Olivia Pettersson Fleur b. 1989

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Olivia Pettersson Fleur works with paper collages in bright and vivid colours consisting of thousands of painted paper shreds. The meticulous process where the craftsmanship is in focus is put in stark contrast to the complex digital expression in her works.

 

Olivia Pettersson Fleur (b. 1989 in Stockholm, Sweden) holds an MFA from the Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm (2018) and a BFA from the Umeå Academy of Fine Arts - Umeå University (2016). Pettersson Fleur has exhibited at Färgfabriken, Stockholm, Körsbärsgården, Gotland, 3331 Arts Chiyoda, Tokyo and Tsukuba Art museum, Tsukuba in Japan, and at Alta Art Space, Malmö. She was awarded the scholarship of Marianne och Sigvard Bernadottes konstnärsfond 2021, the Swedish Arts Grants Committee's two-year working grant in 2021 and one-year working grant 2019, and the Brucebo Foundation Residency/Scholarship in 2018. She is represented in the collections of Public Art Agency Sweden, Region Stockholm, Region Uppsala, Umeå Municipality, Västerås City, Ståhl Collection Norrköping, Apotekets konstförening as well as private collections.

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