Johannes Wessmark is a self-taught photo-realist artist working with acrylics and oils. His studio is located in the middle of the Swedish wilderness but he sells his paintings through two major art galleries in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Johannes Wessmark was born in Karlstad in 1962, he lives and works in Nedre Bondestad Old School a few miles north of Karlstad in Sweden.
Born: in Karlstad in 1962
Lives and works: in Nedre Bondestad Old School north of Karlstad in Sweden.
Education: Self taught
Background: 15 years as an advertising illustrator.
Technique: acrylic and oil on canvas
IGOR – International Guld of Realism
Books / magazines / published:
International Artist 2019
“The artworks of Johannes Wessmark 2013 – 2016” 2017 –
American Art Collector Magazine 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2019
International Artist 2014
International Dictionary of Artists 2011
Artelibre Arte y Libertad 2009, 2012 and 2015
“Johannes Wessmark – Photorealist. The paintings and the technique” 2012
Several other articles in both international and local magazines.
Represented / Acquired:
European Museum of Modern Art, Barcelona
The Count Ibex Collection, New York
City of Stockholm, Karlstad municipality
Several privat collecions in USA, Sweden, Germany, Mexico and more
Instructor at courses and masterclasses:
Photorealism / airbrush-workshop / Orlando, Florida 2013
Photorealism / airbrush-workshop in Maxdorf in Germany 2016
Airbrush course at some of the high-schools in Karlstad during the 90s and in 20s etc.
Classes in airbrush and photorealism in my own studio in Sweden
Lectures on photorealism:
Aktiva Seniorer, Kristinehamn 2016
Metso Paper Karlstad 2013
Rotary Sunne 2013
Affordabe Art Fair, Stockholm 2012
Gallery Eklund Stockholm 2012
Värmlands Museum Karlstad 2012