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Born in Varnsdorf, Czechoslovakia in 1949

Living and working in Finland since 1974, Finnish citizenship since 1983

Member of Finnish Painters’ Association

Member of Finnish Critics’ Association SARV


Education

  • Academy of Fine Arts AVU, Prague 1969-75
  • Institute of Applied Arts SUP, Prague 1964-68

Solo exhibitions

  • Gallery Pirkko-Liisa Topelius, Helsinki 2016, 2020
  • Gallery Nova Sin, Prague, 2018
  • Valve Gallery, Oulu 2012
  • Aarni gallery, Espoo 2011
  • DOC Basel, Switzerland 2010
  • Gallery ORTON, Helsinki 2009
  • Gallery G, Helsinki 2008
  • Most Art Gallery, Czech Republic 2006
  • Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki 2005
  • Gallery Aarni, Espoo 2004
  • Kaapeli Gallery Helsinki 2003
  • Ostrava Art Museum, Czech Republic 2001-02
  • West Bohemian Art Museum, Plzen, Czech Republic 2001
  • Gallery Bakeliittibambi 2000
  • Opava City Art Museum, Czech Republic 1998
  • Art Museum Mánes, Prague, Czech Republic 1998
  • Espoo Cultural Center 1997
  • Gallery Čapek, Praha, Czech Republic 1991
  • Rovaniemi Art Museum 1989
  • Gallery Poriginal, Pori 1986
  • Gallery Artina, Helsinki 1992
  • Gallery Pelin, Helsinki 1990
  • Gallery Bronda, Helsinki 1987, 1989, 1994
  • Hanasaari Finnis-Sweedish Cultural Center, Espoo 1985
  • Gallery Strindberg, Helsinki 1984
  • Oulu Art Museum 1984
  • Joensuu Art Museum 1982, 1989, 1996
  • TM Gallery, Helsinki 1982,1986, 1997
  • Middle-Finland Museum, Jyväskylä 1979, 1981
  • Raahe 1975, 1977, 1981
  • Oulu Artpoint 1976, 1979

Selected group exhibitions

  • Rovaniemi Art Museum, Artists from Espoo, 40th annual exhibition 2009
  • Gallery Mánes, Prague, ICON@The New Brave World 2008
  • Gallery Mánes, Prague, Prazdroj české kultury (The Source of the Czech Culture) 2003
  • Finnish Artists’ Association Exhibition, Helsinki Art Hall 1999
  • Espooleeni, Poleeni Art Center, Pieksänmäki 1998
  • Gallery Otso, Espoo 1997
  • Kerava Art Museum 1997
  • Gallery R, Prague 1994
  • Mäntä Arts Weeks 1993
  • Linköping Art Museum, Sweedeni 1991
  • Århus Art Museum, Denmark 1988
  • The State exhibition, Lappeenranta 1984
  • Lapinlahti Art Center 1983
  • Pieksänmäki Kultural Center 1983, 1986, 1996
  • Jubileum exhibition, Lappeenranta 1982, Pori 1983
  • TUTKA-Group, Joensuu Art Museum 1982
  • Voipaala Cultural Center 1981, 1982, 1987
  • The Youth 33, Helsinki Art Hall 1980

Works in Collections:

Amos Anderson Art Museum Helsinki, Aine Art Museum Tornio, Oulu Art Museum, Rovaniemi Art Museum, Joensuu Art Museum, Middle-Finland Museum, West Bohemian Art Museum Plzeň, Pisner Urquell Museum Plzeň, Joensuu, Jyväskylä, Lahti, Kontiolahti, Nurmes, Raahe, Seinäjoki, Vantaa City’s Collection, Finnish State Collection, The State Broadcasting Company, Joensuu, Cooperative Bank of Karjala Collection, Pohjola Company Collection, Press Office  STT, Wihuri Foundation, Newspaper KALEVA Collection, Jorvi Hospital Collection, Tallberg Company Collection, ORTON Hospital Collection, COXA Hospital Collection, HUS Helsinki University Hospital Collection, Saastamoinen Fundation Collection


Public Works in Finland:

  • ORTON Hospital, Helsinki, painting J.A. Comenius, 2003
  • Ortopedical Hospital Coxa, Tampere, painting Synergia, 2002
  • Oulu University Hospital, stained glass windows 1992-94
  • Nurmes, Sotka ceiling painting 1991
  • Municipal House Kesälahti, stained glass windows and ceiling relief 1988
  • Municipal House Juankoski, floor mosaics 1987
  • City Liberary Ilomantsi, floor mosaics 1987
  • Joensuu’s Energy c.o. Administrative Building, front relief 1985
  • Swimming Pool Joensuu Kuntohovi, mural painting 1982

Curator in Exhibitions:

  • Curator of Malich & Diaz exhibition 2015 at Pori Art Museum
  • Jean Tinguely exhibition 28.2–26.5.2014 at Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki. Publication essay writer.
  • Curator and article writer of The Power of African Art exhibition 24.2– 6.6.2010 at Espoo Museum of Modern Art EMMA
  • Curator for Galleria Orton from 2000 to 2010, Helsinki
  • Curator of Czech Cubism Exhibition 18.3– 5.5.2009 in Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki
  • Curator, author and editor of Prazdroj České kultury (The Source of the Czech Culture) exhibition, presenting the Czech visual arts from the late 19th century to the present 4.9–27.9. 2003 at Mánes Gallery, Prague
  • Curator and article writer forJiří ja Běla Kolář  exhibition 15.5-20.8.2003 in Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki
  • Curator of Muu Suomi (The Rest of the Finland) exhibition 26.9- 10.11.2002 in Prague. Coordinating the cultural project Muu Suomi in Prague, Czech Republic, by six Finnish regional art councils
  • Organizer and curator of Pori City Art Museum exhibition of František Kupka and Otto Gutfreund works 14.1–18.3. 2001, from Jan and Meda Mladek’s collection
  • Finnish contemporary art exhibition Echoes From the North? – realized with the support of the Finnish and Czech cultural ministries, Czech Museum of Fine Arts 1.4-23.5.1999, West Bohemian Art Museum 06-07.1999, Ostrava Art Museum, 11.1999
  • After the Velvet Revolution exhibition 1995, together with Ullamaria Pallasmaa at Oulu City Art Museum
  • Czech contemporary art exhibition: Czech Art in the ’70s 13.12.1990-20.1.1991 at Helsinki City Art Museum
  • Oulu Art Museum 17.8-15.10.1995, Joensuu Art Museum 26.10-3.12.1995 Helsinki City Art Museum 15.12.1995-14.1.1996

Journalistic Work:

  • Assistant at Taide-lehti (Art magazine) since 1986. Member of the magazine’s editorial staff
  • Occasional articles in other cultural publications such as:
    • Ptah (an Alvar Aalto Academy publication) 2000
    • Arkkitehti-lehti (Finnish Architectural Review) 2/1999

Teaching:

  • Courses exploring the relationship between architecture and visual arts
  • Courses of drawing and anatomy in Lahti Polytechnic Art Institute since 2000
  • Finnish Academy of Fine Arts 1997-98 and Lahti Polytechnic Art Institute 1999

Board Memberships:

  • Board member of the Finnish Copyright Association for Visual Artists since 1996
  • Board member of KIILA Writers’ and Artists’ Association since 1996
  • Chairman of the board of KIILA Writers’ and Artists’ Association 2003-07
  • Board member of the Finnish Artists’ Union 1990-92
  • Board representative of the Finnish Artists’ Association 1980
  • Board member of Finnish Artist Association services
  • Board member of Free Art School in Helsinki

Other:

  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Czech Republic, Prize Gratias Agit 2016
  • TV documentary Český maliř v Helsinkách ČT2, 2014
  • Finnish State pension for Artist 2013
  • TV-documentary Heijastuksia todellisuudesta (Interrogation) about artist Petr Rehor in 1988. Produced by the Finnish National Broadcasting Company channel 1, directed by Matti Kurkikangas.

Contact:                                               

Nallenpolku 1 K, 02110 Espoo, Finland

+358 46 8102061

rehor26@gmail.com