CV for Ms. Barbro Hedström, Sculptor, painter, lecturer, Stockholm 2003

EDUCATION:
1971-4 Camden Art Centre, Camberwell ans Chelsea Schools of Art, London, GB
1974-8 Konstfackskolan, Stockholm College of Fine Arts,  Sculpture dept.
1976-7 Assistant to the Head of Dept.Olle Adrin and to prof. Ilhan Koman.
1977 autumn term glass-casting workshop at Konstfackskolan, Stockholm
1978 spring term master grant to the Czech College of Art, UMPRUM in Prague (glass cast) plus further education courses in glassblowing, video, computer art, bronze casting and graphics.

ONE-WOMAN SHOWS:
1990 Konstframjandet, Karlstad
1992 Gallery Rocade, Stockholm (=Sthlm)
1994 Gallery Fryksta Station, Kil
1995 Forum Gallery, Stockholm
1996 Kristinehamn Konsthall
1997 Museum Anna Nordlander, Skelleftea
1998 Galleri Z , Stockholm
2002 Galleri Abante, Stockholm
2003 Galleri Nordens Ljus
2003 Galleri Plaisiren, Hässelby Castle, Stockholm (November)
(stone, steel, bronze, kopper, drawings, paintings, light, water, textiles)

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
1976  Modern Museum, Sthlm (”Ararat”-windsculpture/installation)
1977  Charlottenburg´s Gard, Solna (wood/steel)
1978  Kulturhuset, Sthlm, and Waxjo Museum, (cast chrystal)
1979  Gallery F15, Norway, (cast chrystal) (+first child born)
1980  Liljevalchs Konsthall, Sthlm, 26 woman artists on Life and Death (sculpture)
1982  Second child born
1982-4 Jury-exhibitions in the County Museum of Varmland, (sculpture/painting/drawing)
1986      ”APART” (–installation with sand, wood, aluminium, neon light and spotlights)
1989 Oslo Kunstforening, (bronzes), and
         ”Summersculpture I”, Nordana Kulturcentrum, Skelleftea (installation)
1992-94 with the group Arvika 7, in Kristianstad and Halden-Norway, Novgorod-Russia, Partille
          Castle, Goteborg, Sweden, Harnosands Konsthall, Skovde Konsthall, Arvika Konsthall
1993 ”Konstakt”, Sunne, (photo and objects, installation)
1994  Stockholm Art Fair(wood and bronze) and
          Eurosculpture-94, in Caraix in Bretagne, France (granite, salt and water)
1996  RackstadMuseet, Arvika (steel and water, granite and water)
1997  SculptureSymposium, (marble) Benedetto del Tronto, Italy, + teacher, Flensburg Summer Acad. 
1998  NordanaCultureCenter, Skelleftea, ”Summersculpture II” (steel, aluminium)
          Hansta Forestry, Sthlm, ”Terra Mater” (aluminium)
          Sundbyberg Golf Park,  ”Motvind” (steel+rubber)
1999  Inami International Wooden Sculpture Symposium and Art hall, Japan (wood)
2000  La Vilette, Paris (bronze)
2001  Hagelby Park, (laquered alum.) +Kristinehamn Art Museum (granite)(Artist grant)

OFFICIAL COMMISSIONS: in the open air-
1985  Charlottenbergs Sjukhem (hospital park) (granite)
1986  Ingesunds Music College (granite, steel)
1987      Haraldsboskolan, Falun, (granite)
1988      SodraVikens Forestry School, Sunne (cast and painted concrete and granite)
1989      Morobacke Torg, Skelleftea (competition won)(granite and copper)
1990      Dalliden´s bostadsområde, Kil (granite)Has received a number of state grants, prizes executed several official decorations of schools and institutions.
1999      Ektorp Skola, outdoor laquered steel (wall)and wood (playground)

Invitations to Sculpture Symposiums:
1994 Carhaix, Bretagne, France (200 sculptors from all over the world) (granite)
1997 Benedetto del Tronto, Italy (marble)
1998 Skellefteå, Nordanå Kulturcenter (steel, aluminium, rubber)
1999 Inami International Wooden Sculpture Camp, Japan (15 nationalities) (redwood pine)

Teaching experience:
1976-77 assistant teacher at the sculpture department at Konstfack, Stockholm
1993 One of the founders of a children´s school of art in Arvika, Sweden
1997 Summer Academy at the Sheersburg School, Flensburg, Germany
2000      Visiting professorand lecturer at the Lu Xun Academy of Art, Shenyang, & The Academy of Art, Shanghai,  the Central Academy of Art, Bejing, China, all at the Sculpture departments
2002 Visit at the childrens art school of Borosan, Istanbul, Turkey        
2003 (June, for a few days only) lecturer  at the Gotland School of Art (our students were the teachers of children`s artschools from all over Turkey)
2005 Hinsebergs Women´s prison, for the Sate Arts Council, Siberian Lark wood, stainless steel and diod light.

Barbro Hedström, Mjölnerbacken 14, S-17448 Sundbyberg, Sweden tel: 0046-8-705152080
E: barbrohm@gmail.com