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Gunnar Nilmén

Awards and special mentions

2024 - Finalist of the 7th FIIC Trento 2024 in Trento, Italy

2023 - Personal invitation for participation in 1st IBMB-Bitola 2023 at KIC Cultural Center in Bitola, Macedonia

2022 - 5th Bienal Internacional Mini PRINT 2022 de Proyecte-Arte in Santa Fe, Argentina

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

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

Solo exhibitions

2025

- Planned for September - Alvesta Konsthall, Alvesta, Småland, Sweden 

2024

- Limhamns Konsthall together with Lis Kläpp

- Mölle Stationshus in Mölle, Skåne, Sweden

2023

- Örkelljunga Kulturhus, Örkelljunga, Sweden

Båstad Konstgalleri (Båstad Bjäre Art Society), Kunskapscentrum Agardh, Båstad, Sweden

- Galleri Kronohäktet, Ängelholm, Sweden

Sölvesborgs Konsthall, Sölvesborg, Blekinge, Sweden

2022

- Mölle Stationshus in Mölle, Skåne, Sweden

2021

- Galleri Oscar in Mjöhult, Höganäs, Skåne, Sweden

Juried exhibitions

2024

- 23rd LESSEDRA World Annual Print Exhibition 2024 in Sofia, Bulgaria

- 44th MiniPrint International Exhibition Cadaques 2024 in Cadaques, Spain

- 12th Kazanlak International Miniprint Exhibition 2024 in Kazanlak, Bulgaria

- 7th FIIC Trento 2024 (Festival Internazionale di Incisione Contemporanea 2024) in Trento, Italy

- 9th International Triennial of Graphic Arts Sofia 2024 travel during 2024 in Bulgaria

- "Escape Plan 1984/2024" at Athen Printmaking Art Center in Athens, Greece

- 22nd Mini Print International Exhibition at Menino Arts Center in Boston, MA, United States

2023

- 9th International Triennial of Graphic Arts Sofia 2023 in Sofia, Bulgaria

- 2nd International Biennial "Mitrovica Print 2023" in Mitrovica, Kosovo

22nd Mini Print International Exhibition at The Ink Shop Printmaking Center in Ithaca, New York, United States

- 3rd International Hanoi MiniPrint 2023 Exhibition at Vietnam University of Fine Arts in Hanoi, Vietnam

- 1st IBMB-Bitola 2023 - International Biennal of Miniature Art Graphics and Drawing Bitola in Bitola, Macedonia

- 5th International Printmaking Triennial 2023 in Belgrade, Serbia

- "Made in Skåne" at Spritan in Ödåkra-Väla, Helsingborg, Sweden

Galleri Bluelight 30 year Jubilee Exhibition in Svalöv, Sweden

6th International Miniprint Cantabria 2023 Exhibition in Santander, Spain

11th Kazanlak International MiniPrint Exhibition 2023 in Kazanlak, Bulgaria

- 6th FIIC Trento 2023 (Festival Internazionale di Incisione Contemporanea 2023) in Trento, Italy 

- "State of the world" on-line exhibition by Gmuender Kunstverein, Germany

2022

- MiniPrint Cantabria Collection at the Art Gallery of UMCS Lublin University in Lublin, Poland 

- 18th SvartpåVitt Teckningstriennal ("Black on white" Drawing Triennial) in Landskrona, Sweden

- 5th Bienal Internacional Mini PRINTt 2022 de Proyecte-Arte in Santa Fe, Argentina

- 21st LESSEDRA world Annual Print Exhibition 2022 in Sofia, Bulgaria

- BIMPE XI, the 11th International MiniPrint Exhibition in Vancouver, Canada

- 10th Kazanlak International MiniPrint Exhibition 2022 in Kazanlak, Bulgaria

- 42nd MiniPrint International Exhibition Cadaques 2022 in Cadaques, Spain

- ArtÖresund 2022 at Konsthallen at Spritfabriken (SPRITAN) in Ödåkra, Helsingborg, Sweden

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 in 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) in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

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

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

2020

- 4th Bienal Internacional Mini PRINT 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 in Belgrad, Serbia

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

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

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

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

2019

- "Crossing borders" - 3rd Bucharest International Print Biennial (BIPB 2019) in 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, Connecticut, USA

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

1988

- MiniPrint International Exhibition Travelling Show - Global traveling Exhibition

1987

- 7th MiniPrint International Exhibition 1987 in Cadaques, Spain

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

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

- Montserrat College of Art in Beverly, Massachusetts, US

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

1986

- 6th MiniPrint International Exhibition 1986 in Cadaques, Spain

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

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

Group exhibitions

2024

- "Bara blått", a group exhibition at Galleri Kronohäktet with artists from KKV Nv Skåne, in Ängelholm, Sweden

Konstrundan 2024 group exhibition in Landskrona Konsthall, Landskrona, Skåne, Sweden

- Easter exhibition, Limhamns Konsthall - a groupexhibition in Limhamn, Sweden

- "MELLANRUM", a group exhibition at Galleri Kronohäktet with artists from KKV Nv Skåne, in Ängelholm, Sweden

- Södertälje Gamla Rådhus, Sweden - memberexhibition Grafiska Sällskapet (The Swedish Printmakers Association)

2023

- KKV Christmas Exhibition at Galleri Kronohäktet in Ängelholm, Sweden

Salle d´Arte in Casa de la Cultura in Aguimes, Gran Canaria - memberexhibition Grafiska Sällskapet (The Swedish

  Printmakers Association)

- "I luften" a group exhibition at Galleri Kronohäktet with printmakers from KKV Nv Skåne - during culture-week in Ängelholm, Sweden

Blå Sommar 23, group exhibition with Kullakonstnärer in Blå Hallen, Höganäs, Sweden

- "Genom staden rinner en å" a groupexhibition at Galleri Kronohäktet in Ängelholm, Sweden

Konstrundan 2023 group exhibition in Landskrona Konsthall, Landskrona, Skåne, Sweden

2022

- Julsalongen - exhibition with artists from KullaKonstnärer in Krapperups Konsthall, Höganäs, Sweden

"Grafik till 1000" exhibition with printmaking artists from ÖLG (Örebro County Printmaking Group) in Örebro, Sweden

- "Nu och Då" during the culture-week Ängelholm - a group exhibition with artists from KKV Northwest Skåne in Ängelholm, Sweden

- "Visit" - a group exhibition with printmaking artists from Örebro Läns Grafikgrupp in Gävle, Sweden.

- "Kulturnatten" in Höganäs - a Pop-up exhibition with Kullakonstnärer.

- Wingfield Barns Gallery in Wingfield, Surrey, United Kingdom

- "Sommartryck" at Galleri Kronohäktet in Ängelholm - group exhibition with printmakers from KKV Northwest Skåne

- Miracle at Jogja Gallery in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

- "Konst i Kvadrat" at Galleri Kronohäktet in Ängelholm - group exhibition with artists from KKV Northwest Skåne

- Konstrundan 2022 group exhibition in Landskrona Konsthall, Skåne, Sweden

2021

- Bendheim Gallery in Greenwich, Connecticut, USA

- Galeri Rakuti SKTW in Surabaya, Indonesia

- Christmas Exhibition at Galleri Kronohäktet in Ängelholm - group exhibition with artists from KKV Northwest Skåne

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

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

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

- Wingfield Barns Gallery in Wingfield, Surrey, United Kingdom

- Art-Inn Pop-Up Gallery - group exhibition with artists from KKV Northwest Skåne in Ängelholm, Sweden

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

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

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

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

2020

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

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

- Galeri L´etang d´Art in Bages, France

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

- Art-Inn Pop-Up Gallery - group exhibition with artists from KKV Northwest Skåne in Ängelholm, Sweden

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

- "3 koppargrafiker" printmaking exhibition at Kronohäktet exhibition hall, inÄngelholm, Sweden

2019

- Bendheim Gallery in Greenwich, Connecticut, USA

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

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

- Wingfield Barns Gallery in Wingfield, UK

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

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

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

1988

- SMHI Art Association in Norrköping, Östergötland, Sweden

1987

- John Szoke Gallery in New York, USA

- Richards Gallery, Northwestern University of Boston in Boston, USA

- Centre Permanent d´Artesania in Barcelona, Spain

1986

- Northeastern University go Boston in Boston, MA, US

- Lleida Igualada in Valencia, Spain

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

- Eriksbergs Museum in Tranås, Sweden

1985

- County Board Art Association in Linköping, Östergötland, Sweden

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

1984

- County Board Art Society in Linköping, Östergötland, Sweden

1983

- SAAB Art Association in Linköping, Östergötland, Sweden

Memberships

- Grafiska Sällskapet, Sverige (The Swedish Printmakers´ Association)

- 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)

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

- Kullakonstnärerna (Kullabygdens Artist Association), Höganäs, Sweden

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

- The Ink Shop Printmaking Center Collection, Ithaca, New York, United States

- ULUS Art Collection, Belgrade, Serbia

- KIC Pinakothek Collection at KIC - Bitola, Bitola, Macedonia

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, Greece, Denmark, Iceland, Spain, France, Canada, UK, 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

2024

- Basic Non-toxic Printmaking (etching and drypoint) course - guest teacher at the Printshop at Ronneby Kulturcentrum in

  Ronneby, Blekinge, Sweden

2022

- Consultant assignment for non-toxic printmaking by Konst i Blekinge at the Printshop at Ronneby Kulturcentrum

2021

- 25-years gift for Ängelholm Municipality/County of Ängelholm, Ängelholm, Sweden

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.

Fiduciary duties/Assignments of trust

2021 - 2023 

- Member of the board of KKV Riks (national organization for KKV in Sweden)

2020 - ongoing

- Chairman of the board of KKV Nv Skåne in Ängelholm

Education

2022

- Artist Books course at KKV NV Skåne in Ängelholm for Eva Hejdström KKV Grafik Malmö, Sweden

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 in Stockholm, Sweden

- Collagraph course for Ulli Evans in Stockholm, Sweden

- Printmaking course for Masterprinter 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 graphics for Masterprinter Wojchiech Pakowski, Warsaw, Poland

1983 

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

1981-83 

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

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