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  Anki King
Born near Oslo, Norway 1970
Lives and works in New York City, USA/Valdres, Norway

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2013        Life Lines, Galleri Odonata, Norway
2010        Indivisuality, Galleri Athene, Drammen, Norway
2009        After Thoughts, Galleri Svae, Gjøvik, Norway
, Trygve Lie Gallery, New York, NY
2008        Remembrance, Something Unexpected Art Gallery, Nyack, NY
2007        Alternate Reality Self Portraits, CFEVA, Philadelphia, PA
                 Search, Galleri A Minor, Oslo, Norway
2003        Bikers, Soppen MC, Brandbu, Norway
2001        Couple,s Eldorado Gallery, Stroudsburg, PA
2000        City Visions, Trygve Lie Gallery, New York
1999        Hanging Out, Log-On-Café, New York
                 People, Cherokee Phoenix Gallery & Club, New York
1998        City People, The Gershwin Gallery, New York


2016        Insomnia, Pelham Art Center, NY
Who, Lesley Heller Workspace, NY
                 Summer Invitational,
Life on Mars Gallery, NY
                 Contemporary Portraits
Water Street Studios, Batavia, IL
                 Shangri-La in LIC, The Factory, LIC, NY

00 Works on Paper, Kentler International Drawing Space, NY
                 Four Years and Counting
, Noosphere Arts, NY              
, Granstunet, Gran, Norway
2012        Scarecrow, Lyndhurst Estate, NY
                 And the World Cracked Open, Gallery Noosphere, NY
                 Sommerutstilling, Fabrikken, Lillehammer, Norway
2011        Out on a Limb, Galleri Ramfjord, Oslo, Norway
                 Relexification, Gallery Aferro, NJ
                 Høstutstillingen 900 moh,
Galleri Beito, Beitostølen, Norway                
                 Grey Matter,
The Painting Center, NY
                 White, .NO Gallery, NY
2010        Intimidad de la Memoria, Galeria Nacional de Bellas Artes, Dominican Republic
                 Naked (two person show), Lichtenstein Art Center, Pittsfield, MA
                 Core, Under Minerva, Brooklyn, NY
                 Østlandsutstillingen, Østfold Kunstnersenter, Fredrikstad / Peder Balke Senteret, Østre Toten, Norway
                 A Book About Death, The Tabernacle, MOMA Wales, UK
                 Um Livro Sobre a Morte, Museu Brasileiro da Escultura, Brazil
2009        A Book About Death, Emily Harvey Foundation, NY
                 Darkness Decends: Norwegian Art Now by M*A*S*H, NY, Chashama and Lafayette College curated by
  Christina Vassallo
2008        Fall Exhibition, Preston Contemporary Art Center, NM .See catalogue here
                 Beneath the Skin,
Chashama Gallery, NY
                 Threading Trends, Alte Post, Berlin        
                 International Juried Show
(Whitney Curator Carter Foster), Visual Art Center of NJ
                 Resonance New York, Monkdogz Urban Art Gallery, NY
                 Paper Works, Manhattan Borough Presidents Office, NY    
                 Life's Unique Journey, Nortwest Cultural Council, IL
2007        Image and Identity (online), International Museum of Women, CA
                 NANY II (Norwegian Artists in New York), Trygve Lie Gallery, NY
                 Au Naturel, The Nude in the 21st Century, The Art Center Gallery, OR
2006        Penetrating Empathy, Haven Arts Gallery, Bronx, NY
                 Life and Liberty after 9/11, Las Cruces Museum of Art, NM
                 Small Works Shows, Karpeles Library Museum & Port of Call Gallery, NY
2005        Artistic Fragments: Art 2005, Katonah Museum of Art, NY
                 International Exhibition of Art on Fans, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum
2004        Collaboration, Chasama Gallery, NYC
                 Norwegian Artists in New York (opened by Mr. Kofi Annan), Trygve Lie Gallery, NYC
2003        Fall Exhibition, Creative Artists Network, Philadelphia, PA
                 Three Graces, Galleria Galou, Williamsburg, NY
2002        The Art Community Reacts (9/11), Fulton Street Gallery, Troy, NY
2001        New York Underground I, Silvestre Galleries, Surf City, NJ
2000        Riverside Artsfest, the Firehouse Gallery, Bainsbridge, GA
                 Labeled and Ready (juried), The Hunger Artist Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
                 BYOW, International Exhibition, (juried by Ariella Budick, Art Critic for Newsday), 
                The  Stage Gallery, Merrick, NY
2000        Exhibit for Merit Scholarship Winners, ASL, Cork Gallery, Lincoln Center, NYC
1997        Persona, CB’s Gallery, New York
1996        Høstutstillingen (the Fall Exhibition), Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway
                 The Lyrical, the Expressionistic and the Poetic, Juried Exhibit, Denise Bibro Gallery, NYC

2015       Awarded (by invitation) Art Symposium Residency, Austevoll Kunstforening, Austevoll, Norway
2014       Cover of The Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic Monsters by Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock
2013       Angel Award, full fellowship at Vermont Studio Center, VT
2010       Winner of London International Creative Competition (LICC)
2008       Drawing Bodies Competition, Certificate of Achievement/Article in American Artists Drawing Magazine
                 Fellowship at Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (Nov)
                 Winner of Topten Exquisite Expressions, Artrom Gallery, Italy
2007       Drawing Center Registry
                 Nude of the Month, May,
                 Image "Family" selected for May in the Norwegian Consulate General's 2007 calendar
2003       Accepted into the two year program at Center for Emerging Visual Artists
                 OCA Grant for Exhibit “Bikers”
2001       Honorable Mention in the Mason Scholarship Competition, The Art Students League, NY
2000       Finalist in the Artist’s Magazine Portrait Competition
1999       Merit Scholarship, The Art Students League, NYC


2016        Kathleen Lillo-Stenberg, “Min Arbeidsplass” (My Workspace), D2, Dagens Næringsliv
                 Susan Hodara, “While You Were Sleeping, They Made Art", New York Times
                 Mary Alice Franklin "Get Social: Artists Take The Graveyard Shift", Art Times
2015        John Mitchell, “Anki King and John Mitchell”, The Studio Visit    
                 Ann May Storebø, “Kunstsymposium”, Austevollingen

                 Magnhild Rommetveit Fivelstad, “Der Havet og Himmelen Møtast”, Marsteinen
                 Gail Deayton, ”Artist of the Week – Anki King”, Hong Kong Art Tutoring
                 Adam Zucker. “Connecting Figures: New Humanism in Recent Figurative Painting. Rhinohornartists, Blog
                 Kaia Eriksen/Ingun Mæhlum. "Det Beste av New York" (The Best of New York), Allers, Weekly Magazine
                 Audhild Hval. Driftige Damer i Aksjon under VInterfesten (Active Women during Winter Celebration),
 Avisen Hadeland      
                 Catherine Kirkpatrick. Confronting Prejudice; Strategies for Women in the Arts, Arts in Bushwick
2014        Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock , “The Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic Monsters”, six illustrations
2012        Carl J. Sørheim. "Glødende Grått" (Glowing Gray), Oppland Arbeiderblad
                 Haakon Kalvsjøhagen. "Er glad bildet har funnet et hjem" (The Paiting is Home), Avisen Hadeland
                 Thomas Herscovic. "Anki King, Expressionist Painter", Video
2011        Terence Donnellan. “Portrait of an Artist - Anki King”, Artwork on Video

                 Marika Herskovic. Abstract Expressionism and the 21st Century
                 Michael Henrik Holtermann. “Upbeat Stuff #15 – White,
2010        Anne Marit Muri. “Anki King – Vinner av årets LICC Kunstpris i London” (Winner of the LICC Prize in London), Kunst
                 Marianne de Tolentino. " Intimidad de la Memoria" (The Intimacy of Memory), Hoy
                 Per Zang Skjønberg. "Anki i Nasjonalgalleriet" (Anki at the National gallery), Oppland Arbeiderblad
                 Marit Skjøtskift. ”King size i Karibien” (King size in the Caribbean), Avisen Hadeland
                 Marit Beate Kasin. ”Anki til Østlandsutstillingen” (Anki at the Exhibit for Eastern Norway), Avisa Valdres
                 Bjørn Bjørkli. ”Anki til Østlandsutstillingen” (Anki at the Exhibit for Eastern Norway), Avisen Hadeland
2009        Petter Skretting. ”Populær Kunstner”(Popular Artist), Oppland Arbeiderblad
                 Anne Martine Engebakken Grymyr. ”Tid for Ettertanke” (Time for Afterthought), Oppland Arbeiderblad
                 Jørn Haakenstad . “King stiller ut i New York” (King exhibits in New York), Avisen Hadeland
                 Morgan Levey.Interview for International Museum of Women
                 Miguel A. Bendavies. Article for Studio Online website
                 Diana Schmertz. "Beneath the skin "article, Perfect 8 Magazine, Issue 3
2008        Randi Helene Svendsen. “På Hjemmebane “(Home With), Magasinet, Dagbladet
                 Bethany Conway. "The PCAC Fall Exhibit Opening", The Las Cruces Bulletin
                 Diana Schmertz. "Resonance" cover and article, Perfect 8 Magazine, Issue 2
                 Stein Buan. “Anki King med ny utstilling i New York” (Anki King with New Exhibit in NY), Avisen Hadeland
                 Helge Rønning Birkelund.“Hot i New York” (Hot in New York), Oppland Arbeiderblad
                 Bob Bahr.Drawing Bodies”, American Artist Drawing Magazine
2007        Amara Rockar. “Alternate Reality Self-Portraits: Drawings by Anki King”, exhibition review, Philadelphia Weekly
                 Monica Weymouth. “Last Chance, Catch it or Regret it”,Philadelphia City Paper
Roger Johnsen. ”Anki King at Gallery A”, film article for Opplandssendinga
                 Ǻse Toril Holten. “King-Kunst i New York” (King-Art in NY), Avisen Hadeland
                 Per Øyvind Skjønberg.” Fra Queens til Oslo” (From Queens to Oslo), Oppland Arbeiderblad
                 Håvard Krogsrud. ”Søkende Anki” (Searching Anki), Avisen Hadeland
2006        Interview on The New Yorker, TV show. Part 1. Part 2
2005        “LIC Art Gallery”, Ins and Outs Magazine, NY.
2004        Maria Børja.” Kunstnere i New York” (Norwegian Artists in NY) Dagbladet
                 Kristin Nilsen. ”Annan Åpnet Norsk Utstilling” (Annan Opened Norwegian Exhibit), Aftenposten
                 Ørjan Nilsson.”Kofi Annan besøkte Anki” (Kofi Annan visited Anki), Avisen Hadeland
                 Espen Tjersland. ”Kofi Annan Greets Norwegian Artists”, Norway Times, NY
                 “Annan æret Norske Kunstnere” (Annan honored Norwegian Artists), NRK
                 Jim Olson, cover and article, Viking Magazine
2003        Ingvar Midthun. ”Anki fra Harestua er Kunstner i New York” (Anki from Harestua is an Artist in NY), NRK
                 Per Øyvind Skjønberg. ”New Yorker på Sopptur til Hjemstedet Hadeland” (New Yorker visiting Home; Hadeland),
 Oppland Arbeiderblad
                 Merete Prestkvern. ”MC og Kunst” (MC and Art), Avisen Hadeland
2002        Peter Simunovich. ”Open Studio Shows a World of Artists”, Newsday
                 Marit Reistad. “Anki vil male Biker Gutta” (Anki Wants to Paint the Biker Boys), Oppland Arbeiderblad
                 Timothy Cahill.“Art of Healing redefined by Sept. 11”, exhibition review, Times Union
2001        “Well-Traveled Artist shows at Eldorado Gallery”, Pocono Record
2000        Sandra Carpenter, Artist’s Magazine December
                “Art & Fashion”, Black Book, September
                 Helen A. Harrison. “Looking to the Land of Long Island  for Inspiration”, New York Times, review of BYOW 
                 Paintings appeared in the independent movie The Trade
                 Per Øyvind Skjønberg. “King of New York”, Oppland Arbeiderblad
                 Sarah Alger. “Brave New Kunst: Works by Two Norwegian Artists”, Norway Times
1998        Album cover for Funkhouse
1997        Anne Bjertæs. “New York er min inspirasjon” (New York is my Inspiration), Oppland Arbeiderblad
                 Helle Benedicte Berg. “Til New York med Kunstfag i Kofferten” (To NY with Artistic License in the Suitcase),
1996        Siv Ellefsrud. “Mange Intrykk – to fra Hadeland” (Many Impressions – Two from Hadeland) review of
                  Høstutstillingen, Avisen Hadeland

2015        Experimenting with Oil Paint, workshop, The Art Students League of NY, NY
                 Non-Verbal Art, lecture/studio visit, The New School, NY
2007-15  Past and Current Work, annual lectures/studio visits, Irvington Schools, NY
2014        Developing as an Artist, lecture/studio visit, New York Academy of Art, NY
2013        Understanding through Art, lecture, New York University, NY
                 Current Work, lecture/studio visit, School of Visual Arts, NY
                 Reading the Non-Verbal, lecture/studio visit, The New York University, NY
2012        American/Norwegian Expressionist Painter, lecture, NY School Press, NJ
2011        Abstract Expressionism in the 21st Century, panel talk by Helen Harrison, School Press, NJ
2010        Naked, lecture, Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, MA
                 Indivisuality, Galleri Athene, Drammen, Norway
2007-10  Course in Figure Drawing, developed and taught,, online
2009        After Thoughts, lecture, Galleri Svae, Gjøvik, Norway
2007-09  Oil Painting Materials, lectures at The Art Students League of NY
2008        Story of an Artist, lecture, Preston Contemporary Art Center, NM
                 Story of an Artist, lecture, Appleton Museum of Fine Art, FL
                 Dreams as Inspiration, workshop, Juan Morel Campos Secondary School, NY
                 Memories in Art, lecture/studio visit, Juan Morel Campos Secondary School, NY


2011        Lunner Rådhus (City Hall), Norway
2008        Appleton Museum, Florida, USA
2007        Hjartdal og Gransherad Sparebank
2005        Collection of M. Benavides, USA
2004        Collection of P. Myhrvold, Norway
2002        The Norwegian Seamen’s Church, NY
2000        The Habsburg Collection, USA/Holland
1998        The Tessler Collection, USA
1998        The Gershwin Hotel, USA


Trygve Lie Gallery:
2010        Lines Among Lines, Inger Grytting
2009        I Am Nature, Amina Bech
2007        NANY-II, 17 Norwegian Artist in NY
2006        Carl Fredrick


2001        The Art Students League of NY, NYC; fine arts certificate
1994        Oslo Tegne og Maleskole, Oslo, Norway; Comparable to USA-MFA
1991        Nybu Videregående Skole, Lillehammer, Norway; Comparable to USA-BFA


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