Berit was born in Vesterålen, North Norway, 1957. Since 1993, Berit has been living in Sandnes, Norway, where she has worked as an art and crafts teacher for 19 years. The last 10 years she has been part of
and running Galleri X-IA in Sandnes.
She is an abstract artist inspired by the light and changing seasons of the nature. She is working with an inventive powerful brush and has a colorful pallet, showing an explosion of color
and shapes and she love to experiment with the use of different materials and techniques.
Berit has a broad and long artist background with formal studies
both at college level and University level and in addition a number of specialized art courses with in depth studies:
2012-2013 - Einar Granum School of Art.
1990-1993 – 3 year Bachelor Oslo University College
1974-1977 - Stavanger Creative College: (1974-1975 Drawing shape and color. 1975-1976 Interior decoration, 1976-1977 Dress and tailoring)
Specialized courses: Aud Rye (Water color), Jan Martin Ullvåg (Litography),
Anders Midtun (Oil painting), Varatun Gård (Ceramics), Yang (Life drawing), Peter Esdaile (Acrylic painting)
Berit has participated in a number of exhibitions over many years :
Several exhibitions organized for Artcom Expo Association for Norway-2013.
Galleria la Pigna, Roma- Silver medal .
Carrousel du Louvre, Paris.
Åsedalen Galleri, Galleri Oase Stavanger, Galleri X-IA, Annas Galleri Sandnes, Restaurant Baccus Stavanger, Quality Hotel Holmsbu.
Søya, Galleri 1897 Kristiansand, BP Forus, Gandal, Sola Kulturhus, Klepp Rådhus, Nato Base, Norway, Sauda Kulturhus, Stavanger Forum, Galleri Støa Holmsbu, Sunde kulturhus, Ogna Kulturhus
Galleri X-IA Langata 87 Sandnes, Galleri Utstein at Utstein Kloster, Annas Galleri in Sandnes, Vestlandsgalleriet Koll in Stavanger, Karmlund Mølle at Karmøy, Agape Brudesalong in Stavanger, Nygårdstunet
Dentist Centre, Frøyland Ungdomskole
Memberships: Artcom Expo Association International of Artist Norway.