Anne-Karin Furunes

Born 1961 in Norway - lives and works in Trondheim

Professor at the Academy of Fine Art in Trondheim

Teacher in higher education since 1997



1986-88/91-93          The National Academy of  Fine Art, Oslo

1989:                         Graduate of  The Norwegian Technical

                                  High School, Dept. of Architecture, Trondheim

Additional Education

1993-94:                    Fifth year at The Academy of Fine Art, Trondheim

1988:                         Two semesters at The Architectural Association, London,                                                                                  

                                  Diploma I, with Peter Wilson

1985:                         Architectural High School in Oslo,

                                  Complex Building, with Sverre Fehn

1984-85:                    School of Arts and Crafts, Oslo

1983-84:                    Department of Architecture

                                  The Royal Academy of Art, Copenhagen, Denmark



*Denotes exhibition catalogue or accompanying publication

2007:                         Barry Friedman Ltd., New York, USA

                                  Galleri Andersson Sandström, Umeå, Sverige

2006:                         Galerie Anhava, Helsinki, Finland

                                  Conny Dietzschold Gallery – Melbourne, Australia

2005:                         Conny Dietzschold Gallery – Sydney, Australia

2004:                         Schröder Galerie, Cologne, Germany

2003:                         Galleria Traghetto , -Venezia, Italy

                                  Molde International Jazz Festival, Molde Kunstforening

                                  Conny Dietzschold Gallery – Sydney, Australia

                                  Galleri K-Nina Roos & Anne-Karin Furunes*

                                  “Excursion into the slightest of Signs”, Oslo, Norway

                                  (text by Anders Kreuger)

 2002:                        Galleri Stefan Andersson, Umeå, Sweden

                                  Galleria Kari Kennetti, Helsinki, Finland

2001:                         Tromsø Kunstforening

2000:                         Galleri K, Oslo*

                                 (text by Mika Hannula)

2000:                         Trondheim Kunstmuseum*

                                 (text by Steve Dixon)

                                  Galleri S.E., Bergen, Norway *

                                 (text by Audun Eckhoff)

1999:                         Galleria Kari Kennetti, Helsinki, Finland

                                  Die Weisse Galerie, Cologne, Germany*

1998:                         Galleri K, Oslo,*

                                 (text by Gary Michael Dault)

                                  Skyatlas, Tr. Kunstnersenter.

                                  Sofie Persvik & Helena Kive

1997:                         Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto, Canada

1996:                         Galleri K, Oslo, *

                                 (text by Gertrud Sandqvist)

1994:                         The Project Room, Galleri F15,

                                 Gertrud Sandquist, curator




*Denotes exhibition catalogue or accompanying publication

2007:                         Art Basel, Galerie Anhava, Switzerland

                                  Art Brüssel, Galleri Andersson Sandström, Belgium

                                  Kunstmarked, Galleri Andersson Sandström, Stockholm, Sweden

                                  Preus Fotomuseum, From the daguerrotype to digitalization, Horten, Norway

2006:                         Art Miami Basel, Galerie Anhava, USA

                                  Artforum Berlin, Galleri K, Galerie Anhava, Germany

                                  Art Brüssel, Galerie Anhava, Belgium

                                  Symbolic Order, Rogaland Kunstmuseum, Norway

                                  Prosjektrommet 93-06, Galleri F15, Moss Bryggeri Utstillingshall, Norway

2005:                         Beijing Biennale 2005 Winner of the Second Prize Reward, China*

                                  The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design, Exhib. (12.02.2005-09.12.2008)

                                  Oslo, Norway                           

                                  Diskurs, Drammen museum, Drammen*

                                  Symbolic Order, Trondheim Kunstmuseum*

                                  Artfair Cologne, Conny Dietzschold Gallery, Germany

                                  Artforum Berlin 2006, Galleri K, Germany

                                  Stockholm Artfair, Galleri Stefan Andersson, Sweden

                                  Artfair in Bologna, Galleria Traghetto, Italy

                                  Trondheim Kunstmuseum, Summerexhibition 2005, Norway

2004:                         Dynamics of the face, Galleria d'Arte Moderna di palazzo Ducale in Pavullo nel

                                  Frignano, Italy*

                                  Sal Haaken, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo*, Norway

                                  Stockholm Artfair, Galleri Stefan Andersson, Sweden

                                  Artfair in Bologna, Galleria Traghetto, Italy

                                  Art Chicago, Barry Friedman Ltd., USA            

                                  Maleri?/Painting? Galleri F15, Moss, Norway

2003:                         Artforum Berlin 2003, Galleri K, Germany

                                  night train-Surrealist Routes to Kiasma’s Collections, Kiasma, Finland

                                  Artfair in Bologna, Galleria Traghetto, Italy

                                  Stockholm Artfair, Galleri Stefan Andersson, Sweden

                                  Art Palm Beach, Barry Friedman Ltd., USA      

                                  Art Fair Milano, Galleria Traghetto

2002:                         Lys, Bomuldsfabrikken, Arendal

                                  Art Basel Miami, USA

                                  Melbourne Art Fair 2002, Conny Dietzschold Gallery,

                                  (Australian and International Contemporary Art  Project)

                                  Artforum Berlin 2002, Galleri K

                                  Umedalen Skulpturpark, Galleri Stefan Andersson, Umeå, Sweden

                                  Art Basel Miami, Barry Friedman Ltd., USA

2001-02:                    Painting&Painting, Kristinehamn Museum of Art

2001:                         Biennial in Painting

                                  The nordic countries & the Baltic States-

                                  Väsby Konsthall and Galleri Vilunda, Stockholm*

                                  “To  build a Collection”

                                  The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo

2000:                         Melbourne Art Fair 2000, Die Weisse Galerie,

                                  (Australian and International Contemporary Art  Project)

                                  Artforum Berlin 2000, Galleri K and

                                  Galleria Kari Kenetti

                                  Andres Verk /Interplay,

                                  The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo

                                  Kvit Akse, Bergen Kunstforening*

                                  Bomuldsfabriken, Arendal

                                  Hå gamle prestegård, Jæren

                                  Out of Home / Ausser Haus,

                                  Trondheim Kunstmuseum*

                                  Stockholm Art Fair, Galleria Kari Kenetti

                                  Swanljungs Collection Exhibition, Helsinki*

1999-00:                    Carnegie Art Award Exhibition,

                                  Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo*

                                  Amos Andersons konstmuseum, Helsinki

                                  Konstakademien, Stockholm

                                  Sophienholm, Copenhagen

                                  Listsafni Islands, Reykjavik

                                  Barbican Art Center,The Curve, London

                                  Stockholm Art Fair, Galleri K

                                  Galleri K, Oslo

1999- 00:                   Frankfurt Art Fair, Galleria Kari Kenetti

1998-99:                    Art forum Berlin, Galleri K*

                                  80/90 Mirrors of our time,

                                  Works from the National Museum of Contemporary Art,

                                  Oslo at Listsafni Islands.*

                                  International Photoscene Köln 1998

                                  with Tracey Moffatt & Mary Lou Pavlovic,

                                  Die Weisse Galerie, Cologne, Germany*

1998:                         4 Utstillere, Norges Hus, Stockholm*

1997:                         Jeanne d ´arc, Riksutstillingene*

                                  Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand

                                  Nordenfjelske Kunstindustrimuseum, Trondheim

                                  Vestlandets Kunstindustrimuseum, Bergen

                                  Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum, Tromsø 

1996:                         Mørketidsutstillingen, Tromsø Kunstforening

                                  Portrait, The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo*

                                  Trøndelagsutstillingen, Trondheim

1995:                         DIXI, project featuring  34 Emerging Norwegian Artists, Oslo*

                                  Høstutstillingen,  Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo

                                  Juni-utstillingen, Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo

1994:                         Desemberutstillingen, Trondheim Kunstforening

                                  Høstutstillingen, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo

                                  Heimdalsutstillingen, Trondheim*


                                  Kunstnersenteret i Trøndelag

1992:                         Desemberutstillingen,

                                  Trondheim Kunstforening

1991:                         The oral picture, Galleri Mevlana, Oslo, curated by Tom Sandqvist *

                                  Dialogue, Galleri Rotor, Gøteborg, Sverige

1990:                         The true and untrue picture, 

                                  The Norwegian Art Academy in Oslo, curated by Tom Sandqvist *

                                  Overganger, with Ingrid Book and Carina Hedén, Oslo Kunstforening *

1988:                         End of the Year Exhibition, Architectural Association, London, England *

                                  Bahnhof Westend, with H.D.K., Berlin

1987:                         Artlantis, Håholmen, with H.D.K., Averøy *

                                  Interaction, 4 students from Art Academy  in Oslo, Galleri Rom

1986:                         Project - A chair, Interior-Messe Milano,

1985:                         Architecture from inside-out,

                                  Ecole Speciale d´Architecture, Paris



2005:                         The National Museum in China, Beijing

2003:                         Konstvägen, Sweden

                                  Kistefos Museum, Norway

2002:                         Tromsø Museum of Contemporary Art, Norway

                                  Saastamoinen Foundation Art Collection, Finland

                                  Landstinget Västernorrland, Sweden


                                  Landstinget Västerbotten, Sweden

                                  Landstinget Jönköping, Sweden

                                  Landstinget Kronoberg, Sweden

                                  Landstinget Gävleborg, Sweden

                                  Landstinget Västra Götalandsregionen, Sweden

                                  Jönköpings Kommun, Sweden

                                  Sundsvalls Kommun, Sweden

                                  Umedalen Skulptur, Balticgruppen, Umeå, Sweden

1996-98-00:               The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway

1999-00:                    KIASMA, Helsinki, Finland                

1996-00:                    Norwegian Culture Fund

2000:                         The Museum of Art, Trondheim, Norway

2000:                         Trondheim Kommune, Norway

1999:                         Swanljungs collection, Helsinki



2005:                         Deutsche Bank (Norman Foster Building ), Sydney /Aluminum work “The Door” high:270 cm x wide:426,9 cm

                                  Henrik Wergelands Hus, Eidsvoll 1814 Wall: 4,80 m x 26,40 m, Finished 05

                                  St. Olavs Hospital, Trondheim (Competition), work in aluminium, Finished 05

2004:                         Avinor, "The new Tower", Trondheim Airport, Wall: 3m x 5,15m, Finished 04

2003:                         Hydro, outdoor work at Grane oil platform , 300cm  x 300cm

2001:                         Stjørdal V.G. skole, One Wall,  measuring: 360cm x 840cm,

                                  painted and perforated aluminium.

                                  Finished in August 01.

2000:                         Telenor Bergen, Two works, each measuring: 1075cm x 714cm,

                                  painted and perforated aluminium.

                                  Finished in July 00.

1999:                         First Prize in The Competition for  Public Art at The National Theatre

                                 Station, (The main platform), Oslo, 500m (250m on each side) x 2m frieze.

                                 Finished in November 99.

                                (N.Th. Station got Brunel Award 2001 for its Comission Art)