Jukka Nopsanen, painter
Born in Helsinki, Finland, 1950
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Education: The School of The Academy of Fine Arts -70 –73.
Exhibitions: Since 1970 c.70 times in Finland and two times abroad.
Private exhibitions: Gallery Katariina in Helsinki –75. TM Gallery in Helsinki –76. Hotel Torni in Helsinki –77. Gallery Tallinvintti in Helsinki –79. Cultural Center of Hanasaari in Helsinki –79. Wäinö Aaltonen Museum in Turku –80. Gallery Strindberg in Helsinki –82 and –85. Restaurant Motti in Helsinki –82. Art Hall of Kajaani -84. Cultural Center of Vihti –84. Galllery Aura in Nummela –86. Gallery Kaivopuisto in Helsinki –86. Gallery Mino in Lohja –87 and –90. Gallery Pictor in Nummela –89 and –93, –02. The Library of Sysmä –89. Gallery Vanha Kerttu in Sysmä –90. Gallery Janus in Helsiki –91. Gallery Pihagalleria in Lahti –91. Gallery Katariina in Helsinki –94. Gallery Ida in Stockholm, Sweden –95 and –97.
Art Center Mältinranta in Tampere –98. Olkkala Estate in Vihti –03.
Gallery Katariina in Helsinki, the 30`th anniversary exhibition, year 2000.
Gallery Anna in Helsinki -2006
Gallery Pictor in Vihti -2009,
Gallery Johan S in Helsinki -2010
Scholarships: The School of The Academy of Fine Arts –73. Stipend of State for the exhibition, -76 and –80, -84. Cultural Foundation of Finland –76 and –91, -97, Helsinki City –76, Paulo Foundation –78, Kordelin Foundation –78, The Province of Uusimaa –88, Stipend of State -2000 and -2010.
Prizes: I and III prize, the competition arranged by Nokia for the students of The Academy -73. I prize, the competition arranged by the USA Embassy for the students of The Academy –73. II prize, The Painting Competition arranged by State –77. I prize, the Altar Painting of Pedersöre church -91.
Public paintings: The Altar Painting of Pedersöre church –91. Keskiviikkokerho portrait painting in Suomalainen klubi in Helsinki -86. The wall painting of the hospital in Nummela –88. The wall painting of the bank Osuuspankki in Nummela -90.
Several public portraits, for example at the University of Helsinki and the University Hospital of Helsinki.
Membership: The Finnish Painters Union since –74. The Painters Union of Helsinki since –75.
Teaching activity: Aalto University, School of Art and Design, Helsinki, 1980-2014.
Materials and techniques used: Oil on canvas. Traditional oil painting technique.