Støttet av Norsk Kulturråd og Kulturetaten. Åpningstider: Ons - søndag 12 - 16. ​Rådhusgata 19, ​Anatomigården 0158, Oslo

Become a member of BO

BO is a district organization under NBK, Norwegian visual artists. Membership in BO is therefore inextricably linked to membership in NBK and one must answer contingent to both.

Do you live in Akershus?  
We recommend you to contact BKA, Bildende Kunstnere Akershus for membership.


650 kr

Membership in BOA/yearly

1700 kr

Membership in NBK/yearly

Admission criteria

Admission to the district organizations affiliated to Norwegian visual artists takes place after an overall assessment of the applicant’s artistic formal and non-formal competence. The purpose of the criteria for membership is to ensure that the organization’s members are professional, professional visual artists. The applicant must therefore have completed higher education in the field of visual arts and / or in their practice document a professional level corresponding to competence at master’s level.

Membership is offered after a discretionary assessment of the applicant’s competence in relation to the following criteria:

Requirements for the application

We would like to have all the info gathered in one document, preferably in PDF format. Firstname.lastname.member application.pdf.

It must contain a CV with relevant information and any links to other relevant documentation about exhibitions and education, if any.

Pictures of a maximum of 10 works. audio and video work can be linked to Vimeo or similar, link to own website if you have, and other documentation you think is relevant.

The purpose of doing so is that the jury should be able to open only one document and find all the information about you that is necessary in relation to processing the application. Therefore, read the criteria carefully. It simplifies the processing of the application. The jury consists of BO’s Artistic Council.

Membership in BO

Opening hours
Ons – søndag
12 – 16

​Rådhusgata 19 ​
Anatomigården 0158


BO is part of Kunst i Kvadraturen and is supported by the Norwegian Cultural Council and the Norwegian Agency for Culture

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