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Kristian Evju



I assemble fictional narratives through minute pencil drawings, exploring social constructs and phenomenon.




1980 Born in Kongsberg

2011Chelsea College of Art and Design, MA Fine Art

2007Edinburgh College of Art, BA (Hons) Painting and Drawing


Lives and works in London

Member of UKS, NBK og TF


Selected solo shows


Dark River, Telemarksgalleriet Centre for Contemporary Art, Notodden, Norway

Aalesund Art Society, Aalesund, Norway


Velvet Bloom, Galleri Ramfjord, Oslo, Norway

Dark River, Venet-Haus Foundation, Neu-Ulm, Germany 


Memoirs of the Other, Gallery 39K, Lahore, Pakistan



Memoirs of the Other, Accesso Contemporary Art, Pietrasanta, Italy

Dark Skies, Gallery Dyrmyr, Kongsberg



Limbus, Gulden Gallery, Steinberg

Primal Relations, Gallery Ramfjord, Oslo



Middelalderuka, Oddmundhuset Gallery, Nore and Uvdal

Faber-Castell and the Years of Distraction, Drawing Centre, Oslo



Kristian Evju, Kongsberg Art Society, Kongsberg


Selected group shows



Buskerudkunstnere, Kongsberg Art Society, Kongsberg, Norway


ART.FAIR, Galerie Cornelissen, Cologne, Germany

Open Studios, Arts League, New York, USA


Annual Regional Eastlands Exhibition, Akershus Centre for Contemporary Art, Lillestrøm

Dark Skies, Rauland Art Society, Rauland

Annual Regional Eastlands Exhibition, Stadtgalerie, Brunsbüttel, Germany

Faber-Castell and the Years of Distraction, Wawa Artspace, London



100 Curators 100 Days, Saatchi Gallery, London

Novemberutstillingen, Lyche pavillon, Drammen Museum, Drammen

Annual Regional Eastlands Exhibition, F15 Gallery, Moss

Annual National Exhibition of the Arts, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo

Evju & Evju, Galleri Dyrmyr, Kongsberg

Jerwood Drawing Prize 2011, BayArt, Cardiff

Jerwood Drawing Prize 2011, Lanchester Gallery, Coventry



Novemberutstillingen, BBK, Drammens Museum, Drammen

The others Art Fair, Turin

Metamorphosis, Islington Arts Factory, London

Jerwood Drawing Prize, Jerwood Space, London

Juvenarte, Galleri Ramfjord, Oslo

Accesso Galleria, Pietrasanta, Italy

Brenda Landon Pye Portrait Prize, Triangle Space, London

Summer Salon, Islington Arts Factory, London

Annual Regional Eastlands Exhibition, Hamar Centre for Contemporary Art, Hamar

Annual Regional Eastlands Exhibition, Larvik Art Society, Larvik

Annual Regional Eastlands Exhibition, Oslo Art Society, Oslo



Annual Regional Eastlands Exhibition, Palais am Festungsgraben, Berlin

Interim, Triangle Space, London



Annual Regional Eastlands Exhibition, Studio STAG, Vestfossen

Annual Regional Eastlands Exhibition, Gallery Skårer, Oslo

Aspect Prize, Paisley Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow

Gallery Ramfjord, Oslo

Spring Open, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Harstad Art Society, Harstad

Rauland Art Society, Rauland

Tønsberg Art Society, Tønsberg



Gallery Ramfjord, Oslo

Thompson’s Marylebone Gallery, London

The Scottish Show, Thompson’s Marylebone Gallery, London

Gallery Ramfjord, Oslo

Joint Exhibition of Drawings, The Prince’s Drawing School and ECA, London

New Faces, The Leith Gallery, Edinburgh

Levanger Art Society, Levanger

Heimdal Art Society, Heimdal

Tysvær Art Society, Tysvær

Tana Art Society, Rana



Fresh 2007, The White Gallery, Dundee

Annual National Exhibition of the Arts, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo           

Annual National Exhibition of the Arts, Trondheim Museum of Contemporary Art, Trondheim

Juvenarte, DogA, Oslo

The Next Step, Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow

Joint Exhibition of Drawings, The Prince’s Drawing School and ECA, Edinburgh

NorskArt, La Viande, London

Mood, Clarion Contemporary Art, London

Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh






Jerwood Drawing Prize (short listed), Jerwood Space, London

Brenda Landon Pye Prize (short listed), Chelsea College of Art and Design, London



Flesberg Municipality Award, Flesberg

Winner of Juvenarte, DogA, Oslo 

KEM’s Debutante Award, Annual National Exhibition of the Arts, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo 

Andrew Grant Bequest, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh

Winner of NorskArt, La Viande, London 



RMJM Award for Art and Architecture (short listed), Edinburgh



ICArt, Oslo, 2009

Department of Culture, Buskerud County, 2008

Flesberg Municipality, 2008

Edinburgh College of Art, 2007

Central Bank of Norway, 2007

ANSA, 2007



Memoirs of the Other

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