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Markus Akesson is a neofigurative painter on the international stage. His work has been shown in galleries and institutions in Paris, Berlin, Brussels, London, Vilnius and Stockholm. Living and working in Pukeberg in Nybro, Sweden, his home and studio are nestled in the woods where he is free to explore motives which relate man to nature and nature to the world unseen. His work is popular in public and private collections both in Sweden and abroad. Åkesson has received several achievement awards including the Golden Feather from the publication, Barometern, in 2014 as well as a two-year working grant from the Swedish Arts Grants Committee. His works have been purchased by organisations such as The Public Art Agency in Sweden and Fondation Francès in France. He is currently represented by Galerie Da-End in Paris, Gallery Grundemark/Nilsson in Stockholm and Berlin, and VIDA Museum outside of Borgholm on Öland.