Thorbjørn Sørensen
Born 1961
Lives and works in Oslo

Education
1987-91 The National Academy of Art, Oslo
1982-86 The National College of Arts and Crafts, SHKS, Oslo

Solo Exhibitions
2016 Galleri O S L contemporary, Oslo
2015 Galleri ARTendal, Arendal
2014 Galleri Gann, Sandnes
2013 Galleri K, Oslo
2010 Galleri Flach, Stockholm
2009 Kunstnerforbundet
2008 Galleri K, Oslo
2005 Galleri Flach, Stockholm
2003 Galleri Wang, Oslo
2001 Galleri Wang, Oslo
2000 Galleri Flach, Stockholm
1999 Galleri Wang, Oslo
1998 Galleri 54, Gothenburg, Galleri Flach, Stockholm
1996 Galleri Wang, Oslo
1995 Galleri Sølvberget, Stavanger

Selected Group Exhibitions
2015 Polykromer, Bomuldsfabriken Arendal. Kurator: Leonard Rickhard
2014 Gjennom naturen, Stenersenmuseet, Oslo
2011 Figurer og fortellinger / Figures and Narratives
From the Astrup Fearnley Collection. Shown at Sogn Kunstsenter, Lærdalsøyri
2009 Kunstprojects Berlin
2008 Selection from the Hydro art collection, Henie Onstad kunstsenter, Høvikodden
2007-08 Carnegie Art Award
2007 Cluster, The Nordea art collection. Henie Onstad kunstsenter. Daydreams and Nightmares, Tor Juuls private collection, Stenersenmuseet, Oslo
2004 Galleri Haaken, Galleri K og Galleri Wang, Henie Onstad kunstsenter, Høvikodden. Norweski las w Zachecie. Zacheta galleriet. Warsawa, Curator; Anne Karin Jortveit og Magda Kardasz
2000 Concrete, Nonfigurativ art in Norway 1920-2000. Lillehammer Kunstmuseum, Trondheim Kunstmuseum, Bergen Kunstmuseum
1999 An exhibition with no name, (with Fänge, Haugan, Kihlander, Lyngseth, Roth) Konstepedemien, Gothenburg
1998 The color between art and science, Stenersenmuseet, Oslo. Profiler, Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo. Fellessentralen, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo.
1997 En utställning till förmån för världens olyckligaste människa, Galleri Wang, Oslo
1996 MUE, project with Tore Lyngseth, Trondheim. Fritid, Galleri Bomuldsfabriken, Arendal
1994 Museum of Contemporary Art, Vilnius. Project in Gamlebyen with Tore Lyngseth, Oslo. Vænner, Bohusläns Museum, Uddevalla Konsthall
1993 Galleri Wang, Oslo
1991 "Ôvergångar", Galleri Rotor, Gothenburg
1991 3 fra Akademiet, Galleri Heer, Oslo
1990 Høstutstillingen, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
1989 Norsk Standard, Galleri Rotor, Gothenburg
1988 Høstutstillingen, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo Selected

Collections
Nasjonalmuseet, Oslo
Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo
Statens konstkonstråd, Stockholm
Utenriksdepartementet - UD, Oslo
Danske Bank, Oslo
H&M Hovedkontor, Stockholm
ICA Hovedkontor, Stockholm
Hydro
Nordea, Oslo
Norsk Kulturråd, Oslo
Statoil, Bergen
Telenor

Public Commissions
2009 Larvik Kulturhus Bølgen
2004 Hydro, Bergen
2000 Telenor, Bergen
2001 UD. Utenriksdepartementet, Oslo

Teaching Experience
2004-06 Professor at The National Art Art Academy, Trondheim
1996-97 Scientific officer at the National Art Academy, Oslo

Bibliography
2011 Ustvedt / Ny norsk kunst etter 1990 / New Norwegian Art since 1990
2011 Figurer og fortellinger / Figures and Narratives. From the Astrup Fearnley Collection
2010 Norsk Kunstårbok / Norwegian Art Yearbook
2008 Maretta Jaukkuri / Observing the Observers / Catalogue text / Gallery K
2008 Carnegie Art Award / Carnegie Art Award Publishing
2008 Pieces of Energy / StatoilHydro art collection
2007 Clusters. Contemporary Art from Nordea Norge’s Art Collection /
2006 Labyrinth Press
2002 Daydreams Nightmares / Tor Juul’s art collection / Stenersen museet
UKS forum nr 1.
2000 Konkret. Nonfigurativ kunst i Norge 1920-2000
Art Volume / Auksjonskatalog Stockholm
1999 Ina Blom /Painting as production/ In Composite. Art from the late 90s/
Published by The National Museum of Contemporary Art.
Ina Blom / Painting as production / Catalogue text / Galleri Wang
Eva-Lotta Holm Flach / Striped Paintings / Catalogue text / Galleri Wang
1998 Johannes Rød / Kunstneren i atelieret / Gyldendal Forlag
Oslo International Colour Conference / Stenersenmuseet
Fellessentralen. Norsk kunstproduksjon i 90-årene / Kunstnernes Hus
1996 Fritid / Bomuldsfabrikken / Arendal
1995 Lotte Sandberg / Deceptive Water / SIKSI – the Nordic Art Review 3/
MUE / Utstillingsserie
1994 Vänner / Konsthallen /Bohusläns Museum
The Contemporary Art Centre of Vilnius
1994 Billedkunstneren 5,6/
1993 Norsk Kunstårbok / Norwegian Art Yearbook
1991 Avgangsutstillingen / Statens Kunstakademi. Galleri F15