Background: Ernst Billgren was born on November 18, 1957 in Stockholm, Sweden.
Education: He attended the Valand School of Fine Arts where he graduated in 1987.
Achievements:He started exhibiting in Sweden and abroad in 1985. Many of his works are now part of public collections, such as that of the Malmö Museum, the Gothenburg Museum, the Museum of Modern Art in Stockholm and the Swedish Arts Council.
Ernst Billgren is one of Sweden’s most noteworthy contemporary artists. Over the years he has become renowned for his outstandingartistic work, in which mythology, nature and national romanticism have been significant sources of inspiration.
Besides painting and sculpture, Billgren has also expressed his artistic diversity in fields such as scenography, literature, film, music, furniture design and glass design.