Personalia:

Birthplace and year: Lomma,  Sweden, 1969
1987-89 Three-year Social Sciences Line-Aesthetic variant. Katedralskolan, Lund
1989-90 Litterature science and holografic studies at the University of Lund (S)
1992-95 Regular student at the painting department of The Royal Academy of Fine Arts (KASKA), Antwerp,(B)
1995  6 months guest studies at the painting department of Konstfack (university of Arts, Crafts and Design), Stockholm(S)
1995-96 Painting and monumental art studies as regular student at St. Joost Academy of Fine Arts, Breda,(NL)
Final exam diploma 1996: Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)
1996-99 Lived and worked part time in France
1997 Atelier in Norway- Höytorp fort in Mysen
1998 Moved to Malmoe, Sweden. Work in the ateliers of ADDO in Malmoe. Gives lessons in painting and painting techniques at the Skåne Artschool (Skånska Målarskolan).
1999- Lives and works in Ask-Sweden.
1999- First child born
2000- Second child born
2002-3     6 months in Oslo, Norway
2004-5     3 months in Sydney Australia
2006        Third child born
2007-8     2,5 months in Tanzania
2010-11    2,5 months in Tanzania
2013 Changed name from Örjan Righard to Orion Righard
2015 Artist in residence in Abene, Senegal. February


Soloexhibitions:

2017          Tillsammans - Gulden Kunstverk, Norway (m I Forfang)
              Galleri My, Narvik, Norway
              Kunstværket, Bærum, Norway
              Lokalitet, Malmö, Sweden - Utställning och skivrelease Deliberate Music
2016          Galleri G, Sandnes, Norway
2015          Galleri Koll, Stavanger
2014          Galleri Sult, Stavanger, Norway
                  Krane Galleri, Tromsö, Norway
2013          Lunds Humorfestival, Stadshallen, Lund, Sweden
                  Bærum Kunstforening, Norge

2012          Arnulf Överlands Galleri, Kristiansund, Norway
                  Galleri Graff, Askim, Norway


2011          Galleri Sult, Stavanger, Norway

2010           Arnulf Överlands Galleri, Kristiansund, Norway

2008          Galleri Sult, Stavanger, Norway

2007          Galerie Siemer, Zürich, Switzerland
                  Elverum Kunstforening (m. I.Forfang), Norway
                  Galleri Briskeby, Oslo, Norway 


2006          Galleri Sult, Stavanger, Norway
                  Kraftfestivalen i Askim / Galleri Graff, Norway 


2005          Bærum Kunstforening, Norway 

2004          Nordic Fusion Art Gallery, Sydney, Australia 

                  KunstVerket Galleri, Oslo, Norway

                  "Ecce Rex" Galleri Sult, Stavanger, Norway

                  Gallerie Siemer, Bischoffszell, Switzerland

                  Museum Bischoffszell, Switzerland 


2002          Varbergs konsthall, Sweden (with I. Forfang)

                  Lomma Konstförening, the exhibition hall, Lomma, Sweden  


2001          Tapper-Popermajer art gallery, Malmö, (S)

                  Jazz and art festival, Helsingborg, (S) 


1999          Galleri Inkonst, Malmö (S)

                  Het Bernarduscentrum, Antwerpen (B) 

1998          Pictura-Skanska konstmuseum, Lund ( S)  

                  (music by J. Lodén             & Ö.Righard)

1997          De Kunstkamer, Hoogeloon, (NL)




Groupexhibitions:

2017          Landskrona konsthall, AskArt, NV skånes konstrunda, Sweden
2016          Duikboot, KASKA, Antwerp, Belgium
2015          Galleri Koll, Stavanger
              Galleri G, Sandnes
              Galleri Gaalaas, Hamar
2014          Galleri Briskeby, Oslo
              Galleri Sult, Stavanger
2013          Art Fair Stavanger, Galleri Sult, Norway
                  Konst på kryss, kulturværftet, Helsingörs konstförening, Denmark
                  Konst på kryss, Helsingborgs konstförening, Sweden
                  Galleri Ramfjord, Oslo, Norge     
2012          Karmöyutstillingen
2011          Galleri Sult, Stavanger, Norge
2008          Artists of the gallery, Galleri Sult, Stavanger, Norway
2007          Artists of the gallery, Galleri Sult, Stavanger, Norway 
2006          the 5:th International Lithographic Symposium, Tidaholm, Sweden
                  Galleri Sult, Stavanger, Norway 
2005          Galleri Briskeby, Oslo, Norway
                  Galleri Frans Suell, Malmö, Sweden
                  Swedish Style, Swedish ambassy/Nordic Fusion, Sydney, Australia
                  Galleri Sult, Stavanger, Norway
                  Grafik, Galleri Bi-z, Kristiansand, Norway 
2004          20/20 visions, King Street Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands

              "A4" Kunstverket galleri, Oslo, Norway

              Magasinet, Svalövs Kulturförening, Sweden

              20/20 visions, Copenhagen; Denmark

              ART BODENSEE 04 Artfair, Dornbirn, Austria (presented by Galleri Siemer, Switzerland)

              Svart på vitt, Teckningstriennalen Landskrona konsthall, Sweden

              Art Concept International Art Festival, Smolniy hall, 

              St. Petersburg, Russia 

              "Blå" Galleri Sult, Stavanger, Norge



2003      Galleri Siemer, Bischofszell, Switzerland

              Galleri Sult, Stavanger, Norway

              Galleri Sebastian, Fredrikstad, Norway

              "Summerexhibition" KunstVerket, Oslo, Norway

              ART BODENSEE Artfair, Dornbirn, Austria (presented by Galleri Siemer, Switzerland)

              20/20 visions, Copenhagen, Denmark

              "A4", KunstVerket, Oslo, Norway 



2002        20/20 Visions Copenhagen, Denmark / Malmö, Sweden

                20 Bayrische Teatertage, Erlangen, Germany  

                - "Siltamus Dummer Kopf" musicproject with J.Lodén



2001        "Gehakketak", Gent, (B) 

                Jazz and art festival, Helsingborg, (S)

                Forfang-Righard-Vittinghoff  -Tapper-Popermajer art gallery, Malmö, (S) 



2000        Ateljéhuset ADDO, Malmö (S)

                Tapper-Popermajer art gallery, Malmö, (S)

    
1999        Ateljéhuset ADDO, Malmö (S)

1998         Eidsberg Kunstforening, Mysen (N)

1997         Biennal art workshop 'Lamperna 97', Labin Art Express,Croatia

1996         Het Salon, Antwerpen, (B) 

                 Examexhibition, St Joost, Breda (NL)

1995         Expo October Octopus, 

                 A.R.T Gallery, Roosendaal (NL)

                 Expo II October Octopus, Antwerpen, (B)

                Galleri Nordens Ljus, Stockholm (S)

1994        Expo October Octopus, Antwerp (B)

               De Singel, Cultural Center, Antwerp,(B) 




Membership:

 The Swedish Artist's National Organization (KRO)

 The International Association of Art (IAA) 

  Mensa Sweden