Antonio Altarriba wrote an article about the new art center Itä of Lappeenranta, Finland for the latest Baltic Jewellery News magazine (March 2018, No 34). I had an honor to have one of the opening exhibitions there and here is the text about it (page 76-77). More info about the art center Itä http://www.taidekeskus-ita.fi/.
Can we already call it a tradition? An art sale of Finnish Jewellery Art Association at Valssaamo, Kaapelitehdas in 10.-18.3.2018. In same time with the art sale of Finnish Painter’s Union and The Finnish Association of Designers Ornamo.
The address is Talberginkatu 1 c, 00180 Helsinki and the opening hours Mon-Fri 12-18, Sat-Sun 11-17. Welcome!
NOD, is a global collective of makers who create pieces that contest and discuss ethical consciousness across many topics from environmental to social. In the exhibition at Gallery Cbijoux there are works from 30 artists to be seen.
List of artists:
Alexandra Hofer (AT), Hallie Scheufler (USA), Monica Wickström (FIN), Ana Carolina Escobar (FR), Veresa Eybl (AT), Bar Elias (IL), Juan Harnie (BE), Monica Lecouna (AR), Laurin Kilbert (GER), Alessa Joosten (GER), Rill Greenfeld (IL), Nadine Now (AT), Ying-Hsien Kuo (TWN), Zeta Tsermou (GRC), Stacey Huang (CHN), Tamara Zecevic, Kata Sangkhae & Cherry Boonyapan (THA), Sandra Julve Marín (ES), Cedric Chevalley (CH), Katharina Reimann (GER), Eleanor Kerr-Patton (UK), Dan Russell (UK), Chimajarno and Michele Tajariol (ITA), Yael Friedman (IL), Nicole Taubinger (CZ), Nassrin Vessalian (IR), Christian Quiceno (CO), Laura Jack (AUS), Stephie Morawetz (AT), Holland Houdek (USA), Igor Knezevic (USA), Tiina Rajakallio (FIN)
Gallery Cbijoux – Rue du Coppet 8, Monthey, Switzerland 1870
As co-operation of the Finnish Jewellery Art Association and South-Carelia Artist’s Association a new art center Itä has born in Lappeenranta. My solo exhibition Another Crossing will open in its Riutta gallery in Thursday 1.2.2018 at 18 o’clock. In another gallery space of the center, Roikka, one can see paintings, reliefs and sculptures of Arja Martikainen and Jouko Lempinen. The exhibitions are open 1.2.-24.3.2018.
Gallery Jänis ties the exhibitions of the year 2017 together with this group show. The name Tilinpäätös means some kind of closure, most commonly financial statement. We are 25 artists taking part of this exhibition. Go and see if in Turku!