Astrid Sleire works sculpturally with clay. She majored in MA in Ceramics at The National College of Art, Craft and Design in Bergen, Norway in 1988 and has since participated in exhibitions both nationally and internationally. Her works have been acquired by institutions and museums, and she has done several public art commissions. Currently Astrid works with her own artistic practice in her studio at cs55 and as an Associate Professor at the University of Bergen, The Art Academy- Department of contemporary Art, focus area ceramics and clay. Faculty for Art, Music and Design.