CV (English)

CV (English)
Päivi Paakinaho (b. Oulu, Finland)
+358 (0)40 1646543
p.paakinaho@gmail.com

EDUCATION
2014 Master of Education, University of Oulu, Oulu,FI
2011 Master of Arts, Art and Design, University of Lapland. Audio-visual Media culture,  Rovaniemi, FI
E-Thesis: abstract in English Paljas ja verhoiltu todellisuus; valokuvataiteen semioottinen reseptiotutkimus: http://urn.fi/URN:NBN:fi:ula-20114111112
2007 BA (Hons) Photography, Camberwell College of Arts, University of the Arts London, London, UK
2001 – 2002 Alternative tradeschool: photography and layout design, Helsinki, FI
2000 – 2001 Liminka art school, Liminka, FI
1999 – 2000 Kuusamo folk high school: photography, Kuusamo, FI

FUTURE EXHIBITIONS
12/2018 Brackish Waters, Limingan kirjasto, Liminka, FI

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018 Brackish Waters, Lumijoen kirjasto, Lumijoki, FI
2016-17 Brackish Waters, ARTtila, Gallery 5, Oulu, FI
2014 Participate and Influence, Konst o. Deli’s exhibition space, Valve, Oulu, FI
2010 Other, Station tunnel gallery, Oulu, FI
2010 Other, Gallery Kilo, Rovaniemi, FI
2009 Resort, Gallery Kilo, Rovaniemi, FI

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017 Cake papers & stokings, Konst. o. Deli, Valve, Oulu
2017 My Finland, Gallery Veturi & Railway Station of Vaala, Vaala, FI
2016 Tao Alumni Exhibition, University of Lapland (group), Rovaniemi, FI
2016 Omalla Matkalla: OulunTyttöjen talo 10-vuotta , Oulu, FI
2011 Photo Diploma Award, Slodownia ja 1 Gallery, Poznan, PL
2011 Open Sea, Gallery Voima, Kemi, FI
2010 Horizon, O. Jauhiaisen’s Museum, Kiiminki, FI
2010 Group show 33., Humble Arts Foundation, Curator Nathaniel Ward, New York, NY, USA
2010 Green Light, Curator Veikko Halmetoja, Akustiikka, Gallery 5, Taidetalo Väinölä, Tillari Gallery, Finland
2009 Design 93600, Gallery Valo, Rovaniemi, FI
2008 2008, Finnish artist’s 113. exhibition, Kuntsi Museumof Modern Art, Vaasa, FI
2008 Save This,”Sotiri” International Prize for Young Photographers, Curator Alketa Kurizzo
The ”Guri Madhi” Gallery, Korca, Albania
The National Gallery of Arts of Albania, Tirana, Albania
2008 OTS NEW MEMBERS 08, Gallery 5, Oulu, FI
2008 Bitter Fruits, Altered Eesthetics Gallery (jury, Minneapolis MN, USA
2005 Viva La Digital Revolution! The Royal Institution of Great Britain, Curator Caroline Allan, London, UK

OTHER SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2018 Talo täynnä taidetta, Gallery 5, Oulu, FI
2010 Yhteisvastuumyyntinäyttely, Kirjasto Gallery, Oulu, FI
2009 Yhteinen leikki, Helsinki, Helsinki, FI
2009 Yhteisvastuumyyntinäyttely, Kirjasto Gallery, Oulu, FI
2009 My Walls, Oulun Art Museum, Oulu, FI
2008 Miniprint, Gallery Harmonia, Jyväskylä, FI
2008 X:mas Show, Gallery 5, Oulu, FI
2008 Art Fair Finland, Cable Factory, Helsinki, FI
2006 Static Views, the Blue Elephant Theatre, London, UK
2006 Sight, Central Space Gallery, London, UK
2006 Crosswalks, Campbell Works Gallery, London, UK
2002 Portraits, Rickhardinkatu Library Gallery, Helsinki, FI
2000 Untitled, Kaamos Gallery, Kuusamo, FI

COMMUNITY ART
2017 Oulu August Festival – Production of community art/textile art screen involving the audience that toured different events during the Oulu August Festival, Oulu, FI

GRANTS AND AWARDS
2011 Photo Diploma Award • finalist, Poznan, PL
2010 Arts Promotion Centre Finland • project grant, Helsinki, FI
2008 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Regional Office of Northern Ostrobothnia and Kainuu • project grant, Oulu, FI
2008 Save This,”Sotiri” International Prize for Young Photographers • finalist, Tirana, Albania

WORK IN PUBLICATIONS
2011 Photo Diploma Award, exhibition catalogue, Poznan, PL
2009 Milk Magazine, IMAGE FACTORY Ltd., Hong Kong, HK
2008 Sotiri Save This, exhibition catalogue, Cultural Centre Lindart & Anima/Project 5.6, Tirana, Albania

MEMBERSHIPS
2016 Culture Power Station ry
2015– Union for fine art photographers of Finland • candidate member
2008– Oulu Artists’ Association 63ry • member; 2016, 2015 exhibition committee;
2010 exhibition committee (selections for Gallery 5)

ART EDUCATION PROJECTS
2017- Visual Arts Teacher, Architecture, Textiles/Technical crafts, Art, Oulu Art School, Oulu, FI
2016 Culture Power Station: workshops and project planning (media etc.), Oulu, FI
2014- FARSHAXANKA (drawing) –Project: Fine art workshops for immigrant children, Oulu, FI
2011-14 Plan International Finland: Global education themed creative workshops, Northern Ostrorbothnia, Finland
2014 Northern Ostrorbothnia´s Summer University: Photography workshops, Oulu, FI
2013-14 Participate and Influence Project: Art and photography workshops for immigrants and locals, Oulu, FI
2013 Ammattiopisto Luovi: Fine art teaching for teachers and other staff, Finland

LANGUAGES Finnish: native, English: fluent, Swedish: advanced and French: beginner

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