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Elina

CURRICULUM VITAE                                                                                                                                      

Born 1979 in Oulu Finland.

Lives and works in Lapland, Finland.

EDUCATION 

2013- Postgraduate student, University of Lapland, Faculty of Art and Design

2008-2009 Lithography courses in Helsinki Litho, Finland

2005-2008 Lithography and Art Philosophy studies, University of Arts and Design, Finland

2004  Master of Arts. University of Lapland, Faculty of Arts and Design

1999-2000 Free Art School, Helsinki Finland       

SOLO EXHIBITIONS            

2016 Museum Nord, Vinterfestuka i Narvik, Norway

2016 Artist of the month, Korundi House of Culture, Rovaniemi, Finland

2013 Retara Gallery, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan

2013 Pictor Gallery, Vihti. Finland

2011 Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France

2010 Napa Gallery, Rovaniemi, Finland

2010 Kaffegalleriet, Kautokeino, Norway

2009 Galleria 5, Oulu, Finland

2008 Biomedicum. University of Helsinki, Finland

2003 Galleria Kajo. Rovaniemi, Finland

GROUP EXHIBITIONS                                                                                                        

2017 Lumière du Nord. Exposition de Lithographie Finlandaise. Villa des Arts. Casablanca. Morocco

2016 Lumière du Nord. Exposition de Lithographie Finlandaise. Museum Ona, Rabat, Morocco

2016 Finnish and Swedish lithography. Österåkers Konsthall, Sweden

2015  Arctic Enlightement, Valo Galleriy, Arktikum, Rovaniemi

2015  The 7:th International Lithographic Symposium. Tidaholm, Sweden

2015 Confinus-exhibition. Valo-gallery. Arktikum, Rovaniemi, Lapland

2015 ’Kauneudesta – Of Beauty – Om Skonhet, Gallery Linnankatu 13, Savonlinna

2015 How to read in the Dark? Grimmmuseum, Berlin

2015 How to read in the Dark? Tartu Kunstimaja, Estonia

2014 How to read in the Dark? Joensuu Art Museum, Finland

2014-2015 ’Aurora Borealis’ Gumbostrand Konst & Form, Sipoo, Finland

2014 Nominee for the Queen Sonja Print Award. Exhibition ’Commendable’  The Queen Sonja Print Award. Norske Grafikere. Oslo, Norway.

2014 ’Commendable’ The Queen Sonja Print Award. Waldemarsudde, Stockholm, Sweden

2014 Relate North: Art, Heritage and identity. Diehtosiida, Kautokeino, Norway

2014 Hallaa VI, Fell Lapland Nature and Culture Center, Enontekiö, Finland

2014 ’Snow Ball Effect’. Biennale of North of Finland. Korundi, Rovaniemi Art Museum, Finland

2014 Vedossa 2014. Linnankatu 13, Savonlinna, Finland

2014 Pohjoisesta – Elina & Eliina. Factory St.Gallery. Helsinki, Finland

2014 Pictures at an Exhibition. Lihula Mansion, Estonia

2013 Gallery NP33. Norrköping. Sweden

2013 Kiven kuvastin. Exhibition with Kalle Berg, Matti Hintikka, Kuutti Lavonen, Kaisu Sirviö and Risto Suomi. Linnankatu 13 Savonlinna. Finland              

2012 Shimotsuki. ANNEX -gallery. Scandinavian-Japanese Northern Arts Collaboration. Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan                     

2012 Maps and Flags. Lithography Exhibition and II Stage of Competition. The II European Lithographic Days, Münich. Germany 

2012 Graphic Art Festival and Triennale. Yekaterinburg, Novosibirsk, Russia

2012 Pyörre/ Werveling/Whirl Contemporary lithography from Belgium and Finland. Porvoo Art Hall, Finland                                

2012 Ikuinen kivi – Contemporary Graphic Arts from Finland. Savonlinna, Finland

2012 Napapaita. Valo, Gallery, Arktikum. Rovaniemi, Finland  

2012 Vöru City Gallery, Museum of Tartunmaa, Gallery of Pärnu, Kohtla-Järvi Main Library, Estonia. Exhibitions of Artists’ Association of Lapland

2012 Ural Division of Fortum, The Regional Museum of Art Tyumen. Nyagma. Russia 

2011 Kaliningrad X Graphic Art Biennale. Regional Museum of Art Gosudaostvennom, Russia 

2011 Hanasaari Swedish-Finnish Cultural Center, Espoo, Finland 

2011  Vantaa Art Museum, Exhibition of Vantaa Art Museum collection, Finland  

2011 Loov Gallery, Tartto, Estonia 

2011 Mishina library, Riika, Latvia

2010 Frans Masereel International Printmaking Centre, Belgia

2010 Cable Factory, Helsinki, Finland Exhibition of Artists’ Association of Lapland

2010 The 6:th International Litographic Symposium, Tidaholm Sweden

2010 Vilnius Graphic Art Centre, Galleria Kairé-destiné, Lithuania

2010 Viinistu Kunstimuuseum, Estonia

2010 Art Villa of Kankari, Vaala, Finalnd (also 2011)

2010 Napa Gallery. Rovaniemi, Finland

2009 Nattfestival, Korpilombolo, Sweden

2009 Uusi Lehti/ New Impressions Galleria G, Helsinki (also 2010 and 2011)

2009 Arhitektuuri- ja disaingalerii, Tallinna, Estonia

2009 Lihula Mansion, Estonia (also 2010 and 2011)

2009 Wivi Lönn -hall, Savonlinna, Finland (also 2010)

2009 Unesco Heritage Verla Kouvola, Finland (also 2010 , 2011 and 2012)

2009 Raisio Harkko museum, Finland

2009 Porvoo Art Hall, Finland

2009 Gallery of Jorvi Hospital, Espoo Finland

2008 The Art of BasWare. Mediatori, Sanomatalo, Helsinki Finland (also 2006)

2006 Gallery of Cultural Center Valve, Oulu Finland

2006 Across the Atlantic. 500X Gallery, Irving,Texas, USA

2006 Across the Atlantic. The University of Dallas, Art Department, Irving, Texas, USA

2006 Lithography exhibition. Kaisaniemi metrostation, Helsinki Finland

2003 Kommunikaatiotalo, Helsinki Finland. Exhibition of Fine Art Schools of Finland. Taidepanimo, Lahti Finland

2003 The Art of Analyste. Sanomatalo, Helsinki finland

2002 Kajo Gallery, Rovaniemi Finland

WORKING IN RESIDENCIES                                                                                                           

2014 Troms Fylkeskommune guest artist studio. Tromsø, Norway

2011 Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France

2010 Sámi Art Centre, Sámi Daiddaguovddas (SDG) Màze, Norway

2008 Taf Taf residence, Centre Sunu Kër, Dakar Senegal

MEMBERSHIP OF ARTISTS’ ASSOCIATIONS                                                                                   

The Association Finnish Printmakers

Finnish Painters Union

Artists’ Association of Lapland

Artists’ Association of Helsinki

Pro Litografia ry

Kuvasto ry

GRANTS                                                                                                                                        

2016 Taike, Lapland region

2014 The Finnish Cultural Foundation

2013 Frame. Finnish Fund for Art Exchange

2011 Arts Council of Lapland

2011 Arts Council of Finland

2011 Ministry of Education and Culture, Finland

2010 The Finnish Cultural Foundation, Lapland Regional Fund

2010 Frame. Finnish Fund for Art Exchange

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS                                                                                                              

City of Rovaniemi

Vantaa Art Museum, Finland

Innovation Center of Savonlinna, Finland

Idem Archives, Paris

Bibliotheque Nationale de France

Museum Ona, Rabat, Morocco

Association of the Museums of Painting and Sculpture, Turkey

OTHER                                                                                                                                    

2012 – 2015 Visiting Stone Lithography Teacher. Grafikskolan. Stockholm