WINNER OF THE 37th MINI PRINT INTERNATIONAL OF CADAQUÉS, 2017
Cronqvist works in a printing studio of his own in Lund, Sweden. He works with three or four colour aquatint etchings printed from three or four copper plates. He also works with oil paintings, mostly in traditional glazing techniques. The etchings often depicting single objects in a landscape, his paintings mostly representing human beings.
Forum Graphic Art Academy, Malmö, Sweden – 1974-1978.
“Prize of excellence”, Enter Into Art, Cologne (Germany). 2016
“1 Jury Prize”, Enter Into Art, Cologne (Germany).
Palm Art Award, “Special Prize Graphic Art”. 1987
Certificate for final competition, 3rd Int. Print Biennial, Yuan (Taiwan). 1977
The Grand Award from the Swedish State.
Some public collections
National Museum, Warsaw, Poland.
National Museum, Budapest, Hungary.
Grenchen Art Museum, Grenchen, Switzerland.
Norrköping Art Museum, Norrköping, Sweden.
Malmö Art Museum, Malmö, Sweden.
Skissernas Museum (museum for sketches), Lund, Sweden.
… and 18 more.
More than 200 in Sweden, Europe and USA. Latest solo exhibitions have been in Mûhlheim Kunsthalle, Cologne (Mars 2017) and Galeria Colorida, Lisbon (June 2017).
Group exhibitions (selection) 1980 – 1990
Graphic Biennial, Cracow, Poland 2016 – 2017
Enter Into Art, Cologne, Germany 2010, 2013
Footprint, Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk (CT), USA 2000
Egyptian Int. Print Triennial, Giza, Egypt 1999
Masters of Graphic Arts, Győr, Hungary 1990
L’Europe des Gravures, Grenoble, France