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Art studies

    • Art history basic studies, Open University of Turku 2000-2003
    • Häme summer university: Fine Arts in Santori, Greece 2007. Teachers: Pia Mesterton Graae and Gorm Gustav Graae
    • Culture and painting camp, Denmark, Attrup 2010. Teacher:Pia Mesterton Graae
    • Master Class of Arts in Rovaniemi. Teachers: Mesterton Graae and Gorm Gustav Graae
    • Fine Arts Camp, Inari, Saariselkä 2010, Teacher: Mirja Gustaffsson
    • University of Lapland: Live model class, 2009
    • Fall colors camp, Kuusamo, Ruka, 2008
    • International arts camp in Abisko, North-Sweden, 2005
    • Kiruna konst kollektivet and Lapland Art Association Palas, 2006
    • Fall colors camp in Olos, Lapland Art Association, 2007
    • International arts camp Inari, Saariselkä, 2004
    • Several classes and courses held by Lapland Art Association, 1984 – 2010
    • Fine Arts Association “Maahiset” classes 1980 – 84
    • Aquarelle course 1984. Teacher: Nandor Mikola
    • Rovala Opisto, Nightless night painting class 1986. Teacher: Anja Ikonen
    • Jumisko art camp 1978, Teachers: Matti Mikkonen and Matti Jaukkuri
    • Worker’s institute, education in 1970 in Helsinki and 1972 in Kemi
    • Rovaniemi worker’s institure, education between 1972 – 1982, Teachers: Eero Kumpula, Rauni Upola, Anna-Liisa Kantola, Pekka Kyrö
    • As a student at several art association’s weekend and summer camps in Finland and abroad over the course of 30 years.

Teachers at classes and private teachers:

Painter and ja art teacher Pia Mesterton Graae, Anja Ikonen, Reijo Saarelainen, Nandor
Mikola, Tapani Rantala, Pekka Syväjärvi, Liisa Halonen – Laiti, Juha Knuuti, Jorma Kuula, Matti
Tolonen, Matti Mikkonen, Matti Jaukkuri, Rauni Upola, Reijo Raekallio, Riitta Lättilä, Anna-Liisa
Kantola, Pauliina Rouhiainen, Sculpturer Teuvo Tuomivaara, Seppo Öfverström, Pekka Kyrö,
Eero Kumpula, Eini Karjalainen etc.

Private exhibitions

2013 There is Still Summer Left -exhibition, Gallery Sutiranta, Sinettä
2013 Journey to the World Below, Lapland’s library, Lapponica Hall, Rovaniemi
2012 In the World of Light and Shadow, Saarenkylä library, Rovaniemi
2012 Time Travel in Nature, Posio library and Posio city council
2013 Gallery Sutiranta, Rovaniemi Sinettä
2013 Art Nurses -exhbibition in Rovaniemi Health Center, Rovaniemi
2011 The Flying Bearers Light, Saarenkylä library, Rovaniemi
2011 The Gardens of Humans, Lapland county Library Hall, Rovaniemi
2011 Gallery Sutiranta Open Doors, Rovaniemi
2011 Paintings from Lapland, Hotel Rantapuisto, Helsinki
2011 Colors in a Landscape, Lapland’s Health Center, Rovaniemi
2010 Strength from Light, Galleri – Ari, Mikkeli
2010 Northern Light, Rööperi Art Salon, Helsinki
2005 – 2010 Home Gallery Sutiranta, Ongoing exhibition Sinettä, Rovaniemi
2010 Healtcenter-hospital Näsmänkieppi ”Art Nurses”-exhibition, Rovaniemi
2009 Strength from Light, Saarenkylä library, Rovaniemi
2009 The Cry of a Crane, Lapland county Library Hall, Rovaniemi
2009 Paintings from the Nature, Korkalonvaara library, Rovaniemi
2006 Fine Arts Exhibition, 2007 ja 2008 Saarenkylä library, Rovaniemi
2008 Study on Light, Posio library, Posio
2008 – 2009 Lehtojärven Kylätalo, Rovaniemi
2008 and 2009 Hotel Bear’s Lodge Lehtojärvi, Rovaniemi
2002 Santa Park, Arctic Circle, Rovaniemi
2003 Rovaniemi City Council Hall
2005, 2006, 2007 ja 2008 Cafe Illusia, Rovaniemi
2003 Posio town council café, Posio
1999 Lapland county library Lapponica Hall, Rovaniemi
1999 Hotel Kaks’Lauttanen Saariselkä, Inari
1997 Rovala – institute hall, Rovaniemi
1996 and 1999 Lapland Hospital District, Rovaniemi Central Hospital, cafeteria
1995 Rovaniemi health center Näsmänkieppi
1980 – 1985 Window Exhibitions in Säästö-bank ja Sampo-bank, Rovaniemi

Group exhibitions

2013 ”Tokallinen Taamottoja”, Kaapelitehdas Helsinki
2012 Alariesto galleria, Sodankylä
2012 Järvenpään kulttuurikeskus, Järvenpää
2011 Alariesto galleria, Sodankylä
2011 Midnight Film Festival Exhibition, Sodankylä
2011 ”Lappia” Exhibition, Kemin Art Museum, Kemi
2010 Murmansk Art Museum, Murmansk, Russia
2007 Northern Horizon, Sanomatalo, Helsinki,
2004 Group exhibition on an international art camp, Saariselkä, Inari
2003 Kiiruna city council and Lapland county library, Rovaniemi
1979,1980,1985 – Ars – Artica exhibitions, Lapland county library Lapponica Hall, Rovaniemi
1980 Lappish Art II yearly exhibition, Lappia – house, Rovaniemi
2002 Taidekehystämö Hyvärinen, Rovaniemi
2006 Rovaniem city hall
1990, 2000 Bump Into Art -event, Rovaniemi,
1998, 2007 Church Hall, Rovaniemi
1997 Kauppaoppilaitoksen aula, Rovaniemi
1989 Library of Oulu, Oulu
1994 Pellon pysäkki, Pello
1999 Kemijärvi Culture Center, Kemijärvi
1988 Tornio city council, Tornio
1986 Voipaala Lapland Art Association Palas, Voipaala
2002 Art Store Hyvärinen, Rovaniemi
1997 12 Sisters, Anetjärvi School, Posio
1989 Floral Exhibition Nature-institute, Rovaniemi
1986 – 2012 Regularly taking part in Lapland Art Association Palas’ yearly and theme exhibitions.

Pieces in public places

Lapland Hospital District, Rovaniemi Central Hospital, works in four wards
City of Rovaniemi
Hotel Riekonlinna, Saariselkä Inari
Hotel Kaks’Lauttanen, Inari
Santa Park, Rovaniemi
Pieces in private collections in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Russia and Switzerland

Memberships

Member of Lapland Art Association Palas since 1986, member of the board for about ten years, secretary, exhibition commissioner 2007 – 2011
Member of Friends of Rovaniemi Art Museum ry.
Member of Art Association Koillinen.
Member of the Union of Finnish Art Associations

Grants

Rovaniemi county 1998 ja 2003
City of Rovaniemi culture funds 2009