Resume

Born 1981 in Härnösand, Sweden
Lives and works in Stockholm, Sweden

EDUCATION
2012
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, ME, USA
2011

Master of Fine Arts, California College of Arts, San Francisco, CA, USA
2009
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Umeå Art Academy, SE
2008
Degree of Masters of Arts with a major in the History of Art, Stockholm, SE
2006
Two-year painting school, Gerlesborgsskolan, Stockholm, SE
2004
One-year art school, Wiks Folkhögskola, Uppsala, SE

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016
“Jonas Falck – en avvisad upptäcktsresandes iakttagelser” Härnösands Konsthall, Härnösand, SE
“Naturalier” (2-person show with Helena Piippo Larsson) Nässjö Konsthall, Nässjö, SE
2014

“Sparbanksstiftelsen Norrland stipendiatutställning” Ricklundgården, Saxnäs, SE
“Kvarvara Gård” Sundsvalls Konstmuseum, Sundsvall, SE
2012
“Reported Missing” Unspeakable Projects, San Francisco, CA, USA
2009
“Upgrade! Östersund” Östersund, SE

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017
“Vårsalongen 2017” Liljevalchs Konsthall (Malmskillnadsgatan), Stockholm, SE
2016

“Hem ljuva hem…? Drömmen om det ideala” Kungsbacka konsthall, Kungsbacka, SE
“Vårsalongen 2016” Liljevalchs Konsthall (Gallerian), Stockholm, SE
2015
“OpenART 2015” international urban biennial, Örebro, SE (Catalog)
“Art Amersfoort – Inspired by Mondrian” Archipel Gallery, Amersfoort, NL
2014

“Verkligheten bakom dikten” Västerbottens Museum (County museum of Västerbotten), Umeå, SE
2013
“NordArt 2013” Kunstwerk Carlshütte, Büdelsdorf, DE (Catalog)
“copy.right?” 33 Contemporary Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA
“The 3rd International and National Juried Photography Exhibition” Viridian Artists, NYC, USA
2012
“Electron Salon” Los Angeles Center for Digital Art (LACDA), Los Angeles, CA, USA
“Illusions” The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO, USA
“The Wassaic Project Summer Exhibition” Maxon Mills, Wassaic, NY, USA
“Pop-Up Library: The Collectors” Monte Vista Projects, Los Angeles, CA, USA
“Taste 2012” Root Division, San Francisco, CA, USA
“Ficciones” Krowswork gallery and project space, Oakland, CA, USA
“The Spring Exhibition 2012” Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, DK
“Sphere of Influence” Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley, CA, USA
“2011 Annual Juried Show” Center on Contemporary Art (CoCA), Seattle, WA, USA (Catalog)
2011
“Visions” Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Sacramento, CA, USA
“You First” UFORA, The Orange County Center For Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA, USA (Catalog)
“Proof” Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA, USA
“Persona” Darkroom Gallery (formerly Vermont Photo Space Gallery), Essex, VT, USA (Catalog)
“MAGNITUDE 7.7” Manifest Creative Research Gallery, Cincinnati, OH, USA (Catalog)
“(Odds are) 13:1” CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, San Francisco, CA, USA
“Hammarby” CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, San Francisco, CA, USA
2010
“20 Jay Street” North/South Galleries, Oakland, CA, USA (Catalog)
“Y-salongen”  Länsmuseet Västernorrland (County museum of Västernorrland) Härnösand, SE (Catalog)
2009
“Light Club” Gallery G60, Umeå, SE
“Tourist Attraction” Projektraum, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, DE
2008
“FILE Electronic Language International Festival” Sao Paolo, BR
“ARV” Härnösands Konsthall, Härnösand, SE
“Game Art” Bildmuseet Umeå, SE
2007
“The MADE festival” NorrlandsOperan, Umeå, SE
“Y-salongen”  Länsmuseet Västernorrland (County museum of Västernorrland) Härnösand, SE

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2016
Gregor Flakierski, “Linnés bortglömde lärjunge och hans återskapade värld” Volym
Katarina Östholm, “Det bortglömda forskarsnillet från Ångermanland – här är Jonas Falcks märkliga livsöde” Allehanda
Martin Holmström, “Charmigt och oförutsägbart – men utan politisk udd” Stockholms Fria
2015
Leif Mattsson, “Myllrande Open Art fokuserar på kinesisk samtidskonst” Omkonst
Sara Meidell, “En elit på väg rakt in i väggen” Västerbottens-Kuriren
“Självhjälpsspalt för konstnärer” SVT Kulturnyheterna
2014

Mathias Jansson, “Rorschach mellan konst och spel” Essäer om Dataspelskonst/Game Art, p. 105-106
Susanne Holmlund, “En skönlitterär utställning” Sundsvalls Tidning
Jan K Persson, “Historiens bristfälliga sanning” Volym
2013
Rob Mintz and Dalibor Polívka, “The Unreality of UFORA”, p. 131, 138
Mathias Jansson, “Dataspel och konst i Norden från 1995 till idag” Tidningen Kulturen
2012
Alan Bamberger, “Unspeakable Projects: Ida Rödén – Reported Missing” Art Business
Trine Ross, ”Dyr intager Charlottenborg” Politiken
Kimberly Chun, ”DJ Toph One plans Red Wine Social rehab party” SF Gate
Jen Graves, “Layoffs, Missing Persons, and Hot Wheels” The Stranger
2011
Sarah Malone (edit.), “A Reunion of Lost People” Route 9 – the Journal of the Umass Amherst Creative Writing
JD Beltran, “Sensorial – The MFA Exhibition at the California College of the Arts” SF Gate
Charles Moffett, ”Magnificent Seven: Kris Martin: Hammarby!” Art Slant
2010
Brian Scott (editor), “Photographs of Fictional Characters”, Whitefish Review, Volume 4, Issue 2, p. 67, 79-80
Mathias Jansson, “Videogame appropriation in contemporary art: Tetris” Furtherfield
Mathias Jansson, “Tetris – social kubism” Konsten
2009
Mathias Jansson, “Game Art: Ida Rödén’s ‘Composition Grid’” Gamescenes
2008
Jonathan Glover, “Highbrow Homebrew: Rorschach” MODOJO
Mathias Jansson, “Dataspel som konst” Tidningen Kulturen
Jan K. Persson, “ARV” Volym
Mathias Jansson, “Ida Rödéns ‘Rorschach’” Konsten
2007
Björn Lövenlind, “En plump i konstprotokollet” Uppsala Nya Tidning
Mathias Jansson, “Konstnärsgrupp gör dataspel” Konstperspektiv

CATALOGS
2013
“NordArt 2013” Kunstwerk Carlshütte
2012
“CoCA 2011 Annual” CoCA Center on Contemporary Art
“Root Division 10-year anniversary” Root Division
2011
“Persona” Darkroom Gallery
“You First” Uforafest 2011
“Rites of Passage and Magnitude 7” Manifest, Volume 54
2010
“20 Jay Street” North/South Galleries

SELECTED PUBLISHED WRITINGS
(ongoing since 2014) author of the arts-advice column KonstsupportenVolym (in Swedish)
2016
“En vacklande utbildning med potential” Dialogen: Tema konst- och arkitekturundervisning, published by Konstakademien (in Swedish)
2015
“Är konstnärer lata?” MittMedia (in Swedish)
2014

“Kvarvara Gård” self-published book (in Swedish)
2012
“Cellar in the Attic” self-published book
2011
“The Unwritten Quarterly” newsprint magazine, edition of 500

GRANTS, AWARDS, AND RESIDENCIES
2017
Helge Ax:son Johnsons Stiftelse (Grant)
Art n Ground Residency, Las Cuevas del Rodeo (Residency, ES)
2016
Stiftelsen Längmanska Kulturfonden (Grant)
The Bergman Estate residency – Bergmangårdarna (Residency at Fårö, SE)
2015
Sparbanksstiftelsen Norrlands Konstnärsstipendium (Grant)
2014

Bildkonstnärsfondens ettåriga arbetsstipendium (One-year working grant from The Swedish Arts Grants Committee)
2013
Stiftelsen Längmanska Kulturfonden (Grant)
Sparbanksstiftelsen Norrland, Ricklundstipendiet (Grant and residency in Saxnäs, SE)
2012
Skowhegan Summer Residency, ME, USA (Residency)
Director’s Selection award for the exhibition “Illusions” in Fort Collins, CO, USA (Award)
2011
The Wassaic Project Winter Residency, NY, USA (Residency)
2010
Helge Ax:son Johnsons Stiftelse (Grant)
Fredrika-Bremer-Förbundets Stipendiestiftelse (Grant)
2009
Västernorrlands läns kulturfond (Grant)
Anna Whitlocks Minnesfond (Grant)
Grafström och Sandquistska fonden (Grant)
2008
Kjerséns minnesfond (Grant)
2007
Kjerséns minnesfond (Grant)
Grafström och Sandquistska fonden (Grant)

COLLECTIONS
The Center for Fine Art Photography’s permanent collection, Fort Collins, CO, USA
The Darkness, paintings in the game made by Starbreeze Studios
The Prelinger Library Collection, San Francisco, CA, USA
Härnösands kommun, the municipality of Härnösand, SE
Kramfors kommun, the municipality of Kramfors, SE
Nässjö kommun, the municipality of Nässjö, SE
Landstinget Västernorrland

RELATED ACTIVITIES
Ongoing
Editor of Volym, online art magzine covering the northern region of Sweden
Author and founder of Konstsupporten, an artist-advice column
2017
Workshop for artists: how to write grant applications, Landstinget Västernorrland, Härnösand, SE (Feb 14)
2016
Workshop for artists: how to write grant applications, Landstinget Västernorrland, Härnösand, SE (Sept 21)
Lecture and artist presentation, Sundsvalls Konstskola (Jan 22)
2015
Panel discussion, Resurscentrum Konst, Länsmuseet Västernorrland, Härnösand, SE (March 26)
2014
Artist presentation at Bio Abelli, Västerbottens Museum (County museum of Västerbotten), Umeå, SE (Nov 8)
2013
Invited CHANNEL programmer in artist Stephanie Syjuco’s CHATFACE.
2012
Artist Assistant for Bay Area artist Stephanie Syjuco, San Francisco, CA, USA (Spring)
Catalog designer for “Cultivar,” exhibition catalog for Root Division, San Francisco, CA, USA
2011-2012
Project Assistant for the estate of the figurative artist Joan Brown, San Francisco, CA, USA
Photographer for ACES (Art Consultation + Estate Services), CA, USA
2006-2011
Freelance art critic for the online art Magazine Volym
2010
Art exhibition preparation assistant at California College of the Art, San Francisco, CA, USA
Teaching Assistant for artist Maria Porges’s “Figure Sculpture” CCA, San Francisco, CA, USA (Spring)
Teaching Assistant for artist Stephanie Syjuco’s “Sculpture 1” CCA, San Francisco, CA, USA (Autumn)
2009
Artist presentation, Portfolio #2, Saga Teatern, Umeå, SE (May 15)
2007-2008
Organizer and technician in the application process for prospective students at Umeå Art Academy, Umeå, SE

  • March 20th, 2011