Hilde Dramstad

The Pulse collection

Your body and life must have a pulse in order for You to call yourself alive. Blood must circulate and nerves respond. But if You lack joy, desire, fear, longing and hunger, the body becomes just anatomy. Sometimes it's like the bunch of nerve threads is visible, and everything seems really fragile. Your blood rush through kilometres of veins and You don't think clearly. And the next moment it can calm down completely. You become numb and almost withered, although the anatomy and organs consist to work effortlessly as usual. The necklace shows blood as a source of power, color and shape. The material is repurposed from an old drawer and in that way the wood still has a life, connected to plant roots. The pulse continues ...

Solo exhibitions
1995 Format,Oslo
1996 Galleri F 15, Jeløya
2000 Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo
2006 Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo

Selected Group exhibitions
2024 Scandinavian Jewellery Art Now i Toyko
2022 ARKIVET: “Icecold”Baltimore Jewelry Center, Maryland, USA,
2022 ARKIVET: “Icecold”, A-galleri, Tallin, Estland
2022 Madrid, Gallery Lalabeyou, Alliages; ”Until death do us part”
2022 München Jewelry Week, München,Tyskland, Alliages; ”Until death do us part”
2022 Galleri bak fasaden, Skåtøy, Kunsthåndverk
2021    Moss Kunstforening, Collective Recilience, KunstSkansen
2021    ARKIVET:” A collection of secrets”, Riutta gallery,Lappeenranta,Finland
2020    ARKIVET: “En samling hemmeligheter”, Pop-up utstilling,Cyan galleri, Oslo
2020    ARKIVET:” A collection of secrets”, Athens Jewellery week, digital show
2020 Årsutstillingen 2020, Nordnorsk Kunstsenter
2020 Arthall Charlottenborg,København,Springexhibition 2020
2019 Tincal lab: Porto,Portugal: Tincal Lab Challenge 2019
2019 Galleri Benaki: Athen,Greece: chosen for the main exhibition, Athens jewellery
2019 Galleri WELTRAUM,München,”The Sacred & the Profane”,München Jewellery week
2018 RAM Gallery,Oslo : ” Northern Alchemy”
2018 ARKIVET: “Beautybox”, Art space Gallery,Athen,Athens Jewellery week
2017 ARKIVET:” Verdiløs”, Athens Jewellery week,Gallery IOS 22
2016 Beijing International Jewelry Art exhibition
2005 Scotland; Glasgow S.o.a.: “Maker-wearer-viewer”, contemporary jewellery
2004-05 Leipzig.Germany: Schmuck und Kunsthandverk
2003-06 Scandinavian design beyond the Myth, Europa and USA, initiated and curated by
the National Museum of Norway
2004 Itami, Japan: Norwegian Contemporary jewellery
2003 South Karelia Museum Finland: Koru I
2002 Galleri F15 Jeløya:Tendenser 2002
2002 Kulturhuset Stockholm: “Urban Asketism”
2001 The Line Gallery Edinburgh: Norwegian Jewellery
2001 Nordenfjeldske Museum of applied arts, Bergen: “Urban Asketisme”

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