Born in Oslo, Norway. Lives and works in Oslo and London. Nortvedt has presented more than 80 solo exhibitions around the world.

1974-76  Trondheim Academy of Fine Arts, Norway
1977-78 Central Saint Martins, London
1978-79 English National Opera Theatre Design, London
1976-81 Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Oslo, Norway

2019 Stories Art Gallery, London .(Therese Nortvedt /Hjørdis Dreschel, November 2019 )
2019 Galleri Perlemorstrand/Ramsvig, Sjenarøy, Norway
2018 Galleri Ramfjord, Oslo, Norway
2018 Velsignelse & Forbannelse, Nortvedt/Dreschel, Galleri EKG Hamar, Norway
2017 Eyes wide Shut , Galleri Soon, Norway
2016  A Solitary Voice, Galleri EKG, Hamar, Norway
2015 Mesmerized, NEO Galleri, Stavanger, Norway
2013 Wonderland, Galleri Soon,  Norway
2012 The Conspiracy, Galleri Grand, Arendal, Norway
2011 The Conspiracy, Villa Goecke, Krefeld, Germany
2010 When I close my Eyes. Aalesund Kunstforening, Norway
2009 Galerie Christian Roellin, St. Gallen, Switzerland
2007 Galleri Trafo, Oslo, Norway
Soli Brug, Norway
Kunstgalleriet, Stavanger, Norway
2006 Galleri Osebro, Porsgrunn, Norway
2003 A22 Gallery/ Pollock Fine Art, London
2002 Galleri Carsten Frøkjær, Copenhagen, Denmark
2001 German Norwegian Chamber of Commerce, Oslo, Norway
2000 Galleri Brandstrup, Oslo, Norway
1998 First Edition, The Courtyard, Dubai, UAE
Sharjah Art Museum, UAE
1996 Mennesker, Galleri Bouhlou, Bergen, Norway
1994 Galleri C, Århus, Denmark
1993  Frozen Moments, October Gallery, London,
The Film Festival, Haugesund Billedgalleri, Norway
1992 Galleri Brandstrup, Moss, Norway
Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway
1991  Galleri Wang, Oslo, Norway
1990 Galleri Asbæk, Denmark
1990 Sweger Konst, Stockholm, Sweden
1989 Hå Gamle Prestegard, Jæren, Norway
1986 Galleri F 15,Moss, Norway
1985 Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo, Norway
B- Side Gallery, New York, USA
1984 The American Scandinavian Foundation, New York
Henie-Onstad Art Center, Oslo, Norway
1983 ABC NO RIO, New York

2018 SCOPE, ART BASEL MIAMI with Galleri Ramfjord
20 Years Jubelee Exhibition, Galleri Ramfjord, Oslo, Norway
Summer Exhibition, Fine Art Gallery, Oslo, Norway
2017 Galerie Christian Roellin, St. Gallen, Switzerland
HM Queen Sonja`s KunstStall, Oslo, Norway
2014 Hamsunfantasier, Schæffergården, Copenhagen, Denmark
2012 Commonalities, NOoSphere Gallery, New York,
Landscape of Memory, No Format Gallery, London
2010 The Big World, Fabian and Claude Walter Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland
Deptford X, London
Blodig Alvor, Haugar Kunstmuseum, Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Trondheim Kunstmuseum.
2008 Valperga, Galerie Anna Klinkhammer, Dusseldorf, Germany.
Istanbul Art Fair / Galerie Anna Klinkhammer, Dusseldorf, Germany
Swab Art Fair, Barcelona, Galerie Anna Klinkhammer, Dusseldorf, Germany
2007 Galleri Trafo, Oslo, Norway
Kunstgalleriet, Stavanger, Norway
Soli Brug Gallery, Norway
2006 Ibsen 2006 exhibited in Oslo, London, Berlin, Moscow, USA.
2003 London Art Fair 2003 with Pollock Fine Art, London
2002 Rest in Space, Kunstnerens Hus, Oslo, Norway
2001 Galleri Carsten Frøkjær, Copenhagen, Denmark
1998 The Eyes of Reality, Horsens Kunstmuseum, Denmark
Nordisk Hus, Iceland and Nordisk Hus Færøyene.
1996 Voluptas, Státna Galéria Banská, Bystrica, Slovakia
1993 Winter Visions, American Scandinavian Foundation, New York.
1991 Nor-Arab Art Expo, Dubai, UAE
1990-2001 Noske Bilder, Rådhuset, Oslo, Norway
1986 B-Side Gallery, New York
1984 New Math Gallery, New York
1982 Sunderland Art Center, England, UK
Nordisk Kunstcentrum, Helsinki, Finland

1975 Trondheim Bys Legat
1976 Bildende Kunstneres Hjelpefond
1982-89 Statens Reisestipend
1983-84 P.S.1, New York
1984 Lorck Schives Legat
1986-88 Statens 3-årige Arbeidsstipend
1992-94 Vederlagsfondet
1993 Ingrid Lindback Langaard

National Museum for Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway
Museet for Samtidskunst, Oslo, Norway
Astrup Fearnley  Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway
Zoellig-Ruesch Collection, St. Gallen, Switzerland
Artax/ Ralph Kleinsimlingshaus, Dusseldorf, Germany
Nordisk Kunstcentrum, Helsinki, Finland
Statens Konstråd, Stockholm, Sweden
Ramme Gård/ Petter Olsen Collection, Hvitsten, Norway
Norsk Kulturråd, Oslo, Norway
H.M Dronning Sonja’s Collection, Oslo, Norway
Tendring Hall, UK
Norwegian Academy of Music, Oslo, Norway
Haugesund Billedgalleri, Norway
Skien Billedgalleri, Skien, Norway
ISS Facility Services, Stockholm, Sweden
Vestby Municipality, Norway
Telenor, Oslo, Norway

Therese Nortvedt, Monography published by Labyrinth Press, Oslo, Norway
Text Mythology has a Sister named the Absolute by Phillippe Poloni, Author and Art Historian
The Gaze of the Pictures by Harald Flor, Art Critic Dagbladet, Oslo Norway
Iconography in art is like Irony, text by Dan Cairns, writer for Sunday Times Culture magazine, London
Catalogues, The Conspiracy, text by Nina Denney Ness, Art Historian
Wonderland, The Effects of the Subconscious, text by Nina Denney Ness, Art Historian.