Helsinki Art Guide's Alexandra Marlila made a great in-depth intierview with Katja Tukiainen in her studio at 30th of November 2016. In English, here you go!
The museum exhibition Katja Tukiainen VS. Sigga Björg Siguršardottir will take place at Teckningsmuseet / Museum of Drawings, Laholm, Sweden from 1st of October 2016 until 15th of January 2017.
Katja Tukiainen's artworks are included in the group exhibition European Cuteness in Sofia Arsenal, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sofia, Bulgaria, from 15th of September until 30th of November 2016. Curated by Giancarlo Carpi.
HAPPY to announce a new collaboration with the Helsinki based gallery Saariaho Järvenpää. Katja Tukiainen's new works in Gallery Saariaho Järvenpää's booth at ArtHelsinki from 7th until 11th of September, 2016. Artnet news writes about the happening.
Katja Tukiainen's paintings are included in the group exhibition Hyper Mentalized artworks - Hypo mentalized artists at Art Yourself Gallery, Bucharest, Romania from 9th of August until 9th of September 2016. Curated by Giancarlo Carpi.
Katja Tukiainen's work is included in the group show PoPism - da Warhol a Banksy, at LOC Museo Comune di Capo D'Orlando, Sicily, Italy, from 21st of July until 11th of September 2016. Curated by Giuseppe Stagnitta, Julie Kogler and Giancarlo Carpi.
Katja Tukiainen's paintings and reliaf are included in the group show SUMMER FAIR at Auran Galleria, Turku, 1.7.- 7.8.2016.
Mikko Hallikainen, Nanna Susi & Katja Tukiainen will have a three artists' group exhibition at G12 Gallery, Kuopio, 18.6. - 21.7.2016 at Kuopio, Finland.
Katja Tukiainen's work is included in the group show PoPism, Palazzo Corvaja, Taormina, Sicily, Italy, among e.g. Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Banksy, Takashi Murakami, Yoshitomo Nara and Mark Ryden's, until 2nd of July, 2016.
Curated by Giuseppe Stagnitta and Julie Kogler in collaboration with Giancarlo Carpi.
Un bell'articolo in Italiano
Katja Tukiainen's painting from year 1998 is included in the Haava / Wound, Seppo Fränti's Art Collection Exhibition at Lapinlahden Lähde, Helsinki, until 29th of May, 2016.
Katja Tukiainen's solo exhibition Luna Park Abbandonato takes place in CORE Gallery, Rome, Italy, from 1st of April until 31st of May 2016. Benvenuti! Un bell'articolo in Italiano qui.
Katja Tukiainen's works are included in the group exhibition EXTENSION European Cuteness Art in Istituto di Cultura Italiano in Romania, Bucharest, Romania, from 15th until 25th of April, 2016. Curated by Giancarlo Carpi.
Katja Tukiainen's Cuteness Overdose is included in the group show European Cuteness Art in the Palace of Parliament of Romania, Constantin Brāncusi Exhibition Hall, from 18th of March until 25th of April, Bucharest, Romania. Curated by Giancarlo Carpi.
Katja Tukiainen's Pölysokeri is included in the Touch, the new Saastamoinen Foundation Art Collection Exhibition at EMMA Espoo Museum of Modern Art, until 19.3 2017.
Katja Tukiainen's & Samu-Jussi Koski's Girl Evacuees are part of Boutique -Where Art Meets Fashion exhibition at The Nordic Embassies Felleshus, Berlin. From 21st of January until 28th of February 2016. Curated by Annamari Vänskä.
Katja Tukiainen's large scale watercolour painting is included in the museum collection exhibition The Advebture Can Begin in Nordiska Akvarellmuseet, Skärhamn, Sweden 20.9.2015 - 28.2.2016.
Katja Tukiainen's painting is part of The Light Festival LUX Helsinki 6.-10.1.2016, and is projected on the fasade of Helsinki Catedhral among seven other artist. The show goes on every day from 5 pm until 10 pm, until 10th of January 2016.
Katja Tukiainen's solo exhibition P is for Paradise takes place in Auran Galleria, Turku, Finland, from 17th of November until 13th of December 2015. Helsingin Sanomat article, see this link.
Katja Tukiainen's painting is included in the group show BEYOND EDEN 15, Copro Gallery, Santa Monica, California, USA, from 3rd until 5th of October, 2015.
Katja Tukiainen's & Matti Hagelberg's exhibition will take place in Taiga Space, Saint Petersburg, Russia, from 26th of September until 11th of October 2015.
Katja Tukiainen's paintings are included in the group show SUMMER FAIR, together with Nanna Susi and Miina Äkkijyrkkä at Auran Galleria, Turku, 6.6.- 5.7.2015.
Katja Tukiainen's sculpture is part of the group show Gisp! at Stoa, Helsinki, from 20.8. until 12.9.2015.
Katja Tukiainen's sculpture is part of the group show Gisp! at Nordatlantens Brygge, Copenhagen, from 25th of April until 4th of June, 2015.
Katja Tukiainen's work is included in the End of the World Biennal / Bienal del Fin del Mundo 2014, Mar del Plata, Argentina, from 11th of December 2014 until 22nd of February 2015. Curated by Massimo Scaringella.
Katja Tukiainen's & Samu-Jussi Koski's Girl Evacuees are part of Boutique exhibition at Spiral Art Space, Tokyo, Japan. From 17th of December 2014. Curated by Annamari Vänskä and Ikuko Kato.
Katja Tukiainen's paintings are included in the group show CONTAMINAZIONI 014 ROME at Gard Gallery, Via dei Conciatori 31, 00154 Rome, from 3rd until 9th of December 2014, curated by Giancarlo Carpi.
Katja Tukiainen's works will be included in the group show CONTAMINAZIONI 014 curated by Maurizio Scudiero, Anna D'Elia and Giancarlo Carpi at Varna City Art Gallery, 1 Lyuben Karavelov street, 9002 Varna, Bulgaria, from 19th of October until 10th of November 2014.
Katja Tukiainen's works will be part of the group show Gisp!, Nordic House, Tórshavn, Faroe Islands, from 24th of October until 24th of November 2014.
Katja Tukiainen's drawings are inluded in the group show BUSINESS TALK PARTNER ZONE exhibition at Wayfarers Gallery, Brooklyn NY, from 9th of November 2014.
Katja Tukiainen's installation is included in the group show Nykytaiteen alttarilla at Tuusula Art Museum from 4th of October 2014 until 11th of January 2015, Tuusula, Finland.
Katja Tukiainen's paintings are be included in the group show Häntä Pystyyn at Oulu Art Museum, from 7th of October 2014 until 4th of January 2015, Oulu, Finland.
Katja Tukiainen's comics are inluded the group show KUTIKUTI AAPISTOUKKA exhibition at MUU Galleria Kaapeli, Helsinki, Finland, from 29th of August untill 28th of September 2014.
Katja Tukiainen's works will be included in the group show CONTAMINAZIONI 014 curated by Maurizio Scudiero, Anna D'Elia and Giancarlo Carpi at Muzeul de Istorie Nationala si Archeologia de Constanta, Piazza Ovidiu 12, Constanta, Romania, from 29th of August until 21st of September 2014.
Katja Tukiainen's exhibition A Midsummer Night's Dream at Galleria Koivulinna, Pukkila from 6th of August until 31st of August 2014. WELCOME to the opening Tuesday 5th of August 7 PM!
Katja Tukiainen's small activists will be included in the contemporary art happening LOVIISA CONTEMPOPARY at Loviisa town, Finland, 30.-31. August, 2014.
Katja Tukiainen's paintings will be included in the group show UNDER THE CUTENESS curated by Giancarlo Carpi and Graziano Menolascina at Hybrida Contemporanea, Rome, from 9th of May until 5th of June 2014.
Katja Tukiainen's exhibition Paradis n (Névtelen hősök)/Paradis n (Nameless heroes) at Luukku, Budapest, Hungary, from 16th of May until 6th of June, 2014. Curated by Finnagora.
Katja Tukiainen's mini exhibition, Comrades! / Toverit!, will take place at Toy Museum Hevosenkenkä, Tapiola, Espoo, Finland from 25th of March until 30th of August 2014.
Katja Tukiainen's solo exhibition, Kaunis Maailma / Beautifull World, will take place at Galerie Forsblom from 22nd of November until 22nd of December 2013, Helsinki.
KATJA TUKIAINEN WORKS PART TWO art book / monography (216 pages, Katja Tukiainen's paintings and installations 2008-2013, with Raul Zamudio's article and Riiko Sakkinen's foreword, full colours & hardcover, text in english & finnish, 216 pages, published by Parvs Publishing,) will be released 21st of November 2013 at Galerie Forsblom.
Katja Tukiainen & Riiko Sakkinen's work Baking Capitalism is included in the group exhibition Schenken als Problem at Group Global 3000, Berlin. From 29th of November until 24th of January 2014.
Katja Tukiainen's work will be included in The Blab Show in COPRO GALLERY, 2525 Michigan Avenue, Santa Monica, California, from 14th of September until 5th of October. Curated by Monte Beauchamp.
Katja Tukiainen's installation 200 tastes will be included at "The Name, The Nose" exhibition at MUSEOLABORATORIO, Citta Sant'Angelo (PE), Italy, opening 8th of September 2013, curated by Raul Zamudio.
Katja Tukiainen's comic originals at solo show KISU and Mademoiselle Good Heavens at Galleria Art Kaarisilta, Sanomatalo, Helsinki, form 27th of August until 8th of September 2013. Exhibition is part of Helsinki Comics Festival 2013.
Katja Tukiainen's & Samu-Jussi Koski's Girl Evacuee will be part of Boutique exhibition at Embassy of Finland, Washington D.C., USA, from 10th of October 2013.
Riiko Sakkinen & Katja Tukiainen's exhibition Cake Theory
at Galerija Alkatraz, Ljubljana, Slovenia, opens 4th of April 2013.
Katja Tukiainen's girl sculpture Kisu is part of the department store Stockmann's Argos-hall art happening 11-27th of January 2013.
Katja Tukiainen's & Samu-Jussi Koski's installation Girl Evacuees is part of Boutique exhibition at Amos Anderson Art Museum, 17th of August - 12th of November 2012. Curated by Annamari Vänskä.
Narrative painting in space Symposium, organized by visual artist Katja Tukiainen, is taking place at Kiasma Theatre 4th of September 2012. Invited speakers are Yoshitomo Nara (Japan), Mieke Bal (Netherlands) and Kai Mikkonen (Helsinki).
Katja Tukiainen Suite in Klaus K Hotel, Helsinki, will be launched 2 pm at Thursday 23th of August press meet. Opening party at Katja Tukiainen Suite & Ahjo, Friday 24th August, 2012.
Katja Tukiainen's painting installation Paradis k is part of the Päin Näköä! exhibition at KIASMA, Museum of Contemporary Art, 9th of March - 9th of September, 2012.
Katja Tukiainen's solo show Paradis L (Love) at the Lönnström Art Museum from 2nd of June until 26th of August 2012, Rauma, Finland.
Katja Tukiainen's silk screen prints and installation at Himmelblau in the Retretti Art Center.
Katja Tukiainen's installation Paradis n will be part of the Mazzano! exhibition at The Museum of Estonian Architecture, Tallinn, 11.5.2012-, curated by Timo Valjakka.
Katja Tukiainen's window work Mademoiselle Good Heavens is at Kasino Creative Studio's
@BAR, Kalevankatu 13, Helsinki, March 2012.
Katja Tukiainen's solo show Such a lovely place at the Galerie Forsblom from 25th of November 2011 until SUNDAY 8th of January 2012, Helsinki.
The Finnish Art Society granted Katja Tukiainen with William Thuring Prize 2011. The Finnish Art Society awards the prize annually without application for about ten artists.
Katja Tukiainen's painting installation Paradis j is part of the Mazzano! exhibition at the Tampere Art Museum 25.11.2011 - 5.2.2012, curated by Timo Valjakka.
Katja Tukiainen is presented at Helsinki Contemporary Art Fair, Art Helsinki, 14. - 18. of September, 2011 by Galerie Forsblom.
Katja Tukiainen's painting is included in the group show Kesä-Sommar-Summer 2011
in Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, until 14th august 2011.
Katja Tukiainen welcomes you to look her fresh paintings in her studio at the Cable Factory (stair D, floor 5) during the Konstrundan weekend fri 29.- sun 31. of July, 12-6 pm.
Katja Tukiainen's painting installation Paradis i (Idylls) is included to the Camping Trip exhibition in Salo Art Museum, 10 June - 28 August, 2011.
Katja Tukiainen's painting installation Paradis h (Happy go lucky) is included to the Little Red Riding Hood exhibition in Lahti Art Museum, 11 February - 25 April 2011.
Katja Tukiainen's painting installation Paradis g (Gräfenberg Spot) is part of the Mazzano! exhibition in Amos Anderson Art Museum
28.1.-14.3.2011. Curated by Timo Vajakka.
Katja Tukiainen's Candy Cane is included in the visual art showcase of Finland Station @ Loft Project Etagi, St. Petersburg, 7-12 Feb. 2011.
Katja Tukiainen's paintings and comics are included to the group exhibition Sarjakuvaa - Taidetta in Tuusula Art Museum 19.1. - 22.5.2011.
Miten minusta tuli minä: Kuvataiteiija Katja Tukiainen Radio show in Finnish. With Krista Mikkola, Riiko Sakkinen and Sonja Viskari.
"When you feel you're inside of a beautiful snow globe" - Interview with Katja Tukiainen by Arlinda Sipilä in Design Finland.
Katja Tukiainen's painting is included to at Cafe Bar 9, Uudenmaankatu 9, Helsinki 9.1.-6.2.2011.
Katja Tukiainen's painting installation Good Heavens! takes over the thoughts from 29th of September until 9th of January 2011 at EMMA, Espoo Museum of Modern Art. Opening tuesday 28.9.2010.
Katja Tukiainen's solo exhibition Paradis f (Fake) 17.-27. November 2010 at Tasty Gallery, Riga, Latvia. Welcome to the opening tuesday 16.11. 6-8 pm!
Katja Tukiainen's silk screen prints in Katja Tukiainen Candy Cane frames are included and exhibited by the Persten collection at the exhibition Candy Cane meets 61 Hearts at the until 13.11. 4 PM.
Helsingin Sanomat Kuukausiliite, the Monthly Magazine of the largest Finnish newspaper sold "Sophie" called oilpainting by Katja Tukiainen in auction. The magazine has one artist and one art piece for a month and the half of the prize goes to the charity.
Katja Tukiainen's solo exhibition Paradis e (Extension of my personality) at Finnish Institute in Estonia, Harju 1 (ring the doorbell please), Tallinn, 1.10.-30.10.2010.
Interview in Muurileht # 11/2010 pages 12-13, in english.
Katja Tukiainen is presented at Art Copenhagen, 17th - 19th of September by Korjaamo Gallery.
Katja Tukiainen's solo exhibition Paradis d (Discotheque pick up lines) at Cafe Bar 9
Uudenmaankatu 9, Helsinki, 9.8. - 6.9.2010. Sold out.
Katja Tukiainen's paintings and serigraphies are presented at Art Helsinki, 1st - 5th of September by Korjaamo Gallery.
Katja Tukiainen's wallpainting and paintings Paradis c are included in "Punahilkka / Little Red Riding Hood" Exhibition in Oulu Art Museum 12.6.- 26.9.2010.
Katja Tukiainen's paintings are included in the group show Cool Rooms at Punkaharju State Hotel, Finland, until 31.8.2010, curated by Jani Leinonen.
Katja Tukiainen, Anssi Kasitonni and Jani Leinonen are exhibited in "8140 kg Kasitonni-Leinonen-Tukiainen" in TR1 Arthall at Tampere 5.6.-15.8.2010. Collaboration with Tampere Art Museum. Katja Tukiainen's exhibits her work Paradis b. Read the art critic from Helsingin Sanomat.
Katja Tukiainen's painting installation Paradis a is included in Mäntän XV Kuvataideviikot / The XV Mänttä Art Festival 13.6.- 22.8.2010.
Katja Tukiainen's paintings Pink Water & Red Water are included in the group show Water, at Korjaamo Gallery, Helsinki, 11.6. - 8.8.2010.
Katja Tukiainen's big painting Happiness is a place called Kuusankoski is included in The Wasteland Festival in Kouvola, Finland, 24 - 25th July 2010. Article by Henna Mäkelin in Kouvolan Sanomat 24.7.2010.
Katja Tukiainen's installations, paintings and comics are curated by Annamari Vänskä into the new on-line show http://www.culturegallery.fi
Katja Tukiainen's wallpainting and drawings are included in "Contemporary Nordic Comics" Exhibition in Nordiska Akvarellmuseet 31.1-14.3 2010. Read Katja's interview here.
Katja Tukiainen's wallpainting and drawings are included in "Hyvät Naiset" Exhibition in Hyvinkää Art Museum 11.12.2009- 31.1.2010. Opening 10.12.2009.
Katja Tukiainen's work is included in the GHost II night, 18.12.2009 at St John’s Church on Bethnal Green, London. Curated by Sarah Sparkes and Ricarda Vidal.
Katja Tukiainen Exhibition in KUD France Preseren will be open from 8th of December 2009 in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Katja Tukiainen pimps up the christmas tree of the Espoo Museum of Modern Art, EMMA. Exposed for the audience from 25. November 2009.
Katja Tukiainen solo exhibition Playground, My work is my pleasure takes place in Korjaamo Galleria / Korjaamo Gallery 16.10.-22.11.2009, Töölönkatu 51 B, 00250 Helsinki. Read the article from leading Finnish newspaper Helsingin Sanomat and Mikko Oranen's article from Skenet.fi.
Katja Tukiainen's works will be presented at Art Helsinki art fair by Korjaamo Gallery 13.-15. November 2009.
Katja Tukiainen Exhibition in Saint Petersburg, Russia will be open 24.9.-18.10.2009 Gallery 100 Svoih, Ligovsky prospect 39.
12.10.2009 Diili, the Finnish version of TV reality show The Apprentice, has a task where two teams have to sell art. The female team chooses Katja Tukiainen and the male team Riiko Sakkinen to be two artist whose art to represent.
Niko Luoma, Katja Tukiainen and Riiko Sakkinen take part to the Biennale of Young Artists of Mediterranean in Skopje, Makedonia as the Asphalt Curatorial Service. Curated by Krista Mikkola, a project of City of Helsinki.
Katja Tukiainen and Yukiharu Takematsu collaborated with school kids of Yokohama and made art stools and painting installation for Zou-No-Hana Terrace. Collaboration with Artek.
Katja Tukiainen's painting installation is included in Kalevala exhibition in
Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinki 27.2.–9.8.2009.
Katja Tukiainen's work will be installed in the main lobby of the Finnish Academy of
Fine Arts' Degree Show, Helsinki 14.5.-7.6.2009.
Katja Tukiainen's work is included in Valumateoria exhibition in
Korjaamo Gallery, Helsinki, 18.4.-10.5.2009.
"Through the Looking-Glass" / "Peilimaa", Katja Tukiainen's paintings preview,
for October 2009, Korjaamo Gallery Korjaamo Hall Lounge, Helsinki 15.4.2009 5 - 8 pm.
Katja Tukiainen's work is included in TELL ME MORE exhibition in
The Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art (LCCA) 7.2.-8.3.2009.
Katja Tukiainen's Lace Girl poses for the Helsinki Book Fair 2009.
Katja Tukiainen's SOLO EXHIBITION "Red Curtains", PAINTINGS
at Nordic ArtWorks London Gallery, Pall Mall Deposit, North Kensington, W10, London
27.11.2008 - 23.12.2008
Artist Katja Tukiainen’s action PASSION deals with the questions of art as pleasure
and object of desire. READ MORE
Katja Tukiaisen taideakti INTOHIMO koskettelee kysymyksiä taiteesta mielihyvän
tuottajana ja halun kohteena. LUE LISÄÄ
Katja Tukiainen is exhibiting her wall painting at Jani Leinonen Show Room,
Lauttasaarenkatu 7, Helsinki, 17.9.2008 ->
Katja Tukiainen's works at Galleria Jangva's group exhibition Henki
Helsinki, 9.10 - 26.10.2008
Katja Tukiainen and Inga Saetre have an exhibition together at
Finsk-norsk kulturinstitutt, Oslo, Norway, 28.8 – 11.10.2008.
Katja Tukiainen's work is included in "Be Honest!" exhibition by Artek and
Marimekko in Spiral Garden, Tokyo, Japan, 9-23 September 2008.
"SAMPO. VISA TO FINLAND"
Jani Leinonen, Riiko Sakkinen and Katja Tukiainen at FORMULA Gallery
Ligovsky pr. 74, 4rd floor, Saint-Petersburg 191040, Russia, 4.6.- 30.8.2008.
Curated by Irena Kuksenayte and Eero-Pekka Rislakki
Katja Tukiainen created a Stool Girl / Jakkaratyttö painting for Artek.
Katja Tukiainen's A POEM OF CLICHES and Matti Hagelberg's HARD WEST
clothing collections (first editions) at Kansa Shop
Pengerkatu 22, 00500 Helsinki, from 1.4.2008.
RUSSINET, Katja Tukiainen's new comic book now in Swedish from Optimal Press
RUSINA, Katja Tukiainen's new comic book in Finnish from Like Publishing
KATJA TUKIAINEN WORKS art book (paintings 1999-2007, Timo Valjakka's article,
full colours, 112 pages, hardcover, english/french/finnish) is awailable. Orders from
Retailers in Europe and USA
Katja Tukiainen's comic strip is replacing Viivi ja Wagner 31.7.-6.8.2008
in Helsingin Sanomat.
Katja Tukiainen, Paintings, SOLO EXHIBITION at Finlandsinstitutet's Gallery
Snickarbacken 4 (at Birger Jarlsgatan 35) Stockholm, Sweden, 14.5. - 13.6.2008.
open tue–thu 12–18, fri–sat 11–15.
Katja Tukiainen's work is included in "100% Finlande" in Paris 17.4.2008-
27.4.2008 at the Helsinki į la Place Saint Sulpice art and design happening.
Katja Tukiainen, Paintings, SOLO EXHIBITION at Galleria Krista Mikkola
Helsinki, 6.3. - 30.3. 2008.
Katja Tukiainen's work is included in the group exhibition MASTER CLASS
5.3.2008 - 23.3.2008 at FAFA Gallery (Finnish Academy of Fine Arts gallery).
Katja Tukiainen's work is included in Finnish Academy of Fine Arts' group
exhibition DRAWING CLASS 11.12.2007 - 13.1.2008 at Kunsthalle Helsinki.
KATJA TUKIAINEN WORKS art book release at Galleria Krista Mikkola
17.12.2007, 12 am. Art curator and critic Timo Valjakka interviews Ms. Tukiainen.
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