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ANITA JENSEN  
1957 Helsinki, Finland

 

STUDIES

2002             Non-Toxic Intaglio Printmaking Workshop at Grafisk Exp. Studio in Copenhagen, Denmark
1994-2000   Advanced studies in photography, printmaking, bookbinding and papermaking in Finland
1997             Washi Papermaking Workshop, Tosa Washi Village, Kochi, Ino, Japan
1981-86        Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Printmaking department

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017           The beauty of tragic elegance, Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art, Vaasa, Finland
2016           Slices of life, The Icelandic Printmakers Associaton The IPA Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland
2016           Lingering in the gardem of gaze, Gallery G 12, Helsinki, Finland
2015           9th International Printmaking Conf. Exhibition, Henglu Art Gallery, Hangzhou, China
2014           Memoirs of The Mirror and Curtain, Gumbostrand Konst & Form, Sipoo, Finland
2013           Mono no aware / Slices of Life, Gallery G, Helsinki, Finland
2013           Kakyo – A Mirror Held to The Flower, Interior Design Helena Karahtala, Helsinki
2012           Touch of Distances, Awagami Factory Gallery Yoshinogawa-shi, Tokushima, Japan
2010           Gallery Aino, Helsinki, Finland
2009           6th  International Multi-Disciplinary Printmaking Conference in Bristol, UK
2008           Gallery Uusitalo, Helsinki, Finland
2008           Gallery Pictor, Nummela, Finland
2006           Gallery Uusitalo, Helsinki, Finland
2006           Gallery Orton, Helsinki, Finland
2004           Atelier 31 Gallery, Seattle USA
2004           Malkki Museum, Tampere, Finland
2001           De Crescenzo & Viesti, Galleria D´arte Contemporanea, Rome, Italy
2000           Gallery Uusitalo, Helsinki, Finland
1998           Gallery G, Helsinki, Finland
1993           Several exhibitions at railway stations in Finland with VR, WWF and Gallery Uusitalo as the young printmaking Artist of the year
1993            Gallery G, Helsinki, Finland
1992            Gallery of the Finnish Painters’ Union, Helsinki, Finland
1989            Tampere Art Museum, runner-up for Young Artist of the Year, Tampere, Finland
1988            Gallery Harmonia, Jyväskylä, Finland
1987            Gallery of the Association of Finnish Printmakers, Helsinki, Finland
1987            Gallery Grafiart, Turku, Finland

GROUP EXHIBITIONS / SELECTION

2014            Festen, 15th anniversary exhibition of Gallery Forum Box, Helsinki, Finland
2013            Gumbostrand Konst & Form, inaugural exhibition, Sipoo, Finland
2012            Freshwater Pearl Mussel, Willa Mac Museum of Finnish Contemporary Art, Finland
2011            Punctum for two/ with Hideyuki Igarashi, Willa Mac Museum, Tampere
2010            XV Mänttä  Fine Art Festival, Mänttä, Finland
2010            Secret – an exhibition of the Cooperative of Artisan, Designers and Artists in Fiskars
2006            Association of Finnish Printmakers, Lahti Art Brewery, Lahti, Finland
2006            Light and Shadow, Mirror Images of Northen Sky, Viinistu Art Museum, Estonia
2005            The Flower of Death, Graphic Artists’ Association of Lahti, Lahti Art Brewery, Lahti, Finland
2005            Passing Energy, Open Air Gallery, UIAH and the Association of Finnish Printmakers, Helsinki
2005            Echoes from East, Kisko Kivimakasiini, Kisko, Finland
2005            Gallery Echo, Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, Finland
2003            Northern European Print Art Exhibition, Chiak Art Hall, Wonju Hanji Festival, South Korea
2003            Northern European Print Art Exhibition, Kim Nae Hyun Art Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
2002            Korea International Art Fair 2002, Pusan, , Galleries; Uusitalo and Pyo, South Korea
2001            Little-Big-Little, 70th anniversary of the Association of Finnish Printmakers, Helsinki, Finland
2001            Axis, 40 Finnish Photographers and Printmakers,  in Media Center Lume UIAH,  Finland
2001            Graphia Borea, Prints from Finland, Finnish National Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
2001            Highlights in Nordic Photogravure, Gallen-Kallela Museum, Helsinki, Finland
2001            Hockey Flowers, The Jenny and Antti Wihuri F.Collection, Gallery Forum Box, Helsinki
1999            Passion, group exhibition, BIO -99, House of Science, Helsinki
1999            Photopolymer gravure exhibition, Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finland
1998            What is Real, Finnish Photography Triennial, Kunsthalle Helsinki and Mikkeli Art Museum
1997            Exhibition of the Artists´ Aassociation of Helsinki, Finland
1996            Gallery Kaj Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland
1995            Nightmare exhibition, Into Gallery, Laterna Magica, Helsinki;Victor Barsokevitch Photographic Center, Kuopio, Nykyaika Photographic Center, Tampere; Iisalmi Photograph Biennial; Rantagalleria, Oulu; Zebra Gallery, Karjaa; Gallery Artic, Vaasa
1994            Gallery Sirius, Jyväskylä, Finland
1994            Stone, Wood and Paper, exhibition, Hyvinkää, Finland
1994            Publishing exhibition of Art Graphic Collection of Repola, Helsinki, Finland
1993            Mänttä Fine Art Exhibition, Mänttä Finland
1993            Acid – The Secret Life of Graphic Art, Helsinki City Art Museum
1992            Touch, Villa Roma, Ruissalo, Finland
1991            Gallerie Graphiart, Turku, Finland
1989, -92    Pro Graphica Triennial, Gallery Mino, Lohja, Finland
1988            Maila Talvio Salon, Hartola, Finland
1988            Hyvinkää Art Museum
1987            Kemi Art Museum
1987            Poriginal Gallery, Pori, Finland
1986            Gallery Duetto, Helsinki, Finland
1986            Gallery Uusikuva, Kotka, Finland
1984, -85, -87 Young Artists Exhibition, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Finland
1984, -86, -88, -92, 2000  Annual Exhibition, Finnish Society of Artists, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Finland
1983, -84    Kaivopuisto Gallery, Helsinki, Finland

INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS / SELECTION

2015           GraN, Graphic Nordica , Kunstmuseum Akureyri , Iceland
2014           16th Tallinn Print Triennial, Art Museum of Estonia Kumu, Tallinn, Estonia
2009,-10,-11,-12,-13 International exhibition of Art and Design, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Kyoto
2011           Interbifep XIV, International Biennial, Bosnia-Herzegovina
2009–10     International exhibition of Art Gallery Kei-fu, Kyoto, Japan
2008           21th Kyoto Art Festival, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Japan
2002           10th International Print Triennial, Graphica Creativa, Jyväskylä, Finland
2002           12th Space International Print Biennial Seoul, South Korea
2001            Relativities, 4th British International Miniature Print Exhibition, Bristol UK
2001            Highlights in Nordic Photography, Photog. Festival of Houston, Winter Street Art Center and Southeast Museum of Photography, USA
2001            6th International Biennale of Graphics of the Baltic Sea Countries/Kaliningrad–Köningsberg
2001            2nd World Festival of Art on Paper, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2001            12th Tallinn Print Triennial, Tallinn, Estonia
1998            4th Sapporo International Print Biennale, Sapporo, Japan
1998            11th Print Triennal of Tallinn, Estonia
1997            Hojlys & Dybtryk III-Fotogravyren i Norden, Museum of Photography, Odense and Kopenhagen, Denmark, and in Oslo, Norway
1996            3rd Kochi International Triennial Exhibition of Prints, Japan
1995            Sand and Stone, II Baltic Sea States Triennial of Graphic Art, Gdansk, Poland
1992            9th Tallinn Print Triennial, Estonia
1992            Liljevalchs Art Hall, Stockholm, Sweden
1991            Nordic Graphic Art Now, Sweden
1989            8th Ljubljana International Print Biennial, Yugoslavia
1988            De Gravure de Menton, Les Pays Nordiques, France
1987            Third European Triennial of Engravings in Grado, Italy
1987            Seventh Miniprint International, Cadaques, Spain
1987            International Graphic Triennial in Vaasa, Finland
1986            International Graphic Art Biennial, Cracow, Poland
1986            Intergrafic, Katowice, Poland

FINNISH ART EXHIBITIONS ABROAD / SELECTION

2000           Finnish Contemporary Graphic Art Exhibition, Kiev, Ukraine
1999           Finnish Contemporary Graphics, Windhoek Museum, Namibia
1998           Appointments, Finnish-Japanese Art Exhibition, Kyoto ICH Gallery, Japan
1998           Finnish Contemporary Art, Museum Judetan Teleorman, Aleksandria, Romania
1997           Finnish Contemporary Graphics, Cape Town, South Africa
1997           Echo, group exhibition of the teachers of UIAH,  Tallinn Art Hall, Estonia
1997            Meetings, Finnish Contemporary Graphics, Gallery Tosa Washi Village; Tosa, Ino, Japan
1994, –97    Repola Collection, touring exhibition in Europe and the USSR
1989–90      Finnish Contemporary Graphics and Drawings Exhibition, Yugoslavia
1988            Exhibition of Finnish Art, Baku, Azerbaijan
1987–89      Finnish Contemporary Art, Germany
1986            Finnish Graphic Artists, Södertälje, Sweden

HONORS AND AWARDS

2015            GraN, Graphic Nordica , Kunstmuseum Akureyri , Iceland, Honourable mention
2011            International Art and Design Exhibition, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art Kyoto, Japan; The Prize of Consulate General of China
2008           22nd Kyoto City Art Festival, International Art and Design Exhibition, Japan; The Prize of Kyoto City Mayor
2002           The 12th Space International Print Biennial, Seoul, South Korea, Selected Prize
2001           Kaliningrad-Köningsberg Graphic Biennial, Russia Honourable mention
1998           11th Tallinn Print Triennial, 1st Equal Prize, Estonia
1997           Finnish National Gallery, ex Libris competition, Finland, 1st prize, Finland
1993           Finnish State Railways and WWF Art Competition, 1st prize, Finland
1992           Pro Graphica Triennial, Gallery Mino, Lohja, 1st prize, Finland
1989           Runner-up for Young Artist of the Year titel 1989, Finland
1987           International Print Triennial of Young Artist, Vaasa, 1st prize, Finland
1987           Exhibition of Young Artist, Helsinki, Saskia Scholarship, Finland

GRANTS AND SCOLARSHIPS / SELEKTION
Finnish Cultural Foundation, Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Frame Contemporary Art Finland, Alfred Kordelin Foundation, Greta and William Lehtinen Foundation, Greta and William Lehtinen Foundation and The Scandinavia-Japan Sasakawa Foundation

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS

Parliament of Finland
Amos Andersson Art Museum
Finnish State Art Collection
Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
Art museums of Tampere, Kemi, Kouvola, Hämeenlinna, Oulu and Jyväskylä
Wäinö Aaltonen Art Museum
The cities of Kemi, Helsinki, Joensuu, Jyväskylä, Kotka, Raisio and Varkaus
Wihuri Foundation, Rovaniemi Art Museum
Municipality of Lohja
Pohjola Collection
IVO Collection
Finnish State Railway Collection
WWF Collection
Repola Collection
Municipality of Södertälje, Sweden
National Museum of Warshaw
Art Collection of the Tallinn Print Triennal, Estonia
Saastamoinen Foundation Collection
Paulon Foundation Collection
Kerava Art Foundation Collection
Museum of Contemporary Art, Tampere
Collection of the Finnish Cultural Foundation
Sara Hildén Foundation Collection
Collection of Museet For Fotokunst, Oodense, Denmark
Collection of Pusan Muncipal Art Museum, South Korea
Albertina Museum, Vienna
Heino Art Collection

MEMBERSHIPS
Association of Finnish Printmakers
Helsinki Artist Society
Forum Box Artist Society