Eve Eriksson 1910-1992

Eve Louis Eriksson was born in Löderup, southern Sweden on 10th January 1910. He was a Swedish painter.

He studied in Lund (1929-1930), Copenhagen (1933-1934) and at Henrik BlombergÂ’s Målarskola (painting school) in Stockholm between 1934 and 1935.

After further studies in Copenhagen and Paris in 1937, Ericsson debuted with a solo exhibition at De Ungas Salong (the Youth Salon) in Stockholm in 1940 followed by an exhibition at Galleri Gummesons in 1943 (Gummesons Gallery is one Scandinavia's foremost contemporary art galleries. Launched in 1912 by Carl Gummeson, a local book dealer, it quickly forged a reputation for supporting Modern Art). Eriksson also exhibited at the 'Stockholm Salons' (Stockholmssalongerna) held at the Liljevalchs art gallery (Liljevalchs konsthall) located on the Djurgården island in Stockholm in 1948.
Other exhibitions include Finland (1950), Gothenburg, Linköping, Sollefteå, Kristianstad and Ystad.

Examples of ErikssonÂ’s work are held in the collections of the Moderna Museet in Stockholm, the Malmo Museum and Muséet i Eskilstuna (Eskilstuna Museum). The Lunds Konsthall held a retrospective of his work in 1991 and there was an exhibition held at the the Kristianstads Konsthall (2010) to mark the centenary of his birth.

Eve Eriksson died in 1992, aged 82.