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, and in 2016 he was shortlisted for the Jerwood Drawing Prize and the Derwent Art Prize. Recent solo and duo exhibitions include Hamar Kunstforening, Hamar Venet-Haus Galerie, Berlin/Neu-Ulm (2020), Evju & Evju, Laagdalsmuseet, Kongsberg (2019), Perfect Strangers, Arusha Gallery, Edinburgh (2018), The Way I Remember You Now, Venet Haus Galerie, Neu-Ulm (2017), Machinations, Galleri Semmingsen, Oslo (2017), Grenseland, Gulden Kunstverk, Steinberg (2016), Assemble:Dissemble, Lysbuen Museum of Art, Notodden (2015), Lie me a River,Aalesund Kunsthall (KHÅK), Ålesund (2015), Dark River, Venet Haus Galerie, Neu-Ulm (2014), Memoirs of the Other, Gallery 39K, Lahore (2013), Memoirs of the Other, Accesso Contemporary Art, Pietrasanta (2012), Dark Skies, Dyrmyr Gallery, Kongsberg (2012), Limbus, Gulden Kunstverk, Steinberg (2010), Faber-Castell and the Years of Distraction, Drawing Centre, Oslo 2008 Kristian Evju, Kongsberg Kunstforening, Kongsberg (2009). Recent group exhibitions include, Small is Beautiful, Flowers Gallery, London (2019), Hvor Kommer Du Fra. Galleri Semmingsen, Oslo (2019), Yo, What’s The Swing Scene Like Here,curator William Davie, Colour Index Agency, London (2019), ING Discerning Eye Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London (2019), Evju & Evju, Laagdalsmuseet, Kongsberg (2019), Intensity, curator Paul Carey-Kent, House of St. Barnabas, London (2019), Winter Salon: Power Play, Concept Space, London London Art Fair, with Venet-Haus Galerie, London (2018), Paper Cuts,Kristian Day, Tripp Gallery, London (2017), Power Play, Winter Salon, Concept Space, London Jerwood Drawing Prize,The Gallery AUB, BournemouthThe Amorist, Arusha Gallery, Edinburgh (2017), London Art Fair, Venet-Haus Galerie, London (2017), Everything Exists Now, Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, London (2017).