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Frida Fjellman (Swedish, b. 1971) is a Stockholm-based multi-disciplinary artist. Originally trained as a ceramist, Fjellman has since expanded her practice to include works in glass, wood, and neon, all executed with the same mastery of medium. At the core of her practice is a divergence from the subtle minimalism that characterizes most traditional and contemporary Swedish art and design. Fjellman experiments with her own perception of the Swedish aesthetic by appropriating and eschewing traditional aspects as well as drawing upon personal inspiration often resulting in work that is many ways evocative of the Swedish landscape. The gem-like fantastical suspended installations rendered in glass link together colored crystals where LED light transmits and reflects from one prism to the next creating a hypnotic spectacle of color and light. These playful works, rich in color and decorative flourish, fashion a Modern Baroque approach marrying a lush beauty with exacting detail and technical skill.

Fjellman is a graduate of the Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design where she received her MFA from the Department of Ceramics and Glass. She is the recipient of numerous awards and scholarships including The Stockholm City Council Award, and her work is in numerous private and public collections including Ebeltoft Glass Museum in Denmark, The Röhsska Museum in Gothenburg, and the American Museum Glass in Millville, New Jersey.


b. 1971, Mariestad, Sweden
Lives and works in Stockholm

2005    3-month Scholarship at the Creative Glass Center of America,
                 Millville, NJ
2003-04 Pilchuck School of Glass, Washington
2000    Corning, The Studio, New York
1998    Minor Field Study in Thailand
1998    Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, MFA from the
​                 Department of Ceramics and Glass, Stockholm
1992    Hellidens College, Craft Work, Tidaholm

2018    Crystal Atmosphere, Hostler Burrows, New York, NY
2017    Site-specific installation at Four Seasons the Surfclub, Miami, during Art
​                 Basel Miami Beach, in conjunction with NetJets
​            NetJets VIP Lounge, Art Basel Miami Beach
​            NetJets VIP Lounge, Art Basel
​            Une Touche Postmoderniste, Sotheby’s, Stockholm
2016    La Crypte de Velours Bleu, Hostler Burrows, Design Miami 2016
2015-16 Inside the Mind of Frida Fjellman, Gustavsberg Konsthall, Värmdö and
​                 Ekilstuna Konstmuseum, Ekilstuna
2011    Unexpectedly, Skövde Art Hall
2010    Stop Art, Central Hospital in Vasteras  
2009    Top show bloodlines, The White Tube, Oslo and Gallery
​                 IngerMolin, Stockholm  
2008    Gallery Mårtensson-Persson (with Christopher Zetterstrand &
​                 Anders Krisar)
2007    Nocturnal Dreams, Gustavsbergs Konsthall
2006    Glint, Röhsska Museum, Gothenburg
2005    Other Place, Småland Museum, Vaxjo
2004    Borderline, Gallery IngerMolin, Stockholm
2001-02 Lockbon och en koja, Agata, Stockholm and Gallery IngerMolin,
​                 Stockholm
2001    Isfrid, Blås & Knåda, Stockholm

2019-20 New Glass Now, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY
2019    The Salon Art + Design, Hostler Burrows, New York, NY (forthcoming)
            Design Miami Basel, Hostler Burrows, Basel, Switzerland
            TEFAF New York Spring, Hostler Burrows, New York, NY
            FOG Design + Art, Hostler Burrows, San Francisco, CA
2018    Design Miami, Hostler Burrows, Miami, FL
            The Salon Art + Design, Hostler Burrows, New York, NY
            TEFAF New York, Hostler Burrows, New York, NY
            FOG Design + Art, Hostler Burrows, San Francisco, CA
            CHART | Art Fair, Stocholmmodern, Copenhagen, Denmark
            Pretty, Ugly, Lovely: The Return of the Figurine, Stockholms
                 Auktionsverk, Stockholm, Sweden
            C/O Stockholm, Stockholmmodern, Stockholm, Sweden
2017    Marie-Antoinette, site-specific installation at Next Level Craft,
​                 Swedish Institute, Paris
​            Design Miami, Hostler Burrows, Miami, FL
​            The Salon Art + Design, Hostler Burrows, New York, NY
​            Design Miami / Basel, Hostler Burrows, Basel, Switzerland
​            TEFAF New York Spring, Hostler Burrows, New York, NY
​            FOG Fair, Hostler Burrows, San Francisco, CA
            C/O Stockholm, Stockholmmodern, Stockholm, Sweden
2016    Paracosm, New Worlds in Glass, Norte Maar, Brooklyn, NY
​            Tillbaka till Framtiden, Österlens Museum, Simrishamn, Sweden
​            Design Miami / Basel, Hostler Burrows, Basel, Switzerland
​            Gränslöst, 1700-tal speglat I nuet, Göteborgs Konstmuseum,
​                 Gothenburg, Sweden
​            Svensk Glaskonst efter 2000, Millesgården, Lidingö, Sweden
​            Örnsbergsauktionen, Stockholm, Sweden
​            Next Level Craft, Swedish Embassy, Washington, DC
2015    Next Level Craft, Travelling exhibition as part of Umeå Culture,
​                 curated by Aia Jüdes and Sanna Haverinen
2014    Zwinger und ich, Ateljé Ö-gruppen, Stockholm
2013    Fine i hyllan, Sigtuna Art Museum and Blås & Knåd, Stockholm
​            Beware of Dog, Studio L2, Stockholm
2012-13 Tingenes Tilstand, ARTendal, Bomuldsfabriken Kunsthall, Arendal
2012    All Star Festival, Gallery IngerMonlin, Stockholm
2011    Graft, Gallery Formats 20th anniversary exhibition, Oslo
​            Biennial of Kunsthåndverk & Design 2011, Koldinghus, Kolding
2010    Unexpectedly, with Pia Konig and Marten Medbo, Skovde Konsthall
​            Momentum Design, Point Z, Momentum Art Hall, Moss, Norway
​            Ceramic Context 2010, Bornholm, Denmark
2009    Reymyre Matters, Reymyre Antique, Reymyre  
​            State of affairs, Kulturhuset, Stockholm  
​            Ashes to ashes, Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach
​            Irrevent: Contemporary Nordic Craft Art, Yerba Buena Center for the
​                 Arts, San Francisco, CA

2007    It's not like it was to walk along the beach - Nature as subject in
​                 contemporary Swedish arts and crafts
, curated by Love Jönsson
​                 for Dahl's Museum, Eskilstuna Art Gallery and the Röhsska Museum
2007    Present, Bomuldsfabriken Kunsthall, Arendal, Norway  
2006-11 Voices: Contemporary Ceramic Art from Sweden, produced by
​                 Inger Molin, Swedish Institute, travelling exhibition throughout
​                 Europe and United States  
2006    Global Views, Heller Gallery, New York  
​            Check-in Europe: Reflecting Identities in Contemporary Art, European
​                 Patent Office, Munich
2005    Cool Liquid, American Museum of Glass, Millville, New Jersey
​            Concept Design - Tankens Form, Nationalmuseum, Stockholm
​            Strata, sculpture House, Stockholm
​            Ductile, Liljevalcs Vårsalong, Stockholm
2004    Vetri.Nel Mondo. Oggi, Instituto Veneto di Scienze e Lettere ed
​                 Arti, Venice
​            Designed in Sweden, the Museum of London
2003    Swedish Style, Swedish Embassy Tokyo and Seoul Design Festival
2001    Crystal Palace
​            Happy Campers, New York
​            Ting Enes tilstand, National Museum, Oslo
​            Stockholm Art Fair, You can do it! Try Art Gallery and Blås & Knåd
​            Skokloster Castle
​            ak28
​            Red Stone

2016    Form’s top ten Nordic Projects from 2016
​            Formex Formidable
2015    Konstnärsnämnden 5-Year Working Grant
2010    Erik Höglund Scholarship
​            Carl-Axel Valèns Foundation Grant
2009    Årets Konsthantverkare Residence
​            Konstnärsnämnden 2-Year Working Grant
​            IASPIS International Cultural Exchange
2007    Stockholm City Cultural Award
2006    Irma and Einar Forseth Kulturfond
2005    The Creative Glass Center of America 3-Month Working Grant
​            IASPIS International Cultural Exchange
2004    Pilchuck School of Glass General Scholarship
​            Konstnärsnämnden 2-Year Working Grant
​            IASPIS International Cultural Exchange
2003    Pilchuck School of Glass General Scholarship
​            IASPIS International Cultural Exchange
2002    Konsthantverkets Vänner
2000    Konstnärsnämnden Project Grant
1999    Masonic Cultural Award
​            IASPIS International Cultural Exchange
1998    Konstfacks Funds Graduate Scholarship
​            Estrid Ericson Memorial Fund Scholarship

2018    Venus in Glass, Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, Sweden
2017    Motion Explosion, Trönninge Idrottscenter, Entré, Varberg, Sweden
2016    Life Aquatic, Entrance of the Munktellbadet, Eskilstuna, Sweden
2015    Women’s Healthcare, BB, BVC, KSS, Skövde, Sweden
2014    Mestefjellets Skole, Larvik, Norway
2011    Forest Nursery, Skovde Cultural Management
​            Morö Backe Preschool, Skelleftea Culture Management
2010    St. Eriks Gymnasium, Stockholm Art (2 Entrances)
2008    Pharmaceutical Centre, Sahlgrenska Hospital, University House
​                 in Gothenburg, Swedish Public Art  
​            CIVA, Uppsala University Hospital, Culture in the county, Uppsala
​                 County Council
2007    Hässelby Gymnasium, Stockholm Art
2005    John Lund Retirement Homes, Haninge
2003    Huddinge Hospital, Stockholm Culture Administration
2002    Uppsala University Hospital, Barnuppvakning, Uppsala County Council  

American Museum of Glass, Millville, NJ
Nationalmuseum, Stockholm
Röhsska Museum, Gothenburg
Public Art Agency, Stockholm
Stockholm Art Council, Sweden
Eskilstuna Art Museum
Skövde Art Museum
Växjö Glass Museum
The Collection of Vincent Bazin, France
Smålands Museum
Västerås Art Museum
Ebeltoft Glass Museum, Denmark
Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, Germany

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