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exhibitions

SELECTED ONE-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2016
Eckerd College OLLI galleries
2015
Teijon Masuuni, Finland
2014
Eura Library, Finland
2013
Palms Hospital, Pasadena, FL
2012
Eckerd College OLLI galleries, ST Petersburg, FL
2011
Institute of Migration, Turku, Finland
2009
Galleria DIX, Helsinki, Finland
2008
Salmagundi Club, NYC
2005
Kokkola Town Hall, Kokkola, Finland
Acquiring Taste Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Art Museum of Seinajoki, Seinajoki, Finland
2004
The York Square Cinema Gallery, New Haven, CT
83 Christopher Street Gallery, Greenwich Village, NY
Institute Of Migration, Turku, Finland
2003
Taideteollinen Korkeakoulu, Helsinki, Finland
Klavier House, NYC (W58th ST)
Acquiring Taste, Albuquerque, NM
2002
Haapajarvi Town Hall, Haapajarvi, Finland
Kirurgi Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
Vano Island, Kemio, Finland
2001
Showroom of Scandinavia, SoHo, NYC.
2000
Saaristokeskus, Helsinki, Finland
Pispalan taidetalo, Tampere, Finland
1999
Villisika Gallery, Helsinki, Finland.
Eclections, Branford, CT.
1998
The World Bank, Washington DC.
1997
The Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle WA.
International Cultural Center, Caisa, Helsinki, Finland.
1996
Aqua Source Gallery, SoHo, NYC.
Small Space Gallery, New Haven, CT.
Southern CT State University, New Haven, CT.
1995
Beaux Arts, Southbury, CT
1994
Inner Space Gallery, New Haven, CT.
Wave Gallery, New Haven, CT.
Southern CT State University, New Haven, CT.
1993
Harvey and Co., Boston, MA.
Southern CT State University, New Haven, CT.
1992
The Delphi International, Washington, DC.
New Horizons Gallery, Greenwich, CT.
West Hartford Library, West Hartford, CT.
1990
George Meany Center, Silver Springs, MD.
New Haven Free Public Library, New Haven, CT.
Darien Public Library, Darien, CT.
1989
Small Space Gallery, New Haven, CT.
Housatonic Community College, Bridgeport, CT.
1988
Ivory Gallery, Martha's Vinyard, MA.


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016
Grumbostand, Soderkulla, Finland
2013
Kuusiston Kartano, Kaarina, Finland
2012
Wanha Pappila, Sastamala, Finland, ( by Gallery Foggia in Helsinki)
2006
Gallleria Bremer Summer Group Show With CONNEX24h, Karkkila, Finland
Galleria Justus With CONNEX24h, Kannus, Finland
"Heart Beat Of Our Community," Traveling Exhibit Of Hearts, Organized By Danbury Hospital, Ridgefield, CT
2005
Cow Parade, Traveling Exhibit, USA
Kansantaiteen Museo, Kaustinen, Finland
2004
Apple Fest, New York, NY
Cow Parade, Stockholm, Sweden
2003
Cow Parade, West Hartford, CT
2002
Maunula Church, Helsinki, Finland
Oulunkyla Library, Helsinki, Finland
2001
Open Studios, New Haven, CT.
2000
NYC Cow Parade 2000, New York, NY
Fish Cow - Rockefeller Center
Sky Cow - 42nd and 3rd Avenue
1999
Eclections, Branford, CT.
1996
Potluck Gallery, Seattle, WA.
Studio Gallery, Seattle, WA.
1995
Cast Iron Gallery, SoHo, NYC.
Southern CT State University, New Haven, CT .
1994
Aquasource, SoHo, NYC.
1993
The Wave Gallery, New Haven, CT.
H. Pelham Curtis Gallery, New Canaan, CT.
1992
Duluth Art Institute, Duluth, MN.
Copley Society of Art, Boston, MA.
1991
John Slade Ely House, New Haven, CT.
1990
Anguilla Gallery, Stonington, CT.
1989
Shubert Theatre, New Haven, CT.
Fairfield University, Oak Show Room, Fairfield, CT.
Art Society of Old Greenwich, Greenwich, CT.


PRESENTLY SHOWING GALLERIES

Palms Hospital, Pasadena, FL
Eckerd College OLLI Galleries, St. Petersburg, FL
Westminster Suncoast, St. Petersburg, FL
Trinity Lutheran Church, Milford, CT
Minerva Health Center, Rauma, Finland
Migration Institute, Turku, Finland
Finnish Consulate, NYC


PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

HYKS Kolmio Sairaala, Helsinki, Finland
Nordea Bank, NYC.
The Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle, WA.
Birdcraft Museum, Fairfield, CT.
Artist Faye Moore, NYC.
Swedish Church, NYC
Trumbull Public Library, Trumbull, CT.
Sampo Bank, Turku, Finland.
Work is also represented in numerous private collections internationally.


HEALING WALLS - MURALS

Meyer Children's Hospital, Florence, Italy
Rosenhugel Neurological Hospital, Viennna, Austria
F.N. Motol Hospital, Prague, CZ
University Children's Hospital, Bratislava, Slovakia
Diakonialaitos Nursing Home, Ruska Department, Pori, Finland
Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT.
MRI Unit
Women's Center
Nathan Smith Clinic
Primary Care Center
Youth Detention Center, Albuquerque, NM
HYKS Hospital (Department 82), Helsinki, Finland
Sosteri Hosptial, Savonlinna, Finland
Mikkeli University of Applied Sciences, Savonlinna, Finland
Seinajoen Keskussairaala, Seinajoki, Finland
Kullaa Nursing Home, Kullaa, Finland
Meltola Hospital, Karjaa, Finland
Kirurgi Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
Patolan vanhainkoti, Helsinki, Finland.
Raahe Hospital, Raahe, Finland.
Hopearanta Nursing Home, Harjavalta, Finland
Honkala Nursing Home, Pori, Finland
Finesse Day Spa, NYC (W25th St)
La Moda Restaurant, Flatotel, NYC (W52 St)
Feroleto's Children's Center of St. Vincent's Hospital, Trumbull, CT.
Birdcraft Museum, Fairfield, CT.
The Blues Cafe, New Haven, CT.
"Dancing Wall of Dreams" Community Project, New Haven, CT
New Haven Library Banner Project, Open Arts New Haven 2000
Trinity Lutheran Church, Milford, CT
Syopaliitto, Helsinki, Finland
Ruusukortteli Assisted Living, Turku, Finland
Mariankoti Assisted Living, Helsinki, Finland
Hannahome, Kemio, Finland
Kostiahome, Palkane, Finland
Diakonialaitos, Helsinki
North Side Hospital Chapel, St. Petersburg, FL
Lauttasaaren Senioritalo, Helsinki


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS & TV APPEARANCES

"Healing Walls", Book by Rea Nurmi, 2017 Outskirts Press
"Parantavat seinat" Book by Rea Nurmi, 2016 Nemo publishing, Finland
Turun Sanomat, 7,5, 2016
Sairaanhoitaja Lehti 5/2016
Nokia News 2014
Lansi-Suomi 2014
IT-Lehti 2013
Syopa lehti 2008
Sydan Satakunta, June 2011
Radio YLE, Turku, Finland, July 2011
TV-Areena, Turku Local news , July 2011
Turku City web pages, July 2011
Big Apple Fest Catalogue, NYC, 2004
Cow Parade Stockholm Book, Sweden, 2004
Cow Parade West Hartford Book, 2003
Cow Parade West Hartford Book, 2007
Cow Parade New York Book, 2000
Ita Savo Newspaper, Finland 2007
Ita Savon Paikallis TV News, 2007 Finland
Kaleva Newspaper, Finland, 2001
Artisitic FX Magazine, 2003
Helmi Program, Channel 3, Helsinki Television
Ihana Aamu Ohjelma, Channel 3, Helsinki Television, Jan 2002 & Jan 2003
Ilta-Sanomat, Helsinki, Finland, 1997
Channel 9 News, NJ (Aquasource SOHO Show), USA, March 1996
Connecticut Post
Women Sports Travel magazine, Winter 1995
New Haven Register
New York Times, July 9, 1989


AWARDS/SCHOLARSHIPS

Finlandia Foundation National
The American Scandinavian Society, NYC
Copley Society of Art, Boston, MA.
Pastel Society of America, NYC.
Bridgeport Art League, Bridgeport, CT.
Connecticut Classic Arts.
Art Association of Old Greenwich.


LECTURES, TEACHING AND COMMUNITY PROJECTS

2017
Tilataidetta, Parantavat Seinat tyopaja for ADUCATE by UEF, Helsinki
2016
Makelankatu 50, Helsinki
2013
WHO World Health Conference, Finlandia talo, Helsinki, Finland
HPH International Conferences For Health Providing Hospital Organizations
Turku, Finland 2011
Vienna, Austria 2007
Moscow, Russia, 2004
Florence, Italy, 2003
Bratislava, Slovakia, 2002
Prague, CZ, 2002
Jyvaskyla, Finland, 2001
Villa F.G. Hedberg, Kokemaki, Finland
Katonah Art Center, Katonah, NY
Riitta Pollock Art Studio, Chappaqua, NY
National Association of Hospitality Houses 2006 Conference, Estes Park, CO
Boys & Girls Village, Milford, CT
Mead School (Summer), Greenwich, CT
Finnish Language School, NYC
Audubon Coastal Center, Milford, CT
Art Slam, Bernalillo County Juvenile Detention Center, Albuquerque, NM
Parkinson's Center, Turku, Finland
Finlandia Foundation, NYC
New Haven Arts Council, New Haven, CT


Rea is available for workshops in civic groups, art groups and schools.