Joakim Ojanen

 

Joakim Ojanen

b. 1985 Västerås, Sweden

Lives and works in Stockholm, Sweden

 

Joakim Ojanen (b. 1985 Västerås, Sweden) received his BA in 2012 from Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, and his MFA in 2014 from Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design. Since then, he has exhibited widely from Stockholm to Los Angeles, Cologne and Paris, Edinburgh and Belgium. He is represented by Christian Larsen in Stockholm, Ruttkowski 68 in Paris and Cologne, and Richard Heller in Los Angeles.

 

Education

2014   

MFA, Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design

2012

BA, Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design

 

Solo and Two-person Exhibitions

2019     

Ruttkowski;68, Paris, France (upcoming)

Snake Pit, The Hole, New York, NY (upcoming)

2018   

Where Do We Go From Here?, Christian Larsen Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden              

Year of the Dog, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2017

Anthropocene, Ruttkowski;68, Cologne, Germany

Steinsland Berliner Gallery (with Oskar Nilsson) Stockholm, Sweden

Interrupted Boredom, Galerie Lefevbre & Fils, Paris, France

Joakim Ojanen and Ryan Travis Christian, The Hole, New York, NY

2016

What A Time To Be Alive 🙁 Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Ebelingmuseet, Torshälla Eskilstuna, Sweden

Konsthallen Passagen (with Jeff Olsson), Linköping, Sweden

2015  

The Bries Space, Antwerp, Belgium

Market Art Fair, Galleri Thomassen, Stockholm, Sweden

2014  

Självbild, Galleri Thomassen, Göteborg, Sweden

This Is The Shit That I Live 4, KAZ Galleri, Västerås, Sweden

2013

Dirty Hands, Filthy Feets, Superclub Gallery, Edinburgh, UK

Projektionen av mig på dig (Joakim Ojanen & Hanna Andersson), Grafikens Hus, Mariefred, Sweden

2012       

Röknäsor, Elefanter & Regnbågar (Joakim Ojanen & Hanna Andersson), NAU Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

2011    

Konstfack Student gallery, Vernissage, Stockholm, Sweden

2010   

The creamy two’s (Joakim Ojanen & Hanna Andersson), Gallery Le Petit Mignon, Berlin, Germany

Phaces, Nya Skolan, Göteborg, Sweden

2009    

Street Smart, Show Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden

2008

The Creamy Two’s (Joakim Ojanen & Hanna Andersson), Gallery Hangups, Stockholm, Sweden

 

Select Group Exhibitions

2019 

Paper View, The Hole, New York, NY

Carry On, The Hole, New York, NY

Clayborn, Galerie Lefebvre & fils, Paris, France

2018

Wertical II, Ruttkowski;68, Cologne, Germany

UNTITLED Miami, Richard Heller Gallery, Miami, FL

Mixed Pickles 4, Ruttkowski;68, Cologne, Germany

Rue Charlot, Ruttkowski;68, Paris, France

The Ashtray Show, Fisher Parrish Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Clay Today, The Hole, New York, NY

A Tree Falls in the Woods – curated by FMLY Projects, Hashimoto Contemporary, San Francisco, CA

Lust, Laughter, Liquor, PLUS-ONE Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

2017

Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale 2017, South Korea

Dallas Art Fair, Richard Heller Gallery, Dallas, TX

Beheaded, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Wertical I, Ruttkowski;68, Cologne, Germany

MORPH, Asya Geisberg Gallery, New York, NY

JumpBall, Dio Horia, Mikonos, Greece

Small Sculpture, Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago, IL

2016    

Untitled Art Fair, Richard Heller Gallery, Miami Beach, FL

EXPO Chicago art fair, Richard Heller Gallery, Chicago, IL

Booby Trap , The Hole, New York, NY

Seattle Art Fair, Richard Heller Gallery, Seattle, WA

Swedish Art: Now! Sven Harrys Konstmuseum, Stockholm, Sweden

The Garden Party, Thielska Galleriet, Stockholm, Sweden

KARNEVAL, Gustavsbergs Konsthall, Gustavsberg, Sweden

Young Frankensteins, Lesley Heller Workspace, New York, NY

POWERFUL BABIES: THE IMPACT OF KEITH HARING, Spritmuseum, Stockholm Sweden

2015

BEHOLD! THE BLOB, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Samlat 2010-2015, Västerås Konstmuseum, Västerås, Sweden

Påsksalong, Galleri Thomassen, Gothenburg, Sweden

2014

Winter Show 2014, Charlotte Fogh Gallery, Aarhus, Denmark

Moving, Watdafac Gallery, New York, NY

Påsksalongen, Galleri Thomassen, Gothenburg, Sweden

Keramik, NAU Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

WHAT A GAS! AT THE ZOO, 3:E Våningen, Gothenburg, Sweden

2013

Magnus Magnum, Studio Belleflamme, Liège, Belgium

Retrospective 2012 – Frans Masereel Centrum, Belgium

Opposites Attract, Chicago Urban Art Society, Chicago, IL

Bang On The Beet – Swedish Special, Watdafac Gallery, Madrid, Spain

2012

Blaque Lyte Richmo, ADA Gallery, Richmond, VA

Point of no return, Konstfack Degree Exhibition, Stockholm, Sweden

Blaque Lyte, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

 

Commissioned Work

2018

Mural for Life Is Beautiful, curated by JUSTKIDS, Las Vegas, NV

2015

Väntrum, Mini Maria, Kaverös äng 5, for The City of Gothenburg

2010

Landskapsmålning, Utsmyckning, Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden

 

Grants

2017

Konstakademien, Jenny Lind stipendium

2016

Konstnärsnämnden, Internationellt kulturutbyte och resebidrag

2015

Konstnärsnämnden, Working grant , The Swedish Arts Grants Committee

Stockholm Stad Kulturstipendium, Bildkonst

Konstakademien, E. Sääfs stipendium

Konstnärsnämnden, Internationellt kulturutbyte och resebidrag

2013

Västerås Stad Kulturstipendium

2010

Gefeldts & Reeves Stiftelse