PERTTI KEKARAINEN

born 1965 in Oulu
lives and works in Helsinki

art studies

1989
De Vrije Academie van Beeldenden Kunsten, Den Haag

1985-89
Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki

1984-85
University of Industrial Arts, Helsinki

solo exhibitions

2005
Galerie „pf“, Poznan, Poland

Galerie Anhava, Helsinki
2003
Inart Gallery, Osaka

2002
Oulun Art Museum, with Janne Räisänen
Photology, Milano, Italy
Statens konstråd, Stockholm

2001
Voges & Deisen, Frankfurt (M), Germany

2000
Galleri Stefan Andersson, Umeå, Sweden

1999
Gävle Konstcentrum, Sweden
Galleri Andreas Brändström, Stockholm
Kontti, Kiasma, Helsinki
Akershus Kunstnersenter, Lilleström, Norway
Galleria Kari Kenetti, Helsinki

1997
Galerie Artek, Helsinki

1996
Stichting de Bank, Enschede, Hollanti

1995
Galerie Artek, Helsinki

1994
Galleri Andreas Brändström, Stockholm

1993
Galleria d’Arte, Helsinki

1991
Oulun Art Museum

1990
Galleria Sculptor, Helsinki

group exhibitions

2005
Personligt, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden
Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
Prague Biennial, Prague, Checz Republic
Photology, Milan, Italy

2004
Mäntän kuvataideviikot, Mänttä, Finland
30 by TaiK, Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki
Brandts Klaedefabrik, Odense, Denmark
Galleri Bo Bjerggaard, Copenhagen, Denmark
Roellin/Duerr Galerie, St Gallen, Switzerland
Galerie Salvador Diaz, Madrid, Spain

2003
Blue Horizon Wacoal Art Center, Spiral Gallery, Tokyo

2003
Finnish Contemporary Photography, Germany
Neue Berliner Kunstverein
Mannheimer Kunstverein
Städtische Galerie Waldgraiburg
Stadtgalerie Kiel
Brandenburgsche Kunstsammlung Cottbus
Kunstverein Arnsberg, Germany

2002
Pyynikinlinna, Tampere
Photography and Video, Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere
Unique 2002, Fiskars
Correlations, Fotogalerie Wien, Austria
Fotoforum West, Innsbruck, Austria
27th Pontevedra Biennial, Talking about Space, Time and Stories, Spain
„The Built and the Living“, Cafe Creme, Luxemburg

2001
Milano Europa 2000, „Fine Secolo, I semi del Futuro
Finnish Photography, Galleri Christian Dam, Oslo and Copenhagen

2000
Kvit akse
Bergens Kunstforening, Norway
Bomulsfabrikken, Arendal, Norway

1999
Galleri Box, with Jan Kaila, Gothenburg, Sweden
Retretti, Punkaharju
„Can you hear me?“, Ars Baltica, touring exhibition in the Baltic Countries
Tila-Espace, Maison Europenne de la Photographie, Paris

1998-99
Mikä on todellista, 3rd Triennial of Photography, Kunsthalle Helsinki; Mikkeli Art Museum

1997
Galleria Kari Kenetti, Helsinki

1996
Palazzo Balbi-Valieri, Venetian Subconscious, Kimmo Friman, Marjatta Airas and Pertti Kekarainen, Venice

1995
Study of the Head, Kunsthalle Helsinki
Galleri La Mente e L’Immagine, Rome, Italy

1994
Smart Show, Galleri Andreas Brändström, Stockholm
Cologne Art Fair, Galleri Andreas Brändström, Germany
Focus on Finnish Art 1880-1980 – Air, Water, Fire 1984-1985
Azabu Museum of Arts & Crafts, Tokyo
Takaoka Art Museum
Nagano Prefectual Shinano Art Museum
Fukuyama Museum of Art
Daimaru Osaka, Shihsaibashi Exhibition Hall
Participated in group exhibitions since 1985

represented

Hasselblad Collection
Harkonmäki Collection
Helsinki City Art Museum
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki
Tampere Museum of Contemporary Art
Oulu Art Museum
Paulo Foundation
Saastamoinen Foundation
Finnish Museum of Photography
Wihurin Foundation/Rovaniemi Art Museum
Kouri Collection
Ilmarinen
Malmö Art Museum, Sweden
Stichting de Bank, Enschede, Holland
Collection Swanljung
Statens Konstråd, Sweden
Aksa, Germany

public works

Media Centre Lume/University of Art and Design UIAH, Helsinki
Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm

memberships

Association of Finnish Sculptors
Union of Artist Photographers