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Name:      Karina Nøkleby Presttun
Born:        19.03.81
Phone:     + 47 976 10 211
E-mail:      karina.presttun@gmail.com
Web:         www.karinapresttun.no


2021 – 2023   Konstfack, Sweden, programme: “CRAFT!”  MA. degree
2006 – 2009   Bergen National Academy of the arts, BA. degree
2003 – 2004   Skrivekunstakademiet in Hordaland, creative writing
13.09.2002     Recieved certificate of completed apprenticeship, prepress/layout
1997 – 1998   Bergen Yrkesskole, prepress/layout

Solo exhibitions

2024    Gallery Christinegaard, Bergen (upcoming)
2023    Gallery Format, Oslo, Norway. “Images Knocking on Your Door”
2018    Gallery ARTIFEX, Vilnius, Lithuania. „Rūbų mainai“ (“Garment exchange”)*
2018    Gallery Christinegaard, Bergen. “Plaggbytte” * (“Garment exchange”)*
2017    Hå Gamle Prestegård, Norway. Together with Kristina D. Aas. “Shed”
2016    Kunstbanken, Hedmark Kunstnersenter, Norway. With Kristina D. Aas. “Entertwine”
2016    KRAFT, Bergen, Norway. With Kristina D. Aas. “Vine”
2013    Trykk : trykK, Bergen, Norway. “Read. Riot. Recover.”
2013    Soft Gallery, Oslo, Norway. “Tomas and the house at Ask”

Group exhibitions

2023    Kulturhuset in Stockholm, Stockholm Craft Week 2023, “New Brew” (upcoming)
2023    Konstfack, Stockholm, “Konstfack Degree Exhibition 2023”
2022    Konstfack, Stockholm, “Craft Brew”
2021   Several locations in Slovak Republic, Hungary and more, “Textile Art of Today 2021”
2021   Kunsthall Stavanger + 5 other locations, ”Norway. Vestlandsutstillingen 2021”
2020   Kunstraum Winterthur, Switzerland (and more). “un/framed – selected hoop art”
2020   House of Foundation, Moss, Norway. “Temautstillingen 2020”
2020   Kunstgarasjen, Norway. “Bergen Kunstmesse 2020”
2019   Nils Aas Kunstverksted, Inderøy, Norway. “Craft 2019”
2019   Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark. “The Spring Exhibition 2019”
2018   Wayne Art Center, Philadelphia, USA. “Craft Forms 2018”
2018   CS55, Bergen, Norway. Celebrating 25 years of artists studios in the heart of Bergen. “Workspace”
2018   Kunstcentret Silkeborg Bad, Denmark. “ARTAPESTRY5” (Traveling exhibition: Sweden, Lativa and Romania)
2017   Ameland, Netherlands. “Kunstmaand Ameland”
2017   Museum Rijswijk, Nederland. “Rijswijk Textiel Biënnale 2017”
2016   Central Museum of textiles in Lòdz, Poland. “15th International Triennial of Tapestry”
2015   Arka Artgallery, Vilnius, Lithuania. “Out of the Box” (Biennial of Textile Miniatures)
2015   Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark. “The Spring Exhibition 2015”
2014   UMI Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania. “Play & Decay”
2014   Gallery F15, Jeløya, Norway. “Tendenser 2014 – Story art”
2014   KODE, Bergen, Norway. “I!”
2013   Gallery 101, Kaunas, Lithuania. “Play & Decay”.
2013   Gallery F15, Jeløya, Norway. “Tendenser 2013: Tenderness”
2012   The Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, Oslo, Norway. ”Crafts”
2012   Munich, Germany. “Talente 2012”
2012   Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustindustrimuseum, Trondheim, Norway. “Innkjøp 2006-2011”
2011   Hordaland Art Centre, Bergen, Norway. “Shot Through”
2011   The Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, Oslo, Norway. ”Craft 2011”
2010   The Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, Riga, Latvia. “Global Intrigue II”
2009   The Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, Oslo, Norway. ”The Exhibition 09”
2009   Silpakorn University, Bankok, Thailand. ”In the making”
2008   Østre Skostredet 5, Bergen, Norway. ”Welcome to Our Home”


2016    The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway (With Kristina Aas)
2013    KODE1, Bergen, Norway
2011    Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustindustrimuseum, Trondheim, Norway
2009    The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway


2018    Grant from Arts Council Norway
2016    Grant from Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond
2015    Grant from Arts Council Norway
2013    Grant from Bergen Kommune
2013    Grant from The Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts
2010    3-year grant from Arts Council Norway


2015    Featured in the book “Digital Handmade: Craftsmanship and the New Industrial Revolution” by Lucy Johnson
2014    Recieved an award from the Scheibler Foundation