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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

2021
Minkart, Vihti
2020
Pinxinmäki, Sysmä
2019
Gallery Luts, Lohja
Heinola Art Museum, Heinola
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

2021
A Home for Art, Lohja, Housing Fair, Lohja
2018

Tuli, vesi, maa – Zakowski, Räsänen, Haanpää, 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

Books

2019
‘Unen tuoja’, novel
2015
Kosketuksia’, poems

Other

2017
Participating in Konstrundan
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