Contact

For more information on the paintings of Hawk Alfredson
or to obtain a price list mail him at:
hawkalfredson@mail.com

 

 

Biography

Hawk photographed by Mika Tenhovaara  (1989)

1960: Born, Örebro, Sweden

1980: Medborgarskolans College of the Fine Arts, Stockholm, Sweden
1978-79: Pernbys Målarskola, Stockholm
1978: Studies in Art History, Amsterdam, Holland
1977: Skolan för Bildande Konst, Stockholm
1976: Studies in Advanced Drawing, Arbetarnas Bildningsförbund,
    Sölvesborg, Sweden
1969-76: Correspondence classes in drawing, design and fashion,
    Sweden

 

2009

--Icons, HOTEL CHELSEA, New York City, NY.

2008

--These Senses Never Sleep, KAIROS GALLERY, New York City, N.Y.

2007

--A Passage in Time, KAIROS GALLERY, New York City,  N.Y.

2006

--The Red Room, GALLERI GUMMESON, Stockholm, Sweden

2004

--Icon for an Unknown Religion, BRIANA GALLERY, Florence, MA.

2002

--Tjabsolut!, TJA!, New York City, N.Y.
--Event Horizons, KANVAS GALLERY AND LOUNGE, New York City,
    N.Y.

2001

--Zygotic Episodes, BACKSTAGE GALLERY, San Francisco, CA.
--Dream Ambassadors, VESUVIO, San Francisco, CA.

2000

--Immortality Phases, FRJTZ, San Francisco, CA.
--Decadence, CLUB 6, San Francisco, CA.

1999

--Drömambassadörer, GALLERI JAN LINDER, Stockholm, Sweden

1998

--Permanent Chaos, ERROL GLUCK MEDIATION CLINIC, Brooklyn,
    N.Y.
--Imp Acts, ATELIER GOLGOTHA, San Francisco, CA.

1997

--Views from Limbo, FERAL ART, Brooklyn, N.Y.
--Sideshow, SIDEWALK CAFE, New York City, N.Y.

1996

--IgNite New York, ANGEL ORENSANZ FOUNDATION, New York City,
    N.Y.
--Medieval Surrealism, PUSH, New York City, N.Y.

1995

--Esoteric Kitsch, LIMNER GALLERY, New York City, N.Y.
--The New York SoHo Biennial, EIGHTH FLOOR GALLERY, New York
    City, N.Y.

1994

--BOULEHALLEN BOULETT, Stockholm, Sweden

1988

--GALERIE ALBA, Ronneby, Sweden

1987

--GALLERI OSSIAN, Stockholm, Sweden
--LILLA BLECKTORNET, Stockholm, Sweden

1986

--FÖRENINGSBANKEN, Sölvesborg, Sweden
--LILLA BLECKTORNET, Stockholm, Sweden

1985

--PELARSALEN, Stockholm, Sweden
--LILLA BLECKTORNET, Stockholm, Sweden

1984

--SVARTA MÅNEN, Stockholm, Sweden

1981

--GALLERI OSSIAN, Stockholm, Sweden

1980

--GALLERI UTSÖKT, Sölvesborg, Sweden

 

2010

--Ignite, ENVOY GALLERY, New York, N.Y.

2009

--Future Legends, KAIROS GALLERY, New York, N.Y.

2007

--The Armory Show, KAIROS GALLERY, New York, N.Y.

2006

--A Show of Heads, LIMNER GALLERY, Hudson, N.Y.

2004

--
Art as Imagination, INTERART GALLERY, New York City, N.Y.
--
Winter Works, LIMNER GALLERY, New York City, N.Y.
--The Fidelity Show, curated by FANTASTIC METROPOLIS, Fidelity
    Investment Group, Boston, MA.

2003

--International Showcase of Surreal Art, WILLIAMSBURG ART AND HISTORICAL SOCIETY, New York, N.Y. 
--Small Works, LIMNER GALLERY, New York City, N.Y.
--Salon Showcase, LIMNER GALLERY, New York City, N.Y.

2002

--Small Works, LIMNER GALLERY, New York City, N.Y.
--Salon Showcase, LIMNER GALLERY, New York City, N.Y.
--Mortis Dabora - Tall Tales of Death, DABORA GALLERY, Brooklyn,
    New York City, N.Y.
--
Crude Oil Tankers, Anti-Social Leftist Propaganda, Black Despair,
    Carnival Freak Show, Surreal Psychedelia, Gothic Erotica, Mysticism,
    Meditation and other topics of interest, LIMNER GALLERY, New
    York City, N.Y.

2001

--A Tibetan Night in New York, BONAFEDE LOFT, New York City, N.Y.
--Future (Dark) Visions, LIMNER GALLERY, New York City, N.Y.
--European Painters - Two Man Show with Nikolai Atanassov and Hawk
    Alfredson, DREAM E GALLERY, San Francisco, CA.
--Uncommercial Art by Commercial Artists, LA LUZ DE JESUS
    GALLERY, Los Angeles, CA.
--VÄSBY KONSTHALL, Väsby, Sweden

2000

--Windows, ART SHIP FOUNDATION, Oakland, CA.
--Creativity Summit, BLACK CAT, San Francisco, CA.
--Whose Fault Is Culture?, BIG HEART CITY, San Francisco, CA.
-- Stockholm Art Fair, GALLERI JAN LINDER, Stockholm, Sweden
--Salon 2000, LIMNER GALLERY, New York City, N.Y.
--One Night Stand with the Institute for Unpopular Culture, ROGER
    SMITH HOTEL, New York City, N.Y.
--Invitational III, LA LUZ DE JESUS, Los Angeles, CA.

1999

--The Y2K Boris Millennium, RIDGE STREET GALLERY, Brooklyn, N.Y.
--Visionary Art, FRANKLIN SPACE, Brooklyn, N.Y.
--Mother/Earth, CYBERSAPIEN, New York City, N.Y.

1998

--Art as Spectacle, curated by Thelma Golden of the Whitney Museum,
    KATONAH MUSEUM, Katonah, N.Y.
--Invagination, MAD VINE, Brooklyn, N.Y.
--Obscura XIII, REVELATION GALLERY, San Francisco, CA.
--KulturHuvud, NORDIC MUSEUM OF ART, Stockholm, Sweden
--GALLERI JAN LINDER, Stockholm, Sweden

1997

--An Evening of Art and Jewelry, HARBOURVIEW GALLERY, New York
    City, N.Y.
--Flesh and Fruit, JACKLIGHT GALLERY, New York City, N.Y.
--Wyrd 13, PSEUDO, New York City, N.Y. (curator and participant)
--X-Dream Crotchets, LOUNGE XVI, New York City, N.Y.
--GALLERI JAN LINDER, Stockholm, Sweden

1996

--Dealers' Choice, ART INITIATIVES, New York City, N.Y.
--Screen Memories, K&E GALLERY, New York City, N.Y.
--Martini Beach, A's LOFT, New York City, N.Y.
--International Showcase, SLOWINSKI GALLERY, New York City, N.Y.
--Liars and Hypocrites, JACKLIGHT GALLERY, New York City, N.Y.
--Old Man Walking, ANYWAY CAFE, New York City, N.Y.
--An Evening of Art, ALEXANDRA'S SALON, New York City, N.Y.

1995

--Identity and Illusion: A Tribute to Ingmar Bergman, THOMAS
    NORDANSTAD GALLERY, New York City, N.Y.
--National Showcase IV, THE ALTERNATIVE MUSEUM, New York City,
    N.Y.
--Maximum Capacity, ART INITIATIVES, New York City, N.Y.
    (awarded the Dealers' Choice Award by the K&E Gallery)
--Strange Figurations, LIMNER GALLERY, New York City, N.Y.
--Stairways, BARNES & NOBLE, New York City, N.Y.
--Aesthetic Mystic, GALLERY OF LIVING ARTISTS, New York City,
    N.Y.
--Artplace Summer Exhibition, GALLERY OF LIVING ARTISTS, New
    York City, N.Y.
--Swedish Artists, ROGER SMITH HOTEL, New York City, N.Y.
--Homage to Ray Johnson, A's LOFT, New York City, N.Y.
--Awakened Dream Books, 450 BROADWAY GALLERY, New York City,
    N.Y. (curator and participant)
--Pseudo Senses Prodigy, PSEUDO, New York City, N.Y.
--The Dark Morks, AMERICAN OPERA PROJECTS, New York City, N.Y.
--The Abyss, ABBY, New York City, N.Y. (curator and participant)
--The New Clear Art Show, MARZ BAR, New York City, N.Y.
--The Invisible Show, DBB-2 LOUNGE, New York City, N.Y. (curator and
    participant)
--The Empty Show, MAYANA GALLERY, New York City, N.Y. (curator
    and participant)
--IgNite Chicago, PANGAEA GALLERY, Chicago, ILL.
--Neo Dark Ages, PANGAEA GALLERY, Chicago, ILL.
--What's Happening on Earth?, YAMANASHI PREFECTURAL MUSEUM
    OF ART, Tokyo, Japan

1994

--ORIONTEATERN, Stockholm, Sweden

1993

--SOLBERGAGÅRDEN, Älvsjö, Sweden

1989

--SÖDRA STATION, Stockholm, Sweden

1986

--STOCKHOLMS FRIA KONSTMÄSSA, Stockholm, Sweden

1985

--SOLNAHALLEN, Solna, Sweden
--BALDERS HAGE, Norrtälje, Sweden

1982

--GALLERI FORUM, Malmö, Sweden

1981


--GALLERI HÖGVAKTEN, Malmö, Sweden
--KARLSHAMNS KONSTHALL, Karlshamn, Sweden

1979


--PERNBYS, Stockholm, Sweden
--GALLERIET, Karlskrona, Sweden

1978


--SKÄGGA SKOLA, Värmdö, Sweden

1977

--NICOLAIGÅRDEN, Sölvesborg, Sweden

 



1999

--THE INSTITUTE FOR UNPOPULAR CULTURE, San Francisco, CA.

1995

--THE K&E GALLERY DEALERS' CHOICE AWARD, New York City, N.Y.

 

2004

--Interior Art, Jeff Vandermeer, "City of Saints and Madmen", (Wildside
    Press)

2003


--CD Cover artist, Robert Devereux, "Fungicide" (Robert Devereux)
--
Jeff Vandermeer, "The Day Dali Died" (Prime Books)
--Anthology, "Breaking Windows" (Prime Books)

1995

--Cover artist, IGNITE MAGAZINE, premier issue, Off Center Press,
    New York City, N.Y.

1993

--CD Cover artist, CAPTOR (Euro Records Sweden)
--CD Cover artist, EARTHQUAKE (Euro Records Sweden)
--CD Cover artist, INTERNAL DECAY (Euro Records Sweden)

1992

--CD Cover artist, EARTHQUAKE (Euro Records Sweden)

1989


--AFFÄRSGUIDEN KUNGSHOLMEN, issue #2, P.M.I. Publishing, Solna,
    Sweden
--AFFÄRSGUIDEN ÖSTERMALM, issue #1, P.M.I. Publishing, Solna,
    Sweden
--AFFÄRSGUIDEN NACKA, issue#1, P.M.I. Publishing, Solna, Sweden
--AFFÄRSGUIDEN VASASTAN, issue #1, P.M.I. Publishing, Solna,
    Sweden

1982

--UFO-SVERIGE AKTUELLT, issue #2, Ekstrand Publishing, Sala,
    Sweden
--UFO-SVERIGE AKTUELLT, issue #4, Ekstrand Publishing, Sala,
    Sweden

1981

--UFO-SVERIGE AKTUELLT, issue #2, Ekstrand Publishing, Sala,
    Sweden

1980

--UFO-SVERIGE AKTUELLT, issue #3, Ekstrand Publishing, Sala,
    Sweden

 

2004

--Cover artist, Jeff Vandermeer, "The Day Dali Died" (Prime Books)

2003

--The Knickerbocker, "Classical Cocktails, Extreme Experiences", THE
    NEW YORK SUN, December 15, 2003 p. 13

2002

--DIRECT ART MAGAZINE, Issue II, vol. IIII.

2001

--Nob Hill Gazette, "The New Philanthropy" by Daniel A. Beck, July 2001

1999

--DIRECT ART BUYER, Vol. I. Slowart Productions, New York City,
    N.Y.
--Nilsson, Anders: "Hawk fann kärleken genom sin kultkonst",
    SYDÖSTRAN, February 25, Sweden

1998

--Roshäll, Pernilla: "Sölvesborgskonst gör succé på Manhattan",
    SYDÖSTRAN, April 23, Sweden

1997

--Sedley, Jeremy. NEW ART INTERNATIONAL, Vol.III. Book Art Press
    Ltd. Woodstock,N.Y.

1996

--Pullman, David: "Deep in the Chambers of a Whale Fish", TALENT IN
    MOTION, premier issue
--Nyström, Sia: "En svensk konstnär i New York", BIKÅN, Issue 13,
    Sweden

1995

--NY SoHo BIENNIAL ’95, Eighth Floor Inc., New York City, N.Y.
--Andersson, Yngve: "Hawk från Gammalstorp hyllar Bergman i New
    York", BLEKINGE LÄNS TIDNING, May 9, Sweden
--Linder, Jan: "Håkan från Gammalstorp slår igenom i New York",
    SYDÖSTRAN, May 15, Sweden
--Stolt, Veronica: "Surrealism in SoHo by a Paradoxical Swede",
    NORDSTJERNAN, May 2, Sweden

1994

--Broberg, Rolf: "Konstkast under jord", DAGENS NYHETER, April 29,
    Sweden
--Tiselius, Henric: "Post Brueghel", TIDNINGEN SÖDERMALM, May 9,
    Sweden
--Holm, Leena: "Blekingekonstnär ställer ut i New York", SYDÖSTRAN,
    Dec. 27, Sweden

1993

--SVENSKA KONSTNÄRER, BIOGRAFISK HANDBOK, VäBo Förlag,
    Vänersborg, Sweden

1988

--Adauktusson, Eva: "Han lever för konsten", BLEKINGE LÄNS
    TIDNING, Jan. 20, Sweden
--Martinsson, Stig: "Naturalist ställer ut", SÖLVESBORGSTIDNINGEN,
    April 5, Sweden
--Svenningson, Gunnel: "Kyrkan given", DAGENS NYHETER, June 8,
    Sweden

1987

--Andersson, Yngve: "Håkan Alfredson ställer ut", BLEKINGE LÄNS
    TIDNING, Jan 10, Sweden

1981

--Charlesen, Janne: "Ikväll öppnas utställningen", SYDÖSTRAN, Nov. 6,
    Sweden
--Åkesson, Evert: "Stort publikintresse för de refuserades salong",
    KARLSHAMNS ALLEHANDA, Nov.10, Sweden

1980

--"Tavlor utan namn", SYDÖSTRAN, Aug. 12, Sweden
--"Böcker drömmar allt blir surrealism i olja",
    SÖLVESBORGSTIDNINGEN, Aug. 12, Sweden
--Mattison, Göran: "Historien om bondpojken som älskade böcker",
    BLEKINGE LÄNS TIDNING, Dec.24, Sweden

1979

--Brunnström, J-O: "Flera namn av intresse", KARLSHAMNS
    ALLEHANDA, May 18, Sweden

 

2003

--The Victor & Ollie Show, Time Warner Manhattan Cable Television

2000

--EYE ONE (II) (Uni Films) 3.30 min. directed by Mika Henry
    Tenhovaara. Poetic observation on the work of Hawk Alfredson.
    Words by Ira Cohen. Music by Amygdala.

1999

--MYSTERY MEN (Universal Pictures) 124 min. directed by Kinka
    Usher. Hawk Alfredson artwork placed in film as production design
    courtesy Film Art L.A.

1997

--POCKJACK 6 (Independant Productions) 60 min. directed by Dutch
    filmmaker Lisette Merenciana. Film features six international artists
    of various media in the act of creation. Hawk Alfredson and Jonas
    Mekas, founder and director of Anthology Film Archives in N.Y.C.,
    are among those interviewed.

 



--UFO Museet, Köping, Sweden
--Dr. Errol Gluck Mediation Clinic, Brooklyn, New York City, N.Y.
--The Massage Institute, Chicago, ILL.
--Institute for Unpopular Culture, San Francisco, CA.

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
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