Artists

Ragna Bley

Selected Works

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Born 1986 in  Uppsala, Sweden 

Lives and works in Oslo.

 

Education

2015 

MA, Royal College of Art, London

2011 

BFA, The National Academy of Art, Oslo

 

Selected Solo & Two-Person Exhibitions

2018    

Malmö Konsthall, Malmö (forthcoming)

OSL Contemporary, Oslo (forthcoming)

Zooid Kabuso Art House, Øystese

2017   

Superbody Sweet Editorial, Vilnius

Lay Open, Frankfurt am Main, Berlin

ZOOID, Munchmuseet i bevegelse - Kunsthall Oslo, Oslo

Armory Show 2017, with Downs & Ross, New York

2016    

Pine Pitch, Hester Gallery, New York

2013    

Leather Body - Feather Scope, Gallery LNM, Oslo

2011    

Så nære vi var, with Inga Sund Hofset, Podium, Oslo

Retrorespection, Semikolon Gallery, Oslo

2010    

To the Quagmires, Gallery 21:25, Oslo

2009    

You Love the Way I Look at You, One Night Only Gallery, Oslo

Ideal Worlds, with Karin Erixon, Fisk Gallery, Bergen

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018    

The Moderna Exhibition, Moderna Museet (forthcoming)

Rupert, Vilnius

Repeat.Forward Punkt Ø/Galleri F 15, Moss

2017    

The Oslo Museum of Contemporary Art, Kunsthall Oslo

Got it for cheap, Rod Bianco Gallery, Oslo

Liv og virke, Norwegian Sculpture Biennial, The Vigeland Museum, Oslo

2016    

Nomadic Images XVI International Vilnius Painting Triennial, Museum of Applied Arts, Vilnius   

Roaming, UKS, Young Artists Society, Oslo

Variations in Scandinavian Abstraction Brandstrup Gallery, Oslo

2015    

If it bends it’s funny, If it breaks it’s not funny. Bosse and Baum Gallery, London   

Degree show, Royal College of Art, London 

Conflicting Evidence, 1857, Oslo

Young Pioneers, Kunsthall Oslo, Oslo

Screen Saver, Dyson Gallery, London

Menneskeberget, Edvard Munch’s studio Ekely, Oslo

Kunstprisen 2015, Sandefjord Kunstforening, Sandefjord

2014    

Marken vi står på, North Norwegian Artist Association, Svolvær

What Thinks Me, Taiga Art Space, St Petersburg

The Foyer Exhibition, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo

We met at the far end of the landscape and both acted shy, Grünerløkka Kunsthall, Podium, Oslo

ReadYourCall, Diane Kruse Gallery, Hamburg

WIP, Henry Moore Gallery, Royal College of Art, London

Secret RCA, Dyson Gallery, London

2013    

Summer Doldrums, residency exhibition, Kunsthall Oslo

Det enkles potensiale, Backspace, Oslo

2012    

Sellout, UKS, Young Artists Society, Oslo

2011    

THE STRANGE FETE (END), MFAPS, Oslo

En vinterreise, MFAPS, Oslo

Let the lovin take ahold. Stribsendberg collection of modern art One Night Only UKS, Oslo

The Educational Art Show, MFAPS, Oslo

If inside to get out - if outside to get in, Søylegalleriet, Oslo

2010    

;akademi- PO, The National Academy of Fine Arts, Oslo

Group exhibition, Knekt Gallery, Oslo

2009    

Multiples, Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo

Pool (avec), Sjokoladefabrikken, Oslo

Moonlight Starlight Sunshine, SKA, Oslo

Initiation, Gallery 21:25, Oslo

 

Curatiorial Projects

2014    

We met at the far end of the landscape and both acted shy, Grünerløkka Kunsthall, Podium, Oslo 2011    If inside to get out - if outside to get in, Holodeck, Oslo

2009    

Pool (avec), Sjokoladefabrikken, Oslo (with Ruben Steinum)

 

Grants and Awards

2017    

Three year working grant, Norwegian Arts council

2016    

Annual Working Grant, Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond, Norway

Exhibition support, The Norwegian Arts Council

Project support, Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond

2015    

Hine Painting Prize, Royal College of Art, London

Travel grant, The Young Artists Society, UKS

2014    

Exhibition Support, The Norwegian Arts Council

Project Support, Billedkunstnerenes Vederlagsfond

2013    

Scholarship from Ingvild Lindbäck Langaard’s foundation (NO)

Annual Working Grant, Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond, Norway

Exhibition Support from The Norwegian Arts Council

2012    

Annual Working Grant, Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond, Norway

Exhibition Support from The Norwegian Arts Council

2010    

Grant The Foundation for Art and Design students, The National Academy of Arts, Oslo (NO)