Katja Tukiainen

Katja Tukiainen

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KATJA Maarit TUKIAINEN, 1969 in Pori, Finland

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EDUCATION

2007-2009Master of Fine Arts, Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, Finland
1990-1996Master of Arts, University of Art and Design, Helsinki, Finland
1994-1995Studies in painting, Academy of fine arts of Venice, Italy


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017
Dangerous Landscapes, Galleria Himmelblau Puuvillasali, Tampere, Finland
2016Katja Tukiainen vs. Sigga Björg Siguršaedottir, The Museum of Drawings, Laholm, Sweden

Lunapark Abbondanato, Core Gallery, Rome, Italy
2015P is for Paradise, Auran Galleria, Turku, Finland
2014A Midsummer Night's Dream, Galleria Kouvulinna, Pukkila, Finland

Paradis n (Névtelen hősök) / Paradis N (Nameless Heroes), Luukku, Budapest, Hungary, curated by Finnagora

Comrade!, Finnish Toy Museum, WeeGee Exhibition Centre, Espoo, Finland
2013Kaunis Maailma, Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki

Cake Theory, collaboration with Riiko Sakkinen, curated by Jernej Skof, Galerija Alkatraz, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2012Paradis L, curated by Selma Green, Lönnström Art Museum, Rauma, Finland
2011Such a Lovely Place, Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki
2010Paradis f , Tasty Gallery, Riga, Latvia

Paradis e, Finnish Culture Institute of Estonia, Tallinn

Good Heavens! EMMA, Espoo Museum of Modern Art, Espoo, Finland

Paradis d, Café Bar No 9, Helsinki
2009Katja Tukiainen Exhibition, KUD Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Playground –my work is my pleasure, Korjaamo Galleria, Helsinki

Katja Tukiainen Exhibition, Gallery 100 Svoih, St.Petersbugh, Russia
2008Red Curtains, Nordic ArtWorks London Gallery, London

Paintings, curated by Selma Green, Finnish Culture Institute of Sweden, Stockholm

Paintings, Galleria Krista Mikkola, Helsinki
2006A thousand dollar's buck, Galleria Bakeliittibambi, Helsinki
2005Nursing diary, Galleria Bakeliittibambi, Helsinki
2004Paintings and comics, Art Museum of Kouvola, Kouvola, Finland
2003Keep on the asphalt, collaboration with Niko Luoma and Riiko Sakkinen, curated by Krista Mikkola, Galleria Käytävä, Cable Factory, Helsinki

Tuliainen, paintings, Galleria Bakeliittibambi, Helsinki
2001Paintings, Gallery Artaround, Helsinki
2000When the pee does not come, curated by Maimu Berg, Finnish Culture Institute of Estonia, Tallinn
1999Crochet Hook, Galleria Bakeliittibambi, Helsinki

Tyttö ja mummo -paintings, Galleria Bakeliittibambi, Helsinki
1996Paintings, Into Galleria, Helsinki
1995Sins = Eleven Pink Elephants, Kinki Galleria, Helsinki


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 International art exhibition NordArt 2017, Büdelsdorf, Germany

Art Goes Logomo, Turku, Finland

Finnish Fireworks / Finskt Fyrverkeri, Malmö Museum, Malmö, Sweden

OPEN STORAGE - Remembering for the Future, Pori Art Museum, Pori, Finland

Rascal / Vallaton, Artsi Vantaa Art Museum, Vantaa, Finland
2016European Cuteness, Sofia Arsenal, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sofia, Bulgaria

PoPism -da Warhol a Banksy, LOC Museo Comune di Capo D'Orlando, Sicily, Italy

Hyper Mentalized artworks - Hypo mentalized artists, Art Yourself Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

PoPism, Palazzo Corvaja, Taormina, Italy

Peak Experience, P Galleria, Pori, Finland

Mikko Hallikainen & Nanna Susi & Katja Tukiainen, G12, Gallery, Kuopio, Finland

Haava/Wound, Seppo Fränti Art Collection Exhibition, Lapinlahden Lähde, Helsinki

EXTENSION European Cuteness Art, Istituto di Cultura Italiano in Romania, Bucharest, Romania

European Cuteness Art, Palace of Parliament of Romania, Constantin Brāncusi Exhibition Hall, Bucharest, Romania

Boutique -where art meets fashion, The Nordic Embassies Felleshus, Berlin, Germany
2015The Adventure Can Begin, The Nordic Watercolour Museum, Skärhamn, Sweden

Touch, Saastamoinen Foundation Art Collection Exhibition, EMMA Espoo Museum of Modern Art, Espoo, Finland

Beyond Eden 15, Copro Gallery, Santa Monica, California, USA

Ups!, Eduard Vilde Museum, Tallin, Estonia

Katja Tukiainen & Matti Hagelberg, Taiga Space, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Gisp!, Nordens Institut på Åland, Mariehamn, Åland Islands, Finland

Summer Fair, Auran Galleria, Turku, Finland

Gisp!, Stoa, Helsinki, Finland

Gisp!,  Nordatlantens Brygge, Copenhagen, Danmark

Bienal de Arte Contemporįneo del Fin del Mundo, Argentina
2014Boutique -Where Art Meets Fashion, Spiral Art, Tokio, Japan

Gisp!, Nordic House, Faroe Islands

Contaminazioni 014, GARD Galleria Arte Roma Design, Rome, Italy

Contaminazioni 014, Varna City Art Gallery, Varna, Bulgaria

Contaminazioni 014, Muzeul de Istorie Nationala si Archeologia de Constanta, Constanta, Romania

BUSINESS TALK PATRNER ZONE, Wayfarers Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA

BUSINESS TALK REGIONAL, Kavįrna Mlżnskį, Prague, Czech Republic

Häntä pystyyn!, Oulu Art Museum, Oulu, Finland

Altar, Tuusula Art Museum, Tuusula, Finland

Under The Cuteness, Hybrida Contemporanea, Roma

Heponauta, Hyvinkää Art Museum, Hyvinkää, Finland

Tampere Biennale, Winter Garden, Tampere Hall, Tampere, Finland
2013Schenken als Problem, Group Global 3000, Berlin

Boutique -where art meets fashion, curated by Annamari Vänskä, Embassy of Finland, Washington D.C

The Blab Show, curated by Monte Beauchamp, Copro Gallery, Santa Monica, California, USA

The Name The Nose, curated by Raśl Zamudio, Museolaboratorio Ex Manifattura Tabacchi, Citta Sant'Angelo, Italy

Respetando los derechos humanos nunca saldremos da la crisis, collaboration with Riiko Sakkinen, Espacio AVAart, Gijón, Spain

Tekijän oikeudella, curated by Antti Kirjalainen, Telakkakatu 6, Helsinki

Homelessness Fair, collaboration with people experienced homelessness, curated by Jani Leinonen and Riiko Sakkinen, Hyvinkää Art Museum, Hyvinkää, Finland

Art Argos, curated by Pertti Ketonen, Stockmann Argos-hall, Helsinki
2012Boutique -where art meets fashion, curated by Annamari Vänskä, Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki

Mazzano!, curated by Timo Valjakka, The Museum of Estonian Architecture, Tallinn

Himmelblau at Retretti, curated by Pertti Ketonen, Retretti Art Center, Punkaharju, Finland

@BAR, Kalevankatu 13, Helsinki

Eyeballing! (Paradis k), KIASMA, Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
2011Mazzano! (Paradis j), curated by Timo Valjakka, Tampere Art Museum, Tampere

Camping Trip (Paradis i), Salo Art Museum, Salo, Finland

Littele Red Riding Hood II (Paradis h), curated by Satu Itkonen, Lahti Art Museum, Lahti, Finland

Mazzano! (Paradis g), curated by Timo Valjakka, Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki
2010Littele Red Riding Hood I (Paradis c), curated by Satu Itkonen, Oulu Art Museum, Oulu, Finland

8140 kg Anssi Kasitonni - Jani Leinonen - Katja Tukiainen, (Paradis b), curated by Laura Köönikkä, Tampere Art Museum, Tampere, Finland

Mänttä Art Festival 2010 (Paradis a), curated by Annu Vertanen, Mänttä, Finland

Contemporary Nordic Comics, Nordic Watercolour Museum, Skärhamn, Sweden
2009Hyvät Naiset, Hyvinkää Art Museum, Hyvinkää, Finland

Kalevala 2009, Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinki

Trickle Down Theory, curated by Riiko Sakkinen, Korjaamo Galleria, Helsinki
2008Henki, Galleria Jangva, Helsinki

Inga Saetre and Katja Tukiainen, Finnish-Norwegian Culture Institute, Oslo

Sampo, curated by Eero-Pekka Rislakki, 4mula Gallery, Saint Petersbugh, Russia

Helsinki ą Saint Sulpice, curated by Krista Mikkola, Paris
2007Piirustusluokka -tyhjä on täysi, Kunsthalle Helsinki

Akkurat! Bomuldsfabfik Kunsthall, Arendal, Norway

Idän taju, curated by J.O. Mallander, Hyvinkää Art Museum, Hyvinkää, Finland

Points of View, Fiskars, Finland

Amerikka! Taidekeskus Ihana, Heinola, Finland

Kuvia ja kuplia, Lahti Art Museum, Lahti
2006Terrortory, Pakt/// Gallery, Amsterdam

Terrortory, Muu gallery, Helsinki

Unterwegs, Fumetto Gallery, Luzern, Switzerland

Regardless of the weather, Gallery Karton, Budapest

Katja Tukiainen & Matti Hagelberg en Inde, Institut Finlandais, Paris

Kaikuja Idästä, Voipaalan kulttuurikeskus, Voipaala, Finland
2005Helsinki International, curated by Timo Valjakka, Kulttuuritehdas Korjaamo, Helsinki

Pictures & words, Magma Clerkenwell, London

6. Salaolisboa -de ilustracao e banda desenhada, curated by Marcos Farrajota, Bedeteca, Lisbon

Comics aus Finnland, Fumetto Gallery, Luzern, Switzerland

Nian, Reykjavik art museum, Iceland

Sharp Shooting, curated by Heather Galbraith, St Paul St, Auckland, New Zealand
2003Tyttöjen elämästä, Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki

Tiettyä magnetismia, Lönnström Art Museum, Rauma, Finland

Biennale of Young Artists of Europe and Mediterranean, collaboration with Niko Luoma and Riiko Sakkinen, projectcurated by Krista Mikkola, Athens
2001106 th Annual Exhibiton of Finnish Artists, Jyväskylä Art Museum, Jyväslylä, Finland

A letter for a dead friend, Picasso Museum, Luzern, Switzerland

Mänttä Art Festival 2001, curated by Marja Kolu, Mänttä, Finland

Mazzanon aika, curated by Timo Valjakka, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki

Young artists exhibition 2001, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki

Bd@fi exhibition, Paris, Caen, Antwerben, Berliini, Kemi, Tukholma, Göteborg, Helsinki
2000Big Torino -biennale di arte emergente, project curated by Krista Mikkola, Torino, Italy
1999Whom I should call next?, curated by Harto Hänninen and Petri Kemppinen, KIASMA, Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
1996Ruudun valossa, Tampere Museum of Contemporary Art, Tampere, Finland
1995Sarjakuvastin triennaali, Galleria Jangva, Helsinki

XLV Rassegna d'Arte 1995, Palazo Oliva, Sassoferrato, Italy

Venezia Pianeta Spose -Le nozze nella storia e nella moda di oggi, Giudecca, Venice, Italy

Auto Arte, Tronchetto Parking, Venice, Italy


MUSEUM COLLECTIONS and PUBLIC COLLECTIONS


Amos Anderson’s Art Museum, Helsinki

Finland State Art Collection, Helsinki

Halland County Art Collection, Sweden

Halmstad Municipality Art Collection, Sweden

Helsinki Art Museum HAM, Helsinki

Hämeenlinna Art Museum, Hämeenlinna, Finland

Museum of Contemporary Art KIASMA, Helsinki

Kouvola Art Museum, Kouvola, Finland

Lönnström Art Museum, Rauma, Finland

Museolaboratorio Ex Manifattura Tabacchi, Citta Sant'Angelo, Italy

Nelimarkka Foundation, Alajärvi, Finland

Nordic Watercolour Museum, Skärhamn, Sweden

Saastamoinen Foundation, EMMA Espoo Museum of Modern Art, Finland

Salo Art Museum, Salo, Finland

Gösta Serlachius Fine Arts Foundation, Mänttä, Finland

The City of Oulu Art Collection, Oulu, Finland

The City of Pori Art Collection, Pori Art Museum, Pori, Finland

The Museum of Drawings, Laholm, Sweden

Wihuri Foundation, Art Museum of Rovaniemi, Rovaniemi, Finland


PERMANENT INSTALLATIONS

2012Katja Tukiainen Art Suite, Klaus K Hotel, Helsinki
2010Secret Garden, HUS Children Hospital, Helsinki


AVARDS & OTHER

2011William Thuring Price, The Finnish Art Society
2007State Prize, Central Art Council of Finland
2003 Puupää -hattu, Finland’s comics association prize
1999-2001The regional Artist of the Arts Council of Uusimaa, Helsinki


GRANTS

2017 Arts Promotion Centre Finland project grant
2013Frame Visual Art Finland

Visual arts council project grant
20125 year state grant for visual artist
2010Visual arts council project grant
2009Finnish cultural foundation

Niilo Helander Foundation
2008Public display grant for visual artist
2006Finnish cultural foundation
2005Finnish cultural foundation
2004Alfred Kordelin foundation
2003Public display grant for visual artist

Visual arts council project grant
2002 1 year state grant for visual artist
2001 Tammi foundation

Library grant
2000 Finnish cultural foundation
1998 Finnish cultural foundation


ARTIST IN RECIDENCE

2016The Museum of Drawings, Laholm, Sweden
2014Luukku Atelier, Finnagora, Budapest, Hungary
2009Spiral / Walcoal Art Center & Bank Art Recidence, Yokohama, Japan
200877 Bleecker Street, Finnish Cultural Institute in New York
2003Keep on the asphalt -artists on the road, with Niko Luoma and Riiko Sakkinen, Helsinki, Sarajevo, Tirana and Athens
1997Mazzano Romano, Väinö Tanner Foundation, Italy


ART FAIRS

2016ArtHelsinki, Gallery Saariaho Järvenpää
2011Fair of Contemporary Art Helsinki, Galerie Forsblom
2010Copenhagen Art Fair, Korjaamo Gallery

Helsinki Art Fair, Korjaamo Gallery
2009Helsinki Art Fair, Korjaamo Gallery
2007Glasgow Art Fair, Nordic Art Works

Affordable Art Fair, London, Nordic Art Works
1995Arte s Pordenone, Venice Academy of Fine Arts


MONOGRAPHS

2013Katja Tukiainen Works Part Two, art book, 216 pages, article by Raul Zamudio, foreword by Riiko Sakkinen, Parvs Publishing
2007Katja Tukiainen Works, art book, 128 pages, article by Timo Valjakka, Daada Publishing


GRAPHIC NOVELS

2015The Raisin, Boom Kniga, Russia (in Russian)
2010Kisun 1,2,3, 32 pages, Publishing house Otava, Finland
2008Russinet, 100 pages, Optimal Press, Sweden

Rusina, 96 pages, Like Publishing house, Finland
2007Kisun ABC, 32 pages, Publishing house Otava, Finland
2003Brev från Indien, 96 pages, Optimall press, Sweden
2002Postia Intiasta (Post from India), 96 pages, Suomen Yrityslehdet, Finland
1999Jos olisin prinsessa (If I were a princess), 24 pages, Suomen Yrityslehdet, Finland

A-B-C, 128 pages, author's edition, Finland
1998Tyttö ja mummo, 45 pages, Publishing house Jalava, Finland
1997Tyttöjen leikit, 46 pages, Publishing house Jalava, Finland


GRAPHIC SHORT STORIES


published in Europe, India and USA.

graphic short stories (almost) complete list HERE


MEMBERSHIPS


Finnish painters' union

Artists' Association of Finland

Artists' Association MUU

Helsingin taiteilijaseura

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