Arvid Sveen is visual artist, photographer and graphic designer. He´s had solo exhibitions in Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark and the Faroe Islands. As a graphic designer, he has designed more than 50 Norwegian municipal coats of arms. In 2004, he received the Finnmark County Municipality's Culture Prize. Arvid Sveen has published many books, such as Rock Carvings, Jiepmaluokta, Alta (1996), Beautiful Varanger (2000), Mythical Landscape (2003) and Tinden, portretter / portretter (2006).