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Mari RANTANEN

1956, Finland

Name: Mari RANTANEN
Birth: 1956, Finland

Rantanen, Mari. Born in Helsinki, Finland.

Professor at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Stockholm, 1996-2006

Education:
1982-83 Pratt Institute, New York USA
1975-79 School of the Finnish Fine Arts Academy, Helsinki, Finland

Solo Exhibitions:
2007 Skövde Art hall, Skövde, Sweden. Turku Artmuseum, Turku, Finland. Helsinki Art hall, Helsinki, Finland
2006 Andrehn-Shiptjenko Gallery, Stockholm. Kultuuritehdas Korjaamo Galleria, Helsinki. Örebro Art hall
2005 Kuopio Art Museum, Kuopio, Finland. Uddevalla konsthall, Sweden. Aine Art Museum, Tornio Finland. Tikanojas konsthem, Vasa, Finland. Galleri Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland. Arthall Millesgården, Stockholm, Sweden
2004 Länsmuseet Gävle, Sweden, with My Ekman. Taidesalonki, Husa, Tampere, Finland
2003 Eskilstuna Art Museum, Eskilstuna, Sweden. Galleri Mårtenson-Persson, Påarp, Sweden
2002 Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland. Andréhn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm, Sweden
2001 Taidesalonki Husa, Tampere, Finland. Galerie Forsblom Turku, Finland
2000 Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki. Konstnärshuset , Grafik Galleri, Stockholm, Sweden
1998 Andréhn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm, Sweden. Galleri Artek, Helsinki, Finland
1997 Ystad Art Museum, Ystad, Sweden
1996 Galleri Pintura, Helsinki, Finland. Galleri Artek Helsinki Finland
1995 Andréhn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm, Sweden. Rantagalleria, Turku, Finland. Galerie Van der Tann, Berlin, Germany
1994 Galleri Artek Helsinki, Finland. Taidesalonki Husa Tampere, Finland
1993 Pyynikinlinna, Tampere, Finland. Taidesalonki Bell\\\'arte, Turku, Finland. Gallerie von der Tann Berlin, Germany
1992 Galleri Artek Helsinki, Finland
1991 Anette Gullberg Galleri, Cologne, Germany. North- Norwegian Art Museum, Tromso, Norway. Taidesalonki Bellárte, Turku, Finland with Jon Arne Mogstad
1990 Nordic House, Faroe Islands, Denmark Nordic House, Reykjavik, Iceland. Galleri Nordanstad-Skarstedt, Stockholm. Galleri Artek Helsinki, Finland
1989 Galleria Valkoinen Huone, Tampere, Finland. Tampere Art Museum, Tampere, Finland 1988. Galleri Contur, Stockholm, Sweden
1987 Taidesalonki Husa, Tampere, Finland. Galerie Artek, Helsinki, Finland. Galleri F 15, Moss, Norway
1986 Galleria Uusikuva, Kotka, Finland
1985 Hanasaaren Kulttuurikeskus, Espoo, Finland. Galerie Kaj Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland. Galleri Lång, Malmö, Sweden
1984 Galerie Ackermann, Helsinki, Finland
1983 Galleri Sankt Olof, Norrköping, Sweden. Painters Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
1981 Painters Gallery Helsinki, Finland
1979 Niemelän Kartano, Heinola, Finland

Group Exhibitions:
2007 Taidekeskus Salmela Mäntyharju, Finland. Monotypi-Typ,Konstnärs Huset ,Stockholm,Sweden
2006 Göteborg Art Museum
2005 The Amory Show Andrehn-Schiptjenko New York, USA. Orientalisim Arthome Tikanoja Vaasa, and Salo Art Museum Finland. Joulutähti ,Galleria Forsblom, Finland
2004 Landskape of Power, Sara Hilden Art Museum, Tampere Finland. The Armory Show Andréhn-Schiptjenko, New York, USA
2003 The Expanded Book, Färgfabriken, Stockholm
2002 ISCP Open Studios, New York, USA. Uniikki, Fiskars Konstcentrum, Finland
2001 Love and Freedom, Pyynikinlinna, Tampere, Finland. Todays Future, Vantaa City Art Museum, Vantaa, Finland. The Wihuri Art Collection, Helsinki. Arthall and Galleri Skulptor, Helsinki, Finland. Painting about Painting, Kristinehamns Art Museum, Kristinehamn, Sweden
2000 Konstnärsböcker, Galleri Neon, Brösarp, Sweden. Nordic Postmodernism, Kiasma Modern Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland. Stockholm Art Fair Galleri Forsblom, Sweden
1999 Art Biennal of Finnish Art, Mänttä, Finland. Teachers R Us, Bror Hjorts Hus, Uppsala, Sweden. Junge Europäische Kunst Finland. Aschersleber Kunst & Kulturverein, Germany
1998 7:1, Arte Skandia, Galeria de Arte Moderna di Scafate Provinca di Salerno, Campanja, Italy
1997 Oulun Art Museum, Oulu, Finland. Amos Anderson, Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
1996 Taidetta, Norrköpings Art Museum Norrköping, Sweden. Båtmanskasarena Karlskrona, Sweden. Skövde Art Hall, Skövde, Sweden. Västerås Art museum, Sweden. Sundsvalls Art Museum, Sweden. KUB Kulturcentrum, Helsingborg, Sweden. Konstens Hus, Luleå, Sweden. Önske Utställning,Ystads Art Museum, Ystad, Sweden
1995 Varkaus CityArt Museum, Varkaus, Finland. Voralbergisches Landesmuseum, Bregenz, Austria. Stadtmuseum Nordico, Linz, Austria. Galerie Bassi, Remagen, Germany. Galerie Welt Sastbory, Austria. Galerie im Taxis Palais, Innsbruck, Austria. Skapelser, Churches at Skaraborgs County, Sweden
1994 Crossing Over, Changing Places, Helsinki. City Art Museum Helsinki, Finland. Galleri Bergman, Gothenburg, Sweden. To Read, Nordic Art Center, Helsinki, Finland. Nicolas Aleksander Gallery, New York, NY, USA. Postmodern or Modern, From the collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki- Myyrmaki Center,Vantaa, Finland. Gallerie Von Der Tann, Berlin, Germany. Galerie Johans S, Porvoo, Finland. 13th International fair of Prints, Grechen, Germany. Galerie im Kreishaus, Cuxhaven, Germany
1993 Galerie im Bildumngszentrum, Wolfenrutel, Germany. Galleria Andromeda, Mikkeli, Finland- Rathaus-galerie, Leverkusen, Germany. Galerie M Kreishaus, Celle, Germany. Transit, National Gallery of Finland, Helsinki, Finland. Galleria Kaj Forsblom, Turku, Finland. Saga Print Fair, Paris, France. Real, Nordic Art Center, Helsinki, Finland; and. Kunstv. Lune, Dormund, Germany. Paintings, Graham Modern Gallery, NewYork, USA
1992 Local Fauna, New York, USA. Norrsken 92, Biennale for Young Artists, Gothenburg Art Museum, Sweden. I Like It, Lahti Art Museum, Finland. Galleria Sirius, Jyväskylä, Finland. Galleria Duetto, Helsinki, Finland
1991 Pleasure, Hallwalls Center for Contemporary Art, Buffalo, New York, USA. Kunst Europa 91, Rosendahl Kunstverein, Munchen, Germany. Nordic Art / New York, Frank Bustamente Gallery, New York, USA
1990 Galleria Valkoinen Huone, Tampere, Finland. Baltic Biennale, Rauma Art Museum, Rauma, Finland. Purnu, Orivesi, Finland
1989 The 125 Anniversary, of the Artists Association of Finland. National Art Museum of Finland; Ateneum, Helsinki, Finland. Small Scale Abstraction, Art In General, New York, USA. Five New Painters, John Davis Gallery, New York, USA. Stockholm Art Fair, Sweden
1988 John Davis Gallery, New York, New York, USA. Alex Gallery, Washington D.C., USA
1987 Drawn Out, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, USA. Galleri Contur, Stockholm, Sweden. Fruit, Helsinki Art Hall, Finland. Taidesalonki Bell\\\'arte, Turku, Finland. By the River Contemporary Finnish art , Pori Art Museum, Pori, Finland
1986 Attitudes, Aalborg Art Museum, Denmark. Art Hall of Södertälje, Sweden. Kjarvalstadir, Reykjavik, Iceland. New Finnish Art of the 1980\\\'s, Gallery OTSO, Espoo. Oulu Art Museum; Mikkeli Art Museum, Finland. Contacts / Contrasts, Pori Art Museum, Finland. Purnu, Orivesi, Finland. Picture of the Beloved, Pyynikinlinna, Tampere, Finland. Listening, Helsinki Art Hall, Finland
1985 Aurora, Nordic Art Center, Helsinki, Finland. Galleri Krista Mikkola, Helsinki, Finland. Stockholm Art Fair, Sweden
1984 \\\"Infallvinklar\\\" Länsmuseet, Örebro, Sweden. Stockholm Art Fair, Stockholm, Sweden. Finnish Art, Riimäki Art Museum, Riihimäki, Finland
1983 By the River, New Finnish Art, Pori Art Museum. Three Artists, Helsinki City Art Gallery, Finland
1981 Nine Finnish Artists - Travelling Exhibiton in Sweden. Triennale of Sapporo, Sapporo, Japan
1980 84 State Exhibition, Helsinki, Finland
1978-84 Exhibition of the Young Artists\\\', Helsinki Ar Hall, Finland
1979,81 Annual Exhibition of Finnish Artists\\\', Helsinki Art Hall, Finland
83,85,79 7 Young Artist Galleri G, Helsinki, Finland

Collections:
Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland
Amos Andersson Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
Aine Art Museum, Tornio, Finland
Ars Nova Art Museum, Turku, Finland
Art Museum of the City of Helsinki, Finland
Art Museum of Imatra, Finland
Art Museum of the City of Kajaani, Finland
Art Museum of Kouvola, Finland
Art Museum of Lahti, Finland
Art Museum of Hämeelinna, Finland
Art Museum of the City of Oulu, Finland
Art Museum of the City of Pori, Finland
Art Museum of Rovaniemi, Finland
Art Museum of the City of Tampere, Finland
Sara Hilden Art Museum Tampere, Finland
Borås Art Museum, Sweden
Eskilstuna Art Museum, Sweden
Västerås Art Museum, Sweden
Akzo Nobel Art Foundation , The Netherlands
Saastamoinen Art Collection, Finland
Paulo Foundation Finland
State of Finland
State of Sweden
City of Espoo, Finland
City of Kotka, Finland
City of Kuopio, Finland
City of Lahti, Finland
City of Tampere, Finland
City of Vantaa, Finland
City of Malmö, Sweden
City of Norrköping, Sweden
City of Oslo, Norway
Alko Oy, Finland
Fredric Roos Collection, Sweden
Ev. Lutherian Parish of Helsinki, Finland
Ev. Lutherian Parish of Mikkeli, Finland
Ev. Lutherian Parish of Turku, Finland
Konst i Länet, Uppsala Commun, Sweden
Next Collection, Sweden
Insurance Company of Kansa, Finland
Insurance Company of Pohjola, Finland
KOP Bank Collection, Finland
Postal Bank of Finland Collection, Finland
SKOP Bank Collection, Finland
Turun Alueen Säästöpankki Collection, Finland
OKO Bank Collection, New York, USA

Awards:
Honorary prize of Maire Gullichsen Foundation, 1997
Young Finnish Artist of the Year, 1989
Third prize, mural painting competition for the Oulu Music Center, 1983

Commissions:
2006 Mosaiks at the State prison Turku Finland
2006-2008 Projekt Färg signaler at metro stationer Gärdet och Zinkensdamn, Stokholm, Sweden
2002 Söderska Sjukhus, Stockholm, Sweden
1999 Luleå University Luleå, Sweden

Source: http://www.marirantanen.com

Mari Rantanen, finländsk bildkonstnär. Utbildad vid Finska konstakademin, Helsingfors 1975-1979, vid Pratt Institute, New York, Professor vid Konstakademien i Stockholm 1996-2005. Mari Rantanen har alltid varit intresserad av färgens och formens samspel och ljusets uttryckskraft. Hennes måleri präglas av starka kraftfält och ett ytterst personligt färgspel i komplexa mönster

Source: www.bukowskismarket.com

Composition by Mari RANTANEN

Composition (-88)

Price SEK 15,500 (€1,666)
Estimated SEK 20,000
Name Of The Game by Mari RANTANEN

Name Of The Game (-88)

Price EUR 3,579
Incl. buyer's premium
Estimated EUR 3,000–4,000
Say Like It Is by Mari RANTANEN

Say Like It Is (-88)

Price EUR 3,828
Incl. buyer's premium
Estimated EUR 3,000–4,000
Komposition by Mari RANTANEN

Komposition (-85)

Price EUR 490
Estimated EUR 700
Composition by Mari RANTANEN

Composition (-85)

Price EUR 0
Not sold
Estimated EUR 700–1,000
Vettius by Mari RANTANEN

Vettius (-86)

Price EUR 1,500
Estimated EUR 1,800–2,300
Inside Out by Mari RANTANEN

Inside Out (1985)

Price EUR 2,000
Estimated EUR 2,500–3,000
Harry Lime by Mari RANTANEN

Harry Lime (1985)

Price EUR 900
Estimated EUR 800–1,000
Two Of A Kind by Mari RANTANEN

Two Of A Kind (1988)

Price EUR 750
Estimated EUR 800–1,000
Untitled (suite Of Four Colour Etchings) by Mari RANTANEN

Untitled (suite Of Four Colour Etchings) (1983)

Price EUR 900
Estimated EUR 600–800
Attitude Of Mind Rather Than Style - Diptyk by Mari RANTANEN

Attitude Of Mind Rather Than Style - Diptyk (1989)

Price SEK 11,000 (€1,028)
Estimated SEK 6,000–8,000