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 and the Glass 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.

EDUCATION
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

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS
2018 Les nuages, Gränbystadens Vårdcentral, Uppsala (2018),
2016 Le fond des océans, shortlisted for Östermalmshallen, Stockholm
2011 Au Feu!, Smedslättsskolan / Stockholm Konst

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018 L´Apesanteur, a duo exhibition with Erik Jeor, Galleri Benoni, Köpenhamn
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

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
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, (Winner of the gold medal)

REPRESENTED
Statens Konstråd, Stockholm
Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris
Stockholm Konst, Stockholm

GRANTS, RESIDENCIES
2018, Travelling grant, Konstnärsnämnden
2013-2014 Two years studio grant, Cité Internationale des arts, Paris, Konstakademien
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

WORKING EXPERIENCE
2006 Astrid Lindgren’s Memorial, Assistant, Marie-Louise Ekman
2001 Deposit of printed etchings at the National Library Archive funds (BNF)

PUBLICATIONS
.Subaltern, 2009
.Le Monde, 2006, ” Jolie Cuvée…”
.Ateliers d’Art, 2002, ”Elvire Soyez…”