Merja Simberg

"I want to arouse emotions and love the process itself. I explore colour and the physicality of the exercise inspires me a lot."

Wavehunter - Ink and acrylic on canvas 120 x 120 cm

Finnish artist, Merja Simberg studied at the Free Art School from 2006 - 2010.


Select Solo Shows

2020   Upcoming: Gallery Aarni, Espoo

2019  "Sparkles On The Sea" The Jetty Barracks Gallery, Helsinki

2019  "Washed Ashore" Gallery UusiKipinä, Lahti

2019  "Bright Days and Starlit Nights" Gumbostrand Konst&Form, Sipoo

2017  "When The Heart Is Not Enough" Allergy House, Helsinki

2016  "The Sleepless" Poriginal Gallery, Pori

2016  "My Home is my Castle" Gallery Becker, Jyväskylä

2016  "Home Sweet Home" G12, Helsinki

2015  "Jalopeuran aika” Naantalin Taidehuone, Naantali

2015  "Sonnets" Gallery Katariina, Helsinki

2014  "Sounds of silence" Malmintalo Cultural Center, Helsinki

2013  "Spell” Gallery UusiKipinä, Lahti

2012  "Drifting across bizarre landscapes" Gallery Johan S., Helsinki

2010  "Hold your horses" Gallery Johan S., Helsinki


Select Group Shows

2020  Upcoming: Von Zeidler Art Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2019-20  Rossocinabro Gallery, Rome, Italy /Shanghai, China

2018  Club Militar, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2017   Enokojima Art, Culture and Creative Center, Osaka, Japan

2017 "Art Lounge" Espoo Cultural Center, Tapiola

2017   United Nations Headquarters , New York, USA

2016 - 2017 The Corinthian Collection, New York, USA

2015 - 2017 BELA Biennial, Cultural Centro de ICNBF, Penedo / Vassouras, Brazil

2014 "Crisis" Helsinki Artists´ Association, The Jetty Barracks Gallery, Helsinki

2014  “Eight Aspects” Puristamo, Cable Factory, Helsinki

2014   “A-M-A!” Love!, The Jetty Barracks Gallery, Helsinki

2013  “Surprise" Gallery Katariina, Helsinki

2013   “Moving on" Teijon Masuuni, Teijo

2013  “Pyhäniemi 2013" Pyhäniemi Manor, Hollola

2012  “Summertrips and Surfaces" Hovinkartano  Art and Cultural Center, Hauho

2010  “Vapaa Kuvio" Graduation, Sanomahouse, Helsinki

2008  "Epidemic" Pori Art Museum, Pori


Art Fairs

Milan International Art Award 2017

EXPO Milano 2015

The Misfit - Ink and acrylic on canvas 140 x 120 cm
Fly Me To The Moon! - Ink and acrylic on canvas 170 x 150 cm
SISU - Ink and acrylic on canvas 130 x 110 cm
The Girl Who Wishes For A Better World - Acrylic and ink on board 100 x 90 cm

This review was published by Circle Foundation for the Arts © CFA Press ∙ Images are courtesy of the artist


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