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Exhibitions and Events

Nordic 5 Arts is pleased to present

INSIDE STORY: Behind the Walls of the New BAM/PFA

Lecture by Lawrence Rinder
Director, UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 7:30 PM
Auditorium, Wurster Hall, UC Berkeley

The lecture is free and open to the public
Reception following the lecture

Sponsored by Dean's Office, College of Environmental Design, UC Berkeley,
BAM/PFA and Nordic 5 Arts

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San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Expansion Project by Snøhetta

Lecture by Craig Dykers
Principal Architect, Snøhetta

Saturday, March 17, 2012 at 3 PM

Auditorium, Wurster Hall, UC Berkeley

Reception following the lecture at Bernard Maybeck Faculty Club

The event is sponsored by:
The Norwegian Consulate General - Nordic 5 Arts
College of Environmental Design, Dean's Office, Department of Architecture, UC Berkeley
Department of Scandinavia, UC Berkeley - Norwegian American Cultural Foundation

The lecture is free and open to the public

Parking
Bancroft/Fulton Lot, Entrance on north side of Bancroft between College and Bowditch

Lecture poster
www.sfmoma.org
www.snohetta.com

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PAST EXHIBITIONS

Nordic 5 Arts - Voyages of Discovery
Contemporary work by artists of Nordic heritage from the San Francisco Bay Area

Paintings, prints, sculpture, photography and weavings by:
Pat Bengtson, Kati Casida, Olivia Eielson, Jason Engelund, Mark Erickson, Ellen Faris, Pam Fingado,
Norma Andersen Fox, Marc Ellen Hamel, Russell Herrman, Maj-Britt Hilstrom, Maj-Britt Mobrand, Justin Olerud,
Betty Rasicott Pillsbury, Loren Rehbock, Diane Rusnak, Helene Sobol, Stevens Strauss and Lee Williams.

April 8 – November 15, 2011
May 12, 7-9PM, Reception and Lecture by Dorothy McCall

Scandinavian Cultural Center
Pacific Lutheran University
12180 Park Ave S.
Tacoma, WA 98447
253-535-7349, www.plu.edu/scancente
Public Hours (free admission) Sun 1-4PM, Tues-Wed 11AM-3PM
Please check university calendar for days closed.

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Click to view exhibition poster
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Voyages of Discovery

Colette Crutcher, Lotte Dyhrberg, Olivia Eielson, Marc Erickson, Ellen Faris, Marc Ellen Hamel,
Maj-Britt Mobrand, Loren Rehbock, Diane Rusnak, Helene Sobol, Elizabeth Stokkebye, Stevens Strauss

January 15 - February 19, 2011
Artists Reception: Saturday, January 29, 6-9PM

Inclusions Gallery
627 Cortland Ave
San Francisco, CA 94110
415-817-1493, www.inclusionsgallery.com

GOING NORTH

August 14 – October 30, 2009
Reception and lectures by artists, August 27, 5-8PM


Eddie Rhodes Gallery, Contra Costa College,
2600 Mission Bell Dr., San Pablo, CA 94806

Juror: Claudia Chaplin, Gallery Owner, Writer
Curator: Pat Bengtson-Jones, Co-Curator: Maj-Britt Hilstrom


Exhibiting Artists: Pat Bengtson-Jones, Kati Casida, Chuck Clanton, Colette Crutcher, Olivia Eielson, Jason Engelund, Mark Erickson, Ellen Faris, Pam Fingado, Norma Andersen Fox, Marc Ellen Hamel, Russell Herrman, Maj-Britt Hilstrom, Debra Jewell, Maj-Britt Mobrand, Dorothy Nissen, Susan Peterson, Loren Rehbock, Diane Rusnak, Helene Sobol, Elizabeth Stokkebye, Barbara Stevens-Strauss, Helena Tiainen

Exhibition Catalog    Exhibition Poster    Press Release

 

NORDIC MOODS

January 11 - March 15, 2009

Reception: January 18, 12:30 - 3 PM

Official Opening by the Consul General of Norway Sten Arne Rosnes

An exhibition of paintings, prints, photography, textiles and ceramics by

Pat Bengtson-Jones, Colette Crutcher, Liselotte Dyhrberg, Maj-Britt Hilstrom, Maj-Britt Mobrand, Anne Oseberg, Diane Rusnak, Helene Sobol and Barbara Stevens Strauss.

Norwegian Seamen's Church

2454 Hyde St., San Francisco, CA 94109

415-775-6566, sjomannskirken.no/sanfrancisco

Mon-Fri 11AM-5PM, Sat-Sun 10AM-4PM

Nordic Moods - Exhibition Flyer           Exhibition Slide Show       Exhibition List

 

Contemporary Nordic Arts

March 13 - April 23, 2009

Reception: March 13, 7-9 PM

A juried selection from Nordic 5 Arts featuring photography, weaving, titanium

jewelry and titanium handbags, sculpture, paintings, ceramics and basketry.
Artists: Colette Crutcher, Lotte Dyhrberg, Jason Engelund, Ashley Eriksmoen, Ellen Faris, Norma Andersen Fox, Maj-Britt Hilstrom, Maj-Britt Mobrand, Loren Rehbock, Helene Sobol, Barbara Stevens-Strauss, Helena Tiainen

Fingado Art Gallery

7025 Stockton Avenue , El Cerrito, CA 94530

510-593-9081, www.fingadoartgallery.com

Thu-Sat: noon – 5:30 PM
By appointment on Wednesday.

Spring and Summer 2008 Exhibitions

List of Artists and Exhibitions Click Here

NORWAY DAY FESTIVAL , May 3 and 4, 2008

Herbst Pavilion, Ft. Mason, San Francisco

"Remembering Norway"  

Works by Three Norwegian Artists: Ellen Faris, Painting; Anne Oseberg, Watercolor; Helene Sobol, Photography

NORDIC MYSTERIES

October 19 - November 28, 2007

A mixed media exhibition by artists with Nordic heritage:

Margareta Bergman, Kati Casida, Colette Crutcher, Lotte Dyhrberg, Olivia Eielson, Mark Erickson, Ashley Eriksmoen, Pam Fingado, Norma Andersen Fox, Maj-Britt Mobrand, Dorothy Nissen, Pernilla Persson, Diane Rusnak, Helene Sobol, Elizabeth Stokkebye, Helena Tiainen

The Addison Street Windows Gallery

2018 Addison St., Berkeley, CA 94704

For information, call 510-981-7533

Exhibition Catalog, $12.95 - Click here to order

Exhibition sponsors: Nordic 5 Arts and the Public Arts Program of the City of Berkeley in cooperation with the Civic Arts Commission.

Norway Day Festival, May 5 and 6, 2007

Colette Crutcher, Liselotte Dyhrberg, Margaretha Miglo, Maj-Britt Mobrand, Anne-Inger Oseberg, Pernilla Persson, Loren Rehbock, Helene Sobol

About the Artists  Festival info www.norwayday.org

Sensuality and Survival - New Nordic Designs 2006

March 9 - April 19, 2006

The Atrium Gallery, 600 Townsend St.(at 7th St.), San Francisco, CA 94103 

Exhibition Brochure

Photos - Opening Reception      Exhibition Brochure     Fashion Show  

Nordic 5 Arts 2005, The Giorgi Gallery, Berkeley, 2005 Click for Photos

Pushing Boundaries, 600 Townsend Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2005
Guest artist Magne Vangsnes, Norway (View catalog [1.0 MB PDF file])
Voyage II, 600 Townsend Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2004
Nordic Heritage, Hayward City Hall Gallery, Hayward, CA, 2003
Mixed-Media Work, Gualala Art Center, Gualala, CA, 2003
Voyage, Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle, WA, 1998-1999
Mixed-Media Exhibition, Claudia Chapline Gallery, Stinson Beach, CA, 1998
The Multi-Media Works, Turlock City Arts Commission, Carnegie Arts Center, a part of Skandifest, Turlock, CA, 1995
The Strong Clear Line, Higbee Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 1995
Northern Lights, 600 Townsend Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 1994


Lectures - Poetry Readings

Rock Carvings in Norway - lecture by Kathy Getty, Casida residence, Berkeley, CA, 2004
The Image Makers - lecture by Dorothy McCall, Maj-Britt Hilstrom's residence, El Cerrito, CA, 1999
Rigor and Refinement in Danish Architecture - lecture by Todd Verwers, UC Berkeley, Wurster Auditorium, Berkeley, CA, 1999
Poetry Reading - Lennart Bruce and Kay Wehner, Casida residence, Berkeley, CA, 1997
Poetry Reading - Kay Wehner, Casida residence, Berkeley, CA, 1995

Films

Dr. Wennesland, An Icon Among the Beats

Kristin Lavransdatter - a Liv Ullman film, co-sponsored with the Norwegian Cultural Foundation and the American Scandinavian Foundation of the San Francisco Bay Area. UC Art Museum, Pacific Film Archive Theater, Berkeley, CA, 2000
Sofie - a Liv Ullman film, co-sponsored with the Norwegian-American Cultural Foundation. UC Museum, Pacific-Film Archives Theater, Berkeley, CA, 1996

Catalog

Pushing Boundaries 2005 Exhibition Catalog - 6" x 8", 27 color pages, $19.50, tax and shipping included. (View catalog [1.0 MB PDF file])
To order, contact hfs@helenesobol.com