Ragna Berlin


Born in Stockholm, Sweden


1991-94     Masters in Fine Arts, sculpture from The Royal Academy of Art, Stockholm
1989-91     The Academy of Art, Umeå
Master of in Civil Engineering and Architecture from The Royal Institute of
                    Technology, Stockholm



In October 2012 I started the corporation Konstpool AB, a webbsite with open calls for artist with a service for application processes. It has been founded by among others Almi, Vinnova and Innovativ Kultur. www.konstpool.se


Solo Exhibitions

2012    Vaser, Blommor och Bär, (Vases,Flowers and Berries), Katrineholms Konsthall

2011           Candyland, Stockholm, Sweden
2009           Dietz Space, New York
2007           Mårtenson&Persson Gallery, Stockholm
2006           Ressle Fine Arts, New York
2005          -     Liljevalchs Konsthall, Sweden
                   -     Museum Anna Nordlander, Sweden
                   -     Boreas Salon, Reykjavik, Iceland
2004           Gallery Boreas, Brooklyn NY
2003           Project booth at the Chicago Art fair, Richard Levy Gallery
2002          -    The World of dots, M.Y Art prospects, New York
                  -     Residence of General Consul of Sweden, New York
                  -     Scandinavian Arts Festival, Beaver Valley, PA
2001          -     Svenska, Sag Harbor, NY
                  -    City Hall, Kiruna
2000          -     Rundrund, Forum, Stockholm
1999          Mors Mössa, Gothenburg
1998          Forum, Stockholm
1997          Forum, Sollentuna Art Fair, Stockholm
1996          -     Mors Mössa, Gothenburg
                  -     Lauren Wittel Gallery,New York
1994          Galleri Charlotte Lund, Stockholm
1993          -     Myth, Studio exhibition, Umeå
1992          -     Image of idealism, Enkehuset, Stockholm

Group exhibitions  

2012   - Woodstock, Växjö Konsthall, temporary sculpture in the city

  - Spring Fling, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn

 2011           -       Embrace, emigration house of Växjö, Sweden
               -     Flatfiles@21, Kentler International Drawing Space. Brooklyn 
2010        Tro, Hopp och Kärlek, touring to 20 places in Sweden, Sweden
2009          -     Tro, Hopp och Kärlek, Kiruna, Sweden
                  -     Crossing Boarders, Ressle Fine Arts, New York
2008        Winter Salon - Works on Paper, Ressle Fine Arts, NY
2007          -     Impossibly Familiar, FIT, New York
                  -     Ressle Fine Arts, New York
2006          -     Kinetic Sculpture, New Leaf Gallery, Sonoma, CA
                  -     Ressle Fine Arts, NY
2005          -     Art Fair Cologne, Gallery Boreas
                  -     Stockholm Art Fair, Museum Anna Nordlander
                  -     Endless International Gallery, Shanghai
2004          -     Two person show at the Hudson Opera House, NY
                  -     Winter Sonata, Marmara Hotel Gallery, New York
                  -     Spring Fever, Richard Levy Gallery, New Mexico
                  -     Nordic Cool, National Museum of the Women in the Arts
                  -     Looking In/Looking out, Paul Mellon Art Center Gallery
                  -     Brooklyn Preview, Gallery Boreas Pittsfield
2003          -     Nordic Edge, Gallery Boreas, Brooklyn
                  -     Current, Richard Levy Gallery, New Mexico
                  -     Corners, Museum of Contemporary Art, Fort Collins, Colorado
                  -     Stockholm Art Fair, Edsvik Konsthall
2002          -     Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico
                  -     9/11, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico
                  -     Tenth anniversary exhibition, Douglas Udell, Gallery
2001         New York state of mind, Swedish Embassy in Washington
1999          -     Home Away From Home, Kentler International Drawing Space, Red Hook,                       Brooklyn
                  -     Petits Formats,Yoshii Gallery, New York
                  -     Small Images of Truth, The Life foundation, Stockholm
                  -     Night of 1,000 Drawings, Artist Space, New York             
1998            -       Female Form, Prinsen, Stockholm
                   -       Konstautomaten, Stockholm
1997           -       Help, Sandviken Artmuseum, Sandviken
                   -       IT-meeting, Örebro, Sweden
                   -       Political art, Wamlingbolaget, Gotland
1996           -       The Museum of Garbage, Riksutställningar, Stockholm
                   -       Galleri Charlotte Lund, Art Fair Smartshow, Stockholm
                   -       Art Against Aids, Galleri Konstig, Stockholm
                   -       Help, five artists in collaboration, Konstnärshuset Stockholm
                   -       Artmuseum in Kalmar, Sweden
                   -       Multiple, Galleri Index, Stockholm
1995           Galleri Charlotte Lund, Stockholm
1994            -       Gallery Nacka Forum, Stockholm
                    -        Luma Bulb Factory, Stockholm
                    -        Rum för Aktuell Konst, Gothenburg
1993            Invasion, Millesgården, Stockholm                 
1992            Bror Hjorts hus, Uppsala
1990            8 women, Arthall of Nyköping


ArtOmi collection, NY
Gothenburg Museum of Art
The National Public Art Council of Sweden:
University of Eskilstuna
St Eriks school in Gävle
Folkhögskola in Härnösand
University of Stockholm


2010       Stråkulla, temporary sculpture Claestorp, Sweden
2008         Bollen (The Ball) permanent installation, Stockholm
2008         Marabell, Blåbär and Plommon, Vinyl on Canvas, for condaminium, New Jersey
2006         Pearl, Glass Sculptures, for Ameico, US
2005         Himmelsormen, Sculpture for SSC Tråtrappor, Sweden
2002         Lit Glass Sculptures for Night club, Limelight, New York
1994         Lit Glass Skulptures, Ericsson Fastigheter, Stockholm

Reviewed in
New York Times, ArtForum, Time Out, Dagens Nyheter, Svenska Dagbladet, Swedish state television and radio among other


Artist residence

2004-09  Elisabeth Foundation for the Arts, NYC
2003         ArtOmi International Arts Center
2002         Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico



2004        The Visual Arts Fund of Sweden
2003        -     The Visual Arts Fund of Sweden
                -     Chicago Art fair, Project booth at the fair
2001        -     Art Award City of Kiruna, Sweden
                -     American Scandinavian Society Foundation Award, 2001
1999       The Visual Arts Fund of Sweden
1998       The Visual Arts Fund of Sweden
1996       The Visual Arts Fund of Sweden

Employments and Freelance, New York from 2001

Maya Lin Studio 2010

Position             Product development of lighting


Miranda Brooks, Landscape Design, 2002-05 

Position             Project manager/Designer

Projects             Private gardens in US and Europe

Responsibilities   Design development budgeting coordination with consultants and client, construction

                            documents including: grading, pergolas (metal and wood),pavement, seats, beds, pots,

                            fountains and retaining walls. 


Madison Cox Design Inc, 2003

Position  Design development for garden project at National Institute of Health


ESE Design 2001-02 

Position            Project manager/Designer
Projects            Remodeling apartments in Manhattan. Renovation and addition to 19th-century farmhouses                            and Shingle Style houses in Connecticut, Rhode Island and New York State 

Responsibilities  Master planning, design development, construction documents, budget, time scheduling,  




Employments and Freelance, Stockholm (architecture)

Jan Fidjeland Arktiektkontor (freelance) 1990, 91 

Position                 Designer

Projects                 - Eight-story, free standing apartment buildings and garage, Sollentuna

                          - Apartment buildings with landmark towers in Stockholm City, 

Responsibilities Design development models and drawings 


Can Arkitektkontor 1988-89 

Position                 Project manager

Projects                - Attics converted to high-end apartments, Stockholm City 

                       - Corporate office space, Kista

                       - Industrial space hotell, Lunda Industri city

Responsibilities      Budget, Master plan, Filing, Design development, Construction drawings and                       administration, Coordinating with clients, consultants and staff. 


AOS Arkitekter 1986-87 

Position                Project manager, designer, computer manager

Projects                - Remodeling Main Postoffice, a landmarked building in Stockholm, 

                       - Sky City at Arlanda Airport, 

                       - Attics converted to high-end apartments, Stockholm City

Responsibilities      Introducing computer drafting at the company, Design development and

                               construction drawings


Juno Arktektkontor 1985-86 

Position                Project manager, designer

Projects                New postal terminal with headquarters, 

Responsibilities      Design development and construction drawings for interior doors, metalglass

                               partitions, gates and eliptical staircase, Coordinating with clients and 

                               consultants, heading staff of 7. Initiating and manageing development of new    software for door specifications


Gösta Edberg Arkitektkontor 1984-85 

Position                Project architect, designer

Projects                Post offices in Trelleborg and Visborg, competition for Hotel/ Shopping mall i


Responsibilities      Design development, rendering, construction drawings


Student Union at The Royal Institute of Technology 1981-84 

Position                Principal Architect after being awarded first prize in competion

Project                Remodeling of country house for sutdents, newconstruction of sauna, pier and