Carl Hammoud was born in 1976 in Stockholm, where he currently lives and works. Hammoud studied at Valand Academy of Fine Arts in Gothenburg and Idun Lovén Art School in Stockholm.
Selected solo exhibitions include Gothenburg Museum of Art, Gothenburg, Sweden (2021, 2010); Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, Texas (2020, 2016, 2014, 2013); Eskilstuna konstmuseum, Eskilstuna, Sweden (2015); Liljevalchs konsthall, Stockholm (2012); Kalmar Art Museum, Kalmar, Sweden (2011) and Malmö Art Museum, Malmö, Sweden (2010-2011). Group exhibitions include Bohusläns Museum, Uddevalla, Sweden (2020); Ystads konstmuseum, Ystad, Sweden (2019); Asia House, London (2018); Trafo Kunsthall, Asker, Norway (2018); Moderna Museet, Malmö, Sweden (2016); Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul, South Korea (2015); Turku Art Museum, Turku, Finland (2012); Värmlands museum, Karlstad, Sweden (2011); Linköping konsthall, Linköping, Sweden (2009); Borås konstmuseum, Borås, Sweden (2009) and Göteborgs konsthall, Gothenburg, Sweden (2008).
Hammoud’s work can be found in the collections of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; the British Museum, London; Moderna Museet, Stockholm; Malmö Art Museum, Malmö, Sweden; Gothenburg Museum of Art, Gothenburg, Sweden; Eskilstuna konstmuseum, Eskilstuna, Sweden, among others.
Hammoud has recieved multiple scholarships, such as Sten A Olsson Culture Scholarship (2020); Åke Andrén’s Foundation Culture Scholarship (2012); Vera and Göran Agnekil’s Scholarship, The Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Arts (2011) and Stockholms Stads Kulturstipendium (2006). Since 2019, he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Arts.