L A U R A  H E I N O N E N・[ b.1991]

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L-HEINONEN@hotmail.com
+358 40 565 1520



・painter and woodblock print-maker interested in meditative landscapes and environmental issues.
・completed her degree in japanese studies, interested in zen aesthetic approach to depicting nature and landscapes.
・she uses taxidermy and other organic material to create her works.

・lives and works between kallio, helsinki and madrid.



education

2018・foundation painting studies・free art school
2017・fine art studies・pekka halonen academy
2014・taksidermy courses・a field guide・london taxidermy academy
2013・japanese, bachelors degree・ university of leeds
2011・exchange・tokyo ICU university
2009・visual arts・tikkurila IB-world school

grants・residencies

2018・young artist residency・salmela art center・mäntyharju
2018・finnish cultural foundation・free art school research trip・paris 
2017・chujo watanabe grant・japanese scroll research・kyoto
2011・JASSO scholarship・tokyo

solo exhibitions

[upcoming ] 2/2020・veranda gallery・finlandia hall・helsinki
[upcoming ] 8/2019・samoilua・galleria duetto・helsinki
2019・furscapes・cafe bar no. 9・helsinki

2018・frozen reeds・galleria fria・helsinki
2018・a longing for green・galleria anna・espoo

group exhibitions

[ upcoming ] 12/2019・ cafe bar no. 9 annual group exhibition・helsinki
[upcoming ] 9/2019・woodcut prints・japan day 2019・helsinki

2018・taiteilijaresidenssi avoimet ovet・salmelan taidekeskus・mäntyharju
2018・ykköset・galleria vaaga・helsinki
2018・mielentila・kallio library・helsinki
2017・pienin yhteinen nimittäjä・galleria vaaga・helsinki
2017・art supports itämeri・konepaja bruno・helsinki
2017・suomi 100 hämeessä・häme region [ touring exhibition ]
2017・spring exhibition・keravan opisto・kerava
2017・loppunäyttely・pekka halonen academy・tuusula
2016・re-enchantment・the asylum・london
2013・l'art 360 for mind charity・university of leeds
2013・märchenland・melbourne street studios・leeds
2009・visual arts graduation exhibition・tikkurila IB-world school・vantaa

competitions
2019・shortlisted・royal academy summer exhibition・london

publications

[ upcoming ] 2019・demokraatti magazine・helsinki
n.15/2019・munkin seutu + kallio magazines・helsinki
2018・taidekeskus salmela talvella video interview・kulttuurikunta mäntyharju
2018・#AESTHETIC ・helsinki
2018・kokoro-magazine・helsinki
2017・kokoro-magazine・helsinki
2017・finnish-japanese society magazine・tokyo


works in public collections

2019・private collection, helsinki
2018・salmela art center
2018・mäntyharju municipal collection
2017・private collection, kaunianen
other artistic work


2019 -・guest contributor #AESTHETIC and influencer näyttelyvinkit  
2019 -・Finnish woodcut artists’ society member
2017-18・student council president・free art school

2017-18・founding member・galleria fria 


Mark