Noris Maria Dias
About the artist
Noris Maria Dias is an artist, psychotherapist and art therapist currently established in Oslo, in the city-centre district of Frogner.
Born in South Brazil, Noris began painting at the age of fourteen in the atelier of the Uruguayan professor and impressionist artist Nesmaro.
As an eighteen year old, she travelled to Europe to study medicine. She spent several years in the continent and lived for longer periods of time in Italy, France, Norway and Sweden.
In 2001, Noris returned to Brazil and settled in the island of Santa Catarina for six years.
The great majority of her artworks are oil on canvas. Other employed techniques are drawing, aquarelle and lithography.
Noris has participated in several exhibitions – both collective and individual – in Brazil, France, Bosnia, Ukraine, USA, Sweden and Norway.
2018 - 2020: Galleri Noris, Oslo, NOrway
2015: Embassy of Brazil (individual), Oslo, Norway
2015: Embassy of Brazil (collective), Oslo, Norway
2014: Embassy of Brazil (individual), Oslo, Norway
2012: Broadway Gallery 473 (collective), New York, USA
2011: 14th Biennale of Portraits (collective), Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
2010: Gallery ZEH (individual), Kiev, Ukraine
2008: Galerie Art et Miss (individual), Paris, France
2008: Kulturhuset Silvénska (individual), Säffle, Sweden
2007: Galerie Art et Miss (individual), Paris, France
2006: Galerie Art et Miss (individual), Paris, France
2006: Museu Histórico de Santa Catarina Palácio Cruz e Sousa (individual), Florianópolis, Brazil
2006: Albin Art Gallery (individual), Oslo, Norway
2005: Galerie Art et Miss (collective), Paris, France
2005: Hôtel de Ville d’Ozoir-La-Ferrière (collective), Paris, France
2005: Art in the Park – a celebration of Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s “The Gates” (collective), special guest of the Nobrega Foundation, New York, USA
2005: Gallery Art et Miss (collective), Paris, France
2004: Vinicola Mazon (collective), Urussanga, Brasil
2004: Galeria Gravura (individual), Porto Alegra, Brasil
2004: Rana Museum (individual), Mo I Rana, Norway
2004: L’Alliance Française (individual), Florianópolis, Brazil
2003: Espaço Cultural da ANATEL (individual), Brasília, Brazil
2003: Lagoa da Conceicão Centre, Florianópolis, Brazil
2003: Espaço Cultural da ANATEL (collective), Brasília, Brazil
2002: Akershus (collective), Oslo, Norway
2001: Thereses Kunstsalong (individual), Oslo, Norway