Britt Wikström

Born in Sweden, Britt Wikström studied sculpture for three years in Munich, Germany at the Akademie für Bildende Kunst, graduated in the Netherlands after five years at the Academie voor Beeldende Kunst, Rotterdam and completed three years of postgraduate study at the Rijksacademie in Amsterdam, where she was awarded a prize in recognition of her work. Britt has participated in solo and group exhibitions in Stockholm, Sweden, Aspen and Denver, Colorado, Grand Rapids, Michigan, Norfolk, England as well as in several cities in her resident country, The Netherlands.

Her main field of work is in making sculpture for public buildings. A figurative sculptor, she uses traditional materials, stone, wood and bronze but also materials such as papier maché and chick wire. In addition to her work for buildings and her non-commissioned work, Britt designs grave monuments.

Cathedral of Suffering


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Cathedral of Suffering

Project description: This piece was designed around the work of Amnesty International and with observance of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in mind. It is an indictment against repression and violence. The monument The monument consists of five pillars, the...