Tone Aanderaa at Galerie Marie Holland
Fairytales? - October 2014
This exhibition shows a series of paintings created during a period for me an important Transition;
Before, during and after arriving in Belgium.
For most of my life my home has been near the shore of the Hardanger fjord, in Western Norway.
After eight years in America, 7 of these studying art and as a conclusion receiving my Master of Fine Arts degree at Pratt Institute, New York I moved back to my family roots; painting, writing, and teaching art and searching the shores for the next 20 + years;
From early childhood my strongest memories seem to all be visual; Images on walls and in books opened Magical doors and windows to me; I was an only child, left mostly to myself (my parents were young).
And, of course, Nature was always there
This combination/background has given me the inspiration to create paint and write ...