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Ilona Niemi is a visual artist from Finland. Her work is inspired by life stories, fashion and poetry. She specialises in painting and installations, focusing particularly in depicting the feminine experience.


Ilona's artistic milestones include winning the RSA Painting Prize & Maclaine Watters Medal in Edinburgh, UK, in 2001, being featured in the BP Portrait Award Exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in London, UK 2002, and receiving a commission by EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art in Finland in 2019.

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Painting of a cat with a bird's body against a blue background.
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