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Heli Huotala

Visual Artist BCA, Painter, MA (Ed.)

Education

2012 Bachelor of Culture and Arts (BCA), Lahti University of Applied Sciences, Institute of Fine Arts
2010 Environmental Art Studies, Vanajavesi Adult Education Centre
2007 Degree of Art History, University of Tampere
2006 Degree of Visual Arts, University of Lapland
2000 Studies in Painting with Pastels, Hämeenlinna Artists' Association
1999 Visual Artist, Hyvinkää Art School
1995 Degree of Social Psychology, University of Tampere
1994 Degree of Adult Education, University of Tampere
1993 Master of Education Administration Sciences, University of Jyväskylä
1989 Studies in Education Sciences, Lahti Adult Education College
1987 Graduate, Kauriala High School, Hämeenlinna

Solo Exhibitions (selected)

2023 Gallery Tyko, Nurmes
2022 Gallery Bronda, Helsinki
2021 Poriginal Gallery, Pori Art Museum
2021 Gallery Uusikuva, Kotka
2020 Gallery Moletti, Forssa museum
2019 Keskus Gallery, Tampere
2018 Allergiatalo/Finnish Painters Union, Helsinki
2017 Gallery Becker, Jyväskylä
2017 Gallery 5, Oulu
2017 GalleryKONE, Hämeenlinna
2015 Gallery Bronda, Helsinki
2013 Gallery Kone, Hämeenlinna
2013 Gallery Bronda, Helsinki
2012 Art Center Mältinranta, Gallery, Tampere
2011 Porvoo Art Hall, Porvoo
2011 Promenadigallery, Hyvinkää
2009 Galerie Oljemark, Helsinki
2009 Gallery Portait`S, Pori
2008 Gallery Ripustus, Hämeenlinna
2008 Gallery Regina, Turku
2008 Taidepanimo, Lahti
2008 Gallery Seriola, Tampere
2008 Art Center Ahjo, Joensuu
2008 Gallery Artisin, Jyväskylä
2007 Café Laurell, Hämeenlinna
2007 Galerie Oljemark, Helsinki
2005 Gallery Ripustus, Hämeenlinna
2004 Café Art, Turku
2003 Café Laurell, Hämeenlinna
2002 Tervakoski Art Circle
2002 Gallery Hämeenlinna Arthouse
2001 Gallery Hämeenlinna Arthouse
2000 Gallery Hämeenlinna Arthouse
1999 Gallery Hämeenlinna Arthouse

Group and Joint Exhibitions (selected)

2023 Sattuman vaara, Voipaala Art Centre, Valkeakoski
2023 Summer Salong, Gallery Bronda, Helsinki
2022 Our Choice - Art from The Collection of Hämeenlinna Art Museum, Hämeenlinna Art Museum
2021 Summer Salong, Gallery Bronda, Helsinki
2020 The Road I Chose - Wiurila Summer exhibition, Wiurilan kartano, Halikko
2020 Summer Salong, Gallery Bronda, Helsinki
2019 Carousel, TM-Gallery, Helsinki
2019 Oxygenum, Triennial Exhibition of Nordic Art Association, Veteli Taidekartano
2019 Summer Salong, Gallery Bronda, Helsinki
2019 Rajaton paletti, Danielson-Kalmari villa, Vääksy
2018 Tuoretta maalia Lahdessa, Anniversary Exhibition of Finnish Painters´ Union, Lahti Art Museum
2018 Line, Anniversary Exhibition of Hämeenlinna Artist`s Association, Hämeenlinna Art Museum
2017 Summer Salong, Gallery Bronda, Helsinki
2016 Summer Exhibition, Gallery Bronda, Helsinki
2015 Due to Sound, Anniversary Exhibition of Ars-Häme Artists` Association,
Hämeenlinna Art Museum
2015 West Wind, Exhibition of Vaasa Artists` Association, Seinäjoki Art Hall
2014 Tämän saa jakaa, Annual Exhibition of Finnish Art Association, Imatra Art Museum
2014 Summer Exhibition, Gallery Bronda, Helsinki
2014 Luovuutta läpi vuosien, Anniversary Exhibition, Kauriala High School,
Hämeenlinna
2013 Summer Exhibition, Gallery Bronda, Helsinki
2013 ARSHäme Summer´13, Gallery Kone, Hämeenlinna
2013 SKjL 2013, Annual Exhibition of Finnish Art Association, Voipaala Art Centre,
Sääksmäki
2013 Lainaa vain, Exbibition of Finnish Art Association, P-Gallery, Pori
2013 Life Cycle, Group Exhibition (Huotala, Kursu, Larjo, Männistö, Stenberg, Vatanen, Curator Otso Kantokorpi), Hämeenlinna Art Museum
2012 SKjL 2012, Annual Exhibition of Finnish Art Association, Hyvinkää Art Museum
2012 Art Helsinki 2012, Contemporary Art Fair, Helsinki
2012 Summer Exhibition, Gallery Bronda, Helsinki
2012 Layers, Art from Tavistock, Celle and Hämeenlinna Artists`Association, Castle of Hämeenlinna and City Library
2012 Take Away - Art to go, Gallery Johan S, Helsinki
2011 Art Helsinki 2011, Contemporary Art Fair, Helsinki
2011 Encounters, Summer Exhibition of Galerie Oljemark, Helsinki
2011 Dream Scapes, Exhibition of Finnish Art Association, Saarijärvi Art Museum
2010 Art Helsinki 2010, Contemporary Art Fair, Helsinki
2010 Haihara10 Home, Haihara Art Center, Tampere
2010 Summer Exhibition, Galerie Oljemark, Jokela Mansion, Hämeenkoski
2010 Kunst aus den Partnerstädten Celles, Galleria Atelier 22, Celle, Germany
2010 Breath in, Environmental Art Exhibition, Verkatehdas, Hämeenlinna
2010 Annual Exhibition of Hämeenlinna Artists' Association, Hämeenlinna Art Museum
2010 All of My Heart, Exhibition of Vanajavesi Adult Education Center, Iittala
2009 Annual Exhibition of Hämeenlinna Artists' Association, Hämeenlinna Art Museum
2008 Dialog, Celle Gotische Halle, Germany
2008 Wharf Gallery, Tavistock, England
2008 Ars Jok`vars, 14th National Summer Exhibition, Jämsä
2008 Annual Exhibition of Hämeenlinna Artists' Association, Hämeenlinna Art Museum
2007 Annual Exhibition of Hämeenlinna Artists' Association, Hämeenlinna Art Museum
2006 Anniversary Exhibition, Kauriala High School, Hämeenlinna
2006 Annual Exhibition of Hämeenlinna Artists' Association, Hämeenlinna Art Museum
2005 Make friends – not war, Small Size Art, Gallery Ripustus, Hämeenlinna
2005 Annual Exhibition of Hämeenlinna Artists' Association, Hämeenlinna Art Museum
2004 Ten Colours, Gallery Paper house, Hämeenlinna
2004 Annual Exhibition of Hämeenlinna Artists' Association, Hovinkartano Art Centre, Hauho
2004 Finnish-Romanian Contemporary Art, Bucharest City Museum, Romania
2003 In this time, Environmental Art, Hämeenlinna
2003 Annual Exhibition of Hämeenlinna Artists' Association, Hämeenlinna Centre of Culture
2002 Biennial of Young Artists of Häme Region, Hämeenlinna Centre of Culture
2001 Annual Exhibition of Hämeenlinna Artists' Association, Hämeenlinna Art Museum
1999 Gallery Allinna, Riihimäki
1999 Exhibition of Graduates, Hyvinkää Art School
1998 Spring Exhibition of Hyvinkää Art School
1998 Five Women, Hämeenlinna City Library

Grants

2023 Finnish Cultural Foundation, Häme Regional Fund (1 Year Grant)
2022 Arts Promotion Centre Finland (6 months Grant)
2022 Arts Promotion Centre Finland (Project Grant)
2021 Arts Promotion Centre Finland (3 months Grant)
2021 Arts Promotion Centre Finland (2 months Grant)
2020 Arts Promotion Centre Finland (2 months Grant)
2019 Finnish Cultural Foundation, Häme Regional Fund (1 Year Grant)
2016 Finnish Cultural Foundation, Häme Regional Fund (1 Year Grant)
2015 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Arts Council of Häme (Project Grant)
2012 Finnish Cultural Foundation, Häme Regional Fund (1 Year Grant)
2011 Finnish Artists´Association (Travel Grant)
2011 National Council for Visual Arts (Project Grant)
2010 Finnish Cultural Foundation, Häme Regional Fund (6 months Grant)
2010 National Council for Visual Arts (Project Grant)
2007 Finnish Cultural Foundation, Häme Regional Fund (Project Grant)
2007 Hämeenlinna Art Association (Project Grant)
Public Works
Tervakoski High School, Janakkala Municipality
Bank Osuuspankki, Hämeenlinna
Hämeenlinna Health Center, City of Hämeenlinna
Central Hospital of Häme Region, Hämeenlinna

Memberships

Finnish Painters' Union
Ars-Häme
Hämeenlinna Artists' Association
Kuvasto

Artworks in Collections

Hämeenlinna Art Museum
Vantaa Art Museum Artsi
Janakkala Municipality
Bank Osuuspankki, Hämeenlinna
City of Hämeenlinna
Central Hospital of Häme Region
Tervakoski Art Circle
Finnish companies
Private collections