Rita Marhaug, visual artist, is born in Bergen, Norway in -65. She holds a MA in fine art from Bergen Academy of Art and Design, KHIB (-89) and a BA in history of art from the University of Bergen, UiB (-96). Until July -13 she worked as professor at KHIB, Dept of Fine Art. Since the early -90's she has participated in a great numbers of solo- and group exhibitions and performance festivals both in Norway and internationally. Important tools of expression are printmaking, drawings, photo, artist books, video and performance.
Beside her individual artistic work, collaborations is important to Marhaug. She is one of five founders of Performance Art Bergen ( membership organization) and Head of board of Foreningen Trykkeriet (a production place for printmaking).