HARRI KOSONEN
b. 1947, sculptor, Helsinki, Finland


Studies

Photography at the Finnish School of Industrial Arts,
Helsinki, 1968-71
Sculpture and plastic arts at the University of Art and Design,
Helsinki (formerly the Finnish School of Industrial Arts)


Memberships

The Association of Finnish Sculptors
The Helsinki Artists´ Association
The Joensuu Artists´ Association
The Guild of Medallic Art in Finland


One-man exhibitions "Statuettes and Art Medals"

Black Wall Gallery, Vaasa 2014
Gallery Karelia, Tammisaari 2013
The Artotheque, The Helsinki Artists´ Association, Helsinki 2013
Gallery Kohina, The Joensuu Artists' Association, Joensuu 2012
Gallery Berner, The Museum Centre of Turku 2011
The Old Tobacco Warehouse, Jakobstad-Pietarsaari Museum 2011
The City of Helsinki Cultural Centre, Malmitalo,
The Helsinki Artists' Association, Helsinki 2010
Promenadigalleria, The Hyvinkää Artists' Association,
Hyvinkää 2010
Galleria Kirnu, The Lahti Artists' Association, Lahti 2010
Galleria Pihatto, The Artists’ Association of South Karelia,
Lappeenranta 2009
The City of Helsinki Cultural Centre, Vuotalo, Helsinki 2009
Galleria Dix, Helsinki 2008
The City of Helsinki Cultural Centre, STOA, Helsinki 2007
The Yrjö A. Jäntti Art Collection, Porvoo 2006
Heinola Art Museum, Heinola 2005
Galleria Vaahtera, Tampere 2003
Galleria Katariina, The Helsinki Artists´ Association, Helsinki 2000
Galerie Oljemark, Helsinki 1999
Galleria Rikhart, Helsinki 1997


Group exhibitions
The Helsinki Artists´ Association, Malmitalo gallery,
                 "Finland 100 - HAA 50" 2017
Joensuu Artists' Association, Galleria Kohina
                 "Miniatyres" 2017
Galleria Fogga, Helsinki
                 "Earth, Sea and Air" 2017
The Helsinki Artists´ Association, Christmas Exhibition                
                 "115 artists x 30 x 30cm" , Galleria Katariina 2016                    
Finnish Deafblind Association & The Association of Finnish Sculptors
                  Gallery Art Kaarisilta, Sanoma House, Helsinki
"The Most Touching Sculpture" 2016
FIDEM XXXIV Art Medal World Congress, Ghent and Namur, Belgium 2016
FIDEM XXXIV Art Medal Exhibition
The Guild of Medallic Art in Finland´s
50th Anniversary Exhibition, Tampere Hall, Tampere 2015
FIDEM XXXIII Art Medal World Congress, Sofia, Bulgaria 2014
FIDEM XXXIII Art Medal Exhibition
FIDEM XXXII Art Medal World Congress, Glasgow, Great Britain 2012
FIDEM XXXII Art Medal Exhibition
The Helsinki Artists´ Association, Jetty Barracks Gallery,
Summer exhibitions, Suomenlinna, Helsinki 2007-2011
ArtHelsinki10 Art Fair, Helsinki Exhibition & Convention Centre
(Galleria Dix) 2010
FIDEM XXXI Art Medal World Congress, Tampere Art Museum,
" Art Medals in a Global World", Tampere 2010
Galleria Saskia, FIDEM XXXI Art Medal Congress,
"Finnish Art Medals and Statuettes", Tampere 2010
Galleria Dix "Summer Exhibition", Helsinki 2009
The Finnish Deafblind Association,
“Touching Sculptures”, Helsinki 2008
Sollentuna Art Fair 08 (Galleria Dix), Sollentuna, Sweden 2008
The Helsinki Artists´ Association´s 40th Anniversary
Exhibition, The City of Helsinki Cultural Centres, Helsinki 2007
Stavanger Art Museum, Stavanger, Norway
Summer exhibition 2007
Artists´ Associations in Uusimaa
"Five Visitors", Hyvinkää 2007
Artists´ Associations in Uusimaa
"Five Visitors", Mäntsälä 2006
The Finnish Deafblind Association, 8th Helen Keller
World Conference,
"Touching Sculptures", Tampere 2005
The Pro Artibus Foundation,
"Acquisitions 1997", Tammisaari 1997


Competitions

The Finnish Cultural Foundation's closed competition: a series of three
art medals 2013, III prize

The Guild of Medallic Art in Finland´s annual competition
2015 Class B, 1 medal
2014 Class B, 1 medal
2012 Class A, Honorary mention
2011 Class A, 1 medal; Class B, 3 medals
2010 Class B, 1 medal


Collections

The Pro Artibus Foundation
The Parish Union of Helsinki
The Jan Groth and Steingrim Laursen Collection,
Stavanger Art Museum, Stavanger, Norway
Private collections


Grants etc.

The Konstsamfundet Association 1997
The Foundation for Swedish Culture in Finland 2002, 2011

The Artists´ Association of Finland Grassina Artists´ Residence
Florence, Italy 2002, 2007




harri.kosonen ( at ) kolumbus.fi
www.harrikosonen.com
 
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