, Tag Team Studio, Berlin, Germany
          Doma International Art Festival, Sofia, Bulgaria
          Jubileumsutstilling, Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand, Norway
          Høstutstillingen, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway
2014  A Trustful Invitation (by Alexander Basile), UNSEEN Photo Fair, Amsterdam, Netherlands
          Rubbing, Landskrona Fotofestival, Sweden
          Vestlandsutstillingen, Kunsthall Stavanger
          Time Place Light Smell, Plattform, Stockholm, Sweden
2013  TURN TURTLE, Podium, Oslo
          Sørlandsutstillingen, Spriten Kunsthall, Skien, Norway
          Motlys, OSL Contemporary, Oslo
          Chroma pt IV, VOLT, Skostredet 20, Bergen
          De Joode & Kamutzki, Berlin, Germany
          LETTERS BY THE USELESS SPECTATOR, Hobusepea, Tallinn, Estonia
          Peculiar Poetics, Chicago, USA
2012  LUMPS OF WOOD (PAPER, COLOR, PLASTER), Tollbodallmenningen 39, Bergen, Norway
          We belong to you, you do not belong to us, Littlepaperplanes.com, online exhibition
          Høstutstillingen, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway (winner of the debutant prize)
          Exhibition at the art fair What A Mess! with MELK gallery
          Gruppe 11, Circulationcentralen, Malmö, Sweden
          Sørlandsutstillingen, traveling exhibition, Norway
          Følgene, Bergen Kjøtt, Bergen
2011  De Joode & Kamutzki, Berlin, Germany
          One Night Only, UKS, Oslo
          Undertoner, Wizard, Oslo
          Æringur, Bolungarvik, Iceland
          Fluktforsøk (with Gruppe 11), KNIPSU, Bergen
          Scandinavian Forest, curated by MELK gallery, Akershus kunstsenter, Lillestrøm
          Goldener Kentaur (European competition for Photography )Munich House of Artist Foundation
2010  After School Special, Vivelvindsgatan 12b, Gothenburg
          Cliffhanger, GalleryKronborg, Bergen
2009  Sudden Exposure, Rom 8, Bergen
          Fotosynteser, gallery ORO, Gothenburg
          Fire Walk With Me, GAGO, Oslo
          GROUP SHOW, Bergen National Academy of the Arts
          Naturally, The Natural History Museum, Bergen, Norway
2008  Degree Show, galleri OFKS, Oslo
          Utstilling uten navn, Markveien 46, Oslo
          OFKS in Museum of Contemporary Art, Haikou, China
          Group Show, Liberia Borges Institute of contemporary art, Guangzhou, China
2007  Killing Vilde von Krogh, Basement 33, Oslo
          Degree Show, Prosjektskolen, Oslo


CURATORIAL WORK
2010 - 2013 After School Special, a series of events presenting emerging contemporary artists at Landmark, Bergen Kunsthall.
2008 - ongoing. Co-curator and editor of the independent art magazine AAA.


WRITINGS AND REVIEWS
2016  Christine Hansen, Slow Pictures, published in the book Sakte Bilder, by Lillehammer Kunstmuseum in connection with the exhibition Sakte Bilder
          Christine Hansen, The Sculptural and Painterly in Photography, published in the book Sakte Bilder, by Lillehammer Kunstmuseum
2015  Jenny Kinge, Still, Life had a Way Of Adding Day to Day, in the book New Scandinavian Photography, edited by MELK and published by Black Dog Publishing
2014  Torunn Liven, Kunstkritikk.no, Unreadymades
          Arve Røed, Dagbladet 2 juni 2014, Svampebobs Enkle Gleder
          Line Ulekleiv, Klassekampen 28 mai 2014, De Enkle Ting
          Silje Rønneberg Hogstad, Billedkunst #4 2014, De Nære Ting
          Marthe Elise Stramrud, Aftenposten K Juni 2014, Bakom Bildet (Sponge Relief)
          Agatha Wara – Animal as Hell, Audio guide for the exhibition Sponge Relief, 2014
2013  The Plantation, 2013, Sculptural Photography
          Jan Otto Weisser, Fedrelandsvennnen 26 aug 2013, Overbevisende Debut i Kunsthallen
          Emma Claire, Dagens Næringsliv D2, 16 august 2013, Alt Det Gode
          Arne Skaug Olsen, Livingroom Politics, text for the exhibition catalogue Crooked Trinkets
          Ingrid Furre, I M ÅH OM TING, text for the exhibition catalogue Crooked Trinkets
2012  Kunstforum #4
          OBJEKTIV #6
          Memories of the World we are Leaving Behind, en epitah from Percival Space gallery
2011  Følgene (with gruppe 11)
          Shaping Time – Time and The City (with and by KNIPSU)
          VOW magazine, Netherland
          Æringur, exhibition catalogue, Iceland
          Fluktforsøk (with Gruppe 11)
2010  Poetry in Slow Motion, artistbook released at Furre Forlag
2009  AAA #1


COMMISSION AND GRANTS
2017 Commissioned work for Sunnaas Sykehus, Nesodden, Norway (curated by Helga-Marie Nordby and Eirin Støen).
2016 Funding from Vederlagsfondet
2015 3-year working grant from Art Council Norway
          Project-funding from Art Council Norway
2014  Funding from Art Council Norway
          Funding from Vederlagsfondet
          Vederlagsfondets 1 year working grant
          Mobility funding grant from Nordic Culture Point
2013  Mobility funding grant from Nordic Culture Point
          The municipality of Bergen’s cultural grant
          Funding from Art Council Norway
          Funding from Vederlagsfondet
          Rask Repsons, (Travel grant), Municipality of Bergen
          Vederlagsfondets 1 year working grant
2012  Høstutstillingens debutant prize
          Project funding from Art Council Norway
          Statens Diversestipend
          Sørlandsutstillingen's anual traveling grant
          Financial support from Art Council Norway, The Municipality of Bergen and Hordaland County for the project After School Special
2011 Financial support from Art Council Norway & The Municipality of Bergen for the project After School Special
          Financial support from The Municipality of Bergen for the publication Følgene with Gruppe 11
          Financial support from Art Council Norway for the exhibition Undertoner with Gruppe 11
2010  Financial support from The Municipality of Bergen & The Municipality of Kristiansand for the
          publication AAA with Audar Kantun


OTHER
2016 - ongoing Studies for Sogetsu School of Ikebana, teacher Lisbeth Lerum
Producer of Soppen - a Trollkrem Festival, 2016
Project Assistant of Oslo Open, 2015- ongoing
Producer of B-Open, 2012 - 2014
Administrator of Flaggfabrikken – Center for Photography and Contemporary Art
Project Assistant, Bergen Assembly 2013
Board member of UKS 2014 - 2018
Board member of the nomination committee for Forbundet Frie Fotografer 2013 - 2015


MEMBER OF
UKS, Unge Kunstneres Samfund (Young Artists Society)
FFF, Forbundet Frie Fotografer (Association for Fine Art Photographers)
NBK, Norske Billedkunstnere (Norwegian Contemporary Artists)


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
- Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand
- Sunnaas Sykehus (KORO), (upcoming)


PUBLICATIONS
- CROOKED TRINKETS, Catalogue for the exhibition Crooked Trinkets, 2013




















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