Gaiger, Laura

Maleri, fresko, installasjon, collage

Artist statement

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Arna Industrihus

Laura Gaiger (b.1992, Southampton UK) received a BA(Hons) in Painting and Printmaking from The Glasgow School of Art in 2016 and an MFA from the University of Bergen in 2020. Having grown up and studied in the UK, she now lives and works in Bergen, Norway. She has received scholarships from The Royal Scottish Academy, Kulturrådet, Billedkunstneres Vederlagsfond, and a studio scholarship from Vestland Fylkeskommune. Recently Gaiger has taken part in residencies in Norway, Scotland and the USA, and will travel to Svalbard in autumn 2024 for a residency in Ny-Ålesund. Gaiger collaborates with polar scientists on interdisciplinary projects and will continue this work on Svalbard.

Gaiger has had solo exhibitions at USF Visningsrommet (Bergen), Kunstgarasjen (Bergen), Muralverkstedet (Oslo), as well as several solo shows in artist-run spaces in Norway and the UK. She is working towards three solo exhibitions in 2025, at Trøndelag Senter for Samtidskunst (Trondheim), Lewisham Arthouse (London, UK) and A Place Gallery (Glasgow, UK). Gaiger has taken part in group exhibitions in Norway, the UK, Spain, Malta and New York. In addition to her studio practice, she teaches as lecturer in Painting at The University of Bergen and Kunsthøgskolen i Oslo, and recently as guest teacher at Kunstskolen i Bergen and Bergen Arkitekthøgskole.

Inngang 20, Fabrikkvegen 1, Ytre Arna
5265 Ytre Arna

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VISP Artist of the Month, June 2024

SOLO EXHIBITION Tragedy of the Commons, Trøndelag Senter for Samtidskunst, October 2025

SOLO EXHIBITION Wat Tyler English Rebel, Lewisham Arthouse, London, 2025

SOLO EXHIBITION Moby Dick Psychopomp, A_Place Gallery, Glasgow, 2025

NBK Artist in Residence Programme Ny-Ålesund, Svalbard, 2024

BOOK edited by Eamon O’Kane > download: Vitalistic Fantasies // Laura Gaiger


KMD (Universitet i Bergen, Fakultet for kunst, musikk og design) - Master in Fine Art 2020

The Glasgow School of Art - BA (Hons) Fine Art: Painting and Printmaking 2016

Royal Scottish Academy’s John Kinross Travelling Scholarship to Florence 2016

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Untitled fresco, 2024