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Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks. Simonides

Markus Akesson

Markus Åkesson, born 1975
Lives and work in Nybro, Sweden

Solo Exhibitions:
Vida Museum, Borgholm, SWE 2012 (august-september)
Pelle Unger Gallery, Stockholm, SWE 2011
Nadania Idriss Contemporary@The Parkhaus (Berlin Glas), Berlin, DE 2011
Galleri Monica Strandberg, Kalmar, SWE 2011
Bergdala Konstgalleri, Växjö, SWE 2010
The National Museum of Glass, Växjö, SWE 2010

Group Exhibitions:
Smålands Museum, National Museum of Glass, SWE 2011
Galleri Monica Strandberg, Kalmar, SWE 2009
Handwerkform, "Floral Magic", Hannover, DE 2009
Sydosten (Price winner), The Design Archive, Pukeberg, SWE 2009

The National Museum of Glass, Sweden
The National Public Art Council, Sweden
Panevezys Municipality, Lithuania
Nybro Municipality,Sweden
Emmaboda Municipality,Sweden
Kalmar Municipality,Sweden
Linköping Municipality, Sweden

Public Comissions:
When the year was longer…, glassengraving, Färjestaden School
On the run, glass mosaic, Preschool Smedjan, Kalmar
Painting series “Looking for nature”, Municipality House, Nybro, Sweden
Sculpture Group "Fabel", Kristvallabrunn School, Nybro, Sweden
Glass Sculpture "Sub Surface", Hanemåla BRF, Nybro
Glass engraving "Four Themes", Ljungbyholm School, Kalmar

Sydosten Grant 2009
Kalmar County Region Working Grant2009
Nybro Grant of Culture 2008

Markus Åkesson - In Between, text: Sophie Allgårdh 2011
Markus Åkesson – Paintings and objects,text: Milou Allerholm 2010

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