Serguei Zlenko

Serguei Zlenko

Location: Finland

Surikov Art Academy’s Art School, Moscow 1972 – 1978
Surikov Art Academy, Moscow 1978 – 1984


A member of the Finnish Artists’ Association from 1993
A member of the Russian Artists’ Association from 1985
A member of the French Artists Association from 2010

Works in collections

Australia, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Japan, Russia, Sweden, USA e.g.:

Geological Survey of Finland Helsinki
Fiskars Ltd Helsinki
Finnish Motor Vehiecle Inspection Helsinki
The Central Chamber of Commerce Helsinki
Ltd Flinkenberg & Co Ab Helsinki
Tuokko Deloitte & Touche Oy Helsinki
Technical University Espoo
Rake Ltd Helsinki
Finnish Enterpreneiurs Association Helsinki
Hannes Snellman Attorney at law Helsinki
Tampere University Tampere
Danko Finnoffice Partners Oy Helsinki
Insurance company Pohjola Helsinki
Museum Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova Turku
Helsinki City Magistracy Helsinki
Kesko Inc. Helsinki
Mullykoski Inc. Helsinki
Helsinki University Helsinki
PricewaterhouseCoopers Helsinki
The Ministry of Transport and Helsinki


1984-1990 exhibitions in Russia
1995 gallery Hörhammer Helsinki, Finland
1995 ART' 95 International Art competition Art 54 New York, USA
1996 gallery Hagelstam Helsinki, Finland
1996 gallery Bukowskis&Hörhammer Helsinki, Finland
1997 gallery Art Encounter Las Vegas, USA
1997 gallery Galilei Turku, Finland
1999 gallery Nefret Turku, Finland
1999 gallery Bukowskis&Hörhammer Helsinki, Finland
1999 Fletcher Gallery, Woodstock, New York, USA
2000 gallery Galilei Turku, Finland
2001 gallery Bukowskis&Hörhammer Helsinki, Finland
2001 gallery Art Clipper Helsinki, Finland
2002 gallery Art Clipper Helsinki, Finland

2003 gallery Art Clipper Helsinki, Finland
2003 group exhibition in Smolny Museum dedicated St. Petersburg, Russia
to the Tercentenary of St. Petersburg

2004 gallery Sala Barna Barcelona, Spain
2005 gallery Oisin Dublin, Ireland
2005 gallery Hay Hill London, England
2006 The Green Gallery Dublin, Ireland
2006 Amos Andersons Art Museum Helsinki, Finland
2006 Salon 2006
de la Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts Paris, France
2007 Biennale Internazionale Dell’Arte Contemporanea Florence, Italy
2007 gallery Ferin Helsinki, Finland
2008 Russian Cultural Centre Washington, USA
2009 The Green Gallery Dublin, Ireland
2009 The Sounds of Art Copenhagen, Denmark
2009 Russian Cultural Centre Paris, France
2009 Solzhenitsyn House Moscow, Russia
2010 Pushkin House London, England
2010 Art Helsinki – art fair, Messukeskus Helsinki, Finland
2010 Art 2010, RDS- fair Dublin, ireland
2010 Art en Capital – art fair, Grand Palais
la Societe Nationale des Beaux-Art Paris, France
2010 Museum of National Historiy „ Frederiksborg castle“
Scandinavian portrait exhibition Hillerod, Denmark



In recent years, the portrait was one of the leading themes in the works of Sergei Zlenko. Its models include people from all walks of life, from business and politics to academia and the arts. Diversity and integrity Zlenko portraits are a social slice of the Finnish society. Between 1991 and 2011. Zlenko performed over hundreds of portraits including portraits of the former Prime Minister of Finland Harri Holkeri (Finland Exhibition Corporation), chief conductor of the orchestra and composer Leif Segerstam (Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra), Professor Lauri A. Laitinen (Executive Director of the public hospitals of Helsinki), and Carl Johan Adolfson (Deputy Mayor of Helsinki). Henry Kuytinen (CEO "Finnish Railways"), Pertti Salminen (Rector of the Higher Military Academy). Portrait commissions have also come from other important figures of the Finnish business world, including Matti Kallio (chairman of the corporation "Kesko"), Robert Matron (Leading Lawyer, "Hannes Snellman", law firm), and Göran J. Ehrnrut (Chairman of the Board, the Corporation "Fiskars")., and Nils-Erik Eklund (Managing Director of the company "Viking Line"), Timo Rayala (Managing Director of Energy Corporation "Pohjola Voima"). artist also writes custom portraits in Sweden, Spain, Ireland, Russia and Germany. Zlenko portraits executed in a realistic style, at the same time seeking to penetrate beyond the visual characteristics. These realistic images of real people who are a challenge to the transience of life