SISSI WESTERBERG © 2013

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Education 

 

1997-2002

Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design Stockholm, Sweden

Department of Metal Craft - MFA 2002

1999-2000

Bezalel Academy of Arts Jerusalem, Israel

Department of Jewellery and Accessories - Exchange studies

 

1995-1997      

Hantverkets Folkhögskola Leksand, Sweden

Department of Metal Design

 

 

Solo Shows  

 

2014

A house of ones own – Östergötlands Länsmuseum, Linköping, Sweden

 

2013

Becoming – Uppsala Konstmuseum, Sweden

 

2014

Kontakt – Galleri Skådebanan, Linköping, Sweden

 

2011

Becoming – Cemeti Art House, Yogyakarta, Indonesia (with Daniel Peltz)

I am open – Eskilstuna Konstmuseum, Sweden

 

2005  

Inside Out – Galleri Platina – Stockholm, Sweden

 

 

Group Exhibitions (selection) 

 

2012

Vårsalongen - Liljevalchs Konsthall, Stockholm

Rejmyre Art LAB –  installations in public space, Rejmyre, Sweden

 

2011

Becoming – Cemeti Art House, Yogyakarta, Indonesia (with Daniel Peltz)

 

2010

Inside Out – Eskilstuna Konstmuseum, Sweden (solo show)

Loot - Museum of Art and Design, New York, USA

Hit my Eye - Gustavsbergs Konsthall, Stockholm

Lingam - Museum Catharijneconvent, Utrech, Netherlands

 

2009

Så in i Norden  - Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden

Ringvormen - Stenpunt Beelde Kunst Zwevegem, Belgium

New Swedish Jewellery - Fashion and Textile Museum, London

2008

There is a Visitor # 2 – Uppsala Konstmuseum, Sweden

Memories of the North – Galleri S12, Bergen, Norway

 

2007

Tendenser – Galleri F12 Moss, Norway

Building a City for Women - Fear & Adornment – Lugar a Dudas, Cali Colombia

Souvenirs – Nordnorsk Kunstnersenter, Svolvaer, Norway

Rejmyre Matters – Engelska Magasinet. Rejmyre, Sweden

 

2006

Carnal Kitchen - Monde Radieux Gallerie - Stockholm, Sweden  (solo show)

Fair Exhange - Millard Sheets Gallery at the L.A. County Fair – Los Angeles

Made in Scandinavia - National Touring Exhibitions - Norway

Koru 2 – South Karelia Art Museum – Lappeenranta, Finland

Civic Matters - Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions - Los Angeles

 

2005

This Burns! / Brännbart - Svensk Form - Stockholm, Sweden

Omform - Galaxen - Borlänge, Sweden

Vägskäl 2005 - Kulturhuset - Leksand, Sweden

Vårsalongen - Liljevalchs Konsthall – Stockholm, Sweden

Translations with S U B - De Appel Foundation – Amsterdam ● Swedish Society of Crafts and Design / Svensk Form – Stockholm ● Parapeten – Helsingborg ● Kulturhuset – Stockholm ● Kulturcentrum – Hallonbergen, Sweden

 

 

Grants and awards 

 

Swedish Arts Grants Committee - Two year work grant 2010-2012

Östergötlands Kulturstipendium -  Regional culture grant 2010

Helge Axelsson Johnsons Stiftelse 2010

Kjell and Märta Beijer Fund – Project Grant 2008

Swedish-Norwegian Exchange Fund – Artist in Residency Grant 2008

Nordic Culture Point – Mobility Grant 2007

Swedish Arts Grants Committee - Project Grant (with SUB) 2006

Swedish Arts Grants Committee - Two year work grant 2003-2005

Sleipnir – Nordic Institute for Contemporary Art 2004, 2006

IASPIS - International Culture Exchange  2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011

Estrid Ericsons Stiftelse 2000, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007

Helge Axelsson Johnson Stiftelse 2003

Konstfacks Stiftelser – Graduate Diploma 2002

Stiftelsen Gustav och Ida Unmans Donationsfond 2001

 

 

Public collections 

 

The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway

Eskilstuna konstmuseum, Sweden

Sissi Westerberg is a Swedish artist who works in a range of fields, spanning from sculpture and site-specific installation to jewellery design and collaborative craft projects. She received her MFA from the Department of Metal Craft at Konstfack, Stockholm in 2002 and has also studied at Bezalel Academy of Arts in Jerusalem. Since 2009 she is the co-director of Rejmyre Art LAB in Rejmyre, Sweden and part of the conceptual craft collective S-U-B, founded in Stockholm 2003. Currently she's teaching as critic at the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, RI  USA.