Curriculum Vitae (En)

Seppo Öfverström
Born in 1947, Helsinki

Tapionmutka 60
97280 TAPIO, Finland
tlf. +358 41 4693022
e-mail. sakkeus60(ät)gmail.com

ART STUDIES

School of Art and Design / Graphic Design 1973

SOLO EXHIBITIONS IN FINLAND

2008 Art Museum, Rovaniemi
2003 Gallery Varikko, Art Museum, Rovaniemi
2001 Gallery Art Halvare, Oulu
2000 Gallery Viive, Rovaniemi
2000 Karhu-gallery, Rovaniemi
1999 Arktikum, Rovaniemi
1998 Karhu-gallery, Rovaniemi
1996 Art Gallery Justin, Oulu
1992 Gallery Pöntsö, Sirkka
1991 Art Museum, Rovaniemi
1990 Kaivopuisto-gallery, Helsinki
1989 Gallery Prinkkala, Turku
1989 Art Museum, Kemi
1988 Ars Arctica –awarded exhibition, Rovaniemi
1980 Näsi-gallery, Tampere
1979 Gallery Knuuttila, Lahti

SOLO EXHIBITIONS ABROAD

1993 Cultural Centre, Ajka / Hungary
1992 Tornhuset, Luleå / Sweden
1981 Kulturcentrum, Luleå / Sweden

GROUP EXHIBITIONS IN FINLAND

2015 Sadankahdeksankymmenen asteen kulma / 180-degree angle, Gallery Napa, Rovaniemi
2006 Polar 67° Northern Art, art Museum, Rovaniemi
2005 X Mänttä Art Festival 2005, Mänttä
2004 NAPA, Exhibition of Artists’ Association of Lapland, Art Museum, Seinäjoki
2004 PANG- Public Art Northern Genre 2004, Rovaniemi
2004 Gallery Poriginal, Pori (3 artists)
2003 Gallery Napa (3 artists), Rovaniemi
2003 Ars Arctica, Art Museum, Rovaniemi
2002 Exhibition of Artists’ Association of Lapland, Art Museum, Kerava
2001 4 artists (Artists’ Association of Lapland), City Hall, Rovaniemi
1999 Kiven aika (Artists’ Association of Lapland), Kemi
1998 Hallaa II (Artists’ Association of Lapland), Kemi
1997 Pohjoinen kaari, Gallery Halvare, Oulu
1997 Regional exhibition of Province of Lapland
1997 Gallery Täysikuu, Rovaniemi
1997 Ars Arctica, Rovaniemi
1996 Pohjoinen kaari, Gallery Täysikuu, Rovaniemi
1995 River-exhibition, Art Museum, Rovaniemi
1994 Polar Artline, Art Museum, Kemi
1994 Polar Artline, Art Museum, Kajaani
1994 Exhibition of Artists’ Association of Lapland, Marraskoski
1993 Shaman Summer, Tornio
1993 Art Summer of Lapland, Kittilä
1993 Latua (Artists’ Association of Lapland), Helsinki
1993 Exhibition of Artists’ Association of Lapland, Seinäjoki
1992 97th Exhibition of Artists of Finland, Helsinki
1992 Exhibition of Artists’ Association of Lapland
1992 Regional Exhibition of Province of Lapland
1989 Ars Arctica, Rovaniemi
1989 Regional Exhibition of Province of Lapland
1988 Ars Arctica, Rovaniemi
1987 Ars Arctica, Rovaniemi
1987 Gallery Pöntsö, Sirkka
1986 Regional Exhibition of Province of Lapland
1985 Kemin Mustaleipä, Kemi
1985 Ars Arctica, Rovaniemi
1984 Lapp Art, Ranua
1983 Regional Exhibition of Province of Lapland
1981 Modern Art of Lapland, Kemi
1981 Ars Arctica, Rovaniemi
1980 2nd Annual Exhibition of Art of Lapland
1980 Ars Arctica, Rovaniemi
1979 Regional Exhibition of Province of Lapland
1979 Ars Arctica, Rovaniemi

GROUP EXHIBITIONS ABROAD

2006 Polar 67° Northern Art, Beijing / China
2005 Exhibition of Artists’ Association of Lapland, Luleå / Sweden
2004 Újpest Gallery (3 artists), Budapest / Hungary
2003 Polar 5, Cultural Centre, Ajka / Hungary
2003 Rompere il ghiaggio (Modern Art of Lapland, 4 artists), Art Museum, Marostica / Italy
2002 Rompere il ghiaggio (Modern Art of Lapland, 4 artists), Gallery Pio Monti, Roma / Italy
1996 Polar Arc, München / Germany
1995 Exhibition of Artists’ Association of Lapland, Haparanda / Sweden
1994 Polar Artline: Art Museum, Arkangel / Russia
1994 Art Museum, Kirkenes / Norway
1993 Festival of Barents Region, Kirkenes / Norway
1992 4th International Cairo Biennale, Cairo / Egypt
1992 Cultural Centre, Murmansk / Russia
1991 Jenseits des Polarkreises, Germany
1991 Nordkalottens Höstsalong, Luleå / Sweden
1990 Festival Nordico, Roma / Italy
1987 Murmansk / Sovjet Union
1987 Nordkalottens Höstsalong, Luleå / Sweden
1987 Pajala / Sweden
1985 Olsztyn / Poland
1985 Murmansk / Sovjet Union

PUBLIC WORKS

1999 Arkadia (Mural painting), Ounasjoen yläaste, County of Rovaniemi
1999 Iloinen koulupäivä (Mural painting), Ounasjoen yläaste, County of Rovaniemi
1999 Kaaret (Mural painting), Ounasjoen yläaste, County of Rovaniemi
1986 Värinsekoittaja harmoniassa (mixed media, a collaboration with Pekka Hermanni Kyrö), Ounasrinteen päiväkoti, County of Rovaniemi

REPRESENTED IN COLLECTIONS

District Federation of Germany
C.C.M.D. Werbereagentur / Germany
Dresner Band, München / Germany
Town of Luleå / Sweden
Norrbottens Län, Landstinget / Sweden
State of Finland
Bank of Finland
Town of Tampere
Town of Kemi
Town of Rovaniemi
Town of Tornio
County of Rovaniemi
Oy Veikkaus Ab
Lapin seutukaavaliitto
Ragnar Lassinantti’s Collection / Sweden
Foundation of Veli Aine
Foundation of Jenny and Antti Wihuri
Pohjolan Osuuspankki
Posion Osuuspankki
Työväen säästöpankki
Lapin keskussairaala

PRIZES

1991 1st prize,  Nordkalottens Höstsalong, Sweden
1987 1st prize, Ars Arctica, Rovaniemi, Finland
1984 1st prize, Cultural Prize of County of Rovaniemi, Finland

 

LINK: Seppo Öfverström’s English Curriculum Vitae (PDF)