David Carlsson

David Carlsson Contemporary Ceramics

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“In my artistic work I am often interested in contrasts and combinations. It could be things like dream and reality, aim and result ore repetition and breaks. I frequently return to the everyday as a subject were I am fascinated by routines as well as the wish to get away from them.

I want to tell stories through clay and ceramic references and I´m aiming for an equivocal state in my works where I like to both embrace and criticize, answer and wonder in the same object.

As a ceramic artist, I mostly work with sculptures/objects where I want to combine visualized thoughts and ideas with the ceramic material and references i use. My  works are often parts of longer thinking-paths and there are connections between different projects even if they don’t need a relation to each other.” David Carlsson

Born 1977, David Carlsson graduated from HDK, School of Design and Crafts, Göteborg.

David Carlsson’s C.V. (resume) – View his works

2005 – MFA Ceramic Art HDK -School of Design and Crafts Göteborg
2003 – BFA Ceramic Art HDK -School of Design and Crafts Göteborg
1998-2000 – Arts and Craft studies, Hellidens Folkhögskola Tidaholm
2002 – Bergen National Academy of the Arts, Bergen Norway
2010 – Sintra Gallery, Göteborg
2010 – Formargruppen, Malmö
2010 – Galleri Pannrummet, Lidköping
2006 – Window 107, Köbenhavn, DK
2010 – Formargruppen, Malmö
2009 – Not Quite, Fengersfors
2008 – Hantverket Gallery, Stockholm
2008 – Tex-Tile, Axel Ebbes art museum, Trelleborg
2007 – Kaleido Arts and Crafts, Uppsala
2007 – Present, Bomuldsfabriken Kunsthall, Arendal
2006 – Svanekegården, Svaneke, DK
2006 – Rackstadmuseet, Arvika
2006 – Nääs Arts and Crafts Gallery, Floda
2004 – Konsthantverkshuset, Göteborg
2003 – Nordisk studentexhibition, OICS, Oslo

2009 – The Swedish Arts Grants Commitee, one year working grant
2006 – Sleipnir Travel Grant
2005 – Carl Larssons Memorial Foundation
2004 – Estrid Ericsons Foundation
2003 – Fabrikör JL Eklunds Craft Foundation
2006 – Möbelfabrikken. Nexö, Bornholm DK
2011 – Nordic Watercolour Museum, Skärhamn
2004 – “Den äkta varan” ( The real thing)
2004 – A Site specific exhibition in a cataolgue
2007 – Arts Magazine Paletten #1

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