Ellen Ehk Åkesson

Curriculum Vitae (english)

Ellen Ehk, born in 1976, lives and works in Nybro, Sweden.
Her workshop/studio is situated in the former glass factory of Pukeberg/Nybro.

Education

HDK, University of Design and Crafts, Gothenburg:
Master of Applied Arts in Ceramic Art, 1997-2002
Capellagården School of Arts and Craft:
Ceramic Form and Craft, 1995-1997

Selected Solo Exhibitions

Berg Gallery, Stockholm, 2017
VIDA Museum, 2013, 2015
Kaolin, Stockholm 2015
Konsthantverkarna gallery, 2013
Bergdala Konstgalleri, 2011
Ottenby Konstgalleri, 2010
Galleri Tegelgården, Karlskrona, 2009
Galleri Sander, Norrköping and Linköping 2008
Pukebergs Konsthall, 2007
Noshörningen, Kalmar, 2007
Formargruppen, Malmoe, 2007
Sintra, Gothenburg 2006

Selected Group Exhibitions

SIDE Gallery, Barcelona 2017
Krapperups Konsthall, 2017
VIDA Museum, 2016, 2017
Da End Gallery, Paris  2012, 2013, 2016, 2017
Solliden Royal Park, 2016
1 Kubik, on tour 2013-1015
Da End Gallery, Paris 2013, 2014
Ceramic Center, Höganäs 2013
Subway station at Östermalmstorg KH+, 2012
The castle of Sofiero, Helsingborg, 2012
Hanasaari cultural Center, Helsingfors, 2012
Virserum arthall, 2012
”Signed”, Museum of Architecture, The Form&Design Center, Falkenberg Museum 2011-2012
Collect, Saatchi Gallery, London, 2011
Claska Gallery, Tokyo, 2011
Dieci Gallery, Osaka, 2011
Nature Gallery, Nagano, 2011
Sugata Gallery , Kyoto 2011
Museum Sorgdrager, Kunstmaand Ameland, Holland, 2010
Museum of Architecture, Konstslöjdsalongen, Stockholm, 2010
Kaolin, Stockholm, 2010
Mörbylånga Konsthall, 2010
Krapperups Konsthall, 2010
Gustavsbergs Porcelain Museum, 2010
Blås & Knåda, Stockholm 2010
Water Biennal, Åkonst Tingsryd, 2009
The Design Archive/Kalmar Art Museum, Sydosten, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
Röhsska Museum, Gothenburg, 2002, 2009
Shanghai Arts and Crafts Museum, Modern Pot Art Biennial 2008
Formargruppen, Malmoe, 2008
Form/Design Center, Malmoe, 2005, 2007

Public Commissons

Satens Konstråd, 2017-2018
Stockholm Konst, city of Stockholm 2017-2019
Örnens äldreboende, Tingsryd, 2015
Smedjans Förskola, preschool in Kalmar, 2014
Färjestadens skola, primary school on Öland, 2010
Hanemålaskolan, primary school in Nybro, 2010
Ljungbyholmsskolan, primary school outside of Kalmar, 2009
Strandvägens boende, retirement home in Nybro, 2007

Selected Grants

The Arts Grants Committee, Visual Arts Fund, work grant 2007, 2012-2013, 2017-2018
IASPIS, -International Artists’ Studio Program in Sweden 2008, 2014, 2015
Konsthantverkets Vänner, 2009
Estrid Ericsons Stiftelse, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2006
Kerstin Wijk-Broströms Stiftelse, 2002
Fredrika Bremer Förbundets Stipendiefond, 2002
Otto & Charlotte Mannheimers Stipendiefond, 2001
Fabrikör J.L. Eklunds Hantverksstiftelse, two year working grant, 2000-2002

Public Collections

Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, Sweden
Shanghai Arts ans Craft Museum
Statens Konstråd
Stockholm Konst

Professional experience

Teacher in ceramics, Capellagården, 2007-2016
International ceramic workshop/symposium, Tbilisi, 2009
World International Pot Art, Shanghai 2008
Project leader for creating the studio complex Ateljéhus Pukeberg,
together with Markus Åkesson, 2005-2006