LENA UBARIO
SLØTTVEGEN 2
2390 MOELV
NORWAY
Telephone # 00 47 - 92 25 36 87
lena@ubario.com

EDUCATION

2003 Høgskolen Hedmark. Pedagogical studies, teachers certificate (from 2001)
1991 Store decoration and profiling school, Gjøvik, Norway.
1992 S.A.S. Flight Academy, Oslo. Flight stewardess.
1988 The University of Kansas, Lawrence Ks. U.S.A.
          BFA (from 1983).
1983 Heggen videregående skole, Mysen, upper secondary school, fine arts (from 1980).
1982 Hov videregående skole,upper secondary school, general studies Askim, artium (from 1980).

EXPERIENCE

2007 - 2008 Hamar Katedralskole, Hamar, Teacher
2006 - 2008 Shop owner, Fruens Vilje, Lillehammer.
2003 - 2006 Storhamar videregående skole, Hamar, teacher .
2003 Ringsaker Kommune (city/county),Office of culture; cultural consultant
1997 Interior design, exhibit making innstallationwork, designs of all interior and external
          signs at the National museum, Prøysenhuset, Rudshøgda, Norway.
          Prøysenhuset is a museum in honor of one of Norways most famous writers,
          songwriter and playwright.
1999 Folkeuniversitetet, Hamar. Drawing teacher, for persons with disabilities and special needs.
1996 Ringsaker Kommune, Office of Social Wellfare, Department of Refugees; language teacher from 1992.
1992 Scanair, (SAS), Gardermoen. Air Stewardess.
1991 Brumunddal videregående skole,(upper secondary chool) teacher.
          Hedmark Teater, Hamar, Norway, schenographer.
1991 Navajo Housing Authority, Window Rock, AZ. apprentice.
1990 A.R.E.& Overseas, Miami International Airport, Florida.
          Passenger Service Agent (from 1989).
1989 The Goodman Theatre, Chicago Illinois. Internship,property assistant.
          The Puppet Parlour, Chicago, Puppetmaker, restoration.
          King Crab, Chicago, waitress.
1988 Coachman for the horsecarriages in Chicago.
          Inge Theatre, U. of Kansas, make-up designer for "Top Girls".
          Assistant for textile artist; Michalene Groshek, Ks.
1987 Assistant for textile artist; Mary Anne Jordan, Ks.
          Crafton Preyer Theatre, U. Of Kansas, lighting design "Hamlet".
1986 N.R.K. Oslo, Norwegian broadcasting and television station, costume assistant.
          Askim Pharmacy, tecnitian, (every summer from 1980.)

EXHIBITS

2004 Collective exhibits
2003 Solo Exhibit, Fjordhein Kulturværksted, Biri "Kalahariseries"
2000 - 2002 Collective exhibits
1999 "Kvinner Viser Seg" (juried collective exhibit), Kunstbanken, Hamar, Norway.
1998 Solo exhibit, "Ukjent Fugl" Fjordheim kulturverksted, Biri.
1997 Christmas exhibit, collective Fjordheim kulturverksted, Biri
          Christmas exhibit, Stasjonsgalleriet, Moelv.
1996 Transit,(juried collective exhibit) Kunstnersenteret, Hamar.
          Other smaller collective exhibits.
1995 Many smaller collective exhibits.
1994 Solo exhibit, Fjordheim kulturverksted, Biri.
         "GULL", juried exhibit under the 1994 Olympic Games in Norway, Kunstbanken,
          Hamar (the city of all ice scating activities)
1993 Sørlandsutstillingen, "før 1030" National juried exhibit, Risør, Kristiansand.Norway.
1992 Amnesty International exhibit, Fjordheim kulturverksted, Biri.
1990 Høstutstillingen, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo.(annual juried exhibit)
          Galleri Loppa, Nesodden. (small separate exhibit)
1989 Xyna Gallery, Chicago. collective exhibit.
1988 Theatre Design Competition, Whichita, Ks.
1987 Spring Juried scholarship show, A&D Gallery, K.U.
         Fall Juried scholarship show, A&D Gallery, K.U.
1986 Spring Juried scholarship show, A&D Gallery K.U.

ART OFFICIALLY PURCHASED BY

Norsk Tipping
Hamar Kommune (Kommune = City / County)
Gjøvik Kommune
Kristiansand Kommune
Kongsvinger Kommune
Oppland Fylkeskommune
Ringsaker Kommune.

OFFICIAL COMMISSIONS

2007 Commissioned artwork for Ringsaker kommune, Moelv bo og aktivitetssenter.
2007 Commissioned sculpture for Eidskog kommune, Skotterud ungdomsskole. Agrodille
2000 Commissioned artwork for officebuilding, Tårnet, Næroset.
1999 Design of official museum souvenier, Prøysenhuset.
1998/99 Gåtefulle Sammenhenger. Turnèorganisasjonen for Hedmark,
               Comissioned schulpture artwork to be used for educational purposes in schools
1997 National museum, Prøysenhuset, Ringsaker Kommune, Large landscape painting, (80 square meters.)
1988 Ringsaker Teater, scenographer and costumedesigner, "Trost i Taklampa".
          National museum, Prøysenhuset, Ringsaker Kommune interior design.
1995 Ringsaker Kommune, Moelv Kino,(Theatre location) interior design.
          Ringsaker Kommune, exhibition design and installation for a cultural occation
          to honor of Vietnamese inhabitants.
1993 Ringsaker Kommune, exhibit design and installation for cultural occation
          in honor of Iranian inhabitants.

GRANTS

2002 Hedmark Fylkeskommune’s arts grant.
1994 Norsk Kulturråd, artists debut grant.

MEMBER OF

Norske Kunsthåndverkere.
Norske Billedkunstnere.
(Norwegian unions for artists)