Date of birth

April 26, 1992


Oslo, Norway

If you follow Olav on Instagram, you’ll be hard pushed not to be incredibly jealous of the life his grid paints. Private jets, boats, bikes, fast cars and more than just a few famous faces. How can one person get access to SO much? Through seriously hard graft. 

He started out at the age of 17 in photography and found himself immersed in the snowboarding world pretty quickly. He didn’t actually start shooting video until, by chance, a friend asked him to shoot his music video. From there, he filmed back to back videos for years, snapped press shots for Kygo and went on tour with him for three years. From there, other huge artists followed and Olav went on tour with everyone from Chainsmokers, Halsey, Justin Bieber, Carnage, G-eazy, Axwell & Ingrosso and PartyNextDoor and worked with poignant figures such as Kanye West. His career skyrocketed, and he’s enjoyed huge success over the years, including working on the 2024 Super Bowl productions. 

Olav has a style that’s completely his own which makes him pretty unique in the creative industry. He propelled himself onto the global stage at warp speed. His work ethic is almost unrivaled and the quality of the content he produces is second to none. There’s a heap of work that Olav puts in behind the scenes too. When the clients have signed off and the artists have approved his latest edit, Olav is still working. Working on himself to fuel his passion, believing in himself, finding his flow, honing his craft and setting himself clear and specific goals that keep him driving forwards.

It's funny, even when we started working together he challenged us to not label him a photographer. It's photographer, filmer, creative, NFT creator, event producer and probably 10 other titles you can put on there too. 

This year, we’ve come together with Olav to make something purposeful and special for the art community. An Art Bag. For years, bubble wrap has been the material artists have been putting their faith in, hoping that with enough layers and enough tape, it will get their best work to their end destination in one piece. It’s single use, frustrating to use and pretty sh_t for the planet. So, it’s about time a better option was offered. Thankfully, the Art Bag is exactly that.

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"I create stuff. I love working with my hands. I shoot photos, make films. Basically, all the stuff I look up to is the craft of everything. I want to enjoy the craft and effort it takes to create things."

- Olav Stubberud

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