Nadja Maria Andersson

 

 

Born 1991, Helsinki, Finland,

Based in Glasgow, Scotland.

E-mail: nadja.andersson91@hotmail.com

f: Nadja Andersson- Illustrations

Instagram: nadjaanderssonillustration

 

Illustration jobs

2020-current UGLYDUCK Weekly comics (text & image) for Hbl Junior, Finland.

2019 Flip Flop Simma background illustrations for animated music video. Finland.

2019 Alter Ego Graphic novel (text & image), En Liten Bok publishing, Finland.

2018  Språk och språkideologier i radio och tv Cover illustration, Jenny Stenberg Sirén, Nordica Helsingensia, Finland. 

2017  Hönans Kalas, (text & image). Published by Schildts&Söderströms, Finland.

2016-|2017  ClimeFish, Illustrations for marine biology study. Norges Arktiske Universitet, UiT, Norway.

2015 Cod's impact on Barents Sea. Illustrations for marine biology study, UiT, Norway.

2015 Den Brinnande VargenBook cover & vignettes, Schildts&Söderströms/ Duvteatern, Finland.

2014 LILLA BÄ!? En Bä-Bäblisk Berättelse. Illustrations and cover for picture book. Christina Andersson, Finland.​

2011-2012  Senja opettaa sinulle ruotsiaIllustrator & layout artist.

Solo Exhibitions

1.6-1.9.2020 Sommartigrar & Hönans Kalas, Tölö Library, Helsinki.

2-21.2.2019 Wolf Hour, Galleria Frida, Helsinki. ​​

13-26.8.2018 CRY WOLF, Listhus Artspace Gallery, Olafsfjördur, Iceland.

August 2016 Climefish Project Art exhibition, Galleri NORD, Tromsø, Norway.

10-12.5.2016 Climefish Project Art exhibition, Kystens Hus, Tromsø, Norway.

1-31.3.2016 Artist of the month, Exhibition at Lilla Luckan culture centre, Helsinki, Finland.

7-15.11.2015 Sagospår. Exhibition & book release w. Christina Andersson, Galleria Bengelsdorff, Helsinki, Finland

31.10-22.11.2015 MoccaMeaow. Exhibition of drawings at Café Helkatti, Helsinki, Finland.

 

Group Exhibitions

16-26.9.2021 More Space for the People, Saltspace Gallery, Glasgow.

9-11.7.2021 Tracescapes w. Martha Stefani-Bose, Saltspace Gallery, Glasgow.

5.11.2020 - 14.11.2020 Essential Forms, Saltspace Gallery, Glasgow.

1.12.2018-10.1.2019 Fridan Joulu, Galleria Frida, Helsinki.

27.7-14.8.2018 Draumur w. Maria Palusova, Kaffi Klara, Olafsfjördur, Iceland. 

2-27.7.2018 Locale Art Collective, Glad Café Glasgow, Scotland. 

17.2-2.3.2018 Locale Art Collective, CASS ART, Glasgow, Scotland.

2017 Locale Art Collective, Govanhill Baths, Glasgow, Scotland.

2016 Locale Art Collective, The Old Hairdressers, Glasgow, Scotland.

2016 Annual Winter Exhibition. Six Foot Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland.

28.8-28.9.2015 Locale Art Collective, Glasgow, Scotland.

2014 BA Fine Arts Degree Show, University for the Creative Arts, Canterbury, England.

2013 Page Turner, Turner Contemporary, Margate, England.

2013 Redthreadtrail w. Rachael Murray & Jennifer Wright, CRATE Gallery, Margate, England.

2012 Bildkalaset, Galleria Karelia, Ekenäs, Finland.

2011 Midtnordisk Kunstfestival Group Exhibition, Inderøy, Norway.

2011 Annual spring exhibition. Västra Nylands Folkhögskola, Galleria Fokus, Karis, Finland.

2011 Get a Life w. Västra Nylands Folkhögskola, Sanomatalo.

2011 w. Pernilla Arola & Sonja Yrjölä, Café Espresso Edge, Helsinki, Finland.

2010 Graduation exhibition, Tölö gymnasium, Sandelshuset, Helsinki, Finland.

Residencies

21.6-11.7.2021 Balancing Art Residency, Saltspace coop Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland

26.5-27.6.2019 Åland Archipelago Guest Artist Residency, Kökar, Finland

1.6-1.9.2018 Listhus Residency, Olafjsjördur, Iceland

21.2-7.3.2018 Locale Art Collective Artist Residency, Glasgow, Scotland

15.1-12.2.2018 Casa Na Ilha, Ilhabela Island, Brazil.

Prizes and Scholarships

2019 Svenska Kulturfonden, 3000€ project funding for book project

2018 kuvittajat ry, 700€ for funding work computer.

2018 Eugene Elisabeth& Birgit Nygréns Stiftelse, 2000€ granted for exhibition.

2018 Svenska Kulturfonden- Lise och Thelma Standertskjölds fond II, 1500€ Travel funding.

2018 Svenska Kulturfonden, 4000€ project funding for book project.

2018 Stiftelsen Finlandssvensk Bokkultur, 1000€ project funding for book project.

2016 Svenska Kulturfonden Nylands Kulturfond, 3000€ project funding for book project.

2013 Further Education/Age+18 Pageturner annual online competition Winner.

2011 Senjaopettaa Etsii Kuvittajaa- Illustration competition Winner.

2011 Eugene Elisabeth& Birgit Nygréns Stiftelse. 500€ granted for exhibition.

 

Groups

Scottish Artist Union (link to website)

Kuvittajat Ry (link to website)

FIBUL (link to website)

Climefish (link to website)

Teaching|Talks|Admin

2021 Livestream- lectures for schools, filmed for Läsfesten JIPPIE

2020 Livestream- workshop for children, filmed 6.5.2020 at Oodi Library for Helsinkikanava.fi

2020 Stream- workshop for children, Estrids Bokklubbs Sommarläger virtual summercamp

2019 Admin for FIBUL's Christmas calendar

2019 Workshops at: Stadsbiblioteket+ Stadshotellet i Jakobstad, Finland. Oodi, Helsinki, Finland

2018 Admin for FIBUL's Christmas calendar

2018 Workshops at: Molnfabriken, Helsinki Bookfare (with Kuvittajat.ry)

21.3.2018 Artist Talk+ Workshop with students at UCA Canterbury, Kent, UK

2017 "Kultur i Skolan" at Mattliden Gymnasium, Espoo

2017-2019 Substitute Art teacher at Tölö Gymnasium, Helsinki and Mattliden Gymnasium, Espoo

2017-2018 Substitute teacher at children's After-school Art classes, Helsinki

2017 Colibri Festivaali. Kulttuuritalo Caisa, Helsinki and Entresse library, Espoo

Education

2019- 2021 Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, United Kingdom. Communication Design, MA.

2011-2014 University for the Creative Arts, Canterbury, United Kingdom. Fine Art, BA. 

2010-2011 Västra Nylands Folkhögskola, Karis, Finland. Foundation in Arts and Crafts.

2007-2010 Tölö Specialiseringsgymnasium, Helsinki, Finland. Art specialised college.

 
Language skills

 

Swedish- Mother tongue

Finnish- Fluent

English- Fluent

Norwegian (Bokmål)- Good

French- Basic

Danish- Basic 

 

Computer skills

 

PHOTOSHOP

INDESIGN

ILLUSTRATOR

2010 - present

2010 - present

Photo: Cata Portin