BENTE BREKKE

Galleri Færd

Workshop and gallery

Korsholmveien 11

3148 Tjøme

Norway 

email: bentebrekkeglass@gmail.com

instagram: @bentebrekke

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"I grew up, left and was away for many years

then I rediscovered the smell of seaweed

and moved back to the sea."

My work is an investigation of

humans and nature.

Contrasts and contradictions.

Our relationship or more often

lack of connection.

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CV

Born 1965, Tønsberg 

Norway

Education:

1988 General and Special Teaching Education, Norway

2003 Arts and Crafts, HiV, Norway

2014 Design and Idea Development, HiOA, Norway

2017 Photo and Printmaking, HiOA, Norway

2019 MA Glass and Ceramics, University of Sunderland, UK

Workshop and Masterclasses:

Several glass courses in glass techniques in Norway, Sweden and Denmark  2000-12.

2010 Catherine Newell - glass, GlassForum

2015 Hilde Rodal - Casting bronze, Oslo

2015 Hilde Rodal - Material casting, Oslo

2019 Masterclass Joseph Harrington,

The Glass Hub, UK

2019 Masterclass Jeff Zimmer,

North Lands Creative, Scotland

2019 Masterclass Max Stewart and Tone Ørvik, Wolverhampton, UK

Scholarships:

2019 DOSH - Futures Fund - Master Class with Jeff Zimmer at North Lands Creative

2019 DOSH - Futures Fund - The British Glass Biennale and Master Class with Tone Ørvik and Max Stewart

Exhibitions:

2004 Kunstforeningen Verdens Ende, juleutstillingen.

2005 Galleri DS Foto, Bremanger

2007 Vårsøgutstiller, Vårsøghelga, Surnadal

2007 Øvre Verket, sommerutstilling.

2008 Mangfold, Norges Husflidslag, Landsstevne

2014 "Put a bird on it",  Hvasser

and several smaller and bigger art fairs and exhibitions between 2001 and 2014.

Publications:

2004 February, Tønsbergs Blad, Magasinet.

2004 July, Øyene

Nr.3/2005 Kunst for Alle.

Commision:

2005 Restauranten, Revetal

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