About the artist
Tor Hognestad was born in Larvik, Norway 1943. Since 1999, his residence has been in Tavira, Portugal.
Tor’s art is that of tapestry, woven in the Norwegian technical way and lately small works in mixed materials.
He completed four years of art studies in Bergen, Norway, 1964-68 and has received several state and private scholarships, various official and private
decorative commissions and has been a member of various juries, such as “The National Jury” in Norway.
He has exhibited individually and collectively in Norway, other Nordic countries and in the Algarve, Portugal.
Tor Hognestad is a member of the Norwegian Union of Plastic Artists and the Norwegian Textile Artists.