Elina Salminen

Bio

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

Exhibitions

2019

LUX, The Council of the European Union, Brussels, BE (solo)

Aperture, Pierre Clemens & Elina Salminen, Gallery Nadine Feront, Brussels, BE

Chromatic, MAAC - Maison d'Art Actuel des Chartreux, Brussels, BE (solo), cat.

2018

Generation Brussels, Brussels Gallery Weekend, Vanderborght building, cur. Louis-Philippe Van Eeckhoutte et Clémence Bellisson

From inside, V2vingt, Brussels, BE

Less or more, Plagiarama, Brussels, BE

Molière project 5th edition, Lycée Molière, Brussels, BE

Maailman sinisin taivas, Embassy of Finland, Brussels, BE (solo)

13 x 18, Cdlt+, Liège, BE

2017

Unexpected, Cdlt+, Liège, BE (solo)

Exhibition Prix Georges Collignon 2017, Musée d'Ansembourg, Liège, BE

Identity, K41, Brussels, BE

Pop-up exhibition Museum Dhont-Dhaenens, Deurle, BE, cat.

FULL HOUSE, Moonens Foundation Studio 4 & Project space, Brussels, BE

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 (catalog)
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 (catalog)
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.

2019

FWBi scholarship and residency at Comacina island, IT

2018

Cocof scolarship and residency at MAAC - Maison d'Art Actuel de Chartreux, Brussels, BE

2017

Nominated for Prix Georges Collignon, Liège, BE

2016

Scolarship Horlait-Dapsens, Mathilde E. Horlait-Dapsens Foundations, Brussels, BE
Laureate of Prix d'excellence de la Ville de Bruxelles, BE
Laureate of Prix de la Ville de Bruxelles, BE
Prix Espronceda, special mention, BE, ES
Laureate of Prix Moonens, The Moonens Foundation, Brussels, BE
Laureate of Prix Macors / Médiatine '16, Brussels, BE

2015

Prix Canal05, ARBA-ESA, Brussels, BE

Residencies

2019 Comacina, IT (FWBi scolarship)

2018 MAAC -Maison d'Art Actuel des Chartreux, Brussels, BE (Cocof scolarship)

2016-17 Moonens Foundation, Brussels, BE

2016 Macors, Hamois, 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

Paintings, MAAC, 2019 / catalog

"Chimères perceptuelles", L'Art même, no 75, 2018, text by Sandra Caltagirone

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

Komask - Painting Master Salon, 2016 / catalog