About

This web site contains a showcase of my artwork, grouped thematically into galleries. The blog features announcements about my exhibitions, along with occasional posts on photography and art in general.

The CV below outlines my recent work as an artist.

 

SORVA, ANTTI J.

MD, PhD, visual artist, art photographer, self-taught

Memberships

  • Union of Artist Photographers (of Finland)
  • Artists’ Association of Finland
  • The Finnish Nature Photographers’ Association

Group Exhibitions

  • 2013: ArtFair Suomi 2013, Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki, Finland
  • 2012: ArtFair Suomi 2012, Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki, Finland
  • 2011: ArtFair Suomi 2011, Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki, Finland.
  • 2011: STORIES OF HOMECOMING (a series for the Fotofinlandia 2011 Competition). In the Annual Exhibition of the Association of Finnish Camera Clubs, Helsinki, Finland.
  • 2010: ArtFair Suomi 2010. Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki, Finland.
  • 2009: LOUHI, POHJOLAN EMÄNTÄ / LOUHI, MISTRESS OF THE NORTH, Iisalmen Kamera Biennale 2009, Iisalmi, Finland.
  • 2008: SOUL IN BLUE. Exhibition of Fotofinlandia 2008 Competition nominees. Sanomatalo, Helsinki, Finland.
  • 2007: PISAROITA / DROPLETS, Iisalmen Kamera Biennale 2007, Iisalmi, Finland.
  • 2005: KIVEÄ KEVEÄÄ / STONE LIGHT, Iisalmen Kamera Biennale 2005, Iisalmi, Finland.
  • 2003 to 2010 yearly in art exhibitions associated with the Annual Convention of the Finnish Medical Association: photographs, pencil and charcoal drawings, water colour paintings, wood sculpture. Helsinki, Finland.

 Solo Exhibitions

  • 2013: KOTIIN/ HOMING – Globalizing information: way to understanding – or to defining enemies more exactly? Laterna Magica, Helsinki, Finland.-
  • 2011: HUMANT STUDIES — POSTER PRESENTATION BY THE TASK FORCE GROUP OF RESEARCH ANTS. Photographic Gallery Hippolyte (Studio), Helsinki, Finland.
  • 2009: LUONTORETKIÄ IHMISEEN / A NATURE TRAIL INTO THE HUMAN MIND, Exhibition at the Nature Photograps of The Year festival, Finlandia House, Helsinki, Finland.
  • 2009: LUONTORETKIÄ IHMISEEN / A NATURE TRAIL INTO THE HUMAN MIND, Kuusamo Nature Photo 2009, Kuusamo, Finland.
  • 2009: Photograph of the Month: “Aiolos”, July 2009, Valokuvakeskus Nykyaika, Tampere, Finland.
  • 2009: IHMISLUONTOA / HUMAN BY NATURE. Laterna Magica 20 Year Anniversary Festival Exhibitions, Laterna Magica, Helsinki, Finland.
  • 2008: VIIDES ELEMENTTI — IHMISLUONTOKUVIA / THE FIFTH ELEMENT — IMAGES OF HUMAN NATURE, Galleria Luova, Helsinki, Finland.
  • 2007: KUVANTEITA — IHMISLUONTOKUVIA / FEELTURES — PICTURES OF HUMAN NATURE, The City Hall, Saarijärvi, Finland.
  • 2006: KUVANTEITA — IHMISLUONTOKUVIA / FEELTURES — PICTURES OF HUMAN NATURE, Laterna Magica, Helsinki, Finland.
  • 2006: KIVEÄ KEVEÄÄ — MIELEN KUVANTEITA / STONE LIGHT — FEELTURES FROM THE MIND, Koskela Hospital Gallery, Helsinki, Finland.
  • 2006: YHDESSÄ EMME PELKÄÄ — KIVIVERTAUKSIA ELÄMÄSTÄ / BRAVE TOGETHER — STONE PARABLES OF LIFE, Munkkiniemi Church, Helsinki, Finland.
  • 2005: KIVEÄ KEVEÄÄ — MIELEN KUVANTEITA / STONE LIGHT — FEELTURES FROM THE MIND, TaideLaakso, Laakso Hospital Gallery, Helsinki, Finland.
  • 2003: PIKAPIIRTOJA IHMISESTÄ / SKETCHES OF MAN, pencil drawings, Koskela Hospital Gallery, Helsinki, Finland.

Other activities in arts

  • Promoted the art gallery “TaideLaakso” in 2004 to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Laakso Hospital. Gallerist of the exhibitions until 2010.
  • Logo designs, e.g. for scientific societies: Suomen Sisätautilääkärien Yhdistys. Suomen Endokrinologiyhdistys, Suomen Allergologi- ja Immunologiyhdistys (Finnish medical societies for internal medicine, Endocrinology, and Allergology & Immunology, respectively).

 Grants

  • Finnfoto 2007
  • Finnfoto 2012

 Credits

  • Photographer of the Year 2008 of the Association of Finnish Camera Clubs
  • Nominee in the Fotofinlandia 2008 Competition, organized by Finnfoto (The Central Union of the Photographic Organizations in Finland)
  • Photographer of the Year 2011 of the Association of Finnish Camera Clubs
  • Nominee in the Fotofinlandia 2011 Competition, organized by Finnfoto (The Central Union of the Photographic Organizations in Finland)

Page updated December, 2013.