Päivi Takala
Born 1970 in Lehtimäki, Finland
lives and works in Helsinki, Finland

Education
1994-1998
Hochschule der Künste, Berlin
Freie Kunst, Malerei
Meisterschülerin
1990-1996
University of Art and Design Helsinki
Department of Art Education
Masters of Arts
1989-1990
University of Helsinki, Department of Art History


Solo Exhibitions

2013 Smoke on paper, Galleri Lars Olsen, Copenhagen, Danmark
2012  Vanitas Series, Galerie Anhava, Helsinki, Finland
2011  Memento (with David Kroell) Gallery Bourouina, Berlin
2010  Lume,Taidesalonki Husa, Tampere, Finland
2009  Background, Galerie Anhava, Helsinki, Finland
2009  Window Seat, Gallery Bourouina, Berlin, Germany
2008  Outside, Gallery Thomas Wallner, Malmö, Sweden
2006  Grip, Galerie Anhava, Helsinki, Finland
2005  Gallery Bakeliittibambi, Helsinki, Finland
2002  tm-galleria, Helsinki, Finland
2001  Gallery Bakeliittibambi, Helsinki
2000  Nelimarkka Museum, Alajärvi
1999  Gallery Bakeliittibambi, Helsinki
1998  Gallery of the Helsinki Fine Arts Academy


Group Exhibitions

2013  Polyfonia, Galleri Thomas Wallner, Simris, Sweden
2013  Seitsemäs aalto, Wihurin säätiön kokoelmanäyttely,
Lönnströmmin Taidemuseo, Rauma
2012  Seitsemäs aalto, Wihurin säätiön kokoelmanäyttely
Taidehalli, Helsinki
2011  Silent wishes, Gallery Oksasenkatu, Helsinki
2010  New Impressions, Gallery Bourouina, Berlin
2008  The Real Thing, Malmö Konstmuseum,Malmö, Sweden
2008  Third Beijing Biennale, Peking, China
2008  What´s up, Gallery Bourouina, Berlin
2008  Simple Minnd, Fiskars, Finland
2007  Gallery Forum Box, Helsinki
group: Näsänen, Euro, Takala
2007  Unbelievable, but true. New works from collections,
Helsinki City Art Museum, Helsinki
2006  Artist and Spectator, Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere
2006  Purnu Summer,Orivesi
2006  Järvenpää City Art Museum
1999 “by side, sidewalk”, Vaasa


Art Fairs

2012  Art Paris, Gallery Bourouina
2011  Market, Stockholm, Galerie Anhava
2010  Art Vienna, Gallery Bourouina
2009  Art Brussels, Gallery Bourouina
2008  Art Forum Berlin, Galerie Anhava
2008  Market, Stockholm, Galerie Anhava
2007  Market, Stockholm, Galerie Anhava
2006  Art Forum Berlin, Galerie Anhava


Artworks in Collections

Helsinki Art Museum, Finland
Malmö Konstmuseum, Sweden
Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere, Finland
Saastamoinen Foundation Art Collection, Espoo, Finland
Emma Modern Art Museum, Espoo, Finland
Swanljung Collection, Helsinki, Finland
Vexi Salmi Collection, Hämeenlinna Art Museum, Finland
The Finnish StateArt Collection, Finland
Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foudation Collection, Rovaniemi Art Museum, Finland
Nelimarkka Museum, Alajärvi, Finland
Paulo Foundation, Helsinki, Finland
Pohjola, Helsinki, Finland
Private collections in Finland, Sweden, Denmark and Switzerland


Awards

2009  William Thuring Award, Fine Arts Association of Finland


Teaching

2012  School of Art and Design, Aalto University, Helsinki
2006  Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki
Department of Painting


Memberships

Finnish Painters’ Union


Publications

The 7th Wave - Wihuri and Visual Art, 2012
Void: Päivi Takala, Parvspublishing 2011, Kariston Kirjapainio
Veli-Matti Saarinen; Background, Mustekala 11/2009
Simple Life, Fiskars, 2008
Tarja Pitkänen-Walter; Päivänselviä Ilmestyksiä; Taide 1/2007
Pilvi Kalhama; On the Borderlines of the Void, “Grip” gallerie Anhava 2006

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