Mafune Gonjo by Ricardo February 01, 2019 0 Portfolios

Mafune Gonjo (1984, Japan) moved to Sweden in 2008 and took a Master Degree at Konstfack (College of Arts, Crafts and Design) in Stockholm. After one year of project program at the Royal University of Fine Art 2010-2011, she started working as a freelance artist.
Mafune is based in Stockholm, exhibits and works in different cities all over the world; Stockholm, Paris, London and main cities in Japan and USA. She has a collection in the National Museum of Stockholm, the Museum of American Glass in New Jersey, USA and Suwa Glass Museum in Nagano, Japan. She has been awarded many grants and residencies such as IASPIS Studio Residency in 2015, Vermont Studio Center Artist grant in 2016,Cultural Award from Stockholm City in 2016 and one year working grant from Swedish Arts Grants Committee in 2017.