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"The home of the Philosopher" Etching, 13 x 13 cm
”The home of the Philosopher”
Etching, 13 x 13 cm
Bo Cronqvist

I work in a printing studio of my own in Lund. I work with three or four colour aquatint etchings printed from three or four copper plates. I also work with oil paintings, mostly in traditional glazing techniques. The etchings often depicting  single objects in a landscape, my paintings mostly representing human beings.

Techniques:
Aquatint Etchings and Traditional Oilpainting

Education:
Forum graphic art Academy, Malmö, Sweden. 1974 – 1978

Awards:

1 Jury prize, Enter into Art. Cologne, Germany 2016

Palm Art Award, Special Prize Graphic Art, Germany 2016

Certificate for final competition, 3rd Int. Print biennial, Yuan, ROC, 1987

The grand award from the Swedish State, 1977

Represented in over 20 public museums, among others:
National Museum, Warsaw, Poland
National Museum, Budapest, Hungary
Grenchen Art Museum, Grenchen, Switzerland
Norrköping Art museum, Norrköping, Sweden
Malmö Art Museum, Malmö, Sweden
Museum for Sketches, Lund, Sweden

Exhibitions:
I have had more than 200 solo exhibitions in Sweden, Europe and USA.
I have also participated in several group exhibitions, here are 5 selected:
Enteer into Art, Cologne, Germany 2016
Footprint, Center for contemporary printmaking, Norwalk, USA, 2010, 2013
Egyptian Int. print Triennial, Gieze, Egypt, 2000
Masters of graphic Arts, Györ, Hungary, 1999
L´Europe des Gravures, Grenoble, France, 1990

Publications.
Konstretreat, Re di Roma Verlag, 2016 , ISBN 978-3-96103-030-9
Art Compass, Art domain Who is publisher, 2016, ISBN 978-3-9813474-9-4
100 years of Swedish graphic prints(100 år av svensk grafik), Carlsson, 2010, ISBN 978 91 7331 3612

 

 

Bo Cronqvist

Tel +46 46 – 15 75 47
Mobil +46 708 – 40 44 44
Homepage: bocronqvist.se
Mail: bocronqvist@me.com