EDUCATION

1997 Visual artist, Pekka Halonen Academy, Tuusula, Finland
1988 Master of Arts (literature), Helsinki University, Helsinki, Finland

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019 Bread Queue / Lappeenranta Art Museum The 90th Anniversary Exhibition of the Finnish Painters’ Union 19.1.2019–28.4.2019
2014 Contemporary Art of Satakunta. Lönnström Art Museum, Rauma, Finland
2012 Champs-Elise, Pori, Finland
2011 Champs-Elise, Pori, Finland
2008 Gallery Angelo, Pori, Finland
2007 Paper Art in Finland, PAPRU, G.A. Serlachius Museum, Mänttä, Finland
2005 Sata palaa, Lönnström Art Museum, Rauma, Finland
2003 Union of Finnish Art Associations, 65. exhibition, Varkaus Art Hall, Varkaus, Finland
2003 Paper Art in Finland, National Exhibition, Haihara center for the Arts, Tampere, Finland
2003 Kerava Museum of Art, Kerava, Finland
2003 Miniature, The Line Gallery, Scotland
2002 Toscana artists, Regional Exhibition, Bagno a Ripoli, Italy
2002 Miniatyyri, Huittinen & Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, Turku, Finland
1999 Art of Satakunta, Emil Cedercreutz Museum, Harjavalta, Finland

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS

Pori Art Museum, Pori, Finland
Satakunnan keskussairaala, Hospital, Pori, Finland
WeeGee, Weilin & Göös printing house Espoo, Finland
Kuntarahoitus, Helsinki, Finland

PUBLICATION

2006 Helena Laine: Astu sisään, tilateoksia. Step in. Site-Specific Works.

SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS

2016/2019 Lupaus. A public work is coming to a prominent place in Pori Kirjurinluoto
2010 Artcommittee of Pori, Pori, Finland
2010 Crowd favorite, Lupaus Art Competition, Pori, Finland
2009 Arts Council of Finland
2001 Grant, Finnish Art foundations / Christoph Merian Foundation, IAAB, Basel, Schwitzerland
2000 National Saskia-grant, Finland
1999 Art Council of Satakunta, Finland

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

A public work is coming to a prominent place in Pori / Kirjurinluoto
2014 Galleria La Salita, Valencia, Espanja
2013 Virtual Gallery BE19
2011 Gallery BE’19, Helsinki, Finland
2010 Lupaus-gallery, Pori, Finland
2009 Gallery Utu, Jyväskylä, Finland
2009 Gallery Ferin, Helsinki, Finland
2009 Gallery Kioski, Helsinki, Finland
2006 Rauma Art Museum, Einola, Rauma, Finland (+ Publication Helena Laine. Site-Specific Works.)
2005/2006 The Finnish Paper Art Gallery, Kuusankoski, Finland
2005 Imatra Art Museum, Imatra, Finland
2002 Seinäjoki Art Hall, Seinäjoki, Finland
2002 tm.Gallery/Finnish Painters’ Union, Helsinki, Finland
2001 Studioexhibitions, Basel, Schwitzerland
2000 Poriginal gallery, Pori, Finland
2000 Studio X, Pori, Finland
1997 Gallery Rikhart, Helsinki, Finland
1997 Poriginal gallery, Pori, Finland
1997 Cultural Centre, Turku, Finland

OTHER ARTISTIC ACTIVITY

Cultural journalist, Alma Media Corporation / Satakunnan Kansa, Pori, Finland

WORKS TO SALE

From artist

MEMBERSHIP

Finnish Painters’ Union, Finland
The Union of Journalists in Finland
Exhibition juror: SkjL 07 Minimi, Finland
Arts Promotion Centre Finland 2010-2012 and 2013-2014 (vice chairman)

RESIDENCIES

2014 Art Funkl Valencia Spain
2014 Ars Nova Turku
SEVERAL TIMES The artist recidency of The Finnish Artists’ Association, Grassina, Italy, Prague and Berlin
2000 IAAB, The Finnish Artists’ Association / Christoph Merian Foundation, Basel, Schwitzerland + short residencies Arenys de Mar, Spain, Genova, Italy