About

John Jakobsson (b.1984, Gotland) is interested in the process of constructing personal and collective realities and investigates, through his sculptural work, the mechanism of the “possible” and the “true”. Jakobsson took his BA in Konstfack, in the Ceramics and Glass department (2012), and has previously studied art history at Gothenburg University and sculpture at Gotland Art School. His work has been presented in group shows at, among others, Liljevalchs Konsthall, Kulturhuset Stadsteatern, AAAD Prague, and in solo shows at Kaleido gallery in Uppsala, SL exhibition platform and Almedal’s Library in Visby. Jakobsson is the receiver of the KKV Burgsviks workshop grant (2007), the Estrid Ericsson stipendium and the Ann Wolff work award.

Utbildning

2005 - 2007 Gotlands Konstskola Skulptur  

2008 - 2009 Göteborgs Universitet Konst och Bildvetenskap 60 hp  

2009 – 2012 Konstfack Kandidatutbildning Keramik och Glas  

2011 Academy of Art, Architecture and Design, Prag Erasmus utbytesstudent. Glass studio  

Samlingsutställningar

2007 Avslutningsutställning, Gotlands Konstmuseum  

2010 En hjälpande hand, Kulturhuset  

2011 Trappgalleriet Konstfack  

2011 Night Vision, Galleriet Konstfack  

2012 Klausura Exhibition, AAAD Prag  

2012 Liljevalchs Vårsalong  

2012 Konstfack Vårutställning  

2012 Afordable Art Fair  

2015 ”Participants” Restaurang Tranan  

Separatutställningar

2007 Svenska Spels Konstförening, Visby  

2013 ”Den Vidrige” SL:s Konstmonter, Odenplan  

2014 ”Månadens unga konstnär” Almedalsbiblioteket Visby  

2015 ”Den Vidrige” Galleri Kaleido Uppsala  

2016 ”Truth is Elusive” Nau Gallery Stockholm  

Stipendier och Stiftelser

2007 KKV Burgsviks Stipendium  

2011 Estrid Ericssons Stifelse  

2016 Ann Wolf Foundation. Assistentstipendium  

Representerad

2012 Love Brindfors Konstförening  

2013 Bonniers Konstförening  

Sedan 2015 Arrivals online Gallery. www.arrivals.se   

Workshops

2006 Global Stone workshop, Volterra Italien  

2007 Global Stone Workshop, Burgsvik   

2008 Global Stone Workshop, Burgsvik   

Uppdrag

2009Rondellutsmyckning, Telefonplan Stockholm Skulptur för Linda Shamma