My Hellsten is working with graphic design, photography, illustration, book design, typography, all types of printed material.

Curriculum Vitae

Selected exhibitions
2016 Swedish Fashion and Design Stories, The Swedish Institute; Stockholm, Sweden; Malmö, Sweden; Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina; Istanbul, Turkey; Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Alexandria, Egypt; Guatemala City, Guatemala; Mexico City, Mexico
2013 See // Exhibition space, New York, USA
2012 Lars Bolin Gallery, Östersund, Sweden
2009 Burn Gallery Show, New York, USA
2009 Voies Off Festival, Arles, France
2009 Kaunas Photo Festival, Kaunas, Lithuania
2009 Lodz Art Center, International Festival of Photography, Lodz, Poland
2009 Galleri Operatingplace, Stockholm, Sweden
2008 Museum Centre Vapriikki, Backlight International Photographic Triennial, Tampere, Finland
2008 Liljevalchs Konsthall, Vårsalongen, Stockholm, Sweden
2007 CFF, Centrum för fotografi, Stockholm, Sweden
2007 Galleri Box, Gothenburg, Sweden
2007 Skånes Konstförening, Malmö, Sweden
2007 Kalmar Konstmuseum, Kalmar, Sweden
2007 Härjedalens Fjällmuseum, Funäsdalen, Sweden
2006 Art Attack, Kalmar, Sweden
2005 Kalmar Konstmuseum, Kalmar, Sweden

Selected exhibitions in the role of designer
2017 Stories on Migration, Sweden Beyond the Headlines, The Swedish Institute, House of Sweden, Washington, USA (created carpets as information pieces for the exhibition in collaboration with Studio Rebecca Ahlstedt)
2016 Gender Equality, The Swedish Institute, House of Sweden, Washington, USA (created carpets as information pieces for the exhibition in collaboration with Studio Rebecca Ahlstedt)

Grants
2009 International cultural exchange, IASPIS, Swedish Arts Grants Committee
2008 International cultural exchange, IASPIS, Swedish Arts Grants Committee
2008 Japanstiftelsen, Swedish Institute
2007 Helge Ax:sson Johnson Foundation
2007 Estrid Ericsson Foundation

Awards/other
Represented at Statens konstråd/National Art Council of Sweden
Selected for PEEK 2007, Festival of Emerging Photographers, by Art + Commerce, New York, USA. A selection of photographs is presented in Capricious Magazine #7, guest edited by Art + Commerce.
Nominated for »Leopold Godowsky, Jr. Color Photography Awards«

Selected education
2000–2005 Master’s degree and Bachelor’s degree of Fine Arts, Graphic Design and Illustration, Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm, Sweden
2002 California College of the Arts, San Francisco, USA, exchange, fall semester
1997–1998 Diploma in Foundation Studies in Art and Design, Camberwell College
of Arts, London, England