Premio Combat Prize

Juha Tammenp_ - Premio Combat Prize

OPERA IN CONCORSO | Sezione Grafica

 | Preacher´s son

Preacher´s son
etcing-aquatint, paper

Juha Tammenp_

nato/a a Vaasa, Finland
residenza di lavoro/studio: Sundom, FINLAND

iscritto/a dal 09 apr 2019

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Descrizione Opera / Biografia

The technique I apply in my work as a printmaker originated in the 15th and 16th centuries. Little has changed in the method. I am thus a continuator of an ancient European tradition of graphic art. In my colour graphics I only combine two component colours. Each of those I need to prepare a separate plate for. My artistic work has its origins in experiencing the nature, entangled by music, history and tales and cultures of indigenous peoples. All this filters through my personal experiences.
My prints in this show make up a logbook from a journey deep into inner feelings, through dreamlike spaces and seas, to sources of humanity. There are fleeing visions, on life with all its multiple seams, full of surprises, even troubles, but always through humour and satire. Like I was illustrating my own wanderings.
Printmaker & painter. Member of The Association of Finnish Printmakers
● Professional Artist, taking part in exhibitions in Finland and abroad since 1979.
● Works have been shown in more than 20 countries in four continents
● More than 100 private shows in different parts of Europe and in Canada
● Numerous art awards in Finland and abroad
▪ Prize and medal, 7. Internationale Grafik Triennale, Frechen, Saksan liittotasavalta
▪ Prize , 3. International Triennale of Graphic Art 1984, Vaasa, Finland
▪ State Award 1986
▪ The 1. Bienal Internacional de Gravura -87, Campinas, Brasilia
▪ The 1. prize, 8. International Biennial of Humour and Satire in the Arts, Gabrovo, Bulgaria
▪ Prize of the Humour of the Nations Society, 18th International Biennial of Humour and Satire in the Arts 2007, Gabrovo, Bulgaria
▪ Vaasan Jaakkoo – Cultural award of the newspaper ”Pohjalainen” 2004, Finland
▪ Special Award, Printti 2. Mini-print exhibition, Nokia 2014, Finland
▪ Best in show, 5th International Footprint Competition, Norwalk, CCT USA
● Works in more than 40 of the most significant public collections in Finland, e.g.
▪ Aine Art Museum
▪ Amos Anderson Art Museum
▪ Finnish National Gallery - Kiasma
▪ Houses of Parliament
▪ Helsinki City Art Museum
▪ Imatra Art Museum
▪ Joensuu Art Museum
▪ Kouvola Art Museum
▪ Kuopio Art Museum
▪ Kuntsi Museum of Contemporary Art, Vaasa
▪ Nelimarkka-museum
▪ K.H. Renlund’s Museum
▪ Museum of Ostrobothnia
▪ Tampere Art Museum
▪ Turku Art Museum
▪ Wäinö Aaltonen Museum
▪ The Bank of Finland
▪ The Republic of Finland
▪ Rovaniemi Art Museum / Wihuri Foundation
▪ Espoo Museum of Modern Art EMMA
• Works in public collections abroad:
▪ Albertina Museum, Wien, Austria
▪ Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands
▪ Sharjah Arts Museum, The United Arab Emirates
▪ Museum of Contemporary Graphic Art, Fredrikstad, Norway
▪ Swedish Royal Court, Sweden
▪ House of Humour and Satire, Gabrovo, Bulgaria
▪ The Municipality of Frechen, Germany
▪ The Municipality of Köln, Germany
▪ The Municipality of Grenchen, Switzerland
▪ Foyer International d’Accueil, Paris, France
▪ Västerbottens Läns Landsting, Sweden
▪ Norrlands Läns Landsting, Sweden
▪ Linköpings kommun, Sweden
▪ Örnsköldsviks kommun, Sweden
▪ Sigma Escritotio de Arte, Campinas, Brasil
▪ Amici dell’Arte - Famiglia Artistica, Cremona, Italy
▪ Accademia Internazionale Sant’Agostino, Rome, Italy