CV – Jakob Simonson (b. 1974 in Skara, Sweden) lives and works in Malmö, Sweden.

2005-2008 Malmö Art Academy, Malmö, Sweden (MFA)
2000-2002 Valand Art Academy, Gothenburg, Sweden
1999-2000 The Nordic Art School, Kokkola, Finland
1997-1998 Hovedskous Målarskola, Gothenburg, Sweden
Selected solo shows / projects:
2021 Pellicula, Håll. Galleri Ping Pong, Malmö, Sweden
2016 Cellar Hole, Belenius, Stockholm, Sweden
2016 Krognoshuset, Lund, Sweden
2015 In two, in two. In two, in two. Galleri Ping Pong, Malmö, Sweden
2015 Jakob's Square, Belenius/Nordenhake, Stockholm, Sweden
2013 In my imagination there are no images that correspond to what you're saying, Galleri Mors Mössa, Gothenburg, Sweden
2013 Passer Composer, CEO Gallery, Malmö, Sweden
2012 Aperture, Arnstedt, Östra Karup, Sweden
2011 Advokatbyrå Vinge, Malmö, Sweden
2011 Galleri Ping-Pong, Malmö, Sweden.
2009 Kulisserna, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden
2009 Synrand, Landskrona Konsthall, Landskrona, Sweden. In collaboration with Patrik Aarnivaara.
2008 There is no mirror over the fireplace. It is a painting: a landscape, I think... a snow scene. The mirror is over the chest of drawers... There’s a mirror on the dressing table too. Graduation show, KHM, Malmö, Sweden
2006 Landscape; painting, Pictura, Lund, Sweden
Selected group shows / projects:
2021 Highly Toxic, Digitaliseum, Malmö, Sweden
2020 Arnstedt, Ö Karup, Sweden
2020 Polyfoni 5, Galleri Thomas Wallner, Simris, Sweden
2018 Arnstedt, Ö Karup, Sweden
2018 Aura 90!, Krognoshuset, Lund, Sweden
2018 Malmö – So There, Galleri Thomas Wallner, Simris, Sweden
2017 If You Don't Like Art..., Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, Vestfossen, Norway
2017 På Annan Plats, Ystad Art Museum, Ystad, Sweden
2017 Polyfoni Final, Galleri Thomas Wallner, Simris, Sweden
2016 Painting Failures, Moderna Museet, Malmö, Sweden
2015 Polyfoni 3, Galleri Thomas Wallner, Simris, Sweden
2014 Arnstedt, Ö Karup, Sweden
2013 Shapes in the Making, Lunds Konsthall, Lund, Sweden
2013 Edstrandska stiftelsens Stipendiater 2013, KHM, Malmö, Sweden
2013 Magnum Samlung, Arnstedt, Ö Karup, Sweden
2013 Paint / Image / Bild / Farbe, Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin, Germany
2012 It’s Not the Title Because it Doesn’t Make Sense Anymore, Oslo Kunstforening, Oslo, Norway
2012 Realismus ist kein Stil, Signal - Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö, Sweden
2010 The Moderna Exhibition, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
2009 Marabouparken, Sundbyberg, Sweden
2009 Blank/Mantle & An “A” Surrounded by a Circle, Landings, Vestfossen, Norway
2009 Arnstedt, Östra Karup, Sweden
2009 On the Six-cornered Snowflake, 0047, Oslo, Norway
2009 Forårsudstillingen, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
2009 Unten Drunter #18, Supermarket, Stockholm, Sweden
2008 At, by, for, into, around the house. Pavilhão 28, Lisbon, Portugal
2007 Abstractions 1a, Co-Lab, Copenhagen, Denmark
2007 Malmö-Oslo, 21:25, Oslo, Norway
2006 En öppen stad..., Konsthall C, Stockholm, Sweden
Commissioned public works:
2020 Barnens Skulpturpark, Rosengård, Malmö (Commissioned by Drömmarnas Hus)
2016 Camera, Svedmyra, Stockholm (Commissioned by Stockholm Konst)
2011 Ramp, Furuvägen 28, Sundbyberg (Commissioned by Förvaltaren AB)
Public Art Agency Sweden
Museum of Public Art, Lund
Malmö Art Museum
Region Skåne
Private Collections
2016 Swedish Arts Grants Committee's two year working grant
2013 Edstrandska Stiftelsen
2013 Malmö Art Studio's Grant
2011 Swedish Arts Grants Committee's two year working grant
2011 Region Skånes Konststipendium
2011 Aase & Richard Björklunds Fond, Malmö Art Museum
2010 IASPIS, Residency AIT, Tokyo
2009 IASPIS, Support for Swedish Artists Exhibiting Abroad
2009 Marabouparken P.A.N.K. Residency
2008 Edstrandska Stiftelsen

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