Born in Helsingborg, Sweden and immigrated to Canada with his parents in 1957, Chris Malmkvist has lived in the Carr’s Landing, Lake Country area of the Okanagan since 1974.

Malmkvist works as a full time artist in his studio and invites you to come for a visit, you won’t be disappointed. He is a very eclectic artist and works in many mediums, often incorporating numerous techniques into his paintings and etchings. Malmkvist has also developed a reputation as a stone sculptor.

inspiration from every day subjects, local wildlife, orchards, vineyards, and our beautiful lakes to the motorcycles that suddenly appear with the sunshine, Malmkvist creates individual works of art that are bursting with detail and the strength of his facination with the subject matter.

Malmkvist does not reproduce any of his painting, you can be assured that when you purchase a Chris Malmkvist painting no one else will own a copy of it. Even as a printmaker, Malmkvist creates original one-of-a-kind prints in which the artist has personally conceived the image, created the master plates, and executed the entire printing process.