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Welcome to my site!

 

My name is Lidia Blomgren. I work as a frelance Graphic designer / Illustrator / Children's book author / Packaging and pattern designer etc. in Gothenburg, Sweden.

 

If you feel like getting in touch about any kind of project, contact me at:

 

+46 73 690 4848

studio@lidiablomgren.se

 

CV

 

EXPERIENCE

 

2013.11.01 – 2015.12.31

Image Editor at MINT -web based popular-cultural journal

mintmag.se

 

2012.11.01 – 1013.02.28

Visual Merchandiser

IKEA Group, Bäckebol

 

2012.09.01 – Present

Course leader

Art College, Folkuniversitetet

 

2009.06.01 – Present

Graphic/surface pattern Designer, Illustrator

Freelance Design Services, Myself only

 

EDUCATION

 

2009 – 2012

HDK -School of Design and Crafts, University of Gothenburg

Degree: MFA -design

Field of study: Graphic, Pattern Design, Illustration and Social Design

 

2005 – 2009

HDK -School of Design and Crafts, University of Gothenburg

Degree: BFA -design

 

2004 – 2005

College, Hellidens folkhögskola, Tidaholm

Image and text communication

 

2002 – 2003

College, Hellidens folkhögskola, Tidaholm

Ceramic craft

1999 – 2002

Upper secondary school, Erik Dahlbergsgymnasiet, Jönköping

Arts and craft, Arts Programme

 

INTERSHIP

 

Fall semester 2009

Hemtex AB at Design headquarters, Borås

Fall semester 2008

Sandberg Wallpaper AB / Sandberg Tyg & Tapet, Gothenburg

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

September 2015

One-year art working grant / Ettårigt arbetsstipendium

the Swedish Arts Grants Committee - Konstnärsnämnden

October 2011

Art scholarship

Otto and Charlotte Mannheimer fond

 

March 2011

Art scholarship

Otto and Charlotte Mannheimer fond

 

September 2010

Textile Art scholarship

TEKO -Employers' organization for Sweden's textile and fashion companies

 

Maj 2009

Art scholarship

Kerstin Öbergs fond, Gothenburg's handicraft association

 

COMPETITIONS & PRIZES

December 2015

picture book Ten gorillas selected as the best 2015 educational book

in categoy: Counting/ABC by Gelett Burgess, USA

 

December 2014

Sixth place on the top ten list of 2014 Bokjuryn winners:

Swedish picture books of the year.

 

December 2013

Winner of Picture Book Contest Castorpriset 2013

August 2011

First prize in the "Shoe Box", a competition organized by

Agents Companie Nordic Shoe & Bag Fair, Stockholm

 

Spring 2010

STF, Swedish tourist association, 125 jubilee

Paricipants as one of 25 selected designers in the "Folkdräckt 2.0"

 

LANGUAGE

 

Swedish, Russian and English