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Torill Sæther Krekke

Fine Artist

Phone: 0047-971 99 842

E-mail: torillkrekke@msn.com
www.torillkrekke.no
Born 1968 in Oslo, Norway

Education

  • Fine-Art student-Studio Antonio Escobar, Madrid: 2002-2005
  • Bachelor of Art Degree in Film Production : Arizona state University 1989-1992
  • Minor degree in Photography at Arizona State University. 1989-1992
  • Master of Management module in  Organizational Psychology.1999-2000

Exhibitions (Selection)

  • 2017: London Art Biennale, attending with 2 artworks. 29.3-2.4.2017
  • 2016 Bangkok art project: “Simple living “-Down by the river. (life along the canals in Bangkok)
  • 2014/15/16 Exhibition-tour through Norway with my exhibition “To be or not to be” purchased by the “Norwegian Cancer Society”
  • 2014: Summerexhibitor: “Kinchdagene”, Hardanger
  • 2014: Art-project, Barcelona
  • 2013: “Eyecandy” Rudi gard, summer exhibitor
  • 2013: Madrid, special event, Bellas Artes
  • 2013: “Bjørn Eidsvåg expressions” www.guldenkunstverk.no
  • 2011: Art Camp.
  • 2011: 2° Rassegna Internazionale di Fotografia Sicilya, Italy,  www.prolocovillafrancatirrena.it
  • 2010:  Digital art and photography. Biennale. Art Museum of Chianciano, Italy
  • 2010: «To be or not to be»  Weidemannsamlingen,/Ringebu prestegard. Norway
  • 2009: «Miss Saigon» Moster Amfi,  westcoast, Norway
  • 2008: «Oriental» Galeria Duayer, Madrid
  • 2007: «My Madrid» Gallery Dreyer, Lillehammer
  • 2006: «Spring» ,Gallery Elenor, Oslo
  • 2005: «Homecoming», Ilsetra, Hafjell
  • 2005: «Hasta Luego»: Galeria Holmes, Madrid
  • 2005: «Autumn leaves»: Galería de Arte Francisco Duayer, Madrid
  • 2004 : «Ocean Breeze», Sala de Exposiciones Tierra de Fuego, Madrid

Group and collectives exhibitions

  • 2009: Kinckhouse Art gallery, Hardanger
  • 2007: Rudi Gallery, Norway
  • 2005 Centros culturales Carril del Conde, Madrid
  • 2004  Centros culturales sta. Virgilia og Carril del Conde, Madrid

Purchase Public & institutions

  • The Norwegian National Cancer Society ( entire exhibition:” To be or not to be”)
  • Embassy of  Kasakhstan, Madrid.
  • Vodafone, Madrid,
  • Norwegian shipping association,
  • MR-Consulting
  • Hafjell Lodge.
  • Kiwi, Region innland.
  • Strandtorget shoppingcentre, Lillehammer.
  • Cityhouse in Kvam Herad.
  • Private collectors Madrid, Bejing, Paris, Cobenhagen, Stockholm, and Oslo.

Grants

2009    DNB Nor’s Culture-prize and scholarship  for artists in oppland

Publications

Norwegian Broadcasting Group (NRK) 5 minutes broadcast of my exhibition «To be or not to be«, the importance of both the exhibition, and the classes I give to children who has lost a parent to cancer. Published 28.9.2010. ( to be found at my website)

Telemadrid: 5 minutes art documentary form the exhibition «ocean breeze« in Madrid. Published for  5 million people June 2004

Torill Sæther Krekke is a female Norwegian visual artist working primarly with painting, in en expressionist manner.  Supplementary works to be found in photography, and filmproduction
She has participated in several  exhibitions in Norway, Spain and Italy.  Her work is  to be found in both private and public collections.

Previous work experience includes 7 years of film industry/commercial production, as a Producer.  Working full time as an artist since 2004. Formal Art education from Arizona, USA and Madrid, Spain. She is born in Oslo, but lives and work right outside Lillehammer, Norway