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MARIA KOOLEN HELLMIN 

Lundagatan 43

117 28 Stockholm

+46736428407

koolenhellmin@gmail.com

www.koolenhellmin.se

 

 

EDUCATION

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

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

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

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS in selection

2020  Bergrummet, Konstepidemin Gothenburg, Sweden

          Aguélimuseet, Sala, Sweden 5/9 – 29/10

2017  Tr3s Puertas Espacio Cultural, Torre del Mar, Andalucia, Spain

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 in selection

2020  Isolation / Communication, Färgfabriken, Stockholm, Sweden

2018  Out of the Ashes – Västerås Art Museum, Västerås, Sweden

          The light – The Sculpture Park, Ängelsberg, Sweden  

2018  8th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius Lithuania, Urbino Italien

2015  100 t-shirts – Kiruna Town Hall, Kiruna, Sweden

2014  Schmu - plan.d.produzentengalerie, Düsseldorf, Germany

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

2018  Sala municipality, Ranstahallen. Glass sculptures for sports hall and library.

2015  Sala municipality, competion Resecentrum, Sketch assignment.

2014  Kristiansand kommune, By-og samfunnsenheten Norway. ”Formidlingsplass Odderøya,   

          Pre-qualification 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.

2013  Buen Cultural Center, Mandal, Norway. Site-specific sculpture in the Mandal River.   

          Coll. with Landscape Architect Asplan  VIAK AS Norway regarding surrounding environment.

2013  Skåne Regional Council, Children and Young People Hospital in Lund, Skåne University

          Hospital, Sweden. Site-specific sculpture from 2001, supplement in 2013.

2013  The National Public Art Council, Carl Malmsten Furniture Studies, Linköping University,

          Larsberg, Lidingö, Sweden. Design of entrance area, in coll. with John Mattson Fastighets AB,

          Temagruppen Sverige AB Landscape Architecture.

2012  Lombolo, Kiruna Municipality, Sweden. Care Home for Older People. 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 chapel.  

          Katrineholm Municipality, Sweden. The Woody Arena. Sketch assignment entrance 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, 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.

                     

COLLABORATIONS SCULPTURE - CHOREOGRAPHY

1990  BLONDE - Short Film for SVT Swedish Television. With Per Hesse.

1989  BLONDE - the House of Culture, Stockholm, Sweden. 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.

 

 

CONSULTANCY AND EMPLOYMENT

Professor in Arts, University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm Sweden 2003-04

Lecturer in Sculpture, University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm Sweden 1991-03

 

Art Consultant,

- Stockholm County/Region Stockholm, Sweden 2009 -ongoing

- Stockholm Public Transport, Sweden 2009-2018

- Academic Hospital, Uppsala Health Authority, Sweden 2009-2010

- Project 100 Houses Art, Stockholm 2008

- Stockholm Art Council - Art in Public Realm 1997-08

 

Curator, Sculpture Park, Ängelsberg, Sweden 2009

Consultant Spatial conformation Mälardalen College, Sweden, EU-project 2006

Coordinator ”Art in public space” Employment office Culture Örebro, Sweden 2004

Board member Poland-Sweden Cultural forum – a collaboration project with University College of Arts and Art Academies in Krakow, Warszawa and Wroclaw, Poland 1997-01

 

Guest critic at:

Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm, Sweden (1998-2001), Örebro Art College, Örebro (2004), College of Architecture, Stockholm (2004), Seminars Royal Institute of Art Stockholm 1998, Gerlesborg school (1986-94), Teacher in Sculpture, Birkagården College 1990-99, Riddarfjärd College 1990.

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