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"About space, depth, surface, character, actors, material, colour,
light. It is all connected, but none of these elements alone can
explain the others.
The paintings can be reminiscent of a theatrical world with
elements and back drops that give the scenes a fictional feel, of 
dream or fantasy. The paintings do not have much to do with 
reality, or our perception of reality, even if they are not abstract.
Animals, people, trees, different kinds of buildings and weather
all exist here. The material world has left its traces, but the sensuality 
in the paintings is merely a reflection with its very specific
colour register.


Solo exhibitions (selected)


2022 Gallery PS  "Like That Around", Göteborg (se)

2021 "The Mermaid and The Outer Point of No Return"

at Signal - Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö (se)

(with Ami Bergman)

2019 Gallery PingPong "Ten Seconds of Forever", Malmö (se)

2019 Åstorps Konsthall Åstorp (se)

2016 GalleryThomas Wallner Simris (se)

2016 Hässleholms Kulturhus Hässleholm

2016 Gallery Moment Ängelholm (se)

2013 Krognoshuset ”Other Scenes” Lund (se)

2010 GalleryRostrum ”Rapid Eye Movement” Malmö (se)



Group exhibitions (selected)


Gallery Molekyl Malmö (se)

Painters´ Salon 2022

Flat Octopus at Molekyl Gallery

CC Gallery Malmö (se)  "40" 2022

2022 Inblickar/Insights Moderna Museet Stockholm(se)

2020 ”På annan plats” (”Elsewhere”) Ystad Konstmuseum, Ystad (se)

2018 ”Polyfoni” Gallery Thomas Wallner Simris(se)

2016 Wadström Tönnheim Gallery Skanör (se)

2015 ”Polyfoni” Gallery Thomas Wallner Simris (se)



Peter Wallström


Book illustrations (selected)


2002 Coolboy (Cover) Sahlgrens förlag ab, Finland

2000 Aloysius, den röda katten, Natur och Kultur/ LTs förlag

1998 Vårt hus på Irland, Förlags AB Gondolin

1993 De fyras gäng,  B&T Förlag AB

1993 Vi på Jorden, Förlags AB Wiken



State Art Council (se)

The Cultural Administration Region Stockholm (se)

Moderna Museet Stockholm (se)

Åstorps Kommun (se)

Region Skåne (se)

Hässleholms Municipality (se)

Ängelhoms Municipality (se)

Malmöhus County (se)

Arboga Municipality (se)


Awards   (selected)


2022 Sveriges Bildkonstnärsfond arbetsstipendium (The Arts Grants Committee)

2006 Sveriges Bildkonstnärsfond  arbetsstipendium (The Arts Grants Committee)

2019 Malmö Museers stipendium (scholarship)

2017 Lengertz kulturpris  (Culture prize)

2006 Sveriges Bildkonstnärsfond  arbetsstipendium (The Arts Grants Committee)

2002 Sveriges Bildkonstnärsfond arbetsstipendium (The Arts Grants Committee)

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