Marketta Leino. Finlandia.
Comes from the group of the pioneering fine arts computer artists
in Finland. Educated at Tampere University, art, computer graphic
and multimedia studies in Tampere, Helsinki and Jyväskylä.
First solo exhibition in Jyväskylä 1995. Continuously involved
with different art shows. Now dedicated especially to web art. A member
of the Art on the Net since late 1995.
In her art works Marketta Leino likes to investigate and search the
history of Man with the evolution of New Age, which makes it a mysterious
trip to outer space and under surfice. And the mystery will continue...
Kuvataiteen Keskusarkisto (Helsinki), KELA (Jyväskylä),
Jyväskylän Taidemuseo, (Jyväskylä), the municipality
of Uurainen, private Finnish collections.
The Massurrealist Society International (US), Artists` Association
of Finland, Artists` Association of Turku (Turku, FI), MUU (The Other)
ry (Helsinki, FI), Dimensio Group (Helsinki, FI), Suomen Taiteilijat
ry (Helsinki, FI).
Shows (short summary):
International art competitions: "Art in the Information Age",
US 1996, finalist.
International art festivals: "Cyber@rt 96", Spain (selected
art links), Jyväskylän Kesä "Kuvia Verkossa"
-näyttely, 1996 (Jyväskylä Arts Festival, 1996).
"Troyes Pixels 1997", Troyes France. "Nordic Glory
Festival Cyber Cafe", Jyväskylä 1997. "International
Festival of the Image", Manizales, Colombia, 1997. "Massurrealism
An Exhibit", Norwalk, Connecticut, USA 1997. "Art&Techmology
97, Beyond the Virtual Edge", The Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando,
USA 1997. "Ars Electronica Festival", Linz, Austria 1997
and 1998 (Infowar), Art by Numbers, Walt Whitman Cultural Arts Center,
Camden. New Jersey, USA 1998, Print Planet, Slovenia, 1998.
"Gram" Argentina, 1999, "Computer Space 1999",
Sofia, Bulgaria, "Ars Electronica Festival" (Prixars), Linz,