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Märta Mattsson


Märta Mattsson was born in Stockholm, Sweden in 1982. She received a Master

degree from the Royal College of Art in London in 2010. She also received a Bachelor

degree in jewellery art from HDK - Acadamy of Design and Crafts in Gothenburg and

has been an exchange student at Hiko Mizuno College of Jewelry in Tokyo, Rhode

Island School of Design in Providence and at Hawaii Pacific University. She has

exhibited her work both nationally and internationally since 2006 in over 20 solo

exhibitions and in many group exhibitions. Märta has given workshops and lectures

around the theme of her work in countries like China, Belgium, Mexico, Thailand,

USA, Sweden and Latvia and she is currently employed as a part time lecturer at

HDK – Academy of Design and Crafts in the department for jewellery art. In 2016

Märta was awarded the prize Young Applied Artists 2016 in Sweden and her pieces

can be found in prestigious Museum collections like MAD – Museum of Art and

Design in New York and Nationalmuseum in Stockholm.

‘My jewellery deals with the tension that lies between attraction and repulsion. I take

seemingly inappropriate materials, making ordinary and familiar objects seem

extraordinary and unfamiliar.’ - Märta

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