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ESA LAUREMA 
 
Born 1950, Helsinki
Died 2010, Espoo
 
 
JURIED EXHIBITIONS IN FINLAND
 
- Exhibition of the Young 1969, 1970, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1978
- State Art Competition: Kunsthalle Helsinki 1970
- Museum of Contemporary Art, Tampere 1971
- Vaasa 1973
- Annual Exhibition of the Artists'Association of Finland 1970, 1972, 1974,
1975, 1976, 1977, 1979
- Triennial of the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki 1971
- Regional Exhibitions 1974, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1983
 
National Exhibitions:
- Turku 1974
- Jyväskylä 1975
- Rovaniemi 1977
- Tampere 1979
- Lappeenranta 1984
 
- The Quinquennial Exhibition of the Association of Finnish Sculptors, SCULPTOR, Helsinki 1980, 1985
 
- Youth Art Happening, Turku 1970
 
 
GROUP EXHIBITIONS IN FINLAND
 
Touring exhibitions by the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts:
- Kineettisiä kuvia (Kinetic Images) 1970
- Aika-väri-tila (Time-Colour-Space) 1988-89
 
- The 60th Anniversary exhibition of the Helsinki Electric Plant, Kluuvin
Galleria, Helsinki 1969
 
- The Gallery of the Artists' Association of Helsinki 1970
 
Exhibitions of the DIMENSIO Group:
- Museum of Contemporary Art, Tampere 1972, 1976, 1992
- Wäinö Aaltonen Art Museum, Turku 1973
- Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä 1973
- Dipoli, Espoo 1974 
- Serlachius Art Museum, Mänttä 1976
- Posio 1976
- Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki 1976
- Lahti Art Museum 1977
- Lapland 1977
- Kunsthalle Helsinki 1982
- Savonsolmuart, Pieksämäki 1983
- Museum of Central Finland, Jyväskylä 1985, 1994
- Lapinlahti Art Center 1985
- Gallery Otso, Espoo 1986
- Poleeni, Pieksämäki 1989, 1992, 1997
 
- The 50th Anniversary exhibition of the Kunsthalle Helsinki 1977
 
Exhibitions by artists from Espoo:
- Espo 1, Espoo 1970, Espo 21 Espoo 1990
- 1975, 1977, 1978, 1991
- Southern Karelian Art Museum, Lappeenranta 1983
- Joensuu Art Museum 1983
- Gallery Otso, Espoo 1985
 
- Exhibition by the ev-luth. Congregations in Helsinki 1976
 
- Exhibition by the National Broadcasting Company, Helsinki 1978
 
- 10th Anniversary Exhibition of the Visual Artists of Espo, Helsinki 1979
 
- Retretti Art Center, Punkaharju 1980
 
- Ateneum Art Museum 1981
- Datart, Painters' Gallery, Helsinki 1982
 
- Taidetta julkisissa tiloissa (Art in public spaces), Espoo 1982
 
- Liikettä (Movement), Ateneum Art Museum 1984
 
- Taide - tietokone - datart, (Art-computer-datart) Museum of Contemporary Art, Tampere 1985
 
- Puun kieli (Language of Wood), Museum of Applied Art, Helsinki 1987
 
- Finlandiahall, Helsinki 1988
 
- Taide on kokemus (Art is an experience), Kajaani Art Hall 1988
 
- Computer and videoart, Hyvinkää 1988
 
- Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere 1988
 
- Valo taiteessa (Light in art), Pyrri Art Center, Savonlinna 1989
 
- Postal Museum, Helsinki 1990
 
- Pro Arte Moderna, Helsinki 1990
 
- Hybridis, Museum of Central Finland, Jyväskylä 1991
 
- El-Art, Retretti Art Center 1991
 
- Sampo-Galleria, Kalevala Village, Kuhmo 1991
 
- Esa-Antti-Osmo, Kerava Art Museum 1992
 
Sähköinen taide (Electric art)
- Rauma Art Museum 1992, 1995
- Kuopio Art Museum 1995
 
- XL art fair, Turku 1994
 
- Lasi & Valo (Glass and Light), Tampere 1997
 
- Paastosta pääsiäiseen (From fast to easter), Kerava Art Museum 1998
 
 
SOLO EXHIBITIONS IN FINLAND
 
Espoo:
- 1974 
- 1975      
- 1979 together with Jerzy Grohocki
- EKT-galleria 1984, 1987, 1990, 1993, 1996
- Espoo Cultural Center 1995
- WeeGee-galleria 1999
- galleria Aarni 2000
- Museum of Contemporary Art, Tampere 1975
 
Helsinki:
- 1976, 1980, 1990
- Gallery Sculptor 1983
- Amos Anderson Art Museum 1986
- Painters' Gallery 1996
 
- Wäinö Aaltonen Art Museum, Turku 1984
- Kemi Art Museum 1984
- Joensuu Art Museum 1984
- Siilinjärvi 1986, 1996
- Valoalttari (Light altar):
- Rovaniemi Art Museum 1990
- Aine Art Museum, Tornio 1990
- Oulu Art Museum 1990
- Southern Karelian Art Museum, Lappeenranta 1991
- K.H. Renlund Museum, Kokkola 1991
 
 
SOLO EXHIBITIONS ABROAD
 
- Hungary 1986
- Berlin 1989
- Linnagalerii, Tallinn 1997
- Eesti Näituset, Tallinn 1997
 
 
EXHIBITIONS OF FINNISH ART ABROAD
 
Exhibition by DIMENSIO Group:
- Hässelby, Stockholm 1976
- J. Gallery, Budapest 1981
- Poznan, Poland 1989
- Museum for Foreign Art, Riga 1996
- State Russian Museum, Marble Palace, St Petersburg 1997
- Young Finnish Art, Warsaw ja Wroclaw, Poland 1977
- The Language of Wood:
- American Craft Museum, New York 1989
- Minneapolis, USA 1989
- Vancouver, Canada 1989
 
Drei Finnische Dimensionen:
- Bauhaus, Dessau, Germany 1991
- TIB gallery, Berlin 1991
 
- EXPO '92, Sevilla, Spain 1992
 
ANTTIESAOSMOUNTO:
- Tallinn Art Hall 1993
- Szombathelyi Képtár, Hungary 1993
- Eger, Hungary 1996
- Konstens hus, Luleĺ, Sweden 1998
 
 
INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS
 
- Experimental Environment -symposium, Lehtimäki 1982
 
Europa 24:
- Szombathely Art Gallery, Hungary 1992
- Angermuseum, Erfurt, Germany 1994
- Eger, Hungary 1995
 
- RUUM ja VORM 2000, Tallinn Art Hall 1999 - 2000
 
- International Sculpture Quadrennial Riga 2000 Latvia
 
 
AWARDS
 
- State Art Award 1982
 
- City of Espoo Art Award 1984
 
- Morfeus Award 1999
 
 
PUBLIC COMMISSIONS
 
- Prismakehä (Prism Circle) Town Hall of Espoo, 1976
- Leiju, School for Deaf, Espoo 1983
- Riippusilta (Suspension bridge), Siilinjärvi Library 1986
- Valoprisma (Light prism), Nöykkiö School, Espoo 1987
- Aurinkolaiva (Sun ship), Fortum (IVO), Vantaa 1988
- Five Holograms, Fortum (IVO), Vantaa 1987-88
- Pieni Valoalttari (Little Light Altar), Siemens, Espoo 1989
- Iso Valoalttari (Big Light Althar), Siemens, Espoo 1989
- Itä ja länsi (East and West), Fortum (IVO), Vantaa 1990
- Light work, Philips Lighting, Eindhoven, The Netherlands 1994
- Little Light Altar, Karjalohja Church  1995
 
 
REPRESENTED IN ART COLLECTIONS
 
- State of Finland
- City of  Helsinki
- City of Espoo
- City of Turku
- City of Lahti
- City of Tampere
- City of Joensuu
- Museum of Contemporary Art, Kiasma, Helsinki
 
 
MEMBERSHIPS
 
- Association of Finnish Sculptors
- Finnish Painters' Union
- Visual Artists of Espoo
 
DIMENSIO Group:
- President 1984-85, 1996-2010
- Kepes Society 1996
- Vice president 1999-2010

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