Utopiar tek til i heimen (2008)

[Utopias Start at Home]

Woodcut 60 x 90 cm

Edition: 10

In her woodcuts, Annette explores the possibilities and limitations of the technique, the relationship between flatness and space, simplification, text, and storytelling.

Annette Kierulf (b. 1964, Oslo) works with drawing, woodcut, sculpture, and artists’ books. She graduated from Vestlandets Kunstakademi, the Bergen National Academy of the Arts, in 1992. Kierulf has exhibited at numerous museums, including the Great North Museum: Hancock (Newcastle), National Museum of Art (Oslo), Centro Cultural Correios (Rio De Janeiro, Brazil), and Bergen Kunsthall. Among her solo and duo-exhibitions with her sister and colleague Caroline Kierulf, one can list venues such Gallery F15 (Moss) Hordaland Kunstsenter, Kunstnerforbundet (Oslo), and Galleri Norske Grafikere.

Her works are represented in the collections of The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Haugesund Billedgalleri, Hordaland County, and the Faculty of Art, Music and Design, University of Bergen.

Kierulf has also curated several exhibitions, among them Local Connection at Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, 2004, Vestlandsutstillingen, 2005, and Momentum – Nordic Festival for Contemporary Art, 2006. From 1999 until 2007 she was the director of gallery By the Way, Bergen.

Kierulf is a professor at the Faculty of Art, Music and Design, University of Bergen.

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Read our interview with Annette here.

Visit Annette’s website on www.kierulf.info