PERSONAL INFORMATION

Name: Toril Bonsaksen

Date of birth:07.12.1973

Address: Evens gt 6, 0655 Oslo.

Telephone: 004792882385/

E-mail:torilbons@gmail.com

Web: www.torilbonsaksen.no

 
EDUCATION

2016-2017: Kuratorarbeid, Høgskolen i Sørøst-Norge, Avdeling Bø.

2006-2008: Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Masterdegree, visual Arts.

2003-2006: Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Bachelor, visual Arts.

1995.1997: Hotel management at Escuela de turismo St Marta, Barcelona.

1994-1995: Spanish language and culture at La Universidad Central, BCN

 
GROUP EXHIBITION

2017: ´Refleksjoner`, Galleri Osebro, Porsgrunn.

2016-2018: ´Bevinget`, Vandreutstilling i regi av Kunstbanken, Hedemark.

2015:´RE:TUR`, Drøbak Kunstforening, Drøbak.

2013: ’Secret Garden`, Froschhammer & Rosenvogel, Berlin ((September – November), P`LACE, Dresden (November –Desember).

2013: ’Årsutstillingen 2013`, Kunstindustrimuseet, Oslo.

2013: 'What comes around with KL!NK and friends', Haugesund, Norway.

2013-2014: ‘From the Coolest Corner’ touring exhibition, Nordic countries.

2013: ‘KL!NK & friends present The Black of Night’ Galleri Seilduken, Oslo, Norway.

2012: ‘Kunsthåndverk 2012`, Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, Oslo, Norway.

2012: ‘KLINK Metall’ Boque aug Croque`, during Schmuck, Munich, Germany.

2012: ‘KL!NK Norvegia`,Design Forum Helsinki, Finland.

2011: ‘Juleutstillingen`,Kunstnerforbundet, ‘Juleutstillingen`, Oslo.

2011: ‘KL!NK Jewellery`, Expo Arte, Oslo.

2011: ‘Joya Barcelona 2011`, Curated jewellery fair, Barcelona, Spain.

2011: Shoddyhuset, Vestfossen, Buskerud.

2010: ‘Juleutstillingen nr.100`,Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo.

2010: ‘Kunsthåndverk 2010`,Kunstindustrimuseet, ‘Oslo

2010: ‘Kl!NK Presentasjon`,Galleri Format, Bergen.

2010: ‘Sommerutstillingen Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo.

2010: ‘KL!NK hedrer Rombeporfyr, Prosjektrom Carl-Berner, Skulpturarena Öst, Oslo.

2010: ‘KL!NK Presentasjon`, Galleri Format, Oslo.

2007: ‘The Hiko Mizuno Silver Ring Competition, YU galleri, The Hiko Mizuno College of Jewellery; Tokyo go HotHouse, KHIO, Oslo (traveling exhibition).

 
SOLO EXHIBITION

2017: ´Mer enn nok`, Kunsthåndverkerne i Kongens gate, Oslo.

2016:´Festivalkunstner Vegadagan`, Vega.

2016: ´Å vende tilbake`, Petter Dass Museet, Alstahaug.

2013: ‘Thinking about the flyway’,Kunstristen Galleri, Oslo.

 
PUBLIC ART

2017: ´Veien blir til`, Lillehammer Vgd, Avd Sør.

2015: ´Besatt`, Sculpture, Hønefoss Videregående Skole.

2014: ´Argentum`, Steelwork covering a 60 meter long concrete wall.

2013: ´Mett`, Sculpture, purchased by the Municipality of Oslo, department Art in Public Space.

 
GRANTS

2017: Grant from Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts.

2016: Equipment grant from the Norwegian Government.

2013: Equipment grant from the Norwegian Government.

2013: Equipment grant from the Norwegian Government.

2011: 1-year work grant from the norwegian government.

2008-2010: 2-year work grant from the norwegian government.

 

RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE

2016:Oslo National Academy of the Arts; Temporary position as a metalsmith.

2015: Oslo National Academy of the Arts; Temporary position as Workshop manager, Metal department

2013-2014: Oslo National Academy of the Arts; Temporary position as a metalsmith.

2011: The Oslo school of Arcitecture and design; Temporary position at the Metal department.

2010: Oslo National Academy of the Arts; Temporary position at the Metal department.

 
OTHER SKILLS

2013: Curator 'What comes around with KL!NK and friends', Haugesund, Norway.

2012: Curator 'KLINK:Norvegia', Helsinki, Finland.

2011: Mediator of the exhibition; 'Made in the world', Oppland, Norway.

2010: Organizer of Workshop 'Recycling Art' Leirfjord School (Den kulturelle skolesekken).

2010: Curating the exhibition, 'Recycling Art and Catwalk', Leirfjord municipality, Norway.

2010: Curator 'KLINK Presentation', Gallery Format Bergen.

2010:Curator 'KLINK honours Rombeporfyr', Sculpture Arena East, Carl Berner projectroom, Oslo, Norway.

2007-2009: IKM, Art Commission at the World Children's Day.

2007: Participant and speaker at workshop 'Flags' at Konstfack, Stockholm.

2007: City Hall, 'The tree of hope', Red Cross' international UN day.

2006: Organiser of the workshop 'A little piece of Norway' at the Blind Association,Marte, the Red Cross, KHIO and Leirfjord junior high school.

2005: Organiser of the workshop 'National Identity' in Havana, Cuba.

2001: Organiser of jewellery workshop for disadvantaged women, Copiapó, Chile.