Kristina Elise Øvrevoll Søbstad is a Canadian-Norwegian visual artist currently based between Nova Scotia and Newfoundland, Canada. Søbstad earned a BFA from NSCAD University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada and is currently pursuing a Master of Arts at Athabasca University.
Since 2007, Søbstad has participated in over 150 international group and solo exhibitions. Most recently, Søbstad completed a residency and exhibition with the Museum of Modern Art in Chiloe, Chile of which was funded by ArtsNL. Her dynamic piece, They Must Be Wild, was recently purchased by the Provincial Art Bank of Newfoundland and Labrador and is available for viewing at The Rooms in St. John's, NL. In 2015, while exhibiting in Paris, Søbstad’s work was purchased by the Paris Francophilie Art Bank. Her work has since been featured on the cover of international, bestselling academic books such as 'Reaching Through Resistance' by Dr. Allan Abbass.
2018/2019 solo exhibitions include The Museum of Modern art in Chiloe, Chile, The Christina Parker Gallery in Newfoundland,Visual Voice in Nova Scotia, The Jones Gallery in New Brunswick.
Søbstad is currently based out of Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia where she can be visited at her studio on Martinique Beach or contacted through Christina Parker Gallery, NL, Canada, Visual Voice Fine Art, Truro, Nova Scotia. Canada; Jones Gallery, St. John, New Brunswick. Canada; & Aphrodite Arts & Fashion, Antigonish, Nova Scotia. Canada.