Åke is a painter from Sweden where he graduated in 1996 with a Master of Fine Art from Umeå University in Sweden. He also has a postgraduate degree in ‘Art and New Media’ from the Art Academy at Gothenburg University. He has exhibited in Sweden, Norway and the US (New York) and is represented in permanent art collections in several Swedish towns. He has a solid experience of teaching art for all groups of people.
As an art educator, he developed and expanded the educational programmes at Skulpturens Hus, an art institution in Stockholm, Sweden.
Ake now lives and works in USA, but is a regular and popular visiting tutor at HSoA.