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 MARJA BLOMSTER  born in Helsinki, 1945
  
 STUDIES
 1981-1981 Free Art School, professional section, Helsinki     
 1983-1984 Free Art School Introduction of colours of Josef Albers
  
 22 SOLO EXHIBITIONS  e.g.  
 1985  Gallery of Finnish Painters´Union,  Helsinki, Finland
 1986  Hvitträsk Museum, Kirkkonummi, Finland
 1989  A.H. Tammsaare Museum,  Tallinn,  USSR
 1991 Helsinki Festival, Finland
 1995,1999, Gallery BE´19, Helsinki, Finland
 1995 Gallery Just, Turku, Finland
 1998 Gallery Kipinä, Lahti, Finland
 2000, 2004 Mältinranta, Tampere, Finland
 2002, 2005, 2009 Gallery BE´19, Helsinki, Finland
  
 SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS e.g. 
 1983 SKJL, Art Museum in Pori and 1987 Art Museum in Joensuu, Finland
 1988 International Art Competition`88, Dublin, Ireland
 1989 Muu ry, Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä, Finland
 1991 The Annual 96th Exhibition of  Finnish Artists, Oulu Art Museum, Finland
 1991 Muu ry, Contemporary Art Centre, Moscow, Russia
 1992 Tyhjyys, Hyvinkää Art Museum, Finland
 1992-1993-1994 Paper Usa-Finland Contrasts and connections, USA
 1995 Regional Exhibition of Uusimaa, Kerava Artmuseum, Finland
 1996 ARCO’96, Madrid, Spain        
 1997 Fem fra Finland, Stenersen Museum, Oslo, Norway
 2001-2003 Finnish-Swedish exhibitions: Vilna, Lithuania;   Gotland Artmuseum,  Sweden;
                   Tórshavn, The Faroe Islands Denmark;  Salo Art Museum, Finland
 2005 Vitas (Artists Asssociation of Vyborg) , Imatra Artmuseum, Finland
 2010 Vitas  Lahti Art Museum,   2011 Vitas St. Michel Art Museum, Finland
 2011 Broadway Gallery, New York, USA
 2014  2014 AVA, Galleria, Carrousell du Louvre, Paris France
 2016-19  Enter into Art installations, e.g. Bonn, Cologne, Nassau, Diez, Bad Ems,  Germany
 2017  Amos Anderson Art Museum, Stripped, Collections exhibition, Helsinki, Finland
 2019 Espoon Taiteilijakilta ry, A. Gallen-Kallela museum, Espoo, Finland
 2019 Espoon Taiteilijakilta ry, Heinola Art Museum, Finland
2019 Espoon Taiteilijakilta ry, Cultural Center Espoo, Finland
 PRIZES AND SCHOLARSHIPS  e.g.
 1988 3rd prize, Competition for altarpiece in Olari Church in Espoo, Finland
 1997 State Grant to Artists (1 year)
                                                                                                                                                                               
 WORKS IN COLLECTIONS, MUSEUMS:
 Helsinki Art Museum HAM, Aine Art Museum, Amos Anderson Art Museum , 
 Emma Art Museum, Espoo, National Gallery/The State Art Collection, Church of Espoo, 
 Commune of  Kirkkonummi,  KOP (Bank), KELA   
  
 MEMBERSHIPS OF ORGANISATIONS e.g.
 Member of the Finnish Painters´ Union, (member of the board 1992-97)
 Member of the board of Helsinki Art Hall 1998-99
 Member of  Committee for the Purchase of Works for the State Art Collection 1999-2001, Ministry of 
 Education and Culture