• Stm. Kolstadsvei 7, 1710 Sarpsborg Norway
Solveig  Strand

Solveig Strand

Curriculum Vitae


Truly passionate about the history of fashion, being a collector myself. Turned my back on stable jobs to follow my true passion. Now looking for a job in fashion and/or fashion history.

Work History

Work experience


Dec 2013 - Present
Magasinet BUNAD AS

Magasinet Bunad is a magazine about traditional costumes from around the world, but with a focus on the Norwegian costumes. I sometimes contribute with articles


Apr 2013 - Jul 2014
Advokatfirmaet Hjort DA

Administrative work in a lawfirm

Research Assistant

Sep 2011 - Nov 2012
ARENA Centre for European Studies

Administrative work and some project management

Responsible for social media

Apr 2010 - Sep 2011
Dyrebeskyttelsen Halden

Updating on social media and offical website

Student Intern

Aug 2009 - Jan 2010
The Norwegian Embassy in Bulgaria

Diverse tasks with a focus on cultural exchange


Sep 2008 - Jun 2009
University of Lund

Lecturing, planning of lectures and some administrative tasks



Courses as post graduate

Oct 2014 - Present

Courses in the history of art and fashion, for instance History of Fashion and Interiors at University of Uppsala and Costume and Society at Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Master of Arts

Sep 2005 - Jun 2010
University of Lund

Cultural history of East and Central Europe

Additional studies

Aug 2007 - Jun 2009
University of Copenhagen

Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian - Language

One year study

Sep 2003 - Jun 2004
Malmö University College

European studies

One year study

Sep 2002 - Jun 2003
Malmö University College

Peace and conflict studies

Other merits   



Mar 2015 - Present
Norsk folkedraktforum (Norwegian forum for folk costumes)

Deputy representative

2016 - 2018
Stipendkomiteen for folkekunstnere (Committee for scholarships for folk art)

Responsible for official website and social media

Dec 2012 - Oct 2013
SPCA Østfold


Jul 2013 - Oct 2013
SPCA Østfold

Part of team working on regsitering artworks

Oct 2005 - Dec 2006
AF-Borgens Konstsamling (AF-Borgen's Art Collection)







Further Information

Computer knowledge: Very good knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excell, experience from managing websites and working with social media

Scholarships: Scholarship from Centrum för europastudier (Centre for European Studies) at the University of Lund, for travelling to Croatia and Serbia to find material for my master thesis

Interests: Collector of historical fashions, strong interest in art and culture, former figure skater and still following the sport

References: Will be provided upon request