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Margrethe Aanestad
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Margrethe Aanestad

Light Studies II



Watercolor on paper

Fair market value: $850

Mixed paint and water on paper with brush, part of the series Light Studies.

Margrethe Aanestad (b. 1974 Norway) lives and works in Brooklyn, NY and Stavanger, Norway. She works in drawing, painting and sculpture using various media, such as pastel chalks, watercolour and ink on paper, and textile and marble in sculpture. Aanestad was co-founder and -director of the artist-run non-profit space Prosjektrom Normanns for nearly a decade (2011-2020) in Stavanger. Residencies: Residency Untitled, NY (Feb-May 2021), AAI (studio-residency Feb-May 2021). Exhibitions include Art-In-Buildings, West Village, NY (2021); Tiger Strikes Asteroid, NY, (2021); Open Source Gallery, NY (2012, 2013, 2016); Torrance Shipman, NY (2015); Dimensions Variable, Miami, FL (2015, 2016); Interface gallery, Oakland, CA (2019); Kunsthall Stavanger (Norway) (2018); Abingdon Studios, Blackpool, UK (2019). Her works are included in several private collections internationally, and Summer 2021 she completed commissioned works for NYU Clive Davis Institute for Recorded Music in Brooklyn, NY, and SHINE Portrait Studio,Express Newark, Rutgers University, Newark.

Aanestad has participated in multiple projects at Open Source, including her solo exhibition Herein (2013), the group exhibitions Transcendental Tactility (2016) and Between Mountain (2012), Artists at Home and a 2020 virtual studio visit.