Karoliina Hellberg

Karoliina Hellberg's (born 1987, Porvoo) works range from large and sumptuous paintings in oils and acrylic to precisely executed, even palm-sized works on paper. The core motifs of her works are rooms, interiors and buildings, and she draws inspiration from places, people and stories that appeal to her.

Karoliina Hellberg combines in her works tranquillity and untroubledness with an enigmatic atmosphere. In her nostalgic views and bourgeois salons, the boundaries between time and space are blurred. Hellberg is interested in the notion of aesthetic phantoms, which has become a methodological approach for her, an element of visual language.

Karoliina Hellberg graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in 2015 and in recent years she has participated in group and joint shows in addition to holding solo exhibitions at Galerie Anhava in Helsinki (2016), HAM Gallery in Helsinki (2016) and Gallery Kulma in Porvoo (2015). Her works are in the collections of the Päivi and Paavo Lipponen Fund, the Saastamoinen Foundation, the Helsinki Art Museum and in private collections in Finland, the United Kingdom and Belgium.