Biosenario

Artist Biography

Biosenario Artists - Tone Boska and Kjersti Sletteland www.biosenario.com

2016 Winter Exhibition, Tatha Gallery, Newport-on-Tay (group exhibition)

2016 Scottish Art Club, Edinburgh (group exhibition)

2016 Winner of The Royal Scottish Academy RSA open Exhibition 2016

– An Talla Solais Residency Prize

2017 2016 RSA Open, Royal Scottish Academy

2016 (group exhibition)

2015 Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop (group exhibition)

2014 Celebrating Ceramics St. Margarets House, Edinburgh (group exhibition)

2014 Galleri Mjøsvågen, Osterøy Norway (solo exhibition)

2013 Winter Art Fair, Bergen Norway

Tone Boska

Education:

2012-2013 Bergen University College/University of Bergen

Western Norwegian Academy of Culture; Textile Culture

2010            Bergen University College, study: Entrepreneurship and Establishing

2000-2001   Bergen Ceramic Institute

1991-1995   Bergen University College and Stord University College

Faculty of Education: Specializing in music, arts and handcrafts

Work experience/art:

2016 Curating art performance project for "Levande lokale Lærdal", Outdoor performance in cooperation with curator Kjell-Erik Ruud

2016 The Norwegian Centre for Design and Architecture: Project leader

2016 Winter Exhibition, Tatha Gallery, Newport-on-Tay (group exhibition)

2016 Scottish Art Club, Edinburgh (group exhibition) 2016 Winner of The Royal Scottish Academy RSA open Exhibition 2016

– An Talla Solais Residency Prize 2017

2016 RSA Open, Royal Scottish Academy 2016 (group exhibition)

2015 Basment gallery Voss, performance/clay to wear: ”Roh und Ungeshliffen”

2015 Curating the exhibition; "Ull i Løo" ("Wool in the barn") for Dei påGjerdet

2015 Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop (group exhibition)

2014 Celebrating Ceramics St. Margarets House, Edinburgh (group exhibition)

2014 Galleri Mjøsvågen, Osterøy Norway (solo exhibition)

2013 Winter Art Fair, Bergen Norway

2012 Biosenario; sculptural works in porcelaine in cooperation with Kjersti Sletteland. Individual exhibitions and collective exhibitions in Scotland  and Norway.

2011- Alvøen Ceramics: studio, sale og teaching courses ”Dei på Gjerdet”: Consept development and strategy.     Dissemination arena, café and store outlet for traditional local food and crafts in Fjell kommune

2003-2006 Initiator and owner of ”Termos”: workshop/store outlet for ceramics

2007 Participator in the Art & Design Christmas Market in Skostredet, Bergen

2006 ”Over Underflaten” exhibition at Kunst i Badet in cooperation with Kjersti Sletteland

2005 ”Koppar” (Cups) Individual exhibition at Galleri Finse.

2005 Christmas exhibition, Gallery Tralla-la, Norheimsund

2004 ”Icemint” exhibition, Gallery Drops

2004 Public commission: Co-pilot, design and communication agency

2004 Public commission: Hotel Sandviken Brygge, in cooperation with Gitte Sætre

2004 Public commision/exhibition for tailor/designer T.Michael

2003-2005 Curator of 14 exhibitions at Gallery Drops

2003-2005 Initiator and manager of Galleri DROPS

2004 Land art: Spor i Landskap, ”Hengekøyskogen”. Group exhibition

2003 Land art: Spor i Landskap, ” Black Widow”. Group exhibition

Kjersti Sletteland

Education

2008-2010       MFA Sculpture,   Edinburgh College of Art, UK

2004                Modern Art and Architecture,   University of Bergen, Norway

2000-2003       BA (Hons) 3D Design Ceramics,   University of Wolverhampton, UK

1999-2000       Theology/History Foundation,   University of Bergen, Norway

1998-1999       Film Studies,   Agder Folkehøgskole, Søgne, Norway

Selected exhibitions and events

2016

Coup de Theatre (group exhibition), Summerhall, Edinburgh

Winter Exhibition (group exhibition)Tatha Gallery, Newport-on-Tay

Biosenario (group exhibition), Scottish Arts Club     , Edinburgh

RSA Open, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Corridor Illusion (group exhibition), Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop

Edinburgh 11 (group exhibition), Ebor Gallery, Manchester

DIN Tidsskrift (published artworks in academic publication), Norway/Scandinavia

2015

30X30, Galleri Vox, Bergen, Norway

Snehta Outreatch (group exhibition), Snehta, Athens, Greece

Brevity and Gravity (two person show), Gallery Airy, Kofu, Japan

Beyond Perception (group exhibition), University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen

Videonale & Kunstselskap (video festival), Alvøen Kulturhavn, Bergen, Norway

Prospekt (collaborative multimedia works), Lydgalleriet, Bergen, Norway

2014

Biosenario, Galleri Mjøsvågen, Osterøy, Norway

Celebrating Ceramics (group exhibition), St Margarets House, Edinburgh

Biosenario (group exhibition)Alvøen Kulturhavn, Bergen, Norway

2013

Julemarkedet (group exhibition), Schøtstuene, Bergen, Norway

In which the smallest gesture become epic (group exhibition), Galleri N. Bergslien, Eidfjord, Norway

Staple Matter (two man show), Edinburgh Art Festival, Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

2012

Kremt (group exhibition), Galleri Impuls, Bergen, Norway

Push (site specific installation), Gjerde Kulturminnegard, Fjell, Norway

En Fantastisk Verden (group workshop), Galleri Impuls, Bergen, Norway

2010

London Art Book Fair, Whitechapel Gallery, London

The Thrill and the Dread (group exhibition), Talbot Rice gallery, Edinburgh MFA degree show, Edinburgh College of Art

Hoy3 (group exhibition), Pier Arts Centre, Orkney

2009

HoyHoyHoy! (group exhibition), Tent Gallery, Edinburgh

Field Music (group exhibition), ECA, Edinburgh

Wanderlust (group exhibition), ECA, Edinburgh

Maquette (group exhibition), Red Door Gallery, Edinburgh

Third Wheel (group exhibition), Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh

2008

Christmas Salon (group exhibition), Waygood Gallery, Newcastle

2007

Vestlandsustillingen, (travelling group exhibition), Sunnfjord Kunstlag, Førde, TOU Scene, Stavanger, Kube, Ålesund, Hordaland Kunstsenter (HKS) Bergen, Norway

2006

Underfull (solo exhibition), Galleri Trallala, Nordheimsund, Norway

OverUnderflaten (group exhibition), KunstiBadet, Alvøen, Norway

2005

Reformasjon (group exhibition), KunstiBadet , Alvøen, Norway

Skogen i Rommet eller Rommet i Skogen (solo exhibition), Galleri Drops, Bergen, Norway

2004

Heimbrygg (group exhibition), Galleri Bredsgarden, Bergen, Norway

2003

Juvenarte (group exhibition), Betong, Oslo, Norway

Art in Clay (group exhibition), Ceramic Festival, London

2001

Glass (group exhibition), Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

Juvenarte (group exhibition), Betong, Oslo, Norway

Art in Clay (group exhibition), Ceramic Festival, London

2001

Glass (group exhibition), Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

Grants/Prizes

Creative Scotland, Open Funding for Coup de Theatre (2016)

An Talla Solais, RSA Residency Prize (2016)

Norwegian Arts Council, Project Support for Prospekt (2016)

Hordaland City County for Prospekt (2016)

Norwegian Arts Council Project support (2015)

The Scandinavia-Japan Sasakawa Foundation (2014)

Bergen Council Internasjonal Exchange Japan (2014)

Edinburgh Art Festival Catalogue Bursary (2013)

Overseas Student Bursary ECA (2009)

Ingrid Lindback Langaars Stiftelse (2008)

Lise og Arnfinn Hejes Fond (2008, 2009)

Norwegian Arts Council Project support for Lygesaga (2012)

Nordpluss Junior Mobility Grant for Lygesaga (2012)

Norwegian Arts Council Project Support for En Fantastisk Verden (2011)

Bergen Council for En Fantastisk Verden (2011)

Hordaland City County, Culture grant, for En Fantastisk Verden (2011) 

Selected Exhibitions