The Association of Norwegian Printmakers was founded in 1919 by, among others, Erik Werenskiold, Edvard Munch and Harald Sohlberg. The purpose was to make printmaking recognized as an independent art form, and improve the artists situation. Since its establishment, The Association has worked continuously to maintain a high professional and ethical standards.
Norwegian Printmakers is a viable organization, that includes new techniques such as digital printing, while it shows the diversity of the traditional classical forms of expression such as intaglio print, relief print, lithography and screen print and to name a few.
Norwegian Printmakers Gallery, situated in the centre of Oslo, has at any time more than 4000 prints represented by more than 300 artists. Making the gallery Norway’s principal place to buy and view contemporary prints. Our selection is vast; from prints in the aesthetics of the 1970’s to current complex art expressions. In our gallery you will find new emerging artists who will dominate tomorrow’s art scene, as well as the more established artists of today.