Curriculum Vitae

URPU ILASMAA
artist, painter

 

Address: Rakennusmestarintie 19, FI-00680 HELSINKI, FINLAND
Tel.+358 9 728 6626, Fax +358 9 728 7713

ART EDUCATION

The Fine Arts Academy of Finland, Helsinki 1957-1960

DOMESTIC GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Galleria Nuovo 35-vuotis- juhlanäyttely, Lahti 2012
60-Jubilee Exhibition of the Jyväskylä Art Association, Jyväskylä 2005
Suvi-Pinx 04, Sysmä 2004
Galleria Jankovsky, Kajaani 2003
"Seniorien Salonki XXVII" exhibition, Salo Art Museum 1999
"Seniorien Salonki XXV" exhibition, Lönnström Art Museum, Rauma 1997
2-decades exhibition of Galleria Nuovo, Lahti 1997
"Suomalainen maisema" (Finnish Landscape), Retretti 1988
"Karjala kankailla" (Karelia on canvas) travelling exhibition, Joensuu Art Museum 1985-86
"Keski-Suomalainen idylli", Keuruu Art Museum 1984
Exhibition of the Jyväskylä Art Assiosation, Tampere 1984
"Suomalaisia akvarelleja 1900-luvulla" (Finnish watercolours in the 20th century) the Museum of Central Finland, Jyväskylä 1977
The Jyväskylä Artists´Association exhibition, Jyväskylä 1975-87
"20 naistaiteilijaa" (20 female artists), Hämeenlinna Art Museum 1975
Travelling exhibition of the Fine Arts Academy of Finland "Kuvassa Itä-Suomi" (Focus on Eastern Finland) 1974
National Exhibitions 1974, -76, -79, -84
Exhibition of the Tutka ("Radar") Group, Art Exhibition Hall, Helsinki 1973, -75
3-annual exhibition of the Fine Arts Academy of Finland, Helsinki 1971
Exhibition of the Union of Finnish Art Associations 1970, -71, -72, -77, -81
Annual Exhibitions of Finnish Artists, Art Exhibition Hall, Helsinki 1965, -66, -67, -69, -70, -71, -72, -74, -78, -80, -82, -84
Exhibition of the Imatra, Lappeenranta and Joensuu Art Assiosations, Imatra and Joensuu 1965

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

The Museum of Central Finland, Jyväskylä 2015
Galleria Nuovo, Lahti 2013-2014
Galleria Nuovo, Lahti 2012
Galleria Bronda, Helsinki 2008
Galleria Nuovo, Lahti 2008
Galleria Nuovo, Lahti 2006
Galleria Bronda, Helsinki 2005
Galleria Nuovo, Lahti 2003
Joensuu Art Museum, Joensuu 2002
Galleria Bronda, Helsinki 2001
The Museum of Central Finland, Jyväskylä 2000-01
Galleria Nuovo, Lahti 2000
Galleria Bronda, Helsinki 1998
Galleria Nuovo, Lahti 1997
Kerava Art Museum, Kerava 1997
Galleria Sirius, Jyväskylä 1996
Galleria Husa, Tampere 1995
Centre Culturel Finlandais, Antwerp, Belgium 1995
"Les Chiroux" Foyr Culturel, Liége, Belgium 1994
Institut Finlandais, Paris, France 1994
Galleria Nuovo, Lahti 1994
Galleria Bronda, Helsinki 1993
Galleria Jankovsky, Kajaani 1993
Galleria Borealis, Rovaniemi 1992
Gallerie Unique, Eidsvoll, Norway 1992
Gallerie Fabriken, Gothenburg, Sweden 1992
Galleria Nuovo, Lahti 1991
Galleria Pinacotheca, Jyväskylä 1991
Galleria Husa, Tampere 1990
Art Minor, Naantali 1990
Joensuu Art Museum, Joensuu 1990
Amer Galleria, Helsinki 1989
Galleria Impressio, Helsinki 1988
Galleria Nuovo, Lahti 1987
Galleria Duetto, Helsinki 1986
Sveagalleriet, Stockholm, Sweden 1985
Exhibit Center, Gothenburg, Sweden 1985
Gallery of the Artists´Association, Jyväskylä 1985
JT Galleria, Jyväskylä 1984
Galleria Duetto, Helsinki 1983
The Vaasa Art Exhibition Hall, Vaasa 1983
Joensuu Art Museum, Joensuu 1982
Galleria Sculptor, Helsinki 1982
Galleria Malkki, Tampere 1982
The Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä 1982
The Turku Art Exhibition Hall 1979
TML Galleria, Helsinki 1978
The Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä 1975
TML Galleria, Helsinki 1971

FOREIGN GROUP EXHIBITIONS

"Women and Art - A Global Perspective 2005", Sharjah, U.A.E.
The 2. International Biennal of Water Colour, Ljubljana, Slovenia 1997
Joint Nordic exhibition, Trondheim, Norway 1987
"Fyra finske" (Four Finns) travelling exhibition, Denmark 1986-87
Galleria Futura, Stockholm, Sweden 1984
Holt, England 1973

AWARDS

Art award of the Central-Finland province 1985
Art award of the Pohjois-Karjala province 1974

COLLECTIONS

Finnish State Collections, Collections of Cities of Joensuu, Jyväskylä, Naantali and Vaasa. Collections of SKOP Bank. Collections of Pohjola Insurance Company Ltd. Collections of Newspaper Keskisuomalainen. Art collection of the Society of Päijät-Häme Art Museum. Collections of the municipal federations of North Karelia and Central Finland. Collections of North Karelia Cultural Foundation, Collections of the City of Eskilstuna, Modern Art Collection MAC. Collections of Päijät-Häme Central Hospital, Collections of Amer Group, Art Collection of Sampo Company, Art Collection of Kerava Art Museum. Art Collection of UPM-Kymmene Company, Art Collection of Raute Company, Art Collection of EKOKEM Company, Art Foundation of Eero and Erkki Fredrikson. Art Collection of Heino, Art Collection of the Medial Treatment District of Helsinki and Uusimaa. Several private collections in Finland and Art Collections abroad.

PUBLICATIONS

Art Calendar, Caruna-Druck Germany and Salpausselän Kirjapaino, 1997
Art Book of Art Urpu Ilasmaa "Rainbow Rain" by Leena Lindqvist, Salpausselän Kirjapaino, 1994

MEMBERSHIB

Member of the Exhibitions Guarantee Board of the State of Finland 1989-2004
Chairman of the board of the Jyväskylä Arts Festifal, 1985-87
Member of the Jyväskylä Art Festival board 1983-87
Member of the Culture board in Jyväskylä 1981-87
Accepted into the Society of Finnish Painters 1967-

GRANTS

The artist pension of the State of Finland 1994-
The 5-year artist scholarship of the State of Finland 1987-92

ORHER WORKS

Colour designs for industrial production plants, from 1966