Born in 1958, Oslo, Norway, Marit Risto Fagerli (Prema) started painting at the age of 16 at Einar Granum Artschool.
After 3 years’ training Prema became a specialized worker in the graphic art industry.
From 1983 to 86 she studied arts at L’école des beaux arts, Aix-en Provence.
From 1986 to 87 she studied yoga and meditation at Skandinavisk Yoga-og meditasjonsskole.
From 1987 to 91 Prema lived in Greece, practiced painting, yoga, meditation and Reiki healing.
She met Reiki teacher Ellen Sokolow from New York and got 1 and 2 degrees.
From 1992 to 94 Prema studied kinesiology, the “One Brain System”, with Bente and Mary Kåring, Daniel Whiteside, and Gordon Stokes.
She met et Eileen Ledger in Spain and practiced medium ship, clear-voyance and meditation and
got great inspiration for painting.
She came back to Norway and started working with silk-painting there.
Her works have been shown in exhibitions in Norway and abroad.
Prema is the representative of Immagine & Poesia in Norway.