info@martheelise.com

2016–18

MFA, Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Norway

2012–13

Bergen School of Architecture, Norway

2008–11

BFA, Bergen National Academy of the Arts, Norway

2009–10

HFF, School of Photography, Gothenburg, Sweden

2007–08

OFKS, Oslo Fotokunstskole, Oslo, Norway

2006–07

Prosjektskolen, Oslo, Norway

2024

Sandefjord Kunstforening (duo with Catalina Aguilera)

2023

Kunstbanken, Hamar

2022

Trondheim Kunstmuseum Gråmølna, Trondheim

2020

Keramikk for baderommet, Salgshallen, Oslo (solo)

2019

Eva Bull Holte & Marthe Elise Stramrud, Galleri RAM, Oslo (duo)

2014

Fotogalleriet, Oslo (solo)

Sponge Relief, MELK, Oslo (solo)

Tag Team Studio, Bergen , Norway (solo)

Voss Kunstlag , Norway (solo)

Svolvær Kunstforening, Norway (solo)

Levanger Kunstforening, Norway (solo)

2013

Kunsthall Stavanger, Norway (solo)

Kristiansand Kunsthall, Norway (solo)

Stage, with Megan Hays, SADIE HALIE PROJECTS, New York, USA (duo)

All the Things and the Life That Goes With Them, with Audar Kantun, Percival Space, Oslo (duo)

2021

Heimkomst, med Gruppe 11, Gyldenpris Kunsthall, Bergen

CUP, QB Gallery, Oslo

CUP, Klassen bibliotek, København

2020

Sparebanken Sør Kunstnerpris, Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand

Kunstnermøte, Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand

Solidaritetsutstillingen, Salgshallen (Oslo)

2019

Coast Contemporary, Håholmen Havstuer, Averøy

Yellow, QB Gallery, Oslo

Pointed Consciousness, QB Gallery, Oslo

Vis Meg Din Hage, Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo

CHART art fair with RAM galleri, Den Frie, Copenhagen

2018

CHART art fair with RAM galleri, Den Frie, Copenhagen, Denmark

MFA graduation show, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway

2017

Drill 2, Monradsgate 13, Oslo, Norway

Then One Thing Led to Another, Fotogalleriet, Oslo, Norway

WILDLIFE Skulpturpark, Nesoddparken, Nesodden, Norway

Juleutstillingen, Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo, Norway

2016

Sakte Bilder, Lillehammer Kunstmuseum, Lillehammer, Norway

Fading Forms, Entrèe, Bergen, Norway

Got It For Cheap, Agnes B’s Gallerie du Jour, Paris, France, Steinsland Berliner, Stockholm, Sweden, David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

2015

Høstutstillingen, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway

Jubileumsutstilling, Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand, Norway

Doma International Art Festival, Sofia, Bulgaria

Hestvold, Stramrud, Wyller, Tag Team Studio, Berlin, Germany

2014

Time Place Light Smell, Platform, Stockholm, Sweden

A Trustful Invitation, Unseen Photo Fair, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Rubbing, Heavy Books i Gallery 7, Landskrona Fotofestival, Sweden

Vestlandsutstillingen, Kunsthall Stavanger, Norway

2013

TURN TURTLE, Podium, Oslo, Norway

Chroma pt IV, Skostredet 20, Bergen, Norway

Motlys, curated by Randi Thommessen (Lautom), OSL Contemporary, Oslo, Norway

Peculiar Poetics, Chicago, USA

De Joode & Kamutzki, Berlin, Germany

Letters by the useless spectator, Hobusepea, Tallinn, Estonia

Sørlandsutstillingen, Spriten Kunsthall, Skien, Norway

2012

Lumps of Wood (Paper, Color, Plaster), Tollbodallmenningen 39, Bergen, Norway

Sørlandsutstillingen, traveling exhibition, Norway

Gruppe 11, Circulationcentralen, Malmö, Sweden

Høstutstillingen, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway (winner of the débutante prize)

Følgene, Bergen Kjøtt, Bergen, Norway

2011

Goldener Kentaur, Munich House of Artist Foundation, Germany

De Joode & Kamutzki, Berlin, Germany

Undertoner, Wizard, Oslo, Norway

One Night Only, UKS, Oslo, Norway

Æringur, Bolungarvik, Iceland

Fluktforsøk (with Gruppe 11), KNIPSU, Bergen, Norway

  • Scandinavian Forest, curated by MELK gallery, Akershus kunstsenter, Lillestrøm, Norway

2010

After School Special, Vivelvindsgatan 12b, Gothenburg, Sweden

Cliffhanger, Gallery Kronborg, Bergen, Norway

2009

Fire Walk With Me, GAGO, Oslo, Norway

Fotosynteser, gallery ORO, Gothenburg, Sweden

Naturally, The Natural History Museum, Bergen, Norway

GROUP SHOW, Bergen National Academy of the Arts

Sudden Exposure, Rom 8, Bergen, Norway

2008

Degree Show, gallery OFKS, Oslo, Norway

OFKS in Museum of Contemporary Art, Haikou, China

Utstilling uten navn, Markveien 46, Oslo, Norway

2007

Killing Vilde von Krogh, Basement 33, Oslo

Degree Show, Prosjektskolen, Oslo

2020

Årvoll Skole og Flerbrukshall, Oslo, Norway (with Kulturetaten, Oslo Kommune)

2017

Sunnaas Sykehus, Nesodden, Norway (with KORO, Art in Public Space Norway)

2022

Three year working grant from The Relief Fund for Visual Artists

Exhibition support from Norwegian Visual Artists Fund

Exhibition support from Arts Council Norway

2021

Working grant from Norwegian Visual Artists Fund

Publication support from AKO Foundation

Publication support from The Relief Fund for Visual Artists

Publication support from Anne Marie Carl Nielsen Foundation

Publication support from Agder fylkeskommune

2020

Project funding from Norwegian Visual Artists Fund

Exhbition support from Arts Council Norway

Publication support from Arts Council Norway

Support from Cultiva Express

Working grant from Norwegian Visual Artists Fund

2019

Exhibition support from Arts Council Norway

Miscellaneous grant from Arts Council Norway

Artist in Residence at Nordic Art Center Dale

2018

BKH Kunststudentstipend

Project funding from Norwegian Visual Artists Fund

2016

Project funding from Norwegian Visual Artists Fund

2015

Exhibition support from Art Council Norway

3-year working grant from Art Council Norway

2014

Exhibition Support from Art Council Norway

1 year working grant from Norwegian Visual Artists Fund

Mobility Funding, Kulturkontakt Nord

Exhibition Support from Norwegian Visual Artists Fund

2013

Rask Repsons, (Travel grant), Municipality of Bergen

Cultural grant from the Municipality of Bergen, Norway

1 year working grant from Norwegian Visual Artists Fund

Mobility Funding, Kulturkontakt Nord

Exhibition support from Norwegian Visual Artists Fund

Exhibition Support from Art Council Norway

2012

Exhibition support from Art Council Norway

Financial support from Art Council Norway, The Municipality of Bergen and Hordaland County for the project After School Special

Statens Diversestipend

2021

Ceramic Fact Statement / Keramisk faktaopplysning (bound book, 224 pages, five essays, one interview, 152 works of art). Designed by Parabol Studio and published by Uten tittel AS.

2019

Vis meg din hage, exhibition catalogue from Kunstnerforbundet

Eva Bull Holte & Marthe Elise Stramrud, exhibition catalogue from Galleri RAM

2018

Can Handmade Objects Radiate Joy? (artist book)

Kunst på Sunnaas Sykehus, catalogue from public commission

2016

Sakte Bilder, exhibition catalogue from Lillehammer Kunstmuseum

2015

New Scandinavian Photography. London: MELK and Black Dog Publishing

2013

Crooked Trinkets (catalogue for the exhibition Crooked Trinkets)

The Plantation, 2013, Sculptural Photography

2012

OBJEKTIV #6

Memories of the World we are Leaving Behind, en epitah from Percival Space gallery

Kunstforum #4

2011

Følgene (with gruppe 11)

VOW magazine, Netherland

Fluktforsøk (with Gruppe 11)

Æringur, exhibition catalogue, Iceland

Shaping Time – Time and The City (with and by KNIPSU)

2010

Poetry in Slow Motion, artist book released at Furre Forlag

2021

Multiple Friends/Mange venner, essay by Rhea Dall

Irreverence as a Method/Det respektløse som metode, essay by Marianne Zamecznik

Smashing Myths and Adding Nuance/Myteknusing og nyansering, essay by Hilde Mørch

A Curated Ceramic Tribute/ Kuratert keramisk hyllest, essay by Live Drønen

The Next Great Moment/Det neste store øyeblikk, interview/epilogue with Marie Hallandvik Hortemo

Påpeker Tangensamlingens blinde flekker med keramikk og godt humør, bokanmeldelse i Morgenbladet av Espen Hauglid, 19.11.2021

Kunsthistoriske solidaritetshandlinger, bokanmeldelse i Kunstavisen av Kjetil Røed, 24.22.2021

Om å knuse myter og kritikken av «kunsthistorien», intervju av S. Sunby i Kunsthåndverk no 3

Det ingen kan overse, bokanmeldelse av Nina Schønsby og Halvor Haugen, Billedkunst 9.12.2021

Dette var årets ti beste kunstutstillinger, anmeldelse i Vårt land av Kjetil Røed, 31.12.2021

2020

Kvinner og kunstnerskap, Trude Gomnæs-Ugelstad & Else-Brit Kroneberg (SKMU), Fvn 12.05.2020

De snakker om Tangen-samlingen, Torgeir Eikeland, Fædrelandsvennen, 07.05.2020

Mestermøte, Sara Hegna Hammer, Klassekampen, 19.05.2020

Ujevne Kunstnermøter, Kåre Bulie, Klassekampen 08.07.2020

To Lift, essay by Agatha printed in artist book for Sørlandets Kunstmuseum

Hvem skal vi huske? Intervju at Kunstpodden, Cecilie Tyri Holt, 28.08.2020


2019

Marthe Elise Stramrud kaster nytt lys på et glemt kunstnerskap, Subjekt.no, 03.09.2019

I Stue og kjøkken, Aleksi Manilla, Morgenbladet 30.08.2019

Kitchen Stories, essay by Rhea Dall

Avgangsutstillingen viser et vanvittig nivå på den nye norske kunstscenen, Subjekt, 30.05.2018

Fascinerende utstilling om hager. Fordi hager er fine, Subjekt.no 28.05.2019

Noen Trær Bærer Rar Frukt, Tommy Olsson, Klassekampen 12.06.2019

2018

Silje Rønneberg Hogstad, Underveis med mot, Billedkunst #3, print

Emomaterialistene, Stian Gabrielsen, Kunstkritikk, 22.06.2018

2017

Interview and poster with Tine Semb in Billedkunst #5, 2017

2016

Artist presentation in “Sakte Bilder”, exhibition catalogue from Lillehammer Kunstmuseum

2015

Jenny Kinge. “Still Life Had a Way of Adding Day to Day.” Print

Artist presentation in “New Scandinavian Photography.” London: MELK and Black Dog Publishing. print

2014

Agatha Wara, audio guide/installed floortext for the exhibition Sponge Relief at MELK 2014, Animal as Hell

Silje Rønneberg Hogstad, Billedkunst #4 2014, De Nære Ting, print

Marthe Elise Stramrud, Aftenposten K Juni 2014, Bakom Bildet (Sponge Relief), print

Arve Røed, Dagbladet 2 juni 2014, Svampebobs Enkle Gleder, print

Torunn Liven, Kunstkritikk.no, Unreadymades, web

  • Line Ulekleiv, Klassekampen 28 mai 2014, De Enkle Ting, print

2013

Arne Skaug Olsen, Livingroom Politics, text for the exhibition catalogue Crooked Trinkets

Jan Otto Weisser, Fedrelandsvennnen 26 aug 2013, Overbevisende Debut i Kunsthallen

Ingrid Furre, I M ÅH OM TING, text for the exhibition catalogue Crooked Trinkets

Emma Claire, Dagens Næringsliv D2, 16 august 2013, Alt Det Gode

Nasjonalmuseet, Oslo, Norway

KORO, Art in Public Space Norway

KODE, Bergen, Norway

Oslo kommunes kunstsamling, Oslo, Norway

Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand, Norway

Kunst på Arbeidsplassen, Oslo, Norway

Various private collections

UKS, Unge Kunstneres Samfund (Young Artists Society)

NBK, Norske Billedkunstnere (Norwegian Contemporary Artists)

NK, Norske Kunsthåndverkere

2020–2021

Director of Oslo Open

2014–20

Board member of UKS, Unge Kunstneres Samfund, (Young Artists Society)

2014–17

Project Assistant, Oslo Open

2013–15

Head of Production, Soppen - a Trollkrem festival with Oslo Pilot

2015–16

Member of the nomination committee for FFF (Association for Fine Art Photographers)

2012–14

Administrator of Flaggfabrikken – Centre for Photography and Contemporary Art Bergen

2012–14

Producer of B-open, Open Studios, Bergen

2013

Project Assistant, Bergen Assembly

2010–13

Founder and curator, After School Special, Landmark, Bergen Kunsthall

1291, 157cm x 127cm x 10cm, highfired and glazed stoneware, exhibited at Sørlandets Kunstmuseum (SKMU)2020
991 (Friminutt), 196cm x 112cm x 10cm, highfired glazed stoneware2020
995 & 993 (Friminutt), 160cm x 126cm x 10cm, highfired glazed stoneware2020
994 (Friminutt), 140cm x 117cm x 10cm, highfired glazed stoneware2020
1485/767, 18cm x 32cm x 14.5cm, Ceramic (flat vase on plinth)2022
1470, 40cm x 36cm x 10cm, Ceramic (flat vase)2022
1479 , 18cm x 22.6cm x 6cm, Ceramic (flat vase)2022
1461/1482 , 22cm x 52.5cm x 15cm, Ceramic (flat vase on plinth)2022
1483/1480, 19.5cm x 42.5cm x 10cm, Ceramic (flat vase on plinth)2022
Keramisk faktaopplysning / Ceramic Fact Statement (book), 224 pages, Norwegian & english, essays by Rhea Dall, Hilde Mørch, Live Drønen, Marianne Zamecznik, Marie Hallandvik Hortemo and Agatha Wara2021
Keramisk faktaopplysning / Ceramic Fact Statement, a series of ceramic figures that addresses the Tangen collection and the rich absence of what it has left out2020
Keramisk Faktaopplysning (Tora Vega Holmström), Ceramic2020
Keramisk Faktaopplysning (Agnes Slott Møller), Ceramic2020
Keramisk Faktaopplysning (Else Marie Jacobsen), Ceramic2020
Keramisk Faktaopplysning (Tove Jansson), Ceramic2020
751, 752, 753, 754 & 755, 31cm x 28cm x 37cm, Highfired glazed porcelain on stoneware2019
751, 752, 753, 754 & 755 (flipside), 31cm x 28cm x 37cm, Highfired glazed porcelain on stoneware2019
798, 799, 800, 801 & 802 , 35cm x 45cm x 34cm, highfired glazed porcelain on stoneware2019
750, 29.5cm x 24cm x 9cm, Ceramic2019
830 - 894 (flipside), 107.5cm x 37.5cm x 7.5cm, Highfired glazed porcelain on earthenware2019
830 - 894, 375cm x 107.5cm x 7.5cm, Highfired glazed porcelain on earthenware2019
Stacks of cups2016
670, Ceramic wall vase2019
670 (flipside), Ceramic wall vase2019
Vis Meg Din Hage, Ceramic installation of vases with flowers at Kunstnerforbundet2019
Vis Meg Din Hage, Ceramic installation with flowers at Kunstnerforbundet2019
Pasta Bowl, Ceramic2019
Two Flower Vase, Ceramic2019
675, 27cm x 47cm x 13cm, Ceramic2019
688, 36.5cm x 62.5cm x 12cm, Ceramic2019
502, 670, 677, 676, 450, Ceramic wall installation at QB Gallery2019
501, 54cm x 39cm , Ceramic wall relief2018
676, 55cm x 41cm , Ceramic wall relief2019
502, 50cm x 38cm x 3cm, Ceramic wall relief2019
405, 48cm x 26cm x 38cm, Ceramic2019
325 and the Beanstalk, ceramic sculptures2018
316, 318, 310 & 313, ceramic sculptures2018
314/319 & 107, 80cm x 167cm x 26cm, ceramic wall sculpture2018
313, 38cm x 71cm x 27cm, ceramic2018
Two Flower Vase, 15cm x 22cm x 7cm, Ceramic2019
316, ceramic2018
316 (detail), ceramic2018
318, 42cm x 28cm x 31cm, Ceramic2018
644, 29cm x 40cm x 29cm, Ceramic2019
406, 95cm x 102cm x 18cm, Ceramic2018
Vase or Vice Versa, 36cm x 60cm x 7cm, ceramic2017
Vase or Vice Versa, 80cm x 120cm , ceramic2017
Vase or Vice Versa, 130cm x 100cm , ceramic2017
Vase or Vice Versa, 80cm x 120cm , ceramic2017
Vase or Vice Versa, ceramic2017
107, 31cm x 14cm x 29cm2017
Flat Vase II , ceramic2017
Vessels, 2.5m x 3m , photography and ceramic2017
Flat Vase VII2017
Fluky Droop, 40cm x 49cm x 30cm, ceramic2017
Flat Vase VI, 42.5cm x 26cm x 7cm, ceramic2017
Disse Blomstene Visner Aldri , photography2017
Disse Blomstene Visner Aldri (nr 14), 45cm x 60cm , photography2017
Disse Blomstene Visner Aldri (nr 25), 48cm x 60cm , Photography2017
Sponge Relief, Various sponges, wood2014
Untitled (Sponge Relief #8 & #4), Various sponges, wood2014
Untitled (Sponge Relief #7), 31.5cm x 41cm x 7cm, various sponges, wood2014
Shadow is the Queen of Color, 53cm x 40cm , photography2013
Crooked Trinkets, photography2014
Crooked Trinkets, photography2014
Untitled (Livingroom Poetics no 9), 12.7cm x 10.6cm , photography2013
Untitled (Livingroom Poetics no 2), 12.7cm x 10.16cm , photography2011
Untitled (Livingroom Poetics no 10), 59cm x 73.75cm , photography
Untitled (Livingroom Poetics no 8), 12.7cm x 10.16cm , photography2011