M I A  E N E L L

born 1967 in Göteborg, Sweden

lives and works in New York City


1992   École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris, DNSAP (MFA)

1987   Nyckelvik School of Art, Stockholm

Grants and awards

2004   The American-Scandinavian Society, Cultural Award, New York

1997   Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris

1992   French Ministry of Cultural and Foreign Affairs, Paris

1991   Cultural Grant, City of Vänersborg, Sweden

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2011 Nightflight, Son Espace Gallery, Palafrugell (Girona), Spain

2008 Installation and Performance, UP&CO, New York

2005 Mysteries of life, Gallery Edward Mitterrand, Geneva

2004 Bright Yellow & Dark Blue, (two person exhibition) Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle

         Me and Marcel, verytrolley gallery, London

         Mia Enell: Paintings and drawings, Luxe Gallery, New York

2002 Now Let Us Praise Famous Mice, UP&CO, New York

1997   Just Showing, Independent Center for Art & Photography, Paris

1995   Mia Enell, Galerie Crous/Beaux Arts, Paris

Selected Group Exhibitions, keynote lectures, and public commissions

2011   Summerpicks, curated by Yona Backer, Third Streaming, New York City

           Levitations on Reality. Unveal and Reveal, curated by Julian Sunyer, Son Espace Gallery, Palafrugell, Spain

2010  Entré for film, curated by Ulla West, Kulturhuset, Stockholm

2006 Videolounge ArtBasel Miami, curated by Louky Keijsers and Kimberly Marrero, Sagamore Hotel, Miami

          Material Abuse, Colgate University Museum, New York

          Art & Book & La Habana in association with the 9th Havana Biennial, CCCY, Cuba

          E-migration (Penelopeia) curated by Zoe Kosmidou, Hellenic Museum, Chicago

          The Library Painting, lecture and site-specific project, Mid-Manhattan Library, The New York Public Library

          Vita Kuben, WhiteBox curated by Anneè Olofsson, Umeå, Sweden

2005 Draw, curated by Julian Sunyer and Luis Vidal, Son Espace Gallery, Palafrugell, Spain

          Liquid Architecture, Deitch Projects, New York

2004 Olympic Truce, curated by Zoe Kosmiou, Delegation of European Commission, Washington D.C.

2003  Penelopeia, curated by Zoe Kosmidou, International Monetary Fund’s Atrium Gallery, Washington D.C.

          Painting and Beyond, Gallery S.E.Bergen, Norway

2002  Parcours Artistique, curated by Anne-Pierre d’Albis, St Germain des Près, Paris

2001  Phuh, curated by David Humphrey, Fishtank, Brooklyn, New York

2000  Parcours Artistique, curated by Alfred Paquement,Anne-Pierre d’Albis and Hervé, St Germain des Près, Paris

          Kamasutra, curated by Julian Zugazagoitia, Spazio Montenero, Milan

          Nous Nous Sommes Tant Aimés, curated by Alfred Paquement, Quai Malaquais/ENSBA, Paris

1999  Ainsi de Suites 3, curated by Lili Ri-Hye Kim, Centre Régional d’Art Contemporain, Sète, France

          Projet Vitrines, curated by Hervé Mikaeloff, Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations, Paris

          Espace Paul Ricard, curated by Eric Dereumaux and Colette Barbier, Paris

1998  Collection Ahrenberg, Musée des Beaux Arts, Mons, Belgium and Fondation Bénèdectine, Fécamps, France

          Mobile 2000, curated by Laurence Hazout, Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations, Paris

1997  Passive/Aggressive, curated by Susie Kim, Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles

1996  Ann Westin Gallery/Sotheby’s Contemporary, Stockholm

1993  Vänersborgs Konsthall, Vänersborg, Sweden

1992  The Meaning of Art, Centre Culturel Suèdois, Paris