Lars Sture is the director at Kunstnerforbundet in Oslo. From 2017 to 2022 he held the position as Norwegian Crafts’ curator, which included developing curatorial content for the organisation’s exhibition programme and theory development projects, in collaboration with Norwegian Crafts’ partners in Norway and abroad.
As a curator Sture has been responsible for exhibitions and projects for institutions, museums and galleries both in Norway and abroad. Sture was part of the team involved in establishing a master’s degree in jewellery at Central St. Martins School of Art / University of the Arts, London, and later became the program’s first option leader. Sture has written texts and essays on contemporary visual arts and exhibition making, and he has lectured on the subject at seminars and biennials worldwide. Sture is part of the Nordic Platform for Critical Craft Theory and he is on the editorial board of Kunsthåndverk, the leading magazine on contemporary crafts in Scandinavia, published by Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts. Between 2016 and 2020 Sture was a member of Arts Council Norway’s panel for Visual Arts.