Galerie Anhava (FI)

Elina Merenmies

Galerie Anhava focuses on contemporary Finnish and Nordic art with an active role at the international level. The gallery was founded in 1991 and merged with Galerie Artek in 1997. The gallery’s exhibition program encompasses all forms of contemporary visual art, from painting and sculpture to photography, video and installation, with special emphasis on conceptual art.


Elina Merenmies (b. 1967) is both a drawer and a painter. Her works are figurative, but the reality that they depict is a mixture of inner visions and multithreaded stories. As an artist Merenmies occupies the broad terrain between personal expression and detailed precision. She is interested in both art history and a lost everyday life. The gallery of characters and the stories in her works tell us how Merenmies finds the beauty of life in unconventional places and phenomena.


Elina Merenmies
Night Sky
Tempera and oil on canvas

GALLERIES Galleri Andersson/Sandström SE Andréhn-Schiptjenko SE Galerie Anhava FI ANNAELLEGALLERY SE Galleri Bo Bjerggaard DK Bohman-Knäpper SE Cecilia Hillström Gallery SE Charlotte Fogh Gallery DK Christian Larsen SE David Risley Gallery DK Erik Nordenhake SE Galleri Fagerstedt SE Galleri Flach SE Galerie Forsblom SE/FI Gether Contemporary DK Galleria Heino FI Hans Alf Gallery DK Helsinki Contemporary FI Hverfisgallerí IS i8 Gallery IS KANT DK Knight Webb Gallery UK LOYAL SE Galleri Magnus Karlsson SE Martin Asbæk Gallery DK Galerie Nordenhake SE Galleri Riis NO Galleri SPECTA DK STANDARD (OSLO) NO Gallery Steinsland Berliner SE Stene Projects SE Galleri Susanne Ottesen DK Galleri Thomassen SE V1 Gallery DK Wetterling Gallery SE

ARTISTS Alyson Shotz I Rolf Hanson I Lena Johansson I Elina Merenmies I Johan Nobell I Tal R I Elis Eriksson I Kristina Matousch I Katja Larsson I Kaspar Bonnén I Anton Alvarez I James Aldridge I Charlie Roberts I Emma Bernhard I Tore Wallert I Eva Beierheimer I Pauliina Pietilä I Eva Lange I Jussi Goman I Zane Lewis I Amalie Jakobsen I Alvar Gullichsen I Louise Hindsgavl I Morten Schelde I Sanna Kannisto I Eeva-Riitta Eerola I Gudny Rosa Ingimarsdóttir I Hildur Bjarnadóttir I Callum Innes I Thorbjørn Lausten I Leif Kath I Anders Knutsson I Constance Tenvik I Bella Rune I Matt Saunders I Iñaki Bonillas I Éva Mag I Eva Steen Christensen I Mikael Lo Presti I Gunnar Smoliansky I Tommy Svenningsson I John E Franzén I Kirsten Ortwed I Andreas Eriksson ICarolina Falkholt I Richard Colman I Thomas Campbell I Liva Isakson Lundin