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STUDIO

Cable Factory
Kaapeliaukio 3
00180 Helsinki, Finland

 

Education

2019-2022 Alfa Art School, visual artist (216 cr)

2011-2012 Keuda, Degree in Audiovisual Communication (180 cr)

1997-1998 Rastor, Visual Designer Education

1988-1991 Vantaa Institute of Arts and Crafts, Degree in Graphic Design (180 cr Artesan)

1986-1987 Wetterhoff  Institute, Textile Designer (one year of four)

1986-1988 Hyvinkää Art School

1985-1986 Josef Albers’ colour theory, The Adult Education Centre of  Järvenpää

1979-1985 Vantaa&Järvenpää Art school for children and young people, oil painting

Courses: Free Art School, Helsinki Artist’ Association, Aava Art School

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021 Järvenpää Art House, Järvenpää, Finland

2021 Gable Factory, Valssaamo, Helsinki, Finland

2021 Gallery Aarni, Espoo, Finland

2021 Gallery Kookos, Vera Enkvist, Tiina Forsman, Jenni Karhapää, Paula Pitkänen, Helsinki, Finland

2021 Keskus Galleria, Emma Bayras, Samuel Hube, Paula Pitkänen, Tampere, Finland

2020 Gallery K, Vantaa, Finland

2020 Gable Factory, Aino Keinänen, Sari-Aino Tolonen, Paula Pitkänen,  Helsinki, Finland

2020 Gable Factory, Valssaamo, Helsinki

2020 Berchtoldvilla, Salzburg, Austria

2020 GalleryFogga, Helsinki

2020 Klementiinan sali,  Helsinki

2019 Gallery K, Vantaa

2019 Gable Factory, Valssaamo, Helsinki

2019 Gallery Albert IX, Helsinki

2018 Gallery Artika, Helsinki

2017 Gallery Jänis, Turku

1990 Järvenpää House, Järvenpää

1989 Järvenpää House, Järvenpää

1989 Promenadi Gallery, Hyvinkää

1989 Gallery Museon vintti, Lohja

 

Private exhibitions

2021 Growth Stories, Mikro Gallery, Cable Factory, Helsinki

2021 Sunny Days, Aula Gallery, Strömforsin Ruukki, Ruotsinpyhtää, same time with Eveliina Hardi, Katri Niemi and Winfrid Zakowski

2021 Release, Restaurant Rytmi, Helsinki

2020 Release, Galerie M Beck Durbach, same time with Martin Schade, Riitta Nelimarkka, Traute Macom and Csaba Szegdi at the gallery, Durbach, Germany

2020 Sieuni sävyjä, Peijas-Rekola Hospital, Vantaa

2019 Lucky Flowers, Makers, Cultural Center Sähinä, Helsinki

2018 #lovetolivebythesea, Peijas-Rekola Hospital, Vantaa

2018 #lovetolivebythesea, Hima&Sali, Gable Factory, Helsinki

2017 Minä ja universumi, Gallery Jänis, Turku

2016 Rakkaus, Gallery Gjutars, Vantaa

1990 Järvenpää Library, Järvenpää

1990 Järvenpää Art House, Järvenpää

 

UPCOMING

4.-31.5.2022 Makers-kahvila, Kulttuurikeskus Sähinä – group exhibition with my daughters Veera and Emmi Näsman

23.6.-10.7.2022 Gallery K, group exhibition – Paula Pitkänen, Juha Rantanen, Johanna Rytkölä, Soili Talja, Mauri Villberg, Vantaa

1.-24.9.2022 Keskus Galleria, private exhibition, Tampere

1.10-27.11.2022, Teijon Masuuni, private exhibition, Teijo

12/2022-1/2023 Luckan, Hehkunheilat – Aino Keinänen, Paula Pitkänen, Sari-Aino Tolonen, Helsinki

 

MEMBERSHIPS

2016- Vantaa Artist’s Association

2019-2022 Member of  Vantaa Artist’s Association exhibition commitee

2021-2022 Vice chairman of board, Vantaa artists’ association

1988-1991 Järvenpää Art Association

 

Works in collections

City of Lohja

Private collections in Finland, Germany and France

 

GRANTS

2022 Taike, two months working grant, Arts Promotion Centre Finland 

 

OTHER ARTISTIC Experience 

2021 Konstrundan, Cable Factory, Helsinki

2021 Family art workshop instructor, Vantaa Artists’ Association 

1993-2021 Work as a graphic designer