Matthias van Arkel

BIOGRAPHY

Born 1967 in Stockholm, Sweden
Lives and works in Stockholm, Sweden.


Education

1991-93

The Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Stockholm, Sweden

1986-91

The National College of Art, Craft and Design, Stockholm, Sweden


Solo Exhibitions

2012
Art Affairs Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2011

Andersson/Sandström Gallery, Umeå, Sweden

2010

Höganäs Museum, Helsingborg, Sweden
Closer
, Galerie Aronowitsch, Stockholm, Sweden

2008

Open Studio
, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY
Silicone Dreams
, Galerie Aronowitsch, Stockholm, Sweden

2007

Box of Bricks
, Skärets Konsthall, Helsingborg , Sweden

2006

For You, Dad
, Galerie Aronowitsch, Stockholm, Sweden

2004

Constant Pressure, Galleri 54, Gothenbur , Sweden
Silicone Variations
, Galleri Magnus Åklundh, Malmö, Sweden
Galerie Aronowitsch
, Stockholm, Sweden

2002-03

Botkyrka Konsthall together with Per Kesselmar, Stockholm, Sweden

2001

Galleri Ahnlund together with Lars Arrhenius, Umeå, Sweden

2000

Galleri C Hjärne, Helsingborg, Sweden
Stockholm Art Fair with Galleri Susanne Pettersson, Sweden
100 litre burnt sienna, Claesson Koivisto Rune, Arkitektoffice, Stockholm, Sweden
Galleri Susanne Pettersson, Norrköping, Sweden

1998

Galerie Aronowitsch, Stockholm, Sweden


Group Exhibitions

2013

Catch as Catch Can
, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY

2012

Galerie Aronowitsch En Subjektiv Historia 1966-2011, The Royal Academy, Stockholm, Sweden
Mårtensson och Person Gallery, Båstad , Sweden
Klang och Jubel 2002-2012, Skärets Konsthall, Sweden

2010

Nordic Mixed Media, The American Scandinavian Society, New York

2008

Present
, The Alma Löv Museum, Ö Ämtervik, Sweden

2007

Transitions
, Galerie Aronowitsch, Stockholm, Sweden

2004 - 05

New
, Galerie Aronowitsch, Stockholm, Sweden

2004

Skulpturens Hus
(Kunsthalle) together with, among others, Petra Lindholm and Johan Thurfjell, Stockholm, Sweden
Moving In, Hemma hos Fredrik c/o Andrén-Schiptjenko, Stockholm

2003

Adagio
, Gävle Konsthall, Sweden
Invation, Dunkers Museum, Helsingborg, Sweden

2000

Gallery Niklas von Bartha, London, United Kingdom
Galleri C Hjärne, Helsingborg, Sweden

1995

Galerie Aronowitsch, Stockholm, Sweden


Collections


Modern Museum, Stockholm
The National Public Art Council
The Stockholm Public Art Council
The SOKO Art Collection, Helsinki Finland
The Rausing Collection
The Ax:son Johnson Collection
The Leksell Collection
The Siesjö Collection
The Anderson Collection


Grants/Awards

2004

Otte Skölds Grant (The Royal Academy of Fine Arts)

2001

O and J Hullgrens Grant (The Royal Academy of Fine Arts)

2000

IASPIS for an exhibition in London
The Hanaholm Grant in Helsinki, Finland

1999

The Art Grants Committee, 2-year grant
IASPIS International Artists’ Studio

1998

Program in Sweden, for a 4-month stay in Karlsruhe, Germany

1997

The Art Grants Committee, 1-year grant


Public Commissions

2012

Kumla Badhus

2011

IKSU-Spa, Umeå
Jakobsberg bus-terminal for SL
Stockholmshem, Årsta

2008

Villa Jofs, Lidingö

2006

Entrence Hässelbyhallen

2005

Entrence Svenska Bostäder, Stockholm

2002

Entrence Dialysen Södersjukhuset, Stockholm
Rotemannen, Alby Culture House

1990

Luma Företagsby, Stockholm