Martin Formgren

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Martin Formgren

CV Martin Formgren B. 1976 in Norrköping, Sweden. Lives and works in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Education: 2006 - 2009 MFA - Valand academy of fine arts, Gothenburg, Sweden 2008 Akademie der bildenden künste - Abstrakte malerei, Vienna, Austria 2004 - 2006 Umeå academy of fine arts, Umeå, Sweden 1999 - 2002 Fria målarskolan, Halmstad, Sweden

Selected solo exhibitions: Jan 2012 ”Belivers” Galleri Thomassen, Gothenburg, Sweden. 2011, ”In Ferno”, Galleri Bergman, Helsinki, Finland. 2010 "Bleeders", Galleri Thomassen, Gothenburg. Sweden. 2010, Galleri Bäckalyckan, Jönköping, Sweden. 2010 Art Anglais, Stockholm, Sweden. 2009 Galleri Magnus Åklundh, Malmö, Sweden. 2009 Travel Blind, Gallery Rotor, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Selected group exhibitions: 2012, It starts with a melody and then comes the cockroaches, Hey, it’s Enrico Palazzo, Gothenburg WIP konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden. 2012, ”Art Strömstad”, konsthallen gamla lokstallet, Strömstad, Sweden. 2011, ”Picnic”, Galleri Thomassen, Gothenburg, Sweden. 2011 ”Autonomi i andra rum”, Andra stället, Gothenburg , Sweden. 2010 ”Nordic Delight”, SI, Swedish Institute, Paris, France. 2009 Valand c/o Konstnärshuset, Stockholm, Sweden. 2009 Greetings from abroad, Zimmer. Kuche. Kabinett. Vol 7, Vienna, Austria 2009. Utsändning under sommaren, Galleri Thomassen, Gothenburg, Sweden. 2009 Seven Chapters, Göteborgs Konsthall, Gothenburg, Sweden. 2009 Vårsalongen, Liljevalchs konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden. 2009 Rundgang, Akademie der bildenden künste, Schillerplatz, Vienna, Austria. 2008 Group exhibition, Galleri Thomassen, Gothenburg, Sweden 2008 Unknown places in Gothenburg, Gothenburg city museum, Gothenburg, Sweden 2007 ALL IN, group exhibition, Galleri Thomassen, Gothenburg, Sweden 2007 Mönstring IV, Norrköpings art museum, Norrköping, Sweden 2007 Utsnitt - six students from Valand academy, Galleri Bäckalyckan / City Council, Jönköping, Sweden

Publications/reviews: 2009 YKKY Magazine #3/4, "Mysticism" 2009 Göteborgsposten, "Sju kapitel från Valand" 2008 Göteborgsposten, "Ren verklighet"

Public work ”New Horizons”, Tre blickpunkter, Infektionskliniken NÄL, Trollhättan, Sweden

Grants/Awards: 2013 Studio residency in Grez-sur-Loing, France, from the Royal Swedish Academy of fine art. Studio residency in Atelierhaus Mengerzeile in Berlin, Germany, from the cultural secretary of region Västra Götaland, Sweden. 2012 Swedish art council, one year working grant. 2010 Göteborgspriset, konst. 2009 Eric Ericsons Stiftelse. 2009 Mannheimers stipendiefond. 2008 Mannheimers stipendiefond. 2008 Olle Gulins travel grant to Vienna. 2007 Norrköpings konstförenings stipendium. 2007 Mannheimers stipendiefond. 2005 Marta, Wivi och åke Liljesons stiftelse. 2002-2003 Studio grant, Konstnärsbyn i Rydöbruk. 2000 Marta, Wivi och åke Liljesons stiftelse

Represented / Collections: Göteborgs Kommun, SAK- Sveriges Allmänna Konstförening, Jönköpings Kommun, Region Skåne, Göteborgs Stadsmuseum. Landstinget Jönköping, Private collections.