Palm Beach Art

Irmeli Ylinen, Biography




- Graduate studies, American University, Washington, D.C., 1989.
- Studied painting with Don Kimes and Deborah Kahn.
- Independent Study, The Art League, Alexandria, Virginia, 1988-1989.
- Drawing and painting from model.
- B.A., Studio Arts (Painting), Queens College, N.Y., 1988. Graduated with Honors.
- Studied painting with Gabriel Laderman and Rosemarie Beck.
- Golden Key National Honor Society, for outstanding academic achievement.
- Student in residence, 6 week landscape painting course, Caumsett State Park, Long Island, N.Y., 1986.
- Studied with Lincoln Perry and various visiting artists and critics.
- Studied painting with James Lecky, former student of Lennart Anderson, 1984.


Exhibitions


The artist's paintings are in private collections in the United States, Finland, France, Great Britain and the United Arab Emirates.The artist has received Honorable Mention awards for her landscape and still life paintings.Publications

The painting "Awakening," which won an honorable mention in the oil painting category in the juried book competition of Kennedy Promotions' Best of Artist Book Series, was included in the publication "Best of Virginia Artists & Artisans 2005." The book is availale for purchase among others in Barnes & Noble, www.amazon.com, and www.bestofartists.com

"Of Sky and Light" article about Irmeli Ylinen published in the Elan magazine of Northern Virginia
September 2003

Museum Exhibitions

Herbergenmuseum des Munchner Stadtmuseums Museum
Munich, Germany.
May 2006

International Exhibitions

Group Exhibition

All That Jazz by Catherine Bajar
4, Rue du Bresc
06570 St. Paul
France
+336331275689
allthatjazz0078@orange.fr
March 2008

Group Exhibition
Galerie Catherine Bajar
Helsinki, Finland
October 2007

Group Exhibition
Galerie Catherine Bajar
Helsinki, Finland
May 2007

Solo Exhibitions

Landscapes
Atlantis Gallery
Reston, VA
September 2008
Bliss: Landscapes
Gallery A
Washington D.C.
November 2004
Exhibition and Sale of Contemporary Realist Paintings
The ArtMasters At Frames By You
Vienna, Virginia
September 2003
Recent Paintings
Market Street Bar & Grill at the Hyatt Regency, Reston Town Center, Reston, VA
In sponsorship with GRACE (Greater Reston Arts Center)
January-March 2003Paintings
DynCorp, Reston VA
Sponsored by the Arts Council of Fairfax County’s Corporate Art Program
July-October 2002

Juried Group Exhibitions

Art at the Mill
Burwell-Morgan Mill
Millwood, Virginia
October 2007
Aldie Mill Art Show & Sale
Aldie, Virginia
September 2007
Near and Beyond: The International Landscape Show 2007
The Art League
Alexandria, Virginia
August 2007
Something Hot Regional Juried Show
Gallery 222
Leesburg, Virginia
August 2007
Four Seasons of Oatlands Art Show & Sale
Oatlands, Leesburg, Virginia
July - August 2007
Art Walk - Exhibition
Long & Foster Office, organized by Trowbridge Lewis Gallery
Middleburg, Virginia
May 2007
Art at the Mill
Burwell - Morgan Mill
Millwood, Virginia
April - May 2007
GRACE: Champagne Auction
Hyatt Regency
Reston, Virginia
February 2007
GRACE, "Collector's Gallery"
Greater Reston Arts Center, Reston, VA
September-November 2005
Aldie Mill Art Show & Sale
Aldie Mill, Aldie, VA
June 2005
GRACE, "Champagne Art Auction"
Oracle Corp., Reston, VA
March 2005
GRACE, "Champagne Art Auction"
Oracle Corporation, Reston, VA
March 2004
The Arts Council of Fairfax County, "Open Exhibition - 2003"
Verizon Gallery, NVCC, Annandale Campus, Annandale, VA
November 2003
Aldie Mill Art Show & Sale
Aldie Mill, Aldie, VA
June 2003
12th Annual Northern Virginia Arts Festival
The Reston Town Center, Reston,VA
May 2003
GRACE “Champagne Art Auction”
At Oracle Corporation, Reston, VA
March 2003
The Arts Council of Fairfax County, “Open Exhibition - 2002”
At Verizon Gallery, NVCC, Annandale Campus, Annandale, VA
November 2002
Myths and Legends
GRACE Gallery, Reston Town Center, Reston, VA
July-August 2002
Aldie Mill Art Show & Sale
Aldie Mill, Aldie, VA
June 2002
GRACE “Champagne Art Auction”
Oracle Corporation, Reston, VA
March 2002
The Arts Council of Fairfax County, “Open Exhibition - 2001”
Verizon Gallery, NVCC, Annandale Campus, Annandale, VA
November 2001
“Treasury of Art Show” Sponsored by Vienna Arts Society
Vienna Community Center, Vienna, VA
November 2001
The Enduring Landscape
GRACE Gallery, Reston Town Center, Reston, VA
June 2001
Seventh Annual Juried Exhibition of Fine Art
Sponsored by The League of Reston Artists
Verizon Gallery, NVCC, Annandale Campus, Annandale, VA
June 2000

Judged Exhibitions

Various exhibitions sponsored by The League of Reston Artists, in Reston, at Jo-Ann
Rose Gallery, USGS, and Walker & Co., 2000 - 2002