The main objective of the not for profit organisation Björkö Konstnod (BKN) is to provide an opportunity to, within the stay, focus on, the aristic practice and experience life in the Northern Archipelago of Stockholm - where the sea meets the forest, fields, and lakes. What is important to remember is the light conditions in the wintertime it gets dark @ 3.30 pm and during the summer the sun does not really set.

Studio 35 (formerly known as Gröna Ateljén), is in the main building at BKN. The two former school buildings are made out of wood covered with the traditional red paint. All together there are 5 studios (2 more to open in 2021), one digital studio and one wood workshop.

The basics of the studio listed below:

  • The studio is on the second floor
  • Cieling height: 2,85 m (white, walls and cieling)
  • Area:  76 kvm (green floor)
  • 1 wardroab
  • High working bench
  • 1 bench
  • Storage shelf
  • Soffa
  • Floresent light
  • 1 emergecy exit
  • Several windows can be opened
  • Sound absorbing plates in the cieling
  • Movable lamp x 2 (floor or table)
  • Studio can be locked
  • 90x200 daybed

    Out of studio
  • Shared kitchen, shower and washing mashine
  • Toilet (one per studio, due to Covid)
  • Wood craft studio (shared)
  • Darkroom
  • Conference room/digital studio (shared)
  • Kitchen (shared), basic equipement, 2 stoves, 2 refrigerators/freezers
  • Wifi (fiber based, wifi studio, wifi and ethernet in Gallery Vesibule)
  • More about AiR BKN >>>

  • Grocery store: ICA Barrometern 7 km or order by delivery from ICA Supermarket Väddö
  • Postal service point Ica Supermarket Väddö
  • Pharmacy: Älmsta Lloyd
  • Wine & liquor: Norrtälje Systembolag or service point ICA Barrometern

  • More about AiR BKN >>>

  • Cost of living presented in an index for students, with specification of various foods and activeties >>>
  • Learn some Swedish >>>

Studio 35 (formerly known as Gröna Ateljén, snedtak=cieling on an angle so its lower)

Service fee 400 sek per month, all artists need to be a member of the not for profit the 100 sek/calender year.  AiR BKN no rental fee on top of service fee. PROD BKN rental fee.


  • Villa Violet i Backa (vid Ica) >>>
  • Skogvaktarstugan Stridsby gård (närmare Björkö konstnod) >>>
  • Björkögården >>>
  •  Airbnb

Travel to BKN
  • Airports >>>

  • Airport buss to Central Stockholm >>>

  • Public transportation Buss, 
From Central Station Stockholm to buss stop "Björkö-Arholma Skola"
. Make sure to write as above (you will transfere buss in Norrtälje same station, from 676 to 636)

  • Adress: Björkö Konstnod, Simpnäsvägen 739, SE-764 53, Björkö, SWEDEN (see map on this page)

Img 1-3: Exterior 2020 September 3 pm, November 8 am,  November 11 am
Img 4-6: Studio 35 in daylight,
Emty, artist working, empty
Img 7-9: Close by BKN, August 2 pm, November 11 am,  November 11 am

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 Adress: Björkö Konstnod, Simpnäsvägen 739, SE-764 53, Björkö, SWEDEN
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