Johannes Wessmark

Bio

Born in Karlstad in 1962
 lives and works in Nedre Bondestad Old School a few miles north for Karlstad in Sweden.
 Education: Self-taught 
Background: 15 years as an advertising illustrator. 
Style: Photorealism
Technique: acrylic and oil on canvas.

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Artworks

HELENA

acrylic and colored pencil on paper
20×21 cm

THE CROWN

acrylic and oil on canvas
97×57 cm

HANNA

acrylic and oil on canvas
116×155 cm

UNTITLED

graphite on paper
68×97 cm

TOVE

acrylic and oil on canvas
94×76 cm

Curriculum

Born in Karlstad in 1962
 lives and works in Nedre Bondestad Old School a few miles north for Karlstad in Sweden.
 Education: Self-taught 
Background: 15 years as an advertising illustrator. 
Style: Photorealism
Technique: acrylic and oil on canvas
Gallery collaborations: 
Arcadia Contemporary, Los Angeles 
Metropolitan Gallery, Hamburg
 Div Art Gallery, Mexico City
Books / magazines / published:
American Art Collector Magazine 2013, 2015 and 2016
International Artist 2014
International Dictionary of Artists 2011
Artelibre Arte y Libertad 2009, 2012 and 2015
My own book “Johannes Wessmark – Photorealist. The paintings and the technique” 2012
Article in Airbrush Action Magazine 2012
Represented / Acquired:
European Museum of Modern Art, Barcelona
The Count Ibex Collection, New York
Stockholm Stad, Karlstad kommun etc. 

Instructor at courses and masterclasses: 
Airbrush-workshop / photorealism Orlando, Florida 2013
Airbrush-workshop in Maxdorf in Germany 2016
Airbrush course at some of the high-schools in Karlstad during the 90s and in 20s etc.
Lectures on photorealism:
Affordabe Art Fair, Stockholm 2012
Gallery Eklund Stockholm 2012
Värmlands Museum Karlstad 2012
Rotary Sunne 2013
Metso Paper Karlstad 2013
Aktiva Seniorer, Kristinehamn 2016
Member of:
Varmland Artists’ Association
IGOR – International Guild of Realism 2008-2016
KRO – The Swedish Artists Organization 2010-2016

Events & Exhibitions

Selected Solo Exhibitions:
Kils Art-association -2014
Gallery Arthouse, Karlstad -2014
Gallery Eklund, Stockholm -2012
Spånga Art-association, -2010
Artspromotion Västerås -2010
Artspromotion Eskilstuna -2010
Pfizer Art-association Sollentuna -2010
Gallery Oscar, Marstrand -2009
Tierps Art-association -2009
Kils Art-association -2009
Gallery Oscar, Marstrand -2008
Clarion Hotell Plaza, Karlstad -2008
Repslagar-Museet Älvängen -2007
Gallery Stjärnfors Kvarn, Uddeholm -2006
Sunds Mansion, Säffle -1998
Kils Art-association -1996
ScanWest Art-association, Kil -1992
Art-association Lusten, Forshaga -1991
Programator Art-association, Karlstad -1991

Selected Group Exhibitions:
Huston Art Fair 2016
WATER, WATER… EVERYWHERE 2016
(Arcadia Contemporary, Los Angeles)
Los Angeles Art Show, 2016
(Arcadia Contemporary, Los Angeles)
Los Angeles Art Show, 2014
(Lotton Gallery, Chicago)
 The Robert Lange Gallery in Charleston. 9th annual IGOR show 2014
Gallery Seahorse, Nykoping 2013
Jones & Terwilliger Galleries, Carmel, California -2012
Gallery Knud Grothe, Copenhagen -2012
ArtHouse Karlstad -2012
Värmlands Museum, Karlstad “Shades of reality” -2011
National Watercolor Show, Edsviks Konsthall, Sollentuna -2010
Spring-exhibition Liljevalchs, Stockholm -2010
Gallery Oscar, Marstrand -2009
Värmlands Art Association Spring Exhibition, Karlstad -2008
All Media Fine Art Exhibit Howell, Michigan -2008
Melon Festival Art Show, Howell, Michigan -2008
Gallery K, Karlstad – 1991 – 1994 – 1995

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