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CURRICULUM VITAE

NAME
Thomas Olsson

BORN
1972

LIVES & WORK
Söderhamn, Sweden

EDUCATION
MFA, Academy of fine art, Umeå, Sweden, 2009-2011
BFA, Academy of fine art, Umeå, Sweden, 2006/2009
Ölands art school, Öland Sweden 2005/2006
KV-art school Göteborg, Sweden 2004/2005
Ölands school of design, Öland, Sweden 2003/2004
Plumber, Söderhamn/Katrineholm, Sweden 1988-1992
Industry plumber,  Helsingborg, Sweden, 1997-1998

EMPLOYMENT
Söderhamns rör och svets AB. Sweden, 1988-1996
Garantirör i Helsingborg AB. Sweden, 1997-2003

SOLO EXHIBITION

The body is the souls prison, the soul is the prison of the body.
Gallery Kvarnen, Söderhamn, Sweden 2014
Gallery 62m3. Söderhamn, Sweden 2013
Parasympatisk-sympatisk. Gallery Glaxen, Sandviken, Sweden 2012
"Size does matter" Gallery Adular, Söderhamn, Sweden 2011
I Must Play. G 60, bildmuseet, Umeå Sweden 2011

GROUP EXHIBITIONS/Selected

Höstsalong. Konsthall Märsta. Sweden 2016
Utvalt. Schwedisches Kunsthandwerk der Gegenwart Hamburg 2016

Utvalt. Dunkers Kulturhus Helsingborg Sweden 2015
Utvalt skåne. Form Design/Center, Malmö Sweden 2015

Contemporary Art Gallery. Abstracts. Annnapolis USA 2014
See me take over Times Square. New York, USA 2014
Sympatiska. Gallery 62m3. Söderhamn Sweden 2013
The Story of the Creative. New York, USA 2013
Summer salone. Konstkraft, Ljusne, Sweden 2012
Länskonst, Sandviken, Sweden. 2011
13: Gallery Andersson/Sandström, Stockholm, Sweden 2011
13: bildmuseet, Umeå, Sweden 2011
Enterprise, Wip konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden 2010
Spring salon, Skellefteå konsthall, Sweden, 2010
10 little houses, Stenungsund, Sweden, 2009
Tourist Attraction, Bethanien, Berlin, Germany 2009
Light Club, G 60, Bildmuseet, Umeå Sweden 2009
SuperMarket, Galleri Verkligheten, Stockholm, Sweden,2009
Vårsalongen, Liljevalchs konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden, 2009
Filten, Gallery 60e, Umeå, Sweden 2008
Kappsäck till amerika, Cave, Detroit, USA 2008
Coloring the north, Verkligheten Umeå, Sweden 2008
Open house, Akademi of fine art, Umeå, Sweden 2007
White, Akademi of fine art, Umeå, Sweden 2006
Open house, Akademi of fine art, Umeå, Sweden 2006

REPRESENTED
Hotel Best Western. Stockholm Sweden 2016
Statens Konstråd. Sweden 2014
Uppsala universitet. Sweden, 2014
Söderhamns county. Sweden 2014
Söderhamns county. Sweden 2012
Umeå county, Sweden 2011

SCHOLARSHIPS/Awards
Jury Award. First prize, Konsthall Märsta. Stockholm Sweden 2016
The Swedish Arts Grants Committee. Stockholm Sweden. One years working grant 2012
Royal academia from Eva and Hugo Bergmans memorial fund 2011

BOOKS/PUBL.
13: Umeå Sweden 2011
Filten, Umeå, Sweden, 2008
Coloring the north, Verkligheten, Umeå, Sweden 2008
Catalog, Högskoleverket, Stockholm, Sweden 2008