Erica Kimberly

Artist
painting, collage, handcrafts
Writer
Blogger

Businesses

2021 – present
Erica Kimberly Art A/S, Honningsvåg

2018-2020
Erica K. Haugli Art Studio, Honningsvåg and Tromsø. Participated in several private exhibitions.

2011-2017
Once Upon a Dream Gallery & Gift Shop, Honningsvåg

Installations and private/public displays

2021
“Free as a Bird”, 650 hand-made birds/30 bird cages, displayed at Nordkapp Museum

North Cape Collage Series, 4 collages, 70x70cm, Kystverket Troms og Finnmark, Honningsvåg

2018
“Untitled collage”, 1×4.5 meter, Varden Senteret, UNN, Tromsø

“Catch the Sun”, Projector Art, Honningsvåg Harbour, Sunshine Winter Festival

2014-2019
“Midnight Sun Shoe Collage”, 2×3 meter, Perleporten Kulturhus/Sjøgata Pub, Honningsvåg

2014-2015
“Second Chances Installation”, Perleporten Kulturhus, Once Upon a Dream Gallery

“Race You to the Top”, 3×2 meter, Perleporten Kulturhus, Honningsvåg

World Mental Health Day

2021
“Free as a Bird” Project Leader, Interdisciplinary collaboration between sectors of Nordkapp Municipality and Nordkapp Museum. Theme: Mental health during the pandemic. Installation October 11- December 30, 2021.

2020
Mental Health Nordkapp, Donated “Trapped”, a series of three acrylic paintings, to Trine-Lise Nørstad Ingles, lecturer in the field of mental health and drug and alcohol addiction.

Sales locations

2021
The Gallery “West of the Moon”, Honningsvåg

2011-2020
Perleporten Kulturhus, Honningsvåg

2016-2018
The Gallery “West of the Moon”, Honningsvåg

2014-2017
North Cape Hall, North Cape

2016-2017
Nordkapp Tourist Information, Honningsvåg

Media coverage (Selected)

2019
“Maler seg til et bedre liv/Painting a better life”, PUST, Lungekreftforening

2018
“Småbarnsmamma Erica har aldri røykt. Så fikk hun sjokkbeskjeden/Mother of three, Erica had never smoked. Then she received a shocking message”, Nordlys

“Erica sine livsbilder/Erica’s Life paintings”, Sagat

2017
“Dreaming on top of the World in Honningsvåg, Norway”, Huffington Post

“Flotsam Art”, Nature on the Edge

2013
“Sommeråpent/Summer Open” NRK, Live interview on the Hurtigruten. Theme: “One Step at a Time” environmental art project, Honningsvåg Harbor

“NRK Sommer/NRK Summer” National radio program. Theme: “One Step at a Time” environmental project

Exhibitions

2019
“The Unknown”, The Loft-Loftet, Perlerporten Kulturhus, Honningsvåg

“The Unknown”, Ullensaker Church, Ullensaker

“The Unknown”, Grønnåsen Church, Tromsø

2018
“The Unknown”, Nordkapp Church, Honningsvåg

2011-2017
Once Upon a Dream Gallery & Gift Shop, Honningsvåg

2015
“One Step at a Time/Et skritt om gangen”, Once Upon a Dream Gallery, Honningsvåg

2014
“One Step at a Time/Et skritt om gangen”, joint exhibition, Once Upon a Dream Gallery

2013
“Three Women, One Island/Tre kvinner, ett øy”, joint exhibition, Perleporten Kulturhus

Environmental art projects

2012-2015
“One Step at a Time” 1,200 shoes, flip-flops and boots, removed from North Cape coastline, with the purpose of creating art and setting focus on ocean pollution.

2015 – present
“10,000 bottle caps” – 10,000 bottle caps removed from local beaches, with the purpose of creating art and setting focus on ocean pollution. (The project has been on hold, but will begin again in summer 2022.)

Corporations, businesses, organizations

Kystverket Troms og Finnmark
Nordkapp Havn
Perleporten Kulturhus
Repvåg Kraftlag
Den Norske Turistforening
Honningsvåg Turn og Idrettsforening

Writing

2012-2020
“Experience North Cape: Everyday Life in the North of Norway”, WordPress 2012 Freshly Pressed, WordPress

2012
“A North Cape Winter – 71 Degrees North of the Equator” (Self-published)
2012 Summer Tourist Editions, Finnmarksposten

Current & future projects

Restoration of “Midnight Sun Shoe Mosaic”, 2×3 meter. The work was taken down in the Fall of 2019. Hurtigruten Foundation and Repvåg Kraftlag are sponsors. Estimated finish date: Spring-summer 2022.

Mixed media exhibition/acrylic paintings and photography. Mental health during a global pandemic. How does it affect us individually and collectively? In development.

Environmental art project in collaboration with “Steinura” and Honningsvåg School. Estimated finish date dependent on sponsorship. Summer 2022.

“Open and Closed Doors” Mixed media collage series. Planned exhibition, Fall-Winter 2021-22.

“North Cape in My Heart”, Tourist book, in English and German. In development.

“The Skarv”, Triology in start phase. Fiction. In development.