Artists

Ann Iren Buan

Selected Works

CV

Born in Stjørdal, Norway 1984.
Lives and works in Oslo.

Education

2009-2011

MFA Visual Art, Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Norway

2009

BFA Exchange China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China

2008

BFA Exhchange The Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm, Sweden

2006/2009

BFA Visual Art, Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Norway

Residencies

2015-2017

Oslo City Hall Residency for emerging artists

2012-2013

Circolo Scandinavo, Rome

Solo Exhibitions

2019

A Palazzo Gallery, Brescia, Italy

2018

OSL contemporary, Oslo Norway 
The Vigeland Museum, Oslo, Norway 

2017

Prosjektrom Normanns, Stavanger, Norway 
Oslo City Hall, Oslo, Norway

2016

Tether, Trafo Kunsthall, Asker, Norway

2015

A Pull of the Sun and Moon, Noplace, Oslo, Norway
The Wait, Punkt Ø, Gallery F15, Moss
Keepers, Nord Trøndelag Art Museum, Namsos, Norway
Echoes, Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo, Norway

2014

Deep Sky Crashing Waves, Trøndelag Center of Contemporary Art, Trondheim, Norway

2013

Five Monologues From the Past. Walk Around Here, Look Through There, Listen Akershus Kunstsenter, Lillestrøm, Norway

2012

SETTLE SOFTLY, collaboration Tone B. Størseth, One Night Only, Oslo, Norway

2011

Ann Iren Buan - Bunker 51, The Hove festival, Arendal, Norway
Follow. Through with Tone B. Størseth HOLODECK, Oslo, Norway

2010

A Release of Energy in 15 Colors, collaboration Tone B. Størseth, Galleri Storck, Oslo, Norway
Cold, but wrapped in plastic, The Drawing Association, Oslo, Norway

2008

para_site, Borderline Centre for Foreign Contemporary Art, Stockholm, Sweden
res•o•nance, collaboration Sonny Sanjay Vadgama, Fredsgatan KKH Stockholm, Sweden

Group Exhibitions (Most recent)


2018


Telemarksgalleriet

2017

Cowmoscow, with Prosjektrom Normanns, Moscow, Russia
Så i Asken, Slik at Ingenting går Tapt, curated by Eivind Hofstad Evjemo, Oslo - Harpefoss - Levanger
Untitled Art Fair - Monuments, with Prosjektrom Normanns, San Francisco, USA
Untitled Art Fair, with Prosjektrom Normanns, San Francisco, USA

2016

Artissima Torino, with Apalazzo Gallery, Torino, Italy
Form Matter, Matters Forms, Apalazzo Gallery, Brescia, Italy
MIART, with Apalazzo Gallery, Milano, Italy
NN-A NN-A NN-A New Norwegian Abstraction, Stavanger Art Museum, Stavanger, Norway

2015

Artissima Torino, with Apalazzo Gallery, Torino, Italy
NN-A NN-A NN-A New Norwegian Abstraction, The Astrup Fearnley Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway

2014

MARKEN VI STÅR PÅ, The North Norwegian Art Center, Svolvær, Norway

2013

BUAN, YSTAD, YSTAD AND LØNSETH, Nils Aas Kunstnerverksted, Inderøya, Norway En Kollektiv Kraftanstrengelse For Tapte Saker, Podium, Oslo

2012

Introduction Barflyfriends, Barflyfriends Berlin, Germany
Drawing biennale 2012, Oslo, Norway
The Cold of Winter, Galleri Format Oslo, Norway
Spring Exhibition 2012, Charlottenborg Kunsthal, Copenhagen, Denmark

2011

Le Printemps de Septembre—à Toulouse, Festival of contemporary arts, Toulouse, France
(E) = Motion Galleri Van Bau, Vestfossen, Norway The Act of Making as an Act of Making, Ann Iren Buan og Janne Kruse, RAM Galleri, Oslo, Norway
The MA gradutate show 2011, Galleri Seilduken, Oslo, Norway
The annual Østland exhibition, Akershus Kunstsenter / Kunstbanken Hamar, Norway Stunt, Søylegalleriet, Oslo, Norway

2010

Captain, oh captain, O.N.N.Y.A, Oslo, Norway The annual Trøndelag exhibition, various cities, Norway

2009

Love, Drunk, Decay, the Hove festival, Arendal, Norway
Salongutstilling, Galleri Nb8, Oslo, Norway
THE SKIN OF A BOYBAND IMMORTAL, China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China

2008

ANONYME ZEICHNERE #9, Kunstraum Kreuzberg, Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
1+1=2, Galleri Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden
The only hard thing is to begin: A grass blade’s no easier to make than an oak, Galleri Nb8, Oslo
IN FRAGMENTS, Ada Street Gallery, London, UK
Sylt imorgon sylt i dag, Vårutstellningen, KKH Stockholm, Sweden
res•o•nance, KIT tv, Vienna, Austria
res•o•nance, Loop video-art festival, Barcelona, Spain

Grants/Awards

2017

3-year working grant, Norwegian Government Artist Grant

2016

Project support - Norwegian Art Council: Trafo Kunsthall and Prosjektrom Normanns (both solo)
Project support - Norwegian Visual Artists Association: Så i asken.. (group)
Norwegian Government Exhibition Grant: Prosjektrom Normanns (solo)
Ingrid Lindbäck Langaards Foundation Ingerid, Synnøve og Elias Fegerstens Foundation
1-year working grant, Norwegian Government Artist Grant

2015

Norwegian Government Exhibition Grant: Galleri F15
Project support - Norwegian Visual Artists Association: The Art Museum Nord Trøndelag, Galleri F15 and Noplace (all solo)
Project support - Norwegian Art Council: The Art Museum Nord Trøndelag, Galleri F15, Noplace

2014

Project support - Norwegian Art Council: Kunstnerforbundet (solo) / Astrup Fearnley (group)
Project support - Norwegian Visual Artists Association: Kunstnerforbundet (solo)
Ingrid Lindbäck Langaards Foundation Ingerid, Synnøve og Elias Fegerstens Foundation
Project support - Norwegian Art Council: The North Norwegian Art Center (group)
Project support - Norwegian Visual Artist Association: The North Norwegian Art Center (group)
2-year working grant, Norwegian Government Artist Grant
BKH Production grant from Trøndelag Center of Contemporary Art

2013

Norwegian Government Exhibition Grant, Trøndelag Center of Contemporary Art (solo)
Project support - Norwegian Visual Artist Association: Trøndelag Center of Contemporary Art (solo)
Project support - Norwegian Art Council: Trøndelag Center of Contemporary Art (solo)
1-year working grant, Norwegian Visual Artists Association

2012

Project Support - Norwegian Art Council: Akershus Kunstsenter (solo)
Norwegian Government Exhibition Grant, Akershus Kunstsenter (solo)
Project support fall - Norwegian Visual Artists Association, Akershus Kunstsenter (solo) Nord Trøndelag County Grant Project support - Norwegian Visual Artists Association: Drawing biennale 2012 (group)
BKH (The Relief Fund for Visual Artists)
Artist-in-Residency Support (Circolo Scandinavo)
1-year working grant, Norwegian Visual Artists Association
International Support Office of Contemporary Art

2011

Ragnvald & Ida Blix Fond BKH Mastersstudent Grant
Norwegian Government Artist Grant
Miscellaneous grant

2010

Prize - Voted as best work by the viewers, the annual Trøndelag exhibition

Public Commissions

2017

Sunnaas Hospital

Membership


NBKThe national organisation for Visual Artists in Norway
UKSThe Young Artists Society
BONONorwegian Visual Artists Copyright Society