Curriculum vitae

English text

Kenneth Pils

b. 1964, Jönköping, Sweden
Visual artist, painter, lives and works in Stockholm
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Studies

1990–1995 (MFA) Mejan - Royal Institute of Arts - Stockholm
19861990 (BA) Univeristy College of Art Crafts and Design - Stockholm
19851986 Hovedskous Painting school, Painting­ - Gothenburg (SE)
19831984 Östra Grevie folkhögskola, Aesthetic line with orientation painting - Östra Grevie (SE)

Other studies

1998 Royal Institute of Arts, the graphics division, experimental graphics - ­ Stockholm
1995 Academy of Fine Arts in Helsinki, Workshop Ars­95 ­ Helsinki
1991 University College of Art, Crafts and Design, Philosophy - ­ Stockholm

Artist associations

The Swedish Graphic Society (Grafiska sällskapet) - Stockholm
The Swedish Artist Associaltion (Svenska Konstnärernas Förening) - Stockholm

// 2003-2014 Studio 44, Konstnärsdriven utställningsverksamhet - Stockholm

Exhibitions (selection)

2021 Galerie TOOLBOX, Berlin
2021 Galleri Svavel, Jönköping
2020 Slipvillan, 101 Fahrenheit - Stockholm
2020 Täby library (SE)
2019 Art Nouveau Gallery, Blind Chance - Târgu Mures (RO)
2017 Kunsthalle Kempten, MAP, MIND, MEMORY Part II (DE)
2017 Domeij Gallery, Mejan 95 - Stockholm
2017 Art Fair Suomi '17, mixed diaries - Helsinki
2017 Supermarket Art Fair 2017, Emotional Circus - Stockholm
2017 Toolbox, Liminal - Berlin
2016 Konstnärshuset, Logbook - Stockholm
2016 Omenapuutalo, Pixelache festival - Helsinki
2016 Alt_Cph 16, Kitchenlab - Copenhagen
2016 Sodų 4, Kitchenlab @ Project Space - Vilnius
2016 Supermarket Art Fair, top palais - Stockholm
2015 Ratskeller Lichtenberg, diaries - Berlin
2015 Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Imago Mundi - Venice
2014 Galleria Rantakasarmi, Diary of Anything - Helsinki
2014 Toolbox, One already knows without knowing that one knows - Berlin
2014 Studio 44, PSYCHE - Stockholm
2013 Vetlanda Museum, Modern times - Vetlanda (SE)
2013 Supermarket Independent Art Fair, Microwesten - Greetings from the West - Stockholm
2013 Galleria Huuto, Souveniring futures - Helsinki
2012 Kulturwerkstatt Haus 10, Belichtete Gegend - Fürstenfeldbruck (DE)
2012 CirkulationsCentralen, Souveniring Futures - In a box - Malmö (SE)
2012 Studio 44, Total Recall - Stockholm
2011 Studio 44, Labyrinth - Stockholm
2011 Kunstverein GRAZ e.V., To pack - Individual freedom in the collective process - Regensburg (DE)
2010 ÖKKV Culture factory, Graphic scholarships exhibition - Örnsköldsvik (SE)
2010 Studio 44, Things that appear - Stockholm
2010 Aguélimuseet, Traveller 3 - Sala (SE)
2010 UND#5, Traveller 2 - Karlsruhe (DE)
2009 Konstnärshuset, Inferno purgatorio paradiso - Stockholm
2009 V.art-09, Traveller 1 - Värnamo (SE)
2009 Studio 44, Nano - Stockholm
2008 Studio 44, Expo 08 - Stockholm
2008 Konstnärsbaren, Flower Landning - Single Moments - Stockholm
2008 Studio 44, Drawing - Stockholm
2008 Sollentuna Art Fair, Konstellationer - Sollentuna (SE)
2007 Studio 44, Expo 07 - Stockholm
2007 Studio 44, Don't even go there - Stockholm
2007 Konstnärshuset, Supermarket Independent Art Fair - Stockholm
2006 Studio 44, Expo 06 - Stockholm
2006 Konstnärshuset, Mini Market - Stockholm
2006 Kulturhuset, Each & Every - Stockholm
2006 Studio 44, Tour d´horizon - Stockholm
2006 Sveriges konstföreningar, The new print bank- Traveling exhibition in Sweden
2006 Studio 44, Landscape - Stockholm
2005 Studio 44, The meaning of power - Stockholm
2005 Stockholm, Flower Landning - Single Moments - Älvsjö (SE)
2005 ID:I galleri, Martinas & Rogers salon - Stockholm
2004 Piteå konsthall, Flower Landning - Single Moments - Piteå
2003 Grafikens hus, Grafikskolan i Stockholm - Mariefred (SE)
2003 HSB konstförening, State of Mind - Stockholm
2003 Rådhusets konsthall, Dancing mammals - Örnsköldsvik (SE)
2002 The Swedish Graphic Society, Nya medlemmar - Stockholm
2001 Konstnärshuset, Clean/r your head - Stockholm

Works in public spaces

2017 Bäckalyckans förskola, Our friends the birds - Gnosjö (SE)
2015 HSB Brf. Umbra, Our friends the birds - Gothenburg (SE)
2011 Tollare Bollhall, Sport Deco - Nacka (SE)
2007 Danderyd hospital, Flower Landning - Single Moments - Danderyd (SE)
2002 Södersjukhuset hospital, Spinning - Stockholm
2000 Trädgården Retirement home, The Day- Huskvarna (SE)
1997 Office of Gothenburg Port AB, Come on show me your beauty - Gothenburg (SE)

Public collections

Nationalmuseum - Stockholm
The State Art Council - Stockholm
Dalarna Museum, Falun (SE)
Museum of Agueli, Sala (SE)
Småland's Art Archive, Värnamo (SE)
County Council of: Jönköping, Uppsala, Stockholm, Älvsborg (SE)
Municipality of: Ekerö, Gothenburg, Jönköping, Värnamo, Uppsala, Örnsköldsvik (SE)
Sweden's General Art Association

Grants & Recidencies

2017 The Helge Ax: son Johnson Foundation, exchange scholarship
2016 Swedish Institute (SI) Visby Programme, exchange scholarship

2013 Swedish-Finnish Cultural Foundation, exchange scholarship
2012 The Helge Ax:son Johnson grant, work scholarship
2010 Swedish embassy in Berlin, travel grant
2010 Modern Museum in Stockholm, travel grant
2008 The Swedish Arts Grants Committee (IASPIS), exchange scholarship
2004 The Salagården residency in Delsbo
1998 Örnsköldsvik KKV, work scholarship
1997 Jönköping county culture work scholarship
1996 Konstnärsnämnden - the Swedish Arts Grants Committee
1995 New printmakers large price at Falun biennale
1995 Brucebo grant for residency at Själsö, Gotland
1995 Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Stockholm, graduate scholarship
1995 Jönköping County Art Association scholarship
1993 The Anders Sandrew foundation
1993 The Wilhelm Smith's Fund, education scholarship
1993 The Helge Ax: son Johnson Foundation, Rome residency

Publications

2015 diaries
2015 Imago Mundi, Fabrica
2014 Belichtete Gegend
2013 Total Recall

Teaching jobs

Art (painting, drawing, projects)
Figure drawing - National museum in Stockholm
Watercolor painting - Basis Art School - Stockholm

Printmaking
Intaglio and block printing - Basis Art School - Stockholm
Intaglio and digital image for printmaking - The Graphic School in Stockholm
Screen/ Intaglio printing + digital image for printmaking - Karleby Art School (FI)
Digital original for printmaking - National College of Art, Craft and Design - Stockholm
Digital original for printmaking - The Royal Institute of Art - Stockholm

Portfolio presentation and website building
National College of Art, Craft and Design - Stockholm
Friends of Handicraft / Handarbetets Vänner - Stockholm

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