CURRICULUM VITAE

Kaarina Kaikkonen
Kymintie 16, 00560 Helsinki FINLAND,
tel/fax 358 9 791899,
e-mail: kaarina_kaikkonen@hotmail.com
www.artists.fi/sculptors/kaikkonenkaarina

studies Finnish Academy of Fine Arts 78-83

solo exhibitions include:

2007 Kaarina Kaikkonen, Institute Finlandais, Paris, France
2007 And It Was Empty, University 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, United Kingdom
2006 The Presence of Absence, Remy Toledo Gallery, New York, USA
2005 Kaarina Kaikkonen, Helsinki Kunsthalle, Finland
2005 Queen of Night, Gallery Artina, Finland
2005 And It Was Empty, Galleri Stefan Andersson, Umeå, Sweden
2005 Birds, Galleri Orton, Helsinki, Finland
2003 Too Far from Home , Galleri 21, Malmö, Sweden
2003 Beyond Reach, Fabrica, Brighton, United Kingdom
2003 Like a Bird of Passage, Gallery Artina, Helsinki, Finland
2002 Wohin, Rastatt Schloss, Rastatt, Germany
2001 From Generation to Generation, Gallery Artina, Helsinki, Finland
2001 And The Wind Blows Over You, Helsinki Art Hall Studio, Helsinki, Finland
2000 Way, Helsinki Cathedral, Helsinki, Finland
2000 Kaarina Kaikkonen, Mikkeli Art Museum, Mikkeli, Finland
2000 And the Wind Blows Over You, Kuopio Art Museum, Kuopio, Finland
1999 The Sea was Empty, Maison de l´Art Actuel des Chartreux, Bryssel,
1998 Towards, Galleri III, Oslo, Norge
1998 Did I Reach a Harbour? Gallery Artina, Helsinki, Finland
1995 Hope, Gallery Sculptor, Helsinki, Finland
1995 Shadow Sun, Rovaniemi Art Museum, Ounasjoki Rovaniemi, Finland
1994 Room, Museum for Contemporary Art in Tampere, Tampere, Finland
1994 And the Wind Blows Over You, Joensuu Art Museum, Joensuu, Finland
1993 We, Who We Cannot Find, Kivipankki Museum in Jämsä, Jämsä, Finland
1992 And The Wind Blows Over You, Gallery Sculptor , Helsinki, Finland
1991 Kaarina Kaikkonen, Heinola Art Museum, Heinola, Finland
1991 Advantage, Savonlinna Art Museum, Savonlinna, Finland
1990 Mouths Open, Finnish Gallery for Paper Art, Kuusankoski, Finland
1989 Forgotten Promise, Lieksa Park, Lieksa, Finland
1988 A Concession Already Made, Amer Gallery, Helsinki

group exhibitions include:

2007 Une certaine Finland, BWA Contemporary Art Gallery, Katowice, Poland
2007 OH MY GOD, Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, Oslo, Norway
2007 Maco / Ashley Gallery, Mexico, Mexico
2007 Art Miami / Chelsea Galleria, Miami, Florida, USA
2007 PalmBeach3 / Remy Toledo Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida, USA
2006 20/20, Chelsea Galleria, Miami, Florida, USA
2006 Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial, Niigata, Japan
2006 Influenced Identity, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, Florida,USA
2006 Biennale Balticum, Rauma Art Museum, Finland
2006 Mänttä Art Festival , Mänttä, Finland
2006 Påskeudstillingen i Tistrup, Vestjylland Art Museum, Tistrup,Denmark
2005 Fogelfrei, Stadt Paradies, Darmstadt, Germany
2005 Omniart , Art Basel-Miami, Miami, USA
2005 Une certaine Finland, atelier340muzeum, Bryssel,Belgium
2005 Den Gyldne, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
2004 Omniart, Art Basel-Miami, Miami, USA
2004 Umedalen Skulptur Umeå, Sweden
2004 Den Haag Sculptuur, The Hague, Holland
2004 Den Gyldne , Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
2004 Postcards from Cuba, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo, Norge
2004 Sound and Fury, Iisalmi Art Hall, Iisalmi, Finland
2003 8th Havana Biennial, Wifredo Lam Center for Contemporary Art , Havana,Cuba
2003 Loud and proud, Anttolanhovi, Mikkeli, Finland
2003 Night Train, Kiasma Museum for Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland
2002 In & Out , Kuopio Art Museum, Kuopio, Finland
2001 In Via, Flemish Ministry, Brussels, Belgium
2001 Turpahöylä-Metamorphoses in Sculpture, Turku Art Museum, Turku, Finland
2001 The Spirit of The Forest, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
2001 New Paper Art, Crafts Council, London, England
2001 Art in Savo - Savo in Art,Lapinlahti Art Museum, Finland
2001 MIELI-kuva Mänttä Art Festival, Finland
2001 Premiére ,Galerie La Ferronnerie, Paris, France
2001 Paper+Finland=Art, Galerie Montcalme, Hull, USA
Harbourfront Center, Toronto, Canada
Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, USA
2000 Transitions, Malmö Art Museum, Sweden
Kunsthalle Rostock, Germany
2000 Qui a plante ces grands arbres?, Galerie La Ferronnerie, Paris, France
Espace Huit November, Paris, France
2000 Transformations, Natural History Museum in Helsinki, Finland
2000 Paper+Finland=Art, The Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Triangle Gallery, Galgary, Canada
Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg,USA
1999 Paper Worlds Musee de Pully, Lausanne, Switserland
Galerie im Werkstatt Laden, Winterthur, Switserland
Aine Art Museum in Tornio, Finland
1999 Paper+Finland=Art, Mingei International Museum, San Diego, USA
1999 Alkumeri, Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art in Turku, Finland
Sky is the Limit Museum for Contemporary Art in Tampere, Finland
1999 Three Women, Lapinlahti Art Museum, Finland
1999 La Nature du Papier Salle des Cordeliers, Annonay, France
1998 Espace Valles, Grenoble, France
1998 Funf Bildhauerinnen aus Finnland, Kulturbahnhof Eller, Germany
1998 Paper+Finland=Art ,American Craft Museum, New York, USA
The Chicago Athenaeum at Schaumburg,Chicago, USA
1998 Paper Worlds , Lönnström Art Museum in Rauma, Finland
Jyväskylä Art Museum, Finland
1997 Ireland and Europe, Iveagh Gardens, Dublin, Ireland
1997 Echo, Tallinna Art Hall, Estonia
1997 Glass and Light, Museum for Contemporary Art in Tampere, Finland
1997 Fiber , Fiskars Art Center, Fiskars, Finland
1995 Fair Wind, Hanko foreshore , Finland
1995 River, Rovaniemi Art Museum, Finland
1995 Art Works Work Spaces ,Hyvinkää Art Museum , Finland
1993-94 Nature of Paper, The Center of Polish Sculpture, Oronsko, Poland
1994 Secret Garden, Hämeenlinna Art Museum, Finland
1994 Points of View, Retretti Art Center, Punkaharju, Finland
1992-93 USA-Finland, Contrasts and Connections, touring exhibition,USA
1993 Finnish Contemporary Art, Mänttä Art Festival, Finland
1993 Paper on Paper, Lappeenranta Art Museum, Finland
1992 12 Spaces, Kerava Art Museum, Finland
1991 Set for the Sea, Gallery Titanic, Turku, Finland
1990 A Stolen Kiss, Kotka Fire Station, Kotka, Finland

rewards
2004 The Public Prize, Den Haag Sculptuur 2004, Holland
2001 The Prize of Enviromental Art, Finland
2001 Finland Art Reward
1998 II price in the art competition in Espoo, Finland
1996 II price in the art competition in Hyvinkää, Finland
1989 State Art Reward, Finland
1985 Price in Nurnberg Drawing Triennale, Germany
1982 I price in the art competition for Finnish Club, Helsinki, Finland
1979 Iisalmi City Art Reward, Finland

State 5-year stipendium 1994-98, 2000-04, 2006-10
Candidate of Ars Fennica Prize 2001
Finnish Cultural Foundation Grant 1999,2005

public works
2006 Children of Light, Savon Voima OY, Kuopio, Finland
2005 And the Wind Blows Over You, Ylöjärvi City Hall, Finland
2005 On the Wing, Heinola School, Heinola, Finland
2004 Towards Sun, Towards Moon, Viikki School, Helsinki, Finland
2004 Song of Songs, Lapinlahti School, Lapinlahti, Finland
2000 Hope, Espoo Congregation House, Finland
1993 Wall, Kivipankki Museum, Jämsä, Finland
1989 -93 Ohne Fahrkarte, Central Library in Rikhardinkatu, Helsinki, Finland
1989 The Word as the Sward, University of Joensuu, Joensuu, Finland
1988 Travelled Journey, Hartola Museum, Hartola, Finland

collections
State of Finland Kiasma Museum for Contemporary Art
Foundation of Jenny and Antti Wihuri Collection Swanljung
Helsinki Art Museum City of Joensuu
Kuopio Art Museum Saastamoisen säätiö
City of Iisalmi Joensuu Art Museum
City of Mikkeli Aine Art Museum
City of Pieksämäki Lapinlahti Art Museum
Oulu Art Museum Collection Kaisa Blomstedt
Collection Thomas Levy Collection Art Nexus