Curriculum Vitae

Elena Maijala
artist/painter
Born October 10, 1951 in Helsinki, Finland


Art Education

1987-1993: Private Art School

1998-2004: Painting and drawing lessons with professors M. Kudrevatyj and

G.I. Manasherov from St. Petersbourg National Repin Academy of Painting,

Schulpture and Architecture

2004: Complementary schooling by the Art Academy of Finland


Solo Shows abroad

2010: Castello di Taurasi, (Avellino) Italia

2009: Kópavogur Art Museum, Iceland

2001: Lungmen Art Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

1999: Pacific Cultural Foundation, Taipei, Taiwan

1995: Gallery Swan, 545 Broadway, New York

1992: Galerie Ynsprugger Werkstatt, Innsbruck, Austria

1991: Galerie Josette Meyer, Paris, France


Group Shows abroad

2013: Grand Design London

2004: Villa Riso & Museu do Primero Reinado, Rio de Janeiro

2001: Galerie Werkstatt-Laden, Winterthur, Switzerland

1997: International Art Expo, The Floating Gallery at Carnegie Hall, New York City

1997: Swan-MyungSook Lee Gallery, 545 Broadway, New York

1997: The International ART 27 Exhibition of Contemporary Art,

Marly le Roi (Paris), France

1996: Planetary Renaissance, International Art Spectacular, St. Paul, MN, USA

1996: Icarus 2003, International Art Exhibition, Nags Head, NC, USA

1996: Art Addiction, Stockholm, Sweden

1995: 30th International Exhibition, Fine Arts Institute of the San Bernardino

County Museum, CA, USA

1995: 1st International Erotic Art Expo, Griffin Gallery, Miami Beach, USA

1995: National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C.

1995: International Art Competition, 54 Gallery, New York

1995: International Arts Festival, Alliance of Women in the Arts,

Fort Mason Center, San Fransisco, USA

1993: Sodarco International Spring Contest, Montreal, Canada

1992: Group IN, Raathausgalerie, Castrop Rauxel, Germany

1990-99: Assosiación Hispano-Nordica, Fuengirola, Spain


Solo Shows in Finland

2013: "Kun maailma ei riitä", Bulevardi 7, Helsinki

2010: Galerie Oljemark, Helsinki

2009: "Before Kalevala", Bulevardi 7, Helsinki

2007: "Sädekehän takana", Galerie Oljemark, Helsinki

2006: "Elämän mitta", Kanneltalo, Helsinki

2005: STOA Gallery, Helsinki

2004: Galleria Gaia, Helsinki

2003: Boknäs Gallery, Helsinki

2003: Galleria Seriola, Tampere

2003: Galleria Primavera, Helsinki

2001: Galleria Uusitalo, Helsinki

1997: Galleria Katariina, Helsinki

1996: Pohjola Art Gallery, Helsinki

1994-95: S-Gallery, Helsinki

1993-94: Cultural Center in Tammisaari

1992: Salon Bellarte, Turku

1992: French Cultural Center, Helsinki

1990-91: Russian Cultural Center, Helsinki

1990: Keski-Suomen Taidegalleria, Jyväskylä


Group Shows in Finland

2012: ArtForum Helsinki 2012, sales exhibition

2011: ArtForum Helsinki 2011, sales exhibition

2011: ArtHelsinki, Helsinki Contemporary Art Fair

2006: "My Helsinki", Water Colour Exhibition at Sanomatalo of Helsingin Sanomat, Helsinki

2005: Annual Exhibition of the Union of Finnish Art Associations at Porvoo Art Factory

1996-2008: Annual Exhibitions of Wiborg Art Assosiacion

2004: Taiteilijatalo Pyynpivo, Perniö

2000: Uudet Maan Kuvat, regional exhibition, Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki

1999: Summer Exhibition in Emil Cedercreuz Art Museum in Harjavalta of the

Union of Finnish Art Assosiacions

1999: Group Horizon, Cultural Center of Espoo

1999: Zoom-Booli -Group, Poleeni Cultural Center in Pieksämäki

1998: Helsinki Art Assosiacion's exhibition in Suomenlinna

1997: Exhibition of Helsinki Art Assosiacion celebrating it's 30th Anniversary

1994: Annual Exhibition of the Union of Finnish Art Assosiacions at

the South Carelian Art Museum in Lappeenranta

1992: A-Vakuutus Insurance Company celebrated it's 60th birthday with

art exhibitions in 15 cities around Finland

1990: Annual Exhibition of the Union of Finnish Art Associations at Kulttuurikeskus

Poleeni, Pieksämäki, Finland

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