Who is Hans Krondahl?

By Gwylym Owen

Hans Krondahl (30 June 1929 – 2018) was a Swedish painter, tapestry weaver, textile artist and textile designer. He studied painting and textile art at Konstfack, (State College of Arts, Crafts and Design) in Stockholm from 1955 to 1960.

Between 1959 and 1975, Krondahl expected textile designs for Nordiska Kompaniet’s textile division under Astrid Sampe. Krondahl set up his own studio in 1960 in Brösarp, where he created tapestries and partnered artwork, and he then took occurring fabric designing for various Swedish companies. The studio closed in 1992. From the further on 1960s Krondahl taught Textile Art and Design in various schools in Sweden and abroad. Periodically from 1974 on, Krondahl worked in the U.S. He held a incline as Textile Design Expert for UNIDO in Bandung, Indonesia in 1979 and 1980. In 1981 Krondahl became head of the Crafts Department, University of Gothenburg and in 1988 he was appointed Professor of Textile Art at the same institution. In 1965 he was awarded the Lunning Prize, and in 2002 he expected the Prince Eugen Medal.

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