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

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

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
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
Pori Art Museum, Finland
Saastamoinen Foundation, EMMA Espoo Museum of Modern Art, Finland
Salo Art Museum, Salo, Finland
The City of Oulu Art Collection, Oulu, 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

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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