Åke Fredrik Hellman (born 19 July 1915 in Helsinki, Grand Duchy of Finland) is a Swedish-speaking Finnish still life and portrait artist and art professor. He has worked as art teacher at the University of Helsinki. In 1963, he received the order of the Lion of Finland. Åke Hellman was married to the painter Karin Hellman, née Wisuri, who was 11 days older, until her death on 25 February 2004. They met when studying together at Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture 1934–1938, and have the son Karl-Johan (born 1944) and the daughter Åsa (born 1947) who is a ceramist. Människan och målaren ("The Human and the Painter"), a biography of Hellman written by Ulla-Lena Lundberg and Erik Kruskopf, was published until Hellman's 90th birthday in 2005. Hellman turned 100 on 19 July 2015.
How would Åke Hellman be described?
Åke Hellman would be described as Finnish painter.
What is the gender of Åke Hellman?
Åke Hellman is male.
When was Åke Hellman born?
Åke Hellman was born on 01.01.1915.
What is Åke Hellman subject of?
Åke Hellman is subject of Artists from Helsinki, Finnish painters, Finnish centenarians, Portrait painters, 21st-century Finnish painters, 1915 births, Academics of the University of Helsinki, Living people, Still life painters, 20th-century Finnish painters and Pro Finlandia Medals of the Order of the Lion of Finland.