HENRY WUORILA-STENBERG

Born 1949 in Helsinki

studies

1967-68
Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki

1970-71
Accademia di Belle Arti, Rome

1971-74
Die Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Berlin (Meisterschüler)

1978
Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Dresden

selected solo exhibitions

1974
Kluuvin galleria, Helsinki

1976
Mikkeli Art Museum, Mikkeli

1977
Wäinö Aaltonen Museum, Turku

1980
The Helsinki Artists’ Association’s Exhibition Centre, Helsinki

1981
Suomi Centrum, Hamburg

1984
Galleria Katariina, Helsinki
Nordic Cultural Centre, Hanasaari

1985
Galerie Artek, Helsinki

1988
Galerie Artek, Helsinki

1990
Galerie Artek, Helsinki

1992
Galerie Artek, Helsinki
The Jyväskylä Artsis’ Association, Jyväskylä

1995
Galerie Artek, Helsinki
Oulu Art Museum, Helsinki

1997
Galerie Artek, Helsinki

1998
Gallery of the Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki

1999
Galleri Krister Fahl, Helsinki

2000
Galerie Anhava / Studio, Helsinki

2002
Etelä-Karjalan taidemuseo, Lappeenranta
Vantaa Art Museum, Vantaa

2004
Galerie Anhava
From Contradiction to Compassion, Helsinki City Art Museum

selected group exhibitions

1974
Freie Berliner Kunstausstellung, Berlin

1976
West-Berliner Kulturtage, Berlin

1979
Finsk Bild, Liljevalchs Art Hall, Stockholm

1986
Attityder, a circulating exhibition in Iceland, Sweden and Denmark

1990
Finnish Art, Katmandu

1994
Applikaatio, St.Petersburg
Sao Paolo, the 22. Biennial, Sao Paolo

1997
Kaiku, Tallinn

1997-98
Landscape of Finnish Soul, Kitakyushu Municipal
Museum of Art, Kitakyushu; Suntory Museum, Osaka;
Museum of Contemporary Art, Sapporo

1998
Skandinavien Party, Lychen

2001
Biennale i måleri, Väsby Art Hall, Väsby
Surface and Whirpools, Borås Art Museum, Borås

2002
Carnegie Art Award
Participated in group shows in Finland since 1971.

collections

Kiasma, Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki
Helsinki City Art Museum, Helsinki
Joensuu Art Museum, Joensuu
Kajaani Art Museum, Kajaani
Lahti Art Museum, Lahti
Lapinlahti Art Museum, Lapinlahti
Rovaniemi Art Museum, Rovaniemi
The Finnish State
Paulo Foundation
Pro Artibus Foundation
City of Espoo
City of Kuopio
City of Turku
City of Vaasa
City of Vantaa
County of Suomussalmi
Association of Ev. Luth. Parishes, Helsinki
Leonia Bank
Merita Bank
Insurance Company Sampo
Gothenburg Art Museum

awards

1996
Suomi Award

teaching

1984-97
University of Art and Design, UIAH, Helsinki

1996-98
Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki

1998-
Head of the Painting Department at the Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki