University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, MA. MFA in Artisanry/Fibers 2008

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI. BFA in Furniture 1999

Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden. Spring term in Interior Design/Furniture 1998

Solo Shows

States of Being, Kaleido, Uppsala, Sweden fall 2018

Anna Kristina Goransson: In Between, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, KY Fall 2016

Color Meditation, Arsenal Center for the Arts, Watertown, MA Fall 2016

Kristina Goransson, Buckingham Browne and Nichols, Cambridge, MA Winter 2016

Sommar Solace, Scandinavian Cultural Center, Newton, MA Spring 2015

Seeds: Work by Anna Kristina Goransson, UForge Gallery, Jamaica Plain, MA Fall 2014

Anna Kristina Goransson: Nurture, Dedee Shattuck Gallery, Westport, MA Fall 2012

Light Rescue, Gallery 244, New Bedford, MA  winter 2007


Unravel: Fiber Arts of Our Time, Arlington Center for the Arts, Arlington, MA spring 2019

Taking Form: Fiber and Fabric, Galatea Fine Art, Boston, MA winter 2019

Twisted, Twined, and Woven, Cahoon Museum of American Art, Cotuit, MA fall 2018

Fiber and Glass, Bristol Art Museum, Bristol, RI winter 2018

Fiber of Our Being, Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester, MA fall 2017

Interwoven: Art meets Nature, Highfield Hall, Falmouth, MA summer 2017

Fantastic Fibers, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, KY spring 2017 

Excellence in Fibers (Fiber Art Now) New Bedford Art Museum, MA winter 2017

LandForms, New Art Center, Newton, MA winter 2017

Talent!, Governor's Island, NYC, NY summer 2016

Material Perception, Deedee Shattuck Gallery, Westport, MA summer 2016

Tactile Textiles, Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Boston, MA summer 2015

Art on the Marquee, Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Boston, MA summer 2015

Collision:Stealing from the Real Simulation and Sense Making, Boston Cyberarts, Jamaica Plain, MA summer 2015

Botanica, Deedee Shattuck Gallery, Westport, MA spring 2015

Cyber and Fiber: Work by Rob Gonsalves and Kristina Goransson, Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA winter 2014

International TECHstyles Biennial 3, San Jose Museum of Quilts and textiles, San Jose, CA fall 2014

Collision20:Bilocate, Boston Cyberarts Gallery, Jamaica Plain, MA winter 2014

From Paper to Pixels: Collaboration+Art+Interactivity, Suffolk University Art Gallery, Boston, MA fall 2013

Small Works, Dedee Shattuck Gallery, Westport, MA winter 2012

Materials: Hard & Soft, Center for the Visual Arts, Denton, TX spring 2012

Felt So Good, some things looming, Reading, PA fall 2011

Art in the Windows, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA winter 2011

Artist-in-Residence Exhibition, Hoffman Gallery, Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, OR  fall 2009

RISD New England Alumni Show, The Arsenal Center for the Arts, Watertown, MA  winter 2009

Out of the Blue, A National Juried Exhibition, Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA  summer 2008

Lush: An International Juried Exhibition, Grimshaw-Gudewicz Art Gallery, Fall River, MA summer 2007

Fresh Fiber, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA  spring 2007

Light My fiber, Gallery 244, New Bedford, MA  fall 2006

Domestic Materials in Contemporary Fiber Art, Gallery 244, New Bedford, MA  fall 2005

RISD Staff Show, Woods Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI  summer 2005/2004

Firehouse 13, Sara Agnell Gallery, Providence, RI winter 2002

Anderson Ranch Arts Center Staff Show, ARAC Gallery, Snowmass, CO  summer 2001/2000

Furniture Show, Woods-Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI  Summer 1999


Eliot School, Workshop teacher for felting, indigo, block printing, shibori 2015-2019

University of Massachusetts, Part-Time faculty, fall 2018

Dedee Shattuck Gallery, Co-curator for Solastalgia, spring 2018

Community College of Rhode Island, Part-Time faculty, fall 2017-spring 2018

University of Massachusetts, Part-Time faculty, fall 2015-spring 2017

Mass Art, instructor for Felted Forms workshop, winter 2017

Eliot School, Intensive in Felting teacher, summer 2015

Mass Art, instructor for Surface Design: Resists, fall 2014

Rhode Island School of Design, CE faculty for shibori and felting, spring and fall 2012/2014/2015

Concord Art Association, faculty for felting, winter 2014/2015

New Art Center, faculty for felting and shibori, fall/winter/spring 2013/2014/2015

ArlingtonCenter for the Arts, faculty for felting and shibori, winter/spring 2013/2014

Eliot School, workshop teacher for Felted Hats, fall 2013

American Textile History Museum, Workshop instructor for felting, summer 2011

Rhode Island School of Design, Continuing Education faculty children and adult, summer 2009/2010/spring 2011

Oregon College of Art and Craft, Visiting lecturer, spring 2009

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Part Time faculty, fall 2008

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Assistant to Mo Kelman, fall 2008

Rhode Island School of Design, Continuing Education faculty, summer 2008

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Assistant to Jozef Bajus and Carol LeBaron, summer 2008

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Teacher of Record, fall 2007/2006

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Assistant to Charlotte Hamlin, spring 2006

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Studio Technician in fibers, fall 2005

risd/works, Providence, RI. Sales assistant in RISD alumni gallery/store, 2001-2005

Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Assistant for the Wood/Furniture Program, Summer 2000/2001

Artist in Residencies 

Pentaculum, Arrowmont, Gatlinburg, TN winter 2019

Paducah Arts Alliance Artist in Residence, Paducah, KY fall 2016

Oregon College of Art and Craft, Artist in Residence, spring 2009

Honors and Publications

Article in Fiber Art Now, Spring 2017

Honorable Mention Award, Fantastic Fibers, Paducah, KY 2017

Worldwide Colours of Felt, published in this Textiellink book, 2016

500 Felt Objects, published in this Lark Crafts book, 2011

Fiberarts Magazine, featured in the 3rd Annual Student Showcase  Nov/Dec 2007

SoCo Magazine, written up in the Lush Exhibition article  Dec 2007

Wave Hill, Bronx, NY, visiting lecturer on knitting and natural fibers

Niche Student Awards Finalist, finalist in the furniture category  1998