Elli Maanpää

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Elli Maanpää

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HELENE20-Taidetukiprojekti

Elli Maanpää, Kuvaaja: Fabrik 2020

HELENE20-taidetukiprojekti tallentaa korona-aikaa taiteen avulla. Koronakevät on ollut ahdistava, jopa lamauttava. Se on silti tarjonnut myös inspiroivia mahdollisuuksia. Niistä yhtenä on Helsinki Hospitalin HELENE20-taidetukiprojekti. TULEVAISUUDEN TAITEILIJAT Kuusi nuorta taiteilijaa valittiin 114 hakijan joukosta HELENE20-projektiin. Minun lisäkseni taiteilijat ovat Emilio Mäkipää, Janne Jääskeläinen, Aura Latva-Somppi, Marika Schulze ja Alma Peltola. Me teemme kesän aikana itsenäisesti taideteoksen

Painting Portfolio Update

Contemporary Painting Portfolio Update, Elli Maanpää. 2020

I UPDATED MY PAINTING PORTFOLIO I added lots of NEW ART from 2020 and 2019 to my painting portfolio. I’ve been quite productive especially with painting on recycled stuff and portraits. I’ve been painting on dia slides, wine corks, coins and much more. Also the portrait painting is something I’ve enjoyed a lot recently. One impressive

Tove And Tuuti

Elli Maanpää: Laughing Tove, Acrylic paint on cotton canvas pad, 21x 29,7cm, 2020

TOVE AND TUUTI Elli Maanpää 2020 // 2 acrylic paintings on cotton canvas pad After I painted the first Tove Jansson I got requests to make another one. This time she was hoped to be accompanied by her life partner Tuulikki Pietilä. Tove and Tuuti were both artists. Their atelier apartments were in neighbour buildings

Party Animals

Elli Maanpää: Party Animal 3, Acrylic paint on sparkling wine bottle cork, 23x28cm, 2020

PARTY ANIMALS Elli Maanpää 2020 // 3 acrylic paintings on sparkling wine corks I do like sparkling wine but I did not drink the wine these corks accompanied. I got these corks (there’s still about 300 left) from a friend of mine who worked in the cafe of the Helsinki City Theatre. I’d like to

Memories From My E-Travels

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

Loop: The Bipolarity of Creativity

Elli Maanpää: Loop: The Bipolarity of Creativity, Acrylic paint on 4 canvases, 4x30x40cm, 2020

LOOP: THE BIPOLARITY OF CREATIVITY Elli Maanpää 2020 // Acrylic painting on 4 canvases I studied visually the bipolar nature of creative life. Before deadline – which can be an art exhibition or film festival for example – the days are quite manic. Working long hours while being overly excited. Then after the event comes

Objects Reimagined

Elli Maanpää: Spiky Power, Acrylic paint on wooden fork and recycled frame, 27x36cm, 2020

OBJECTS REIMAGINED Elli Maanpää 2020 // Acrylic paintings on stuff I’ve collected these treasures from recycling bins all over Helsinki. These little canvases are both inspirational, ecological and budget friendly. That plexiglass on “Behind the Window” I dumpster dived on the day the Museum of Finnish Architecture was moving to a new location. I painted

World Anew

Elli Maanpää: There’s Not Such Thing As Free Bucket, Acrylic paint on wooden board, 30x30cm, 2020

WORLD ANEW Elli Maanpää 2020 // 3 acrylic paintings on board With these paintings my aim was to invite people to see the world anew. Dog ball can be the size of the Moon. Maid IS the meadow. Playing with the point of view is something that is often done in 2D animation. Finland has

Art Show Open

Elli Maanpää - Pinnan yli - art exhibition in Galleria Albert IX (Albertinkatu 9) in Helsinki 18.-23.2.2020

My Art Show Pinnan Yli || Beyond the Surface is now open. It’s in Gallery Albert IX in (Albertinkatu 9) in Helsinki until Sunday the 23rd of February 2020. The gallery is open until 7pm today and tomorrow, on Saturday from noon to 5pm and on Sunday 11am to 2pm. Check out the details from the

Invest In Nature

Elli Maanpää: 20 Cent Earth, Acrylic paint on 20 cent euro, 16x11cm, 2019

INVEST IN NATURE Elli Maanpää 2019 // 3 acrylic paintings on euro coins Earth: nature, forest and animals are our true abundance. Let’s invest our money, time and power wisely. These paintings are inspired by climate change activist Greta Thunberg’s ‘ Fridays for Future’ movement. Acrylic paintings on 20, 10 and 5 cent euro coins. EXHIBITIONS