Artist Paula Pitkanen
I am colour passionist, intuitive painter, expressionist
I’ve always wanted to be able to help others, but haven’t succeeded very well because my health hasn’t always been good and I have had a big family to take care of. Still I think, that each of us can make a bit better world even with small everyday acts, like just taking care of our loved ones. Like Mother Teresa has said, “If you want to change the world, go home and love your family.”
I’m lucky that art has given me the power to sprinkle love around me and and also a little bit further. Through my paintings I hope good crumbs spread to the whole world. Love is a life-long theme for me – also religion, philosophy and power of life.
Every painting is a kind of process of healing and falling in love. Since I can turn even anxious feelings to good energy with art, I believe that this power of positivity also passes on to the viewer.
I’m inspired by colour. Colours have been my passion since childhood and colour periods show up very strongly in my work. Themes for my paintings come primarily from colours and emotions, and reflect both my inner world and it’s relationship to the reality in which we live.
Painting is like falling in love with the whole Universe.
I have studied the creative skills at Hyvinkää Art School, Wetterhoff Institute, Vantaa Arts and Crafts school, Rastor, Keuda and Aava Vedic Art Academy. Vedic art has given me a new way of making art, and in recent years, the paintings have taken me to wonderful and surprising adventures.
During recent years I have started to have exhibitions again, and I’m a member of Vantaa Artists Association, Finnish Artists as well as Art Point Association. I’m also a member of the exhibition committee of the Vantaa Artists Association.
Welcome to my exhibitions!
With my love,
Rakastan, Taiteilijatalo Gjutars Vantaa – 9.9.-23.9.2016
Lumen valo, Galleria Artika Helsinki – 10.1.-29.1.2017
VOIMA, Ravintola Teatteri/Kello Galleria, Helsinki 29.4. – 30.6.2017
Minä ja universumi, Galleria Jänis, Turku 5.-30.11.2017
Tilinpäätös/Bokslut, Galleria Jänis, Turku 2.-28.12.2017
Valon hetkiä, Galleria Artika, Helsinki 9.1.-28.1.2018
#lovetolivebythesea, Peijas-Rekolan sairaala, Vantaa 1.-31.3.2018 > 4.5.2018 asti
#lovetolivebythesea, Hima&Sali, Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki 1.8.-30.9.2018 > 7.10. asti
Yhteisnäyttely, Suomen taiteilijat 50 vuotta, Valssaamo Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki 26.9.-7.10.2018
Jade Gallery, Helsinki 1.1.-31.1.2019
Yhteisnäyttely, Galleria Albert IX, Yhteinen kotimme, Helsinki 8.1.-20.1.2019
LUCKY FLOWERS, Makers, Cultural Center Sähinä, Helsinki, Finland 27.7.-31.8.2019
Raffia ja smoothia, Vantaa art association 25 years jubilee exhibition, Galleria K, Vantaa, Finland 20.9.-6.10.2019
Finnish art assosiation annual exhibition, Valssaamo, Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki 24.9-6.10.2019
Klementiinan sali, group exhibition, Helsinki, Finland 18.1. -23.2.2020
“Sieluni sävyjä”, Peijas-Rekola Hospital, Vantaa, Finland, 6.-29.2.2020
Galleria Fogga, group exhibition, Helsinki, Finland 16.3. – 2.4.2020
Blau Rot Gelb, group exhibition, Galerie m beck, Homburg, Germany 23.10. – 17.11.2020
PIGMENT PAINTINGS 2019
ALKOHOL INK PAINTINGS 2019