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Hedda Bjerkeli

Jewellery & Object


© Hedda Bjerkeli  2014


EDUCATION

2008               Master, Ädellab- jewellery and silversmith, Konstfack, Stockholm,                         Sweden

2002-2005      Bachelor in visual art, Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden and Oslo                              National Academy of the Arts, Norway

2002              Two years at Oslo Drawing and Painting School, Norway

1995-1998      History of Art and Philosophy prepatory course, University of Oslo,                       Norway


EXHIBITIONS

2013                'Kunsthåndverk 2013', National Museum of Art and Design, Oslo,                        Norway

2013                'Collect 2013', with Galleri Format, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK

2013                'What comes around with KLINK and friends', Haugesund                        Kunstforening,

2013                'FRAME' during Schmuck, with Galleri Format, Munich, Germany  

2013                'The Black of Night' KLINK during 'From the Coolest Corner' Galleri                        Seilduken, Oslo

2012                ‘Christmas exhibition’, Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo, Norway

2012                ‘Bulles’, Alliages, Lille, France

2012                'Kunsthåndverk2012', National Museum of Art and Design, Oslo, Norway

2012                ‘KLINK Metall’ Boque auf Croque, during Schmuck, Munich, Germany

2012                ’KLINK:Norvegia’,  Group Exhibition, Design Forum, Helsinki, Finland

2010                ‘KLINK Presentation’, Group Exhibition, GalleriFormat, Bergen, Norway

2010                ‘Collect 2010 ‘, with Galleri Format, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK

2010                ‘KLINK honours Rombeporfyr’, Sculpture Arena East, Carl Berner, Oslo, Norway

2010                ‘KLINK Presentation’, Group Exhibition, Galleri Format, Oslo, Norway

2010                ‘Lingam’, The Catherijne Convent Museum, Utrecht, The Netherlands

2010                ‘Lingam’, WCC MONS/BERGEN, Belgium

2009                ‘Lingam’, Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden

2009                ‘Utstillingen09’, National Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, Oslo, Norway

2008                ‘International Talent Exhibition’, Dutch Design Week, Designhuis, Eindhoven,  

                       The Netherlands

2008                ‘Master Exhibition’, Konstfack, Stockholm, Norway  

2008                ‘Spoons’ Gallery Hothouse, Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Norway

2008                ‘Brainfood’, Gustavsbergs Gallery, Gustavsberg, Sweden

2007                Presentation, Gallery Hothouse, Oslo National Academy of Arts; Norway

2005                ‘Grassimesse’, Lepzig, Germany

2005                ‘Marzee International Graduate Show’, Gallerie Marzee, Nijmegen, The                           Netherlands

2005                ‘Bachelor Exhibition’, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden

2005                ‘Ädelcar‘, Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden

2004                ‘Dog Walk‘, Stockholm, Sweden

2004                ‘Swedish Style – young creators day‘, Swedish embassy, Tokyo, Japan

2004                ‘6 X 6 – rings‘, Gula Byggningen, Gustavsberg, Sweden

2004                ‘Silver Schools 2004‘, Legnica, Poland


GRANTS

2014                 3-year artist grant from the Norwegian Government

2013                 Visual Artists HELP FOUND (BKH)

2009                2-year artist grant from the Norwegian Government


PUBLISHED

2013                Contemporary Jewellery Yearbook, Grupo Duplex, Spain

2012                Article in the newspaper Østlandets Blad

2010                Article in Gullsmed og Ur. Jan 2010.

2009                ‘Lingam’, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, The Netherlands

2008                ‘The Compendium of Contemporary Jewellery Makers’, Darling Publications,                        Cologne, Germany

2006                ‘Konstfack’ about the University College of Arts, Craft and Design, Kolofon

2005                ‘International graduation show‘, Galerie Marzee, Netherland, catalogue

2005                Article in GZ Art + Design, no. 3

2005                Article in Konsthandverk (Sweden), no. 2


PURCHASED

2013                Private collection

2012                The Fund for Crafts, Permanenten, Kunstindustrimuseet ,Bergen, Norway

2009                Purchased by Erica Groet, collector of erotic jewellery and art

2002                Purchased by Oslo Drawing and Painting School


OTHER

2014-              Regional Manager of NK OA

2012-2013       Leader of the artist group KLINK

2011-2013       Curator, KLINK 'The Black of Night', during 'Coolest Corner', Oslo, Norway / ’The                        Black of Night- in summer’, Copenhagen, Denmark / Curator, 'KLINK:Norvegia',                        Helsinki, Finland

2005-2009       Workshops: Identity / Hungrig / Ikaros / Spoons / Blood and Spermden

2008                Making puppet costume for Little Big Planet, Playstation, Norway

2006                Student representative in the interview committee for applicants for BA/MA c                        ourses at Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden


MEMBER

The Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts

Norwegian gemological society

KLINK (www.klinkmetall.no)