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mixed media painting

Brit J. Oie (Øie) born in Norway

Lives in Asheville, NC, USA

Professional Studio, River Arts District, Asheville, NC




1998  Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of North Carolina, Asheville (UNCA)

1980  Weaving Apprenticeship at “Kirkelig Kulturverksted,“ Oslo, Norway

1977  Weaving and Design, Møre og Romsdal Husflidsskule, Molde, Norway


Professional Activities

2010-2018 Studio Manager, Riverside Studios, Asheville, NC

2012-2014 Board of Directors, River Arts District Artists (RADA)

2011-2014 Distribution Committee Chair , RADA

2007-2008  Board of Directors, Weaverville Art Safari, Weaverville, NC

2006-2008  Brochure Committee Chair, Weaverville Art Safari

Solo Exhibitions

2015  Nourish and Flourish, Asheville, NC

2012  Mountain Area Health Center (MAHEC), Asheville, NC

2012  Eclipse Salon, Asheville, NC

2009  Solbakken Skule, Vigra, Norway,

2006  UNCA Highsmith Student Union Gallery, Asheville, NC



Group Exhibitions

2018  North Carolina Artists Exhibition, Raleigh Fine Arts Society, Raleigh, NC

2015 Toe River Arts Council, Juried Art Show ,Spruce Pine, NC

2013 North Ridge Country Club, Juried Competition, Raleigh, NC

2010  Andrews Art Museum, Andrews, NC

2006  North End Gallery, Two-Person Exhibit, Asheville, NC

2006  UNCA Alumni Exhibition, Asheville, NC

2005  Roundtable Membership Show, AAAC, Asheville, NC

2005  Asheville Area Arts Council, First Annual Juried Art Show

2004  UNCA Alumni Exhibition, Asheville, NC



Collaborative Exhibitions

2010-2018  Studio Stroll, River Arts District, Spring and Fall Show, Asheville, NC

2005-2008  Art Safari, Spring and Fall Show, Weaverville, NC




2009  Norway: Solbakken Skule, Vigra, September (3 weeks)




UNCA, High Smith Student Union, Asheville, NC

Wake Forest Baptist Health Cancer Center, Winston Salem, NC


Paintings are also held in numerous private collections

throughout USA and Norway

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