Curriculum Vitae



 

Curriculum Vitae  (short version)   
                                             

 

Ilona Rytkönen,  Painter, Contemporary Artist

born:              Kerava, Finland, 1962

address:         Koskenpääntie 47, 42300 Jämsänkoski

tel:                 +35840 9131 661

e-mail:           ilona.rytkonen@gmail.com

www:             http://www.ilonas.fi

                 

 

ART EDUCATION

2011 Portrait Course offered by the Finnish Cultural Foundation,Turku      

2003 – 2004 Institute of Orivesi, Department of Visual Arts

2003 – 2004  Open University education at The University of Art and Design Helsinki (Taik), drawing, painting and sculpture studies, 28 study weeks

 (And other art studies between 1978 and 2011)           

 

 SELECTED SOLO ART EXHIBITIONS

2018 ”Nature & Nature – Luontoa & Luonnetta”, oil paintings, AVA Galleria, Helsinki

2018 ”Sunnuntaikävelijä kohtaa mäyrän/A Sunday Walk towards a Badger”, paintings, Galleria Becker, Jyväskylä

2017 ”Artist of the Month", woodcut prints, Galleria Becker, Jyväskylä Artist Association, Jyväskylä

2015 “Sieluntiloja/States of  Soul, Gallery Höyry in Korpilahti

2014 ” Skating, Dating, woodcut prints, Framing & Gallery Raamirainer, Jämsä

2014 “Skating, Dating, woodcut prints, Artcenter Ahjo in Joensuu

2012 “Tapauksia/Cases”, paintings, drawings and sculptures, Library Gallery of Kuhmoinen                

2012 Mikä Mies/What a Man”, Gallery Kivipankki,  Jämsä

2011 “Kolmesti riisuttu/ Three Times Unveiled”, Gallery Art Frida, Helsinki

2011 “Kolmesti riisuttu/ Three Times Unveiled ”, curator: Visual Artist Hannu Castrén, Gallery Kivipankki, Jämsä

2010 ”Keltainen flamenco/Yellow Flamenco”, paintings, Art Center Ahjo, Kytö-room, Joensuu

2007 ”Aalloilla/On the Waves”, paintings and drawings, Gallery Kivipankki, Jämsä

2006 ”Syli/Lap”, Richard Street Library, Helsinki

2004 ”Home Sicknesses, paintings, drawings and sculptures, Gallery Kivipankki, Jämsä

(And other private exhibitions between 2003 and 2008)

 

SELECTED GROUP & JOINT EXHIBITIONS  *By invitation
2020 coming:   Biennial of European and Latin American Contemporary Art, Kaapelitehdas Helsinki
2019 Museum Kesselhaus Herzberge, osoite: Haus 29,, Herzbergstraße 79, 10365 Berlin,Germany
2019    90th Anniversary Exhibition of the Finnish Painters' Association, Galleria Becker, Jyväskylä90th Anniversary Exhibition of the Finnish Painters' Association, Galleria Becker, Jyväskylä

2019   in September: AVA Galleria, Helsinki, Finland/ October : United Nations Headquarters, USA and Gallery 4W43, New York, USA 

2018* Biennial of European and Latin American Contemporary Art, Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki

2017 – 2018 Jyväskylä Artist Association’s Annual Exhibition , Jyväskylä Art Museum

2017 *”Sinivalkoinen joulu/Blue-White Christmas”, Galleria Art Frida, Helsinki

2017 "Virkamiehen uni/A Bureaucrat’s Dream”, Jyväskylä Artist Association’s Summer Exhibition, Punnonen House, Keuruu

2017 *”Armo × Grace × Łaska”, Modern Icons, Galleria Art Villa Armas, Kangasala

2017* Spectrum Miami, Miami Art Week, Florida, USA

2016 "Särö-Sprickan-Fracture", Nordic Art Association in Finland, Almintalo, Loviisa

2016*  ”EARTH, Finnish Brazilian group exhibition, AVA-galleria, Helsinki

2016 ”MUUTOS”, Jyväskylä Artists´Association  group exhibition, Wanha Woimala, Vaajakoski

2016 * “Earth Contemporary Salon”, United Nations headquarter (YK:n päämaja), New York, USA

2016 ”Köyhyys on katsojan silmissä?”Lapinlahden Lähde, Käytävägalleria, Helsinki

2016 * Tendências Criativas ,Cultural Centre Juparana, Valencia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2016 * AVA ART FESTIVAL OSAKA, Enokojima Art, Culture and Creative Center, Osaka, Japan

2015 “Värivaloa/ Colour Light”, Jyväskylä Artist Association group exhibition, Kuokkala Church, Jyväskylä

2014-2015* BELA biennial, Museum of National History, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2014 * Maila Talvio -salonki, summer exhibition (by invitation), Hartola

2013* “omakuva:toisenkuva/ Selfportrait: Anothers Portrait, portraits of artist friends, Gallery Ronga, Tampere

2013 “Suomi-filmejä ja Pyykkipäiviä/ Finnish Films and Laundry Day”, with Pekka Suomäki, Galleria Pihatto, Lappeenranta

2012 “Siirtolapuutarha 3D/ Community Garden 3D”, Jyväskylä Artists´Association  group exhibition, Gallery Höyry, Korpilahti

2013 Exhibition New Members of the Jyväskylä Artists´Association”, Gallery Becker, Jyväskylä

2013 “MUOTOKUVA/PORTRAIT”, Union of Finnish Associations, Lahti Art Museum, Lahti

2013 * Exhibition of the Jämsä City Art Collection, Gallery Kivipankki, Jämsä

2013 “Kesäkatu/ Summer Street, annual Exhibition of the Jyväskylä Artists´Association, Jyväskylä

2013 “Pohjoinen rakkaus/ Northern Love”, Art Center HAIHATUS, Joutsa

2012 ”Haalistuneet toiveet/Faded hopes”, together with Outi Aho, Gallery Ronga, Tampere

2012 “Sota vai rauha?/War or Peace?”, Union of Finnish Associations, South Karjala Art Museum, Lappeenranta

2012 “A6”, eighteen artists of Central Finland, Gallery Höyry, Korpilahti

2011 “Muotokuva/Portrait”, Köysiratagallery, in Arts Academy at Turku University of Applied Sciences, Turku

2011  Annual Exhibition of Jyväskylä Artists´Association

(And other joint exhibitions between 2003 and 2010)

                     

COLLECTIONS

2015 Social Service and Health Care Learning Centre, Myllymäki, Jämsänkoski.  Oil paintings: ”Vapaapäivä/Day Off2014, ”Tulkaa juhlimaan/Come and celebrate” 2015 and ” Sunnuntailuistelija/Sunday Skater” 2014, Jyväskylä Education Consortium

2014 The Municipal House of Hartola, Ihana helmikuu/ What a wonderful February!6-piece painting series, 2013, Municipality of Hartola

2012 Jämsänkoski Church, “Kolumbialainen risti/Colombian Cross, gouache

2012 Jämsä Paunu School,”Rusettiluistelija/ Figure Skater”, oil painting 2011, Jämsä City Art Collection

2010 “Sailing ship, oil painting 2007, District Hospital, Jämsä City art collection

2009 Jämsä  Psychiatric Clinic for Youth, On the Cup of Milk, oil painting, 2008, Hospital district of Central Finland

2007 Vitikkala´s school, Eicca Toppinen,oil painting, 2007, Jämsä City Art Collection

2007 Jämsänkoski Church, ornament painting of the Cruz parade, 2007, Jämsä Congregation

2006  “Listeners, oil painting, 2004, Jämsänkoski Church, Jämsä Congregation

2005 “Portrait of a Viewer, oil painting, 2003, Theater Building in Jämsänkoski, Theater J&J

2005 “An Old Man Angel”, oil painting, 2004, Villa Saksala, Jämsä City Art Collection

 

 

GRANTS & AWARDS

2018 Project Grant from the Arts Promotion Centre’s Central Finnish Arts Council (Taike)

2011 Grant for the production of an exhibition, Department of Culture of Jämsä City

2008 “Award of Culture 2007”, Jämsänkoski Cultural Foundation

2007 Aid for exhibition production at Kivipankki Jämsä, Department of Culture of Jämsä City

2004 Grant, Department of Visual Arts, Institute of Orivesi

 

 

MEMBERSHIPS (Since year -)

2018 Deputy of representative of the Candidate Members on the selection Board committee of  Finish Painters´ Union  (TML)                     

2016, 2017    Finnish ArtistsAssociations Member Association Representative for the Union of Finnish Art Associations

2012-  Finish Painters´ Union  (TML)Candidate Member

2011- Artists´Association of  Jyväskylä and Member of the Board 2015 - 2016

2010-  Kuvasto ry.

2008-  Environmental Art Society  ”Joki ry”

2002-2016 The Society of Visual Arts “Värinä” and Member of the Board 2003 – 2009