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 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 […]

Bekkjarvik Gjestgiveri gallery

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

A couple of days ago I was asked if I wanted to exhibit some of my work at the Bekkjarvik Gjestgiveri gallery. I was asked to bring some pictures already today when we had a meeting. Since I hadn´t really unpacked from Etne, I just brought with me a lot of my work, so she […]

Christmas Fair

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

Bømlo Art Group is once again ready for the annual Christmas Fair, or maybe exhibition is a better word. Here is the poster: And this is the location.

Austevoll exhibition

Sunday, October 3rd, 2010

Havlys (“Ocean-light”) invited me to be part of a sales-exhibition in Austevoll. It´s a small voluntary group to help fund restoration of their local church (you can see it in the background). Anyway, this is the lovely, old house where all the exhibits are. And a cafe. Small and crowded and very, very friendly. I […]

Havlys exhibition

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

Here is the poster for the exhibition I am part of in October, I got it on e-mail today. There are a number of artists and crafters joining in, so this could be very good! If any of you are around, come visit! I don´t know all that many people in Austevoll, so I´d be […]