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    Curriculum Vitae


    Mara Sola 

    Born in Altea-Spain 1975

    Lives and works in Stavanger-Norway


    2023                    P.P.U-Practical pedagogical education. University of Stavanger. Norway

    2018                    Certified facilitator of H.B &Transpersonal Therapy with S. Grof, Spain

    2015                    Introduction to Jungian and Transpersonal Psychology. Dublin. Ireland.

    2013                    Rajasthani Miniature Painting course. Ajay Sharma. Jaipur.India.

    2012                    Train the Trainer. Teaching course. W.M.C Galway. Ireland.

    2009-2010           B.A. (Honours) Fine Art in Painting. First Class Honours. Atlantic University-Galway. Ireland

    2006-2009           B.A. Art and Design in Painting. (Distinction) Atlantic University- Galway. Ireland

    2002-2003           Photography, Black & White. Art Center. Altea. Spain


    Solo Exhibitions

    2023                     Landscapes of the Psyche. EmmaHus. Stavanger, Norway.

    2022                   Landscape Confessions. Klepp kunstforening. Klepp. Norway.

    2022                   Sense of a Place. Fotland Mølle. Bryne. Norway

    2020                   Entwined. Salongen. Stavanger. Norway

    2018                   Porcupine´s Dilemma. Hå Gamle Prestegard. Nærbø.Norway 

    2014                   Borderline. Negativa Moderna. Archer. Florida.USA

    2012                   Borderline. The Linenhall Arts Centre Castlebar. Ireland.

    2011                   Inner Spaces. N. 8. Galway Art Centre. Ireland.


    Selected Shows

    2023                   NBK-R Christmas members exhibition. Rogaland Art Centre. Stavanger. Norway.

    2021                    Ut av venterommet. Tou Atelierhus. Stavanger. Norway

    2019                    Artvanz Beta. Rogaland Kunstsenter.Stavanger. Norway

    2017                    Peace dinner. Glamat Festival.Stavanger. Norway.

    2017                            Sea Sick Fish, Ocean+Human project. Stavanger. Norway.

    2014                    On Nature. Studio17.(two people show) Stavanger. Norway

    2013                    Inngang 2013. Rogaland Kuntsenter. Stavanger. Norway

    2012                    Hyperopia. Clifden Arts Festival. Ireland

    2011                    The Manchester Contemporary. Art Fair 2011 Mermaid&Monster Gallery.

    2011                    Nothing gold can stay. Angelika Gallery &Studios.London. U.K    

    2011                    Art Now. Dublin Contemporary 2011. Dublin.

    2011                    Artspace 25 Anniversary. Galway Arts Center. Ireland

    2011                    Manifest. Kinsale Arts Week. Ireland

    2011                    "How the light gets in” The Globe in Hay. England.                      

    2011                    Adapt. Niland Gallery. Galway. Ireland

    2010                    "By a route obscure and lonely“.Triskel Art Center. Cork.Ireland.                        

    2010                    Put a lid on it. Galway Arts Center. Ireland

    2010                    Manchester Art Fair. Mermaid & Monster Gallery. Manchester.

    2010                    Assemblage. Clifden Arts Festival. Ireland.

    2010                    B.A. Degree Show Cluain Mhuire. Galway. Ireland.

    2009                    Royal Dublin Society. Regional Cultural Center Donegal. Ireland.

    2009                    Red Rua Arts Centre. Tallaght. Dublin.Ireland

    2009                    C.O.E Claremorries. Curated by Tom Morton. Ireland.

    2009                    Ealaion at Lunasa . Galway Art Centre. Ireland.

    2009                    Art of Nurture. Huge Lane Gallery, Dublin. Ireland.


    Art residencies

    2019                     Stavanger Kommune artist residency in Berlin.
    2015                     Sachaqa. Art Center. San Roque de Cumbaza .Peru.

    2014                     La casa-taller. Puerto Natales. Chile
    Internship at Rogaland kunstsenter. Stavanger. Norway

    2008                     SIM. Reykjavik. Iceland
    2007                     Inishbofin, Arts festival. Ireland.
    2007                     Taller Cuatrocantones. Granada. Spain



    2010    Emerging Artist Award by Visual Artist Ireland.

    2002    Moros y Cristianos. First & Second prize.Black&White Photography. Altea. Spain

    2001    Moros y Cristianos First price in Black &White Photography. Altea. Spain.



    BKFR Norway        

    NBK Norway

    V.A.I Ireland


    Hå Kommune.Norway

    Stavanger Kommune. Norway.

    Visual Artists Ireland. Dublin

    Office of Public Works. Dublin

    Private collectors in U.S.A, Norway, Ireland, U.K,Belgium, Holland, Australia and Spain.

    Miscellaneous / Assignments

    2023        Board member at Tou Atelierhus to date.

    2023        Kulturkveld. Artist's talk with Berit Wathne. Emmahus. Stavanger. Norway

    2021        Artist's t Talk with Martin Worths and Teressa Puig.Om avstand og nærvær.Hå gamle prestegård. Norway

    2021        Kunst uke. Art workshop. Sandnes Kommune. Norway
    2014        Inngang 14- Kunstnerpresentasjoner. Rogaland Kunstsenter.Stavanger. Norway

    2013        Contemporary Drawing Workshop. Norman’s gate Studios. Stavanger. Norway

    2012        Contemporary Drawing Workshop. Forge studios. Galway. Ireland.

    2011        Introduction to oil painting workshop. Forge studios. Galway. Ireland

    2011        Summer Camps. Westport. Co. Mayo. Ireland

    2012        Gesso making workshops. The Black box Studios. Galway. Ireland


    Mara Sola

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