Elina Salminen (works)

Born in Helsinki (FI), lives and works in Brussels (BE)

Exhibitions

2017
Prix Georges Collignon 2017, Musée d'Ansembourg, Liège, BE (group)
Pop-up exhibition Museum Dhont-Dhaenens, Deurle, BE (group), cat.
FULL HOUSE, Moonens Foundation Studio 4 & Project space, Brussels, BE (group)
Ornements divers. Duo exhibition with Daniel Wagener, Moonens Foundation Project space, Brussels, BE

2016
Bleuités, délires, solo show, Macors, Hamois, BE
, silences , solo show, SECONDroom, Gent, BE, cur. Florian Kiniques
Radieuse, 7, quai du Commerce, Brussels, BE, cur. Emmanuel Lambion
Working title festival : Waiting for the secret, Halles St. Géry, Brussels, BE, cur. Marnix Rummens
KoMASK Painting Master Salon, Académie Royale d'Anvers, BE, cat.
KoMASK Painting Master Salon, The Vanderborght Building, Brussels, BE
Tradition does graduate, Royal academy of fine arts of Brussels, BE
Island presents, LaVallée, Brussels, BE, cur. Sébastien Bonin and Brice Guilbert  
Médiatine 2016, Brussels, BE, cat.
NOW.HERE, ARBA-ESA painting masterclass exhibition, LaVallée, Brussels, BE
Full of emptiness, Plagiarama, Brussels, BE, cur. Yuna Mathieu-Chauvet
Apparitions, 49 avenue du Roi, Brussels, BE
LumièreMatière, Dam Gallery, Brussels, BE, cur. Laura Viale and Stijn Cole

2015 
Exhibition of the laureats of the Academy of Fine Arts of Brussels, Dam Gallery, BE
Enclaves / oasis, Centre culturel Omar Khayam, Brussels, BE
Chemins de traverse, Librairie Par chemins, Brussels, BE
Terra mentis #2, Chapelle de la Trinité, Concarneau, FR
Terra mentis #1, éléments de langage, Brussels, BE
Triptic, Dam Gallery, Brussels, BE
White cube ?, workshop of Emilio Lopez Menchero, Dam Gallery, Brussels, BE
Retraits, éléments de langage, solo show, Brussels, BE

Awards etc.

2017
Preselected Prix Georges Collignon, Liège, BE
2016
Scolarship Horlait-Dapsens, Mathilde E. Horlait-Dapsens Foundations, Brussels, BE
Prix d'excellence de la Ville de Bruxelles, BE
Prix de la Ville de Bruxelles, BE
Prix Espronceda, special mention, BE, ES
Prix Moonens, The Moonens Foundation, Brussels, BE
Médiatine '16 - Prix Macors, Brussels, BE
2015  
Prix Canal05, ARBA-ESA, Brussels, BE

Visual arts education

2011-2016 M.A. in Visual Arts, Académie Royale des Beaux-arts de Bruxelles, BE

Literary education

1998-2003 M.A. in French literature / 20h century poetry, Paris III Sorbonne Nouvelle University, FR 

Printed & published

En surface, paintings published with poems of Christine Guinard, 2017, éléments de langage, BE
Cul-de-lampe et ornements divers, 2017, a risograph made with Daniel Wagener at Chez Rosi, BE
Museum Dhont-Dhaenens Pop-up exhibition, 2017, BE / catalog
Prix Médiatine, 2016, BE / catalog