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Nukala Aulikki Marja Helena


ARTIST Painter, Video Artist

Born: 1950, Alahärmä, Finland


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Primary techniques: Aquarelle and oil painting, video


Art studies: University of Art and Design Helsinki (Aalto University): department of general studies 1971, graphical studies 1973 and department of art pedagogics 1977; Summer University of Lapland: philosophy and art history 1989; Satakunta-Institute of Arts and Crafts, video and cinema technical/artistic complimentary studies, computer animation complimentary studies 1993

Memberships in Artist Unions:

Finnish Painters Union

IWS Finland, country head (International Watercolor Society)
Artist Association of Helsinki
Association of Finnish Aquarelle Art
The Nordic Watercolour Association

Commissions of trust:
University of Helsinki, Theatre of Southern Finland's Student Union, Member of board 1973-74
Tornio Art Association board 1986-90
"Ursulat" - Chairman for the cultural event board of the women artists of North Calotte Area 1988, 1989
Board of "Frida", Secretary 1999-2002
Representative of the Finnish Artist Association, Member of reserve 1999, 2016, 2019
Finnish Painters Union, membership selections board 1999, m.of r. 2015, 2019

Fabriano, Italia jury / Finland 2018

"Spirit of Nature", curator of finnish artists, Chnese- Finnish Joint exhibition, Music Center Helsinki 2019

Nature, power and beauty" The 1. International Exhibition IWS Finland / Helsinki Kaapeli, leader of the project, design of the exhibition 2018 -

ARS Arctica - prize 1990

Exellence Award- prize, IWS Prague Czech Republic 2018

Exellence Award- prize, Malaysia online FLORA-paintings 2019

Special mention, Festival of IWS Canada 2018

 Special Award, IWS Poland, Palac Lucja 2020



First juried exhibition in Center of Artist Association of Helsinki 1979


Top of 70 paintings in the online competition of "Flora" paintings, organised by IWS Malaysia

"Akvarellimaalauksia" Solo exhibition of watercolors, in Tornio town hall, Tornio, Finland

"Spirit of Nature"Chnese- Finnish Joint exhibition, Music Center Helsinki, Finland

ECWS, European Confereration of Watercolur Societies 22. Watercolor Exhibition and Symposium in Haapsalu, Estonia

”Nature, power, beauty” IWS, International Watercolor Society in Finland; The 1. International Exhibition in Finland, Helsinki Kaapeli, Finland

” Blue Lake Heaven”(invited artist), Quingdao, China

” WATERcolor and Spirit” The II international watercolour Triennial, Varna City Art Gallery Bulgaria. The exhibition continues in several art museums and in various cities during the year in Bulgaria

” Up in the Air" IWS Mexico-Ecuador,” Watercolour Exhibition from Mexico City to Quito, Ecuador 

3:rd Watercolour Biennale IWS Vietnam, Art Association and Fine Arts Museum of Ho Zi Minch City, Vietnam

"Peruvian young" International Watercolour Festival, Lima, Peru

"Sensazioni", MACA-Contemporary Art Museum Acri, Italia 2018 - 2019

2:nd International Watercolour Festival 2018 Kathmandu, Nepal

1:st International Watercolour Biennale 2018, KualaLumbur, Malaysia

" A Symphony in Watercolour"( Special mentions/website) Festival of IWS Canada 

"International Watercolour Dairy 2019" IWS Hungary

"Springs and summers” Watercolours in Kaari – Art Gallery Kauhava, (Solo exhibition) Finland

European Confederation of Watercolour Societes, ECWS 2018, Krakow Poland

"International Watercolour Festiwal of IWS Czech Republic Prague", Czech Rbl

"Fabriano in Aquarello" / The Finnish Watercolour Society (SAy), Fabriano Italy


IWS 2nd International watercolor Society Biennale AIFACS, New Delhi, India

"Kuoresta kukoistukseen" Gallery Maria, Helsinki Finland

Konstrundan GALLERIAstudio ART anukala, Helsinki Finland

Helsinki Artist Group AquaNova / ”Aleksis Kivi” Gustavelund, Tuusula Finland

Enokojima Art, Culture and Creative Center, Osaka – Japan, Ava Art Festival, Japan

Finland 100 years" / Gallery AVA, YK, 760 United Nations Plaza New York NY 10017, NY USA

"Finland 100 years" Corinthian/ Galleria AVA, 330 East 38th street, Manhattan, NY USA

Fabriano in Acquarello” International exhibition and symposium, Fabriano Italy

"The Forest” The Finnish Watercolour Society, annual exhibition" Galleria Akvart, Helsinki Finland


XII International Watercolor Biennial Exhibition, Museo Nacional de la acuarela " Alfredo Guati Rojo" Mexico City Mexico

19. SYMPOSIUM and exhibition in AVIGNON, ECWS, European confederation of watercolour societes, Avignon France

Nordisk Akvarel 2016 Exhibition of Northern Watercolour Society, Hillerød Annaborg Denmark

The Earth from Brasil and Finland”, Galleria AVA, Helsinki Finland

The Forest” Gallery Emil /The Finnish Watercolour Society, Tampere Finland

The Earth”The United Nations/ Gallery AVA, New York USA

Life is a travel” Watercolours in Gallery Akvart, Helsinki Finland

My Bue my Yellow” International exhibition in Wenngarn Castle 2016, Sigtuna, Sweden

ART EXPO 2016, Pier 94 New York, USA


I go to town” 2015 Galleria Maria, Helsinki, Finland

2nd Global Print, Bienal do Douro, Portugal

PRO HELSINKI-nature”, Malmitalo, Helsinki Finland

Bienal de Arte BARCELONA MEAM (European Modern Art Museum of Barcelona), Spain


BELA biennial 2014/AVA Rio de Janeiro,

Museu Histórico National - Centro Cultural Rio Scenarium, Brazil Aquabiennial VI,

The VI International Exhibition of Watercolour, Petrozavodsk Exhibition Hall, Russia

The 17th Beijing Art Expo 2014, Beijing Guoyiyuan Culture Center, Beijing, China

Leonardo meet s Canova” L'Agostiniana Gallery, Roome, Italy

The light ogf harmony” International exhibition, Moscow, Russia


Gallery Colorida, Lisbon Portugal

Art Forum, Helsinki Exhibition & Convention Centre, Finland

Gallery Artmeet, Milano Italy

Gallery Rikhard, Helsinki Finland

Finland Art of the Prom, Nice France

Art EXPO/ AVA-gallery, New York USA

The Light of Harmony” Moscow Russia

Art Of the Art Trevisan” International Art Galleria de Marchi, Bologna Italy

Painting and mixed media competition Lessedra Art Gallery, Sofia Bulgaria

From far it seems to be near” 70-years jubilee of Ostrobothnian Artists' Association, Seinäjoki Finland


Art in mind” Brick Lane Gallery, London Great Britain

Contemporary Art Fair, Carrousell du Louvre, Paris France

Art Forum Helsinki Fair Centre, Finland

Dreams will be truth” Gallery Fogga, Helsinki Finland


Sanctuarum Natura” Villa Keisarinharju Kangasala Finland

Art Forum” Helsinki Fair Centre Helsinki Finland

Kas” paintings from Turkey” Sanoma-House Helsinki Finland


Thirteen Seasons” Gallery Dix Helsinki Finland

Serenade” Gallery Akvart Helsinki Finland

My Helsinki” Sanoma House Helsinki Finland

Regional Art Exhibition of Ostrobothnian Artists' Association, Nelimarkka Art Museum 2010 Alajärvi Finland

Annual exhibition of Finnish Art Artists' Association of Finland, 2010 Tampere