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Unni Askeland


Unni Askeland is an established Norwegian Artist who is internationally known for her unique artistic style and her extravagant life style. Her artworks can be found in private collections around the world, but also in public collections such as the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Norway, Norwegian Cultural Council, Rogaland Art Museum and Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum.


1991-1992 The National Academy of Fine Arts, Master class, Oslo, Norway
1987-1991 The National Academy of Fine Arts, Oslo, Norway
1984-1985 The National Academy of Fine Arts, Bergen, Norway
1983-1984 Academy of Fine Arts, Kabelvåg, Norway


Solo Exhibitions

2017 Selected works 2003-2017, Odda Litteratursymposium, Odda, Norway
2017 Selected works 2003-2017, Wrightegaarden, Langesund, Norway
2017 Selected works 2003-2017, Admini, Rjukan, Norway
2017 SNAPSHOTS, Galleri BKD, Tønsberg, Norway
2017 er jeg fin nok for deg, Galleri Fineart, Oslo, Norway
2014 Ski Kunstforening, Norway
2013 De ensomme – Munchadopsjoner, Galleri Fineart, Oslo, Norway
2013 Hamar kunstforening, Hamar, Norway
2013 Festivalkunstner Bodø Jazz Open, Galleri Bodøgaard, Norway
2013 Bohem og kunstner, Sunndal Kunstlag, Norway
2012 Memories & other narratives, Larvik Kunstforening, Larvik, Norway
2011 AU, w/Ari Behn, Galleri Fineart, Oslo, Norway
2011 BIG BIG BIG, Galleri Fineart, Oslo, Norway
2010 Close to greatness, Heiberg Cummings & T. Meeker Contemporary Art, NYC, USA
2009 Munchadopsjoner for Munchjubileet, Nicolines Hus, Kragerø, Norway
2009 Friezed II, Galleri Gathe, Bergen, Norway
2008 A lot of water under the bridge, Galleri Trafo, Asker, Norway
2008 Directors, actors, players and millionaires (m/Bjarne Melgaard), Arena Vestfossen, Norway
2008 Friezed, Heiberg Cummings & T. Meeker Contemporary Art, NYC, USA
2007 Selected works, Hå gamle prestegård, Rogaland, Norway
2006 Desire and Destruction, Blomqvist Kunsthandel, Oslo, Norway
2006 Big Blonde, Heiberg Cummings & T. Meeker Contemporary Art, NYC, USA
2006 Stills, 7011, Trondheim, Norway
2005 Munch Adoptions, Art Singel 100, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2004 Munch Adotions, Blomqvist Kunsthandel, Oslo, Norway
2003 Munch Adoptions, Gothenburg, Sweden
2002 Love me only love me lonely, Bergen Kunstforening, Bergen, Norway
2001 No. 5, Bergen Kunstforening (w/Sverre K. Bjertnæs), Bergen, Norway
2001 Cover Up, Galleri Christian Dam, Oslo, Norway
1999 NAF, Oslo (w/Bjarne Melgaard), Norway

Group Exhibitions

2017 Selected works, Hydrogenfabrikken, Fredrikstad, Norway
2017 Her Majesty Queen Sonja’s Jubilee Collection, The Royal Palace, Oslo, Norway
2017 Women in Art for Peace, International Peace Institute, Manama, Bahrain
2016 Intimitet, Mohn kunsthandel, Bergen, Norway
2015 Gud så deilig (w/Ari Behn), Galleri Svae, Gjøvik, Norway
2014 Påskeutstilling, Dr Holms Hotel, Geilo, Norway
2013 Møte. Edvard Munch – Unni Askeland, Gallery of Telemark, Norway
2012 LoveArt Expo, Monaco / Cap d’Ail
2012 After Munch, Art Eco Gallery, London, UK
2012 Bob Walkenhorst and Unni Askeland, Brekstad kulturfestival, Galleri Hans, Norway
2012 Tommy Olsson vs Unni Askeland – Battle 08, Pink Cube, Oslo, Norway
2012 Il- Loggia National Museum of Fine Arts, Valletta, Malta
2010 Sammen, Blaafarveværket, Modum, Norway
2009 Hamsunfantasier, Rådhusgalleriet, Oslo, Norway
2009 Hamsunfantasier, Trondheim Art Museum, Norway
2008 Clusters, Nordea Corporate Collection, Henie-Onstad Kunstsenter, Norway
2007 Norske Bilder, Oslo City Hall, Norway
2005 Reunion, Vestfossen, Norway
2005 18 at 27, Gallri 27, Oslo, Norway
2004 Sex and Flowers, HotRod, Oslo, Norway
2004 Pin-up, HotRod, Oslo, Norway
2004 Malernes tegninger, Blomqvist Kunsthandel, Oslo, Norway
2003 Trondheim Art Museum
2003 Tre unge normænd (w/Morten Viskum and Sverre K. Njertnæs), Galleri Christian Dam,Copenhagen, Denmark
2001 Schpaa, Bergen Kunstforening, Norway
2001 Ideologia, Nordic biennale, Gothenburg, Sweden
2001 Norske Bilder, Oslo, Norway
2001 No. 5, Bergen Kunstforening, Norway
2000 Tendencies, Galleri JMS, Oslo, Norway
2000 Nekrologer (w/Morten Viskum and Sverre K. Bjertnæs), Drammen Museum, Norway
2000 Schpaa, Den frie Udstilling, Copenhagen, Denmark
1992 The refuseds exhibition, Oslo, Norway
1991 Gallery F15, Jeløya, Moss, Norway
1987 Østlandsutstillingen, Norway

Public Collections and Procurements


2011 Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway, private collection
2008 The Norwegian National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design
2008 The Municipality of Ullensaker, Norway
2011 Olavsgaard Hotel, Skedsmo, Norway
2005 Rogaland Art Museum, Norway
2004 The Art Museum of Northern Norway
2001 Nordea Corporate Art Collection, Norway
2001 Arts Council Norway

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