Marjukka Vainio


 

Born 1953, Renko, Finland
Lives and works in Hämeenlinna, the South of Finland

EDUCATION

1998                Master of Arts (Photography), University of Art and Design UIAH, Helsinki
1983                International Center of Photography, New York
1977 - 1982    University of Art and Design, Department of Photography, Helsinki

SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2006              The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki
                       Taidemuseo, Hämeenlinna, Fin
2005               Lumière de la Terre, Galerie Aquatinte, Strasbourg
                        Jordens ljus, Konstens hus, Luleå, Sweden
2004               Photo Art, l’USINE GALERIE, Bruxelles
2003               Light of the Earth, Ama Gallery, Turku
                        The heart has it’s reasons, exhibition on the light advertise-ment board, Hämeenlinna
                        Tales of Slowness, exhibition on the light advertisement board, Hämeenlinna
2002               Root, Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki
2000               The Artist of the Month, Cultural Center Hämeenlinna
1999                Kasvien valtakunta/Växternas Välde, Gallery Aurora, Porvoo
                         Photographs, AmaNet gallery, www.amagallery.net
                        The heart has it`s reasons, Gallery Arkku, Konnevesi
                        Juuri nyt!, Gallery G`s Studio, Helsinki
1998               Avlagningar, Mariehamnsgalleriet, Åland
                        Kulkukivi, Keuruu Art Museum
1997               From the Portfolio of an Alkemist, Galeria Pintura, Helsinki
                        Kulkukivi (within the joint exhibition Birth of Silence), Häme Castle, Hämeenlinna
1996               Hommage á Ester Helenius, Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki; Galeri Zebra, Karjaa
1992               Hommage á Ester Helenius, Hämeenlinna Art Museum
                        Taxi, sound and slides performance,  Theater Loosi 84’s, Hämeenlinna
1991               Studio exhibitions: Unikko and Lilja Rubus, The Circulating exhibitions of Hämeenlinna Art Museum
1990               The Magic Garden Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki
                        Den Magiska trädgården, Irwing, Galleriet för fotokonst, Mal-mö, Sveden
1985               Commedia dell’ Arte, Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Hel-sinki
1984               Commedia dell`Arte, Hämeenlinna Art Museum, Hämeenlinna
 


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2006           Berliner Liste 06, (l’USINE GALERIE), Berlin
                    alvimaa – Winterland, Triennal of Photography, Salo Art Museum,
                    Finnish Artists at l’Usine again, l’USINE GALERIE, Brussels
                    The Helsinki School, Finnish photography from the 21th century, City Hall of Brussels, Belgium
2005            Berliner Liste 05, (l’USINE GALERIE), Berlin
                    To look or to see - In search of meanings in photography,
                    The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki
                    The Helsinki School, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
                    Kallan kukka ja muita lehtiversoja, Valokuagalleria Hippolyte, Helsinki
                    Suomen taiteilijaseuran 110. näyttely, Taidehalli, Helsinki
                    The Affordaple Art Fair, London
2004              Best of 5, l’USINE GALERIE, Bruxelles
                    Berliner Liste 04, (l’USINE GALERIE), Berlin
                    photofair-cologne (l’USINE GALERIE), Cologne
                    30 by Taik, Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki
                    The Art of Paper Fair, Royal College of Art, London
                    The Affordaple Art Fair, London
                    The Seattle International Art Fair, Seattle, USA   
2003           The Princesses of The Bewitched Camera: Sleeping Beauty, multimedia and dance performance with dancer Reijo Kela, Häme Castle, Hämeenlinna
                    Tarinoita hitaudesta, Hämeenlinna Art Museum
2002            Pågående,  Panhuset vid Röda sten, Gothenburg
                    The Artist Association of Hämeenlinna, Tavistoc, England
                     Feeling, Riihimäki, Art Museum
2001            Natursyndrom im Norden, Städtische Galerie Tuttlingen, Germany
2000            Otpechatki – Imprint 2000, Petroskoi, Russland
1999            Svensk Bokkonst 1998, Kungliga Biblioteket, Stockholm, Garfiska museet, Helsingborg
1997            Ars Häme, Allinna Gallery, Riihimäki
                      The Birth Of Silence, Stage Pegassos, Vaasa
1996            Do You Remember?,  Photographs, steel and water, Laterna Magica, Helsinki
                     Momentum – Finnish Photography, Finnish Museum of Pho-tography, Helsinki
                     The 101th Exhibition of The Finnish Association of Artists, Hy-vinkää
                     Primavera, Flowers in Art, Lahti Art Museum
                     Ars Häme, The Cultural Center of Hämeenlinna
1995            The Regional Photography Exhibition of province of Häme, Tampere and Lahti
                     Postfem, The Post Museum, Helsinki
                     Angels, Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki
1994            Contemporary Art from Hämeenlinna, Tver Art Museum, Rus-sia
1992            Decennium – Finnish Photography in the 1980`s, touring exhibition in Europe 1992-93
                    Video disc for the jubilee year of the independence, Heureka Science Center
                                and the Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki 1992
                    Regional Exhibition  of province of Häme, Voipaala , Sääksmäki
                    Envy, light and sound installation, Hämeenlinna
1990           3 Expressions (3 Uttryck) (with Boris Mihailov, K. Clement) Signalhallen, Stockholm
                    Ode for Wire Rope and Gorrugated Iron, light and sound installation, Hämeenlinna
1989           Regional  Art Exhibitions of the Province of Häme, Taidehovi, Hauho
                    Black White Magenta, Hämeenlinna Art Museum
1988           Flying Eros, Hyvinkää Art Museum, Hyvinkää
1986           By Lake Wanaja, Hämeenlinna Art Museum, Hämeenlinna
1985           Oneself, Joe’s Gallery, Turku
1984           26 Photographers, Canon Gallery, Amsterdam, Hämeenlinna Art Museum,
                            Joensuu Art Museum and Wäino Aaltonen Mu-seum, Turku
                    Wooden fence exhibition Blind Lights, Hämeenlinna Railway Station
1983           Rubber Bicromates and Calotypes, Educational Gallery Of ICP, New York
1982           Something Personal, Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki
                    Tanners, Hämeenlinna Historical Museum, Hämeenlinna


PORTFOLIOS AND PHOTOGRAPHY BOOKS

2006         "Maan Valoa" "Light of the earth" "Lumière de la terre" "Jordens Ljus", 
Hämeenlinna
1998         Hommage á Ester Helenius (poems Bo Carpelan, layout Ritva Kovalainen and Marjukka Vainio,
                      colour separation Peter Ragnarsson, editions in Finnish, Swedish, English and French),
                      Helsinki, Stockholm and Sala
1994         The Land of Vanai and the Town of Vanai, Hämeenlinna

COLLECTIONS

The art collections of the State of Finland
Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki
Wihuri Foundation / Rovaniemi Art Museum
Hämeenlinna Art Museum
City of Espoo
City of Hämeenlinna
Central Hospital Municipal Association of Kanta-Häme, Hämeenlinna

PRIZES

The Finland Prize, 2003
Svensk Bokkonst 1998 (Award of Swedish Book Art), 1999
The Art Award in Photography of  The Provincial Arts Council for Häme, 1995

CONFIDENTAL POSTS

Appointed representative of The Photographic Arts Council for State 2000-
Appointed representative of The Provincial Arts Council for Häme 1998 – 2003

MEMBERSHIPS of PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

The Finnish Association of Artist in Photography
Association Ars Häme ry.
The Artist Association of Hämeenlinna




  

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