About

Born 1987, raised in Kristinehamn, lives and works in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Education

2011-13 MFA, Valand Academy, Fine Art, Gothenburg
2008-11 BFA, Valand School of Fine Art, Gothenburg
2007-08 Göteborgs Konstskola, Gothenburg

Solo exhibitions

2014 Lupine Wreath, Gallery Steinsland Berliner, Stockholm, Sweden
2013 Climbing Windthrown Trees, Gallery Rotor, Gothenburg, Sweden
2013 Ode to the Loss, Good Press Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland
2012 Forgiven by the Lake, Gallery Steinsland Berliner, Stockholm, Sweden
2010 Conquer Medhamn, Gallery Fresh Fish, Gothenburg, Sweden
2009 Untitled, PS Room, Kristinehamn Museum of Art, Kristinehamn, Sweden

Selected group exhibitions

2015 Group Exhibition, Vågen, Kristinehamn (Upcoming)
2015 KONVERGENSER #1, Nevven Gallery, Gothenburg
2015 Group Exhibition, Gallery Thomassén, Gothenburg
2014 Panaché: Carte Blanche a Broadcast Posters L’attrape-couleurs, Lyon, France
2014 What a gas! At the zoo, 3:e Våningen, Gothenburg
2013 GSB 5 years, Gallery Steinsland Berliner, Stockholm
2013 Copycat Underdog with Niklas Persson (24 Spaces – A Cacophony) Malmö Konsthall, Malmö
2013 Frames & Stages, Göteborgs Konsthall, Gothenburg
2012 Collected, Jarko, Grafik i Väst, Gothenburg
2012 Our Winter Show, Gallery Steinsland Berliner, Stockholm
2012 The Family Show II, Good Press Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland
2012 SAK, Sven-Harrys Art Museum, Stockholm
2012 New times new works, Konstepedemin, Gothenburg
2012 Field Office, Repositioned, Glasgow, Scotland
2012 Painting for real, Östergötlands Museum, Linköping
2012 Valand Fanzines & Artist books, Galleri Vända Sida, Linköping
2012 Honeymoon, with Elveel, Copenhagen Fashion Week, Copenhagen, Denmark
2011 57°38′10″N 11°46′40″, Brännö, Gothenburg
2011 Group Exhibition, Gallery Fresh Fish, Gothenburg
2011 Azaleadalen Exhibition, Jarko, Gothenburg
2010 Our Winter Show, Gallery Steinsland Berliner, Stockholm
2010 Jarko: America, Gallery Box, Gothenburg
2009 Drawing so far, Teckningsmuseet, Laholm
2009 Our Winter Show, Gallery Steinsland Berliner, Stockholm
2009 Drawing so far, Valand, Rotor 1, Gothenburg

Curator

2014 Förna & tidevann duo exhibition with Hannah Rosvoll & Julia Selin, Gallery Box, Gothenburg, Sweden
2014 What a Gas! At the zoo group exhibition with Anna Topuriya, Fredrik Åkum, Hanna Andersson, Jacob Hurtig, Joakim Ojanen, Klara Persson, Malin Gabriella Nordin, Martin Solymar, Max Andersson, Ragnar Persson & Sofie Karp. Curated as Jarko, 3:e Våningen, Gothenburg, Sweden

Collections & representation

Kristinehamns Kommun
Kristinehamns Konstmuseum
Kristinehamns Konstförening
Nordeas Konstförening
SAK - Sveriges Allmänna Konstförening
Sjukhuset i Gävle, Landstinget Gävleborg
The National Public Art Council Sweden
Private collections in Europe & USA

Selected grants

2013 Stiftelsen Eric Ericsson
2013 Stiftelsen Bertha Neuberghs Stipendiefond för konstnärlig utbildning
2012 Stiftelsen Otto och Charlotte Mannheimers fond
2012 Stiftelsen Otto och Charlotte Mannheimers fond
2011 Grafik i Västs stipendium‏, Jarko
2011 Greta Munthe Sandbergs Stipendium
2011 Stiftelsen Otto och Charlotte Mannheimers fond
2010 Stiftelsen Otto och Charlotte Mannheimers fond
2009 Stiftelsen Otto och Charlotte Mannheimers fond
2009 Kristinehamns Konstmuseums Ungdomsstipendium
2005 Kristinehamns kommuns ungdomsstipendium, Kultur
2005 Torsten Björkroths Stipendium

Bibliography

Publications, solo zines

2015 Ceremony, 12 pages, Edition of 50 + AP
2014 Diorama, 12 pages, Published by GPOD, Good Press
2014 Portraits, 14 x 21 cm, 16 pages, Edition of 50
2013 Valley, 20 x 27 cm, 16 pages, Edition of 150 + AP
2013 Climbing Windthrown Trees, 14 x 20 cm, 16 pages + insert, Edition of 100
2013 Ode to the loss, 14 x 20 cm, 16 pages, Edition of 30 + AP
2012 Hood, 14 x 20 cm, 16 pages, Edition of 10 + AP
2012 SS12, 14 x 19,6 cm, 16 pages, Edition of 5 + AP
2011 Warm land, 14 x 19 cm, 16 pages, Edition of 20 + AP
2011 Five tears a year, A5, 40 pages, Edition of 50 + AP
2011 Untitled, 14 x 20 cm, 16 pages, Edition of 25 + AP
2010 Ocarina, 14 x 20 cm, 16 pages, Edition of 50
2010 Shake for the sake of shake, 14 x 20 cm, 16 pages, Edition of 20 + AP
2010 Hms. Hacklehem No.2, A5, 20 pages, Edition of 100
2010 Hms. Hacklehem No.1, A5, 20 pages, Edition of 100

Self-published collaboration zines

2012 Jarko Solo Zine: Isabel Theselius - Film Stills, 14 x 20 cm, 28 pages, Edition of 25
2012 Now we know: No one is going to die, with Hannah Rosvoll, 14 x 20 cm, 28 pages, Edition of 100
2012 Jarko Solo Zine: Jim Thorell, 14 x 19 cm, 20 pages, Edition of 25
2011 Jarko Solo Zine: Sofie Karp - O, 14 x 20 cm, 16 pages, Edition of 50
2011 Jarko Solo Zine: Marja Knape - Mowgly, 14 x 20 cm, 16 pages, Edition of 50
2010 Jarko Solo Zine: Martin Solymar - Karisma, 14 x 20 cm, 16 pages, Edition of 25
2010 Jarko No.2, A5, 40 pages, Edition of 50
2009 Jarko No.1, A5, 40 pages, Edition of 50
2008 Katos Grepp, with David Svensson, A5, 40 pages, Edition of 100
2006 Mexitropolis, with Klara Bothén, A5, 40 pages, Edition of 10

Jarko is a collaboration with Jacob Hurtig

Art Director/Graphical designer for publications

2015 Johan Zetterquist Kill the Poor, Eat the Rich, published by Göteborgs Konsthall
2015 Valand Academy, MFA Fine art & MFA Photography Transition/Omvandling, published by Göteborgs Konsthall
2015 Dana Sederowsky practice makes progress, published by Göteborgs Konsthall
2015 Elk me, Eva Lindström, Harriët Van Reek, Kitty Crowther & Nadja, published by Nordiska Akvarellmuseet
2014 Förna & tidevann, Hannah Rosvoll & Julia Selin, published by Gallery Box
2014 Märk Linjen / Mark the Line, published by Göteobrgs Konsthall
2014 Naturum Intervjuer, published by Göteborgs Konsthall
2014 Naturum, published by Göteborgs Konsthall, Swedish edition
2014 Naturum, published by Göteborgs Konsthall, English edition
2014 Erland Brand Erland Brand, published by Göteborgs Konsthall
2013 Per Mårtensson Double standards, published by Göteborgs Konsthall
2012 Anna-Sissela Gustavsson Showroom, published by Anna-Sissela Gustavsson

Work published in

2015 De'ath, published by Woodchips
2015 KONVERGENSER #1, published by Nevven Gallery
2014 Artifice #1, published by Artifice Gallery
2013 The Annual 2013, published by It's Nice That
2013 Issue 2, published by Little Finger
2013 Sunday 26th, published by Valand Academy
2013 Vol. 2 Issue 1: Vernal Equinox 2013, published by EARTH
2013 Ur Skogen, published by Orosdi-back
2013 GSB Paper Issue 2, published by Gallery Steinsland Berliner
2011 Issue 1, published by Galileo
2011 Anniversary Issue Sept/Oct, published by Rue Magazine
2011 Issue 55, published by Ruby Mag
2011 Kandidat i Fri Konst, published by Valand Academy
2011 Lagoon: Leftovers, published by Peter Khöler, Valand Academy
2011 Lagoon: True Love, published by Peter Khöler, Valand Academy
2011 Lagoon: The Death Issue, published by Peter Khöler, Valand Academy