Cv:

LENA OLSON
b. 1969
Källöfjordsgatan 12
418 72 Gothenburg
Sweden

lena@lenaolson.se

www.lenaolson.se

Education
2013-14 Research Lab, Konstfack, Stockholm
1991-96 M.F.A in Jewellery Art & Design, HDK School of Design and Crafts, University of Gothenburg
1990-91 KV Art College, Gothenburg

Lecturing
2008-09 Director of studies Jewellery Art & Design, HDK School of Design and Crafts, University of Gothenburg
2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 Workshop at Jewellery Art & Design, HDK School of Design and Crafts, University of Gothenburg

Solo exhibitions
2015 Konsthantverkarna, Stockholm
2014 Galleri Platina, Stockholm
2014 Galleri Formargruppen, Malmö
2013 Sintra, Gothenburg
2012 Kaleido, Uppsala
2012 Four, Gothenburg
2008 Sintra, Gothenburg
2004 Galerie Metal, Copenhagen (DK)
2004 Galleri Formargruppen, Malmö
2003 Galleri Hnoss, Gothenburg
2002 Signerat Silver, Stockholm

Group exhibitions, selection
2013-2014 “From The Coolest Corner” the National Museum, Oslo (NO), Danish Design Museum, Copenhagen (DK),       Designmuseum, Helsinki (FI), Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design, Tallinn(EE), Röhsska Museet, Gothenburg,   Sweden
2013-2014 “Contemporary Swedish Art Jewellery”, GalleriPlatina, Stockholm, Nivå 125, Båstad, Sweden

2012 “Tankerekker” Telemark Art Center (NO)

2011 “Just Swedish Metal” Tong-In Gallery, Seoul (KOR)
2011 “The Ring-Jewel forever” Galleri Hnoss, Göteborg and Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design, Tallinn (EE)
2011 “Signed” Arkitekturmuseet, Stockholm and Form Design Center, Malmö
2011 ”Med känsla för trä” Nääs Konsthantverk, Floda
2011 ”Hnoss intended” Kulturhuset Borgen, Gislaved

2010 Museum of Sigtuna, Sigtuna
2010 Röhsska museet, Gothenburg

2009 ”Trio i trä x 2” Konsthantverkarna, Stockholm
2009 ”Good Wood” Parquet Hall, S:t Petersburg (RU)

2008 ”Hnoss intended” Nääs Konsthantverk, Floda

2007 “Hnoss depended” Röhsska museet, Gothenburg

2006 ”Hnoss intended” Form Design Center, Malmö, Museum of Falbygden, Falköping and Konsthallen, Dals Långed

2005 S.O.F.A., David Collection, New York
2005 “Silver med mera” Museum and Arthall of Dalsland, Upperud and Haldenvassdragets kanalmuseum, Örje, (NO)*
2005 ”Kraft” Gula Byggningen, Gustavsberg
2005 ”Arjen estetiikkaa” Kouvola Art museum (FI)
2005 S.O.F.A., David Collection, Chicago (USA)

2004 ”Situation” Galleri Konstepidemin, Gothenburg
2004 Sintra, Göteborg

2003 Galleri Hnoss, Gothenburg

2002 Galleri Hnoss, Gothenburg
2002 Värmlands konsthantverkare, Karlstad

2001 Signerat Silver, Stockholm
2001 Öckerö Library, Gothenburg
2001 Blå Huset Konstepidemin, Gothenburg

Scholarships, grants
2012 Konstnärsnämnden 2-year grant

2008 Konstnärsnämnden 1-year grant
2008 Konsthantverkets vänner, Göteborgskretsen

2007 Konsthantverkarna, von Münchov’s fund

2003 Wilhelm and Martina Lundgren’s fund BUF

2001 City of Gothenburg cultural award

Other engagements
1998- Co-organizer for Hnoss Gallery, from -11 changed to Hnoss Initiative, Gothenburg