« Tomas Colbengtson
Born 1957 in Tärnaby, lives and works in Stockholm.
Tomas origins from Same, the nomadic Reindeerpeople who lives in the Northern parts of Scandinavia.
In his works he often refers to Sami culture, the cultural identity
and explore images, colors and forms based from Sami culture
and the Nordic Scandinavian landscape.
He is experimenting with combinations of media and material
He has developed a new way to print screen prints in Graal-glas (a type of overlay glass) using images and colors.
And using screen print on aluminum and other types of metal, etching and digital art technique.
Since 1998 he is Residence Artist at Royal Institute of Technology KTH Stockholm
where he is working with visualization of Art.
Presently also working as art-teacher in Fine Printmaking at Konstfack,National College of Art, Craft and Design Stockholm
Member of the SDS/ Sami artist union