My Kirsten Dammand
Born in Denmark 1966
Resident in Sweden

Art education:
Degree of Master in Textile Art, HDK, The School of Design and Crafts, Gothenburg University, Sweden 1997
Degree of Bachelor in Textile Art, HDK, The School of Design and Crafts, Gothenburg University, Sweden 1995
Textile, Designskolen Kolding, Denmark 1992-1995
Guest Student Textile Art, HDK , The School of Design and Crafts, Gothenburg University, Sweden1994-1995

Courses and preparatory training:
Nordic Textile Culture, Nordic collaborative Theme, Special and Data Loom, Finland 2004 Color and Form, HDK , The School of Design and Crafts, Gothenburg University Sweden 2003 Color and Form, Kyrkeruds Folkhogskola, Årjang, Sweden, 1990-1992 Textile Knowledge, Weaving and Sewing, Stenebyskolan, Dals Långed, Sweden 1986 -1988

Solo exhibittions
“Bubbles and closed rooms”, Sillegården, Sunne, Sweden 2010
“Tales about water”, Gallery 8, Sundsvall, Sweden 2008
“Tales about water”, Färgelanda Art Gallery, Färgelanda, Sweden 2007
“Textiles and Painting”, Melleruds Library, Mellerud, Sweden 2003

Groupe exhibittions selected
”Nature”, Dalslands Artist's assiation, Dalslands museum, Sweden, 2017
“Time”, exhibition with Fiber Art, VMT, Ronneby, Sweden, 2016
“From Lausanne to Beijing”,7 th, 8 th, 9 th International Fiber Art Biennale, Beijing, China 2012, 2014, 2016
“14th International Triennial of Tapestry”, Lodz, Poland 2013
“Steneby Annual”, Steneby Art gallery, Dals Långed, Sweden 2010
“Original black / white”, Åmals Art Gallery, Sweden 2010
“Art Month Ameland”, Holland 2008
“Teoriya”, Osaka, Japan 2008
“Colleagues”, Steneby Art Gallery, Dals Långed, Sweden 2007
“Tradition and innovation”, 3nd European textile and fiber art triennial, Riga,
Latvia 2007
“Visions in Textiles”, Izmir State Art and Sculpture Museum, Turkey 2005
“Conformability”, Liljevalchs, Stockholm, Sweden 2005
Art club Regina, City Hall in Lidköping, Sweden 2004
“Tradition and innovation”, 2nd European textile and fiber art triennial, Riga,
Latvia 2004
“Textiles and painting” Bengtsfors Art Gallery, Bengtsfors, Sweden 2003
“There is a secret sign”, Wermlands Museum, Karlstad, Sweden 2003
“DIDAXI” Steneby art gallery, Dals Långed, Sweden 2003
"”Nordisk salong”, Eriksbergshallen, Gothenburg, Sweden 2000
Swedish Furniture Center, Stockholm, Sweden 1998
"Route des textiles",  UNESCO, Paris 1998
"Sun, wind and water",Varberg Fortress, Varberg, Sweden 1998
"Graduation Exhibition Tour". Joint exhibition of textile art at several art museums and galleries in Sweden 1997 - 1998
“Sustainable everyday life”, Skovgard, Langeland, Denmark 1997
“Textile art”, HDK Gallery, Gothenburg, Sweden 1997
"Fiber" workshop and exhibition, Estonia1996
"Dragons", Koldinghus , kolding, Denmark, 1996
"Given the environment," The Royal Palace, Stockholm, Sweden 1996
"Vienna 1900", Röhsska Museum, Gothenburg, Sweden 1996
Participated in a number of ” DKF”, Dalslands Artist's Assiation group exhibitions since 1998

Commission of State Art Council, Sweden 2009
Hearse Cloth, Dalskogens Kapell, Lysekil, Sweden 2017

Dalslands Artist's Association,
Nordic Textile Art,

County councils and municipalities, Sweden

IASPIS, Arts Grants Committee scholarship in internationally exchange,
Sweden  2012
Esther Ericsson, Sweden 1997, 2012
DKF, Dalslands Art Association Scholarship, Sweden 2010
Iris scholarship, women can, Sweden 2006
Sparbanksstiftelsen Vest scholarship, Sweden 1997
Bertha Neuberghs scholarship fund for art education, Sweden 1996
Adlerbertska Scholarship Foundation, Sweden 1995 - 1997
Danisco medarbejderfond, Denmark 1992 - 1997

First price in limitless hand weaving, Swedish Weaving council, Sweden1996

Teacher training:
Individuals and groups of projects, Karlstad University, Sweden 2009
National Teacher tutoring, University of Gothenburg, Sweden 2007Higher Education in fine arts, decorative arts, design and architecture, HDK, The School of Design and Crafts, Gothenburg University, Sweden 2006
Culture, creation and communication, HDK , The School of Design and Crafts, Gothenburg University,  Sweden 2003
Adult Education, Siv Their, Institute of Education, Stockholm, Sweden 2002
Leading learning, Siv Their, Institute of Education, Stockholm,  Sweden 2001

Lecturer in Textile and leader off the Textile department, Stenebyskolan, 
Sweden 2000
Lecturer in Textile at Steneby, Gothenburg University, Sweden 2005 - 2007

About the artist