CV

  • Born in Gothenburg 1983
  • Lives and works in Gothenburg, Sweden
  • deermartha@gmail.com
  • www.marthapersson.com

Education

  • 2012 - 2014 Master Programme of Fine Arts - Valand Academy - University of Gothenburg
  • 2009 - 2012 Bachelor Programme of Fine Arts - Umeå Academy of Fine Arts - Umeå University
  • 2009 Digital Photography - School of Photography - University of Gothenburg
  • 2008 - 2009 Dômen Art School - Gothenburg
  • 2007 - 2008 Bachelor Programme School of Architecture - Chalmers University of Technology
  • 2004 - 2005 Gothenburg Art School - Gothenburg

Selected Exhibitions

  • 2016 Valand Revisited — November 26 - January 15 — Strandverket - Marstrand
  • 2016 SWEDISH ART:NOW! — April 20 - June 6 — Sven-Harrys Konstmuseum - Stockholm
  • 2015 Splendor in the Touch — 20 August - 26 September — Cecilia Hillström Gallery - Stockholm
  • 2015 Fredrik Roos Art Grant 2015 — 28 Mars - 26 April — Moderna Museet - Malmö
  • 2014 Recent Graduates 2014 — 2 – 5 October — Affordable Art Fair - Magasin 9 Frihamnen – Stockholm
  • 2014 Group Exhibition at NAU Gallery – 27 May – 20 June – NAU Gallery - Stockholm
  • 2014 Fast Forward - Group Exhibition – 10 May – 25 May – Göteborgs Konsthall - Gothenburg
  • 2014 Flesh. – Rotor Gallery – Gothenburg
  • 2013 GIBCA Extended - Göteborg International Biennal for Contemporary Art
  • 2013 GIBCA Extended Teaser - Hotell Mornington - Kulturkalaset Gothenburg
  • 2013 Spring Exhibition - Academy Valand - Gothenburg
  • 2013 As If Silence(s) - Tjolöholms slott - Kungsbacka
  • 2013 (In) the belly of the whale - Rotor Gallery - Gothenburg
  • 2012 ”Relativt Reell” Exhibition BFA - Galleriet - Umeå
  • 2012 "Spring Exhibition" - Umeå Academy of Fine Arts - Umeå
  • 2012 “Skellefteå Vårsalong” - Skellefteå Konsthall - Skellefteå
  • 2011 “Impuls” - Original Showroom - Umeå
  • 2011 Spring Exhibition - Umeå Academy of Fine Arts - Umeå
  • 2010 ”Grazing land” - Umeå Academy of Fine Arts - Umeå
  • 2010 "Del 2 i GP" - Schmäck Kompaniet - Umeå
  • 2010 “Samtal Pågår” - Gallery 60 - Bildmuseet - Umeå
  • 2010 Spring Exhibition - Umeå Academy of Fine Arts - Umeå
  • 2010 “Avklädd” - Original Showroom - Umeå
  • 2010 “Dunkel” Exhibition first year Bachelor students - Umeå Academy of fine arts - Umeå
  • 2009 Student Graduate Exhibition - Dômen Art School - Gothenburg

Jury assignments

  • 2016 Jury member in Konstnärsdrömmen – Season 1 - Episode 4 - Swedish Television (SVT)

Publications

  • 2016 Akvarellen #1 2016 – ISSN: 1102-7843
  • 2015 Artifice #2 – ISBN: 978-91-981874-1-0
  • 2015 Martha Ossowska Persson, Ida Persson och Idun Baltzersen – Fredrik Roos Stipendium 2015 – Moderna Museet ISBN: 978-91-982358-0-7
  • 2014 Paletten Nr 2:2014 – #296
  • 2013 Oskickade Brev, Staying for Dessert and Other Short Stories... - Artist book
  • 2010 Avklädd - Artist book

Grants

  • 2016 Göteborgs Stads Kulturstipendium 2016
  • 2015 Fredrik Roos Art Grant 2015
  • 2014 Eric Ericson foundation
  • 2014 Eva and Hugo Bergmans foundation - Royal Academy of Fine Arts
  • 2014 Otto and Charlotte Mannheimers foundation
  • 2013 Otto and Charlotte Mannheimers foundation
  • 2012 Otto and Charlotte Mannheimers foundation

Collections and representation

  • The Public Art Agency Sweden
  • Skellefteå Municipality
  • Private collections in Sweden