Bergen Arts and Nature Residency Norway

Arts residency, Hordaland, Bergen, Norway, House of Ambrosia Tønnesson – first professional female sculptor in Norway 1859 – 1948

Due to the collaboration with Norwegian artist Marianne Wie on Nature journal. An opening to create unique cyanotype prints using light and water mapping the local forest plants. Highlights included trip to the Osteroy museum to see examples of local natural dyes using plants and lichens.

Nature Journal creative workshops outside at the Bergen Arboretum offering botanical ink making and cyanotype prints.

Cyanotypes made in the forest
Cyanotypes made in the forest

Osteroy museum natural dyes
Bergen Arboretum


House of Ambrosia
House of Ambrosia