Astrid Svangren

Born 1972 in Gothenburg
Lives and works in Copenhagen

Education

1995 -1998 Malmö Art Academy
1993 -1995 Forum Art School, Malmö

Selected solo exhibitions

2017 ‘Det händer i ett fladdrigt hörn [...]’, Molekyl Gallery, Malmö
2016 'it is the rite that creates the room [...]', Kunsthalle São Paulo, São Paulo
2016 'amongst all sorts of colours [...]', Tranen, Copenhagen
2015 'Astrid Svangren', Kunsthalle Nässjö, Nässjö
2015 'Tripping or [...]', Christian Andersen, Copenhagen
2014 'Astrid Svangren', ANNAELLEGALLERY, Stockholm
2014 'Astrid Svangren', Maria Stenfors, London
2012 'Astrid Svangren', Christian Andersen, Copenhagen
2012 "It is about four animalistic scents [...]", Tracy Williams, Ltd., New York
2012 "A longing for the bestowed [...]", Maria Stenfors, London
2012 "Astrid Svangren", ANNAELLEGALLERY, Stockholm
2011 "Astrid Svangren", Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm
2011 "Astrid Svangren", Bohusläns Konsthall, Uddevalla
2011 "Astrid Svangren", Christian Andersen, Copenhagen
2011 "Tracks", New acquisitions, in Malmö Art Museum's collection of Nordic contemporary art
2009 "What I remember...", Moderna Museet, Malmö
2009 "Colour fluid…", Galleri Charlotte Lund, Stockholm
2009 "Astrid Svangren", Galleri Arnstedt, Östra Karup
2009 "Astrid Svangren", Advokatbyrå Vinge, Malmö
2008 "Astrid Svangren", Galleri Elastic Malmö
2007 "To translate", The Nordic Water Colour Museum, Skärhamn
2006 "Fluid purple, rusty pink, chalky black, rough wood with a reflecting transparency",
Galleri Charlotte Lund, Stockholm
2004 Galleri Lars Bohman, Stockholm
2003 Arnstedt & Kullgren, Östra Karup
2003 Galleri Ping Pong, Malmö
2002 Ystad Art Museum, Ystad
2000 Rostrum, Malmö
1998 Signal, Malmö

Selected group exhibitions

2017 'ECHO', Læsø, Denmark Arranged by Nina Wölhk (upcoming)
2017 'Landscape Modern Oil Painting Canvas Painting Abstract Oil Painting Wall Hanging', arranged by Jir Sandel, Copenhagen (upcoming)
2017 'BEERS 5 – 100 Kvinder på Kro (Part 3)', CGK, Copenhagen (upcoming)
2016 'Af-Sløret', KH7 artspace, Aarhus
2015 'The Vegetable Eye', Galleria Marcolini, Forli
2014 'Got Tortilla with Butter on Phone. Think it's the End?', Rod Barton, London
2014 'SURFACES /SUR/ PRICE(S)', Galerie Christophe Gaillard, Paris
2013 The Margulies Collection, Warehouse, Miami
2013 'Festspillene i Nord-Norge', Harstad, Norway
2013 "CHICK LIT: Revised Summer Reading", Tracy Williams, Ltd., New York
2012 “Imagine. Art and Process at Wanås”, The Museum of Sketches - Archives of Public Art, Lund
2012 "Platsens Själ", Artipelag, Gustavsberg
2012 "Wanås Konst 2012", Wanås Foundation, Knislinge
2012 "Space Shift", Maria Stenfors, London
2012 "Teeth Like Rowanberries" w. Magdalena Drwiega, Belmacz, London
2011 "Encounter with Hill. Selections from the Malmö Art Museum", Malmö
2011 "Skulptur i Eventyrhaven", Odense
2011 "Brittleness", Maria Stenfors, London
2011 "Roomservice", Gammelgaard, Herlev
2010 "Modernautställningen 2010", Moderna Museet, Stockholm
2010 "Contemporary Living", Kiasma, Helsingfors
2010 "Common Things", Hanasaari cultural center, Helsingfors
2010 "Dear..... New Danish Painting", David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen
2009 "I love Malmö", Kumu Konstmuseeum, Tallinn
2008 "På plats mitt i det upplevda, måleri idag", Ystad Konstmuseum
2008 Galleri Arnstedt & Kullgren, Östra Karup
2007 "Kropp och gestalt", Akvarellmuseet, Skärhamn
2007 "Jag vill kunna se vad det är", Lunds Konsthall, Lund
2007 "Nyförvärv ur Rasjösamlingen", Vida Museum, Borgholm
2007 "Works on paper", Galleri Charlotte Lund, Stockholm
2006 Kabusa Konsthall, Köpingebro, Sweden
2005 "Svensk konst Nu", Sveriges Allmänna Konstförening, travelling
2005 "The First 10 Years", Rooseum, Malmö
2004 "Hösten 2004", Malmö Museum
2004 "Malm1", Malmö Konsthall
2003 "The Collection - Focusing on Contemporary Art", Dunkers Kulturhus, Helsingborg
2003 "Contemporary Art from Sweden", Nordic Embassy, Berlin
2003 "Wild Strawberries and Familiar Haunts", Suite 106 Gallery, New York
2003 "Pale Fire", Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin
2003 "Contemporary Art from Sweden", ECB, Frankfurt/Main
2003 Galerie Forum, Wiesbaden
2001 "Unga Samtida", Wanås
2000 "Project", Östervärnsgatan 9, Malmö
1999 "Southern Drawings", Pinapple, Malmö
1999 Arnstedt & Kullgren, Båstad
1999 "Paint the Room", Stettin
1999 Konstepedemien, Göteborg
1998 "Scenario", Chokladfabriken, Malmö
1998 "Scenario", Elverket, Stockholm
1998 Lund Art Gallery

Public works

2008 Hemstagården, Gävle. In cooperation with Gävle Konstcentrum
2008 UMAS Barnkliniken, Malmö
2003 The Nordic Public Art Council, C4-Skolan, Kristanstad

Bibliography

2014 ‘Astrid Svangren’. Artist book
2014 ‘Astrid Svangren’. Published by Maria Stenfors
2014 ‘Måleri I förvandling’. Konstperspektiv. Nr. 1 February
2013 ‘Kunsten å være et riktig menneske’. Interview in KUNSTforum Nr. 4, 5. årgang
2012 ‘Astrid Svangren’. Review in Frieze Magazine by Chris Fite-Wassilak
2011 ‘Folie och papper bär det måleriska’. Review in SvD by Håkan Nilsson
2011 ‘Spetskonst utanför ramarna’. Review in Kulturtidsskriften Cora by Cristina Karlstam
2011 ‘Astrid Svangren | Bohusläns museum’. Review in GP by Mikael Olofsson
2011 ‘Smukt og smadret’. Review in Information by Michael Jeppesen
2010 ‘Moderna Museet Malmö’. Review in frieze Magazine by Christine Antaya
2007 Akvarellmuseet i Skärhamn, exhibition catalogue. Texts: Frans-Josef Petersson and Bera Nordal
2007 "I want to be able to see what it is", Lunds Konsthall, exhibition catalogue. Text: Anders Kreuger
2005 Statens Konstråd Årsbok, nr 34
2005 Fabrik nr 4. Redaktör: Jenny Rosengren, Sara Gunn
2005 Fabrik nr 3. Redaktör: Jenny Rosengren, Sara Gunn
2004 Årsbok SAK. Svensk konst nu. 85 konstnärer födda efter 1960. Editor: Ann Pålsson. Text: Estelle Af Malmborg
2004 Exhibition text, Galleri Lars Bohman. Text: Erik van der Heeg
2002 Ystad Konstmuseeum, Utställningskatalog. Texts: Thomas Millroth, Gertrud Sandqvist

Grants

2015 Sven Hols' Hæders Pris
2014 The Danish Arts Council, 3-year Working Grant
2014 Mrs. Andrea Jensen (Prince Jørgen’s) Grant
2014 Ole Haslund’s Travel Grant
2012 Vera & Göran Agnekils Stipendium
2012 The Danish Arts Council, 1-year Working Grant
2011 Sigfrid Bernadotte Stipendiet
2011 Vera & Göran Agnekils Grant
2011 The Danish Arts Council, 1-year Working Grant
2010 The Danish Arts Council, 1-year Working Grant
2007 Gunnar & Lilly Persson’s Art Grant
2006 The Arts Grants Committee, 2-year Working Grant
2005 The Edstrand Foundation
2001 The Arts Grants Committee, 2-year Working Grant
2000 Ellen Trotzig
1999 Helge Ax:son Johnsons resestipendium
1998 B.U.S.
1998 Rausings Avgångsstipendium
1998 Helge Ax:son Johnsons resestipendium
1997 Malmö Konststudios stipendium

Represented

The Danish Arts Foundation, Copenhagen
Moderna Museet, Stockholm
Göteborgs kommun, Gothenburg
The National Public Art Council Sweden
Ystad Art Museum, Ystad
Malmö Art Museum, Malmö
Helsingborg Art Museum, Helsingborg
Göteborg Art Museum, Gothenburg
Sveriges Allmänna Konstförening
Dunkers Kulturhus, Helsingborg
The Nordic Watercolour Museum, Skärhamn
Lunds kommun, Lund
Rasjö Art Collection
Apoteksbolaget
Skånes Konst
The Margulies collection, Miami