Nina Malterud (b. 1951) has been working as a ceramic artist since 1975, in Oslo and later in Bergen.

Rector at Bergen National Academy of the Arts (KHiB) 2002-2010 and Professor in Ceramics at KHiB 1994-2002. Responsible for the conference and publication series Sensuous Knowledge at KHiB 2004-2009.

Member of the Steering Committee of the Norwegian Programme for Artistic Research 2003-2014.

Engaged part time as Senior Adviser, mainly on artistic research and accreditation issues, at Bergen Academy of Art and Design and Oslo National Academy of the Arts from 2012, and 2017-20 at Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design at the University of Bergen, where the former KHiB now is located.

2022: Large solo exhibition at KODE Art Museum, Bergen.

 

 

CURRICULUM VITAE

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Born in Oslo 1951

EDUCATION

1971–1974   Ceramics at National College of Art and Design (SHKS), Oslo

1974–1975   Assistant for ceramic artist Lisbet Dæhlin

COURSES AND WORKSHOPS (selected)

2003   The Norwegian Association of Higher Education (UHR): leadership programme for rectors in higher education

1997   Hallsberg Brick Factory, Sweden: Pots around town - an experiment in large scale 3 weeks' workshop (led by Gertrud Båge)

1997   Ringebu, Norway: Large Scale, 2 weeks workshop (led by Torbjørn Kvasbø)

1989   Kyrkerud folkhögskola, Sweden: Clay and Fire, 2 weeks workshop

PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS

2012-2020     Senior Adviser for periods at the Bergen National Academy of the Arts (later Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design, University of Bergen) and the Oslo National Academy of the Arts

2002-2010   Rector, Bergen National Academy of the Arts

1998-2002   Pro-Rector, Bergen National Academy of the Arts

1994-2002   Professor of Ceramics, Bergen National Academy of the Arts

ARTISTIC RESEARCH

2014-2015   Adviser for the project INTERIMP at the Norwegian Academy of Music, supported by NARP

2003–2014   Member of the Steering Committee, Norwegian Artistic Research Programme (NARP)

2004-2009   Responsible for Sensuous Knowledge, annual conferences and publication series, supported by the Research Council of Norway

2002   something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue, publication, Bergen National Academy of the Arts

2002   Project leader at KHiB in Burning Point Bergen, Ceramics 1950-2000, publication, film, exhibition and seminar by Bergen National Academy of the Arts and The West Norway Museum of Decorative Art

1999-2000   Chair of the national committee developing the programme proposal for NARP

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Drammens Museum

KODE Art Museums and Composer Homes, Bergen (formerly West Norway Museum of Decorative Art)
National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo (formerly Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, Oslo)
National Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, Trondheim
Northern Norway Art Museum, Tromsø
Arts Council Norway
Olympic Collection, Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences, Lillehammer
The National Touring Gallery, Norway
Röhsska Museum of Design and Craft, Gothenburg
Sogn og Fjordane Kunstmuseum, Førde
Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand

Østfold County

PRIZES AND GRANTS

2022   Ulirik Hendriksens Ærespris, from Bildende Kunstneres Hjelpefond/The Relief Fund for Visual Artists

2022   Arts Council Norway Publication Grant

2021   Regional Project Grant

2021   Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts: Grant

2020   City of Bergen Project Grant

2020   Arts Council Norway Project Grant

2019   Government’s Diverse Grant

2017, 14   Regional Exibition Grant

2005   Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts: Honorary Award

1994-2018   Government Guarantee Income for Artists (later: Grant for Senior Artists)

1989   Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts: Grant

1992, 85   Government’s Travel Grant

1985   Houen’s Foundation Grant

1979-1981   Government’s Work Grant

1978   Government’s Materials Grant

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2022  Material Statements, Kode Bergen Art Museum

2018  OUT THERE, KRAFT, Bergen

2017  tablet, eye, skin, Galleri Format, Oslo

2015   KRAFT, Bergen

2014   Hå gamle prestegard, Norway

2013   Galleri Format, Bergen

2013   Rom8, Bergen

2012, 1989, 80   Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo

2005   Rackstad Museum, Sweden

2003   RAM Gallery, Oslo  

1989   National Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, Trondheim

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selection)

2021, 20, 19, 17, 14, 00 and every year 1975–1993  Annual exhibition Kunsthåndverk, Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts

2020   PRESENT, Bomuldsfabriken, Arendal (with John Skognes, Sidsel Hanum, Gunilla Åkesson and Takeshi Yasuda)

2020   Ceramic Landscapes, Flow Gallery London (with Astrid Sleire)

2020   STOP. REWIND, PLAY. Akershus kunstsenter

2018   CLAY IN THE BANK, Kunstbanken Hamar, Norway (with Elisa Helland-Hansen, Elisabeth von Krogh, Beth Wyller)

2018   European Ceramic Context, Bornholm

2016   Ann Linnemann Gallery, Copenhagen (with Gunhild Rudjord)

2016   Pottery is back, Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo (curated by Gertrud Steinsvåg)

2003   Burning Point Bergen, The West Norway Museum of Decorative Arts, Bergen

2003   Ceramic Triennale, The Vigeland Museum, Oslo

2002   Keramik aus Norwegen, Galerie Handwerk, München

2000   Flyvende tallerkner og andre fat, Bomuldsfabriken, Arendal (curated by Harald Solberg)

1999   Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo

1999   Norwegian Contemporary Ceramics, Amsterdam (curated by Torbjørn Kvasbø/Jorunn Veiteberg)

1998, 85, 84, 80   Tendenser, Galleri F15, Moss, Norway

1996   Ceramic Art Exhibition, Perugia (curated by Nino Caruso/Torbjørn Kvasbø)

1995-1996   Treklang, travelling exhibition North Norway

1994   Olympia Collection, Lillehammer

1993  Kunstnerhuset Gvarv, Norway (with Hanne Borchgrevink)

1990   Oslo International Ceramic Symposium (OICS): Norwegian Ceramics 1940–1990, Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, Oslo

1990   OICS: Ukraina – Norway, a Developing Tradition, Norwegian Museum of Cultural History

1990   Hordaland Art Centre (with Lisbet Dæhlin and Beth Wyller)

1990   Seks sider av samme tid, RAM Gallery, Oslo (with Finn Alsos, Lisbet Dæhlin, Elisabeth von Krogh, Søren Ubisch, Beth Wyller)

1984   Norway Now, touring exhibition England (curated by Galleri F15)

1983   Frysja på by’n, Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, Oslo

INTERNATIONAL ART FAIRS

2022   Collect, London, with Flow Gallery

2019   NOMAD, St. Moritz Switzerland, with Galleri Format

2018   Collect, London, with Galleri Format

2017   Collect, London, with Galleri Format

2015   SOFA Chicago, with Galleri Format

2013   Collect, London, with Gallery Kunst1

PUBLIC ART COMMISSIONS (selection)

1994   Asker and Bærum District Court, Norway

1993   Kongsberg Engineering University College, Norway

1992   Tingvang, Øystre Slidre Municipality, Norway

1991   Renaissance Cruises (Fearnley Eger)

1990   Bergen Prison, Norway

1989   Den Norske Creditbank

1987   The Society of Friends of the Museum of Decorative Art and Design, Oslo - gift to the museum

1985   Sessvollmoen Military Camp, Norway

1985   Norwegian Embassy Riyadh

1981   University of Tromsø, Norway

 

CONSULTANT AND JURY (public art commissions/architecture)

2004-2005   Statsbygg: Jury for competition new building Bergen National Academy of the Arts

1997–1999   Public Art Norway: Consultant for commissions Skjold Church, Bergen (with Arne Ingvaldsen)

1993   Public Art Norway: Jury for competition Værnes Airport

TEXTS BY MALTERUD

“1979: Vi kan jo bare lage vårt eget tidsskrift!” Kunsthåndverk 1/2020, pp. 26–33.
“Finn Erik Alsos’ minnepris”. Kunsthåndverk 3/2018, pp. 66–69.
“Artistic Freedom and Public Responsibility: My Time as Rector”. Nina Schønsby (ed.): 245 Years Art and Design Education in Bergen. Bergen: University of Bergen, Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design, 2017, pp. 258–265.
“Noen sirklinger rundt kunst og kvalitet”. Øyvind Prytz (ed.): Når kunsten tar form. Oslo: Arts Council Norway 2018, pp. 46–48.
tablet, eye, skin. Catalogue. Bergen: Nina Malterud 2017.
“The Art University – a space for negotiating and sharing”. Torbjörn Lind (ed.): Artistic research yearbook 2016, Stockholm: The Swedish Research Council, 2016, pp. 25–29.
”Ingen A4-utstilling, akkurat”. Kunsthåndverk 4/2015, p. 12.
“Zwinger in Arendal”. Caroline Slotte/Kjell Rylander (eds.): Zwinger und Ich. Network for Nordic Contemporary Ceramics, 2015.
”Forbi – eller fast i glasuren”. Kunsthåndverk 1/2015, p. 45.
”Supervisors’ Support - Some Specific Challenges”. Mick Wilson and Schelte van Ruiten (eds.): SHARE Handbook for Artistic Research Education, ELIA, 2013, pp. 60–64.
"It’s not where you take things from – it’s where you take them to”.  Ingrid Aarset. Catalogue, Bergen 2013.
QUIET. Catalogue. Bergen: Nina Malterud 2012.
“Artistic research – necessary and challenging”. – Nordic Journal of Art and Research 1/2012.
“Not Just a Cup”. CUP. Catalogue.Elisa Helland-Hansen, Bergen2011.
Siri Brekke, Liv Midbøe, Kristine Thenman. Catalogue. Arvika Konsthall 2010.
“Can you make Art without Research”. Hans-Peter Schwarz (ed.): Art and Artistic Research. Zürich University of the Arts / Scheidegger & Spiess 2009, pp. 24–29.
“… som å legge en tiger mellom to glassplater…” Catalogue. Gro Jessen. Oslo 2005.
“Lisbet Dæhlin”. Kunsthåndverk no. 3/2003, pp. 18–19.
“Education in the ceramic arts – wood firing or intellectual enterprise?” Nina Malterud and Anne Britt Ylvisåker (eds.): Burning Point Bergen. Bergen: Bergen National Academy of the Arts/The West Norway Museum of Decorative Art, pp. 44–53.
“The bowl and the surface are absolute”, “Use and Art”. something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue. Bergen: Bergen National Academy of the Arts 2002.
As times go by – the years 1971–2001 seen in retrospect”. Kunsthåndverk 1–2/2001, pp. 27–29.
“Mental and Material”. Gunilla Åkesson. Catalogue. Bergen 2001.
“Gunilla Maria Åkesson: Geist und Materie”. Neue Keramik no. 11/2001, p. 656.
“Om å trene på frihet”. Take Off. Catalogue. Bergen: Bergen National Academy of the Arts 2000.
“Være eller ikke være på kunstscenen”. Kunsthåndverk no. 2/1999, p. 31.
“Jord og luft i rom og tid”. 4 fra Norden. Katalog, Kristiansand: Sørlandets Kunstmuseum 1998.
“Om eget arbeid”. Kunsthåndverk no. 40/1991, pp. 28–29.
“Mot til å skape”. Kunsthåndverk no. 26–27/1987, pp. 12–14.
“Du får ikke mer ut av hornet enn det du putter inn”. Kunsthåndverk no. 23/1986, p. 26.
“Bare en kopp?” Kunsthåndverk no. 13/1984, pp. 10–11.

 

JOURNAL KUNSTHÅNDVERK

1979-1987   Initiator, member of Editorial Board, co-author of many texts

 

TEXTS ABOUT MALTERUD

Material Statements, catalogue, Bergen: Kode Bergen Art Museum/Hatje Cantz 2022

“Studio Visit: Nina Malterud”. Ceramics Monthly June 2015, pp. 28–31.
Sigrun Hodne: “Zen og kunsten å gjenskape en vaskebøtte”. Kunsthåndverk 4/2014, p. 49.
Jan Kokkin: “Fullendt spagatøvelse”. Kunsthåndverk no. 4/2012, p. 44.
Jorunn Veiteberg: “Something old, something new…”. Keramik Magazin no. 2/2004, pp. 17–21.
Lars Elton: “Fra romantikk til system”. Kunsthåndverk no. 1/2004, p. 43.
Jorunn Veiteberg: “Nina Malterud. In a Conversation about Function”. Ceramics: Art and Perception no. 53 (2003), pp. 66–69.
Jorunn Veiteberg: “Comments on a Conversation about Function”. something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue. Bergen: Bergen National Academy of the Arts 2002, unpaginated.
Åsmund Thorkildsen: “Un-use – Consumption”. something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue. Bergen: Bergen National Academy of the Arts 2002, unpaginated.
Jorunn Veiteberg: “Nina Malterud”. Torbjørn Kvasbø and Jorunn Veiteberg (eds.): Norwegian Contemporary Ceramics. Catalogue 1999, p. 34.
“Man må kunne tåle det usikre”. Interview with Jorunn Veiteberg, Kunsthåndverk no. 1/1998, pp. 18–20.
Interview with Erling Lægreid, NRK 1, 12/5 1996.
Randi Gaustad and Gunnar Danbolt: Samtidskeramikk: Norsk keramikk fra 1940 til i dag. Oslo: Dreyers Forlag 1990, p. 35.
Jan Lauritz Opstad: En ny bevissthet. Oslo: C. Huitfeldt Forlag 1989, pp. 10, 64, 104–106.
Fredrik Wildhagen: Norge i form. Oslo: J.M. Stenersens Forlag 1988, p. 180.

LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS (selection)

2019   Unngå å regne! Presentation at glaze seminar at Galleri Format, Oslo

2018   Presentation at Arts Council Norway's yearly conference

2016   The Art University - a space for negotiating and sharing, Vetenskapsrådet's symposium on aristic research, Sweden

2012-   Several lectures on artistic research in Norway, in higher education institutions

2012   Kunstnerisk utviklingsarbeid (konstnärlig forskning) i norsk kunstutdanning, conference Gustavsbergs Konsthall, Sweden

2012   Supervisors’ Support in Artistic Research Doctoral Programmes, workshop SHARE London

2011   Ceramic Visions for the Future, seminar Visual Art, Oslo National Academy of the Arts

2009   Materiale og konsept, seminar Rogaland Art Centre, org. by Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts West Norway

2009   Can you make Art without Research, conference Zürich Hochschule der Künste

2009   Kunstnerisk utviklingsarbeid og forskning - Utfordringer og muligheter, staff seminar Visual Art, Oslo National Academy of the Arts

2008   Kunstnerisk utviklingsarbeid og kunstfaglig forskning – status og utfordringer, staff seminar Grieg Academy, University of Bergen

2007   Kunstutdanning i dag – utfordring og muligheter, staff seminar Norwegian Academy of Music

2005  Culture, Curriculum and Quality – Challenging the Frames of Tradition and Innovation, Biennial Conference European League for Institutes of the Arts, Luzern

2004   Keynote: Why Sensuous Knowledge Make Sense, Sensuous Knowledge, Bergen National Academy of the Arts

TEACHING/SUPERVISION HIGHER ART EDUCATION (BA, MA and PhD level)

2019–2021  Co supervisor artistic PhD candidate, Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design, University of Bergen

2021, 19, 17   Key note at Artistic Research School seminar 1, organised by NARP

2017–2019   Main supervisor artistic PhD candidate, Oslo National Academy of the Arts

2017   Chair of assessment committee PhD level, Oslo National Academy of the Arts

2011–2015  Responsible for yearly Supervisor's Seminar, NARP (with Ivar Frounberg)

1994-2002   Professor in ceramics at KHiB, including leading the department, supervision MA and BA level, cooperation with other departments, artistic research

1990-1991  A few courses at Oslo National Academy of the Arts, ceramics

EXTERNAL EXAMINER HIGHER ART EDUCATION

2020   Chair of assessment committee artistic PhD, Oslo National Academy of the Arts

2017   Chair of assessment committee PhD level, Oslo National Academy of the Arts

2016  Opponent last seminar PhD candidate, HDK Gothenburg University

2015   Opponent 80% seminar PhD candidate, Konstfack, Stockholm

2015   Opponent 80% seminar PhD candidate HDK, Gothenburg University

2007, 02, 00, 1999. 98  Graduate exam Ceramics and Glass, Konstfack, Stockholm

2002, 1999, 98, 97  Graduate exam ceramics, HDK, Gothenburg University

1992, 90   Graduate exam ceramics, National College of Art and Design, Bergen

1990   Undergraduate exam ceramics, National College of Art and Design, Oslo

EXPERT WORK/PEER REVIEW HIGHER ART EDUCATION

2021  NOKUT: Accreditation for PhD in artistic research in i film and related audiovisual media at Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences

2021  Oslo National Academy of the Arts: Applications for assistant professor ceramics

2018  Stockholm University of the Arts: Applications for professor/vise dean

2018  Oslo National Academy of the Arts: Evaluation professor

2016   Oslo National Academy of the Arts: Applications for professor/associate professor ceramics

2015   Bergen Academy of Art and Design: Evaluation professor

2015   University of Agder: Applications for professor/associate professor visual art

2014   Konstfack, Stockholm: Applications for professor ceramics, focus on exhibition

2013-2014   Swedish Higher Education Authority: Evaluation of higher design and craft educations, chair of committee

2013   HDK; Gothenburg University: Evaluation associate professor

2012   Oslo National Academy of the Arts: Applications professor/associate professor ceramics

2012   Swedish National Agency for Higher Education: Accreditation for artistic doctoral exam, Luleå University

2011  Swedish National Agency for Higher Education: Accreditation for artistic doctoral exam, Umeå University

2010-2011  Gothenburg University RED10: Chair of panel for evaluation of artistic research in fine arts, crafts and design and photography

2010   HDK, Gothenburg University: Ekstern vurdering av søknader doktorander

2009-2010  Swedish National Agency for Higher Education: Accreditation for artistic doctoral exam, Gothenburg and Lund University, The Swedish School of Textiles Borås

2009   Swedish Research Council: Accreditation of a national artistic doctorate research school

2008   Konstfack, Stockholm: Applications professor ceramics

2008   Burg Giebichenstein, Halle: Applications professor ceramics

2006-2007  Swedish National Agency for Higher Education: Evaluation and master accreditation higher design education

2000   Oslo National Academy of the Arts: Applications assistant professsor/associate professor ceramics

1996-1997  Konstfack, Stockholm: External evaluation of the Department of Ceramics and Glass

1994   Konstfack, Stockholm: Applications for professor ceramics

MEMBERSHIP OF BOARDS, COUNCILS AND COMMITTEES

2016–2020 Board Borealis, international festival for experimental music, Bergen

2013–2019   Member of the funding committee of the Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts, chair from 2015

2004–2005   Board member of Norsk Form

1998–2000   Board member of Stiftelsen Kulturhuset USF, Bergen

1993-1997   Member of the expert committee for visual arts, Arts Council Norway

1995–1997   Steering Committee for Etterutdanning for kunstnere

1989–1991   Member of the advisory committee of crafts, Kunstnerforbundet

1980–1981   Member of the crafts purchasing committee, Arts Council Norway

1976–1979   Board member of Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts - Formidlingssentralen

1976–1978   Board member of Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts

REPORTS

2017  The Norwegian Association of Higher Education Institutions (UHR):Endring av UHRs veiledende retningslinjer for ph.d.-utdanning som følge av forslag om ph.d. i kunstnerisk utviklingsarbeid (chair of working group)

2016   National Council for Artistic Research, The Norwegian Association of Higher Education Institutions (UHR), (chair of working group): Research and Development in the Arts (short version in English)

2011   The Norwegian Association of Higher Education Institutions (UHR): Én ph.d.grad for fremtidens behov?

2007   The Norwegian Association of Higher Education Institutions (UHR): Vekt på kunst – discussing a potential result based financing of artistic research

2000  Bergen National Academy of the Arts, Oslo National Academy of the Arts and The Norwegian Academy of Music: Forslag til program for kunstnerisk kompetanseutvikling i kunstutdanningsinstitusjonene (chair of working group)