Ann Edholm (1953-) Sweden

Ann Edholm is a Swedish visual artist. She studied at the Gerlesborg School of Fine Art in Stockholm from 1977 to 1981 and then continued her studies at the Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm from 1981 to 1986. Edholm later became professor of painting at the Royal Institute of Art from 1992 to 1998, as well as at the Valand School of Fine Art in Gothenburg from 1999 to 2002. She has been a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Arts since 1999.

Edholm had her first solo exhibition in 1985 and received second prize at the Carnegie Art Awards in 2012.

Edholm’s art is characterized by large uniform fields of color and geometric shapes such as circles and squares. Her art is often cited in the discussion of the sublime and she has an ability to create “realistic abstractions.”

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