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Nadja Maria Andersson

 

 

Born 1991, Helsinki, Finland,

Based in Glasgow, Scotland.

E-mail: nadja.andersson91@hotmail.com

f: Nadja Andersson- Illustrations

Instagram: nadjaanderssonillustration

 

 

 

Education

 

 

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

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

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

 

 

Illustration jobs

2019- Illustrations for an animation together with Linda Bondestam, Helsinki, Finland.

2019- Alter Ego. Comic (text and image) for En Liten Bok, Helsinki, Finland.

2018-  Cover design for Doctoral Thesis, Jenny Stenberg Sirén, Nordica Helsingensia, Finland. 

2017- Illustrations and text for Hönans Kalas, Published by Schildts&Söderströms, Helsinki, Finland.

2016- Illustrations for international science project ClimeFish, Norges Arktiske Universitet, UiT, Norway.

5.1.2016- Illustration/profile picture for Grafta**e Creations.

2015- Illustration for Cod's impact on Barents Sea marine science study, UiT, Norway.

2015- Book cover and vignettes for poetry collection Den Brinnande Vargen, Schildts&Söderströms in collaboration with Duvteatern, Helsinki, Finland.

2014- Illustrations for book project LILLA BÄ!? En Bä-Bäblisk Berättelse with author

       Christina Andersson, Helsinki, Finland.​

2011-2012 Illustrator and layout artist for book, Senja opettaa sinulle ruotsia, Helsinki, Finland.

 

 

Solo Exhibitions

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, Lilla Luckan culture centre, Helsinki, Finland.

7-15.11.2015- Sagospår Solo exhibition and book release w. Christina Andersson, Galleria Bengelsdorff, Helsinki, Finland

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

 

Group Exhibitions

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 exhibition, Glad Café Glasgow, Scotland. 

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

2017- Locale Art Collective Annual Exhibition, Govanhill Baths, Glasgow, Scotland| 

Illustrations exhibited at Richardsgatans Bibliotek, Helsinki, Finland. 

2016- Moving On exhibition, Locale Art Collective, The Old Hairdressers| 

Six Foot Gallery's annual Winter Exhibition, Glasgow, Scotland.

28.8-28.9.2015- Locale Art Collective Opening Show, Glasgow, Scotland.

2014- UCA Degree Show, University for the Creative Arts, Canterbury, England.

2013- Page Turner group exhibition at Turner Contemporary| 

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

2012- Bildkalaset Group exhibition of Illustrations, Galleria Karelia, Ekenäs, Finland.

2011- Midtnordisk Kunstfestival Group Exhibition, Inderøy, Norway| 

Västra Nylands Folkhögskola annual spring exhibition, Galleria Fokus, Karis, Finland| 

Get a Life w. Västra Nylands Folkhögskola, Sanomatalo|

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

2010- Exhibition of final piece, Tölö gymnasium, Sandelshuset, Helsinki, Finland.

Residencies

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

Kuvittajat Ry (link to website)

FIBUL (link to website)

Locale Art Collective (link to website)

Climefish (link to website)

 

Teaching|Talks|Admin

2019- Admin for FIBULS Christmas calendar

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

2018- Admin for FIBULS 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.

 

Language skills

 

Swedish- Mother tongue

Finnish- Fluent

English- Fluent

Norwegian(Bokmål)- Good

French- Basic

Danish- Basic 

Learning Greek language(Modern greek)

 

Computer skills

 

PHOTOSHOP

INDESIGN

ILLUSTRATOR

Foto: Cata Portin

Photo: Cata Portin

2010 - present

2010 - present