Tomas Colbengtson har vært en del av Maerz` kunstnerstall siden 2015. Samme år satte kunstneren opp separatutstillingen "No Voice - No Country" i galleriets lokaler i Berlin. I forbindelse med Sametingets 100-års jubileium i februar 2017, valgte det norske Stortinget å benytte to kunstverk av Tomas Colbengtson som jubileumsgave. Colbengtson er også representert hos Maerz med en lang rekke unikate silketrykk.

Born 1957, Tärnaby, Sweden.

Education:
Valand school of Fine Arts Gothenburg 1995-96
Master class in Electronic Arts Copenhagen 1996, David Rokeby
Konstfack National College of Art, Craft and Design MFA painting 1986-91
Art school Idun Loven Sculpture 1984-86

Public collections:
Swedish Arts Council
Norwegian Arts Council
Norrbottens museum
RDM-Samiid Vuorka-Davvirat / RDM-De Samiske museum, Karasjok, Norway
Sametinget, Norway
Svenska Institutet Paris
Museum Kloster Bentlage, Germany
Karolinska institute
Aguelimuseet, Sala, Sweden
Grafikens Hus
Stockholm stad
Göteborg stad
Landsting och kommuner i Sverige

Awards:

2016 Japanstipendiet
2015 Sametingets stipendium
2014 Nordisk kulturfond
2013 Rune Petterssons Art scholarship
2012 Helge Ax:son Johnssons Art scholarship
2011 Folke Ricklund Art scholarship
2011 Grafiska sällskapets Art scholarship
2010 Bildkonstnärsfondens Art scholarship
2010 Beata Brummers Art scholarship
2009 Längmanska Art scholarship
2000 Längmanska Art scholarship
1998 IASPIS The Swedish Arts Grants Committee?s for Visual Artists
1997 Grafikenshus, Arkitektkopias Art scholarship
1994 Örnskoldsviks Art scholarship
1993 Bildkonstnärsfondens Art scholarship
1991 Byggnadsförbundets Art scholarship

Selected solo exhibitions:

2018                                   Tasserilik, Sisimiut, Greenland
Lars Lerin museum, Karlstad, Sweden

2017                     The Agnes Varis Art Center, New York
2017                     ?Ságatfállasmat? Olavshallen, Trondheim, Norway
2017                     ?Áigemákte? Leirfossveien 5E, Trondheim, Norway
2017                     Thorshavn, Färöarn
2017                     Örebro konstmuseum
2017                     Galleri O Örebro
2017                     STAUP Levanger, Trondheim, Norway
2017                     ?Ságatfállasmat? Nordnorsk kunstsenter, Tromsø, Norway
2016                     Det grønlandske hus, Copenhagen
2016                     Galleri Helle Knudsen, Stockholm
2016                     Sapporo Citizen Gallery, Japan
2016                     Nibutani Ainu Cultural Museum, Hokkaido, Japan
2016                     Canaria Islands, Spain
2015                     Gallery Maerz Contemporary Berlin Tyskland
2015                     Kunstmuseum Ilulisat Grönland Sami Contempoary,    Berlin, EU-comission
2015                     Sami Contempoary, Nordic ambassey Felleshaus Berlin
2015                     Glassfactory Kosta/Boda Sverige
2015                     Gallery Urs von Unger Gstaad Schweitz
2015                     Sami Contempoary,  Kungsbacka Konsthall
2014                     Röros museum, Norway
2014                     Samiska veckan, Lilla Galleriet Umeå
2013                     Svenska Institutet, Paris, France
2013                     Gallery NP33 Norrköping, Sweden
2013                     Piteå Konsthall, Sweden.
2012                     Norske Grafikere, Oslo, Norway.
2012                     Ricklundgården, Saxnäs, Sweden.
2012                     Galleri Konstforum, Norrköping, Sweden.
2012                     Galleri Thomassen, Gothenburg, Sweden.
2012                     Kiruna stadshus, Sweden.
2011                     Ajtte Museum in Jokkmokk the Sami centre, Sweden.
2011                     Grafiska Sällskapet, Stockholm, Sweden.
2011                     Samisk Kunstnersenter SDS Karasjok, Norway.
2010                     Grafikenshus Mariefred , Sweden.
2010                     The Swedish Government, Stockholm, Sweden.
2010                     Samiska veckan, Lilla Galleriet Umeå, Sweden.
2009                     Stockholm City planning office, Sweden.
2006                     Lidingö Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden.
2005                     SGI User Group Conference Munich, Germany.
2004                     Gallery Artn, Chicago Art Instititute, Chicago, USA.
2001                     Grafikenshus Mariefred, Sweden.
1995                     Ö-vik konsthall, Örnsköldsvik, Sweden.
1994                     Gallery Hana-saari, Helsinki, Finland.

Selected group exhibitions:

2016                     100 year Graphic art Gallery Tetem, Enschede, Netherlands
2016                     Vevringutstillinga Norway
2016                     Gaaltije, Saemie center, Östersund, Sweden
2016                     Ájtte the saemi museum, Jokkmokk, Sweden
10/6                     Art Biennale Ii, Finland
2016                     Gallery Sigma, Växsjö, Sweden
2016                     Urban glass studios, workshop, Brooklyn, N.Y. USA
2016                     100 year Graphic art Gallery Tetem, Enschede, Netherlands
2015                     Kunstmuseet Akureyi, Island
2015                     Nordic ambassey, Berlin, Germany
2015                     Positions Berlin, Art Fair, Germany
2015                     Artist talk Position Berlin, Germany
2015                     ?Que vadis? Glassfactory Boda, Sweden
2015                     Sami Contempoary, Kungsbacka Konsthall, Sweden
2015                     Grafiktriennalen Uppsala konstmuseum
2014                     Agueli museet, Sala, Sweden
2014                     Sami Contemporay, Norrbottens Museum Luleå
2014                     ?Markanvändning?, Västerbottens museum, Umeå
2014                     New York Art Expo Pier 94 Manhattan
2014                     Rovaniemi Art Museum ? Korundi Finland
2013 ? 2014       Greetings from Sapmi ?Jamtli Östersund
2013                     South Karelen gallery Vilmastrand Finland
2013                      Louvre, Paris, France
2013                     ?Markanvändning?, SDG, Karasjok, Norway
2013                     Reflexioner, Lidköpings konsthall, Sweden
2013                     Urfolkskonfrensen, Alta, Norway
2013                     ?Reflexioner? Lidköping konsthall, Sweden
2013                     ?REFLEX?, Konsthallen, Luleå, Sweden
2013                     ?Markanvändning?,Norrbottens museum Luleå, Sweden
2013                     ?REFLEX?, Karasjok, Norway
2013                     ?Markanvändning?, Ajtte Museum in Jokkmokk the Sami centre, Sweden.
2012                     ?Moon lust? Augmented reality art exhibition. Chicago, U.S.
2012                     ?Out of the Box? Augmented reality art exhibition. San Francisco, U.S.
2011                     The Baltic States Biennial of Graphic Arts. Kaliningrad, Russia.
2011                     Norske grafiker, Oslo, Norway.
2009                     PART5 Munsterland festival, Kulturhaus Bocholt, Germany., Sweden.
2008                     Grafikenshus Mariefred.
2006                     University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, USA.
2003                     Stockholm Art Fair Sollentuna, Sweden. Special invited exhibition
2001                     NIC2001 Nordic Interaktive Copenhagen, Denmark.
2000                     Millenniumexhibition Tekniska museeum Stockholm, Sweden.
1998                     Kulture Capital exhibition Stockholm, Sweden.
1996                     Nikolaj Church Gallery Copenhagen, Denmark.
1996                     Göteborgs Konstmuseum, Sweden.
1993                     Grafiktrienalen Liljevalch, Stockholm, Sweden.
1993                     Bildmuseeum Umeå, Sweden.
1991                     Aguelimuseet Sala, Sweden.
1991                     Konstnärshuset Stockholm, Sweden.
1991                     Gallery Dr.Glas Stockholm, Sweden.
1990                     Galleri Overgaden Copenhagen, Denmark.
1990                     Galleri Eleptherias Athen Greece.

Public Art:

2010                     Glass print, Glasshouse Kulturhus, Umea, Sweden
1994                     Västertorp public bath Stockholm, Sweden

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