Soile Yli-Mäyry

Collection

About the artist:

* 1950 Kuortane Finland

Lives and works in Lahti, Finland

 

1972 – 1975  MA State Academy of Fine Arts Stuttgart, Germany

Doctor of Social Sciences from the University of Helsinki

 

Soile Yli-Mäyry makes her paintings by using a palette knife. She uses paint in three ways: a thin, even coat, thick lines and by scraping lines into the painted area, for a three-dimensional look. The main theme in Yli-Mäyry’s work is humanity and people’s alienation from nature in the urban world.

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS SINCE 1976

Helsinki (5 exhibitions), Lahti Art Museum (1991), Vasa Art Hall (1976, 1985), Oulu Art Museum, Hyvinkää Art Museum (1990), Turku (7 exhibitions), Stockholm (12 exhibitions since1987), Gothenburg (since 1988), Oslo (2001), Copenhagen (1991, 2017, 2022), Cologne (1991, 2007), Stuttgart, Frankfurt, Basel, Zurich, London, Rome (2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2022), Paris (1998, 1999, 2001, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2015, 2018), Luzern (2009), Hamburg (2014), Toscana, Pietrasanta, Italy (2014). Miami (2005, 2009, 2011, 2015), New York (22 exhibitions since 1989), Washington (1998), Irving Arts Center (Texas, 2001), Toronto (2001), Rio de Janeiro (Rio Design Center 1998), Sao Paolo (Museu da Casa Brasileira 1999), Buenos Aires (Centro Cultural Recoleta 1999), Lima (Centro Cultural PUCP 1999), Santiago de Chile, Mexico City (2000).

 

Tokyo (32 exhibitions since 1989), Saitama Museum of Modern Art (1999), Yokohama, Kobe, Shanghai Art Museum (1997, 1999, 2002, 2005), Hong Kong (1996, 1997, 2001, 2010), Singapore (1999, 2002, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020), Taipei, Mumbai (exhibitions since 1999), Abu Dhabi (Cultural Foundation 1999), Dubai (1999, 2003, 2006, 2008, 2014, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2022), Jerusalem (1997), Tel Aviv, Sydney (2001), Kuala Lumpur, Malesien (2013, 2014), Oman, Muscat (2014, 2016).

 

Sao Paulo (Pinacoteca Art Museum 2003), New Delhi (Lalit Art Academy Gallery 2003, 2006), Indian Trienale New Delhi (2005, 2012), Beijing (National Art Museum of China 2003, 2008), Shanghai (Zendai Museum of Modern Art 2006), Chennai, India (2009), Kolkata, India (2007)

 

SELECTED ART FAIRS

Chicago (2010, 2011, 2012), Art Busan, Korea (2015), Art-Fair Luxemburg 2022, Los Angeles (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020), Miami (2006, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017), Art On Paper -Fair New York 2022, Taipei (1997), Tokyo (1994), Toronto (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012), Texas Houston (2013, 2014, 2017,2018), Art Hamptons, NY (2012), Art Chicago, IL(2012), Silicon Valley Contemborary Art, CA (2014), Art Aspen (2015, 2016, 2017).

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Modern Art Museum in Villa am Kaiserweg, 2022, Wien
Sommerexhibitions 2022 New York, Walter Wickiser Gallery