Support programme for freight and travel support

the MFA's programme for freight and travel support
Deadlines: 1 February, 1 May & 1 October

The MFA's programme for freight and travel support is only available to Norwegian or Norway based artists, curators, writers and critics. 

The programme in brief

·       Artists exhibiting craft abroad, or else mediating craft abroad, may apply

·       Writers, art critics and curators actively mediating craft abroad may apply

·       Financial frame: 651 000 NOK annually

·       Deadlines: 1 February, 1 May & 1 October

·       Online application through www.stikk.no


Norwegian Crafts administers the Norwegian Foreign Ministry's support programme for freight and travel support. Norwegian artists and/or artists based in Norway can apply for funding for craft exhibitions/projects taking place abroad. Norwegian or Norway based art critics and curators can apply for funding for international projects in which they have an 'active role' - lecturing, taking part in a seminar or panel discussion etc. Art students may receive support on a case-by-case basis. 

Norwegian Crafts administers the Norwegian Foreign Ministry's scheme for crafts, operating with three deadlines a year – 1 February, 1 May & 1 October

Please note that only electronic applications sent in using the STIKK-portal will be accepted, and that all communication regarding applications, including final results of the application rounds will be via e-mail.

For more information please contact Tonje Kjellevold at Norwegian Crafts: tk@norwegiancrafts.no

NO: En veileder med tildelingskriterier og tips til søknadskrivingen finner du her. Budsjett- og regnskapsmal finner du her.

TO APPLY GO TO www.stikk.no

Recipients of funding

All rounds and recipients are listed here.
Note: the deadlines were altered in November 2018 from two to three deadlines annually. 

Runde A 2018 (deadline 1 April)


·     Marit Landsend, support provided for Landsend’s participation in group exhibition in the Regional Lore Museum, Murmansk, Russia. NOK 20.000.

·     Hedvig Winge, support provided for Winge’s participation in the exhibition Beyond the Object, Contemporary Nordic Ceramic Art, Uppsala Art Museum, Sweden. NOK 10.850.

·     Kamilla Sajetz Mathisen, support provided for Mathisen’s participation in group exhibition From Which Direction Does a North Wind Blow, Piraeus House of Litterature, Greece. NOK 5000.

·     Ann Beate Tempelhaug, support provided for Tempelhaug’s participation at Collect 2018, Saatchi Gallery London, UK, with Galleri Format Oslo. NOK 6175.

·     Ruta Pakarklyte, support provided for Pakarklyte’s participation in group exhibition in Rian Design Museum Falkenberg, Sweden. NOK 11.800.

·     Piotr Marek Nowak, support provided for Nowak’s solo exhibition at BWA Art Gallery, Olsztyn, Poland. NOK 35.000.

·     Svein Narum, support provided for Narum’s participation in a duo-exhibition with Joel Stuart Bec at Kaolin Stockholm, Sweden. NOK 7000.

·     Trude Westby Nordmark, support provided for Nordmark’s participation at Collect 2018, Saatchi Gallery London, UK, with Galleri Format Oslo. NOK 1395.

·     Dorthe Herup, support provided for Herup’s participation at the 6th Riga International Textile and Fibre Art Triennial, Latvia. NOK 10.960.

·     Gitte Magnus, support provided for Magnus’ participation in the group exhibition International Textile Print, Galleri Handwerk, Munich, Germany. NOK 12.000.

·     Julie Skarland, support provided for Skarland’s participation at the 6th Riga International Textile and Fibre Art Triennial, Latvia. NOK 10.000.

·     Kiki Prytz Wilhelmsen, support provided for Wilhelmsen’s participation at the 6th Riga International Textile and Fibre Art Triennial, Latvia. NOK 11.000.

·     Kristina D. Aas and Karina N. Presttun, support provided for Aas and Presttun’s joint exhibition Plaggbytte at Artifex Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania. NOK 14.000.

·     Sarah Vilja Lindström, support provided for Lindström’s participation at Forårdsudstillingen, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark. NOK 10.000.

·     Tonje Høydahl Sørli, support provided for Særli’s participation in the group exhibition Weaving New Worlds at the William Morris Gallery, London, UK. NOK 13.000.

·     Anna Talbot, support provided for Talbot’s participation at Bijoux! fair at the Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, USA. NOK 14.000.

·     Sofia Karyofilis, support provided for Karyofilis’ participation in group exhibition during Athens Jewelry Week at Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece. NOK 12.500.

·     ARKIVET with Tone Myskja, support provided for jewellery collective ARKIVET’s pop-up exhibition ‘Beautybox’ during Athens Jewelry Week with Tone Myskja. Athens, Greece. NOK 40.000.

·     Trude Johansen, support provided for Johansen’s participation in ‘Nordic Hands’, Godsbanen, Aarhus, Denmark. NOK 5000. 

Runde B 2018 (deadline 1 October)

·     Astrid Sleire, support provided for Sleire’s participation in the Triennale European Prize For Applied Arts, Mons, Belgium. NOK 3550.

·     Corrina Thornton, support provided for Thornton’s participation in the European Ceramic Context 2018, Bornholm Art Museum, Denmark. NOK 9000.

·     Christina Peel, support provided for Peel’s participation in the European Ceramic Context 2018, Bornholm Art Museum, Denmark. NOK 10.000.

·     Sigrid Espelien, support provided for Espelien’s participation in the curated section of CHART Design 2018, Den Frie, Copenhagen, Denmark. NOK 6800.

·     Gunnar Thorsen, support provided for Thorsen’s participation at Artgèneve Salon d’Art 2019 with gallery Taste Contemporary, Geneva, Switzerland. NOK 10.500.

·     Heidi Bjørgan, support provided for Bjørgan’s participation at Artgèneve Salon d’Art 2019 with gallery Taste Contemporary, Geneva, Switzerland. NOK 6500.

·     Eunju Kang, support provided for Kang’s participation in the curated section of CHART Design 2018, Den Frie, Copenhagen, Denmark. NOK 27.994

·     Kari Hjertholm, support provided for Hjertholm’s participation in the juried group exhibition CONTEXTILE 2018, Palácio do Centro Cultural Vila Flor, Guimarães, Portugal. NOK 9000

·     Dorthe Herup, support provided for Herup’s participation in the juried group exhibition CONTEXTILE 2018, Palácio do Centro Cultural Vila Flor, Guimarães, Portugal. NOK 20.000

·     Aud Bækkelund, support provided for Bækkelund’s participation in the juried group exhibition CONTEXTILE 2018, Palácio do Centro Cultural Vila Flor, Guimarães, Portugal. NOK 6000

·     Helle Mellemstrand, support provided for Mellemstrand’s participation in the juried group exhibition CONTEXTILE 2018, Palácio do Centro Cultural Vila Flor, Guimarães, Portugal. NOK 4000

·     Brita Been, support provided for Been’s participation in the final exhibition of the ARTAPERSTY 5 exhibition tour in Arad Art Museum, Romania. NOK 6750.

·     Dorthe Herup, support provided for Herup’s participation in the final exhibition of the ARTAPERSTY 5 exhibition tour in Arad Art Museum, Romania. NOK 6500.

·     Maria Brinch, support provided for Brinch’s participation in a duo-exhibition with Lilian Nabulime at Makere Art Gallery, Kampala, Uganda. NOK 18.000.

·     Lise Bjørne Linnert, support provided for Linnert’s participation in exhibition Pop-up and artist talk at Experimenta Textil, Guadalajara, Mexico. NOK 9300.

·     Lise Bjørne Linnert support provided for Linnert’s participation in exhibition Pop-up and artist talk in collaboration with Filomele Munich in Munich, Germany. NOK 5059.

·     Hilde Hauan Johnsen and Marie Skeie: support provided for Johnsen and Skeie’s The Stitch Project, shown and performed at the Palastinian Museum, Birzeit, Palestine. NOK 13.000.

·     Pearla Pigao, support provided for Pigao’s participation in CHART 2018 with an exhibition and performance in Design Museum Denmark. NOK 12.200.

·     Ragnhild Monsen, support provided for Monsen’s participation in the World of Threads Festival, Ontario, Canada. NOK 18.400.

·     Siren Elise Dversnes Dahle, support provided for Dahle’s participation in the curated section of CHART Design 2018, Den Frie, Copenhagen, Denmark. NOK 20.000.

·     Yola Maria Tsolis, support provided for Tsolis’ participation in the curated section of CHART Design 2018, Den Frie, Copenhagen, Denmark. NOK 4000.

·     Solveig Aalberg, support provided for Aalberg’s participation in the final exhibition of the ARTAPERSTY 5 exhibition tour in Arad Art Museum, Romania. NOK 6267.

·     Beate Einen, support provided for Einen’s participation in the exhibition Iconic Vases at Homo Faber, Venice, Italy. NOK. 4500.

·     Cathinka Mæhlum, support provided for Mæhlum’s participation in the duo-exhibition Lumina with Carissa Baktay at Edmonton Feature Gallery, Alberta, Canada. NOK 3000.

·     Kari Mølstad, support provided for Mølstad’s participation in the duo-exhibition A Love Story with Pernille Strange at Officinet, Danske Kunsthåndværkere & Designere, Copenhagen, Denmark. NOK 30.000.

·     Æsa Björk Thorsteinsdottir, support provided for Thorsteinsdottir’s participation in the Toyama International Glass Exhibition 2018 - Pioneers of Contemporary Glass Art, Toyama Glass Art Museum, Japan. NOK 20.000.

·     Erlend Leirdal, support provided for Leirdal’s participation in the exhibition Horizon at Rian Design Museum Falkenberg, Sweden. NOK 11.500.

·     Aslaug Magdalena Juliussen, support provided for Juliussen’s solo exhibition Intersections at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, Alaska, USA. NOK 99.500.