Jens Erland (NO) holds his education from National College of Art and Design, Bergen, Norway. His works has been exhibited widely, included solo and group shows in Norway, Korea, China and several European countries.
Among the grants Erland has received are the the Norwegian Council of Culture´s Grant for Project, GI – the National Guaranteed Income for Artists, The National Scholarship for Artist Material, Compensation Fund Grant and the National 4 yrs. Scholarship for Artists.
Erland’s works are included in a vide range of collections; The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, National Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, Trondheim, the Art Association of Bryne, Mrs Rothschild’s Collection, London, Stavanger Art Museum, Stavanger, West Norway Museum of Applied Art, Bergen, Norwegian Council of Culture, Expo Ceramic Museum, Icheon, Korea, Telenor Brussels, Museum of Installation, London, Ambassador’s Residence, Berlin, Statoil, North-Sea, Bergen Art Museum, (KODE), Bergen.
Commissions by Erland might be seen throughout Norway, and his works is published in a number of catalogues and publications. He has also received The Culture Prizes of Rogaland County and Stavanger Aftenblad (with Karen Erland) and the Special Prize, 1.World Ceramic Biennale, Icheon, Korea.
Photo: Olav Garborg