About

Ferdinand Wyller, born 15th October, 1955.

 

Excerpts from relevant work experience and education:

Education in carpentry and wooden carving, Valle, Setesdalen

Various studies and writing

Studies of Graphic Design at Westerdal Scool of Advertisment, Oslo

Worked five years as Graphic Designer and Illustrator in publishing houses and magazines.

Art studies under Tor Sverd Sørensen and Elisabeth Dillingøen

Three years at the National Academy of the Arts in Oslo under i.e. Eilif Mikkelsen

Three years as art teacher at Manglerud School of Music and Arts, Oslo

Illustrator for the newspaper Dagsavisen for six years, and one year for the newspaper Vårt Land

Several private assignments. Have sculpted busts of among others professor Rune Slagstad,

prof. Francis Sejersted, prof. Arvid Brodersen, prof. Egil A Wyller

Have for the past 12 years worked full time on sculptures

Has worked full time as an artist for about 30 years.

And - plays the cello.

 

Exhibitions:

Statens Høstutstilling - The Norwegian State Autumn Exhibition. The Østlandsutstillingen. 

Shared exhibitions: Gallery Steen, Gulden Kunstverk, Gallery Kjeldaas, Gallery Telemark, Gallery Holtskog,

Gallery Falkum, Gallery Pissani, Hørte Dampfarveri.

Individual exhibitions in the gallery of Oslo City Hall, Gulden Kunstverk,  Gallery Pan,  Gallery Straume,

Galleri Telemark. Galleri Skagerak. Gallery Amare.

 

Customers:

Tysvær county.  Modum Bad Nervesanatorium (18 works).  Abildsø school. 

Oslo county.  Odd Fellow-lodge in Oslo.

Selvaag Gruppen (4 sculptures).  Pax publishing house.  Bærum county. 

The Norwegian Embassy in Bosnia.  Haug church.

Chamber of Commerce in Skien - monument of Carl Stausland

Drammen hospital.  Skien prison. Blidensol nursing home in Stavanger

 

Awards and Competitions:

First prize in Selvaagbygg sculpture competition.

The National History Museum at Frederiksborg - "portræt nu!"

Competition organized by the Trade stand in Skien about creating a monument.

One of the winners of Selvaags International Peer Gynt- competition.

Odd Fellows competition for creating two sculptures.

Competition for creating bust of Nils Hjelmtveit.

 

Scholarships:

Selvaagbygg grant

 

Membership:

Norwegian Sculptors Association