1977 Eksamen Artium, Oslo, NO (College degree)
1979 School of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, USA
1980-1984 Norwegian State Art Academy, Oslo, NO
2021 "The Last Letter", The Guests Arrive", "Preparations for the "Black Swan". 11th Figurative. Lightspacetime Online Gallery. Special Me
2020 Finalist 15th ARC Salon "Portrait of Peter T. Smedvig"
2020 Finalist "The Last Letter". Themed Contest Coronaviras.Circle Foundation. Lyon. France
2020 "Holme Gård" Oil on canvas. Special Merit Award. 10th Annual Landscape
2019 Finalist The exhibition "Portrait Now 2019" The Carlsberg Portrait Award. Frederiksborg Castle, Denmark. The Ljungberg Museum. Sweden
•2019 "Bork & Rebecka". 2nd place Boldbrush Painting Competition for January.
•2018 Winner Gallery LightSpace & Time's Solo exhibition competition at Artsy for the period June 15th - July 14th.
•2018 NOAPS Finalist Spring on-line International. The painting "Portrait of Pippi".
•2018 8th Annual Figurative Art Exhibition. LightSpace & Time. 2nd place "Painting & Other Category, 4th place "Overall Category". The charcoaldrawing "Colors gradually turn grey".(Portrait of Inger Lise.) Category "Special Merit". The painting " Rich man,poor man,beggar man".
•2018 Top 100 Award "Artist of the Year" Circle Foundations. Lyon. France.
•2017 Finalist The exhibition "Portrait Now" The Carlsberg Portrait Award. Frederiksborg Castle, Denmark. The Ljungberg Museum. Sweden
•2016 First Prize Winner IGOA (international Gallery of the Arts) the competition "No Theme" The painting "Notorious"
•2014 Artavita 10th Competition, Winner
•2013 RayMar Art Painting Competition, Finalist, "Dead Ringer" Oil, 7th Annual Competition, Month 12
•2013 Boldbrush Painting Competition, Finalist, "Dead Ringer" Oil, December
•2013 RayMar Art Painting Competition, Finalist,"Beyond The Facade" Oil, 7th Annual Competition, Month 8
•2013 BoldBrush Painting Competiton, Winner of the Class,"Romeo & Juliette", Outstanding Watercolor Exhibition
•2012 - 2013 Art Renewal Center International Salon Finalist
•2011 - 2012 Art Renewal Center International Salon Finalist
Art Affiliations:•2011 ARC Associate Living Master, Art Renewal Center (ARC), Port Reading, NJ, US
•2006 International Guild of Realism (IGOR), Scottsdale, AZ US
•1983 Akershus Bildene Kunstnere, Oslo, NO
•2017 "Portrait Now" The Carlsberg Foundation Portrait Prize book.
•2017 Art & Beyond Art Expo NY Special March/April Issue
•2016 Exquisite Arts Magazine November Issue
•2012-2018 Art Renewal Center, International Salon Catalogue (Juried, Finalist, Selected Artists)
•2014 International Artist Magazine. August/Sep Issue
•2014 Art & Beyond Magazine July/August Issue
•2013 American Art Collector. The IGOR exhibition. Tempe Center for the Arts. AZ.
•2013 Art Renewal Center, International Salon Catalogue (Juried, Finalist, Selected Artists)
•2013 MEAM Catalog,"Figuratives 13", Barcelona SP
•2012 Art Renewal Center, International Salon Catalogue (Juried, Finalist, Selected Artists)
•2012 Art & Beyond Magazine, July/August Issue. Online version.
•2012 Art & Beyond Magazine, July/August Issue
•2011 Best of Worldwide, Art Publications, Kennedy Publications, VA, USA. Two Books; Landscape Artists, Portrait and Figurative.
•1980 Norwegian Art Dictionary. Editorials in two of Norway's largest newspapers Aftenposten and Dagbladet.
•2011 "Lilyhammer" Rubicon film. Season One. NRK (Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation) Starring Steven van Zandt. Illustrative paintings.
•1990 Television documentary on the life of Jon Bøe Paulsen, directed by Tor M. Tørstad,"The Painting was my First Love", Umbra Film. Nominated for the Amanda Award in the category "Best Documentary" at the Norwegian Film Festival, Haugesund. Norway.
•1996 "A Doll's House - Two Dramas between Poem and Reality", published for the IBSEN Festival, National Theatre, Oslo, NO
•1992 "Blant mennesker og landskap" (translation:"Between Human Beings and Landscape"), author Jahn Otto Johansen, Hjarrand Forlag
•1986 "Under Sydkorset"(translation:"Under the Southern Cross"), documentary novel written and illustrated by Jon Bøe Paulsen about the Norwegian Polar explorer Hjalmar Johansen who was active in the 19th century. JBP Forlag
Juried Exhibitions (Selected):
2021 "Portrait Now 2021" The Carlsberg Portrait Award. Frederiksborg Castle, Denmark. The Ljungberg Museum. Sweden
2020 "The Last Letter" Aqua Graphite and Sepia Watercolour Version. The Sunday Times Watercolour Competition. Willis Museum and Sainsbury Gallery. Basingstoke. UK.
2019 "Portrait Now 2019" Group Exhibition; "Rich man, poor man, beggar man". Frederiksborg Castle, Denmark and The Ljungberg Museum, Sweden
•2018 Solo exhibition through The Gallery LightSpace & Time at Artsy.com June 15 - July 14
•2017 - 2018 ModPortrait. IAACC Pablo Serrano Museum of Zaragoza. 30 May - 17 June. MEAM. Museu Europeu d'Art Modern. 22 june - 29 july. Barcelona. Spain
•2011 - 2018 Art Renewal Center International Salon Finalist
•2017 "Something more than realism" Galeria Artelibre. Zaragoza. Spain
•2017 "Portrait Now 2017" Group Exhibition; "Notorious". Fredriksborg Castle, Denmark and The Ljungberg Museum, Sweden
•2014 International Guild of Realism (IGOR) "Dead Ringer" Robert Lange Studios. Charleston. SC. USA
•2014: World Wide Art. Artavita. Los Angeles Convention Center. California. USA
•2013 Saatchi Online Competition, Finalist,"Black Swan"
•2013 International Guild of Realism (IGOR),"Portrait of Two Souls", 8th Annual Juried Exhibition, Tempe, AZ, USA
•2012 Salon d'Automne,"Portrait of Two Souls", Autumn Festival, Champs Elysee, Paris, FR
•2009 ICO Gallery, Indian summer, Oil painting, Three lithographs. New Motion for Figure Exhibition, Tribeca. Manhattan, NY, USA
•1997 Norwegian State Art Exhibition,"Twins or Clones. You choose" Oil, The Artist's House, Oslo, NO
•1996 IBSEN Festival, collection;"A Doll's House", National Theatre, Oslo, NO
•1995 The East community State Art Exhibition, Oslo and surrounding areas. Norway"After a Hundred Years Sleep" Oil, Travelling exhibition.
•1993 Norwegian State Art Exhibition,"Charcoal study from "Shadows and Victims", The Artist's House, Oslo NO
•1991 Norwegian State Art Exhibition,"Dreams" Oil, The Artist's House, Oslo, NO
•1990 Norwegian State Art Exhibition,"The Generals Morning" Oil, The Artist's House, Oslo, NO
•1983 Salon d'Automne 80 Years Jubilee,"The Policeman Who Cried", Autumn Festival, Grand Palais, Paris FR
•60 separate /collective exhibitions, NO, US, England & FR