Kjersti G. Andvig

Kjersti G. Andvig (b. 1978 Oslo, norway) was selected to participate in the HIGH-NORTH artists’ residency initiative. Her residency will take place at Glasgow Sculpture Studios from 01 July – 31 November 2014, where she will have access to a studio space and production facilities.

Kjersti G. Andvig grew up on the Lofoten islands where she studied for one year at Kabelvåg Art and Film school. She graduated from the National Academy of Art in Oslo in 2003. As an artist, her work often takes the form of long-term commitments to situations that demand complete personal dedication. She has had solo exhibitions at Rekord, Oslo, Triangle, Marseille, and Akershus Kunstsenter, Lillestrøm, and her work has been seen in group exhibitions including Lights On at the Astrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo, the Carnegie Art Award exhibitions in 2010 and the Lofoten International Art Festival, 2011.