Tuukka Tammisaari 1984

Lives in Helsinki (Finland). Works in Helsinki (Finland).

Born in Lahti 1984 | Lives and works in Helsinki Tuukka Tammisaari enlarges nature’s macro-level details to monumental proportions, capturing minutiae in dynamic, geometrical brushstrokes. The rough surface texture in Tammisaari’s paintings consists of multiple overlapping images and layers of paint, suggesting the wrinkled folds of an ancient turtle. The earthy, inflected hues and abstract forms of modernism find a playful new interpretation in Tammisaari’s oeuvre.

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Tuukka Tammisaari Born in 1984, Lahti, Finland Lives and works in Helsinki, Finland Education 2014 - 2018 MFA Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, FI 2003 - 2008 BFA Lahti University of Applied Sciences, Lahti, FI Solo exhibitions 2019 TBA, KANT, Copenhagen, DK 2018 Mantle, Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, FI 2017 Mise en Place, KANT, Copenhagen, DK 2016 After Mudnight, Maw, New York, NY, USA Turtle And The Maize Grain, Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, FI 2015 Private Show, Exhibition Laboratory, Helsinki, FI 2014 Future Nostalgia, Kluuvin Galleria, Helsinki, FI 2013 Zu, Galleria Jangva, Helsinki, FI Works On Paper, Lahti Kiosk of Contemporary Art, Lahti, FI Size Matters, Exhibition Laboratory, Helsinki, FI Absent, (w/ Henrik Heinonen and Tiina Palmu), Exhibition Laboratory Project Room, Helsinki, FI What Is To Be Done, Exhibition Laboratory, Helsinki, FI Ars Kärsämäki 2015, Kärsämäki, FI What is Surface, Exhibition Laboratory Project Room, Helsinki, FI 2014 Mikä Pahan Tappaisi, (w/ Joona Pakkanen and Hermanni Keko), Galleria Huuto, Helsinki, FI Reality Loop, VEST, Aarhus, DK 2013 Turning Point, Lahti Kiosk of Contemporary Art, Lahti, FI Sharp Hands, (w/ Aleksi Laisi), Galleria Uusikuva, Kotka, FI 2012 Soundtrack For Painting, Lahti Kiosk of Contemporary Art, Lahti, FI A Circle and the Cannibal (w/ Joona Pakkanen, Poriginal, Pori, FI 2010 Laisi / Tammisaari (w/ Aleksi Laisi), Taidekeskus Ahjo, Joensuu, FI 2007 BFA Degree Show, Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki, FI BFA Degree Show, Taidepanimo, Lahti, FI Residencies, projects, fairs, performances and commissioned works 2018 Art Rotterdam, Solo booth with Galleri KANT, Rotterdam, NL 2016 Leimay Cave, Residency, New York, NY, USA Cover illustration, Paperi-T Post-Alfa book Cover illustration, Psykologi magazine Annual scarf, Samuji, Helsinki, FI Wall painting, Samuji, Helsinki, FI 2015 Sound piece, Antichambre, Flow Festival, Helsinki, FI Academy of Fine Arts residency, Berliini, Saksa, NO 2014 Tools for action, Performative lecture, Kuva/Tila, Helsinki, FI 2013 Tahiti Project, Galleria Tischenko, Helsinki (w/ Sándor Vály), FI 2006 Brand called NADA, Lahti, (w/ Ana Fradique and Margeir Sigurdsson), FI Grants 2018 Project Grant, Arts Promotion Centre Finland 2017 Young Artist’s Grant, Finnish Art Society 2017 Travel grant, Frame 2016 Travel grant, Frame Finnish Contemporary Art 2016 Travel grant, Arts Promotion Centre Finland 2016 Project grant, Arts Promotion Centre Finland 2015 Working grant, Arts Promotion Centre Finland Uusimaa 2014 Project grant, Arts Promotion Centre Finland 2014 Working grant, Arts Promotion Centre Finland Uusimaa 2014 Working grant, Paulo Foundation 2013 Project grant, Arts Promotion Centre Finland 2011 Exhibition Stipend, Helsingin Saskia Ry Publications 2017 Looking Forward catalogue, Torbandena Projects 2016 Kuvan Kevät Catalogue, Academy of Fine Arts 2014 Galleria Jangva 20 years, Galleria Jangva 2013 Näitkö 2012 Tm-gallery and Painters’ Union 2010 Galleria Orton presents No. 9, Galleria Orton 2007 Graduation Show Catalogue, Lahti University of Applied Sciences Collections Private collections in Finland, Denmark, Belgium, Hong Kong, Netherlands, Austria and USA Seppo Fränti collections Samuji Restaurant Grön