b. 1987
based in Stockholm, Sweden
info@klaragardtman.com


EDUCATION 
Konstfack University of Art, Craft & Design: BFA Textiles, 2018-2021
Iceland University of The Arts: exchange semester, 2020
Friends of Handicraft: Textile handicraft foundation year, 2017-2018
Stockholm International Business School: International Buyer, 2008-2009

EXHIBITIONS / REPRESENTATIONS / RESIDENCIES
2024 UPCOMING:
Bar Oas, Stockholm, 1-31 March
Icelandic Textile Center, residency, 1 April-31 May
Detroit, Stockholm, 7-16 June

2023:
"Textile Alumni", Stockholm Craft Week, Konstfack, Stockholm
"Skörd", Spökarkens lusthus, Stockholm
"Spin", Crum Heaven, Stockholm

2022:
"Dreams of the offline world", Gallery Barklund, Stockholm
Stockholm Craft Week, Artist in Office, Konsthantverkscentrum, Stockholm
Vävmässan, Halmstad
Hjorten Skulpturpark, Stockholm
Kulturhuset Stadsteatern: represented in Kulturhuset Stadsteatern shop, Stockholm
Ung Svensk Form, https://ungsvenskform.se, Kulturhuset Stadsteatern, Stockholm - Röhsska Museum, Gothenburg - 
Form/Design Center, Malmö - Sara Kulturhus, Skellefteå - Dunkers Kulturhus, Helsingborg

2021:
"Takeaway", Galleri Duerr, Stockholm
"SEART 2021", NO PICNIC, Stockholm
"With you I am home", Way Galleri Stockholm
Bachelor exam exhibition, Konstfack, www.konstfack2021.se, Stockholm
Represented at Something Something, Stockholm
"W2021", Craft Space Helvetet, digital exhibition
"Local Art", Poppi Pop-up, Stockholm

2020:
"T.EX.", Konstfack Havet
"PAY", Gallery Momangen, Stockholm
Spring exhibition, Iceland University of the Arts, Reykjavik
”Oops!”, Iceland University of the Arts, Reykjavik


EMPLOYMENT
Nyckelviksskolan: assistant teacher in weaving 2022 - ongoing
Friends of Handicraft School: Teacher in textile materials 2022 - 2023
Klässbols Linneväveri: Showroom & store representative, 2022 - ongoing
Artist Matilda Dominique: artist assistant (project employments), 2019 - 2023
Artist Nana Mandl: artist assistant, Vienna, 2021
Remake Stockholm City Mission: Sales representative & sustainability advisor, 2019
Mini Rodini, Sustainability manager & buyer, 2011-2017
Minimarket: Buyer, 2009-2010
Iittala: Store representative, 2005-2010

GRANTS
Estrid Ericssons Stiftelse 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
Längmanska Kulturfonden, 2022
Svenska Vävrådet grant for newly graduate within hand weaving, 2021
Konstfack graduation grant & travel grant, 2021
J. L. Eklunds Hantverksstiftelse, 2020-2021
Helge Ax:son Johnsons Stiftelse, 2020, 2022
Helge Ax:son Johnsons Stiftelse group travel grant, 2020
Konstfack group travel grant, 2020
Stiftelsen Petersenska Hemmet, 2020
Maria Lindgrens Sömmerskehem 2018, 2019, 2020