Born in Valkeala, Finland 1953
Lives and works in Tampere, Finland
www.annaalapuro.com

 

ART STUDIES

1997Lahti Institute of Fine Arts, BA
1980-1981 Academy of Fine Arts, Budapest, Hungary
1976-1979 Art School of Lahti

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020 Tampere Art Museum
2018 Gallery Ville, Nurmijärvi
2017 Gallery Ratamo, Jyväskylä
 Gallery Harmaja, Oulu
2014 Gallery Saskia, Tampere
 Gallery of Finlandia University, Hancock MI, USA
2012 Gallery Becker, Jyväskylä
 Gallery G, Helsinki
2011 Gallery Joella, Turku
2010 Gallery Kone, Hämeenlinna
 Imatra Art Museum
2008 Hiekka Art Museum, Tampere
 Tampere Maja, Tarto, Estonia
2007 Gallery G, Helsinki
 Islensk Grafik Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland
 Gallery Napa, Rovaniemi
2006 Lönnström Art Museum Studio, Rauma
 Gallery Saskia, Tampere
 Gallery Harmaja, Oulu
2005 Gallery Becker, Jyväskylä
2004 Gallery Aarni, Espoo
2003 Mältinranta Art Center, Tampere
2002 Gallery G, Helsinki
2001 Gallery Joella, Turku
 Gallery Jankowsky, Kajaani
2000 Gallery Harmaja, Oulu
 Gallery Becker, Jyväskylä
1999 Gallery Kipinä, Lahti
1998 Gallery G, Helsinki
1997 Gallery Pictor, Nummela
 Gallery 1, Turku
1996 Mältinranta Art Center, Tampere
1995 Gallery Harmaja, Oulu
 Rantagalleria, Turku
1994 Gallery G, Helsinki
1993 Gallery Saskia, Tampere
1992 Gallery Harmonia, Jyväskylä
1990 Gallery Saskia, Tampere
1989 Gallery Katariina, Helsinki
1987 Gallery Strindberg, Helsinki
1985 Taidegraafikot-gallery, Helsinki
1983 Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä
 Gallery Saskia, Tampere
1982 Gallery Katariina, Helsinki

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2019Kivi-Paperi-Vedos, Pro Litografia, Mältinranta Art Center, Tampere
2018 Alapuro & Väätti, Haihara Mansion, Tampere
  Kuuden taiteilijan Tammerkoski, Galleri Noorus, Tarto, Estonia
2015 Kuuden taiteilijan Tammerkoski, Museum Centre Vapriikki, Tampere
2013 Mänttä Art Festival
2012 The 5th Triennial of Pirkanmaa, Tampere
  Polkuja Milavidaan, Näsilinna, Tampere
2011 Grafiikan aistimuksia, Koskigalleria, Himmelblau Printmaking Studio, Tampere
2010 Pro Litografia, Kuvia Kiveltä, South Karelia Museum, Lappeenranta
  Pro Litografia, Reunalla / Aan de Rand, Frans Masereel Centrum, Belgium
 Good Morning Africa – Villa Karo 10 Years, Helsinki Kunsthalle
2009 Taidetta jakokaapeissa, Tampere Art Museum
 Pro Litografia, Gallery G, Helsinki
2008Alapuro & Väätti, Promenade Gallery, Hyvinkää
2006Suvi-Pinx, Sysmä
2005The 8th Biennial of Graphic Art of the Baltic States, Kaliningrad, Russia
2004International Biennial of Graphic Art in St.Petersburg, Russia
2001Mänttä Art Festival
2000The Triennal of Pirkanmaa, Museum Centre Vapriikki, Tampere
1999Purnu 99, Orivesi
 Aikamuoto, Tampere Art Museum
1998 Kesäpainos Environmental Art Happening, Tampere Art Museum
 Alapuro & Väätti, Haihara Mansion, Tampere
 3rd International Miniprint Triennal, Lahti
1997Mänttä Art Festival
 Alapuro, Forsell, Jääskeläinen, Kallinen, Tartu Art House, Estonia
 Colour and Graphic Art, 2nd International Print Triennale, Torun, Poland
1995Väriä valkoisessa huoneessa, Gallery Valkoinen huone, Tampere
1992The Baltic Countries Graphic Art Triennale, Gdansk, Poland
 The Nile, Mältinranta Art Center, Tampere
 Pro Graphica Mino Triennale, Lohja
1991Modern Finnish Art from Tampere, Gallery Akhenaten, Cairo, Egypt
1990 Seisova Pöytä, Tampere Art Museum
1989Graphica Creativa Triennale, Lohja
1988 Contemporary Finnish Printmakers, Albany, USA
1987 Art of Today, Budapest Gallery, Hungary
 International Biennial Print Exhibition ROC
 Tampere Artists’ Association, Miskolc, Hungary
19854th Biennale of Europäischen Graphic, Baden-Baden, BRD
 The Young Artists, Helsinki Kunsthalle
 12 Finnish Artists, Bartok 32 Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
 Miskolci Grafikai Biennale, Miskolc, Hungary
  Sampo, Helsinki Kunsthalle
1984 Tampere Artists’ Association, Kluuvi Gallery, Helsinki
 National Exhibition, Lappeenranta Art Museum
 Intergrafik, DDR
1983Capo Frio International Print Biennale, Brazil
 The Annual Exhibition of Finnish Artists, Helsinki Kunsthalle
1982Vaasa Grafik Biennial for The Young, Vaasa Art Hall
 The Young Artists, Helsinki Kunsthalle
 Tampere Artists’ Association, Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art, Turku
 The Annual Exhibition of Finnish Artists, Helsinki Kunsthalle
1981The Young Artists, Helsinki Kunsthalle
1980The Annual Exhibition of Finnish Artists, Helsinki Kunsthalle
 Union of Finnish Art Associations’ Exhibition, Kuopio Art Hall
 The Young Artists, Helsinki Kunsthalle
 Vaasa Grafik Biennial for The Young, Vaasa Art Hall
1979The Young Artists, Helsinki Kunsthalle

 

PRICES

1983 Drückgraphic-Kunstpreis III der Landesbank Stuttgart
1982 Ducat Price of the Finnish Art Association

 

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Turku Art Museum
Oulu Art Museum
Lahti Art Museum
Hämeenlinna Art Museum
Jyväskylä Art Museum
Kemi Art Museum
Kouvola Art Museum
Imatra Art Museum
Aine Art Museum
Amos Anderson Art Museum
Hiekka Art Museum
Finnish State Art Collection
Finnish Parliament Art Collection
Raimo Anttila Art Foundation
Metsä Tissue
Arvo Kananen Collection
HUS Peijas Hospital

University of Tampere
Tampere University Hospital
Teresia and Rafael Lönnström Foundation
OP bank, Tampere
Nordiska Investeringsbanken
The Tampere Lutherian Parishes
Norrköping Art Museum, Sweden
Västerbotten region, Sweden
Landstinget Dalarna, Sweden
Landstinget Östergötland, Sweden
Uppsala kommun, Sweden
Örebro kommun, Sweden
Västra Götaland, Sweden
Värmland region, Sweden
Finlandia University Collection, Hancock, Michigan, USA
Capo Frio, Empragel, Brazil