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Tuula Lehtinen is a Tampere based artist whose special objects of interest are art in connection of architecture and the wide range of traditional and modern techniques, specially the use of printing methods. The problematic of beauty have for a long time been a central question for the artist who is well known for her large mosaic works.

Tuula Lehtinen
  • The Finnish Art Academy 1976-1980
  • Professor, National Academy of Arts, Bergen, Norway 2007-2010
  • 1, 3 and 3 x 5 year scolarships of the Finnish state.
  • Majaoja Culture Foundation art prize, 2018
  • The Cultural Price of Kalle Kaihari Cultural Foundation, 2017
  • First Class Gold Medal of the City of Tampere, 2016
  • Transport and Transportation-seminar, honorable mention of the best lecture, 2016
  • 3. Prize Kalasatama art competition (with Varpu Baraev), 2016
  • Pirkanmaa Art Prize, 2012 
  • 2. prize in the art competition of the new annex of the Finnish Parliament 2005
  • Printmaker prize 1996
  • Art Prize of the Finnish State 1984
  • Project scolarship of the Pirkanmaa Cultural Foundation 1997
  • Honorary prize, biennal of young printmakers, Vaasa 1982
  • Syli, Art Sauna, Gösta museum, Mänttä 2022
  • Koivukuja, Iisalmi’s new swimming hall 2022
  • Skogens sinne, Sunderby sjukhus, Luleå, Sweden 2021
  • Kerrostumia, Pyynikin patruuna as.oy , Tampere 2020
  • Särkijärvi, Särkijärvi bridge noise barrier, Tampere 2020
  • Sub Flora, Danderyd’s hospital, Stockholm, Sweden, 2019
  • Salpalinja, art work for the noise barrier on E18, Virolahti, 2017
  • Shell structure for the bridge pillar in Lelu, Hamina, E18, 2017
  • Falls, Tampere Rantatunneli, 2016
  • Tammerkoski -light art, work group, Tampere Rantatunneli, 2016
  • You Don´t Know How Beautiful You Are, HAM, Helsinki, 2015
  • Noise Barrier no. 1, Pyhtää Kirkonkylä, 2014
  • Shell structures for bridge pillars, work group, E18 Koskenkylä-Kotka, 2014
  • Time Drawings, Fastems Ltd, Tampere 2011
  • The Home Forest, Vuores, Tampere 2011
  • Hilsen, Postens Østlandsterminal, Oslo, Norway 2010
  • Waves, Kuohu Swimming Hall, Kangasala 2009
  • Myttäälä Mansion interior and art 2008
  • Charlottas Pattern Book, As. Oy Tampereen Charlotta 2008
  • The Third Wave, Kaleva Swimming center, Tampere 2006-2007
  • Paradise, Viola-Home, Tampere 2007
  • Drinking Fountain, Ideapark, Lempäälä 2006
  • Leilas Garden, Pikkupalatsi, Tampere 2006
  • Space Times, Sääksjärvi School Center 2000
  • The Milky Way , Teknos oy, Tapiolan Tower, Espoo 1999
  • Meating points, Fastems oy, Tampere 1997
  • I am the Way, Pirkkalan Church Congregation Hall 1995
  • The Seven Words of The Christ onThe Cross, PirkkalaChurch1994
  • The Blue Orbit, Rahola day care center, Tampere 1993
  • The City, STS-Bank , Tampere 1992
  • Navigare, Orivesi Sportshall 1988
  • Behind Curtains II, Gallery Halmetoja, Mänttä 2022
  • Behind Curtains, Gallery Halmetoja, Helsinki 2021
  • Fragrance, Galleri Thomassen, Göteborg, Ruotsi, 2019
  • SKO, ARTag gallery, Helsinki, 2018
  • Fog, Lace and Flowers, Konsthallen Hishult, Sweden, 2016
  • Kauneudesta-Om Skönhet-On Beauty, Hämeenlinna Art Museum and
  • Wäinö Aaltonen Art Museum 2012-2013
  • Layers, Gallery Norske Grafikere, Oslo, Norway 2010
  • Om Skönhet, with Tomas Byström, Gallery Thomassen,
  • Gothenburg, Sweden 2009
  • Esthetic from Korkinmäki 2007
  • Forum Box, Helsinki, Ama, Turku 2008
  • Galleri Rosemarie, Malmö, Sweden 2006
  • Savarte Art, Kuopio 2006
  • Gallery Udengaard, Århus, Danmark 2006
  • ”Sköna hem” Gallery Thomassen, Gothenburg, Sweden 2005
  • Gallery Nuovo, Lahti 2005
  • ”Pretty Things” Gallery Rosemarie, Malmö, Sweden 2004
  • ” Inredningsutställning” Konsthallen i Hishult, Sweden, 2003
  • ”Sisustusnäyttely” Galleri G, Helsinki, 2003
  • Tikanojan Taidekoti, Vaasa, 2003
  • Taidesalonki Husa, Tampere 2002
  • ”God konst i hemmiljö”, Konstnärshuset,Stockholm 2002
  • HaugesundBilledgalleri, Norway 2002
  • Galleri Thomassen, Gothenburg, Sweden, 1998, 2002
  • Lucias Garden, Tampere -hall, 1997
  • “Printed Images” , Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki,
  • Oulu and Joensuu Art Museums. 1997
  • Bildgalerie, Varberg, Sweden 1996
  • Galleri Stefan Andersson, Umeå, Sweden 1996,1999
  • Väärän kuninkaan päivä, Turku Art Museum and
  • Galleri Kaj Forsblom, Helsinki 1994
  • Heinola Art Museum, 1993
  • Hämeenlinna Art Museum, 1992
  • Kuopio Art Museum, 1992
  • Pyynikinlinna, Tampere 1991
  • Kaleva Art Gallery, Oulu 1991
  • Gallery Andromeda ,Mikkeli 1989,1991
  • Seinäjoki Art Hall 1989
  • Galleri Vent, Bonn, Germany 1988
  • Cairo Atelier, Kairo, Egypt 1987
  • Gallery Kaj Forsblom, Helsinki 1986,88
  • Galleri Smedhamre, Uppsala, Sweden 1986, 92
  • Gallery Sculptor, Helsinki 1985
  • Gallery Grafiart, Turku 1984,87,95
  • Alvar Aalto -Museum, Jyväskylä 1984
  • Taidegraafikot Gallery, Helsinki 1983
  • Gallery Saskia, Tampere 1980,85,98
  • Rikki! Keramiikkakommentteja, Heinola art museum 2022
  • Seurassa, Sara Hildén art museum, Tampere 2020-2021
  • Repeat, Art Center Purnu, Orivesi, 2018
  • The Gallery of Light, City of Tampere, Tampere Art Museum, 2017
  • Art Centre Salmela, Mäntyharju, 2017
  • Paljon onnea, Villa Rosa, Orimattila, 2016
  • Pirkanmaa Triennal, 2015
  • Påsksalong, Galleri Thomassen, Gothenburg, Sweden, 2015
  • Queen Sonja’s nordic art prize, Prince Eugens Waldemarsudde, Stockholm, Sweden, 2014
  • Roses in Art,Konsthallen Hishult, Sweden, 2013
  • The Status of Ceramics, Museum for Industrial Arts, Helsinki, 2012
  • Taidekeskus Salmelan kesä, Mäntyharju 2012
  • Ceramega,  Valkeakoski 2012
  • The XVI Mänttä Art festival 2011
  • Constructed Realities, Grafikens Hus, Mariefred, Sweden 2011
  • Puberty, Jubileums Exhibition of the Finnish Printmakers, Salo Art Museum 2011
  • Pirkanmaa triennal Art Center Mältinranta, TR1, The Workers Central Museum 2007
  • Den Grafiske Genbank, The Fyn Printmakers Jubileums Exhibition in Danmark, George Baselitz, Jim Dine, Kyoko Sakamoto, Tuula Lehtinen 2004
  • The Garden of Paradise, Helsingki City Art Museum, 2004
  • Monumentala Sötsaker, Konstnärshuset & Hallwylska Muséet, Stockholm, Sweden 2004
  • Pirkanmaa Triennal, Tampere Art Museum, 2003
  • Avesta Art, Sweden 2002
  • Subrosa, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Danmark 2000
  • Södertälje Art Hall, Sweden 2001
  • Amos Andersson Art Museum, Helsinki 2001
  • Blott blått, Konstnärshuset, Stockholm, 2001
  • Finland x 6, Grafikens Hus, Mariefred, Sweden 2000
  • The II Triennaali of Finnish Art, Haus am Waldsee Museum, Berlin 1999
  • Princess – The fullfilment of the Dreams, Tikanoja Art Home, Vaasa and Hämeenlinna Art Museums 1999
  • Paper Mirror, Art Center Retretti, Sinebrychoff Art Museum, Helsinki 1996
  • Kesäpainos, Tampere Modern Art Museum 1998
  • Drawings by The Sun, Suomenlinnan rantakasarmi, Helsinki 1998
  • Aikamuoto, 1990´s in Art in Tampere, Tampere Art Museum 1999
  • Rakkautta raunioilla, Tampere Nykytaiteen Museum, 1992
  • Hommage à Diderot´s encyclopedi – with Silja Rantanen Alvar Aalto -Museum, Jyväskylä, Rovaniemi Art Museum, Aine Art Museum, Tornio 1988
  • Hällä väriä, Art Center Retretti 1989
  • World and The Image, Ateneum Art Museum 1989
  • Rakastetun kuva, Pyynikinlinna, Tampere 1986
  • Five Young printmakers
  • Tampere Modern Art Museum, Vaasa Art Hall,
  • Kemi Art Museum, Wäinö Aaltonen Museum, Turku,
  • Kuopio Art Museum, Kluuvi Gallery, Helsinki,
  • Galleri ETS, Umeå, Sweden 1981-1983
  • Suomen taiteilijain vuosinäyttely, Helsinki Art Hall 1974-
  • Assosiation of Finnish Sculptors
  • Assosiation of Finnish Printmakers
  • Tampere Artists Society
  • The Assosiation of Swedish Artists
  • The Workshop of Printmakers in Fyn, Danmark
  • Metalligrafiikka,
    Taide 1992
  • Painokuvia / Printed Images
    Kustannusosakeyhtiö Pohjoinen, Grafiikanpaja Himmelblau 1997
  • Syväpaino / Intaglio
    Aalto University / School of Art and Design 2010
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