Biography: Torbjörn Vejvi


Born in Vätjö 1972, Sweden

Lives and works in Los Angeles


1997 – 98 MFA Program, University of California, Los Angeles

1995 – 98 MFA Malmö Academy of Fine Arts, Malmö, Sweden

SOLO EXHIBITIONS: 2014 “Standing in one place looking into another”, LAMOA, Los ANgeles, USA 2012 “The object without is the object within”, Glendale Community College Art Gallery, Glendale, USA. 2011 “Matter Matter Physically Dead”, Raucci/Santamaria Gallery, Naples, I. 2008 Present/Future Section, Artissima, Turin, I. 2007 “New Works”, Raucci/Santamaria Gallery, Naples, I. 2006 “Zane Peach/Torbjörn Vejvi”, Urbis Artium Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA. 2005 Raucci/Santamaria Gallery, Naples, I. 2004 Art Statements, Art 35 Basel, Raucci/Santamaria Gallery, Basel, CH. 2003 Torbjorn Vejvi, C/O Atle Gerhardsen, Berlin, D. 2002 Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA. 2001 Raucci/Santamaria Gallery, Naples, I. / Gallery Peep, Malmö, SW, (MFA show). 2000 Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA. 1999 Gallery Ynglingagatan, Stockholm, SW.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS: 2017 “Summer of Love”, Wilding Cran Gallery, Los Angeles, USA 2015 “Made by Hand”, Charlie James Gallery, Losa Angeles, USA 2014 Another Thing Coming”, Torrance Art Museum, Los Angeles, USA  2013Steven Bankhead, Britton Tolliver, Torbjörn Vejvi” at Samuel Freeman, Los Angeles, CA 2012 Art Hotel Gran Paradiso, Sorrento, Italy. / “Prince at the Forum”, Beacon Arts Building, Los Angeles, USA. 2011 “Group Show (Exhibition design by Jesse Benson and Brian Mann)”, Las Cienegas Projects, USA. / “Bullet Train”, The Luggage Store, San Francisco, USA. 2010 “Depthless”, Statler Waldorf Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA. / “A Harmonious Mix of Objects” – Mihai Nicodim Gallery (former Kontainer Gallery), Los Angeles, CA, USA. 2009 “Bellows and Whispers: The Large and Small Effects of Structure, Its Presence and Absence”, Cherry and Martin Gallery, Los Angeles, USA. / “Construct and Dissolve – Works on paper by artists from Los Angeles”, Sabine Knust Gallery, Munich , D. / “The curse of ceramics”, China Art Object, Los Angeles, USA. / “Opportunities”, Bravin Lee Gallery, New York, USA. / “Sundays Gallery, 2nd exhibition”, Sundays Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca, USA. / “The May Show”, 5200 Block of Olympic Blv., Los Angeles, CA, USA. 2008 “Flowing, Pulsing, Beating, Burning”, Glendale College Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA. 2007 “You Always Move in Reverse”, cur. by Bjarne Melgaard, Leo Koenig Inc., New York, USA. / “Eight sculptors from Los Angeles”, Galerie Sabine Knust – Maximilian Verlag, Munich, D. 2006 “Carter, Kate Davis, Karen Lofgren, Torbjörn Vejvi”, Anna Helwing Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA. 2005 “Napoli Presente – Posizione e prospettive dell’Arte Contemporanea”, cur. by . L.Hegyi, P.A.N. Center for Contemporary Art, Naples, I. / “Konsthögskolan i Malmö 10 år”, Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö, SW. 2004 “Losing My Head”, Sister Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA. 2003 “The Virgin Show”, Wrong Gallery, New York, NY, USA. 2002 “The 4th Annual Altoids Curiously Strong Collection – (Recent Acquisition), LACE – Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA, USA. / “Global Address”, USC Fisher Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA. / “New Additions to the Altoids Curiously Strong Collection”, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY, USA. 2002 “Guide to trust 2”, Yerba Buena Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA, USA. / “Waiting for the Ice Age”, cur. by M. Hall, George Kargl Gallery, Wien. / “Crisp”, cur. by R. Telles, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, USA. / “Now is Time”, Dorsky Gallery, New York, USA. 2001 “Smallish”, cur. by D. Cooper, Green-Grassi, London, UK. / “Freestanding”, Beaver College Art Gallery, Glenside, PA, USA. / “Altoid Collection”, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY, USA. / “Artists Imagine Architecture”, ICA, Boston, MA, USA. 2000 “Shockwave”, Raucci/Santamaria Gallery, Naples, I. / “Architecture & Memory”, Lawrence Rubin Greenberg Van Doren Fine Art, New York, NY, USA. / “Mise en Scéne – Nem L.A. Sculpture”, cur. by B. Hainley and C.A. Klonorides, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA, USA. / College of the Arts and Crafts, San Francisco, CA, USA. 1999 “Andy Alexander & Torbjörn Vejvi”, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA. / “The Temptations”, cur. by D. Cooper, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, CA, USA. 1996 “Beyond Matter of Space”, Beyond Baroque,  Los Angeles, CA, USA.

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