Sverre Malling (b. 1977) He graduated from the Oslo National Academy of the Arts in 2000, followed by the State Academy of Fine Arts, from where he graduated in 2004. Malling creates work notable for its precision and intricacy, entwining together references to classical art, botany, the occult, psychedelia, folk art and children’s illustrations. Recent solo exhibitions include: Victor Wynd Museum of Curosities, London, England (upcoming 2020); The blossoms we wear in our hats, Gallery Haaken, Norway (2017); Satellites and Pomegranates, Gallery Haaken, Norway (2014);Tegninger fra 22.julisaken, The Norwegian Philosphy, Kragerø, Norway (2013); Sverre Malling - Louis Moe, Grenland Kunsthall, Norway (2013); The season have no fear, Galleri Thomassen, Gothenburg, Sweden (2011); Sleeping in a hollow log, Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo, Norway (2010); The pipers call, Gallery Haaken, Oslo, Norway (2009); Spirit Caravan, Lillehammer Art Museum, Lillehammer, Norway (2009); and Gallery Haaken, Oslo, Norway (2007). Recent group exhibition include: Nordic Noir, Gallen Kallela Museum, Helsinki, Finland (upcoming 2020);London Print Fair, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK* (upcoming 2020); Kunstverket 30 years, Kunstverket Gallery, Oslo, Norway (2019); Marginalization, Arts Council Norway’s conference, Byscenen, Trondheim, Norway (2019); The Collection, Bomuldsfabrikken, Arendal, Norway (2019); Get The Picture, Sørlandets Art Museum, Kristiansand, Norway (2019); YME Art Poster Show, Oslo, Norway (2018); London Print Fair, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK (2018); Contemporary Chaos, Vestfossen Kunstlaboratium, Norway (2018); Å være nær, Dropsfabrikken, Trondheim, Norway (2018); Picture Believer - A Collector’s Items, Blomqvist, Oslo, Norway (2018); Printing in the Infernal Method, Kunstverket Gallery, Oslo, Norway (2018); Volta Show, Basel, Switzerland (2017); Everything exists now, Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, London, England (2017); Exitus, Punkt Ø, Galleri F15, Moss, Norway (2017); Sneakyville, Haugar Vestfold Art Museum (2016); Treasures, Nord Norsk Kunstmuseum (2016); Can the World be as sad as it seems?, QB Gallery, Oslo (2015); and If you have to ask, you’ll never know, Galleri Haaken Oslo (2015). Malling’s work forms part of numerous public collections, including Bomuldsfabrikken Collection (Arendal, Norway); Haugar Vestfold Art Museum (Norway); Statoil Art Collection, Nordnorsk Art Museum (Tromsø, Norway); Sørlandet Art Museum (Kristiansand, Norway); Lillehammer University College (Lillehammer, Norway); Johan Strays Stiftelse (Oslo, Norway); Drammen Museum (Norway); Dyno Industri (kershus, Norway); The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design (Oslo, Norway); and Skedsmo Kommune, Lillestrøm City Hall (Norway). In 2021 Malling will have a Retrospective Solo Exhibition at Haugar Vestfold Art Museum, Norway, as well as a solo exhibition with Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, London.