Riikka Ahlfors

Born 1975 in Kirkkonummi, Finland. Lives and works in Helsinki; has lived 13 years in Canada

EDUCATION

  • 2011- 2015 Master of Fine Arts, Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, FI
  • 2003-2007 Bachelor of Fine Arts, York University, Ontario, CA
  • 1996-2002 Canadian Accredited Master Florist, Flowers Canada

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

  • 2016 Snatched, Taidesalonki, Helsinki, FI
  • 2012 Paintings, Elora Center for the Arts, Elora, Ontario, CA
  • Art in Space-Space in Art, Malmitalo Gallery, Helsinki, FI
  • 2011 Paintings, Wellamo, HelsinkI, FI
  • 2009 Shinkansenissa, Gallery Ulaani, Helsinki, FI
  • 2006 Disenthralled Dissonance, The Gale Gallery, York University, Ontario, CA
  • 2004 Escapes, Curiosity House-Canadian Gallery, Creemore, Ontario, CA
  • 2002 Pick Up Sticks, The Fraser Gallery, Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia, CA
  • Tango in the Closet, Khyber, Halifax, Nova Scotia, CA

JURIED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  • 2015 PINTAA SYVEMMÄLLE, SKjL, Seinäjoki, FI
  • 2013 Cabinet of Curiosities, Kaiku Galleria, Helsinki and Pro Arte, St. Petersburg, Ru
  • All of a sudden, Kuva/Tila, Helsinki, FI
  • 2012 Summer exhibition 2012 of Helsinki’s Society of Artist, Gallery Rantakasarmi, Helsinki, FI
  • 2011 ARTEGROUND The Exhibition for Finnish Art (16.7-7.8.2011), Viljandi, Estonia
  • Helsinki’s Society of Artists’ Summer Exhibition, Gallery Rantakasarmi, Helsinki, FI
  • 2010 SkjL 2010 Annual exhibition, Järvenpään taidemuseo / The Art Museum of Järvenpää, FI
  • 2007 Shirley Dilworth Jaychuk painting competition, Elora Centre for the Arts, Elora, Ontario, CA
  • Opus, Whipper Snapper-gallery, Toronto, Ontario, CA

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  • 2016 Finnish Painters’ Union group exhibition, Cable Factory, Helsinki, FI
  • 2015 Finnish Painters’ Union group exhibition, Cable Factory, Helsinki, FI
  • ARTag Gallery, Helsinki, FI
  • 2014 Art Week Helsinki, Cable Factory, Helsinki, FI
  • ARTag Gallery, Helsinki, FI
  • Pälde 13, Helsinki Festival, Helsinki, FI
  • Finnish Painters’ Union group exhibition, Cable Factory, Helsinki, FI
  • 2013 Taidemyyntimö, Helsinki Music Center, Helsinki, FI
  • Summer exhibition 2013 of Helsinki’s Society of Artist VALO, Gallery of Stoa, Helsinki, Fi
  • Kuvan Kevät, Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, FI
  • 2012 Express 13, Fluid Gallery, Helsinki, FI
  • Painting & moving image, Kaiku Gallery, Helsinki, FI
  • Birds of the feather Flock together, Galleria FAFA, Helsinki. FI
  • 2011 ArtHelsinki-contemporary art exhibition 2011 / Galleria Ulaani, FI
  • 2008 Juuret/Roots, Library Gallery, Viitasaari, FI
  • 2007 Heinäaho’s Summer Gallery, Mäntylänkylä, Viitasaari,FI
  • Paintings/Drawings, Gale Gallery, Zacks Gallery, York University, Ontario, CA
  • 2006 Open House, Tableu Vivant in an elevator, York University, Ontario, CA
  • Pause, Video/performance- installation, York University, Ontario, CA
  • 2003 Heinäaho’s Summer Gallery, Mäntylänkylä, Viitasaari
  • 2002 The Red Show, Khyber, Halifax, Nova Scotia, CA
  • 50-50, Khyber, Halifax, Nova Scotia, CA
  • 2001 Christmas Show, Khyber, Halifax, Nova Scotia, CA
  • Alfa Chalk Show, Argyle Fine Art, Halifax, Nova Scotia, CA
  • Heinäaho’s Summer Gallery, Mäntylänkylä, Viitasaari
  • 2000 Art X 10, Cambridge Library, Halifax, Nova Scotia, CA

Exhibitions in Konstsalongen

Riikka Ahlfors – 2016