Visual art Jan-Thomas Ölund  



Pernbys art school Stockholm Sweden 1976-77, art school Brage Umea Sweden 1978-79, stage design Skelleftea Sweden 1987-89, Atilier 17 Paris France color graphic 1991, Umea univerity Sweden and diffrent art courses.

Nurce school Sundsvalls hospital 1981-82, Myckling school 1984, Skelleftea library childrens corner 1994-95, Skelleftea hospital 1996 


Swedish Art council working scholarship 1981,1984.working scholaship art-project in Atelier 17 Paris France 1991.The County Council of Vasternorrlands scholarship 1986. Umea municipality scholarship 1990. Swedish-French scholarship 1991. Studio scholarship in Sveaborg Helsinki Finland 1993. Studio at Ricklundgarden Saxnas Sweden 1999, 2006

The County Council of Vasterbotten & Vasternorrlands, The National Public Art Council in Sweden O-viks municipality,Umea municipality. Internationally: Private and public places in the United States latest Upfor gallery art for a public place in Portland OR USA 2019 


Bildhornan Umeå 1987 Sweden, gallery Art Harnosand 1990 Sweden, Dragonskolan Art club Umea 1992,Gallery Ets Ets Umea 1994,Gallery C.C.O-vik 1994,gallery hornan Falun 1994 Sweden, Museum Albergshallen Ostersund 1996, Vannesby art club Umea 2002 Sweden,Burtrask art club 2003,Vilhelmina art club 2003,Lycksele art club 2004 ,Dorotea art club 2005, Asele Art club 2005,Vasterbottens art gallery Umea 2009,Ornskoldsviks art gallery 1981,1992,2001.Y-Saloon 1982,1984 Gallery My Stocholm 1982, Albershallen Ostersund 1984,experiment Ornskoldsvik 1985,


Workshop Trondheim art days in northen scandinavia 1986, Synvinkeln art gallery Skelleftea 1989, Sculpturhall Stockholm Culture house1989 Sweden, Vallstugorna Nordmaling 1990, Art&Break hotell Ornskoldsvik 1990, Poem and pictures Ornskoldsvik library 1993, art salong Vasterbottens ,Umeå museum 1993, By-By-sidewalk Umea 1999, Norrbyskars museum 2000,. Vasterbottens Museum, 2002-2006. Gallery Verkligheten Umea "colouring the north" 2008.cultur cafe´ Holmsund 2012. Most recently: Saatchiart fall 2016 Catalog

New paintings

Blue Ultramarine and cobalt blue two colors that form the basis for a new series of paintings the blue color in the background against reduced shapes in playful play


Oil on canvas and panel 2015-2018.

Art on paper

Oil mix media on paper 2015-2020

About me

Jan-Thomas Ölund I am a Swedish painter I live in Holmsund outside Umea. My medium is oil, acrylic, video, mix media. My inspiration comes from different angles currently Japanese aesthetic "wabi" that strives for simplicity, tightness of nature and things beauty or the emptiness's fantastic content! The result is a series of abstract paintings where the shape and color the image can grow in the room I am seeking the infinite like a sleeping calm sea.
picture of artist

Jan-Thomas Ölund Kyrkogatan 8,
91331 Holmsund,