For over 35 years Ragnhild Monsen's art has
commisioned and purchased.
Her work has been described as
'monumental' (1) and she herself
described as Norway's foremost
textile artist (2).
1. Dagbladet Newspaper 2. Sonja Sjolie,leader of the Norwegian
Parliament's Culture Committee.
You can see her work in Cathedrals,
Churches, Army Camps, Banks,
an Oil Platform, Hospitals, Schools,
Commercial and Business properties.
Click HERE to go to video slideshow at
Rydals Museum, Boras,Sweden,2014
She is established as being innovative and creating
strong imagery,having been called "a master of her media'
and " a leader in the modernisation movement of this
traditional Scandinavian art form (Gothenburgs Posten).
"These are large, expressive works,
using direct symbolism and
commenting on the human
condition" making "Ragnhild Monsen
a truly remarkable artist"
Sally Kerr, The Herald, Scotland,1998.
a broad spectrum of working with textile
as the main expressive media
As well as a tour commissioned by the
Royal Norwegian Foreign Office,where
her works were exhibited amongst other
places at Durham Cathedral, Edinburgh
University, St. Magnus Cathedral Orkney,
she was also the first textile artist to
have the honour of the solo exhibition
in the 27 years history of the Bergen