Trude Gomnæs Ugelstad


Trude Gomnæs Ugelstad is the director of the Queen Sonja Print Award and the Queen Sonja Art Foundation. Over the last 20 years she has held senior management roles at several national arts institutions in Norway. She has initiated and produced visual art and design projects in close collaboration with embassies in New York, Paris, Milan, London and Stockholm. She is working closely with the Norwegian Ministry of Culture and the Arts Council in Norway as chair for State Artist Grants. Ugelstad is the chair of the board of the Office for Contemporary Art Norway and has served on the international and European board of the World Crafts Council for six years.


Adine Lexow

Exhibitions and sales

Adine Lexow is the administrator of the Queen Sonja Print Award exhibition space in Bjørvika, Oslo. She holds a Masters degree in Curating from the University of Oslo, and has a background from gallery work, art mediation and art writing.


Embla I. Myklebust

Exhibition host

Embla I. Myklebust has a Bachelor in Art History from University of Oslo, and is currently pursuing a Master degree in Curating. She holds a position as a Board member within Kunsthistorisk Forening (Norways Art History Association), and was the Editor of the art historical magazine Paragone from 2021-2023.

Anne Beate Smit Hasli

Exhibition host

Anne Beate Smit Hasli is an Oslo-based artist and printmaker. She has an education from Einar Granum Art School, and a bachelor's degree in Arts and Crafts from KHiO (2023), specializing in printmaking and drawing. In 2022, she spent a semester at Iceland University of the Arts, in Reykjavik.