A bright sunny day
I think of you
and happiness smiles upon me.

Somewhere a fly is humming.

It is all rather quiet.

A blue butterfly
flutters by.

Gunnel Arvidsson

- Pictures in Poetry and Painting

From her first exhibition in 1995 Gunnel's work has focused on the combination of poetic expression and aquarelle. Her collections of poems are Light of Love 1993, The Inverted Tree 2001; A Blue Book 2003 and Life Dream 2012 are both sponsored by the Sensus Study Alliance. Gunnel has received scholarships and prizes for cultural work from Sundbyberg Town and from the Master Eckhart society as well as the 'Swedish Authors' Fund 2019. She is a member of the Swedish Writers´ Union. Gunnel's CV you will find here >>.

News 2023

Gunnel reads her own and Bo Setterlind's poems,
Molly Påhlsson plays the flute.
Monday, November 20, at 1 p.m
Place: Sundbyberg Church, Rosengatan 15, Sundbyberg
Subway station: Sundbyberg Centrum

100 years anniversary at Sigtunastiftelsen
The Ship of the Dream:
Program and presentation of the book
'Porträtt av Bo Setterlind'
Gunnel participates with a poetry reading
Thursday, August 31, at 6 p.m
Location: Sigtunastiftelsen's library,
Manfred Björkquists allé 4, Sigtuna

Poems through the times of the year,
with aquarelles




LIVSDRÖM (Life Dream), aquarelles and poems 2012

Livsdröm, dikt och akvarell

Livsdröm can be purchased at
St Paul's Book-store, Stockholm
and at

Stream from Spotify, Gunnel recites own poems.
Livsdröm is available as e-book.


Selection of AquarellesA Easter - A MeditationA Moments in SundbybergA
Summer GamesA A Blue Book
Portrait photo: ©Uno Yang