education

1998-99  Monumental techniqes, (mural and glass) Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm, SWEDEN

1988-89  M.S. University , Faculty of Fine Arts, Vadodara, Gujarat, INDIA,

1983-88 Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm, SWEDEN

1982-83  Birkagården, SWEDEN


solo exhibitions

2017 Aguéli prize winner 2017, Aguélimuseet, Sala, Sweden
2017 Artist-in-residence, Kashi Art Gallery, Fort Kochi, Kerala, India
2016 OPEN STUDIO, Foundation Obras, Portugal
2015 A SUN OF ONE'S OWN/En särskild sol, Aguélimuseet, Sala
2014 Hallsbergs Konsthall
2014 QUALIA, Palacio de Dom Manuel, Évora, Portugal
2013 THE MATTER OF SILENCE, Konstnärshuset, Stockholm

2012 TRANSIT, Lund Cathedral, Sweden

2011 OPEN STUDIO, Obras International Centre on Arts and Science, Portugal

2010  IN MEMORIAM Katarina kyrka,  Sthlm

2005  Sörmlands museum

2005  Sundsvalls museum

2004  Bok- och bibliotek, Göteborg Book Fair

2004 AVBILDER, Kulturhuset, Stockholm

1999 EFTERBILDER, Galleri Olsson

1995 VARS TECKEN ÄR RÖK / WHO`S SIGN IS SMOKE, Galleri Olsson

1993  Botkyrka konsthall

1990  Gallery Krüll, Sthlm


selection of group exhibitions

2009  Konstnärshuset, Stockholm

1998  t.i.k.s. videoinstallation, Kulturhuset, Stockholm

1996 SHAKING PATTERNS W 139 Amsterdam

1996 NOW Royal Academy of arts, Sthlm

1995  Fredrik Roos collection, Museum of Modern Art, Stockholm


selection of grants

The Swedish Art Council

The Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Art

Längmanska kulturfonden
Helge Ax:son Johnsons stiftelse


represented

Museum of Modern Art, Stockholm, SWEDEN

National Public Art Council

SAK

Sundsvalls museum

Sundsvalls kommun
Örebro Läns Landsting
Uppsala Läns Landsting
Aguélimuseet
Private collections


teaching

1995-2017 Senior lecturer at University College of  Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm

 

consulting

2003-2016  Art consultant, Church of Sweden

2004-2005 Member of National Art Committee, Church of Sweden


publications

Ett annat sätt att se - a text about the Swedish mystic Emilia Fogelklou in the book Vägar till inre verklighet (Foundation Society Mäster Eckhart, 2016 )

Participated in the anthology Tusen år till
(Verbum förlag, 2014)

Erika Dahlén WORKS 2010-2013, (produced with support by the Längmanska Culture Foundation)

2008 Editor Jorden vi ärvde – an anthology on climate, consumption and lifestyle (Ordfront förlag)

 

miscellaneous
2017 Residency grant Nebbeboda skola (the Municipality of Olofström and Harry Martinson Society)

2016 Public commission Turebergskyrkan

The Swedish Arts Grants Committee Artist Grant 2015-16

2016 Project manager for the national refugee art project: Art, Culture and Integration.
https://www.svenskakyrkan.se/konst-kultur-och-integration

2016 - Board member at Konstnärshuset (The Artist's House), Stockholm

2015 Invited by Stockholm Public Transport to make a proposal for a public commission on a new metro station.

2012  Art project and exhibition Återskapat/Remake on environment and consumption in collaboration with Maria Saveland, Anna Selander and high school students at Åsö grundskola. Financed by Swedish Arts Council.

2011, 2013, 2016 Artist in residence Obras International Centre on Art and Science, Portugal


 2004-2017 Lecturer on art, social and environmental issues
 

contact: erika(at)dahlen.as
t: +46 (0) 73 555 83 17