Annika Pettersson was born in Karlskrona, Sweden in 1981. She works predominantly in the field of contemporary jewelry.Through her work Pettersson explores traditional jewelry though a reinterpretation of classical shapes. Her work is distorted and developed though intimate material knowledge. Pettersson’s work embodies a sublime touch and the transcendent nature of jewelry.


Annika Pettersson is a founding member of the group A5, an artistic collaborative focused on adornment, the body, and jewelry in cultural contexts. She completed her MFA with distinction at Konstfack University in Stockholm, Sweden 2009. Pettersson has participated in numerous group exhibitions on an international scale. She is currently living and working in Stockholm, Sweden.


Annika is also a co-founder of the design collective CRITIAL + (website) alongside Charles Mathis(website) and Adam Grinovich(website) CRITICAL + is an energetic design initiative with a focus on design ethics, involving young motivated individuals. 


2016 - Ongoing, Research Lab, CRAFT,  Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden

2007 – 2009, Master degree Jewellery, Konstfack, Ädellab, Stockholm, Sweden

2004 – 2008,  Bachelor degree Jewellery, Konstfack, Ädellab, Stockholm, Sweden

2002 – 2004, Metal craft, Stenebyskolan, Dalslånged, Sweden 

2001 – 2002, Art, Ölandsfolkhögskola, Skogsby, Öland, Sweden




Bling bling, nationalmuseum, kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden.

Strålkastare Platina Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

The Dinner, Pop-up at Schmuck 2016, Munich, Germany

Frame, Platina gallery, Internationale Hanttwerkmesse, Munich



Beijing International Jewelry Exhibition, Beijing, China

Platina @, Galeria Thomas Cohn, Sao Paolo, Brazil

A eon profit Piano forte*, Gallery ATTA, Bangkok, Thailand

Crafted: Objects in Flux*, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston* – MA USA

Snag 2015, Charon Kransen Art, Boston, USA

Edit@editbar, Editbar, Boston, USA

Frame, Gallery Platina, Hantverkmesse, Munich, Germany

The grass is always greener, Gallery Platina, Stockholm, Sweden

Coolest Corner, Gallery hantverk, Munich, Germany



A sense of a place, Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden

Aeon Profit – Piano Forte*, Velvet Da Vinci, San Francisco, CA USA

Platina 15 Years*, Färgfabriken, Stockholm, Sweden

Contemporary Swedish art jewellery, Galleri Anna H, Gothenburg, Sweden

Contemporary Swedish art jewellery, Nivå 125, Båstad, Sweden

From the coolest corner, Röhskamuseet, Gothenburg, Sweden

Frame, Gallery Platina, Internationelle hantverkmesse, Munich, Germany


Contemporary Swedish Jewellery, Gallery Platina, Sweden

SOFA Chicago, By Charon Kransen, Chicago, USA

What the Shop?, Schönbrunner Straße 11, Vienna, Austria

Corpus Container 3*, Parallell Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

Expo 2*, Het Wilde Weten, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Expo 1*, Peter Klashorst gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Aspectivity, Galeri Mejan, Stockholm, Sweden

Frame, Gallery Platina, Munich, Germany

Coolest corner, Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, Oslo, Norway -

Design museum Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark


Merry Jewellery, Gallery Platina, Stockholm, Sweden

Corpus Container 2*, Lloyd hotel, Amsterdam, Holland

Corpus Container 1*, Hop Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn Applied Arts Triennial*, Tallinn, Estonia

Koru 4*, Imatra Taidemuseo, Imatra, Finland

Alla, Röskska museet, Gothenburg, Sweden / Form/ Design Center, Malmö, Sweden

Expo, Gallery slang, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 

Taste-Sweet, Sour, Salty, Bitter, Sur gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

The state of things, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany 

Frame, Platina, Munich, Germany


Improvisation*, Steinbeisser Lloyd, Amsterdam, Holland

ALLA, Stockholm, Kiruna, Boden, Malmö and Göteborg, Sweden

Chain Letter, Shoahana Wayne Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

Vem bär vad*, Konsthall C, Stockholm, Sweden

LOOK, Gallery Caroline Van Hoek, Munich, Germany

Frame*, Platina, Munich, Germany



New Traditional Jewellery, Villa Bengel, Idar Oberstein, Germany / The Museum of Modern -

ArtArnhem, The Netherlands, SIERAAD, Amsterdam, Holland

Aeon profit - Piano forte*, Platina, Stockholm, Sweden

SOFA west, By Charon Kransen, Santa Fe, U.S.A

It’s a Jewel-not a doll, Platina, Stockholm, Sweden 

Frame, Platina, Munich, Germany

Konstslöjdsssalongen 2010, Röhsska museet, Gothenburg, Sweden



Porn*, Galleria Johan S, Helsinki, Finland

For long and faithful duty, Platina, Stockholm, Sweden

International Graduation Show, Gallery Marzee, Nijmegen, Holland

Function and fiction, Engelska magasinet, Rejmyre, Sweden

Master Exhibition, Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden

Squatting Corpus, Munich, Germany     



Exhibition 1*, Vita havet, Konstfack, Sweden

Brain food, Gustafsberg, Stockholm, Sweden

Talente, Int Handwerksmesse, Munich /Germany



Excursions, Munich, Germany

Touch Down, Vita havet, Stockholm, Sweden



BA Exhibition, Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden



2016 - Workshop "Narcissus and echo" at Konstfack university

2015 - Workshop "Hate"  at Konstfack university

2014 Lecture - “Objects in motion” at Kunstakademiet Oslos Norway

2014 Workshop - "Gordian knot" at Bezalel academy, Jerusalem, Israel

2014 Workshop - "Artistic process" Kontfack, Stockholm, Sweden

2014  Lecture - "Work"at Bezalel academy, Jerusalem, Israel

2014- 2016 - Studio manager - “Humans since 1982” Stockholm, Sweden

2014 Lecture -"Blackshphere" for Foxhole Valveil at Minibar Artist Space, Stockholm, Sweden.

 2013 Founding - Design collective Critical +, together Adam Grinovich  and Charles Mathis

2013 Guest designer -  IOU Design / Vietnam.

2012 Organizing -  POP-UP Lectures, Platform, Stockholm, Sweden

2011-2012 Lead administrator - artist collective Platform Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden     

2011 Lecture - "Checks and balances", Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden

2010 Assistant - Christoph Zellweger, Zurich Switzerland

2010 Assistant - Gallery Platina, Stockholm, Sweden

2009 Assistant - Ruudt Peters during Lingam exhibition, Stockholm, Sweden

2008 Founding - the group A5, together with Adam Grinovich and Romina Fuentes   



2015 Crafted objects in Flux, Boston museum of fine arts

2015 A eon profit – Piano forte, Publication for exhibition Atta gallery

2014 WAYWO what are you working on , Jacquelyn Davis for Örebro konsthall

2013 “Swedish contemporary art jewellery” Arvinius + Orfus Publishing

2013 “Current Obsession” vol 2, through Charon Kransen 

2013 Issue #2 -  “What the Shop?” publication Vienna Austria

2012“From the Coolest Corner” Arnoldche Art Publishers, Stuttgart, Germany.

2012“ALLA, Jewellery Against Xenophobia” Barklund, Rut-Malin & Hedman, Hanna, Stockholm, Sweden.

2010 “Innovative Materials: Contemporary Jewellery Design” CYP International Ltd.

“Platina”, Article, Konsthantverk Magazine nr 2/10, Sweden.

2010 “Konstslöjssalongen 2009” Catalogue, Röhska musseet, Gothenburg, Sweden

2009 “International graduate show”, Catalogue, Gallery Marzee, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

2009 “The Konstfack degree exhibition 2009”, Catalogue Konstfack University

2008 “Talente” Catalogue, Edition Handwerk, Munich

2007 ” “The Konstfack degree exhibition 2007”, Catalogue Konstfack University




Stockholm studio Scholarship

International Culture Exchange IASPIS

Estrid Ericssons stiftelse

Estrid Ericssons stiftelse


International Culture Exchange IASPIS

Estrid Ericssons stiftelse

Stockholm studio Scholarship


One year working grant, IASPIS

Estrid Ericssons stiftelse

Internationellt kulturutbyte

Stockholm studio Scholarship


Kulturkontakt Nord

International Culture Exchange IASPIS

Estrid Ericsson

Stockholm studio Scholarship

Estrid Ericsson


International Culture Exchange IASPIS

Stockholm studio Scholarship


Stockholm studio Scholarship


Estrid Ericsson


Estrid Ericsson

August Ringners Stipendiefond

Den Nordiska första S:t Johannis Lgens Jubel-fond

Karlskrona kommun kulturstipendium


Sringerska fonden

Wachtmeisters Konstfond


Konstfack stipendium

Estrid Ericsson 



NOTE: * Projects made in collaboration with A5 or Critical + 

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