Bio Jaakko Aapeli Rönkkö
born the 4.8. 1947 in Vieremä,Finland
the University of Jyväskylä (Russian,English) 1971-73
the Art Institute of Lahti 1973-76
the Academy of Fine Art, Leningrad.CCCR 1976-79
the Art Institute of Lahti 2009-2011
the National Australian University, Canberra 2011
Solo-and group exhibitions in Finland and abroad since 1973.The latest solo exhibition in Gallery G, Helsinki in 2010.The latest group-exhibition the Purnu Summer-show in 2011.
Works in private and official collections in Finland and abroad eg:
KIASMA,the Museum of Contemporary Art, Collection of the State of Finland, the National Australian University,Canberra
The main theme of creation drawing in all its forms. Wall-drawings from 1984 accompanied by small drawings that appear as microcosmos of the large spatial works.The latest wall-pieces in 2011 in the Australian National University in Canberra and in Purnu,Orivesi,Finland.
Writes essays and critics on art; main theme the artists' talk on his work and drawing as a basic expression.
Member of the Association of the Graphic Artists in Finland, Association of Finnish Painters, Association of Art Critics in Finland and International Association of Art Critics.