Lars Nyberg

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Biography

Lars Nyberg was born in Sweden in 1956 and attended the Academy of Fine Art in Stockholm. He specialises in drypoint. In 2001 Nyberg received a commission from The Nobel Committee for Physiology & Medicine to make an edition for the Nobel prize award winner for that year. Since 2006 he has been responsible for selecting the artists to be commissioned to create the annual editions for the Nobel Prize award for Physiology & Medicine. He was a teacher at the College of Printmaking Arts in Stockholm from 1986-96. In 2004 he was awarded the Printmaking Today prize at the 5th British International Miniature Print Exhibition. His work is featured in private and public collections including The British Museum, London;
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; The Chester Beatty Library. Dublin; Office of Public Works, Dublin; Tama Art University, Japan; Collection of H.M. King Carl XVI Gustaf, Stockholm, Sweden;
 and the Collection of H.R.H. Crown Princess Victoria, Stockholm, Sweden.

Selected Exhibitions
2010 Printscapes: Impressions from Nature, together with Rachelle Puryear
2009 Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
2008 Landscapes & Still Life Droichead Arts Centre, Drogheda.
2006, 2007, 2008 Fine Art Prints from Sweden Gallery Astley, Uttersberg
2007 Nine Swedish Printmakers. Two Lines Gallery, Beijing
2006 Gordon Gallery, Derry
2006 Of Place, in Time The Lavit Gallery, Cork