Erkki Nampajärvi / Paintings, 6.5. – 4.6.2022

I work with tempera and oil painting as well as collage. My pieces are inspired by the encounters of the subconscious and the surrounding world. I don’t plan the pieces in advance; instead, I let them develop, layer by layer. I love surprises…

Elina Oikari, Yassine Khaled / If I Will Be You, 6.5. – 4.6.2022

The Large Gallery of Kunsthalle Turku presents two exhibitions that are separate yet linked with regard to themes and content. In his pieces, Yassine Khaled explores communication, digitalisation and the sense of belonging in various communities…

Suvi Sysi / Vessels 11.2. – 13.3.

I become interested in a simple clay shape and decide to repeat it and see where it takes me. The clay records the touch and the impressions of fingerprints. As I repeat the shape, its nature and behaviour reveal themselves. The slow repetition…

Henna Aho & Mia Saharla / Polyphonic compositions (at the grave of painting) 11.2. – 13.3.

The art of painting has laid itself to rest. We linger on the graves of painting; Julia Rommel’s SuperJumbo, Steven Parrino’s Untitled, Dianna Molzan’s Repetto and Angela de la Cruz’s Layers - Small (Ultramarine Blue / Light Blue) rest…

TURKU ARTOTEQUE / WINTER GARDEN 8.1.–13.3.2022

The Winter Garden in the Lobby Gallery of the Kunsthalle consists of works from the selection of Turku Artoteque. The shades and themes of the exhibited works breathe in the winter season. A large number of sculptures have been selected for…

Mortti Saarnia / Allergic Cowboy, 8.1. – 6.2.2022

The Allergic Cowboy is a story of a man who betrays his manhood and becomes an icon in the Finnish countryside of the 1950s. The cowboy is an agricultural worker who is allergic to horses. He is a homosexual idolising the Marlboro ads and doing…

Anna Hillbom, Isfrid Angard Siljehaug ja Ann-Catrin Olsson / I want to belong to the living, 8.1. – 6.2.2022

I want to belong to the living is a collaborative exhibition with Anna Hillbom, Isfrid Angard Siljehaug and Ann-Catrin Olsson. We share an urgency to make possible a tactile re-reading of the past, where the agency of each artist’s work…

The 98th Annual Exhibition of Turku Artists’ Association, 15.7. – 28.8.2022

The 98th Annual Exhibition of Turku Artists’ Association 15 July – 28 August 2022  The 98th Annual Exhibition of Turku Artists’ Association will be presented at Kunsthalle Turku from 15 July – 28 August 2022. The Annual Exhibition…

Jonna Karanka, Merja Kokkonen & Laura Naukkarinen, 10.6. – 10.7.2022

ELECTRIC SPANIEL – WILD NIGHTS The sound and visual artists Jonna Karanka, Merja Kokkonen, and Laura Naukkarinen  —  also known by their artist names Kuupuu, Islaja, and Lau Nau  —  performed and released improvisation-based music…