Kjell Sporrong was born in 1962, in Stockholm, Sweden, lives and works in Costa del Sol, Spain and in Stockholm, Sweden. Exploring different creative directions, he first went to the renowned Adolf Fredrik Music School in Stockholm for 6 years.
Later he turned towards fashion-design, first studying at St. Görans School of Design and Beckmans School of Design, in Stockholm. Then continuing his design education at Parsons School of Design, New York. He made his own menswear collection and worked for several companies within Fashion for many years before opening up his first own Interior shop Bohem in Stockholm in 1991.
Kjell moved to Spain to open his first hotel, the Beach House, in La Cala de Mijas in 2001 and opened a 2nd hotel, The Town House, in Marbella in 2004, In 2007 he started the interior decorating company Astracan Marbella, doing numerous interior projects along the Costa del Sol, and also opened the Lifestyle Shop, with the same name in Avenida Ricardo Soriano in Marbella.
Always returning to painting, he has been taking classes for artist Joy Fahey in Frigiliana, which resulted in the exibition in Cómpeta, Málaga in April 2019.
Photo from Exposición de pintura, 9th - 21st of October 2020 in Casa de las Tejerinas, Plaza de las flores en Estepona.
Photo: Kjell being interviewed at the exhibition in Estepona.