Tea Mäkipää

born 1973 in Lahti (Finland)

Tea Mäkipää

born 1973, Lahti, Finland
tea.makipaa@akademie-solitude.de

Education:

1998 BA Fine Art, Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, Finland
1998-1999 Konst & Arkitektur, Kungl. Konsthögskolan, Stockholm, Sweden
2003 MA Fine Art, Royal College of Art, London, United Kingdom

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2014

Business Hotspot
Cape Le Grande National Park, Esperance, Australia

2012

Pet Love
Galería JM, Málaga, Spain

2011

Oilissimo
Kunsthalle Weimar Harry Graf Kessler, Weimar, Germany

Domesticated Nature
Z2O Galleria / Sara Zanin, Rome, Italy

2010

Catwalk
CAC Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Málaga, Málaga, Spain

angekommen
Karlskirche, Evangelische Kirchengemeinde Kassel-Mitte, Germany

2009

Link
Galleria Sculptor, Helsinki, Finland

We should be better off than our children / Debemos estar mejor que nuestros hijos
Galería JM, Málaga, Spain

2008

Seasonal Greetings from Petteri the Reindeer
Irish Museum for Modern Art, The Process Room, Dublin, Ireland

2007

Motocalypse Now
Kunstverein Langenhagen, Langenhagen, Germany

2006

Catwalk
Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

2005

Sexgod
Galleri 21, Malmö, Sweden

2004

Solitude
Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany

Solitude … it’s war!
Galerie K&S (Künstlerhaus Bethanien & Akademie Schloss Solitude), Berlin, Germany

Expert
Ateneum, Finnish National Museum of Art, Helsinki, Finland

2003

Expert
Wapping Project, London, United Kingdom

2001

Placeless
Nordic Council of Ministers, Copenhagen, Denmark

2000

Placeless
Galerie Anhava, Helsinki, Finland

Domesticated Dreams
collaboration with Pasi Mann, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2014

Art, Technology and the Natural World
Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA

Nature and More – Contemporary Art from Finland
Kunsthalle Rostock, Germany

ELEVEN: The John Erickson Museum of Art (JEMA) 10-Year Retrospective
Bob Rauschenberg Gallery, Florida SouthWestern State College, Ft. Myers, FL, USA

Ein Angriff auf die Zeit
Lindenau-Museum, Altenburg, Germany; Kunstverein Winterstein, Nürnberg, Germany

GLUE. International Survey Exhibition of Contemporary Collage
WARPhaus Gallery, Gainesville, FL, USA

Arctic Take Away
Barents Spectacle, Kirkenes, Norway

We Will Win
JEMA, Bob Rauschenberg Gallery, Florida SouthWestern State College, Fort Myers, FL, USA; Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL, USA; Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesville, FL, USA

2013

Yes Naturally – How Art Saves the World
GEM Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, The Netherlands

Ein Angriff auf die Zeit
Galerie Archiv Massiv, Leipzig, Germany

GLUE. International Survey Exhibition of Contemporary Collage
Down Arts Centre, County Down, Northern Ireland, UK; Hardman Hall Gallery, Mercer University, Macon, Georgia, USA

Finding a Piece of Sky Underground
Hotel Wesenufer, Linz, Austria

Open ART
Örebro, Sweden

2012

Worldly House
Documenta 13, Kassel, Germany

The Hidden Mother
L'Atelier Rouart, Paris, France

Arctic Hysteria: New Art from Finland
Rosphoto, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

The Unknown; Mediations Biennale
National Gallery, Poznan, Poland

Allegory of the Cave
Retretti, Punkaharju, Finland

Alle Worte sind aus!
KunstRaum Goethestrasse xtd, Linz, Austria

ARCO
Madrid, Spain

Bologna Art First – Arte Fiera 2012
Bologna, Italy

2011

the 1% concept
Künstlervereinigung MAERZ, Linz, Austria

4th Edition of the International Competition
Outdoor Gallery of the City of Gdańsk, Gdańsk, Poland

Green Art
Salo Art Museum, Salo, Finland

Malmöfestivalen 2011
Malmö, Sweden

MAD Foodcamp Festival
Refshaleøen/Copenhagen, Denmark

On the Treshold of Privacy / An der Schwelle des Privaten
Kunstpflug e.V. Baitz, Brück, Germany

Contemporary Art Archipelago
Turku 2011 – European Capital of Culture, Turku, Finland

Art on Lake
City Park, Heroes' Square, Budapest, Hungary

Dog Days of Summer
Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, MO, USA

1year message! – TORINOver010 SOS Planet
elle contemporaryprojects, Underground Station Porta Nuova, Turin, Italy; Trongate 103/Under- ground Station Buchanan Street, Glasgow, UK; CBK Centrum Beeldende Kunst, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; City Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA; City of Nagoya, Japan

Friends of Tohoku: Art Fundraiser for Japan
Galerie Quynh, Hanoi, Vietnam

Bologna Art First – Arte Fiera 2011
Museo Archeologico, Bologna, Italy

2010

Tumult Public Art Festival 2010
Nykøbing Falster, Denmark

Tiere / Animals
Galerie Hübner + Hübner, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Survival | Überleben – Neue Kunst in alten Gärten
Parks of the Manors at Gehrden-Lenthe, Germany

SIGNS OF LIFE. Ancient Knowledge in Contemporary Art
Museum of Art Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland

100 Acres
The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park, Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA), Indianapolis, IN, USA

The woods that see and hear
dertien hectare, s’-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands

An das Gerät!
HALLE 14, Leipzig, Germany; ACC Galerie Weimar, Weimar, Germany

Arctic Hysteria: New Art from Finland
DA2 – Domus Artium 2002, Salamanca, Spain

vorzeichen // omen
Städtische Galerie Nordhorn, Nordhorn, Germany

RE-THINK – Contemporary Art and Climate Change: Kakotopia
Tensta Konsthall, Spånga, Stockholm, Sweden

A finnish vision, une vision finlandaise
Galerie Vanessa Quang, Paris, France

Derridas Katze... que donc je suis (à suivre)
Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

2009

RE-THINK – Contemporary Art and Climate Change: Kakotopia
Kunsthallen Nikolaj, Copenhagen, Denmark

Arctic Hysteria: Trance State of Finnish Contemporary Art
Helsingin Taidehalli – Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

Gescheiterte Hoffnung – Neue Romantik in zeitgenössischer Fotografie in Deutschland
The Brno House of Art, Brno, Czech Republic

La Noche en Blanco
Río Guadalmedina water mouth, Málaga, Spain

2nd Athens Biennial 2009 – Heaven
Athens Biennial, Athens, Greece

Wanås 2009: Footprints
The Wanås Foundation, Knislinge, Sweden

Der Kranke Hase
Linz 2009 Kulturhauptstadt Europas (Our Common Problem: People, Pfarrplatz; Money Fountain, Einkaufszentrum Passage), Linz, Austria

Ars Fennica 2008
KUMU Art Museum of Estonia, Tallinn, Estonia

animalkind
San Diego State University Art Gallery, San Diego, CA, USA

Arctic Hysteria: New Art from Finland
Ludwig Múzeum – Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest, Hungary

Richtung Norden
MAERZ Künstlervereinigung, Linz, Austria

Ecomedia – estrategias ecológicas en el arte de hoy
Sala Parpalló, Centro Cultural La Beneficencia, Valencia, Spain

2008

Ökomedien – Ecomedia (Teil 2)
[plug.in], Basel, Switzerland

Borderlives. Zeitgenössische Kunst aus Helsinki, St. Petersburg und Tallinn
Stadtgalerie Kiel, Kiel, Germany; Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany

The Time of Distance
FIELD, Berlin, Germany

Reykjavík Arts Festival
Art in public space, Reykjavík, Iceland

Ars Fennica 2008
Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland

Nachts im Museum – Das Phänomen Nacht begreifen
Museum der Natur, Gotha, Germany

Wandering Lines: Towards a New Culture of Space
SCAPE 2008 Christchurch Biennial of Art in Public Space
Christchurch, New Zealand

Catwalk
Urban Screen – Radiator Festival, Visual Foreign Correspondents, De Balie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Natural Relations (Naravni odnosi) / animals-nature-culture – City of Women 2008
Galerija Škuc, Ljubljana, Slovenija

Outside the Rules, Outside the Centers – Nordiska Konstskolan on the road 2007-2008
K.H.Renlund Museum – Provincial Museum of Central Ostrobothnia, Kokkola, Finland; Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki, Finland; Kunstföreningens utställninghall, Kristiansund, Norway

The XIII Mänttä Art Festival
Mänttä Art Festival, Mänttä, Finland

Arctic Hysteria: New Art from Finland
MoMA PS1, New York, NY, USA

Continuum
Retretti Art Centre, Punkuharju, Finland

Gescheiterte Hoffnung: Romantik heute? 17 Antworten der zeitgenössischen Fotografie
Herbert-Gerisch-Stiftung, Neumünster, Germany

2007

Ökomedien – Ökologische Strategien in der Kunst heute
Edith-Ruß-Haus für Medienkunst, Oldenburg, Germany

Neue Heimat. Berlin Contemporary
Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, Germany

Failed Hope – New Romanticism in Contemporary Photography in Germany
Goetz Palace, Kraków, Poland

Still Life – Art, Ecology and the Politics of Change
Sharjah Biennial 8, Sharjah and Dubai, United Arab Emirates

40v juhlanäyttely – Purnu 2007
(Celebration Exhibition), Purnu, Orivesi, Finland

Juhlanäyttely
(Celebration Exhibition), Northern Photographic Centre, Oulu, Finland

Stip.Visite IV – Kunststipendiaten des Landes Thüringen 2005/2006 stellen aus
Thüringer Landtag, Erfurt, Germany

HOTEL VAN DE VELDE
Palais Dürckheim, Kreisdienststelle des MfS Weimar, Germany

2006

A Life Less Glamorous
O3ONE, Belgrade, Serbia

Art Projects
Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami, FL, USA

viel und wenig
MAERZ Künstlervereinigung, Linz, Austria

Breaking the Ice – Zeitgenössische Kunst aus Finnland
Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany

Yotta Kippe & Tea Mäkipää
Galerie Blickensdorff, Berlin, Germany

Open Studio
ARCUS Project, Moriya, Ibaraki, Japan

2005

Expo 2005 World Exhibition
Aichi/Nagoya, Japan

Drawings for Expo 2005
Spiral Center, Tokyo, Japan

Passion des Sammelns
HALLE 14, Leipzig, Germany

Irony Is Dead. Long Live Irony!
ACC Galerie Weimar, Germany

Unheimlich
De Warande, Turnhout, Belgium

Fraktale IV – tod
Performance Program, Palast der Republik, Berlin, Germany

2004

Expert
Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany

Along the Gates of the Urban
Galerie K+S, Berlin, Germany; Oda Projesi, Istanbul, Turkey

Para Sites – When Space Comes into Play
MUMOK – Museum of Modern Art Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna, Austria

2003

Royal College of Art, London, United Kingdom

Jerwood Drawing Prize 2003
Jerwood Space, London, United Kingdom; Design Centre, Leeds, United Kingdom

Paradise
Bunker, Alexanderplatz, Berlin, Germany

Rape of Europe
Gallery Luke & A, London, United Kingdom

Supermarket
Helsingin Taidehalli – Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

2002

Art Forum Berlin, Berlin, Germany

2001

Stockholm Art Fair, Stockholm, Sweden

2000

Some Parts of This World
Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finland

N.E.W.S. – Contemporary Artists from 10 Countries around The Baltic Sea
Gotlands Konstmuseum, Baltic Art Center, Visby, Sweden

Realm of the Senses
Gallery Titanik, Turku, Finland

Human-, Animal-, Plant Life
PARTIE 8, Brandenburgische Kunsttage / Internationales Kunst Forum Drewen (Brandenburg Art Days), Germany

1999

N.E.W.S. – Contemporary Artists from 10 Countries around The Baltic Sea
Pomeranian Princess Castle, Szczecin, Poland; Gallery NOASS, Riga, Latvia

1998

Artgenda 98
Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden

Public Installations:

2011

Not Without my Dog
Dog Days of Summer, Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, MO, USA

Northbound
Contemporary Art Archipelago, Turku 2011 – European Capital of Culture, Turku, Finland

Atlantis
Art on Lake
City Park, Heroes' Square, Budapest, Hungary

2010

Eden II
100 Acres, The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park, Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA), Indianapolis, IN, USA

1:1
Survival | Überleben – Neue Kunst in alten Gärten, Parks of the Manors at Gehrden-Lenthe, Germany

2009

Atlantis
La Noche en Blanco, Río Guadalmedina water mouth, Málaga, Spain

Atlantis, 1:1
Wanås 2009: Footprints, The Wanås Foundation, Knislinge, Sweden

Our Common Problem: People, Money Fountain
Der Kranke Hase, Linz 2009 Kulturhauptstadt Europas, Linz, Austria

2008

Atlantis
Reykjavík Arts Festival, Art in public space, Reykjavík, Iceland

Petrol Engine Memorial Park
Wandering Lines: Towards a New Culture of Space, SCAPE 2008 Christchurch Biennial of Art in Public Space, Christchurch, New Zealand

2007

10 Commandments for the 21st Century
Still Life – Art, Ecology and the Politics of Change, Sharjah Biennial 8, Sharjah and Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Atlantis
40v juhlanäyttely – Purnu 2007, (Celebration Exhibition), Purnu, Orivesi, Finland

2006

World of Plenty
Kulttuuritehdas Korjaamo, Helsinki, Finland

Catwalk
Permanent video installation for 5 projectors at VTT – Technical Research Center of the State of Finland, Espoo, Finland

1 : 1
Collins Park, Art Projects, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami Beach, FL, USA

2005

World of Plenty
Installation commissioned by EXPO World Exhibition, Aichi, Japan

1 : 1
HALLE 14, Leipzig, Germany

2004

1 : 1
Museumsquartier, MUMOK – Museum of Modern Art Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna, Austria

2001

Permanent Installation, Sunspot School, Helsinki, Finland, commissioned by Helsinki City Art Museum

1997-1998

Parasite
Espoo, Finland; Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden, collaboration with Pasi Mann and Anni Laakso

1996

Air Cubes
Helsinki, Finland, collaboration with Pasi Mann

Works in Collections:

Helsinki Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
Collection Pentti Kouri, Finland
City of Helsinki, Finland
State of Finland, Helsinki, Finland
Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany
Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA), Indianapolis, IN, USA
Freistaat Thüringen, Erfurt, Germany
CAC Centro de Arte Contemporáneo, Málaga, Spain
Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, MO, USA
Mikkelin keskussairaala (Mikkeli Central Hospital), Mikkeli, Finland

Awards and Fellowships:

2009

Kemijärvi Artist Residence at Arctic Circle, Kemijärvi, Finland

Fellowship, Centre for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland

2008

Fellowship, Galerie Urs Meile Lucerne Beijing, Beijing, China

5-year-Grant, Ministry of Education and Culture, Helsinki, Finland

Ars Fennica 2008 Candidate, Helsinki, Finland

2007

Grant, The Pollock-Krassner Foundation, New York, NY, USA

2006

Fellowship, Irish Museum for Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

Fellowship, Schloss Bleckede, Lüneburg, Germany

Dukaatti Prize for Young Artists, The Finnish Art Society, Helsinki, Finland

Fellowship ARCUS Project, Moriya, Ibaraki, Japan

Fellowship (Arbeitsstipendium), Freistaat Thüringen, Erfurt, Germany

2005

Fellowship, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

1st Price, Competition for Permanent public art commission, The Arts Council of Finland, Helsinki, Finland

2004

Fellowship, Internationales Atelierprogramm der ACC Galerie Weimar und der Stadt Weimar

2003

Henry Moore Foundation, London, United Kingdom; Maintenance Support

Deutsche Bank Pyramid Award to Group No-Mans-Land (8 artists), London, United Kingdom

Fellowship, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany