Mamma Andersson was born in 1962 in Luleå, she lives and works in Stockholm. She has studied at the Royal Art Institute in Stockholm (1986-1993). She is one of Sweden’s most internationally well-known artists and has exhibited her paintings in galleries and museums all over the world. She represented Sweden at the Venice Biennale in 2003, and in 2018, she made a comprehensive presentation as artist and curator at the São Paulo Biennale in Brazil.
Her paintings are part of collections at museums such as MoMa, New York; MoCA, Los Angeles; The National Museum, Oslo and Moderna Museet, Stockholm.