Diploma works in 2019-2020

Painters degree from Free Art School, Helsinki Finland, includes 4 years of full time studies, of which 1 year for Diploma works.

In my diploma I concentrated on the theme of motherhood and mother and child bond. My theme has been personal since I am mother of one child, at the time 4-years of age. Tutors for my work were Jukka Korkeila and Camilla Vuorenmaa.

My diploma works are seven paintings in acrylics, egg tempera, oil colors, video and installation from children clothes. Works have been exhibited in July 2020 in Forum Box (Helsinki), in August 2020 Hirvitalo (Tampere) and in October 2020 Cable Factory (Helsinki).

My work was supported by Taike’s grant.

Graduation process also included giving lecture, writing essay and text for catalog, also giving and receiving critique on works.

Leikkuulauta Madonna / Chopping board Madonna, 59,5 x 39,5 cm, tempera on wood.
Päivätär ja Päivän poika / Sun-daughter and Sun’s son, 130 x 100  cm, oil on canvas.
Päivätär ja Päivän poika with installation Rätei, lumpui ja kyynelii /Rags, cloths and tears in Forum Box. Accompanied by my son Kaarne Kuisma.

Babyblues, 87 x 93, cm, tempera on wood.
Pazzi Madonna marble relief by Donatello dating around 1425-1430 has been model for two of my works Babyblues and Roskien Madonna.
Roskien Madonna / Trash Madonna, 89 x 94 cm, acrylics and collage of found trash on board. Standing with my son Kaarne in Cable Factory exhibition. Notice his drawing.
Kuutar/ Moon Goddess, 130 x 210 cm, acrylics and oil on canvas. Picture taken in Forum Box.
Ruokatauko / Feed, 73 x 89 cm, oil on canvas, exhibited in Hirvitalo.
Marjatta / My Little Berry, video 3:28 min was supported by Taike. Exhibited in Forum Box.