Artist Update / by John McGurk

Chris Vicini, sculptor
Gothenburg, Sweden

We are proud to relay that Chris has recently been the recipient of a number of grants and is also presently showing at various locations throughout Europe.

He has received the Estrid Ericson grant for the years 2009 and 2010 and also the Konstnarsnämnden one year working grant for 2009.

In addition he is presently showcased in four shows throughout the next six months:

"Ceramics of Europe" Westerwald Museum, Grenzhausen, Germany
"Spring Salon" Liljevalchs Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
"un-natural Selection" at Nääs Konshantverk, Floda Sweden
"Idiotheim" at Kaolin Galleri, Stockholm, Sweden

We are pleased to announce that Chris is officially part of the Swedish National Museum collection. The piece "Bacchanalia" was acquired by the museum in 2009. The picture below is a detail of the work:

More updates coming soon...