Jonas Bouleau

b 1988 Stockholm, Sweden. Lives and works in Stockholm, Sweden.


In my work motifs and subject matter often comes from questions about language, realism, abstraction and seeing. I work almost exclusively with painting. The paintings are all based on other media. In the process of making a painting there is a translation of a photo, a drawing or a digitally generated picture to the painting. They are often self- referential, referring to the source images as something to trust/distrust. The act of painting and what painting as a medium conveys interests me. This interest stems from things that are very much inherent in the painting tradition, but that are also constantly redefined by technological advancements.





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  • 2013-2015 Royal Institute of Art MFA
  • 2008-2011 Royal Institute of Art, BFA
  • 2007-2008 Pernbys målarskola
  • 2006-2007 Norra Konstskolan
Solo and Duo Exhibitions
  • 2017, The Eyes Have It, Konsthall C, Centrifug, Stockholm
  • 2016, Lights Are On But Nobody’s Home, Konstakademien, Stockholm
  • 2015, A Medium of Change, Nau Gallery, Stockholm
  • 2015, Slow Down Vision, Galleri Mejan, Stockholm
  • 2013, Salongen; Jonas Bouleau, Uppsala Konstmuseum
  • 2010, Encyklopedia, Galleri Mejan, Stockholm
Group Exhibitions
  • 2018 Enter Art Foundation "26 Contemporary Artists" at Epicenter Stockholm
  • 2015, Master Degree Show, Konstakademien, Stockholm
  • 2015, Fine Art University Selection, Tsukuba Art Museum, Tsukuba, Japan
  • 2014, Favoriter ur samlingen i dialog med Kungl. Konsthögskolan, Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde, Stockholm
  • 2014, WASTE WEEK WAIT... , FAFA Gallery, Helsingfors, Finland
  • 2013, Location, Location, Location, An apartment in Hägerstensåsen
  • 2011, Bachelor Degree show, Konstakademin, Stockholm
  • 2011, Yeah! Magazine, Galleri Lundh Åstrand, Stockholm 2009, Artists in progress, Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm
  • 2016, Swedish Arts Grants Committee, one-year working grant
  • 2016-17, Studio grant, City of Stockholm
  • 2015, Stig Hedbergs Stipendiefond

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