L A U R A  L O W E 
[ née Heinonen・b.1991]

lauralowestudio [at] gmail.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 nature and landscape paintings.
・she uses taxidermy and other organic material to create her works.
・lives and works in HEL and MAD.


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


2021・sasakawa foundation grant・manipulation of nature in the japanese landscape with [ Meri Hallenberg ]
2020・GJ ramstedt grant・artistic research in japan ・helsinki (trip delayed to 2021 due to corona)
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

2020・painting in the time of corona・galleria kajava・helsinki
2020・living landscapes・finlandia hall・helsinki
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

2020・finnish watercolor society young artist show・helsinki
2020・helsinki artist association 25th anniversary・helsinki
2019・cafe bar no. 9 annual group show・helsinki
2019・woodcut prints・japan day 2019・helsinki 
2018・residency open day・salmela art centre・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・finland 100 years in häme・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 show・tikkurila IB world school・vantaa


2019・shortlisted・royal academy summer exhibition・london


2019・demokraatti magazine・helsinki
2019・munkin seutu + kallio magazines n.15・helsinki
2018・taidekeskus salmela talvella video interview・mäntyharju
2018・#AESTHETIC ・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

memberships・other artistic work

HAA helsinki artists association member
finnish woodcut artists’ society member

contributor at #AESTHETIC 2019 and @näyttelyvinkit  
founding member of galleria fria 2017–18