Contemporary Fine Artist

Curriculum Vitae

1997 The Florence Academy of Art, Florence

1994-1996 The St. Petersburg Academy of Art, Work shop of A.A. Melnikov

1993 Classes in art history at the Helsinki University of Arts and Design, Hämeenlinna

1992- 1993 Private Art School, Tampere

1990-1991 Classes in cultural history, Open University, Turku

1986-1989 High school for visual arts, Turun Lyseo

1975-1977 Wäinö Aaltonen Drawing School, Turku

1996-1998 Teacher of visual arts group at Auranlaakso Open College

1996-1997 Art camps

2017 Sivellin, joka soi Suomelle-exhibition, official part of SuomiFinland100-programme

5.10.-22.10. Logomo, Turku

26.5.-27.8. Johanna Oras Art Manor, Punkaharju

22.6.-30.7. Art Center Harri, Alavus

8.4.-6.5. Särestöniemi Museum, Kittilä

2010-16 Johanna Oras Art Manor, Punkaharju

2013 Seinäjoki Tango Festifal. Seinäjoki

2010 Vuojoki Manor, Eurajoki

2010 Art Manor Moisio, Elimäki

2009, 2010 Gallery Hanna Kaarina, Helsinki

2003 Espoo Cultural Centre

2003 Wanha Pappila (The Old Vicarage), Huittinen

2002, 2004, 2007, 2015 Crypt of Helsinki Cathedral

2001-2005 Hotel Herttua, Kerimäki

2000 Gallery Hanna Kaarina, Haikko Manor, Porvoo

1999 Culture Center Crusell, Uusikaupunki

1998-2009, 2015-2016 Culture Gallery, The Town of Pori

1998 Summer Salon, Koski Tl

1997, 2001, 2009 Galerie Galilei, Turku

1997, 2000, 2005 Art Museum of Varkaus, Varkaus

1997, 1998, 2001 Galerie Hörhammer, Helsinki

1996, 2008 Art Museum of Yrjö Liipola, Koski Tl

1995, 1996, 1997 Art Summer in Heinävesi

1994, 1995 XL International Exhibition of Art, Turku

1994 Hämeenlinna

1993 Tampere, Helsinki

2017 Sivellin, joka soi Suomelle-exhibition, official part of SuomiFinland100-programme

11.1.-31.1. Gallery of The European Court of Auditors (ECA), Luxembourg

2009 Wilhelm Hack Museum/Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland Pfalz, Ludwingshafen, Germany

2008-2009 Chateau Musee Grimaldi, Cagnes-sur-Mer, France

2008 Danish Design House, Cannes, France

2007 Chateau de Taulane, La Martre, France

2003 The Finnish Cultural Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2003 The Finnish Cultural Centre, Antwerp, Belgium

2002 Palagio di Parte Guelfa, Florence, Italy

2002 Château des Tourelles, Plessis Trevise, France

1995-1996 Invitational Exhibition, Körmend, Battahyány, Várkastely, Tapolca, Vasvár, Castum Galeria, Szentgotthárd, Hungary

1994 State Art Museum, Tsarskoye Selo, St. Petersburg, Russia

1994 Stockholm, Sweden

2017 Näsi Manor Gallery, Porvoo

2012 Gallery Putka, Savonlinna, Finland

2011-2015 Salon S.N.B.A. Carrousel du Louvre, Paris, France

2011 Visual Art Centre, Doha, Qatar

2010 Ari Kupsus Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2010 Culture Center Ibsen House, Becescaba, Hungary

2009, 2010 Galleria d´Arte Mentana, Florence, Italy

2008 Europ´Art, Geneve, Switzerland

2007-2009 Art en Capitale, Grand Palais, Paris, France

2007-2009 Ecole de la Loire, Blois, France

2006 Maison des Artistes, Cagnes-sur-Mer, France

2006 Expo Fleur Haut de Cagnes, Cagnes-sur-Mer, France

2005 Art Festival, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Florida, USA

2004 Saint Paul Summer Song Festival Art Event, Minnesota, USA

2001-2008 Salon S.N.B.A La Société Nationale des Beaux Arts, “Salle Le Nòtre” Carrousel du Louvre, Paris, France

2001-2004 La Famille vue par les peintres, France

1998, 2002, 2006 Moisio Art Manor, Elimäki, Finland

1996 Alpo Jaakola´s Sculpture Park, Loimaa, Finland

1995 Galerie Hörhammer, Helsinki, Finland

2016 Salon S.N.B.A Carrousel du Louvre Prix du Jury, Paris, France

2015 Town of Savonlinna Award of Honor

2011 Turku School of Economics Associations Award of Honor

2011 Federation Natioal des Beaux Art, Medaille de Vermeil

2009 Grand Prix Val de Loire, Academie International Ecole de la Loire, Blois, France

2009 Revelation 2009, Grand Concours International, Federation Nationale de la Culture Francaise

2009 Medaille d´Argent, Merite Culture Francais, Federation Nationale de la Culture Francaise

2009 Toile d´Or, Federation National de la Culture Francaise

2008 Grand Prix Val de Loire, Academie International Ecole de la Loire, Blois, France

2008 Revelation 2008, Grand Concours International, Federation Nationale de la Culture Francaise

2007 Grand Prix du Val d´Or, Special Mention du Jury, Academie International Ecole de la Loire, Blois, France

2006 Le Prix “Commercants et Artisans du Haut de Cagnes”, Journee Chevalet des Haut-Talents, Maison des Artistes, Cagnes-sur-Mer, France

2005 Medaille d`Argent, Salon S.B.N.A Carrousel du Louvre, Paris, France

2005 Merit Award, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Florida, USA

2003 Mention d´Honneur, Salon S.N.B.A Carrousel du Louvre, Paris, France

2003 Diplome d´Honneur et Medaille de Villeneuve- Saint-Georges, France

2003 Medaille d´Argent, Arts, Sciences&Lettres, Paris, France

2002 Diplome d´Honneur, Arts, Sciences& Lettres, Paris, France

2001 Mention d´Honneur Salon 2001 Carrousel du Louvre, Paris, France

1999 First Prize in the competition Look at the bag,Helsinki, Finland

1985 Special prize in the drawing competion arranged by The Turku City Orchestra and The Museomäki School, Turku, Finland

2015 One hell of a painter – Pirun hyvä maalaamaan
ISBN 978-952-93-5506-8

2008 Taiteilijanallet Rivieralla – Artist Teddy Bears on the Riviera
ISBN 978-952-5278-84-2

2005 Eternal Mystery – Ikuinen Mysteeri
ISBN 952-5278-60-3

2005 Maalataan ruokaa!
ISBN 952-468-079-3

2000 Eye for Beauty – Silmää kauneudelle, biography
ISBN 951-9129-40-5

Illustration of five children´s books by Anja Välimäki:

1998 Prättäkitti – Tepon talon outo emäntä

2000 Riki ja Lotikonkellarin aarre

2002 Riki ja susivaara

2004 Riki ja karitsa

2005 Hevonlinnan hiisi

La Société Nationale des Beaux Arts

France Monde Culture

Expression libre

Maison des Artistes

Fédération Nationale de la Culture Francaise

Artiste de la Communauté Européenne