Elena Wiikholm

Born in the city of Perm, on the foot of the Ural Mountains, attended the Architectural Institute in the city of Sverdlovsk and later continued in the Muhhina High school for Art in Leningrad.


She has also studied 3D modelling in Nackademin High School in Stockholm to develop her sculptures in computer environment.
Today she makes graphical drawings and paints in oil on paper and canvas. Also gouache and tempera. Her sculptures are in ceramic materials and bronze. While resident in the town of Schlysselborg, in the North West of
Russia, she became interested in the ancient castle of that town. Her studies led her to the War Museum of Stockholm, since the castle during its history for a time had belonged to Sweden. Because of her investigations, she staged an exhibition called “The North West Russian Fortification Line”, including graphical drawings and paintings of eight castles, in the Bennetter Gallery, in Stockholm year 1994.
From that time Elena had 48 exhibitions in 11 countries. Her art presented permanent in Castle Årsta in Sweden, Russian Embassy in Stockholm, Military Archive in St-Petersburg, many firms and private collections in Sweden and other countries.
Member of the Staten’s Central Union for Professional Artist (KRO), Sweden
Member of the Staten’s Central Union for Professional Artist (СХР), Russia
She is owner of HB ARDEDIS ART firm and lives in Stockholm, Sweden.

Upcoming exhibitions

The Affordable Art Fair, Amsterdam 2013 // WeMoon (presentation), USA 2013 // Museum ”Krasin” (ise-breaker), St.Petersburg, Russia 2013 //Konstfrämjandet i Sörmland 2014