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Ragna Bley

MA work


  • MA Degree


    School of Humanities


    MA Painting, 2015

  • Degrees

  • BFA in Fine Art, The National Academy of Art, Oslo (NO), 2011; Foundation, Pernbys Painting School, Stockholm, 2008; Design and craft course, Nyckelviksskolan, Lidingö, 2006
  • Experience

  • Assisting curator for the exhibition project, Learning for Life, Henie Onstad Art Center, Bærum, 2012; Docent, The Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, 2012–14; Curator for the exhibition If inside to get out - if outside to get in, Holodeck, Oslo, 2011; Student representative, Board of the National Academy of Arts, Oslo, 2010–11; Running the lecture series Open Forum at the Art Academy in, Oslo, 2010 ; Assistent for artist Tori Wrånes, 2010 ; Curator for the exhibition Pool (avec), Sjokoladefabrikken, Oslo (with Ruben Steinum), 2009 ; Wallpainting-commission for the Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, 2009
  • Exhibitions

  • Young Pioneers, Kunsthall Oslo, 2015; Menneskeberget, Edvard Munch's studio Ekely, Oslo, 2015; Screen Saver, Dyson Gallery, London, 2015; Kunstprisen, Sandefjord Art Center, Sandefjord, 2015 ; Marken vi står på, North Norwegian Artist Association, Svolvær, 2014; What Thinks Me, Taiga Art Space, St Petersburg, 2014 ; Foajeutstilling, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, 2014 ; We met at the far end..., Grünerløkka Kunsthall, Podium, Oslo (NO), 2014 ; ReadYourCall, Diane Kruse Gallery, Hamburg (DE), 2014 ; Work In Progress, Henry Moore Gallery, Royal College of Art, London (GB), 2014; Secret RCA, Dyson Gallery, London (GB), 2014; Summer Doldrums, Kunsthall Oslo. Residency and exhibition, 2013 ; Det enkles potensiale, Backspace, Oslo, 2013 ; Leather Body – Feather Scope, Gallery LNM, Oslo, 2013 ; Marble Moon - Darling River, Seilduksgata Project Space, Oslo, 2012 ; Sellout, UKS Oslo, 2012 ; Så nære vi var, Podium, Oslo (with Inga Sund Hofset), 2011 ; THE STRANGE FETE (END), MFAPS, Oslo, 2011 ; If inside to get out - if outside to get in, Søylegalleriet, Oslo (NO), 2011 ; Retrorespection, Semikolon Gallery, Oslo, 2011 ; To the Quagmires, Galleri 21:25, Oslo, 2010; Pool (avec), Sjokoladefabrikken, Oslo, 2009 ; You Love the Way I Look at You, One Night Only Gallery, Oslo, 2009 ; Multiples, Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, 2009
  • Awards

  • Travelling grant to Kenya, Young Artists Society, Norway, 2015 ; Shortlisted for Sandefjord’s Art Association art prize for young artists, 2014 ; Exhibition support, The Norwegian Arts Council, 2014 ; Project support, Norwegian Artist Association, 2014; Scholarship from Ingrid Lindbäck Langaard’s foundation, Norway, 2013 ; One-year working grant, Norwegian Artist Association, Norway, 2013 ; One-year working grant, Norwegian Artist Association, Norway, 2012