Astrid Sylwan, biography

Born 1970. Lives and works in Stockholm, Sweden.

 

 

EDUCATION

 

1999-2005

Konstfack – University College of Arts, Craft and Design, Stockholm, Sweden

 

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017

Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Stockholm, Sweden

 

Dunkers kulturhus, Helsingborg, Sweden

2016

Sturehof, Stockholm, Sweden

 

VIDA Konsthall, Borgholm, Sweden

 

Sliperiet, Borgvik, Sweden

 

Märsta Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden

2015

Oskarshamn Konsthall, Oskarshamn, Sweden

 

Körsbärsgården, Burgsvik, Gotland, Sweden

2014

Eskilstuna Konstmuseum, Eskilstuna, Stockholm

 

Pontus!, Stockholm, Sweden

2013

“Esperanza”, Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Stockholm, Sweden

2012

Motala Konsthall, Motala, Sweden

2011

Galleri Mårtensson & Persson, Båstad, Sweden

 

Gallery Kalhama & Piippo Contemporary, Helsinki, Finland

2010-11

“Conclusions”, Kristinehamns konstmuseum, Sweden, continued to Nässjö kulturhus and Kiruna konsthall

 

Vargåkra Gård, Simrishamn, Sweden

 

”Lately”, Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Stockholm, Sweden

 

Galerie Möller Witt, Århus, Denmark, with Martha Kræmer

2009-10

”All Decisions Made”, Skövde konsthall, Sweden

2009

”Triumphs and Disasters”, Eskilstuna konstmuseum, Sweden

2008

Pernod Ricard, Paris, France

 

”Cross-currents”, Olle Nymans ateljé, Saltsjö-Duvnäs, Sweden

 

”Free-falling”, Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Umeå, Sweden

2007

”Pieces of experience”, Galleri Mårtensson & Persson, Båstad, Sweden

 

ACNE Studio, Stockholm, Sweden

2006

”Trust”, Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Umeå, Sweden

2005

”The daily practice of painting”, MA Exhibition, University College of Arts, Craft and Design, Stockholm, Sweden

2004

Vikingsbergs konstmuseum, Helsingborg, Sweden

 

Nordens ljus, galleriet, Stockholm, Sweden

2002

Nordens Ljus, aktersalongen, Stockholm, Sweden

2000

V&S Domaine Rabiega, Draguignan, France

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 Women Don’t Paint Very Well, Hangmen Projects, Stockholm, Sweden
 

Black Market, Berlin, Germany

2015

Club Suedois, Paris, France

2014

Här/Nu, Artipelag, Stockholm, Sweden

 

New Dimensions, Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Umeå, Sweden

2013

Galleri Örsta, Kumla, Sweden

 

5:2, Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Umeå, Sweden

2012

Art Hongkong, Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Hongkong

 

Beijing International Art Biennale, Beijing

 

Painting, Painting, Vargåkra gård, Hammenhög, Sweden

2011

Art Miami, Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Miami, Florida

 

”Under stor press”, Ateljé Larsen, Dunkers Kulturhus, Helsingborg, Sweden

2010

Umedalen skulptur, Umeå, Sweden

 

Art Copenhagen, with Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

Market Art Fair, with Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Stockholm, Sweden

2009-10

”Carnegie Art Award”, travelling exhibition: Kunsthall Charlottenburg, Copenhagen, Denmark; Listasafn, Reykjavik, Iceland; The Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Stockholm, Sweden; Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway; Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

2009

“Samtidigt”, Borås konstmuseum, Borås, continued to Passagen, Linköping, Sweden

 

“Nordic painting”, Rackstadmuseet, Arvika

 

Art Copenhagen, Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

Market Art Fair, with Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Stockholm, Sweden

2008

”War within”, Reinier van Ewijk Projects, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

 

Ateljé Larsen, Hovedøya Kunstsal, Oslo, Norway

 

Ateljé Larsen, Brösarps Konsthall, Brösarp, Sweden

 

Ateljé Larsen c/o Galerie Leger, Malmö, Sweden

 

Art Copenhagen, Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Copenhagen, Denmark

2007

Art Copenhagen, Ole Larsen, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

”Dialog – Budskap, Barrikader, Motstånd”, Skellefteå konsthall, Sweden

 

”Stor konst i litet format”, Galleri Astley, Uttersberg, Sweden

 

”Abstrakt 1”, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

Artbrussels, Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Brussels, Belgium

2005

Stockholm Art Fair, Nordiska Akademier

2004-06

”Attityd - En utställning om genus och makt”, travelling exhibition, Stockholms Läns Museum, Sweden

2004

”Gräva sig in för djupt och rör sig bort”, with Lukas Göthman och Eva Kerek, Haninge konsthall, Sweden

2003

BA Exhibition, Skulpturens hus, Stockholm, Sweden

2003

”TEKNG”, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden

 

 

SELECTED GRANTS & AWARDS

2016

2-year working grant from Konstnärsnämnden

2013

Trafikverkets Arkitekturpris for the public commission “Ramble and Roam”

2012

Elle Interiörs Designpris, kategori: Årets Textil

2011

Stora kakelpriset (Swedish Tile Award) for the public commission “Ramble and Roam”

2008

The Fogelquist Grant

 

The Peter Dahl Grant

2006

One-year working stipend from Konstnärsnämnden

 

The Bærtling Grant

2005

Interdisciplinary Studies Honorary Grant, University College of Arts, Craft and Design, Stockholm, Sweden

 

 

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS

2017

Citybanan, Stockholm, Sweden

2016

Public toilet,  Rådhustorget, Lidköping, Sweden

2015

Barkarby Gate, Barkarby, Sweden

2013

"Imaginations" Helix Rättspsykiatriska Huddinge

 

"Journey" Kvarteret Råseglet, Västerås

2012

"Vessels" Stockholms sjukhem

 

Kvarteret Kållandö, Farsta Familjebostäder

2011

"All these points of view". Universitetssjukhuset i Linköping

 

”Landmarks”, Nacka city hall, Nacka, Sweden

2010

”Ramble and Roam”, Centre for Travel, Umeå, Sweden

2007

Breast Centre, Södersjukhuset, Stockholm, Sweden

2006

”Kanske nu”, Värmdö City Hall, Gustavsberg, Sweden

2004

Munkmora School, Värmdö, Sweden

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

“Övertid I färgfabriken [Overtime in the paint factory]”, in Konstnärer och deras ateljéer [Artists and their studios], Göteborg, 2012

"Det svänger om Astrid Sylwans inre rum [The swaying inner rooms of Astrid Sylwan]", in Bruno Magazine, autumn 2012

“Bouncing, Sparkling and Falling Freely”, by Wang Kaimei, ARtWorld China, October 2011

“An exuberant lust for life in the harsh light of day”, by Sophie Allgårdh, in Lately, Eskilstuna 2010

“Det nödvändiga steget”, Leif Mattsson, omkonst.com, 2010-01-25

”Frozen Moments of Constant Motion”, by Sofie Sweger, in Triumphs and Disasters, Eskilstuna 2009

“Astrid Sylwan”, by Sophie Allgårdh, in Samtidigt – svenskt måleri på 2000-talet, Värnamo 2009

”A Space to Dwell in”, by Olle Granath, Cross-currents, Stockholm 2008

“Taking one’s time”, by Björn Springfeldt, in Free-falling, Umeå, 2008

“Trust”, by Håkan Nilsson, in Trust, Umeå, 2006

 

SELECTION OF PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Moderna museet, Sweden

Statens konstråd, Sweden

Malmö konstmuseum, Sweden

Borås konstmuseum, Sweden

Dunkers Kulturhus, Helsingborg, Sweden

Norrköpings konstmuseum, Sweden

Eskilstuna konstmuseum, Sweden

Västerås konstmuseum, Sweden

Skövde konstmuseum, Sweden

Sörmlands museum, Sweden

Stockholm konst, Sweden

Pernod Ricard Corporate Collection, France

Vida Konsthall och Museum, Sweden

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