Cecilia Ömalm

b 1974 Lives and works in Stockholm, Sweden.

ARTIST STATEMENT

”With intricate shifts in proportions and perspective, Ömalm creates a world that oscillates between the fantastic and the forbidden, the living and the dead.”
— Mårten Castenfors, Museum Director, Liljevalchs Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden.

”Cecilia Ömalm´s artistry is spatial in multiple dimensions. From the two-dimensional photographic and manipulated images, through its gradual transition to a third dimension, where light wire has been used in a number of works forming a kind of blueprint from which fictitious walls come forth. The historical and archaeological layers embody the fourth dimension; time and timelessness are created by culture´s oldest manifestations: buildings, places of worship, but also the roles and characters belonging to these rooms—a continuous travel through history.”
— Malin Zimm, Architect Ph.D


Website

  • opens during spring 2018, www.omalm.com

Instagram

  • @ceciliaomalm

Vita

Education
  • 1998-99 General Studies in Photography, International Center of Photography, New York, NY, USA
  • 1997-98 Fotografi, Gotlands Läns Folkhögskola, Hemse
Exhibitions:
  • 2018
  • ENTER Art Foundation, Stockholm Art Week, April, Epicenter, Stockholm
  • Contributing artist at Ulvhälls Hällar, Sculpture park, Strängnäs, Sweden, May 9
  • Kalmar Konstmuseum, As Above so below: exhibition with Lisa Jeannin och Rolf
  • Schuurmans, June-September, Sweden
  • 2017
  • V.i.t.r.i.o.l, Ulvhäll, Strängnäs Queen Kristina, Kristinehamns Konstmuseum, Sweden
  • Auktionsverket Fashion Week x 2 co-lab with Reschia, Sweden
  • 2016
  • RYMD Konstrum, Nacka, Sweden
  • Grupputställning Utopia Aguélimuséet, Sala, Sweden Portfolio review, Hasselt, Belgium
  • 2015
  • Stockholm Music and Arts, Skeppsholmen, Sweden Contributing artist/ Absolut Art
  • Contributing artist talk, City of Lights/ Eskilstuna, Sweden Dark Matter, Botkyrka Konsthall, Sweden
  • 2014
  • La Maison Perdue, Verket/Trädgården, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Artist of the Month, Konstkuben, Vallentuna, Sweden
  • MARKET Art Fair, Christian Larsen Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden Nocturne II/Rosersberg,
  • Arkitektkuben, Botkyrka Konsthall/Fittja, Sweden
  • 2013
  • Österlen Lyser, Kulturgjuteriet, Borrby, Sweden
  • 2012
  • The Room, Loyal Gallery, Malmö, Sweden Nocturne/Denderah, Thielska Galleriet, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2010
  • Bungenäs/10 Artists, Bungenäs, Sweden
  • 2009
  • New Aquisitions, Moderna Muséet, Stockholm, Sweden Details, Mejan Labs Art Service, Stockholm
  • 2008
  • Zoo Art Fair, Natalia Goldin Gallery, London
  • Pixelvärk Festival, Koppartälten Hagaparken, Stockholm Konstakademien, Stipendiater,
  • Stockholm, Sweden
  • New Aquisitions, Västerås Konstmuseum, Västerås, Sweden
  • Art for the Governmental buildings, Statens Konstråd, Stockholm, Sweden MARKET Art Fair,
  • Natalia Goldin Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2007
  • Malmaison, Natalia Goldin Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
Public / Place Specific Art Comissions
  • 2018 Sketch for CIK, Center for Sports and Culture, Knivsta, Sweden
  • 2018 Alice Penbox, sculptures for Elementary school and Preschool, Viksberg, Sweden
  • 2017 Sketch for facade in residential area, Fisksätra, Sweden
  • 2017-18 Temporary lightpiece for facade, Haninge Cultural Center, Haninge, Sweden
  • 2013 Doors to the Afterlife, lightpiece at Taverna Brillo/ Svenska Brasserier, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2012 Tereuma, sculpture for park, Statens Konstråd/Vallentuna Cultural Center/Library, Vallentuna, Sweden
  • 2011 Brobdingnag, Public art in Paved Surface, Stockholm Konst/ Jan Stenbecks Torg, Kista,
  • Stockholm, Sweden 2010 Temple of the Cross, Land Art in former limestone quarry, Private owner, Bungenäs, Sweden
  • 2009 Astrophyton Darwinium, Ceiling Object, Restaurant Riche/ Svenska Brasserier, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2008 Malmaison, Art Installation in elevator, Hammarby Art Port, Fabege Fastigheter, Stockholm, Sweden
Grants
  • 2015-17 Working grant, Art Council of Sweden
  • 2014 The Royal Academy of Arts, Elisabeth Norlund Foundation, Sweden
  • 2010-12 Working grant, Art Council of Sweden
  • 2007 Danielsgården, Residency, Bingsjö, Sweden
  • 2006 Working grant, Art Council of Sweden
  • 2005 Helge Ax:son Johnson, travel grant
  • 2002 NIFCA/Sleipnir, travel grant
  • 2001 Thord Grey Memorial Fund/American Scandinavian Foundation, New York, USA
Represented:
  • Moderna Museet, Västerås Konstmuseum, Statens Konstråd, The New York Kunsthalle, private collections worldwide
     

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