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Curriculum Vitae ::

Kirsi Tiittanen
Multidisciplinary Visual Artist

Born 1959 Äänekoski, Finland

STUDIES

1999-2002 Digital photo and video editing MUU ry
1988–1998 Advanced studies in printmaking and photography, The Academy of Fine Arts Helsinki
1983–1984 Academy of Fine Arts, Graphic Department
1979–1983 Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki
1976–1979 Secondary Art School of Savonlinna

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2006 Gallery Aarni,WeeGee, Espoo
2003 Gallery Aarni, WeeGee House, Espoo
2001 Room X, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki
Äänekoski, Keitele Jazz invitation exhibition
2000 Gallery Aarni, WeeGee House, Espoo
1999 Gallery G, The Society of Finnish Graphic Artists, Helsinki Festival invitation exhibition
1998 Library Gallery, Nurmijärvi
Gathering, Dieu Donné Papermill, New York, USA
1997 Gallery Vallmogård, Kauniainen
1995 Painters' Union TM Gallery, Helsinki
1992 Studio G, The Society of Finnish Graphic Artists Gallery, Helsinki
1991 The Finnish Paper Art Gallery, Kuusankoski
Graphic Artists Gallery, Helsinki
1989 EKT Gallery, Espoo
1987 Painters' Union TM Gallery, Helsinki 1988
Graphic Artists Gallery, Helsinki
1986 Jyväskylä

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2007 Gloria, Laaja-Art, Äänekoski
2006 Muistojen paikat, Laaja–Art, Äänekoski
 Ekon från Öst, Voipaalan taidekeskus
2005 Kaikuja idästä, Kivimakasiini, Kisko
2004 Näkemisen virta – Itämaisuus suomalaisessa nykytaiteessa, Amos Andersonin taidemuseo, Helsinki
Espoon Taidemuseo / Galleria Otso
2003 Purnu, Orivesi, curated by Hannu Castren
2002 35 x 35 x 35 cm, Gallery Katariina, Helsinki
2001 Small, Big, Small, Society of Finnish Graphic Artists 70th Anniversary Exhibition Kunsthalle Helsinki
2000 Potpuuri, Pirkanpohja Art Centre, Ähtäri
Mirror Images, UPM Kymmene Collection, Galleria Otso, Espoo
2000 Mini, Gallery Katariina, Helsinki
Animal, Gallery Aarni, Espoo
1999 The home for a broken mind, invitation exhibition, Kiasma, Helsinki
Plant exhibition, WeeGee House, Espoo
Bed, Galleria Otso, Espoo
1998 Papermirror UPM 10 Graphic Collection exhibition in Suomenlinna, Helsinki
Between relationships, Myyrmäki House, Vantaa
1997 Personally, 3 rd Contemporary Art Weeks in Mänttä, curated by Hannu Castren
Barbie Art exhibition, Argos Hall, Helsinki
1996 Regional Arts, Hanko1996 Papierklänge, Galleria Otso, Espoo
Papermirror, Sinebrycoff Art Museum, Helsinki
Papermirror, Retretti Art Centre, Punkaharju
1995 50th Anniversary Jubilee Exhibition of Jyväskylä Artists’ Association
100th Anniversary Jubilee Exhibition of Finnish Artists’ Association
1994 XL Art Fair, Turku
Grafiris Group, Gallery G, Helsinki
Depute on Paper, Porvoo Art Hall
1993 On Paper of Paper, South Karelian Art Museum
Gallery Grafiart, Turku
Acid – the Secret Life of Graphics, Helsinki City Art Museum
1992 Maila Talvio Salon, Hartola
Espoo Cultural Centre
1991 The Grace of Paper, 60th Anniversary Jubilee Exhibition of The Society of Finnish Graphic Artists
Small Works, Gallery D’arte, Helsinki
Savonlinna Art Museum
Packet, Gallery Pieni Agora, Helsinki
Maila Talvio Salon, Hartola
Keuruu Art Museum
1990 Group 3 x 4, Kunsthalle Helsinki
Gallery Sirius, Jyväskylä
Espo II, Galleria Otso, Espoo
Diary, Wäinö Aaltonen Art Museum, Turku
1989 Keuruu Art Museum
Grafiris Group, Lahti and Helsinki
Diary, Kluuvi Gallery, Helsinki
1988 The Finnish Lake District, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Kuopio Art Museum,
Pro Graphica, Lohja ( also 1992 )
Maila Talvio Salon, Hartola
Joensuu Art Museum, Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä
Grafiris Group invited to Gallery Impressio, Helsinki
1987 The Artists of Espoo invited to Oulu Art Museum
Kilo 2, Espoo
Grafiris Group, Porvoo Art Hall, Galleria Otso, Espoo
1986 Punainen Paja, Viitasaari
Listening, Skatta Group invited to Kunsthalle Helsinki
Kultturelli, Joensuu
Kemi Art Museum
Grafiris Group, Gallery Katariina, Helsinki
Finland in Nürenburg, Amos Andersson Art Museum, Helsinki
1985 Vist Group, Gallery Harmony, Jyväskylä
Skatta Group. Helsinki Festival
Keuruu Art Museum
Gallery Duetto, Helsinki
Exhibition of Finnish Artists, Kunsthalle Helsinki (also 1991, 1992, 1995, 1996)
1984 Pinacotheca, Jyväskylä
International Biennial of Young Graphic Artists, Vaasa (also 1987)
1983 Four Young, Helsinki
Exhibition of the Young, Kunsthalle Helsinki (also 1984, 1986, 1989)

GROUP EXHIBITIONS ABROUD / INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS

2006 CAP Photo exhibition, From last to first 2005-2006, C.A.P House, Kobe, Japan
2004 Both Sides, Eija Isojärvi, Ritva Kovalainen, Sanni Seppo, Tatsuo Hoshika and Reiko Nireki and Hiroshi Mikami Japani, C.A.P House, Kobe, Japan
2000 VI International Baltic Sea Biennale Kaliningrad – Köningsberg 2000, Russia
Finnish Contemporary Graphic Art, Gallery Lavra, Kiev, Ukraine, curated by FRAME (Finnish Foundation for Art Exchange)
1999- 2000 Paper worlds, Planetes de papier, Musee de Pully, Lausanne, Switzerland
1998 Third International Miniprint Triennial, Lahti Art Museum, Finland
Dieu Donné Papermill Self portrait postcard exhibition, New York, USA
1997 Crossing over / Changing places, 8 paper artists, Finlandia Hall, Washington DC, USA
1996 Papierklänge, Grassi Museum, Leipzig, Germany
1995 Papierklänge, Bisz - centrum, Ensemblia Festival, Mönchengladbach, Germany
Gallery Hollar, Repola Collection, Prague, Czech Republic
Art Fair of Women, Frauen Museum, Bonn, Germany
1993 Finnish Graphics and Artists Books, Fulda, Germany
Art Fair of Books and Objects by Women, Frauen Museum, Bonn, Germany
1992 The 9th International Graphic Triennial, Tallinn, Estonia
1992-94 Gallery Three, Roanoke, Virginia; the Parthenon, Nashville, TN;
Finland – USA. Paper Contrasts and Connections, USA (1992-93).
Cleveland, Mississippi; Studios on the Square Gallery
Chelsea Gallery, WCU, Cullowhee, NC; Delta State University,
Arrowmont School of Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN, Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa,NC,USA
1992 Finnish Graphics and Artist Books, Dortmund, Germany
1991 Signe et Signification, Paris, France
Nordic Graphic Art, Odense, Denmark
1990 Rae Vangela, Tallinn, Estonia
Peace Camp, Murmansk, Soviet Union
Le Gènie de la Bastille, Paris, France
Gallery Praxis, Managua, Nicaragua
Finnish Graphics, Tanzania
1988 Nine Finnish Artists, Svea Galleriet, Stockholm, Sweden
1987 Graphica Creativa, Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä
1986 The Academy of Fine Arts of Finland, Braunschweig, West Germany
Finnish Graphics in Ireland
1985–86 Nürenburg International Drawing Biennial, West Germany; Neue Galerie, Lintz, Austria
1985 1st Graphic Biennale Horgen, Switzerland
1984 Aberdeen International Youth Festival, Scotland
1981 Alustha, Soviet Union

COLLECTIONS

State of Finland
State of Sweden
Alvar Aalto Museum
Parliament of Finland
Helsinki City Art Museum
Bank of Finland
The Union Bank of Finland
PSP bank
Rauma Repola Collection
Nordisk Insurance Company Ltd
Keuruu Art Museum
Varkaus Art Museum
The City of Espoo/ Espoo Art Museum
City of Naantali
Oy Alko Ab
Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Maivik Collection
City of Äänekoski
Museum of Contemporary Art Museum Kiasma
Finnish Art Association

MEMBERSHIPS

Society of Finnish Graphic Artists
Finnish Painter`s Union
Union of Artist Photographers
Dieu Donné Papermill USA
Muu ry

STUDY / WORKING TRIPS

Norway, Italy, France, Germany, Mexico, USA, Japan, Cuba, and Greece

email: kirsi.tiittanen@saunalahti.fi |