Anders Knutsson was born in Malmo, Sweden in 1937 where he studied art and engineering. He is a swedish postwar and contemporary painter who came to the United States in 1967 to work in the aerospace industry and became a citizen in 1976. He has studied and developed his art throughout his entire life. He has lived in Illinois, Ohio, California, Vermont, Toronto and since 1976 in New York City. Anders currently works and lives in the Clinton Hills section of Brooklyn with his wife Doris Schultz. His recent body of work features portraits of landmark and endangered trees.
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Solo Shows 2017 “The Passion of Colors," Galleri Gösta Bergman, Stockholm, Sweden Svenska Kyrkan/The Swedish Church, The Importance of Drawing, New York City, NY 2016 Jäger & Jansson Galleri, Lund, Sweden Aguéli Museum, Sala, Sweden 2015 Plan B Gallery, Växsjö, Sweden (October 2015) 2015 Knight-Webb Gallery, London, UK 2014 Mårtenson & Persson Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden Plan B Gallery, Växsjö, Sweden "Swedish roots, American dream, Universal soul". With Pia Sjölin 2013 Knight-Webb Gallery, London, UK 2013 TST Gallery, Croton Falls, NY, “The Light Within the Shadow”. Tree paintings, drawings, prints. 2012 Mårtenson & Persson Gallery, Monochrome paintings Båstad, Sweden “Segue”, Theo Ganz Studio, Beacon, NY. Trees. ( with Insun Kim, sculptor) 2011 “Finding Yggdrasil” Tree paintings, drawings, prints. Steinhart Gallery, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, NY 2011 “Radical Painting, Meditations on the Monochrome” paintings, Bukowskis, Stockholm, Sweden 2009 “Treeology” Konsthallen Hishult, Sweden. Tree paintings, drawings, prints 2009 Tillie’s of Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY. Tree prints 2007/8 AAF Contemporary Art Fair, Gallery D3, New York City City Soapbox Gallery, Brooklyn, NY “The Copper Beech” 2006 AAF Contemporary Art Fair, Gallery D3, New York City 2005 Rosewood Gallery, Kettering, Ohio (paintings and luminous performance w. dancers from Sinclair College) Gallery U, Cleveland, Ohio (paintings and luminous performance with dancers from U of Ohio, singer and musicians) Cool New York Dance Festival (luminous performances; dancers and drummers) Video available 2004 St. Thomas Aquinas College, Sparkhill, NY (paintings & luminous performance; students, singer, musician) D.U.M.B.O. Dance Festival (luminous performance; dancers, singer, drummers) Video available 2003 Red Clay, New York, NY (luminous performance; dancers, recorded music) BAM/SONYA Spring Show (paintings & luminous performance; dancers, musician) Gallery 718, Brooklyn, NY 2002 Nordiska Ministerrådet Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark (paintings & luminous performance; with dancers/ musician) Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, New York (including performance with Gender Illusionist, Dréd Geresant) 100 Lex Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, New York (four performances May 19 with JoLea Mafei Dance Company, Joseph C. Phillips Jr., TK Blue composers/musicians) Merce Cunningham Studio, New York, New York (performances March 21 - 24, with JoLea Maffei Dance Company and Joseph Phillips Jr. composer/musician) Video/DVD available 2001 Gallery Ami, Seoul, Korea Function @ Junction, Whistler, B.C., Canada 2000 Karlshamn Konsthall, Karlshamn, Sweden 1999 Ystad Art Museum, Ystad, Sweden (performance Jan. 15, 2000 with Mats Gustafsson, Saxophone and Lotta Melin, dancer) Galleri Gerthel, Malmö, Sweden Konsthallen Hishult, Hishult, Sweden 1998 Gallery Ami, Seoul, Kore 1997 MANIF International Art Fair, Seoul, Korea 1996 Samuel J. Zacks Gallery, York University, Toronto, Canada Solveig Bergström Gallery, Jönköping, Sweden 1995 "A Retrospective", Gray Art Gallery, Curator: Bo Nilsson, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC Roger Smith Gallery, New York, New York Gallery Ami, Seoul, Korea 1993 Anders Knutsson. Gallery Ami, Seoul, Korea 1991 Stephen Solovy Gallery, Chicago, IL 1990 "Lightscapes," Curator: Charles Shepard III. University of Maine Museum of Art, Orono, ME Galleri Hylteberga, Skurup, Sweden Bennett Siegel Gallery, New York, New York 1988 "Gates of Light," Curator: Thomas Krens, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA 1987 Keith Green Gallery, New York, New York 1986 Mission Gallery, New York, New York Gunnar Olsson Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden 1984 Galleri Ressle, Stockholm, Sweden 1983 "Luminous Painting," Curator: Douglas Schultz, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, and Buffalo, NY "Featured Artist," Stratton Art Festival, Stratton, VT 1982 "Matter/Memory" Lunds Konsthall, Lund, Sweden Curators: Bo Nilsson & Lars Nittve Kunstnerernes Hus, Oslo, Norway Björneborgs Museum, Björneborg, Finland Konstnärsgillet, Helsinki, Finland Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark 1981 Galleri Ressle, Stockholm, Sweden 1980 Carolyn Schneebeck Gallery, Cincinnati, OH Southern Vermont Art Center, Manchester, VT 1979 Galleri Händer, Stockholm, Sweden 1978 Galleri Nordenhake, Malmö, Sweden 1972 Jewish Community Center Art Gallery, Cincinnati, OH