JOHAN BJÖRKEGREN
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RESUME

Lars Johan Björkegren
Born 1978 in Uddevalla.
I 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 
2016 Konvergenser #2, Nevven, Gothenburg
2016 House of Madness, Watermill Foundation, NY, USA
2015 Summer show, Galleri Magnus Winström. Gothenburg
2013 GSB 5 YEARS, Galleri Steinsland Berliner, Sthlm
2012 Contemporary Collected, Tokyo, Japan 
2011 Hush Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
2010 Our Winter Show, Gallery Steinsland Berliner, Sthlm
2010 Book on the Fritz, Io Studio, Gothenburg
2008 Stockholm Art Fair, Galleri Jonas Kleerup, Sthlm
2007 7x4, Allmänna Galleriet, Stockholm
2006 Night and nature, Madrid, Spain

 

 

 

 





BOOKS AND PUBLICATIONS 
2016 The Plants of Southern California
     Box with 12 fine art inkjet prints
     292x420 mm. Self Published.
     Edition: 50 

2013 Brain Damage #1 
     Fanzine, 44 pages, 269 x 190mm 
     Self published. Edition: 200

2012 Sketches 2010-2011
     Nilleditions NED005
     ISBN: 978-91-7437-220-5
     524 Pages, 175x245x33 mm

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

SCOLARSHIPS / AWARDS
2017 Swedish Art Grant Comittee, 
     Two year working grant 
2017 Byggnads Kulturstipendium
2017 Swedish Art Grants Committee, International                 
     culture exchange and travel grant
2016 Helge Ax:son Johnsons stiftelse
2014 Längmanska kulturfonden
2013 Gull och Stellan Ljungbergs stiftelse
2013 Japanstipendiet
2011 Swedish Art Grants Comittee, 
     One year working grant

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
2016 Landsitnget Dalarna 
2015 Uddevalla Kommun
2008 Statens Konstråd (Pubic art agency), Sweden 

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE 
2017 Swatch Art Peace Hotel, Shanghai, China
2014 18th Street Art Center, Santa Monica, USA
2013 XYZ Art collective, Tokyo, Japan

 

 

 

 



PROJECTS 
2015/16 “Movement drawings”                  Olof Persson Projects,Gbg

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

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

2005 Karin & Pias, 
Runway projection. Sthlm

BIBLIOGRAPHY 
2013 Buffalo zine
2012 UNT–Uppsala Nya Tidning 
2011 IdN Magazine, v18n4: p62-63
2011 Shift Magazine Calendar
2009 Bant magazine Istanbul

SELECTED COMMISSIONED WORK
Way Out West
Kning Disk
Tranans Bar
Allmäna Galleriet 
Karin & Pias
The Glass Magazine 
Weekday
Buffalo Zine
MTV - Music Television
Vestoj Magazine
Grit Magazine 
Dagens Nyheter
FUL - Feministisk kulturskrift
Tidningen Konstnären
Stockholm Filmfestival
What we do is secret
Södra Teatern