Helena Öhman (b. 1970 in Umeå, Sweden) has a Master of Fine Arts from the Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm (1999 – 2004), with an exchange at the Environmental Art Department at Glasgow School of Art in 2002.


She has exhibited solo and in group shows and has had her work screened throughout the UK and in Sweden, Norway, Greece, Poland, Ukraine, Spain, Germany, Japan and Taiwan.










1999-2004 Master of Fine Arts, Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm, Sweden

2002 Environmental Art, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland

1998-1999 Örebro Art College, Sweden

1994-1997 The Arctic Art School, Sweden


Solo Exhibitions

2013 After Burning, the Glasgow Project Room, Glasgow

2012 Object, Reflection and Shadow, Wavelength, Market Gallery, Glasgow

2009 My Grandma Didn't Believe In Tap Dancing, 4x4 Studio Show, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow

2008 15.33, Gallery ak28, Stockholm

2004 A Corridor And 2 Lit Rooms, Galleri Mejan, Stockholm


Group Exhibitions

2012 Videonale 13 at IZOLYATSIA in Donetsk, Ukraine

2011/12 Dialogue In Contemporary Video Art, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan

2011 VOID289 KOBE Biennale 2011, Kobe, Japan

2011 Videonale on Tour, GoMA, Glasgow

2011 Festival Video Re:View, Katowice, Poland

2011 Loop Festival & Fair, Barcelona

2011 Videonale 13, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany

2010 ...också vidare, Örebro Konsthall, Örebro, Sweden

2010 Curiouser and curiouser, Submit2gravity/Old Vic Co-production, Old Vic Tunnels, London

2010 XRAY@ResoVision at Resonance FM 104.4, Frieze Art Fair, London

2010 Konstkarusellen/X-RAY, Galleri 54, Gothenburg

2010 RE:animate/FLIP Animation Festival, Wolverhampton Art Gallery

2010 RE:animate, Oriel Davies Gallery, Wales

2010 Salon Video Art Prize, Matt Roberts Arts, London

2010 Galleri Syster, Supermarket Artist-Run Art Fair, Stockholm

2010 X-RAY at Supermarket Artist-Run Art Fair, Stockholm

2010 Real Discoveries Unexpected Realities, collaboration with Victoria Skogsberg, University of Glasgow 2010 SALON, Embassy Members Show 2010, Edinburgh

2009 Die, Die, Die, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow

2008 Snap To Grid, LACDA – Los Angeles Centre for Digital Art, CA

2008 15.33, node.Stockholm – new media festival, Stockholm

2008 You Should Be On Holiday, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow

2007 And The He Likes The Me, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow

2006 Norrbottenssalongen, Konstens Hus, Luleå, Sweden

2005 Tour Grandia, Stockholm

2004 The Tyranny of Intimacy? Biennale Syd, Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand, Norway

2004 A Guide to the Tourist Gaze, K1, Kulturhuset, Stockholm


Video Screenings and Film Festivals

2014 Pecha Kucha, Glasgow School of Art

2010 Blandband, Galleri Syster, Luleå, Sweden

2010 Athens Video Art Festival, Greece

2010 Sounding Off, Vitrine Gallery, London

2009 X-RAY at Nomi’s Kitchen, Glasgow

2009 X-RAY Anniversary Screening, London

2009 The Glasgow Edition - X-RAY at the Perseverance, London

2008 Beyond Film Festival, Durham, curated by Workplace Gallery, Gateshead

2006 Brickworks, Video screening, Stockholm

2006 Portobello Film Festival/Inn On The Green, London

2006 Athens Video Art Festival, Greece


Grants / Awards / Residencies

2011 Videonale 13, Awarded honorary mention for the video work I Remember, Kunstmuseum Bonn

2010 Artists Grant, The Arts Grants Committee/The Visual Arts Fund, Stockholm

2005 Assistant’s Grant, The Arts Grants Committee/The Visual Arts Fund (Claire Barclay, Glasgow)

2005 Folke Hellström-Linds Stipendiefond, Konstakademin, Stockholm

2004 Diesel-New-Art Sweden 2004 Award

2004 Signe Rydbergs Fond

2004 Familjen Gustav Tobisons Stipendiefond

2004 Axel Hirsch Fond

2004 Seth Linnes Fond

2003 Gerhard och Peggy Bonniers Stipendium

2003 A Th Sandbergs Donationdfond

2002 Fredrika Bremer Förbundets Stipendiefond

2002 Research and Development in the Art (KU)

1998 Scottish Sculpture Workshop, Aberdeenshire, Scotland