A Poem of The Elements II and III, 2016 Commission at University of Stavanger, Norway Photo: Tommy Ellingsen

A Poem of The Elements II and III, 2016
Commission at University of Stavanger, Norway
Photo: Tommy Ellingsen

Margrethe Aanestad

Visual artist


Margrethe Aanestad (b. Stavanger, 1974), is a visual artist based in Stavanger and Brooklyn, New York.

Aanestad is co-founder and co-owner of Elefant, and co-founder and co-curator of the artist-run space Prosjektrom Normanns, which also is located at Elefant.

Solo exhibitions include: Torrance Shipman Gallery, New York (2015); Dimensions Variable, Miami (2015); Open Source Gallery, New York (2013). 

Selected group and duo exhibitions: Dimensions Variable, Miami (2016/17), Open Source Gallery, New York (2015); Tub gallery, Miami (2015); Another Space, Copenhagen (2014); Interno4, Bologna (2013); Galería Des Pacio de la Cruz, San Jose, Costa Rica (2013); ISCP, New York (2012); The 124. Annual National Art Exhibition in Norway, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo (2011). She has participated at UNTITLED Art Fair, Miami, FL and San Francisco, FL, with Prosjektrom Normanns (2017/2015/2014/2012).

Since 2001, Aanestad has worked independently to initiate, produce, and curate many projects on the art scene in Stavanger, where she currently is also an educator and serves on the Advisory Board of Kunsthall Stavanger. 

Aanestad studied fine arts at the Rogaland Art College and graduated in 2000 with a BA from the University of Stavanger in Art History, Aesthetic Philosophy, Film Theory & History, and Cultural Management & Leadership.

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