a unique "Mirror" sculpture, blown by Klenell, Gustavsberg, Sweden 2018.
Silvered glass, signed Simon Klenell 2018, height 44 cm.
Simon Klenell (b. 1985)
Orrefors Glass School 2004–2006.
BFA Konstfack College of Arts, Crafts and Design 2009.
MFA Konstfack College of Arts, Crafts and Design 2011.
Research Lab, Post graduate research studies, Konstfack, 2014
Simon Klenell is one of the most influential contemporary glass artists in Sweden. He is represented in several museum collections such as: Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, Röhsska museum, Gothenburg and the Vitra Design museum, Weil am Rhein. He is based in Stockholm and works in his Studio in Gustavsberg. Klenell's work is based on craft and unique art objects. He is one of the founders of the Örnsbergsauktionen and has a central role in the contemporary design scene. During 2018 he is working on an exhibition at Gustavsbergs Konsthall, the interior of the Nationalmuseum and the restaurant concept Omnipollos hatt. Klenell is represented by Gallery Fumi in London. Some of his past exhibitions: Attention Craft, Liljevalchs, Stockholm 2014, Glass is Tomorrow, Nationalmuseum, Stockholm 2015 and a solo exhibition at Galleri Sebastian Schildt in 2016.