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Leena Jokela, born 1963 in Umeå, Sweden.

Resident in Alva, Gotland

 

Education

2005-07 Distance learning, web and graphic communications, NTI, Stockholm

1998-00 MFA, School of Photography, Göteborg University

1998 Cultural geography, Södertörns Högskola, Huddinge

1987-90 BFA, School of Photography, Göteborg University

1985-86 Photographic course, Gotlands Läns Folkhögskola, Hemse

1984 Ethnology, Umeå University

 

Singel exhibitions

2017 Fabrik13, Alva, Gotland

2010 RELIQUARIUM, gallery KG52, Stockholm (together with Sara Arnald)

2009 From the collections #2, Ahlbergshallen, Stadsmuseet, Östersund

2006 From the collections, Järnboden, Harg

2005 Open studio, The Nordic Artists’ Centre in Dale, Norway

2003 TUROCHRETUR/Norden, Holmöns Boatmuseum

2003 TUROCHRETUR/Norden, The library, Kökar, Åland

2003 TUROCHRETUR/Norden, Gamla Redningshuset, Anholt, Denmark

2003 TUROCHRETUR/Norden, The school, Røst, Norway

2003 52 paths, Örnsköldsviks Konsthall

2001 Nothing is like it used to be, Galleri TU, Stockholm

2000 32 objects, Midsommargården, Stockholm

1996 Photogrammes, Järnboden, Hargshamn

1994 In Natura, Kvinnohuset, Umeå

 

Group exhibitions

2017 The Autumn Salon 2017, Fotografiska, Stockholm

2017 When roads meet, Open Studios Gotland, Gotlands Konstmuseum

2016 The Free Photographers’ Department, Kulturhuset, Stockholm

2016 Rånässalongen III, Rånäs Slott

2015 Vårsalongen 2015, Liljevalchs, Stockholm

2004 X-mas expo, Centrum för fotografi, Stockholm

2014 Västerbotten summer art salon, Västerbottens Museum, Umeå

2010 6x6x2010, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, NY, USA

2010 Print Now, Bearspace, London Art Fair, England

2007 Hff, 25 years, Jubileumslounge, Konsthallen, Göteborg

2006 X-mas expo, Centrum för fotografi, Stockholm

2004 X-mas expo, Centrum för fotografi, Stockholm

2001 Scratches on a Smooth Surface, Hasselblad Center, Göteborg

2000 Finnish Institute Gallery, Stockholm

2000 Ramponera, Göteborgs Stadsmuseum

2000 Correct!, Hasselblad Center, Göteborg

2000 P1, Galleri Konstepidemin, Göteborg

1999 Restaurant Piri-Piri, Stockholm

1992 BA exhibition, Hasselblad Center, Göteborg

1990 Planket, Stockholm

1990 Xenon, Galleri Pictura, Lund

1990 People at work, Västerbottens Läns Museum, Umeå

1989 35 searchers, Konstmuseet, Göteborg

1989 Smuts, Naturhistoriska Museet, Göteborg

1988 Student exhibition, Konstmuseet, Göteborg

1986 Student exhibition, Visby Stadsbibliotek

 

Represented

Stockholm County Council

The County Council of Jämtland, Sweden

Örnsköldsvik municipality, Sweden

Hasselblad Center, Göteborg, Sweden

Private collections

 

Grants

2015 CFF, The Centre for Photography, membership grant

2014 The Arts Grants Committee, two year working grant

2008 Härke art stipend

2006 Helge Ax:son Johnsons Stiftelse, travelgrant to Oxford, England

2003 Nordisk Kulturfond, exhibitiongrant for TUROCHRETUR/Norden

2003 Kulturfonden för Sverige och Finland, Hanaholmsstipendium

2002 The Arts Grants Committee, two year working grant

2002 Helge Ax:son Johnsons Stiftelse, travelgrant to Sydney, Australia

2002 Nordisk Kulturfond, travelgrant for TUROCHRETUR/Norden

2001 Crimson Fotografifond

2001 Helge Ax:son Johnsons Stiftelse, travelgrant to Oxford, England

1999 The Erna and Victor Hasselblad foundation, Research Grant

2000 Byggnads kulturstipendium

2000 Crimson Fotografifond

 

Residecies

2010 Artist in residency, Platform, Vaasa, Finla nd

2006 Svensk-norska samarbetsfonden, residency, Kunstnerhuset, Svolvær, Norway

2005 IASPIS, work and study grant, Villa San Michele, Anacapri, Italy

2005 The Nordic Artists’ Centre in Dale, Norway, residency

2004 Nifca (Nordic Institute for Contemporary Art), residency at Svalbard, Norway

2002 The Erna and Victor Hasselblad Foundation, San Michele scholarship

2001 Svensk-norska samarbetsfonden, residency, Kunstnerhuset, Svolvær, Norway