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CURRICULUM VITAE

Tiina Heiska, b. 1959 in Helsinki

 

 

Studies

 

1996-2001, Academy of Fine Arts, MA

1993-1996, University of Art and Design Helsinki UIAH, pedagogical studies of an artist

1983-1987, Academy of Fine Arts, BA

 

 

Solo exhibitions 

 

2016 upcoming: Gallery Ama, Helsinki, FI

2015 Gallery G12, Kuopio, FI

2014 Dissolving Girl”, Galeri Leger, Malmö, SW

2013The Pond”, Gallery Ama, Helsinki, FI

2013 ”From Butterfly Collections”, Gallery Harmaja, Oulu, FI

2011Paintings”, Finnish-Norwegian Institute, Oslo, NO

2011 The Spell”, Gallery Ama, Helsinki, FI

2009 “Twin Room”, Galeri Susan Nielsen, Paris, FR

2009 “Paintings”, Finnish Culture Institute, Stockholm, SW

2008Growing Small”, Gallery Ama, Helsinki, FI

2008Butterfly Caught”, l’USINE Galeri, Bruxelles, BE

2007Patent Shoes”, Galerie Susan Nielsen, Paris, FR

2006Eclipse”, Gallery Bakeliittibambi, Helsinki, FI

2005 Role Plays”, Gallery Ama, Turku, FI

2005Hotel”, Galerie Birthe Laursen, Paris, FR

2004Dizziness”, Gallery Bakeliittibambi, TILA II, Helsinki, FI

2002 Gallery Bakeliittibambi, TILA 1, Helsinki, FI

2000 tm-Gallery, Helsinki, FI

1994 tm-Gallery, Helsinki, FI

1993 Katariina Gallery, Helsinki, FI

1991 Gallery Artina, Helsinki, FI

 

 

Selected Group exhibitions

 

2015 ”Waterscapes / Wasserlandschaften” – Tilo Baumgärtel, Elina Brotherus, Jaakko Heikkilä, Tiina Heiska, Antti Laitinen, Tuula Närhinen, Sebastian Stumpf, Anett Stuth, Stefan Stößl, Heiko Wommelsdorf ; curator Ritva Roeminger-Czako

Stadtgalerie Kiel, Germany

 

2015 Women’s Weapons: Lipstick & Tears? 

Works from Sara Hildén Foundation Collection: Chantal Joffe, Mariko Mori, Ellen Gallagher, Susanne Gottberg, Tiina Heiska, Tuula Lehtinen, Elina Merenmies, Mari Rantanen, Anna Retulainen, Nina Roos, Stiina Saaristo, Mari Sunna, Kristiina Uusitalo and Marianna Uutinen.

Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere, Finland

 

2015 ”Cinematic Senses” – Ivan Plusch, Anna Estarriola, Tuomo Rainio, Salla Salin, Saana Inari, Henni Alftan, Tiina Heiska, Tiina Pyykkinen; curators: Anastasia Isakova, Mia Kivinen, Maria Savela, Katariina Timonen, Ville Laaksonen, Ulla-Maija Pitkänen

Exhibition Laboratory, Helsinki

 

2015 ”Friendship” – Johan Patricny, Odd Nerdrum, Joakim Johansson, Nick Alm, Mats Åkerman, Makoe Linde, Tiina Heiska, Christopher Rådlund; curator Bengt Tornvall

Edsvik Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden

 

2014 ”Melancholy” – Eveliina Hartikainen, Tiina Heiska, Maippi Ketola, Pia Männikkö, Karoliina Paappa, Ulpu Riikonen, Sonja Salomäki, Sampsa Sarparanta, Kim Simonsson, Suvi Suikki, Niina Suominen, Jaakko Tornberg, Hanna Vahvaselkä, Tatu Vuorio, Terhi Vuotto, Jenni Yppärilä; curator Eerika Malkki

Villa Roosa, Orimattila, Finland

 

2013 ”Greatest of all is love?” – Henna Aho & Ville Laaksonen, Tiina Heiska, Maarit Hohteri, Miikka Kiminki, Jaana Kirjonen, Markus Kåhre, Milja Laurila, Rauha Mäkilä, Anna Nykyri, Kaija Papu, Pasi Tammi 

Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art, Turku, Finland

 

2013 Summer exhibition at Pyhäniemen kartano, Hollola, FI

 

2012 ”Rajan taju” – Carina Granlund, Petri Eskelinen, Markku Hakuri, Tiina Heiska, Ulla Jokisalo, Markus Kåhre, Juhana Moisander, Reima Nevalainen, Tamara Piilola, Vappu Rossi, Milla Toivanen, Anne Tompuri, Kari Vehosalo, Hanna Vihriälä; curator Samuli Heimonen

Purnu, Orivesi, Finland

 

2012 ”Narrative Fragments”

Quidley&Company Fine Art, Boston, USA

 

2011 ”Disturbed” – Rune Olsen, Tiina Heiska, Heli Hiltunen

Galerie Susan Nielsen, Paris, France

 

2010 The Body in Women’s Art Now: Part 2 – Flux Artists: Tracey Emin, Cecily Brown, Nathalie Djurberg, Tiina Heiska, Sarah Lederman and Helen Carmel Benigson; curator Philippa Found

Rollo Contemporary Art, London, UK

 

2010 Travelling Exhibition: The Body in Women’s Art Now: Part 2- Flux

New Hall Art Collection, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge, UK

 

2009 The Influence of Photography in Painting – Andrew Hollis, Tiina Heiska

Rollo Contemporary Art, London, UK

 

2009 ”Domestic Affairs” – Dovrat Amsily-Barak, Patrick Cornillet, Tiina Heiska, Froydis Moller Ludviksen, Marian Wijnvoord

Galerie Susan Nielsen, Paris, France

 

2009 ”Human Traces” – Jussi Goman, Tiina Heiska, Jani Hänninen, Päivikki Kallio, Heta Kuchka, Antti Laitinen, Johanna Lecklin, Teemu Mäenpää, Pekka Syrjälä, Anna Tuori; curator Juha-Heikki Tihinen

Oulu Art Museum, Oulu, Finland

 

2008 Sovereign Art Prize / Exhibition of Shortlisted Works

Somerset House, London, UK

 

2008 ”Innen Raum” – Kaspar Bonnén, Morten Buch, Jesper Christiansen, Asmund 

Havsteen-Mikkelsen, Anette Harboe Flensburg, Per Mårtensson, Tiina Heiska, Emma Hartmann, Henk van den Bosch

Galerie MöllerWitt, Århus, Denmark

 

2008 ”Curious and Curiousers” – Lorraine Berry, Hazel Brook, Helen Brough, Liz Finch, Per Fronth, Colin Gibson, Tiina Heiska, Oska Lappin, Barbie L’Hoste, Chris Milton, Eleanor Moreton, Tim Nathan, Alan Rankle, Kirsten Reynolds, Rebecca Rome, Len Shelley, Samppa Törmälehto, Rimi Yang

Galleri Rebecca Kormind, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

2008 “The Summer of Collections”

Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere, Finland

 

2006 Finish artists in I’USINE again – Krista Autio, Tiina Heiska, Tiina Itkonen, Elena Kervinen, Mikko Paakkola, Paavo Räbinä, Hannele Rantala, Kai Rennes, Ulla Shemeikka, Marjukka Vainio

I’USINE Galerie, Bruxelles, Belgium

 

2005 ”Something Human” – Heikki Marila, Anssi Törrönen, Ulla Paakkunainen, Tiina Heiska

Gallery Bakeliittibambi, Helsinki, Finland

 

2004 On The Road

Lissabon, Portugal

 

2001 ”TAJU”

Hyvinkää, Finland

 

 

Works in collections

 

Wihuri Foundations

Helsinki City Art Museum

Amos Andersson Art Museum

State Art Collection

The Saastamoinen Foundation

Sara Hildén Art Museum

Heino Collections

Oulu Art Museum

Private Collections

 

 

Grants

 

2015 Arts promotion Centre Finland

2015 Alfred Kordelin Foundation

2012 Arts promotion Centre Finland

2012 Frame, Finnish Fund for Art Exchange

2009 Arts council of Finland (five-year grant)

2008 Arts council of Finland

2006 Finnish Cultural Foundation (three-year grant)

2005 Finnish Cultural Foundation (one-year grant)

2003 Finnish Cultural Foundation (six-months grant)

2002 Arts Council of Finland

2001 Alfred Kordelin Foundation

1995 Espoo City Cultural Foundation

1994 Arts Council of Finland

 

 

Memberships

 

Finnish Painters’ Union

Helsinki Artists’ Association