Leena Illukka curriculum vitae

Born 30-07-1962 in Porvoo, Finlands
Villiruusunkuja 3 A 3, 00990 Helsinki, Finland
leenaillukka(at)hotmail.com

Education

2015 Saimaa University of Applied Sciences, Visual Arts, -Master of Culture and Arts, Saimaa
2013 Haaga Helia University of Applied Sciences, Pedagogical Studies for Teachers, Helsinki
2011 Lahti University of Applied Sciences, Institute of Fine Arts, Lahti
1998 University of Art, Textile Art Studies, Helsinki
1986 Porvoo Institute of Art and Design, Textile designer

Selected solo exhibitions

2020-2021 The Craft Museum of Finland, Jyväskylä, Finland
2018 Gallery Uusi Kipinä, Lahti
2015 Gallery Katariina, Studio, Helsinki
2014 Gallery Seinä, Skjl, Helsinki
2013 Gallery Uusi Kipinä, Lahti
2012 Gallery Kakelhallen, Mariehamn, Åland
2011 Art Hall, Porvoo
2005 Matinpalo Museum, Nastola, Lahti
2006 Gallery Jangva, Helsinki
2004 Gallery Old Kappalaisentalo,Porvoo
2002 Gallery Jangva, Helsinki
2000 Gallery Laterna Magica, Helsinki
1997 Gallery Jangva, Helsinki
1993 Gallery Old Kappalaisentalo, Porvoo

Selected collective exhibitions in Finland

2018 Black Wall Gallery, Vaasa
2018 Poriginal Gallery, Art Museum, Pori
2018 Studio Mustanapa Rovaniemi
2017 Voipaala Center for the Arts, Valkeakoski
2017 Varkaus Art Museum, Varkaus
2017 Kari Paviljonki, Visavuori, Valkeakoski,  the Finnish State Art Collection Exhibition
2017 Museum Center  Vapriikki, Tampere,  10 th Finnish textiltriennalen
2017 Art Museum Poikilo, Kouvola, Olo – Mærkbart – näyttely
2016 Art Center Haihatus,Joutsa, SKjL:n JIPPO vuosinäyttely
2015 Gallery K, Art Museum, Tikkurila, Vantaa
2015 Cultural Center Kaapelitehdas, Puristamo,  Helsinki
2015 Art Museum of Oulu,
2014 Gallery Old Kappalaisentalo, Porvoo
2014 Art Museum, Lahti
2013 Gallery Katariina, Helsinki
2013 Art Center Haihatus, Joutsa
2012 Art Hall, Porvoo
2011 Gallery Vanha Kappalaisentalo, Porvoo
2011 Villa Roosa, Orimattila, kutsunäyttely
2010 Gallery Old Kappalaisentalo, Porvoo
2010 Art Museum of Kouvola, the Finnish Fine Arts Association Annual Exhibition
2009 Design Museo, Helsinki, 8th Finnish textiltriennalen
2006 Art Museum, Lahti,  the Finnish Fine Arts Association Annual Exhibition 06
2006 7th Finnish textiltriennalen at Amos Andersson Art Museum, Helsinki
2003-2005 SK4, Finnish Jewellery 4, The Craft Museum of Finland, Jyväskylä,Museum Center Vapriikki, Tampere, Aboa Vetus&Ars Nova, Turku, The Aine Art Museum, Tornio
2001-2002 SK 3, Finnish Jewellery 3, Lönnström Art Museum, Rauma , Art Museum, Kemi
2001 Onni, Museum of Central Finland, Jyväskylä

Selected Collective exhibitions abroad

2017 Cheongju International Craft Biennalen, South Korea
2017 10th Finnish textiltriennalen, Rydals museum, Sweden
2017 Olo – Mærkbart – , Øregaard museum, Copenhagen, Denmark
2016 Bojagi Forum – The Living Tradition, South Korea
2013 Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design, Tallinna, Eesti
2008 Modern Nordig Crafts, Rundetaarn, Copenhagen, Denmark
2004 Baltic Biennial of Weaver´s Miniature, Museum of Gdynia, Poland
2002 3th Fiber Art Biennial, “Trame d’autore” Chieri, Italy
2002 5th Int. Betonac Competition, TextilmuseumSt. Gallen, CH
2001 Baltic Biennial of Weaver´s Miniature, Museum of Gdynia, Poland
2001 Stae Art Museum ́sExhibition Hall Arsenals Riga, The European Textile and Fibre Art ”Tradition & Innovation”, Riga – Latvia
2001 5th Int. Betonac CompetitionTilburg, NL, Tonder Museum, DK
2000 The Florida Museum of Hispanic and Latin American Art, USA
2000 5th Int. Betonac Competition, Sint-Truiden, BE
1998 Upside down and Inside out, Rundetaarn,Copenhagen, Denmark

Public Collections

2013, 2009 State Art Collections, Finland
2009 Civic Collection of Chieri, Italy
2009 Myth, Väinämöinen story, board game, 2009, book images
2004, 2001 Museum of Glydia, Poland
Museum of Porvoo
Pekka Hopen collections
Finlayson
Private collections

Awards

2005 Eva ja Maija Taimin stipend, Ornamo Art and Design Finland
2005 Hopea – Untracht Stipend, Porvoo
2001 Prize of era art, Baltic Biennial of Weaver´s Miniature, Museum of Gdynia, Puola

Grant (selection)

2017, 2014, 2009 Arts Council, National Council for Design
2017 Greta ja William Lehtinen Foundation
2012, 2007 Grant, Porvoo

Residence

2017 Jumo Island, Turku, Finland
2016 Gotlanti , Sverige
2015 Källskär, Åland, stipend
2014 Valosag, Budapest,Hungary
2013 Art Center Haihatus, Joutsa, stipend
2011 Kökars, Åland

Membership

Finnish Painters’ Union
Finnish Art Society
Association of Designers Ornamo
Artists’ Association, Helsinki
Association of Artist O

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