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wood sculpture finished
Curriculum  vitae
SANNA KARLSSON-SUTISNA

Education

1999               Master Degree in Fine Arts     

1985 -1989          The Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki - Painting, performance and Audio-visual media

1984 -1985          Grant student  in Kunsthochschule für Angewandte & Bildende Künste Berlin Weissensee

1983                  High school degree, Torkkeli Art Academy

Other Education

1998      Art Therapy Course - Muu ry

1993      The Finnish Academy of Fine Arts - Mural painting course

1991      Wood and leather mask-making techniques in Bali

1987      The Free University, Berlin - Art history and Spanish

Dance Education

1996                 "Vuoksi ja Luode" Approaches to performing arts for professional dancers, TEAK/Finnish Theatre Academy

1980 - 1993         Dance studies in Finland: Tanssiopisto & Tanssivintti-dance schools (modern, ballet, jazz etc.). Dance studies abroad:                            different dance schools in Germany, Cuba and Bali. Studies in modern, jazz, Afro, butoh, Balinese dance etc.

Public works

2010  “In the warmth  of the archipelago” 7-parts Painting installation in Foye Tammisaari  hospital, Finland

2010   “Touch of the encouragement” Painting in Tammiharju, Tammisaari hospital, Finland

2008   “Swan” and “ In Metro  on Friday”, sculptures in Kavopuistopark, Helsinki

2007   Metro 25th anniversary, sculptures in Helsinki Railway Station

2006   Fleur de vie2, Arques la Batalle, France Art park

2005   Blossom of life, Art park for 0-3-year-old children, Pikku Huopalahti, Helsinki

2005  “Power and Sencitivity” woodcarving, Central Park, Helsinki

2004  “Henkireikä” and  “Pilgrim of the everyday” Wooden Statue in Kaivopuisto Park 

2003  “In embracement of the tree”  Wooden Statue in Kaisaniemi Park in central Helsinki

2001-2002 Lighting -Anniversary of the Cultural center of Kannelmäki 

Solo Exhibitions

2011 “The Nature  in us” VicarArt Gallery, Belgium, Brusselles

2008  Gallery  Arthur Helsinki

2007   Metro 25th anniversary, sculptures - Metro Faces and Swan in Central Helsinki

2006   Growing from the Earth, in Happihuone, Helsinki

2004   Helinä Rautavaara Museum, Multiculturalism in my Art

2004   Artsalon/Taidesalonki in Bulevardi, Helsinki

2004   Helsinki Painting library, Artist of the Month

2003      Hanasaari Nordic Cultural Centre, Helsinki

2002      Savoy Theatre foyer, photo exhibition, Helsinki

2000      STOA Music hall, "The Space of Silence"- installation, Helsinki

1999      Caisa Cultural Center, Helsinki

1998      Lilla Galleriet, Umeå, Sweden, with Anna Mäkelä

1998      Seniwati-Woman Gallery, Bali

1998      Krishna Gallery, Indonesia

1997      Gallery Just, Turku

1997      Biskops Arnö Gallery, Sweden

1997      STOA Gallery, Helsinki

1997      Caisa International Cultural Center, Helsinki

1997 - 2000         Ateljee Gallery, Helsinki

1996      Gallery Rikhart, Helsinki

1996 - 2000         Gallery Arbis, Helsinki

1994      Kanneltalo Gallery, Helsinki

1992      Gallery Lindblom, Helsinki

1992      The Cultural Center of Järvenpää, paintings and performance "The face of the earth"

1992      The Art House, Järvenpää

1991      Seitseminen National Park, Kuru

1991      The International Music & Dance Festival of Kuopio

1989 - 1991         Photography exhibitions in Berlin

1988 - 1989         The Gallery of the Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki

1984 - 1985         Fund Art Gallery, Nastola & exhibitions in Järvenpää

 

Group Exhibitions

2011 “The Heavenly Academy on road”, seria of exhibitions in Finland  and  Viro

2011 ”Diary of motherhood  and Growth”, Mänttä Artfestival XVI, Finland

2011 ”Love” Produforum presenterar, G18 Gallery, Helsinki

2011 ”Sisu” Kivinokka environmental exhibition, Helsinki

2010 Environmental exhibition  Linkkumylly, Mäntyharju

2010 Environmental exhibition  Hyvinkään taidepolku

2009-10 Palas Environmental exhibition, Hyvinkää

2009 O-Heis Group & India  Voipaala

2008 Cloud, Ahmadabad, India

2008 International Sculptor symposium Cuzco, Peru

2008 Swan sculpture, Purnu, Finland

2008  Pörrö-hiäinen   Kabel factory Helsinki Finland

2008  ”Arte Finlandesa 2008”  MuBE, Museo Brasileiro da Escultura

2008  Seinäjoki Kunstahalle, Middle Finland

2007  Florence Biennale Internationale

2007  Group exhibition, Poleeni, Middle Finland

2007  ”Change of Climate”, 2 exhibitions, Pirkko-Liisa Topelius Gallery

2006   Strong Earth, permanent environmental  exhibition, Pirkanmaa, Finland

2006   Art Park Flower of Life 2, Arquelle de Batalle, permanent Art park

2006   Art Park Flower of Life, photo & video exhibition, Paris, International Glitterbird festival

2005   Art Park Flower of Life exhibition, Budapest, International Glitterbird festival

2005   Art Park Flower of Life, Art for the very young , EU project, 7 works, Helsinki, permanent Art Park

2005   Skutsi , environmental art exhibition

2005   Porton International artist group, Caisa cultural centre, Helsinki

2003      Galleria Subterra, Varberg, Sweden

2002      ”Medicine” Glacepalace, Modern Art Museum, Helsinki

2000 - 2002         Environmental Art exhibition at "Mätäjoki", Helsinki

2002      Kangasniemen taidepappila, invited by Outi Heiskanen & Belliini Akademy art group

2002      International Art festival tetouan, Tetouan, Morocco

2002      Kemi Art Museum, 3 Multicultural women, “ It seeds also under the Nordic Sky”

2002      Post & Fax Art exhibition, Postal Museum, Tampere, invited by I-J Takalo-Eskola

2002    Gallery Favoriten, Vienna, Austria 

2002   Schloß Pötzleinsdorf, bei Wien-Austria.

2001   Galerie Windspiel, Wien-Austria.

2001   Rathaus Purgstall, Nieder Österreich-Austria.

2001      Nordart, International exhibition, Budelsdorf, Germany

2001   ”Porton” International Museo de Arte Contemporania Cusco & Sala de Cultura Bellas Artes, Lima, Peru

2001   "Portón" in Kunsthalle, Wanderausstellung "Freigepäck", Feldbach, Feldbach-Austria

2000   Agora am Donau Kanal Wien & Budapest

2000      105. Finnish Art Union Annual art exhibition, installation and performance

2000      Kunsthalle Helsinki  (also with performance The spirit of the sea, "Sea of the cultures")

2000      International exhibition "Participation", Cable Factory, Helsinki

2000      Autum Salon, Cultural centre of Krakow

2000      Participation M-Art International gallery in Vienna, Austria

2000      "Mini" Gallery Katariina, Helsinki

1999      Seniwati-Woman Gallery, Indonesia

1998      "Paradise life", Hämeenlinna Art museum

1998      Gallery Aalto & Arbis Gallery, Helsinki

1998      Pronoto Gallery, Indonesia

1998      Genta Gallery, Indonesia

1998      Kangasniemen taidepappila, Finland

1995      Blue Moon, Contemporary & Modern Art, Indonesia

1994      XL Artfares, paintings and performance, Turku

1993      Seniwati-Woman Gallery, Bali, Indonesia

1992      Gallery Bremer, Siivet ry, Karkkila

1991      Museum of Contemporary Art, paintings and performance, Tampere, Finland

1991      Muu ry in Gallery of Moscow, Russia

1989      "Memento Mori"-Muu ry, Helsinki

1989      The Finnish Art Academy of Fine Arts

1984      Hochschule fur Angewandte & Bildende Kunste, Berlin

1980      The National Young Artists Exhibition, Helsinki

Performance pieces

 

2011 Chain Saw ballet & sculpting, “Power and Sensitivity”,, Puun Taju, Hyvinkää

2011 Chain Saw ballet & sculpting, “Power and Sensitivity”, City of Mikkeli

2011 Aloha Hai, Internatioal dances, Balinese solo Dance Evening, Malmi Cultural Center, Helsinki

2010 Chondong, Legong  Kraton  Berlin Lacht, International Street theatre  festival

2010  For Iroko-tree of life Installation  and ritualdance Emma Modern Art  Museum Finland, Sanna Karlsson-Sutisna Production

2009  Electro saw ballerina, Seinäjoki Arthall, Finland

2008  Electro saw ballerina, Purnu, Honkahovi, Finland

2008  “Swan-parody” Red Elefant  Street theatre Festival Petersburg, Russia

2007   Metro 25th anniversary  “Swan-parody” with Vesa Petteri Asikainen, Helsinki

2007   Mandala in our body, painting, dance, performances and workshops for babies and art pedagogues, Pori Art Museum

2006   Dance, sculpture and music group improvisation in Art Park Flower of Life, Helsinki

2006   Invitation Ritual dance for midnight in summer, Pedvale Environmental art museum, Riga

2005     Electro saw ballerina. Helsinki

2005     Star Sky Temple, installation theatre, EU project for the very young, Hurra children’s theatre festival,  Helsinki,

2004   “New Beginning and Recovery”, Old main Library, Helsinki

2003   “For the new beginning”, Forum Box gallery, Women’s performance event by Labas, Helsinki

2003      ”With the power of water and fire”, ritual performance at the springbrun of Kaisaniemipark, Helsinki

2003      ”The power of Durga goddess”, Balinese dance drama, set and lighting design, performing, Cultural centre Caisa, Helsinki

2003      ”The fire in winter”, ”Waterfall”, performances in Helsinki parks

2002      ”Flow” event in Sibelius Academy of Music, ”Tree of life ” dance performance, Helsinki

2002      The room of children’s hearts, performance collections by Outi Heiskanen, Alexander Theatre, Helsinki

2002      Kemi Art Museum

2002      Director, media & performer in “The Harmony of Contrasts”, Multimedia & Balinese dance, Savoy Theatre, Helsinki

2001 - 2002         Mätäjoki Environmental Art exhibition,  “the signs of the changes” & “Remarks of the darkness” ritual dance performances

2001      Exit, International performance festival, Helsinki

2001      Instituto Nacional de Cultura in Cusco, Peru

2000      Kunsthalle of Helsinki 105. Finnish Artist Association annual exhibition, ritual performance

2000      Kunsthalle of Helsinki, "The spirit of the sea"

2000      Street performances with the ritual theatre group and Swiss Silvester Schleuse & actors from Greenland

2000   Summer Festival at Seurasaari, Balinese dance & kechak together with the choreographer I Gde Surya and special guest from Bali I Wayan Sirya

2000      Performances at the Environmental Exhibition, partly directed by theatre director Helen Elde

1998      performance, M-art Gallery, Vienna, Austria

1990 - 2000         Several TV and Radio programmes/dance documentaries, woodcarvings & paintings

1999      The Gloria Theatre, Balinese dance

1999      Torni, Ateljebar- Ritual dance performance

1999   Ritual dance performances with I Wayan Sutisna at Sammatti Kalevala-symposium and improvisations with Ilkka-Juhani Takalo Eskola and the Japanese performance group

1999      Performances with Heikki Mäntymaa at Harakka, the nature evenings, Helsinki

1999      Espoo City Theatre, Louhi hall, Balinese dance evening

1999      Millennium at the Finlandia Music hall, Balinese dance with the family group

1998      Anti-racism Concert, Finnish National Opera, Balinese dance

1998      Knipnäs "Sidottu"- performance with Sirkku Ala-Harja

1998      Ritual performance "Healing heart", at Finnish Modern Art Museum, Kiasma entrance plaza

1997      The Cellar Theatre of Tampere, Jukka O. Miettinen’s Asian culture & dance seminar, Balinese dance

1997      MTV3 in the Morning television programme, Balinese dance

1997      Finnish Foreign Ministry Conferences, Balinese dance

1997      Savoy Theatre, Helsinki, Balinese dance

1995      Hanasaari, installation & Balinese dances

1994      Kanneltalo, Cultural Centre of Southern Helsinki, Balinese dance

1992-1994 & 2000             Night of the arts, Helsinki, Balinese dance & performance

1991      Performance festival, performance, Muu ry, Helsinki

1991      Fift Dresdener Tage der Zeitgenösische Musik, dance & installation, Germany

1989      "Last Night of Ballhaus", Butoh dance, choreographed by Anzu Furukawa

1989      Dance, "Caravan of Gods", National Theatre of Cuba

1989      "Life Tree" painting and dance installation, Muu ry, Helsinki

1987 - 1988         Multicultural dance group "Sojourn", Hamburg, Germany, Helsinki, Finland & New York, USA

1987 - 1990         Dance choreographies under the direction of Joaquin La Habana, Berlin

Lectures, Workshops and teaching posts

2010  Paintingdance workshop, Emma Modern Art  Museum Finland

2007   Lecture, Art for the Very Young ,  Education Programme for Artists, Pori Art Museum

2005, 2007  Mandala in our body, painting, dance, performances and workshops for babies and art pedagogues, Pori Art Museum

2001      Balinese dance workshop, Cusco, Peru

1999      Little Finland Children’s Theatre of Finland, adaptations for the director Marjanne Castren

1998      Teacher of Balinese dance, Dance Academy of Helsinki

1997 - 2011         Teacher of Balinese dancing at Caisa Cultural Centre, kindergartens, schools etc.

1997      "Dance and pre-school education - dance as an instrument for research", Rantasalmi

1997      "Art, Dance and Nature -how they come together", Villa Elfvik, Espoo

1997      Dance consultant for Afro-Cuban movements for a theatre piece, in Pikku-Lillan (director Anneli Mäkelä )

1994 - 1998         Head teacher of the Arts at Arbis, Swedish Educational Centre, Helsinki

 

1997 - 2000         Dance teacher of Balinese dance & culture, Afro-dance and salsa at Arbis, Swedish Educational

           Centre, Helsinki

1996      Balinese dance teacher at  the International Kuopio Dance and Music festival

1995,1997 - 2000               Teacher of oil painting, art theory and children’s art, Arbis, Swedish Educational Centre, Helsinki

1994      Reggio Emilia – education  for children conference at Valkeakoski

1991 - 1996         Art consultant and lectures: "Art as a tool for learning, self confidence & group feeling" with Stakes developmental projects for children's day-care at the University of Helsinki

1990      "Space and Light" course, preparing to become professional artists, Maa -Art school, Helsinki

1988      Dance teacher at the Helsinki Workers University

1988      "Images of Movements" at the Kuopio Dance School

Publications and other activities

2009    Tree of life is blooming, Art book of 20 years Sanna Karlsson-Sutisnas carrier

2009    Member of Jury for the Annual Artexhibition of  Finnish Artorganications Centralassociation

2003      Leader of the Finnish party in the international EU-Glitterbird project “Art for the very young”, 

2001      Finnish Professional Painters’ Association’s membership jury

1997      Video, ”Tell a Story”, cover and illustrations, STAKES 1997

1996      Pre-school project, book covers, STAKES

1995      Article in ”Art at the Source of Knowledge”

1995      Balinese Guest Studios for Artists, founder and leader

1992      Founded ”Wings” Multicultural and Multimedia Art Organisation

1991      Illustrations for the book ”Time Cards - A way to children's thinking”

1990 - 1992         Caricatures and portraits, private collections and by Magic Productions in Berlin, Germany

1990 - 1991         Articles on The Cohesional Effects of Art in children's pedagogical pages, STAKES report 117/1993

Set Design and Costumes

1992      ”Kylkiluu - Kerro kerro kuvastin”, Kaie Dance theatre, Full Moon Dance festival, Pyhäjärvi

1991      ”Szenische Actionen”, Fifth Dresdener Tage der Zeitgenösische Musik, international festival

1987 - 1990         J. La Haban's dance productions, (Helsinki Theatre) Helsinki, Hamburg and Berlin

1989   ”Sold Bride”, Smetana Opera, The Helsinki Conservatory

Awards

1980      National Young Artists Competition Award

1986      The Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, Recognition and Achievement Award

Grants

Oskar Öfllund

The Finnish Ministry of Education grant

Helsinki City grant

Alfred Kordelin grant

Frame grant for representing important Finnish art abroad

Art council grant

Finnish Swedish Cultural Foundation stipend

Swedish Cultural foundation Grant

Föreningen Konstsamfundet Grant

Paulo Foundation grant

The district of Kirkkonummi grant

Collections

The Finnish State art collections

Arma Museum, Indonesia

Private Collections in Germany, Singapore, England, Indonesia and Finland

Private portrait commissions

Post Museum of Finland

Helsinki City

Memberships

The Finnish Artists’ Union

Siivet ry

Helsinki Artists’ Association

The Union of Finnish Dance Artists

 

     
 
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