Nils-Erik Mattsson

Painter and printmaker, born in 1952 and based in Göteborg.

Trained at Hovedskou målarskola (Hovedskou Art School) 1972-1973 and Konsthögskolan Valand (Valand School of Fine Arts) 1974-1980 and 2001-2003.
One of the founding members of the printmaking studio Bolaget Vardagsbilder, set up in Mölndal in 1975. Engaged in Vardagsbilder’s project to promote knowledge cooperation, as well as organize joint workshops and exhibitions, with European artists and studios.
Chairman of Skaraborg konstgrafiska verkstad (Skaraborg Print Workshop) in Skövde for four years in the early 1990’s.
Is on the board of Grafik i Väst (West Swedish Association of Graphic Artists).
Has exhibited in Sweden and abroad, and done some twenty public commissions for, e.g., Falköping, Hjo, Jönköping, Göteborg, Skövde, Tidaholm and Ulricehamn.
Represented in collections including: Göteborgs konstmuseum (Göteborg Museum of Art), Skövde konstmuseum (Skövde Museum of Art), Statens konstråd (Swedish Arts Council). And also in a number of city and county council collections, as well as private collections.
Has received grants from Bildkonstnärsfonden
(the Swedish Visual Arts Fund), most recently in 2006 and 2007.
Has since 2001 designed the medal given to those completing GöteborgsVarvet (Göteborg Half Marathon).
Teaches painting and printmaking.
Member of Grafik i Väst (West Swedish Association of Graphic Artists) and Grafiska sällskapet (Swedish Printmakers’ Association).

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