Elli Maanpää

Visual Artist

Tag: taidemaalaus


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


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

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

Objects Reimagined

Elli Maanpää: Butterfly Beneficiary, Acrylic paint on wooden teddy bear sailor photograph frame, 16x23cm, 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

Party Animals

Elli Maanpää: Party Animal, 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

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


Elli Maanpää: Mermaid: Mermaid: Soprano, Acrylic paint on wooden cutting board, 15x23cm, 2020

MERMAID Elli Maanpää 2019 // 3 acrylic paintings on wooden cutting boards I graduated from Turku Arts Academy in May 2019. I doodled these characters on the corner of my page on my last thesis seminars. For me they represent lightness and joy of the promise of the summer. I decided to paint them on the