Lars Olsson
Born in Göteborg, Sweden, 1966
Lives and works in Stockholm and Avesta, Sweden

 

Education

2011-2012 Royal Institute of Art (Kungl. Konsthögskolan), Mejan Residents

2008-2010 Valand School of Fine Arts, Master of Fine Arts

2006-2008 Göteborgs Konstskola, painting

1992-2000 Chalmers University of Technology, Doctor of Philosophy in History of Technology and Science

1987-1992 Chalmers University of Technology, M.Sc. Naval Architecture


Solo Exhibitions

2014 "After Burden", Galleri Rostrum, Malmö

2014 "Byg(g) den vid älven", Konsthallen Trollhättan

2014 "Djursholm och andra historier", Elverket Djursholm

2012 "Tool-box for contemporary history painters", Galleri Mejan, Stockholm

2012 "Du strålande förflutna": Husby Konsthall, Stockholm/Kista


Selected Group Exhibitions

2014 Konstnärshuset, Stockholm

2013 Affordable Art Fair Stockholm

2013 Betonggalleriet/Galleri Rica, Stockholm

2012 Danderyds Konsthall

2012 Betonggalleriet, Stockholm

2012 Mejan Residents at Spring exhibition, Royal Institute of Art

2011 Edsvik Konsthall, Sollentuna

2011 Marsvinsholms Skulpturpark, Ystad

2010 Clouds of Witness, Röda Sten, Göteborg

2010 Trust + Mistake, Göteborg City Museum

2008 Galleri Rotor, Göteborg


Commissions/Assignments

2015 "Vattenvägar", public art work, BRF Timmerhuggaren Danderyd/Stockholm

2013-2014 "Bygg den vid Älven", art project,Trollhättans Stad, Vänersborgs Kommun, Fyrbodals kommunalförbund, Västra Götalandsregionen

2011-2012 Kulturbryggan: Art & Technology cooperation

2011 Founder/coordinator of Danderyds Konsthall

2009-2010 Responsible for organizing the archive of Swedish art journal Paletten

2008-2012 Commissioned works for various companies


Residencies/Grants

2013 Danderyds Kommun: Honorary award for cultural achievement; Danderyds Konsthall/Karin Nordvaller/Lars Olsson

2012 Marie Nissers Stipendium

2011 Swedish Arts Grants Committee (Konstnärsnämnden), 1-year working grant

2011 Residency [7-dagar], Nordiska Akvarellmuseet, Skärhamn


Miscellaneous

Member of Konstnärernas Riksorganisation (KRO)

Member of Svenska Konstnärernas Förening (SKF)

Member of Konstnärscentrum Öst (KC Öst)

Member of Visual Arts Copyright Society in Sweden (BUS)

Member of the board of Swedish art journal Paletten (2009-2011)