TOM BOGAARD / PUBLIC ART COMMISSIONS
Fjällblomman Preschool, Rannebergen 2016
An outdoor work on two walls, made for a new build preschool in Rannebergen near Angered, north of Gothenburg.
The sculptures are made in styrofoam and jesmonite with a coating of polyurea and painted with polyurethane paint.
Commissioned by Lokalförvaltning Gothenburg and installed in 2016
Södra Älvsborg Hospital, Borås 2010
A number of paintings in the new build Södra Älvsborg Hospital in Borås from 2009 and 2010. In the paintings a variety of animals and plants - some local, some exotic, put together in large colourful spray lacquered frames. Painting mostly in vinyl paint on mdf. Two large landscape paintings, in oil paint on glas, mark the entrance of two seperate departments. Eight pieces in different shapes and sizes are hung both inside the departments and outside in the stair case.
The commission was ordered by the Region Västra Götaland and was installed 2010
Police Head Quarters, Helsingborg 2006
The police headquarters entrance is open for public. Here, on a light blue painted wall, a collection of mixed furniture from different eras along with some plants and a dog. The title is "Make Yourself at Home”.
The police dining room is for police personel only. Here you find the same furniture and objects but with minor and major changes in colour and arrangement to the police personel to detect and interpret in time. ”Spot the Five Differences " . Both works are done in oil on canvas attached to shaped panels. Sizes; approx. 450 x 250 and 650 x 250 cm.
The hallway that links these two rooms contain paintings with plant motifs from various greenhouses. The 30 paintings measure each 120 x 100 cm and are painted in vinyl paint on paper.
The assignment was commissioned by the Public Art Agency Sweden (Statens Konstråd) and was finished in 2006.
© Tom Bogaard 2017