Foto Alessandro Montesi
Foto Alessandro Montesi


Finland Swedish - German painter. Born in Güstrow, Germany

1983-1986, BA, Dramatiska Institutet, Stockholm,  Sweden  

2000 Artist in Residence, Vermont Studio Center, USA

Longer residencies in Sweden, Greece and USA  

Living and working since 2012 in Berlin, Germany

Represented Artist by d I a I c concepts, Miami, USA in November 2019

Represented Artist by Autorengalerie 1, München- Schwabing, Germany

Represented Artist by Saatchi Art online



1983 – 86   BA, Dramatiska Institutet/University College of Film, Theatre and Television, Stockholm, SWE. Same time cross-media studies with one of Sweden’s most interesting conceptual and political artist Björn Lövin.  



2021    Silver Award Contemporary Painting, Artfolio Annual 2021



2000      Artist in Residence, Vermont, Vermont Studio Center, USA 



2001      Studio exchange with Richard Lamb, American painter, NYC, USA


Solo Exhibitions

2022      Panta Rhei, Project Room 5, Kulturamt Reinickendorf, Berlin

2021     Zwischen den Welten, Autorengalerie 1, München, GER

2019      Online exhibition at Svenska Konstnärer, SWE

2015      Morningyellow, Scandic Berlin/Galerie Kuhn & Partner, Berlin, GER

2013      Tod, Liebe, Leben, Kulturhuset Multeum, Strängnäs, SWE

2011      Adamah/Frictions, Sigtuna Kulturgård, SWE

2010      Frequencies, Orfeos 20 Gallery, Xanthi, GRE

2006      Mo-Ve-Ments, Archaeological Museum Kavala, GRE

               Paintings, Pristireo, Metallion, Limenaria, Thassos, GRE

               Paintings, Kalogeriko, Limenas, Thassos, GRE

2001      Adamah, Old Archaeological Museum, Geni Tzami, Thessaloniki, GRE

1995      Metamorphosis, Municipal Tobacco Warehouse, Kavala, GRE

1994      Luna Park, Goethe Institute, Thessaloniki, GRE

1991      Association for the Friends of Art and Literature, Kavala, GRE


Group Exhibitions 

2022      Collective Memory, Art Spring Pop up Shop, Schönhauser Allee Arcaden, Berlin


2021      Südwestpassage Kultour, Open Studios, Berlin, GER 

               Artbox.Project World 1.0, Artbox/Projects, Zürich, CHE

2020/21A lot can happen in a year,  d I a I c concepts, virtual group exhibition, Miami, USA

2020      Bilder, Briefe, Noten CII, Autorengalerie 1, München, GER

               An Overwhelming Experience: The Human-Earth Relationship, d I a I c concepts, virtual group exhibition, Miami, USA

               Atelierhof Kreuzberg, Bestimmte und freie Automatismen in der aktuellen Kunst, Berlin, DE

2019      Südwestpassage Kultour, Open Studios, Berlin, GER

               New artworks, Graphothek Berlin, Rathaus-Galerie Reinickendorf, GER

2018      Kultour 2018, Open Studios, Friedenau, GER

               Nacht und Tag, Gueststudio at Weddinger Gerichtshöfe, Berlin, GER

               FormArt, 26. International Art Exhibition, Glinde, GER

               "11 stellen sich vor", Kunstamt Reinickendorf, Berlin, GER

               Atelierhof Kreuzberg, Monday Art Salon, Chapter 10, Berlin, GER

2017      Gueststudio at Weddinger Gerichtshöfe, Lange Nacht, Berlin, GER

               München 29th Open Art, Galerie Dirk Halverscheid, München, GER

               Arbeiten auf Papier, Galerie Dirk Halverscheid, München, GER

2016      SWEA Art International, Gallery Engleson, Gothenburg, SWE

               My Blue My Yellow, Wenngarns Slott, Sigtuna, SWE

2015      Höstsalong 2015, Edsvik Konsthall, Sollentuna, SWE

2013      B.AGL Kunstmesse, International Mall, Berlin, GER

2012      Renaissance der Gesichter, Philip Johnson House, Berlin, GER

2012      Blickpunkte II, Rathaus Reinickendorf, Berlin, GER

2010      Gallery Aenaon, S.K.E.T.B.E., Athens, GRE

2009      Gallery Orfeos 20, Xanthi, GRE

2008      Diadromes, Museum of Contemporary Art, Moni Lazariston, Thessaloniki 


               Diadromes, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Naousa, GRE

               Thalassa, Municipal Art Gallery, Thessaloniki,GRE

2007      Genius Loci, Municipal Tobacco Warehouse Kavala, GRE

               Diadromes, Archaeological Museum Kavala, GRE

               Orfeos 20 Gallery, Xanthi, GRE

2006     111+1 Artists, Society for Macedonian Studies, Thessaloniki, GRE

2005      International Biennale for Miniature Painting, Niksik, MNE

2004      99+1, National Museum for Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, GRE

               Gallery Rarity, Mykonos, GRE

2003      DIMITRIA, Society for Macedonian Studies, Thessaloniki, GRE

               Seventh International Biennale for Miniature Painting, Milanovac, SRB

               Gallery IOS, Athens, GRE

2002      Gallery IOS, Athens, GRE

2001      Gallery Lewis Wexler, Philadelphia, USA

               Gallery Artower, Athens, GRE

               Cultural May 2001, Municipal Tobacco Warehouse, Kavala, GRE

2000      Municipal Art Gallery, S.K.E.T.B.E., Lamia, GRE

               Centre for Contemporary Art, Larissa, GRE

               Gallery Aenaon, Miniature Painting, Athens, GRE

               Old Archaeological Museum Geni Tzami, Thessaloniki, GRE

1999      Municipal Cultural House, Stavroupolis, Thessaloniki, GRE

               Days of Poetry and Art, Akontisma, Nea Karvali, GRE

               Art Gallery Anemos, Athens, GRE

               Ianos, Miniature Painting, Thessaloniki, GRE

1998      Gallery Griepen, Karlstad, SE

                Greek Cultural Center, Stockholm, SE

                Art Gallery Zina Athanasiadou, Thessaloniki, GRE

                Society for Macedonian Studies, Thessaloniki, GRE

                Art Gallery Makridi, Thessaloniki, GRE

1997       Gazi, Athens, GRE

                Gallery Armos, Serres, GRE

1996       Municipal Cultural Center Moni Lazariston, Stavroupolis, GRE

1992       Art Gallery Aenaon, Athens, GRE

1991       1993 Petite Picture Gallery Diagonios, Thessaloniki, GRE

1991       Eleftheria, Municipality of Kavala, GRE



2001       Adamah III, Old Archeological Museum Geni Tzami, Thessaloniki,  GRE        

2000       Adamah II, performed and filmed at the Ancient Archaeological Site of

                 Philippi in Norther Greece with the dancers Xanthippi Papadopoulou and

                 Marios Anagnostakis. Philippi is the most important archeological site in      

                 Northern Greece.

1999       Adamah I, Nea Karvali Art Festival, Kavala, GRE.



KRO (The Swedish Artists National Organization)

Svenska Konstnärer, Sweden                                                                                          

E.E.T.E (Chamber of Fine Arts in Greece)

S.K.E.T.B.E. (Artists Association for Northern Greece)


Art collections and Representations

Graphotek, Berlin, GER

Artothek Nico Lazaridi, GRE

Vafopouleio Cultural Center, Thessaloniki, GRE

Municipal Art Gallery Ptolemaida, Greece,GRE

Private collections in Europe and USA



MAGIC ICON, Nico Lazaridi, Wines, GRE

ARTfolio 2022

ARTfolio 2021, Silver Award for Contemporary Painting  

Capsules Book, Volumen2, Leaders in Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Australia, released in May 2020