Gunnar Nilmén

Awards and special mentions

2021 - Finalist of the 4th FIIC Trento 2021 in Trento, Italy

2020 - 4th Bienal Internacional Miniprint 2020 de Proyecte-Arte in Santa Fe, Argentina

Juried exhibitions

2021

- 4th BIGC (4th International Contemporary Engraving Biennial) in Iasi, Romania

- 4th FIIC Trento 2021 (Festival Internazionale di Incisione Contemporanea 2021) in Trento, Italy 

- 4th International Mini Print Cantabria 2021 Exhibition in Santander, Spain

- 20th LESSEDRA world Annual Print Exhibition 2021 in Sofia, Bulgaria

- 10th International Graphic Triennial Bitola 2021 in Bitola, Macedonia

- 41st MiniPrint International Exhibition Cadaques 2021, Cadaques, Spain

- 13th Biennial International Miniature Print Exhibition 2021 at Center for Contemporary Printmaking in Norwalk, Connecticut, USA

- 4th JIMB 2021 (Jogja International Miniprint Biennale), Yogyakarta, Indonesia

- 9th Kazanlak International MiniPrint Exhibition 2021 in Kazanlak, Bulgaria

- Special Curated Exhibition at the Art Gallery Resonance of Plovdiv, Bulgaria

2020

- 4th Bienal Internacional Miniprint 2020 de Proyecte-Arte in Santa Fe, Argentina

- 8th Kazanlak International MiniPrint Exhibition 2020 in Kazanlak, Bulgaria

- 19th LESSEDRA World Art Annual Print Exhibition in Sofia, Bulgaria 

- 40th MiniPrint International Exhibition 2020 in Cadaques, Spain

- 4th International Printmaking Triennal, Belgrad, Serbia

- ENGRAVIST - International Virtual Engravist Printmaking Biennal, Istanbul, Turkey

- 10th International Triennal of Small Graphic Forms Vilnius ´20, Lithuania

- First International Biennial of Engraving and Printed Art BIGAI 2019, Cordoba, Argentina

- 5th International Biennial of Small Etching - Graphium, Timiosara, Romania

2019

- "Crossing borders" - 3rd Bucharest International Print Biennial (BIPB 2019), Bucharest, Romania

- 4th NEW YORK International Miniature Print Exhibition (NYIMPE) at Manhattan Graphics Center in New York, US

- 39th MiniPrint International Exhibition 2019 in Cadaques, Spain 

- 12th Biennial International Miniature Print Exhibition 2019 at Center for Contemporary Printmaking in Norwalk, CT, USA

- Kullasalongen -19, by Kullen Art Association of Northwest Skåne, Sweden

1988

- MiniPrint International Exhibition Travelling Show - Global traveling Exhibition

1987

- 7th MiniPrint International Exhibition, Cadaques, Spain

- 2nd Annual International Miniature Art Exhibition, Toronto, Canada

- Miniature Print Biennal at Silvermine Guild Galleries, New Canaan, Connecticut, USA

- Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, Massachusetts, US

- Miniprint International - Fundacio la Caixa, Lleida, Iqualada and Valencia, Spain

1986

- 6th MiniPrint International Exhibition, Cadaques, Spain

- 1st Annual International Miniature Art Exhibition, Toronto, Canada

- Spring Exhibition, Östgöta Art Association, Linköping/Norrköping museum, Östergötland, Sweden

- Papelarte - Open International Exhibition of Work on Paper, Brazil - Traveling Exhibition in South America

1985

- Spring Exhibition Åtvidaberg Art Association, Åtvidaberg, Östergötland, Sweden

Exhibitions

2021

- "My recent print" exhibition with artists from ÖLG (Örebro County Printmaking Group), Örebro, Sweden

- Kullakonstnärer - Pop-up Gallery, group exhibition during Kulturnatten in Höganäs, Sweden

- Fundacio Tharrats dÁrt Grafic, Pineda de Mar, Barcelona, Spain

- Wingfield Barns Gallery, Wingfield, Surrey, United Kingdom

- Art-Inn pop-up gallery - group exhibition with artists from KKV Northwest Skåne, Ängelholm, Sweden

- Solo Exhibition at Galleri Oscar, Mjöhult, Höganäs, Sweden

- Galleri Kronohäktet, Ängelholm - group exhibition with artists from KKV Northwest Skåne, Ängelholm, Sweden

- 7th Annual "On Paper" International Printmaking Exhibition on-line, Oviedo, Spain

- Galleri Moment, Ängelholm, Sweden - Printmaking exhibition with 9 printmakers from KKV Northwest Skåne.

2020

- MINI-GRAFIK - group exhibition with artists from ÖLG (Örebro County Printmaking Group), Örebro, Sweden

- "TID" - group exhibition with artists from KKV Northwest Skåne (Konstnärernas Kollektivverkstad), Ängelholm, Sweden

- Galeri L´etang d´Art, Bages, France

- Fundacio Tharrats d´Art Grafic, Pineda de Mar, Barcelona, Spain

- Art-Inn pop-up gallery - group exhibition with artists from KKV Northwest Skåne, Ängelholm, Sweden

Pandemic transgrafia 2020 group exhibition - by International Print Trienniale Society Krakow, Poland

- "3 koppargrafiker" exhibition at Kronohäktet exhibition hall, Ängelholm, Sweden

2019

- Bendheim Gallery, Greenwich, Connecticut, USA

- 5th Annual "On Paper" International Printmaking Exhibition on-line, Oviedo, Spain

- "Vidgade Vyer" - group exhibition with artists from KKV Northwest Skåne (Konstnärernas Kollektivverkstad), Ängelholm, Sweden

- Wingfield Barns Gallery, Wingfield, UK

- "Luft" - group exhibition with artists from KKV Northwest Skåne (Konstnärernas Kollektivverkstad), Ängelholm, Sweden 

- Fundacio Tharrats d´Art Grafic, Pineda de Mar, Barcelona, Spain

- Galerie L´étang d´Art, Bages, France

1988

- SMHI Art Association, Norrköping, Östergötland, Sweden

1987

- John Szoke Gallery, New York, USA

- Richards Gallery, Northwestern University of Boston, USA

- Centre Permanent d´Artesania, Barcelona, Spain

1986

- Northeastern University go Boston, Boston, MA, US

- Lleida Igualada, Valencia, Spain

- Div Art Associations in Tranås, Finspång, Mjölby and Linköping, Östergötland, Sweden

- Eriksbergs Museum, Tranås, Sweden

1985

- County Board Art Association, Linköping, Östergötland, Sweden

Div Art Associations in Vadstena, Medevi and Linköping, Östergötland, Sweden

1984

- County Board Art Society, Linköping, Östergötland, Sweden

1983

- SAAB Art Association,Linköping, Östergötland, Sweden

Memberships

- NVSK Nordvästra Skånes Konstnärsförening Konstrundan (Northwest Skåne Artist Association), Skåne, Sweden

- KKV NordVästra Skåne, Ängelholm, Sweden (KKV = Artist Collective Printshop Association / Konstnärernas KollektivVerkstad NV Skåne)

- Helsingborg Art Society (Helsingborgs Konstförening), Helsingborg, Skåne, Sweden

- ÖLG, Örebro Läns Grafikgrupp (Örebro County Printmaking Group) in Örebro, Närke, Sweden

- Kullakonstnärerna (Kullabygdens Artist Association), Höganäs, Sweden

- KKV Krogen Amerika Center of Graphics in Östergötland, Linköping, Sweden (Krogen Amerika GrafikCentrum Östergötland)

- Stenhusgården Artist Association, Linköping, Sweden

- World Print Council, USA

- International Graphic Arts Foundation, USA

- Bildupphovsrätt (BUS) in Sweden. BUS complies with Swedish and international copyright laws.

Graphic editions sold

1986 - Krogen Amerika Center of Graphics in Östergötland, Linköping, Sweden

Works in collections

- Örebro Municipality/Country of Örebro - Örebro Kommuns Konstförening, Örebro, Sweden

- Mitzi Laner Art Print Collection, Trento, Italy

- Ängelholm Municipality/County of Ängelholm, Ängelholm, Sweden

- Ängelholm Art Society - Ängelholms Konstförening, Ängelholm, Sweden

- Indonesian Institute of Art, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

- Proyecte-Arte Collection, Santa Fe, Argentina

- RegArt - Region Örebro Art Society - Region Örebro´s Konstförening. Örebro, Sweden

- Private collections in Sweden, Iceland, Spain, US, Italy and The Netherlands

- National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, Taiwan

- Läkekonst, Ängelholm Hospital Art Society - Ängelholms Sjukhus Konstförening, Ängelholm, Sweden

- BBK, Båstad & Bjäre Art Society - Båstad & Bjäre Konstförening, Båstad, Skåne, Sweden

- Banat Museum, Timiosara, Romania

- GRAPHIUM, Union of Fine Artists, Timiosara Branch, Timiosara, Romania

- Faculty of Arts of the National University of Cordoba, Argentina

- Taller Galleria Fort, Cadaques, Spain

- Muzeul National Române, Bucharest, Romania

- Institutul Cultural Român, Bucharest, Romania

- International Graphic Art Foundation, USA

- Museum of International Contemporary Art of Bahia, Brazil

- Papelarte Documentation Center, Bahia, Brazil

- Swedish State Art Council, Sweden (Statens Kulturråd, Sverige)

- Mjölby and Åtvidaberg Cultural Boards (Kulturnämnder), Östergötland, Sweden

- Div. Art Societies (Konstföreningar) in Östergötland, Sweden

Other assignments

2019

- Cover artwork for Swedish pop music group Bel Adore and their new single "Low key stories" -

  on A fools music publishing company, Spotify; Apple Music; Amazon Music; Google Play.

- Official promotion video for Swedish pop music group Bel Adore and their new single "Low key stories" - displayed on i.e

  Apple Music; Amazon Music; Deezer; Napster US; Google Play; YouTube; Record Union; A fools music.

Education

2021

- Photo polymer (Solar plate) course for Tommy Bolander at KKV Varberg in Varberg, Sweden

2020

- Gelprint course for Katarina Divander at KKV NV Skåne in Ängelholm, Sweden

2019 

- Photo polymer (Solar plate) course for Ulli Evans at FolkUniversitetet in Stockholm, Sweden

- Collagraph course for Ulli Evans at FolkUniversitetet in Stockholm, Sweden

- Printmaking Course for Roberta Feoli and P.D Packard at Scuola Internazionale di Grafica Venezia, Italy

1986

- Lithography course for Maud Zanderholm, Linköping, Östergötland, Sweden

1984-85

- Copper graphic courses for Wojchiech Pakowski, Warsaw, Poland

1983

- Graphic School in Lunnevad Art School for Lars Ringblom, Linköping, Östergötland, Sweden

1981-83

- Drawing, Painting, Lithography courses for Maud Zanderholm, Linköping, Östergötland, Sweden