Jan Olav Forberg
Jan Olav Forberg (b. 1967 / Norway) uses a modern design language that incorporates elements of our visual reality, such as film, comics and street art. Simplicity combined with complexity characterizes Forberg's work.
Jan Olav Forberg is educated at Oslo Drawing and Painting School, with further education course from Norske Grafikeres workshop and the Norwegian Academy of Fine Arts. He works within a wide range of techniques, such as painting, graffiti and various graphic techniques as well as the in-house flame painting technique. Forberg attaches great importance to traditional craftsmanship in his work and prints all graphics himself. He also runs his own gallery at Fredriksvern Verft in Stavern.