MERJA Hannele YLITALO

MERJA Hannele YLITALO


1964, Äänekoski
Visual Artist, graphic artist/printmaker, painter
Bio     

visual artist, MFA
painter, graphic artist

MEMBERSHIPS
Finnish Painters´ Union
Society of Finnish Graphic Artists
Artists´Association of Turku
Turku Graphic Artists
Arte

ART EDUCATION
2011 - Turku Art Academy
1995-98 University of Art and Design in Helsinki, Pallas, MFA Helsinki Finland
1997-98 Barcelona University Faculty of Fine Arts Barcelona Spain
1996-97 Helsinki Academy of Fine Arts Helsinki Finland
1991-95 Imatra Art Institute Imatra Finland
1990-91 Helsinki Free Art School Helsinki Finland

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS
Kyoto International Woodprint Association Kyoto Japan
TEOARTIS (Association of Artistic and Cultural Activities) Evora Portugal
Bitola Museum & Gallery/IV Triennial Collection Bitola Macedonia
Museo de Bellas Artes Claudio León Sempere Buenos Aires Argentina
Lódz Municipal Art Gallery Lódz Poland
Cultural Centre of Municipality of Stavroupoli Greece
A.M.A.C (Association Mouvement Art Contemporain) Chamalieres France
Obra Cultural de Unicaja Malaga Spain
International Graphics Museum in Egypt Cairo Egypt
Stichting Pro Graph Foundation Orvelte the Netherlands
Wexford Artists´ Book Collection Wexford Ireland
Permanent Collection of Bokartas Vilnius Lithuania
International Art Collective Barcelona Spain
Rikhardinkatu Library Art Collection Helsinki
Wäinö Aaltonen Museum Turku Finland
Jyväskylä Art Museum Jyväskylä Finland
Art Museum of South Karelia Lappeenranta Finland
Imatra Art Museum Imatra Finland
Art Foundation Tuulensuu Viitasaari Finland
Polytechnical College of South Karelia Imatra Finland
Academy of Fine Arts Helsinki Finland

PUBLIC ARTWORKS
2004-05 TYKS (Turku University Central Hospital) Turku Finland:
4 Aunts & 2 Uncles –installation
Nereid
From the Serises: Blink Moments
Water Tones

AWARDS
2009 Honourable mention Turku University Central Hospital Art in Hospital Competition Turku
2005 Honourable mention 3rd Drawing Biennale in memory of Tomasz Ostrowski Melbourne Australia
2003 Honourable mention 6eme Triennale Mondiale D´Estampes Petit Format Chamalieres France
2001 Organization´s Distinguished ITART 2001 3a Mostra Mondiale di Mini Grafica & Pittura Pisa Italy
1998 First Prize Jyväskylä Centre for Printmaking Jyväskylä Finland
1997 Kesko Helsinki
1996 AIAS Workshop (International association of Independent Art and Design schools) Linz Austria

INTERNATIONAL DRAWING BIENNIALS & TRIENNIALS
2009, 2005 STEPS Gallery Melbourne Australia
2006 National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts Taipei Taiwan
2006 Museum of West Bohemia Pilsen Czech Republic
2004 Západoceská galerie Pilsen Czech Republic
2001 MASS Gallery North Fizroy/Melbourne Australia

INTERNATIONAL PAINTING BIENNIALS & TRIENNIALS
2006, 2004 Centro Cultural de Onil, Onil Alicante Spain
2002 Latin American Art Museum Miami USA
1996 National Art Gallery for Foreign Arts Bulgaria

INTERNATIONAL PRINT BIENNIALS & TRIENNIALS
2007 Kyoto City Museum Kyoto Japan
2007, 2004 Teoartis gallery Evora Portugal
2006 Palace of Arts Cairo Egypt
2005 State Art Museum Novosibirsk Russia
2004 Arstists´ Union Exhibition Centre Russia
2003 Museum, Gallery & Institute Bitola Macedonia
2003, 1999 Palace of Arts Cairo Egypt
2003, 2000 AMAC Chamalieres France
2002 Malaspina Printmakers Society Vancouver Canada
2002 Lódz Municipal Art Gallery Lodz Poland
2000 MAES-Museu de Arte do Espírito Santo Vitoria Brazil
1998 Skofja Loka Castle Art Gallery Ljubljana Slovenia
1998 Pohjanmaa Art Museum Vaasa Finland
1998 Rotermann´s Salt Storage Arts Centre Tallinn Estonia
1997 Majdanek Art Museum Lublin Poland

INTERNATIONAL ART CONTEST & EXHIBITIONS
1999 SOHO20 gallery New York USA
1999-98 Museo de Bellas Artes de Cádiz Cádiz, Centro de Arte Museo de Pintura Alméria, Sala de Exposiciónes de Covento de Santa Inés Sevilla, Palacio Episcopal de Málaga Spain
1998 Kirn City Hall Kirn Germany

INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS´ BOOK TRIENNIALS
2001 Gallery 5020 Salzburg Austria
2000 Gallery Arka Vilna Lithuania

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2010. 2001 Gallery Joella Turku Finland
2009 Gallery Just Turku Finland
2006 Art Museum Harkko Raisio Finland
2004 Gallery Harmonia Finland
2004 GalleryK Huittinen Finland
2000, 1994 Matinpalo Art Museum Nastola Finland
2000 Gallery Zero Barcelona Spain
1998 Gallery Duetto Helsinki Finland
1998 Gallery Leena Kuumola Helsinki Finland
1997 Gallery of Academy of Fine Arts Helsinki Finland
1996 Tamas Art Gallery Budapest Hungary
1995 Graphic Gallery 22 Budapest Hungary
1995 Imatra Art Museum Imatra Finland

JURIED EXHIBITIONS IN FINLAND
2010, 2003 Wäinö Aaltonen Museum Turku
2002-2003 Ars Nova Turku
2000 Heinola Art Museum
2000 Kouvola Art Museum
2000 Imatra Art Museum
2000 Savonlinna Art Museum
2000 Mikkeli Art Museum
1999 Art Hall Helsinki
1997 Tamperen Contemporary Art Museum


News

HOHDETTA
Wäinö Aaltosen museo/ Turun kaupungin kokoelmat