TARJA TUUPANEN


Born: Lieksa 10.12.1973

STUDIES

  • 2013 MFA, Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2006 Teachers pedagogic studies, HAMK, Hämeenlinna, Finland
  • 2003 The Specialized program of jewellery art (20 credit units), South Carelia Polytechnic, Lappeenranta, Finland
  • 1999 College diploma of jewellery and stonework design, South Carelia Vocational College, Department of Crafts And Design, Lappeenranta, Finland


WORKING

  • 2012 S-T-O-N-E- workshop (with Nelli Tanner), KORU4, Imatra
  • 2012 Sense of stone- workshop, Estonia Academy of Arts, Department of Jewellery and Blacksmithing, Tallinn, Estonia
  • 2007 SEAL, workshop, Ravstedhus, Denmark
  • 2006 Cameo today, workshop with Helena Lehtinen, KORU2, Lappeenranta, Finland
  • 2000- > Stonework teacher, part time, Saimaa University of Applied Scienses, Lappeenranta/Imatra, Finland

 

EXHIBITIONS (solo)

  • 2016 Kouta Galleria, Kouvola Art Museum, Finland
  • 2015 Gallery Four, Gothenburg, Sweden2012
  • Some whites, Gallery Iida, Tallinn, Estonia
  • 2009 Valkoisesta, Gallery Louise Smit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2008 Blanco, Gallery Rantapaja, Lappeenranta, Finland
  • 2004 South Carelia Art Museum, Lobbygallery
  • 2003 Gallery Hnoss, Göteborg, Sweden
  • 2000 Sinus, with Eija Mustonen, Crafts Museum, Lappeenranta, Finland
  • 2000 Gallery Marzee, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
  • 1999 Jewellery about femininity, Design Forum window gallery, Helsinki, Finland

 

EXHIBITIONS (group, selection)

  • 2016 5000m2, Space for Art, Old Theatre of Lappeenranta, Finland
  • 2016 Hibernate- group , 84 GHz, München, Germany and Ornamentum Gallery, hudson (NY), USA
  • 2016 Open Space–Mind Maps. Positions in Contemporary Jewellery, Nationalmuseum, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2015 Kinships, with Gésine Hackenberg, Suq ArtFest, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2015 Body Alchemy, Hangzhou Contemporary International Jewelry and Metal Art Triennial 2015, Hangzhou, China
  • 2015 Hibernate-group, 84 GHz, München, Germany
  • 2015 Bricologie. The Mouse and The Parrot. Villa Arson, Nizza, France
  • 2014 Hibernate-group, Gallery HOP, Tallinn, Estonia
  • 2014 Regard sur l'Scandinavia, Cagnes sur Mer, France, cureted by Olga Zobel
  • 2013 Steinbeisser Jewellery Fair, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy in Amsterdam, NL
  • 2013 GeMANOgy, MANO Contemporary Jewellery & Object, Taiwan
  • 2013 Marzee Graduation Show 2013, Gallery Marzee, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
  • 2013 Konstfack Spring Exhibition, Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2013 LahtiJewelry; 84 GHz, München, Germany and Gallery Pont&Plas, Gent, Belgium
  • 2013 Galleri Marzée, Soylegalleriet, Oslo National Academy, Oslo, Norge
  • 2013 Meanwhile in Finland, Nutida svensk silver, Stockholm
  • 2012 Ashes and Diamonds; Gallery Platina Stockholm, Muotohuoltamo Lahti, Finland and Gallery Pihatto Lappeenranta, Finland
  • 2012 Baculum, Deutsches Jagd- und Fischereimuseum München, Germany
  • 2012 Mirrors & Candles, Galleria Sofie Lachaert, Tielrode, Belgium
  • 2012 Sence of Place, National Museum of Scotland, Edinburg
  • 2011 Ring, The jewel forever, Gallery Hnoss, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • 2011 The Spirit of Stone, South Karelia Museum, Lappeenranta, Finland
  • 2011 Geography, SNAG conference, Seattle, USA
  • 2011 Silver stories, Galleri for samtidskunst, Oslo, Norway
  • 2010 Hibernate-group, Galleria 5, Oulu, Finland
  • 2010 Aavistus; Tiina Rajakallio, Maria Vuorinen and TT, Gallery 84 GHz, Münich, Germany
  • 2009 KORU3, Imatra Art Musem, Imatra, Finland
  • 2009 Still, Galerie Sofie Lachaert, Tielrode, Belgium
  • 2008 Finnish Bitches, Gallery Louise Smit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2008 From hand to Hand, Mudac; Lausanne, Switzerland
  • 2007 Hnoss depended, Röhsska Museet, Göteborg, Sweden
  • 2007 Hibernate-group, Collect, London, England, (represented by Gallery Norsu, Hki)
  • 2006 Kontti, Finnish Jewellery Art, Lappeenranta, Finland
  • 2006 Francoise van den Bosch, tijdgenoten en jong talent, CODA Museum, The Netherlands
  • 2005 Joieria Finlandesa, FAD- galleria, Barcelona, Spain
  • 2005 Hibernate-group, Gallery Tactile, Geneve, Switzerland
  • 2004 Hibernate- ryhmä, ContacT, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • 2004 Schmuck´04, München, Germany
  • 2003 KORU 1, South-Karelia Museum, Lappeenranta, Finalnd
  • 2003 Hibernate- ryhmä, Galleri Metal, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 2002 At Beauty´s Edge, Patina Gallery, Santa Fe, USA
  • 2002 SOFA New York 2002 (represented by Charon Kransen Arts, NY)
  • 2001 Jewellery, Almere´s choise, De Paviljoens, Almere, The Netherlands
  • 2001 Nocturnus, Muhu, Viro
  • 2000 Talente 2000, München, Germany
  • 1999 Graduate work, Gallery Marzee, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
  • 1997 Alchemy, Galleria Luowa, Lappeenranta, Finland

 

WORK IN COLLECTIONS

  • Design Museum, Helsinki, Finland
  • Rhöska Museet, Göteborg, Sweden
  • The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norja
  • Franqoise van den Bosch Foundation, The Netherlands
  • Regional Museum, Turnov, Czech Republic
  • Collection of The Finnish Jewellery Art Association
  • Lars ja Helena Pahlman, private collection, Finland

 

PUBLICATIONS (selection)

  • 2012 Ashes and Diamonds (exhibition kat.), HUMAK
  • 2011 The Ring – Jewel Forever (exhibition kat.) Galleria Hnoss
  • 2009 KORU 3, (exhibition kat.) Saimaa University of Applied Scienses
  • 2008 De main á main / From Hand to Hand, Passing the skill and know-how in European contemporary jewellery, Mudac-Musée de design et d'arts appliqués contemporains
  • 2007 Hnoss Depended, Röhsska Museet & Galleri Hnoss.
  • 2007 Exhibition in Print, Metalsmith Magazine 4/2007
  • 2006 Kontti, Finnish Jewellery Art Association
  • 2005 Koru, Joieria Contemporània Finlandesa, Art Committee of South-East Finland
  • 2004 Jewellery, The choise of the Europarliament, Galleria Marzee, The Netherlands
  • 2003 Jewellery, Almere´s choise, Gallery Marzee, The Netherlans
  • 2001 Nocturnus, Estonia
  • 2000 Marzee catalogue 14/2000

 

MEMBERSHIPS AND CONFIDENTAL POSTS

  • Member of National Council of Architecture, Design and Environmental Art in Arts Promotion Centre Finland, 2015-2016
  • Chairwoman of Finnish Jewellery Art Association 2005-2012

 

AWARDS, GRANTS

  • 2015 Working grant, Arts Promotion Center Finland
  • 2014 Working grant, Arts Promotion Center Finland; Kymenlaakso and South Carelia
  • 2013 Working grant, Niilo Helander Foundation
  • 2010 Working grant, Art Council of Finland