TERTTU Kaarina JURVAKAINEN

TERTTU Kaarina JURVAKAINEN


1939, Muhos
Visual Artist
Nykälänt. 18, 91500 Muhos
08-5331513 / 0400 581595
galleria@terttujurvakainen.fi
www.terttujurvakainen.fi
Artist’s Statement 

Born 17 July 1939 in the town of Muhos, Finland.
Graduated as a teacher from the Raahen seminaari teacher education institute in 1966.
Studied painting at the Vapaa taidekoulu (Free Art School) Helsinki 1966-67.
Worked as an art teacher at the Mukkulan yhteiskoulu coeducational secondary school in Lahti 1967-68, and the Muhos secondary and upper secondary school 1968-79. Worked as an art teacher at the Oulujoki-Opisto Collage 1971-79.
Became full-time painter in 1979.

EXHIBITIONS

Numerous solo and joint exhibitions at home and abroad.

AWWRDS, TITLES AND HONORABLE

A number of art awards and scholarships.
Artist Pension in 2000.
OP: Trainee Scholarship.
Muhos Koivu and star of person 2008
Honorary Doctorate, University of Oulu, Faculty of Education 2009.

Published nine collections of poetry. Two novel and picture book: Light and Color painter.

Interests: Literature, writeing, music and gardening.

News

Spring Goddness,
oil-2011, 150 x 140