Anki King
www.ankiking.com
Lives and works in New York City, USA/Etnedalen, Norway

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2013        Life Lines, Galleri Odonata, Norway
2012        And the World Cracked Open, Noosphere Arts, NY
2010        Indivisuality, Galleri Athene, Drammen, Norway
2009        After Thoughts, Galleri Svae, Gjøvik, Norway
               Sisters, 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, Oslo, Norway
2003        Bikers, Soppen MC, Brandbu, Norway
2001        Couples, 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


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2019         Kunstnerliv, Hotel Norge, Bergen, Norway
                Amongst Friends II, The Clemente Soto Velez Cultural and Educational Center, NY
                Innlandsutstillingen, Hamar Kulturhus, Norway

2018         The Fifth Silk Road International Art Exhibition, Shaanxi Provincial Museum of Fine Arts, China

                Art in the Open, 2018 Selections, Schuylkill Center, Philadelphia PA

                Kunstnerliv, Galleri Fineart, Oslo, Norway
                Chain Reaction: Artists Select Artists, The Painting Center, NY
                Getting Personal, SFA Projects, NY  ​
                Art in the Open, Schuylkill River Park, Philadelphia, PA
                Among Friends, 55 Washington St, Brooklyn, NY 11201 

                Outside the Lines, Drawing Invitational, National Arts Club, NY
2017         The Fourth Silk Road International Art Exhibition, Shaanxi Provincial Museum of Fine Arts, China
                Mapping Bushwick, In Case Projects, NY      
2016         Victory Garden, Planthouse, NY
                Pussy Power, David & Schweitzer, NY
                Insomnia, Pelham Art Center, NY
                Bushwick Tales, Venus Knitting Art Space, NY
                Seeking Space: Making the Future, David & Schweitzer, NY
2015         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
                Four Years and Counting, Noosphere Arts, NY
                Gransdagene, Granstunet, Gran, Norway
2012         Scarecrow, Lyndhurst Estate, 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, 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
                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
 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
                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


PUBLIC ART
2019        Butterfly Tree II, sculpture for Montefiore Hospital, Bronx, NY
2018        Butterfly Tree, sculpture for Montefiore Hospital, Bronx, NY
2017        Human Nature, sculpture for Wolf’s Lane Park, Pelham, NY
               Nature Nurture, Sculpture for Pelham Arts Center Courtyard, Pelham, NY
2016        Mural for Pondicheri, NY
               Sculpture for Safe Harbors Green, Newburg, NY
              
AWARDS AND HONORS
2017        Residency by jury, Arteles, Finland
2016        Residency by invitation, Emerson Landing, MA
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
2011        Angel Award, full fellowship, 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, VA
               Winner of Topten Exquisite Expressions, Artrom Gallery, Italy
2007        Drawing Center Registry
               Nude of the Month, May, Barebrush.org
               Image Family selected for May in the Norwegian Consulate General's 2007 calendar
2003        Fellow at the Center for Emerging Visual Artists, PA
               OCA , Grant for Exhibit “Bikers”, Norway
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, NY

TEACHING/LECTURES
2019        Lecture and critique for graduating students at Salisbury University, MD
2018        Scandinavian Art – All Dark and Tormented? By Artists Talk on Art, National Arts Club, NY
2016        Insomnia, artist talk, Pelham Art Center, Pelham, NY
2015        Plastic Girls, online mentor for sculpture workshop, Girls have a Dream School, Uganda
               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, Sessions.edu, 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

 

COLLECTIONS
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

 

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

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY/VIDEO
2019         Terence Donnellan, ”Artists of New York City, documentary video
2018         Kristin Mack, Intervju med Anki King, Kateksis
                Bjørn Wad, Sterke Historier og Livserfaringer, Interiør Magasinet

                Anne Marit Muri / Bjørn Wad, Kunstnerliv, Portraits of 19 Contemporary Artists
                Marit Skjøtskift, "Anki King er i Godt Selskap Når Hun Portretteres i Bok", Avisen Hadeland
                Christina Catanese, "Natural Selections: Art in the Open: Selections from 2018 at the Schuylkill Center", Montgomery News

                Helen Walsh, “Art in the Open Stays in the Box”, Broad Street Review
2017         Lester Kravitz, “Working with Nature”, News of Pelham
2016         Etty Yaniv, “Anki King and John Mitchell are Lone Wolves, Together” Arts in Bushwick
                Kathleen Lillo-Stenberg, “Min Arbeidsplass”, 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, ”Det Beste av New York”, Allers, weekly magazine
                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”, cover and six illustrations
2012         Carl J. Sørheim, "Glødende og Grått", Oppland Arbeiderblad (OA)
                Haakon Kalvsjøhagen, "Er glad bildet har funnet et hjem", Avisen Hadeland
                Maren Ørstavik, "Fra New York til Oslo...og Tilbake" (From NY to Oslo and back), Aftenposten              
                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", Video
                Michael Henrik Holtermann, “Upbeat Stuff #15 – White", Video
2010         Anne Marit Muri,“Anki King – Vinner av årets LICC Kunstpris i London” (Winner of LICC Prize), Kunst
                Marianne de Tolentino, "Intimidad de la Memoria", Hoy
                Per Zang Skjønberg, "Anki i Nasjonalgalleriet", Oppland Arbeiderblad
                Marit Skjøtskift. ”King size i Karibien”, Avisen Hadeland
                Marit Beate Kasin, ”Anki til Østlandsutstillingen”, Avisa Valdres
                Bjørn Bjørkli, ”Anki til Østlandsutstillingen”, Avisen Hadeland
2009         Petter Skretting, ”Populær Kunstner”, Oppland Arbeiderblad
                Anne Martine Engebakken Grymyr, ”Tid for Ettertanke”, Oppland Arbeiderblad
                Jørn Haakenstad, “King stiller ut i New York”, Avisen Hadeland
                "Anki King Exhibits at Trygve Lie Gallery in NY", NorwegianAmerican.com
                Morgan Levey, "Anki King", International Museum of Women
                Miguel A. Bendavies, "Anki King", Studio Online

                "Anki King's Work at Trygve Lie", Nordstjernan
                Diana Schmertz, "Beneath the Skin" Perfect 8 Magazine, Issue 3
2008         Randi Helene Svendsen, “På Hjemmebane", 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”, Avisen Hadeland
                Helge Rønning Birkelund, “Hot i New York” , Oppland Arbeiderblad
                Bob Bahr, “Drawing Bodies”, American Artist Drawing Magazine
2007         Amara Rocka, “Alternate Reality Self-Portraits: Drawings by Anki King”, review, Philadelphia Weekly
                Monica Weymouth, “Last Chance, Catch it or Regret it”, Philadelphia City Paper
                Roger Johnsen, ”Anki King at Gallery A”, video article, Opplandssendinga
                Ǻse Toril Holten, “King-Kunst i New York”, Avisen Hadeland
                Per Øyvind Skjønberg,”Fra Queens til Oslo”, Oppland Arbeiderblad
                Håvard Krogsrud, ”Søkende Anki”, Avisen Hadeland
2006         Interview on The New Yorker, TV show.
2005         “LIC Art Gallery”, Ins and Outs Magazine, NY.
2004         Maria Børja, ”Kunstnere i New York”, Dagbladet
                Kristin Nilsen, ”Annan Åpnet Norsk Utstilling”, Aftenposten
                Ørjan Nilsson, ”Kofi Annan besøkte Anki”, Avisen Hadeland
                Espen Tjersland, ”Kofi Annan Greets Norwegian Artists”, Norway Times, NY
                “Annan æret Norske Kunstnere”, NRK
 2003        Ingvar Midthun. ”Anki fra Harestua er Kunstner i New York”, NRK
                Per Øyvind Skjønberg, ”New Yorker på Sopptur til Hjemstedet Hadeland”, Oppland Arbeiderblad
                Merete Prestkvern, ”MC og Kunst”, Avisen Hadeland
2002         Peter Simunovich, ”Open Studio Shows a World of Artists”, Newsday
                Marit Reistad, “Anki vil male Biker Gutta”, Oppland Arbeiderblad
                Timothy Cahill,“Art of Healing redefined by Sept. 11”, 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 Bjertnæs, “New York er Min Inspirasjon”, Oppland Arbeiderblad
                Helle Benedicte Berg, “Til New York med Kunstfag i Kofferten”, Aftenposten
1996         Siv Ellefsrud. “Mange Inntrykk – to fra Hadeland”, review Høstutstillingen, Avisen  Hadeland

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