Rita Marhaug

Born in 1965 - Norway


Rita Marhaug is a multidisciplinary Norwegian artist born in 1965.
She has a degree in Fine arts from the Academy of Arts and Design of Bergen another one in Art History from the university of Bergen where she taught as well.

In her creations, Rita Marhaud is not limited to a single artistic practice, she loves to experiment in all the different art fields: prints, drawings, photographs, artists books, videos and even performances.

Since the beginning of the 90s, Rita Marhaug's work has been exposed in several group and private exhibitions, in Norway and all around the world, Boston, Paris, Berlin, Madrid etc.

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SOLO SHOWS (selection)

Second Skin (for NOoSPHERE) NOoSPHERE gallery New York, 21st of February

with Nisa Ojalvo 2014

Liquid Body, Solid Mind Rom 8, Bergen duo exhibition with college Traci Kelly, May 2013

From Where I Stand I Can See You Bonington Gallery Nottingham Trent University

duo exhibition with college Traci Kelly, January 2013

Tilfeldige tanker (Random Reasons) Galleri Allmenningen, Bergen, April 2012

Before the Outburst Bristol, University of West of England, September 2009

Psychoacoustics Kaunas Cultural Center for Various Nations, March 2009

Horisont (Horizon) Kunstbanken Hamar, January 2009

Liv og død når du er 42 (Life and Death when You are 42) Galleri Kunstverket, Oslo, February2008

Alles was wir sehen (All We See) Westwerk Hamburg 2007

Evora, international award- Evora Printmaking Festival, Portugal 2006

Gartnerblikket (Gardener’s Gaze) Galleri Allmenningen, Bergen 2005

Fortrolighetens geografi (The Geography of Intimacy)

festival exhibitior during Haugesund International Film Festival, August 2001

Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me Gallery Norwegian Printmakers, Oslo 2000

Rita Marhaug Galleria G, Helsinki 2000

PERFORMANCES (selection)

Blind at Beautiful Lies, Warszawa 12th of June 2015

Gestures from the Woods for Live Stock, version 1

Kjerringøy Landart Biennial May/June with Traci Kelly 2015

Crepuscular, Gallery 3,14 13th of March, Bergen 2015

Skin Deep, Performance Art Oslo, international festival 14-17, November 2014

Skin Deep, Les ambassadeurs envoient à Marseille leurs délégués, international festival, 7. Nov. 2014

Second Skin (for Sokolovsko) Festival of Ephemeral Art, Sokolovsko Poland, 26th of July 2014

Second Skin (for Essen) Interval No 3, performance festival in in Essen, 13 and 14th of June 2014

Skin Deep, Focus on Norge, Le Gererateur Paris, March 23rd organizer Dimanche Rouge 2014

Second Skin (for Mobius) Mobius Gallery Space Boston, 28th of February 2014

Second Skin (for NOoSPHERE) NOoSPHERE gallery New York, 21st of February 2014

Phoenix British Ceramics Biennial seminar, Stoke on Trent UK,

with Traci Kelly, curator Anne H Mydland and Neil Brownsworth 17. October 2013

Slipping British Ceramics Biennial commissioned performance for the opening, Stoke on Trent UK

with Traci Kelly, curator Anne H Mydland and Neil Brownsworth 27th of September 2013

Dialogues with Realitiy, Berlin Übungen Uferstudios 1 in Berlin

with Karen Kipphoff, Gillian Carson and Robert Alda, 13, 14th of September 2013

Play of Elements Festival of Ephemeral Art Sokolovsko, Polen,

curator Malgorzata Sady, July 2013

Blind Infr’Action Venezia , curator Jonas Stampe, May 2013

Norwegian Liquid Accion!MAD Madrid performance festival

curator Nieves Correa 23

Norwegian Liquid 13. Open Festival, performance festival Factory Space District 798,

curator Jin Chen August/September 2012

rd of November 2012

GROUP SHOWS (selection)

The Familiar (Re)visited, M. K. Ciurlionis National Museum of Art

Kaunas with Alda, Carsson, Kipphoff, August 2015

Scandinavian Spheres – Norwegian Printmakers during

The 7th International Printmaking Biennial of Douro, Portugal, August 2014

Hem: HJEM : koti : heim : heima : angerlarsimaffik Doverodde book festival,

curator Hanne Matthiesen, May 2013

Dialogues with Realitiy Warszawa Galleri XX1, December 2012

Dialogues with Reality Part of Edinburgh Festival, Patriothall Gallery August 2012

Training Nature Monica Petzel's gallery (PrintRoom), curator Victoria Browne London, June 2012

Confessions Salon Akademii, Warszawa, October 2010

CONTACT–KONTAKT Contemporary Norwegian and Slovak Art, Bratislava

curator Grete Marstein 2008

Global Matrix II Purdue University Galleries, Indiana USA 2006

ArtSwap Galleria Pryzmat, Krakow, Poland, October 2002

Highlights in Nordic Photogravure (Høilys på dybtryk) Houston, Texas 2000

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