Skip to main content

Cecilia Edefalk

 
CECILIA EDEFALK
Born 1954 Norrköping, Sweden
Lives and works in Stockholm
Download Biography
Education
1987
Royal Academy of Art, Stockholm
1981
Birkagårdens folkhögskola, Stockholm
1977
Konstfack, University College of Arts, Craft, and Design, Stockholm
Awards & Grants
2018
Ganneviksstipendiet, Stockholm
2000
Barbro & Holger Bäckströms stipendium, Sweden
1997
 International Artists Studio Program in Stockholm, Stockholm
1995
Stadt Bremerhaven, Bremerhaven, Germany
1994
Edstrandska stiftelsen, Malmo, Sweden
1993
Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
1990
Hans-Viksten-stipendium, Sweden
Solo Exhibitions
2020
"Cecilia Edefalk: Hemkomsten," Norrköpings Konstmuseum, Norrköping, Sweden
2019
“Cecilia Edefalk,” Arnstedt Galleri, Östra Karup, Sweden
2018
“the eight White Within angel,” Carlier | Gebauer, Berlin
2017
“New works,” Stene Projects, Stockholm
2016
“Cecilia Edefalk – Maskros/Dandelion,” Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde, Stockholm
“MATRIX 261,” Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, California
“Self,” Stene Projects, The Armory Show, New York
“Cecilia Edefalk,” Kunstmuseum Bremerhaven, Bremerhaven, Germany 
2015
"Eclipse," Stene Projects, Stockholm
2012
“Cecilia Edefalk and Lina Bjärneld,” Crystal Palace, Stockholm
2011
“Time and Memory: Cecilia Edefalk and Gunnel Wahlstrand,” Parasol Unit, London
2010
“Moment,” Moderna museet, Stockholm
“24 Hour Venus,” Dia Art Foundation, New York
“White Lies,” Medelhavsmuseet, Stockholm
“The Moderna Exhibition 2010,” Moderna museet, Stockholm
“Weeping Birch,” Gladstone Gallery, New York
2009
“Cecilia Edefalk & Hilma af Klint: Viewing Plants,” Nordic Watercolor Museum, Skärhamn, Sweden
“Double White Venus…Minne,” Brandstrom Stockholm, Stockholm           
 
2008
“Ceci,” Cecilia Edefalk, Lunds konsthall, Lund, Sweden
Änglarna, St. Jacobs Kyrka, Stockholm with the National Museum, Stockholm
2007
“Being within the Being,” Ersta Konsthall, Stockholm
2006
“Cecilia Edefalk, Eine Ausstellung der Kunsthalle zu Kiel der Antikensammlung,” Kunsthalle Kiel, Kiel, Germany
“Sunset Baby,” Kabinette für aktuelle Kunst, Bremerhaven, Germany
“Baby,” Art Unlimited, Basel, Switzerland
“Focus: Cecilia Edefalk,” The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
2005
“Messenger/Budbärare,” Lunds Domkyrka, Lund, Sweden
“Nya verk,” Norrköping Konstmuseum, Norrköping, Sweden
“Sketch for a Painting,” Museum of Modern Art, Stockholm
“Ich Bin Tot,” Brändström & Stene, Stockholm
2004
“Sketch for a Painting,” Brändström & Stene, Stockholm
2000
“To view the painting from within – Untitled,” Malmö Art Museum, Malmö, Sweden
1998
“Cecilia Edefalk,” Kunsthalle Bern, Bern
"At the Moment Untitled," Johnen and Schöttle, Cologne
1997
"Perspektive," Kabinett für aktuelle Kunst, Bremerhaven, Germany
1996
"Pittura," Castello di Rivara, Turin, Italy
"Views from Abroad – European Perspectives on American Art," Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
"Se hur det känns," Rooseum, Malmö, Sweden
1994
"Echo," Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
1990
"En annan rorelse," Galleri Sten Eriksson, Stockholm
1988
“Cecilia Edefalk,” Galleri Wallner, Malmö, Sweden
Group Exhibitions
 2019
“Sensing Nature from Within,” Moderna Museet, Malmö, Sweden
2019
“Mask,” Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland
2016
“56th BELGRADE OCTOBER SALON, The Pleasure of Love,” Belgrade, Serbia
“The Garden Party,” Thielska Galleriet, Stockholm
“Natural Morte: Contemporary Artists Reinvigorate the Still Life,” Konsthallen Bohuslän Museum, Uddevalla, Sweden
2015
“C/O Stockholm,” Stene Projects, Stockholm
2014
“New Dimensions,” Galleri Andersson/Sandstrom, Umea, Sweden
“Baroque,” Kulturehuset Stadsteatern, Stockholm
“Between Realities: Photography in Sweden 1970-2000,” Gothenburg Museum of Art and Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg
“All My Love and Solidarity,” Gåxsjö church, Jämtland, Sweden
“Karlek och solidaritet,” Stene Projects, Stockholm
“Grand Opening,” Stene Projects Simrishamn, Sweden 
2013
“Art of Memory,” Bonnierskonsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
“KölnSkulptur #7,” Skulpturen Park, Cologne, Germany
“Believers,” Varbergs Konsthall, Varberg, Sweden
“Der Zweite Blick,” Städtische Galerie Nordhorn, Nordhorn, Germany
2012
“The Carnegie Art Award,” Sophienholm, Lyngby, Denmark [traveled to: Amos Anders
Art Museum, Helsinki; The Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Stockholm; The Stenersen Museum, Oslo
“The Castle in the Air, Séance of Imagination,” Centre of Culture ZAMEK, Poznan, Poland
“Pudelns kärna,” Galleri Magnus Carlsson, Hällvi Kännung, Sweden
“Take me somewhere nice,” Stene Projects, Stockholm, Sweden
2011
“Time and Memory: Cecilia Edefalk and Gunnel Wåhlstrand,” Parasol Unit, London
“Painting Between the Lines” CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco [traveled to: Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA (2013)]
“Among Flesh,” Alison Jacques Gallery, London
“North by New York: New Nordic Art,” Scandinavia House, The Nordic Center in America, New York
2010
“The Moderna Exhibition 2010,” Moderna museet, Stockholm
2009
“Eight Contemporary Commentaries,” Nationalmuseum, Stockholm
“Marta Flies Again! 90 years with Marta Maas-Fjetterstrom,” Liljevalchs, Stockholm
“Think About Death,” MAP, Stockholm, Sweden
“Strike a Pose,” Stephen Friedman Gallery, London 
2008
“Painting Between the Lines,” CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco
“Among Flesh,” Alison Jacques Gallery, London
“North by New York: New Nordic Art,” Scandinavia House, The Nordic Center in America, New York
“The Deluded Eye–Five Centuries of Deception,” Nationalmuseum, Stockholm
“NOLEFTOVERS,” Kunsthalle Bern, Bern
“We are Stardust. We are Golden. Women at Johnen + Schottle since 1984,” Johnen+Schottle, Cologne, Germany
“Svenska sjalvportratt fran Zorn till samtid,” Mjellby, Sweden
“Toys R Us,” Brandstrom & Stene, Stockholm
“BarBari,” Forum Nutidsplats for kultur, Stockholm
“L’Homme Merveilleux,” Chateau de Malbrouck, Manderen, France 
2007
“True Romance,” Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna [traveled to: Museum Villa Stuck, Munich; Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel, Germany]
“Portrait of a Sculpture,” Ursula Blickle Foundation, Kraichtal, Unterowisheim, Germany
“Early Retirement,” Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland
“Som du ser mig–portratt fran samlingen,” Malmo Konstmuseum, Malmo, Sweden
“Again: Serial Practices in Contemporary Art,” Wordsworth Athenum of Art, Hartford, Conneticut
2006
“The Roter Sand Lighthouse and a Stroke of Luck,” Museum fur Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany
“Rummets vridning, fyra moten I Tessinska palatset,” Stockholm
“Bonniers Konsthall’s Inaugural Show,” Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm
“Modernautstallningen,” Moderna Museet, Stockholm
“Painting Between the Lines,” CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco
“Among Flesh,” Alison Jacques Gallery, London
“North by New York: New Nordic Art,” Scandinavia House, the Nordic Center in America, New York 
2005
“A Moment in Time,” Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Dublin
“What’s New Pussycat?,” Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany
“Ny Svensk Fotografi,” Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg, Sweden
2004
“Kabusa Invited 2004,” Kabusa Konsthall, Ystad, Sweden
“Swedish and Mongolian Contemporary Art,” Zanabazar Museum of Fine Arts, Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia
“Montain’s Eye,” Unduur Ulaan, Mongolia
“Die Sammlung Hanck,” Stiftung Museum Kunst Palast, Dusseldorf, Germany 
2003
“Falskt eller Akta,” National Museum of Art, Stockholm,
“Plingeling,” Magasin 3 Stockholm konsthall, Stockholm
“De bortbjudna–Malmo Art Museum is visiting Rooseum,” Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmo, Sweden 
2002
“Documenta 11- Platform 4,” Kassel, Germany
“Gossip, 14 kvinnliga konstnarer,” Malmokonstmuseum/Malmo Art Museum, Malmo, Sweden
2001
“2001 Biennal in Painting,” Väsby Konstall, Väsby, Sweden
2000
"Szenenwechsel XVIII,” Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany
“Face-á-Face,” Kunstpanorame, Lucerne, Switzerland
“Enduring Love,” Klemens Gosser and Tanja Grunert, New York
1999
“Mirror’s Edge,” Bild Museet, Umeå, Sweden [traveled to: Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver; Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy; Tramway, Glasgow; Charlottenborg, Denmark]
1998
“Nuit Blanche,” Musée d ‘art moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris
“Moving Images Without Tears,” Galerie Vera Munro, Hamburg, Germany
“Stuff It,” Ynglingagatan, Stockholm
"Szenenwechsel XII," Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany
1997
“Deposition: Swedish Art in Venice,” Cinema Arsenal, Venice, Italy
"Display," Charlottenborg Exhibition Hall, Copenhagen
"Szenenwechsel XI," Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany
“Replik,” Galleri 54, Gothenburg, Sweden
1996
"Pittura," Castello di Rivara, Turin, Italy
"Views from Abroad – European Perspectives on American Art," Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
"Se hur det känns," Rooseum, Malmö, Sweden
1995
"Das Abenteuer der Malerei," Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany [traveled to: Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany]
"Szenenwechsel VIII," Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany
1994
"Revir," Kulturhuset, Stockholm
“XXII Bienal de Sao Paulo,” Sao Paulo, Brazil
1993
"Spelets regler," Tunnelgatan 1-2, Stockholm
"Den andra given," Rooseum, Malmö, Sweden
"Prospect 93," Frankfurter Kunstverein und Schirn, Frankfurt, Germany
“Se människan,” Lilijevalchs Konsthall, Stockholm
1992
"Om konst och mass (-media)," Norrkoping konstmuseum, Sweden
"Cecilia Edefalk / Jan Hafstrom," Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
"Time Reveals the Turth - El tiempo revela la verdad," Expo ‘92, Seville, Spain
1991
"Konst-Fotografi," Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg, Sweden
"Sjatte sinnet," Arbetets Museum, Norrkoping, Sweden
"Vagval – 6 konstnärr I 90-talet," Riksutstallningar, Sweden
"Europa Kunstlandschaft," Kunstverein München, Munich, Germany
"Stillstand Switches," Shedhalle, Zurich, Switzerland
"Nordiska Konstnarinnor," Stockholm Art Fair, Stockholm
"Lika med," Moderna Museet, Stockholm
1989
"Konstant 90," Leningrad State University, Saint Petersburg, Russia
"Aurora 3," Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinki; Nordic House, Reykjavik
Selected Public Collections
 
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
Beckers Collection, Stockholm
Bo Ahlstrand Collection, Stockholm
Boras Art Museum, Boras
Gavle Art Museum, Gavle
Goteborg Art Museum, Goteborg
Hessius Collection, Stockholm
Joel Wachs Collection, New York
Kunstverein Bremerhafen, Bremerhafen
Mickey Cartin Collection, New York Malmo Art Museum, Malmo
MMK, Museum fur Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main Frac, Franche-Comte
Moderna Museet, Stockholm
Spunkmeyer Collection,
Stephen Friedman Collection, London
Stockholm Pontus Bonnier Collection, Stockholm