Matilda Forsberg is a Swedish painter who is based in Newark, NJ. Her practice reflects on family and migration, and engages with ideas surrounding memory and recollection. Through an intuitive process of searching and discovering, her paintings intertwine dreamscapes and stories from the past with current experiences. Her work has been exhibited across the country in New York, Los Angeles, and Portland (OR) at venues including the New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ; First Street Gallery, New York, NY; Deanna Evans Projects, Brooklyn, NY;  and Ethan Cohen KuBe, Beacon, NY. In 2020, her work was presented in Mother Tongue as part of The Immigrant Artist Biennial. She is the awardee of the 2021 Liquitex Residency and the recipient of the 2021 City of Newark and Newark Arts Creative Catalyst Fund Fellowship, and the 2020 Newark Art Accelerator grant by Project for Empty Space and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. She received her BFA in Painting from Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, Oregon.

 

 

Matilda Forsberg is a Swedish painter who is based in Newark, NJ. In her work, she creates paintings that tell tales of family, identity, and heritage. Her practice reflects on the immigrant experience and multi-cultural identity building. Through an intuitive process, her paintings conflate narratives from the past with present experiences, memories, and thoughts. Her work has been exhibited across the country in New York, Los Angeles, and Portland (OR) at venues including the New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ; First Street Gallery, New York, NY; Deanna Evans Projects, Brooklyn, NY;  and Ethan Cohen KuBe, Beacon, NY. In 2020, her work was presented in Mother Tongue as part of The Immigrant Artist Biennial. She is the awardee of the 2021 Liquitex Residency and the recipient of the 2021 City of Newark and Newark Arts Creative Catalyst Fund Fellowship, and the 2020 Newark Art Accelerator grant by Project for Empty Space and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. She received her BFA in Painting from Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, Oregon.

 

 

Matilda Forsberg is a Swedish painter who is based in Newark, NJ. In her work, she creates paintings that tell tales of family, identity, and heritage. Her practice reflects on the immigrant experience and multi-cultural identity building. Through an intuitive process, her paintings conflate narratives from the past with present experiences, memories, and thoughts. Her work has been exhibited across the country in New York, Los Angeles, and Portland (OR) at venues including the New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ; First Street Gallery, New York, NY; Deanna Evans Projects, Brooklyn, NY;  and Ethan Cohen KuBe, Beacon, NY. In 2020, her work was presented in Mother Tongue as part of The Immigrant Artist Biennial. She is the awardee of the 2021 Liquitex Residency and the recipient of the 2021 City of Newark and Newark Arts Creative Catalyst Fund Fellowship, and the 2020 Newark Art Accelerator grant by Project for Empty Space and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. She received her BFA in Painting from Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, Oregon.

 

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Matilda Forsberg

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