Contemporary Arts Center
Lois & Richard Rosenthal Center
for Contemporary Art
44 E. 6th Street,
Cincinnati, OH 45202

513 345 8400


Artist Details


Filmmaker Mats Hjelm was born in 1959 in Stockholm, Sweden. He received his BA in Art Education in 1987 and his MFA in sculpture, both from the National College of Art and Design. He has been the subject of several solo exhibitions, including at Uppsala Art Museum, Uppsala, Sweden (1999); The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation, Stockholm, Sweden (2002); Historiska Museet, Stockholm, Sweden (2005); and Bohusläns Museum, Uddevalla, Sweden (2021). He has participated in numerous group exhibitions, including Delta, Museé de l’Art Moderne de la ville de Paris, Paris, France (1997); Crossing Boundaries, Danish Film Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark (2000); Modernautställningen, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden (2006); and Evigt liv – Nobelprismuseet gästar Liljevalchs, Liljevalchs konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden (2022-23). Hjelm currently lives and works in Stockholm, Sweden.

Bio updated as of 2024.

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