Born 1970, Stockholm, Sweden



1994-99   Kungl. Konsthögskolan (MA), Stockholm
1991-94   Grafikskolan in Stockholm

Solo exhibitions


When Play Makes Art, Ritter Museum, Waldenbuch, Germany


The Flag Project, The Jacob Dahlgren Room, Stockholm School Of Economics, Stockholm, Sweden

Units of Measurements, Andréhn-Schiptjenko, Paris, France


The Flag Project, Kunsthalle Göppingen, Germany

Art is Life, Copenhagen Contemporay, Denmark

Jacob Dahlgren, Stavanger Art Museum, Norway



Not and Or, Galleri Andrehn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm, Sweden

Not And Or,  Galerie Anhava, Helsinki, Finland



Abstract Space, Skellefteå Konsthall, Sweden

Not and Or, Eskilstuna Konstmuseum, Sweden



Quality Through Quantity, Museum Ritter, Sammlung Marli Hoppe-Ritter, Waldenbuch. Germany


Briser La Glace, Magasin, Centre National d'Art Contemporain, Grenoble, FR


Kung Fu Panda, Workplace Gallery, Gateshead, UK

Jacob Dahlgren Workplace London, London, UK



On Balance Fabrica, Brighton, UK



No conflict no irony (I love the whole world) Collective Gallery Edinburgh, Scottland
Between obvious form and supposed content
, Kristianstad Konsthall
Willem Besselink and Jacob Dahlgren, Kunstraum, London UK Curated by Thomas Cuckle

Jacob Dahlgren and Edward Clydesdale Thomsom, Work as method project for Austrian Chamber of Labour Vienna Austria



Neo Concrete Ballet Grad Culture Center, Belgrade, Serbia
Galerie Anhava, Helsinki, Finland
Colour-time-structure Workplace Gallery, Gateshead UK
Market Art Fair, Solopresentation Galleri Andrehn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm Sweden


Units of measurements Skärets Konsthall, Nyhamnsläge, Sweden
Model for understanding the world Galleri Andersson/Sandström Umeå Sweden


The viewer is in the picture Jacob Dahlgren, Johan Löfgren Passagen Linköpings Konsthall, Sweden
New Abstraction Gallerie Leger Malmö, Sweden
Jacob Dahlgren & My Ekman Konsthallen I Varberg, Sweden



Sharks, lions and ships, Steven Wolf Gallery, San Francisco, USA

The wonderful world of abstraction, Galerie Anhava, Helsinki, Sweden

From Art to Life to Art Galleri Andrehn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm, Sweden

Forward, back, right, left, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, USA


Prints Jacob Dahlgren, Grafikens Hus, Mariefred

Heaven is a place on earth, Meyerei, Karlsuhe, Germany



I, the world, things, life, 52nd Venice Biennale, The Nordic Pavillion, Venice, Italy

Heaven is a place on earth, Steven Wolf Gallery, San Fransisco USA
Jacob Dahlgren Ystad Konstmuseum Sweden*
General and specific works, Jacob Dahlgren, Augelimuseet, Sala, Sweden


Galleri Box Gothenburg, Sweden
Early one morning, Galerie Artfinder, Hamburg, Germany

Jacob Dahlgren & Elly Hemberg, Kulturhuset, Skövde, Sweden



Malmö Konsthall with Katarina Löfström, Malmö Sweden
A whiter shade of pale, Kunstverein Harburger Banhof, Hamburg, Germany
Berlin Art Forum, Gallery Artfinder, Germany


Lamps and trees Galleri Stefan Andersson, Umeå Sweden
I, the world, things, life Norrköpings Konstmuseum Norrköping Sweden
Eskilstuna Konstmuseum, Eskilstuna Sweden
I, the world, things, life Galleri Charlotte Lund, Stockholm Sweden


The possibility of eternal conceptual misunderstandings Gallerie Anhava, Helsinki Finland
Item 1: general constructive will, Galleri Mårtenson/Persson, Påarp, Sweden


Neither man nor nation can exist without a sublime idea, Wintergarten kunst im raum, Wien, Austria


Third uncle, Millesgården, Stockholm, Sweden
Galleri Charlotte Lund, Stockholm, Sweden


Galleri Charlotte Lund with Jonas Nobell, Stockholm, Sweden

Galleri Mejan, Stockholm Sweden

Group exhibitions



ThisPlay, Arter, Istanbul, Turkey



Rules of Abstraction Esther Stocker and Jacob Dahlgren Collectors Agenda, Vienna Austria

Mind the Gap Museum für Konkrete Kunst, Ingolstadt Germany

Sensory Art Havremagasinet Länskonsthall Boden, Sweden

EXPLORATIONS Lars Göran Johnsson Collection Turku Artmuseum, Finland



Colour Snap University of Hertfordshire, UK

Blickachsen 12 Contemporary Sculpture in Bad Homburg and Frankfurt RheinMain, Germany

The feast Avesta Art, Sweden

Continuous Refle(a)ction Riverside Art Museum, Beijing China

Open Art Örebro, Sweden

Andréhn-Schiptjenko at Chart Art Fair, Copenhagen Denmark

Yoga to Go PUTTE, Projektraum für aktuelle Kunst e.V. Neu-Ulm, Germany



HEIMAT The 2018 Guang’an Art Biennale Guang’an Wusheng Baozhen, China

Mixed Tape Gallery Feldbush Wiesner Rudolph, Berlin Germany

Material Art Fair, Andrehn-Schiptjenko Mexico City, Mexico

Colour Snap University of Hertfordshire, UK

Touch Saastamoinen Foundation Art Collection Exhibition, EMMA – Espoo Museum of Modern Art, Finland

Self-Improvement / Personal Enhancement Vögele Kultur Zentrum, Switzerland

Galleri Andrehn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm Sweden

No Stars and Stripes Collectors Agenda, Vienna, Austria



The Duchamp Effect. Readymade Work From the Daimler Collection Kunsthalle Göppingen, Germany

Living Collection: Facing the Public Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere Finland

KÖRPER-REFLEXIONEN Positionen Aktueller Kunst im Dialog Hospitalhof Stuttgart, Germany

Jacob Dahlgren & Mari Rantanen Falsterbo Konsthall, Sweden

With Seven-league Boots. Stop – Finland. Works from the Kiasma Collections Art Museum Riga Bourse, Latvia

Aktion&Malerei – Action&Painting Galerie Stadt Sindelfingen, Germany

Galleri Andrehn-schiptjenko Chart Art Fair, Copenhagen, Denmark

Abstrakt – Reflexioner från samlingen Västerås Konstmuseum, Sweden



Briser la Glace MAGASIN – Centre National d’Art Contemporain, Grenoble France

Spatial Miracles Museum Ritter, Sammlung Marli Hoppe-Ritter, Waldenbuch

Collected Works! 30 years with the Maria Bonnier Dahlin Foundation Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm

Luftslottet Norrköpings Konstmuseum, Sweden

In-between Feldbusch Wiesner, Berlin Germany

A Mix of Primary Color’s Galerie Hartwich, Rügen Germany

Kristianstads konsthall15 år! Kristianstads Konsthall, Sweden

Black Market Pleasure Principle Berlin Finnland-Institut, Berlin Germany




Eccentric Abstraction Feldbush/Weisner, Berlin Germany

Vern Volume Biennale d’art contemporain de Vern-sur-Seiche 20e édition

A Foreign Encounter Curated by Wolfgang Wielder Galerie Foe, Munich Germany

Doma International Art Festival Sofia, Bulgaria

SKULPTUR The Royal British Society of Sculptors London



Satelllite Satellite Workplace London, UK

COLOUR ME IN,Esbjerg Museum, Esbjerg, Denmark

The time for pop art is not over  – SuperPop! Serlachius Museum, Mänttä Finland Curated by Timo Valjakka

Skulptur i Pilane Tjörn, Sweden

Circus Circus Rauma Art Museum, Finland



KIASMA HITS, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Finland

Sleeper, Workplace London, London, UK
Game Changer, Collective Gallery, Off-site group exhibition at Meadowbank Sports Centre Edinburgh UK
The ghosts of architecture: recent gifts, praised gifts, and acquisitions
, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, USA

Surface,Gallery@The Civic, Barnsley, UK

Late Nights and Early Mornings,Kunstraum, London, UK

Dallas Art Fair 2013, Dallas, USA

Art Los Angeles Contemporary 2013, California, USA


Changing Perspectives - 15 years of the ECB's art collection,European Central Bank in Frankfurt, Germany
Marketplace Division of labour, Worcester UK
Spectral Landscape with viewingstations/Color and Contemporary Art curated by Pamela Fraser and John Neff Gallery 400 at Uneversity of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Grafik älskar fotografi Fotografins rum, Kommendanthuset Malmö Museer curated by Sune Nordgren
Woodstock 2012 Växjö Konsthall, Sweden
Great outdoors!, curated by Jillian Mcdonald, Pace Digial Gallery, Pace University, New York, USA
Worlds apart, Galleri Thomas Wallner, Simris, Sweden
Art Brussels Galerie Andrae Kaufmann, Berlin, Germany

Klang och Jubel Skärets Konsthall 2002 - 2012, Skärets Konsthall, Sweden


Double, Double, Workplace Gallery, Gateshead UK
Playing the city 3, curated by Matthias Ulrich, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt Germany
Kind of nice, Galerie Anhava, Helsinki, Finland

Galleri Artists Cream Contemporary Andrae Kauffman Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Art Basel, Galerie Anhava, Helsinki, Finland
Primary Structure, Wanås, Knisslinge, Sweden
I, the world, things, life, Schirn Kunsthall, Frankfurt, Germany
Ta Plats! Landskrona Konsthall, Sweden


Minimalism and Applied II, Daimler Art Collection, Berlin, Germany
Ceci n'est pas un Casino Villa Merkel, Esslingen Germany

Re-make/Re-model curated by Matthew Hearn National Glass Centre, Sutherland, UK
Some Notes on Subliminal Messages and Remarks on Air Conditioning, with Marcel Buhler, Cream Contemporary, Berlin, Germany
It's a Set-up, KIASMA, Museum of Contemporary Art Helsinki, Finland
Murals Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona, Spain
The economy of the Gift, A Foundation, Liverpool, UK
Ceci n'est pas un Casino Luxembourg ­ Forum d'art Contemporain Luxembourg
Umedalen Skulptur, Umeå, Sweden
The five year plan Steven Wolf Gallery, San Francisco USA
Ta Plats Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden
If You Could Collaborate A Foundation Gallery at Rochelle School, London UK

Umedalen Skulptur, Umeå, Sweden

Armory show Galleri Andrehn-Schiptjenko New York, USA



More than a T-shirt Bielefelder Kunstverein im Waldhof, Germany
Colour Urban Structures, Galerie Mathias Güntner, Hamburg, Germany
Flash! - Light and Movement, Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere, Finland
Favoured Nations Momentum 2009-5TH Nordic Biennial of Contemporary art Galleri F 15 Moss, Norway
Art Forum Berlin, Galerie Anhava
Hammer & Nail TWT, Oslo, Norway
Second Hand Engholm Engelhorn Gallery, Vienna Austria, curated by Jasper Sharp
Från plats till plats del 2, Skissernas museum, Lund, Sweden
Superabundant: A Celebration of Pattern Turner Contemporary; Margate UK curated by Sarah Martin
All Colors Permitted As Long As They Don't Interfere With Business, Museum of Contemporary Art, Szczecin, Poland
Armory Show, New York, Galleri Andrehn-Schiptjenko
Art Basel, Galleri Andrehn-Schiptjenko


Image and After, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland
Next: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow, Galerie Hans Mayer, Dusseldorf, Germany
Borås internationella skulpturfestival, Borås Konstmuseum, Sweden
All colours permitted as long as they don't interfere with business, Galeria BWA, Katowice, Poland
Nuit Blanche, Toronto, Canada curated by Dave Dyment
Aqua Art Miami, Steven Wolf Gallery, Miami, USA
Armory Show Andrehn-Schiptjenko New York, USA
Art Basel Andrehn-Schiptjenko, Basel, Switzerland


Typ konst,Västerås Konstmuseum, Sweden
Art for fun Casal Solleric center, Mallorca, curated by Javier Marroqui and David Arlandis
Amagerfælledvej Art Project, Kopenhagen curated by Sotiris Kyriacou

Bellezza Pericolosa Pan Palazzo delle Arti Napoli curated by Manon Slome and Julia
Welfare Fare Well 52nd Venice Biennale, the Nordic pavilion, Venice Italy, curated by Rene Block
Dangerous Beauty Chelsea Art Museum, curated by Manon Slome New York, USA
Den moderna staden -Det offentliga rummets estetik Uppsala Konstmuseum Sweden
Lenny Clarhäll, Lars Nyberg, Sofia Hagman, Jacob Dahlgren Grafikens Hus, Mariefred
Elli Hemberg & Jacob Dahlgren Norrtälje konsthall Sweden
Art Cologne Galerie Artfinder, Germany
Viennafair Gallery Artfinder, Austria
Art Chicago 2007 Steven Wolf Gallery, USA
Jacob Dahlgren, Maria Friberg, Andres Serrano, Astrid Svangren Galleri Charlotte Lund, Stockholm

Altered, Stitched and Gathered, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center/MoMA, New York
Dreamlands burn, Kunsthalle Budapest curated by Edit Molnar and Livia Páldi Hungary
Art, life & confusion October salon curated by Rene Block Belgrad, Serbia
Minimal quotation Galerie Artfinder, Hamburg, Germany
Check n Europé  EPO curated by Marketta Seppälä/Veronika Wiman, MunichGermany
Aqua Art Miami, Steven Wolf Gallery, Miami
ArtCopenhagen, with ateljé Larsen, Denmark
Armory Show, Galleri Charlotte Lund, New York, USA
Modernautställningen, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
Umedalen Skulptur Umeå Sweden
Landskap Studio44 Stockholm, Sweden
Elli Hemberg & Jacob Dahlgren, Skövde Konsthall, Sweden
Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden                    


Expanded painting Praguebiennale 2 Prague
Armory show, Galleri Charlotte Lund, New York USA
Swedish-Sri Lankan artists' Residency Exhibition, Harold Pieris Gallery, Colombo Sri Lanka
Signes d'abstraction 3-modiga möten, Gallerian Stockholm, Sweden
Skulptur i Norden, 1980-2005, Wanås, Sweden
Svensk Konst Nu, Sveriges Allmänna Konstförening, touring in Sweden
Mostings hus, Kopenhagen Denmark
Baltic Raw tower, Hamburg Germany
Unizone Riksutstillinger, Norway
Union Christiansands kunstforening, Norway


I, the world, things, life, Norrköpings Konstmuseum, Norrköping, Sweden

Maleri Galleri F 15 Moss, Norway
Här står du konstfrämjandet touring exhibition Sweden
Art Athina Galleri Charlotte Lund, Athens Greece
Stockholm art fair Galleri Charlotte Lund
Signs of abstraction Black box, Norrköping Sweden
Äntligen hemma Bohusläns Museum, Nacka Konsthall, Skövde Konsthall, Sweden


Temporary spaces Charlottenborg, Kopenhagen, Denmark
Contemporary Swedish Art, ECB, Frankfurt am Main and Nordic embassy, Berlin Germany
Skilling banco SAM/Kulturhuset after shopping Sweden
Moviken Art Moviken Sweden
Kabusa invited  Kabusa Konsthall, Ystad Sweden
Stockholm art fair Galleri Charlotte Lund

Talking about time space and stories 27th Pontevedrabiennal, Spain
Greyscale/CMYK Tramway, Glasgow Scottland
Berlin art forum Galleri Charlotte Lund, Germany
Umedalen skulptur Galleri Stefan Andersson, Umeå Sweden
Ars Fennica  Södra Kareliens konstmuseum, Finland
Ars Fennica Tavastehus konstmuseum, Finland
Stockholm art fair Galleri Charlotte Lund


Sliding down the surface of things Life gallery, Stockholm Sweden
Vem är rädd för rött, blått och gult , Liljevalchs konsthall, Stockholm Sweden 
On location Forsbacka bruk, Gävle Sweden
Berlin Art forum with Charlotte Lund, Germany
17 up Galeria Miejska Arsenal, Poznan Poland
17 up Gallerie Manes, Prague

Art Forum Berlin med Galleri Charlotte Lund, Germany
Baertling/Dahlgren Grafiska sällskapet, Stockholm Sweden
Baltic sea biennal in Kalliningrad, Russia
Biennale Syd Sörlandets kunstmuseum, Christiansand Norway
The flying mouse Konstnärshuset, Stockholm Sweden
Spiller Växjö Konsthall Sweden
Grafikfestival Chong Qing Fine Art Museum, China


Under-gång Södersjukhuset Stockholm Sweden

Selected Collections

Foundation France
Moderna Museet, Stockholm
Sara Hildeen Art Museum, Tampere
Daimler Collection
Kiasma, Helsinki
Vehbi Koc Vakfi, Istanbul
Nationalmuseum, Stockholm
Brittishmuseum, London
Sörmlands museum
Göteborgs konstmuseum
Norrköpings Konstmuseum
Uppsala Konstmuseum
Västerås konstmuseum
Statens Konstråd
European Central Bank, Frankfurt
Maria Bonnier-Dahlins stiftelse

Public Work

Kvarteret Vattenfallet, Råcksta, commissioner Stockholmshem 2011
Skanstullshallen, commissioner Stockholm konst 2011
UMAS Hospital Malmö, commissioner Region Skåne 2010
House Terra, Akademiska Hus Lindköping
Askerbyskolan, Rinkeby
Kungliga Tekniska högskolan commissioner Statens Konstråd / The National Public Art Council Sweden Stockholm
Södersjukhuset, Stockholm
Bergsvägen, roundaboutl, commissioner Lindköping city


Headlands Center for the Arts, Artist in Residence, San Francisco 2009
Carl Milles stipendium 2008
Theertha, artist in residence, Colombo december 2004
Konstnärsnämnden 2-year working grant 2003-2005
Nifca artist in residence, Glasgow June-August 2002
Konstnärsnämnden 1-year working grant 2001
Stockholms stads kulturstipendium 2001
Beartlingstiftelsen 2001
Gerhard Bonniers stipendium 2000
Maria Bonnier Dahlins stiftelse 2000


It´s supposed to be funny, Michael Leaverton SF Weekly march 14 2007
2007 års man, Björn Larsson Hjärnstorm nr #90 2007
Ina Arends, Addict #26 the gaming issue 2007
Ordning och reda på konstmuseet, Theresa Bener, Kvällsposten 2007
Konst som vardag, vardag som konst, Jelena Zetterström Sydsvenska Dagbladet 19/2 2007
Ystads Konstmuseum: Jacob Dahlgren, Carolina Söderholm, Kristianstadsbladet 7/2 2007
Dreamlands burn, kunsthalle Budapest Judit Angel, Flash Art March-April 2007 p.74
Studio Art das kunstmagazin 4/07 p.12-13
169 bathroom scales add up to a work light on meaning Kenneth Baker, San Francisco Cronicle 7/4 2007
Jacob Dahlgren: Heaven is a place on earth Steven Jenkins, San Francisco Bay Guardian, 4/4 2007
Dangerous beauty Benjamin Genocchio New York Times 2.2 2007
Dangerous beauty Stephanie Murg Chelsea Now 30.3-5.4 2007
På tvärs Jonas Florén, Dagens Industri nr 12 2007 p.32-35
Alexandra Novo, Universe od fantasy, Attitude Magazine, nr 12, 2006
Estelle af Malmborg, Residence 1/2006
Berit Åberg, Konsten väsnas, VI, April 2006
Björn Larson,, summer 2006
Johanna Lenander, Signs of abstraction, Art Review July 2006
Johanna Lenander, Pattern recognition, Surface art and travel issue 2006
Bo Borg, Ett spöklandskap med räta vinklar, GöteborgsPosten 29/6 2006
Jan-Åke Noresson, Konstruktiv humor, Göteborgsposten 1/9 2006
Parallel worlds, Mathias Guntner cataloguetext for A whiter shade of pale, ISBN 3-931879-17-8
The Possibility of eternal conceptual misunderstandings, Stina Högkvist Blå Himmel Förlag ISBN91-975413-1-1
Thomas Millroth, katalogtext Jacob Dahlgren, Blå Himmel Förlag ISBN 91-975413-1-1
En helt vanlig dag på gallerian, Yrr Jonasdottir cataloguetext for signs d'abstaraction Blå Himmel Förlag ISBN 91-975413-2-X
Stina Högkvist & Mathias Strömer cataloguetext Unizone ISBN91 70570647
Vågat projekt, samlingsutställning skapar intressanta kedjereaktioner /Håkan Nilsson, Dagens Nyheter 14/7 2005
När verket leker med tanken / Nicolas Hansson, Omkonst 14/7 2005
Jacob Dahlgren och Katarina Löfström / Pontus Kyander, Sydsvenska Dagbladet 29/6 2005
Skulptural nostalgi, Wanås väcker respekt med sin tydlighet / Dan Jönsson, Dagens Nyheter 11/6 2005
Alex Bagner, Wallpaper may 2005
Estelle af Malmborg, Svensk konst nu - 85 konstnärer födda efter 1960, ISBN 91-46-21022-9
Yrr Jonasdottir cataloguetext, Här står du, ISBN 12-234-245-34
Maleri som fristil / Harald Flor, Dagbladet 4/4 2004
Rent konkret är detta en tavla / Malin Therus, Folkbladet 20/3 2004
Med sikte på det imaginära och det konkreta / Mats Granberg, NT 20/3 2004
Anders Olofsson, Konsten 30/3 2004
Geometri och fantasi / VI, 1/4 2004
Rapport ifrån en färghink / Nils Forsberg, Expressen 21/4 2004
Utflykt ifrån konstens samtidstyranni / Ingela Lind Dagens Nyheter 3/4 2004
Ny konst / Thomas Olsson, Konstvärlden & Disajn nr 1 2003
Sören Engblom, Art in Sweden: Leaving the Empty Cube, book publ. by Swedish Institute
The wonderful world of Jacob Dahlgren, Rebecca Gordon Nesbitt cataloguetext Ars Fennica 2002, ISBN951-98749-1-7
Isabella Nilsson, Katalog 31, Statens Konstråd 2001, ISSN 1651-4564
Olivia Plender, 17 up, 2001
Popens glada färger, Lars O Ericsson DN 2001 05 21
Konsten, Anders Olofsson 2001 04 24
Pinsam klassträff på Liljevalchs, Lars O Ericsson BN 8/9 2001