CURRICULUM VITAE

VISUAL ARTIST, ART TEACHER

ELISA HEINONEN

BORN: VIIPURI, FINLAND, 1944

Art Studies

Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki 1965-69

Solo Exhibitions

2017 Gallery Karaja kesänäyttely Inkoo Finland
2017 Gallery G12 Helsinki Finland
2015 Gallery G12 Helsinki Finland
2014 Neliö-Gallery Oulu Finland
2014 Gallery Uusikuva Kotka Finland
2014 Gallery G 12 Kuopio Finland
2013 Gallery Ahjo Joensuu Finland
2013 Gallery Antares Kouvola Finland
2013 Gallery G 12, Helsinki Finaland
2012 Square Gallery, Oulu Finland
2011 Gallery Ruutikellari, Hamina Finland
2010 Gallery Savarte Art, Kotka, Finland
2010 Gallery Kapriisi, Tampere, Finland
2009 Gallery Uusikuva, Kotka, Finland
2009 Gallery Oljemark Helsinki Finland
2008 Gallery Utu Jyväskylä, Finland
2008 Kouvola Art Museum
2007 Gallery Kapriisi,Kuopio, Finland
2007 Gallery Oljemark Helsinki, Finland
2006 Varkaus Art Museum, Finland
2006 Naantali Art House, Finland
2005 Gallery Seriola, Tampere, Finland
2004 Gallery Uusikuva, Kotka, Finland
2004 Art Museum of Emil Cedercreutz, Harjavalta, Finland
2003 Galerie Oljemark, Helsinki
2002 Gallery Seriola, Tampere,Finland
2002 Gallery Kuusankoski House
2002 Savonlinna Art Museum
2002 Imatra Art Museum, Finland
2001 Gallery Pihatto, Lappeenranta, Finland
2001 Gallery Uusikuva, Kotka, Finland
2001 Sunila Kotka, Finland
2000 Heinola Art Museum, Finland
2000 Offene Ateliers, Galerie in der alten Vogtei, Bielefeld, Germany
1999 Gallery Aurora, Porvoo, Finland
1999 Gallery Sirius, Jyväskylä, Finland
1999 Summer Exhibition Moisio, Elimäki, Finland
1998 Taidetömäys, Anjalankoski, Finland
1998 Skandinavia 98, Offene Ateliers, Galerie Baal, Bielefeld, Germany
1997 Gallery Allinna, Riihimäki, Finland
1997 Cultural Centre, Turku, Finland
1997 Gallery Uusikuva, Kotka, Finland
1997 The 17th Stockholm Art Fair, Sollentuna, Sweden
1996 Gallery Oljemark, Helsinki, Finland
1996 Kouvola Art Museum, Finland
1996 Gallery Ida, Stockholm, Sweden
1995 Hämeenlinna Art Museum, Finland
1995 Gallery Piha, Lahti, Finland
1992 Gallery Oljemark, Helsinki, Finland
1990 Gallery Piha, Lahti, Finland
1988 Gallery Kaivopuisto, Helsinki, Finland
1988 Gallery Häme, Lahti, Finland
1985 Gallery Kaivopuisto, Helsinki, Finland
1985 Gallery 5, Kouvola, Finland
1983 Gallery Phergus, Helsinki, Finland

Exhibitions abroad

2012 Art Fair Carrousel du Louvre, Paris
2009 The Finnish Art at Galeria do Palacio, Porto, Portugal
2009 Watercolour International Festival, Bellagio Italy
2006 Harbin International Art Festival, China
2005 Biennale Internazionale Dell´Arte Contemporanea, Firenze
2003 The 9th (21c ICAA) Seoul International Art Festival, Seoul Korea
2002 Repin Art Akademy, St.Petersburg
2001 The 2000 KCAA-Seoul International Art Festival, Korea
2000 Galerie in der alten Vogtei, Bielefeld, Germany
2000 Our World in the Year 2000, London, England
1998 Galerie Baal, Bielefeld, Germany
1997 The 17th Stockholm Art Fair, Sollentuna, Sweden
1996 Gallery Ida, Stockholm, Sweden
1984 Metropolis Galerie Internationale D´Art, Geneva, Swizerland
1983 Le Salon des Nations a Paris, France
1978 Hämeenlinna Association for Artists, Torun, Poland
1974 Kouvola Association for Artists, Hagen, Germany
1968 Academy of Fine Arts in Helsinki, Warsaw, Poland

Group Exhibitions in Finland

Over 100 exhibitions in Finland and abroad since 1965
2012 The Exhibition "Inspiration" at Koskisto Art Center, Kouvola Finland
2011 The Exhibition "Enchanted Room", Gallery Fogga Helsinki
2011 The Art Forum 11 Exhibition, Exhibition Hall of Helsinki
2011 International Water Colour Exhibition "Sea and the Harbour" Turku Finland
2011 The Exhibition "On a Trip" of Viborg Society of Artists,
at Mikkeli Art Museum, Finland 7.4. 22.5.2011
2010 The Exhibition VITAS 80,in Lahti Art Museum
2010 The Exhibition "Country and Urban", Gallery Pihatto, Lappeenranta
2009 The Christmas Exhibition in Gallery Savarte Art, Kotka
2008 "Port and Sea", Watercolour Exhibition in Forum Marinum, Turku
2008 "Now 08 Rythm" Exhibition in Raisio Art Museum Harkko
2007 The Exhibition "Irrottelua" in Kouvola Art Museum
2006 The Exhibition "Luonnon nyansseja" in Kouvola Art Museum
2006 "My Helsinki 2006" Watercolour Exhibition of The Finnish Watercolour Society
2005 The Exhibition "Vitas 05" in Imatra Art Museum
2004 The Exhibition "Täkillä" in Imatra Art Museum
2003 Exhibition "Lentoon" in Kouvola Art Museum
2003 Exhibition "Adventure" in Gallery Arkki, in Kotka
2003 "Magic of colours", Watercolour Exhibition in Emil Cedercreutz Art Museum, Harjavalta
2002 "My Helsinki", Watercolour Exhibition of The Finnish Watercolour Society
2001 Finland International Exchange Art Exhibition Kotka
2000 Art Museum, Lappeenranta, 1999 Gallery Uusikuva, Kotka
1991-99 Hämeenlinna Art Museum, 1997 Glass Museum, Riihimäki
1996 Cultural Centre, Hämeenlinna, 1995 Summer Exhibition, Loppi
1993-95 Summer Exhibition Hauho, 1992 Rauma Art Museum
1989,1991 Gallery Oljemark, Helsinki, 1994 Kouvola Art Museum
1989 Art Museum, Lappeenranta, 1978 Imatra Art Museum
1975 Tampere Art Museum, 1971 Lahti Art Museum
1977-80 Exhibitions of Finnish Painters´Union in Helsinki
1970-77 Exhibitions of Finnish Young Artists, Art Exhibition Hall in Helsinki

Works in Art Collections

State of Finland
Savonlinna Art Museum
Kouvola Art Museum
Gounty Council of Stockholm, Sweden
Child and Family Labour Institute, Finland
Finnish Broadcasting Network
Pohjola Company, Finland
Alko Company, Finland
Federation of Parishes Hall Building in Heinola, Finland
Defence Material Establishment, Finland
Foundation of Art to School in Finland

Hämeenlinna Art Museum, Finland
City of Kotka, Finland
City of Kouvola, Finland
City of Bielefeld Heepen, Germany
Post Company, Finland
Kymi-Kymmene Company, Finland
Svensk Exportkredit, Stockholm, Sweden
Jorvi Hospital, Finland
Merita Bank, Finland
Kemira Company, Finland

Artist Grants


The Arts Council of Finland, The Public Display Grant, 2003, 2010
City of Kotka, Artist´Grant, 2010
The Arts Council of Southeast Finland, Artist´ Grant, 2009
The Arts Council of Southeast Finland 2002, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2013
Finnish Cultural Foundation Artists` Grant, 2008
City of Kotka, Artists´ Grant, 2001,
Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, 2000
The Arts Council of Finland, 2000, 2005
City of Kotka, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013
Finnish Cultural Foundation, 1994, 1996, 1999, 2002, 2007, 2008
City of Hämeenlinna, 1991, 1993, 1998
City of Lahti, 1988
Leo and Regina Wainstein Foundation, 1978

Memberships

Finnish Painters´ Union
The Finnish Watercolour Society
Artists` Association of Kotka
Artists` Association of Viipuri, Finland
21c International Creative Artists Association

Teaching

Teacher of the Art Courses at The Child and Family Labour Institute in Tuusula, Paris, Nice, Visby, Pärnu
1982-2003

Painting Competitions

One of the five Finnish Finalists in The Winsor & Newton Worldwide Millennium Painting Competition in London 1999

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