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
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
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
ELLI MAANPÄÄ 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. AVAILABLE
ELLI MAANPÄÄ IN THE MEADOW – LITTLE SISTER MATERIAL: Acrylic on cardboard SIZE: 20 cm x 20 cm YEAR: 2020 Acrylic painting of a profile view of a smiling young woman with flowers in her head. This is a sister piece for the “In The Meadow” -painting exhibited and sold from the “Beyond The Horizon” -exhibition. Photograph of
ELLI MAANPÄÄ COUCH SURFING MATERIAL: Acrylic on canvas SIZE: 100cm x 150mm YEAR: 2020 Acrylic painting of a woman sitting on a sofa. When you cannot travel anywhere where can you travel by sitting on a sofa? Trough culture or imagination: anywhere you want. PAINTING AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE: 1600€
MEMORIES FROM MY E-TRAVELS Elli Maanpää 2020 // 9 acrylic paintings on recycled dia slides I love travelling in IRL (in real life) but the price the Earth has to pay for it is too high. In this painting series I wanted to offer an alternative way to travel. We can still be inspired by exotic
PANDA OF FINLAND Last year two giant pandas – named Lumi and Pyry – moved from China to Ähtäri Zoo in Finland. It was a big event especially for the South Ostrobothnia region. Suomen lomamajat commissioned me to make paintings inspired by the mighty animals to their rental cottage Mustikka (Eng. Blueberry) near Ähtäri Zoo.