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PÄIVI VÄHÄLÄ

Born in Finland .  Lives and works in Vienna . educ. acad. art.: University of Applied Arts . Vienna .

1987-2009   Teacher at the University of Applied Arts . Vienna

Freelance artist . Painter . Weaver . Sculptor

 

 

EXHIBITIONS                                                      (C) = Catalogue          SOLO = Solo Exhibition
2016   ARTAG GALLERY . Helsinki . Finland . DRAWINGS . Tapestry  8.- 29.4. 2016 . SOLO
2015   Designmuseo . Helsinki . Finland . POSTMODERNISMI 1980 – 1995 . (C)
Rovaniemi Art Museum . Finland  > Museum Lüneburg . Germany  > Kultur Fabrik Helfenberg . Austria  > Art Center Silkeborg . Denmark :  ARTAPESTRY4  (C)
ATRIUM ART – 20 Jahre Ausstellungs- und Sammeltätigkeit der ÖBV  . Vienna . Austria / ÖBV Art Calendar 2015
2014   LOISIUM . Langenlois . Austria . LOISIARTE . Paintings in Allegro .
Lithographics for poetry book Ilpo Tiihonen . Edition Thurnhof . Horn . Austria . (C)
Art Moleto . Moleto . Piemont . Italy . SILENZI  . (C)
Christine Ernst Gallery . Vienna . Austria . 30 YEARS FOR ART . small paintings in allegro .
2013   E LE MENTE . Gallery Decker . Hohenbrunn by Munich Germany . SOLO
IIASA Gallery . Castle Laxenburg by Vienna . Austria . Paintings . SOLO
Abbey Melk . Art Auction for People in Need . Melk . Austria .
Haslach Textile Center . Summer Symposium . instructor for tapestry weaving . Haslach . Austria .
2012   Works acquired by Austrian Museum of Applied Arts in Vienna (MAK) and by Angerlehner Museum in Thalheim by Wels .
Planning for Remembrance Place Garden for Children Died Too Early . Vienna Evangelic Central Cemetery
2011-2013   TUUKIA . Atelier for Art Fabrics . Vienna . Austria .
2010   Ecumenical Place of Remembrance for Children Died Too Early . Evangelic Chappel in AKH . Vienna
WHITE PAINTINGS . Studio Exhibition . Vienna . Austria .
2009   State Museum Lower Austria . St. Pölten . Art Auction for People in Need .
Studio Exhibition . Vienna . Austria . Paintings .
2008   Manggha Museum of Japanese Art . Krakow . Poland . POWER OF FLOWER . (C)
Nitsch Museum . Mistelbach . Austria . Art Auction for People in Need .
2007   Kunsthaus Horn . Exhibition NORDUNG . Drawings and Tapestries &
Lithographics for poetry book Tua Forsström  .  Edition Thurnhof . Horn . Austria . (C)
Gallery Lieglweg . Neulengbach . Austria . Paintings . Tapestries . SOLO
2006-2007   Musée de la tapisserie contemporaine . Angers . France . Arttapestry . (C)
2006   German Textile Museum Krefeld . ARTAPESTRY . (C)
Wienerwaldmuseum Eichgraben . Austria . Drawings . Paintings . SOLO
2005   North Jutland Art Museum . Aalborg . Denmark . ARTAPESTRY . (C)
Kammerhofgalerie . 99x21x21 . Gmunden & Kunst Messe Linz 2005 (Art Fair Linz) . Austria (C)
Künstlerhaus Vienna . WOLLENKUNST . (C)
2004   Gallery Nuovo . Lahti . Finland . Paintings & Tapestries . SOLO
Art University Linz . Austria . DESIGN AUS FINLAND . Small and big Tapestries
2002-2003   Musée de la tapisserie contemporaine . Angers . France & Textile Museum St. Gallen . Switzerland .
7th International Mini-Textile Triennale . ORDRE OU CHAOS: LA FRONTIERE? . (C)
2002  Tsinghua University . Beijing . China . Internat. Tapestry Art Biennale . FROM LAUSANNE TO BEIJING . (C)
2001   Gallery Tiller&Ernst . Vienna . SUMMER WIND . SOLO
Gallery Palais Liechtenstein . Feldkirch . Austria . DON’T MOVE . Paintings . Tapestries
Raum für Kunst . Alstätten . Switzerland . SUSRET . (C)
Atelier 96 . Vienna . Paintings . SOLO
Museum for Fine Arts . Budapest . Hungary . TAPESTRY . (C)
2000   Gallery 5 . Oulu . Finland . Tapestries . Paintings . SOLO
Gallery Tiller&Ernst . Vienna . SOLO
MASC Foundation Vienna . 39 DADA . SOHOttakring . Vienna . Austria
Gallery Station3 . Vienna . Austria . SIX CARDINAL DIRECTIONS . curator of the show
1999   Gallery Art&Weise . Vienna . Austria . SOLO
Gallery Chobot . KABINET . Vienna .
NÖArt . WARP AND THEFT . Touring Exhibition in Lower Austria
MALEREI Painting Symposium Rettenschöss . Tyrol . Austria . (C)
Castle Wolkersdorf . Paintings . CAUTION 13 . Drawings .
1998   Atrium ÖBV . Vienna . THE ESSENCE OF SILENCE . SOLO
SALVESEN Sculpture Symposion . Tarrenz . Tyrol . Austria . (C)
Museum Tarrenz . Paintings . Sculptures . Tapestries . SOLO
1997   Museum Frauenbad Baden . ARACHNE . Austrian Tapestries
Museum of Tolerance . Simon Wiesenthal Center . New York . USA . SUSRET
Gallery Elite . Venice & New York School of Interior Design . USA . SUSRET . (C)
Zámocky Park Pezinok . Slovakia . Contemporary Art Agency International . COMMON SPACE . (C)
Sculpture Symposium HOLZ . Rettenschöss . Tyrol . Austria . (C)
Trans Wien . Vienna . STATION 2 . Object Installation (C)
1996   Gallery Tiller . Vienna . Austria . Paintings . Sculptures . Tapestries . SOLO
Kammerhofgalerie . Gmunden . European Women´s Synod . FRAU-GOTT, HERRGOTT
Museum for Architecture . Ljubljana . Slovenia . 30TH INTERNATIONAL TEXTILE SYMPOSIUM
Museum for Contemporary Arts . Palais Liechtenstein . Vienna . Austria . MAYDAY . Art Auction
1995   Gallery in Palais Taxis & Tyrolean Art Pavilion . Innsbruck . TEX 95A . (C)
Central Museum of Textiles . Lodz . Poland . 8tTH INTERNATIONAL TAPESTRY TRIENNALE . (C)
Culture Centrum Minoriten . Graz . Austria . FRAUEN IMAGINIEREN GOTT . (C)
1994   Villa Olmo . Como . Italy . MINIARTEXTIL . (C)
City of Helsinki Art Nouveau Hall . Finland . RYIJY
Galeria F . Szklarska Poreba . Poland . SOLO
Kulturfavoriten . Vienna . EINE KLASSE . (C)
1993   Marchegg Castle . 11 ARTISTS . Lower Austria
1991   Ullava Culture Days . LIGHT SHOWERS . Light & Paper Installation . Ullava . Finland
1989   Retretti Museum . RYIJY . Punkaharju . Finland
1987   Oulu Museum of Art . Finland . Drawings . Paintings . Tapestries . SOLO
MAK Museum of Applied Arts in Vienna . Austria . LOOK HOW BEAUTIFUL .
University of Applied Arts Vienna . TAPISSERIE. (C)
1984   NINETEEN 97 . Hong Kong . Paintings . Drawings . SOLO
1981   University of Applied Arts Vienna . TAPESTRIES . (C)

AWARDS
1989   Theodor-Körner-Prize for Fine Arts
1982 /83   Scholarship for young talent from University of Applied Arts Vienna

WORKS in Public Collections
Designmuseo . Helsinki . Finland
MAK . Austrian Museum of Applied Arts . Vienna
Lower Austria State Museum . St. Pölten
Angerlehner Museum . Thalheim by Wels . Austria
University for Applied Arts Archive . Vienna . Austria
Vienna Municipal Office of Culture . Art Collection . Vienna . Austria
Die Erste Bank . Vienna . Austria
Hagebank-Volksbank . Vöcklabruck . Upper Austria
Museum Tarrenz . Tyrol . Austria
ÖBV . Österreichische Beamtenversicherung  . Vienna
Oulu Museum of Art . Art Collection . Oulu . Finland
Suomen Käsityön Ystävät . Helsinki . Finland

WORKS in Private Collections
Austria . Finland . Sweden . Italy . Greece . Switzerland . Spain . France . Belgium .
Netherland . Germany . Poland . Czech Republic. Hungary . Turkey .
Iceland . England . Canada . USA . Mexico . Hong Kong . Japan

MEMBER
IG Bildende Kunst Vienna
ORNAMO Finland

STUDIO
Atelier Päivi Vähälä, Wickenburggasse 5/10, Vienna, Austria

atelier@paivivahala.com    www.paivivahala.