Katrin Westman Gazell

Måleri och skulptur

Katrin Westman

Visterud 34, 68696 Östra Ämtervik




The process dictates the conditions for Westman's work, color and light in a movement on the canvas lying on the floor. Colors spread in  thin shocks in conjunction with swollen parts on smooth pastel surfaces  . She paints in oil with scrapers, rags and brushes. The starting shot for the process is the pictures, her models, which are scattered throughout the room. In the end, she can paint over everything, scrape it out again while the paint is wet, crumple it up and nail it to the wall. The sculptural thinking is integrated into Westman's painting and sometimes she has to go beyond the framework of the flat surface the surface forms and shape it like a sculpture to move forward. 




2013 - 2015 Master's Program in Free Art, Umeå University of the Arts, Umeå
2010 - 2013 Bachelor's Program in Free Art, Umeå University of the Arts, Umeå
2008 - 2010 Pernby Painting School, Stockholm

Separate exhibitions

2020         Underströmmar, Vida Museum, Öland
2018         Chamber,  Eskilstuna Art Museum, Eskilstuna
               Skall / Clamor  , Galleri Andersson Sandström, Stockholm

2017         Bodies Without Descent  , Olle Nyma's Studios and Artists  ' Homes  , Nacka
2016         Hanging Mantles / Disrobement,  Galleri Andersson Sandström, Stockholm
2013        Cut out of context, we stand there and pose  , Gallery S, Östersund
Kristinehamn Art Museum's youth  scholarship holder  , Kristinehamn

Group exhibitions

2018 The Painter, Strandverket Art Gallery
2017 Market Art Fair, Färgfabriken Stockholm
2016 Alma Löv Museum, Östra Ämtervik
2015         Anna-Lisa Thomson In Memory,  Uppsala Art Museum, Uppsala
Between The Devil and the Deep Sea  , Galleri Andersson / Sandström, Stockholm
Between The Devil and the Deep Sea  , Bildmuseet Umeå
2014         Dissolved  , Galleriet Umeå Konsthögskola, Umeå
SAK´s vinnutstilling  , Affordable Art Fairs, Stockholm
Night and Day  , Gallery DanArt, Österlen
Nedre Fryksdalens Konstförening  , Sundsbergs gård, Sunne
Sliperiet's group exhibition  , Sliperiet, Borgvik
How we came here  , Kunstlerhaus Turn and Taxis, Bregenz, Austria


2019 2-year work scholarship The Artists'
Committee 2018 Carl- Axel scholarship
2016 Vera and Göran Agnekil's scholarship
1 year work scholarship The Artists' Committee
2015 The Anna-Lisa Thomson Foundation
Eva and Hugo Bergman's Memorial Fund
2013 Kristinehamn's Youth

Scholarship Decoration

No Committee, No Forgotten , Gunnerudsgården Östra Ämtervik, 2018

Represented by

Alma Löv Museum
Stockholm County Council
Cultural Unit Uppsala LT
Sundbyberg City
Kristinehamn Art Museum
Umeå University (Faculty of Law)
Jönköping County Region
Jämtland Municipality
SAK (Swedish General Art Association)
Bonniers Konstförening
Apotekets Konstförening
Private collectors

Technique: Painting, Sculpture
Web page: http://katrinwestman.se

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