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Olav Christopher Jenssen

Biography

Born 1954 in Sortland, Vesterålen
Lives and works in Berlin and Lya

  • Education

  • 2007 -
    Professor in Painting at Akademie für Bildende Kunst, Braunschweig
  • 1996 - 06
    Professor in Painting at Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Hamburg
  • 1982 - 83
    Studies in Berlin
  • 1981 - 82
    Studies in New York
  • 1980 - 81
    Art Academy, Oslo
  • 1976 - 79
    Arts and Crafts School, Oslo
  • Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • 2014
    Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki
  • 2013
    Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum, Tromsø
    Galleri Riis, Oslo
    Henie Onstad Art Center, Norway
    Galleri Jennestad, Sortland, Norway
  • 2012
    Galleri Charlotte Lund, Stockholm
    Galleri Riis, Stockholm
    Marta Herford Museum, Germany
  • 2011
    Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen
    Tracy Williams Ltd, New York
  • 2010
    KIASMA, Helsinki
    Västerås konstmuseum, Västerås
    Galleri Riis, Oslo
  • 2009
    Kunsthallen Brandts, Odense
    Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand
  • 2008
    Haus am Waldsee, Berlin
    Art Museum of Northern Norway, Tromsø
  • 2007
    Galleri Lars Bohman, Stockholm
  • 2006
    Tracy Williams, Ltd,New York
    Galleri Riis, Oslo
    Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen
  • 2004
    Tracy Williams Ltd, New York
    Galeria Vanguaria, Bilbao
    Galerie Bob von Orsow
    Galeria Senda, Barcelona
    Galerie Conrads, Düsseldorf
  • Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2014
    Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern
  • 2009
    Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium
  • 2008
    Lillehammer Art Museum, Lillehammer
    Bienveniste Contemporary, Madrid
    Deutsche Bank/Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon
  • 2007
    Konstnärshuset, Stockholm
  • 2006
    Paraplufabriek, Nijmegen
  • 2005
    Galleri Stefan Andersson
    Gallery Tracy Williams Ltd, New York
  • 2002
    Der Henrik-Steffens-Preisträger der Alfred Toepfer Stiftung, Hamburg
    Kulturforum, Burgkloster zu Lübeck, Lübeck
    Museo del Territorio Biellese, Biella
  • 2001
    H.M. Dronning Sonjas Private Kunstsamling, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Høvikodden/ Oslo
    Arnstedt & Kullgren, Ôstra Karup, Sweden
    Bergen Kunstforening/ Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen

Public Collections
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Nasjonalmuseet for kunst, arkitektur, design, Oslo
Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Oslo
Nasjonalgalleriet, Oslo
Norsk Kulturråd, Oslo
Oslo Kommunes Kunstsamlinger, Oslo
Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo
Rogaland Kunstmuseum, Stavanger
Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum, Tromsø
Moderna Museet, Stockholm
Statens Konstråd, Stockholm
Karin & Jules Schyls Donation, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö
Fredrik Roos Collection, Rooseum, Malmö
Malmö Museum, Malmö
Göteborgs Konstmuseum, Gothenburg
Esbjerg Kunstmuseum, Esbjerg
Horsens Kunstmuseum, Horsens
The Henna and Pertti Niemistö Art Foundation, Ars Fennica, Tavastehus Kunstmuseum
KIASMA,The Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
B. Braun Melsungen AG, Melsungen
Berliner Bank Gesellschaft, Berlin
Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt
Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg
Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel
Kunsthalle Rostock, Rostock
Kupferstichkabinett, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Berlin
Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin
Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn
Staatliche Museen Kassel – Neue Galerie, Kassel
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nantes, Nantes
Fonds National d´Art Contemporain, Puteaux
Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
City Bank Art Collection, New York
British Museum, London
Centro Cultural de Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City
Bibliothèque Nationale, Département des Estampes, Paris
Collection Centre Pompidou, Paris

News

Extended Biography

Press Release in Swedish from 2012

Press Release in English from 2012