Heidi Bjørgan

Heidi Bjørgan (b. 1970) holds an MFA in ceramic art, as well as Curatorial Practice from the Art Academy in Bergen. Bjørgan has contributed to a renewed discourse on arts and crafts in the Norwegian context, both as an artist and as a curator. She was co-founder of the artist run gallery Temp in Bergen (2000-2002), and has curated exhibitions at Rogaland Kunstsenter, Gallery F15, Hordaland Kunstsenter and Gallery Format. At KODE Art Museum Heidi Bjørgan curated the international exhibition Thing Tang Trash and Signed Inger Waage. She was also co-curator of an extended group show of Norwegian and Chinese arts and crafts entitled Beyond G(l)aze at Suzhou Jinji Lake Art Museum in China and at KODE Art Museum in Bergen, as well as the exhibition KREFTER – Dyrdal Kvasbø Tingleff at KODE (2019). Heidi Bjørgan lives and works in Bergen, Norway.