Elvire Soyez

Elvire Soyez, born in 1980 is a French artist based in Stockholm. In 2005 she graduated with a MA from Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris. In Stockholm she has, among other things been a special student with the Printmaking Department at the Royal College of Art.

Soyez’s work has been exhibited throughout Europe; In France at Espace Paul Ricard, Immix and at the Biennale de Vallauris. In Stockholm at Skulpturens hus and Angelika Knäpper Gallery. Her artworks have also been shown in London at Adastreet Gallery and in Istanbul at Kave.

Her works make part of several private collections and at Stockholm Konst. Les ancêtres, matière morte is Soyez’s first solo exhibition with Angelika Knäpper Gallery.


2007-09 + 2016-17 Project studies, KKH, Kungliga Konsthögskola, Stockholm

1999-05 Master of Fine Arts, Ecole Nationale Supérieur des Beaux-Arts de Paris (ENSBA) with Erik Dietman, Richard Deacon, Sculpture department


2016 Un air familier, a duo exhibition with Erik Jeor, Riche & Teatergrillen, Stockholm

2013 Les ancêtres, matiére morte, Angelika Knäpper Gallery, Stockholm

2009 Svenska Saker, Borderline, Stockholm

A pagan at my dinner table, Mejan Gallery, Stockholm

2008 Cook a soup from a brain, Norden Ljus Gallery, Stockholm

Mi-monster mi-food, Ak28 Gallery, Sollentuna Art Fair, Stockholm

2006 De L’Exotisme au Quotidien, Mejan Gallery, Stockholm


2012 Tryck!, 11 grafiker, Jakobsberg Konsthall, Stockholm

2011 Float All in Windows, Slaktusateljéerna, Stockholm

2010 L´Origine du Monde, Angelika Knäpper Gallery, Stockholm

The Forgotten Bar projekt, curated by Peter Bergman and Jakob Krajcik, Berlin

2009 Vita Kralla, Haddebo, Sweden

2008 In Fragment, Adastreet Gallery, London

2007 La Gravité de l’I”mmatérie, Espace Jemmapes for Immix, Paris

Kontexmex, Videofestival, Stockholm

2003 Skit bra va!, Skulpturenhus, curated by Claudine Papillon, Stockholm

Les disciples de l’Ours, Espace Paul Ricard, Paris,

homage to Erik Dietman curated by C.P.

Dur/Fragil, KaVe, Istanbul Biennial off

2002 International Ceramic Biennal, Vallauris, gold medal


2013 Studio grant, Cité Internationale des arts, Paris

2012 Travel grant, Konstakademien

2010 Working grant, 1 year, Konstnärsnämnden

2010 Grey sur Loing, atelier Carl Larsson, France

2009 Artist residences, Kings Art Project, Krakow, Poland

2004 Stipendium Colin, 6 months, Foundation Alvarez Armando Penteado,

(FAAP) Sao Paulo

2003 Research and travel grant, Istanbul

2001 Research and travel grant, Iceland with Erik Dietman


2010-11 Public comission for Smedslättsskolan / Stockholm Konst (completion july 2011)

2006 Assistant, Marie-Louise Ekman (Astrid Lindgren’s Memorial )

2001 Deposit of printed etchings at the National Library Archive funds (BNF)


.Subaltern, 2009

.Le Monde, 2006, ” Jolie Cuvée…”

.Ateliers d’Art, 2002, ”Elvire Soyez…”