CV

Born 21 May, 1970 Lehtimäki, Finland

 
Education
1994-98 Hochschule der Künste, Berlin, Germany, Freie Kunst, Malerei, Meisterschülerin
1990-96 University of Art and Design, Helsinki, Finland, Department of Art Education, Masters of Arts 
1989-90 University of Helsinki, Finland, Department of Art History 
   
 
Solo exhibitions
2015 Paper on Painting, Galerie Anhava,Helsinki
2013 Smoke on Paper, Galleri Lars Olsen, Copenhagen
2013 Torso, Turku Art Museum, Studio, Turku Finland
2012 Vanitas Series, Galerie Anhava, Helsinki, Finland
2011 Memento (with David Kroell) Gallery Bourouina, Berlin
2010 Lume, Taidesalonki Husa, Tampere, Finland
2009 Background, Galerie Anhava, Helsinki, Finland
2009 Window Seat, gallery Bourouina, Berlin Germany
2008 Outside, Galleri Thomas Wallner, Malmö Sweden
2006 Grip, Galerie Anhava, Helsinki, Finland
2005 Gallery Bakeliittibambi, Helsinki, Finland
2002 tm-galleria, Helsinki, Finlandn
2001 Gallery Bakeliittibambi, Helsinki, Finland
2000 Nelimarkka Museum, Alajärvi, Finland
1999 Gallery Bakeliittibambi, Helsinki, Finland
1998 Gallery of Helsinki Fine Arts Academy, Finland
   
 
Selected group activities
2017 With Seven-league Boots. Stop - Finland: Works from Kiasma Collection, Art Museum Riga Bourse, Riga, Latvia
2017 Turku Biennial, Aboa Vetus Ars Nova, Turku, Finland
 2017 Constellations, Exhibition laboratory, Helsinki
2015 Kosketus, Saastamoinen Foundation´s Art Collection, Emma, Espoo Museum of Modern Art
2014 Polyfoni II, Galleri Thomas Wallner, Simris, Sweden
2013 Events in Nature, Saastamoinen Foundation´s Art Collection, Emma, Espoo Museum of Modern Art
2013 Polyfoni, Galleri Thomas Wallner, Simris
2013 7th Wave, Lönnströmm Art Museum, Rauma, Finland
2012 7th Wave, Art Hall, Helsinki, Finland
2011 Silent Wishes, gallery Oksasenkatu, Helsinki
2010 New Impressions, Gallery Bourouina, Berlin, Germany
2008 The Real Thing, Malmö Konstmuseum, Malmö, Sweden
2008 Third Beijing Biennial, Peking, China
 2008 What´s up, Gallery Bourouina, Berlin, Germany
2008 Simple Mind, Fiskars, Finland
2007 Näsänen, Euro, Takala, Gallery Forum Box, Helsinki, Finland
2007 Unbelievable, but true, New Works from Collections, Helsinki City Art Museum, Helsinki Finland
2006 

Artist and Spectator, Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere, Finland

 
Art Fairs
2016 Arco Madrid, Galerie Anhava
2012 Art Paris, Gallery Bourouina
2011 Market (solo), Stockholm, Galerie Anhava
2010 Art Vienna, Gallery Bourouina
2009 Art Bruxelles, Gallery Bourouina
 2008 Art Forum, Berlin, Galerie Anhava
  Market, Stockholm, Galerie Anhava
 2007 Market (solo) Galerie Anhava
 2006 Art Forum, Berlin, Galerie Anhava
   
 
 
 
Works in collections
  Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere
  Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma
  Helsinki Art Museum
  Malmö Konsmuseum
  Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation
  Hämeenlinna Art Museum, Finland
  Saastamoinen Foundation Art Collection, Emma Modern Art Museum, Finland
  Heino Collection, Finland
  Paulo Foundation, Finland
  Pohjola Group Plc, Finland
  Swaljung Collection, Finland
  Nelimarkka Museum, Finland
  The Finnish State Art Collection, Finland
  Private collections in Helsinki, Sweden and Denmark
Awards 
 2009 William Thuring award
 
 
Memberships
  Association of Finnish Painters
  Kuvasto ry
 
Artist-in-residence stays
2017 Finnish Cultural Institute in New York
   
2015 Sfakiotes, Lefkada, Greece
2012 Källskär,Kökar, Åland
2010 Finnish Cultural Institute in New York
2004 Marbella (Finnish Artists’ Association), Spain
2002 Skärgårdsgästateljé, Kökar, Åland
  Grassina (Finnish Artists’ Association), Italy
   
 
Publications
2011

Päivi Takala Void, texts by Inkamaija Iitiä, Velimatti Saarinen, Parvs Publishing

2006 Päivi Takala  Catalogue for exhibition in Galerie Anhava, texts by Pilvi Kalhama