Kristian Evju (b. 1980) is a Norwegian artist, making exquisitely detailed pencil drawings and paintings. He received his BA (Hons) Painting and Drawing from Edinburgh College of Art in 2007, followed by a Masters degree in Fine Art at Chelsea College of Art in 2011. His work received the Conté à Paris Drawing Prize at Griffin Gallery, and the Painter-Stainers Prize for Drawing at the London Group Open in 2015, in 2016 he was shortlisted for the Jerwood Drawing Prize and the Derwent Art Prize. Recent solo exhibitions include Grenselandat Gulden Kunstverk, Assemble:Dissemble at Lysbuen Museum of Art, and Lie Me a River at Ålesund Kunsthall - all in Norway (2015/16).