Viel Bjerkeset Andersen

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Viel Bjerkeset Andersen (born 20 June 1963) is a Norwegian artist noted for her outdoor installations and photography,[1] especially related to public buildings and structures.[2]

Bjerkeset Andersen grew up in Bærum, with photography as her initial medium. She attended the Norwegian National Academy of Craft and Art Industry, École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts, and the Norwegian National Academy of Fine Arts.

She has won several awards and grants for her work, including the Beautiful Roads award,[3] governmental grants from Norway, Finland, and France. Her work includes outdoor exhibits[4] and design at schools,[5] highways, tunnels,[3] and hospitals all over Norway.


  1. ^ "Kunstnerisk inspirasjon på Sessvollmoen". Forsvarsbygg. 27 June 2005. Retrieved 26 July 2009.
  2. ^ "Vann, vind og kunst". Stavanger Aftenblad. 23 June 2008. Retrieved 26 July 2009.
  3. ^ a b "Vakre Vegers Pris til Drammen". arkitektnytt. 16 November 2004. Archived from the original on October 31, 2007. Retrieved 26 July 2009.
  4. ^ "Spenstig konserthus-utsmykning ?". NRK. 2 March 2009. Retrieved 26 July 2009.
  5. ^ "Overlys på Buggeland". Stavanger Aftenblad. 28 April 2007. Retrieved 26 July 2009.