curriculum vitae

Annie Wahlén
visual artist in Östersund, Sweden
born 1987, Halmstad, Sweden

contact information
anniewah (a) gmail.com
www.anniewahlen.com

education
2011 – 2015 Saimaa University of Applied Sciences, unit of visual arts, jewellery art. Imatra, Finland
2014 HEAD – Haute École d’Art et de Design Genève, jewellery design. Geneva, Switzerland (exchange studies)
2007 – 08 Sörängens Folkhögskola, art studies. Nässjö, Sweden
2003 – 06 Sturegymnasiet senior high school, social studies + art. Halmstad, Sweden

group exhibitions
2017 Mitt I Bland – Ung Kultur Utmanar Den Urbana Normen / Touring through Sweden for 6 months
2017 ASAP – Pink House / Antwerp Art Weekend, Belgium
2016 A LA BASE l’ornement est… – Limoges, France
2016 Krimi Vieraissa Galleria Kaikniekassa – Galleria Kaikniekka, Lappeenranta, Finland
2016 5000m2 – Lappeenranta, Finland
2016 POP l’atelier Bijou – ENSA Limoges, France
2015 GRAND OPENING – Galleria Krimi, Imatra
2015 LEVEL UP – graduation exhibition of art students from Saimaa University of Applied Sciences, Imatra Art Museum, Imatra, Finland
2014 mineralART 2014 – Deutschen Edelsteinmuseum, Idar-Oberstein, Germany
2014 OOPS! – galleria convoi, Helsinki, Finland / Geneva, Switzerland / Tallinn, Estonia
2013 TEILLE KAIKILLE – galleria convoi, Imatra, Finland
2013 Ulkopuoliset – ARS Kärsämäki, Kärsämäki, Finland
2013 Jewellery in Proximity – Re:View Gallery, Detroit, USA
2013 This End Up – SNAG, Toronto, Kanada
2013 tissit – galleria convoi, Imatra, Finland
2012 October Evolution – Tilhenkatu, Imatra, Finland
2012 Stockfors Art Fair, Pyhtää, Finland
2012 joko muistit? mindes du redan? (with Tuuli Elk) – Galleria Kanava, Imatra, Finland

solo exhibition
2014 Folk är ju knäppisar! – Window Gallery, Göteborg, Sverige

grant
2015 Korutaideyhdistys Ry’s grant for graduating jewellery art student

membership
2016 Finnish Jewellery Art Association

commissioned work
2013 installation/prop in Heimo, Kiasma & Galleria Hoi Sie project KALEVATRON
2008-2012 various cd/lp covers
2011 homepages for a couple of artists & organisations
2010 illustrations for articles in the magazine Direkt Aktion
2006 – > illustrations & puzzles for children’s pages in newspapers via Wahléns Presstjänst

working experience
2015 – 2016 assistent at the jewellery art department of Saimaan AMK
2015 -> running Taidekeskus Krimi as a member of the board of Kulttuuriyhdistys Krimi Ry
2012 – 2015 running galleria convoi & convoi exceptionnel artgroup with Tuuli Elk & Saga Vuorisalo
2012 – internship for a month with PAiN – performance art in norrbotten
2009 – 10 running kafé rotundan with seven other young persons, organizing cultural events for people to enjoy every day of summer. We had music, theatre, poems, literature, visual arts, dance, childrens events, movies…