Merethe Torbergsen is born in Norway, living in the northern parts of the country. She is in the beginning of her painting career, although art has been a part of her life since childhood both as a musician and through drawing/painting. Her main medium is Soft Pastels, and has been her passion since 2002. She also work in graphite, charcoal and colored pencils, and her favorite subject is still life. Her paintings are described as Romantic Realism, where the artist render everyday objects seen through her eyes. The artist aim for an emotional and personal rendering of the subjects she choose to paint.