CV          Kazuyo Nomura
Textile artist Designer Handweaver. 
Born in Japan, lives and works in Gothenburg, Sweden since 1988.

Textile education
1996-98                      MFATextile Art, School of design and crafts at the Gothenburg University, Sweden
1991-94                      BFA Textile Design, The Swedish school of textiles at the University College of Borås.
1980-81                      Handweaving, Väfskolan/Textilintitutet in Borås

Selected exhibitions
2021       " The Constellation - threads of light and dark "
2015        ”Landscap” Dalslands Konstmuseum (solo), ”Weavolution!” Meken Art Hall, Smedjebacken
2014, 2009, 2004 Gallery Anna H. Gothenburg (solo)
2013        Gallery Balta, Kaunas, Lithuania (solo)
2011        Konstepidemin, Pannrum and Bergrum in Gothenburg (solo)
                HV-gallery in Stockholm, Nääs konsthantverk, project room (solo)
2010       ”Samlade sekunder” Carl Larsson-gården Art Hall Kvarnen, Sundborn
2009       ”It´s beautiful here” Fiskars Bruk, Finland, ”Konstslöjdsalongen” Röhsska museum
2008        ”Tankens landskap” Konsthantverkarna, Stockholm (solo)
2007        12th International Triennial of Tapestry in Lodz, Poland,
                  “Japan i Leksand” Leksand Artmuseum (solo)
2006        Gallery Teater, Kalmar (solo)
2006        ”The Nordic Award in Texiles” Textile museum in Borås, Sweden (solo)
2005        ”Textile Summer” Virserum Art Hall
2004          ”Nordic Cool” National Museum of women of the Arts, Washington DC, USA
2003          Enköpings Konstförening Art Hall, Sweden (solo)
2003          ”Nordic Contemporary Craft/ Konsthantverk” Gothenburg
2002, 2000       Gallery Gröna Paletten in Stockholm, Sweden (solo)
1998            ”Three dimensions - contemporary Swedish textile art” Borås, Sweden
1997             ”Third international textile triennial in Tournai” Belgium
1993, 1998        Textile Museum in Borås, Sweden (solo)

Public collections    
National Museum in Stockholm, National public art council, Textile Museum in Borås, Röhsska museum in Gothenburg,
Västra Götalands region, City of Gothenburg, Country council in Dalarna, Uppsala and Stockholm, Abecita Artmuseum Borås,
Volvo Gothenbrug, Stockholms Sjukhem, Region Kronoberg 

Commission works, projekts
2020        ”Landscape” New Adult Psychiatry Växjo, commissioned by Region Kronoberg.
2019,18    ”Constellation” New Karolinska Hospital Solna, commissioned by Stockholm Country Council.
2017,16    ”Harens år/The year of the hares” Sahlgrenska Hospital commissioned by Västra Götaland Region.
2013         ”Svensk flora/Swedish flora” commissioned by Stockholms sjukhem.
2013         ”Går i skogen/Walking in the woods” till Psychiatric House, Academic Hospital in Uppsala, commissioned by Uppsala country council.
2010         ”Design with consideration” Printing patterns for curtains in the care environment.
Collaboration with Ljungberg's textile print and Åberg's architectural office, the project of the Västra Götaland region.
2007         "Vind och Vatten/Wind and Water” in the entrance hall Lindhagensgatan 126, Stockholm commissioned by AP fastigheter/Vasakronan.
2006         ”Smiley” Lillekärr Sport Hall, Gothenburg, commissioned by City of Gothenburg.
2004         “Reflection” Svea High Court, Stockholm, commissioned by the Swedish Arts Council.
1989 - 2007    Several projects and research with historic textiles at the University of Borås.
1994 -        The design projects for Ikea of Sweden AB, Almedahls AB and other Swedish companies.

Major grants                      
The Swedish Arts Grants Committee, ten-year working grant, two-year working grants and projekt grant.
Adlerbertska art scholarship is awarded by the Society of Gnistan.
Gothenburg City Culture Grant.
The Nordic Award in Texiles 2006 by The Focus Borås Foundation.

 2004 ”Tutankamun´s Carpet” publication of the University of Borås, joint authorship with Christina Rinaldo.                
2013  "Tutankhamons väverskor" publishing Signum, joint authorship with Christina Rinaldo.
2020 “Möten - Textiles from the oasis Siwa and surroundings, Egypt's western desert” Joint authorship with Christina Rinaldo.