Elina Honkanen
born 1984
living in Helsinki, Finland



Art and design studies

2012-2016 Lahti Institute of Design, department of jewellery design
2015 spring semester in Estonian Academy of Arts, department of jewellery art
2004-2007 Alfa-Art School of Arts, painting and drawing
2003-2004 Kanneljärvi training college, art studies



2019 Northern light - Jewellery from Finland, CODA Museum, Holland
2018 Memories and tales, gallery Roikka, Lappeenranta, Finland, solo exhibition
2018 KORU+itä, Taidekeskus Itä, Lappeenranta, Finland, Jewellery Association´s members´ exhibion
2018 Athens Jewelry Week, main exhibition, Greece
2018 No Matter Matters, Adornment at Milan Design week, Italy
2018 Chaos, Galleria Alliages, Germany and Spain
2017 Cable factory, Helsinki, The Jewellery Art Associaton´s members´ exhibition, group exhibition

2017 Chaos, Galleria Alliages, France
2017 Pastel, Galleria Cbijoux, Switzerland
2017 Joya Art Jewellery Fair, Arts Center Santa Monica, Spain
2016 Galleria Lokal, Helsinki, Yhes, group exhibition
2016 Finlands Intitutets Gallery, Stocholm, Radius - Jewellry design from Lahti, group exhibition
2015 Galleria Johan S, Helsinki, Take Away - Jewellery, group exhibiton
2015 Gallery Lokal, Tori, Helsinki, group exhibition
2015 Gallery Lokal, Pirtti, Helsinki, group exhibition
2014 Gallery Uusi Kipinä, Lahti
2013 CIIDF fair, Shenzhen, China, group exhibition
2013 DMY Design Festival, Berlin, Germany, group exhibition
2009 Gallery Dix Studio, Helsinki
2007 Lapponica hall, Rovaniemi, group exhibition
2007 K.H. Renlund Museum, Kokkola, SKjL Minimum, group exhibition
2007 Cable factory, Helsinki, Alfa-Art School of Arts graduation exhibition
2007 Savoy Theater, Helsinki, Javinari group
2006 Cultur Centrum Stoa, Helsinki, Javinari group
2006 Gallery of Kaisaniemi Botanical garden, Helsinki, Javinari group


Awards and grants

2018 Art promotion center Finland, working grant

2017 Finnish Cultural Foundation, Uusimaa Regional Fund, working grant
2016 The Jewellery Art Associaton´s (Korutaideyhdistys Ry) grant for graduating student

2013 Kalkkipetteri foundation, student grant


The Jewellery Art Association (Korutaideyhdistys Ry)
Luo Ry

Works in collections
Glitnir Bank Ltd.
Cederroth Ltd.
Alfa-Art School of Arts