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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       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