Liilian Saksi (b.1989) in Norrköping, Sweden is a Swedish artist who lives and works in Oslo. She has an MFA from Oslo National Academy of the Arts, from the Medium and material based program, textile department. Saksi has her studio at the newly established Myntgata 2 in Oslo. 

 

CV

Education

2015-2017 MFA Medium and material-based art, Oslo National Academy of the Arts

2011-2014 BA Visual Art, Oslo National Academy of the Arts

2010-2011 Textil, Stiftelsen Stenebyskolan

2009-2010 Textil Konsthantverk Design, Väddö Folkhögskola

 

Upcoming:

2020 Förnimmelser av förtrolighet, solo show Passagen Linköpings konsthall, Linköping 

2021 Solo Show, Sofus Madsen Museet (initated by KRAFT), Bergen

Solo exhibitions:

2018 FLOCK, SOFT galleri, Oslo

2015 Mellan ting, Galleri Storck, Oslo

2013 Fluorescent, Snake Gallery, Oslo

2013 Ulysses, Seilduksgalleriet, Oslo

 

Group exhibitions and annual exhibitions:

2020 Talente 2020, Hantwerkskammer München (Covid19 digital version)

2020 Wonderful Everyday, curated by dotdotdot Stockholm

2019 SOG(AI), Tveten gård, Oslo

2019 Velvet Ropes (GIFC), Galleri Golsa, Oslo

2019 Melancholy Girls, Textile Center Iceland, Blönduos

2018 Det var en jul, Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo

2017 Kunsthåndverk 2017, Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustrimuseum, Trondheim

2017 Agreement between Seasons, MFA Graduation show, Oslo

2015 ++, Black Box Teater, Oslo

2014 All Friends are invited, Podium, Oslo

2014 BA Graduation Show, Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Oslo

2013 Re: Culture 2: Visual Art Festival in Patra, Grekland

 

Grants:

2020 2 year working grant from the Norwegian Art Council

2020 Norwegian Crafts and the Norwegian MFA’s support programme for freight and travel

2019 NK travel grant

2019 SKS Diversestipend

2018 NKF Utstillingsstøtte for kunstnere i etablering

2018 Helge AX:ssons stiftelse

2018 1-årigt Fordypningsstipend från Kunsthåndverkernes fond

2017 SKS Diversestipend for nyutdannede kunstnere

2016 Estrid Ericssons Stiftelse

2015 Estrid Ericssons Stiftelse

Prices:

2014 Fund for Art and Design students, Oslo National Academy of the Arts

Residencys:

2019 Icelandic Textile Center, Blönduós, Island

2018 Keystone Editions, Berlin

 

Work:

2019- Assistant for artist Ellen Grieg

2019-2020 Coordinator SOFT gallery/Norwegian Textile Artists 

2018-2020 Member of the Nomination committee Norwegian textile artists 

2018-2019 Host/guard at the Astrup Fearnley Museum

2012-2018 Weekend guard SOFT gallery

2014-2016 Production assistant for Artist Jorunn Irene Hanstvedt

 

Membership: Norske Billedkunstnere, Norske Tekstilkunstnere, Norske Kunsthåndverkere

Foto: Anders Elverhøy

© Liilian Saksi 2019