CV

KAIJU HAANPÄÄ
Artist, M.A.
Born 1948 in Helsinki
works in Huhmari, Finland

Studies

1987
Helsinki University of Applied Arts (currently Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture), Helsinki 1987 (M.A.)

1976
Helsinki University of Applied Arts (Art Teacher)

1971
Turku School of Fine Arts (currently Arts Academy at Turku University of Applied Sciences) (Painting)

Solo Exhibitions

2018
Gallery Pictor, Nummela
Pinxinmäki, Sysmä

2016
Gallery 5, Oulu

2015
Gallery Pictor, Nummela

2014
Gallery Aino, Järvenpää (Invited)

2012
Kokki Gallery, Ikkala

2011
Gallery Pictor, Nummela

2005
Rauma Hall, Rauma (Invited)

2001
Gallery Pictor, Nummela
Heinola Art Museum, Heinola

2000
Lapua Cultural Center, Patruuna Gallery, Lapua

1999
Gallery Becker, Jyväskylä
Studio Hill, Fiskars (Invited)
Gallery Uusikuva, Kotka
Hämeenlinna Cultural Center, Hämeenlinna

1998
Gallery Art&Weise, Wien, Austria (Invited)
IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria (Invited)
Gallery Bronda, Helsinki
Matinpalo Museum, Nastola

1997
Gallery Joella, Turku

1996
Espoo Cultural Center, Espoo

1995
Gallery Kapriisi, Kuopio
Piha Gallery, Lahti
Seitsenkulma Gallery, Nummela

1994
Del Oro Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA (Invited)
Eckerö Summer Art, Ahvenanmaa (Invited)
Gallery Bremer, Karkkila

1993
Gallery of City Library, Toijala (Invited)
Gallery Tähdenlento, Lohja (Invited)
Kässä Gallery, Virkkala (Invited)
Seitsenkulma Gallery, Nummela

1992
St Gregory Hall, Athens, Ga, USA

1971
Turku Student Theatre, Turku

1970
Pinella, Turku

Group Exhibitions

2018
Gumbostrand Konst & Form, Söderkulla

2017

Art Collection of Hiidenheimo Foundation, Gallery Pictor, Nummela

2016
’Animals’, (Länsi-Uusimaa Artists’ Association), Kässä Gallery, Lohja

2015
’Artists for an Art School’, Kässä Gallery, Lohja

2014
Tatsi 2014’, Old Library, Savonlinna (Invited)
‘Swim and Look’(Länsi-Uusimaa Artists’ Association), Swimming Centre, Lohja

2013
Light Wins Darkness’, Lohjantähti Mall, Lohja (Invited)
‘ Artists in Vihti’, Gallery Pictor, Nummela (Invited)
‘Got there!’, Gallery Bremer, Karkkila (Invited)
Ars Tytyri’, Tytyri Mine Museum, Lohja
’Ornamo Exhibition in Kaapelitehdas’, Helsinki

2012
Länsi-Uusimaa Artists Association’s Take Away’, Gallery Vikholm, Lohja
‘Contemporary Art in Vihti’, Gallery Pictor, Nummela (Invited)
‘Länsi-Uusimaa Artists Association 30 Years’, Studio of the Main Library, Lohja

2011
‘Contemporary Art in Vihti’, Gallery Pictor, Nummela (Invited)

2010
‘Kaiju Haanpää & Marketta Urpo’, Tila Gallery, Helsinki
’Art Purchases by Hiidenheimo Foundation’, Niuhala Show Room, Vihti
’Christmas Exhibition’, Tila Gallery, Helsinki

2007
‘Vihti Artists’, Gallery Pictor, Nummela (Invited)

2002
’Länsi-Uusimaa Artists Association 20 Years’, Laurentius Hall, Lohja
‘Acme – Life of Women’, Kässä Gallery, Lohja Summer, Lohja (Invited)
Kaiju Haanpää & Pirkko Ruokolainen’, Olkkala Manor Exhibition Space, Vihti

2000
‘Got you!’, Espoo Cultural Center, Espoo
‘International Zonta Exhibition’, Pegge Hopper Gallery, Honolulu, Hawai, USA (Invited)
’Kaiju Haanpää & Kerttu Horila’, Seinäjoki Art Hall, Seinäjoki
‘Kaiju Haanpää & Kerttu Horila’, Varkaus Art Museum
‘Sechs Himmelsrichtungen’, Station 3, Wien, Austria (Invited)

1999
‘Contemporary Art in Vihti’, Gallery Pictor, Nummela (Invited)
‘Kitchen Sisters’, Seniwati Gallery, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
‘Kitchen Sisters’, Gallery Pictor, Nummela

1998
‘Christmas Exhibition’, Gallery Art &Weise, Wien, Austria (Invited)

1997
‘Kaiju Haanpää & Pirkko Kuusela’, Museum Warehouse, Jokioinen
‘Together II’, Päivölä Recreation Home, Vihti

1996
‘Pictorial Moment’, Gallery Pictor, Nummela
‘Länsi-Uusimaa Artists Association’, Studio of the Main Library, Lohja (LUTS)
TEXO Today’, Museum of Central Finland, Jyväskylä
‘Kitchen Sisters’, Promenadi Gallery, Hyvinkää

1995
‘Kitchen Sisters’, Studio of the Lohja Art School, Lohja
‘Kitchen Sisters’, Mältinranta Art Center, Tampere
‘Women’s Laugh’, Turku Cultural Center, Turku

1994
’Christmas Exhibition’, Del Oro Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA (Invited)
Länsi-Uusimaa Artists Association’, Kässä Gallery, Virkkala
‘Laurinkatu -Art Street’, Lohja Summer, Lohja (Invited)
‘Together I’, Gallery Pictor, Nummela(Invited)

1992
’Museum Without Walls’, Bemus Point, N.Y., USA

1972
’Young Artists’, Helsinki Art Hall, Helsinki

1971
’Hämeenlinna Artists Association’, Hämeenlinna Art Museum, Hämeenlinna

1970
’Graduating Students of Turku School of Fine Arts’, Wäinö Aaltonen Art Museum, Turku
‘Students of Turku Art School’, Tammisaari

Other

2017
Participating in Konstrundan

2015
Kosketuksia’, poetry book

2014
Länsi-Uuusimaa Artists’ Association’s Annual Exhibition 2014’, Curator

2013
Victoria Martelin: ‘Kaiju Haanpään tuotannon keskeiset aiheet ja niiden merkitys’(’Central Motives and their Meaning to Kaiju Haanpää’s Art’), Master Thesis, University of Lappland

2001
‘Lesken lehti’, Gallery Pictor, Nummela (textile collages, poems)

2001
Works in Chydenia Building’s Opening, Helsinki School of Economics, and in Lohja Medieval Church

1998
‘Black Madonna’, Ruprechtskirche, Wien, Austria (textile collages, dresses, staging)

1997
Unicef Gift Box Europe, cover picture                                            

Collections

Hiidenheimo Foundation, Vihti; Vihti Community; Savings Bank of Länsi-Uusimaa; Aalto University School of Business, Helsinki; Museum of Modern Art in Tampere, Tampere City; SYLVA/Parents Association for Cancer Children, Helsinki; Länsi-Uusimaa Center for Adult Education.

Private Collectors in Finland and Abroad.

Memberships

Painters’ Union in Finland; Ornamo /The Finnish Association of Designers (TEXO and Artists-O), Länsi-Uusimaa Artists’ Association (LUTS)

Grants

Hiidenheimo Foundation 2014; ORNAMO/ The Finnish Association of Designers 1998; Magistrat der Stadt Wien – Kultur 1998 ; Nokia Mobile Phones Austria 1998; CIMO / Centre for International Mobility 1995; Vihti Community Cultural Award; 1989 Turku Saskiat 1971