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B a m b u    H e l l s t e d t

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00300 Helsinki


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Memberships: Finnish Painters' Union, Helsinki Artists' Association, Artists' Association MUU, Circolo Scandinavo, Olympic Fine Arts Association OFAA -member of the board

Education: BA1977, Theatre and Drama, Director, 1972, University of Tampere


Awards and Prices:


IRIDA (as a guest of Moscow Women Artists) 20 Years Honourable Mention 2010, Russia
Olympic Medal for selection and participation at the Olympic Fine Arts 2008, Beijing, organised by the International Olympic Committe and the China Society for the Promotion of Cultural and Art Development
Standertskjold Price, Finland 2006
Gilardi Price, Museo Gilardi, Lucca, Italy 2000
Honorable Mention 1999 Galerie d'Art, Nice, France


Solo Exhibitions:


Coming: 2012 Gallery Arthur, Helsinki Artists' Association, Helsinki

2009 Gallery Pirkko-Liisa Topelius, Helsinki

2006  Kulmagalleria, Helsinki; Gallery Arthur, Helsinki Artists' Association, Helsinki

2004  Galleria Mentana, Florence, Italy;  Kulmagalleria, Helsinki

2003  Gallery Arthur, Helsinki Artist's Association

2003  Gallery Kipina, Lahti

2002  Cablegallery, Helsinki

2000  Gallery Pirkko-Liisa Topelius, Helsinki

1997  Galleri Lorensberg, Gothenburg, Sweden

1996  Rantagalleria, Turku

1995  Hagelstam's Gallery, Helsinki

1990  Kaivopuisto Gallery, Helsinki

1989  Hanasaari, Finnish-Swedish Cultural Centre, Espoo


Group Exhibitions:


Coming: 2013 "Multidimensional", 5 Finnish artists, Sika Gallery, Ubud, Bali
Coming: 2012 "Her Presence in Colours X", INWAC, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
"Narkissos", Drawing Gallery D5, 5-years Jubilee, Cable Factory, Helsinki

2012 "BELA 2012 Biennial of European and Latin American Contemporary Art", Porto, Portugal
Taivaallinen Akatemia, The Gallery of Allergy and Asthma Federation, Helsinki

2011 ArtForum 2011 Helsinki, Helsinki Exhibition and Convention Centre
"10th Dialogues Biennale", St Peterburg, Russia
"Clearance Sale of Soul", Taivaallinen Akatemia, Tapiola Garden Gallery and Gallery Villisika, Espoo
"Introspektive Studie", Drawing Gallery D5, Gable Factory, Helsinki
"3 Artists", Gallery Vladimir Soboleff, Raasepori/Ekenaes, Finland

2010 "Her Presence in Colours", LittmanGallery, Portland University,Oregon, USA

                      2010 "Creative Cookroom", New Manezh Exhibition Hall, Moscow, Russia

                      2010 "Water", Sarajevo, Bosnia and Hercegovina

2009 "100 Exellent Artists: Art, Life and Vision", Penang City Hall, Penang, Malaysia

2009  "Blick&Blink", Drawing Gallery D5, Art Cable Factory, Helsinki

2009 "Lettera", Le Arie del Tempo, Genoa, Italy

2008  OLYMPIC FINE ARTS 2008, Beijing, China

2008  Drawings, Drawing Gallery D5, Cable Art Factory, Helsinki

2007  "Climate" and "Change", Gallery Pirkko-Liisa Topelius, Helsinki

2007  "I Taccuini", LE ARIE DEL TEMPO Associazione Culturale, Genoa, Italy and Harelbeke, Belgium

2006  "30 Days of Artists' Life", Cable Art Factory, Helsinki

2005  STHLM ART FAIR, Stockholm, Sweden

2005  "Best Before", Fengersfors, Sweden

2004  New Art - Uudet maan kuvat, Porvoo, Finland

2003  IN VIA6, Splügenpass, Switzerland

2001  Biennale Internazionale Dell'Arte Contemporanea, Florence, Italy

2001  IN VIA5, Brussels, Belgium

2000  Gilardi Museum, Lucca, Italy

1999  Galerie d'Art, Nice, France

1998  "8 from Finland", Galleri Olsson&Uddenberg,Gothenburg,Sweden

1998 Flash Art Exhibition, Trevi, Italy

1998-2006 Helsinki Artists Association exhibitions

1995  XL-95 Art Fair, Turku, Finland

1994  Suvi-Pinx, Sysmä, Finland

1991-2006 Artists of Cable Factory exhibitions



2005 Shakespeare Sonnets & Tabloid Headlines, Helsinki City Library

2002 Dada Poem,with two actors as part of Cable Gallery exhibition

2001 Bridge of Sighs, Cable Factory 10yrs Festival, Helsinki

1999 Man, Woman & Mobile, two dancers as part of Topelius exh.

1971 Collegium Artium Group, La Biennale di Venezia


Commissioned Work:

2009 "Paradise"-series, Sofianlehto rehabilition center for mentally retarded, Helsinki City Hospitals, Helsinki

2003 "Golden Apes"-series, paintings and drawings on three floors in Helsinki City Hospital Psychiatric Unit

1992 "Drizzle"-series, screen prints on canvas, Insurance Company Otso, Helsinki                                                 

1990 "Neverending", Murals in three floors, at Marketing Institute,Helsinki


Works in collections:

CMC Johns Hopkins Hospital, Beirut, Libanon; Olympic Museum, Sarajevo; BiH; The City Collection of Banja Luka, BiH;Xiao En Cultural Foundation, Malaysia;Gilardi Museum, Lucca, Italy; Astra Tech, Gothenburg, Sweden;Processkontroll Co., Gothenburg, Sweden; Praktikertjanst AB, Stockholm, Sweden; Insurance Company Otso, Helsinki; Marketing Institute, Helsinki; Kaapelitalo Co., Helsinki

Private collections in Italy, France, Britain, China, Japan, Norway, Sweden, Belgium, USA, Finland


In Publications:

100 Exellent Artists Exhibition, 2009; Olympic Fine Arts 2008; Individuazioni IX 2004; Biennale Internazionale Dell'Arte Contemporanea 2001; In Via 5, 2001, and In Via 6, 2003; Trevi Flash Art Museum, 1998


Press, TV, Critics:

2008 Chinese TV: CCTV, Helsingin Sanomat, Iltalehti, Länsiväylä, Helsingin Uutiset, Vantaan Sanomat

2007 Helsingin Sanomat, Eira-Kamppi, Gloria

2006 HS-Viikkoliite/Kriitikon valinta, Gloria

2004 Toscana TV, Helsingin Sanomat ja Viikkoliite, Hufvudstadsbladet, Ny Tid, Eira-Kamppi, Iltalehti

2003 OBS! FSTV2, Alueuutiset, Helsingin Sanomat, Iltalehti, Etelä-Suomen Sanomat

2002 MTV3, AlueTV, Iltalehti, Etelän Uutiset

2000 Helsingin Sanomat, Iltalehti

1996 Åbo Underrättelser, Iltalehti

1995 Helsingin Sanomat, Gloria

1994 Kouvolan Sanomat, Kuusankosken Sanomat

1990 Iltalehti, 1989 Länsiväylä, 1988 Ilta-Sanomat