Event with Villeroy & Boch and Tatler Home Singapore

Imagine painting live for 90 people, and most days we spend painting alone in our studio. That is probably one of the things that I love the most about my job, that days can be so different and that creativity has no ceiling. I got to work with one of the leading companies in the world in bone China porcelain Villeroy & Boch, so that I could paint with inspiration from their Quinsai garden collection. Hard to describe my gratitudeRead more

Following the Silk Road with marble and sand

I am always been fascinated by the silk road, and now I have worked on a collection in mixed media inspired by Marco Polo’s journey to his favorite city Quinsai. To me the any journey on the silk road has years and years of different history,  that is why I used a collage technique with many layers in the works. You can find “hidden treasures” in the background of the pieces after a while, that’s what I love with collageRead more

Quinsai event in Singapore

This is a work in progress for the upcoming August Quinsai event with Tatler Home Singapore. Inspired by a new collection from Villeroy & Bosch. The story is based on Quinsai which was Marco Polo’s favorite city in China. The collection will consist of 9 pieces. Materials used marble, sand, handmade papers, joss paper, acrylic, ink, resin and charcoal. I have developed a strong passion for texture, and the paintings will be tactile  Read more

A portrait has been revelead

To make a portrait is a wonderful challenge. This is my latest commission piece. Made from a photo of the beautiful girls in a warm sunset light. If you are interested to know more about the process kindly send me an email Swedishartanddesign@gmail.com              Read more

Geylang new edition

  “Walking in Singapore never gets old to me as it changes so rapidly. In one day you can feel as if you have traveled through Europe, India, China and the Middle East. An area that many locals claim has the best food is Geylang, and now it finally is part of Tales of Singapore.” Geylang is a new edition to the limited edition print series tales of Singapore.It’s one of the neighborhoods in Singapore that has great food inRead more

Tiny monk in a global context

This is the smallest painting that I have ever done. It’s now a part of maybe the worlds most exciting art project Imago Mundi by Luciano Benetton. Imago Mundi The book that about art in Singapore is just finished. This is truly inspiring on the Imago Mundi you currently find over 15800 artworks. It’s mind blowing to create such an art collection. If you have time do watch the video about the project Interview with Luciano Benetton    Read more

New edition to The Tales of Singapore

Haw Par Vila was built as an amusement park, and it is like nothing else that I have ever visited. You can pass through all the gates of hell, and at the end you will find the Tigercar. You can buy him as an original or as a fine art limited print. 60 x 60 cm on canvas in a limited edition of 28 pcs, signed and numbered by the artist, Ingela Johansson The original currently enjoys life in myRead more

78 paintings at open studio in Leisure Farm

Tomorrow at Leisure Farm, Malaysia I have an open studio featuring 78 paintings. This has been a long and very creative day of hanging.  Still some things to fix but tomorrow at 2 pm the doors will be open for viewing until 6 pm. Come by to view, chat and experience art. Prices from 50 MYR to 6900 MYR All artworks are by Swedish artist Ingela Johansson. A mid career artist with collectors in USA, Australia, Dubai, New Zealand, Norway,Read more