Resume

Solo Exhibitions

 

2018 - Kaarina Kaikkonen, KUNSTEN Museum for Modern Art Aalborg, Denmark

2017 - Kaarina Kaikkonen, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Caen, France

2017 - Kaarina Kaikkonen, Uppsala Art Museum, Sweden

2017 - Growing The Sun, Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland    

2016 - Falling Light, Blooming Spirit, Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland

2015 - Layers, Hyvinkää Art Museum, Hyvinkää, Finland

2015 - We Share A Dream, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo Niagara International Airport,  Buffalo , USA

2015 - A Waltz to Life, Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland

2015 - Kaarina Kaikkonen, Z2O galleria/Sara Zanin, Rome, Italy

2014 - Kaarina Kaikkonen, Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art, Turku, Finland

2014 - Kaarina Kaikkonen, Centre for Contemporary Art Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy

2014 - Whereabouts, Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland

2014 - Touching The Sky, CentroCentro, Madrid, Spain

2013 - Kaarina Kaikkonen, K11 Art Space, Shanghai, China

2013 - Time Passing By, Brighton Festival, Clock Tower, , Brighton, UK

2013 - The Blue Route, Fabrica, Brighton, UK

2013 - The Blue Route, Fabrica, Brighton, England

2013 - Traces, Museo de la Memoria (MNDH), Santiago, Chile

2013 - Dialogues, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (MNBA), Santiago, Chile

2013 - Are We Still Afloat? The Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C., USA

2012 - Towards Tomorrow, MAXXI Museo Nazionale delle Arti del XXI Secolo, Rome, Italy

2012 - Are We Still Going On? Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia, Italy2012

2011 - As A Tree I Can Feel The Wind, Special Project, Art Miami, Miami, Florida, USA

2011 - Life Paths, Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland

2011 - I Would Have Wanted to Blossom Out, Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland

2009 - From Generation to Generation, Fondazione Pastificio Cerere and Z2O galleria / Sara Zanin, Rome, Italy

2009 - Kaarina Kaikkonen, Oulu Art Museum, Oulu, Finland

2009 - Changes of Directions, Tampere Museum of Contemporary Art, Tampere, Finlandia (Finland)

2008 - Kaarina Kaikkonen, Örebro Konsthall, Örebro, Sweden

2008 - ForgetMeNot, Korjaamo Culture Factory, Helsinki, Finland

2008 - Kaarina Kaikkonen, Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland

2008 - Kaarina Kaikkonen, l´Espal, Le Mans, France

2008 - Kaarina Kaikkonen, Norrtälje Konsthall, Norrtälje, Sweden

2007 - Inner Borders, The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

2007 - And It Was Empty, University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie, Wyoming USA 

2006 - Across the Deep, Bass Museum of Art, Miami, Florida, USA 

2006 - Kaarina Kaikkonen, Jyväskylä Art Museum, Jyväskylä, Finland

2006 - Kaarina Kaikkonen, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark

2006 - Reaching Far, Rochester Cathedral, Rochester, England

2006 - The Presence of Absence, Remy Toledo Gallery, New York, USA

2005 - Kaarina Kaikkonen, Helsinki Kunsthalle, Helsinki, Finland

2005 - The Queen of the Night, Gallery Artina, Helsinki, Finland

2004 - And It Was Empty, Gallerie Stefan Andersson, Umeå, Sweden

2003 - Beyond Reach, Fabrica, Brighton, England

2003 - Too Far from Home, Galleri 21, Malmö, Sweden

2002 - Wohin, Rastatt Schloss, Rastatt, Germany 

2001 - From Generation to Generation, Gallery Artina, Helsinki, Finland

2001 - And The Wind Blows Over You, Helsinki Kunsthalle, Studio, Helsinki, Finland

2000 - Way, Helsinki Cathedral, Helsinki, Finland

 


Group Exhibitions

2018 - Nordic Views, Galleri Bo Bjerggaard, Copenhagen, Denmark

2017 - ITSENÄISYYS Uppsala Art Museum, Sweden

2017 - Donne di Colore, Torre dei Lambardi di Magione, Perugia, Italy

2017 - Suloisessa Suomessamme, Iisalmi birch alley, Iisalmi Finland

2017 - Dreamaholic, Museum for Contemporary Art, Weserburg, Germany,

2017 - Extension.fi, Victoria Gallery, Samara, Russia

2017 - Extension.fi, Triumph gallery, Moscow, Russia

2016 - Let´s Match, KUNSTEN Museum for Modern Art, Denmark

2016 - Sublimina, Museo delle Mura, Roma, Italy

2016 - Second Skin, Museum Sinclair-Haus,Bad-Homburg, Germany

2016 - Sculpture Quadrennial, Riga, Latvia    

2016 - SKILLS, Oulu Art Museum, Oulu, Finland

2015 - Kvindesind, KUNSTEN Museum of Modern Art Aalborg, Denmark

2015 - In Other Worlds, Städtische Galerie, Bietigheim-Bissingen, Stuttgart, Germany

2015 - SKILLS, Konsthallen Luleå, Luleå, Sweden

2015 - Touch, EMMA Museum of Art, Espoo, Finland

2015 - Face to Face, Kiasma Museum of Art, Helsinki, Finland

2015 - Industriale immaginario, Collezione  Maramotti, Reggio Emilia, Italy 

2015 - Face to Face, KIASMA Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland

2015 - Finlayson Art Area, Tampere, Finland

2015 - SHOEting STARS, Die Stadtgalerie Klagenfurt, German

2015 - Occupie Space!  Finnish Sculpture Now, Rovaniemi Art Museum, Finland

2015 - FINLAND, Galleri21, Malmö, Sweden

2015 - Under The Rainbow, Kerava Art Museum, Finland

2014 - SKILLS, Nord Norsk Kunstnersenter, Svolvaer, Lofoten, Norge

2014 - Le vol en provenance d´Helsinki, CRAC, Montbeliard, France

2014 - Arts plastiques, Galerie La Ferronnerie, Paris, France

2014 - Parallelwelten, Stadtgalerie Kiel,Kiel,Germany

2014 - Nature And More, Rostock kunsthalle, Rostock, Germany

2014 - SHOEting Stars Kunst Haus Wien, Museum Hundertwasser, Wien, Austria

2014 - IX Mänttä Art Festival, Mänttä, Finland

2014 - RE-art, MEKEN, Smedjebacken, Sweden

2014 - V Bienal de Arte Contemporáneo de la Fundación ONCE, CentroCentro, Madrid, Spain 

2014 - Prato Contemporanea. Centro per l´Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy

2014 - Resonance(s), Maison Particuliere, Brussels, Belgium

2013 - ICASTICA, 1.Biennale International d´Arte di Arezzo, Italy

2013 - Out Of Fashion, Gl Holtegaard, Copenhagen, Denmark

2012 - Where Is My Home? “USE-United States of Europe,” Récollets, Paris, France

2012 - A Connection, “USE–United States of Europe,” Pharos Arts Foundation, Nicosia, Cyprus

2011 - Like A Whisper of Wind, “Memory–New international Sculpture,” Rosenfeld Porcini, London, England

2011 - The Gate, “IL Caos-Conflicts,” Venice, Italy/Collateral Event Venice Biennale 

2011 - Is There A Better Future? “Critical Mass,” St. Petersburg, Russia

2010 - Hanging On To Each Other, “Liverpool Biennial,” England

2010 - Hiding Memories, “No Longer Empty,” Governors Island, New York, USA

2010 - Growing Connections, “Vancouver Biennale,” Vancouver, Canada

2010 - My Outline, “Cosmos,” Silkeborgbad Art Center, Silkeborg, Denmark

2010 - The Queen of the Night, “Ệtre Ainsi,” Espace culturel Boris Vian, Les Ulis, France

2010 - Networking, “Here and Now,” Art First Bologna, Bologna, Italy

2009 - We Are All In The Same Boat, “Ei saa peittää,” Eskilstuna Art Museum, Eskilstuna, Sweden

2009 - Des Profondeur, “Confections,” Biennale du lin, Quebec, Canada

2008 - The Arch That We Are, “My Space,” Palazzo delle Arti Napoli, Naples, Italy

2008 - And It Was Empty, “Cairo 11th Biennale,” Cairo, Egypt

2008 - Ur havets mörka djup, “Örebro OpenART 2008,” Örebro Konsthall, Örebro, Sweden

2008 - Ashes to Ashes, “Hoviart,” Anttola, Finland

2006 - Like a Bridge Over Troubled Water, “Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial,” Niigata, Japan

2006 - My Outline, “Influenced Identity,” Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, Florida,

2006 - From the Depths, “Biennale Balticum,” Rauma Art Museum, Rauma, Finland

2004 - And It Was Empty, "Omniart,” Miami, Florida, USA

2004 - A Path, “Umedalen Skulptur,” Umeå, Sweden

2004 - In The Darkness, “Den Haag Sculptuur,” The Hague, Holland

2003 - Departure, “8th Havana Biennial,” Havana, Cuba

2003 - Towards Light, “Loud and Proud,” Anttolanhovi, Mikkeli, Finland

2003 - Did I Reach the Harbour? “Night Train,” Kiasma Museum for Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland 

 


Awards

2013 - The Golden Chimera, 1.Biennale International d´Arte di Arezzo

2009 - Honorable Mention in Cairo 11th Biennale, Egypt

2004 - The Public Prize, Den Haag Sculptuur 2004, Holland

2001 - The Prize of Environmental Art, Finland 

2001 - Finland Art Reward

1989 - State Art Reward, Finland

1985 - Prize in 3rd International Drawing Triennale, Nuremberg, Germany


Public works

2017    Vasten auringon siltaa, Mikkeli, Finland

2017    Blowing In The Wind, Stiftung Nantesbuch, Germany

2016    I Am Part Of This Song, Tampere House, Tampere Finland

2016    In The End of Rainbow, Vantaa Finland

2015  Evening Star, Kivistö, Vantaa, Finland

2015 The Upspringing Spirit, Vuores, Tampere, Finland 

2015 Step by Step, Simpukka Kindergarten , Iisalmi, Finland

2012 - Spread Your Wings! “School of Käpylä,” Helsinki, Finland

2012 - A Dream, Domodossolo, Italy

2011 - A New Tomorrow, Hyvinkää City Hall, Hyvinkää, Finland

2009 - Proceed, Hanasaari Culture Center, Espoo, Finland

2009 - Towards Deeper Waters, Mikkeli University, Mikkeli, Finland

2006 - Children of Light, Savon Voima OY, Kuopio, Finland

2005 - And the Wind Blows Over You, Ylöjärvi City Hall, Ylöjärvi, Finland

2005 - On the Wing, Heinola School, Heinola, Finland

2004 - A Path, Umedalen Sculpture Park, Umeå, Sweden

2004 - Towards Sun, Towards Moon, Viikki School, Helsinki, Finland

2004 - Song of Songs, Lapinlahti School, Lapinlahti, Finland

2000 - Hope, Espoo Congregation House, Espoo, Finland

1993 - Wall, Kivipankki Museum, Jämsä, Finland

1989 - The Word as the Sword, University of Joensuu, Joensuu, Finland

 


Collections

Altana Kulturstiftung, Bad Homburg,Germany

Centre for Contemporary Art Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy

KUNSTEN Museum of Modern Art Aalborg, Denmark

MAXXI Museo Nazionale Belle Arti, Rome, Italy

Maramotti Collezione, Reggio Emilia, Italy           

Malmö Konstmuseum, Malmö, Sweden

Umedalen Skulpturpark, Umeå, Sweden         

Borås Art Museum, Borås, Sweden

Wyoming University Art Museum, Laramie, Wyoming, USA

Rafaela & Kaj Forsblom Collection, Finland

Kiasma Museum for Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland

State of Finland

EMMA Museum for Modern Art, Espoo, Finland

Helsinki Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland

Miettinen Collection, Germany

Rovaniemi Art Museum, Rovaniemi, Finland      

Collection Swanljung, Vaasa, Finland

Wihuri Collection, Finland

Sara Hilden Museum of Art, Tampere

Wäinö Aaltonen Art Museum, Turku, Finland                                 

Kuopio Art Museum, Kuopio, Finland                                   

City of Iisalmi, Iisalmi, Finland                                              

Joensuu Art Museum, Joensuu, Finland

Mikkeli Art Museum, Mikkeli, Finland                

Aine Art Museum, Tornio, Finland

City of Pieksämäki. Pieksämäki, Finland                                 

Lapinlahti Art Museum, Lapinlahti, Finland

Oulu Art Museum, Oulu, Finland

 


Grants

State 10 year stipend as Artist Professor, 2012-2022

State 5-year stipend 1994-98, 2000-04, 2006-10

Candidate of Ars Fennica Prize 2001  [short-listed. It is an honor]

Finnish Cultural Foundation Grant 1999, 2005