Alexander Skats, Biography

Born 1986 in Gothenburg, Sweden

EDUCATION


2016–2018
MFA, Umeå Academy of Fine Arts, Umeå

2013–2016
BFA, Valand Academy, Gothenburg

2011–2013
Österlenskolan för konst och design, Simrishamn

SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2022
▹ GSA Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

2021
Two Steps Back, OBRA(Malmö), Malmö, Sweden

2019
Idols of the Cave, Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Stockholm, Sweden

2018
Diaphanous Dioramas, Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Stockholm, Sweden

2017
▹ The Grand Balcony Cadillac. Galleriet, Umeå

2016
▹ Daylight in Winter. POM Gallery, Mariefred
▹ Out of the Blue. Galleri Rotor, Gothenburg

2014
▹ Samverkan & projektion. Galleri Rotor, Gothenburg

GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2021
1st Stockholm Painter’ Salon, Curated by Flat Octopus, Candyland, Stockholm, Sweden
Homecomign, Balt8, Malmö, Sweden
Malmö So There, Galleri Thomas Wallner, Simris, Sweden
Highly Toxic, Digitaliseum, Malmö, Sweden

2020
Vi jobbar, OBRA(Malmö), Malmö, Sweden
Works On Paper, Casinot XXH, Malmö, Sweden

2019
Skissutställning, Offkonsten! c/o Teatergalleriet, Uppsala stadsteater, Uppsala Sweden

2018
▹ C.R.E.A.M. Bildmuseet, Umeå

2017
▹ The Last Waltz. Galleriet, Umeå
▹ Masters Fall Exhibitions. Galleriet, Umeå
▹ Måleri. Galleriet, Umeå
▹ Lactic Acid – The First International Röbäck Biennal, Umeå
▹ 12345678. Galleri Alva, Umeå. Curated by Christoph Draeger

2016
▹ Recent Graduates 2016, Affordable Art Fair, Stockholm
▹ Stipendieutställning, Konstakademien, Stockholm
▹ Bachelors of Fine Arts Degree Show, Vasagatan 33, Gothenburg. Curated by Anna van der Vliet
▹ Spring Exhibition, Galleri Thomassen, Gothenburg

2015
▹ Some Stories: The Valand Summer Academy, A-venue, Gothenburg
▹ Valand c/o Stadsmuseet, Göteborgs stadsmuseum, Gothenburg
▹ Vänersborgs Konsthall, Vänersborg
▹ We Are Here, Galleri Thomassen, Gothenburg

2014
▹ Fail again, fail better, Galleri Rotor, Gothenburg
▹ Spring Exhibition, Valand Academy, Gothenburg
▹ Ta kontakt med mig omgående, Valand Academy, Gothenburg

2013
▹ Bild bild, Galleri Rotor, Gothenburg
▹ Vit Medelklass, Galleri Rotor, Gothenburg
▹ Short Film Festival, Kristianstad Center for Contemporary Art, Kristianstad
▹ Spring Exhibition, Österlenskolan, Simrishamn
▹ I Platons grotta, Ystad Art Museum, Ystad

 

SELECTED GRANTS AND AWARDS


2021
▹ Cultural grant, Malmö cultural department

2020
▹ Working grant, The Swedish Arts Grants Committee, (one year)
▹ Helge Ax:son Johnssons grant

2019
▹ Helge Ax:son Johnsson grant
▹ Studio grant, Malmö cultural department

2018
▹ Stiftelsen George Suttners stipendiefond, Umeå Academy of Arts
▹ E & H Bergmans, The Royal Academy of Fine Arts

2017
▹ Stiftelsen AAA

2016
▹ S Linnés fond, The Royal Academy of Fine Arts
▹ Stiftelsen Otto och Charlotte Mannheimer fond

2015
▹ Familjen Wikanders Stiftelse
▹ Malmö Industriförening
▹ Lysekils Kulturstipendium
▹ Stiftelsen Otto och Charlotte Mannheimer fond

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS


Statens Konstråd

Stockholm landsting

Uppsala Kommun

Volvo Art Collection

Knivsta Kommun

Nyköpings Kommun

Region Jönköping

Region Skåne

SAS Art Collection

SEB konstförening

Handelsbankens konstförening

 

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