Bio RAIJA MALKA
Lives and works in Lissabon and Helsinki 2009-
The University of Art and Design Helsinki, M.A. 1985
Atelier Daniel Graffin, Paris
resident in Paris
Raija Malka studied at the Helsinki School of Art and Design and specialised with Daniel Graffin in Paris. After her first solo exhibition in Helsinki in 1987 she has produced several shows in Finland and ie. in France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Sweden.
In addition to paintings she is active as stage and costume designer in theatre and opera. She is an experienced teacher on university level and devotes her time also to childrens’ art education.