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Ivar Vatne
Kupedalen 12
5723 Bolstadøyri, Norway
ivar@ivarvatne.com
+47 970 80 178

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Ivar Vatne

visual artist

born in Sandnes, Norway 1944

last name Wathne before 1975

media

painting, drawing, print-making

materials

oil, water colors and mixed media

drawings in pencil, inks and mixed media

digital prints in inkjet on paper

education

1963-64: university of Bergen, Norway

1969-70: artists' workshop, Stavanger, Norway

1976-79: teachers' academy, Tromsø, Norway

1986-87: university of Bergen, Norway

travels

1966: long stay in Spain

1968-69: long stay in Spain

from 1982: Spain annually

grants

1978: the cultural grant of Troms county, Norway

1981: national artists' material grant

1982: national grant for Norwegian establishing artists

one- and two-man exhibitions

1971: Sandnes Kunstforening, Sandnes, Norway

1972: Impuls, Tromsø, Norway

1974: Tromsø Kunstforening, Tromsø, Norway

1974: Bodø Kunstforening, Bodø, Norway

1975: Prelaten, Tromsø, Norway

1977: Tromsø Kunstforening, Tromsø, Norway

1978: Sandnes Kunstforening, Sandnes, Norway

1981: Galleri Paletten, Tromsø, Norway

1981: Tromsø Kunstforening, Tromsø, Norway

1984: Voss Kunstlag, Voss, Norway

2006: Voss Kunstlag, Voss, Norway

juried national end regional exhibitions

1970: Norwegian national autumn exhibition

1972: society of young Norwegian artists' spring exhibition

1972: Northern Norwegian regional exhibition

1972: Southern Norwegian regional exhibition

1972: Norwegian national autumn exhibition

1973: Norwegian young artists' spring exhibition

1973: Northern Norwegian regional exhibition

1973: Norwegian national autumn exhibition

1974: Northern Norwegian regional exhibition

1975: Northern Norwegian regional exhibition

1975: Western Norwegian regional exhibition

1975: Southern Norwegian regional exhibition

1976: Northern Norwegian regional exhibition (jury member)

1977: Northern Norwegian regional exhibition

1977: Southern Norwegian regional exhibition

1977: Norwegian national autumn exhibition

1978: FINN's gallery, the Northern Norwegian plays

1979: juried regional spring exhibition, Tromsø, Norway

1979: Northern Norwegian regional exhibition

1979: first Northern inter-Nordic exhibition, Norway, Sweden, Finland

1980: Western Norwegian regional exhibition

1981: Northern Norwegian regional exhibition (jury member)

1981: Western Norwegian regional exhibition

1982: regional exhibition of Hordaland, Norway

other exhibitions by selection or invitation

1971: auction exhibition, Lions Club Sandnes, Norway

1971: christmas exhibition, Galleri 12B, Fredrikstad, Norway

1971: christmas exhibition, Society of Young Norwegian artists

1972: collective exhibition, Group 9, Brevik, Norway

1972: auction exhibition, Lions Club Sandnes, Norway

1973: summer exhibition, Society of Young Norwegian artists

1974: auction exhibition, Lions Club Sandnes, Norway

1974: christmas exhibition, Tromsø Kunstforening, Tromsø, Norway

1977: Northern Norwegian artists in Oslo Kunstforening, Oslo, Norway

1977: presentation exhibition, Tromsø Kunstforening, Tromsø, Norway

1978: ambulant exhibition, SKINN, Northern Norway

1982: spring exhibition, Fauske Kunstforening, Fauske, Norway

1983: summer exhibition, Voss Kunstlag, Voss, Norway

1984: summer exhibition, Tromsø Kunstforening, Tromsø, Norway

1985: artists' gifts exhibition, Tromsø Kunstforening, Tromsø, Norway

1985: christmas exhibition, Voss Kunstlag, Voss, Norway

1986: summer exhibition, Voss Kunstlag, Voss, Norway

1988: Lurautstillinga, Sandnes, Norway

1989: Lurautstillinga, Sandnes, Norway

1990: Lurautstillinga, Sandnes, Norway

1991: Lurautstillinga, Sandnes, Norway

1992: Lurautstillinga, Sandnes, Norway

1992: 5 poster originals, Vossajazz, Voss, Norway

2002: christmas exhibition, Galleri Haganes, Sotra, Norway

2007: 400meterkunst, Voss, Norway

2008: 400meterkunst, Voss, Norway

2011: summer exhibition, Voss Kunstlag

2012: works in comission, Voss Kunstlag

2013: summer exhibition, Voss Kunstlag

collections

1972: University of Tromsø, Norway

1974: Northern Norwegian cultural council, Norway

1974: Norwegian cultural council, Norway

1974: Tromsø Kunstforening, Tromsø, Norway

1974: Bodø Kunstforening, Bodø, Norway

1974: Regional Hospital of Bodø, Norway

1979: Regional Hospital of Tromsø, Norway

art comissions

1980: Bardufoss military airport, the Norwegian cultural council, Norway

1983: Heggen secondary school, Harstad, Norway

comission consultant

1980: Fredlund, Sørreisa, the Norwegian cultural council

1980: installation of aquired works, Regional Hospital of Tromsø

other comissions

1986-90: posters for Vossajazz

1997-2007: webpage design for societies and teams

courses, talks, articles and presentations

1974: Travelling guide, Nord-Norge i Norsk Bildende Kunst

1974: Article about critical German realism, Nordlys 4. april

1974: Talk about critical German realism, Tromsø Kunstforening

1976: Course in oil painting, Målselv Mållag

1977: Course in oil painting, Tromsø AOF

1977: Course in oil painting, Målselv Mållag

1977: Course in art evaluation, Tromsø Kunstforening

1981: Course in understanding art, Tromsø Kunstforening

1981: Guide for Riksgalleriet, exhibition in Tromsø

2006: Course in oil painting, Voss Husflidslag

2007: Course in oil painting, Voss Husflidslag

delegate assignments

1974: Northern Norwegian visual artists' jury

1974: Northern Norwegian cultural council's acquisition committee

1975: jury member Northern Norwegian regional exhibition 1976

1977: Northern Norwegian visual artists revision committee

1980: jury member Northern Norwegian regional exhibition 1981

1981: jury member Central Norwegian regional exhibition

1981: Norwegian cultural council's acquisition committee

affiliations

1971: Society of Young Norwegian artists

1973: Northern Norwegian visual artists

1974: Norwegian visual artists

1982: Western Norwegian visual artists (Hordaland)

other professional activity

1985-2006: high school teacher

last update July 2013