ANNI Sylvia RAPINOJA

ANNI Sylvia RAPINOJA


1949, Hailuoto
Installation Artist, sculptor, visual artist, land artist, installation artist, environmental artist
a.rapinoja(at)gmail.com
http://www.rapinoja.com
Bio    Artist’s Statement 

Anni Rapinoja (born on Hailuoto island, Finland 1949), Master of Arts

Working area; installations, sculptures, visual arts, land art, state of art, environmental art

Solo Exhibitions;
2016 Nature of Man, Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art, Vaasa, Finland
2015 Wardrobe of Nature, ARTag-galleria, Helsinki, Finland
2013 Another Side of Europe – portraits, Gallery Huone N:o 8, Hailuoto, Finland
2013 Another Side of Europe – photographs, Gallery Luoto, Hailuoto, Finland
2012 Lönnström Art Museum, Rauma, Finland

Group Exhibitions;
2017 Every moment is an exception – Contemporary art from the collection of the State Art Museum, Old glass factory, Riihimäki
2016 THE SECOND SKIN, Museum Sinclair Haus, Bad Homburg, Germany
2016 Nature of Man, Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art, Vaasa, Finland
2016 Tillbaka till Naturen, The Nordic Gardens 2016, Stockholmsmässan, Stockholm, Sverige
2016 Five rooms – Viisi huonetta, Kajaani art museum, Kajaani, Finland
2015–2016 Opdagelser, Galleri Heike Arndt DK, Kettinge, Danmark
2015 Five rooms – Viisi huonetta, South Karelia museum, Lappeenranta, Finland
2014 Nature and More, Kunsthalle Rostock, Germany
2014 One Celebration! Emil Aaltonen museum, Tampere, Finland
2014 Echoes of Eco – Winter Festival of Arts, included in the culture program of the Sochi Winter Olympic Games, Sochi Theatre, Russia
2013–2014 Kiasma Hits, Kiasma – Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland
2013 Kui? Textil Art Triennal, Oulu Art Museum, Finland

Scholarships, stipends and awards;
2016 EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art, 10 year anniversary - communal idea of art contest win with the idea: Puusta pudonneet – Drop from the tree

Works in following collections;
City of Vaasa
Kiasma – Museum of Contemporary Art

Enviromental and public Art Works;
2017 Skycleaner, a work produced in honor of the 100th anniversary of Finland, 100 pieces of twig brooms about 7 meters high, area 20 x 20 m, the twig brooms sweep from the sky, Folk Arts Center, Kaustinen, Finland

News

4.2. - 27.5.2018
THE SECOND SKIN
Museum Schloss Moyland
Bedburg - Hau
Germany
group exhibition

24.5. - 30.9.2018
RYSCH & PYSCH
GARDEROB FYND
K.H. Renlund museum
Kokkola, Finland
group exhibition

26.9.2018 - 13.1.2019
NATURALLY ANNI RAPINOJA
Oulu Museum of Art
Oulu
Finland
solo exhibition

www.rapinoja.com works, but is not quite up to date. Renewal due to a problem-producing program.

A wide variety of materials collected, dried, cracked and arranged in the form of recycled paper boxes and glass jars.