Marit Geraldine Bostad (1976) works and lives in Horten, Vestfold County, Norway. Her studio is at an old naval base (Karljohansvern), where she finds most of her workinspiration in the middle of great nature and historical buildings. The abstract artist is represented in both London and New York at Daniel Raphael Gallery and Madelyn Jordon Fine Art. She has also collaborated with Gaudi Gallery in Madrid on artfairs around Europe and in Singapore. In Norway Marit Geraldine is represented by Galleri Fineart in Oslo with her debut in a group exhibition June 22 - Aug 28, 2017.
Since her debut at The Other Artfair in London in 2016, Marit Geraldine gained a lot of attention from Saatchi Art with features and curations. At the April 2017 London TOAF edition, Chiefcurator Rebecca Wilson pointed out her 4 favourite, "must see artists" out of 120 emerging artists. Marit Geraldine was one of the 4 she highlighted.
On Saatchi Art she has available collections of paintings for sale (worldwide shipping) www.saatchiart.com/maritgeraldine
Full bio/background: www.saatchiart.com/maritgeraldine
Article from Scarsdale Inquirer regarding the groupshow at Madelyn Jordon Fine Art (New York):
Summer exhibition Galleri Fineart (Oslo) June22 - Sept 10, 2017
June 1 - 4, 2017 - Marit Geraldine exhibited at The Other Art Fair, Brooklyn New York!
It was the launch of the fair in USA, and 110 emerging artists presented their work, hand picked by a highly respected art comittee. Marit Geraldine was the only artist from the Nordic countries.
www.thekey.no arranges tours to Norwegian business clients all over the world, and this time Marit Geraldine had the great opportunity to live at www.thewilliamvale.com in the middle of exciting Brooklyn during her stay in New York. Have a look at some posts in her Instagram to get a feeling of the fab hotel: https://www.instagram.com/p/BVNe8-ngfFJ/
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
Marit Geraldine exhibited at 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 even mentioned 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
SAATCHI FEATURE / CURATED, 2016 and 2017:
Artworks curated by Rebecca Wilson Chief Curator and VP, Art Advisory at Saatchi Art , June, 2017:
“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 represents 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 Lions Club yearly Group Exhibition / Slottsfjellet / Tønsberg 12th - 13th Nov
In April 2016 Marit Geraldine exhibited in THE OTHER ARTFAIR LONDON. October 2016 she participated again, this time selected and featured artist in the fairs marketing campaign.
Pictures and press from the April Fair 2016:
Pictures from the exhibition "Note to Self", Nov 2015
Collage from her project "Gatelangs" June 2015