Kerstin Grönvall

KERSTIN GRÖNVALL

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is primarily a sculptor, though painting is also important.

 

She was born in Finland, 1945, but spent most of her

 

artistic career in Sweden.

 

During the 1970's she spent 6 years in Ireland, first working on

 

design projects for a Swedish/Irish company,Tilgmans Ceramics,

 

in Derry, Northern Ireland, and later on her own designs.

 

In 1979 she moved to Sweden,stayed there until 1998, when she

 

moved back to Ireland, and has worked as an independent artist

 

ever since.

 

She is also an animal-lover.Oriental cats, and Grand Danois are

 

the favorites of the moment.

 

In 2016 she moved back to Sweden, where she has a small

studio at the foot of Omberg, Ödeshög

 

EDUCATION

 

1957 – 63 High school Finland

1966 – 69 Valand Art College, Gothenburgh, Sweden

1996 5 days intensive coarse in bronzcasting, Norrköpings Konstskola

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

1967 – 76 Designer in Tilgmans Ceramics, Sweden, and Ireland

1976 – 97 Director in KG - Ceramics, Sweden, and Ireland

1997 – 2009 Art Studio in Ballymore,Irelaand

2008 – 2010 Art Studio in an Clachan, at an Quirt, Gweedore Ireland

2010 – 2015 Director of “Archway Art Studio and Gallery”, Dunfanaghy, Irland

 

Sessional lecturer in Ireland and Sweden

 

EXHIBITIONS & SYMPOSIUMS

 

1968 – 1990 Several solo, and group exhibitions in Finland and Sweden

1990 Solo exhibition , Närt o Kärt Östersund, Sweden

1994 Bipol Symposium, Lund, Sweden

1995 Group exhibition, Kraftverket Mjölby, Sweden

1996 Group exhibition, Heda, Ödeshög, Sweden

1997 Group exhibition Stacken, Linköping, Sweden

1997 Group exhibition, Heda Ödeshög, Sweden

1998 Group exhibition, Kvarnen, Boet, Sweden

1999 Exhibition with Una Campbell and Seighan O’Draoui, The Workhouse, Dunfanaghy, Ireland

2000 Groupexhibition, The Workhouse, Dunfanaghy, Ireland

2001 Selected for Open Art Competition, The Glebe Galllery Church Hill, Ireland

2002 Selected for Open Art Competition, The Glebe Galllery Church Hill, Ireland

2003 Group exhibition, The Workhouse Dunfanaghy

2003 Selected for Open Art Competition, The Glebe Galllery Church Hill, Ireland

2004 Exhibition with Deirdre Brennan, The Workhouse Dunfanaghy

2005 Selected for Open Art Competition, The Glebe Galllery Church Hill, Ireland

2006 Selected for Open Art Competition, The Glebe Galllery Church Hill, Ireland

2007 Selected for Open Art Competition, The Glebe Galllery Church Hill, Ireland

2010 Selected for Open Art Competition, The Glebe Galllery Church Hill, Ireland

2012 Selected for Open Art Competition, The Glebe Galllery Church Hill, Ireland

2013 Selected for Open Art Competition, The Glebe Galllery Church Hill, Ireland

2014 Selected for Open Art Competition, The Glebe Galllery Church Hill, Ireland

2015 Became a member of Omkultur, Sweden

2016 Groupexhibition K-Ringen Motala Sweden

 

RESIDENCIES

 

2002Cill Rialaigh Project, Co. Kerry Ireland

2004 Cill Rialaigh Project, Co. Kerry, Ireland

 

 

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