Tonje Strøm

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Tonje Strøm (20 April 1937 – 2 November 2010) was a Norwegian painter and illustrator.

She was born in Oslo[1] as a daughter of pyhsician Roar Strøm (1901–1958) and Ingeborg Andersen (1901–1966). She was married to sculptor Nils Aas, but the marriage was dissolved in 1978.[2]

She took her education at the Norwegian National Academy of Craft and Art Industry. She was employed as an illustrator in the women's magazine Sirene between 1973 and 1983, and also wrote designs for the anti-nuclear movement. She also illustrated children's books.[1][3]


  1. ^ a b "Tonje Strøm". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. 2007. Retrieved 24 December 2010. 
  2. ^ Berg, Knut. "Nils Aas". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 24 December 2010. 
  3. ^ Vold, Karin. "Tonje Strøm (1937–2010) – nekrolog" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Institute of Children's Books. Retrieved 24 December 2010.