Marte Johnslien (1977) is a visual artist who lives and works in Oslo and Stokke. She works with sculpture, installation art and artist’s books. She holds a PhD in Artistic Research and is an associate professor in Ceramic Art at the Oslo National Academy of the Arts, department of Art and Craft. She presented the results of her artistic research project Circumstantial Sculpture in a solo exhibition at ROM, Oslo, in january 2020. The main project White to Earth, consisted of series of ceramic sculptures and a book. The project was an investigation of the materiality of titanium dioxide, and how the white pigment travels our systems seemingly invisibly.
Johnslien is currently working towards a group show at FOLD Gallery in London, UK (2021). Her work has previously been shown at the Norwegian National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design (2013), The Astrup Fearnley Museum of Art (2008, 2016), Museum of Contemporary Art in Antwerp (2011), and in the 12thHavana Biennial in 2015. She has had solo exhibitions in Lillehammer Art Museum (2018), Henie Onstad Art Center (2014), Galleri Riis (2011, 2013) and Kristiansand Kunsthall (2013). She is the recipient of the Einar Granum Art Prize (2012). Her work is included in the collections of the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Henie Onstad Art Center, Sørlandet Art Museum and Lillehammer Art Museum. Marte Johnslien is represented by Galleri Riis.