Janne Robberstad

Welcome to my site! I work as a costume-designer and an artist, and creating, or ARTING as I prefer, makes me happy! This is both a portfolio of things I´ve made and a blog meant to inspire.

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Familylife-exhibition in Nord-Trøndelag

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

The Family-life in the light-houses along the Norwegian coast is now moved on to Nord-Trøndelag. The Coast-museum of Nord-Trøndelag (Kystmusset i Nord-Trøndelag) is the host until August 30th. So if you life nearby, please visit! The museum is a newly built museum, with several other exhibits and activities.

In the light-house-news!

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

Photo: Heidi Eikremsvik There´s an article about my Family-life in the light houses-exhibition in the news-section of The Historical lighthouse association (Norsk Fyrhistorisk Forening) Click the picture above to read.

I see the sea

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

An oil-painting I made last summer. Since it´s taken forever to dry properly, it´s just been standing in my studio since then, and I just recently delivered it to Galleri Bekkjarvik. (The photo is playing tricks with the true colors here) The other picture I´m holding is a silk-screened thick silk with naked rock-faces. The […]

Ryvarden exhibition

Monday, May 5th, 2014

Sunday was the grand opening of the Family-life in the Lighthouses at Ryvarden Lighthouse. Such a beautiful, sunny day, and so many people came visiting. Ryvarden is a small lighthouse between Bømlo and Haugesund, in one of the most dangerous sea-distances along the coast. Not because it´s so long or because the weather or currants […]

Familylife in the lighthouses

Monday, March 31st, 2014

Today is the grand opening of my exhibition: Family-life in the lighthouses. The touring exhibition started in Lindesnes Lighthouse, Norway´s most southern tip of land. (I checked today: there´s a 225 degrees horizon up by the lighthouse!) Since my first visit here two years ago, I´ve been working with these pictures, researching, reading, and the […]


Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Getting ready for the big opening of my exhibition on Sunday. I arrived Lindesnes today, with a big, wooden box filled with pictures. “Family-life in the light-houses” is the name of the exhibition, and the next couple of days, we´ll be working to get everything ready.


Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

I´ve got an art-grant!  I´m amazed! It´s the first time ever! I´ve applied for it, twice, but didn´t dare believe it would make it. But here we are. The Norwegian Arts Council has granted me some funding for my exhibition  ”Family-life in the light-houses along the coast”  (Which is a long title, but at least […]

Lindesnes Exhibition

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Finally, here is a presentation from the exhibition in Lindesnes! I am so honored to have this exhibition, I am simply so happy they asked me! The exhibition itself is in a mountain-hall, part of the museum is carved into the mountain, hence the name. In this room though, the walls are concrete. First, a […]

Lindesnes preparation

Friday, July 26th, 2013

Sunday noon is the opening of my first exhibition here at Lindesnes, Norway´s most Southern lighthouse. The really big exhibition will be next summer, this is more a pre-taste of an exhibition It´s such an honor to be asked to have an exhibition here, I can´t begin to tell you how happy I am about […]


Sunday, May 26th, 2013

Today I opened my solo-exhibition in Moster Amfi as this year´s chosen artist for the Mostrafestival & historic play. This year is special since it is also the main event weekend for Bømlo municipal to celebrate their 50 year anniversary. Above is the poster for the exhibition, and below you can see pictures from the […]

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