Savolainen Carita

Curriculum Vitae

Born in 1957 in Finland.
Lives in Brussels, works in Finland, France and Belgium

EDUCATION

  • D.N.S.E.P. , Master in Art, Beaux-Arts, Montpellier
  • D.E.U.G. Visual Arts,(Option: Image-study, Performing-Arts, Audiovisual), Paul Valéry University, Montpellier (Fr).
  • Art History and Archeology.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

  • 2012 Taidesalonki, Helsinki
  • 2010 Tuulikaappigalleria, Jyväskylä
  • 2008 Galleria Becker, Jyväskylä (Fin).
  • 2008 Hety, Helsinki (Fin).
  • 2007 Galleria Orton, Helsinki (Fin).
  • 2007 Médiathèque, Pézenas (Fr).
  • 2006 Médiathèque, Saint Chinian (Fr).
  • 2004 Vanha Pappila, Korpilahti (Fin).
  • 2001Galleria BE’19 (with M. Myllykangas), Helsinki (Fin).
  • 2001 Galleria Käpy, Konnevesi (Fin).
  • 2002 Bastide Les Alibert, Minerve (Fr).
  • 1998 Magalas College, Magalas (Fr).
  • 1995 Galleria Sirius, Jyväskylä (Fin).
  • 1994 Galleria La Seranne, Gignac (Fr).
  • 1991 La Movida, Montpellier (Fr).
  • 1988 Finnland Zentrum, Berlin (D)
  • 1987 Gallery of Jyväskylä Art League (Fin).
  • 1986 Hyacinthe Rigaud Fine Art Museum, Perpignan (Fr).
  • 1985 Keski-Suomi Museum (Art Festival of Jyväskylän Kesä: debyytti), (Fin).
  • 1985 Albert Camus Culture House, Montpellier (Fr).
  • 1984 Galleria Cosa Nostra, Montpellier (Fr).

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  • 2011 Äkkigalleria, Landscape 8, Jyväskylä (Fin)
  • 2009 Voir, Atelier Neitzert (with Claude Lévêque, David Shirgley, Sanyiago Sierra, Luc Moullet) (34), Fr.
  • 2004 Is it like that, here ?/Exoticism (recording/video-installation), Atelier Neitzert, Lieu d’Art actuel, (34), Fr.
  • 2002 Garden Portrait (recording-installation), Imprévu au Jardin III, Saint Gervais sur Mare (Fr).
  • 2001 Petites Productions Personnelles, CTM, Montpellier (Fr).
  • 2000 20-centuries repainted, Cassiopée Collection, Carla Bayle Fine Arts Museum (Fr).
  • 2000 tête-à-tête / kahden kesken, Art-pieces exchange performance, Lahankosken Mylly / … A Sa
  • Place, Finland / France.
  • 1999 Memoria, Trazos y Signos, Casa de la Cultura, San Luis de Potosi, Mexico.
  • 1998 Square ten project, … A Sa Place, Roquebrun (Fr).
  • 1994 Chapelle des Penitents, Aniane (Fr).
  • 1992 Vallée Dorée, Puechabon (Fr).
  • 1984 Vivant / Artificiel, Hospice Saint Louis, Avignon (Fr).

COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS

  • 2010 Artists of the Cable factory, Sky and Heaven, Cablefactory, Helsinki (Fin).
  • 2010 Lähde, Museum of Central Finland.
  • 2009 Art association of Jyväskylä 64, Jyväskylä Fine Art Museum (Fin).
  • 2009 Skyborder, Galleria Käpy, Konnevesi, (Fin).
  • 2009 The North of mine, (PTL),Rantakasarmi, Suomenlinna, Helsinki, (Fin).
  • 2008 To the light, Kanneltalo, Helsinki (Fin).
  • 2006 Art Collection Toivainen, Keski-Suomi Museum (Fin).
  • 2005 Tuulensuu Foundation Collection, Viitasaari (Fin).
  • 2005 Jyväskylä Fine Arts Museum (selection of town collection), (Fin).
  • 2005 Aquabiennale de Petroskoi (Rus).
  • 2003 Espace Chapat / Galerie Eponyme, Beziers (Fr).
  • 2003 Maison Médievale, Cessenon (Fr).
  • 1995 Eglise Saint Jacques, Le Pouget (Fr).
  • 1988 Kilo III, Installation, Helsinki (Fin).
  • 1987 Maila Talvio-Salonki, Hartola (Fin).
  • 1986 Young art from Central Finland, Tikkamannila (Fin).
  • 1985 La Ruée vers l’Art, Beaux-Arts, Montpellier (Fr).
  • 1985 Prints from France, Xeng Du (China).

STIPENDIUMS

  • 2011 Saskia-Stipendium, Helsinki Saskia ry.
  • 2007 Finnish Council of Art.
  • 2000 Finnish Art Foundation.
  • 1988 Nordic Art Center.
  • 1987 Finnish Art Foundation.
  • 1985 Languedoc-Roussillon Region Funds
  • 2004 Tuulensuu Foundation Residence
  • 2002 Tuulensuu Foundation Residence

COLLECTIONS

  • Ministry of Foreign Affaires of Finland
  • Wallpainting: Expecting, Maternity ward, University Hospital of Helsinki
  • Orton Foundation, Hospital, Helsinki
  • Jyväskylä City Collection (Alvar Aalto Museum).
  • Town of Hartola (Fin).
  • Town of Aniane (Fr).
  • San Luis de Potosi (Permanent Collection of Cultural Delecation), (Mex).
  • Annikki Karvinen co (wall painting: Airbath, 10m x 2m10), Jyväskylä (Fin).
  • Tuulensuu Fondation, Viitasaari (Fin).
  • Xung Du City (China).
  • Pirkko Pasanen Collection

OTHER ARTISTIC ACTIVITIES

  • President of Contemporary Art Association … A Sa Place : Conception and organisation of specific art projects and exhibitions.
  • Agreement by D.R.A.C. (French Ministry of Culture) for artistic projects in schools.
  • Art teaching.
  • Membership of The Artists’ Union of Finland, of the Artists’ Association of Helsinki and Jyväskylä, and Cable Factory.