MIKA Kalervo NATRI

MIKA Kalervo NATRI


1969, Säynätsalo
Installation Artist, sculptor, visual artist, painter
Turku
+358 40 555 1551
info@mikanatri.com
http://www.mikanatri.com
Bio    Artist’s Statement 

Mika Natri, born in 1969 in Säynätsalo, Finland

education: Arts Academy at Turku University of Applied Sciences, Department of Fine Arts, 1999 – 2003

selected private exhibitions from the past 5 years
- Gallery Aura, Turku, 2016
- Wave, Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova Museum, Gallery Takkahuone, Turku, 2014-15
- Galerie Pleiku, Berlin, Germany, 2013
- Posljedica / Consequence, Galerija Singular, Pula, Croatia, 2013
- Paintings, Gallery G, Helsinki, 2013

selected group exhibitions from the past 5 years
- From Still Life to Landscape, Aboa Vetus&Ars Nova Museum, Turku, 2016-17
- Journey to the Heartlands, Saarijärvi Museum, 2015
- Anxieties, Salo Art Museum, Salo, 2014
- Union of Finnish Art Associations’ Annual Exhibition, Hyvinkää Art Museum, 2012-13

public artworks, commissions, collections
- Abstraction, Albertinpiha, Jyväskylä, 2017
- road, Award Sculpture, Finnish Association of Architects, Finnish Association of People with Physical
Disabilites, Building Information Group, 2015
- Off-Balance, Kaarina, VASO-housing company, 2013
- The Tower and its Buddy, Helsinki, Lehtisaari Daycare centre, 2012
- Clouds, Salmela-corporation, Turku, 2009
- Path, Academy of Finland’s Prize Sculpture, 2003
- Sampo, Finnish Literature Society, 2002
- State Art Collection, Finland
- Helsinki City Art Museum
- Finnish Art Society
- Wäinö Aaltonen Museum
- Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova Museum
- Turku Art Museum
- Lönnström Art Museum
- University of Jyväskylä
- Turun Sanomat
- City of Turku
- Arts Academy at Turku University of Applied Sciences
- Künstlerhaus Schloß Wiepersdorf, Germany

memberships
- Association of Finnish Sculptors
- Finnish Painters’ Union
- Artists’ Association of Turku
- Jöötti (Bronzecasting Association)
- The Guild of Medallic Art in Finland
- Kuvasto (Copyright Association for Visual Artists)

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Upcoming:

- Poppies, Turku, public commission, 2018
- gallery Aura, Turku, 2018, solo
- PINK, UN Headquarters and 4W43 Gallery, New York; AVA Gallery Helsinki, 2018
- gallery Pirkko-Liisa Topelius, Helsinki, 2019, solo

Abstraction is composed with 1593 glazed bricks, with 15 different colors. The artwork is permanently integrated to the facade of the house Albertinpiha, in Kangas Area, Jyväskylä.