Art Salon PIIRTO 31.3. – 28.4.2019: “Spring Winds”

A versatile eight artist exhibition at Art Salon Piirto will display paintings and sculptures created with different technigues.

  • Merja Ala-Olla from Ihode Southwest Finland brings her captivating ceramic sculptures, most of which feature emotionally expressive animals.
  • The Lapua based artist Panu Hemming’s surreal acrylic paintings are often inspired by the plains of Ostrobothnia. You can find a lot of interesting and thought provoking details.
  • Mika Honkanen is familiar to many from the Lace Weeks of his home town Rauma. He loves to paint different subjects. This exhibition will feature rain accentuated urban oil paintings.
  • The oil paintings by artist Laura Karikoski from Helsinki have a soft handprint with wavy, silky soft and delicate movements which are like delicate knots waiting to be opened.
  • Light and exciting shapes combine geometrically with each other in the oil paintings by artist Tiina Pesonen from Espoo. Unique framing of the paintings highlights each work of art.
  • The effects of music and light inspire deeply the Helsinki based artist Tapani Piirto’s oil paintings and move deeply within the figurative paintings.
  • Many of the acrylic paintings by artist Alisa Ranta-aho from Helsinki are fantasies, but she also uses real life experiences and emotions as her subjects. Her hand is very vivid.
  • The acrylic paintigs of the Porvoo based artist Heidi Wirgentius reveal her strong connection to nature and animals. The creatures in her paintings evoke strong emotions in her delicate control.


Uudenmaankatu 7
Design District Illustration

Art Salon Piirto

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