Contact information

Ms. Aino-Kaarina Pajari

Tel
+358 (0)50 3041 062

Email
aino-k.pajari (at) pp.inet.fi

Blog
carborundia.blogspot.com

Studio
Hovilantie 4 A 3
40500 Jyväskylä

Enquiries

Galleria Becker (Jyväskylä Artists' Association)
tel. / fax 014-613 648
www.jkltaiteilijaseura.net

The Association of Finnish Printmakers / Grafoteekki
Pieni Roobertinkatu 10, 00120 Helsinki
www.taidegraafikot.fi/myyntikokoelma.html

Galleria Carree
Kauppakatu 13, 70100 Kuopio
www.carree.fi

Galleria Kapriisi
Hämeenpuisto 25, 33210 Tampere
www.galleriakapriisi.net/verkkokauppa/

Galleria Ismo Malkki
web shop
www.grafiikkakauppa.fi/product_catalog.php?c=217

Galleri Andersson/Sanström
Stockholm/Umeå
S-903 64 Umeå, Sweden
Tel: +46 (0)90 14 49 90
Fax: +46 (0)90 14 49 70
info(at)gsa.se
www.gsa.se

CV

Aino-Kaarina Pajari
b. 1957.09.03
lives in Jyväskylä, Finland

View prints (information only in Finnish)

Studies

2002 Basic studies in pedagogics, The Jyväskylä University
2001 Exotic non-toxic (nonpoisonous graphic), Jyväskylä Centre for Printmaking
1993 North Ostrobothnia Summer University /OTS, stone carving
1978-80 Lahti School of Fine Arts
1975-78 Lahti Institute of Industrial Arts. Department for Graphic Design.
1973-75 Kankaanpää Art School

Solo exhibitions

2011 Galleria Colmio, Oulu, ”Kaalikeittopäivä” (Cabbage Soup Day)
2011 Galleria Becker, Jyväskylä, ”Kaalikeittopäivä” (Cabbage Soup Day)
2010 Galleria G, Helsinki, artist of August in Grafoteekki
2008 Galleria Carree, Kuopio, Carborundi
2007-08 Jyväskylä Art Museum / Holvi, Carborundi retrospective
2005 Gallery Harmonia, Jyväskylä, Touch of Africa, A-K Pajari&Kapa
2004 Rovaniemi Art Museum, Rovaniemi
2003 Gallery BE´19, Helsinki | Gallery Becker, Jyväskylä
2000 Gallery BE´19, Helsinki
1999 Gallery Harmaja, Oulu | Gallery Harmonia, Jyväskylä
1998 Tikkakoski Summer Exhibition, Tikkakoski
1997 Gallery Becker, Jyväskylä
1995 Gallery Saskia, Tampere
1994 Gallery BE`19, Helsinki | Gallery Uusi kuva, Kotka
1993 Kalevan Taidenurkka, Oulu
1992 Poriginal Gallery, Pori | Gallery Harmonia, Jyväskylä
1991 Gallery of Turku Artist´s Association, Turku
1989 Arctic Gallery, Oulu
1988 Art Centre Mältinranta, Tampere | Mikkeli Art Museum, Mikkeli
1986 Oulu Art Museum, Oulu
1983 Oulu Art Museum, "The Artist of the Month", Oulu | Gallery Saskia, Tampere
1981 Taidepiste/Art Point, Oulu

Group exhibitions

2011 Jyväskylä Artists' Association visit exhibition at Galleria Himmeli, Karstula
2011 Tänään kotona, Arjen taide (Every day art) touring exhibition at airforca canteen, Tikkakoski; and Keurusselkä canteen, Keuruu
2011 Uusi lehti, summer exhibition of The Association of Finnish Print Makerss, Galleria G, Helsinki
2010 ArtForum/Arjen taide (Every day art), Jyväskylä Artists' Association exhibition, Forum-kauppakeskus, Jyväskylä
2010 Jyväskylä Artists' Association 65 year anniversary exhibition, ”Lähde”, Museum of Central Finland, Jyväskylä
2010 Huomenta Afrikka (Good Morning, Africa!), 10 year anniversary exhibition of Villa Karo, the Finnish-African Cultural Centre in Grand-Popo, Benin; Taidehalli, Helsinki
2010 Jyväskylä Artists' Association, Galleria Varikko, Seinäjoki
2009 Jyväskylä Artists' Association, Galleria Rantakasarmi, Helsinki
2009 Uusi lehti, New impressions, summer exhibition of The Association of Finnish Printmakers, Galleria G, Helsinki
2008 Välittämö, Galleria Varikko, Seinäjoki
2006 Apostolit, 13 Women Artists, Rantakasarmi, Suomenlinna, Helsinki
2004 Apostles, 13 Women Artists, Museum of Central Finland, Jyväskylä
2004 Mänty-Honka-Petäjä Group, Seinäjoki Art Hall, Seinäjoki
2001 Mänty-Honka-Petäjä Group, Kemi Art Museum, Kemi
2001 Mänty-Honka-Petäjä Group, Haihara Manor House, Tampere
2000 Mänty-Honka-Petäjä Group, Savonlinna Art Museum, Savonlinna
2000 Mänty-Honka-Petäjä Group, Museum of Central Finland, Jyväskylä
1999 Mänty-Honka-Petäjä Group, Kouvola Art Museum, Kouvola
1997 Graka Exhibition, Varkaus Art Museum, Varkaus
1997 Visiting Exhibition of Jyväskylä Artist´s Association, Kuusankoski House, Kuusankoski
1995 Visiting Exhibition of Tampere Artist´s Association, Old Townhall, Turku
1994 Gallery Harmaja, Oulu
1994 Art Centre Mältinranta, Tampere
1990 18. Summer Exhibitio, Kuusamo
1990 Kluuvi Gallery, Art from Nordic Ostrobotnia, Helsinki

Joint exhibitions

2006, 2012 The Regional Photographic exhibition of Central Finland, Galleria Harmonia, Jyväskylä
1997, 2000-2001, 2009-2011 Annual Exhibition of Jyväskylä Artist´s Association, Jyväskylä Art Museum, Jyväskylä
2008 Miniatyyrivalokuvanäyttely (Miniature photographic exhibition), Galleria Harmonia, Jyväskylä
2003-2006, 2008 Annual Exhibition of Jyväskylä Artist´s Association, Jyväskylä Art Museum / Museum of Central Finland, Jyväskylä
2008 “Meidän taiteilijat”, Jyväskylä Print Center 30 Years, Galleria Harmonia, Jyväskylä
2007-08 Touring exhibition of Jyväskylä Photographic Center
2004 Exhibition of Nordic Artist´s Association in Finland, Rantakasarmi, Suomenlinna, Helsinki
2002-2004 Tondo Finlandese, Travelling Exhibition in Central Finland
2002 Miniature Exhibition, Aboa Vetus, Ars Nova, Turku
2002 Environmental Art Project in Jyväskylä
2001 Visiting Exhibition of Jyväskylä Artist´s Association, Gallery Ahjo, Joensuu
1981-1994 Annual Exhibition of Oulu Artist´s Association, Oulu
1980, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1990 Annual Exhibition of the Association of Finnish Visual Artists
1981, 1983, 1986, 1989, 1992 Regional Exhibitions of the Province of Oulu

Group exhibitions abroad

2011 The Centre for Creative Photography, Suomesta gallery, Berlin
2005 A-K. Pajari, Virpi Lehto, Dorothea Nerlich, Rose Schulze, Produzentengalerie “M” des Brandenburgischen, Potsdam, Germany
2005 14 Artists from Finland, Jaroslavl Art Museum, Russia
2004 Visual Art from Central Finland, Portali Art Café, Genova, Italy
2003 miniPIENImalist, Miniature Art from Finland, The Line Gallery, Linlithgow, Scotland
2003 Contemporary Art from Central Finland, Petrozavodsk Art Hall, Russia
2001-2002 Tondo Finlandese, Gallery Il Gabiano, La Spezia; Studio Gennei, Pisa; Palazzo Ducale, Genova
1990 Visiting Exhibition of Oulu Artist´s Association, Gävle, Sweden
1988 Visiting Exhibition of Oulu Artist´s Association, Odessa, Soviet Union
1988 Visiting Exhibition of Oulu Artist´s Association, Umeå, Sweden
1982,1983 Visiting Exhibition of Oulu Artist´s Association, Leverkusen, Germany

International Exhibitions

2011 7th Évora Printmaking Festival - International Biennial - 1st Part
2010 Lessedra World Art Print Annual, Sofia, Bulgaria
2009 International Print Triennial Krakow, Main exhibition, Poland
2005 Graphica Creativa, International Print Triennial, 30 Years Anniversary Exhibition, Finnish Open, Jyväskylä Art Museum
2005 8th Biennial of Graphic Art of the Baltic States, Kaliningrad, Russia
2005 Carborundum Prints, Form&Färg Gallery, Eskilstuna, Sverige
2004 In the Focus of Art, Contemporary Art from Italy and Finland, Saarijärvi Museum, Saarijärvi
2002 Graphica Creativa, International Print Triennial, Ketjut/Links, Jyväskylä Art Museum, Jyväskylä
2000 International Print Triennial "Krakow-Nurnberg", Nurnberg, Germany
2000 International Print Triennial-Krakow 2000-"Bridge to the Future", Krakow, Poland
1999 The PASS, International Exhange of the PASS Art, Osaka City Gallery, Osaka, Japan
1995 3th Bharat Bhavan International Biennial of Prints, Bhobal and Kalkutta, India
1994 IV International Art Triennial Madjanek, Poland
1991 Luleå Autumn Salong, Luleå, Sweden
1990 Graphica Creativa, International Print Triennial, Nordic Graphic Art Competition, Jyväskylä
1983 Baltic Biennial, Rauma
1980 Vaasa Print Triennial of Young Artists, Vaasa

Performances

2009 KUVATtOMAT -monotypia dance show Graphica Creativa, Jyväskylän tanssiopisto (Jyväskylä dance school)

Carborundum-dances:
2007 Rundi 1, Eksyksissä, UPM, Säynätsalo, music Anja Mauranen, dance Noora Nenonen
2008 Rundi 2, Nuorallatanssija, Jyväskylä Art Museum -”- -”-
2008 Rundi 3, Kärpäsiä, Jyväskylä Summer Festival -”- -”-

Works in Public Collections

The Finnish State; City of Helsinki/Helsinki Art Museum; Tampere Art Museum; City of Jyväskylä/Jyväskylä Art Museum; Oulu Art Museum; Västerbottens landsting konstkomite, Sweden; City of Raahe; Oulu Cooperative Bank Collection; Oulu Telephone Company; Oulu Broadcasting House; Luova Grafiikka ry.; The Union of Technician, Itella; Tampereen Saskiat ry; Rural Parish of Jyväskylä; Jyväskylä University; Keski-Suomen sairaanhoitopiiri; Jyväskylä Polytechnic; Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation Collection/Rovaniemi Art Museum; Musée Hamaguchi Yozo, Japan; Norrköpings konstmuseum ja Västerbottens landsting konstkomite, Sweden

Ruotsi.

Public Works

"Brain Storm", IT-Dynamo, Jyväskylä Polytechnic(Carborundum, 1500x200 cm, 19 parts), 2004
"Kiveen kirjoitetut", By the Jyväsjärvi Lake, Jyväskylä (7 granite stones), 2002

Memberships

2008- Luovan valokuvauksen keskus Ry (The Centre for Creative Photography)
2006-10 Luova grafiikka ry (board member and exhibition group member)
2004- Jyväskylän taiteilijatalosäätiö (board member and president)
1996- Jyväskylä Artist´s Association (board member 2001-2005)
1993- The Association of Finnish Printmakers

Awards and Grants (selected)

2012 Arts Council of Finland
2008 Arts Council of Central Finland, 3-year grant
2007 Arts Council of Central Finland
2006 Arts Council of Central Finland
2005 Arts Council of Central Finland
2004 Cultural Fund of Finland
2004 Central Committee of Art in Finland
2003 Arts Council of Central Finland, 1-year grant
2002 Jyväskylä City
2000 Arts Council of Central Finland
1999 Jyväskylä City, ½ - year grant
1998 Central Committee of Art in Finland
1995 Cultural Fund of Finland
1994 Arts Council of Oulu Province, 1-year grant
1989 Arts Council of Oulu Province, 1-year grant

Publications

Jyväskylän taiteilijaseuran 65 v juhlakirja 2010
2000+, Keskisuomalaista kuvataidetta vuosituhannen vaihteessa, Hannu Castrén, Alvar Aalto -seura ry 2001
Art & Creativity Contemporary Artists, Petru Russu, World of Art books, London, 2005

 

Graphic designer since 1979: advertising agencies 1979-90, freelancer from 1986-.
Teaching art in different places since 1980.