Mari Slaattelid is one of Norway’s renowned painters whose work is an open-ended experiment with the formal material and historic aspects of painting. In 2000 Mari Slaattelid was awarded the Carnegie Art Award’s first prize for painting. She has successfully exhibited across Northern Europe and Italy. This year her paintings will be seen at the “Sky Centre” in Haugesund during the Norwegian International Film Festival and Oslo’s Galleri K will present a new exhibition of recent paintings titled “Sky Pieces for Tiepolo” in October.
Slaattelid studied at the Bergen, Oslo and Dusseldorf art academies and holds a degree in Art History from the University in Bergen. Her paintings are included in the collection of the National Museum in Oslo as well as the collections of Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Norwegian Arts Council, all in Oslo, as well as in the collections of Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, FI; Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, DK and The Danish National Gallery, Copenhagen, DK.
Slattelid (b. 1960, Notodden, Norway) lives and work in Oslo.