Christina Leithe Hansen

Søgne , Norway

Christina Leithe Hansen was born in 1978 in Søgne, Norway, where she lives and works. She graduated with a Master of Fine Arts from the Malmö Art Academy in 2006. Since then she has held exhibitions both in Norway and abroad, in 2012 she received the Nordic Dummy Award for her photo book Notes.

A selection of her solo shows include Agder Kunstsenter, Kristiansand (2018); Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo (2018) and BOA, Oslo (2018). Group shows include Sørlandets Art Museum SKMU, Kristiansand (2020, 2015); Preus Museum, Horten (2018) and numerous other institutions part of The Norwegian art Societies.

Leithe Hansen has been honored with a number of grants, including The Norwegian Government Grants for Artist, Ingrid Lindbäck Landgaard foundation, and Edstranska Stiftelsen. Her works are part of collections as Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Oslo; Magasin III Museum for Contemporary Art, Stockholm; Sørlandets Art Museum SKMU, Kristiansand; DLA Piper and Norwegian Art Councils collection, Oslo.

In addition to working on her own projects, Leithe Hansen is also co/editor of the art publication Spesial Nord.

Photo: Engnæs.