Pekka & Teija Isorättyä

Artist Duo

Both born in Tornio, Finland 1980. 

 

 

EDUCATION

 

2010 Masters of Arts, Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland

 

 

DUO EXHIBITIONS (SELECTED)

2018

• Ierimonti Gallery, New York, U.S.A.

2015

• Galleria Sculptor, Helsinki, Finland

• Conference on Art and Art  Projects: Kobe studios, Kobe, Japan

2014

• Aine Art Museum, Tornio, Finland

2012

• Galleria Sculptor, Helsinki, Finland

• Finnland Institute in Deutchland, Berlin, Germany 

• Gängeviertel: Galleri Loge, Hamburg, Germany

2011

• Invalid Robot Factory, Berlin, Germany

2009

• Polyforum Siqueiros, Mexico City, Mexico

2008

• Museo Diego Rivera Anahuacalli, Mexico City, Mexico

• Museo Ex Teresa Arte Actual, Mexico City, Mexico

 

 

COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS (SELECTED)

2017

•ARS FENNICA 2017, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland.

•SPRING OPEN STUDIOS, ISCP, New York, U.S.A.

•OPEN ART biennale, Örebro, Sweden

•KIMMO PYYKKÖ taidemuseo, Kankaanpää,Finland

•SULOISESSA SUOMESSAMME, Kouvola Finland; curated by Kaarina Kaikkonen

2016

•MÄNTTÄ ART FESTIVAL Mänttä, Finland; curated Anssi Kasitonni

•NORD ART International exhibition, Büdelsdorf, Germany; curated Wolfgang Gramm/Inga Aru

2015

•OCCUPY SPACE ! Association of Finnish Sculptors exhibition, Korundi Art museum, Rovaniemi, Finland ;curated Daniel Werkmäster  

•12 NO MADO Confrence on Art and Art Projects, Kobe, Japan

2014

•ON/OFF Exhibition of kinetic sculptures, Hyvinkää Art Museum, Finland 2014 

• ARS LIEKE Exhibition of electronic art, Poikilo Art Museum, Kouvola, Finland 2014; curated Jonne Pitkänen

2013

• Gallery Casona, Playa del Carmen, Mexico  

•EFEKTI Purnu, Finland; curated Petri Eskelinen

2012

• 48 STUNDEN NEUKÖLLN Berlin, Germany 

•Galleri Heike Arndt, Berlin, Germany 

2011

•UUSI VEISTOS Lahti Art Museum, Finland.

• CRUCE DE CAMINOS - EUROPA EN MEXICO Museo de Arte de la SHCP Antiguo Palacio del Arzobispado, Mexico City, Mexico; Curated Martha Papadimitrieou

• IHMEEN LÄHELLÄ Oulu Art Museum, Finland 

2010

•NORD ART International Exhibition & Symposium, Büdelsdorf, Germany ; Curated Wolfgang Gramm/ Inga Aru

• EXPO BICENTENARIO Guanajuato, Mexico; Curated Martha Papadimitrieou

• PIXELACHE Kerava Art Museum, Finland

 

 

PERFORMANCES (SELECTED)

 

2015

• Isorättyä Swingers with Mimosa Pale, Mikko Myllylahti, Martti Kaartinen, Riku Rousu. Helsinki festival, Finland

2014

• Isorättyä Swingers with Mimosa Pale, Martti Kaartinen, Riku Rousu, Jyrki Hakomäki. KalottJazz & Blues Festival, Tornio, Finland

2013

• Isorättyä Swingers with Mimosa Pale, Martti Kaartinen. Biofilia openings, Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland

2012

• Isorättyä Swingers with Mimosa Pale, Martti Kaartinen. Fusion Festival, Neustrelitz, Germany

• Isorättyä Swingers & Martti Kaartinen. Embassy of Nordic Countries, Berlin

• Isorättyä Swingers & Martti Kaartinen.  Gängeviertel festival, Hamburg

2011

• Isorättyä Swingers & Roku Rousu. Muusajuhlat -Literary art festival, Oulu, Finland 

• Isorättyä Swingers & Roku Rousu. NordArt, Büdelsdorf, Germany

2010 

• Isorättyä Swingers & Ray Vera. UrsusFest - Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki, Finland

• Mimproject & Invalid Robot Factory.  Vabauduse Väljak, Tallinn, Estonia 

2009

• Polka Madre & Chicharrona project. Glastonbury Contemporary Performing Art  Festival, Glastonbury, England

• Tuomari Nurmio, Polka Madre & Chicharrona project. Jyväskylä Summer Festival, Finland

2008

• Polka Madre & Chicharrona project. Festival de Centro Historico, Mexico City, Mexico 

• Polka Madre, Trans American Gipsy Punk Tour.12 Galaxies, San Francisco, U.S.A.

• Polka Madre, Trans American Gipsy Punk Tour. Mehanata Bulgarian Bar, New York, U.S.A

 

COMISSIONS

 

2017

• STREAM model for restaurant/planetarium edifice  Kakslauttanen, Finland

2013

• BROKEN LANTERN steel and glass sculpture at riverside plaza. Tornio, Finland

 

TEACHING

 

• 2016 Lappland University of applied sciences, painting & drawing teacher

• 2013Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki. Department of sculpture- period for 1st year students.

 • 2007Lappland University of applied sciences, painting& drawing course

 • 2006 Tornio High School,Visual art teacher

 • Workshops of Kinetic sculptures: 

2018 Scandinavia House, New York U.S.A.

2017 ArtGear, Lappland University intergration program, Tornio, Finland

2015 C.A.P Kobe, Japan; Ii High School, Finland; Aine art museum, Finland

2010 Kerava Art museum, Finland

 • Invited presentations (selected) :

2017 Scandinavia House, New York U.S.A.

2016 IHME contemporary art festival, Helsinki Finland; Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, Finland

 2014 Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, Finland

2012 Finnland institute Berlin, Germany

2011Art 360 Oulu, Finland

2010 Aalto University Helsinki, Finland

 

AWARDS & GRANTS (SELECTED)

2018 Arts Council of Finland. Grant for artistic work.

2017 Ars Fennica, Nomination.

2017 Ars Fennica, Public Choise Award.

2017 Lappland Art Price

 2016 Art council of Lapland. Grant for artistic work

2015 Finnish Cultural Foundation. Grant for artistic work

2014 Alfred Kordelin Foundation. Grant for artistic work

2014 Arts Council of Finland. Grant for artistic work.

2013 Finnish Cultural Foundation. Grant for artistic work

 2012 Arts Council of Finland. Residency Grant

 2011Arts Council of Finland.  Grant for artistic work

 2010 Nord Art, Public Choice Award, 1st prize.  

2010 Finnish Art Association. Grant for artistic work

2009 Finnish Cultural Foundation .Grant for artistic work

2008 Arts Council of Finland.Grant for artistic work

2007 FRAME. Project grant

 

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS 

•Kiasma Finnish National Gallery

• Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation Art Collection

• Finnish Art Association Collection 

• Aine Art Museum, Tornio, Finland 

• Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art, Turku Finland 

• Poikilo Art Museum, Kouvola, Finland 

• Basware Art Collection, Finland

•Private Collections

 

MEMBERSHIPS 

 

• Association of Finnish Sculptors 

• Artists’ Association of Lapland 

 

RESIDENCIES, STIPENDS

 

2017 ISCP New York

2015 The Saari residence, Mietoinen, Finland

2015 Conference on art and Art Projects, Kobe, Japan

2014 Heike Arndt Residency, Kettinge, Denmark

2012 Gängeviertel Hamburg, Germany

2010 Art council of Lapland residency, Berlin, Germany