JWAN YOSEF  is a Syrian-born, Swedish-patriated visual artist who lives and works between London, UK and Los Angeles, CA. Yosef holds an MFA from Central Saint Martins, London, UK and a BFA from Konstfack University College of Arts, Stockholm, SE, where he studied plastic arts.

Represented by Praz-Delavallade, Los Angeles/Paris.

Founding member of The Bomb Factory Art Foundation, London, UK.


EDUCATION
2010-2011      MA Fine Art, Central Saint Martins, London
2006-2009    BA Fine Art, Konstfack University College of Arts, Stockholm
2004-2006    Pernby School of Painting, Stockholm

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2021    Object/Object, Henzel Studio and Frozen Palms Gallery, Miami, FL, US; Online
2019    Tensegrity, Basilica Santa Maria, Rome, IT
2018    Strange Bedfellows, Stene Projects, Stockholm, SE
2018    Send Me No Flowers, Guerrero Projects, Houston, TX, US
2018    A Gathering of Eagles, Praz-Delavallade, Los Angeles, CA, US
2018    Come September, Goss-Michael Foundation, Dallas, TX, US
2016    Masking, Stene Projects, Stockholm, SE
2013    Painting About Sex, Flesh and Violence, Divus Gallery, London, UK
2013    High Notes, Galleri Anna Thulin, Stockholm, SE

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2021     Louis 200: The Exhibition, Louis Vuitton Family House, Asnières, FR
2021     Isolation is the Mother of Invention, Institute of Arab and Islamic Art (IAIA),
             New York, NY, US
2021     Skin in the Game, curated by Zoe Lukov, Palm Heights, Miami Beach, FL, US
2021     Mothers, Stockholm Art Week, Stockholm, SE
2020    Artists for Lebanon, benefit organized by Taymour Grahne and
             Noura Al-Maashouq, Online
2019    The New, Henzel Studio, Los Angeles, CA, US
2019    The Body is The Instrument, Tom of Finland Foundation, Los Angeles, CA, US
2017    Over the Rainbow, Praz-Delavallade, Los Angeles, CA, US
2017    Lounge, Stene Projects, Stockholm, SE
2016    C/O Stockholm, Stene Projects Stockholm, SE
2016    RE:DEFINE, Dallas Contemporary, Dallas, TX, US
2016    Lounge, Stene Projects, Stockholm, SE
2016    Tillstand, Galleri 1:10, Centralsjukhuset, Karlstad, SE
2015    Yesterday We Wanted To Be The Sky, Kamarade, Stockholm, SE
2015    The Venice Pavilion in London, hArtslane, London, UK
2015    RE:DEFINE, The Goss-Michael Foundation, Dallas, TX, US
2015    Century, Century, London, UK
2015    There and Back Again, Galleri BON, Stockholm, SE
2015    Faceless, De Markten, Brussels, BE
2014    The Rhetoric of Painting, Galleri BON, Stockholm, SE
2014    The Threadneedle Prize, Mall Galleries, London, UK
2013    Journey to the Centre of my Mind, Bunkhouse, Madrid, SP
2013    Beers Contemporary Emerging Art Prize, Beers Contemporary, London,UK
2012    STUFF, Underdog Art Company, London, UK
2012    UMELEC, Viennafair, Vienna, AT
2012    American Issue, Divus Gallery, Prague, CZ
2012    American Issue, Divus Gallery, London, UK
2012    STOFF 2012, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, SE
2012    Some Catch, Cultivate Gallery, London, UK
2011    The Recent Graduates Exhibition, AAF Hampstead Heath, London, UK
2011    The Recent Graduates Exhibition, AAF Battersea Park, London, UK
2011    MA Fine Art Degree Show, Central Saint Martins, London, UK
2011    Life is Elsewhere, The Crypt Gallery, London, UK
2011    The New Pretenders: Interim Show, The Bargehouse, London, UK
2010    Noaks Ark, Bukowskis, Stockholm, SE
2010    Varsalongen, Liljevalchs Konsthall, Stockholm, SE
2009    BA Fine Degree Show, Konstfack, Stockholm, SE
2008    II, Konstfack, Stockholm, SE
2008    ‘-‘, Konstfack, Stockholm, SE
2007    Stalltid, Konstfack, Stockholm, SE


Awards
2013    The Threadneedle Prize 2013, Exhibiting artist, London, UK
2013    Beers Contemporary Award for Emerging Art, London, UK


Public Art Collections
Karolinska, Solna, SE
Stockholms Kulturforvaltning, Stockholm, SE