Elli Maanpää

Visual Artist

Flamingo-Jumbo Gallery WABGNET Exhibition Open

WABGNET - "Shine The Light" taidenäyttely Jumbo-Flamingo Galleriassa 2021

Shine The LightWABGNET exhibition is now open near Helsinki Airport at the Flamingo-Jumbo Gallery – also known as Riika Anundi’s Art Workshop Flamingo – in Vantaa, Finland.

See daily opening times here. This week the exhibition is open every weekday from 11am to 8pm.

I’m happy to be exhibiting some of my latest figurative paintings in this gorgeous space Riika Anundi has created with talented fellow artists: Lotta Sirén, Anna Inginmaa, Noora Kämppi, Tiia Henriksson and Rigulio Graak. Graak is the creator of the WABGNET Women Artist Born Global Network. I’m thankful of being part of the empowering network.

All the works in the exhibition are available to purchase. There’s also a selection of my art postcards for sale. Here are some photographs from the exhibition taken by Rigulio Graak.

Welcome!

“Flow, this might happen”.
“Shine The Light” -humans.

WABGNET – Shine The Light

Exhibition - WABGNET: Shine the Light - 16 Feb to 28 Feb 2021 - Flamingo-Jumbon Galleria, Vantaa

WABGNET
SHINE THE LIGHT

DATE: 16 Feb – 28 Feb 2021
PLACE: Jumbo-Flamingo Galleria, Vantaa, Finland

WABGNET first ever pop-up exhibition “Shine The Light” at the Flamingo-Jumbo Gallery near the Helsinki Airport. Some artists will be present at the gallery at Tuesday 16.2. time: 18:00 onwards, some will be connecting via remote stream. View the stream at WABGNET Instagram as IGTV Live. Artist MEAS site specific live performance will be streamed. The performance begins time: 18:15.

I’m exhibition some of my latest figurative acrylic paintings about nature and humans merged together. The paintings are available to purchase. Also some of my Art Postcards are available in the gallery.

Artists:
Elli Maanpää
Anna Inginmaa
Noora Kämppi
Tiia Henriksson
Lotta Sirén
Rigulio Graak
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Riika Anundi Showroom

More info & opening times:
WWW.WABG.NET

WABGNET - "Shine The Light" taidenäyttely Jumbo-Flamingo Galleriassa 2021

WABGNET – “Shine The Light” taidenäyttely Jumbo-Flamingo Galleriassa 2021

Nymph

Elli Maanpää: Nymph. Acrylic on board. 30cm x 30cm. 2021.

ELLI MAANPÄÄ
NYMPH

MATERIAL: Acrylic paint on board
SIZE: 30 cm x 30 cm
YEAR: 2021

Acrylic painting of a beautiful nymph surrounded by exotic flowers. See me paint this painting in Instagram. “Nymph” is part of the WABGNET “Shine the Light” -exhibition in Flamingo-Jumbo Gallery in February 2021.

AVAILABLE

Mirror Selfie 2

Elli Maanpää: Mirror Selfie. Acrylic on recycled mirror. 30cm x 30cm. 2020/2021.

ELLI MAANPÄÄ
MIRROR SELFIE

MATERIAL: Acrylic on recycled mirror
SIZE: 30 cm x 30 cm
YEAR: 2020/2021

Acrylic painting self portrait on a recycled mirror. This painting started as a test for the HELENE20 painting in the summer 2020. I re-found this painting in 2021 and decided continue it. Painting on a mirror invites the viewer to participate and not only look. We are all here on this planet together. “Mirror Selfie” is part of the WABGNET “Shine the Light” -exhibition in Flamingo-Jumbo Gallery in February 2021.

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Hold On

Elli Maanpää: Hold On. Acrylic on cotton panel. 21cm x 27cm. 2021.

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HOLD ON

MATERIAL: Acrylic paint on canvas panel
SIZE: 21 cm x 27 cm
YEAR: 2021

Acrylic painting of a female hand holding flowers. “Hold On” is part of the WABGNET “Shine the Light” -exhibition in Flamingo-Jumbo Gallery in February 2021.

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Blending In

Elli Maanpää: Blending In. Acrylic on old gouache and ink painting/ wood panel. 15cm x 15cm. 2017/2021.

ELLI MAANPÄÄ
BLENDING IN

MATERIAL: Acrylic paint on old painting/ wood panel
SIZE: 15 cm x 15 cm
YEAR: 2017/2021

Acrylic painting of a woman in the forest meadow surrounded by bunnies. I painted first version of the painting in 2017 with gouache and ink. 2021 I continued the painting with brighter shades of acrylic. “Blending In” is part of the WABGNET “Shine the Light” -exhibition in Flamingo-Jumbo Gallery in February 2021.

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Outside The Box

Elli Maanpää: Outside The Box. Acrylic on wood box. 10cm x 10cm x 10cm. 2021.

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OUTSIDE THE BOX

MATERIAL: Acrylic paint on wood
SIZE: 10 cm x 10 cm x 10 cm
YEAR: 2021

Acrylic painting of bunny that is surrounded by plants that are blossom outside the canvas. “Outside The Box” is part of the WABGNET “Shine the Light” -exhibition in Flamingo-Jumbo Gallery in February 2021.

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Bliss

Elli Maanpää: Bliss. Acrylic on old painting/ wood panel. 50cm x 60cm. 2021.

ELLI MAANPÄÄ
BLISS

MATERIAL: Acrylic paint on board
SIZE: 50 cm x 60 cm
YEAR: (2012)2021

Acrylic painting of a meditating woman blossoming. This is an old painting I’ve done during figure drawing class in my M.A. studies in Aalto University. It was exhibited in my solo show in S-Galleria Helsinki in 2014. In 2020 I hang it to my studio wall to calm me during the pandemic. From there it moved back to my painting stand in the beginning of 2021. “Bliss” is part of the WABGNET “Shine the Light” -exhibition in Flamingo-Jumbo Gallery in February 2021.

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Äiti Maa

Elli Maanpää: Äiti Maa - Eng. Mother Earth. Acrylic on cotton panel. 24cm x 33cm. 2021.

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ÄITI MAA – Eng. MOTHER EARTH

MATERIAL: Acrylic paint on canvas panel
SIZE: 24 cm x 33 cm
YEAR: 2021

See the painting process in Instagram.

SOLD – Private collector

Exhibition: Mother Nature and Other Boss Ladies

Exhibition - Elli Maanpää: Mother Nature And Other Boss Ladies - 1 Mar to 30 Apr 2021 - Mesta Coworking, Helsinki

ELLI MAANPÄÄ
MOTHER NATURE AND OTHER BOSS LADIES

DATE: 1 Mar – 30 Apr 2021
PLACE: Mesta Coworking, Helsinki, Finland

Elli Maanpää’s figurative acrylic paintings with flowers of imagination. First part of the exhibition is dedicated to inspirational female artist like Frida Kahlo and Ellen Thesleff. The paintings in the silent room are reaching out to perceive the Mother Nature in person.

BOOK A VISIT

Mesta is a homely coworking place in Herttoniemi Helsinki Finland. 5 minute walk from the metro. If you’re not a member of Mesta you can visit the exhibition by sending an email beforehand to Mirka Nalimova at mirka@mestacoworking.com. The exhibition is FREE to attend.