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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

2019 "Hard Rain" 3:e Våningen, Gothenburg, Sweden
2016 "Albedo" 1 year public work/exhibition, P-huset Snipan, Gothenburg, Sweden
2015 Market art fair with Gallery Thomassen, Liljevalchs konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
2014 "Antidotes" Gallery Thomassen, Gothenburg, Sweden
2013 "Subtractive Diaries" Kunsthalle M3, Berlin, Germany
2013 "le Pavillon Blanc" Duo with Tommy Krek Sveningsson, GIBCA extended, Vita Rosen Gallery, Gothenburg, Sweden
2012 "Belivers" Gallery Thomassen, Gothenburg, Sweden
2011 "In Ferno" Gallery Bergman, Helsinki, Finland
2010 "Bleeders" Gallery Thomassen, Gothenburg. Sweden
2010 Gallery Bäckalyckan, Jönköping, Sweden
2009 Gallery Magnus Åklundh, Malmö, Sweden
2009 "Travel Blind" Gallery Rotor, Gothenburg, Sweden


Selected Group Exhibitions

2018 "TuttiFrutti Biennale, Sikås Art Center, Sikås, Sweden
2018 "A lot a lot" Gallery Thomassen, Gothenburg, Sweden
2017 "Cash Box" Gallery Box, Gothenburg, Sweden
2017 "Flat and Spatial" Gallery Thomassen, Gothenburg, Sweden
2017 "Konvergenser #3" Nevven Gallery, Gothenburg, Sweden
2016 "Painting failures" Moderna Museet, Malmö, Sweden
2015 Senoren 16 (Gibca extended) Gallery Box, Gothenburg, Sweden
2015 Senoren Plattform Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
2013 Senoren Larrys Corner, Stockholm, Sweden
2013 Senoren Temporära Konsthallen, Stockholm, Sweden
2013 Senoren Konstnärshuset, Stockholm, Sweden
2013 Senoren Supermarket, Stockholm, Sweden
2012 Senoren, 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" Gallery 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" Gallery Thomassen, Gothenburg, Sweden
2009 "Seven Chapters" Göteborgs Konsthall, Gothenburg, Sweden
2009 "The Spring Salon" Liljevalchs konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
2009 "Rundgang" Akademie der bildenden künste, Schillerplatz, Vienna, Austria
2008 Group exhibition, Gallery Thomassen, Gothenburg, Sweden
2008 "Unknown places in Gothenburg" Gothenburg city museum, Gothenburg, Sweden
2007 "Mönstring IV" Norrköpings art museum, Norrköping, Sweden


Public Work

2018 "Talismans" Nya tillfället, Högsbo Sweden
2011 "New Horizons" Tre blickpunkter, Infektionskliniken NÄL, Trollhättan, Sweden


Grants/Awards

2019 The Swedish Arts Grants Committee, two year working grant
2015 Adlerbertska Art Stipend
2013 Studio residency in Grez-sur-Loing, France, from the Royal Swedish Academy of fine art
2013 Studio residency in Atelierhaus Mengerzeile in Berlin, Germany, from the cultural secretary of region Västra Götaland, Sweden
2012 The Swedish Arts Grants Committee, one year working grant
2010 Gothenburg Art Price
2009 Eric Ericsons Stiftelse, Grant
2009 Mannheimers Stipend
2008 Mannheimers Stipend
2008 Olle Gulins travel Grant to Vienna
2007 Norrköpings konstförenings Stipend
2007 Mannheimers Stipend
2005 Marta, Wivi och åke Liljesons stiftelse, Grant
2002-2003 Studio grant, Konstnärsbyn i Rydöbruk
2000 Marta, Wivi och åke Liljesons stiftelse, Grant


Represented / Collections

Statens konstråd (Public Art Agency Sweden)
Region Västra Götaland
Gothenburg City
SAK- Sveriges Allmänna Konstförening (Swedish Association for Art)
Umeå Kommun (The Municipality of Umeå)
Jönköpings Kommun (The Municipality of Jönköping)
Region Skåne
Göteborgs Stadsmuseum (Museum of Gothenburg)
Landstinget Jönköping (Jönköping County Council)
Private collections