Jim Berggren


Född: 1949

Bosatt i: Mölndal

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Egen hemsida: http://www.ramverk.se/vardagsbilder/jim

Studies / Education:
1969 Gerlesborgsskolan Stockholm
1970-76 Valand School of Fine Arts,
Gothenburg University
1989 Skoevde University
The computer as an artistic tool.

Solo shows:
2018 Gothenburg, Galleri Uddenberg ”Akvareller & Grafik”
2017 Morterud, Konstvandring Dalsland, ”resent prints”.
2016 Karlstad, Galleri Lars Hjelm
2015 Vaxjo, Galleri SIGMA
2015 Galleri Astley Uttersberg
2015 Cuba, Havana, Taller Experimental de Grafica de La Habana ”Jim Berggren artist de Suecia”.
2014 Finland, Gallery Uusi Kipina / Kymi. Lahti. ”Lunar manual” and other prints
2012 Gothenburg, Grafik i Vast
2012 Boras, Algarden konstnarernas galleri.
2010 Tidaholm, Museum of Lithographic Art,
2008 Opera house, Marrakesh, Morocco, Prints
2008 Fengersfors, Not Quite, sculpture
2008 Stockholm, Gallery of The Swedish Printmakers Association. Prints.
2007 Lithauen, Vilniaus grafikos meno centras,
2007 Gothenburg, Galerie Oijens, watercolour paintings.
2007 Moelndal, Home district museum, watercolour paintings.
2005 Dals Langed, Art galleryen
2004 Gothenburg, Galleri Elbowroom, Atalante.
2003 Rattvik, Art galleryen
2002 Skoevde, Galleri Lucifer
2002 Malmo , Konstframjandet i Skane
2001 Stenungsund, Kulturhuset
2000 Varberg, Bildgalleriet
2000 Imatra, Finland, Imatra cultural centre
1999 Gerlesborg, Gerlesborgsskolan
1998 Gothenburg, Galerie Oijens
1996 Borlange, Borlange art gallery
1994 Tidaholm, Art galleryen
1994 Stockholm, Galleri M
1993 Boras, Flaménska galleriet
1993 Kungalv, Galleri Nordens bilder
1993 Alingsas, Nolhaga Slott, Lilla Galleriet
1993, 1988, 1986, Skoevde Anderssons
1992, 1988 Gothenburg, Galerie Oijens
1991 Umea, Konstkammaren
1990 Skara, Skara art gallery
1989 Malmo, Galleri Skanes Konst
1988 Lund, Galleri Umbra
1986 Malmo, Galleri Konstnarscentrum
1985 Gothenburg, Galleri Aveny
1983 Stockholm, Galleri Heland
1980 Gothenburg, Galleri 54
1979 Boras, Konstgalleriet

Other exhibitions and events:
• 2018 China, 4th DAJIANG.GUANLAN international Print Biennal Exhibit 2018
• 2018, Vrångsholmen, ”SKIMMER” group show.
• 2017, Vrångsholmen, ”SKIMMER” group show.
• 2017 Shanghai China, Half-a-Picture Gallery
• Shanghai China 2017, Capacity & Tension – Shanghai International Print Exhibition.
• 2017 Kopenhagen, Denmark. Kastrupgardsamlingen, ”Den sorte skole” Funen printmaking studio, jubileum printshow.
• 2016 Kunstmaand Ameland, Netherlands, ”Holt en Scandinavische gast grafici”.
• 2016 Odense, Denmark. ”Den sorte skole” Funen printmaking studio, jubileum printshow at Brandts.
• 2016 Imatra Finland, Taidekeskus KRIMI ENDEGRA: Harri Leppanen & Jim Berggren, Print portfolio.
• 2015-2016 Vintersalong, Strandverket art gallery, Marstrand.
• 2015 Tampere, Finland, Galleria Kapriisi, Grafiikkaaja veistoksia, Jim Berggren, Kaisa & Juhani Jarvinen.
• 2015 Edsvik Art gallery ”Uttryck Avtryck”
• 2015 Lithuania, Siauliai University Art Gallery. ”Freedom of print” Printmakers from Grafik i Vast.
• 2014 UK, Newcastle International Print Biennale at Northern Print Gallery
• 2014 Netherlands, Martinikerk in Franeker. Group exhibition, Holt, Relief prints
• 2013 Finland, Imatra Art Museum, ”Seven perspectives”.
• 2013, Vrangsholmen, ”SKIMMER” samlingsutställing.
• 2012 München, ”Maps & Flags” II European Lithography Days.
• 2012, Vrangsholmen, ”SKIMMER” group show
• 2012, Galleri K, Marks kommun, an Everyday Picture Co. group show
• GRRRAFIK 2011, groupshow Tommarps kungsgard, Kvidinge
• 2011 ”TYPE impressions” an international exhibition of new trends in the art of letterpress. Danish Museum of Media, Odense.
• 2011 ”Picknick” Samlingsutstallning, Galleri Thomassen, Gothenburg
• 2010 Art academy in Stockholm, XIV Swedish National Print Triennial.
• 2010 Tidaholm, The 6:th international lithographic symposium.
• 2010 Gothenburg, Galleri Aveny printshow, Everyday Picture Co.
• 2009 Fensbol, Torsby, Heidruns Bok och Bildcafé, with Britt-Marie Jern and Nina Bondeson
• 2009 Tartu, Estonia, Tartu Art House. Everyday Picture Co. printshow.
• 2008 Upperud, Dalslands konstmuseum Everyday Pictures Co.
• 2008 Marrakesh, Morocco, Art & theatre festival with Atalante theatre.
• 2007 Dresden, Kunsthaus Raskolnikow Galerie ON PAPER/AUF PAPIER, Everyday Picture Co. printshow.
• 2006 Gothenburg, Opera ”Uppvind” at Atalante theatre. A collaboration between different artforms. www.uppvind.se
• 2006 Tidaholm, The 5:th international lithographic symposium.
• 2006 Tidaholm, Museum of Lithographic Art, Everyday Picture Company, printshow.
• 2005 Frankrike, Nice nov. – MANCA 2005 Forum des classes de composition electroacoustique et Video.”Video, electronique” concert and animation show ”Re-created memory” coproduction with the composer Per Anders Nilsson.
• 2005 nov. Gothenburg, Atalante – independent scene for contemporary art. Atalante LAB – work in progress. http://www.atalantelab.blogspot.com
• 2005 4-th Novosibirsk international biennial of contemporary graphic art.
• 2005 sept Moelndal Moelndals Museum / Moelndals kulturforvaltning Kulturnatt i Kvarnbyn. Big format out door video show ”Re-created memory”.
• 2005 Moelndal Museum, Everyday Picture Company celebrate 30 year anniversary.
• 2005 Gothenburg, Galleri Aveny, Everyday Picture Company celebrate 30 year anniversary.
• 2004 Lahti, Miniprint Finland
• 2004 Brusseles, Sweden House, westswedish assosiation of graphic artists.
• 2004 Tallinn, 13 Tallinn Print Triennial
• 2004 Vaerlose Danmark,”Skovhuset” group exhibition, Fyns Graphic Workshop.
• 2003 ICMC Singapore ”Memento Mori” a collaboration between Jim Berggren, images and 3-D modeling and Per Anders Nilsson, sound design and music.
• 2003 St Petersburg, International Festival of New Technologies in Contemporary art, honoring St Petersburg´s Tricentennial: 1703-2003.
• 2003 Gothenburg, Pustervik theater and Music academy Gothenburg ”Ny musik och installationskonst”
• 2003 St Petersburg, Jam Hall, Russian Swdish Art Club / Swedish Institute, ”Contemporary printmaking”.
• 2003 Tommarps kungsgard, ”Images and objects” with Channa Bankier and Nina Bondeson
• 2002 Grafik”10” Nolhaga slott in Alingsas, Graphic in West, group exhibition.
• 2002 Moelndals museum, international workshop report, traditional printmaking technics and new media for visual artists.
• 2002 Kristinehamns konstmuseum, ”Images and objects” with Channa Bankier, Nina Bondeson
• 2001 Roma Kungsgard, with Channa Bankier and Nina Bondeson
• 2000 Avesta Art
• 1998 Tidaholm, International Lithographic symposium.
• 1998 Sveaborg, Helsingfors, ”SAVE!” exhibition of Nordic printmaking.
• 1996 Skoevde Art gallery, Everyday Picture Co 15 year celebration show
• 1996 Moelndals art gallery, Everyday Picture Co. 20 year celebration show.
• 1995 XI Graphic triennial in Umea.
• 1994 Ronneby, Swedish computer aided art.
• 1994 Gothenburg Art Museum, ” New prints”
• 1992 Stockholm, The Swedish Printmakers Association gallery, OPTION – exhibition about digital images.
• 1992 Frolunda Kulturhus, ”Bara Brysselkal” group exhibition about the spirit of the time.
• 1992 Malmo, Konstnarscentrum. Everyday Picture Co.
• 1991 Art galleryen, Gothenburg ” Odd” with Berit Lindfeldt, Lizz Sharr and Bengt Johansson.
• 1990 Sandvikens art gallery. ”Digital dreams”.
• 1990 Amals art gallery, with Britt-Marie Jern
• 1990 Norrkopings Konstmuseum. ”Digital dreams”
• 1990 Rydals Museum, Jim B, Gosta Sjostrom och N-E Mattsson.
• 1988 Konstnarshuset in Stockholm, Jim B, N-E Mattsson and Gosta Sjostrom.
• 1986 Grafiktriennalen in Linkoping.
• 1983 Art galleryen, Gothenburg ”Graphic varia tions”.
• 1983 Grafiktriennalen in Malmo.
• 1981 Culture House, Stockholm,”Harlig ar jorden” group exhibition about the state of the world.
• 1980 Skoevde Art gallery, group exhibitionJim B, Goran Johansson, Ulf Wrango.
• 1980 Frolunda Kulturhus, ”Harlig ar jorden” group exhibition about the state of the world.
• 1979 Lidkoping Art gallery, show with studio group ”Ateljéforeningen Kvarnbygatan 10”.
• 1978 Berlin, Galleri am Savignyplatz. Group exhibition with fellow students.

Represented in collections
Gothenburg museum of fine art
Skoevde museum of fine art
Norrkoping museum of fine art
Swedish council of art collections
A number of city and county council collections

Commissions
• 2017 Gothenburg, Dalaskolan, Mural in sgraffito-
technique for city of Gothenburg.
• 2008 Moelndal, Lindhagaskolan Prints, generated from work in 3D software.
• 2007 Hospital of Kungalv. Prints on laminated glass.
• 1994 Skoevde, wallpainting at railwaystation for Swedish council of art.
• 1992 Kallered, wallpaintings at railwaystation.
• 1989 – 91 Moelndal, Sgrafito, and stone relief for HSB-Moelndal .
• 1987 Gothenburg, (Televerket Vidkar) Stuccolustro for Swedish council of art.
• 1984 – 85 Gothenburg, Al fresco for city of Gothenburg, wallpaintings (Sparvagnshallarna Garda).
• 1984 Hospital of Moelndal, wallpaintings.

Grants and awards
• 2014 Nils G Stenqvists memorial fond.
• 2014 The Swedish Arts Grants Committee’s two years working grant.
• 2010 The Swedish Printmakers Association award.
• 2006 The Swedish Arts Grants Committee’s Project
• 2003 The Swedish Arts Grants Committee’s two years working grant.
• 2002 Culture price of adult educational association Vuxenskolan in Moelndal.
• 1996 The Swedish Arts Grants Committee’s two years working grant.

• Member and co-founder of European printmaking network: ENDEGRA www. endegra.org
• Member of Artist Organisation KRO,
• Grafik i Vast, printmaking association
• 1990-92 Chairman of Swedish Printmakers Association.
• 1989 Commissary for the national Swedish printshow ”9:e Grafiktriennalen” in Gothenburg.
• Member and co-founder of Everyday Picture Co. lithographic studio in Moelndal, Sweden

Teaching merits
• 2010 – 2016 Teacher at Gothenburg Art school, printmaking.
• 2006 and 2007, Printmaking scool in Stockholm, guest teacher in lithography.
• 2000 – 2007, International workshops in Imatra, University of South Carelia Polytechnic Art division in Imatra Finland ”Graphic art and digital generated printforms”.
• 1995 – 2000 Co-founder and head of Fine Arts & New Media at Valand Academy of Fine Arts, Gothenburg university
• 1980 – 84 Teacher at Hovedskous artschool, Gothenburg

Bibliography
• 2013 ”Lunar Manual” Artist Book Jim Berggren and Ragnar Stromberg, publisher BOOTES ISBN 978-91-637-3541-7
• 1984 ”Betraktarens begär / The viewer´s desire” Artist Book Jim Berggren, Kjellake Gerinder and Ragnar Strömberg Gothenburg 1984, ISBN 91-7810-043-7 Printmaking Studio Everyday Picture Company Moelndal

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