Riitta Päiväläinen, biography

Born 1969 in Maaninka, Finland. Lives and works in Helsinki, Finland.

 

 

EDUCATION

2002

Master of Arts, University of Art and Design,  Department of Photography, Helsinki, Finland

1998

Bachelor of Art, University of Art and Design,  Department of Photography, Helsinki, Finland

 

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017

Museum Sinclair-Haus, Bad Homburg v.d Höhe, Danmark

2016

Gallery Valo, Rovaniemi, Finland

2015

River Notes, Yumio Chiba Associates, Tokyo, Japan

2014

Korjaamo, Helsinki, Finland

 

Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Umeå, Sweden

 

Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Stockholm, Sweden

2009

Skövde Art Museum with Pasi Välimaa, Sweden

 

Gallery Confluence, solo exhibition, Nantes, France

2008-2009

Kerava Art Museum, “Wanderings and Imaginary Meetings” with Ari Saarto, Kerava, Finland

2008

Gallery Camara Oscura, with Aino Kannisto, Madrid, Spain

 

Kemi Art Museum, “Wanderings and Imaginary Meetings” with Ari Saarto, Kemi, Finland

2007-2008

Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Umeå, Sweden

2007

National Museum of Szczecin, “Wanderings and Imaginary Meetings”, with Ari Saarto, Szczecin, Poland

 

Jönköping Art Museum, Jönköping, Sweden

2006

Haninge Art Museum, Haninge, Sweden

 

Gävle Konstcentrum, Gävle, Sweden

2005

Gallery Archifax, with Ari Saarto, Genoa, Italy

2004

Gallery Valo, Rovaniemi, Finland

 

City Library of Jönköping, Jönköping, Sweden

2003

Gallery Dina4Projekte, München, Germany

 

Gallery Stefan Andersson, Umeå, Sweden

 

Arktikum-centre, Rovaniemi, Finland

2002

Gallery Artina, Helsinki, Finland

 

Gallery Romfeia, with Ari Saarto, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

2001

The Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal, England

 

Photographic Centre Nykyaika, Tampere, Finland

2000

VB Photographic Centre, with Nanna Hänninen, Kuopio, Finland

 

Northern Photographic Centre, Oulu, Finland

1999

Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki, Finland

1998

Gallery Zinc, Stockholm, Sweden

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017

Independence Through The Lenses, Wolkerdorf, Österrike

2013

Sensibility, Korjaamo Gallery, Helsinki, Finland

 

New Wave Finland - Contemporary Photography from the Helsinki School, ASF/ Scandinavia House, New York, USA

2012-2013

The 7th Wave - Wihuri and Visual Art, Kunsthalle Helsinki/ Lönnström Art Museum, Rauma, Finland

2012

Helsinki Abstract, Gallery Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria

2011

Female View, FotoRaum, Wien, Austria

 

Within/Beyond Borders, European Investment Bank, Byzantine & Christian Museum, Athens, Greece

 

Alice in Wonderland, Logomo, Turku, Finland

2010-2011

Suu kuin seitsemän leivän uuni, Adel Abidin, Pasi Eerik Karjula, Pentti Kaskipuro, Hilda Kozári, Riitta Päiväläinen, Vantaa Art Museum, Finland

2010

The Helsinki School at Daegu Photo Biennale Korea, Daegu, Korea

 

Highlighted - Contemporary Finnish photography from the collection of Pieter and Marieke Sanders, Nieuw Dakota, Amsterdam, Holland

2009

Regards croisés, Les oeuvres de la BEI à la BCEE, Luxembourg, Luxembourg

2008

XIII Mänttä Art Festival, Mänttä, Finland

2007

6th Biennale de la Photographie Arficaine, curated group show, Mali, Africa

 

Photo Finnish, The Helsinki School, Sternersen Art Museum, Oslo, Norway

 

Helsinki School, Art Foyer DZ Bank, Frankfurt, Germany

2006-2007

Facing East: Contemporary Landscape Photography from Baltic Areas, Yard Gallery, Nottingham, UK

2006

Vad är Fotografi? Helsinki School, Borås Art Museum, Borås, Sweden

 

Kolme Tietä, Kuopio Art Museum, with Nanna Hänninen and Taina Kontio, Kuopio, Finland

 

The Helsinki School, Finnish photography from the 21st century, Hôtel de ville de Bruxelles Grand-Place, Brussels, Belgium

 

Facing East, Tullie House & Art Gallery, Carlisle, UK

 

Various Artists: The Helsinki School, Gallery Photology, Milan, Italy

2005

Helsinki School, The New Approach, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

 

Peinture Fraîche II: Jeune Création Finlandaise, Kerava Art Museum, Finland

 

Personally, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden

 

Under Your Skin, Gallery White Box, New York, USA

 

30 by TaiK, Museum of Finnish Photography, Helsinki, Finland

2004

Gokann, 4th Triennial of the Finnish Artists’ Association, Helsinki Kunsthalle, Helsinki, Finland

 

Facing East, The Arts Institute at Bournemouth, England/ Impressions Gallery, York, UK

 

Peinture Fraîche: Jeune Création Finlandaise, Nanterre, France

 

Zeitgenössische Fotokunst Aus Finnland, Salo Art Museum, Finland

2003

Gokann, 4th Triennial of the Finnish Artists’ Association, Kyoto, Japan

 

Summer, Kerava Art Museum, Kerava, Finland

 

Ordinary everyday, Vantaa Art Museum, Vantaa, Finland

2002

Zeitgenössische Fotokunst Aus Finnland, touring group exhibition, Germany

 

Artstorm, touring group exhibition, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway

2000

Jatulintarha, finnish-brittish artists exhange 2000-2002, Finland; UK

 

Our Friends From The North, Hatfield, UK

1999

Exhibition ´99, The Association Gallery, London, UK

 

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS

Kiasma, Collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland

Museum of Finnish Photography, Helsinki, Finland

Finnish State / The State Art Council, Sweden

Jönköping Art Museum, Sweden

Kuopio Art Museum, Finland

Saastamoinen Foundation, Finland

Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation, Finland

The City of Jönköping, Sweden

The City of Tampere, Finland

The City of Skellefteå, Sweden

The City of Umeå, Sweden

Balticgruppen Umeå, Sweden

County Council of Västerbotten, Sweden

Kultur Gävleborg, Gävle, Sweden

Haninge Kunsthalle, Haninge, Sweden

Edition Eklund, Sweden

Uppsala Landsting, Sweden

Apotekets Kunstförening, Sweden

DZ-Bank Collection, Frankfurt, Germany

European Investment Bank in Luxemburg, Luxemburg

Private collections in Belgium, England, Finland, France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Japan, Norway, Spain, Sweden and Turkey

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