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ABOUT KATARINA HENRIKSSON

 

I’m a jewelry artist, MFA in Applied Arts and Crafts at HDK in Gothenburg, Sweden. At first I wanted to be a painter, but after testing jewelrymaking and silversmithing I knew that metalsmithing was what I wanted to do. I started my own studio in 1994.

I have a great interest in plants and nature and that is the foundation of my artistic expression. To investigate shape, structure and patterns from nature is the starting point in my work and sometimes they represent human issues. I make my jewelry by hand from various materials depending on expression and function.

I design and make the jewelry in my studio in Skärhamn, Sweden and sell it at Konsthantverkarna in Stockholm, Konsthantverkarna in Karlstad, Galleri 31 in Skärhamn, in my webshop and in exhibitions. Click on the logo below or “shop” in the menu to get to the webshop. You can reach me at email: info@katarinahenriksson.com.

 

Katarina Henriksson

b. 1964 in Gothenburg, Sweden

Currently lives and works in Skärhamn, Sweden

www.katarinahenriksson.com

Instagram: katarinahenriksson_

Email: katarina.henriksson@outlook.com

Education:

1989-94    MFA in Applied Arts and Crafts, HDK School of Design and Crafts, University of Gothenburg

1988-89    Dômen Art School, Gothenburg

Solo Exhibitions:

2020      “Flora” Konsthantverkarna Karlstad

2019       “Foliage” Sintra, Gothenburg

2018       “Folium” Nutida Svenskt Silver, Stockholm

2007       “Blommor” Nutida Svenskt Silver, Stockholm

2006       “Smycken” Nutida Svenskt Silver, Stockholm

Group Exhibitions, selection:

2020     “Dialog III”, Konsthantverkarna, Stockholm

2019      “Vindlande” (GIBCA Extended), The Artroom at the library in Skärhamn

2019      “En stor och nio små”, Sintra, Gothenburg

2019      “Låt oss presentera”, Konsthantverkarna, Stockholm

2018       Märta Måås Fjetterström, Båstad

2018       Studio Skarp, Leksand

2017       Nutida svenskt silver, Stockholm

2015       Nivå 123, Båstad

2015       Vida Museum, Borgholm

2015       Nationalmuseets projektcontainer, Stockholm

2014       Bh5 Konstgalleri, Stenungsund

2014       The Art Association of Tjörn, exhibition with Anna Törnqvist at The Art Institute, Skärhamn

2008       SOFA, Mobilia Gallery, New York, USA

2006       Sundsby Säteri, Sundsby

2006       Exhibition with Tore Svensson and Mona Wallström, Wågermanska Konsthallen, Skärhamn

2005       Kraft, Gula Byggningen, Gustavsberg

2004       Nutida fest, Röhsska muséet, Gothenburg

2003       Nutida fest, Nutida Svenskt Silver, Stockholm

2002       Galleri Hnoss, Gothenburg

1999       Galleri Koch, Stenungsund

1998       Galleri Hnoss, Gothenburg

1997       The Art Association of Tjörn, Skärhamn

1997       Swedish Embassy, Tokyo, Japan

1997       WAKO, Tokyo, Japan

1996       Repris, Konsthallen, Gothenburg

1996       Art Genda, Öksnehallen, Copenhagen, Denmark

Scholarships and grants:

2017       Konsthantverkets vänner

2006       Karl-Ingemar Johanssons fond, Slöjdföreningen Göteborg

1996       Theodor & Hanne Mannheimers fond

1995       Konstnärsnämnden, 1 year grant

1994       Företagarna, Göteborg

Other:

2019-       Member of Konsthantverkarna, Stockholm

2017-19   Member of Sintra, Gothenburg

2008-13   Lived and worked in Connecticut, USA.  Represented at Gallery

Loupe, New Jersey and Mobilia Gallery, Massachusetts during this time.

1996-2018   Member of Nutida Svenskt Silver, Stockholm

1995-96   Member of Konsthantverkshuset, Gothenburg

1994-96   Member of Galleri Metallum, Stockholm