Leena Luostarinen

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Leena Estelle Luostarinen
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Leena Luostarinen, 1988
Born(1949-05-15)May 15, 1949
Pori, Finland
DiedJuly 13, 2013(2013-07-13) (aged 64)
Helsinki, Finland
Known forPainting

Leena Estelle Luostarinen (15 May 1949 – 28 July 2013) was a Finnish painter.[1] Working as an artist for over forty years, she was well known for her colourful and mysterious works. Many of her paintings featured felines, ibises, flowers, and sphinxes.

Luostarinen received various awards and grants during her lifetime, including the Pro Finlandia Medal in 1995.[2]


  1. ^ Kuvataiteilijamatrikkeli, Leena Luostarinen. URL: http://www.kuvataiteilijamatrikkeli.fi/fi/taiteilijat/2893 (Referred 31 July 2013). Website in Finnish.
  2. ^ Taidehalli. Leena Luostarinen: Tiger Drawer. URL:"Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-02-01. Retrieved 2013-07-31.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link) (Referred 31 July 2013)