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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


SELECTED CLIENTS

 

    Brombergs Bokförlag, Tukan Förlag, Beta Pedagog, Alfabeta Bokförlag,

    Jönköpings kommun, JUNIQE, Burde, The Pattern Agency Sweden AB,

    Spira of Sweden


EXPERIENCE


    2017.11.13 – Present

    Regional Representative of the Illustratörcentrum

    Sweden's largest agency for visual communication

    www.illustratorcentrum.se/en


    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