Marit Geraldine Bostad (1976) is an abstract colourist who works and lives in Horten Vestfold County, Norway. Her studio is at an old naval base, where she finds tranquility for her art, surrounded by the natural world and historic buildings.
Since her debut at The Other Artfair in London in 2016, Marit Geraldine gained great attention from Saatchi Art with features and curations which led to representation in several London and UK galleries. At the April 2017 London TOAF edition, Chief Curator Rebecca Wilson pointed out her "4 must see artists" from 120 emerging artists. Marit Geraldine was one of them.
Summer 2017 she had her debut in the New York art scene with a groupshow at Madelyn Jordon Fine Art and a soloshow at Spotte Art. Summer 2018 she participated in "En Verano" in Los Angeles CA, in Saatchi Arts physical summer show. Marit Geraldine spent 5 weeks in New York at ESKFF / MANA Contemporary as artist in resident at their Summer 2018 Program.
Marit Geraldine is represented in UK / London by Young Jamieson Fine Art, Daniel Raphael Gallery, The Whisper Gallery & Flat Space Art. In US / New York / California she is represented by Madelyn Jordon Fine Art, 107 Bowers Gallery and Spotte Art. In Norway Marit Geraldine is represented by Galleri Fineart in Oslo and Vault Studio in Bergen. In Sweeden Malmö, the artist just startet working with LOHME Art Gallery. Automn 2018 the artist also got representation with Singulart in Paris.
SALES INQUIRIES / where to buy Marit Geraldines paintings
SAATCHI ART: https://limited.saatchiart.com/prints?query=Recycled 2017 series: http://www.geraldine.no/prints/ I 2018 series: http://www.geraldine.no/prints-2018
STUDIONEWS / VISUALS
Read the Interview recently done with Create Magazine, to learn more about Marit Geraldines process and background: https://createmagazine.com/read/marit-geraldine-bostad
Saatchi Art writes about Marit Geraldines artist residency at ESKFF / MANA Contemporary NYC: https://canvas.saatchiart.com/art/art-news/new-york-marit-geraldine-bostad-at-mana-contemporary
ESKFF Summer Residency at MANA Contemporary New York July 3 - August 3, 2018 https://www.eskff.com/current-residents / http://manacontemporary.com/eskff/
Installation shots from "Syndere i sommersol" Galleri Finearts yearly summer group show in Oslo (on display from June 22 - August 18 2018) New exclusive paintings can also be seen online: https://www.fineart.no/kunstner/marit-geraldine-bostad
Installation view from "En Verano" at Saatchi Art Gallery Los Angeles. Marit Geraldine has 19 paintings at display at their physical group show on view from June 11th to September 10th, 2018 at Saatchi Art, located at 1655 26th Street, Santa Monica, CA. All works are on sale at the exhibition and online: https://www.saatchiart.com/shows/en-verano
Installation view from stand 21 at The Other Art Fair Los Angeles in March 2018
Chief Curator Rebecca Wilson from Saatchi Art had her INVEST IN ART talk at the Los Angeles fair, Marit Geraldine Bostad was one out of 5 artists she mentioned as worth investing in.
Installation view from group show at Galleri Fineart in Oslo, February 2018
Street view from Vault Studios in Bergen February 2018.
Limited Edition Prints made exclusively / only available at Saatchi Arts web page. You can buy the prints here, worldwide shipping: https://limited.saatchiart.com/prints?query=Marit+Geraldine+Bostad
Opening show in Young Jamieson Fine Art, Marlborough UK Desember 2017
Stand at The Other Art Fair in London October 2017
Install view from "Deconstructed Impulses in Constant Change" (solsohow) curated by Spotte Art, NYC September 2017
Install view from "Body Electric" at Madelyn Jordon Fine Art NYC August 2017
Scarsdale Inquirer Interview "Body Electric" at Madelyn Jordon Fine Art NYC August 2017
Summer exhibition Galleri Fineart Oslo, June 22 - Sept 10, 2017
The Other Art Fair, Brooklyn New York - their launch in US, 110 emerging artists from all over the world were hand picked for the fair, June 1 - 4, 2017
Marit Geraldine exhibited in London at Daniel Raphael Gallery April 26 - May 26, 2017
Featuring the work of Genie Poretzky-Lee, Marit Geraldine Bostad, Lindsay Pickett, Clara Sancho-Arroyo and Sophie Elinor Martin, some of Europe’s brightest and most promising contemporary artists will be taking part in the gallery’s second exhibition`.
Through a range of paintings, textiles and mixed media works, both figurative and abstract, Spring Fling features some of the artists’ most recent works embodying the youthful energy of spring. Curated by Daniel Levy, the gallery’s director, this dynamic exhibition promises to be vibrant and full of life.
Interview with Marit Geraldine before the exhibition: https://www.danielraphael.co.uk/marit-geraldine-bostad
The Other Art Fair London - April 2017, beeing one of Saatchi Art / Chief Curator Rebecca Wilsons "4 Must See Artists" out of 130 emerging artist joining this edition in London: https://canvas.saatchiart.com/art/art-news/rebecca-wilsons-4-must-see-artists-at-the-other-art-fair-london-2017
The Other Art Fair was a success for Marit Geraldine and ARTMAZEMag also highlighted her paintings in their review of the fair: http://artmazemag.com/the-other-art-fair-review/
Saatchi Art / The Other Art Fair Feature film, March 2017. Read the whole interview: https://canvas.saatchiart.com/the-other-art-fair/meet-the-others-marit-geraldine-bostad
Links to PRESS / FEATURES / CURATED ARTWORKS, 2016 / 2017:
Collection curated by Evangelyn Delacare, Assistant Curator at Saatchi Art, Des 2017: https://www.saatchiart.com/art-collection/Painting/New-Abstract-Expressionist-Paintings/871991/217889/view
"BEST OF THE YEAR" Collection curated by Rebecca Wilson Chief Curator and VP, Art Advisory at Saatchi Art Desember, 2017: https://www.saatchiart.com/art-collection/Painting-Photography-Collage/The-Best-of-the-Year-2017/153961/218353/view
Nov 2017, “New Painting” 98 Artworks curated by Jessica McQueen, associate Curator at Saatchi Art: https://www.saatchiart.com/art-collection/Painting/New-Painting/722504/214264/view
Nov 2017, Senior Art Critic Anna Souter picks a painting from Marit Geraldine in her curated collection: ”The Art of Christmas: Anna Souter's Top 10 Gifts” https://www.culturelabel.com/blogs/culturelabel-du-jour/anna-souters-top-10-gifts
Best of the Month October: collection curated by Rebecca Wilson Chief Curator and VP, Art Advisory at Saatchi Art November, 2017: https://www.saatchiart.com/art-collection/Painting-Photography-Sculpture/Best-of-the-Month-October/153961/211400/view
Collections curated by Rebecca Wilson Chief Curator and VP, Art Advisory at Saatchi Art
October, 2017: “New This week”: https://www.saatchiart.com/art-collection/Painting-Photography-Collage/New-This-Week-10-09-2017/153961/207453/view
Article / Interview regarding “Body Electric” in Madelyn Jordon Fine Art: Scarsdale Inquirer August 11, 2017: http://www.geraldine.no/maritgeraldine/
Press Release “Body Electric”: http://madelynjordonfineart.com/exhibition/focus/body_electric
Press Release “Deconstructed Impulses In Constant Change”: https://www.artsy.net/show/spotteart-deconstructed-impulses-in-constant-change
A 12 page interview in “Norsk Hyttemagasin” in their Summer edition June 2017: https://www.vestfold.net/
Spotlight on Women Artists` a collection curated by Evangelyn Delacare, Assistant Curator at Saatchi Art June, 2017: https://www.saatchiart.com/art-collection/Painting-Sculpture-Drawing/Spotlight-on-Women-Artists/871991/195084/view
Artworks curated by Rebecca Wilson Chief Curator and VP, Art Advisory at Saatchi Art https://www.saatchiart.com/art-collection/Painting-Photography-Collage/Best-of-the-Month-June/153961/195907/view
“New Abstracts” Artworks curated by Evangelyn Delacare, Assistant Curator at Saatchi Art April, 2017:
Artworks curated by Rebecca Wilson Chief Curator and VP, Art Advisory at Saatchi Art April, 2017:
Best of April at Saatchi Art: https://www.saatchiart.com/art-collection/Painting-Sculpture-Photography/Best-of-the-Month-April/153961/187783/view
Katherine Henning, Associate Curator at Saatchi Art Advisory curated Marit Geraldines "Old meet New" in the collection "Contemporary Abstract Expressionism", March 20 at saatchiart.com: https://www.saatchiart.com/art-collection/Painting-Drawing-Photography/Abstract-Expressionism/685448/181500/view
Rebecca Wilson Chief Curator and VP, Art Advisory at Saatchi Art curated Marit Geraldines "Outsider II" as one of the "Best of February" See the whole collection of works: https://www.saatchiart.com/art-collection/Painting-Photography-Sculpture/Best-of-the-Month-February/153961/179496/view
Rebecca Wilson also curated Marit Geraldines "Acrylic Sound 3" as one of the Best of January: https://www.saatchiart.com/art-collection/Painting-Photography-Collage/Best-of-the-Month-January/153961/174532/view
The same curator also highlighted one of her paintings in New This Week: https://www.saatchiart.com/art-collection/Painting-Photography-Collage/New-This-Week-2-13-2017/153961/173307/view
SAATCHI ART FEATURE / FILM / STUDIOVISIT:
Inside The Studio, Jan 6, 2017 by Katherine Henning Associate Curator at Saatchi Art. Take a look at the film from Marit Geraldines studio:
MORE SAATCHI FEATURE / CURATED: Des 2016.
Rebecca Wilson Chief Curator and VP, Art Advisory at Saatchi Art recommended three of her paintings in the featured collection "New This Week"
CULTURE LABEL FEATURE, Des 2016:
Gaudi Gallery represented Marit Geraldine with four paintings at The Affordable Art Fair, Milan 9-12 Feb 2017. See their catalogue here:
Gaudi Gallery represented Marit Geraldine with four paintings at Art Apart Fair Singapore 8-11 Jan 2017
Gaudi Gallery was also representing Marit Geraldines at Edinburgh Art Fair 18th - 20th of Nov 2016.
THE OTHER ARTFAIR LONDON, October 2016. Featured artist in the fairs marketing campaign.
Pictures and press from TOAF April 2016:
Pictures from the exhibition "Note to Self", Nov 2015
Collage from her project "Gatelangs" June 2015