Biografie von Brita MOLIN (1919-2008)

Birth place: Skara, Sweden

Addresses: NYC

Profession: Painter, printmaker

Studied: Isaac Grünewald Art Sch., Stockholm, Sweden, 1946-47; Acad. Libre, Stockholm, 1948-51; Swedish State Sch. Art & Des., Stockholm, 1954-56; Royal Acad. Art Graphic Sch., Stockholm; Atelier 1917, Paris, France, with Stanley William Hayter, 1963-64.

Exhibited: Six Swedish Graphic Artists, Civic Center Mus., Phila., 1968; Royal Acad., Stockholm, 1969; Galleri Heland, Stockholm, Sweden, 1969 (solo), Alonzo Gal., New York, 1969 (solo) & Art Design Corner, Cleveland, OH, 1969 (solo). Awards: Painter prize, Org. Swedish Women Artists, 1958; grants, Swedish Govt., 1970-71.

Member: Phila. Print Club; Swedish Artist Org., KRO (mem. bd., 1965-66); Graphic Soc., Stockholm (mem. bd., 1972-).

Work: MoMA; MMA; CMA; Smithsonian Inst.; Bibliothèque Nat., Paris. Commissions: stone ware composition, HSB Bldg. Firm, Sweden, 1966; tapestry, Swedish State Bd. Art, Stockholm, 1970; tapestry, Coop. Assn. Sweden, 1971; tapestries, City of Stockholm & Ersta Hospital, 1972.

Comments: Preferred media: oils, acrylics. Positions: mem., Art Purchase Bd. Schools, Stockholm, 1966-70; mem. bd., Exhs. Swedish Art Abroad, 1972-.

Sources: WW73; G. Hellman, article, Storstaden (1971); Hökby, article, New Swedish Artists.

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