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Maria Koolen Hellmin

BIOGRAPHY
Lives and works in Stockholm and Hultebo Skinnskatteberg, Sweden.

EDUCATION
2006-07
Contemporary international architecture - KTH Royal Institute of Architecture, Stockholm, Sweden

1982-87
KKH, Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm, Sweden

1981-82
Konstfack, University College of Arts, Crafts and Design – Sculpture, Stockholm, Sweden 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS 
2014  
Gallery Buen, Mandal, Norway
plan.d.produzentengalerie, Düsseldorf, Germany 

2011  
Jakobsberg Art Gallery, Järfälla, Sweden 

2010  
The Great Church - Stockholm Cathedral, Stockholm, Sweden 

2009  
Kiruna Town Hall, Kiruna, Sweden
Tengbom Hall - The Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Arts, Stockholm, Sweden
Ludvika Art Gallery, Ludvika, Sweden

2008  
Katrineholm Art Gallery, Katrineholm, Sweden

2005  
Kramfors Art Gallery, Kramfors, Sweden

2004  
Galeria Studio, Palace of Culture and Science, Warszaw, Poland

1995  
Gallery Sankt Olof, Norrköping, Sweden

1991  
Wallåkra Stoneware Factory, Vallåkra, Sweden

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2013  
Alias@konstkonsulent – Twitter & Instagram Project, Art in Västmanland, Sweden 

2012  
Västerås Art Museum, Västerås, Sweden

2011  
Couples in Art – The Hälleforsnäs Art Gallery, Hälleforsnäs, Sweden
Cast iron – The Hälleforsnäs Art Gallery, Hälleforsnäs, Sweden

2007  
The Sculpture Park, Ängelsberg, Sweden

2004  
Lower Store, Fredriksten Fort, Halden, Norway
Multiplex - The House of Sculpture, Stockholm, Sweden

2001  
What´s the colour of safety? - University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm, Sweden

2000  
Green Sculpture – King`s Park, Gothenburg, Sweden
Spotkania - Warszaw, Wroclaw, Krakow, Poland

1999  
Poland - Sweden Cultural Meeting - Gallery Grey, Stockholm, Sweden

1997  
Görväln Sculpture Park, Järfälla, Sweden

1996  
Land of Sculpture - Halmstad, Sweden

1995  
In conversation with a landscape – Nordingrå, Sweden

1990  
Free zone – the House of Culture, Stockholm, Sweden

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS
2015
Sala community, Travel Centre, Sweden. Sketch assignment, ongoing.

2014
Kristiansand community, City and community device, Norway. ”Formidlingsplass Odderøya" - cultural axis between Kristiansand central square - Theatre and Concert Hall Kilden”. Prequalified for parallel assignment - Team Asplan Viak AS Arendal, ELKEMO E Tunold, E Wilshier.

2013          
-Bålsta, Håbo Municipality, Sweden. Solängen Care Home for Older People. Permanent installation in entrance hall, staircase, dining rooms, lounge area and courtyard.        
-Buen Cultural Center, Mandal, Norway. Site-specific sculpture in the Mandal River. Work in collaboration with Landscape Architect Asplan   VIAK AS Norway regarding the surrounding environment.          
-Skåne Regional Council, Children and Young People Hospital in Lund, Skåne University Hospital, Sweden. Site-specific sculpture from 2001   with supplement in 2013.
-The National Public Art Council, Carl Malmsten Furniture Studies, Linköping University, Larsberg, Lidingö, Sweden. Design of entrance area in collaboration with John Mattson Fastighets AB, Temagruppen Sverige AB Landscape Architecture.

2012              
Lombolo, Kiruna Municipality, Sweden. Mysinge Care Home for Older People. Sculpture for outdoor courtyard.

2011              
Våler Municipality, Norway. New Våler Church. Design proposal for a new church building in collaboration with Wijgård & Hjorth Architects AB.       

2008              
Fagersta/Norberg Municipality, North Västmanland Technical Association, Sweden. Sketch assignment for five roundabouts, Highway 68. 

2007              
-Stockholm County Council, Jakobsberg Hospital, Järfälla, Sweden. Sketch assignment for chapel.
-Katrineholm Municipality, Sweden. The Woody Arena. Sketch assignment for entrance to new ice arena.
-Västmanland County Council, Västmanland County Hospital, Västerås, Sweden. Sculpture for the main hospital entrance.

2004              
University College of Østfold, Halden, Norway. Proposal for 13 atriums.

2001              
Skåne Regional Council, Children and Young People Hospital in Lund, Skåne University Hospital, Sweden. Site-specific sculpture from 2001 with supplement in 2013.

1999              
Örnsköldsvik Municipality, Mid Sweden University, Sweden. Sculptures for entrance square.

1998              
The National Public Art Council, Uppsala University, EBC Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala, Sweden.  Sketch assignment for new campus.

1997              
Stockholm County Council, Långbro Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden. Eye Care Clinic. Tactile sculptures for waiting room/corridor.   

1992              
-Stockholm County Council, Södertälje Hospital, Södertälje, Sweden. Sculptures for stairwell.
-National Public Art Council, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden. Marine Research Centre, Askö Laboratory. Site-specific sculptures. 

SCULPTURE - CHOREOGRAPHY
1990  
BLONDE - Short Film for SVT Swedish Television, in collaboration with Per Hesse.

1989  
BLONDE - the House of Culture, Stockholm, Sweden, in collaboration with Per Hesse.

1988  
Oh Green - Modern Dance Theatre, Stockholm, Sweden

1986  
Gass för lina och nio - Café Mejan, Stockholm, Sweden

1985  
Måter - Project Gärdet, Stockholm, Sweden

All in collaboration with choreographer Christina Tingskog.

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