Hege Elisabeth Haugen
Oil on Canvas
75 x 89 cm

Hege Elisabeth was born in 1979 in Hönefoss, Norway. She was a full-time student of Odd Nerdrum in Oslo for two years, and since 1998, has spent her summers both in Iceland and Norway studying with him. She was painting by herself for another two years when in 2003 she began her studies at The Florence Academy of Art. In 2005 she was awarded the prize for the best drawing of the year. Hege has had a solo-exhibition and participated in several group shows. Her paintings are in private and public collections in Norway as well as in private collections in Denmark and Italy. Hege Elisabeth is currently painting and working as a teacher at the newly opened branch of The Florence Academy of Art in Mölndal, Sweden.