Born in Valkeala, Finland 1953
Lives and works in Tampere

www.annaalapuro.com
annaalapuro@hotmail.com

 

ART STUDIES

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

 

ONE WOMAN SHOW

2014Galleria Saskia, Tampere
 Finlandia University Gallery, Hancock MI, USA
2012Galleria Becker, Jyväskylä
 Galleria G, Helsinki
2011Fyns Grafiske Vaerksted Galleri, Odense, Tanska
 Galleria Joella, Turku
2010Galleria Kone, Hämeenlinna
 Imatra Art Museum
2008Hiekka Art Museum, Tampere
 Tampere Maja, Tartto, Estonia
2007Galleria G, Helsinki
 Islensk Grafik Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland
 Galleria Napa, Rovaniemi
2006Lönnström Art Museum Studio, Rauma
 Varikkogalleria, Seinäjoki
 Galleria Saskia, Tampere
 Galleria Harmaja, Oulu
2005Galleria Becker, Jyväskylä
2004Galleria Aarni, Espoo
2003Mältinranta Art Centre, Tampere
2002Galleria G, Helsinki
2001Galleria Joella, Turku
 Galleria Jankowsky, Kajaani
2000Galleria Harmaja, Oulu
 Galleria Becker, Jyväskylä
1999Galleria Kipinä, Lahti
1998Galleria G, Helsinki
 Kankaanpää Art School´s Gallery
1997Galleria Pictor, Nummela
 Galleria 1, Turku
1996Mältinranta Art Center, Tampere
 Galleria of Pohjola, Helsinki
1995Galleria Harmaja, Oulu
 Rantagalleria, Turku
1994Galleria Annmari´s, Tampere
 Galleria G, Helsinki
1993Galleria Saskia, Tampere
1992Galleria Harmonia, Jyväskylä
1990Galleria Saskia, Tampere
1989Galleria Katariina, Helsinki
1987Galleria 5, Kouvola
 Galleria Strindberg, Helsinki
1985Taidegraafikot-galleria, Helsinki
1983Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä
 Galleria Saskia, Tampere
1982Galleria Katariina, Helsinki

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015Kuuden taiteilijan Tammerkoski, Museum Centre Vapriikki, Tampere
2013Mänttä Art Weeks
 Kokoelmasta, Finnish American Heritage Center, Hancock, MI, USA
2012The 5th Triennial of Pirkanmaa, Tampere
 Polkuja Milavidaan, Näsilinna, Tampere
 Grafiikan linja, Kankaanpää Art School´s Gallery
2011Grafiikan aistimuksia, Grafiikanpaja Himmelblau, Tampere
 Valon kerääjät – Tampere Artists´ Association´s summer exhibition
2010Pro Litografia, Kuvia Kiveltä, Etelä-Karjalan taidemuseo, Lappeenranta
 Pro Litografia, Reunalla / Aan de Rand, Frans Masereel Centrum, Belgium
 Huomenta Afrikka! Villa Karo – 10 vuotta, Helsinki Art Hall
 From Lahti to Hanoi, Gallery of Vietnam University of Fine Arts, Hanoi, Vietnam
 From Lahti to Deyang, Gallery of Deyang Sculptor Park, Deyang, China
2009Ecos de La Lejana Finlandia, El Círculo de Bellas Artes de Valencia, Spain
 Taidetta jakokaapeissa, Tampere Museum of Contemporary Art
 Pro Litografia, Galleria G, Helsinki
 Pro Litografia, Harkko Museum in Raisio
 Pro Litografia, Porvoo Art Hall
 Grafiikkaa molemmin puolin lahtea, Hanasaari Cultural Centre, Espoo
2008Riitekukkia – Finnish Printmakers, Cartagena, Spain
 Exhibition with Ilkka Väätti, Promenadigalleria, Hyvinkää
200675 taidegraafikkoa, Galleria G, Helsinki
 Suvi-Pinx, Sysmä
 Täysi Kattaus, Lahden Taidepanimo
2005The 8th Biennial of Graphic Art of the Baltic States, Kaliningrad, Russia
2004 International Biennial of Graphic Art in St.Petersburg, Russia
2003Sama meri, sama intohimo, Kerava Art Museum
 Lahti Institute of Fine Arts, University of Hanoi, Vietnam
2001Mänttä Art Weeks
 Finnische Charaktere group: Bürgerhaus Galerie, Gastrop-Rauxel,
 Stadtbuhcerei Bochum and Schloss Greiffenhorst, Krefeld, Germany
2000Pirkanmaa Triennial, Museum Centre Vapriikki, Tampere
1999PURNU 99, Orivesi
 Aikamuoto, Tampere Art Museum
 Säteitä, Museum of Labour, Tampere
1998Kesäpainos Environmental Art Happening, Tampere Museum of Contemporary Art
 Alapuro & Väätti, Haihara Mansion, Tampere
 3. International Print Triennial, Lahti
1997Mänttä Art Weeks
 Tarto Art Hall: Alapuro, Forsell, Jääskeläinen, Kallinen, Estonia
 Colour in graphic art - Torun, 2. International Print Triennale, Poland
 Hyvä taide! Mältinranta Art Centre, Tampere
 Sininen Aukusti, Gallery 1, Turku
1996Villa Jankowsky, group exhibition, Kajaani
1995Väriä valkoisessa huoneessa, Gallery White Room
1994XL Art Fair, Turku
1992The Baltic Countries Graphic Art Triennale, Gdansk, Poland
 The Nile, Mältinranta Art Centre, Tampere
 Paper USA/Finland Contrast and Connections, circular exhibition, USA
 Pro Graphica Mino Triennale, Lohja
1991Modern Finnish Art from Tampere, Gallery Akhenaten, Kairo, Egypt
 Miniart Olofström, Sweden
1990Seisova Pöytä, Tampere Art Museum
 Amnesty, Lahti Art Museum
1989Graphica Creativa Triennale, Lohja
 Hämeen Kuvataide, Hovi Mansion, Hauho
 Tampere Artist´s Association, Seinäjoki Art Hall
 Skima Group, Nokia Art House
1988Contemporary Finnish Printmakers, Albany, USA
 Printmakers from Tampere, Art Center Mältinranta, Tampere
 Skima Group, Galleria Uusikuva, Kotka
1987Art of Today, Budapest Gallery, Hungary
 International Biennial Print Exhibition ROC
 Female Artists from Tampere, Pyynikinlinna, Tampere
 Tampere Artists´ Association, Miskolc, Hungary
 Skima Group, Forssan Kehräämö
1986Finnish Contemporary Prints and Drawings, Jugoslavia
 Mustaa Valkoisella, Suomi-gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
 Hämeen Kuvataide, Lahti Art Museum
 Skima Group, Seinäjoki Art Hall
 Skima Group, Mältinranta Art Centre, Tampere
 Skima Group, Hämeenlinna Art Museum
 Skima Group, Joensuu Art Museum
1985Europäische Biennale, Baden-Baden, BRD
 12 printmakers, Galleria Saskia, Tampere
 The Young , Helsinki Art Hall
 Skima Group, Keuruu Art Museum
 Skima Group, Rauma Art Museum
 Skima Group, Mikkeli Art Museum
 Skima Group, Oulu Art Museum
 12 Finnish Artists, Bartok 32 Galleria, Budapest, Hungary
 Miskolci Grafikai Biennale, Miskolc, Hungary
 Sampo, Helsinki Art Hall
1984Tampere Artists´ Association, Kluuvi Gallery, Helsinki
 Printmakers from Tampere, Mältinranta Art Centre, Tampere
 Skima Group, Museum of Central Finland, Jyväskylä
 Skima Group, Hyvinkää Art Centre
 National Exhibition, Lappeenranta Art Museum
 Finnish Graphics, England
 Intergrafik, DDR
1983Capo Frio International Print Biennale, Brasil
 Tampere Artists´ Association, Mältinranta Art Centre, Tampere
 Hämeen kuvataide, Tampere Museum of Contemporary Art
 Skima Group, Lahti Art Museum
 The Annual Exhibition of The Finnish Artists, Helsinki Art Hall
1982Tampere Artists´ Association, Hämeenlinna Art Museum
 Union of Finnish Art Associations´ Exhibition, Lappeenranta Art Museum
 Vasa Grafik Biennial for The Young, Vasa Art Hall
 The Young, Helsinki Art Hall
 Tampere Artists´ Association, Wäinö Aaltonen Museum, Turku
 The Annual Exhibition of The Finnish Artists, Helsinki Art Hall
1981Union of Finnish Art Associations´ Exhibition, Joensuu Art Museum
 Hämeen kuvataide, Hämeenlinna Art Museum
 Skima Group, Vasa Art Hall
 The Young, Helsinki Art Hall
1980The Annual Exhibition of The Finnish Artists, Helsinki Art Hall
 Union of Finnish Art Associations´ Exhibition, Kuopio Art Hall
 The Young, Helsinki Art Hall
 Vasa Grafik Biennial for The Young, Vasa Art Hall
1979The Young, Helsinki Art Hall
 Art School of Lahti, Lahti Art Museum

 

PRICES

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

 

REPRESENTED IN COLLECTIONS

The State of Finland
The City of Helsinki
The Finnish Parliament Art Collection
The City of Tampere
Finlandia Collection, EMMA, Espoo
The City of Turku
Turku Art Museum
The City of Lahti
Oulu Art Museum
The City of Vasa
Lahti Art Museum
The City of Jyväskylä
Hämeenlinna Art Museum
The City of Riihimäki
Jyväskylä Art Museum
The City of Hyvinkää
Kemi Art Museum
The City of Forssa
Kouvola Art Museum
The City of Keuruu
Imatra Art Museum
The City of Alajärvi
The Aine Art Museum
The City of Orivesi
Amos Anderson Art Museum
The City of Ikaalinen
Raimo Anttila Art Foundation
The City of Kuusankoski

Metsä Serla Tissue
HYKS Peijas Hospital
The Contemporary Art Collection of Mänttä-Vilppula
Hiekka Art Museum
The Commune of Pelkosenniemi
Arvo Kananen Collection
The Commune of Janakkala
The Teresia and Rafael Lönnström Foundation
The Turku Arts Association
Tampereen Aluesäästöpankki
University Hospital of Tampere
TSOP bank, Tampere
University of Tampere
Nordiska Investeringsbanken
Kankaanpää Art School
The Lutherian Church of Tampere
Landstinget Dalarna, Sweden
Norrköpings konstmuseum, Sweden
Västerbottens läns Landsting, Sweden
Landstinget Östergötland, Sweden
Uppsala kommun, Sweden
Landstinget Gävleborg, Sweden
Örebro kommun, Sweden
Västra Götaland, Sweden
Landstinget Värmland, Sweden
Sörmlands Läns Landsting, Sweden
Finlandia University, Hancock Mi, USA
Capo Frio, Empragel, Brasil

 

TEACHER IN PRINTMAKING

2003–2014 Saimaa University of Applied Sciences, Programme of Visual Arts, Imatra
1992–2015 Satakunta University of Applied Sciences, Fine Arts, Kankaanpää
1988–2015 Lahti University of Applied Sciences, Institute of Fine Arts, Lahti
1985Kankaanpää Art School
1979–1984 Orivesi Collage of Arts

 

PUBLIC WORK

2015Hardware, Tampere High School of Technology

 

ACTIVITY

 Member of the Association of Finnish Printmakers
 Member of theTampere Artist´ Association
 Member of Pro Litography – Finnish Lithography Association
1983-1988Member of the Board of Tampere Artists´Association
2004-2008Member of the Board of the Finnish Printmakers
2011-2012Chairman of Pro Litografia Association