Riitta Päiväläinen, biography

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

EDUCATION


2002
Master of Arts, University of Art and Design, Helsinki, FI - Department of Photography

1998
Bachelor of Arts, University of Art and Design, Helsinki, FI - Department of Photography

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2019
▹ Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Stockholm, Sweden

2018
▹ Gallery TaiK Persons, Berlin, Germany

2016
▹ Gallery Valo, Arktikum Centre, Rovaniemi, Finland
▹ Gallery Camera Oscura, Madrid, Spain

2015
▹ 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


2019
▹ Forest.Enter.Exit, curated group exhibition, MEWO Kunsthalle, Menningen, Germany

2018
▹ Nature as Playground, Gallery H, Trade Center Store, Seoul, Korea
▹ New Territory, Landscape Photography Now, Denver Art Museum, Denver, USA
▹ Nature as Palyground, Museum of Photography, Seoul, Korea
▹ Elèctric I Ilunyà. Fotografía contemporánea, Colleción OlorVISUAL, Barcelona, Spain
▹ Imaginary meeting, The collections of Jenny and Antti Wihuri, Rovaniemi Art Museum, Rovaniemi, Finland

2017–2018
▹ Real Celebration, Collections of Jenny and Antti Wihuri, Rovaniemi Art Museum, Rovaniemi, Finland

2017
▹ Beautiful Horror, The Collections of Kuopio Art Museum, Kuopio, Finland
▹ Independence Through The Lenses, touring lenses: Latvian Museum of Photography, Riga, Latvia / FLUSS, Wolkerdorf, Germany / Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center, Budapest, Hungary
▹ Fabric works, Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Stockholm, Sweden
▹ Smell of Málaga: olfactory perceptions of colección olorVisual”, Museo del Patrimonio Municipal, Málaga, Spain

2016–2017
▹ Second Skin, Museum Sinclair House, Bad Homburg v. d. Höhe Germany

2016
▹ My Silence, group show, Kuopio Art Museum, Kuopio, Finland

2015
▹ Daikanyama Photo Fair, Tokyo, Japan
▹ Ellas - Creadoras de los siglos XX Y XXI, CAC Vélez-Málaga Francisco Hernández, Vélez-Málaga, Spain

2013
▹ Sensibility, group show, 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, FI

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, FI

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, England

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, England
▹ 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, England
▹ 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, England
▹ Our Friends From The North, Hatfield, England

1999
▹  Exhibition ´99, The Association Gallery, London, England

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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