Marita Hörk Suomalainen - Naturen inpå livet

06 Jul 2019 - 12 Jul 2019


12 - 18

Sigtuna Kulturgård
Stora Nygatan 1
19330 Sigtuna
It is the third time that Marita Hörk Suomalainen holds a soloexhibition at Sigtuna Kulturgård.

She has received art education at Gerlesborg's Art School in Bohuslän, the Art School Paletten in Stockholm and attended art- courses at Väsby Konsthall.
She began to paint more seriously in 1988 and then it took off. She sees exhibitions more as a way to develop herself than to advertise her art. She is versatile - over the years many roads have been tried - textile, enamel, clay. Marita paints primarily in oil, though having a slight resistance towards that in the beginning, as her mother used oil in her paiting and there was always a turpentine smell all throughout the house.
She rarely paints directly off a motif but rather searches for pictures and experiences in her memory that are then transformed onto the canvas. But she likes to draw and always carries something for that purpose with her.
The motifs change from nature to faces, the color scale as well.
A great interest is music and more specifically the accordion that she plays at folk music festivals.

Solo exhibitions: Väsby Konsthall, Överby gård Sollentuna, Upplands Väsby library, Kinnaborgssalen Kinna, Gallery Odd in Sigtuna, Kunstisalong Allee in Tallinn, Estonia.
Group exhibitions in selection: spring salons in Väsby Konsthall, Sigtuna autumn salon, Mannaminne at Höga Kusten, Gallery Upsala 1810, NK House in Nyköping, Kaapelitehdas in Helsinki, Galleria La Pigna in Rome.

artnetco participation:

  • "Memories" at Mannaminne, Nordingrå, Sweden
  • Marita Hörk Suomalainen - Solo Exhibition at Kunstisalong Allee in Tallinn, Estonia
  • In the Heat at Antica Fornace Grazia, Deruta, Umbria, Italy
  • "Third Encounter" Sweden - Estonia, Winter 2014 in NK-villa, Nyköping
  • "Connected" in Valssaamo, Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki
  • "The Heat is On" Rocca Flea, Gualdo Tadino, Italy
  • North meets South
  • North meets South II
  • Tillsammans i Uppsala
  • Memories 2018
  • Hommage à Hokusai
  • Memories 2019


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Open call

Selection for the art exhibition is open We go through the applications and continuously accept artists whose work matches the criteria we are aiming for. Please note that we do not specify the last date for applications!


We stop accepting applications as the event is full.

Being planned

At this stage the artist can fill in a form to be the first to get detailed information about participating in the exhibition when the rules and regulations are ready. We publish the event on our website well in advance giving the artist plenty of time to prepare for it, especially when there is a theme to it.

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