Born 1961 in Pieksemäki, Finland
Lives and works in Helsinki
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Marianna Uutinen has made acrylic works of collage type for over ten years, using them to create a markedly unique idiom. But despite visual and material abundance, Uutinen has always approached her themes and subjects with moderation - thematically her works do not underline things nor do they give the viewer ready-made interpretations. Uutinen says that in the early stages of her career she explicitly tried to find a material that would in a way depict itself and be self-reflective. Through an emphasis on the construction of the work and its materiality, Uutinen.s art approaches what underlies it in our present age. Each brushstroke or mark always means something - there is no such thing as a pure sign. Marianna Uutinen's works also operate on this principle, as a social sign of surrounding reality.

Marianna Uutinen is currently professor at the Art Academy in Helsinki.


Institute des Hautes Etudes en Arts Plastiques, Paris, France

The School of Fine Arts Academy of Finland, Helsinki, Finland


Salon Dahlman, Berlin, Germany (together with Anselm Reyle)
Carlier-Gebauer, Berlin, Germany
Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland

Lars Bohman Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland

Lars Bohman Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
Kalhama-Piippo Contemporary, Helsinki, Finland
Vanha Pappila , Pieksämäki, Finland
Kouvolan Taidemuseo,Kouvola (Kouvola Art Museum), Finland

Turku Art Museum, Turku, Finalnd
Mikkeli Taidemuseo, Mikkeli, Finland
Taidehalli, Helsinki, Finland

Galleri Lars Bohman, Stockholm, Sweden

Galerie Anhava, Helsinki, Finland
Galleria Orton, Helsinki, Finland

Galerie Anhava, Helsinki, Finland

Galleri Lars Bohman, Stockholm, Sweden

Pizia Arte Net, Teramo, Italy

Galerie Anhava, Helsinki, Finland

Galleria Figure, Torino, Italy

Galerie Anhava, Helsinki, Finland

Gallery Anders Tornberg, Lund, Sweden
Galleri Lars Bohman, Stockholm, Sweden
Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
Galleri Wang, Oslo, Norway

Helsinki Art Hall, Helsinki, Finland

Galleri Lars Bohman, Stockholm, Sweden

Gallery Anders Tornberg, Lund, Sweden
Galerie Anhava, Helsinki, Finland

Galerie Anhava, Helsinki, Finland
Galleri Lars Bohman, Stockholm, Sweden

Galleria Krista Mikkola, Helsinki, Finland

Osram Höfe, Einblicke – in die Sammlung Wemhöner, Berlin, Germany
Lehrter Siebzehn, Berlin, Germany
Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland
Works from the collection of Vexi Salmi, The Art Museum of Lathi, Lathi, Finland

Lunds Konsthall, Lund, Sweden
Centre International d Art Contemporain, Carros/Nice, France
Ludwig Museum, Koblenz / Finnland - Institut in Deutschland , Berlin, Germany
Paradise Row, London, New York, USA
Felix Ringell Gallery, Düsseldorff, Germany
Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland
Galerie Proarta, Zurich, Germany
Taidekeskus Purnu, Orivesi, Finland

Listasafn Islands, National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
The Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Stockholm, Sweden
Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway
798 Art Space, Beijing, China
The Royal College of Art, London, Great Britain
Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

The Carnegie Art Award for Nordic Painting: Copenhagen, Oslo, London, Helsinki, Stockholm, Reykjavik, Beijing, Nice
Swanljung möter Malmö Konstmuseum, Malmö Konstmuseum, Malmö, Sweden
Helsingborg; Malmö, Dunkers Kulturhus, Helsinborg, Sweden
Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark

The real Thing - New Acquisitions, Malmö konstmuseum, Malmö, Sweden
Zuordnungsprobleme, Johann König, Berlin, Germany
Konstnären som Konst, Aineen taidemuseo-The Aine Art Museum, Tornio, Finland
Image and After, Kiasma - Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finalnd

Who is on first?, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK
I Love Malmö, Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art, Vaasa, Finalnd
Zoo, Galerie Anhava, Helsinki, Finalnd
I Love Malmö - Works from Malmö Art Museum, Turku Art Museum, Turku, Finalnd

Helsinki International, Korjaamo Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
Kabusa Konsthall, Köpingebro, Sweden

Tusenfryd, Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, Drammen, Norway
101 Years of Contemporary Art, Turku Art Museum, Turku, Finland
Love Me or Leave Me, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland
Villa Lante 50, Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
Vasta Maalattu - Peniture Fraîche, Le Triage, Nanterre, France and Keravan Taidemuseo, Finland

Stop for a moment - painting as a place to be, Gävle konstcentrum in collaboration with NIFCA, Gävle konstcentrum, Gävle, Sweden
Over the Horizon, Malmö Konstmuseum, Malmö, Sweden

Måleri & Måleri, Kristinehamns Museum, Kristinehamn, Sweden

Radical Painting, Art Affairs, Amsterdam, Holland
Clean & Sane, Edsvik Konst och Kultur, Stockholm, Sweden
La Biennale di Venezia, The Nordic Pavillion, Venice, Italy

Enter, Kunsthalle/Galerie Anhava, Helsinki, Finland

Ars 95, Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, finland
Das Abenteur der Malerei, Kunstverein fur die Rhienlande und Westfahlen, Dusseldorf,
Wurtembergisher Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany

Drawings & Drawings, Galerie van Gelder, Amsterdam, Hoalland
Jaan reunalla, Kerava Art Museum, Finland
Art & Virus Yaki Kornblit Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland
Fistful of Flowers, Grand Salon, New York, curated by Collins & Milazzo
Dialogue with the other, Brandts Klaedefabrik, Odense, Denmark
8 rum till maleri, Galleri F15, Moss, Norway
Wanås 1994, Wanås, Sweden
Borta men hemma, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
Applikaatio, Helsinki Art Hall and Freeedom Square, Helsinki, Finland
The State Museum of History of St. Petersburg, Russia

L´Opera al femminle, Galleria Arx, Torino, Italy
Ihanku, Galerie Anhava, Helsinki, finland
Transit, The National Museum of Finland, Helsinki, Finland
Future lies ahead, Taejon Expò 93, Taedok Sciences Town,
Taejon, Etela-Korea, South Korea
Elvis has left the building, Collins & Milazzo Grand Salon, New York
Privat, Gallery F15, Moss, Norway
Stockholm Art Fair/Mare Balticum, Sweden
Stockholm Art Fair/ Galerie Anhava, Galleri Lars Bohman, Sweden
Needlepoint, embroidery, macramé, and crocket, Collins & Milazzo
Postmasters Gallery, New York
Floor Show, Anders Tornberg Gallery, Lund, Sweden

Multiplar, Galleri Lars Bohman, Stockholm, Sweden
Inter Nos, The Nordic Arts Center, Helsinki, Finland
Alt er samtidigt, Gallery Susanne Ottsen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Weiter Horizont, Frauen Museum, Bonn, Germany
Stockholm Art Fair/Galleri Lars Bohman, Sweden

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Helsinki City Art Museum, Finland
Kiasma – Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland
Malmö Art Museum, Sweden
Museum of Modern Art, Sweden
The Nordic Watercolor Museum, Sweden
The National Musum of Contemporary Art, Norway
The National Museum, Sweden
Oulu Art Museum, Finland
Seoul Museum, South Korea
Saastamoinen Foundation, Finland
Wihuri Foundation, Finland
Olle-Ohlsson-Haglund Foundation
City of Espoo, Finland
City of Mikkeli, Finland
City of Pieksämäki, Finland
Aktia Bank, Finland
Sampo-Leonia Bank, Finland
OKO Bank, Finland