About Edwin!

- Sculptor, Artist, Educator and Arranger of the yearly summer festival event Sandskulpturfestivalen in Kalmar Sweden.


Born 1956 in Bruchsal, Baden south west of Germany.

Education in shopping decoration 1971-74 Bruchsal, Germany.


1975-79 Study ceramics, lives in Aarhus Denmark, West Berlin, Lake Constance Germany and Arlesheim (BL) Switzerland.


Own workshop/atelier in ceramics Sentheim, Alsace France 1980-81.


Study Art-Sculpture Freie Kunstschule Munzingen Freiburg Germany (today Edith Mayron Art School)1982-86.


Own workshop/atelier Freiburg and scenografic works for Theater Freiburg 1986-90.


Since 1990 in Sweden. Exhibitions, Art Performances, sculptures in public space, sculptures in snow, ice, fire, sand, light and more. Workshop/atelier att KKV Lindö Kalmar. Lives in Kalmar and Copenhagen.

Commissioned Works

2022 - Touch my Burned Soul, mix media, Region Kalmar Sinnenas Park, Central Hospital Kalmar.


2021 - Shine Bright Like a Diamond, mix media, Norden Machinery Kalmar.


2020 - Tomten, Kalmar Västerport, mixed media.


2020 - Hemester, Kalmar Sveaplan, Sculpture in Sand


2019 - The Snow Scooter, Sundsvall, Swedish Wintersport Championship.


2016 - The Great Piano, Installation in wood and mix media for christmas time.


2016 - Krocken, sculpture in sand at Solliden Castle Öland.


2016 - Step Stones, 5 blocks of stone, Borgholm Öland.


2012 - Waves, 4 paintings 5x5m, Guest Harbour Kalmar.


2012 - Winterstars, light installation for Winter Festival Östersund.


2010 - Trädet, sculpture in metal and wood for Länsförsäkringar Bank Kalmar.


2010 - Starship, light installation mix media for Simhallen Nybro Kommun.


2009 - 3 Bananas, sculpture in concrete for Södermöreskolan.


2008 - Zodiac, sculpture in concrete and light for HSB Sydost Ljusstaden Kalmar.


2006 - Invitation to create an artwork for Paradisskolan Nybro Kommun.


2005 - Vindspel, sculpture in iron and granit for Kalmarhem Smedby Kalmar.


2005 - Rooms for dialog, sculpture in stone for Kalingrad Zoo Russia.


2003 - Dreamship, sculpture in metal for Holtab AB Tingsryd Sweden.


2003 - Seven Seas, sculpture in granit for Guest Harbour Kalmar Kommun.


2001 - Jakttornet, installation mix media for Virserum Konsthall.


2001 - Porten, sculpture in granit and metal for Trafikverket Trafikplats Söderåkra E 22.


2000 - Sol, sculpture in stone for Wollinska Stiftelsen.


1999 - H, sculpture in granit for Trafikverket Trafikplats Halltorp E 22.


1999 - Skulpturpromenad Consultation for Nybro Kommun.


1997 - Vattentrappa, Sculpture in stone for Linné University and Skanska Kalmar.


1997 - Pyramid, sculpture mix media for Kalmar Kommun.


1996 - Gladan, sculpture in granit and metal for Kalmarhem.


1993 - Solur, sculpture in granit and metal for Wollinska Stiftelsen Kalmar.



Exhibitions

2022-2023 - Art test fields, 25 artists ALvaret Öland Sweden.


2022 - Ullsta Skulptur Promenad Sweden.


2022 - Galleri 28 Kalmar.


2021 - Galleri Persona Kalmar.


2021 - Ullsta Skulptur Promenad Sweden.


2019 - Land Art Königsmuhle Czech Republic.


2019 - Curator for summer exhibition Capellagården Öland.


2018 - Kalmar Art Museum Sydosten.


2018 - Berlin Art event group next level, Sep.


2018 - Kalmar Galleri Monica Strandberg, Sep.


2017 - Karlshamn Konsthall, Sep.


2017 - Curator for summer exhibition Capellagården Öland.


2016 - Järna Galleri Valvet, Sep.


2015 - Borgholm Castle, Sep.


2015 - Torsås Södra Möre Konstförening, Sep.


2015 - Klippan Konsthall, Sep.


2014 - Rotundan Kalmar, Sep.


2014 - Vetlanda Konstförening, Sep.


2014 - Sölvesborg Konsthall, Sep.


2012 - Teatergalleri Kalmar, Sep.


2012 - Åkonst Tingsryd.


2010 - Borgholm Castle, Sep.


2009 - Södra Möre Konstförening Torsås, Sep.


2009 - "SIK" Konstmuseum Kalmar.


2008 - Rotundan Kalmar, Sep.


2006 - Bäckaskogs Slott Kristianstad.


2006 - Mönsterås Konstförening.


2006 - 30 artists from Kalmar Län, Ronneby.


2005 - Mörbylånga konsthall, Sep.


2005 - Teatergalleri Kalmar, Sep.


2004 - Vetlanda Konstföreing, Separat.


Press & Accolades

Omtyckta offentliga utsmyckningar


Han skulpterar i allt från snö, sand och eld till frigolit, choklad och granit, och tävlar framgångsrikt över hela världen. Edwin Böck har gjort ett stort antal omtyckta offentliga utsmyckningar i och utanför Kalmar och han är mannen bakom Kalmars uppmärksammade internationella sandskulpturfestival.


- Culture Award Winner 2020 -

Kalmar Kommun

A Selection of Edwin's Clients