Stina Persson

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Biography

Stina has spent much of her adult life abroad, sampling the flavors of the world in Tokyo, Italy and New York. She has been drawing constantly more or less since birth and has formal training from Polimoda in Florence and a degree in illustration from the Pratt Institute in New York. Based in Stockholm, Stina draws her inspiration from people and faces around her, nature, stuff she finds in the thrift stores, as well as imperfections and things almost beautiful but not quite. These inspirations create a fusion of edgy and traditional, striving for the beautiful but never the slick and perfect. Stina’s client list includes Louis Vuitton, Ida Sjöstedt, Veuve Clicquot, L’Oréal, H&M, SONY Music, Blue Note Records, Absolut Vodka, UNIQLO, Nike, Reebok, Adidas, Coca Cola, O.P.I, Urban Decay, Bloomingdales, Redken etc. As well as publishing and editorial clients such as Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Elle, Nylon Magazine, W Magazine, WWD Magazine to name a few. Stina has exhibited her work in several shows in New York, Stockholm and Tokyo.