Karin Roy Andersson, 1983-03-22, Umeå, Sweden

2010- Founder and manager of Four, gallery and boutique in Gothenburg, Sweden.
2010- Together with Sanna Svedestedt part of the project group Diagonal Art Projects:
2010-2014 co-worker at Klimt02 Community

2010 Assistant for jewelry artist Marc Monzó Barcelona, Spain
2007-2009 Master of Applied Art, University of Arts and Crafts and Design, Gothenburg, Sweden
2004-2007 Baccalaureate Jewellery Art, University of Arts and Crafts and Design, Gothenburg, Sweden

2017 In Hot Water, exhibition together with Hanna Liljenberg, Lauren Tickle and Kevin Hughes during SNAG, New Orleans, USA | Fragments, Four, Göteborg, Sweden | Exhibition curated by Christian Hoedl, Munich, Germany | Friedrich Becker Preis 2017, Stadtmuseum Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany | Swedes and Belgian Blues, Galerie Beyond, Antwerp, Belgium
2016 2016 Swedes and Belgian Blues, Four, Göteborg, Sweden | Hunting Trophies from the Concrete Jungle, duo show with Linnéa Eriksson, Not Quite, Fengersfors, Sweden | LOOT 2016: MAD About Jewelry, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, USA | Jewels from the 21st Century, Hallwylska Museum, Stockholm, Sweden | Jewellery Art inspired by Nature, Svenskt Tenn, Stockholm, Sweden
2015: Mirage / You got the look, duo show with Sanna Svedestedt, Platina, Stockholm, Sweden | Rooted, Kath Libbert Jewellery Gallery, Salts Mill, United Kingdom | Textil/Juvel, touring exhibition starting at The Folly, Settle, United Kingdom
2014 Parallel Worlds, Alliages, Lille, France |
 Distant Relations: Jewelry between East and West, Two Cities Gallery, Shanghai, China | United States of Sweden, Four, Göteborg, Sweden |
 Fondazione Cominelli, Cisano di San Felice del Benaco, Italy |
 Jewellery as a Guest, Helsingborg, Sweden
2013 Pushing Boundaries & Chasing Challenges, 2013 Beijing International Contemporary Metal Art Exhibition, Century Hall of China Millennium Monument, Beijing, China | Catching Big Fish, solo show, Beyond Fashion, Antwerp, Belgium | Four Shadows, Lerverk, Gothenburg, Sweden | Art & Science, 3e våningen, Göteborg, Sweden | Suspended in Pink, The Atrium Gallery Birmingham School of Jewellery, Birmingham, United Kingdom, Studio Gabi Green, Munich, Germany and Heidi Lowe, Rehoboth Beach, United States |
 Preziosa Young, Munich, Germany, Legnica, Poland and Marino Marini Contemporary Museum of Art, Florence, Italy |
 (ig)noble, Schwedische kirche, Munich, Germany
2012 Corpus Container + Christmas Jewellery Fair, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy, Amsterdam, Netherlannds |
 The Body Talk, Galleria Samona’, Padova, Italy | | Alla, Röhsska Museet, Göteborg, Form/Design Center, Malmö and Gustavsbergs Konsthall, Gustavsberg, Sweden | Jag har tappat min vante, Röhsska Museet, Göteborg, Sweden | Just Rings Galerie Violaine Ulmer, Toulouse, France | A Matter of Act – Sustainability in Contemporary Jewellery, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy, Amsterdam, Netherlands | We Make Our Own, Sliperiet, Borgvik, Sweden | Suspended, Studio Gabi Green, Munich, Germany | In the Forest, Schwedische kirche, Munich, Germany | Platina at FRAME, Neue Messe Munich, Germany | Schmuck-Show, MaximiliansForum, Munich, Germany | Four at Sintra, Sintra, Göteborg, Sweden
2011 Julform, Röhsska Museet, Göteborg, Sweden | Passion for Freedom, Unit24 Gallery, London, United Kingdom | ALLA, traveling exhibition on trains, Kiruna, Boden, Malmö, Göteborg, Stockholm, Sweden | A Pieceful Swedish Smörgåsbord Kungspassagen, Umeå, Sweden | Umeå Fashion Week, Umeå, Sweden | Contemporary Jewellery Yearbook Release, Iberjoya, Madrid, Spain | Four Escapes, Lilla Galleriet, Klädesholmen, Sweden | Sensibelt, Konsthandeln, Konstnärshuset, Smålandsgatan 7, Stockholm, Sweden | A Pieceful Swedish Smörgåsbord, Schwedische kirche, Munich, Germany | Mini showcases exhibition, Gallery Hnoss, Göteborg, Sweden
2010 Fondazione Cominelli, Cisano di San Felice del Benaco, Italy | Opening of Four, Four, Gothenburg, Sweden | Hnoss Extended, Galleri Hnoss, Gothenburg | 4 Jewellery Artists, Hop Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia | Konsthantverkarna in Örebro, Örebro, Sweden | For Long and Faithful Duty, Platina, Stockholm, Sweden
2009 Stories in the shape of Jewellery, Platina, Stockholm, Sweden | Master graduation exhibition 2009, Rhösska Museet, Gothenburg, Sweden | Konstslöjdsalongen, Rhösska Museet, Gothenburg, Sweden | Ung 7, traveling exhibition 2009 – 2010 Stockholm, Sweden; Kungälv, Sweden; Malmö, Sweden; Sundsvall, Sweden; Örebro, Sweden; Prag, Czech Republic; Tokyo, Japan; Falun, Sweden; Umeå, Sweden; Rjukan, Norway.

2017: The Odyssey of Diagonal, Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden
2016: Making a Living, Academy of Design and Craft, Gothenburg, Sweden
2016: The Odyssey of Diagonal, Joya 2016, Barcelona, Spain
2015: Göteborg Art School, Göteborg, Sweden
2015: MIMA Jewellery Conference, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
2014: Future Seminar, University of Arts and Crafts and Design, Gothenburg, Sweden
2013 Mind Your Language, Inspiration vs Imitation, Zimmerhof Symposium, Zimmerhof Germany
2013 Catching Big Fish, Beyond Fashion, Antwerp, Belgium

2014 Art Jewellery Today Europe, Schiffer Publishing, Ltd, Atglen, USA
2013 Noovo Paper Editions vol 5, The Pepin Press, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2012 Jewelbook International Annual of Contemporary Jewel Art 12/13, Stichting Kunstboek Oostkamp, Belgium
2012 Humor in Craft, Brigitte Martin
 Schiffer Publishing, Pennsylvania, USA
2012 Showcase 500 Beaded Jewelry, Lark Books, Sterling publishing Co. Inc New York/London, USA/UK
2011 Contemporary Jewellery Year Book 2011, Grupo Duplex, Barcelona, Spain
2009 500 Plastic jewelry designs, Lark Books, Sterling publishing Co. Inc New York/London, USA/UK

2016 Winner of Enjoya’t 2016 Professional category
2016 Working grant from the Swedish Arts Grants Committee
2016 the Dynamo scholarship for actors in the contemporary art field who creates new arenas for showing and promoting contemporary art, craft and design from the Swedish Arts Grants Committee
2016 Culture award from Region Västra Götaland
2015 Alumi award from the university of Gothenburg
2014 Culture award from the City of Gothenburg
2009 Eric Ericsson, artist award
2007 Svenska slöjdföreningen, art and craft award

Permanent collections:
Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, Sweden
School of Design and Crafts, Gothenburg, Sweden
Fondazione Raffaele Cominelli, Contemporary Jewellery, Permanent Collection

Coming exhibitions:
2017: Group exhibition with Hanna Liljenberg and Linnéa Eriksson, Gallery Koch, Stenungssund, Sweden | Joya 2017, Barcelona, Spain | European Triennial of Contemporary Jewellery, Anciens Abattoirs, Mons, Belgium