Kristina Bength

Swedish 1984 -

Education

 

Royal University College of Fine Arts, Stockholm, 2007-2008
BFA Valand School of Fine Art, Göteborg, 2005-2008
the Gerlesborg School of Fine Art in Bohuslän, 2003-2005

 

Courses

 

The History of Photography and Video Art, Postgraduate Course, 30 hp, University College of Arts Crafts and Design, autumn 2011 – spring 2012
Visual and material culture, 15 hp Stockholm University, autumn term 2007,
To educate and inform 10 p, Faculty of Education, Göteborg University, spring term 2007
Artistic interpretation in the public space, 8 p, School of Design and Crafts at Göteborg University, spring term 2007
the Aestetics of history of ideas, 10 p, Faculty of Humanities, Göteborg University, autumn term 2006

 

Solo Exhibitions

Volta NY, New York, 2013
Ahlbergshallen, Östersund, 2013
Kiruna Stadshus, Kiruna, 2012
Galleri Gerles, Hamburgsund, 2012
Ebelingmuseet, Eskilstuna, 2012
Galerie L MD, Paris, 2011
Le Salon du Dessin Contemporain at Carrousel du Louvre, with L MD galerie, Paris, 2011
Galleri Flach, Stockholm, 2011
Konsthallen Trollhättan, 2010
Galleri Pictura, Lund, 2009
Galleri Flach+Thulin, Stockholm, 2009
Peepshow Galleri 54, Göteborg, 2008
Galleri Se, Falun, 2008
Galleri Mejan, Royal University College of Fine Arts, Stockholm, 2008
Gallery UR, Swedish Educational Broadcasting Company, Stockholm, 2007
Artway, the National Railtraffic Authority, Borlänge, 2006
Gallery the Wall, the National Federation of People's parks and community Centres, Falun, 2006

 

Group Exhibitions

Another version (or a dream), Gävle Konstcentrum, 2015
In the margin of the pages of the space, Rättviks Konsthall, 2015
Thinking Through Painting,The Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Arts, Stockholm, 2014
Id:i galleri, Stockholm, 2014
Sunday Paintings, Haninge Konsthall, Haninge, 2013
Eternal Return, Magasinet, Falun, 2012
Nominated to Holders of Kiruna Artist Grant,Kiruna Konstgille, 2012
Market, Galleri Flach, The Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Arts, Stockholm, 2012
SirveVersa, La Paternal Espacio Proyecto, Buenos Aires, 2011
Art Copenhagen, Galleri Flach, Forum Copenhagen, 2011
Thinking through Painting, KU-project with Sigrid Sandström, Jan Rydén and Jonatan Habib Engqvist, the Boiler Room at Konsthall C, Hökarängen, 2011
Prizewinners and Pieces of reception 2010, The Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Arts, Stockholm, 2010
Eternal return, Falun, 2009
Botnic studios, Gerlesborg, 2009
Volta 5, Galleri Flach+Thulin, Basel, 2009
Market, Galleri Flach+Thulin, The Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Arts, Stockholm, 2009
Äga rum, Rättviks Art Gallery, 2009
Åhlénska stiftelsens stipendium, Art Gallery Dalarnas Museum, Falun, 2008
The Absent Past / Det Frånvarande Förflutna- Berättelser i och om ett rum, IDKA Kulturkiosken, Gävle, 2008
The (deviant) Art Festival, Trollhättan Art Gallery, 2008
The Loose Knowledge Movement, Third year Exhibition Royal University College of Fine Arts, Stockholm, 2008
Another Space, Valand School of Fine Art Bachelor Exhibition, Göteborg, 2008
Across the Divide, Royal University College of Fine Arts, Stockholm, 2008
Galleri Bäckalyckan, Jönköping 2007
Spring Exhibition 2007, Valand School of Fine Art, Göteborg, 2007
Art Gallery Norrköping, Norrköping, 2007
Art in Dalarna-06, Art Gallery Dalarnas Museum, Falun, 2006
Spring Exhibition 2006, Valand School of Fine Art, Göteborg, 2006
Respond to Silvia Bäschli, the Nordic Watercolour Museum, Tjörn, 2006
Admission Exhibition 2005, Valand School of Fine Art 2005, Rotor 1, Göteborg, 2005
the Gerlesborg School of Fine Art Scholarship Exhibition, Gallery Bohus, Uddevalla, 2005
the Bohus Salon 2004, Art Gallery Bohuslän Museum, Uddevalla, 2004

 

Artist-in-Recidency

 

Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris, 1 September - 31 October, 2012
Kiruna Artist Grant, Kiruna, 10- 22 July, 2012
La Paternal Espacio Proyecto, Buenos Aires, 1 November - 23 December, 2011
Härke Art Centre, Frösön, 17 July - 10 Augusti, 2011

Grants

 

Project Grant, The Swedish Arts Grants Committe, 2014
The County Council of Dalarna Culture Grant, 2013
Two-year Work Grant, The Swedish Arts Grants Committee, 2013
Byggnads Culture Grant, 2012
International Culture Exchange, Iaspis, 2012
Helge Ax:son Johnson Travelling Grant, 2012
Stftelsen Framtiden, for the project Thinking through Painting together with Jan Rydén, Sigrid Sandström and Jonatan Habib Engqvist, 2012
Kiruna Artist Grant, 2012
Ester Lindahl's Travelling Grant, 2011
Härke Artist Grant, 2011
Studio support, City of Stockholm, 2011
Grants for Research and Development In the Arts, Royal University College of Fine Art (KU-medel) for the project The Practice of Painting as Theory, together with Jan Rydén, 2010
Helge Ax:son Johnson Travelling Grant for the project The Practice of Painting as Theory, together with Jan Rydén, Sigrid Sandström and Jonatan Habib Engqvist, 2010
Axel Theofron Sandberg's watercolour grant, the Royal Swedish Academy of fine arts, 2010
One-year Work Grant, the Swedish Arts Grants Committee, 2009
Marianne och Sigvard Bernadottes Art Grant, 2009
Åhlenska stiftelsens stipendium, 2008
Otto och Charlotte Mannheimer, 2008
Otto och Charlotte Mannheimer, 2007
the County Council of Dalarna culture grant for young people, 2006
the Gerlesborg School of Fine Art workshop scholarship, 2005

 

Represented

the County Council of Uppsala
Haninge Municipally
Public Art Agency Sweden
Åmells Collection
the County council of Värmland
the County Council of Dalarna
UR art association
Konstbanan art association
Vänersborg art association
Private collections