26th May 17
Moved back to my hometown Tromsø, in Northern Norway.

18th June 13
Just finished Curator studies at Høgskolen I Telemark, Norway.

26th March 11
The Big Draw for everyone at the Opening of Splash Point area, Worthing Seafront - 2-4pm.

24th November 10
I am working on a new series of paintings related to the residency in Kenya.

4th August 10
I am going to Kenya, Africa for a month, to do voluntary work for Scilo, a Norwegian organisation, who works with young girls who are violated by circumcising, rape etc.. That will probably change the way I see life..

I am working on an public art commission. In December you can see the result at the sitting boulders at the Splash Point in Worthing.

31st July - 1st August 10
I am in venue 22 at 4 Heene Terrace and venue 32 at Henry House, Heene Road for the Worthing Open Houses Show.

27th April - 4th May 10
I am working as an artist in residence at Pallant House, where I am drawing a map of Sussex from year 1778 on to the wall.

April - May 10
Sculptures of flamingos made with Oak Grove College students exhibited in Town Hall, Worthing, UK

May 10
We will have Open Studios at Trafalgar Studios, Portslade, 15-16th May 11am-5pm. 72a North Street, Portslade, BN41 1DG.
you are welcome to come and see new work.

December 09
We will have Open Studios at Trafalgar Studios, Portslade, 12th December 18.30 and onwards. North Street, Portslade, BN41 1DG.

November 09
I have got a studio at Trafalgar Studios in Portslade. Fantastic light and high ceiling.

October 09
I have been an artist in resident for 2 weeks on the Research Vessel Lance in the Arctic. It is an ice breaker and we went through the ice towards Greenland. I was so lucky to see a polar bear and dolphins as well.

At the time I am making new work from this fantastic experience close to the North Pole.

September-November 09
I will be working at Oak Grove College, Worthing making flamingoes from Sainsburys bags.

September 09
Artist in resident on the Research Vessel 'Lance' at The Fram Strait - Svalbard - Greenland

July 09
I will be running recycling workshops 18-19th July at Lambeth Country Show in Brockwell Park, London.

June 09

I will be an artist in residence at Legal and General 22nd to 26th June - creating art from their waste to focus on waste reduction.

The peacock made of recycled cd's, wash machine drum, shelving racks etc is now on show at the WWT London Wetland Centre.

February 09

Time for reflections and preparations of new work.

December 08

It has been a good year - I have been exhibiting in 25 different shows in 2008.

The Polar bears are going to be exhibited at the Royal Geographical Society's Conference in London.

I will be running a workshop at Oak Grove College in Worthing

4th December Private View in Kings Hill, West Malling, Kent.

October 08

The polar bears at London Zoo will be on the online auction between 13 and 20 of October. Please visit to view the exhibits and make a bid!

My drawings will be represented by Will's Art Warehouse at the Affordable Art Fair in London 23 - 26 October and in Amsterdam 30 October to 2 November.

I will run more workshops for schools and colleges. Details to be confirmed.

August 08

On 1st of August The Polar bears moves from Stroud House Gallery to Living Coast in Torquay, where they will be until 1st September.

July 08

My UK MELTDOWN Solo show , is now visiting The Hop gallery in Lewes, East Sussex. From Thursday 10th July until Tuesday 15th. Open daily 10.30am - 5pm.

Another couple of polar bears are now exhibited in Stroud House Gallery in Stroud until 1 August.

June 08

I will be visiting Springfield First School in Worthing, West Sussex this month to run a workshop with the children, which has a strong environmental theme.

May 08

Tone Holmen's sculptures of polar bears made from plastic bags are currently being displayed at the Recycled Sculpture Show at London Zoo, England. Twenty sculptors have used everyday waste and scrap to create works of art that will remain on show until September 5, 2008. Tone has also recently appeared in the National English newspapers such as the Telegraph and Daily Mirror.