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Katja Vartiainen

Born 1975, London UK

Nationality : Finnish

Lives and works in Allgäu, Germany

Education:   
-Marseille School of Fine Arts, Master of Fine Arts, FR, 2006
-Lahti Polytechnic of Design, specialization in art pedagogy, FIN, 2003
-Turku School of Fine Arts, painting, FIN, 2000
-Erasmus-exchange in The Royal Academy of Antwerp, BEL, 1999
-Undergraduate, Helsinki, FIN, 1994
Memberships:-Helsinki Artists’ Association, since 2003
-Finnish Painters’ Union, full membership, since 2010
Selected Group exhibitions: -Antero, Turun Piirustuskoulu 1996-2000 Class, group show Gallery Å, Turku, FIN, 2014
-Jouluksi kotiin, Rööperin taidesalonki, Helsinki, FIN, 2010
-Anonyme Zeichner N°10, Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin, DE, 2009
-Novembre ā Vitry, shortlisted, VitrysurSein, FR, 2007

-Helsingin Taiteilijaseuran Biennaali, Malmitalo, Helsinki, FIN, 2009 
-Galerie Athanor, Marseille, FR, 2007

-Exposition Prix Mourlot,one of 6 shortlisted, Marseille, FR, 2007
-52nd Salon of Montrouge, FR, 2007
-Aller Simple, Vacance Bleu, Marseille,FR, 2005-6
-The New Images, Art Factory of Porvoo, FIN, 2004
Private exhibitions:-Auf den Weg-still I/On the Road-Still I, Restaurant Jedermanns, Kaufbeuren, DE, 2014
-Mindscapes, Malmitalo Cultural Centre, Helsinki, FIN,  2011
-Action, Lycée St.Exupery, Marseille, with Passage de l'art, FR, 2007
-Seashells, Gallery PL Topelius, Helsinki, FIN, 2002

-Sticky, Studio Mezzo, Helsinki, FIN, 2001
-More Than Trouble,  Savoy Theatre, Helsinki, FIN, 2000
-More Than Trouble, Gallery Just, Turku, FIN, 2000
Residencies:  -Residency via l'Age d'Or, and  Ministry of Foreign Affairs of France, Berlin, DE, 2007
-Marbella, Finnish Artists Union, Spain, 2003
Other:-excursions: St. Petersburg, Russia 1998, Mexico 1997
-independent working abroad:  -Brussels, Belgium 1999, -New York, USA 1999,- Prague, Czech Republic, 1994-6
Works in collections: -Fondation Vacances Bleus, Marseille, France  


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