Henry Wuorila-Stenberg


born in 1949, Helsinki, Finland
lives and works in Helsinki, Finland

Studies


1967-68
Finnish Academy of Fine Arts
,
Helsinki, Finland
1970-71
Accademia di Belle Arti
,
Rome, Italy
1971-74
Die Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste
,
West Berlin, Germany
(Degree)
1978
Hochschule für Bildende Künste
,
Dresden, Germany
(Anatomy studies with Gottfried Bammes)

Solo Exhibitions


2016
I Am the Rose Garden of Your Love
,
Helsinki Contemporary
,
Helsinki, Finland
2013
Helsinki Contemporary
,
Helsinki
2012
Art Copenhagen / Galerie Anhava
,
Copenhagen, Denmark
Ap'Arte Galeria
,
Porto, Portugal
(with Outi Heiskanen)
2011
Galerie Anhava
,
Helsinki, Finland
2010
Galleria Katve, University of Lapland
,
Rovaniemi, Finland
2009
Taidesalonki Husa
,
Tampere, Finland
2008
Hyvinkää Art Museum
,
Hyvinkää, Finland
(with Mika Karhu)
Hyvän mielen galleria
,
Helsinki, Finland
Örebro Konsthall
,
Sweden
Norrtälje Konsthall
,
Sweden
Galleri 21
,
Malmö, Sweden
2007
Galerie Anhava
,
Helsinki, Finland
2006
Galleria Mania
,
Tampere, Finland
2005
Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art
,
Turku, Finland
(retrospective exhibition)
2004
Helsinki Art Museum Meilahti
,
Helsinki, Finland
(retrospective exhibition)
Galerie Anhava
,
Helsinki, Finland
2003
Galleria Orton
,
Helsinki, Finland
2002
Myyrmäkitalo
,
Vantaa, Finland
(with Anne Tompuri)
2001
South Karelia Art Museum
,
Lappeenranta, Finland
(with Anne Tompuri)
Galerie Anhava
,
Helsinki, Finland
2000
Galerie Anhava
,
Helsinki, Finland
(with Marko Vuokola)
1999
Galleri Krister Fahl
,
Stockholm, Sweden
1998
Gallery of the Academy of Fine Arts
,
Helsinki, Finland
1997
Galerie Artek
,
Helsinki, Finland
1996
Pictor
,
Nummela, Finland
1995
Oulu Art Museum
,
Oulu, Finland
Galerie Artek
,
Helsinki, Finland
1993
Koivulinna
,
Pukkila, Finland
(with Tuomo Saalin)
1992
Jyväskylä Artists Association
,
Jyväskylä, Finland
Galerie Artek
,
Helsinki, Finland
1990
Galerie Artek
,
Helsinki, Finland
1988
Galerie Artek
,
Helsinki, Finland
1987
Artminor
,
Naantali, Finland
1985
Galerie Artek
,
Helsinki, Finland
1984
The Nordic Culture Center, Hanasaari
,
Espoo, Finland
Gallery Katariina
,
Helsinki, Finland
1980
Helsinki Artists’ Association Centre
,
Helsinki, Finland
1977
Wäinö Aaltosen museo
,
Turku, Finland
(with Antti Niinimäki)
1976
Mikkeli Art Museum
,
Mikkeli, Finland
(with Antti Niinimäki)
1974
Kluuvi Gallery
,
Helsinki, Finland

Group Exhibitions in Finland


2017
Me: Self-Portraits Through Time
,
Kunsthalle Helsinki
2016
Hiljaisuuden manifesti
,
Cultural Centre Sofia
,
Helsinki
(Ulla Karttunen, Jukka Korkeila, Antti Löppönen, Henry Wuorila-Stenberg)
From Heino With Love – From the collection of the Heino Art Foundation
,
Helsinki Art Museum HAM
Touch / Saastamoinen Foundation Art Collection Exhibition
,
EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art
,
Espoo, Finland
2015
The Ecstasy of Saint Teresa
,
Amos Anderson Art Museum
,
Helsinki, Finland
Remain in Light
,
Helsinki Contemporary
,
Helsinki, Finland
2014
The Big Picture – A Collections Exhibition
,
Amos Anderson Art Museum
,
Helsinki, Finland
The Art Center Purnu Summer Exhibition
,
Orivesi, Finland
Men – Any Feelings?
,
Tampere Art Museum
,
Finland
(Ville Andersson, Matti Kalkamo, Eemil Karila, Jukka Korkeila, Anne Koskinen, Antti Laitinen, Hannu Palosuo, ROP, Janne Räisänen Roi Vaara, Henry Wuorila-Stenberg)
Vieraantuminen
,
Hyvinkää Art Museum
,
Hyvinkää, Finland
(Johan Eichhorn, Hannah Hamberg, Maiju Heikkilä, Sampsa Indrén, Mika Karhu, Janne Kärkkäinen, Pentti Määttänen, Harri Pälviranta, Anna Tahkola, Anna Törmä, Matti Vainio, Kari Vehosalo, Henry Wuorila-Stenberg)
2013-14
Portrait of an Artist
,
Amos Anderson Art Museum
,
Helsinki, Finland
2013
Petri Hytönen
,
Taidetehdas, Galleria Kulma
,
Porvoo, Finland
(Antti Arkoma, Ylva Holländer, Petri Hytönen, Auli Järvelä, Mikko Paakkola, Paavo Paunu, Saara Piispa, Tarja Pitkänen-Walter, Satu Rautiainen, Jyrki Riekki, Antti Ruuhela, Henry Wuorila- Stenberg)
Drawing in the Flesh – piirtäjän näkökulma
,
Vantaa Art Museum
,
Vantaa, Finland
2012
7. aalto – kuvataiteen Wihuri
,
Kunsthalle Helsinki, Lönnström Art Museum, Rauma
,
Finland
2012-13
Art in Transformation
,
Amos Anderson Art Museum
,
Helsinki, Finland
2011
Believe It or Not – New Works from the Collection
,
Helsinki Art Museum Meilahti
,
Helsinki, Finland
Kind of Nice – The 20th Anniversary of Galerie Anhava
,
Galerie Anhava
,
Helsinki, Finland
New Savonlinna
,
Galleria 56
,
Savonlinna, Finland
(with Ville Löppönen and Pentti Koskinen)
Tehdä näkyväksi
,
Cable Factory
,
Helsinki, Finland
2010
KIPU
,
Kerava Art Museum
,
Kerava, Finland
2009
FINLANDIA 200 – Finnish Portraiture 1809-2009
,
Helsinki Art Museum Meilahti
,
Helsinki, Finland
A Look at EMMA’s Collections – Treasure Islands and Daydreams
,
EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art
,
Espoo, Finland
Todellisuuden taju
,
Hyvinkää Art Museum
,
Hyvinkää, Finland
2008
Pro Artibus Foundation Art Collection
,
Tammisaari, Finland
(also Kajaani, Vaasa, Turku, Finland and Gothenburg, Sweden)
The 1970's – Strangely Familiar
,
Helsinki Art Museum Tennispalatsi
,
Finland
Splätsh! The Extension of Watercolour
,
Amos Anderson Art Museum
,
Helsinki, Finland
2007
Self Portrait – The 40th anniversary Exhibition of the Helsinki Artists’ Association
,
Galleria Katariina
,
Helsinki, Finland
(invited)
Boogie Woogie – Art and Jazz
,
Kunsthalle Helsinki
,
Finland
Wound
,
Gallen-Kallela Museum, Rauma Art Museum
,
Espoo, Finland, Rauma, Finland
(Akseli Gallen-Kallela, Jukka Korkeila, Mauri Kuitula, Vilho Lampi, Mauno Markkula, Olavi Martikainen, Åke Mattas, Elina Merenmies, Paavo Paunu, Tarmo Paunu, Jyrki Riekki, Janne Räisänen, Tyko Sallinen, Mari Sunna, Henry Wuorila-Stenberg)
2006
The Saastamoinen Foundation Art Collection
,
EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art
,
Espoo, Finland
2005-06
Nimettömät – Kalsarikulttuuria
,
Helsinki Art Museum Tennispalatsi
,
Finland
2004
Stream of Seeing
,
Amos Anderson Art Museum
,
Helsinki, Finland
2002
Myth – a journey into the Finnish mindscape
,
Helsinki Art Museum
,
Finland
2001
Ilomiehet, On the Road
,
Rauma Art Museum
,
Rauma, Finland
2000
Ilomiehet
,
Galleria 2
,
Turku, Finland
1998
Landscape of Finnish Soul
,
Pori Art Museum
,
Pori, Finland
1994
Applikaatio
,
1st Triennial of Finnish Art
,
Helsinki, Finland
1993
Mänttä Art Festival
,
Mänttä, Finland
(also in 1995, 2000, -08, -11, -14)
1992
The Association of Finnish Printmakers' Gallery
(with Risto Suomi and Thomas Nyqvist)
1991
Lapinlahti Art Museum
,
Lapinlahti, Finland
1990
Galleria Uusikuva
,
Kotka, Finland
1989
125th Anniversary Exhibition of the Artists’ Association of Finland
,
Helsinki, Finland
Kluuvi Gallery
,
Helsinki, Finland
1986
Galerie Pelin
,
Helsinki, Finland
K.H. Renlund Museum
,
Kokkola, Finland
1984
Vaasa City Art Gallery
,
Vaasa, Finland
1983
Mältinranta Artcenter
,
Tampere, Finland
AKT 83
,
Ateneum Art Museum
,
Helsinki, Finland
1982
Taiteilija 82
,
Kunsthalle Helsinki, Kotka Art Museum, Lahti Art Museum
,
Finland
1981
Finnish Painters' Union Exhibition
,
Helsinki, Kuopio Art Museum
,
Finland
1979
Kantaryhmä
,
Tampere Art Museum
,
Tampere, Finland
1978
Exhibition of the Helsinki Artists’ Association
,
Karjalan talo
,
Lappeenranta, Finland
1977
Suomen taiteilijain vuosinäyttely
,
Finland
(also in 1981, -83, -85, -86)
1976
Annual Exhibition of the Union of Finnish Art Associations
(also in 1979)
1975
Valtakunnannäyttely
,
Finland
(also in 1977, -81)
1972
Young Artists' Exhibition
,
Finland
(also in 1975, -76, -78, -79, -80, -81, -82)
1971
Suomen taideakatemian kolmivuotisnäyttely
,
Finland

Group Exhibitions Abroad


2017
ARTEGROUN BALTIC 2017
,
Vieljandi, Viro
,
Viljandi, Viro
(Erno Enkenberg. Jan Neva. Thomas Nyqvist. Tamara Piilola. Tuomo Saali. Jaakko Rönkkö. Maika Vesalahti. Henry Wuorila- Stenberg)
2015
Finland
,
Galleri 21
,
Malmö, Sweden
(Jan Erik Andersson, Kari Cavén, Markus Copper, Jiri Geller, Petri Hytönen, Pekka Jylhä, Kaarina Kaikkonen, Marja Kanervo, Kirsi Kaulanen, Jukka Korkeila, Jaakko Niemelä, Paavo Paunu, Jyrki Riekki, Heli Ryhänen, Marko Vuokola, Henry Wuorila-Stenberg)
2013
Beauty Box
,
Galerie Toolbox
,
Berlin, Germany
(with Robin Lindqvist and Veronika Ringbom)
2011
Art Brussels 2011
,
Belgium
2010
Memory Traces – Contemporary Art from Finland
,
Ludwig Museum
,
Koblenz, Germany
2009-10
Synligt - Osynligt
,
Rackstadmuseet
,
Arvika, Sweden
2008
Schichten der Erinnerungen
,
Felleshus der Nordischen Botschaften
,
Berlin, Germany
(Kiasma collections)
Arte Finlandese
,
MuBE – Museu Brasileiro da Escultura
,
São Paulo, Brazil
2007
Oh my God!
,
Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium
,
Vestfossen, Norway
2006
Connecting People
,
Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium
,
Vestfossen, Norway
Contemporary Finnish Painting
,
Galerie Christian Roellin
,
St. Gallen, Switzerland
2005
Stockholm Art Fair / Galerie Anhava
,
Stockholm, Sweden
2003-04
Myth – a journey into the Finnish mindscape
,
Yamaguchi Prefectural Museum of Art, Gunma Museum of Art, Tatebayashi, Sendai
,
Japan
2002-03
Carnegie Art Award
,
Röda Sten
,
Gothenburg, Sweden
Carnegie Art Award
,
Helsingin taidemuseo Meilahti
,
Helsinki, Finland
Carnegie Art Award
,
Victoria Miro Warehouse
,
London, UK
Carnegie Art Award
,
Kunstforeningen
,
Copenhagen, Denmark
Carnegie Art Award
,
Kunstnernes Hus
,
Oslo, Norway
Carnegie Art Award
,
Listasafni Reykjavíkur Hafnarhúsi
,
Reykjavik, Iceland
2001
Stockholm Art Fair / Galerie Anhava
,
Stockholm, Sweden
Biennal i måleri – Norden och Baltikum
,
Väsby Konsthall
,
Väsby, Sweden
Surface and Whirlpools
,
Borås Konstmuseum
,
Borås, Sweden
1998
Skandinavische Kunst
,
Lychen, Germany
1997-98
Landscape of Finnish Soul
,
Kitakyushu Museum of Art, Santory Museum, Osaka, Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo
,
Japan
1997
Kaiku
,
Tallinn Art Hall
,
Estonia
1994
22nd São Paulo Art Biennial
,
Brazil
Applikaatio
,
Saint Petersburg, Russia
1990
Suomalaista taidetta
,
Kathmandu, Nepal
1986
Attityder
,
Iceland, Sweden, Denmark
1981
Suomi Centrum
,
Hamburg, Germany
1977-78
Finsk Bild
,
Liljevalchs konsthall
,
Stockholm, Sweden
1976
West-Berliner Kulturtage
,
Berlin, Germany
1974
4. Freie Berliner Kunstausstellung
,
Berlin, Germany

Teoksia kokoelmissa


Amos Anderson Art Museum
Antti Piipon kokoelma
City of Keuruu
City of Kuopio
City of Vaasa
City of Vantaa
EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art
EMO Foundation
Gothenburg Museum of Art
Heino Art Foundation
Helsinki Art Museum
Joensuu Art Museum
Kajaani Art Museum
Lahti Art Museum
Lapinlahti Art Museum
Leena and Kari Niemistö Collection, Hämeenlinna Art Museum
Leonia Bank (Sampo Bank)
Municipality of Suomussalmi
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma
Nordea Bank
Oulu Art Museum
Parish Union of Helsinki
Paulo Foundation
Pekka Mattila Collection
Pori Art Museum
Pro Artibus
Ratsula Collection
Rovaniemi Art Museum
Saastamoinen Foundation Art Collection
Sampo Group
Seppo Fräntin kokoelma
Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland / Pro Artibus
The Finnish State
Turku Art Museum
Tuulensuu Art Foundation
Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art
Yritys-Fennia

Awards


2004
Pro Finlandia Medal
2003
World Cultural Council, Honours Diploma
2002
Stina Krook Foundation, grant
1996
Finland Prize

Publications


Hämärän näkijä : [autobiography]. - Hki : Like, 2013. - 592 pp., 32 illustrated pp. ISBN 978-952-01-0893-9
Hämärän näkijä – audiobook / narrated by Tapio Rauvala. - Hki : Celia (Finnish Federation of the Visually Impaired – FFVI), 2013. - 1 CD-ROM, 25 h 20 min

Teaching


1984-1998
University of Art and Design Helsinki
(permanent part-time teacher)
1996-1998
Academy of Fine Arts Helsinki
(permanent part-time teacher)
1998-2005
Academy of Fine Arts Helsinki
(Professor in Painting -12.2005, Head of the Painting Department -08.2004)

Further Teaching Assignments in Finland and Abroad


Free Art School
,
Helsinki, Finland
Art School MAA
,
Helsinki, Finland
Nordic Art School
,
Kokkola, Finland
Lahti Institute of Fine Arts
,
Lahti, Finland
Hochschule der Künste
,
Berlin, Germany
(16.-19.12.1996)
Trondheim Academy of Fine Art
,
Norway