JOHAN BJÖRKEGREN
b.1978 in Uddevalla.
Live and work in Gothenburg

     
 

EDUCATION
2015      Valand Academy of fine art, Graphic art 2.Gothenburg.
2002–2005 Beckmans College of Design, Visual communication,               Stockholm
2000–2001 KV Artschool, Art foundation course 2, Gothenburg
2001–2000 KV Artschool, Art foundation course, Gothenburg
1998–1999 Konstskolan i Stockholm, Stockholm

EXHIBITIONS
Selected solo exhibitions

2015 "Mot okänt land" Galleri Vitt Brus, Uddevalla
2015 “Ur glömskans flod” (From the river of oblivion)
     Galleri Magnus Winström, Gothenburg
2013 Galeria de Muerte, Tokyo, Japan
2012 “Sketches 2010–2011”, Gallery Jonas Kleerup, Stockholm
2010 Mörker, Calix Gustav Gallery, Miami
     (with Ingrid Eliasson and Jennifer Basile)
2009 Play Galeri, Istanbul (with Ragnar Persson)
2008 Delivery” Galleri Jonas Kleerup, Stockholm.
2007 Pop Up at Mermermer, Gothenburg
2005 Westberg Spåman, Gothenburg
2004 Svensk Form, Stockholm

Selected group exhibitions

2013 GSB 5 YEARS, Galleri Steinsland Berliner, Stockholm
2013 Galleri Magnus Winström, Winter Show. Gothenburg
2012 Contemporary Collected, Tokyo, Japan
2011 Hush Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
2010 Our Winter Show, Gallery Steinsland Berliner, Stockholm
2010 Book on the Fritz, Io Studio, Gothenburg
2008 Stockholm Art Fair, Galleri Jonas Kleerup, Stockholm
2007 7x4, Allmänna Galleriet, Stockholm
2006 Night and nature, Madrid, Spain

 

 

BOOKS AND PUBLICATIONS
2013 Brain Damage #1
     Fanzine, 44 pages, 269 x 190mm
     Edition: 200

2012 Sketches 2010-2011
     Nilleditions NED005
     ISBN: 978-91-7437-220-5
     524 Pages, 175 x 245 x 33mm

2009 Ragnar Persson & Johan Björkegren
     Fanzine, 24 pages, A5
     Edition: 200

LECTURING
2010 Lecturing at HDK,
     College of Design and Crafts,
     Gothenburg University.

SCOLARSHIPS / AWARDS
2014 Längmanska kulturfonden
2013 Gull och Stellan Ljungbergs stiftelse
2013 Japanstipendiet
2011 Swedish Art Grants Comittee,
     One year working grant

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
2015 Uddevalla Kommun
2008 Statens Konstråd, Sweden

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE
2014 18th Street Art Center, Santa Monica, USA
2013 XYZ Art collective, Tokyo, Japan

PROJECTS
2015/16 “Movement as drawing”, Olof Persson                  Projects, Gothenburg.

ANIMATIONS
2010 “Leaf” 2.31 min. Animation for The Glass           magazine, London, UK



BIBLIOGRAPHY
2016 “Ordningen upprätthålls alltid.
     Volym 2” Pär Thörn, Apart förlag
2013 Buffalo zine
2012 UNT–Uppsala Nya Tidning
2012 Bohusläningen
2011 IdN Magazine, v18n4: p62-63
2011 Shift Magazine Calendar
2009 Bant magazine Istanbul

SELECTED CLIENTS
Way Out West
Kning Disk
Weekday
Buffalo Zine
MTV - Music Television
Vestoj Magazine
Grit Magazine
Dagens Nyheter
FUL - Feministisk kulturskrift
Tidningen Konstnären
FLM
Stockholm Filmfestival
What we do is secret
Södra Teatern