k a t r i p a a k k a r i






2013 University College Falmouth, Contemporary art MA

2004 Polytechnic of Applied Sciences Kankaanpää, BA Sculpture




2006 Performance course by Roi Vaara

2006 Video art specialization studies, School of Art and Media, Tampere University of Applied

Sciences, Finland

2005 Sound art specialization studies, School of Art and Media, Tampere University of Applied

Sciences, Finland

2002 Contemporary Art studies, with Professor Vladimir Skrepl , Academy of Fine Arts Prague,

Czech Republic

1999 Liminka Art school





Solo shows:


2008 Warjaamo, Tampere

2007 WALK, Lahden Taidepanimo, Lahti, Finland

2007 3 Rooms, Galleria 5, Oulu Art Association Gallery, Oulu, Finland

2002 Restaurant Fraktal, Praha, Czech Republic

2000 Icaros, Galleria Sininen Komuuti, together with Terhi Silenius, Oulu, Finland


Juried exhibitions:


2006 Young 2006, Finnish Artists 111th exhibition , Art Hall Helsinki, Finland

2002 Satakunta Young Artist exhibition ,Galleria Portrait, Pori, Finland


Group exhibitions:


2014 INNterval, The Halsetown inn, St Ives, UK

2013 MA Show 2013, Lamorva, Falmouth University, Falmouth, UK

2013 Seven, CMR Gallery, Redruth, UK

2011 The Last Picture Show , Arwenack, Falmouth, UK

2008 Cabinet de Curiosités , Le chateau du Grand Jardin- Joinville, France

2007 Series of Slips , Cafe Valo, Tampere, Finland

2006 Electric stories , TR 1 Tampere, Finland

2006 The Rope, AVO – art happening at Finlayson, together with Mikko Tapio, Tampere, Finland

2006 Rulla, Tampere, Childrens Cultural Centre

2003 Kiskon Kivimakasiini, Kisko, Finland

2003 Iron Exhibition, Pirkkala, Finland

2003 Hehku, Kankaanpää, Finland

2003 Manifestum, a group exhibition provided by T.E.H.D.A.S.ry in a shopping mall, Pori, Finland

2003 Ulostulos, SAMK BA Final Show, Rauma Art Museum, Rauma, Finland




2008 Sculpture Park Venice, Fusina, Venice, Italy

Working at sculpture park with Carrara stone for five months with BA student assistant,

Project Lighthouse

2007 Casa Degli Artisti Finlandesi, Grassina, Firenze, Italy

Making a a stone foot inspired by Michelangelo, leaving it in Piazza and videoing it being

stolen. One month residency




2001 Pillipiipari, City of Kankaanpää, Finland

2001 Girl and Wolf, Karvia Theater assosiation, trofy for Willi Kansa Festivals

1999- Multible private collections




2007” Hunajahuone suurena katuna ja avarana torina ”, Etelä-Suomen Sanomat, Päijät-Häme,

(News paper7/62007/FIN)

2006 Nuoret 2006 (brochure)

2006 ”Finlaysonilla punotaan kaupunkia”, Aamulehti, Tampere, (3/10/2006 newspaper/FIN)

2005 ”Karpaasien ja ensikertalaisten yhteisareena ”,Helsingin Sanomat, Helsinki, (8/8/2005,

News paper/FIN)

2004 ”Taidetta Ympäri ja Ämpäri II, Art Here, There and Everywhere II ” ;Mirja Ramstedt-

Salonen, Pori Art Museum 's and City of Pori's environmental art project (2004 Book/FIN)

2003 ”Tiilihahmoja ja lihan läiskintää ”,Satakunnan Kansa, Pori, (3/9/2003, Newspaper/FIN)

2003 ”Taideoppilaitosten sadonkorjuu ” , Satakunnan Kansa, Pori, (17/5/2003 Newspaper/FIN)

2003 ”Kankaanpään kuvataiteen näyttotyo Raumalla ”, Satakunnan Kansa, Pori, (15/5/2003





2009 Cultural Board of Finland, for costs of residence in Casa De Finlandesi, Florence, Italy

2007 The city of Tampere, for costs of expences of a project

2003 Promenadi Pori ice sculpting competition I place together with Maria Markkio

2003 Pori Lions Club snow sculpting competition II place together with Niilo Komulainen




2006 Membership of Tampere Art Association, presenting work in shop and online, taking part in

activity as a member

2006 Membership of Kuvasto ry, having royalties paid for every published image/copyrights

2001 Membership of T.E.H.D.A.S. ry and co-founder, an underground artist group based in

Finland and cooperating worldwide , performance, sculpture, painting, video,


2007-10 Art educator in Ahjola, Tampere, Finland: teaching adults between 18 and 70 art theory,

history and practice including all the trends

2006-10 Occasional teaching locums at City of Tampere, Finland: primary school, upper

comprehensive school and high school; art, woodwork (soldering), history, mathematics,


2006-10 Art teacher in Pirkkala art school, Finland: students in age between 6-19, having classes of

students and composing syllabuses based on the national curriculum, sculpture, painting,

printing, ceramics, sound art, video art, performance, contemporary art, art history and

practice, excursions to exhibitions and historical places