Who am I?
Janne Robberstad has worked with art and crafts since 1993, mainly with pictures, but later also clothes and costumes. I am educated as an arts & crafts teacher, specializing in textiles, and has worked in the folk high schools for thirteen years.
I´ve had several decoration assignments for private companies, mainly in offshore and shipping. All in all there are around 600 of her pictures sailing the seven seas onboard over 40 different supply-ships. My main techniques are photo-collage, painting, metal-work, application and machine-embroidery.
I also work with costumedesign, and has worked with Haugesund Theatre on several shows, including “Honk”, “Narnia” and “12th night”. I´ve has also done large outdoor-performances like “Jesus Christ Superstar”, “Les Miserables”, including the Norwegian premiéres of “Chess” and “Miss Saigon”.
I am entering my 6th year as a full-time artist with my company Spøt & Spindel / Spindelmaker.
“Kjøpholmen – landart”, Bømlo Nytt & Haugesunds Avis, June 2012