BIOGRAPHY

Els Geelen 2020 Lørenskog kunstforening

Els Geelen (1969) lives in the west part of Norway.


She is educated at the Academy of Fine Arts in Amsterdam, but has also studied biology at the University of Utrecht.

Her fascination with nature and her passion for detail is evident in her work.

Els Geelen has  had a number of  exhibitions of, among at the Norwegian Forest Museum, Schmucker Art Gallery USA, and other galleries both in Norway and abroad. She has participated in various landscape art projects in both Sweden and Norway, and has been leader of the  board of Kunstnarhuset Messen, an artist residency program in Ålvik, Norway.

EXHIBITIONS

solo exhibitions

2021                     Kunstnarhuset Messen

2020                    Galleri Buen, Mandal Kunstforening

2020                     Lørenskog Kunstforening

2019                    Galleri Aamodtgården, Kongsvinger Kunstforening

2019                    Galleri Mjøsvågen

2018                    Drøbak Kunstforening

2018                    Sandnes Kunstforening

2017                     Bømlo Kunstforening

2016                     Galleri Puls, Norheimsund

2015                     Norsk Skogmuseum, Elverum  

2015                     Galleri Hagalid, Sofiehuset, Hjelmeland 

2014                     Schmucker Art Gallery, Gettysburg, USA

2014                     Galleri Bergslien, Eidfjord

2014                     Galleri Puls, Norheimsund

2014                     Galleri Oz, Os

2013                     KABUSO foyé, Kunstmuseum Øystese

2012                     Galleri Syningen, Ål Kulturhus, Ål

2012                     Hardanger Natursenter og museum, Eidfjord  

2012                     Galleri Rallaren, Tyssedal, Odda  

2011                     Hardanger Kunstsenter, Norheimsund

2010                     Hardanger Folkemuseum, Utne

2009                     Galleri Rallaren, Tyssedal

group exhibitions

2020                    Haustutstilling, Haugesund Biletgalleri

2020                    Galleri Mjøsvågen, Osterøy Kunstlag

2019                    Haugesund biletgalleri

2019                    Bienala Albastra, Brasov, Romania

2018                    Haugesund biletgalleri

2018                    Face to Face, Cinctor, Romania

2017                    Haugesund biletgalleri

2017                    Hardanger Open, Odda

2016                    ¨Sjå¨ , Utne

2016                    Sommer utstilling Galleri Hagalid, Hjelmeland

2015                     ARTBIKEfrihjul Landart , ArtInstitute Tjorn, Sverige

2014                     Diplomatic Art, Helios Gallery Timisoara, Romania

2014                     ¨Mellom himmel og fjord¨ Norheimsund

2013                     ¨HiH¨ Hardanger Folkemuseum, Utne

2013                     Amuses Mouseion, Amsterdam, Nederland 

2013                     HardingPuls, Norheimsund

2012                     Museum of Contemporary Art, Recita, Romania

2012                     Galleri Puls, Norheimsund

2012                     Romanian Cultural Institute, Szeged, Ungarn

2012                     Voss kunstlag, Voss

2011                     Galleri Puls, Norheimsund

2011                     ¨GREP¨, Fykse Landskapspark

2011                     Garana Arthouse, Romania

2011                     ¨Hardanger-Berlin¨, Eidfjord, Odda, Norheimsund

2011                     Kinckhuset, Strandebarm

2011                     Hardanger Folkemuseum, Utne

2011                     Kunst Museum Timisoara, Romania

2011                     ¨MNEMOSYNING¨, Budapest, Ungarn

2010                     ¨Kunstløype¨ Mælen Landskapspark

2009                     Hardanger Kunstsenter, Norheimsund

2009                     Gamlebanken, Norheimsund

2008                     Harding Puls i HT08, Hardanger

2007                     Søgne Gamle Prestegård, Søgne

2005                     Galleri Rudolf V, Amsterdam, Nederland

2005                     Loods 6, Amsterdam, Nederland

2003                     Kunst Kerk, Amsterdam, Nederland

artist residency

2018                    Cinctor, Romania

2017                    Hardanger kunstnarleigheit Berlin Tyskland

2017                    Timisoaro, Romania

2015                     Tjörn, Sverige

2011                     Garana, Romania

2010                     Hardanger kunstnarleigheit Berlin Tyskland

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