Terje Grostad

Biography
Terje Grøstad was born in Drammen, Norway, on December 16th, 1925. From 1945 until 1950, he studied in Oslo at the State School of Arts and Crafts, Bjarne Engebret’s school of painting, and the State Academy of Fine Arts. Grøstad made his art debut in 1948 in the Larvik Art Society, along with his brother, Erlund. Originally, the artist’s interests were most prominently focused on drawing and painting, until he became more engaged with woodcuts after studying in Oslo. Grøstad exhibited in various individual shows throughout Norway and also contributed to many important exhibitions in France, Belgium, Italy, England, Scandinavia, and America. Works created by the Norwegian artist have been included in numerous fine arts collections around the world, including: Nasjonalgalleriet and Riksgalleriet, both in Oslo, Bergen Billedgalleri, Trondelag Kunstgaller in Trondheim, Lillehammer Municipal Art Gallery, the National Museum in Stolkholm and Sweden, Oregon State University, and several art galleries in Skein, Roros, and Seljord.
Source of Biography
Nasjonalgalleriet, Norsk Kunstner Leksikon. Universitetsf
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